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In congressional race, Delgado rakes in more than Faso, but campaigns very close in cash-on-hand

In congressional race, Delgado rakes in more than Faso, but campaigns very close in cash-on-hand

New campaign finance data released this week shows Democratic challenger Antonio Delgado has outraised incumbent Republican John Faso by a more than two-to-one margin in the race for New York’s 19th Congressional District. But heavy spending by Delgado on a hard-fought seven-way Democratic primary earlier this year has left the two campaigns on a near-equal fiscal footing as they head into the home stretch.

Lyons guilty of murder; faces 25 to life

Lyons guilty of murder; faces 25 to life

Seth Lyons has been convicted of murder for the Nov. 29, 2017 beating death of Anthony Garro beneath the Elmendorf Street bridge in Midtown Kingston.  Following a trial before County Court Judge Donald Williams the six-man, six-woman jury on September 27 returned a verdict of guilty of second-degree murder. Lyons faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in state prison when he is sentenced on Dec. 3.