links for 2010-12-09

  • Residents in the Village of Odessa were weighing their options for more than a month but their voices were finally heard last night when they decided not to dissolve the village.
  • A New York State investigation revealed that officials and employees of the City of Geneva were using municipally owned computers to visit porn and gambling websites
  • Larry Schwartz, the NYC Off Track Betting chairman and secretary to Gov. David Paterson said this morning there’s a “definite possibility” that the Saratoga Race Track will close as a result of the shutdown of OTB.
  • Today’s Q poll finds New Yorkers are split on whether Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo can fix the terminally dysfunctional state government, although they’re generally optimistic about the state’s prospects when he takes office.