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Cuomo and his NY staffers help out on Thanksgiving
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be thanking volunteers who serve thousands of Thanksgiving meals in Albany, while high-ranking members of his administration volunteer at holiday community events from Manhattan to Buffalo.
Cuomo will be at the Empire State Plaza's Concourse Cafeteria late Thursday morning to thank the volunteers at the annual Equinox Thanksgiving Day community dinner. Started in the early 1970s, the event serves more than 10,000 Thanksgiving meals to homebound or homeless people in Albany.
Meanwhile, members of Cuomo's administration are taking part in volunteer efforts across the state. Agency commissioners and the heads of other state offices are helping to serve meals Thanksgiving morning in Binghamton, Syracuse, Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Other state officials are volunteering at community events Thursday afternoon in Troy, Glens Falls and Buffalo.