James Seward NYS Sen. Seward, Wife Test Positive For COVID-19 Facebook: Senator James L. Seward A New York state Senator already battling cancer has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Listening Session Planned For Tonight On Troubled Schoharie Intersection By Dave Lucas • Feb 6, 2020 Lucas Willard / WAMC Listen Listening... / 3:57 A meeting has been called for tonight in Schoharie to discuss the safety of Route 30, where a limousine crash killed 20 people in October 2018. State Party Chairs Weigh In As More NYS GOP Senators Say They Won't Run Again By Allison Dunne • Jan 22, 2020 DonkeyHotey, flickr Listen Listening... / 4:19 Over the past few months, several New York state GOP senators have announced they would not seek re-election. The latest came this week: Republican James Seward. Democrat Kicks Off Campaign For New York's 51st State Senate District By Lucas Willard • Dec 15, 2019 Photo provided A challenger has announced a run against a longtime upstate New York State Senator.