James Earl Jones and Tito Puente are sharing honors from the governor of New York.

The two are among more than a dozen recipients of the 1998 Governor's Arts Awards, Gov. George Pataki announced Monday. The awards, established in 1966 by Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, will be presented in October.Other honorees includes Marian and Andrew Heiskell, active in the restoration of historic 42nd Street theaters in New York City, and abstract artist and sculptor Ellsworth Kelly.