Affordable rent, homeownership out of reach for minimum wage workers, Lending Tree report finds

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A new report by Lending Tree indicates that affordable housing is not attainable for minimum wage workers in any state in the U.S. Policymakers and advocates have called for a $15 minimum wage, but that would not be enough. That wage, twice the federal minimum wage would fail to compensate for skyrocketing rent and homeownership costs.  The report ... FULL STORY

Social Security is running out: Here’s how much seniors will lose

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How will seniors retire in the future? The trust fund that supports Social Security is expected to be exhausted by 2033. That’s one year ... MORE

Victor schools have ‘zero tolerance’ for bad behavior: Fights, vandalism, and students defying masking requirement

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The Victor Central School District says law enforcement is involved after it discovered a ‘disturbing video’ circulating on social media. An incident between a ... MORE

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Doctors and nurses charged with fraud after illegally prescribing 12 million doses of opioids and charging Medicare

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138 people were charged with health care fraud by the Department of Justice last week. The loss amounted to $1.4 billion dollars and many individuals charged were doctors and nurse practitioners. $1.1 billion of the loss came from the use of telemedicine ... MORE

Governor Kathy Hochul will return to Syracuse University this weekend to address the Class of 2020

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Governor Kathy Hochul is a Syracuse University alum, and will be delivering the commencement speech for the class of 2020 on Sunday. Hochul graduated from the Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs ... MORE

U.S. sees its first ever mobile WIC market

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Rochester’s Foodlink has created the first ever mobile WIC market in the country. WIC is a program that provides nutritional foods to women and their children up to the age of 5. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is working hard to make WIC more ... MORE
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Moderna appears to be more effective than Pfizer in preventing hospitalization

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A study revealed that Moderna is the prevailing vaccine when it comes to preventing hospitalization within 4 months of vaccination. The CDC reported the data from a study completed between March 11 and Aug. 15 of this year. 3,700 people in 21 ... MORE

Port Byron Board of Education berated by community members during September meeting

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Following a major disruption during its Board of Education meeting, Port Byron Central School District will be reevaluating how to go about future meetings. A group from the community came to share during the public comment portion of the meeting on their ... MORE

FDA votes against allowing Pfizer booster shots for the general public

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The FDA had a meeting Friday regarding the emergency use authorization of a booster shot for Pfizer, and voted against it. The first vote that was against it was to allow the booster for anyone over the age of 16, but a ... MORE
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Syracuse Mets fall to Worcester, 4-0

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Despite a quality outing from starting pitcher Adam Oller, the Syracuse Mets fell to the Worcester Red Sox, 4-0, on Saturday night at NBT Bank Stadium ... MORE
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MVP Health Care to launch outdoor Fitness Courts across New York in 2022

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MVP Health Care has partnered with the National Fitness Campaign to build 10-15 outdoor Fitness Courts in New York and Vermont that will be easily accessible ... MORE

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This summer, the Rev Theatre Company will tour The Golden Goose! Based on the classic Brothers’ Grimm story, The Golden Goose follows young Hans, an inexperienced woodcutter trying to support his family. When Hans shows kindness to an injured old man in the woods, he is given the reward of a golden ... FULL DETAILS
For kids in grade 1 and up. Listen to a fun story on Zoom and build a Lego creation based on the story! Join us for a second Zoom call to show of your final creation. Free. You must preregister by emailing [email protected] ... FULL DETAILS
In recent months The Smith Opera House has re-opened its doors to welcome audiences for film, music, dance, and history tours. On July 22 & 23 at 7:30, live theatre returns to the stage with the play ‘Dear Elizabeth’ by Sarah Ruhl produced by Missing Marquee Theatre as a benefit for The ... FULL DETAILS
Spend the afternoon making holiday crafts on Zoom and us them to decorate your own Christmas tree! All ages are welcome but you must email to register: [email protected] ... FULL DETAILS
Canoga Vol Fire Dept will be hosting a Craft Show at their new firehouse, 3576 Rt 89, Seneca Falls, NY. Come visit our 25 crafters as we prepare for the holiday season. Many unique items handmade by our local residents ... FULL DETAILS
LeTourneau Christian Center’s Blessed Hope April ladies luncheon will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 11:00 am. The speaker will be Barb Short. Barb is a counselor at Family Life and the title of her talk is “Who are YOU?” The program link will be available on the LeTourneau Christian ... FULL DETAILS
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