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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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

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

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
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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

COVID is so bad in some states, healthcare and ventilators may soon be rationed to those who can recover

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Alaska is the worst hit state with COVID-19 right now, but Idaho and Montana aren’t far behind. Now, these states are forced to ration out their healthcare. Five other states are also over 90% capacity for available ICU beds. These include Georgia, ... MORE

The vaccine mandate isn’t the only thing causing healthcare workers to quit; the stress and trauma is causing burnout

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Healthcare staff that have not left the field are admitting to suffering from burnout after the last 18 months. Nurses with years of experience under their belts have said this is the worst they’ve ever seen it regarding patients. Now, throughout America, ... MORE
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Sean Tucker scores five touchdowns as Syracuse cruises to blowout win over Albany, 62-24 (full coverage)

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Syracuse freshman running back Sean Tucker ran for 132 yards and had 121 yards receiving with five total touchdowns as the Orange dominated FCS Albany 62-24 ... 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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Second Saturday of each month we are hosting a craft and small business expo at Shady Brook 4500 State Route 414, North Rose, NY Come on out and support these fine craftsmen, direct sales companies and other small businesses. We continue to adhere to all CDC recommendations and ask you to be ... FULL DETAILS
Wednesday’s live music at Ventosa is back from 5-8pm! Cafe Toscana is open until 8pm. Call to reserve your table on our terrace as it fills up quickly (315)719-0000, option 2 (leave a message if no answer). See our website for artist line-up: www.VentosaVineyards.com/events ... FULL DETAILS
Join Trail Works as we experience a neighboring trail from Ontario Pathways! Park and meet at the Ontario County Fairgrounds, 2820 County Rd. 10, Canandaigua, by 10:15 am. We will walk to the trailhead across the street. The Winnie-the-Pooh Trail offers free family fun, while on the lookout for all your favorite ... FULL DETAILS
For Teens and ‘Tweens (6th grade and up): It’s a painting party! Walk away with a painting on canvas that you create yourself. This program will be led by instructors from The Artist’s Lounge and will feature easy-to-follow directions. The sessions will take place at the Seneca Falls Library. All materials will ... FULL DETAILS
Pick up information: Day of Sale: Pick up Noon to 1 pm and 5 pm to 6 pm. Please pick up at back entrance (Chapel St.). Local delivery available by appointment: Call or text 315-651-6692. Pre-order strongly encouraged! Call or text Maria Fowler at 315-651-6692 or email her at [email protected] Fri., Jan ... FULL DETAILS
Teens – Let’s get crafty together! Make your friends or loved ones a Valentine card with Miss Suzanne via Zoom. Materials are provided but must be picked up at the library. Register by emailing [email protected] or call (315) 568-8265 x2. Free ... FULL DETAILS
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