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Steuben County wind farm gets the go-ahead from NYS

Steuben County wind farm gets the go-ahead from NYS
New York State officials approved compliance documents for Baron Winds yesterday, the company looking to build a 242-megawatt wind farm in Steuben County. The NYS Public Service Commission said those filings are one of the ... more
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Honrell: Two structures to be demolished this summer

Honrell: Two structures to be demolished this summer
Two properties in the City of Hornell are slated for demolition this summer. Homes at 179 Madison Avenue and 274 Walnut Street, both owned by the Steuben County Land Bank, are slated to be torn ... more
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Police make second arrest in Venice snowmobile larceny

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The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office made a second arrest related to the 2021 theft of two trailers and six snowmobiles from a storage lot in Venice. Amy Graham, 49, was arrested on Thursday, August 11 ... more
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ReAwaken America: Sheriff’s Office ‘doesn’t expect violence’ at event this weekend, others concerned extremists will be drawn to WNY

ReAwaken America: Sheriff's Office 'doesn't expect violence' at event this weekend, others concerned extremists will be drawn to WNY
The Genesee County Sheriff's Office is still working to finalize its safety plan for the ReAwaken America Tour scheduled to stop at Cornerstone Church in Batavia this weekend. Originally planned for the Main Street Armory ... more
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Vintage camper group returns to Sampson State Park in full swing this September

Vintage camper group returns to Sampson State Park in full swing this September
The Tin Can Tourists, a vintage trailer and camper club, will showcase vintage camping trailers from all over the northeast this September at Sampson State Park in Romulus. The 15th annual Northeast Rally will feature ... more
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Fisher cat: Spotted where recently?

Fisher cat: Spotted where recently?
In late July, a mysterious dead animal was spotted on Route 441 in Walworth. A person saw the dead animal on Route 441 and thought it might be a mink or a large house cat ... more
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First monkeypox case confirmed in Seneca County

First monkeypox case confirmed in Seneca County
The Seneca County Health Department has identified the first case of monkeypox in the county. The individual who tested positive for the virus has a history of travel and is currently isolating, according to SCHD ... more
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One year ago today: Cuomo resigns as governor

One year ago today: Cuomo resigns as governor
Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned from office one year ago today. Cuomo announced his resignation on August 10, 2021 amid multiple allegations of sexual harassment and a toxic work environment. Related: Deadline passes, ... more
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Trump takes the fifth in NY AG’s civil probe

President Trump raises abortion, fracking issues during tax talk with Andrew Cuomo
Former President Donald J. Trump invoked the Fifth Amendment when testifying at the New York Attorney General's Manhattan office Wednesday morning, the former revealed in a statement. Trump opted to invoke the constitutional right protecting ... more
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NY to replace term ‘inmate’ in state law with ‘incarcerated individual’

NY to replace term 'inmate' in state law with 'incarcerated individual'
State laws using the word "inmate" will soon be rewritten to refer to those within the prison system as "incarcerated individuals." The change in terminology comes as part of a bill signed by Governor Kathy ... more
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Zeldin faces scrutiny for photocopied petition signatures

Representative Lee Zeldin (R)
Congressman Lee Zeldin's campaign is under fire for allegedly submitting thousands of photocopied signatures to run on the independence party line. The State Board of Elections invalidated Zeldin's Independence Party application on July 12. An ... more
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Steuben County legislator sentenced to three months probation in alleged sex trafficking ring

Steuben County legislator sentenced to three months probation in alleged sex trafficking ring
Steuben County Legislator Steve Maio has been sentenced to three months probation in connection with a criminal enterprise investigation. In August 2020, Maio was charged with the misdemeanor of soliciting a prostitute by State Police ... more
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Former Corning Inc. CEO Roger Ackerman dies at 83

Corning scientist indicted on economic espionage charges, accused of violating International Emergency Economic Powers Act
Roger G. Ackerman, former CEO and board chairman at Corning Incorporated, died July 30 after a long battle with illness, according to his family and the company. Ackerman, 83, was with Corning Inc. for 39 ... more
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AG James: The FAA needs to “keep airlines in line” amid widespread flights cancelations

AG James: The FAA needs to "keep airlines in line" amid widespread flights cancelations
New York Attorney General Letitia James wants the U.S. Department of Transportation to take action to address widespread commercial flight cancelations and delays. James sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg calling on ... more
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Get ready for a chilly winter, New York: Colder than average temperatures expected

Get ready for a chilly winter, New York: Colder than average temperatures expected
The Farmer's Almanac just released its forecast for the upcoming winter. It's going to be a tough season for most of the northeastern U.S., with slushy, icy and snowy weather predicted throughout all of New ... more
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Monkeypox: With over 1,700 cases in New York, concerns arise over vaccine availability

Monkeypox: With over 1,700 cases in New York, concerns arise over vaccine availability
The federal government declared monkeypox a public health emergency on Thursday as cases rise across the country. While cases numbers remain relatively low upstate, New York has seen upwards of 1,800 monkeypox cases, the most ... more
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Sen. Helming urges legislators to support back-to-school sales tax relief

Sen. Helming urges legislators to support back-to-school sales tax relief
State Senator Pam Helming is calling on fellow legislators to support her bill exempting school supplies from state sales tax. The tax break would eliminate the 4% sales and use tax on back-to-school items, including ... more
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Cayuga Nation demolishes three structures, claims they were hotbeds of ‘illegal activity’

Cayuga Nation demolishes three  structures, claims they were hotbeds of 'illegal activity'
UPDATE: Sheriff Luce: County Road 124 shut down for two hours during Cayuga Nation demolition, standoff between opposing factions The Cayuga Nation demolished three structures in Seneca County on Wednesday afternoon. The two properties at ... more
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Ithaca Fire Chief Parsons to retire at end of August

Ithaca Fire Chief Parsons to retire at end of August
City of Ithaca Fire Chief C. Thomas Parsons has announced his retirement, effective August 27, 2022. Chief Parsons served in his current capacity for the last decade. Altogether, his service to the Ithaca Fire Department ... more
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