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Biden authorizes minting of Harriet Tubman coins

Biden authorizes minting of Harriet Tubman coins
President Joe Biden signed the Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act into law yesterday. The law requires the U.S. Treasury to mint up to 50,000 five dollar gold coins, 400,000 one dollar silver coins and ... more
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Committee forms to save Notre Dame Retreat House in Canandaigua

Committee forms to save Notre Dame Retreat House in Canandaigua
Community members are working to revamp the Notre Dame Retreat House business model in hopes of saving the Canandaigua facility from its planned closure. In March, the Redemptorist Fathers, an order of Catholic priests who run ... more
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Tompkins County living wage rises 8.5% from last year

Tompkins County living wage rises 8.5% from last year
Tompkins County has a new living wage of $16.61 per hour. The announcement was made jointly last week by the Tompkins County Workers' Center and Alternatives Federal Credit Union. The new living wage is 8.5% ... more
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Ultralife Corporation releases second quarter results

Ultralife Corporation releases second quarter results
Ultralife Corporation recently reported its second quarter results, which include a 20% year-over-year sales increase and return to total company profitability. The company reported an operating income of $800,000 on a revenue of $32.1 million ... more
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Comptroller DiNapoli to attend Wayne County Dems’ August 7 picnic alongside AG James

Comptroller DiNapoli to attend Wayne County Dems' August 7 picnic alongside AG James
New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli will be attending the Wayne County Democratic Committee's annual picnic on August 7, announced the committee today. Comptroller DiNapoli joins NYS Attorney General Letitia James as a Guest of ... more
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NY: Group homes for disabled people are closing as staffing crisis persists

NY: Group homes for disabled people are closing as staffing crisis persists
Residential facilities operated by the state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities are closing fast. The current crisis in care has hit rural areas the hardest, particularly the Finger Lakes region. Rural areas hardest hit ... more
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State Senate GOP releases inflation report

State Senate GOP releases inflation report
The state Senate Republican Conference released a report on inflation and unveiled a plan to provide relief to New Yorkers yesterday. The report proposes a number of actions to address rising inflation, such as targeted ... more
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What happened to the bonus promised to NY’s healthcare workers?

What happened to the bonus promised to NY's healthcare workers?
Healthcare workers were promised bonuses as part of the 2022-23 state budget. What's the status of those bonuses, and when will New York's healthcare workers see that money in their bank accounts? More: What did ... more
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Cayuga County: If someone stops by your home claiming to be from Solar Farms NY, it’s a scam

Cayuga County: If someone stops by your home claiming to be from Solar Farms NY, it's a scam
Cayuga County residents should be wary of anyone who shows up at their door claiming to be from Solar Farms New York. Individuals claiming an affiliation with Solar Farm NY have gone door-to-door asking to ... more
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Victor-based Waste Harmonics launches new website

Victor-based Waste Harmonics launches new website
Victor-based company Waste Harmonics recently announced the launch of its new website WasteHarmonics.com. The website refresh provides a better user experience and puts forth a modern platform with technology offerings front and center, said Waste ... more
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Canandaigua American Legion raises money to support veteran suicide awareness and prevention

What help is available for Veterans in Seneca Falls?
The Canandaigua American Legion Post 256 far surpassed the fundraising goal for its Challenge 22 event held back in May. The event was co-sponsored by the Memorial Day Detatchment 468 of the Marine Corps League ... more
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Jasper Sunflower Maze open every weekend in August

Jasper Sunflower Maze open every weekend in August
A new sunflower maze in Jasper has had a busy few days since its grand opening on July 30. Brianna Siegrist always wanted a sunflower patch of her own. Last year, her husband Ezra planted ... more
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‘Fun on the Erie Canal’ cruises back in full swing this August

'Fun on the Erie Canal' cruises back in full swing this August
A weekend of six narrated cruises will take place on the Historic Erie Canal waterway later this August. The "Fun on the Erie Canal" event is sponsored by the Lyons Rotary and the Lyons Erie ... more
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Lawmakers and business owners react to new DOL surcharge due by September

Student loans paused through September, now some privately held loans included
The state Department of Labor recently sent out a notice to at least 500,000 businesses letting them know they're on the hook to help pay back debt owed to the federal government. Lawmakers and business ... more
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Drought Watch: See which Finger Lakes counties are affected

Drought Watch: See which Finger Lakes counties are affected
Several counties in the Finger Lakes region are under drought watch following an announcement from Governor Kathy Hochul today. The governor directed the state Department of Environmental Conservation to issue a drought watch for 21 ... more
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Tickets on sale for Mannheim Steamroller Christmas show in Syracuse

Tickets on sale for Mannheim Steamroller Christmas show in Syracuse
Mannheim Steamroller by Chip Davis is hitting the stage in Syracuse this December for a stop on their 35th annual Christmas concert tour. The Grammy Award-winning musical group will perform at the Landmark Theatre on ... more
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Two Cayuga County dairy plants to benefit from $1.1 million grant awarded to IDA

Two Cayuga County dairy plants  to benefit from $1.1 million grant awarded to IDA
The Cayuga County Industrial Development Agency was awarded a $1.1 million grant through the federal government to help construct a new wastewater pumping station and make improvements to its existing sewer infrastructure. The money is ... more
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Toddler Time Splash Extravaganza at Geneva Boys & Girls Club tomorrow

Toddler Time Splash Extravaganza at Geneva Boys & Girls Club tomorrow
The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva's weekly Toddler Time moves outdoors this Saturday for the Splash Water Extravaganza. The event will be held on July 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Geneva ... more
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Ontario, Wayne Farm Bureau members invited to ‘Meet the Candidates’ event August 19

Ontario, Wayne Farm Bureau members invited to 'Meet the Candidates' event August 19
All members of the Ontario and Wayne County Farm Bureaus are invited to a 'Meet the Candidates' event on August 19. The joint bureau event will kick off at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 19 ... more
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