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Posted in Business New York State News

New York will force IRA savings plans onto small businesses: Over 2 million workers will gain retirement savings though

New Yorkers will soon have a new way to save for retirement. A measure approved by Governor Kathy Hochul was signed into law earlier this year, intending to trigger the implementation of…

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Posted in Business Health New York State News Politics

New York won’t let employers, businesses test workers for marijuana now that it’s legal

New York employers are banned from testing workers for marijuana. That was the message from the state Department of Labor after new regulations aligning with legalization of recreational marijuana were released. New…

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Posted in News Penn Yan Politics Yates County

Penn Yan Airport will use $400,000 of state funds to purchase refueling trucks

The Penn Yan Airport is cashing in on serious funding from New York State to purchase a pair of refueling trucks. The state earmarked the funding for strategic infrastructure improvements. Altogether the…

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Posted in Auburn Business Cayuga County News

Colorado-based Terrapin plans large marijuana grow facility: Auburn city officials give approval

The Auburn IDA has given the green light to a Colorado-based company that wants to grow marijuana in the city. Terrapin, a Colorado-based company, will purchase a 12-acre lot in the city’s…

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Posted in Education News Politics Seneca County Waterloo

Waterloo school board fills vacancy with long-time member who didn’t seek re-election last spring

Following the resignation of Melissa Nicolini from the Waterloo Central School District Board of Education the vacancy has been filled. Officials said the last nine months of Nicolini’s term will be filled…

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Posted in Weather

NOAA says warmer, wetter winter ahead: Predicts opposite of Farmer’s Almanac

Climate experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, are giving an outlook for winter. How much rain and snow will fall? What will temperatures be like this winter? All…

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Posted in Cayuga County Environment News Union Springs

DEC, Union Springs acquire 1.4 acre parcel to protect water quality around Cayuga Lake

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and village of Union Springs announced the acquisition of a critical 1.4-acre parcel in Cayuga County. The parcel will help protect Cayuga Lake’s…

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Posted in Aurelius Cayuga County News Traffic

One killed in fatal crash on Half Acre Road in Aurelius

State police have provided an update on the fatal crash first responders were called to on Monday a little before 2 p.m. Police say they were called to a serious injury accident…

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Posted in Hammondsport News Police Beat Steuben County Urbana

Teen charged with rape, endangering welfare of child, but identity not released by sheriff’s office

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an 18-year-old on rape and endangering the welfare of a child charges after an investigation. Deputies and investigators arrested an 18-year-old male after…

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Posted in News

Do these three things to get $4,194 in maximum social security payments every month

The average social security recipient gets around $1,565 per month, and will soon get an additional $92. The current maximum amount received in $3,895. Once the 5.9% COLA increase goes into effect,…

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Posted in Canandaigua News Ontario County Police Beat Seneca County Waterloo

Waterloo man sent lewd photos to person he thought was 14-years-old

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 30-year-old after an investigation into lewd photos sent to a minor. Police say Ross Reynolds, 30, of Waterloo was charged with attempted dissemination…

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Posted in News

Do you need the COVID-19 vaccine to qualify for social security?

Recently someone left a comment on a TikTok that stated people who “don’t comply” with getting the COVID-19 vaccine that are on social security, they will not be able to get their…

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Posted in News

You might owe the IRS money if they sent you a letter about an error in your stimulus check

Evidently there was a math error made by the IRS, resulting in millions of Americans accidentally receiving stimulus checks they should not have. Now, they need to pay the money back. The…

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Posted in News

Some families are missing their $300 and $600 October Child Tax Credits, here’s what to do

Some families were set to receive $600 this month instead of $300 because it was their first month filing. Many who opted in this way aren’t regular tax filers. Unfortunately many families…

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Posted in Events History Life Seneca County Waterloo

Helming recognized by Marine Corps League Memorial Day Detachment 468

Senator Pam Helming was recognized by members of Marine Corps League Memorial Day Detachment 468 for her efforts to help make Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery the first New York State Veterans Cemetery….

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Posted in News

Can stimulus checks or Child Tax Credits impact social security payments?

Any emergency assistance provided throughout the pandemic will not impact social security benefits. It will not change eligibility either. To put beneficiaries at ease, the Social Security Administration has listed everything considered…

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