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Posted in Cayuga County News

Sexual harassment training available through Cayuga Strategic Solutions this week

A sexual harassment training session is available for businesses and organizations with less than ten people. The session will be held over Zoom this Wednesday at 10 a.m. and is hosted by…

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Posted in Elections News Ontario County Phelps Politics

Lawyer says former Phelps employee was fired for supporting highway superintendent’s opponent

A law firm based out of Albany, New York says Town of Phelps Highway Department Superintendent Terry Featherly wrongfully terminated Ryan VanCamp, a former employee of the Town. According to the law…

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Posted in News Ontario County

Ontario County PBA votes no confidence in Sheriff Henderson

Ontario County’s largest police union, which represents nearly 80 officers has said that it does not have confidence in Sheriff Kevin Henderson moving forward. The Ontario County Police Benevolent Association represents 78…

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Posted in Courts New York State News

Lawmakers take aim at court fees, surcharges in New York: Look to end cycle of debt

State and federal lawmakers say it’s time for an end to excessive court fees. In fact, they are calling for an end to them entirely.  If you receive a ticket, or appear…

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Posted in Montour Falls News Police Beat Schuyler County

NYSP violent crimes now investigating firefighter’s death at Schuyler facility

New York State Police will be working with the Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office to investigate the March death of a firefighter from Watertown. Peyton Morse, 21, died nine days after suffering…

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Posted in Cayuga County Health News

Cayuga County continues to see cases rise among unvaccinated at higher rates than vaccinated

Among the positive Cayuga County COVID cases, 23 of them are hospitalized between four different hospitals in the region. Out of the 23 hospitalized, 16 are unvaccinated. Over the weekend there were…

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Posted in Auburn Business Cayuga County Fire Fleming News Owasco

Cayuga County fire departments receive FEMA funding to split

$5.6 million dollars in FEMA funding will be split among several Cayuga County fire departments. The funds will go towards hiring more firefighters and promoting safety among firefighters. The City of Auburn…

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Posted in News

Governor Kathy Hochul awards the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes millions in grant money

The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes has been awarded $7.6 million dollars to share, and $152 million to use for technical assistance and finding ways to support creativity and engaging…

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Posted in Fire News Seneca County Waterloo

Residents can purchase Firehouse Subs locally this week

If you’ve ever seen Firehouse Sub ads on TV and wished you could have one, now is your chance. There aren’t any locations in the area, but this week the Servern Fire…

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Posted in Business News Wayne County

Deadline to apply for the Wayne County StartUp Pitch Concept is Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The deadline for anyone in Wayne County that wants to apply for the annual StartUp Pitch Concept is today at 4 p.m. Requirements are that the business be in the concept stage…

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Posted in Business News Tompkins County Trumansburg

Camp Barton might be sold to help the Boy Scouts of America pay sexual abuse settlements

Camp Barton, a 130 acre Boy Scout camp, may go up for auction. A vote was held to decide whether the Boy Scouts of America’s Baden-Powell Council should sell the property assessed…

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Posted in Dresden News Ontario County Yates County

Pennsylvania man rescued from Seneca Lake after kayak overturns

A Pennsylvania man was rescued from Seneca Lake on Monday after his kayak overturned.  Paul Zimmerman, of Pennsylvania told deputies that he was attempting to take a photo just after 7 a.m….

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Posted in Farmington Health News Ontario County

UR Medicine’s Farmington Urgent Care will temporarily close and be a clinic for monoclonal antibody treatment

Urgent Care in Farmington will temporarily cease operation starting Saturday. According to UR Medicine Thompson Health, staffing is so bad at other locations they need to utilize the urgent care staff in…

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New York is 5th most diverse in U.S., but parts of Upstate struggle with diversity
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New York is 5th most diverse in U.S., but parts of Upstate struggle with diversity

How diverse is New York?  According to a new study from WalletHub, New York ranks fifth in the U.S. for diversity. It considered a number of factors including income diversity, educational-attainment diversity,…

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Posted in Courts Education Health New York State News

Lawsuit aims to kill mask mandate in New York schools

There’s a new push at the state level to end mask mandates in schools. A lawsuit has been filed challenging the state’s requirement that people wear masks while in school buildings to…

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Posted in Health News

Deadline nears to vaccinate healthcare workers: Hospitals prepare for loss of staff

The deadline for healthcare workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine and remain employed in New York is just a week away. By Monday, September 27 all healthcare workers will need to have…

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