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Posted in Branchport Courts Dresden News Schuyler County Steuben County Yates County

Khouzam gets long prison term after murdering mother

The Branchport man who killed his mother at her Dresden home several years ago will spend 24 years in prison. Judge Jason Cook sentenced Paul Khouzam to 24-years-to-life in prison, according to…

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Posted in Health News

Will COVID-19 vaccines work with the new Omicron variant?

While a lot is still unknown about the Omicron variant, experts are still urging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. What is known so far is that the variant was announced over…

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Posted in Ithaca Lansing News Police Beat Tompkins County

Inmate escapes from Tompkins County Jail during work detail, remains at large now

An inmate from the Tompkins County Jail escaped late-Monday, according to officials. Jeffrey Cornell, 37, is described as a white male, wearing tan pants, a white t-shirt, and gray sweatshirt. He’s approximately…

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Posted in News Police Beat Romulus Seneca County

Romulus woman charged following domestic incident

A Romulus woman faces multiple charges, including endangering the welfare of a child, after a domestic incident in Romulus. 60 year old Tammy M. Wadhams is accused of striking another person in…

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Posted in News Police Beat Steuben County

Hornell man picked up on warrant after his car ran off the road

A Hornell man was picked up on an arrest warrant after his car ran off the road. Deputies were called to Moss Road in the town of Howard for a report of…

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Posted in Education News Seneca County Seneca Falls

Seneca Falls Superintendent warns of possible school closures

Seneca Falls School Superintendent Jeramy Clingerman is warning parents about the potential for short term school closures in the wake of increasing COVID-19 case numbers and the discovery of a new COVID…

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Doctor that discovered Omicron COVID-19 variant says symptoms were mild in patients
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Posted in Health News

Doctor that discovered Omicron COVID-19 variant says symptoms were mild in patients

A South African doctor who announced the discovery of the Omicron variant has said only mild symptoms are being noticed so far. The virus was originally called B.1.1.529 before being labeled as…

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Posted in Bath News Police Beat Steuben County

Three arrested in Steuben DWI crackdown

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Department made three arrests over the weekend as part of a Thanksgiving DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign. 38 year old Brandon J. Guthrie of Houston, Texas, 27 year…

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Posted in Bloomfield Education News Ontario County Yates County

FLCC partners with Bloomfield schools, Yates Workforce Development for rural worker training

Finger Lakes Community College has selected Bloomfield Central School and the Yates County Workforce Development Office as sites for a 16-week community-based training course for people who may lack internet and transportation….

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Posted in News

Stimulus checks to go out before Christmas as a surprise, are you getting up to $2,000?

Some Americans are in for a surprise and getting surprise stimulus checks right before Christmas. The cash is available to qualifying residents in 13 states and is from the American Rescue Plan….

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Americans call for another stimulus check as the concern grows for Omicron COVID-19 variant

Americans were calling on President Joe Biden for another stimulus check following Thanksgiving and the cost of dinner thanks to inflation. Now, they’re calling on him to send another check as the…

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Posted in Festivals Life

Newark snowman contest begins Wednesday

The Village of Newark will celebrate this winter with a Snowman-Building Contest.  Snowman Enthusiasts…Winter is here so let’s play! Gather your family and friends to show your snowman-building skills. Village Residents and Businesses…

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Posted in News

Do I need to pay back stimulus checks the IRS sent me by mistake?

Sometimes taxpayers make mistakes and end up with more of a refund than they should. In these cases, what should you do? The Sun reports that one Reddit user decided they were…

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Posted in Dryden Education Health News Tompkins County

Dryden schools go remote due to COVID cases, lack of bus drivers, and quarantine issues

Due to a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases over Thanksgiving break the Dryden Central School District is going remote. Throughout the week remote learning will be the standard for students there. The…

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Posted in Health News

RECALL: Broccoli tots from Birds Eye recalled over potential to contain rocks and metal

Conagra Brands, operator of Birds Eye, announced that broccoli tots created under the Birds Eye brand could contain rocks and pieces of metal. Buy by dates for packages impacted are from Aug….

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Posted in Geneva News Ontario County Seneca

Geneva American Legion breaks ground on new post location

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Monday for the future home of the Geneva American Legion Post. The Finger Lakes Times reports members of Winnek Post 396 gathered on land on Routes 5…

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