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Troopers: Teen reported missing from Canandaigua area

Troopers: Teen reported missing from Canandaigua area
New York State Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing teen from the Canandaigua area. Juliana Gonzalez, who is described by state police as a biracial female is 5'2", around 150 lbs ... more
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Skaneateles schools go fully-remote through December 14th due to spike in cases

Dundee, Penn Yan schools outline differing return plans for post-holiday learning
Skaneateles Superintendent Eric Knuth called the increase in COVID-19 cases a concern in a letter to parents and community this week. In it, he noted that the district would switch to fully-remote learning effective Friday ... more
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Construction expected this spring on South Street enhancement project in Auburn

Construction expected this spring on South Street enhancement project in Auburn
This week Auburn City Council approved $4.5 million for a construction contract as part of the South Street Corridor Enhancement Project. There was also the approval of a $6.5 million bond to assist the city ... more
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Wayne County reports 49 positives on Friday, bringing total number of active cases to 271

Wayne County reports 49 positives on Friday, bringing total number of active cases to 271
The Wayne County Health Department says it identified 49 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. It brought the total number of cases in the county to 1,234 since the pandemic began. There had been a ... more
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Nick’s Ride 4 Friends place executive director on paid leave after second arrested related to domestic incident

Nick’s Ride 4 Friends place executive director on paid leave after second arrested related to domestic incident
Earlier this week Nick's Ride 4 Friends Executive Director Joel Campagnola was arrested on new charges connected to a domestic incident that occurred in June. The arrest and media attention prompted Nick's Ride 4 Friends' ... more
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Toys for Tots sees extraordinary demand but fewer donations in 2020

Toys for Tots sees increase in demand but receives fewer donations
There's not enough toys to keep up with demand for families in need. Senator Helming is partnering with Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Greater Rochester, and Marine Corps League Memorial Day Detachment No. 468 in ... more
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Schuyler County reports 14 new cases of COVID, 4% positive rate on Friday

Schuyler County reports 14 new cases of COVID, 4% positive rate on Friday
In it's update for Friday the Schuyler County Health Department received notification of 14 new COVID-19 cases. Officials said 11 of those cases had known contact with someone who tested positive. It brings the total ... more
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Police: Seneca Falls man charged with felony DWI after speeding on Auburn Rd.

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The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a local motorist following a traffic stop for speeding on the Auburn Road. Police arrested Gregory Turri, 54, of Seneca Falls for driving while intoxicated - ... more
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Large uptick in voter turnout: New York certifies election results

Large uptick in voter turnout: New York certifies election results
New York has certified its election results. Turnout increased by nearly 860,000 votes in 2020. New York State Board of Elections certified the results this week with President-elect Joe Biden securing more than 60% of ... more
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Researchers develop AI that can predict COVID-19 patient outcomes

Researchers develop AI that can predict COVID-19 patient outcomes
How about technology that could predict outcomes amid the Coronavirus Pandemic? That's what a research team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently published. A team there created an algorithm that uses artificial intelligence to predict outcomes ... more
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Clyde man charged with sexually abusing child, case to be presented to grand jury

Clyde man charged with sexually abusing child, case to be presented to grand jury
New York State Police report the arrest of a Clyde man following an anonymous complaint about a sexually abused child. After an investigation, troopers arrested 46-year-old Stacy Martin, of Clyde for first-degree sex abuse and ... more
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UPDATE: Three troopers hurt, police cruiser totaled after search warrant executed in Wayne County

Palmyra man accused of assaulting troopers, now accused of hurting nurse, security guard at Newark hospital
New York State Police report the arrest of a Palmyra man after a search warrant was executed at a home in Wayne County. Michael Wiley, 33, of Palmyra failed to appear for a case in ... more
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Vaccinating New York will likely cost around a billion dollars

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Governor Andrew Cuomo says it's going to cost around a billion dollars for New York to successfully vaccinate the state against COVID-19. He says that between convincing cautious New Yorkers to take the shot, and ... more
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New York State Police issued 1,779 tickets during 2020’s crackdown on work zone violations

New York State Police issued 1,779 tickets during 2020's crackdown on work zone violations
New York State Police issued 1,779 tickets during this year's Operation Hardhat. It's an initiative between State Police, the New York State Department of Transportation and the New York State Thruway Authority, to crack down ... more
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New York State launches campaign to slow ‘living room spread’ which accounts for 70% of new cases (video)

New York State launches campaign to slow ‘living room spread’ which accounts for 70% of new cases
New York is launching a campaign to educate residents about the importance of not hosting social gatherings at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They're referring to it as 'living room spread' and new data shows ... more
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Cuomo: Deadline will be extended for rent relief program in New York

Cuomo: Deadline will be extended for rent relief program in New York
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an executive order on Thursday expanding rent relief for New Yorkers impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic. A bill that was signed in the spring set aside $100 million for rent relief ... more
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Steuben County officials say unknowing transmission of COVID-19 a challenge in contact tracing

Steuben County officials say unknowing transmission of COVID-19 a challenge in contact tracing
In his press conference on Thursday Governor Andrew Cuomo said the Southern Tier had shown significant improvement since the early-fall when the region dealt with a wave of COVID-19. At the time, the rest of ... more
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Surprise party in Canandaigua leads to a number of new COVID cases in Ontario County

Ontario County reports 70 new COVID-19 cases, more hospitalizations
The recent uptick in cases is connected to gatherings. However, a surprise party at the Moose Lodge in Canandaigua is said to have had a bigger toll on Ontario County's fight with COVID-19. The Ontario ... more
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Seneca County reports 15 new cases, bringing active COVID-19 total to 84

Seneca County reports 15 new cases, bringing active COVID-19 total to 84
The Seneca County Health Department reported no new deaths, but says a large number of cases are coming from household gatherings. There are 84 active cases, 423 in quarantine, and 10 hospitalized as of Thursday ... more
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Sheriff Spike: Visitation at Yates County Jail temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 risks

Sheriff Spike: Visitation at Yates County Jail temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 risks
Sheriff Ron Spike says visitation has been suspended at the Yates County Jail. He made the announcement in a press release on Thursday. The Sheriff called it a precautionary move to reduce the risk fo ... more
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THURSDAY BRIEFING: Gov. Cuomo gives briefing, unboxes Pfizer vaccine showing complex storage situation (video)

WATCH: Gov. Cuomo gives briefing, unboxes Pfizer vaccine showing complex sto
Governor Andrew Cuomo showed off a box of would-be Pfizer vaccines at his briefing on Thursday. He outlined the fragile process that the COVID-19 vaccine will need to undergo in order to be administered properly ... more
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