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Police: Felony charge for Geneva man after domestic incident

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A Geneva man is facing a felony charge after an incident in the city. Police say Daniel Dorobiala, 32, of Geneva was charged with aggravated family offense, a felony, following a dispute. He was initially ... more
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Police: Geneva man possessed cocaine during search

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Police say a several month long investigation into the sale of drugs concluded with the arrest of a 32-year-old. Eugenio Diaz-Gomez, 32, of Geneva was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He's ... more
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Police: Penfield man charged with felony strangulation in Geneva

Deputies: Phelps teen damages mattress at Ontario County Jail, charged with criminal mischief
Police arrested a 45-year-old Penfield man following an incident in the city of Geneva. On January 14th at 12:33 p.m. police took Fontaine Brooks, 45, of Penfield into custody on a felony strangulation charge. Brooks ... more
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NYSUT: State should request federal waiver to drop testing requirements this year

NYSUT: State should request federal waiver to drop testing requirements this year
New York State United Teachers is calling on the state Education Department to request a federal waiver of grade 3-8 and high school testing requirements. The request would mirror what occurred last year. NYSUT says ... more
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Waterloo man severely injured after tree logging accident

Waterloo man severely injured after tree logging accident
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that on January 16th a little before 2 p.m. deputies responded to Dunham Road in Waterloo for a tree logging accident. Todd Washburn, 52, of Waterloo was severely injured ... more
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Grant program opens up for rural communities in Finger Lakes, Western New York

Grant program opens up for rural communities in Finger Lakes, Western New York
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation working in partnership with The Landmark Society of Western New York announced the availability of the Genesee Valley Rural Revitalization Grant Program to support ... more
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Some struggle with vaccine appointments in Yates County

Some struggle with vaccine appointments in Yates County
Over the last two weeks we've been highlighting stories of frustration and disappointment as seniors and others attempt to get vaccinated. While the state contends with overall supply issues - not having enough doses of ... more
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Sen. Manion wants to see high school sports restarted immediately

Sen. Manion wants to see high school sports restarted immediately
Senator John Manion, who represents the 53rd District has joined the growing list of lawmakers who want to see high school sports resume. The newly-elected representative of a district in Central New York says that ... more
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Package scams picking up as USPS works to clear holiday backlog

Package scams picking up as USPS works to clear holiday backlog
Officials with the United State Postal Service say that scams are being reported, as workers continue to get through a backlog of packages. That's right, some people still have not received packages they sent in ... more
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Steuben County man accused of murdering girlfriend

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New York State Police say a 55-year-old man has been charged with murder after his girlfriend was found dead in the town of Bath. It was a suspicious death investigation over the weekend. Police were ... more
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IRS says tax credit available for those who didn’t get stimulus checks

IRS says tax credit available for those who didn't get stimulus checks
The IRS has provided a resource on their website for those who did not receive the COVID Impact payments that went out to Americans that make less than $75,000. If you didn't receive the spring ... more
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One person shot after home invasion in Elmira; two suspects remain at-large

One person shot after home invasion in Elmira; two suspects remain at-large
Police in Elmira are investigating after a home invasion in the city. It happened on West Henry Street on Sunday a little before 7:30 p.m. Officers responded to a home in the 200 block for ... more
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Lawmakers call for vaccine hearing to determine issues with rollout in New York

Lawmakers call for vaccine hearing to determine issues with rollout in New York
Lawmakers are calling for a public hearing to address concerns about distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. Assemblyman Colin Schmitt and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne requested that the hearing be held by the Local Governments and Health ... more
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Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex

Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex
For the last several months Chris Lajewski has been marveling at the number of Sandhill Cranes at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. He serves as director of the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah. The birds pass ... more
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SUNY Cortland will serve as vaccination hub for part of region

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SUNY Cortland has partnered with Cortland County and Guthrie Cortland Medical Center to host a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination center to serve eligible populations in the region. The center, located in SUNY Cortland’s Park Center Alumni Ice Arena, could open as early as ... more
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Municipal broadband in the works for town of Dryden

Municipal broadband in the works for town of Dryden
A community in Tompkins County is working on bringing municipal broadband to town. It's the town of Dryden and an undertaking that started in 2019 is continuing. The Tompkins Weekly reports that the goal, according ... more
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Community Bank closing locations in Hornell, Wellsville, and Bath

A couple Community Bank branches will be closing for good. According to a company announcement four branches in the Hornell area will shut down this spring. No other bank branches will be impacted by the ... more
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Cuomo proposes major change to partial unemployment system

Cuomo proposes major change to partial unemployment system
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal to boost partial Unemployment Insurance benefits to New Yorkers who return to work part-time as part of the 2021 State of the State. The plan will ensure unemployed New ... more
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Cuomo asks Pfizer if New York State can purchase vaccine directly from them

Cuomo asks Pfizer if New York State can purchase vaccine directly from them
Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to see if New York State can purchase the Pfizer vaccine directly from the company. It's a bold move that hasn't been tried before in other parts of the U.S. However, ... more
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Siena Poll shows most understand racial discrimination is a problem in New York

Siena Poll: Only a third of New Yorkers believe race relations are ‘good’
Only about a third of New Yorkers believe race relations are 'good' in the state, according to a new Sina College poll released on Martin Luther King Day. “The more things change, the more things ... more
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Rallies don’t materialize in Albany, security remains enhanced through this week

Rallies don't materialize in Albany, security remains enhanced through this week
Law enforcement was ready over the weekend for any rallies or protests that could have turned violent in New York's capitol. That said, it didn't materialize. Barricades were set up and multiple layers of fencing ... more
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