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City of Auburn watches AIM funding disappear

City of Auburn watches AIM funding disappear
The City of Auburn is watching it's AIM funding disappear. City Clerk Chuck Mason says the official word came down this week, but that officials in the City knew it was on the way. "The ... more
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Super Casuals in Geneva shutting down; will remain open as online store

Super Casuals in Geneva shutting down; will remain open as online store
Super Casuals is shutting down. The staple, which has been located on Seneca Street in the city of Geneva for years announced its closure in a statement on Monday. While Super Casuals will stay open ... more
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Finger Lakes based Rheonix adapts and innovates to aid COVID-19 response

Finger Lakes based Rheonix adapts and innovates to aid COVID-19 response
Last fall, high-tech diagnostics maker Rheonix applied to the Food and Drug Administration for clearance of its molecular test for certain transmissible infections. It would have been the Lansing-based company’s first foray into the clinical ... more
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Cuomo says HEPA filters will be required for malls to reopen

Cuomo says HEPA filters will be required for malls to reopen
Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a little more guidance on Monday for malls, who have been anxiously waiting news of reopening in New York. That message on Monday involved HEPA filters, which are able to filter ... more
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Reopening Your Business: Tips to Keeping Employees and Customers Safe

Reopening Your Business: Tips to Keeping Employees and Customers Safe
It’s been a long hard couple of months for brick and mortar businesses. Dealing with the temporary closure of non-essential businesses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic left many small business owners struggling to ... more
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Cuomo urges Trump to sign mask order, still no answer on school in fall

Chair of Cayuga County Dems calls for Gov. Cuomo to resign, or be impeached
Governor Andrew Cuomo urged President Donald Trump to sign an executive order requiring people to wear a mask while in public to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. "Let the president have the same sense ... more
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Geneva City School District officials respond to petitions calling for reduction in SRO program

Geneva City School District officials respond to petitions calling for reduction in SRO program
A petition seeking 2,500 signatures had gained more than 1,800 supporting the Geneva Police Department, as the City considers reduction in public safety spending. "The brave men and women who took an oath to serve ... more
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Canandaigua man charged after watercraft crash in May

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 36-year-old Canandaigua resident following a personal watercraft crash that occurred on a private pond. Investigators say Raymond Foster, 36, of Canandaigua was charged following an ... more
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)
Most Finger Lakes residents have heard of the Pre-Emption Line but very few know the fascinating history of why is exists. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable explains in this episode of Our Finger Lakes History ... more
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Baltimore Oriole in Ontario County (photo)

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The Baltimore Oriole does a balancing act in Phelps on Saturday. This photo was sent to us by Shelly Lannon ... more
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Four minors arrested on array of misdemeanor and felony charges after burglary, vandalism investigations

Horseheads man is charged for sending inappropriate materials to a Lodi minor
On June 25th and 26th police concluded investigations involving four juveniles who engaged in acts of vandalism, theft, and burglary in the town of Seneca Falls. The Seneca Falls Police Department says it spent several ... more
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Over $900 in illegal fireworks discovered in traffic stop; Wayne County men arrested

Over $900 in illegal fireworks discovered in traffic stop; Wayne County men arrested
Three people have been arrested after the discovery of illegal fireworks in their vehicle during a traffic stop. On Saturday around 12 p.m. troopers monitoring traffic on Interstate 81 in Kirkwood observed Leon Tryon, 29, ... more
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Letter to the editor by Cayuga County legislator prompts calls for resignation

After letter to the editor published by Cayuga County legislator, residents call for him to resign
A member of the Cayuga County Legislature is being called on to resign after a letter to the editor drew harsh criticism. Andrew Dennison, who represents the 2nd District in Cayuga County, authored a letter ... more
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Deputies: Man choked Lyons victim with metal baton until nearly losing consciousness

Williamson man threatens pizzeria employee with baseball bat in Wolcott
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a disturbance in the town. Daniel Hoffman, 53, of Lyons was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, and criminal obstruction of ... more
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Firefighters called to brush fire near State Route 332 in Ontario County

Firefighters called to brush fire near State Route 332 in Ontario County
Firefighters were called to a reported brush fire along State Route 332 in Ontario County on Sunday. The fire was reported in the area of Canandaigua-Farmington Townline Road and State Route 332. Multiple fire departments ... more
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Shooting investigation underway in Ithaca

Sodus man charged after months-long investigation into January crash
The Ithaca Police Department reports a shooting investigation, which was launched during the evening hours on Saturday. Around 9:17 p.m. a person arrived at Cayuga Medical Center with a gunshot wound. Police say the victim ... more
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City of Geneva weighs changes, community engagement as it eyes police reforms

Geneva City Council Meets In Undisclosed Location,  Micro-Analyzes PAB Proposal, and Fights Over An Amendment
The City of Geneva says it's ready to work with the community to find solutions to systemic racism, as it weighs possible changes to the way policing happens in the community. "The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic ... more
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Employee at Rochester car dealership suspended after posting racist statement on social media

Employee at Rochester car dealership suspended after posting racist statement on social media
A local car dealership has taken action after one of its employees was accused of using racist language in a social media post. O'Connor Chevrolet says the employee was placed on 'immediate suspension' after making ... more
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Fitness 24-7 in Wayne County has certificate of occupancy revoked as it violates NYS closure order

A gym in Wayne County has had its certificate of occupancy revoked after it violated Governor Andrew Cuomo's executive order mandating that they stay closed due to the Novel Coronavirus. Fitness 24-7 was sent an ... more
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Local insurance broker faces federal charges; accused of defrauding insurance companies, customers out of over $1M

Port Gibson man charged with rape in Yates County
A local insurance broker who served parts of the Finger Lakes region is facing a number of federal charges after an investigation into fraud. Brian Bartz, 38, has been charged with wire fraud, attempted wire ... more
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Firefighters battle blaze at Conesus mobile home park

Firefighters battle blaze at Conesus mobile home park
Firefighters were called to the scene of a large structure fire in Conesus during the evening hours on Friday. It was reported on East Lake Road at the Lake Forest Mobile Home Park. One structure ... more
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