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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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Posted in News Tourism

Canadian and Mexican borders remain closed until Oct. 21

Nonessential travel with Mexico and Canada and the United States has been extended through to Oct. 21. Every month the restriction has been extended after it began in March of 2020. Canada…

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Posted in Health News Steuben County

Steuben County sees 118 new COVID-19 cases Friday and two additional COVID-related deaths

Two more people in Steuben County have died of COVID-19, which makes the death total 199 in the county. One was a 74-year-old woman who lived in the Town of Bath and…

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Posted in Business News

Why you should start Christmas shopping now

Experts in consumerism say Christmas shopping should start now. The supply chain issues going on are making it hard to obtain anything right now, and waiting even longer without being proactive may…

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Posted in Business Education New York State News

New York ranks highest on WalletHub for teaching jobs

WalletHub says that New York State is the best state in the country to be a teacher. The reason? Job opportunity and work environment. The state also ranks first for annual salary…

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Posted in Health News

Deaths due to COVID-19 have reached the number of deaths caused by the Spanish Flu

The Spanish Flu was a huge part of American History and now, COVID has killed as many people at this point in the pandemic as the Spanish Flu did all together. The…

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Posted in Business News Rochester Area

Wegmans works on updating and expanding products; customers aren’t necessarily happy about it

Wegmans stores have moved around a lot of their products, and people aren’t very happy about it. People took to social media to express their opinions on the Irondequoit store shifting their…

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Posted in News Weather

Monday’s Harvest moon is here just in time to welcome Autumn beginning this week

Summer is coming to and end this week and starting Thursday, the day after Autumn begins, the weather will be a bit cooler. Tonight, Monday, is also the full Harvest moon. It…

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Posted in News Ontario County Police Beat Richmond

Drunk driver crashes in Richmond: Car ends up in shallow creek

On Sunday around 6:19 a.m. first responders were called to an area of County Road 15 and County Road 37 in Richmond for a vehicle crash. The driver, identified as Samuel Berger,…

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Posted in Education News Syracuse Area

One of the exonerated 5 wrongly accused of rape in 1989 became the first recipient of Syracuse University’s honorary degree

During Syracuse University’s Class of 2020 commencement ceremony, Kevin Richardson earned the first ever honorary undergraduate degree from the school. Richardson is one of the exonerated five men that was wrongly convicted…

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Posted in Health News

Pfizer says COVID vaccine safe in young kids: Now they seek FDA approval

The Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 is safe and effective in children ages 5 to 11. The company announced Monday that it will seek authorization from the Food and Drug Administration in that…

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Posted in News

IRS refunds for unemployment: Here’s what you need to know about payments

For months the IRS has been working to clear a massive backlog of unprocessed tax returns. Many Americans are owed hundreds – if not thousands of dollars – as part of unemployment…

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Posted in Business News

There are 14 other countries that pay a higher minimum wage in the world compared to the U.S.

Minimum wage continues to be a controversial topic in the United States, and there are actually multiple countries with higher minimum wages compared to the United States. States reserve the right to…

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