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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This month’s theme, “Life with a Mental Illness” is meant to help remove the shame and stigma of speaking out, so that more people can be comfortable coming out ... more
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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that can be spread to humans by the bite of an infected deer tick. Lyme disease cases peak in the summer months, especially during May, June, and July. Lyme ... more
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May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and spring is peak season for many asthma and allergy sufferers. According to the CDC, around 25 million Americans suffer from asthma and the numbers are increasing ... more
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Livingston County ranks among the healthiest in New York

Livingston County ranks among the healthiest in New York
Livingston County continues to rank high - within the top 25% of the state - according to the annual County Health Rankings, released last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin ... more
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Funeral planned for retired NYSP, National Guard pilot killed in Mercy Flight helicopter crash

Funeral planned for retired NYSP, National Guard pilot killed in Mercy Flight helicopter crash
The funeral for James Sauer, a former Rochester Police Officer and pilot for the New York State Police and National Guard, will happen today. A funeral for Sauer will be held on Monday, May 2 ... more
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Livingston County issues occupancy laws reminder

Livingston County issues occupancy laws reminder
With the summer rental season coming soon, the Livingston County Board of Supervisors is reminding all owners and managers of short-term vacation rental properties to follow all County vacation property occupancy laws, including the collection ... more
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WEEKEND WEATHER: Things get more seasonable in the Finger Lakes with plenty of sunshine

WEEKEND WEATHER: Things get more seasonable in the Finger Lakes with plenty of sunshine
This week has featured quiet, but cool weather for a big chunk of the Finger Lakes and Central New York. The Storm Trackers Team says temperatures will begin moderating this weekend- even becoming 'seasonable' by ... more
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Members of the Tonawanda Seneca Nation gather to protest solar farm planned for Caledonia and Rush

Members of the Tonawanda Seneca Nation gather to protest solar farm planned for Caledonia and Rush
Members of the Tonawanda Seneca Nation gathered on Wednesday to protest the plan to build Horseshoe Solar Farm in Caledonia and Rush. Plans to build the solar farm were first announced in 2018, but energy ... more
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NYS Department of Health to end contract tracing this Friday

NYS Department of Health to end contract tracing this Friday
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) announced COVID contact tracing will end this week. The last day of contact tracing will be Friday, April 29. Counties across the state have begun notifying residents ... more
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Avian influenza detected in wild birds in Seneca and Wayne counties

Avian influenza detected in wild birds in Seneca and Wayne counties
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been found in some bird species in Seneca and Wayne counties. DEC officials say no HPAI cases have ... more
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CDC lists 23 New York counties as high risk for COVID-19, recommends indoor masking

CDC lists 23 New York counties as high risk for COVID-19, recommends indoor masking
The federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now lists 23 New York counties as being at high risk of COVID-19. The CDC encourages people to wear masks in those counties, which include Cayuga, Onondaga, Ontario, ... more
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Are masks required on public transit in New York?

Are masks required on public transit in New York?
Masks are still required on all public transit in New York State. The Rochester-area Regional Transit Service (RTS) announced they had lifted their mask requirement for all riders and employees on Tuesday, April 19. Now, ... more
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Bill would reimburse SUNY and CUNY students forced out by vaccine mandate

NY’s Educational Opportunity Program expands to three local community colleges
A state lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would require the state to reimburse tuition to SUNY and CUNY students who were kicked out of school for failure to comply with a vaccine mandate. News ... more
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Seneca Nation members, supporters rally in Buffalo to protest Hochul decision

Members of the Tonawanda Seneca Nation gather to protest solar farm planned for Caledonia and Rush
Roughly 200 people, most members of the Seneca Nation, gathered at Niagara Square in Buffalo last Friday to protest Governor Kathy Hochul's handling of a gaming compact dispute with the Nation. New York State and ... more
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Livingston County announces nine international artists to install murals in nine villages during July 2022

Livingston County ranks among the healthiest in New York
The first-ever county-wide mural festival hosted in New York State will be happening in Livingston County this summer. Livingston County Economic Development is pleased to announce LivCo Walls Mural Festival will bring nine international artists ... more
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Dansville DMV closed on April 15, will reopen on April 18

Livingston County ranks among the healthiest in New York
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Dansville Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), located at 14 Clara Barton Street, Dansville, NY 14437, will be closed on Friday, April 15, 2022. The DMV will reopen on Monday, April 18, ... more
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Celebrate ‘I Love My Park Day’ by volunteering at spring cleanup event

Celebrate ‘I Love My Park Day’ by volunteering at your local park
You can help keep state and local parks beautiful by participating in upcoming spring cleanup events near you. May 7 is New York's 11th annual "I Love My Park Day." Nearly 150 sites across the ... more
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Southern Tier labor unions host event on legal cannabis industry jobs

Southern Tier labor reps host event
Representatives from Southern Tier labor unions spoke to the public in Corning on Wednesday about how to get involved in New York's emerging legal cannabis industry. The free mid-week event was hosted by the Chemung-Schuyler ... more
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Illness reported with Lucky Charms cereal being investigated

Illness reported with Lucky Charms cereal being investigated
The Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently investigating complaints of illness related to Lucky Charms cereal. If you or a family member have eaten this cereal recently and feel ill with nausea, vomiting ... more
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Wegmans once again ranks among top U.S. employers

Wegmans once again ranks among top U.S. employers
Wegmans was listed as one of the top companies to work for in the United States in this year's Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For List published by Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine. This ... more
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OWWL librarian honored as one of best in state by NY State Senate

OWWL librarian honored as one of best in state by NY State Senate
An area librarian has been honored as among the best in the state by the State Senate. Suzanne Macaulay, Deputy Director of the Pioneer Library System in Canandaigua, also known as OWWL, for Ontario Wayne ... more
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