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Salary increases: 16 Seneca County officials would get 8% raises if local law approved

Salary increases: 16 Seneca County officials would get 8% raises if local law approved
A special meeting of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors will take place Tuesday evening. That session could set raises into motion for county officials not represented by a union. Altogether 16 county officials, both ... more
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Jury finds former county manager John Sheppard guilty in Waterloo Village Court

Jury finds former county manager John Sheppard guilty in Waterloo Village Court
It took more than five hours of deliberation, but the former county manager of Seneca County has been found guilty of official misconduct. A six-person Waterloo Village Court jury deliberated for more than five hours ... more
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Canandaigua could authorize $28.7 million in wastewater treatment plant upgrades this week

Canandaigua City Councilor David Whitcomb reflects on 10+ years of service, notable efforts
Canandaigua City Council will vote this week at a meeting too authorize $28.7 million in upgrades to the city's water resource recovery facility. It's the wastewater treatment plant for the city that requires the upgrades ... more
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Town of Geneva hopes to install electric vehicle charging station by the end of the year

Town of Geneva hopes to install electric vehicle charging station by the end of the year
The town of Geneva hopes to have a two-bay electric vehicle charging station in the town hall parking lot by late this year or early 2023. NYSEG Make Ready program will cover 90% of the ... more
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Run Towards It: Empowering young female athletes in competition (video)

Run Towards It: Empowering young female athletes in competition (video)
High school girls' soccer teams from Seneca Falls, Geneva, Marcellus, Newark, Dryden, Lyons and Auburn came together to "Run Towards It" this past weekend. The Empowerment Project Initiative from the Bonafiglia Family Foundation helped organize ... more
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Steuben legislators honor Lewis, approve work of three highway stops, adopt mission statement

Steuben County’s police reform plan open for public comment now
Steuben County legislators recognized Monday the accomplishments of a former colleague,approved the costs of renovating three highway shops and adopted their mission statement. The board paid tribute to Fred Lewis, of Howard, for his 16 ... more
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Former bank in Macedon serves as updated Town Court building

Former bank in Macedon serves as updated Town Court building
The Town of Macedon has a new court building. The Town announced the opening of its first standalone Town Court building, located at 1890 State Route 31 in Macedon. During the COVID-19 state of emergency, ... more
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Newark police reform committee evolves with new name, mission

Newark police reform committee evolves with new name, mission
In August 2020, then-Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order creating the New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative. The order required local governments to come up with police reform plans by April 1, ... more
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Volunteers needed to drive Yates County veterans to medical appointments

Volunteers needed to drive Yates County veterans to medical appointments
The Yates County Veterans Service Agency is looking for volunteer drivers. County provides free ride service to veterans Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn says the county offers a free program in which volunteer drivers use ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; non-profits get ARPA funds, drinking water HABs, building rehabs (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; non-profits get ARPA funds, drinking water HABs, building rehabs (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason and get our weekly City Council recap. The council finalized the distribution of $1.25 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for city non-profit ... more
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Auburn’s raw water toxin levels improve significantly after record-breaking sample this week

Harmful algal blooms continue to be a problem on Cayuga Lake with 23 repo
Some good news to end the week for Auburn's drinking water supply. The level of toxins in Auburn's raw drinking water decreased two days after a record-breaking sample was collected. The Cayuga County Health Department ... more
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Mattress recycling event, Kashong work day this weekend

Mattress recycling event, Kashong work day this weekend
There will be a mattress and box spring recycling event Saturday at the town of Geneva Recycling and Disposal Station and the Canandaigua Transfer Station from 8 a.m. to noon. It's free to residents, but ... more
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Parrott Hall: Bridging the gap between Geneva past and present

Parrott Hall: Bridging the gap between Geneva past and present
The first phase of construction on Parrott Hall in Geneva is nearing its completion. There’s still a long way to go until the historic structure is open for use, said Friends of Parrott Hall Chair ... more
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Livingston County’s Young Adult Program developing tomorrow’s workforce today

Livingston County’s Young Adult Program developing tomorrow’s workforce today
With the nature of employment having shifted over the last several years and the demand for well-rounded, skilled workers on the rise, Livingston County is actively engaged in helping to develop tomorrow's workforce today through ... more
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Yates County entering into joint cybersecurity agreement with the state

Yates County entering into joint cybersecurity agreement with the state
Cybercriminals are increasingly attempting to attack government computers, so Yates County is entering into a joint cybersecurity agreement with the state. Two state agencies launch partnership to monitor local governments' IT infrastructure Yates County Administrator ... more
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Harriet Tubman mural to be dedicated Saturday in downtown Auburn

Harriet Tubman mural to be dedicated Saturday in downtown Auburn
The scaffolding has come down, and a mural depicting the major events in the life of Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman will be dedicated Saturday in downtown Auburn. Ribbon cutting for Arthur Hutchinson mural set ... more
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Town of Geneva water rate set to increase by three percent

Town of Geneva water rate set to increase by three percent
There will once again be no town tax in the town of Geneva's Fiscal 2023 budget. Increased treatment, employee costs lead to three percent hike There will, however, be an increase in the town's water ... more
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Naples Library Expansion Project increases accessibility for all

Naples Library Expansion Project increases accessibility for all
The Naples Library Board of Trustees and staff are proud to announce that construction is set to begin on the Naples Library Accessibility and Expansion Project this fall. Thanks in part to substantial funding from ... more
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Auburn finds record-breaking amount of toxins in water sample at treatment facility: Is your drinking water safe?

Report of blue-green algae blooms near Kershaw Beach in Canandaigua
There's no water emergency in the city of Auburn now, but after a record-breaking test sample taken at the Auburn water treatment facility, officials issued a stern warning. "Now is a good time to make ... more
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