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How design attracts more cafe customers

Making a cup of coffee may appear to be straightforward, but running a successful cafe company is far more difficult. Owning a coffee shop company may be an extremely rewarding and financially rewarding career option to pursue. The cafe sector, on the ... MORE
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Ways to increase your social security check when the time comes so you can calculate COLA from a larger base

By doing things a certain way, people are better able to give themselves a more comfortable life down the road when it’s time to cash in those social security checks. Work for at least 35 years, if not more. What benefits you ... MORE
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Business owners oppose New York’s $13.20 minimum wage: Why some economists say it should be $26?

Minimum wage is going up in New York. The state Department of Labor announced Monday that it would move forward with plans to continue increasing minimum wage despite massive shortfalls in the workforce. But that’s a far cry from the $26 an ... MORE
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Geneva City School District Superintendent placed on administrative leave

Geneva City School District Superintendent Patricia Garcia will be on temporary leave from her role with the district. The decision comes in light of a complaint the Board of Education received, which contains allegations regarding Garcia’s management of personnel. The Board has ... MORE
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Two held at gunpoint during robbery at Ithaca home

The Ithaca Police Department says it’s investigating a robbery that occurred in the 200 block of West Green Street around 12:45 a.m. Two victims reported that three unknown male suspects in ski masks entered their residence and held them at gunpoint. The ... MORE
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Food stamps benefits will increase hundreds for families amid SNAP hike

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are increasing next month. The program known as ‘food stamps’ will see a major boost thanks to federal funds aimed at addressing household hunger during the pandemic. Officials say it will mean approximately $36 more per person ... MORE
Food Stamps, News, Politics, SNAP
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These 2019-2021 Hyundai sedans, SUVs may need engine replacement, be prone to major failure or fire

Hyunda Elantra, Kona, and Veloster owners are getting a major recall in the mail months after an engine issue was identified that could lead to failure and fire. Worst yet, the 2.0-liter engines in those vehicles produced between 2019 and 2021 may ... MORE
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With the COVOD-19 vaccine mandate active, Governor Kathy Hochul signs an executive order to help staff shortages

Now that the COVID vaccine mandate has gone through for healthcare workers, Governor Kathy Hochul has signed an executive order to create a 24/7 Operations Center led by the State Department of Health. The center will monitor the staffing in all healthcare ... MORE
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Rochester woman found with a loaded handgun by TSA at Frederick Douglass-Greater Rochester International Airport

TSA located a loaded handgun in a Rochester woman’s bag at the airport, and she’s now facing federal fines. The gun was located in the woman’s carry on bag, loaded with 6 bullets, in the Frederick Douglass-Greater Rochester International Airport over the ... MORE
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Big Social Security COLA increase for seniors could be crushed by inflation

In 2020 Social Security recipients saw a 1.3% increase in benefits. Now, the Cost Of Living Adjustment for 2021, which would take effect on January 1, 2022 could be over 6%. That’s an increase of nearly $100 for the average recipient of ... MORE
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All school districts in Cayuga County reported COVID cases among students and staff except one between Sept. 13 and 26

Cayuga County schools are reporting over 100 new cases of COVID in just two weeks, with cases in every school district in Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES system except one. Auburn Enlarged City School District has reported 59 total cases between Sept. 13 and 26, ... MORE
Cayuga County, Health, News
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Auburn Community Hospital doesn’t expect the vaccine mandate to impact their services

Local healthcare systems are announcing whether the vaccine mandate will impact them, and Auburn Community Hospital has announced that they do not expect any sort of interruption to their regular services. “We respect that employees have differing opinions about the COVID-19 vaccines; ... MORE
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Cayuga County to finalize the hiring of the county’s first ever finance director

Cayuga County will be voting this week in order to hire the first finance director in history. Mary Beth Leeson, the deputy treasurer for Cayuga County, will be hired as the finance director following the resolution planned during the Legislature meeting. The ... MORE
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Steuben County man pleads guilty to distributing child porn, faces up to 40 years in prison

A Steuben County man is facing up to 40 years in prison following a guilty plea for distributing child pornography. Jeffrey Clark, 35, of Bath, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Rochester. Prosecutors said that an undercover FBI agent saw Clark ... MORE
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Teen arrested in relation to the kidnap, torture, and murder that happened in Elmira

Following the investigation of a murdered New York City resident in Elmira, a 17-year-old has been arrested in Georgia in relation to the case. The teen has not been identified and was charged with three counts of assault with intent to cause ... MORE