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5G rollout raises concerns in aviation industry

Concerns over 5G technology have been raised by members of the aviation community. 5G operates on different frequencies compared to traditional cell service- Some are worried this could cause interference and making landing planes at select U.S. airports difficult and dangerous. “There ... MORE
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SSI: When will I get my SSI check?

SSI, also known as Supplemental Security Income, will be sent this year with the additional 5.9% COLA increase. Those collecting SSI were actually the first to receive the larger checks. SSI recipients saw their first check in Dec. 5.3 million people receive ... MORE
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Geneva on hunt for new city manager, job listing posted

Geneva on hunt for new city manager, job listing posted

The City of Geneva is looking for a new city manager with the departure of Sage Gerling, whose last day was Friday, January 14. A job posting was released the following Tuesday. The starting salary for city manager is estimated to be ... MORE
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Geneva General, Soldiers & Sailors, Taylor-Brown thank public for support for Holiday remembrance projects.

The Geneva General Hospital, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital and Taylor-Brown Auxiliaries’ annual Remembrance Projects were a rousing success, thanks to our generous communities. Each group offered an opportunity for folks to honor, celebrate or memorialize a loved one through the purchase ... MORE
City of Geneva looking for more residents to participate in testing of water pipes for copper, lead

City of Geneva looking for more residents to participate in testing of water pipes for copper, lead

The City of Geneva is looking for more residents to take part in its testing of water pipes for copper and lead. Public Works Director Joe Venuti says the goal is to increase sampling pool from 30 to 90 properties. A letter ... MORE
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EXCLUSIVE: Judge orders Magee Volunteer Fire Department dissolved

The Magee Volunteer Fire Department is no more. FingerLakes1.com has learned Supreme Court Justice Daniel Doyle signed an order Tuesday dissolving the department. The order appoints Stefanie Barnes of Barnes Law PC as receiver for the assets and records of the department ... MORE
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State taxes: Which 9 states have no income tax?

Tax bills can get expensive, and many families often look for ways to pay less in taxes. State income taxes are important to factor in. One way a family could manage this is by residing in a state that has no income ... MORE
Rochester pawn shop owner pleads guilty in scheme, resale of stolen goods

Rochester pawn shop owner pleads guilty in years-long scheme for resale of stolen goods

Rochester pawn shop owner Devin Tribunella pleads guilty in a stolen goods resale scheme. Tribunella reportedly paid drug addicted “boosters” to steal merchandise from retailers that he would later resell. Tribunella owned Dewey Avenue-based business Royal Crown Pawn & Jewelry. Prosecutors say ... MORE
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Redistricting proposals shot down by legislators

Redistricting proposals shot down by NYS legislators

New York’s Independent Redistricting Commission must overcome hurdles as two congressional map proposals are shot down by state legislature. If the commission’s next proposal is rejected, the Democratic majority legislature will have to take redistricting into their own hands. “With that comes the ... MORE
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Hochul seeking $4 million for state veterans cemetery in Seneca County

New York Governor Kathy Hochul is seeking $4 million in her executive budget for the first state veterans cemetery. Her plan includes $2 million in state funds and $2 million in federal to support Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The cemetery, opened in ... MORE
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Grandma Brown’s Baked Beans back on grocery store shelves soon?

Are Grandma Brown’s Baked Beans making a comeback? Multiple outlets are now reporting that one of Upstate New York’s most-identifiable food brands is making a comeback. According to Syracuse.com and News10NBC, a family member of the original ‘Grandma Brown’ says production will ... MORE
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Movie theaters can apply for liquor license: How soon will beer and wine be available for sale?

Movie theaters can serve beer and wine. The bill that was signed into law last year, allowing movie theaters to sell beer and wine will soon hit the ground running. Or at least that is the intention. Starting Thursday, the State Liquor ... MORE
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Weedsport hotel under new ownership

Weedsport hotel under new ownership

A former Days Inn in Weedsport has been purchased for $2 million by Neelkanth Hospitality, Inc. The Delaware company is looking to rebrand the hotel located at 2746 Becker Road. Two brothers, Piyank and Jay Patel, has purchased the property from their ... MORE
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Macedon pedestrian struck by SUV in Finger Lakes Gaming parking lot

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on a car vs. pedestrian crash that happened on Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack around 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday. According to a news release, deputies were called along with Victor Farmington Ambulance to the ... MORE
Fear of crisis looms as eviction ban ends

Eviction ban ends, fear of crisis looms

The end of the eviction moratorium on January 15 has prompted concerns over an eviction crisis. Still, landlords cannot evict without cause or notice. In New York State, there is a legal process to evict. A landlord must first obtain a judgment ... MORE
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