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Geneva residents express dislike of Pine Ridge Construction seeking a tax break for their project

A small group of residents that live near the Geneva Legion property on Lochland Road feel that the project getting a tax break is not necessary. Walter Bowyer, among the small group, says that they could get a break that reduces the ... MORE
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Cayuga County fire departments receive FEMA funding to split

$5.6 million dollars in FEMA funding will be split among several Cayuga County fire departments. The funds will go towards hiring more firefighters and promoting safety among firefighters. The City of Auburn Fire Department will receive $1.2 million dollars to hire 5 ... MORE
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Deadline to apply for the Wayne County StartUp Pitch Concept is Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The deadline for anyone in Wayne County that wants to apply for the annual StartUp Pitch Concept is today at 4 p.m. Requirements are that the business be in the concept stage or be less than three years old. The business also ... MORE
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Camp Barton might be sold to help the Boy Scouts of America pay sexual abuse settlements

Camp Barton, a 130 acre Boy Scout camp, may go up for auction. A vote was held to decide whether the Boy Scouts of America’s Baden-Powell Council should sell the property assessed to be worth $4.5 million dollars. The sale would help ... MORE
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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 make it impossible as the holiday gets closer. Items are ... MORE
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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 and spending per student in public schools. The turnover rate ... MORE
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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 product around and changing the layout of the store. Right ... MORE
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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 set their minimum wage higher than the federal requirement, but ... MORE
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Finger Lakes Health announces their newest medical professional to Seneca Family Health

Finger Lakes Health is proud to welcome Jennifer Whitmore, MSN, ANP to Seneca Family Health Center, 367A East Main Street, Waterloo. She is joining the dedicated and talented team of primary care providers Sixto Medina, M.D., Eric Shives, M.D., Christina Gray, MSN, ... MORE
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Will stores have enough toys for Christmas? COVID has created numerous supply and demand issues

There are issues caused by the pandemic when it comes to materials and delivery, and now companies are working hard to have a good supply of toys with Christmas right around the corner. The biggest time of the year to rake in ... MORE
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Amazon warehouse possibly coming to Town of Bath

A new infrastructure investment recently approved by the Steuben County Industrial Development Agency may bring an Amazon distribution warehouse to the area. Minutes from a recent board meeting show a $100,000 package being approved for the improvement of State Route 54 Industrial ... MORE
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Transmission lines will be worked on through helicopters in Central New York until Nov. 15

Transmission lines will be worked on by the New York Power Authority via helicopters beginning Monday. Counties impacted are Onondaga, Madison, and Oneida. The work is being done on a 50-mile transmission line that runs through Clay, Cicero, Bridgeport, Chittenango, Canastota, Verona, ... MORE
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Nationally, the average price per gallon of gas has gone up two cents following Hurricanes Ida and Nicholas

The two most recent hurricanes, Hurricanes Ida and Nicholas, have impacted gas prices according to AAA. The overall national average is $3.20 per gallon, a two cent increase from last week. At the same time in 2019 the price per gallon was ... MORE
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Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates BME Associates Member Milestone with ribbon cutting ceremony

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce held a Member Milestone Celebration for BME Associates on Wednesday, September 16. The ribbon cutting event celebrated their newly opened office located at 150 Castle Street in downtown Geneva. About 20 individuals attended the event, took ... MORE
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National Small Business Week Virtual Summit drew in 47,000 participants; on-demand videos available for small business owners

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that this year’s National Small Business Week (NSBW) Virtual Summit drew more than 47,000 participants for the three-day virtual summit. Attendees heard from celebrity business owners, investors, entrepreneurs, and lead advisors from across the small ... MORE
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