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Schuyler veterans agency head ousted after legislature chair says she failed to perform her duties

Schuyler veterans agency head ousted after legislature chair says she failed to perform her duties
Kristine Gardner, the Director of Schuyler County Veterans Service Agency, resigned on Thursday after a meeting with County Administrator Shawn Rosno, where she was confronted with allegations of failing to perform her duties. Gardner, who ... more
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Conquest unveils plaque with town’s vision statement: “Strong sense of community and town pride”

Conquest unveils plaque with town's vision statement: "Strong sense of community and town pride"
The Conquest Planning Board has announced the completion of a new plaque displaying the town's Vision Statement, set to be installed within the Municipal Building. The final design, presented by Planning Board member Peggy Lillie ... more
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Bridge repairs in Steuben County expected to create delays

Bridge repairs in Steuben County expected to create delays
Steuben County announced ongoing bridge repairs that are expected to disrupt traffic along state Route 248 for several months. Work on the bridge over Bennett Creek at the Call Hill Road intersection began on April ... more
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Newark details how $4M grants will be used for water system upgrades

Newark secures over M for water system upgrades
The Village of Newark has received over $4 million in grants to replace the century-old Allerton Hill Reservoir with a new above-ground tank, enhancing the water distribution system's safety and efficiency. Constructed in 1918 and ... more
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Correction issued for Seneca County infrastructure survey in Sewer Districts #1 and #2

Correction issued for Seneca County infrastructure survey in Sewer Districts #1 and #2
County Manager Kyle Lovell announced a correction to the contact information provided in the recent survey letters sent to residents of Sewer Districts 1 and 2. The letters mistakenly listed the Seneca County Clerk, Christina ... more
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Hydrant flushing happening this week in Hornell

Hornell prepares for summer activities as pandemic restrictions subside
The City of Hornell has announced it will commence its routine hydrant flushing across the area starting this weekend, from Saturday, April 20, through Friday, April 26. The overnight flushing process, scheduled from 11 p.m ... more
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Ontario County Clerk’s Office changing hours: Here’s when they will be open

Ontario County Clerk’s Office changing hours: Here’s when they will be open
The Ontario County Clerk's office will have new operating hours starting April 29, as announced by County Clerk Jean Chrisman. The office hours will now be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This change is ... more
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Avon police chief to receive pay amid ongoing FBI, state Comptroller investigations

Avon police chief to receive pay amid ongoing FBI, state Comptroller investigations
Avon Police Chief Joseph Geer, who was suspended without pay on March 20 amidst investigations by the FBI and the State Comptroller’s Office, will soon return to paid leave. Avon Mayor Rob Hayes tells RochesterFirst.com ... more
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Geneva’s next city clerk identified as Nicole Tillotson: Nearly 50 applied for the job

Geneva's next city clerk identified as Nicole Tillotson: Nearly 50 applied for the job
Geneva will soon have a new city clerk. The position, which was vacated by Nicole Wright, who pursued an opportunity with the Geneva Fire Department, will be filled at a special meeting today. Nicole Tillotson, ... more
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Macedon told hold open house on Wednesday to talk comp plan

Macedon told hold open house on Wednesday to talk comp plan
The Town of Macedon hosted an open house on April 17 to discuss updates to the town's Comprehensive Plan, inviting local residents and business owners to contribute their visions for the future. The event, organized ... more
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Seneca County advances plans for new water and sewer authority

Seneca County advances plans for new water and sewer authority
Seneca County's Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a home-rule request on Tuesday, setting the stage for significant changes in the county's water and wastewater management. This request is directed towards the State Legislature, seeking approval ... more
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Water will be temporarily shut off for part of Odessa on Tuesday

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Residents along Merchant Avenue in Odessa will experience a temporary water shut-off on Tuesday morning. The Village of Odessa announced that from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on April 9, water service will be ... more
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Canandaigua pushes to fill vacant roles: Contingency funds to be used to help effort

Canandaigua pushes to fill vacant roles: Contingency funds to be used to help effort
In a recent push to fill several crucial city positions, the Canandaigua City Council unanimously agreed to allocate funds from the contingency budget to assist in hiring efforts. The search is on for a new ... more
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Waterloo Town Board will hold special meeting on special water project Tuesday at 5:30 PM

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The Waterloo Town Board has announced a special meeting set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the 66 Virginia Street offices. This gathering aims to inform residents about the creation of a new water district and ... more
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Ithaca faces credit challenges amid audit delays brought on by COVID-19 pandemic

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Moody's withdrew the City of Ithaca's credit rating due to incomplete financial reporting, a setback attributed to audit backlogs and the aftermath of pandemic-related disruptions. According to The Ithaca Voice, the ratings firm cited a ... more
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Schuyler County launches tool to combat property fraud

Schuyler County launches tool to combat property fraud
Schuyler County residents have a new defense against property and mortgage fraud, thanks to a proactive measure introduced by officials in the clerk's office. On Tuesday, April 2, they revealed the county's collaboration with Cott ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board holds April 2024 meeting (webcast)

Seneca Falls Town Board holds April 2024 meeting (webcast)
On Tuesday, April 2, the Seneca Falls Town Board held its monthly meeting. The meeting video was published by town officials early-Wednesday. It's available below ... more
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Penn Yan village board clarifies position on historic Cupola

Penn Yan village board clarifies position on historic Cupola
The Village of Penn Yan is in the spotlight following accusations from the Empire State Winery Cupola Restoration Project that the village board went back on a previous decision to allow the historic Cupola's placement ... more
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Livingston County marks National County Government Month with ‘Forward Together’ theme

Livingston County marks National County Government Month with 'Forward Together' theme
Livingston County embraces National County Government Month (NCGM) this April, spotlighting the crucial services provided by the county that ensure the well-being, safety, and prosperity of its communities. The theme for this year, “ForwardTogether,” emphasizes ... more
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