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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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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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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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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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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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Newark awaiting state word on DRI project requests

Newark awaiting state word on DRI project requests
The village of Newark has submitted a list of project requests to the state for its $10 million dollar Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) award. State reviewing project list totaling $13 million The village's DRI committee ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor; economic development, the DRI, working together (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor; economic development, the DRI, working together (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor. He will be our guest on the third Wednesday of each month with the latest news from the village. How the renaissance of Newark has ... more
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Cornell Design Connect students working with town of Geneva to plan resource recovery park

Cornell Design Connect students working with town of Geneva to plan resource recovery park
The Cornell University Design Connect program has chosen to work with the town of Geneva next spring. Student-led program helps communities with planning projects Design Connect is an interdisciplinary, student-run design organization at Cornell University. Design Connect ... more
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Geneva Foundry: $42M settlement for local couple driven down to $3M

Geneva City Council Revisits Budget Deletions And  Returns $8,700 For Foundry Voucher Program And $2,500 For Colony Care Givers
A local couple who had been awarded more than $42 million in damages related to the city of Geneva's handling of the Geneva Foundry will get much less than anticipated. According to court documents examined ... more
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Design phase of Yates Highway, Emergency Management and Public Health building nearing completion

Design phase of Yates Highway, Emergency Management and Public Health building nearing completion
Plans are nearly complete for a new building for the Yates County Highway, Emergency Management, and Health Department. Facility would allow Health Dept. to conduct vaccination clinics At its meeting this month, the county legislature ... more
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Popular Harriet Tubman Park Ranger announces retirement

Popular Harriet Tubman Park Ranger announces retirement
The first person hired when the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn was established has announced her retirement. Ranger Kim helped guide Tubman Park to success It was announced at Thursday's City Council meeting ... more
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Steuben County Veterans Services Agency increases outreach

Steuben County Veterans Services Agency increases outreach
The Steuben County Veterans Services Agency (VSA) has increased its outreach this year, according to a recent report to the county Legislature’s Health, Education and Human Services Committee.Efforts so far this year include participating in ... more
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