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Steuben County Town Hall Meeting inspires changes in attitude

Roadside investigation in Throop results in DWI charge for driver
Kimberly Clark stood in the bright noon sunshine Wednesday in Pulteney Square and spoke of one of the darkest nights of her life. “My daughter, Emilee would be here today if she didn’t have one ... more
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Renovation work progressing quickly at Auburn’s AME Zion Church

Renovation work progressing quickly at Auburn’s AME Zion Church
Renovation work that began in May at Auburn's AME Zion Church is progressing quickly. Tubman Park Superintendent tells City Council work is moving along The church, built in 1891, is the one attended by Underground ... more
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September marks National Preparedness Month

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Every September, National Preparedness Month is observed around the country to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. This year's theme is "A Lasting Legacy: ... more
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Yates County applies for CDBG funding for well, sewer repair, and replacement

Yates County applies for CDBG funding for well, sewer repair, and replacement
Yates County has applied for $400,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to allow residents to repair or replace aging wells and septic systems. More repairs left to do after grant award four years ... more
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City of Auburn launching urban forestry initiative

City of Auburn launching urban forestry initiative
The city of Auburn is taking steps to preserve and protect its trees. Auburn tree quantity and quality are on the decline Dr. Walt Aikman recently made a presentation to the Auburn City Council outlining ... more
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Livingston County Suicide Prevention Task Force to hold 8th annual Candlelight Vigil on September 8

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Now in its eighth year, the Livingston County Suicide Prevention Task Force, alongside Genesee Valley Health Partnership and CASA-Trinity, Inc., will host a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 8 at Pavilion #3 ... more
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City of Geneva seeking supervisors for Wards 1 & 2

Protestors rally in Geneva to support legal abortion access
The City of Geneva is looking for two community members to serve as representatives on the Ontario County Board of Supervisors. According to a city update on Tuesday, applicants must live in either Ward 1 ... more
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Fayette gets $1M to expand sewer service by 11+ miles on Seneca Lake side

Fayette gets $1M to expand sewer service by 11+ miles on Seneca Lake side
There were 12 winners of federal grant money totaling $5.8 million for economic and community development projects across New York's 28 county Northern Border Region. A total of 55 applications were submitted and reviewed. However, ... more
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Canandaigua to provide trash totes to city residents for first time: 7,200 units purchased

Canandaigua City Councilor David Whitcomb reflects on 10+ years of service, notable efforts
Canandaigua residents will soon get trash totes. The city of Canandaigua provides residential trash and recycling pickup, but previously had residents purchase their own totes. That's changing, as for the first time, the City will ... more
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UPDATE: Cayuga County Office Building still closed Tuesday

Cayuga County Office Building closed: Gould expects it to reopen on Tuesday
The Cayuga County Office Building will be closed for a second consecutive day. Officials said a mechanical issue with the cooling system resulted in the closure. Due to a malfunction with the cooling system the ... more
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Geneva Town Board to hold meeting to consider multi-community agreement to expand city wastewater plant

Geneva Town Board to hold meeting to consider multi-community agreement to expand city wastewater plant
The Geneva Town Board will hold a special meeting Monday night to consider entering into an agreement with the city of Geneva and the town of Waterloo to expand the city's wastewater treatment plant. Residential ... more
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Village of Rushville hosts first-ever Party in the Park (photos)

Village of Rushville hosts first-ever Party in the Park (photos)
The village of Rushville held its first-ever Party in the Park at the Village Park on Warren St. on Saturday. The event featured free food cooked and served by the Rushville Lions Club, Rich, the ... more
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Auburn awarded federal grant for new portable radios for fire department

Auburn awarded federal grant for new portable radios for fire department
The city of Auburn has received a federal grant of $219,122 to buy new portable radios for the fire department. FEMA grant will allow AFD to upgrade its emergency communications The grant was announced at ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; new radios for firefighters, street work progress, a grant for bridge repair (podcast)

Auburn awarded federal grant for new portable radios for fire department
In this episode, it's our weekly Auburn City Council recap with City Clerk Chuck Mason. · The Auburn Fire Department applied for the FY2021 Assistance to Firefighters Grant for the purchase of new emergency portable ... more
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Livingston County to accept new Agricultural District petitions in September

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The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has designated the month of September as the thirty-day annual period for submission of petitions by landowners to join an existing Agricultural District.   Effective September 17, 2004, the ... more
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Yates County increases maximum veterans’ property tax exemption

Yates County increases maximum veterans’ property tax exemption
The Yates County Legislature has voted to increase the maximum property tax exemptions granted to military veterans. Maximum exemption will go up to $80,000 The maximum exemption will go from $15,000 to $24,000 for wartime ... more
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Town of Geneva working with HeatSmart Monroe on energy savings for residents

Town of Geneva working with HeatSmart Monroe on energy savings for residents
The town of Geneva is working to provide energy savings for its residents. HeatSmart Monroe will provide energy audits, educational programs Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says HeatSmart Monroe will conduct free energy audits for ... more
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Livingston County Youth Bureau seeking Requests for Proposals

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The Livingston County Youth Bureau is currently seeking Requests for Proposals for the County's Youth Sports and Education Opportunity Funding program. The deadline to submit a proposal is 4 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2022 ... more
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Livingston County Clerk’s Office to offer extended hours on Thursday beginning September 1

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Livingston County Clerk Andrea Bailey has announced that the County Clerk's Office will offer extended hours on Thursdays starting September 1, 2022. Beginning next week, the office will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday ... more
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Livingston Board of Supervisors authorized Inter-municipal Agreement with Livingston Water and Sewer Authority

Conversations with the County continues August 17 in Livingston County
The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has authorized an Intermunicipal Agreement formalizing collaboration between the Livingston County Water and Sewer Authority (LCWSA) and the County to further develop the Leicester/York Regional Water Supply Expansion Project ... more
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Steuben County recognizes selfless courage of workers

Steuben County recognizes selfless courage of workers
No one in Steuben County knew what they were getting into during the beginning hours and daysfollowing March 16, 2020, when schools were closed, a State of Emergency declared and the Emergency Operations Center opened ... more
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