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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Running unopposed, Brian Schenck looks to build community in Cayuga Co.

INSIDE THE FLX: Brian Schenck looks to become next sheriff in Cayuga County
Who will be the next sheriff in Cayuga County? Lt. Brian Schenck believes it should be him; and after Sheriff David Gould announced that he would not seek re-election - Schenck stepped up to the ... more
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Morelle urged to get off the sideline by activists as incinerator issue looms

Morelle urged to get off the sideline by activists as incinerator issue looms
Joseph Morelle, Majority Leader of the State Assembly and a candidate for Congress in November, wrote key state officials this week to urge them to deny a permit for a proposed garbage incinerator in Romulus, ... more
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Supervisors vote 10-4 to initiate investigation into former manager, finance director

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The Seneca County Board of Supervisors voted 10-4 on Tuesday to launch an investigation into the actions of former County Manager John Sheppard and former Finance Director Brandi Deeds. All of it connected to the ... more
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Weedsport makes clean energy vote to save more than $300,000 tax dollars

Weedsport makes clean energy vote to save more than $300,000 tax dollars
The village of Weedsport became a clean energy community and voted to save more than $300,000 in a regular village board meeting on Wednesday. For the past few months, the village has been working with ... more
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Baxter named ‘Republican of the Year’ in Ontario County

Baxter named ‘Republican of the Year’ in Ontario County
The Ontario County Republican Committee is proud to announce that Gary Baxter of Geneva will be honored as the Ontario County Republican of the Year at the annual Constitution Day Dinner Friday, Sept. 21, at ... more
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MEET THE CANDIDATES: Three vying to succeed Bender in Seneca County

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Three vying to succeed Bender in Seneca County
On Friday, local attorney David Ettman talked about his campaign for judge in Seneca County - just days before Thursday's primary. Ettman cited his diverse experience, time spent practicing in the local community, and his ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Porsch touts experience, endorsements ahead of primary (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Porsch touts experience, endorsements ahead of primary (podcast)
Last year, District Attorney Barry Porsch won voters to continue in his post as lead prosecutor. Now, the established district attorney is looking to become the next judge of Seneca County. On Tuesday, he visited ... more
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Public hearing set for proposed Cayuga County law creating Department of Public Works

Public hearing set for proposed Cayuga County law creating Department of Public Works
A Cayuga County Legislature committee Tuesday tentatively approved the date for a public hearing on the possible creation of a Director of Public Works position that would lead many of the county's current departments. The ... more
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SENECA COUNTY: Three Bears, library funding, and financial audit take center stage at meeting (video)

SENECA COUNTY: Three Bears, library funding, and financial audit take center stage at meeting (video)
On Tuesday the Seneca County Board of Supervisors met for their first full-, regularly scheduled meeting with Interim County Manager Mitch Rowe at the helm. While it was a night of remembrance for the supervisors, ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Donna Cathy vying to succeed Bender as judge (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Donna Cathy vying to succeed Bender as judge (podcast)
Former District Attorney Donna Cathy is vying to succeed longtime Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender, and her first test will come on Thursday, as primary voters turnout to let their voices be heard. On Tuesday, ... more
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New leadership and security at Skaneateles Central School District

New leadership and security at Skaneateles Central School District
An official welcome on her first official day. Meet Lynda Quick, the new superintendent of the Skaneateles Central School District. She comes here from the Southern Tier where she was a district superintendent for one ... more
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Rep. John Katko leads GOP call to renew Violence Against Women Act

Rep. John Katko leads GOP call to renew Violence Against Women Act
U.S. Rep. John Katko is the lead author of a letter to House Republican leaders urging them to pass a bipartisan proposal to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Katko, R-Camillus, released the letter Monday ... more
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Another day, another lawsuit: Circular enerG pushes forward new legal action in bid to build incinerator

Another day, another lawsuit: Circular enerG pushes forward new legal action in bid to build incinerator
Circular enerG, a Rochester-based firm that is attempting to construct one of the largest trash burning facilities in the state, filed the second Article 78 lawsuit against the Town of Romulus, submitting a Memorandum of ... more
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Incumbent Bennett, newcomer Zank clash in Cayuga County Legislature Democratic primary

Incumbent Bennett, newcomer Zank clash in Cayuga County Legislature Democratic primary
Two candidates will compete this week in a primary election for the Cayuga County Legislature's 10th District in Auburn, as incumbent Joe Bennett and newcomer Mike Zank seek the Democratic Party line. Party leaders may ... more
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Nixon responds after Cuomo camp sees boost in Siena Poll

Nixon responds after Cuomo camp sees boost in Siena Poll
Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a Siena College poll released Monday holds a 41 percentage point lead over his rival for the Democratic nomination, Cynthia Nixon, while the four-way race for the attorney general nod remains ... more
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PRIMARY PREVIEW: Candidates for sheriff in Ontario County face off this week

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Meeting the primary candidates for sheriff in Ontario County
Two candidates vying to succeed longtime Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero say voters have an important choice to make this week. On Thursday, a Republican primary will be held to determine the candidate that will ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: David Ettman, Esq. talks campaign for judge in Seneca Co. (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: David Ettman, Esq. talks campaign for judge in Seneca Co. (podcast)
On Friday, local attorney David Ettman talked about his campaign for judge in Seneca County - just days before Thursday's primary. Over the next several days - conversations with all three candidates vying to succeed ... more
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Deadline approaching to remove controversial ‘I Love NY’ signs

Deadline approaching to remove I Love NY signs
The deadline for when I love New York signs are supposed to be down is in just a few weeks, but so far they remain untouched. The clock is ticking and the signs, they are ... more
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Leecia Eve, NY AG candidate, touts ties to Auburn, visits Harriet Tubman park

Leecia Eve, NY AG candidate, touts ties to Auburn, visits Harriet Tubman park
Leecia Eve, one of four Democrats vying to become the next New York state attorney general, is familiar with Auburn and one of the city's historic sites. Eve recalled during a recent interview with The ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Cuomo-Nixon debate, Seneca’s new manager, and concerns over absences (podcast)

LIVE AT 10 AM: The Debrief Podcast tackles local issues (podcast)
On the latest edition of the Debrief Podcast Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine tackle a wealth of topics, and headlines. Full video and audio are available at the bottom of this story. Governor's debate excludes ... more
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SF Town Board to consider pay hike, house lease for employee

SF Town Board to consider pay hike, house lease for employee
The Town Board could give its wastewater treatment plant operator a pay raise, and propose a new lease agreement for him to live in a town-owned house, at its meeting Tuesday night. Trustees also may ... more
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