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Menzo Case named to Seneca County IDA to help with business growth

Generations Bank President and CEO, Menzo Case was chosen to fill a vacancy on the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors. During their meeting on Tuesday, the full board voted unanimously with a ... more
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New York Assembly to hold hearings on legalizing marijuana

New York Assembly to hold hearings on legalizing marijuana
The state Assembly will seek public input on legalizing marijuana in New York at four hearings this fall. The hearings are being planned by Assembly members Joseph Lentol, Richard Gottfried, Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Linda Rosenthal ... more
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SF Town Board tables action on lease, pay for wastewater plant operator

Odor issues, signage, and comprehensive plan included in Seneca Falls Town Board meeting
After spending nearly two hours behind closed doors Monday afternoon, the Town Board tabled action on a proposed lease and pay raise for wastewater treatment plant operator Joe Tullo. Tullo is renting a town-owned house ... more
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Seneca County reaches tentative contract agreements with two unions

Seneca County Board of Supervisors will have new leader after tonight’s meeting
Tentative multi-year contract agreements have been reached between Seneca County and two of its employee labor unions. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Employees Association ratified a three-year agreement while Local 850 of the Civil Service Employees ... more
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UPDATE: Debate broadcast takes center stage after technical issues (full debate video)

Andrew Cuomo, Cynthia Nixon face off in testy debate
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon engaged in a fiery debate Wednesday evening that saw the candidates spar over government corruption, transparency and who would be better to battle President Donald Trump. Cuomo, a second-term ... more
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Cuomo: All SUNY and CUNY schools to have food pantry by end of fall semester

Cuomo: All SUNY and CUNY schools to have food pantry by end of fall semester
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that 100 percent of all New York State public colleges will have a food pantry or stigma-free food access for students in need by the end of the fall semester ... more
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Andrew Cuomo, Cynthia Nixon to square off in only debate: What to know

Andrew Cuomo, Cynthia Nixon to square off in only debate: What to know
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and primary challenger Cynthia Nixon will square off Wednesday in their only debate ahead of the Sept. 13 primary. The hourlong debate, which will air on tape delay on CBS stations across ... more
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Port Byron woman chosen to lead Cayuga County’s Veterans agency

Port Byron woman chosen to lead Cayuga County's Veterans agency
The Cayuga County Legislature Tuesday appointed a Port Byron woman, an Air Force veteran and Air National Guard member, to serve as the director of the county's Veterans Service Agency. In a 13-2 vote, the ... more
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Mitchell Rowe named interim county manager for Seneca moving forward

Seneca County tax rate will be same or less in 2020
Mitchell Rowe will be returning to Seneca County. The man who served as planning director; and then county manager for a span of two years in 2012 until 2014 will return, according to Board of ... more
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Trump picks ex-NY assemblywoman to lead IJC, manage Lake Ontario water levels

Trump picks ex-NY assemblywoman to lead IJC, manage Lake Ontario water levels
year after record flooding along Lake Ontario, President Donald Trump will nominate a former New York state assemblywoman to serve on the embattled International Joint Commission. The White House announced Monday that Trump intends to ... more
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Lodi Town Board holds emergency session following Lodi Point devastation (video)

Lodi Town Board holds emergency session following Lodi Point devastation (video)
The Lodi Town Board convened a special, emergency session on Monday following the devastating flooding, which left Lodi Point; and other local communities in South Seneca with major losses. According to local, county, and state ... more
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Officials voice concerns over Ontario Supervisor missing meetings

Officials voice concerns over Ontario Supervisor missing meetings
Republican Town of Ontario Supervisor Frank Robusto was thrown into the job last year, when newly elected Democrat Joe Molino ousted incumbent Republican John Smith by 13 votes. Molino opted out of the job on ... more
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Sen. Tom O’Mara gets paid as a lawyer by communities he represents

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State Sen. Tom O’Mara, of the Southern Tier, has been collecting as much as $150,000 a year in salary from his private law firm because it has contracts with a half-dozen municipalities, including ones in ... more
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Auburn moving forward on $2M upgrade for wastewater treatment system

Auburn moving forward on $2M upgrade for wastewater treatment system
The city of Auburn is moving forward on a project to upgrade ultraviolet disinfection equipment at the wastewater treatment plant. During the Auburn City Council meeting Thursday, councilors authorized the purchase of the new UV ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Sen. Pam Helming talks flood relief in Seneca, future of 54th (podcast)

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When Sen. Pam Helming was elected, she vowed to represent the people of the 54th District. It's something that she continues fighting for to this day - as she seeks another term representing the 54th ... more
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Clyde mayor ends campaign for 130th Assembly seat

Clyde mayor ends campaign for 130th Assembly seat
In a message to his supporters, Clyde Mayor Jerry Fremouw announced on Wednesday that he would not continue his campaign to be the next Assemblyman representing the 130th district. He had unsuccessfully attempted to force ... more
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Sennett takes steps forward on a nearly $3 million water project

Sennett takes steps forward on a nearly $3 million water project
Following a public hearing, the Sennett town board passed seven resolutions on Tuesday that enabled the town to move forward on a $2,969,000 proposed water project that will enhance two water districts. The project, presented ... more
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Case of the stolen Tom Reed signs to go to trial after defense rejects deal

Case of the stolen Tom Reed signs to go to trial after defense rejects deal
The petit larceny charges against a Corning man accused of stealing a GPS tracker hidden in a campaign sign will move forward after his defense team rejected a deal from the Steuben County District Attorney's ... more
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Torrential rains will continue to threaten Schuyler even after $30M plant opens

Torrential rains will continue to threaten Schuyler even after $30M plant opens
Torrential rainstorms will continue threaten water quality in and around this village even after Schuyler County’s new $30 million wastewater treatment plant begins operating late next year, local officials predicted. “A storm event like we ... more
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SHEPPARD RESIGNS: Seneca Co. will begin process to find new county manager

SHEPPARD RESIGNS: Seneca Co. will begin process to find new county manager
Seneca County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bob Shipley called the news 'saddening'. Other members of the board were less concerned about the change, and more worried about the process the board is about to embark ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board approves bonding for sewer upgrades

Odor issues, signage, and comprehensive plan included in Seneca Falls Town Board meeting
The Town Board voted 4-0 Wednesday to authorize just over $3 million in serial bonds for upgrades to the town sanitary sewer system. Supervisor Greg Lazzaro and board members Lou Ferrara Jr., David DeLelys and ... more
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