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Poll: Cuomo leads Nixon by 31 points in Democratic primary for governor

Poll: Cuomo leads Nixon by 31 points in Democratic primary for governor
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a 2-to-1 lead over activist and actress Cynthia Nixon in their Democratic primary election matchup, according to a new Siena College poll published Tuesday. Cuomo leads Nixon 60 ... more
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Cuomo campaign to donate maximum to Balter for Congress

Cuomo campaign to donate maximum to Balter for Congress
As Dana Balter aims to unseat U.S. Rep. John Katko in the 24th Congressional District race, she will receive a large donation from New York's top Democrat. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign will donate $2,700 — ... more
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Katko eyes solution to address mental health care provider shortage

Katko eyes solution to address mental health care provider shortage
The co-chairs of the Mental Health Caucus in Congress have proposed legislation to address the lack of mental health care providers in many parts of the country. U.S. Reps. John Katko and Grace Napolitano introduced ... more
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Kicking out Charter Spectrum in New York called ‘pretty dramatic’

New York's decision to try to kick out Charter Communications from New York was called an unprecedented step by analysts and experts who viewed the move as a way to force Charter to take more ... more
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Cayuga County draft shared services plan updated with savings projections

Cayuga County draft shared services plan updated with savings projections
Cayuga County Administrator J. Justin Woods presented an updated version of the draft shared services plan that included tax savings projections to the county Legislature at its July meeting. At one of several required public ... more
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Wayne County woman accused of stealing a toilet

Wayne County woman accused of stealing a toilet
A Wayne County woman is behind bars on Sunday night after being accused of being a toilet thief. Deputies say 31-year-old Jennifer Amidon stole a toilet from a home where she used to live and ... more
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Seneca Falls ZBA approves permit for major solar project

A special use permit was approved Thursday for Cypress Creek Renewables of Santa Monica, Calif. to build and operate two large solar panel farms on Route 318 and Gravel Road. The town Zoning Board of ... more
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New York kicks Charter Spectrum out: What it means for you

New York kicks Charter Spectrum out: What it means for you
New York regulators are giving cable giant Charter Communications 60 days to come with a plan to exit the state, but it likely won't have an immediate impact on customers. Charter, which markets its products ... more
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Appellate Court: Unity Council must vacate Cayuga Nation properties

Appellate Court: Unity Council must vacate Cayuga Nation properties
The Fourth Judicial Department of state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division in Rochester has upheld a lower court decision requiring the Unity Council faction to vacate Cayuga Indian Nation properties in Seneca Falls. The five-judge panel ... more
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DEC holds off decision on Seneca Meadows mining permit renewal

Reaction mixed after public hearing over zoning in Waterloo
Normally, the state Department of Environmental Conservation would have issued a decision by now on Seneca Meadows’ application for a five-year renewal of its mined land reclamation permit. However, the Seneca Falls landfill has agreed ... more
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Passalacqua named new police chief in Geneva

Passalacqua named new police chief in Geneva
The City of Geneva has a new police chief. Acting Police Chief Michael Passalacqua was promoted to the position of Police Chief - effective Friday, July 27th. After the City Manager team's discussions with the ... more
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Expert discusses alternative forms of government, redistricting, with Cayuga County Legislature

The Cayuga County Legislature on Thursday heard from one of New York's leading experts on local government to hear his advice on possibly redistricting or adopting an alternative form of government. Dr. Gerald Benjamin leads ... more
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‘I Love Auburn’: Gov. Cuomo arrives with $10M check for city

'I Love Auburn': Gov. Cuomo arrives with $10M check for city
Three tries, and the City of Auburn has finally won the $10 million Downtown Revitalization funds it has been seeking. Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Auburn on Friday to announce that the city won the prize ... more
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Geneva incurs big tab for Trinity Episcopal Church redevelopment project

Trinity Episcopal Church in Geneva picks up legal win
The battle over a project that would convert the historic Trinity Episcopal Church into a hotel, events center and restaurant has been a costly one for the city. Documents released by the city under the ... more
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Geneva City Council meets, but still mum on manager search

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Another closed-door meeting with nothing to report. Well, for now. The Geneva city manager search has been in the hands of Council for more than a month without a decision on who will be the ... more
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Cayuga County Legislature approves new website after odyssey through committees

Cayuga County Legislature approves new website after odyssey through committees
After being brought up during committees four different times, a plan to develop a new website that would offer new features for public use and an extra layer of security was approved by the Cayuga ... more
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SENECA COUNTY: Vacated positions, uncertain future weigh heavily as BOS meets (video)

SENECA COUNTY: Vacated positions, uncertain future weigh heavily as BOS meets (video)
It was a busy night for the Seneca County Board of Supervisors who held monthly committee meetings, along with a special board meeting. Among the topics of debate was the resignation of Finance Director Brandi ... more
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Rep. John Katko drafting ‘red flag’ bill to remove guns from dangerous people

Rep. John Katko drafting 'red flag' bill to remove guns from dangerous people
U.S. Rep. John Katko will unveil legislation in the next few days to encourage states to adopt so-called "red flag" laws, which would establish a process for confiscating guns from individuals considered threats to themselves ... more
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Resolution hits snag in committee moving EMO directorship to board appointment (video)

Resolution hits snag in committee moving EMO directorship to board appointment (video)
The Public Safety committee session might have been split in two due to a special board meeting at 7 pm, but it didn't prevent the board of supervisors from getting into a brief - but ... more
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Phillips files specific objections to Porsch, Ettman petitions

Oral arguments delayed a month in SMI’s Article 78 against Seneca Falls over LL3
Specific objections have been filed to the Green Party nominating petitions of David Ettman and the Independence Party petitions of Barry Porsch, candidates for Seneca County judge. But the Seneca County Board of Elections will ... more
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New Skaneateles superintendent contract details released

New Skaneateles superintendent contract details released
The next Skaneateles Central School District superintendent's base pay is set to be less than the current leader's salary. Lynda Quick will receive a $185,000 base salary for the 2018-2019 school year, according to her ... more
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