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Longtime Auburn school board vice president wants president position

Longtime Auburn school board vice president wants president position
The longtime Auburn Enlarged City School District vice president is interested in taking the main post. During a discussion at a board meeting Tuesday night on who was interested in taking on leadership roles, Kathleen ... more
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Cayuga Community College budget approved by Legislature after previous defeat

Cayuga Community College budget approved by Legislature after previous defeat
Despite being previously defeated in a committee, Cayuga Community College's budget request with a funding increase of $44,789 from the Cayuga County Legislature was approved Tuesday night after being reintroduced on the floor. The resolution, ... more
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Former village employees ‘made whole’ in Seneca Falls after three hour executive session

Odor issues, signage, and comprehensive plan included in Seneca Falls Town Board meeting
The Seneca Falls Town Board held a special session on Wednesday at the Community Center to address a pair of items before them. Within moments of opening session, Supervisor Greg Lazzaro moved to enter executive ... more
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Waterloo Town Board may approve pay hikes for workers

Dendis seeks to expand Waterloo mine
The Town Board will consider granting salary increases for highway department laborers and the water and sewer maintainer when it meets tonight. The board also will consider a resolution to approve automobile salvage yard permits ... more
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Seneca Supervisors to consider water rate increases Tuesday

Seneca Supervisors to consider water rate increases Tuesday
Controversial water rate increases for customers of Seneca County Water District No. 1 could be voted on by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The proposed rate increases for in-district customers are: • The water charge ... more
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Seneca Meadows seeks renewal of its state mining permit in Waterloo

Reaction mixed after public hearing over zoning in Waterloo
Seneca Meadows Inc. has applied to renew its state mined land reclamation permit for another five years. The permit is for the landfill’s 122-acre Meadow View Mine in the town of Waterloo. The original permit ... more
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Democratic primary for Congress: Balter, Perez Williams make final pitch to voters

Democratic primary for Congress: Balter, Perez Williams make final pitch to voters
In the city's Eastwood neighborhood, a teacher told Dana Balter she would have her vote. On the South Side, Juanita Perez Williams exchanged pleasantries and a hug with an elderly woman who kept her campaign ... more
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Circular EnerG lawyer praises Assembly for no vote on incinerator bill

Anti-incinerator bill has yet to reach governor’s desk
Circular EnerG lawyer praises Assembly for no vote on incinerator bill ROMULUS — There’s at least one party happy the state Assembly did not vote on a bill that would have removed waste-to-energy incinerators from ... more
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Supervisor pulls property bid, but loses deposit in Wayne Co.

A Wayne County supervisor is $3,700 poorer after fellow board members refused to refund the down payment he made — and later withdrew — on a property at a tax foreclosure auction an official advised ... more
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Auburn City Council approves change orders for two downtown projects

Auburn City Council approves change orders for two downtown projects
The Auburn City Council authorized additional funding for the Genesee Street paving and the Equal Rights Heritage Center projects Thursday. First, the council unanimously voted to approve a $474,884 change order to F. Rizzo Construction, ... more
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Cayuga Centers was paid $28 million for unaccompanied immigrant children program last year

Cayuga Centers was paid $28 million for unaccompanied immigrant children program last year
Cayuga Centers has been receiving millions of dollars from the federal government since 2014 to run a program for unaccompanied immigrant children that has been thrust into the national spotlight this week. According to the ... more
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Supreme Court decision allowing online sales tax could be a windfall for FLX counties

Supreme Court decision allowing online sales tax could be a windfall for FLX counties
County leaders in Central New York believe a Supreme Court decision could be a windfall for them. In a 5-4 decision Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned previous decisions that prevented states from collecting sales ... more
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Former legislator sues Tompkins County for $500k in damages

Former legislator sues Tompkins County for $500k in damages
Months after finding itself the subject of a wrongful termination lawsuit from a former employee, Tompkins County must face down another one of their own after a former county legislature chairperson and long-time legislature member ... more
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Weedsport calls special meeting to discuss questions with civil service

Weedsport calls special meeting to discuss questions with civil service
During a special meeting Wednesday evening, Weedsport's village board held an information session with two representatives from Cayuga County's Civil Service Commission. The notice said the purpose of the meeting was for the board to ... more
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Brittany’s Law fails to reach Assembly floor before session ends for 8th time

Brittany's Law fails to reach Assembly floor before session ends for 8th time
Another year without action on Brittany's Law. It had been passed by New York State Senate for an eighth time, but again, the measure failed to get to the Assembly floor for the crucial next ... more
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MANTIUS: Legislature adjourns before NYS Assembly can vote on incinerator bill

MANTIUS: Legislature adjourns before NYS Assembly can vote on incinerator bill
The New York State Legislature adjourned before 10 p.m. Wednesday without voting on a bill aimed at derailing a proposed garbage incinerator in Romulus. The bill was a top priority among dozens of local officials ... more
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Legislation aimed at helping those with special needs awaits Cuomo’s signature

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Senator Pam Helming announced that the New York State Senate passed a bill that she sponsored to help improve communication with people who have developmental disabilities. The legislation (S.2565) creates a new optional identification card ... more
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Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester receives $300K award

Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester receives $300K award
Senator Pam Helming announced that the New York State Senate passed a Senate Resolution awarding $300,000 to the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. This critical funding will assist BCCR with its continued outreach and support ... more
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Democratic candidates tell audience at Lyons forum: Wayne County will be a priority

Democratic candidates tell audience at Lyons forum: Wayne County will be a priority
If the forum Tuesday at Ohmann Theater is any indication, the two Democrats running in the 24th Congressional District race won't overlook Wayne County in the primary or general elections. Dana Balter and Juanita Perez ... more
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Report: Stephanie Miner to run for NY governor as an independent

Report: Stephanie Miner to run for NY governor as an independent
After more than a year of speculation that she might seek higher office, former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner will run for New York governor as an independent, The New York Times reported Monday morning. “I ... more
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Vice President Pence greeted by protesters at Nucor Steel in Auburn

Vice President Pence greeted by protesters at Nucor Steel in Auburn
As Vice President Mike Pence arrived Tuesday at Nucor Steel Auburn, he was greeted by more than 100 protesters who gathered outside the facility to criticize the Trump administration's immigration actions. When Pence opened his ... more
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