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INSIDE THE FLX: Supervisors Lorenzetti, Hochadel talk issues in Seneca County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Supervisors Lorenzetti, Hochadel talk issues in Seneca County (podcast)
Shaping the future of Seneca County comes with its challenges. It is especially difficult when you're operating in the minority. For Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti and Waterloo Supervisor Lisa Hochadel, the lone Democrats on ... more
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TIME FOR CHANGE: Deputy Supervisor Ferrara calls for efficiency, more community input

Seneca Falls Town Board opens bids to find next legal team
“We need to be more efficient and better for our taxpayers.” Those were the words spoken by Deputy Supervisor Lou Ferrara at Tuesday’s Town Board meeting in Seneca Falls. On the heels of a significant ... more
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EPA taking action to address lead contamination at Ithaca Falls

EPA taking action to address lead contamination at Ithaca Falls
The City of Ithaca announced the United States Environmental Protection Agency is taking action to address elevated levels of lead contamination detected in soil in the Ithaca Falls Gorge Trail area below the former Ithaca ... more
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Auburn residents concerned Currier Plastics expansion will increase Wright Avenue traffic

Auburn residents concerned Currier Plastics expansion will increase Wright Avenue traffic
On Tuesday, Currier Plastics presented to the Auburn Planning Board plans to build a 45,000-square foot warehouse on its existing property. The warehouse will be built on the Wright Avenue portion of the manufacturer's facility, ... more
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Sunshine could power all of Cayuga County’s municipal buildings

Sunshine could power all of Cayuga County's municipal buildings
A solar array large enough to power all of Cayuga County's municipal buildings could be up within the next year or so, pending power purchase agreements and other logistics. The solar panels would likely be ... more
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Sennett and Weedsport reach water cost compromise

Sennett and Weedsport reach water cost compromise
Sennett and Weedsport have negotiated a new water rate and water contract after disagreeing on a transmission-fee increase. For the month of January, Weedsport received a water bill from the town of Sennett with an ... more
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Seneca County Board of Health opposes Romulus trash incinerator

Seneca County Board of Health opposes Romulus trash incinerator
dd another incinerator foe to the growing list. The Seneca County Board of Health has joined a growing list of local groups opposing the $356 million incinerator, proposed for a 48-acre parcel on the former ... more
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Auburn finalizing welcome center operation plans ahead of fall opening

Auburn finalizing welcome center operation plans ahead of fall opening
With construction of the Equal Rights Cultural Heritage Center revving up in preparation of an October opening date, Auburn officials are busy putting together a plan for the management and operation of the $10 million ... more
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New York lawmakers approve $168B budget in middle of the night

New York lawmakers approve $168B budget in middle of the night
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top lawmakers struck a deal late Friday on a $168 billion state budget, thwarting a possible government shutdown after negotiations took a tense turn earlier in the day. Lawmakers worked through ... more
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Cuomo urges commission to maintain Lake Ontario outflows to avoid flooding

Cuomo urges commission to maintain Lake Ontario outflows to avoid flooding
Gov. Andrew Cuomo hopes the International Joint Commission reconsiders its plan to decrease Lake Ontario outflows beginning Friday. At 1 a.m., outflows will decrease from 8,950 to 8,550 cubic meters per second. Frank Bevacqua, a ... more
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State of the county: Cayuga County tackles mandates, water quality and more

State of the county: Cayuga County tackles mandates, water quality and more
Cayuga County Administrator J. Justin Woods has been on the job 101 days, and there were many challenges to discuss at the annual State of Cayuga County and City of Auburn luncheon held Thursday. But ... more
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State of the city: Summer construction projects show Auburn’s progress, improvement

State of the city: Summer construction projects show Auburn's progress, improvement
Downtown Auburn will be a hub of construction this summer, as the result of a $25 million investment into public works by the city, accompanied by additional money from private investors. Auburn City Manager Jeff ... more
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“I Love NY” signs may be here to stay

“I Love NY” signs may be here to stay
New York State's illegal tourism signs might not be coming down yet after all. Despite a Newsday report claiming the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) will take down the "I Love New York" ... more
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del Lago vs. Albany: Competitors will have billion dollar advantage if state fails to act

del Lago vs. Albany: Competitors will have billion dollar advantage if state fails to act
The two biggest competitors of del Lago Resort & Casino have a billion dollar ‘Ace’ up their sleeve. Historic filings and reports from the last 20 years showcase a problem not dealt with by New ... more
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Department of Health, Office for the Aging ecstatic after move to ‘Seneca County Health and Senior Services Building’

Department of Health, Office for the Aging ecstatic after move to 'Seneca County Health and Senior Services Building'
Seneca County Public Health, Environmental Health, and Office for the Aging have a new home. It’s been a lengthy process — years in the making, in fact — but all three agencies now have new ... more
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NY budget likely spares public from most of Cuomo’s proposed tax increases

NY budget likely spares public from most of Cuomo's proposed tax increases
Budget negotiators in Albany have nixed most of the $1 billion in new taxes and fees proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as part of a plan to deal with the state's budget deficit. Only Cuomo's ... more
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Second public hearing held on Shakelton Inn tax abatement request by Inns of Aurora

Second public hearing held on Shakelton Inn tax abatement request by Inns of Aurora
A second public comment session regarding the Inns of Aurora's requested tax abatement for their Shakelton House Project was held during a regular Cayuga County Industrial Development Agency meeting on Tuesday. An initial public hearing ... more
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State funding cuts could impact Booker T. Washington Community Center in Auburn

State funding cuts could impact Booker T. Washington Community Center in Auburn
A funding source the Booker T. Washington Community Center in Auburn relies on could receive less state funding in the next state budget. The New York State Network for Youth Success, a group supporting after ... more
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Rick Gallant suspends campaign for NY23

Rick Gallant suspends campaign for NY23
Rick Gallant has suspended his campaign for congress. The Democratic canidate in New York's 23rd Congressional District issued the following statement: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing the suspension of my ... more
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Reed backed by GOP chairs for re-election throughout NY23

Reed backed by GOP chairs for re-election throughout NY23
Citing commitment to fairness and accessibility, and a record of standing with us in the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes and Western New York, the 11 County Republican Committee Chairs in New York’s 23rd Congressional District ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Cayuga Community College professor talks ‘state’ of media (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Cayuga Community College professor talks 'state' of media (podcast)
Cayuga Community College Media and Telecommunications Programs Director Steve Keeler joined Josh Durso in-studio to discuss the latest trends in media, the 'condition' that the industry has found itself, and the criticisms of those who ... more
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