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23rd congressional district candidate says he fights for ‘the people left behind’

23rd congressional district candidate says he fights for ‘the people left behind’
Ian Golden may not agree with many of the policies of President Donald Trump, but he understands why his message resonates with many people in the 23rd congressional district. “A lot of people felt left ... more
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SENECA CO. BOS: Resolution to oppose incinerator passes unanimously (full coverage)

SENECA CO. BOS: Resolution to oppose incinerator passes unanimously (full coverage)
On Tuesday the Seneca County Board of Supervisors held their regularly scheduled meeting for March, taking what some felt was a 'significant' step in opposing the proposed Circular enerG incinerator in Romulus. Multiple speakers at ... more
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Aurora’s three mayoral and three trustee candidates participate in forum

Aurora's three mayoral and three trustee candidates participate in forum
Candidates running for mayor and two trustee seats in Aurora came together Tuesday night at the Morgan Opera House to share their platforms with the community so residents can cast informed votes at the polls ... more
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Kolb, Palmesano & Helming draft letter calling on Gov. Cuomo to block Circular enerG incinerator

Kolb, Palmesano & Helming draft letter calling on Gov. Cuomo to block Circular enerG incinerator
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R-Corning) and Sen. Pamela Helming (R-Canandaigua) called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state officials to block a prospective application from Circular EnerG, LLC to ... more
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Assembly Republicans aim to chip away at ‘unfunded mandates’ through new plan

Assembly Republicans aim to chip away at 'unfunded mandates' through new plan
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) and members of the Minority Conference unveiled a phased-in plan to address the burdensome New York State Medicaid program on Monday. The plan would provide much-needed relief to ... more
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Cayuga County farms awarded over $1.1M for manure storage

Cayuga County farms awarded over $1.1M for manure storage
Three Cayuga County farms are getting some state aid to upgrade their manure storage, assistance greatly needed at a time when farms are dealing with new regulations and falling milk prices. Sennett farm Peters Dairy, ... more
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Kolb, NY Assembly Republicans endorse Marc Molinaro for governor

Kolb, NY Assembly Republicans endorse Marc Molinaro for governor
Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, one of the top Republicans in the state Legislature and a former gubernatorial candidate, is supporting Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for governor. Kolb, R-Canandaigua, opted to endorse his friend ... more
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Former Tyrone highway official ordered to plea down to disorderly conduct from felony charge

Former Tyrone highway official ordered to plea down to disorderly conduct from felony charge
The 68-year-old old former Tyrone Town Highway Superintendent who was charged with official misconduct and offering a false instrument for filing has pleaded guilty. Paul Ernhout, 68, pleaded guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct, ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Trailblazers PAC founder Leslie Danks Burke talks transparency, political engagement (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Trailblazers PAC founder Leslie Danks Burke talks transparency, political engagement (podcast)
Government transparency. They are two words frequently debate, and discussed within the realm of politics, but one group says they're working harder than any other in the region to restore faith in elections through civic ... more
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Marc Molinaro on track to lock up GOP nomination to challenge Cuomo

Marc Molinaro on track to lock up GOP nomination to challenge Cuomo
Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro is approaching the threshold necessary to secure the Republican gubernatorial nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Molinaro has been endorsed by 27 GOP county chairs. His latest supporter is ... more
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Dam floodgates to open to drain excess Lake Ontario water

Dam floodgates to open to drain excess Lake Ontario water
Floodgates are being opened at a New York Power Authority dam in Massena to spill excess water from Lake Ontario into the Saint Lawrence River. The gates at Long Sault Dam are scheduled to open ... more
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DeFrancisco’s GOP opponent in NY governor’s race turning up the heat

DeFrancisco's GOP opponent in NY governor's race turning up the heat
State Sen. John DeFrancisco is facing a serious challenge in his bid for New York governor by an opponent who has yet to formally announce his candidacy. State Sen. Marc Molinaro, from Dutchess County, told ... more
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Geneva City Council puts limit on Linden closures

Geneva City Council puts limit on Linden closures
Instead of taking a leap forward for 2018 when it comes to Linden Street closures, City Council decided it was best to take a step back — to 2017. A proposal to add Sundays to ... more
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Meeting minutes: Weedsport mayor defies attorney advice on conflict of interest

Meeting minutes: Weedsport mayor defies attorney advice on conflict of interest
Despite an attorney's advice to the contrary, Mayor Jean Saroodis refused to recuse herself from an executive session in the village of Weedsport on Feb. 8 in which an unspecified conflict of interest arose, according ... more
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Upgrades to wastewater treatment system could cost Auburn $2.25 million

Upgrades to wastewater treatment system could cost Auburn $2.25 million
After failing to get state support, the city of Auburn may bond for $2,250,000 to upgrade the disinfection process of its wastewater treatment plant and to map the city's sewer system. Seth Jensen, Auburn's director ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren talks changes on Route 96 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren talks changes on Route 96 (podcast)
On Episode #102 of the Inside the FLX podcast Jack Marren, Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors, and Victor Town Supervisor was in-studio talking about changes coming to the Route 96 corridor in ... more
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Talking Spectrum changes, possible incinerator on Finger Lakes Morning News

Talking Spectrum changes, possible incinerator on Finger Lakes Morning News
This week on Finger Lakes News Radio, FL1 News Director Josh Durso was a guest on the morning news program discussing the digital transition for Spectrum customers, which has been making headlines over the last ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Geneva’s City Manager search & school assembly gone wrong in Newark (podcast)

LIVE AT 10 AM: The Debrief Podcast tackles local issues (podcast)
On Episode #19 of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso talk local politics, including the latest on a proposed piece of legislation that would impact the way child offenders are prosecuted. Other issues ... more
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Skaneateles grad lands new job in Trump administration after resigning drug post

Skaneateles grad lands new job in Trump administration after resigning drug post
A 2012 graduate of Skaneateles High School has landed a new job in President Donald Trump's administration, only weeks after he resigned under pressure from a White House office overseeing the federal response to the ... more
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Geneva City Council wants alternatives to leveling Linden St. building

Geneva City Council wants alternatives to leveling Linden St. building
City Council apparently wants more time to decide what to do about a long-vacant Linden Street property that its owner wants to demolish. A resolution on Wednesday’s Council agenda calls for granting Calvin Ruthven, the ... more
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Cayuga County Sheriff Gould likely to retire; lieutenant intends to seek office

Detective Lt. Brian Schenck said he has filed paperwork launching a campaign to run for Cayuga County sheriff should Sheriff David Gould decide to retire from the position. Gould confirmed Wednesday that he and Schenck ... more
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