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Ithaca man who posed as NYSEG worker in custody on burglary charge with more pending

Ithaca man who posed as NYSEG worker in custody on burglary charge with more pending
Police have provided an update on the burglaries that took place in the city, where a person posed as a NYSEG worker. Nicholas Denmark, 29, of Ithaca was arrested for felony burglary, with additional charges ... more
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Pick’n Patch: A place for family and all things fall, farm, and fun

Pick'n Patch: A place for family and all things fall, farm, and fun
There's no other place like it. With a corn maze, pumpkin patch, sunflower field, and future apple picking, Pick'n Patch has it all. Pick'n Patch is a family-owned and operated farm in Stanley, New York ... more
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Food Stamps: All grocery stores that take SNAP benefits online in the U.S.

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Online grocery shopping has become more common ever since that pandemic hit, and millions of Americans have started using food stamps online. The USDA has approved thousands of stores to be able to accept online ... more
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Student Loans: Millions to receive refunds for payments made during pandemic; $10,000 & $20,000 forgiveness explained

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Millions of Americans found themselves with student loans after attending college, and now have debt. Those who made payments during the pandemic could see refunds, and millions could see forgiveness worth up to $20,000 on ... more
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Social Security benefits 2023: When will we know much much the COLA will be?

Social Security benefits 2023: When will we know much much the COLA will be?
Inflation has increased the cost of living dramatically and Social Security recipients should be seeing an annual increase to reflect that. But how much will the COLA be and when will it be determined? Social ... more
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BUILDING STRONGER COMMUNITIES: Engagement fatigue happens when residents don’t understand the importance of their feedback (podcast)

BUILDING STRONGER COMMUNITIES: Engagement fatigue happens when residents don't understand the importance of their feedback (podcast)
If your meetings are empty and your public hearings are quiet, it could be a symptom of "engagement fatigue." In many cases, residents don't understand the impact of their feedback on your decisions. This session ... more
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WALK IN HER FOOTSTEPS: Freedom’s Footsteps (podcast)

WALK IN HER FOOTSTEPS: Freedom's Footsteps (podcast)
In this episode, we’ll dive into the people and landmarks that welcomed Harriet Tubman to live her life as a free woman in Auburn. Walk in Her Footsteps is produced by Whetstone Media in partnership ... more
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Senator Mannion secures Dormitory Authority grant for Hoopes Park work

Senator Mannion secures Dormitory Authority grant for Hoopes Park work
The city of Auburn is getting $150,000 from the state Dormitory Authority for upgrades to the city's Hoopes Park. What will the state grant be used for? Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason says State Senator ... more
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Cayuga County seeks funds for park infrastructure improvements

Cayuga County seeks funds for park infrastructure improvements
The Cayuga County Legislature plans to apply for money through the New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process to make infrastructure improvements at three county parks. What improvements will be made at Emerson Park? ... more
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Cayuga County Legislature says no to gas tax cap, yes to home heating fuel cap

Cayuga County Legislature says no to gas tax cap, yes to home heating fuel cap
At its meeting this week, the Cayuga County Legislature decided against adopting a gasoline sales tax cap. Town Supervisors concerned about lost tax revenue under gas tax cap A number of counties in the Finger ... more
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Cato Fire Department hosts drug take-back Wednesday

Cato Fire Departments hosts drug take-back Wednesday
The Cato Fire Department is hosting a prescription drug take-back event Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. Agencies work together to get medications off the street It's being hosted in a partnership with the Cayuga County Sheriff's ... more
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THE PINTCAST: Lake Drum’s Victor Pultinas on being the first in Geneva, creating an inviting atmosphere, and making great beer and cider (podcast)

THE PINTCAST: Lake Drum’s Victor Pultinas on being the first in Geneva, creating an inviting atmosphere, and making great beer and cider (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Victor Pultinas from Lake Drum Brewery and Cidery in downtown Geneva. Lake Drum was the first craft brewery in Geneva. We talked about how Victor was ready to leave ... more
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Stimulus update: Which states are still sending checks?

Stimulus checks and tax rebates: Some changes to this week’s stimulus and direct payment roundup
We know at this point that another federal stimulus is unlikely. However, many Americans still need additional financial support, so they are looking to their state. Child Tax Credit: Pennsylvania’s new budget allows up to ... more
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Skaneateles appoints new middle and high school principals

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Michael Caraccio, who served as the Skaneateles Middle School principal for over five years, recently took on a new role as principal at the High School. The Skaneateles Board of Education approved the appointment at ... more
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What is the most you can make and still get food stamps?

What is the most you can make and still get food stamps?
Food stamps, or SNAP benefits, are a way for Americans to afford food they otherwise would not be able to on their income. Millions of people in every state use the program. During the pandemic, ... more
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Church of Love Faith Center and Charles Finney School raise $250,000 for student scholarships

Church of Love Faith Center and Charles Finney School raise $250,000 for student scholarships
The Church of Love Faith Center (COLFC) recently donated $100,000 as a matching grant to The Charles Finney School. The donation was made through the Church of Love Faith Center Bishop Gregory and Pastor Myra ... more
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Stimulus payments of up to $650 going out to thousands of Pennsylvania residents

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Thousands of Americans from the state of Pennsylvania will see stimulus payments worth up to $650 if they're eligible, and there's still time to apply. The payments will go to elderly and disabled Pennsylvania residents ... more
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Child tax credit worth $750 have quickly approaching deadline

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Connecticut households still have a chance to apply for the child tax credit payment, which could bring in as much as $750. Families can get $250 per child for up to three children living in ... more
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Independence Day fireworks in the Finger Lakes

Fourth of July fireworks displays in and around the Finger Lakes: Sunday Auburn Symphonia concert at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks. Canandaigua fireworks over Canandaigua Lake 9:30 p.m. Conesus - Conesus Lake Ring of Fire ... more
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