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Sexual harassment training available through Cayuga Strategic Solutions this week

A sexual harassment training session is available for businesses and organizations with less than ten people. The session will be held over Zoom this Wednesday at 10 a.m. and is hosted by Cayuga Strategic Solutions. Anyone sitting on a Board of Directors can also attend. The training is ... FULL STORY
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Lawyer says former Phelps employee was fired for supporting highway superintendent’s opponent

A law firm based out of Albany, New York says Town of Phelps Highway Department Superintendent Terry Featherly wrongfully terminated Ryan VanCamp, a former employee of ... MORE
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Ontario County PBA votes no confidence in Sheriff Henderson

Ontario County’s largest police union, which represents nearly 80 officers has said that it does not have confidence in Sheriff Kevin Henderson moving forward. The Ontario ... MORE
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Lawmakers take aim at court fees, surcharges in New York: Look to end cycle of debt

State and federal lawmakers say it’s time for an end to excessive court fees. In fact, they are ... MORE
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NYSP violent crimes now investigating firefighter’s death at Schuyler facility

New York State Police will be working with the Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office to investigate the March ... MORE
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Cayuga County continues to see cases rise among unvaccinated at higher rates than vaccinated

Among the positive Cayuga County COVID cases, 23 of them are hospitalized between four different hospitals in the ... MORE
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Cayuga County fire departments receive FEMA funding to split

$5.6 million dollars in FEMA funding will be split among several Cayuga County fire departments. The funds will ... MORE
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Toxic algae blooms in Skaneateles Lake raise urgency of Syracuse’s bid to use pesticide to protect drinking water

Stakes are rising in the simmering debate over whether to allow the city of Syracuse to apply a ... MORE
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Governor Kathy Hochul awards the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes millions in grant money

The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes has been awarded $7.6 million dollars to share, and $152 ... MORE
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Residents can purchase Firehouse Subs locally this week

If you’ve ever seen Firehouse Sub ads on TV and wished you could have one, now is your ... MORE
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Deadline to apply for the Wayne County StartUp Pitch Concept is Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The deadline for anyone in Wayne County that wants to apply for the annual StartUp Pitch Concept is ... MORE
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Camp Barton might be sold to help the Boy Scouts of America pay sexual abuse settlements

Camp Barton, a 130 acre Boy Scout camp, may go up for auction. A vote was held to decide whether the Boy Scouts of America’s Baden-Powell Council should sell the property assessed to be worth $4.5 million dollars. The sale would help ... MORE
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Pennsylvania man rescued from Seneca Lake after kayak overturns

A Pennsylvania man was rescued from Seneca Lake on Monday after his kayak overturned.  Paul Zimmerman, of Pennsylvania told deputies that he was attempting to take a photo just after 7 a.m. when his kayak overturned off Serenity Road in Torrey. The ... MORE
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UR Medicine’s Farmington Urgent Care will temporarily close and be a clinic for monoclonal antibody treatment

Urgent Care in Farmington will temporarily cease operation starting Saturday. According to UR Medicine Thompson Health, staffing is so bad at other locations they need to utilize the urgent care staff in places they’re needed more. They also plan to convert the ... MORE
New York is 5th most diverse in U.S., but parts of Upstate struggle with diversity

New York is 5th most diverse in U.S., but parts of Upstate struggle with diversity

How diverse is New York?  According to a new study from WalletHub, New York ranks fifth in the U.S. for diversity. It considered a number of factors including income diversity, educational-attainment diversity, racial and ethnic diversity, linguistic diversity, worker class diversity, and ... MORE
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Lawsuit aims to kill mask mandate in New York schools

There’s a new push at the state level to end mask mandates in schools. A lawsuit has been filed challenging the state’s requirement that people wear masks while in school buildings to slow the spread of COVID-19. State Sen. George Borrello, R-57, ... MORE
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Deadline nears to vaccinate healthcare workers: Hospitals prepare for loss of staff

The deadline for healthcare workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine and remain employed in New York is just a week away. By Monday, September 27 all healthcare workers will need to have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. They have the ... MORE
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Canadian and Mexican borders remain closed until Oct. 21

Nonessential travel with Mexico and Canada and the United States has been extended through to Oct. 21. Every month the restriction has been extended after it began in March of 2020. Canada took away the quarantine mandate for Americans who are fully ... MORE
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Steuben County sees 118 new COVID-19 cases Friday and two additional COVID-related deaths

Two more people in Steuben County have died of COVID-19, which makes the death total 199 in the county. One was a 74-year-old woman who lived in the Town of Bath and the other a 55-year-old man that was a resident of ... MORE
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Why you should start Christmas shopping now

Experts in consumerism say Christmas shopping should start now. The supply chain issues going on are making it hard to obtain anything right now, and waiting even longer without being proactive may make it impossible as the holiday gets closer. Items are ... MORE
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New York ranks highest on WalletHub for teaching jobs

WalletHub says that New York State is the best state in the country to be a teacher. The reason? Job opportunity and work environment. The state also ranks first for annual salary and spending per student in public schools. The turnover rate ... MORE
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Deaths due to COVID-19 have reached the number of deaths caused by the Spanish Flu

The Spanish Flu was a huge part of American History and now, COVID has killed as many people at this point in the pandemic as the Spanish Flu did all together. The Spanish Flu between 1918 and 1919 killed around 675,000 Americans ... MORE
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Wegmans works on updating and expanding products; customers aren’t necessarily happy about it

Wegmans stores have moved around a lot of their products, and people aren’t very happy about it. People took to social media to express their opinions on the Irondequoit store shifting their product around and changing the layout of the store. Right ... MORE