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WellNow Urgent Care threatens to drop Excellus over reimbursement rates

Some WellNow centers will now give PCR testing for asymptomatic patients
WellNow Urgent Care, a prominent urgent care provider across the region, announced a potential decision to cease accepting Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield from January 1, 2024. The decision hinges on whether Excellus BCBS agrees ... more
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Local libraries launch ‘give back’ campaign for personal care donations

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This October, the OWWL Library System, spanning Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, and Livingston Counties, is embarking on a community service drive dubbed "The Great Give Back." Originating on Long Island in 2017, the initiative has grown ... more
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Goodwill of the Finger Lakes appoints Janice Holland as chief people officer

Goodwill of the Finger Lakes appoints Janice Holland as chief people officer
Goodwill of the Finger Lakes announced the latest addition to its leadership team with Janice M. Holland stepping in as the Chief People Officer. With a professional journey spanning over two decades, Holland brings a ... more
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Where’s the fall foliage? More color expected in next week across Finger Lakes

Where’s the fall foliage? More color expected in next week across Finger Lakes
The Empire State Development Division of Tourism’s I LOVE NY program, in its fourth Fall Foliage Report for 2023, indicates that the Adirondacks, The Catskills, Chautauqua-Allegheny, and Greater Niagara regions will experience vibrant, peak fall ... more
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Wegmans faces COVID vaccine supply challenges amid surging demand

Wegmans faces COVID vaccine supply challenges amid surging demand
Amid heightened demand for the COVID-19 vaccine, Wegmans has reported inconsistent vaccine availability in its stores. A notice in one of their stores stated that their pharmacy teams are catering to the local communities with ... more
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State says 200 jobs are available to migrants in the Finger Lakes

Report: 900 detained immigrant children still in Cayuga Centers’ care
Governor Kathy Hochul has revealed that 400 employers across New York State are prepared to hire migrants and asylum seekers, with over 200 of these job opportunities located in the Finger Lakes Region. These positions ... more
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When will foliage peak in the Finger Lakes? What about other regions?

When will foliage peak in the Finger Lakes? What about other regions?
The much-anticipated fall season in Upstate New York is upon us, bringing with it the splendid displays of autumnal colors. Residents and tourists are keen to know the optimum time to witness the fall foliage ... more
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DEBRIEF: Aging report for FLX not good, economic development turnover at key agencies, and age-old questions (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Aging report for FLX not good, economic development turnover at key agencies, and age-old questions (podcast)
It's time for another episode of The Debrief Podcast! Today on the show Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine break down an array of stories including a new report on the aging population and lack of ... more
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Law Author Piombino leads Notary Exam Prep at Alfred State on October 19

Law Author Piombino leads Notary Exam Prep at Alfred State on October 19
Alfred E. Piombino will teach an in-person seminar at Alfred State College (SUNY) for those interested in becoming a New York State Notary Public. The seminar will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2023 and ... more
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Little Lakes Community Center: A beacon of unity and heritage in Hemlock

Little Lakes Community Center: A beacon of unity and heritage in Hemlock
The Little Lakes Community Center in Hemlock, NY, established in 2018, is more than a landmark; it’s a symbol of community spirit and a keeper of the past, residing in the historically significant Hemlock School ... more
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Livingston County allocates opioid settlement funds to support youth peer advocacy

Attorney General James urges CDC to adopt stronger opioid prescription guidelines
Pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers have agreed to pay over $50 billion in settlement funds to several state and local governments across the United States over an 18-year span. Livingston County in New ... more
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NYS high schools rollout ‘three-strike rule’ for spectator conduct at fall sports

NYS high schools rollout 'three-strike rule' for spectator conduct at fall sports
The state expects everyone in attendance at local high school sporting events to be on their best behavior. Enhanced spectator guidelines have been rolled out by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association ... more
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Report: 44% increase in population 65+ expected across Finger Lakes by 2040

Report: 44% increase in population 65+ expected across Finger Lakes by 2040
The SAGE II Commission, reconvened by Common Ground Health in 2022, has released a vital report addressing the escalating needs of the aging population in New York's Finger Lakes region. The report, which will influence ... more
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Livingston motorcyclist dies in Wyoming crash

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Authorities have identified Nicholas Stutes, a 25-year-old man from Retsof in Livingston County, as the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Wyoming County. The collision, which occurred on Route 63 in the Town of ... more
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Livonia man faces charges after assaulting woman, damaging patrol car

Sheriff: Homeless man arrested on felony drug charges in Canandaigua
A Livonia man was arrested and charged after an altercation during which he allegedly choked a woman and subsequently damaged a patrol car by head-butting it. Sean O’Connor, 52, faces charges of criminal mischief, criminal ... more
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Finger Lakes hit hard by HABs over Labor Day week; Owasco and Canandaigua took the brunt

Finger Lakes hit hard by HABs over Labor Day week; Owasco and Canandaigua took the brunt
The good news for Owasco and Canandaigua lakes is that cyanobacteria blooms were relatively rare events this summer — if you assume that summer ends on Labor Day. A sign on the shore of Owasco ... more
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Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival will debut in Geneseo this October

Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival will debut in Geneseo this October
Whiskey enthusiasts are in for a treat this fall as the first-ever Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival graces the Village of Geneseo on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21. Organized in collaboration with the New York ... more
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Near-record September heat poses challenges for schools: Heat Advisory in effect again

Near-record September heat poses challenges for schools: Heat Advisory in effect again
As school resumes across the Finger Lakes, students and teachers are bracing for near-record heat, mirroring July-like conditions. A heat advisory has been announced for the Finger Lakes region, effective Tuesday, with potential extensions into ... more
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HEAT ADVISORY: How long do the 90s hold on? Hazy, hot, and humid across the Finger Lakes

HEAT ADVISORY: How long do the 90s hold on? Hazy, hot, and humid across the Finger Lakes
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a heat advisory effective from noon to 7 p.m. today for the entire Finger Lakes region, encompassing parts of Central New York and the Southern Tier. With ... more
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Livingston County father convicted of murdering infant son

Livingston County father convicted of murdering infant son
Zachary McCaa, a 27-year-old resident of Caledonia, was found guilty on Friday of the murder of his 2-month-old son in June 2022. The jury convicted McCaa on charges of second-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter, and endangering ... more
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Rollercoaster ride of temperatures this week, but early-September looks warm

Rollercoaster ride of temperatures this week, but early-September looks warm
The Finger Lakes region is set to experience fluctuating temperatures and varying chances of rain throughout the week. Monday's forecast hints at rain across the Finger Lakes, despite an initially dry commute in the morning ... more
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