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Tornadoes confirmed across the Finger Lakes: NWS up to 7 total with investigations continuing

Tornadoes confirmed across the Finger Lakes: NWS up to 7 total with investigations continuing
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New York State experienced an unprecedented number of tornado warnings on Wednesday, with the National Weather Service (NWS) issuing 42 warnings across the state from Buffalo to the Adirondacks. This broke the previous record of 41 warnings set during a severe weather outbreak in May 1998. The NWS offices in Buffalo, Binghamton, and Albany were all involved in issuing the warnings. As of Thursday morning, ... FULL STORY


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Tourism rebounds across the Finger Lakes, but staffing shortages are a problem

Tourism record set in 2018 for New York State
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Tourism in New York's Finger Lakes region has returned to pre-pandemic levels, but local businesses are struggling to find enough ... READ MORE

Geneva City Council approves new rules for short-term rentals

Rise of short-term rentals prompts debate, action in Tompkins
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Geneva City Council voted 6-2 on Wednesday to amend the short-term rental ordinance initially passed in 2023. The changes remove ... READ MORE

What’s next in Aurora after Wells College closure?

What's next in Aurora after Wells College closure?
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With Wells College set to close this year, Aurora is planning for the future of the village and its land ... READ MORE

Finger Lakes Cancer Center joins Cayuga Health System amid financial challenges

Patient from NYC dies of COVID-19 at Cayuga Medical Center
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The Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes (CRC) has affiliated with Cayuga Health System as of July 1. This ... READ MORE

Cayuga Community College proposes $27.7M budget

Cayuga Community College welcomes two new trustees
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Cayuga Community College has proposed a $27.7 million budget for the 2024-25 academic year. The budget, approved by the college's ... READ MORE

Clyde man arrested after standoff in Seneca County

Hours long standoff in city of Geneva ends with no injuries: Chief Passalacqua says charges pending
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A man locked himself in his truck for over an hour following a traffic stop on July 7. Nathan D ... READ MORE

Boaters urged to watch out for water hazards after storms

Sheriff: High water advisory issued in Seneca County
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The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning about water hazards following recent storms. Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that ... READ MORE

Rochester man flees deputies in Seneca County, later found with drugs

Rochester man flees deputies in Seneca County, later found with drugs
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Deputies arrested a man after a late-night chase on July 10. Alphonso L. Mems, 62, of Rochester, was charged with ... READ MORE

Clifton Springs man arrested for assault

Motorcyclist dead after crash in Canandaigua
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Deputies arrested a man for assault following a domestic incident in the village. Jeffrey Charles Grimsley, 56, of East Main ... READ MORE

Odessa-Montour school board holds annual reorganizational meeting: President and VP identified

Odessa-Montour Grizzlies: High school sports teams will have new mascot
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Robert Halpin was unanimously re-elected as president of the Odessa-Montour School Board during the annual organizational meeting on Thursday night ... READ MORE

At Army’s request, EPA deletes website reference to request for PFAS tests of creeks in former Seneca Army Depot

At Army's request, EPA deletes website reference to request for PFAS tests of creeks in former Seneca Army Depot
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At the request of the U.S. Army, the EPA has deleted from its website a reference to the agency’s formal ... READ MORE

Yankees call up infield prospect Jorbit Vivas from Triple-A

Yankees call up infield prospect Jorbit Vivas from Triple-A
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The New York Yankees made an unexpected move on Friday, calling up No. 15 prospect Jorbit Vivas from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre ... READ MORE

EXCLUSIVE: Proposed GOP budget could harm New Yorkers, critics say

Gov. Hochul urges Congress to pass gun laws after BUffa
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New Yorkers could see detrimental impacts from a proposed federal budget. The Republican Study Committee's proposed 2025 budget calls for sweeping cuts ... READ MORE

Keuka College earns “College of Distinction” honor again

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Keuka College has been named a 2024-25 College of Distinction, marking its tenth year receiving this prestigious honor. This recognition ... READ MORE

Wyckoff Family Foundation awards $445K in grants to community groups

Downtown Geneva to undergo a major transformation
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The Wyckoff Family Foundation has awarded $444,895 in grants to 24 local organizations focused on improving children's lives. The foundation, ... READ MORE

HAPPENING TODAY: Rally to support New York State Green Amendment

Gov. Cuomo vetoes stream protection bill, siding with Sen. O’Mara and GOP legislators over 41 environmental groups
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Leaders, activists, and community members are gathering today to support the New York State Green Amendment. The rally, set for ... READ MORE

Woman banned from all Tops stores after Walworth larceny

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A woman was arrested for stealing groceries from a Tops Grocery Store in Walworth. Deputies identified the suspect as Corrie ... READ MORE