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GUEST APPEARANCE: Ithaca mayor responds to gun violence, identifies ways City will act

Recently there have been a cluster of reported gunshots in our city. The investigation is ongoing, but it appears that a couple of extremely irresponsible people engaged in a personal dispute are intent on shooting each other. This is obviously stupid, reckless, ... MORE
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GUEST APPEARANCE: Ballot measures will have an impact on Election Day

The following is a guest editorial submitted for publication on FingerLakes1.com. Submissions for consideration can be sent to [email protected] or manually uploaded by clicking here.  Gerrymandering a concern after Elections – By Jeff Gallahan The democratic election of our leaders and representatives is a ... MORE
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LETTER: Voters should consider the facts in Seneca Falls

The following is a letter to the editor submitted for publication on FingerLakes1.com. Submissions for consideration can be sent to [email protected] or manually uploaded by clicking here.  Mountain of Trash, Mountain of Lies – By Jean Gilroy Apparently if you lie three times, it is ... MORE
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LETTER: Taxpayers being misled in Seneca Falls as Election Day looms

Earlier this month, Town Supervisor Michael Ferrara stated that his tentative 2022 budget calls for a 15% increase in taxes. As of this moment, the tentative increase is now closer to 11%; since Budget Workshop #1 is behind us (held on 10/11) ... MORE
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LETTER: Vote for Candidates with Courage in Seneca Falls

Local government is not for the faint of heart. Local officials are on the front lines answering to their neighbors and tax payers on issues that have a real impact on daily life. The decisions are tough and there is often no ... MORE
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OPINION: Avery responds to mailer received by Seneca Falls residents about financial future, landfill

If you are a resident of Seneca Falls, you recently received a letter in the mail from Kyle Black, manager of the Seneca Meadows Landfill. Upon closer inspection, many inaccuracies become apparent: I did not chair the budget committee. It was mistakenly ... MORE
HELMING COLUMN: Successes in 2021 legislative session

HELMING COLUMN: Successes in 2021 legislative session

If your loved one was in a life-threatening accident, you’d want to know that everything possible was being done to save his or her life. Under an arcane law, New York is the only state that does not allow medical flight crews ... MORE
LETTER: Lyons resident voices frustration over cuts to ALS

LETTER: Lyons resident voices frustration over cuts to ALS service

A reader from Wayne County is concerned about the future of ALS service. Cutting down service opportunities could mean longer response times, which could also cost lives ... MORE