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Siena poll shows big lead for Cuomo over Molinaro

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) leads his closest rival by 22 percentage points in a six-person field for governor, a Siena College poll released Monday found. The poll found Cuomo leading Republican Marc Molinaro 50 percent to 28 percent. Cynthia Nixon received 10 percent as the candidate of the Working Families Party. Libertarian candidate Larry Sharpe, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins... more

Save Owasco Now! renewing letter-writing campaign for state assistance with HABs

Save Owasco Now! renewing letter-writing campaign for state assistance with HABs
A local activist group dedicated to combating harmful algal blooms is renewing its campaign asking for state assistance in protecting water quality on Owasco Lake. Urged on by the approaching end of a public comment period on proposed changes to a state permitting process for farms and the continued presence of HABs on the lake, Save Owasco Now! is asking members and... more

Geneva man faces felony drug charges after investigation in Seneca County

Geneva man faces felony drug charges after investigation in Seneca County
Investigators say a 27-year-old Geneva man was arrested on felony drug charges following an investigation in the Town of Waterloo. Sharmeer A. Sinopoli, 27, of Geneva was charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and felony criminal sale of a controlled substance after an investigation into the sale of crack cocaine in Waterloo. Deputies say that Sinopoli sold... more

Town of Skaneateles approves tentative 2019 budget; introduces local law

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A tentative budget for 2019 was approved during a town of Skaneateles regular board meeting Monday evening. “It’s a work in progress, but it’s a good swing for the first time,” said Budget Officer Bridgett Winkelman. The 2019 tentative budget proposes total town appropriations of $4,380,904, which is about a 14.5-percent increase from last year’s total town appropriations of $3,825,486.... more

Police: Seneca Falls man held knife to victim’s throat during domestic incident

Police: Seneca Falls man held woman hostage during domestic incident
Police say a 32-year-old Seneca Falls man was arrested on a warrant following a domestic dispute that happened on September 25th. Brandon L. Backus, 32, of Seneca Falls is accused of physically restraining a female victim, who was prevented from leaving his residence. He also attempted to strangle that individual, and held a knife to the her throat. During the... more

Previewing the 2018-19 Syracuse men’s basketball team

Previewing the 2018-19 Syracuse men’s basketball team
Welcome to October! As fall is upon us, we are slowly but surely getting closer to college basketball season which means it’s about time to get Syracuse Orange basketball coverage into full swing. Syracuse figures to be ranked to start the preseason, which also means that the national media will focus in on the Orange in various previews including top... more

Sheriff announces local resources as DV awareness month begins

Sheriff announces local resources as DV awareness month begins
October is upon us, and coast to coast domestic violence is getting a closer look. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould says October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and reminds everyone of some resources. According to Sheriff Gould, one tool is the website sheriff-assist.org. It allows victims of domestic abuse to sign up for notifications about orders of protection, or... more

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? Neighbor of Seneca Meadows wants to jump-start stalled lawsuit on 2025 landfill closure

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? Neighbor of Seneca Meadows wants to jump-start stalled lawsuit on 2025 landfill closure
A frustrated neighbor of the Seneca Meadows Inc. landfill has asked a judge for permission to intervene in a long-delayed civil case challenging a local law that requires the state’s largest trash dump to close by 2025. Dixie D. Lemmon argues that attorneys representing Seneca Meadows, the plaintiffs in the case, and attorneys for the Town of Seneca Falls and... more

USA TODAY honors del Lago Resort & Casino with Top Casino Hotel Award

USA TODAY honors del Lago Resort & Casino with Top Casino Hotel Award
After a four-week campaign against 19 high-profile casinos across the nation, del Lago Resort & Casino has been named New York State’s top U.S. casino hotel in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Del Lago Resort & Casino’s hotel was ranked number two, edging out multiple high-profile casinos across the U.S. such as The Venetian and The Palazzo in Las Vegas. Every year,... more

Neighbors say rollover accident in Cayuga County led to police search lasting into night

Neighbors say rollover accident in Cayuga County led to police search lasting into night
Reports from Cayuga County indicate that a rollover accident on Route 104A resulted in an extensive police search into the night. Neighbors say they were told that a ‘search’ will continue in the morning. Those same individuals say that law enforcement is searching for the person who was operating the vehicle. #INBOX: Neighbors say this accident on Rt. 104A yesterday... more

MANTIUS: Landfill makes offer SF ‘cannot refuse’ in new draft of host agreement

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The state’s largest landfill is floating a proposal to push back its mandatory closure date from 2025 to 2037 in exchange for sweetened annual “host” payments to the Town of Seneca Falls. A proposed resolution outlining the plan may be presented to the town board for a vote Tuesday night Oct. 2. But the measure may be pulled from the... more

Cool, damp today followed by threat for gusty storms on Tuesday

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The entire region will likely see rain, with temperatures making it feel more like late-October than the first of the month. Forecasters say chances of rain will ease as the day progresses, but parts of the area could see a quarter- or half-inch of rainfall by the end of the day. While it will feel raw, the National Weather Service... more

Auburn Downtown BID welcomes new Equal Rights Heritage Center Visitor Experience Manger

Auburn Downtown BID welcomes new Equal Rights Heritage Center Visitor Experience Manger
The Auburn Downtown Business Improvement District Executive Director, Stephanie DeVito has announced today that Courtney Rae Kasper has been hired to fill the position of Visitor Experience Manager for the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center in downtown Auburn. DeVito said, “I am thrilled to welcome Courtney to the BID team. Her motivation, expertise, leadership skills and infectious personality will be... more
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