Day: February 16, 2019

Why Amazon’s huge plans for New York fell apart

Why Amazon’s huge plans for New York fell apart

Amazon’s plans for New York City were poised to become one of the largest economic-development projects in state history. D&C Between 25,000 to 40,000 jobs in the Long Island City section of Queens. An estimated $27 billion in tax revenue, backed by ... MORE
Cuomo wants to close three NY prisons

Cuomo wants to close three NY prisons

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking the state Legislature for authority to close up to three correctional facilities by September. The proposal is outlined in Cuomo’s 30-day amendments to his 2019-20 executive budget. An amendment to the public protection and general government budget ... MORE
State comptroller faults Moravia assessor for some property tax exemptions

State comptroller faults Moravia assessor for some property tax exemptions

An audit by the state comptroller's office that reviewed property tax exemptions of 85 properties in the town of Moravia found a number of key failings by the town's assessor. The report reviewed 85 agricultural, nonprofit, senior citizen, veteran and other exemptions ... MORE
New report shows Lake Ontario water levels higher now than before 2017 flooding

New report shows Lake Ontario water levels higher now than before 2017 flooding

Margaret Keefe still thinks about it every time she looks outside. “I used to stand here and watch the water creep up over his property,” she says. “I mean, it didn’t stop until the end of July or even August. One day, ... MORE
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Bed bugs discovered at Sodus Rehab and Nursing Center

Bed bugs discovered at Sodus Rehab and Nursing Center

News10NBC, WHEC-TV – Rochester A local nursing home at the center of a year-long News10NBC investigation now has a bed bug problem. Patients and employees tell News10NBC that Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is being fumigated this week. While it’s not totally ... MORE
More info coming on Wayne school board members facing removal

More info coming on Wayne school board members facing removal

The Wayne Central School District has offered signs it would give the public more information about two members of the school system’s board in danger of removal from the board over misconduct accusations. News10NBC, WHEC-TV – Rochester On Wednesday, February 20, school ... MORE
Nexamp Seneca offers community solar option

Nexamp Seneca offers community solar option

Anyone who has driven a stretch of Route 14A from Geneva to the hamlet of Hall has likely noticed solar panels being installed on a large tract of land for nearly a year. The completion of that work was unveiled Thursday, when ... MORE
DiNapoli issues warning about NYS budget

DiNapoli issues warning about NYS budget

Comptroller DiNapoli in a statement Friday afternoon warned state revenue is sagging — making the state budget process all the more difficult for lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. DiNapoli’s office released the January revenue numbers, showing a decline in projected revenue to ... MORE
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Homeowner, firefighter both sent to hospital after fire in Manchester

On Friday at approximately 1:18 p.m. the Manchester Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house fire at 59 Canadice Lane. Provided. Upon arrival first responders reported smoke and flames coming from a mobile home. The fire was reported to the Ontario ... MORE
2019 Section V Boys & Girls High School Basketball Tournament Brackets

2019 Section V Boys & Girls High School Basketball Tournament Brackets

The 2019 Sectional Playoffs begin next week for boys and girls high school basketball teams throughout the region. There are 19 tournaments to be contested by class to determine Sectional Championships. The championship round will be followed by the state play-in rounds ... MORE
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Sunny day over Keuka Lake (photo)

A chilly but sunny day over Keuka Lake. Photo by Ed Traphagan ... MORE