Day: April 20, 2019

THE DEBRIEF: Jim Meaney of The Geneva Believer discusses future of City Council, and more (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Jim Meaney of The Geneva Believer discusses future of City Council, and more (podcast)

When Jim Meaney, founder of The Geneva Believer announced that he would be seeking the nomination to run for Geneva City Council’s Ward 6 seat – there was very little surprise. However, weeks later he ended that campaign, returning to the work ... MORE
New York state’s rural population continues to decline

New York state’s rural population continues to decline

New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state's population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state's total population dropped by more than 48,000 between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, to a total of ... MORE
New York State, News
Tax receipts decline $3.7B, per year-end Comptroller’s report

Tax receipts decline $3.7B, per year-end Comptroller’s report

The state’s tax receipts in the most recently ended fiscal year declined $3.7 billion, a 4.7 percent reduction to $75.6 billion, according to an end-of-year cash report released Friday by Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. It’s another example of the state’s slackening tax revenue ... MORE
Alonso’s massive homer lifts Mets to win over Cards

Alonso’s massive homer lifts Mets to win over Cards

After struggling in their last two games coming up with big hits, the Mets hoped to get a jolt from their offense as they opened a three-game series against the Cardinals on Friday night. Pete Alonso delivered. Alonso homered, collected two hits ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
CC nears 3,000-K mark as Yanks top Royals

CC nears 3,000-K mark as Yanks top Royals

CC Sabathia says that he returned for one final big league season so he could appear in another World Series, not to chase round numbers. Yet as the veteran left-hander draws nearer to the 3,000-strikeout mark, the historic milestone has been occupying ... MORE
Serious crash temporarily closes SR 318 in Seneca County on Saturday

Family and friends mourn loss of 6-year-old after Junius crash; GoFundMe established for funeral expenses

An online fundraiser seeks to help out a family as they are forced to bury their six-year-old daughter after a crash over the weekend in Seneca County. We’re told the Seneca Falls family was in a minivan stopped on Route 318, attempting ... MORE
State to study proposal to mandate minimum staffing levels for nursing homes, hospitals

State to study proposal to mandate minimum staffing levels for nursing homes, hospitals

Healthcare officials are searching for a solution to apparent understaffing problems in many of the worst-rated nursing homes in Western New York. Residents in some of those facilities often wait a long time for assistance for basic needs. A state-mandated proposal to ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
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