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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD
What does the future of education look like in Seneca Falls? This year the Seneca Falls Central School District is undergoing a leadership change. Jeramy Clingerman will become superintendent of schools this summer, as longtime leader Bob McKeveny ends his career. The two were in-studio for a wide-ranging conversation about the transition process, and the future of education broadly. . more

Newark, Canandaigua named finalists for 2019 Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Newark, Canandaigua named finalists for 2019 Downtown Revitalization Initiative
This Wayne County village is a finalist once again in the next round of the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative competition — a program that provides $10 million in funding for building and infrastructure improvements. Under the program, one community in each of the state’s 10 Regional Economic Development Council regions will receive $10 million in state funding. The village of... more

ISSUE OF WILL: Does enough support exist for a water authority in Seneca County?

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Is it time for Seneca County to adopt the ‘authority’ model of providing water or sewer service to residents? While the Seneca County Board of Supervisors debates the prospect of a $24 million sewer consolidation project – they are also weighing the creation of an ‘authority’ to manage water or sewer. When County Manager Mitch Rowe assumed his role over... more

UPDATE: Missing person report cancelled in Auburn

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The Auburn Police Department has cancelled the missing person report, which had been circulating over the weekend. While details are unclear – the Auburn Police Department thanked the public, as well as State Police, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Park Police, the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Moravia Volunteer Fire Department for their cooperation.... more

Republicans battle for spot on ballot in Auburn

Republicans battle for spot on ballot in Auburn
Two Republican candidates are running for Auburn’s mayoral seat, but only one of them is guaranteed a spot on the city’s general election ballot. Former mayor and current Cayuga County Legislator Timothy Lattimore and the president of the Cayuga County Landlords Association Brett Tracy II will face off in the Republican primary June 25th. The two candidates are running to... more

What does Tim Tebow think of ‘Tim Tebull?’

What does Tim Tebow think of ‘Tim Tebull?’
Syracuse Mets outfielder Tim Tebow became a larger-than-life figure Friday night on the NBT Bank Stadium Field. Way larger. Tebow was one of the celebrities parodied in a guest appearance by the popular ZOOperstars! attraction at the Syracuse-Gwinnett game. ZOOperstars! is an inflatable mascot entertainment show that creates characters based on famous people. Like “Tim Tebull.” Read More: Syracuse.com more

Mets fall to Cardinals afrer go-ahead dinger in 8th

Mets fall to Cardinals afrer go-ahead dinger in 8th
Paul DeJong doesn’t know what it is, but there’s something about facing the Mets that makes the Cardinals shortstop hit. Entering Sunday, he ranked first in slugging percentage (.788) among all Major Leaguers with 85 plate appearances against the Mets. He left slugging .807 at Citi Field. His eighth-inning, go-ahead home run gave the Cardinals a 4-3 victory and a... more

Local group presents historic artifact to Washington, D.C. museum

Local group presents historic artifact to Washington, D.C. museum
A cap from the 1800s has been presented to a Washington, D.C. museum group from the Owasco Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The DAR, a women’s service organization, presented the cap Saturday to David Price, executive director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Clara Barton Missing Solider Office Museum, and Pry House Field... more

Crunch time for legal pot, immigrant licenses for NY lawmakers

Crunch time for legal pot, immigrant licenses for NY lawmakers
In New York state government news, lawmakers are wrapping up the 2019 legislative session with big decisions on proposals to legalize recreational marijuana and authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. Members of the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan to adjourn their six-month session Wednesday. Supporters of legal marijuana and granting the licenses are optimistic their efforts... more