Day: November 19, 2019

UR Medicine acquiring former Sears store at Marketplace Mall for new $240 million facility

UR Medicine acquiring former Sears store at Marketplace Mall for new $240 million facility

UR Medicine announced Monday that it will be the new owner of the former Sears store at the Marketplace Mall, which was left vacant when the company closed the location earlier this year. The new UR Medicine Orthopaedics & Physical Performance Center will ... MORE
Steuben Co. man pleads guilty to threatening congresswoman, illegally owning guns

Steuben Co. man pleads guilty to threatening congresswoman, illegally owning guns

A Steuben County man has pleaded guilty to threatening to kill U.S. Congress member Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Patrick Carlineo, 55, pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to assault and murder a United States official and being a felon in possession of ... MORE
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What drives cancer rates around the Finger Lakes?

Does where you live increase your chances of getting cancer? State data indicates it may very well play a role. Some of our local counties have some of the highest rates of certain cancer in all of New York State and health ... MORE
Pro-life group will sue NYS, claims new law violates rights

Pro-life group will sue NYS, claims new law violates rights

Compasscare Pregnancy Services, a pro-life reproductive health care organization, is filing a lawsuit against Governor Cuomo and the state of New York over a bill that they say violates their first amendment rights. The bill says employers cannot turn someone down just based on where ... MORE
Holiday festivities set for Auburn

Holiday festivities set for Auburn

Everyone loves a parade, and Downtown Auburn is a great place to see one On Saturday, November 30th the Downtown Auburn Business Improvement District and the City of Auburn will present “Miracle on Genesee Street,” and the 33rd Annual Holiday Parade. This ... MORE
Mayors across NYS worry about cost of implementing criminal justice reforms

Mayors across NYS worry about cost of implementing criminal justice reforms

Mayors are often on the front lines of state policy being enacted in New York, and increasingly many of them are worried about the cost of implementing new criminal justice law changes. Mayors from across New York were in Albany on Monday, ... MORE
Unshackle Upstate survey finds businesses are pessimistic about 2020 in New York

Unshackle Upstate survey finds businesses are pessimistic about 2020 in New York

Businesses surveyed by Unshackle Upstate reported the main concerns for them heading into the 2020 legislative session are, in a way, evergreen ones: Taxes, mandates and state spending. The group on Monday released a survey of 100 businesses in New York on ... MORE
Debate continues on West Bayard Street closing

W. Bayard St. culvert repairs could cost around $1.5M to get traffic flowing in Seneca Falls

Officials uncertain as concerns continue to swirl in Seneca Falls A section of West Bayard Street that has been closed to traffic since late August will not reopen anytime soon. And, the state Canal Corp. continues to maintain the responsibility for fixing ... MORE
Newark Turkey Day Race returns for 2019

Newark Turkey Day Race returns for 2019

On Thanksgiving morning, dozens of runners and walkers will hit the road to burn off calories ahead of the day’s feast. In what has become a Newark community tradition, the annual 5-mile Newark Turkey Day Race begins at 9 a.m. Nov. 28 ... MORE
Remembering Rod Serling: Twilight Zone creator honored in Interlaken

Remembering Rod Serling: Twilight Zone creator honored in Interlaken

As a village trustee and the deputy mayor for the village of Interlaken, Tony Del Plato has had to deal with issues related to the water and sewer systems, the roads, and — this time of year — snow removal. Recently, he ... MORE
Officers train for mental health crises in Seneca County

Officers train for mental health crises in Seneca County

The concept of crisis intervention training for police isn’t new, although it remains in the infancy stage for many departments. That includes the Seneca County sheriff’s office, which hosted CIT training for several agencies earlier this month at the county Law Enforcement ... MORE
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Casino revenue helps lower Tyre town tax rates for 2020

Casino revenue helps lower Tyre town tax rates for 2020

The Town Board unanimously adopted a 2020 town budget Thursday. The general town tax rate per $1,000 of assessed value will drop from $2.25 to $1.63. The reason? A decline in the general fund budget and $2.2 million in revenue the town ... MORE
Bridgeport Fire District to elect commissioner

Bridgeport Fire District to elect commissioner

Thursday is the deadline for people to register as a candidate to serve on the Bridgeport Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners. The election is set for 6-9 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Bridgeport Fire House, 2528 Lower Lake Road. candidates must ... MORE
KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: New star on the hardwood for Syracuse & minor league baseball under fire in upstate NY (podcast)

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: New star on the hardwood for Syracuse & minor league baseball under fire in upstate NY (podcast)

This week Kenny talks about wins for the Syracuse and Buffalo Bills football teams, welcomes the new starting point guard to the Orange basketball team, and then rants on Myles Garrett’s attack on Mason Rudolph this past week, Don Cherry’s firing by ... MORE
Audit says New York must do better to notify parents of abuse, neglect at group homes

Audit says New York must do better to notify parents of abuse, neglect at group homes

A state audit is calling on New York to do better at notifying parents of abuse and neglect at group homes serving people with developmental disabilities. State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s audit, released Monday, also says the state Office for People with ... MORE
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