Day: March 26, 2020

Checks for at least $1,200 coming for large portion of population: Here are the guidelines

Checks for at least $1,200 coming for large portion of population: Here are the guidelines

Who gets a stimulus check? That is the question that circulated after it was announced that a massive $2 trillion package had been agreed to in the Senate. First, any person making less than $75,000 per year will receive a $1,200 check ... MORE
Starbucks is giving free coffee to front-line workers, first responders amid COVID-19 pandemic

Starbucks is giving free coffee to front-line workers, first responders amid COVID-19 pandemic

Starbucks is giving back. The company announced this week that it would be giving free coffee to front-line first responders to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, customers who identify as a first responder or front-line worker supporting the healthcare system will receive a ... MORE
Driver killed in garbage truck crash in Steuben County

Driver killed in garbage truck crash in Steuben County

State Police say they are investigating a fatal crash in Steuben County, which left a Pennsylvania truck driver dead. The crash was reported in Hornby around 10 a.m. on West Hill Road. The scene was located north of Corning. Tony Horton, 24, ... MORE
News, Steuben County, Traffic
Casinos in the US shut down due to Covid-19 outbreak

Casinos in the US shut down due to Covid-19 outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak caused many industries to stop all over the world. Facilities are closing one after another and the number of them is increasing day by day. The virus has spread to every single country of the world and has been announced ... MORE
News
9 Useful Tips to Plan a Divorce

9 Useful Tips to Plan a Divorce

Divorce is one of the most feared topics that people discuss. This is because the mind never wants to believe that a time would come for love birds to part ways due to issues that they did not agree on. There are ... MORE
Life
Leaders ask for pause on vacation rentals to stop virus from spreading into Seneca County

Leaders ask for pause on vacation rentals to stop virus from spreading into Seneca County

Seneca County Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Robert Hayssen is calling on residents of more populated areas of the state and country to avoid sheltering in Seneca County. Chairman Hayssen is concerned about the impact that an influx of traffic from ... MORE
New York could need emergency loan to keep government functioning

New York could need emergency loan to keep government functioning

New York State might need an emergency loan. Due to the pause on federal income tax filings, which are not due until mid-summer now – the state won’t receive $12 billion it was expecting. State government is cash-strapped right now. The New ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Unemployed workers continue to have issues with Department of Labor website, phone line

Unemployed workers continue to have issues with Department of Labor website, phone line

Changes were made to the New York State Department of Labor website, but that hasn’t made it work much better. Users are continuing to report slow service, and all the state can do at this point – is ask for New Yorkers ... MORE
State grants exception to golf courses, NYS Parks says they can stay open

State says golf courses around New York can continue operating

After a bit of confusion, it appears as though golf courses will resume opening this week. Over the weekend, it was presumed that golf courses were among Governor Andrew Cuomo’s non-essential list. However, the state parks COVID-19 update page outlines that golf ... MORE
Coronavirus, Golf, Life, Sports
Wegmans workers get plexiglass protection at registers

Wegmans, Tops workers get plexiglass protection at registers

Workers at Wegmans and Tops Friendly Market’s are getting a little more protection. Shoppers at a few local stores have started seeing plexiglass shields, which sit between shoppers and workers. Wegmans says they are being installed at all front end registers and ... MORE
Instacart plans massive hiring spree, looking for 300K shoppers

Instacart plans massive hiring spree, looking for 300K shoppers

Just because the grocery stores have been busier than normal, or have been experiencing shortages on certain items – doesn’t mean everyone is willing to do their grocery shopping. The grocery shopping service “Instacart” has been slammed by demand. And now, the ... MORE
Solar projects

Solar projects put on hold amid COVID-19 pandemic

Ten industrial-scale solar energy farms proposed for the Finger Lakes region are stuck in regulatory limbo as the coronavirus crisis complicates an already clogged state permitting process. If approved, the Finger Lakes projects would produce more than 1800 megawatts of power, theoretically ... MORE
LETTER: Municipal services are critical in these unprecedented times

LETTER: Municipal services are critical in these unprecedented times

These are most certainly unprecedented times. As engineers, architects and planners who provide support for critical municipal services, such as water and wastewater systems, MRB Group has always been a team of designers and planners. We’re not typically daunted by logistical challenges ... MORE
Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

– By Josh Durso Social distancing comes with a lot of challenges. People are social creatures, so they crave interaction. During a pandemic like the one impacting most of the globe – Governor Andrew Cuomo called on mental health professionals across New ... MORE
Deputies: Boat capsizes on Seneca Lake, 26-year-old swims to shore

Deputies: Boat capsizes on Seneca Lake, 26-year-old swims to shore

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday March 21st at approximately 7:50 a.m., deputies responded to Seneca Lake in the area of Combs Road in Ovid for a boat taking on water. Upon investigation, the lone boater, Taylor J. Hersh, ... MORE