Day: March 27, 2020

'GIVE STUDENTS REFUNDS': Colleges blasted for remote learning, refund policies

‘GIVE STUDENTS REFUNDS’: Colleges blasted for remote learning, refund policies

While college students are stuck at home because of the coronavirus, some are organizing online to support pass-fail learning in response to this disruption, even across upstate New York. Colleges both public and private have been mobilizing on the online petition platform ... MORE
Swinehart: Shortage of testing supplies, PPE increase risk level in Seneca County

Swinehart: Shortage of testing supplies, PPE increase risk level in Seneca County

The Seneca County Health Department says it’s continuing to prepare and respond to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, even as impacts haven’t yet been felt locally. Officials say health department staff is investigating and identifying close contacts of confirmed cases and are assessing ... MORE
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Supervisors focus on COVID-19 pandemic, local crisis at monthly meeting in Ontario County

Supervisors focus on COVID-19 pandemic, local crisis at monthly meeting in Ontario County

The main focus of the meeting was the County’s response to the Covid-19 crisis. Ontario County Public Health Director Mary L. Beer reported that the County had 14 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 3 individuals hospitalized, 58 individuals in self-isolation/quarantine, and no deaths ... MORE
Romulus man charged with aggravated DWI w/ two children in the car

Romulus man charged with aggravated DWI w/ two children in the car

Deputies in Ontario County report the arrest of a Romulus man following a traffic stop on Forge Avenue in the town of Geneva. Dwayne Williams, 37, was initially pulled over for failure to keep right and moving from lane unsafely. Upon investigation ... MORE
Pregnant woman sent to hospital after being punched in the stomach repeatedly by Penn Yan man

Pregnant woman sent to hospital after being punched in the stomach repeatedly by Penn Yan man

A Penn Yan man was arrested on a variety of charges after a violent incident in the village this week. Andrew Cranmer, 36, of Elm Street is accused of striking a pregnant woman in the stomach multiple times during a domestic assault ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Answering your questions about Coronavirus coverage across Upstate New York (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Answering your questions about Coronavirus coverage across Upstate New York (podcast)

This week on The Debrief Podcast, a breakdown of the most-asked questions we received in the newsroom since the Novel Coronavirus outbreak began in New York. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss, and look forward to a potentially permanently changed region. Download ... MORE
Local hospital worker talks about experience with the Coronavirus

Local hospital worker talks about experience with the Coronavirus

A local healthcare worker shared her story with the coronavirus. Samantha Price is a tech at a hospital. She spoke with 13WHAM-TV about her experience – suddenly developing a severe fever, which included a heavy, dry cough. “The fever drained me. I ... MORE
Auburn diner closes, owners uncertain if they can reopen after state restrictions lifted

Auburn diner closes, owners uncertain if they can reopen after state restrictions lifted

An iconic diner in downtown Auburn has closed. Possibly for good. The Auburn Citizen reported this week that owners Bill and Rachael Juhl worked as hard as they could to keep the business open – even dealing with one of their worst ... MORE
Tips on staying healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak

Tips on staying healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak

Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, it’s more important than ever to make sure we’re keeping healthy to try protect against the virus. Some might also be concerned about how they’re going to be able to stick to their healthy lifestyle when having to ... MORE
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The Fashion Brand You’ll Want in Your Wardrobe

The Fashion Brand You’ll Want in Your Wardrobe

One of the most wonderful truths about people is that one is not like the other. Each person has a unique thumbprint, body composition and more. Individuality should be celebrated. Though there are institutions and belief systems surrounding the idea of doing ... MORE
Life
International Students In The US: Statistics

International Students In The US: Statistics

2018 to 2019 marks the highest academic years in terms of international students in the USA. This is the fourth consecutive year having more than one million international students and the percentage increases every year. All these students are acting as prominent ... MORE
Life, Schools
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Officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at FLCC childcare facility

Officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at FLCC childcare facility

Officials at Finger Lakes Community College are saying that there was a possible exposure to the Novel Coronavirus at the college’s child care center. A person who tested positive for the virus was at the childcare center on March 24th. Anyone who ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls man arrested after leading officers on pursuit

Police: Seneca Falls man arrested after leading officers on pursuit

Police say a Seneca Falls man was arrested on a number of charges after an incident earlier in the month led to a pursuit, which was called off. On Friday at approximately 12:45 p.m. police arrested Patrick E. Goodell, 24, of Savannah ... MORE
Schuyler County has its first case of COVID-19

Schuyler County has its first case of COVID-19

Officials in Schuyler County say a resident has tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The individual is currently being isolated and monitored by Schuyler County Public Health. Public Health staff are currently identifying close contacts of the confirmed case and ... MORE
Can you beat the dealer in Blackjack?

Can you beat the dealer in Blackjack?

Blackjack is the most popular game in US casinos – both online and land-based. If you ask black jack enthusiasts why they love the game, you’ll hear two kinds of responses: 1. Because the game is easy 2. Because you have the ... MORE
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