Day: March 29, 2020

WATCH: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 & 1919 in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

WATCH: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 & 1919 in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Prior to the current Coronavirus pandemic, the last time the world battled with a global health threat at this scale was the Spanish Flu outbreak in 1918-19. In September of this past year, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable took a look at ... MORE
Health, History, Life, News
Seneca Falls woman’s 100th Birthday honored with drive-by celebration (video)

Seneca Falls woman’s 100th Birthday honored with drive-by celebration (video)

Longtime Seneca Falls, NY resident Ann Sinicropi turned 100 years old on March 9, 2020. A party was planned to celebrate in her honor on March 21st but unfortunately had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak and social gathering restrictions ... MORE
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Officials say Yates has first confirmed COVID-19 case

Officials say Yates has first confirmed COVID-19 case

Officials in Yates County say they have their first confirmed case of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Yates County Public Health announced on Sunday that a patient in their 30s is in mandatory isolation at home. They are being monitored by health ... MORE
Sheriff: 24 officers furloughed, emergency staffing at Wayne County jail after positive COVID-19 test

Two dozen officers furloughed, emergency staffing underway after positive COVID test at Wayne Co. Jail

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports the first confirmed case of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 on his staff. He said a corrections officer tested positive for COVID-19 and that precautions were being taken. “I have furloughed with pay 24 correction officers ... MORE
Health, News, Wayne County
Schuyler joins Seneca, Yates in asking non-residents to stay away during COVID-19 pandemic

Schuyler joins Seneca, Yates in asking non-residents to stay away during COVID-19 pandemic

As part of the effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Schuyler County officials are asking potential visitors to the county to follow state and federal instructions and stay home until our nation defeats the pandemic. They joined Seneca and Yates ... MORE