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Hidden gem in Geneva offers more than just coffee and wraps

Looking for a place that has it all while experiencing a quick escape from the busy day? Bistro 44 and Java 44 is the spot. Provided. With its rustic ambiance, calming music, and specialty coffees, the bistro and coffee shop have an ... MORE
HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (video)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
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COVID positive rate ticking higher in Finger Lakes, Central New York, and Southern Tier

There are not many states that New Yorkers can travel to where they will avoid the 14-day quarantine in play thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order on outside travel. Now, 43 states are on the list, which is being updated by ... MORE
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COVID TRACKER: How many cases are being reported in every county?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
Troopers ask for public’s help after unknown male tried luring Amish children in Junius

Troopers ask for public’s help after unknown male tried luring Amish children in Junius

New York State Police in Waterloo are seeking the public’s help as they investigate a suspicious incident which occurred in the Town of Junius. It was reported to Troopers that an older heavyset white male, approached an Amish buggy occupied by several ... MORE
National Guard troops appear at Rochester, Syracuse airports to enforce quarantine mandates from NYS

National Guard troops appear at Rochester, Syracuse airports to enforce quarantine mandates from NYS

This week the New York State Army and Air National Guard began assisting with registering travelers as they flew into the Greater Rochester International Airport. The change comes as states around New York begin to see upticks in COVID-19 cases. The concern, ... MORE
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Cuomo says NYS has extended commercial eviction moratorium through end of 2020

Cuomo says NYS has extended commercial eviction moratorium through end of 2020

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is extending the commercial eviction moratorium through the end of 2020. The entire concept of ‘eviction moratorium’ has been debated by housing advocates, who say that the Governor’s use of that language is misleading. Cuomo announced the ... MORE
IPD chief issues statement ahead of rallies in city of Ithaca

IPD chief issues statement ahead of rallies in city of Ithaca

Ithaca Police Chief Dennis Nayor issued a statement on Tuesday, outlining his department’s position on an apparent rally and counter protest set to take place Saturday at the Ithaca Commons. “I have been made aware that a large rally is scheduled for ... MORE
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South Seneca CSD going remote after another positive COVID test

The South Seneca Central School District is moving to remote learning for the remainder of the week. The district already had a scheduled day off on Friday, but the announcement came after another student tested positive for the Coronavirus. It was the ... MORE

Unemployment rates in metro markets around Upstate New York higher than 2019

The New York State Department of Labor released preliminary local area unemployment rates for September 2020. Rates are calculated using methods prescribed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The State’s area unemployment rates rely in part on the results of the ... MORE
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Deputies: Tesla ends up submerged in Ontario County after incident

Deputies: Tesla ends up submerged in Ontario County after incident

First responders in Ontario County say the driver of a vehicle that ended up in a body of water in the town of Bristol was not hurt, even though his Tesla suffered serious damage. The vehicle was fully-submerged, according to deputies. The ... MORE
Law enforcement in Cayuga County preparing for Election Day, but optimistic about community

Law enforcement in Cayuga County preparing for Election Day, but optimistic about community

The Auburn Police Department says it’s preparing for all possible outcomes after Election Day. Chief Shawn Butler spoke to Finger Lakes News Radio, explaining that he’s happy that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office and Auburn Police Department enjoy mostly good relationships with ... MORE
Auburn students who have been learning remotely in another state could be kicked out of district on Friday

Auburn students learning remotely in another state could be kicked out of district on Friday

A local family is facing expulsion from a local school after taking a trip to Missouri that never ended. Syracuse.com reports that the father of Tyler and Aiden Emmette told Auburn City School District officials that they would return after Labor Day ... MORE
DEC: Watch out for rabid deer, spottings

DEC: Watch out for rabid deer, which have been spotted in both Cayuga, Ontario counties

The Department Environmental Conservation is warning hunters that three rabid deer have been found in Cayuga, Cortland, and Ontario counties. They have taken place in the last two weeks, according to a press release from the DEC. They noted that one deer ... MORE
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Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Schuyler County

Schuyler County has reported two new COVID-19 deaths. Public health officials received notification that two Schuyler County residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have passed away. These are the first reported deaths related to COVID-19 in Schuyler County. One of the individuals ... MORE