FOIL request on nursing homes in Ontario County fulfilled after 87 days

FOIL request on nursing homes in Ontario County fulfilled after 87 days

Eighty-seven days have passed, and our Freedom of Information Law request has finally been completed. FingerLakes1.com has received 171-pages worth of emails from the servers of the Ontario County Public Health office on Friday, September 25. RELATED: Still waiting for Ontario County to fulfill FOIL request on nursing ... FULL STORY
Lyons schools going remote until October 13th after positiv

Lyons schools going remote until October 13th after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Lyons Central School District is moving to remote learning after an employee at the high school tested positive for the Coronavirus. Health officials say they ... MORE
Downtown Auburn restaurant closes for the weekend after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Downtown Auburn restaurant closes for the weekend after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Officials with the Cayuga County Health Department are asking anyone who visited Mesa Grande Taqueria on Sunday, September 20th between 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to ... MORE
Dewey\'s Tavern (Alliance)
Two ejected, one killed in motorcycle crash in Wayne County

Investigation underway into fatal motorcycle crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a fatal crash in the town of Sodus. Deputies say Theodore Cole and Kim Chavous were traveling south on Buerman Road on a ... MORE
Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Officials in three Cayuga County school districts are working to sort out the details around positive COVID-19 tests this past week. On Friday, the Weedsport school district was informed that a student ... MORE
SUNY announces strict guidelines for students with harsher penalties

SUNY announces strict guidelines for students with harsher penalties

SUNY officials unveiled a set of uniform guidelines to police students who hold gatherings on- and off-campus at colleges across New York. One of the biggest risks for repeat offenders is permanent ... MORE
Driver, pedestrian both found to be at fault after crash in Ithaca

Driver, pedestrian both found to be at fault after crash in Ithaca

Police in Ithaca say they are investigating a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian that happened on Saturday around 3:27 p.m. The Ithaca Fire Department and Bangs Ambulance were called to North ... MORE
Nearly 30 new cases of COVID linked to nursing home in Steuben County

Nearly 30 new cases of COVID linked to nursing home in Steuben County

There are 66 active cases of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 in Steuben County. Nearly 30 of those cases are linked to a nursing home in the city of Corning. Officials say ... MORE
New York will create independent vaccine advisory committee, look at distribution plans for state

New York will create independent vaccine advisory committee, look at distribution plans for state

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week that the state will create an independent clinical advisory task force to evaluate any COVID-19 vaccine. This comes as questions loom about the viability of a ... MORE
Police: No serious injuries reported after two-car crash near McDonald’s in Seneca Falls

Police: No serious injuries reported after two-car crash near McDonald’s in Seneca Falls

Police say a Waterloo woman was crossing Route 414 attempting to enter McDonald’s when she collided with a vehicle operated by a Romulus woman. The crash happened on Friday around 2:30 p.m ... MORE
Massive commercial fire in Bath prompts heavy response (photo)

Massive commercial fire in Bath prompts heavy response (photo)

A large commercial fire prompted a heavy response from first responders in Steuben and Yates counties. It was at T&R Environmental in Bath. Firefighters had to use foam to extinguish the blaze ... MORE

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Skaneateles schools shut down on Friday due to positive COVID case
Skaneateles schools shut down on Friday due to positive COVID case
Schools in Skaneateles will be closed today after a student tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Superintendent Eric Knuth said in a letter to families that the district had been notified of a positive case. The student involved is enrolled ... MORE
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Cuomo says it would be ‘reckless’ if local government borrowed in short-term to make-up budget shortfalls
Local governments are facing an unprecedented financial crisis, and so is New York State. However, Governor Andrew Cuomo said local governments would be ‘reckless’ to borrow in the long-term without a financial control board in place. Municipalities big and small are considering ... MORE
Keuka College defends decision, process for cutting faculty due to COVID-19
Keuka College says it is aware that the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) announced on Sept. 21 that the College, as well as six other institutions across the country, are the focus of an AAUP investigation on academic governance. Keuka College does not ... MORE
Republican lawmakers call for changes to CDC guidance on nursing homes
Republican lawmakers call for changes to CDC guidance on nursing homes
Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski), Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) and their colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference penned a letter to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) seeking updated reporting guidelines aimed at providing New Yorkers with critical, missing ... MORE
Yankees bounce back with 11-4 win over Marlins
Yankees bounce back with 11-4 win over Marlins
It has been 61 years since a pair of teammates led the Majors in batting average and home runs. DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit are poised to change that fact, aiming to help the Yankees conclude their frenzied campaign on a winning ... MORE
Opposition Comes Out Swinging At  Police Accountability Board Public Hearing
Opposition heard loudly at public hearing on police accountability board in Geneva
On Wednesday, September 23rd Geneva City Council held the long-awaited Public Hearing on the Council’s proposed Police Accountability Board (PAB) law (Public Law #1-2020). The public hearing was held via Zoom. It had originally been scheduled for August 5th but was delayed ... MORE
Mets get eliminated from playoff contention
Mets get eliminated from playoff contention
When Major League Baseball announced on the eve of Opening Day that it would be expanding its postseason format from five to eight teams per league, the Mets did not outwardly rejoice. Their goal, after all, was a National League East title ... MORE
Syracuse opens new Carrier Dome with 37-20 win over Georgia Tech (full coverage)
Syracuse opens new Carrier Dome with 37-20 win over Georgia Tech (full coverage)
Syracuse opened a new era of the Carrier Dome with a highlight for the ages and a 37-20 victory against Georgia Tech, the first game played in the building since the most extensive renovation work in its 40-year history. A day school ... MORE
Deputies: Young child hospitalized after being struck by car in W
Deputies: Young child hospitalized after being struck by car in Wayne County
Deputies say a two-year-old was struck by a vehicle in the town of Williamson on Thursday around 5:40 p.m. It happened on Lake Avenue. Deputies say the two-year-old had entered the roadway – chasing after a dog – at which point the ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: County budgets, stores claim no responsibility for customers, and more (podcast)
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: County budgets, stores claim no responsibility for customers, and more (podcast)
It’s been a long summer for local municipalities that are struggling to adapt to COVID-19 budget issues. However, we’re getting closer to final budgets in many of them. What’s happening here? Also, the latest on a series of headlines from the regional ... MORE
Vehicular homicide case ends with guilty plea, lengthy expected sentence after fatal Weedsport wreck
Vehicular homicide case ends with guilty plea, lengthy expected sentence after fatal Weedsport wreck
District Attorney Jon Budelmann says the man involved in a fatal hit-and-run last November has pleaded guilty to the top count of his indictment. Heriberto Perez-Valasquez pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide, which is a Class B felony, as well as aggravated ... MORE
SPORTSBOOK CONFIDENTIAL: Sportsbook Etiquette & NFL Week 3 (podcast)
SPORTSBOOK CONFIDENTIAL: Sportsbook Etiquette & NFL Week 3 (podcast)
In this week’s episode John Sullivan considers what is good form when dealing with the bettors and workers at the casino. Then, a look at the weekend in football including the three New York State teams in action, Rams/Bills, Jets/Colts and 49ers/Giants ... MORE
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