Cuomo says decision on schools coming soon, but districts need to communicate with parents

Cuomo says decision on schools coming soon, but districts need to communicate with parents

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said that school districts across the state would have to work with parents on reopening plans. This week, his administration is expected to decide whether schools can open in September. As members of the State Education Department and other officials review them, Gov ... FULL STORY
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Three major land purchases that shaped our region (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Three major land purchases that shaped our region (podcast)

This episode puts a focus on the three major land purchases that shaped the future of the Finger Lakes region. They include the Phelps-Gorham Purchase, the ... MORE
7-Eleven is buying Speedway: Several locations in the Finger Lakes expected to continue operating

7-Eleven is buying Speedway: Several locations in the Finger Lakes expected to continue operating

A massive $21 billion deal will mean some changes for local gas stations. Japanese retail giant Seven & i Holdings, which owns 7-Eleven, is set to ... MORE
Seneca Falls gets closer to submitting DRI plans to NYS

Seneca Falls gets closer to submitting DRI plans to NYS

The Town of Seneca Falls is getting closer to submitting its full-DRI application. The town won the Downtown Revitalization Initiative in 2019. A Local Planning Committee was formed to solicit ways to ... MORE
Dundee Fire Department gets $154K in grants for air packs

Dundee Fire Department gets $154K in grants for air packs

The Dundee Fire Department is getting more than $150,000 to replace aging air packs. A grant for $154,285 was announced by Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. “I think it’s fantastic ... MORE
Boaters cruise along Seneca Lake in support of President Donald Trump

Boaters cruise along Seneca Lake in support of President Donald Trump

Boaters gathered along the southern portion of Seneca Lake to support President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. The Seneca Lake Pro-Trump Parade was inspired by similar events that have happened on other lakes ... MORE
Sheriff: Steuben man charged with rape, released on $500 bail

Sheriff: Steuben man charged with rape, released on $500 bail

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 46-year-old Avoca man following a rape investigation. Matthew Kapp, 46, was released on $500 bail following his arrest, which took place on ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center offers experience, tranquility during pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center offers experience, tranquility during pandemic (podcast)

What has it been like at the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County? It has been busy, and that is a great thing for Chris Lejewski, who serves as center director ... MORE
Court Street in Canandaigua will get a new name

Court Street in Canandaigua will get a new name

A local road that sits behind the Ontario County Courthouse will be renamed. The Ontario County Board of Supervisors gave the green light to change the name of Court Street to Susan ... MORE
Democrats file petitions to appear on additional lines in Seneca County races

Democrats file petitions to appear on additional lines in Seneca County races

Three Democratic candidates for November elections filed independent petitions with Board of Election officials in Seneca County. Melissa Brown, who is running for Seneca County Clerk against incumbent Republican Christina Lotz, filed ... MORE
Councilor apologizes after comments about Geneva residents caught on camera

Councilor apologizes after comments about Geneva residents caught on camera

In just a matter of days, a Geneva city councilor has come under scrutiny for airing some eye-raising comments at a “Back the Blue” rally in mid-July that had recently resurfaced – ... MORE

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Child Victims Act extended in New York through August 2021
Child Victims Act extended in New York through August 2021
On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an extension of the look back window for victims to file claims under the Child Victims Act. Since going into effect last year, the Child Victims Act has provided an avenue for justice for thousands of ... MORE
Can shopping malls survive long-term? Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy protection, along with others
Can shopping malls survive long-term? Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy protection, along with others
Are shopping malls as they exist today going to make it through the Coronavirus Pandemic? It is a legitimate question as Lord & Taylor, Jos. A. Bank, and Men’s Warehouse join the long list of retailers that have been crushed by the ... MORE
Congress, White House try to reach deal on second stimulus deal as workers remain in limbo
Congress, White House try to reach deal on HEALS Act as workers and economy remain in limbo
The extra unemployment benefits set in place by the CARES Act have officially expired, but is Congress any closer to reaching a deal on new benefits? Well, the deadline is Friday, August 7th, per Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Weekend meetings were ... MORE
Cuomo worried
Cuomo worried about teacher, parent comfort level with 2020-21 school year
Governor Andrew Cuomo say he’s concerned about the prospect of teachers striking if they feel working conditions are not safe for them in the fall. Cuomo is expected to make a decision on district’s reopening plans this week. Nationwide, teachers have been ... MORE
One rescued from Cayuga Lake after paddle board incident
One rescued from Cayuga Lake after paddle board incident
First responders were dispatched to Cayuga Lake to rescue a paddle boarder, according to reports over the weekend. The Aurora Water Rescue team located the boarder in the middle of Cayuga Lake around 9 p.m. He was brought to shore in Seneca ... MORE
Yankees hold off Phillies in Gerrit Cole’s rainy Bronx debut
Yankees hold off Phillies in Gerrit Cole’s rainy Bronx debut
Gerrit Cole spent hours of his childhood staring at the poster taped to the walls of a bedroom some 3,000 miles from The Bronx, a frozen image of Derek Jeter proudly draped in the Yankees’ pinstriped white home uniform. The aspiring right-hander ... MORE
Seneca Falls man charged with felony assault after victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital
Seneca Falls man charged with felony assault after victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital
Police arrested a 52-year-old Seneca Falls man following an investigation into a June assault. Joseph Davis, 52, is accused of pushing another person onto the ground and then kicking that person int he chest multiple times causing life-threatening injuries. During that altercation ... MORE
Deputies: Wayne County man assaulted, raped victim during violent incident
Deputies: Wayne County man assaulted, raped victim during violent incident
A Wayne County man was arrested after allegedly assaulting and raping a victim. An order of protection had been in place during the violent incident. Deputies arrested Gregory Northrup, 49, on several charges including rape, assault, criminal mischief, and obstruction of breathing ... MORE
Three officers hospitalized after attack at Five Points Correctional Facility
Three attacked, sent to hospital after incident at Five Points in Seneca County
The union representing corrections officers at Five Points Correctional Facility in Seneca County says multiple people were hospitalized after an attack initiated by an inmate. The New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association said in a press release on Thursday ... MORE
Mets beat Braves 7-2 to snap losing streak
Mets beat Braves 7-2 to snap losing streak
The Mets managed to get out of Atlanta with one win in their four game series with the Braves, taking the series finale by the score of 7-2. Jacob deGrom made the start for the Mets, and pitched six very effective innings ... MORE
YMCA in Victor will close permanently due to pandemic
YMCA in Victor will close permanently due to pandemic
Two branches of the YMCA of Greater Rochester will shut down permanently due to the impact of the Novel Coronavirus. The Victor branch will be one of those locations closed permanently, according to CEO George Romell. The announcement came on Friday, and ... MORE
6 things we learned from Josh Allen and Jordan Poyer about Bills training camp
6 things we learned from Josh Allen and Jordan Poyer about Bills training camp
On the first day the entire team met together at One Bills Drive, quarterback Josh Allen and safety Jordan Poyer met with the media to explain their thoughts on the new protocols in place, expectations for the season and more. 1. Why ... MORE
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