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Rep. Katko: Trump’s tweets for congresswomen to ‘go back to their country’ were ‘wrong’

Rep. Katko: Trump’s tweets for congresswomen to ‘go back to their country’ were ‘wrong’
New York Representative John Katko reacted on Monday to President Donald Trump tweeting for liberal Democratic congresswomen to go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, calling the President’s tweets ‘wrong’. Katko is a Republican representative for NY’s 24th district, which includes all of Cayuga, Onondaga, and Wayne counties, and the western part of Oswego County.... more

Program helps Steuben Co. residents suffering chronic health conditions

Program helps Steuben Co. residents suffering chronic health conditions
Steuben County residents who are on Medicaid and suffer from a chronic health condition, can now live a better and healthier life with help from Turning Point. Turning Point has created a special program known as, “Fresh Farmacy.”  The way the program works is, Steuben County residents can go to their doctor and receive a prescription to get fresh produce... more

Covert man had BAC nearly 3x legal limit during traffic stop in Waterloo

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Troopers report the arrest of a Covert man following a traffic stop in Seneca County. On July 13th Troopers out of Waterloo arrested Alex J. Porter, 23, of Covert for driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated and moving from the lane unsafely. Porter was stopped on State Route 96A in the Town of Waterloo for moving from the lane unsafely.... more

Doubledays top Lowell Spinners, 4-2, on Monday night

Doubledays fall to Lowell Spinners, 3-2, on Monday night
Late heroics from an unlikely source was the key ingredient in the elixir used to avoid the sweep on Monday night in northern Massachusetts. The Auburn Doubledays (14-16) took Game Three of the series with the first-place Lowell Spinners (20-9), 4-3. The early scoring came from just one man, and the Spinners jumped out to an early lead on the... more

Village of Painted Post moves to dissolve court

Village of Painted Post moves to dissolve court
There’s some controversy over a measure in the Village of Painted Post to dissolve its court. The reasoning behind the move comes from financial and safety concerns. On Monday, July 8th, the village board voted unanimously on a measure to dissolve the court… but not all community members are on board. Mayor Ralph Foster tells me the village court sees about... more

Hemp production part of Empire Farms Days presentations

Hemp production part of Empire Farms Days presentations
New this year, industrial grade hemp production will be discussed at Empire Farms Days Aug. 6-8 at the Rodman Lott & Son Farm on Route 414. The hemp program will include an Albany update by state Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, chain of the Assembly agriculture committee. She introduced the 2014 bill that allowed hemp to be grown in New York for... more

Town of Geneva wants residents to be ‘lake friendly’

Town of Geneva wants residents to be ‘lake friendly’
The town is launching a “Lake Friendly Living” program to enlist residents in the cause of protecting Seneca Lake. Supervisor Mark Venuti said the town has a “Lake Friendly Farm” program that recognizes farmers who take measures to control runoff. He added that since everyone with control over land — no matter how small — is responsible for the stormwater... more

Wolcott driver charged with felony DWI

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State Troopers report the arrest of a Wolcott resident on felony DWI charges due to a previous conviction after a traffic stop in the Village of Wolcott. Kurt P. Henninge, 45, of Wolcott was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated, felony aggravated driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breath test, failure to use designated lane and speeding. The... more

DuPont probiotics, supplements to be produced in Rochester

DuPont probiotics, supplements to be produced in Rochester
DuPont⁠ has opened the world’s largest fermenter for probiotics production in Rochester. It will create the probiotics for human consumption to be used in dietary supplements, food and beverages and distribute products around the world. The plant expansion created many jobs, and promoted different trades within community contractors for nearly the last two years. But project manager Dave Cress says... more

Police continue to probe how three-year-old fell to death in Tim Hortons grease trap

3-year-old boy dead after falling into grease trap at Tim Hortons in Rochester
Investigators are still trying to determine how a three-year-old fell into a grease trap behind a Tim Horton’s restaurant Monday morning and died. Police say the three year old stepped on a grease trap and the plastic lid gave way. We wanted to know more about how these receptacles are used, maintained, and what the law requires. We found quite a bit... more

Top Upstate breast cancer doctor joining Auburn Community Hospital

Top Upstate breast cancer doctor joining Auburn Community Hospital
Auburn Community Hospital announced Monday that the chief of SUNY Upstate Medical University’s breast surgery and breast cancer program is the latest doctor to come to Auburn. Dr. Ranjna Sharma, a breast surgical oncologist, will begin seeing patients and performing surgery at ACH, according to a release from the hospital. Read more from The Citizen more
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