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Cayuga County could soon fill long vacant emergency director position

Cayuga County could soon fill long vacant emergency director position
The search for a new director for Cayuga County’s Emergency Management Office is moving forward, with officials saying Wednesday they hope to interview candidates for the position next month. The office has been without a director — and any full-time staff — since earlier this year when the then newly-hired director and a deputy director resigned suddenly in January and the remaining... more

What local renters need to know about New York’s new housing laws

What local renters need to know about New York’s new housing laws
New York state’s landlord-tenant laws had been stuck in place for several decades but got a significant overhaul in June. With the passage and implementation of the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019, renters will see expanded protections related to evictions, lease renewals, rent increases, security deposits, retaliation and breaking leases early. According to Thomas Luckini, who recently joined Legal Assistance... more

State help for Lodi flood victims has a lot of fine print

State help for Lodi flood victims has a lot of fine print
One year ago, parts of the Seneca County community of Lodi were underwater. Nine inches of rain fell in a matter of hours, a major creek in the area backed up and devastation ensued. The State of New York promised $13 million in funding to the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier areas that were hit to help people clean-up and rebuild,... more

‘It’s been a long road’: Abuse survivors reflect as window for lawsuits opens

‘It’s been a long road’: Abuse survivors reflect as window for lawsuits opens
Behind every lawsuit filed as a result of the Child Victims Act, beyond the legal terms, there is a very personal story. Some victims of sex abuse are celebrating the opening of a year-long window which allows for civil suits to be filed. Others, like Ken Cubiotti of Gates, are more reflective. Sharing his story means reliving the pain he has... more

Doubledays 2-hit by Williamsport on Wednesday night at Falcon

Doubledays 2-hit by Williamsport on Wednesday night at Falcon
With two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, the crowd at Falcon Park erupted as Jeremy Ydens poked a soft line drive into left field for a hit. The Doubledays were still trailing and nothing particularly big happened on the bases, but Ydens’ bloop single erased what would have been the second one-hitter thrown against the Doubledays in... more

NYS Fair introduces improvements to parking, new transportation

duces improvements to parking, new transportation
The Great New York State Fair is about to begin, and preparation has started to help make transportation easier. On average, the State Fair brings in 98,000 people per day, causing many challenges for people who travel to the Fair from across the country. “I encourage two things. Leave early, because there is always traffic. And number two, take a... more

Microsoft urging customers to update Windows 10

Microsoft urging customers to update Windows 10
A security threat has hit the world’s most popular desktop operating system. Microsoft is warning that Windows 10 users need to update their operating systems immediately. The tech company says two critical vulnerabilities have been discovered. The issues make the system vulnerable to nasty worms, viruses and malware. The company says a fix is already available for download. Read more... more

Cayuga Nation sues Showtime over “Billions” series

Cayuga Nation sues Showtime over “Billions” series
In the hit Showtime series “Billions,” it seems, everybody’s somebody. Ruthless hedge fund titan Bobby Axelrod evokes Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire founder of SAC Capital Advisors. U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades is a Preet Bharara type. And then there’s the Cayuga nation, cryptically standing in for … the Cayuga nation. It’s that last piece of the roman a clef that... more
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