Day: October 1, 2019

SAFETY MOMENT: Be aware as school year continues forward

SAFETY MOMENT: Be aware as school year continues forward

School is in session.  Kids are rushing to the playing fields, anxious with homework on their minds, and our grown up behaviors are the best example to help our kids to be safe. The following are a few safe driving tips especially ... MORE
Haunted House on County Road 4 in Canandaigua

Haunted House on County Road 4 in Canandaigua

Whenever we stumble upon extraordinary places, I get so excited to share them. “Haunted House” is one of these places that is just awesome and I hope that everyone gets the opportunity to enjoy this season. This is everything that is great ... MORE
Littlejohn & Barbi Orthodontics (Billboard)
Local Boy Scouts council named in lawsuits

Local Boy Scouts council named in lawsuits

The Boy Scouts of America and its local council have been named in two lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act. Each one accuses a former Scout leader of sexual abuse. Both lawsuits accuse the organization of failing to adequately supervise the ... MORE
Courts, News, Rochester Area
Medicare reimbursement rates change Tuesday

Medicare reimbursement rates change Tuesday

Starting Oct. 1, $245 million will be cut from Medicare reimbursement funds for nursing homes across New York. Healthcare union officials said it will impact 600 nursing homes and 100,000 patients across the state. News10NBC is working to figure out which nursing homes ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
UPDATE: Missing Cayuga County man found

UPDATE: Missing Cayuga County man found

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department says a missing Cayuga County man has been found and safely returned to his family. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Rudolph Valenti was found early Tuesday morning. The department thanks the community for helping out. Continue reading ... MORE
Cayuga County, Moravia, News
Smoking ban at VA facilities has some veterans fuming

Smoking ban at VA facilities has some veterans fuming

Serving up drinks at the American Legion post in Concord, Jeff Holland gets a little testy when the talk turns to smoking. A Marine veteran who enjoys lighting up, the 44-year-old Holland fought unsuccessfully against a ban at the post that went ... MORE
New legislation could mean more funding for local crisis & suicide call centers

New legislation could mean more funding for local crisis & suicide call centers

A proposed piece of legislation could bring a much-needed boost in federal funding to local crisis and suicide call centers across the country. The legislation co-sponsored by Congressman John Katko (R) seeks to increase a stipend provided to centers like Contact Community Services in ... MORE
Looking at options for sytrofoam as plastic alternatives become necessary

Looking at options for sytrofoam as plastic alternatives become necessary

Styrofoam is one of the most popular plastics. It is easy and cheap to manufacture. Styrofoam is one of the most commonly used ways to keep items cool in the medical field. It is also something that cannot be recycled in a ... MORE
Environment, News
New massage therapist opens up in Auburn

New massage therapist opens up in Auburn

Darrell Rublee, a massage therapist who recently brought his practice to Auburn, was originally introduced to massage as a customer. Rublee said massage helped him relax and reset in the midst of a “high-tech, high-paced, high-stress job.” He was an engineering manager at ... MORE
Hochul says Auburn Mayor Quill is strong partner of Cuomo administration

Hochul says Auburn Mayor Quill is strong partner of Cuomo administration

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul believes city voters will reward Mayor Michael Quill with a fourth term in November. Hochul, a Democrat, visited Auburn Sunday afternoon to endorse Quill’s re-election bid. Quill held a fundraiser at the Hilton Garden Inn, where dozens of ... MORE
Cayuga Health offers ‘most advanced’ robotic surgical system

Cayuga Health offers ‘most advanced’ robotic surgical system

Cayuga Medical Center (CMC) is excited to announce the addition of da Vinci® Xi, the latest, most advanced, robotics surgical system to its growing portfolio of patient offerings. The fourth generation da Vinci Xi Surgical System is designed to enhance surgeon capabilities and advance Minimally ... MORE
Littlejohn & Barbi Orthodontics (Billboard)
Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Blindsided a month ago by intense public alarm over reports that their public drinking water showed traces of PFAS-class chemicals, officials in Watkins Glen and Montour Falls and Waterloo confirmed last week that they are in the process of checking it out ... MORE
Auto Draft

Cuomo announces $3M in funds to help municipalities purchase zero-emission vehicles

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the availability of $3 million in state funds to help municipalities purchase zero-emission vehicles and install related infrastructure. The rebates and grants are administered by the State Department of Environmental Conservation and supported by the state’s Environmental ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
DEC seeks comment on Ontario landfill de-packaging project

DEC seeks comment on Ontario landfill de-packaging project

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is allowing written public comment on an application submitted by Casella Waste Systems and the Ontario County Landfill. The requested permit would be for construction of a de-packaging operation to remove food and beverage waste from ... MORE
West Haven Farm transitioning to new family of farmers

West Haven Farm transitioning to new family of farmers

West Haven Farm, the longest-running Community Supported Agriculture program in Ithaca, is changing hands. Founders of West Haven John and Jen Bokaer-Smith are retiring this year, after 27 years. The new owners, Carlos Aguilera and Lorena Aguilera-Mendoza, are passionate about continuing the ... MORE
Farm, Ithaca, Life, News, Tompkins County