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Romulus resident’s property dispute continues as Congressional campaign moves forward

Romulus resident’s property dispute continues as Congressional campaign moves forward
A judge listened to arguments Tuesday in a property dispute involving a man running for Congress. Acting State Supreme Court Judge Daniel Doyle heard from William “Casey” McDonald and an attorney representing Sandra Sullivan and Henry William Sullivan III, the latter who is known as Mike. McDonald and the Sullivans dispute who owns a house on Rumsey Street in Seneca... more

Canandaigua man accused of selling marijuana

Canandaigua man accused of selling marijuana
Police in Canandaigua arrested a Port Gibson resident on criminal sale of marijuana charges following an investigation in the city. Police say Corey Francis, 22, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with fourth-degree criminal sale of marijuana. He’s accused of selling marijuana in the city of Canandaigua. Police say his arrest is the result of an investigation led by members... more

Syracuse University: Security, cameras added amid probe of racist, anti-Semitic incidents

Syracuse University: Security, cameras added amid probe of racist, anti-Semitic incidents
Authorities have added security patrols and cameras at Syracuse University as students returned from the holiday break amid an active investigation into a series of racist and anti-Semitic incidents on campus. The security crackdown came as another “suspicious communication directed to a Syracuse University student organization” got reported on Nov. 26, but police deemed it did not pose a physical... more

Cayuga County committee addresses DA staffing requests ahead of bail reform

Cayuga County committee addresses DA staffing requests ahead of bail reform
A resolution to create an additional prosecutor position in the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office failed during a Judicial and Public Safety Committee meeting on Wednesday. The committee approved District Attorney Jon Budelmann’s resolution to hire a confidential secretary, but voted down hiring the additional prosecutor. Read more from The Citizen more

Undocumented immigrants can soon get New York driver’s licenses

Undocumented immigrants can soon get NY driver’s licenses
A state law allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses is set to take effect Dec. 14, and local clerks are warning they may be ill-prepared to handle the influx of applicants. The new law, known as the Green Light Law, will make New York one of 13 states to allow unauthorized immigrants to obtain a driver’s license. The... more

2020 Census will be important for Cayuga County

2020 Census will be important for Cayuga County
Kristine Hanford had three main points for the audience at the December installment of the Wednesday Morning Roundtable: The Census is safe, easy and important for Cayuga County. Hanford, a partnership specialist for the New York Regional Census Center, addressed concerns about the Census and explained why it’s crucial to get a complete count in the county during an hour-long... more

Sen. Gillibrand calls hearing following report of veteran suicide rates

Sen. Gillibrand calls hearing following report of veteran suicide rates
One of our senators is taking aim at the problem of veteran suicide in the U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand led a hearing with the Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee on Wednesday. She called the hearing after a new Department of Defense report was released. That report showed that military suicides spiked in 2018, after rising steadily for the past few years.... more

Farmington family fights courageous battle after ALS, cancer diagnoses

Farmington family fights courageous battle after ALS, cancer diagnoses
In many ways, the Pallifrone home is like any other, filled with love and lots of photos. But it’s what they’ve faced that makes them special. In November 2018, Todd Pallifrone was given life-changing news. After numerous trips to the doctor, he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or A.L.S. The incurable disease kills the neurons that control voluntary muscles. Todd... more

Sunoco gas station canopy collapses near Syracuse (photos)

Sunoco gas station canopy collapses near Syracuse (photos)
A troubling scene unfolded at the Sunoco Gas Station on East Taft Road in Cicero when the canopy over the gas pump collapsed, crushing cars underneath. The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. Police say that there were no reported injuries, but there was vehicle damage. By coincidence, the gas station’s owner had been stopping by to grab mail – just... more

Vape retailers must comply with new tax on products, state license fee

Vape retailers must comply with new tax on products and state license fee
The state has already placed several regulations on the sale and use of e-cigarettes, and now dealers and consumers must comply with more. A new law that went into effect on Sunday adds a new tax on electronic cigarettes and products. Customers buying vaping products will now pay of total of 28 percent sales tax – an increase of 20... more

Proposed state law would allow people with ASD to put a symbol on their licenses

Proposed state law would allow people with ASD to put a symbol on their licenses
There’s a push in Albany to make driving safer for people on the autism spectrum. A downstate assemblyman wants to let people with Autism Spectrum Disorder put a small symbol on their driver’s licenses. The idea is that the small puzzle piece on a license would let law enforcement know they are interacting with someone on the spectrum. Liz Pritchard... more

CVS employee who stole more than $2 million in diabetic test strips sentenced to prison

CVS employee who stole more than $2 million in diabetic test strips sentenced to prison
A former CVS employee who stole more than $2 million worth of diabetic test strips has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison. Antonio Rivera, 36, will also have to pay $2.5 million in restitution to CVS. Rivera, who was employed as a senior assistant purchasing assistant, bought excessive amounts of diabetic test strips. CVS’ systems flagged a purchase at... more

Firm shows off Emerson Park programming plan

Firm shows off Emerson Park programming plan
The Emerson Park programming plan was unveiled at a public meeting Wednesday night. About 50 people — many with questions — came to the park’s pavilion to learn more about the programming initiative, a part of the master plan for the park approved by the Cayuga County Legislature in 2015. Public engagement sessions for potential programming were held in March.... more

Facts About CBD and How It Improves Physical Performance

Facts About CBD and How It Improves Physical Performance
CBD or Cannabidiol, obtained from the hemp or cannabis plant, has been deemed as the newest and most recent miracle cure for a lot of medical problems. In particular, sleep disorders, anxiety, and aches and pains. For sure, there’s a high likelihood that you have heard a colleague or family share their story about the spectacle of CBD. However, is... more

Some still frustrated with Lake Ontario outflows

Some still frustrated with Lake Ontario outflows
Lake Ontario has had record flooding for two of the past three years and the agency that regulates lake outflows has been under fire, especially from the Town of Greece. The International Joint Commission has a branch that regulates flow through the Moses-Saunders Dam along the St. Lawrence called the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board. Greece Supervisor Bill Reilich,... more
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