Day: March 24, 2020

NYSPHSAA planning for high school spring sports seasons

NYSPHSAA planning for high school spring sports seasons

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association released an update to school Athletic Directors on the status of the Spring high school sports season on Monday. In the statement, NYSPHSAA Executive Director Dr. Robert J. Zayas sais that the date ... MORE
MELISSA KILLELEAGH: Former NFL running back talks ‘Dream Project’ (podcast)

MELISSA KILLELEAGH: Former NFL running back talks ‘Dream Project’ (podcast)

Who says social isolation can’t have benefits? Leroy Collins, Author, Speaker, and former NFL running back was featured this week on The Melissa Killeleagh Show discussing The Dream Project. Collins and Killeleagh discuss how people can use this time to dig deep ... MORE
Seneca Nursing & Rehab employee confirmed to have COVID-19; Health Dept. says not a Seneca County resident

Seneca Nursing & Rehab employee confirmed to have COVID-19; Health Dept. says not a Seneca County resident

The Seneca County Health Department was notified on Monday that an employee of Seneca Nursing and Rehabilitation Center located in Waterloo has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is not a Seneca County resident and is currently in isolation and being monitored ... MORE
Police: Geneva woman arrested on felony drug charge

Police: Geneva woman arrested on felony drug charge

The Geneva Police Department reports the arrest of a 27-year-old following an investigation into the sale of cocaine in the city. Kayla Glover, 27, of Geneva was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Glover is accused of selling  cocaine ... MORE
Officials: Corning resident with COVID-19 staying in Penn Yan

Officials: Corning resident with COVID-19 staying in Penn Yan

Last weekend it was reported that one of the positive tests for COVID-19 or the Novel Coronavirus was living in Yates County. At least that’s what popped up on social media. However, public health officials in Steuben County are clearing that up ... MORE
Cuomo tells hospitals to plan for significantly greater capacity, but estimations show stark outlook

Cuomo tells hospitals to plan for significantly greater capacity, but estimations show stark outlook

New York is focusing on hospital beds as the economy remains largely shut down. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is directing hospitals across the state to increase their capacity between 50- and 100%. Some of the downstate ‘converted’ hospitals will be up-and-running within a ... MORE
Unemployment system flooded with requests, state struggles to keep up with demand on website

Unemployment system flooded with requests, state struggles to keep up with demand on website

New York is trying to keep up with demand — but that’s not easy. Steps were taken last week to alleviate the unemployment problem — which cropped up after more than 500,000 visits in one day to the platform. A Penfield resident ... MORE
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SBA offers low-interest loans amid disaster declaration in New York

SBA offers low-interest loans amid disaster declaration in New York

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to New York small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced this week. SBA acted under its own ... MORE
Sheriff: Boaters lucky after drifting across Seneca Lake, capsizing on windy day

Sheriff: Boaters lucky after drifting across Seneca Lake, capsizing on windy day

A pair of boaters were nothing short of lucky after their boat capsized on a windy Seneca Lake Friday. Sheriff Ron Spike says Brandon Barber, 21, of Hector called 911 shortly after 4 p.m. The engine on his boat would not start ... MORE
Commissioners around NYS call for April 28 election to be postponed until June

Commissioners around NYS call for April 28 election to be postponed until June

The New York State Elections Commissioner Association is calling for immediate action by Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State Legislature to protect the electoral process during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Elections Boards throughout the state are risking personnel safety and health to ... MORE
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FLH thanks community for outpouring of support, looks for additional help securing essential items

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has anticipated a surge during a time of national shortage of certain supplies. FLH is reaching out to community partners to request support during this ... MORE
WellNow introduces new triaging process for those with COVID symptoms

WellNow introduces new triaging process for those with COVID symptoms

WellNow Urgent Care — one of the country’s fastest-growing urgent providers — has launched a new in-vehicle triage process in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective immediately, patients will be asked to complete an in-vehicle check-in process before entering a WellNow Urgent ... MORE
Sheriff: Two dead as homicide investigation unfolds in Cayuga County

Sheriff: Two dead as homicide investigation unfolds in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office says they’re investigating an apparent murder-suicide. Around 10:25 a.m. on Tuesday deputies were called to 15 Middle Lane in the town of Brutus, according to Sheriff Brian Schenck. He says that investigators confirmed that an adult male ... MORE
WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors holds committee meetings Tuesday night (video)

Seneca County Board of Supervisors hold meeting (video)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors is holding its monthly committee meetings, and this time they are being streamed LIVE on YouTube. The meeting is being streamed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in significant reduction in person-to-person contact, as ... MORE
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