Day: March 30, 2020

Ontario County adds to total COVID cases as officials document new patients

Ontario County adds to total COVID cases as officials document new patients

Public health officials say there are now 21 confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 in Ontario County. The department says one of the cases is a student of the Canandaigua Middle School. Both the student and family are under quarantine ... MORE
Jim Gaffigan releases Garbage Plate episode of ‘Jim Eats World’ on YouTube (video)

Jim Gaffigan releases Garbage Plate episode of ‘Jim Eats World’ on YouTube (video)

In January, comedian Jim Gaffigan performed at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. During his visit he made quite a splash on social media when he posted about where he could find the best “garbage plate”. After being directed to Nick Tahou’s ... MORE
Food, Life, Rochester Area, video
Judge Doran announces virtual courts for counties through the 7th District

Courts throughout Finger Lakes, Central New York go virtual due to COVID-19

More changes are coming to local courts amid the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 pandemic. Judge Craig Doran, 7th Judicial District Administrative Judge, made the announcement that effective immediately virtual court operations will commence. He says video conferencing will be utilized for all ... MORE
Department of Labor extends hours, but still expects issues with unemployment application process

Department of Labor extends hours, but still expects issues with unemployment application process

Are you one of the hundreds-of-thousands trying to apply for unemployment insurance? For the last week – the New York State Department of Labor has been struggling to keep up with demand. Its website has been taxed, frequently shutting down, which resulted ... MORE
Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office employee tests positive for COVID-19

Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office employee tests positive for COVID-19

An employee of the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office has tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Sheriff Brian Schenck announced Monday morning that the employee became ill with flu-like symptoms – and after testing – it was determined to be the ... MORE
Seneca County has first confirmed case of COVID-19

Seneca County has first confirmed case of COVID-19

The Seneca County Health Department says it has its first confirmed case of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. A Seneca County resident tested positive for the virus. The person was being isolated and monitored by health officials, according to a press release ... MORE
Legislators say counties could be on brink of bankruptcy after pandemic if Albany doesn't shift

Legislators say counties could be on brink of bankruptcy after pandemic if Albany doesn’t shift

Three state legislators who represent the Southern Tier and part of the Finger Lakes are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to accept billions in funding from the federal government to help with COVID-19 response across New York State. State Senator Tom O’Mara ... MORE
Sen. Jim Seward, wife test positive for COVID-19

Sen. Jim Seward, wife test positive for COVID-19

New York State Senator Jim Seward and his wife have tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. He’s receiving treatment at Albany Medical Center. At this point, it appears as though he will make a full-recovery. The 17 term Senator announced ... MORE
Sheriff Schenck, Chief Butler push back against prospect of legislation being built into state budget

Sheriff Schenck, Chief Butler push back against prospect of legislation being built into state budget

Law enforcement leaders around New York State are asking for Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature to avoid major policy pieces in this year’s budget. With our State and Nation in the throes of a devastating epidemic, New York’s Sheriffs and ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Fire reported at Burger King in Seneca Falls (photos)

Fire reported at Burger King in Seneca Falls (photos)

Shortly after 5 a.m. first responders were called to the scene of a restaurant fire in Seneca Falls. Firefighters were quickly dispatched to the Burger King restaurant along 5&20. Fayette, Waterloo, and Seneca Falls fire departments were all on-scene, along with the ... MORE
Cuomo gets high marks for handling of COVID pandemic in Siena Poll

Cuomo gets high marks for handling of COVID pandemic in Siena Poll

A new Siena College poll shows that Governor Andrew Cuomo is doing a favorable job among voters across the state. New Yorkers are also giving high remarks to local health departments, Dr. Anthony Fauci, local government leaders, and the CDC. “In the ... MORE
Education issues in 2020

Education issues in 2020

Education is the foundation of any society but if it has various unresolved issues, that's problematic. Find out what these issues are here ... MORE
Education, News