Cuomo asks Pfizer if New York State can purchase vaccine directly from them

Cuomo asks Pfizer if New York State can purchase vaccine directly from them
Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to see if New York State can purchase the Pfizer vaccine directly from the company. It’s a bold move that hasn’t been tried before in other parts of the U.S. However, as federal rollout slows, Cuomo is looking for options to get more doses in the arms of those who are now eligible by ... FULL STORY

Cuomo proposes major change to partial unemployment system

Cuomo proposes major change to partial unemployment system
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal to boost partial Unemployment Insurance benefits to New Yorkers who return to work part-time as part of the ... MORE

Steuben County man accused of murdering girlfriend

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New York State Police say a 55-year-old man has been charged with murder after his girlfriend was found dead in the town of Bath ... MORE

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Community Bank closing locations in Hornell, Wellsville, and Bath

Community Bank closing locations in Hornell, Wellsville, and Bath
A couple Community Bank branches will be closing for good. According to a company announcement four branches in the Hornell area will shut down this spring. No other bank branches will be impacted by the move. “It is not a choice that ... MORE

IRS says tax credit available for those who didn’t get stimulus checks

IRS says tax credit available for those who didn't get stimulus checks
The IRS has provided a resource on their website for those who did not receive the COVID Impact payments that went out to Americans that make less than $75,000. If you didn’t receive the spring payment, which was part of the CARES ... MORE

Package scams picking up as USPS works to clear holiday backlog

Package scams picking up as USPS works to clear holiday backlog
Officials with the United State Postal Service say that scams are being reported, as workers continue to get through a backlog of packages. That’s right, some people still have not received packages they sent in the days or weeks leading up to ... MORE
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Sen. Manion wants to see high school sports restarted immediately

Sen. Manion wants to see high school sports restarted immediately
Senator John Manion, who represents the 53rd District has joined the growing list of lawmakers who want to see high school sports resume. The newly-elected representative of a district in Central New York says that he wants to see high school sports ... MORE

One person shot after home invasion in Elmira; two suspects remain at-large

One person shot after home invasion in Elmira; two suspects remain at-large
Police in Elmira are investigating after a home invasion in the city. It happened on West Henry Street on Sunday a little before 7:30 p.m. Officers responded to a home in the 200 block for the report of a person who had ... MORE

Lawmakers call for vaccine hearing to determine issues with rollout in New York

Lawmakers call for vaccine hearing to determine issues with rollout in New York
Lawmakers are calling for a public hearing to address concerns about distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. Assemblyman Colin Schmitt and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne requested that the hearing be held by the Local Governments and Health committees. “We have an obligation to convene ... MORE
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ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hosts Miami tonight (preview, media & info)

ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hosts Miami tonight (preview, media & info)
Syracuse plays four of its next five at home, starting Tuesday, Jan. 19 against Miami. Tip off in the Carrier Dome is set for 7 p.m ... MORE
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Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex

Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex
For the last several months Chris Lajewski has been marveling at the number of Sandhill Cranes at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. He serves as director of ... MORE

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Here’s a book club just for kids in grades 2-5. Read The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin together and have lots of fun with games and activities using Zoom. Contact tmontoney@senecafallslibrary.org to register ... FULL DETAILS
LeTourneau Christian Center’s Blessed Hope January ladies luncheon will be held on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 11:00 am and will be held virtually. The speaker will be Charity Borisuk and she will speak on “New Year’s Resolutions That Will Last for Eternity.” The program link will be available on the LeTourneau ... FULL DETAILS
Do you own an Instant Pot but aren’t sure how to use it? Or are you thinking about purchasing one and want to find our all the cool things you can do with it? Join us on Thursdays in January via the Zoom app to learn more about this exciting cooking method ... FULL DETAILS
Spend the afternoon making crafts on Zoom! Free. All ages are welcome but you must email to register: tmontoney@senecafallslibrary.org ... FULL DETAILS
For Adults and Teens: On this January winter night, join us in making a beautiful paper quilled snowflake in the comfort of your warm home. This Zoom program is free but you must preregister and pick up supplies curbside. Contact smathewson@senecafallslibrary.org to register ... FULL DETAILS
Teens (entering 6th grade and up): Get together with your friends on the Zoom app to read and discuss, The Hero’s Guide to Being an Outlaw by Christopher Healy ... FULL DETAILS
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