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Siena Poll: Only a third of New Yorkers believe race relations are ‘good’
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Siena Poll shows most understand racial discrimination is a problem in New York

Only about a third of New Yorkers believe race relations are ‘good’ in the state, according to a new Sina College poll released on Martin Luther King Day. “The more things change,…

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DiNapoli: Tax revenues fall .5 billion short in 2020
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Posted in New York State News

DiNapoli: Tax revenues fall $2.5 billion short in 2020

State tax receipts through the first nine months of the state fiscal year were $2.5 billion lower than last year, but were $1.8 billion higher than anticipated by the state Division of…

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Auburn businessman announces bid for Cayuga County Legislature
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Posted in Auburn Cayuga County Elections News Politics

Auburn businessman announces bid for Cayuga County Legislature

An Auburn businessman is running for Cayuga County Legislature. Brian Muldrow will seek the nomination for the District 15 seat, according to The Citizen. That covers a portion of the city of…

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Cuomo frustrated by lack of vaccine doses coming to New York
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Posted in Health New York State News

Gov. Cuomo frustrated by lack of vaccine doses coming to New York

On Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo provided an update on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the state. The State’s vaccine supply is determined by the federal government, and although more than 7 million…

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Phelps woman heading to prison after stealing .4 million from Seneca Falls employer
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Posted in Courts News Ontario County Phelps Seneca County Seneca Falls

Phelps woman heading to prison after stealing $1.4 million from Seneca Falls employer

A 55-year-old Phelps woman was sentenced on Friday in federal court on wire fraud charges. Karen Owens, 55, who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from her Seneca Falls employer will have…

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Posted in News Politics

Cuomo takes aim at smart devices that can record, wants clear warnings on them

Over the weekend Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal to require companies to prominently disclose information about devices that can record and retain and transmit recordings, such as smartphones, smart speakers and…

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Rallies don’t materialize in Albany, security remains enhanced through this week
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Posted in New York State News Politics

Rallies don’t materialize in Albany, security remains enhanced through this week

Law enforcement was ready over the weekend for any rallies or protests that could have turned violent in New York’s capitol. That said, it didn’t materialize. Barricades were set up and multiple…

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Cuomo announces  million to continue Nourish NY program
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Posted in New York State News

Cuomo announces $25 million to continue Nourish NY program

Over the weekend Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $25 million to continue programs through the Nourish NY initiative as part of the 2021 State of the State agenda. Governor Cuomo will continue supporting…

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Interlaken’s water problems continue into 2021
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Posted in Interlaken News Seneca County

Interlaken’s water problems continue into 2021

The village of Interlaken still has water issues. Officials say that water is being trucked in from a nearby source after an exceptionally dry 2020 in the region. The Finger Lakes Times…

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Felony arrest after electronics stolen in Seneca Falls
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Posted in News Police Beat Seneca County Seneca Falls

Grand larceny charge in Seneca Falls after December incident

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 23-year-old following an investigation into an incident on December 14th. Wheeler is accused of stealing a cell phone, as well as other…

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Posted in Education New York State News

Non-profits, schools would benefit from low-cost financing, design, and construction services

This week Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal to open the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York’s low-cost financing, design and construction services to all non-profits and school districts as…

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Frustration grows as high school sports remain on hold due to COVID-19
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Posted in Health New York State News

Frustration grows as high school sports remain on hold due to COVID-19

Frustration is growing among parents and high school communities across the Finger Lakes as sports remain on hold. Late last week, lawmakers from around Upstate called for sports to be resumed. Those…

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Rochester man charged after larceny investigation at Eastview Mall
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Posted in News Ontario County Police Beat Victor

Rochester man charged after larceny investigation at Eastview Mall

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester resident following an investigation at Eastview Mall. Deputies say Jerome Griffin, 33, of Rochester was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of…

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Larceny investigation yield arrest at Target in Victor
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Posted in News Ontario County Police Beat Victor

Larceny investigation yield arrest at Target in Victor

Deputies report the arrest of a 32-year-old Henrietta resident following a larceny investigation at Target in Victor. Kevin White, 32, was charged with petit larceny after stealing $429 worth of electronics from…

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Deputies: Wolcott man faces several charges after DWI crash in Lyons
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Posted in Lyons News Police Beat Traffic Wayne County Wolcott

Deputies: Wolcott man faces several charges after DWI crash in Lyons

Deputies say a Wolcott man is facing a number of charges after a property damage crash on Herbst Road in Lyons. It happened on Friday around 11 p.m. when deputies were called…

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Armed home invasion under investigation in Ithaca
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Posted in Ithaca News Police Beat Tompkins County

Armed home invasion under investigation in Ithaca

Police say that on Saturday a little before 5 p.m. officers received a walk-in complaint of a robbery at a residence on North Cayuga Street in Ithaca. Two victims reported being in…

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