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New York must improve procedures for measuring, disclosing data on algal toxins

New York must improve procedures for measuring, disclosing data on algal toxins
The City of Auburn is asking the state Department of Health to address New York’s rapidly spreading toxic algae crisis by adopting stricter standards for sampling, measuring and publicly disclosing levels of toxins in public drinking water. “There are no comprehensive drinking water standards in the state of New York, and there needs to be,” said James Giannettino, an Auburn... more

Spectrum to increase cable, internet costs next month

Spectrum to increase cable, internet costs next month
Spectrum customers have not been thrilled lately with the cable company, and this won’t help. It looks like their monthly bill is about to get a bit more expensive. The Broadcast TV surcharge will go from $8.85 to $9.95; the cost for a Spectrum receiver will go from $6.99 to $7.50; and Digital Transport Adapters (DTA) will go from $4.99... more

Newark looks to create new downtown vision

Newark looks to create new downtown vision
The village’s ill-fated urban-renewal effort of the 1970s saw architecturally significant buildings razed, only to be replaced by the cookie-cutter variety — or worse, parking lots. The changes left the village, which still sports scenic neighborhoods and a growing business base, lacking a “sense of place,” said Mayor Jonathan Taylor. “We want to find a way to bring that back,”... more

Inside the projects up for Auburn’s $10M grant

Inside the projects up for Auburn’s $10M grant
Several projects were part of Auburn's winning proposal in the state's $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative competition this summer. Now, as a local committee decides how it will spend that $10 million, each of those projects is up for a piece of it. Follow the link below to see the Auburn Citizen's collection of recent reporting on several of those... more

Out with the old for Inn on the Lake in Canandaigua

Out with the old for Inn on the Lake in Canandaigua
Rick and Gail Herman, feeling nostalgic and anticipating the next chapter for the Inn on the Lake, stopped by there one last time last Sunday. It was hours before the doors would close on the hotel built nearly half a century ago, hours before the first rush early Monday to empty the contents to make way for demolition and eventually,... more

Upstate NY hospitals would suffer from federal funding cuts, Schumer says

Upstate NY hospitals would suffer from federal funding cuts, Schumer says
Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing for a federal prescription pricing program to be maintained for rural hospitals after plans were announced that would cut funding. The cuts are being proposed for the 340B Drug Pricing Program, which assists hospitals in prescribing prescription medication for low-income patients at reduced costs. When the hospitals prescribe the medications, they can file the transaction... more

THE DEBRIEF: Election headlines, campaign ads, and victory odds ahead of Election Day (podcast)

WATCH LIVE AT 10 AM: Ted Baker in-studio to talk election news on Debrief Pod
What’s the latest on local, regional, and state elections? Voters are only a few weeks away from #Decision2018; and while a lot of focus has been on national issues – some seriously close races have been forming over the last several months. Some of those have even been local. This week on The Debrief Podcast FL1 News Director Josh Durso... more

Molinaro says he ‘wouldn’t be surprised’ if Cuomo faces charges

Molinaro says he ‘wouldn’t be surprised’ if Cuomo faces charges
Marc Molinaro, the Republican candidate for governor, said he “wouldn’t be surprised” if Gov. Andrew Cuomo is charged with a crime as a result of an ongoing FBI investigation into campaign contributions from a Hudson Valley health care organization. During a meeting Thursday with reporters and editors at syracuse.com, Molinaro said he expects the federal investigation eventually to result in... more

Helming secures $500K for for water and sewer upgrades in Wayne Co.

Helming secures $500K for for water and sewer upgrades in Wayne Co.
Senator Pam Helming announced that she has secured a total of $500,000 for the Wayne County Water and Sewer Authority to upgrade the infrastructure that serves residents throughout Wayne County. A $250,000 grant will support the construction of a regional water storage facility, while another $250,000 grant will support the construction of a regional wastewater treatment facility. Both funding requests... more

DeSales property sold to Massa for housing

DeSales property sold to Massa for housing
Nick Massa attended the former DeSales High School in the mid 1960s. Now, he owns the building at 90 Pulteney St. that housed the school, which closed in 2012. Massa, president of Geneva-based Massa Construction, plans to convert the school building to market-rate housing units. The gymnasium at the west end will continue to be available at no cost for... more

Police testify in Seneca Falls murder case hearing

Police testify in Seneca Falls murder case hearing
Late on the night of May 12, two police officers responding to a Seneca Falls apartment found a small child unconscious and barely breathing. That was the testimony of Seneca Falls Police Department Sgt. Angela Anderson and former SFPD Officer Brad Clouston during a suppression hearing Thursday for Donald Bovio in Seneca County Court. Bovio faces a murder charge, as... more

Inmate’s eardrum ruptured during violent incident at Wayne County Jail

Deputies say a 25-year-old inmate at the Wayne County Jail is facing new charges after a physical incident on October 10th. Zachary R. Bergen, 25, was charged with second-degree assault after a physical altercation, in which he struck another inmate violently enough to rupture his eardrum. He was arrested and arraigned in Lyons Town Court. He was committed back to... more

Sodus man hospitalized after fleeing scene of DWI rollover accident

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Deputies say a 46-year-old Sodus man is facing multiple charges, but was released on her own recognizance after a violent accident on State Route 88 last weekend. The accident happened on October 13th in the Town of Sodus. First responders were called to State Route 88 for a personal injury accident. However, the operator of that vehicle was not at... more

Ithaca Police searching for vandals

Ithaca Police searching for vandals
Ithaca Police is asking for your help identifying several suspects. Investigators say there have been graffiti and vandalism complaints in businesses across the city. The crimes happened during the evening and night-time hours of Saturday September 29 into Sunday the 30th. Any information regarding the identities of the people pictures are asked to contact Ithaca Police (607)330-0000. CNYCentral.com: Read More more

One injured after MVA at intersection of CR 20 and SR 5&20

One injured after MVA at intersection of CR 20 and SR 5&20
Deputies report that on Friday at approximately 3:45 pm deputies along with other first responders responded to the intersection of County Road 20 and State Route 5&20 for a personal injury crash. As result, it shut down the south end of County Road 20. Seneca Castle and Stanley Fire Departments were called to the scene. Finger Lakes Ambulance also responded... more
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