Category: Business

Pink Tax law takes hold in New York: Gender-based pricing on select services, goods will be illegal

Pink Tax law takes hold in New York: Gender-based pricing on select services, goods will be illegal

The ‘pink tax’ which was included as part of the 2021 budget earlier this year goes into effect across New York State this week. The new reforms prevent businesses from charging difference prices for “substantially similar” consumer goods or services that are ... MORE
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Geneva bar has liquor license suspended after significant violations discovered

NYS suspends liquor license of Geneva bar after investigation by SLA

Rylie J’s in Geneva has had its liquor license suspended by New York State, after ‘egregious violations’ of Coronavirus related regulations were discovered in an investigation. The enforcement is an apparent crackdown on bars and restaurants that serve college communities across the ... MORE
Royal Car Wash says glitch caused some refunds to not disperse during pandemic shutdown

Royal Car Wash says glitch caused some refunds to not disperse during pandemic shutdown

Recently, Royal Car Wash opened a new location in Canandaigua. That location, which is the second in Ontario County, has seen significant traffic. However, unlike other locations, which were open during the early-days of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown – members have questions ... MORE
Downtown Auburn restaurant closes for the weekend after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Downtown Auburn restaurant closes for the weekend after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Officials with the Cayuga County Health Department are asking anyone who visited Mesa Grande Taqueria on Sunday, September 20th between 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms. The announcement came late this week after an employee tested positive ... MORE
What happens during a truck accident lawsuit?

What happens during a truck accident lawsuit?

In the aftermath of a collision with a large truck, you may be struggling to recover from your injuries so you can move on with your life. The last thing you need to do is deal with a lawsuit, but that is ... MORE
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Jasdeep Singh shares his views on the future of the US dollar

Jasdeep Singh shares his views on the future of the US dollar

The US dollar has been depreciating since the financial markets managed to cope with the turmoil caused by the pandemic during February and March with the assistance of the Federal Reserve. The Reserve’s accommodative monetary policy and the federal government’s expansionary fiscal ... MORE
Business
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: County budgets, stores claim no responsibility for customers, and more (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: County budgets, stores claim no responsibility for customers, and more (podcast)

It’s been a long summer for local municipalities that are struggling to adapt to COVID-19 budget issues. However, we’re getting closer to final budgets in many of them. What’s happening here? Also, the latest on a series of headlines from the regional ... MORE
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Redevelopment of former BJ’s Wholesale gets green light in Geneva

Geneva Supervisor Mark Venuti says his community is fortunate to have found a developer for the former BJ’s Wholesale property at the edge of town. Earlier this week Supervisor Venuti spoke with Finger Lakes News Radio about the planned development for the ... MORE
Congress stuck on stimulus negotiations, but Mark Cuban says everyone should get $1,000 every two weeks

Congress stuck on stimulus negotiations, but Mark Cuban says everyone should get $1,000 every two weeks

Mark Cuban says every household in the United States should receive a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks for the next two months. Around 13 million people are out of work due to the pandemic, and thousands of businesses have closed across ... MORE
Inns of Aurora purchases Pumpkin Hill Bistro & Vineyard

Inns of Aurora purchases Pumpkin Hill Bistro & Vineyard

The Inns of Aurora say they purchased a 23-acre property that includes Pumpkin Hill Bistro & Vineyard. Owners say the purchase will help the Inns of Aurora serve the increasing number of visitors to the property. “With so many travelers currently confined ... MORE
No evictions in New York until October 20th

No evictions in New York until October 20th

New York says it’s continuing to take steps to protect residential and commercial tenants from eviction during the Coronavirus Pandemic. This week it announced an extension of the state’s moratorium on COVID-related commercial evictions and foreclosures for a month. It now runs ... MORE
Spectrum touts $14.99 offer for low income families, 60-days of free s

Spectrum touts $14.99 offer for low income families, 60-days of free internet service

Charter Spectrum has renewed its offer for 60 days of free Wi-Fi service for households with K-12 or college students. This comes six months after the original offer at the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic. It applies to households in the company’s ... MORE
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Family Dollar, Maxwell’s, and Wegmans in Auburn all pay $50 fines for violating NYS mandates on masking

Family Dollar, Maxwell’s, and Wegmans in Auburn all pay $50 fines for violating NYS mandates on masking

Several businesses in Cayuga County have been fined $50 for violating New York’s rules around operation during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Consent orders were approved and signed this week for four businesses including Ed and Jean’s Market in Port Byron, Family Dollar in ... MORE
Supervisors push IDA leader for answers on former Hillside property sale to Martin

Supervisors push IDA leader for answers on former Hillside property sale to Martin (video)

The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency was well-represented at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ Government Operations Committee Meeting, which was held at the County Office Building. Executive Director Sarah Davis, who came into that role this year, was present along with two other ... MORE
DEC probes building at proposed Schuyler waste facility; waste trucks won’t travel to Seneca Meadows

DEC probes building at proposed Schuyler waste facility; waste trucks won’t travel to Seneca Meadows

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is investigating a building on the site of a proposed waste facility near Alpine Junction in Schuyler County that was constructed before the facility had obtained a DEC permit to build. “DEC was first made aware ... MORE