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HWS students rally around David Gage after reported termination of position

HWS students rally around David Gage after reported termination of position

Students galvanized around David Gage ’91, the director of International Student Affairs office at Hobart and William Smith Colleges who has reportedly been terminated from his position upon the conclusion of the 2020 spring semester ... MORE
'GIVE STUDENTS REFUNDS': Colleges blasted for remote learning, refund policies

‘GIVE STUDENTS REFUNDS’: Colleges blasted for remote learning, refund policies

While college students are stuck at home because of the coronavirus, some are organizing online to support pass-fail learning in response to this disruption, even across upstate New York. Colleges both public and private have been mobilizing on the online petition platform ... MORE
Addressing the land status question after Cayuga Nation demolition

Addressing land status questions after Cayuga Nation demolition, as leadership struggle continues

These properties in Seneca Falls, known as fee lands are taxable entities and privately owned by the Cayuga Nation. It means that these parcels fall under the jurisdiction of New York State law, and not tribal law immunities. The five parcels are ... MORE
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EXCLUSIVE: John Kane, host of “Let’s Talk Native” says reinforcements coming to support Cayuga Nation families (podcast)

John Kane, the host of “Let’s Talk Native,” the only native program in Western New York spoke with FingerLakes1.com about the many moving parts involved in the Cayuga Nation leadership dispute. During the conversation, Kane confirmed circulating rumors that the Haudenosaunee Confederacy ... MORE
Leadership struggle continues within Cayuga Nation: What's next?

Leadership struggle continues within Cayuga Nation: What’s next?

Following a Haudenosaunee Confederacy Grand Council session that took place on Sunday a decision was made to send 30 to 40 Onondaga Nation men to Seneca Falls to protect Cayuga families. Aside from the Onondaga, calls have been made out to certain ... MORE
Lee Alcott answers tough questions on behalf of Halftown legal team

Halftown attorney answers tough questions on Cayuga Nation dispute (audio)

Barclay Damon Partner Lee Alcott answers a field of questions in a FingerLakes1.com exclusive, clarifying key issues of the conflict from the Halftown Council of the Cayuga Nation faction. Alcott, a lawyer who has practiced for more than 30-years graduated from Syracuse ... MORE
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March takes protesters through downtown Geneva on International Women's Day

March takes protesters through downtown Geneva on International Women’s Day

Around the world International Women’s Day protests and public demonstrations have sprung up, and even in Geneva. Organized by the Geneva Women’s Assembly, members of the community joined Hobart and William Smith Colleges students and faculty to focus on the fight for ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Former Congresswomen Loretta Sanchez & Ann-Marie Buerkle reflect on careers (podcast)

On this special roundtable edition of “Inside the FLX” former Congresswomen Loretta Sanchet and Ann-Marie Buerkle reflect upon their careers in Congress as women, discuss how to work in a bipartisan fashion when addressing abortion and reproductive rights, and also weigh-in on ... MORE
Union Springs Mayor Shattuck lays out concerns as Cayuga Natio

Union Springs leaders, lawyers lay out concerns as Cayuga Nation Dispute stalls (audio & video)

Union Springs Village Mayor Bud Shattuck has spoken with FingerLakes1.com, and the Village's legal team has provided documents that were sent to Cayuga Nation attorneys over the last 10 days. Video shows the dramatic moments the Cayuga Nation Police moved into properties, ... MORE
Cayuga Nation unrest continues after peaceful meeting in Seneca Falls

Cayuga Nation unrest continues after meeting in Seneca Falls

A heartfelt and peaceful meeting of Cayuga Nation members on Thursday at the Seneca Falls Community Center ended in chaos and a chase to Varick. It happened when unmarked Cayuga Nation Police vehicles arrived outside in the parking lot and then sped ... MORE
House passes spending measure in response to COVID-19

House passes spending measure in response to COVID-19

House Resolution 6201, also known as the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” overwhelmingly passed with bipartisan support, including all congressional representatives throughout New York State ... MORE
Protest will highlight ongoing leadership dispute within Cayuga Natoin

Protest will highlight ongoing leadership dispute within Cayuga Nation

While New York state and the rest of the nation shuts down in an effort to flatten the curve and combat the coronavirus through social distancing, the Cayuga Nation dispute continues with a scheduled protest set for Wednesday at 5 p.m ... MORE
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Small protest held outside Lakeside Trading in Union Springs as Cayuga Nation dispute continues

A small protest was held near a gas station and gaming facility operated by the Cayuga Nation in Union Springs on Wednesday. It did not result in violence, but the group yelled at some members of the Cayuga Nation police who were ... MORE
HWS announces it will close all residence halls except for students with ‘special circumstances’

HWS announces it will close all residence halls except for students with ‘special circumstances’

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have announced the closure of all residence halls on-campus except for students with “special circumstances” in response to the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak that is plaguing New York state. In a statement issued by Vice President of ... MORE
Protest lasts through weekend after demolition at Cayuga Nation property in Seneca Falls

Protest lasts through weekend after demolition at Cayuga Nation property in Seneca Falls

Over the weekend a standoff ensued on opposing sides of State Route 89 in Seneca Falls between the Cayuga Nation Police and members of the Cayuga Nation and supporters who protested in the aftermath of Saturday morning’s raid that led to the ... MORE