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Yesterday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schuyler County Sheriff: Beaver Dams man arrested for welfare fraud

The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division arrested a Beaver Dams man on charges of welfare fraud.

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Related Topix: Beaver Dams, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ithaca drops 1,000 private-sector jobs

The region's private-sector employment took a big hit in March. Tompkins County lost 1,000 private-sector jobs from March 2013 to March 2014, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the state Labor Department.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Tompkins County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Water levels high on Seneca, Cayuga lakes

Concerns have been rising along with the levels of Seneca and Cayuga lakes, but officials say measures are being taken to reverse the trend.

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Related Topix: Cayuga, NY, Watkins Glen, NY, Big Flats, NY, Seneca Falls, NY, Waterloo, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Seneca South: Learn about Watkins Glen State Park history

Josh Teeter, environmental educator for the Finger Lakes State Parks Commission, will speak at Wednesday's annual meeting of the Schuyler County Historical Society.

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Related Topix: Montour Falls, NY, New York, Cornell University, Hall, NY, Yates County, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

$95M awarded for low-income housing in NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today more than $95 million in grants and loans were awarded for 37 construction projects across the state to build affordable, low-income housing.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Dutchess County, NY, Pawling, NY, Niagara Falls, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Bath sex offender sought by police turns self in

A Bath sex offender who was the subject of an unsuccessful search of state Route 414 from Watkins Glen to Corning turned himself in on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Bath, NY, Watkins Glen, NY, Corning, NY, Steuben County, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Damiani Wine Cellars to expand tasting room

Damiani Wine Cellars in Burdett, Schuyler County, is expanding the lower level of its tasting room to accommodate private parties, wine classes and a small wine bar.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schuyler lawmakers looking at term limits, again

Nine months after an attempt to set term limits for Schuyler County legislators failed with a tied vote, supporters are trying again.

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Related Topix: Montour Falls, NY, Odessa, NY, Seneca County, NY, Tyrone, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Trumansburg man accused of fleeing police

Tompkins County Sheriff's deputies charged a Trumansburg man with unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and other charges following a pursuit on April 6. Nathan R. Nehrbass, 32 of Halseyville Road, Trumansburg, was charged with unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the third degree, aggravated unlicensed operation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tompkins County, NY, Trumansburg, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ithaca, NY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

HOT 107.9

State Closes Four Prisons

New York is proceeding with closing of four prisons this summer while lawmakers have imposed a two-year moratorium on further closings after that.

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Related Topix: Chateaugay, NY, Wayne County, NY, Franklin County, NY, Saratoga County, NY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

NY proceeds with closing 4 prisons

New York is proceeding with closing of four prisons this summer while lawmakers have imposed a two-year moratorium on further closings after that.

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Related Topix: Chateaugay, NY, Franklin County, NY, Saratoga County, NY

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Seneca South column: Schuyler County Humane Society seeks donations for challenge grant

The Humane Society of Schuyler County is almost near the end of a $250,000 challenge grant effort initiated by an anonymous donor through The Community Foundation of Elmira, Corning and the Finger Lakes.

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Related Topix: Montour Falls, NY, Watkins Glen, NY, Cayuta, NY

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Barnstormer Winery adds cheese to tasting menu

Bailey the Barnstormer, a cat rescued from an Elmira animal shelter, often prowls around her home at Seneca Lake-based Barnstormer Winery.

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Related Topix: Elmira, NY, Rock Stream, NY, Wine, Drink, Seneca County, NY, Orange County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police record: DWI, welfare fraud, other arrests in the Twin Tiers

SCHUYLER COUNTY SHERIFF * James Hoffman, 41, of Alpine, was charged March 10 with driving while intoxicated after traffic stop in the Town of Catharine.

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Related Topix: Alpine, NY, Watkins Glen, NY, Addison, NY

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Guest Viewpoint: Lawmakers missed chance to learn more about LPG plan

They say that you can lead someone to knowledge, but you can't make them think. Thank you to the elected officials who attended the recent "Seneca in the Balance" forum, who listened to business owners, heard from health care professionals, considered the positions of elected colleagues and learned from vetted experts who are not on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Steuben Courier

No funding for Monterey included in budget

The final 2014-15 state budget signed Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo has no funding for the Monterey Shock Incarceration Camp in Schuyler County, indicating the state has not changed its plans to close the facility this year, according to local representatives Sen. Tom O'Mara, R-Big Flats, and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, R-Corning, who have been ... (more)

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Big Flats, NY

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Southern Tier counties seek state reform for public defense costs

Area legislators want the state to reform its public defense system - and pay for it.

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Related Topix: Chemung, NY, Steuben County, NY, Chemung County, NY

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