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12 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Town & Country column: Big Flats finds savings as it shares services

Nobody likes paying taxes -- myself included -- and it's even more frustrating to see those hard-earned dollars wasted.

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Related Topix: Big Flats, NY, Chemung County, NY, Elmira, NY, Steuben County, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

String quartet performs Saturday in Watkins Glen

The orchestra presents a season-long series with the Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival, based in Penn Yan.

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Related Topix: Watkins Glen, NY, Penn Yan, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Power outages follow severe storms

More than 5,000 customers in Bradford County -- nearly 24 percent of Penelec's service area in the county -- and almost 3,000 in in Schuyler County were without power on Tuesday evening after a severe thunderstorm swept through the area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Steuben County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schuyler County tractor show organizer recovers from heart attack

The good news about the 25th annual Antique Tractor & Engine show, held just south of Montour Falls over the weekend, is that it raised close to $19,000.

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Related Topix: Montour Falls, NY, Technical Services, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Elmira, NY, Millport, NY

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Trumansburg health aide accused of forging employer's checks

A home health aide was arrested Wednesday and accused of forging more than $11,000 in checks from her employer.

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Related Topix: Trumansburg, NY, Ithaca, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Seneca South: Schuyler County reminds boaters to check for invasive species

The Schuyler County Legislature next week is recognizing New York's first Invasive Species Awareness Week.

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Related Topix: Watkins Glen, NY, Hector, NY, Burdett, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Guest Viewpoint: Schuyler legislators should stand behind salt workers

Schuyler County legislators narrowly approved a controversial resolution June 9, supporting a proposal to store liquid propane gas in salt caverns, a project of a Houston, Texas, company named Crestwood.

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Related Topix: Watkins Glen, NY

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Damiani Wine Cellars hosts photography exhibit

The work of Ithaca-based photographer Jari Poulin is on display at Seneca Lake-based Damiani Wine Cellars until July 25. The exhibit features fine-art photos taken in the Southwest.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Trumansburg man charged after chase through 2 counties, farm fields

Police arrested a Trumansburg man and an Ithaca woman after a long car chase that took them through two counties and several fields.

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Related Topix: Trumansburg, NY, Ithaca, NY, Seneca County, NY, Lodi, NY

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Guest Viewpoint: Don't allow fracked gas storage at Seneca Lake

In March 2013, a dozen people joined arms on the bank of Seneca Lake and blocked a gas storage corporation's driveway.

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Related Topix: Geneva, NY, Waterloo, NY, Fayette, NY

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schuyler jobless rate drops in May

From April to May, unemployment for Steuben and Chemung counties increased slightly while Schuyler County recorded a lower rate.

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Related Topix: Steuben County, NY

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Albany Times Union

Propane project essential

The sun is finally out, signaling the start of summer and, among other things, backyard barbecues.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Hazlitt's sherry tops State Fair wines; Swedish Hill top winery

Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards and Swedish Hill Winery are doing a lot of celebrating these days.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, New York, Ithaca, NY, Red, Ontario County, NY

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Guest Viewpoint: Thanks for help with Waterfront Festival

The weather at the recent Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival was a showcase of what Mother Nature can stir up on Seneca Lake, from beautiful sunshine to a monsoon in 0 to 60 seconds.

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Related Topix: Watkins Glen, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

ARTS Council of Southern Finger Lakes awards 29 grants

The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts has awarded $70,800 in grants to 29 recipients of the 2014 Decentralization grants.

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Related Topix: Chemung County, NY, Elmira College, Elmira, NY, Watkins Glen, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Seneca South column: Open house planned at Hidden Valley 4-H Camp

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County's Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is hosting an open house on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Watkins Glen, NY, Dundee, NY, Libraries, Odessa, NY

Tue Jun 17, 2014

WENY

Effective in Tompkins County, Ny Until 6/17/2014 11:15 PM Est

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHERN CAYUGA COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... CORTLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... NORTHEASTERN SCHUYLER COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... SENECA COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... TOMPKINS COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... SOUTHEASTERN YATES COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, Cortland County, NY, Tompkins County, NY, Yates County, NY, Freeville, NY

Fri Jun 13, 2014

TrekEarth

The Watkins Glen Park

This is my photo from the Watkins Glen State Park. It is located outside the village of Watkins Glen, New York, south of Seneca Lake in Schuyler County in the Finger Lakes region.

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Related Topix: Watkins Glen, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schuyler, Yates Arc to combine in 2015

NYSARC Inc. has approved a request from its Schuyler County and Yates County chapters to merge into The Arc of Schuyler-Yates sometime in 2015.

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Related Topix: Yates County, NY, Medicaid, Health

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Guest Viewpoint: LPG storage plan a safe job creator

I recently toured our New York facilities for the first time since the merger of Inergy and Crestwood last year.

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Related Topix: Watkins Glen, NY, Bath, NY

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