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Monday Apr 14 | 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: Schuyler County, NY, Montour Falls, NY, Odessa, NY, Tyrone, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

106.7 KISS FM

Bomb Squad Called In At Waterloo Outlet Mall

Waterloo N.Y.- A bomb squad called in late yesterday afternoon at the Waterloo Premium Outlets to check out a suspicious package.

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Related Topix: Waterloo, NY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Prisoner arraigned on Bloomingburg burglary charge

Brandon Sprague, 27, formerly of Wurtsboro, who is being held at the Willard Drug Treatment Center in Seneca County according to state inmate records, entered a home in Bloomingburg in September 2013 and stole several pieces of jewelry, said state police.

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Related Topix: Bloomingburg, NY, Wurtsboro, NY, State Prisons, Willard Drug Treatment Center, Prison

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Casino group seeks to develop one of two Binghamton sites

A group looking to bring a casino to the City of Binghamton has identified the former Stow manufacturing site off the Brandywine Highway and the Binghamton Plaza as potential spots for a new gambling parlor.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Stow, NY, Vestal, NY, Chemung, NY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Next Wednesday: Finger Lakes Landfill Summit

As the Democrat and Chronicle laid out in a detailed report last fall, the Finger Lakes region, for better or worse, is New York's favorite dumping ground.

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Related Topix: Ontario County, NY, Seneca Falls, NY

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

SUNY Broome discussion focuses on state's growing casino industry

Tioga Downs continued its partnership with SUNY Broome Community College on Thursday with a session focused on gaming in the Southern Tier as the racino gears up to apply for a casino license in New York.

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Related Topix: Ontario, NY, Binghamton, NY, Rochester, NY

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ovid residents pitch in to help fire victims

Ovid residents of all ages are coming together to help their neighbors. Donations have been pouring into the Ovid Fire Victim's Fund, coordinated by the Ovid Fire Department and the Ovid Federated Church, in the days following a fire that destroyed several Main Street buildings on the evening of March 18. A coin drive was immediately started by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Ovid, NY

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, Schuyler County, NY, Wine, Drink, Orange County, NY

Mon Mar 31, 2014

13WHAM

Seneca Co. residents file lawsuit against town and casino developer

Bidding is underway for four privately owned casinos in Upstate New York. One of the locations under consideration is in Seneca County.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

13WHAM

Sympathy for boy facing arson charge

Seneca County, N.Y. --- The feeling of sympathy for a young boy and his family was evident Thursday in the small Village of Ovid.

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Related Topix: Ovid, NY, Fire

13WHAM

Three charged for homemade explosives

Police found suspicious items later determined to be homemade explosive devices made from common household materials and chemicals at Lakeview Heights during an investigation in February.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

11-year-old charged in Ovid fire

The fire that devastated the Village of Ovid last week was started accidentally by an 11-year-old playing with a lighter, Seneca County sheriff's investigators said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Ovid, NY

WHEC-TV Rochester

Eleven-year-old boy charged with setting fire that destroyed four buildings in Ovid

News10NBC has learned that an 11-year-old boy is facing charges for setting a fire that destroyed four buildings in the Village of Ovid last week.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Post-Standard

Five Points Correctional Facility inmate charged in cell mate's death

An inmate from the Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus was arraigned Monday on charges that he murdered his cell mate in December.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Five Points Correctional Facility, Romulus, NY, Hammondsport, NY

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Your bus stop forecast for March 24

The heaviest snowfall is cutting through Seneca and Tompkins counties, especially around the greater Ithaca area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tompkins County, NY, Ithaca, NY

Sat Mar 22, 2014

13WHAM

Six injured in two-car Thruway crash

State Police responded to a two car accident on I-90 in the Town of Junius, Seneca County Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Geneva, NY

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Rochester developer proposing new Albany casino

A Rochester developer with proposals for casinos in the Rochester and Albany areas today unveiled a new plan for the Capitol region: a resort casino near the exit 23 off the state Thruway.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Rochester, NY, Monroe County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ovid fire creates void, raises questions about future

Donna Elling was at her home on the outskirts of Ovid on Tuesday evening when she got a call from her husband.

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Related Topix: Ovid, NY, Fire

WHAM-AM Rochester

Opponents Suing to Fight Seneca County Casino Plan

More than five dozen residents of the Seneca County town of Tyre have gone to court to fight developer Wilmorite's plan to build a casino near Thruway Exit 41 in their town.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Police: 6 injured in 2-vehicle crash on NY Thruway

Authorities say six people have been injured after a car ran out of gas on the Thruway in central New York and was rear-ended by another vehicle.

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