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  1. Schumer: Government needs to fix town's waterfront barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair the breakwater and steel wall that protect homes and businesses on Sodus Point and Sodus Bay from the lake's wind-driven waves. Those barriers have been pounded since spring by high water and waves, ...

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  2. Schumer: Government needs to fix town's waterfront barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New Jersey Herald

    ... on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair the breakwater and steel wall that protect homes and businesses on Sodus Point and Sodus Bay from the lake's wind-driven waves. Those barriers have been pounded since spring by high water and waves, ...

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  3. No water-level plan could prevent floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... associated with high and low water levels, looking for an acceptable solution. I asked a question at the Sodus Point meeting. What plan was in effect in 1972 when Sodus Point was underwater? The answer was Plan 1958DD. My next statement was, ...

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  4. Sodus Chamber of Commerce Mural is Ready for DedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Genesee Valley Pennysaver

    The Sodus Chamber of Commerce made the decision to represent the malt house, coal trestle with the coal boat Fontana and custom house that are part of the history of Sodus Point. The mural is 7 feet by 13 feet, and was created by Erica Swenson-Sullivan, from Tennessee.

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  5. Collins, Katko, county leaders, government officials meet regarding Plan 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... in our community," Katko said. "I was pleased to welcome Wayne County Board of Supervisors Chairman LeRoy and Sodus Point Mayor Tertinek to Washington to participate in today's discussion, and will continue to fight to ensure shoreline residents, ...

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  6. No progress in dispute over Indians' halted casino paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... gave the Senecas exclusive rights to operate full-service, or Vegas-style, casinos west of state Route 14 (from Sodus Point on Lake Ontario to Elmira in the Southern Tier). This is the second time the Senecas have withheld gaming payments. Starting ...

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  7. War of words: IJC responds to Cuomoa s a nastiesta letter about Lake Ontario floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... implemented Plan 2014, but stepped away from the position in recent weeks, including an appearance last week in Sodus Point. “Nobody's saying aliens came down and brought the water, it was Mother Nature, we get it, it was the rain,” ...

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  8. Blame treaty with Canada for Lake Ontario floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... associated with high and low water levels, looking for an acceptable solution. I asked a question at the Sodus Point meeting: "What plan was in effect in 1972 when Sodus Point was under water?" Answer: Plan 1958DD. My next statement was, "In other ...

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  9. New 'aqua dam' may protect shoreline properties from floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    ... constructed exactly where you need it," Cuomo explained. Cuomo says they'll test the Aqua Dam in Greece and in Sodus Point in Wayne County, and if it works, Cuomo he'll press the legislature to invest in it to protect homeowners now. Cuomo used the ...

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  10. Cuomo continues IJC bashing, calls for increased outflows from Lake OntarioRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... you have exceptionally dry and wet years.” The governor spoke about the issues during an appearance in Sodus Point Tuesday, where he promised the village $500,000 in state funding to pay for wastewater treatment facility repairs. He pledged ...

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  11. Cuomo visits 2 flood-damaged Lake Ontario communities; rails again at Plan 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo returned to two, flood-damaged shoreline communities on Lake Ontario today, promising local officials and residents more state help in dealing with their problems. We're deploying temporary dam systems in Greece and Sodus Point to proactively mitigate any damage from flooding on Lake Ontario.

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  12. New York National Guard fills over 400,000 sandbags and keeps working as Lake Ontario overflowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The United States Army

    ... New York Army National Guard's 105th Military Police Company construct a sandbag barrier to protect property at Sodus Point, N.Y. from flooding due to rising waters on Lake Ontario on May 22, 2017. New York Army and Air National Guard members have ...

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  13. High wind causes more flooding along Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Empire Blvd., is one of the businesses struggling to keep rising waters back. (May 15, 2017) Richard Conant of Sodus Point, Wayne County, is frustrated with the rising waters of Lake Ontario and says "sheer greed" has created the problem. (May 8, ...

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  14. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers responds to Lake Ontario concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... and support the area," Shanon Chader, USACE Buffalo District Coastal/Geotech Team Chief, said of the response in Sodus Point. "Our team recommended shorter term fixes by placing geotextile material, larger stones and creating gentler slopes." ...

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  15. On the brink of falling in, home on Lake Ontario shore to be torn downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    His Sodus Point house has been on the brink of falling into the lake for more than a week. Now, it has to be torn down.

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  16. More mobile command centers will be deployed to help with flood concerns near Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... insurance issues. Wayne County - DFS Mobile Command Center Saturday, May 13 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Village of Sodus Point Sodus Point Beach Park 7958 Wickham Blvd Monroe County - OEM Mobile Command Center with DFS Staff 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Town of Hilton DPW ...

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  17. Lake Ontario, Montreal are flooded. Can the Moses-Saunders Dam help?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    ... the St. Lawrence Seaway. But it's not that simple. Tom Piekunka stands in an inch of water in his backyard in Sodus Point, N.Y. Water from Lake Ontario is still on the rise, and it's creeping closer and closer to the bright yellow two-story cottage ...

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  18. Lake Ontario, Montreal are flooded. Can this dam help?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WNED

    ... U.S- Canada border. But the reality is not so simple. Tom Piekunka stands in an inch of water in his backyard in Sodus Point, N.Y. Water from Lake Ontario is still on the rise, and it's creeping closer and closer to the bright yellow two-story ...

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  19. Too much water to even boat and fishRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... to lakeside erosion, which has become a dangerous issue for Hamlin resident Rick Davis. Richard Conant of Sodus Point, Wayne County, is frustrated with the rising waters of Lake Ontario and says "sheer greed" has created the problem. (May 8, 2017) ...

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  20. Waves of history at Sodus Bay LighthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... dared not get too close to the Fresnel lens display - lest I lose another! To my surprise, Joe informed me that Sodus Point is but only 1 out of 30 lighthouses (28 historic and 2 modern replicas) along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail . Built in 1871 ...

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