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Notice to Bidders - Hatfield Farms

INVITATION TO BIDDERS The Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District, Cayuga County, New York, will receive sealed bids for Hatfield Farms Leachate Collection System, which consists of: a silage leachate collection system consisting of: 162' x 20' concrete collection swale, a 20' x 40' colle

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 04:39:20

Track fall foliage by trolley

RUSH - A great way for families to enjoy the colors of an upstate autumn is from the windows of a vintage electric trolley car at the New York Museum of Transportation. Rides operate on Sundays only, Sept. 24 through Nov. 5. No reservations are required, as departures are every half-hour throughout

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-20 02:06:00

CNY mental health aide charged with insurance fraud

An aide at a state mental health facility is facing felony and misdemeanor charges for allegedly submitting a false insurance claim. Duane C. Hayes, 40, of Utica, was charged with first-degree falsifying business records and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, both felonies. H

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 01:38:00

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Time was when renting an apartment in one of this college town's funky triple-deckers or two-family homes wouldn't cost an arm and a leg. Now, renting in Cambridge can feel like that - something critics say is made tougher by short-term rental websites like Airbnb, through wh

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

UR places Florian Jaeger on leave in harassment case

A University of Rochester professor has been placed on leave and a special committee appointed to investigate the university's handling of sexual harassment claims against him. The matter involving professor Florian Jaeger has rocked the prestigious university since the controversy surfaced earlier

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 20:47:34

Letter: Negative campaigns a threat to democracy

Because of my disdain for the negative campaigning conducted by candidates in the 2016 primary race for the 54th District in the New York State Senate, I had decided to tune out the Republican primary this year. However, in August, Kitty Karle walked up our driveway, introduced herself and spent the

MPNNOW - 2017-09-20 07:01:00

Dana Balter seeking Democratic nod to challenge Rep. John Katko for Congress

SYRACUSE - Surrounded by friends and supporters Tuesday at Forman Park, Dana Balter formally announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in New York's 24th Congressional District race. A political newcomer, Balter decided to launch her campaign after spending months exploring a run for Co

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 23:22:00

Former top staffer for Cuomo, Clinton joins Perez Williams' campaign

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Juanita Perez Williams has added a veteran Democratic strategist to her mayoral campaign staff. Peter Kauffmann will serve as a strategic advisor to the campaign. Kauffmann has held top communications positions under Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Hillary Clinton. Kauffmann is a New York po

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:47:00

Report: teachers chronically absent; charter schools better

Teacher absenteeism in traditional public schools remains a major problem nationwide, with more than a quarter of teachers using 11 or more sick days in 2013-14, according to a new data analysis. The report, released Wednesday by the charter school-backed Thomas B. Fordham Institute, combines four d

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 19:41:51

Driver dies after truck hits ditch in Tompkins County; identity released

CAROLINE, N.Y. -- A man died Friday afternoon when his truck hit a ditch and tipped over in Tompkins County, according to the New York State Police. Thomas B. Ricciuti, 53, of Ithaca, was driving south on Gulf Creek Road in Caroline in his pickup truck when he drove off the road and hit a ditch, pol

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:42:00

Unemployment rate increases in Cayuga County

Cayuga County's August unemployment rate was above the prior-year level, the third straight month for such an increase. The county's 4.8-percent jobless rate was up from 4.7 percent reported for August 2016, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday. The county rate was lower than the New York

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 17:00:00

We need sewers and roads, not a tax cut (Commentary)

Construction workers replace sewers in Syracuse in this 2010 photo. Sewer projects aren't sexy but they are a necessary function of government, writes former Oswego mayor John T. Sullivan Jr. John T. Sullivan Jr. is the former chairman of the New York state Democratic Party and a former Oswego may

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:00:44

Trooper in charge of Dannemora prison escape manhunt in 2015 writes book

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- The law enforcement officer who led the effort to find two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security New York state prison in 2015 has written a book about his experience. The Press-Republican of Plattsburgh reports that former New York State Police Maj. Charles Guess h

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-19 12:09:00

Churchville woman, a Fort Drum soldier, killed in Oneida County crash

A 23-year-old Churchville woman who was a soldier at Fort Drum in Watertown, was killed Sunday in a one-car crash in Oneida County. Spc. Jennifer Kipybida died from injuries following a crash that occurred about 3 a.m. Sunday, said Maj. Isaac Taylor, deputy public affairs officer of the 10th Mountai

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 14:31:09

Muller Field Station to host speaker series

Finger Lakes Community College will host its free Speaking of Nature lecture series this fall at Muller Field Station, 6455 County Road 36, Canadice. Bruce Gilman, field station director and environmental conservation professor, will talk about the facility's history from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 26. Th

MPNNOW - 2017-09-19 15:55:53

Former 5LINX partners indicted on federal fraud charges

2012 file video: After only 11 years, the Henrietta company has risen to the summit of the 2012 Top 100 beginning, like many, with a friendship. Carlos Ortiz A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment against three former business partners in the 5LINX marketing enterprise, accusing

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 00:24:28

Three charged in vehicle break-in ring

Three Rochester residents were arrested on a range of charges earlier this week after a joint investigation by five area law enforcement agencies revealed they were behind a rash of vehicle break ins throughout the area. On September 2, the Livingston County Sheriff's Office was contacted directly b

THELCN.COM - 2017-09-20 00:26:00

Brook Stagles death: Erica Bell takes stand at trial

Accused child killer Erica Bell took the stand in her own defense on Tuesday morning. Bell, 25, is accused of the Nov. 14, 2016, death of 3-year-old Brook Stagles, child of her then-boyfriend Michael Stagles. She is charged with second-degree murder and first degree manslaughter. Her bench trial bef

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 22:26:18

Former Henrietta pastor accused of forcible touching due in court

A former Henrietta pastor known for his role in a 2014 documentary, "Fight Church" is scheduled to be in court Tuesday. Paul Burress is facing four counts of forcible touching from incidents that allegedly occurred in July 2016 and the most recent incident from March 2017. News partner, News10NBC A

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:23:16

City school tax rate will go down in 2017-18 by 3.54 percent

When district officials asked voters to approve a $27 million capital improvement project they promised the tax levy would go up "0.00 percent" and with the approval of the annual tax warrants tonight, Batavia School District trustees kept the promise. In fact, because assessed values have gone up a

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 00:01:17