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New property assessments in Canandaigua expected to lower tax rates in Canandaigua

According to Town Supervisor Jared Simpson, new property assessments for 2023 in Canandaigua are expected to result in a drop in tax rates for 2024. Based on estimates from Simpson and the Town Board, the ... more
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Steuben County seeks public input on comprehensive plan as process moves forward

Steuben County is calling for resident feedback for its inaugural comprehensive plan. To facilitate this, the county will be hosting public sessions next month and will allow public opinions to be submitted via its website ... more
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Newark PD promotes officer to new role

The Newark Police Department has promoted Sergeant Nick Dapolito to the position of criminal investigator, according to a press release by village officials. Dapolito, a seasoned officer with 16 years in law enforcement, will fill ... more
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Wayne County close to launching ambulance service

Following approval by supervisors last year, Wayne County is set to launch a countywide ambulance service by July 1, addressing the concerning shortcomings of emergency medical services in the county, such as the unimproved average ... more
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North Seneca Ambulance needs funding from towns in Seneca County

The Fayette Town Board is deliberating a request for financial support from North Seneca Ambulance Inc. for their 2024 budget. In the board's May meeting, it was revealed that the Waterloo-based ambulance service seeks financial ... more
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Historic Dryden bridge to be replaced due to safety concerns

The town of Dryden has decided to replace the iconic Freese Road Bridge after no parties stepped forward to adopt it following an advertisement posted in February. Despite the bridge's historic significance and its eligibility ... more
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Seneca County will go to court over delinquent home buyer

In their May 9 meeting, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to endorse a lawsuit against Elaine Buisch of Seneca Falls regarding an incomplete property purchase in Lodi from a tax sale in ... more
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County leaders worried about state shifting Medicaid funds and how it will impact budgeting

The recently passed $229 billion New York state budget, which re-allocates Medicaid funds, is raising alarm among county administrators statewide. Wayne County Administrator Rick House and his counterparts worry about the impact of Governor Kathy ... more
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Ithaca police officer who sued city settles for $275,000

Sarah Crews, an Ithaca police officer embroiled in a controversial case involving allegations of departmental discrimination due to her gender identity, will retire in good standing, following a settlement with the City of Ithaca and ... more
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Seneca Falls resident taking legal route to stop work on ‘historic’ home

There's a new fight over historic preservation brewing in Seneca Falls. Emil Bove Jr., a prominent figure in the historic preservation, has initiated legal proceedings to challenge a ruling by the town's Zoning Board of ... more
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Auburn City Council considers options for repair of historic bridge

The Auburn City Council is considering options for the repair of the over 150-year-old stone bridge on Aurelius Ave. Assistant Civil Engineer Scott McIntyre and Popli Design presented two alternatives: rehabilitation, which would modernize the ... more
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Yates County EMS will begin operating next month

The Yates County's new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) unit is set to commence operations next month, as per an announcement on their Facebook page. The new county-operated ambulance service, equipped with one new and three ... more
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Health department lifts water advisory in Fleming

The Cayuga County Health Department has confirmed that residents in the Consolidated Water District, Town of Fleming, can now safely use their tap water without boiling it first. This update comes after a water main ... more
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Cayuga County Government Ops and Planning Committee Meetings for May 2023 (webcast)

The Government Operations and Planning Committees of the Cayuga County Legislature met for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2023. Full meeting video is below ... more
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Boil water alert for town of Fleming in Cayuga County

A boil water notice has been issued for residents in the Consolidated Water District in the Town of Fleming due to a water main break on May 9, 2023, which caused a loss of pressure ... more
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Seneca County Board of Supervisors May 2023 Meeting (webcast)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors held their regular https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E60jw_mtXj0monthly meeting for May 2023 on Tuesday evening, May 9th, at the Seneca County Office Building in Waterloo. Full meeting video is below ... more
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Council approves food trucks, but with fewer options around Geneva

This summer, the city of Geneva is set to permit food trucks on public property for the first time, although they will not be allowed downtown initially. Last week, City Council approved a measure that ... more
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Seneca Falls property owner seeks to have home removed from historic district for renovations

During May's Seneca Falls Town Board meeting issues involving the Historic District came to the forefront. William Bailey, a new property owner at 216 Fall St., requested that his property be removed from the historic ... more
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Geneva City Council remembers GPD officer Timothy Peters

City officials and police in Geneva honored the memory of a beloved officer, Timothy Peters at Wednesday's city council meeting. In a unanimous vote, the Council retired Peters' Badge #839, permanently removing it from department ... more
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