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Wayne supervisor discovers missing files
Wayne supervisor discovers missing files

WAYNE--Tom Dunbar campaigned and won the supervisor position for the town of Wayne in last year's November election. The former Wayne town board member knew following his predecessor with 10 years experience in the office would have its challenges. He didn't expect to discover missing town files, computer hard drives deleted, the involvement of the state police and then a board that voted to put the former supervisor from the November election, Stephen Butchko, back on the town board.

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Proposed Dundee facility may be downsized
Proposed Dundee facility may be downsized

DUNDEE--Mayor Fred Cratsley announced during the Tuesday, Jan. 14 village board meeting the proposed $1 million composting facility will likely have to be downsized due to increased costs associated with the proposed wastewater treatment plant. The village received a letter from the state Department of Environmental Conservation in December informing them that the new wastewater treatment plant will require increased ammonia filtration during the summer.

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Donations sought after accident
Donations sought after accident

SCHUYLER COUNTY--On Friday Jan. 10, retired Schuyler County Lieutenant Craig Gallow was involved in a serious personal injury motor vehicle accident. Gallow was flown to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre and was in their intensive care unit (ICU) according to the Sheriff's office last week.

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Chamber honors community leaders
Chamber honors community leaders

WATKINS GLEN--The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce held the annual Winter Gala at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen, Saturday, Jan. 18.
Awards were presented to area businesses and officials for involvement in the community and contributions to the local economy.

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Dundee Scottish Festival faces unknown future
Dundee Scottish Festival faces unknown future

DUNDEE--The Dundee Scottish Association has announced the decade-old Dundee Scottish Festival will not be held this year. The announcement was made in a press release by the board saying "resources are not available to support a festival in the upcoming year." The event, which has been located at a number of locations in Dundee, has faced unpredictable weather, regional events competing for visitors and a large reliance on volunteers to make the event successful. Most recently the festival was held at the VFW as a paid admission event.

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Schuyler Habitat to dedicate second house
Schuyler Habitat to dedicate second house

SCHUYLER COUNTY--Schuyler County Habitat for Humanity will dedicate its second house Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. The public is invited. The house, located at 306 Broadway in the Village of Montour Falls, has been built over the last two years by a dedicated corps of volunteers and the generosity of many area businesses.

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Distracted driving can be a deadly action
Distracted driving can be a deadly action

FINGER LAKES -- Despite the fact that New York state is one of the few states where distracted driving accidents are trending down, roughly 1,000 people a year still die as a result. To help keep those numbers down, local law enforcement agencies are working on enforcement education.

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Yates recognizes years of service
Yates recognizes years of service

YATES COUNTY--The Yates County Legislature held their regular meeting, Monday, Jan. 13 at the legislative chambers in the county office building.
Prior to the meeting, a number of employees were recognized for years of service.

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Legislator questions social service use
Legislator questions social service use

SCHUYLER COUNTY--During the Monday, Jan. 13 Schuyler County Legislative meeting Legislator Michael Lausell said fellow legislator David Reed asked him to examine whether or not minority population growth has led to an increased use of social services in Schuyler County. During the last few minutes of the public participation, Lausell (District III-D) informed Reed (District I-R) that county Social Services Commissioner JoAnn Fratarcangelo looked into the matter per his request and saw no correlation of any kind between increased minority populations and social services in the county.

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Flu cases continue to increase
Flu cases continue to increase

NEW YORK--As the number of laboratory-confirmed flu cases and flu-related hospitalizations continue their steady increase statewide, Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed the New York State Department of Health to take additional steps to ensure healthcare facilities are prepared for the remainder of the flu season. The governor directed the department to begin enhanced monitoring of hospitals through the Health Emergency Response Data System to ensure hospitals have the capacity, guidance and resources necessary to combat the recent surge in hospitalizations.

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Sen. O'Mara announces new online survey
Sen. O'Mara announces new online survey

FINGER LAKES--State Senator Tom O'Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) has launched an online "2020 Community and Legislative Survey" inviting area residents to share their views on a range of regional and statewide issues. O'Mara unveiled his 2020 survey following Governor Andrew Cuomo's 10th annual State of the State message last week, the traditional kickoff to a new session of the State Legislature.

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State could automatically register voters
State could automatically register voters

ALBANY (AP) -- New York would automatically add to the voting rolls any citizen who fills out a state form, under a revised bill that passed the state Senate last Thursday. The bill targets an estimated 1.1 million eligible New Yorkers who aren't on the voter rolls, said Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, voting advocates and other Democrats.

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Historian details Burdett's architecture
Historian details Burdett's architecture

MONTOUR FALLS--Unusual among rural communities, the streets of Burdett display a range of architectural styles illustrating its origins as a late 18th century settlement and gradual development into a prospering village, now celebrating its bicentennial. One of the lectures celebrating the occasion, "Beautiful Burdett: Colorful Architecture and Enduring History," was presented Sunday, Jan. 12 by historian Marty Evans at the Schuyler County Historical Society's Brick Tavern Museum.

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Schuyler legislature reorganizes, Blowers chair
Schuyler legislature reorganizes, Blowers chair

SCHUYLER COUNTY--Republican Carl Blowers, of Dix, was elected Chair of the Schuyler County Legislature at its annual reorganizational meeting held Thursday, Jan. 2. The vote was unanimous among the legislature's eight members. The legislature also reappointed Stacy Husted, of Montour Falls as Clerk of the Legislature, Steven Getman, of Watkins Glen, as Schuyler County Attorney and Wesley Roe as Public Defender. Tim O'Hearn continues as County Administrator.

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Staying healthy this cold and flu season
Staying healthy this cold and flu season

FINGER LAKES--As students and adults return to school and work after the holiday break, Yates County Public Health advises them to take steps to prevent sickness during flu season. Influenza is officially here. Yates County has had 24 confirmed cases of flu reported so far this season. Local provider offices, hospitals and schools are all reporting increased levels of influenza-like illness.

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New wastewater plant is on schedule
New wastewater plant is on schedule

WATKINS GLEN--Despite some weather delays, Montour Falls and Watkins Glen village officials are confident the new $32 million wastewater treatment plant will open as scheduled March 24. Built through a combination of grants and bonds, Montour Falls is footing 30 percent of the bill while Watkins Glen pays for the remaining 70 percent.

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Food program changes in April this year
Food program changes in April this year

TRI-COUNTY AREA--The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as the food stamp program, has several federally-mandated changes that take effect in April. As of April 1, the Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) program will take effect, meaning individuals who are not exempt from work requirements will have to meet federal regulations and engage in 80 hours of a work program or activity per month.

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Local champagne christens carrier
Local champagne christens carrier

HAMMONDSPORT--Mirroring the christening of the USS John F. Kennedy in May 1967, Caroline Kennedy once again christened a new John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier in December using a bottle of Great Western champagne from Hammondsport's Pleasant Valley Wine Company. Recreating the bottle from 1967 went beyond just the liquid inside it, as Works Design Group, who have an office in Hammondsport, partnered with Pleasant Valley Wine Company to try to perfectly reproduce the original label used by the winery in 1967.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-22-20
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-22-20

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Dundee, Penn Yan, Hammondsport, Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour. These results appeared in the Jan. 22 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-15-20
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-15-20

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Penn Yan, Dundee, Hammondsport, Odessa-Montour and Watkins Glen. These results appeared in the Jan. 15 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-8-20
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-8-20

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour, Dundee, Penn Yan and Hammondsport. These results appeared in the Jan. 8 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-25-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-25-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Penn Yan, Dundee, Hammondsport, Odessa-Montour and Watkins Glen. These results appeared in the Jan. 1 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-18-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-18-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Odessa-Montour, Watkins Glen, Dundee, Penn Yan and Hammondsport. These results appeared in the Dec. 18 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-11-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-11-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Penn Yan, Dundee, Hammondsport, Odessa-Montour and Watkins Glen. These results appeared in the Dec. 11 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-4-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-4-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Dundee, Penn Yan and Watkins Glen. These results appeared in the Dec. 4 newspapers.

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Dundee varsity sports schedule
Dundee varsity sports schedule

DUNDEE--Listed is Dundee's winter sports schedule:

Boys basketball
Jan. 23 ... @ South Seneca, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... Honeoye, 7:30 p.m.

Girls basketball
Jan. 24 ... South Seneca, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 30 .... @ Red Jacket, 7:30 p.m.

Bowling
Jan. 21 ... Marcus Whitman, 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 23 ... Harley Allendale Columbia, 4:15 p.m.

Wrestling
Jan. 24-25 ... @ League Championship, TBA.

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Watkins Glen varsity sports schedule
Watkins Glen varsity sports schedule

WATKINS GLEN--Listed is Watkins' winter schedule for the coming week:

Boys basketball
Jan. 28 ... Odessa-Montour, 7:15 p.m.
Jan. 31 ... Elmira Heights, 7:45 p.m

Girls basketball
Jan. 29 ... @ Odessa-Montour, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 4 ... Waverly,7 p.m.

Bowling
Jan. 23 ... Elmira Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 28 ... Union Springs, 3:30 p.m.

Boys swimming
Jan. 24 ... Southern Cayuga, 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 27 ... @ Greene, 5:30 p.m.

Indoor track
Feb. 15 ... @ Section IV Championship, 12:30 p.m.

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Odessa-Montour varsity sports schedule
Odessa-Montour varsity sports schedule

ODESSA--Listed is Odessa-Montour's winter sports schedule for the coming week:

Boys basketball
Jan. 24 ... Moravia, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 28 ... @ Watkins Glen, 7:15 p.m.

Girls basketball
Jan. 24 ... @ Moravia, 7 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... Watkins Glen, 7:30 p.m.

Bowling
Jan. 23 ... @ Marathon, 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 28 ... @ Groton, 5 p.m.

Boys swimming
Jan. 24 ... @ Waverly, 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 30 ... Southern Cayuga, 5 p.m.

Wrestling
Jan. 22 ... @ Marathon, 9 a.m.
Jan. 25 ... @ Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Duals, 9:30 a.m.

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Penn Yan varsity sports schedule
Penn Yan varsity sports schedule

PENN YAN--Listed is Penn Yan's winter sports schedule for the coming week:

Boys basketball
Jan. 24 ... Midlakes, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 28 ... @ Geneva, 7:30 p.m.

Girls basketball
Jan. 24 ... @ Midlakes, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 28 ... Rush-Henrietta, 7 p.m.

Wrestling
(Penn Yan/Marcus Whitman)
Jan. 24-25 ... @ League Championship, TBA.
Jan. 30 ... South Seneca (@ Penn Yan), 6:30 p.m.

Bowling
Jan. 21 ... @ Romulus, 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 23 ... @ Waterloo, 4 p.m.

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Hammondsport sports schedule
Hammondsport sports schedule

HAMMONDSPORT --Listed is Hammondsport's winter sports schedule for the coming week:

Boys basketball
Jan. 22 ... Jasper-Troupsburg, 7:15 p.m.
Jan. 24 ... Romulus, 7:15 p.m.

Girls basketball
(Hammondsport/Bradford)
Jan. 21 ... @ Jasper-troupsburg, 7:15 p.m.
Jan. 23 ... Andover, 7:30 p.m.

Wrestling
(Avoca/Hammondsport)
Jan. 21 ... @ Alfred Almond, 6:15 p.m.
Jan. 25 ... @ Perry, TBA.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-20-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-20-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Penn Yan, Hammondsport and Watkins Glen . These results appeared in the Nov. 20 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-13-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-13-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Hammondsport, Penn Yan, Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour. These results appeared in the Nov. 13 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-6-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-6-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Hammondsport, Penn Yan, Dundee, Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour. These results appeared in the Nov. 6 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 10-30-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 10-30-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Penn Yan, Dundee, Hammondsport, Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour. These results appeared in the Oct. 30 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 10-23-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 10-23-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Penn Yan, Dundee, Odessa-Montour, Watkins Glen and Hammondsport. These results appeared in the Oct. 23 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 10-16-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 10-16-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour, Penn Yan, Dundee and Hammondsport. These results appeared in the Oct. 16 newspapers.

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