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Seneca County Public Health Director Vickie Swinehart was blunt when addressing the Board of Supervisors and community at a Health and Human Services Committee session last week. The strain of the pandemic was clear as she pleaded with members of the public to take the virus seriously as num…

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There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has had a huge effect on the small business community. Throughout the spring, summer, and fall advocates for those trying to keep their doors open called for conformity to state guidelines and health regulations, as well as bolstered patronage …

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After Thanksgiving break South Seneca schools will go remote for one week to ensure that the rise in COVID-19 cases does not impact the district’s ability to provide students with education. 

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Seneca County Public Health Director Vickie Swinehart had a stern warning for the Seneca County Board of Supervisors and public at large during an update at a meeting last week. As the supervisors met for their regularly monthly session, the county’s lead public health official said since ke…

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The Coronavirus Pandemic has created a difficult scenario for housing advocates and landlords alike. On one hand, renters are dealing with the economic fallout of it—having to choose between essentials. On the other hand, landlords are dealing with costs that are stacking up and a mandate to…

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It was a stunning loss that came out of nowhere for officials in Seneca County. Empire Farm Days had been hosted by Rodman Lott & Sons Farm in Seneca Falls for more than three decades, but new owners, Lee Newspapers Inc., announced last week that the annual three-day farm and agriculture…

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Election officials in Seneca County are gearing up for a busy October and November. In addition to early-voting the duo charged with making sure Seneca’s vote is pulled off successfully will have to navigate more absentee ballots.

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Last week it was all about rallying for jobs stuck in furlough at del Lago Resort & Casino, as well as other commercial gaming facilities around New York. A week later, the same day another rally was planned in Seneca, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that commercial casinos would be allo…