Marist Poll: Majority of New Yorkers Think Cuomo Should Resign

Governor Cuomo at a press conference on reducing incidents of gun violence in New York City in Brooklyn on July 14, 2021. (Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo)     TOMPKINS COUNTY, NY — A majority of New Yorkers think Governor Cuomo should resign. That’s according to an overnight poll from the Marist…

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Federal Extension on Eviction Moratorium Includes Tompkins County

(Jimmy Jordan/WRFI) TOMPKINS COUNTY, NY — The CDC has issued a new order temporarily halting evictions in counties with a substantial or high level of COVID-19 transmission. The moratorium order will last until October 3rd and includes Tompkins County, as well as nearby Seneca, Chenango, and Onondaga Counties. The country wide moratorium would have expired…

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Investigation finds that Cuomo Sexually Harassed Women

NY Attorney General Letitia James announcing the findings of the investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment against  Governor Cuomo. (Provided) ITHACA, NY — Independent investigators have found that Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women from 2013 to November 2020.  The women were former and current state employees. New York State Attorney General Letitia…

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State Grants Bring in $100,000 for Local Arts Organizations

The Cayuga Chamber Orchestra’s Youth Orchestra performing on January 13th, 2018. (Cayuga Chamber Orchestra) TOMPKINS COUNTY, NY — The arts in Tompkins County have received  $100,000 in State grants to date. The money is for putting on a show and revitalizing live performances in New York state. It’s coming from $105 Million dollar fund, “Restart…

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Looking for Shipwrecks in Seneca Lake

Discovery of shipwreck in Seneca Lake (Canal Corportation) SCHUYLER COUNTY, NY — Explorers are attempting to find history nearly 400 feet deep in Seneca Lake.  The Seneca Lake Archaeological and Bathymetric Survey Project is taking pictures of sunken, 19th century shipwrecks. Remote Operated Vehicle technology will take underwater pictures of the shipwrecks. The ultimate goal is…

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Asteri Ithaca Gets Financial Boost From State

Asteri Ithaca (The Vecino Group) ITHACA, NY — Asteri Ithaca is set to receive $52 million from New York State. The money is a part of $270 million in funding that Governor Cuomo announced would go toward affordable housing developments.  Asteri Ithaca is a 12 story mixed use building with 181 affordable apartments. Of those…

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