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Kendal at Ithaca Reaches 100% Vaccination

An Ithaca nursing home has become one of the first in the state to reach 100 percent vaccination of both residents and workers. According to WSYR the Kendal at Ithaca facility is one of just 13 nursing homes to reach the mark in New York State. The facility houses 340 residents over the age of…

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Not all healthcare workers in New York State are required to have a Covid-19 vaccination.

Not all healthcare workers in New York State  are required to have a Covid-19 vaccination.  Governor Cuomo’s August  mandate requiring vaccinations by September 27th only covers agencies regulated by the state Department of Health or the state university system.  Governor Hochul announced on Thursday that she “did not have the authority” to mandate employee vaccinations…

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2021 Sales Tax Improves in Tompkins and Schuyler Counties

(Mike Petrucci / Unsplash) ITHACA, NY —  Across New York State, 2021 local government sales tax revenue is up by 21 percent on average. That’s compared to sales tax revenue generated between January and July of 2020. Tompkins and Schuyler Counties are a bit above that 21 percent state average. Tompkins County has seen a…

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Severe Flooding in Watkins Glen

Flooding in the Village of  Watkins Glen on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021. (Watkins Glen Police) WATKINS GLEN, NY — Watkins Glen has been hit with severe flooding. The village was suffered a flash flood catalyzed by a severe thunderstorm and heavy downpour last night. Watkins Glen Police report that some parts of the Village were…

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Offices Remain Vacant as Tompkins County Economy Recovers from COVID

Empty  Office Space (Sergei Wing / Unsplash) ITHACA, NY — The Tompkins County Legislature heard a presentation on the county’s economic recovery from COVID at their July 6th meeting. It came from Heather McDaniels, president of Ithaca Area Economic Development.  McDaniels identified several areas that would require additional support to recover from the effects of the…

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