Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo took the reins — and literally the gavel — Wednesday afternoon as the leader of the National Governors Association during the bipartisan organization’s annual summer meeting. READ MORE

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo took the reins — and literally the gavel — Wednesday afternoon as the leader of the National Governors Association during the bipartisan organization’s annual summer meeting.

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WEST SPARTA – A Rochester man was arrested on Interstate 390 last month after a check of his record showed he was driving with a license that had been revoked on 53 suspensions.

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A group of Republican state lawmakers, including Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes, R-Caledonia, and state Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to provide an exemption for workers who live in Pennsylvania, but work in New York from potentially being included in the go…

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ALBANY — Unknown facts about the new coronavirus COVID-19 mainly contributed to the thousands of state virus deaths in nursing homes and adult-care facilities, state Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said during a Legislature hearing Monday.

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged school districts Monday to designate a space to speak with parents and answer their specific questions about administrators’ reopening plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Health departments in the four-county GLOW region reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, with three of those cases in Livingston County and two in Orleans County.

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ALBANY — Schools must make parents confident in their reopening plans because parental comfort is the strongest driving force behind New York school districts reopening this fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.

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GENESEO - The developer proposing to construct a 40-acre, 5-megawatt solar array near the north end of Conesus Lake hopes to start construction by the end of the year so it can be up, running and producing energy by the middle of 2021.

WASHINGTON — Enhanced unemployment benefits must be extended through the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand urged to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday, as the virus surges in many U.S. states and territories.

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GENESEO – The intersection of Route 63 and Court Street will close to all traffic next month as part of the ongoing $8.7 million project to replace the bridge over the Genesee River and install a roundabout, the state Department of Transportation has announced.

ELBA — State police and Genesee County sheriff’s deputies responded about 1:40 p.m. Wednesday to a reported slashing at 100 South Main St., or Oliver’s Candies, in the village. One woman was taken into custody. Troopers declined to give further information at the scene.

MOUNT MORRIS – Livingston County plans to distribute thousands of masks, hundreds of gallons of disinfecting spray and hand sanitizer to local school districts in anticipation of the schools re-opening in the fall.

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UPDATE: The tornado warning that included Livingston County was canceled shortly before it was scheduled to expire.

BATAVIA — A Batavia man who triggered an Amber Alert after he took a 14-year-old girl across state lines was sentenced to a state prison term Wednesday morning in Genesee County Court.

ROCHESTER – Eastman Kodak signed a letter of interest on Tuesday afternoon to receive a federal loan of $765 million to modernizing and transform parts of the Eastman Kodak campus to manufacture chemical ingredients to help reduce the country’s reliance on the use of ingredients from other c…

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County leaders across New York have renewed their plea for federal lawmakers to pass a coronavirus relief bill to provide aid to state localities.