GENESEO – After announcing earlier this month that it had been awarded an $11.3 million grant to expand broadband infrastructure, Livingston County is taking another major step toward its goal of ensuring every address in the county has access to high-speed internet. READ MORE

Firefighters from Livingston and Wyoming counties will be honored Saturday during the Western New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association convention in Dansville.

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New Yorkers should provide input in upcoming preliminary hearings, lawmakers said, as commissioners begin to draft the state’s new elective district maps after a round of listening sessions that will continue Thursday.

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The seven-day rolling average of positive cases in the four GLOW region counties remain below the average for the entire Finger Lakes region and New York State, but did pass 1 percent in Wyoming County on Thursday.

DANSVILLE – The Dansville Fish and Game Club opened its grounds to the public last month for its second annual Children’s Fishing Derby.

BATAVIA — Developers of a proposed Quicklee’s convenience store and gas station have the city Planning & Development Committee’s approval to proceed, following approval of a site plan and special use permit.

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PERRY — Brian True and Stacia True have protected 770 acres of the True Farm using three conservation easements that will keep the land open as farmland, forever, according to Genesee Valley Conservancy officials.

GENESEO – A new RE/MAX Plus office will open it’s doors July 22 next to the Wedding and Tuxedo Shop at 2 East South St..

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(TNS) – With more contagious variants of the COVID-19 virus spreading just as people are starting to feel comfortable reentering society, talk about the benefit of vaccine boosters is amping up.

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HEMLOCK – There was big excitement in the air at the Hemlock “Little World’s” Fair, as harness racing was one of the highlights of Tuesday’s opening day.

Deputy Michael Phillips was assigned to the Sheriff’s Office STOP DWI Unit when he conducted a traffic stop about 4:35 p.m. July 15 on West Lake Road in the town for an alleged violation of the state Vehicle and Traffic Law.

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GENESEO – At Christ Community Church, 26 Center St., the recent activity wasn’t for a religious service, but a fundraiser to help high school youth attend summer camp.

ALBANY — A series of bills became law as the weekend began to make casting a ballot in state or local elections easier and more accessible for all New Yorkers.

(TNS) – Mortgage rates plumbed new depths in December and January, setting all-time lows south of 3 percent. Rates have mostly climbed since then, and their trajectory for the rest of 2021 depends on a factor that hasn’t played a prominent role in the mortgage market for decades — inflation.

Wyoming County Sheriff Gregory Rudolph has issued a boating advisory for Silver Lake that includes a 5 mph “No wake zone” for the entire lake.

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Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin’s campaign for governor received $1.7 million more than Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the first half of 2021, but top state Democrats on Friday remain confident the three-term governor is poised to lead in fundraising and votes in a state with a strong Democratic majority.

Nearly two years have passed since the state’s Upstate Cellular Coverage Task Force met to improve lacking cell phone service in rural and sparsely populated communities, but officials cast doubt Thursday the group will reconvene.

Heavy rain has caused two sewage discharges in the village of Perry, including one estimated at 12,000 gallons, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation at NY-Alert.

GREATER WESTERN NEW YORK — Those who attended a Greater Western New York (Virtual) Town Hall Meeting held Thursday, were asked, “What will an independent Greater Western New York Region look like to you?”

CLARENCE — Congressman Chris Jacobs, R-Orchard Park, has voted to advance the bipartisan Broadband Internet Connections for Rural America Act out of the House Agriculture Committee.

LIVINGSTON — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature is the last thing officials need to create a state tax credit to help property owners restore thousands of historic barns throughout rural and upstate New York.