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ALBANY — Senate Republicans pushed back against the Legislature appointing state Acting Health Department Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett on Wednesday, and later rallied in front of the Capitol against the state’s sweeping COVID-19 mandates.

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(TNS) – With COVID-19 cases surging across the San Francisco Bay Area, many people are using at-home antigen tests, especially as they become more widely available from employers, schools and more. Antigen tests aren’t as reliable as PCR tests, but they’re likely to catch anyone who’s at the…

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UPDATE: The Livingston County Department of Health has updated its at-home COVID-19 test reporting, which occurred after this week's edition of The Livingston County News was published. As a result, earlier versions of this story contained previous information. The story was updated Wednesda…

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ALBANY — Gov. Kathy Hochul released the details of a balanced $216.3 billion financial plan for New York’s Fiscal Year 2022-23 on Tuesday — a proposal with historic investments in education and health care and the state’s reserves, or rainy day, funds.

GENESEO — As local employers continue to struggle with the effects of ongoing labor shortages, the Livingston County Office of Workforce Development and the Livingston County Youth Bureau are looking to promote a largely untapped resource: teenagers.

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ALBANY — Gov. Kathy Hochul released the details of a balanced $216.3 billion financial plan for New York’s Fiscal Year 2022-23 on Tuesday — a proposal with historic investments in education and health care and the state’s reserves, or rainy day, funds.

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Five people have been arrested following investigations in the sale of cocaine and methamphethamine in the town of Mount Morris and the villages of Mount Morris and Nunda, reports the Livingston County Drug Task Force.

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PORTAGE – A Steuben County man is facing numerous charges, including a felony weapons charge, after Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the report of disabled vehicle in the area of Deerfield and Parker roads.

HONEOYE FALLS – A new, literary-themed quilt is now handing in the Children’s Area of Mendon Public Library, 22 North Main St., to honor the work of retired library director Laurie Guenther.

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A Pennsylvania man is facing a felony charge after attempting to conceal drugs during a traffic stop on Interstate 390 in which he was also charged impaired driving, reports the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.

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While schools and government offices were already closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, the overnight snow has prompted other weather-related closures. Among them:

ALBANY — Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul signed a bill into law late Friday that allows government bodies in the state to continue to hold meetings and other public business remotely until the COVID-19 public health emergency ends.

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DANSVILLE – Stacey Argentieri, a nurse at UR Medicine | Noyes Health, has been described as an unsung hero. She is also the recipient of the healthcare organization’s 2021 DAISY Nurse Leader Award.

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ALBANY — New York is seeing clear signs that the recent, record-setting surge of Covid-19 cases in the state is beginning to wane, Gov. Kathy Hochl said.

MOUNT MORRIS – The Livingston County Department of Health’s Center for Sexual Health and Wellness has welcomed Lauren Burke, who is a nurse practitioner, to the center’s comprehensive family planning and reproductive health team in Livingston County.

Republican officials, led by Sen. Rob Ortt, R-North Tonawanda, fathered today at Toussaint Farms in Medina, to urge the Farm Laborers Wage Board to vote against reducing the overtime threshold below the current 60 hours in the Farm Laborer Fair Labor Practices Act. 

GENESEO — New York State has awarded more than $1 million in funding to Livingston County for several projects aimed at protecting the water quality of Conesus Lake.

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ALBANY — Five percent of the KN95 face masks distributed by the state to counties over the last month are potentially defective and may not provide quality protection against COVID-19.