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Farmers’ Markets Provide Locally-Grown Nutrition For Local Residents

Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, honey, wine, and cheese all are out in abundance this time of year throughout the region and will be for the next few months at local farmers’ markets. Farmers’ Markets provide an opportunity to buy local...

July 27, 2015
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Campaign ‘Look Twice, Save a Life’ Designed to Protect Motorcyclists

There are a number of local residents who display the signs on their property that read “Look Twice, Save a Life.” It’s a campaign that started many years ago designed to help protect motorcyclists. It was created by the parents of a 25-year-old...

July 13, 2015
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Summer Reading Creates Lifelong Learners

Now that the school year has ended, a great way for children to retain the vocabulary and knowledge they’ve acquired this school year is to encourage them to read each day over the summer. Studies show that reading just 15 minutes a day helps...

July 6, 2015
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End of Session Focuses on Downstate Needs, Leaves Upstate Out

The 2015 Legislative Session has ended. There were many accomplishments, but the list of what did not get done for Upstate is longer. Instead, the end of session was dominated by New York City issues like rent control, property tax exemptions for...

July 6, 2015
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End of Session Bill Focuses on Downstate Issues, Ignores Upstate's Needs

"I'm pleased session has ended, and we were able to extend the property tax cap. Still, more needs to be done on scaling back taxes in general, but I'm glad this cap is in place and will continue for at least four more years. We passed an...

June 26, 2015
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