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State & Nation
February 27, 2022
US vaccination drive bottoming out as omicron subsides

By Jay Reeves And Mike StobbeAssociated Press HAMILTON, Ala. (AP) A handwritten log kept by nurses tells the story of the losing battle to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19 in this corner of Alabama: Just 14 people showed up at the Marion County Health Department for their initial shot during the first six weeks […]

February 20, 2022
More virus rules fall as CDC hints at better times ahead

The nation’s leading health officials said Wednesday that the U.S. is moving closer to the point that COVID-19 is no longer a “constant crisis” as more cities, businesses and sports venues began lifting pandemic restrictions around the country. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a White House briefing that […]

February 12, 2022
NY clamps down on businesses offering marijuana as a 'gift'

NEW YORK (AP)  While New York works on launching a legal market for recreational marijuana, some entrepreneurs dove into a legal gray area by saying they're not selling pot but giving it away while people buy something else. Now, the state is saying they have jumped the gun and need to stop. The Office of […]

February 7, 2022
‘Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

By Jamey KeatenAssociated Press Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak. The early moves to relax precautions, based on declining or flattening […]

January 30, 2022
NY lawmakers face calls for hearings on new district maps

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The leaders of good government groups called Wednesday for New York’s Legislature to hold public hearings before passing new Congressional and legislative district maps in the coming days. The state’s independent redistricting commission has so far failed to come to agreement on a single set of maps for lawmakers to consider, after […]

January 22, 2022
Hochul nabs biggest haul of 2022 gubernatorial field

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Kathy Hochul has raised nearly $22 million for her election campaign, a huge sum that gives her a dominant advantage over a narrowing field of opponents in the Democratic primary. Hochul's haul, raised in just five months, dwarfed her closest competitors among both Democrats and Republicans, according to campaign finance filings […]

January 16, 2022
Inflation at 40-year high pressures consumers, Fed and Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) Inflation jumped at its fastest pace in nearly 40 years last month, a 7% spike from a year earlier that is increasing household expenses, eating into wage gains and heaping pressure on President Joe Biden and the Federal Reserve to address what has become the biggest threat to the U.S. economy. Prices rose […]

January 16, 2022
Tax season begins two weeks early due to virus, IRS funding

WASHINGTON (AP) This year’s tax filing season will begin on Jan. 24, 17 days earlier than last year, the Internal Revenue Service announced Monday. The IRS is warning that a resurgence of COVID-19 infections on top of less funding authorization from Congress than the Biden administration had requested could make this filing season particularly challenging. […]

January 16, 2022
Health care, climate change crux of NY governor’s 2022 plan

By Marina Villeneuve Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) In her first State of the State address Wednesday, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul outlined an agenda for an economic comeback from the coronavirus pandemic and new government investments in health care, housing and renewable energy. Hochul, the state’s first female governor, spoke before a limited, socially […]

December 19, 2021
COVID-expanded child tax credit benefit nears lapse

By Lisa Mascaro & Ashraf Khalil Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) It’s one of the most far-reaching of all the federal aid programs launched during the COVID- 19 pandemic – up to $300 per child going directly into the bank accounts of families on the 15th of every month. But the last checks went out Wednesday, […]

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Recent Obituaries

Grinnell, Neal D. 

SODUS: Age 57, passed away unexpectedly at home, on Wednesday May 11, 2022, with his wife by his side. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna whom he shared over 20 wonderful years with; son, Adam (Alexah) of Spencerport; mother, Marie Grinnell of Sodus; father, Lyle (Linda) Grinnell of Waterloo; sister, Linda (Charlie) Youngman […]

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Griffiths, Barbara R. 

WOLCOTT: Age 69, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 7,2022 at her home with her loving and supporting family by her side. Barbara was a great homemaker and cook. She was caring and loving, putting others above herself. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and family, girl time and bingo, crocket, and collection Indian memorabilia.  Barbara was […]

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