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New York Proposition Two Would Guarantee Right To Clean Air And Water
October 25, 2021, 12:39 pm | Source

There are pros and cons to a ballot proposal that would guarantee New Yorkers' rights to clean air and water.

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New York Medical Marijuana Patients Could Grow Up To Six Plants
October 25, 2021, 12:33 pm | Source

The regulations follow guidelines set by the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, which allows three mature plants and three immature plants per person.

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PA’s On The Brink Of Regulating Recovery Homes For The First Time
October 25, 2021, 11:23 am | Source

The Wolf administration could implement new oversight of recovery homes by mid-2022, though challenges could cause delays.

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Oneonta Mayoral Candidates Debate Housing And Downtown Revitalization Projects
October 22, 2021, 6:55 pm | Source

Two current members of the Oneonta Common Council are running for the position. Republican candidate Len Carson and Democratic candidate Mark Drnek discussed their vision for the city in a debate Wednesday.

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A Busy Actor Brings Her Storytelling Stand-up Comedy to the Firehouse Stage
October 22, 2021, 12:55 pm | Source

You’ve heard her on Snap Judgment or possibly seen her on shows like Dead to Me, American Horror Story, The Middle, or Curb Your Enthusiasm.  Jen Kober brings her hilarious award-winning stories to the Firehouse Stage on Saturday, October 23. She talks about growing up in Louisiana entertaining her mother, her friends and eventually, audiences. […]

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Poll: We’re Not Where We Thought We’d Be In The Pandemic By Now
October 22, 2021, 12:17 pm | Source

"This is something that's with us every single day. It affects our relationships, it affects our behavior, and it will continue to for quite some time."

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New Yorkers Will Decide Five Statewide Ballot Propositions
October 22, 2021, 12:01 pm | Source

“We definitely recommend for this election that voters do their homework...know what these proposals are.”

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New York Officials On Watch For Invasive Species That Damage Trees, Crops
October 22, 2021, 11:50 am | Source

“It flies as well, but it’s a weak flyer. So the main way it moves from place to place over long distances, is through human movement."

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President Promises PA Infrastructure Will Improve. Here’s What A Few voters In Biden’s Birthplace Say Is Needed.
October 22, 2021, 11:41 am | Source

The Census Bureau also estimates the poverty rate in Scranton is nearly double that of Pennsylvania’s.

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Policing, Sewage Contentious Points During Binghamton Mayoral Debate
October 22, 2021, 11:03 am | Source

The candidates strongly differed over the management of the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant.

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