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Bishop Lucia deserves credit for being first to renounce Doctrine of Discovery (Your Letters)

The excellent and more comprehensive history by Michael LeRoy Oberg (”Indigenous people deserve so much more,” Post-Standard, July 25, 2021) presents a valuable perspective on the exploitation of indigenous peoples in the Americas. He also rightly pointed out the horrors that occurred in the name of spreading the Christian faith and particularly cites some of the Catholic atrocities.
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Watertown family awarded for organizing food pantries during COVID-19

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — A local family is being recognized for their efforts to help the community during the pandemic. Trevor Phillips and his two daughters, Leah and Logan were recently awarded the New York State Senate’s Commendation Award for organizing food pantries in the city of Watertown. Specifically, in...
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NY to launch 'streamlined' rental relief application process amid criticism

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — New York State will launch what it says is a new, streamlined application for its rent relief program, effective Tuesday. Governor Cuomo's office made the announcement Monday. The state says the process will relax documentation standards for both tenants and landlords and implements a "streamlined" process...
East Syracuse,

Class of 1981 comes together to help former classmate with neurological condition

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Decades later, a class is still coming together to support one of their own who suffers from a rare neurological disease. Kathy Lebo Fuller is a graduate of the East Syracuse Minoa Class of 1981. Her classmate Tom Walters said, five years ago, she was diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and has been house-bound for four years. “She has difficulty sleeping, she has to sleep in a recliner, and she has to constantly keep a fan on her feet to keep her feet cool.”
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NYS streamlining emergency rental assistance program application process

ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – New York State is rolling out a new, streamlined application process for its rent relief program, following widespread criticism over the slow rollout of funding to tenants and landlords. The new process relaxes documentation standards for both tenants and landlords, effective Tuesday, July 27. According to...
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Could New York lose out on federal COVID rent relief?

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) — New York State stands to lose $2.4 billion if the state doesn’t start distributing federal funds earmarked for New Yorkers who qualify for pandemic-related rent relief. That warning comes from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who has just sent a letter to the NYS Office of...
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Caz Chamber to present third annual Block Fest

CAZENOVIA — On Aug. 15, the Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce (GCACC) will present the third annual Caz Block Fest. The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Lincklaen Street between Albany Street and the post office. This year’s celebration will feature a pulled pork barbeque...

LaFayette Apple Festival coming back this fall

LAFAYETTE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The LaFayette Apple Festival is back for its 48th year. The event celebrating the small town community and apple growing will take place on October 9 and 10. There is also a summer concert series at Apple Valley Park, and a list of events can be...
New York City,

Schumer to Cuomo, Rent Relief NOW…No More Delay, for Tenants and Landlords

August 31 Deadline for End of eviction protection coming soon. New York State received $2.4 Billion in rent relief for tenants and landlords as part of the Federal COVID relief program, under the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. As of July 25, most of the funds have not been dispersed by New York State government, resulting in front page headlines and a call from New York US Senator, and the Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer to say “No More Delay.”