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CNY restaurant fights back against Grubhub’s unauthorized deliveries: They’re illegal, owners charge

Watertown, NY — A family-owned Italian restaurant is taking on Grubhub in Upstate’s federal court over the food-delivery giant’s controversial practice of adding restaurants to its online platform without their knowledge or consent. It’s a dirty secret within Grubhub’s business strategy: if a restaurant declines an official business partnership, then Grubhub simply adds the restaurant’s… Keep Reading

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As closures loom, No.Co. prison pops drop

ALBANY — As Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration weighs likely prison closures later this year, thirteen correctional facilities in the North Country could be targets, with most operating far below their inmate capacity. The number of men incarcerated in the region’s state-run prison complex has plummeted by nearly half over the last four years. ‘FISCALLY APPROPRIATE’… Keep Reading

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Carnival Eats returns to Utica with food, rides and games

Carnival Eats recently opened locations at the New York State Fairgrounds and in Watertown. The openings come as New York state prepares to lift its remaining COVID-19 restrictions in most settings when 70% of the state’s adult population has received at least one vaccine dose. But under current state guidelines, Carnival Eats requires a reduced attendance capacity, recommended mask wearing,… Keep Reading

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New York may crack down on fake vaccine cards

Forging a vaccination card or providing fraudulent proof of immunity could soon be a felony in New York based on a measure approved Thursday by the Democratic-led Assembly. The measure, yet to pass in the state Senate, would tighten forgery laws and penalties in New York. The bill would lead to felony charges for forging… Keep Reading

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“Popeyes” coming to Watertown

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – The Popeyes fast food restaurant chain is planning to locate a store in Watertown. The Town of Watertown planning board will consider a proposed Popeyes for Outer Arsenal Street at its meeting next Monday, at 3 PM. The plan is to demolish the now-closed Bob Evans restaurant just past the Route… Keep Reading

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Familiar face on the mound for Rapids season opener

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – The Watertown Rapids open up their collegiate league season Thursday night against visiting Auburn at the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds with a local product on the mound. The Rapids will start a pitcher who is no stranger to the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds. Ryan Peters will get the start. Peters spent many a… Keep Reading

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OONY Baroque Concert

Baroque & Beyond Conductor: Kenneth Andrews Due to the ongoing pandemic, ONNY has postponed its Baroque concert, scheduled for February 13 and 14, 2021. The concert is re-scheduled for Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6, streaming online. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. VIVALDI Concerto Grosso in G Major “Alla Rustica” HAYDN Cello Concerto in D major, H.VIIb/2,… Keep Reading

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