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Proposed law could allow lakeside landowners to sue IJC over flooding

In this May 2, 2017 file photo, floodwaters from Lake Ontario fill a yard along Edgemere Dr., in Greece, N.Y. (AP file photo)

Federal legislation introduced by both Republican and Democrat legislators aims to allow Lake Ontario landowners to sue an international agency for damages caused by flooding of their properties. Because of record levels of Lake Ontario in 2017 and 2019, the ...

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Fourth Department — Flooding: Gilberti v. Town of Spafford

Appellate Division, Fourth Department  Flooding Negligent Maintenance — Third-party Liability Gilberti v. Town of Spafford CA 13-01245 Appealed from Supreme Court, Onondaga County Background: The plaintiff commenced an action alleging that the town was negligent in the design, installation, construction ...

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State will help with camp repairs

The state will provide funding to assist Camp Good Days and Special Times after the facility — which serves children and families affected by cancer — sustained serious damage following the flash flooding and storms that hit the region last ...

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Erie Canal to open for two weeks at Thanksgiving

The Erie Canal will reopen to commercial and recreational traffic for a two-week navigation period that begins Thanksgiving Day. The canal has been closed in the Mohawk Valley since major flooding damaged several canal structures late last month.

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Upstate NY Amtrak service restored on some lines

UPDATE: ALBANY — Amtrak says it is restoring service on some lines in upstate New York after flooding led to track closures. Amtrak says westbound Lake Shore Limited service from Boston and New York to Chicago is expected to resume on Saturday.

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