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Barclay

Study Reveals Importance of Quest to Keep and Find Doctors

A report published recently indicates that the growth in demand for physicians will outpace the growth in supply. “New York Physician Supply and Demand Through 2030” published by the New York Center for Health Workforce Studies forecasts a gap of between 2,500 and 17,000 physicians by 2030. Experts estimate the gap will widen if New York-trained physicians leave the state at a higher rate in upcoming years. […]

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Aubertine

Fresh Produce Available Direct from Farmers

<p>State Senator Darrel Aubertine</p>This time of year in Central and Northern New York, finding fresh quality produce is as easy as jumping in a car and hitting a country highway, or walking down the street to the local farmer’s market. At these markets and road side stands in Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties, you can buy fruits, vegetables, local honey and other products directly from the farmer. […]

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Community

Stop Pillaging 911 Funds!

For some time now, our County E-911 Director, Mike Allen, and the Legislature’s Public Safety and Emergency Services Committee have been laying the groundwork for replacing the county’s outdated emergency communications system. There are a number of problems with the present equipment, and a new communications system has been needed for many years. […]

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Barclay

State’s Financial Picture Worse than Anticipated

The State Comptroller’s Office recently released its quarterly cash report. The report states that revenues are about $305 million below what economists projected for the April through June 2009 period. The report is significant because it is the first actual look at estimated income tax payments for the year. By that measure, the Comptroller predicts we’ll be in for mid-year budget cuts again this year. […]