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Today's Top Stories - Tuesday, September 4th

Hornellsville to Get Rid of Tax Collector Office:

The Tax Collector Office for the Town of Hornellsville will be eliminated per a decision by the town. According to the Hornell Evening Tribune, the Hornellsville Town Board voted unanimously to allow tax collection duties to be handled by a local bank to save funds. The position of Tax Collector, served currently by Fay Parada, will be active until the end of this year.



Hornell Water Boil Advisory Lifted:

Things are back to normal for the residents of Hornell affected by a boil water advisory that was issued Friday.  According to the Hornell Department of Public Works Chief Mitch Cornish, the advisory, which was issued for Industrial Park Road, Seneca Road North, and Airport Road was lifted Monday.



NYS Fair Sets Single Day Attendance Record:


The Great New York State Fair has set another all-time, single-day attendance record for the second time this year.  On Saturday, according to officials, 134,115 people visited the Fairgrounds, besting the previous record set on the previous Saturday by more than 6,700.



Nixon Challenges Cuomo to Second Debate:


One of the criticisms leveled against both incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo and his democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon during their first – and so far only – debate was that they didn’t spent much time discussing upstate issues.  Nixon is looking to change that, as she is now calling for second debate, citing the lack of focus on the upstate as a reason to hold the additional meetup.  Thus far, Cuomo has not responded to Nixon’s suggestion.

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