In three weeks, millions of New Yorkers and Americans with children under age 18 can start to receive monthly payments as part of the federal child tax credit expanded in Congress’ most recent coronavirus relief package.

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NEW YORK — New York’s state of emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic will end Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, after remaining in effect for more than 15 months.

COLLINS — Seven corrections officers were injured in two inmate assaults on back-to-back days at Collins Correctional Facility earlier this month, union officials said.

ALBANY — Members of the Assembly accused legislative leaders Monday of failing to prioritize New York’s available mental health and addiction services in the state budget as the primary reason inefficiencies and inequities persist in the system, they said.

The Shelby Volunteer Fire Company has never had to respond to try to rescue someone who was trapped in a grain bin, as far as Chief Jason Watts remembers. The 29-year member of the fire company said it doesn’t hurt to have the training and equipment needed to respond to such a call, though.

Entire families can safely eat an increased number of wild fish from Lake Ontario, the Niagara River and most of the St. Lawrence River for the first time in decades after new data showed lower levels of chemicals in various sportfish, health officials said.

LINWOOD — Roberta Klapper of Noblehurst Farms, recently directed a $2,500 Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to D B Bunce Elementary School Outdoor Classroom.

BATAVIA — The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce has approached the county about amending its local law on the bed tax to include Airbnb and other booking sites.

BATAVIA — Quicklee’s, a Livingston County-based convenience store operator, is looking to transform the former Bob Evans restaurant near the Thruway interchange on Oak Street into a convenience store and gas station with a drive-thru restaurant.

ROCHESTER — There is no money for the Rochester Red Wings to collect in equity on the Batavia Muckdogs after the New York-Penn League and the Muckdogs were discontinued after the 2019 season.

LE ROY — Tenants of Le Roy Meadows have become concerned about their future in the building after getting a letter from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) warning them they may need to find new lodgings.

In yet another example of the dangers of social media apps, a New York City man pleaded guilty Thursday to accessing secret Snapchat accounts of more than 300 women, including numerous victims in Western New York.