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Election 2019: Candidate Interviews Coming Soon

Geneva Believer recently sent interview requests to all 18 Republican and Democratic candidates for City Council and Mayor. So far, 5 candidates representing both parties …

City Government

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Ward 6 Gets A Councilor: Hollenbeck Appointed To Seat

After 132 days without representation, Ward 6 has a City Councilor. By unanimous vote, City Council appointed Democrat Dana Hollenbeck to the seat that has …

Geneva Police

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City’s Aggressive PR Campaign Defends GPD, Attacks Critics

In the summer of 2019, two disturbing events shook the Geneva community and illuminated serious problems within the Geneva Police Department. In the span of …

Geneva Foundry

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City Spends $800K Fighting Foundry Victims In Court, DEC Pays The Bill

From November 2016 to August 2019, the City of Geneva paid over $799,000 to a Syracuse-based law firm to fight against city residents in court …

The Geneva Foundry Disaster and Cover-up

Ward 6

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Ward 6 Gets A Councilor: Hollenbeck Appointed To Seat

After 132 days without representation, Ward 6 has a City Councilor. By unanimous vote, City Council appointed Democrat Dana Hollenbeck to the seat that has …

Community Compact

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Compact Update: Gramling Announces “Civilian Oversight And Community-Building Program”

If the Compact’s primary goal is “relationship building,” then why are they involved in implementing a civilian review program, complaint process improvements, and other police …

Ethics

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City Council Slashes Anti-Poverty And Neighborhood Funding For 2019

City Council used their final 2019 budget session to make dramatic, last-second cuts to the city’s anti-poverty effort, the Economic Opportunity Task Force, and the …