Clifton Springs woman killed in Saturday wreck

State Police say a Clifton Springs woman was killed after a crash in Hopewell. According to police, Margaret Richardson, age 89, from Clifton Springs, failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by another vehicle. The location of the crash, where first responders remained cleaning up for some time after, was the intersection of Freshour Road and Route... more

Ontario County District Attorney-elect Jim Ritts: ‘We’re going to make this work’

Looking out over a crowd of people gathered for his ceremonial swearing in Saturday, Ontario County District Attorney-elect Jim Ritts said no one can turn a blind eye to the problems facing the community. Increased violence, mental health issues and an opioid addiction crisis are just a few of the concerns facing law enforcement and community, he said. “We have... more

PLAYOFFS!!! Buffalo beats Miami, gets help from Bengals & heads to the postseason for first time since 1999

In their first meeting with the Dolphins two weeks ago, a fast start on offense helped carry the Bills to victory. Buffalo chose a similar approach in Week 17 and it proved just as fruitful. The Bills put 10 points on the board on their first two possessions and maintained control of the game in what wound up being a... more

Syracuse opens ACC play with win over Virginia Tech (full coverage)

Syracuse (12-2, 1-0 ACC) held Virginia Tech (11-3, 0-1 ACC), the Division I leader in field goal percentage, to just 18-of-52 from the field (.346) and out-rebounded the Hokies, 39-26, in a 68-56 victory in the Carrier Dome. Oshae Brissett posted 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the Orange. Junior Frank Howard and sophomore Tyus Battle each finished with... more

UPDATE: Lloyd’s has liquor license suspended after owner charged with attempted rape

Lloyd’s Limited: A Pub in Penn Yan has been at the center of a sexual assault investigation following a Christmas Eve incident at the bar. Police Chief Thomas Dunham said there were two separate incidents within the investigation, but that the second wasn’t discovered until surveillance footage was obtained. Police were unable to make contact with Bob Champlin, owner of... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: Thompson, Blankenberg & Carmichael of Wayne Eagles in-studio (podcast)

All aboard the Wayne Train as defending Section V Class A2 champions Billy Thompson, Logan Blankenberg and Nick Carmichael are in-studio Sunday morning as guests on the Upstate Hoops Podcast to talk about the start to their 2017-18 season and upcoming match-up with Mynderse.  . more

Seneca Falls PD: Couple’s child found walking down street unclothed in frigid temps

On Friday around 8:26 pm Seneca Falls Police responded to an incident involving a young child walking down a street, unclothed, in extremely cold weather. Police say Aaron and Beth Magnum, 35- and 29-years-old respectively, were charged with endangering the welfare of a child. The charges stem from an incident where a neighbor found the couple’s child walking down the... more

Auburn police: ‘Potentially deadly’ batch of heroin circulating locally

Following three overdose emergencies overnight, officials are advising the public that a "potentially deadly batch of heroin" is circulating in the Cayuga County area. The Auburn Police Department on Saturday posted on its Facebook page that APD and Auburn Fire Department were dispatched to two overdoses early Saturday morning. During the same time frame, police said, Cayuga County Sheriff's Office... more

Eye on NY: Sen. Pam Helming reflects on first year in Albany

For freshman state Sen. Pam Helming, the most valuable moments of her first year in office weren't spent in Albany. It was the time she spent with constituents in her six-county Finger Lakes district. Helming, R-Canandaigua, had her share of achievements in 2017. She singled out passage of a $45 million aid package for communities affected by flooding along Lake... more

Gov. Cuomo proposes measures to fight burden of student debt

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing measures to fight the crushing burden of student loan debt. The Democratic governor says his proposed reforms build on the Excelsior Scholarship, which makes New York's public universities tuition-free for middle class families. Cuomo proposes creating a student loan ombudsman in the state Department of Financial Services to help resolve student complaints, educate borrowers and... more

Seneca Falls man trespassed, charged with DWI

On December 27th at 10:30 am a Seneca Falls man was arrested following a trespass complaint on Stevenson Street. The Seneca Falls Police Department says David L. Fellows, 58, was charged with driving while intoxicated, and driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent. Both are felony charges due to a previous DWI conviction. Police say Fellows was actively trespassing... more

Yates Arts Center winter exhibit celebrates diverse talents

Trade the gray skies and biting frost of January for the warmth and sparkle of the Winter Interlude Art Exhibit at the Yates County Arts Center. Beginning Jan. 2, 2018, the Center ushers in the new year by spotlighting the distinctive talents of four featured regional artists whose vision and style showcase the best in painting, jewelry making, photography, and... more

Sheriff: Waterloo supervisor ticketed after leaving scene of crash

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says deputies were called to a one-car crash on December 22nd, where a driver fled the scene into a nearby wooded area. Deputies say the accident happened in the area of River Road and State Route 96A — when a vehicle operated by Don S. Trout, 33, of Waterloo exited the roadway and struck a... more

Clyde-Savannah bounces back; Midlakes girls are 10-0 (W-FL round-up 12/30)

The Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles were back on the court Saturday, just two days after a tough 1-point loss to Mynderse at the New York Chiropractic College. The Golden Eagles hosted Section 3’s Fowler High and emerged with a 83-79 win. Dru Carnevale scored 30 points, Derrick Chance had 23 and Marcus Chance had 18 points. Also on Saturday, the Midlakes... more
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