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Deputies: Wayne County teacher threatened with scissors by 20-year-old

Deputies say a Rochester man threatened a teacher with scissors in Williamson. Elijah Vreeland, 20, became upset and got into an altercation with a teacher inside a classroom at the Wayne Educational Center in Williamson. During the incident, Vreeland is accused of pushing the teacher, grabbing a pair of scissors and holding the teacher against the wall. He was charged... more

Special investigation leads to sex charge for Auburn man

An Auburn man faces a felony sex charge after a special investigation in Wayne County. I:nvestigators say Darrell L. Hagerman, 52, of Auburn was charged with second-degree sex act after a special investigation. Details of the investigation were not released to the media or public. Hager man was arraigned in Butler Town Court and held on bail. He is scheduled... more

Watkins Glen businesses prepare for IndyCar-less 2018

A fan favorite will be missing from Watkins Glen International’s race lineup next year. Officials announced Thursday that the Verizon IndyCar Series won’t be returning for the 2018 season. Due to some scheduling issues, both parties chose to part ways, at least for the next season. Over the past two years, WGI held Indy on Labor Day Weekend, which is... more

LIVE AT 2 PM: The Melissa Killeleagh Show (podcast)

Melissa Killeleagh is back for her October episode of The Melissa Killeleagh Show on FingerLakes1.com. Watch the live episode beginning at 2 pm in the player below, at our YouTube Channel or on the FingerLakes1.com iPhone or Android app. . Watch the live stream on FingerLakes1.TV, the FingerLakes1.com YouTube Channel, or the free FingerLakes1.com iPhone or Android App. We live... more

Incumbent receives Democratic, Republican support in Canandaigua supervisor race

In a display of bipartisan support, the Town of Canandaigua Republican and Democratic Committees are both supporting incumbent Greg Westbrook in the upcoming election for Town of Canandaigua Supervisor. “I’m honored and energized by the bipartisan support and I greatly appreciate the opportunity to build on the foundation established by former Town Supervisor Pam Helming,” said Westbrook. When Helming was... more

Partnership for Ontario County director retires

One of Ontario County residents’ most tenacious, focused and gracious advocates has hung up her leadership hat and stepped into retirement. Partnership for Ontario County Executive Director Bonnie Ross retired Sunday, Oct. 15, after serving in her role since 2013. Under her tenure, the independent not-for-profit organization has grown 140 percent, and today serves more than 40 percent of the... more

Judge leads the way as Yanks roll over Astros in Game 3

Each of the three October contests between the Astros and Yankees have featured loud chants of “M-V-P!” echoing throughout a sold-out venue. Jose Altuve’s fantastic season has continued for Houston, but Monday night’s plaudits were for Aaron Judge, as the Yanks’ rookie right fielder enjoyed a postseason performance for the ages at Yankee Stadium. Judge crushed a three-run homer and... more

OFFICIALS: Horse killed by West Nile Virus in Cayuga County

According to the Cayuga County Health Department, a horse at the southern end of the county died from West Nile Virus. The virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, can go symptomless in humans. According to the numbers, 8 out of 10 people do not exhibit symptoms of the virus. The department was notified by the state Department of Health about... more

Kolb, Molinaro in talks to form GOP ticket against Cuomo in 2018

Two former colleagues could reunite in an attempt to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2018. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, both of whom are exploring gubernatorial bids, are in discussions to form a Republican ticket to challenge Cuomo, a Democrat, in next year’s election. Kolb, R-Canandaigua, and Molinaro revealed their potential plan during a... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Samantha Pundt, Emily Bogart & Rachel Sullivan of Mynderse varsity tennis in-studio (podcast)

Mynderse Academy senior varsity tennis players Samantha Pundt, Emily Bogart and Rachel Sullivan are in-studio after winning the program’s third straight Section V Class CC championship on Monday afternoon’s edition of Weber This Week… .   more

Oaks says pension forfeiture is getting closer to law

Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R-C Macedon) is reminding New Yorkers there is more at stake this November than just voting for elected officials; on the back of the ballot will be three important statewide initiatives. Voters will decide whether to establish a constitutional convention, allow the complete or partial forfeiture of a public officer’s pension if he or she is convicted... more

First woman national commander of American Legion visits

Rena Nessler of Geneva was especially pleased to meet Denise Rohan this weekend. Nessler was the first woman commander of the New York State American Legion, while Rohan was chosen in August to be the first woman to head the national American Legion. “I’m so proud to serve with Denise. She’s such an inspiration,” Nessler said. “She has such passion,... more

Auburn community wants green space, art, stage at State Street lot

Auburn residents were given the opportunity to share their thoughts on what elements they would like to see incorporated into the city’s redevelopment of the 1-7 State St. property during a public meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn on Monday night. Public is taking part in an interactive workshop, listing things they would like to see in the park. Lots... more

Clifton Springs Hospital gets $3 million donation for project

Two longtime local benefactors have committed a combined $3 million for an upcoming renovation project at Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic. Marjorie Morris and G.W. Lisk Co. are making the donation for a $32 million project that will expand and improve the hospital’s primary and preventive care facilities. It will create a new 75,000-square-foot outpatient “medical village.” Construction is slated... more

New Asian restaurant Man Yuan takes over venerable Geneva site

Wing Tai Oriental Restaurant was the place where many people learned that Chinese food didn’t have to come from a LaChoy can. The restaurant dated back to the 1970s when Asian restaurants were still a bit of a novelty. Now, they are ubiquitous, popping up in small towns across America. Sadly, the sit-down variety, like Wing Tai, has faded away.... more

Immigration activist Cesar Vargas to speak in Lyons

A national advocate for immigration reform who is also the state’s first undocumented attorney will speak in Lyons later this month. Cesar Vargas will address a forum from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Ohmann Theatre, 65 Williams St. The program, “Undocumented But With A Voice,” is free, but donations are accepted. The event is being... more

McGraw man faces felony burglary charge in Steuben County

Deputies in Steuben County arrested a McGraw man on Saturday following a call about a suspicious circumstance. Deputies say Nicholas R. Fish, 19, was charged with felony third-degree burglary after the Sheriff’s Office received a call about a suspicious incident in progress. New York State Police, the Alfred Police Department, and the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office assisted. Fish is being... more
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