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Two barns burn down in Monday morning Clyde fire

Two barns have collapsed to the ground after catching on fire Monday morning. Firefighters say the barns on Desmond Road were already burned to the ground when they arrived to the scene shortly after 5:30 am. The owner said he did not see the barns burning because he cannot see them from the window in his bedroom. There were no... more

Seneca Falls Town Board will meet to discuss landfill litigation on Thursday

Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro announced over the weekend that the Town Board would meet for a special session on Thursday at 4 pm. The meeting would be held to discuss potential litigation, which Supervisor Lazzaro said would likely involve a mixture of public and executive session. He did not specify whether he believed any action would be taken... more

Port Byron man accused of selling dangerous drug, calling it a nutritional supplement

A Port Byron has been sentenced for his involvement in a conspiracy that illegally manufactured and sold pro-hormone/designer steroids, according to the United States Department of Justice. 50-year-old Matthew S. Greacen is being accused of selling the product which was marketed as a nutritional supplement when, in fact, it was a dangerous drug. Prosecutors said Greacen was involved in the... more

Penn Yan woman charged with DWI, resisting arrest, violating open container law

A Penn Yan woman was charged with driving while intoxicated, as well as having an open container in her vehicle, according to the Watkins Glen Police Department after she was stopped in the village. According to police, she also resisted arrest resulting in an additional charge. Lia J. Shaw, 27, of Penn Yan was arrested on Friday and charged with... more

Early taste of Spring for the Finger Lakes this week

The Finger Lakes has escaped the icy grip of winter. Along with most of the eastern half of the country, temperatures will continue to be well above normal. High pressure is approaching the area from the northwest for the start of the week. Some cooler air has slid into the Finger Lakes on north winds as the high works in.... more

Farmington woman charged with burglary

Deputies in Ontario County say that a Farmington woman has been arrested after she allegedly stole items from a relative on February 1st. Arielle Sorel, 32, of Farmington was charged with second-degree burglary after an investigation into the theft of an XBOX from a relatives home on February 1st. She was arrested by Sheriff’s Investigators who executed the investigation over... more

Letter warns Waterloo parents of police investigation of high school teacher

A letter sent home to parents of Waterloo High School students warns of a police investigation involving a teacher at the school. Allegations have been made against a high school teacher, although the teacher in question is not being identified at this time and it is unclear what kind of allegations have been made. In the letter, Principal Susan Burgess advised... more

Orange come up short at Georgia Tech (full coverage)

Freshman Taurean Thompson tallied his first-career double-double and the Orange came as close as two points in the final three minutes of play at McCamish Pavilion, but the comeback was short as Syracuse (16-12, 8-7 ACC) fell to Georgia Tech (16-11, 7-7 ACC) on Sunday night in Atlanta. Full coverage, stats and video below… Full recap and stats at Cuse.com... more

Geneva man charged with possessing heroin after traffic stop

A traffic stop on Pulteney Street in Geneva resulted in the arrest of a 48-year-old man on Sunday around 12:10 pm. Officers arrested Miguel A. Delfi-Gonzalez, 48, of Geneva was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Authorities found heroin packaged for sale in his vehicle at the time of the stop. He will answer the charges at... more

Del Lago’s gross gaming revenue exceeded $6M in first two weeks

In its first two weeks of operation, del Lago Resort & Casino reported a total gross gaming revenue of $6.3 million — after winnings were deducted. That figure represents slot machines, electronic table games, staffed table games such as blackjack, craps and baccarat, and poker tables. Total gross gaming revenue is the taxable revenue from the facility. Eighty percent of... more

The search for Gearan’s successor continues at HWS

Winners attract winners, and losers have a tendency to attract losers. It’s the difference between coaching the New England Patriots and the Buffalo Bills. In the case of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, there has been a whole lot more winning than losing during the 17 years that Mark Gearan has served as president, at least officials at the Colleges... more

FL1 Sports 2016-17 All-Wayne-Finger Lakes Basketball Awards: Tyler Norris & Emily Larvanway named Players of the Year

With the 2016-17 regular season complete and the brackets set for Sectional play, FingerLakes1.com has released our FL1 Sports Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball awards which were first revealed during Sunday afternoon’s live edition Upstate Hoops Podcast. The awards were determined by an open ballot of all FL1 Sports team members and select coaches and contributors to our coverage... more

Ithaca firefighters respond to TCAT fire early Monday morning

A fire in a heating unit at Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit filled the building with smoke Monday morning in the City of Ithaca. An Ithaca Police Officer on patrol in the area called into Tompkins County 911 around 4:45 a.m. stating that there was smoke coming from the building at 737 Willow Ave. When firefighters arrived minutes later the building... more

Manure spill impacts Salmon Creek and Cayuga Lake; municipal water supplies not affected around Ithaca

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Tompkins County Health Department officials are responding to a manure spill that is currently impacting Salmon Creek and Cayuga Lake. As a result of a structural issue with a satellite manure storage lagoon at Sunnyside Farm, emergency applications of manure were made to fields beginning Thursday, February 16th. Rapidly warming... more

Ousted Wrestling club exits Rushville

One chapter in a long, bitter battle over the Martin Tire Building ended Sunday. The Imperial Wrestling Club moved its equipment and fixtures from its former home in the village-owned building to a new space in Gorham. “This has been a long battle,” said club coach Terry Lucero, talking over the blare of pulling up and tearing down by wrestlers... more

Make-A-Wish Foundation sending Waterloo boy who has battled rare disorder to Disney

Usually, when young Alex Mattei packs a suitcase he’s heading to the hospital for a medical procedure. That will not be the case this coming weekend. On Feb. 25, the 6-year-old will be traveling to Walt Disney World with his brothers and parents for a week-long vacation, courtesy of Make-A-Wish Foundation. Alex has Chiari Malformation I, a condition that occurs... more

It’s complicated: How INHS plans to pay for massive multi-million dollar renovations

At first read, this article might be confusing. Non-profit housing landlord and developer Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services (INHS) is refinancing its properties in order to pay for long-needed renovations. How it plans on doing that, is a little complicated. First, the easy part. INHS owns 98 units in 44 buildings spread throughout the city of Ithaca, mostly small apartment buildings... more

Women’s Rights National Historical Park slashes hours again due to staffing woes

The Women’s Rights National Historical Park has cut its hours of operation again due to understaffing, according to a news release. The park will now be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. Ami Ghazala, the park’s superintendent, couldn’t be reached for comment. The park previously announced that all tours were cancelled until further notice due to understaffing... more
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