Day: March 11, 2017

Latest look at weekend cold, storm potential next week

Latest look at weekend cold, storm potential next week

A windy, cold weekend will be followed up with the potential for a winter storm next week. Here are the latest no-hype details. Cold air has invaded the Finger Lakes on north-northwest winds. Most areas are in the single digits early Saturday ... MORE
Cayuga County officials prepare for blue-green algae season, meet with crisis communicator

Cayuga County officials prepare for blue-green algae season, meet with crisis communicator

From about 1955 to 1985, families and service members at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina were exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents that cause cancer and birth defects. Though the Marine Corps said it did ... MORE
Driver of SUV airlifted from scene after Rt. 104 collision

Driver of SUV airlifted from scene after Rt. 104 collision

State Police say a 58-year-old was seriously hurt and airlifted from the scene of a crash in Williamson on State Rt. 104 on Friday. The accident happened around 2:30 pm when the driver of an SUV drifted across the roadway into the ... MORE
Made in New York? Forget it, as state loses to others

Made in New York? Forget it, as state loses to others

In the middle of New York’s rich dairy farm country rises two mammoth white buildings where the nation’s Greek yogurt fad took hold. On little more than a whim and a Small Business Administration loan, Hamdi Ulukaya reshaped an industry, taking an ... MORE
Geneva 2020 breakfast celebrates highlights, acknowledges the challenges that lie ahead

Geneva 2020 breakfast celebrates highlights, acknowledges the challenges that lie ahead

To illustrate the importance of a community-wide effort to improve Geneva schools, Superintendent Trina Newton pointed to four young Geneva students standing to her left who are set to graduate in 2026. “What you see before you is the future,” said Newton ... MORE
Agencies seek to improve Sucker Brook water quality

Agencies seek to improve Sucker Brook water quality

The town of Canandaigua and the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council are seeking a state permit to improve the quality of water in Sucker Brook Tributary on the south side of Routes 5&20. The town has applied for an Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands ... MORE
Wayne County egg farm going cage-free

Wayne County egg farm going cage-free

A Wayne County egg farm will be converted into a cage-free operation as part of a $64 million expansion at two egg-producing sites, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. Newstead Ranch Inc. of Clarence, Erie County, is expanding operations at its egg farms ... MORE
Supervisors seek to reduce Ontario County jail population

Supervisors seek to reduce Ontario County jail population

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors has backed several measures designed to reduce the number of inmates incarcerated at the county jail — and to lower costs related to the operation of the facility. At their meeting Thursday night, supervisors approved resolutions ... MORE
Waterloo trustee calls posting on village Facebook page 'inadvertent'

Waterloo trustee calls posting on village Facebook page ‘inadvertent’

Colby O’Brien, a member of the town Republican Committee, has filed a complaint over village Trustee David Duprey’s use of the village Facebook page. Duprey, a Democrat who is seeking another term in the March 21 village election, said it was an ... MORE
Tompkins Co. dealing with more overdoses by the day

Tompkins Co. dealing with more overdoses by the day

After officials released information outlining the possibility of eight overdoses in a short period of time — Ithaca and Tompkins County added another potential two overdoses to that list. Heroin has become one of the biggest, if not the outright biggest fight ... MORE
Deputy injured, three charged after Sodus incident

Deputy injured, three charged after Sodus incident

Provided Photos An investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of three individuals on Friday at 3 am on Mill St. in Sodus. They were called to the scene in Sodus for a ‘suspicious condition’ and after they ... MORE
Honeoye woman steals credit card making purchases at Best Buy, Taco Bell

Honeoye woman steals credit card making purchases at Best Buy, Taco Bell

A Honeoye resident has been charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after deputies say she stole a credit car belonging to a co-worker. Deputies arrested Laurin M. Carroll, 26, of Honeoye at Best Buy in Victor after she stole a co-worker’s credit card ... MORE
Texas man transported to Strong after crashing vehicle drunk

Texas man transported to Strong after crashing vehicle drunk

On March 8th deputies in Ontario County arrested John T. Romaka, 54, of Houston, Texas for driving while intoxicated after a vehicle in a ditch was discovered. Deputies say Tomaka was operating a vehicle in an intoxicated condition when his vehicle was ... MORE
Canandaigua duo charged with tampering with interlock device

Canandaigua duo charged with tampering with interlock device

Two Canandaigua residents are facing charges after they worked together to undermine the usefulness of a ignition interlock device. Deputies say Christina A. Thrall, 35, of Canandaigua requested that William Head, 38, of Canandaigua to blow into her ignition interlock device for ... MORE
Palmyra man facing charges after incident at his home

Palmyra man facing charges after incident at his home

A 50-year-old Palmyra man is facing multiple charges after an incident at his Manchester residence. Deputies arrested Kevin Casey, 50, for criminal obstruction of breathing or circulation and second-degree unlawful imprisonment after an incident at his home. He is being held at ... MORE