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BICYCLIST STRUCK: 13-year-old wasn’t wearing helmet in Rt. 96 crash in Victor

A 13-year-old was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with a head injury after being struck by an SUV on State Rt. 96 in Victor Saturday evening. The crash happened around 9:30 pm, according to scanner traffic. Deputies say the accident happened near Heath Row in the Town of Victor when a 13-year-old, identified as Evan J. Yearwood, of Victor, was... more

Snowmobile crash sends Newark man to Strong Hospital

A Newark man was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital after his snow mobile crashed in Manchester, according to deputies. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Tuesday at approximately 9:26 pm deputies were called to Pioneer Rd. in Manchester for the report of a snowmobile accident. Both Shortsville Fire Department and Ambulance responded to the scene. The operator of... more

Seneca Co. Board of Supervisors could see major election year shakeup

Nine seats on the Seneca County Board of Supervisors are up for election this year. In theory, it could mean nine new faces — as many vie for two- and four-year terms. The Seats The board, which has four at-large seats — are two-year terms. Covert Supervisor Michael Reynolds, who is up for re-election this year — also carries a... more

Naples remembers life of young girl who died from the flu

People in Naples remembered the life of a young flu victim on Saturday with a party. It would have been hard to miss if you were driving down Main Street there. The reason for that party wore bright colors and a big smile. 11-year-old Madeline Barton was in Sixth Grade at Naples Elementary School when died from complications from the... more

Syracuse women’s basketball crushes Iowa State, 85-65, in NCAA opener (full-coverage)

The game was supposed to be evenly matched. A matchup between eight-seeded Syracuse and ninth-seeded Iowa State. Both teams ran out on the court to warm up at around the same time and the teams took turns introducing players before the tip. But from the first SU possession, which ended in a Gabby Cooper 3-pointer from the left wing, it was... more

Port Jefferson ends South Seneca’s quest for consecutive state titles

The Port Jefferson Royals, out of Section XI, pulled away from the South Seneca Lady Falcons in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s NYSPHSAA Class C semifinal game at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. The final score was 71-53. The loss ends the defending state champion Lady Falcons’ quest for consecutive state titles. – Click here to listen to... more

In Clifton Springs, three vie for two trustee seats

Several of Ontario County's eight villages will be holding elections Tuesday, but Clifton Springs has the only one with a contested race. Three people are running for two trustee seats on the Village Board of Trustees. Incumbent Trustees Daniel Blondell, who is running as a Democrat and independent, and Melissa Kumkey, who is running as an independent, are running again... more

Countrymax’s Honk finds new home and a new friend

After 16 years at the CountryMax in Seneca Falls, Honk the parrot has found a forever home. Having called the farm, pet and garden retailer home for so many years, Honk left recently to start his new life. He came to the store as a chick and was cared for by staff, who watched him grow into a beautiful macaw. He... more

Ole Miss ends Syracuse’s season in N.I.T. defeat at the Dome (full coverage)

Ole Miss would end up shooting 47 percent from the 3-point line. When the final buzzer sounded it was too much for the Orange to handle at the Carrier Dome. As the Syracuse Orange move forward into the off-season, a lot of questions remain. However, the 85-80 loss at home will likely be one that stings for a while. Both... more

Orange stun Johns Hopkins in OT (video)

Nick Mariano scored to tie the game at 7 with under a minute to play and Brendan Bomberry scored the overtime game-winner to complete a late comeback for the No. 6 Syracuse men's lacrosse team (5-1, 1-0 ACC) to down longtime rival No. 14 Johns Hopkins (4-3) at Homewood field on Saturday. The Orange got goals from six-different players, including... more

Robot destroys germs with the power of light

Standing nearly 6 feet tall and wielding 20 vertical fluorescent bulbs, the R-D Rapid Disinfector robot is a formidable fighter in the war against germs. Thompson Hospital and the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center have begun using this automated disinfecting machine throughout the institutions to help reduce the risks of illness and infections for patients, residents, visitors and staff. The... more

Aslanian’s 13 power Hobart past Wagner

Sophomore attackman Chris Aslanian erupted for a career-high 13 points and led the Hobart College lacrosse team to a 17-5 Northeast Conference victory over Wagner College on Boswell Field this afternoon. His point total—the most ever by a Division I Statesman and third most by a Hobart player all-time—came on six goals and seven assists. To say the Westfield, N.J.,... more

LETTER: Get out and VOTE in Waterloo’s village election on March 21st

The Waterloo Village election is next Tuesday, March 21st. Please remember to vote. Voting location has been changed to the Waterloo Community Center on Oak Street. The polls are open from noon until 9 pm. Republican candidates for Village Trustee are John Butlak and Damon Monroe. John Butlak is a long time resident of Waterloo. He and his wife Lori... more

Watkins Glen girls advance to first ever state title game

The Watkins Glen girls basketball team advanced to the NYSPHSAA Class C championship game on Sunday morning after defeating Mekeel Christian Academy 60-49 at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY on Saturday afternoon. The Senecas will face the Port Jefferson Royals (XI) who defeated South Seneca 70-53. Watkins Glen celebrates as South Seneca looks on… pic.twitter.com/FCToGF3bf8 — FingerLakes1.com (@FingerLakes1)... more