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THREE CHARGED: Another suspect arrested in Wadsworth St. shooting

On Wednesday, the Geneva Police Department’s Detective Bureau and the Rochester U.S. Marshals Task Force apprehended the third suspect involved in the Wadsworth St. shooting in the city of Geneva. Joshua Quincy Johnson, 24, of Rochester was charged with two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault, three counts of first-degree robbery, and four counts of first-degree burglary.... more

FLX Weekly: State titles for Watkins Glen & Moravia; Village elections held (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Jessamy Uticone and Josh Durso for Wednesday’s edition of FLX Weekly to recap the top stories of the week in the Finger Lakes. Find out why FingerLakes1.com is not happy with ESPN and take a look at the weekend weather and event slate ahead. more

Discussing healthcare, Guardian PILOT, and local elections in the FLX (podcast)

On Wednesday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast, Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso discussed a range of topics, which included the recent firing of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, as well as developments in the GOP healthcare proposal. The duo also discussed the future of companies like Guardian Glass, who recently won a significant upgrade to their PILOT agreement with the City... more

DREAM COME TRUE: Newark ceremony marks occasion for 10-year-old

Ten-year-old Robbie “Bugaman” Barrett first knew he wanted to be a policeman when he “was 7 or maybe 6,” although his dad believes it was much earlier. Robbie said the fateful decision was made after “he saw pull people over,” much to the amusement of all those gathered to see him receive a special honor. The Newark fifth... more

ELECTION RESULTS: Winners and losers from village contests (full-coverage)

The surprise from Tuesday’s slate of village elections was the loss of incumbent Waterloo Trustee David Duprey who has served on the board since 1996. In races that generated very few votes — Democrat Gina Suffredini and Republican John Butlak both secured seats on the Village Board. Butlak received 250 votes, while Suffredini secured 213. While there are still 44... more

Syracuse offers scholarship to UPrep’s Jeenathan Williams

Jeenathan Williams already had scholarship offers to play major-college basketball with Georgia Tech, Rutgers and Temple. But the offer he received Tuesday topped them all. This one came from Syracuse University. When Orange assistant coach and former star guard Gerry McNamara told Williams over the phone that SU wanted the junior from UPrep, well, it was a dream come true.... more

Burglary investigation results in two arrests in Farmington

A lengthy investigation by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office into an alleged burglary that took place on February 1st has resulted in the arrest of a Newark and Farmington duo, who allegedly worked together to steal items from a location in Farmington. On Tuesday, Ryan James Dingman, 32, of Newark was charged with second-degree burglary. He allegedly entered a residence... more

Farmington teen accused of stealing prescription meds

A 19-year-old Farmington man is facing multiple charges after an investigation into the theft of prescription medication. Deputies in Ontario County say Jason D. Elliot, 19, of Farmington was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and petit larceny after an investigation revealed that he had stolen prescription medication from a home in Bristol. Elliot was arraigned in... more

Elmira man leads police on chase; gets stuck in snow in Tompkins Co.

An Elmira man is facing multiple charges after he fled police, leading deputies on a pursuit in Newfield. Deputies say that they attempted to stop a GMC pickup truck on March 19th around 3:23 am when the vehicle fled from deputies and drop onto the railroad tracks near Hillview Rd. The truck drove down the tracks and eventually was stuck... more

DEC crews will sample rainbow trout in Naples Creek on Thursday

That annual rite of spring known as rainbow trout “shocking’’ will take place Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24. Crews from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s fisheries division in Avon will sample the run of fish in two key Finger Lakes tributaries in advance of Opening Day for fishing on inland waters on April 1. Naples... more

Dryden Central School District to vote on new capital project

The Dryden Central School District will bring a capital project to vote on March 28, 2017 that includes two propositions. Proposition #1 includes district-wide renovations and additions. Proposition #2 includes additional athletic site improvements. Voting hours are scheduled from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. in the Middle/High School Auditorium. On March 20, 2017 the District held two community meetings fully... more

Seneca Falls PD receives crucial funding for D.A.R.E program

The Seneca Falls Police Department is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of the recipients of this year’s Seneca County Youth Bureau/Youth Board Golf Grant Award to help fund the department’s D.A.R.E. program. Each year, the Seneca County Youth Bureau/Board hosts and organizes an annual golf tournament, with proceeds from the tournament providing funding for local... more

Waterloo woman turns herself in; charged with petit larceny

On Tuesday March 21st at 7:43 pm the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Cady J. Rouland, 21, of Waterloo for petit larceny. The arrest stems from an investigation where Rouland was later identified on security cameras stealing merchandise from the Nice n Easy store on February 16th. Rouland turned herself into police. She was processed and released with... more

Seneca Falls man charged with trespassing at local complex

On Thursday March 16th at approximately 12:48 pm the Town of Seneca Falls Police arrested Robert M. Vanfleet, 23, of Seneca Falls following a complaint of a trespass at a privately owned complex. It is reported that Vanfleet was seen on the property in the early morning hours after being previously warned by management and police to not return to... more