Multiple projects will bring new face to Newark

The Newark Village Board approved multiple resolutions Tuesday evening, June 20th that will allow several projects to move forward ultimately changing the face of Newark for the next 40 years. Among those approved resolution was approval to hire a firm to oversee the coordination of all the projects to ensure efficiencies while construction is underway. “It’s a very exciting time... more

Clifton Springs man drove drunk, struck utility pole

On Monday at approximately 10:25 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested William Wheaton Jr., 37, for driving while intoxicated following a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of Bunker Hill Rd. and County Rd. 27. Wheaton was traveling east on Bunker Hill Rd. in his 2003 Hyundai Sonata when he swerved to miss a deer, then failed to stop at a... more

Tyler Lydon’s NBA draft journey (with new tattoo) ends tonight

Tyler Lydon had considered a new tattoo for a couple years. He and his three brothers had already made a pact to ink something significant on their bodies, to choose a theme or parts of a theme that would bind them and remind them of the importance of family. Sue Lydon set the parameters for these tattoos years ago during... more

Identifying what economic development looks like in Yates County

How far has Yates County come over the past 10 to 15 years, and what actions should be taken to enhance the community? Steve Griffin, CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center, points to some favorable trends in the county’s overall picture, but he also acknowledges some areas that don’t look quite so favorable are detailed in the recent... more

A Village Divided: Rushville heads towards dissolution vote

For as long as many in town can remember, the Village of Rushville has always been a village divided with part of it in Ontario County, the other in Yates County. But a pending vote for dissolution has made that division seem much more literal. “It tears us up, because it shouldn’t be this way,” said longtime Rushville resident Karen... more

Yanks take charge late against Angels to halt skid

Didi Gregorius and Matt Holliday homered, Austin Romine collected three hits and the Yankees snapped their seven-game skid with an 8-4 victory over the Angels on Wednesday evening at Yankee Stadium. Gregorius put New York on the board in the second inning with a two-run homer, and Holliday helped the Yankees reclaim the lead they had lost, drilling a solo... more

Geneva Chamber to co-host ribbon cutting at Five Star Urgent Care

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be co-hosting its next Member Milestone Celebration on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The event will include an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to honor the official Grand Opening of Geneva’s newest urgent care facility- Five Star Urgent Care, located at 1 White Springs Road in the Tops Plaza,... more

Three hurt in Auburn car crash

Authorities are investigating a two-car accident that happened in Auburn on Tuesday night. Around 8:15 p.m., first-responders arrived at the scene at the intersection of East Genesee and Owasco streets, according to the Auburn Fire Department. The department said three adults were transported by ambulance to Auburn Community Hospital for minor injuries while a child involved in the accident was... more

Syracuse lacrosse the national pace-setter in attendance again

The Syracuse men’s lacrosse team once again took home the NCAA attendance crown, with 34,271 fans passing through Carrier Dome turnstiles this season to watch the Orange this season. SU edged Maryland by 1,241 fans, with the Terps serving as the only other school to cross the 25,000 spectator mark in 2017 (33,030) fans at their games. Johns Hopkins (24,775),... more

Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort developer: New dock a must

Leaders at the helm of Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort asked city officials to green-light a 48-boat-slip dock on the north end of Canandaigua Lake that they said would move the project forward. There was no green, at least not yet. New mooring, according to Resort Managing Member Bob Murphy, would help secure the financing needed to complete the stalled $54... more

NY Senate won’t take up Child Victim’s Act

A bill to extend the statute of limitations for child sex abuse crimes will not get a vote in the state Senate before lawmakers leave town this week, according to the Senate’s Republican leader. Majority Leader John Flanagan, R-Suffolk County, told reporters Tuesday that the Senate would not take up the Child Victim’s Act, which supporters have pushed as a... more

Summer kicks off with sun, mid-70s for Finger Lakes

If mid-70s with plenty of sunshine is something you like — then summer is going to get off to the right start. Wednesday is going to see temperatures into the mid-70s, with low-humidity, and mostly sunny skies. While a brief rain shower cannot be ruled out completely, according to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil — a vast majority of the... more

Decker takes Ultimate Outlaw 100 in Dundee on Tuesday night

A warm and sunny evening greeted competitors from the Super DIRTcar Series, the DIRTcar Sportsman Series, and the Fight Night All Star Street Stock Series on Tuesday night at Outlaw Speedway. The anticipation was high for the first ever Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series event at the facility. Max McLaughlin and Stewart Freisen brought the field to the green... more

Shed destroyed in Clifton Springs fire

Deputies say a Clifton Springs shed was a total loss after a structure fire on Monday. The fire was reported around 9:43 pm at 1762 Pearl St. in Clifton Springs. Clifton Springs Fire Department, as well as Phelps Fire Department responded to the scene. Christopher Santy, 38, was dismantling a shed and was burning the pieces of the shed as... more

Skaneateles school district hires new administrator

The Skaneateles Central School District approved Steve Musso’s appointment as Student Wellness, Activities and Athletics director. Musso — who has been the director of Health, Physical Education, and Athletics for the Phoenix Central School District since 2015 — was approved by the board of education at a board meeting Tuesday night. The director position was one of several new jobs... more

Rideout murder suspects to be tried together

A Monroe County judge has ruled that all four suspects in the death of Penfield man Craig Rideout will be tried together, according to Chronicle-Express news partner WHEC in Rochester. Last summer, Craig Rideout’s beaten, disfigured body was found wrapped in a tarp in a wooded area in the Town of Jerusalem in Yates County. Investigators said he had been... more

Victor man charged with DWI

A Victor man was charged with driving while intoxicated after deputies say they received a complaint of a sick or intoxicated driver. Brian S. Kumpf, 48, was charged with DWI after he was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. A caller said that Kumpf was all over the road. Appearance tickets were issued an the charges will... more

Travel Advisory: Rte. 14A, Dundee

Travel Advisory: Rte. 14A, Dundee
The New York State Department of Transportation announces that Economy Paving, of Cortland, will begin work on the replacement of the Rte. 14A bridge over Big Stream in the village of Dundee. Work is scheduled to begin Monday, June 26. Motorists may encounter flaggers, lane closures, and could experience travel delays. For real-time travel information, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org.... more