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Daughter, three others charged with murder in Ontario investigation

Four people have been charged with murder in Wayne County, according to Sheriff Barry Virts. The charges were announced on Friday following a four-month investigation into a suspicious death, which happened on February 1st. Virts says that Julie Martin, 52, of Ontario was found dead in her home. Now, four people — including her own daughter — have been charged... more

Residents jumped from second-story, family dog dies in Victor house fire

On Friday around 3:08 am deputies in Ontario County responded along with Farmington, Victor, Shortsville, and Manchester Fire Departments all responded to 1533 Meadowbrook Lane in Farmington for a reported house fire. Upon arrival, deputies found heavy black smoke pouring from the home and a fully-involved kitchen fire. Three male residents, as well as a female resident all jumped from... more

Seneca Falls board activates new rules; 80-person limit, metal detectors to be used

The Town of Seneca Falls has decided that the “tone and rhetoric” have grown to be a concern at monthly board meetings. Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, working in coordination with Police Chief Stu Peenstra released new guidelines for all future Town Board meetings. Among the changes will be full-utilization of the metal detector for all visitors during public... more

Featured couple talks Cayuga County episode of HGTV’s ‘Bargain Hunt’

In the past 25 years, Todd Post has sold over 3,000 homes throughout the Finger Lakes region. The president of Post Realty in Auburn, Post said he has helped hundreds of families find their dream homes along Cayuga, Owasco and Skaneateles lakes. But there’s one family, he said, that stood out from the rest. When Rick and Christina Wilson first... more

Pro-dissolution group holds information meeting in Rushville

About 40 people turned out to hear what the pro-dissolution group One Rushville had to say at a meeting Thursday at the Gorham Fire Hall. With the vote next Tuesday, the heat is on. More signs have cropped on lawns both for and against dissolving and reports of stolen and damaged signs have only added to heightened emotions. “Every single... more

Pair hospitalized after utility vehicle crashes in hotel parking lot heading to CMAC

On Wednesday at approximately 12:30 pm deputies responded to the Fingerlakes Inn for the report of a personal injury accident in Canandaigua. When deputies arrived they found a Kubota utility vehicle on it’s side. According to their report, the utility vehicle was traveling around the corner when the front end began to wobble and he tipped the machine over on... more

Seneca Falls Police: Have you seen this gator?

The Seneca Falls Police Department is asking the public for it’s help locating a missing John Deere Utility Gator. Police say sometime between June 13th around 6:30 pm and June 14th at 5:30 am an unknown suspect, or suspects, stole a John Deere Utility Gator from the parking lot of Bonadent Dental Laboratories. Authorities say that the keys may have... more

SUNY trustees raise tuition on in-state students … again

State University of New York students are going to be paying more. At least those who don’t qualify for the Governor’s new Excelsior Scholarship. The SUNY board of trustees voted on Wednesday to raise tuition 3.1 percent. It brings tuition up to $6,670 for in-state students attending any four-year colleges. Opponents of the increase, which breaks down to $200 called... more

Canandaigua PD: Sex offender failed to ID address change

Police in Canandaigua say they arrested a 30-year-old registered sex offender on Thursday around 8:45 pm. Robert L. Taylor III, of Canandaigua was arrested after he failed to register as a sex offender, according to Canandaigua Police. Taylor is a Level 3 sex offender. He is accused of failing to notify New York State of an address change. Taylor had... more

Denver Nuggets select Tyler Lydon with the 24th pick

With the 24 pick of the 2017 NBA draft, the Denver Nuggets (via a trade with the Utah Jazz) selected former Syracuse Orange forward Tyler Lydon. This continues the streak of Orange selected in the first round. In Lydon’s two years at Syracuse, he left a substantial mark on the program. From helping assist the Orange in a Cinderella Final... more

Trevor’s Gift Backpack Program kicks into gear for summer vacation

School has ended, but the Trevor’s Gift Backpack Program’s efforts to feed hungry children in Waterloo has not. During the summer nutritionally needy children can receive backpack food at the Waterloo Memorial Community Center on Oak Street or at the Waterloo Library and Historical Society on East Williams Street. Food also will be available to participants at the LaFayette and... more

Watkins Glen woman charged with DWAI drugs

A Watkins Glen woman was charged with DWAI-drugs on State Route 5&20 in Hopewell after a traffic stop. Deputies say that Mariah J. Brisbois, 22, of Watkins Glen was stopped on Route 5&20 and was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia during the stop. She submitted to a drug influence evaluation performed by a certified Drug Recognition Expert,... more

Yanks lose lead, game after 3 errors

Albert Pujols delivered a tiebreaking single and the Angels took advantage of two key errors to complete their surge back from an early deficit, scoring nine unanswered runs to stun the Yankees with a 10-5 victory on Thursday evening at Yankee Stadium. Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro flubbed a potential double-play ball, setting up a four-run Angels seventh inning. Kole... more

Flooding possible as thunderstorms develop on Friday

Thunderstorms with heavy downpours, which could lead to some flash flooding is expected to develop this afternoon. Around 3 pm is when FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil says the storms will begin to fire up, which could lead to some poor drainage flooding. He says the atmosphere is primed for these heavy, torrential downpours along with the storms firing ahead... more