NO WAKE: Restrictions put on canal system in Cayuga Co.

A No Wake Zone and 5 mph speed limit is being enforced on the Seneca River and Canal System in Cayuga County, effective immediately. The emergency declaration was enacted by the Cayuga County Legislature, after extensive rainfall over the last seven days has made travel along the canal system in Cayuga County difficult. The Seneca River and Canal System have... more

Nolan’s staff get a hand up from Canandaigua business community

This wasn’t the first time Nolan’s restaurant had to close its doors. The Canandaigua favorite shut down for just over a month in 2014 when it moved from its home on Lakeshore Drive to a new location on South Main Street. But this time was different. A four-alarm fire that took place in the early morning hours of July 13... more

Inside Moravia teacher Justin Vossler’s ‘Jeopardy!’ win streak

Justin Vossler told himself that if he was going to be beaten on “Jeopardy!” he would want to lose to a historian or a fellow teacher. That’s exactly what happened on the episode that aired Thursday. Shadi Peterman, a history teacher from St. Louis, defeated Vossler, a history teacher at Moravia High School, to end his five-game “Jeopardy!” winning streak.... more

Investigators to present findings of Victor haiku book to D.A.’s Office

Investigators with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday they are looking into a book of haikus written by students at Victor High School. This comes as an update to the story 13WHAM first reported in May. The book, which contains material considered to be racist, homophobic and insensitive, was published in print and made available on Amazon for purchase.... more

Man facing drug charges after Canandaigua, Victor investigation

Deputies in Ontario County say a Pittsford man was charged after a five week long drug investigation in Victor. Cody J. Stein, 23, of Pittsford was arrested at 39 E. Main St. in the Village of Victor after the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation in coordination with the Canandaigua Police Department that started with a tip received from... more

Reps. Katko, Maloney unveil bill to fight tick-borne diseases in New York

U.S. Reps. John Katko and Sean Patrick Maloney announced bipartisan legislation that would increase tick-borne illness prevention efforts and improve public health in states like New York that are seeing a high rate of tick-born diseases, Katko’s office announced Friday afternoon. The Tick Identification Pilot Program Act of 2017 would help educate the general public on tick-bite prevention methods, engage... more

Johnson, Kyle Busch highlight Fan Fest in Watkins Glen

Six of the top drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series are scheduled to appear at Fan Fest as part of the I Love New York 355 at The Glen weekend at Watkins Glen International. The driver list features Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer, Erik Jones and Ty Dillon. The event starts at 6:45 p.m. Aug.... more

Family donates century-old, 20-ton caboose to Sterling Historical Society

For the past 35 years, the Ukleya family’s home has been hard to miss. Nestled along Route 34 in the town of Hannibal, Joseph and Loretta Ukleya raised their three children — Marcia, Amy and Tom — in a humble one-story house. But it’s what was beside the house that made drivers stop and stare: a big red caboose. Since... more

Deadline for audit bids approaching in Seneca Co.

The deadline for the submission of bids for an external audit of the Medicaid documentation and billing in the Seneca County Mental Health Clinic is 2 p.m. Aug. 3.. The county is soliciting Request For Proposals for the audit of billings and related financial documents done for the federal and state Medicaid program. Specifications may be obtained from Crystal Manktelow... more

FLACRA gets $3.5M in state funds

For the Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency, the third time was indeed a charm. After losing out on two previous attempts at state funding to improve its headquarters in Clifton Springs, officials from the agency — commonly known as FLACRA — recently learned the organization was approved for $3.5 million through the state’s Health Care Facility Transformation Program.... more

Tanaka retires first 17 in 14 strikeout gem as Yanks top Rays

Masahiro Tanaka dominated the Rays’ hitters and the Yankees’ power bats dominated Rays pitching Friday night in a 6-1 win over Tampa Bay at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees (55-46) earned their fifth consecutive win, and second straight over the visiting Rays (53-51). New York maintained the top American League Wild Card spot, while Tampa Bay sits third. Yankees.com: Read More more

Flashback: Summer Jam brings 600,000 music fans to Watkins Glen in 1973

The Summer Jam at Watkins Glen, N.Y., on July 28, 1973 was once hailed as having the largest audience ever for a pop music festival according to the Guinness Book of World Records. An estimated 600,000 people traveled by car, van or hitchhiked to what was then called Watkins Glen Grand Prix Raceway to see The Band, Allman Brothers Band... more

State legislators urge Cuomo to help Cayuga County towns affected by flooding

As southern Cayuga County towns are still reeling after flash floods earlier this month, two of the county's state lawmakers are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to act. State Sen. Jim Seward and Assemblyman Gary Finch visited Moravia and surrounding towns Thursday to survey the flood damage and call on the governor to provide emergency relief. The flooding caused an estimated... more

Inaugural youth football camp teaches safety, life lessons

Dave Marean admits that part of his motivation for founding the Finger Lakes Youth Football Camp was to strengthen connections between the children learning the game and the high school programs in their communities. However, the three-day event at Lyons High School — it began Monday and concluded Wednesday — was more than that. “The big thing about this camp... more

Boylan Code adds Terence Robinson to expanding Canandaigua office

Local law firm Boylan Code LLP continues the expansion of its Canandaigua office with the addition of lawyer Terence Robinson, a partner in the firm’s litigation and municipal law practice groups. Robinson, previously of Nixon Peabody LLP, is a well-known litigator in Ontario County. He serves as the chairman of the town of Canandaigua’s Zoning Board of Appeals and last... more
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