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16-year-old airlifted to Strong, charged with DWI after Phelps crash

A 16-year-old Geneva teen is facing a driving while intoxicated charge, according to deputies after an accident happened on Friday around 12:30 pm. Deputies say the teen is currently recovering at Strong Memorial Hospital and has been charged. The teen had to be airlifted from the scene after suffering leg and arm injuries following a crash that happened off the... more

VIDEO: Tractor-trailer in Cayuga Co. becomes fully-engulfed with flames

Multiple crews in Cayuga County were called to the scene of a tractor-trailer fire, which temporarily slowed traffic in the area of Highbridge Rd. and North Street Rd. The truck was fully-involved according to initial responders, and video from the scene confirmed. The dramatic video shows the tractor-trailer fully-engulfed. Sennett, Throop, Aurelius, and Weedsport Fire Departments all responded to the... more

Hobart and William Smith alumnus returns to assume presidency

Taking over the presidency of Hobart and William Smith Colleges is sort of a homecoming for Gregory Vincent, an alumnus, renowned civil rights expert, attorney and award-winning educator. “It has been the honor of my career to come back to my alma mater to serve as president,” he said during a recent interview at his Geneva office. “I love my... more

Founders Day spotlights Auburn Correctional Facility’s officers

It may have been a presentation for the Auburn Correctional Facility at the Founders Day celebration in Auburn, but a good chunk of the focus was on corrections officers. Officers were hailed for their efforts at a presentation Saturday recognizing the institution, which will be 200 years old this year. The events, in which various corrections officials and government officials... more

Canandaigua festival serves as a fine time for NY wine

Meg McLaughlin welcomed the opportunity to visit the New York State Wine Festival for the first time Saturday. The Rochester resident knows there are so many wineries in the state and Finger Lakes, in particular. And with 20 New York wineries offering samples — and bottles for sale — during the two-day festival, the host New York Wine and Culinary... more

Fans get first look at 2017 Orange football team

It was all smiles on Saturday as Syracuse Athletics hosted the annual Preferred Mutual ‘Cuse Fan Fest inside Manley Field House. It was the first opportunity for Orange Nation to engage with the 2017 Syracuse football team. Fans watched as the squad ran drills then joined in the fun by participating in a series of “Fans vs. Football” skills competitions.... more

Penn Yan Art Guild plans day trip

The Penn Yan Art Guild is once again offering a day trip to view the art of master artists at special exhibitions within a day’s drive of Penn Yan. The Guild has contracted with Fitzgerald Bros. Transportation Inc. of Geneva to provide a comfortable bus ride to the Fenimore Art Gallery in Cooperstown and the Arkell Museum in Canajoharie on... more

What’s Up With That: Tree stands tall at Nolan’s fire scene

The tree has been there for who knows how long, as much a part of the landscape down near the City Pier like a weathered barn on an old country road in the Bristol Hills or a historic marker overcome by weeds on the side of a no-named county road. You see it, but because the tree has grown there... more

Yankees start fast, but Sevy stumbles vs. Red Sox

Andrew Benintendi’s sweet stroke produced a pair of three-run homers as the Red Sox pounded Luis Severino and the Yankees, 10-5, on Saturday afternoon to claim their ninth victory in 10 games. One day after the Red Sox’s bullpen coughed up a three-run advantage just six outs from victory, Benintendi ensured there would be no repeat of that performance as... more

Rosario’s 1st big league HR wins it for Mets in Philly

It was Amed Rosario’s first, and he made it count. On the day Mets No. 2 prospect Dominic Smith debuted, it was Rosario, their No. 1 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, who stole the show. Just minutes after the Phillies climbed back to tie the game in the eighth, Rosario smacked his first career big league homer, a go-ahead shot in... more