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Police: Auburn man threatened woman with butcher knife

An Auburn man was arrested Friday night for threatening a woman with a butcher knife in a domestic incident, the Auburn Police Department said. James Brown, 55, of Grover Street, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class D felony, and second-degree menacing, a class A misdemeanor. The Citizen: Read More more

Why so many want Joseph Amico behind bars

It was quite a surprise to Joseph Amico, age 45, of 7850 Flagler Street, City of Las Vegas, that two Wayne County Sheriff’s Officers were waiting outside a New York City Courtroom on Monday (8/14) morning, waiting to take him into custody. In a Manhattan court, Amico had been charged with making terrorist threats and Aggravated Harassment in the Second... more

What are lowest rated bridges in Ontario County?

With just a few more weeks left before the start of a new school year, area families are busy wrapping up vacations, road trips and the annual treks “over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house.” But have you ever wondered about the safety of these summer jaunts — particularly the portion “over the river”? New York state... more

Cancer struggle turns into financial struggle for Mark and Lisa Rager

Mark and Lisa Rager met on a blind date some two decades ago, fell in love and eventually married, living a modest middle-class life in an impeccably kept home on Oak Street in the city. Mark, a strapping man with a quick smile, was always on the go, working around the house, riding bikes and following his favorite sports teams,... more

Wolf Week introduces Keuka College students to campus, community

Keuka College’s Class of 2021 arrives on campus Wednesday, Aug. 23. Several activities are planned to make the newest students feel like part of the Keuka College family — and help make Penn Yan feel like their second home. During Wolf Week, which runs through Sunday, Aug. 27, new freshman and transfer students will do more than just get know... more

Wells College’s new student enrollment up from last year

Wells College’s enrollment numbers for new students are seeing a boost from last year. Kishan Zuber, vice president for enrollment services for the Aurora-based private college, said enrollment for new arrivals is currently up 11 percent from last fall’s final enrollment. Current total enrollment estimates haven’t been determined yet, she said. While Zuber noted that those numbers are not set... more

McDermott: All the confidence in the world in Tyrod

By Tyrod Taylor’s own admission he had a subpar performance in the team’s second preseason game in Philadelphia. But there were a lot of contributing factors to the quarterback’s play against the Eagles. That’s why head coach Sean McDermott was resolute in his support of his starting signal caller. “I have all the confidence in the world in Tyrod,” he... more

McCarron’s 61 highlights second day of Dick’s Open

That Usain Bolt-like sprint Scott McCarron made to the top of the leaderboard came early in the day. The question thereafter was, could anyone catch him? Only one answered in the affirmative – first round co-leader Kevin Sutherland. McCarron’s 11-under-par 61 around En-Joie Golf Course vaulted him into a three-shot lead when he finished his second round, but Sutherland caught... more

Birders Preparing for the Montezuma Muckrace

Birrdwatchers from all over New York State and beyond will descend on the Montezuma Wetlands Complex for the 21st Annual Montezuma Muckrace on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th. The Muckrace, organized by the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex, is a 24-hour bird watching competition that raises funds for bird conservation and environmental education programs in this birding... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Pets with personality

You can find all kinds of personalities in the pets at the Beverly Animal Shelter. Some personalities are outgoing, some are rambunctious, and some demure. This week, we have 2 demure young ladies and one little fellow who still wants his Mom. CAPPUCCINO Estimated to be 6 months old, Cappuccino is a tiny tiger love. He loves to be held... more

Yanks drop seesaw affair to Red Sox, fall 5 back in AL East

The rivalry has been back to its riveting best the last two weekends, and no lead ever feels safe. The Yankees and Red Sox traded impressive comebacks in Friday night’s series opener, but Boston prevailed with a 9-6 victory that had Fenway Park rocking in the late innings — and with good reason. With the win, the Red Sox opened... more

Flexen’s effort not enough in Mets loss to Marlins

he Mets were determined heading into this weekend’s series with the Marlins not to let Giancarlo Stanton beat them. J.T. Realmuto beat them instead. The Miami catcher crushed a two-run homer in the second inning on Friday, giving the Marlins all the offense they would need in a 3-1 win over the Mets at Citi Field. Mets.com: Read More more