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WEBCAST REPLAY: 26th National Women’s Hall of Fame Induction

In celebration of the 100th year anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote in New York State, The National Women’s Hall of Fame will host a weekend celebrating the achievements of American Women in the birthplace of the Women’s Rights movement in the U.S. The highlight of the weekend is the induction of ten women for their historic achievement into the... more

City Manager says Geneva police officer who posted racist memes isn’t actively policing in Geneva

Officials in Geneva have been scrambling to answer questions and determine a course of action with regard to an officer who was found to have shared a number of racist memes. While a number of officials have spoken out against Geneva Police Officer Todd Yancey’s actions — Chief Trickler has yet to make any official remarks. According to the Geneva... more

THE 31ST LAP: Reflecting on the end of 2017 local racing season with changes ahead (podcast)

Chris Marquart looks at the way 2017’s weekly season ended with titles galore for Matt Sheppard and the quick moves some local tracks have made in preparation of 2018. Find out why Canandaigua Motorsports Park will enter 2018 with a brand new name. Check out Thursday’s live edition of The 31st Lap podcast on FingerLakes1.TV… . more

Phelps woman charged after investigation finds ‘raw sewage’ inside home

A 33-year-old Phelps woman faces multiple charges after it was reported that living conditions inside her residence were unsanitary and uninhabitable. An investigation involving the Humane Society and Department of Social Services resulted in Renee K. Mobley, 33, of Phelps being charged with 15 counts of animal cruelty, having unlicensed and unvaccinated animals, as well as endangering the welfare of... more

Newark grad part of CDC’s ‘disease detectives’

Sharon Sweet knew early on that Robyn Cree was something special. “The first thing I figured out is what a quality person she is,” said the retired Newark Central School District teacher, who lives in Penn Yan. Then there were Cree’s smarts. “She was one of those who was a little harder to challenge,” Sweet recalled. Cree, a 2005 graduate... more

Police: Geneva man found with large amount of cocaine

The Geneva Police Department conducted a search warrant on Avenue B Thursday morning around 9:14 a.m., in an investigation into drug sales out of a basement apartment. Luis Pablo Soto-Burgos AKA “Kaco”, 43 , was arrested by Geneva Police as the result of a search warrant that found a large amount of cocaine in the apartment. Police charged Soto-Burgos with... more

New details about Auburn welcome center to be revealed Friday

Two top state officials will be in Auburn Friday for announcements regarding the new 7,000-square-foot welcome center across from Memorial City Hall. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and Rose Harvey, commissioner of the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, will join Auburn Mayor Michael Quill and other local and state officials for an event at 1 p.m. Friday in... more

Hillary Clinton recalls visit to Auburn in new book, ‘What Happened’

In her new book recounting the 2016 presidential campaign, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shares a story from an earlier period of her life: One of her visits to the Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn. Clinton’s book, “What Happened,” was released Tuesday. On the page before the author’s note she wrote is a quote that’s attributed to Tubman. “If... more

Seneca Falls man dies in Louisiana jail after fall

The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana says a Seneca Falls man died inside his cell, after falling off of a bunk bed. Officials say Collin James Fletcher, 24, of Seneca Falls suffered a head injury during the fall, and was later found deceased by deputies. According to local reports, he was alone in the cell and under ‘medical observation’... more

Cuomo: Cayuga, other NY counties get $25M to fight opioid addiction

Sixteen New York counties, including Cayuga, will receive a share of more than $25 million in federal funding to combat opioid addiction, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. Treatment programs that serve the upstate New York counties will be awarded up to $16 million, according to the governor’s office. The grants include $1.8 million for Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare, which offers inpatient... more

If the Bills want to make a statement, go down to Carolina and beat Cam Newton

Last week was the homecoming game for the Bills. You know, the game where college football programs typically schedule a weakling they can beat up on so that everyone enjoys the weekend. That’s what last Sunday was for the Bills. They laid waste to the Division II patsy known as the New York Jets, doing so in front of dozens... more

Schumer wants more NY teachers to get tax break for buying school supplies

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer seeks to get more New York teachers to take advantage of a tax deduction for the purchase of classroom supplies. The educator expense deduction is available for teachers who buy books, computers and other supplies for their classroom. They may deduct up to $250 a year for classroom-related expenses. The tax break became permanent in... more

Palmyra Community Center expands options for Macedon residents

Palmyra Community Center has provided athletics programs to Palmyra children for more than 70 years. In more recent years, since the merging of Macedon and Palmyra school districts, PCC has sought to accommodate all students in Palmyra-Macedon Central School District. PCC staff work closely with Jeremy Norsen, director of Macedon Recreation, to ensure the two youth recreation programs complement rather... more

Judge’s 2 HRs fuel power show, Yankees rout of O’s

The Yankees settled back in at home Thursday night. With 14 of their final 17 regular-season games set to be played at Yankee Stadium, it was time to get comfortable. It was time, as manager Joe Girardi said, to take advantage of the schedule. “It starts tonight,” Girardi said before the game. It certainly did. The Yankees scored six times... more

Flags come down at St. Mary’s, but memories remain

The sight of 107 American flags set up on the lawn at St. Mary’s School this week was impressive enough, but the words left on tags on each told a story of heroes of yesterday and those still serving today. The identical flags, purchased by members of the Ontario County community and beyond, were set up in a Field of... more

Police: Auburn woman stole 152 items from Walmart

An Auburn woman pushed an entire shopping cart of items past sales staff in Walmart, attempting to steal about $1,300 worth of merchandise, said the Auburn Police Department. Melissa M. Boehmer, of 67 Wall St., was arrested around 6 p.m. Wednesday after Walmart employees stopped her. The 28-year-old had “a little bit of everything,” in her shopping cart, said Police... more

Auburn City Council looks to ban overnight parking on Genesee Street

Members of the Auburn City Council are considering enacting an overnight parking ban in downtown Auburn. During a presentation to the city council Thursday evening, Auburn Police Officer Greg Gilfus said the department received a complaint earlier this year from the owners of Hunter’s Diner in regards to vehicles being left in the parking spots in front of their restaurant... more

City of Auburn files court petition to avoid paying for costly demolition of former dry cleaners

The city of Auburn could have to foot the bill for the expensive demolition of an abandoned State Street building that caught fire at the end of August. Demolition of the 204 State St. property could be complicated because the property was once home to a dry cleaner and leather processing facility and there is the possibility of chemical contamination.... more
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