Deputies: Shoplifters swipe over $600 in merchandise from Kohl’s in Victor

Three people were arrested following a shoplifting complaint at Kohl’s in Victor. On Saturday, Kohl’s employees reported that a man and a woman, later identified as Rodney Jasper and Angie Jasper, had stolen several fitness trackers valued at $639.92 from the store. Deputies stopped a car on State Route 96, driven by 36-year-old Brooksie Wilson, after it was seen fleeing... more

Springside Inn named one of 2017’s ‘best upscale hideaways’ in the northeast

The Springside Inn has been chosen as one of this year’s best retreats in the northeast United States. Earlier this month, travel blogger Malerie Yolen-Cohen published a list of the 18 best northeast hideaways in the Huffington Post, and as it turned out, the Springside Inn made the cut. One of three New York destinations on Yolen-Cohen’s list, the Springside... more

Brutal wind chills, lake effect snow persist throughout the Finger Lakes tonight

Walking outside this morning might have felt like a shock for some, as the Finger Lakes experienced temperatures that haven’t been seen in recent memory. Forecasters say the temperatures will continue falling through Thursday, which will mean that staying warm, bundled up, and keeping children and pets safe is a priority. The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories... more

Multiple crews respond to Scipio house fire

Crews were called to an early-morning second-alarm fire in Scipio on Tuesday. The call came in around 5:30, according to first responders and scanner traffic. They tell us that the home at 1756 Fleming Scipio Townline Road was not occupied. However, it’s unclear if any injuries were reported at the scene. Poplar Ridge, Scipio, Aurelius, Aurora, Fleming, Auburn, Union Springs,... more

Taxes going up for most Cayuga County-area towns

Homeowners in most towns in the Cayuga County area can expect to see bigger property tax bills in 2018. Of 25 town boards within Cayuga or just across the eastern county border, seven adopted budgets for next year that either decrease or maintain tax levies, the total amount of spending that is supported by property tax collections. While most towns... more

Trombone Shorty coming to del Lago’s ‘Vine’ this February

del Lago Resort & Casino is pleased to announce that Trombone Shorty will be performing at its entertainment venue, The Vine on Feb. 23 at 8 pm. Tickets will go on sale at noon on Friday, Dec. 29 and may be purchased in person at the del Lago Resort & Casino box office, by calling the box office at 315-946-1695... more

Cuomo: Beware addiction treatment frauds

New York state is warning the public about fraudulent addiction treatment services in a new campaign announced Wednesday. The initiative aims to halt "patient brokering," a practice where brokers collect payments from addiction treatment providers in exchange for referring patients to these programs, according to a release. The state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the New York... more

Firefighters extinguish fire in Linden Avenue apartment building

Ithaca firefighters contained and extinguished a fire Tuesday at an apartment building at 211 Linden Ave. in Collegetown. No injuries were reported from the fire because all occupants were away for their holiday break, firefighters said. Firefighters responded to the building at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for a fire alarm, authorities said. They went into the building to investigate and found... more

Crash closes portion of South Street Road in Fleming, four cars involved

A portion of South Street Road in Fleming was closed Tuesday following a four-car crash that sent one person to the hospital. The crash was reported around at 11:54 a.m. in the vicinity of 5700 South Street Road in Fleming, outside the Sunoco gas station, according to Cayuga County 911. Police closed the street from Willowbrook Road to Sand Beach... more

House Democrats pursue new candidate to take on John Katko in 2018

House Democrats say they're recruiting a top-tier candidate to challenge Rep. John Katko in the 2018 election in case Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner declines to launch a bid for the seat. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., the top recruiter for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told the National Journal that the party is pursuing a candidate who may be more likely... more

Senate will not consider Buerkle, Auburn native, for consumer safety chair

Ann Marie Buerkle, an Auburn native and former congresswoman, may not serve as chair of an independent federal agency after all. The U.S. Senate returned Buerkle's nomination to lead the Consumer Product Safety Commission to President Donald Trump last week, according to congressional records. Because the Senate sent the nomination back to the president, Trump must renominate Buerkle or select... more

TAXPAYERS OUTLOOK: Gov. Cuomo’s proposals for budget, and other changes for 2018

Governor Andrew Cuomo is showing off the initiatives he wants to see become reality in 2018. While some, like minimum wages increases, aren’t ‘new’ headlines — they come with added pressure as new measures could compound already-challenged efforts throughout the state to spur economic development. Big Changes for 2018 ‘Minimum Wage’ is getting a hike Here in Upstate New York... more

Deputies: Covert woman chased man throughout house with a knife

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on December 17th at approximately 12:50 pm, deputies arrested a Covert woman following a domestic incident. Rebecca A. Hrubos, 32, of Covert is accused of chasing a male throughout a home with a knife while in the presence of three young children. Hrubos is also accused of striking the male on the head... more
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