Year: 2018

Population loss: New York could lose two seats in Congress

Population loss: New York could lose two seats in Congress

New York’s population has dropped three years in a row, and if that pace continues, the state could lose significant clout in Congress. New York might lose as many as two congressional seats in the next reapportionment in 2022, potentially dropping it ... MORE
A holiday gift for Geneva — the Dove Block returns to local ownership

A holiday gift for Geneva — the Dove Block returns to local ownership

Geneva’s historic downtown Dove Block building is set to return to local ownership as part of a project that will secure the building’s future for years to come. The Dove Block Restoration Group, which is made up of local business and civic ... MORE
Geneva, Life, Ontario County
Cheribundi primed for more growth

Cheribundi primed for more growth

While the cornerstone of the company is the tart cherry, things are looking pretty sweet at Cheribundi right now. The company is coming off its second year as a sponsor of a major college football bowl game and is continuing to expand ... MORE
Waterloo village comprehensive plan lists 59 goals over 10 years

Waterloo village comprehensive plan lists 59 goals over 10 years

An ambitious comprehensive plan for this village of just over 5,000 people will go before the Village Board for adoption Jan. 14. It includes 59 goals to achieve in 12 categories over the next 10 years. The goals are divided into immediate, ... MORE
W-FL FRIDAY: Midlakes girls outlast Pal-Mac; Geneva boys top Penn Yan

W-FL FRIDAY: Midlakes girls outlast Pal-Mac; Geneva boys top Penn Yan

Friday night in the Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball leagues saw some close games and key results including Nate Rich’s Midlakes Lady Screaming Eagles winning their 7th straight with a 5 point win over Pal-Mac and the Geneva girls recording their first league win ... MORE
Marion man charged with DWI, held on $5K bail after crash in Palmyra

Marion man charged with DWI, held on $5K bail after crash in Palmyra

Deputies say a 27-year-old Marion man was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a crash at Jeffrey Road and State Route 21 during the early-morning hours Saturday. William Bond, 27, of Marion was charged with DWI, AUO, failure to stop at a ... MORE
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Corning will lose jewelry store after 126 years of operation

Corning will lose Market St. jewelry store after 126 years of operation (video)

For 126 years 31 E. Market Street in Corning has only been home to one business. It’s Bong’s Jewelers, and was founded by the current operator’s great-grandfather. Jeff Bong will retire at the end of the month – marking the end of ... MORE
Syracuse blows out Arkansas State with 2nd half surge (full coverage)

Syracuse blows out Arkansas State with 2nd half surge (full coverage)

A strong second half showing gave Syracuse (8-4) an 82-52 victory over Arkansas State (5-7) Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome. The Orange, who have been plagued this season with troubles in the second half, put it together shooting 15-of-28 (53.6 percent) ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the role of libraries in rural settings

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: How do libraries shape communities in rural settings?

Tens of thousands visit libraries each year in the Finger Lakes region. Local libraries host community events – both educational and recreational – frequently serving under-served populations. In rural settings these facilities are even more important. Entering the home-stretch of a busy ... MORE
UPSTATE HOOPS: Marcus Whitman Wildcats in-studio (podcast)

UPSTATE HOOPS: Marcus Whitman Wildcats in-studio (podcast)

Marcus Whitman Wildcats girls and boys head coaches Bri Parzych and Greg O’Conner are in-studio with sophomore Maddie Ryan and senior Jon Donovan to talk about their season and Finger Lakes West basketball just two days before Christmas on the Upstate Hoops ... MORE
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Penn Yan man charged after discharging BB gun, hitting teen inside home

Police say that a Penn Yan man was arrested on multiple charges – including assault after discharging a BB gun inside a home on Myrtle Ave. Police say Jason P. Reed, 40, of Penn Yan was charged with two counts of endangering ... MORE
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Tubman national park in Auburn: ‘An evolution’ in 2018 for 2-year-old landmark

Tubman national park in Auburn: ‘An evolution’ in 2018 for 2-year-old landmark

Nearly two years after the formal establishment of the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, tremendous progress has been made at the two main properties that are part of the landmark. Over the summer, a pair of rangers were temporarily assigned to the abolitionist’s former ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, News
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Ontario home damaged by weekend blaze

13WHAM-TV – Rochester A home in the Town of Ontario suffered serious damage on Saturday, in a fire that was identified around 10 a.m. by a passerby. First responders were called to the Bear Creek Road residence, according to Ontario Fire Chief ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario, Wayne County
Court says legislature pay raises can go forward

Court says legislature pay raises can go forward

The pay raise for state lawmakers set to take effect on Jan. 1 can move forward, a state Supreme Court judge ruled Friday as part of a broader suit challenging the legality of the salary bumps. But the case challenging how the ... MORE
Cuomo signs bill of rights for sexual assault survivors

Cuomo signs bill of rights for sexual assault survivors

A measure that would create a bill of rights for survivors of rape and sexual assault was signed into law on Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “As the federal government shamefully ignores the voices of sexual assault survivors, New York is doing ... MORE