Month: April 2018

Poll: 24% of NYers prescribed opioids in last 2 years; Only half were warned about risks

Poll: 24% of NYers prescribed opioids in last 2 years; Only half were warned about risks

A quarter of New York residents have been prescribed opioids over the last two years, and of those, only half were told by a doctor about the risks associated with those opioids, a new Siena College poll has found. According to the ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
Despite local opposition, group plans to move ahead with Romulus incinerator

Despite local opposition, group plans to move ahead with Romulus incinerator

Despite growing — and very vocal — local opposition, Circular EnerG officials say they will forge ahead with their plan to obtain a permit for a waste-to-energy incinerator at the former Seneca Army Depot. “This is a great project for the environment ... MORE
DiSanto Propane (Billboard)
Teamsters union withdrawing from representing Waterloo town highway workers

Teamsters union withdrawing from representing Waterloo town highway workers

Last year, the town’s Highway Department employees voted to join the Teamsters union. The Town Board acknowledged the union and negotiations soon began on a labor contract. At Monday night’s Town Board meeting, the board will vote on a motion to accept ... MORE
News, Seneca County, Waterloo
Retiring Judge Bender: 'I think it's time' on retirement

Retiring Judge Bender: ‘I think it’s time’ on retirement

When Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender retired Friday after 25 years on the bench, he did so as the longest-serving jurist in the county’s 214-year history. That’s a pretty good run for a man who heard a very different calling many years ... MORE
Courts, News, Seneca County
'A kick off to wine season': Cayuga Wine Trail's 26th Wine & Herb Festival

‘A kick off to wine season’: Cayuga Wine Trail’s 26th Wine & Herb Festival

Wine tasting was abundant along nearly 80 miles of Cayuga Lake over the weekend as 14 local wineries participated in Cayuga Lake Wine Trail's 26th Annual Wine & Herb Festival. Each of the participating wineries highlighted a vegetable or an herb that ... MORE
Joe Holland, GOP candidate for NY governor, has Auburn connection

Joe Holland, GOP candidate for NY governor, has Auburn connection

An attorney and small business owner with Auburn ties is mounting a longshot bid to become New York's 57th governor. Joe Holland is one of three candidates vying for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. In an interview with The Citizen, he referred to ... MORE
Geneva Housing Authority (Billboard)
Without brewery or funding, future of Auburn's riverside market unclear

Without brewery or funding, future of Auburn’s riverside market unclear

When the city of Auburn applies for $10 million in state funding June 1, its application could shed light on the future of one of the city's most prominent downtown areas. In 2016, the city proposed closing the segment of Loop Road ... MORE
Firefighters hit the water for rescue training in Auburn and Throop

Firefighters hit the water for rescue training in Auburn and Throop

Boats ripped through the Owasco River as a part of swift water rescue training in Auburn Saturday morning. The Auburn Fire Department and personnel from other area fire stations began boat rescue training the Miller Street dam, while swift water training involving ... MORE
Deputies: Rochester man broke into Victor home while drunk

Deputies: Rochester man broke into Victor home while drunk

Deputies say a Rochester man is in jail after he allegedly broke into a Victor home while drunk. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home at 3 Railroad Avenue in Victor around 3:50 a.m. for the report ... MORE
Troopers: New Jersey man stole over $10,000 from Canandaigua woman using lottery scam

Troopers: New Jersey man stole over $10,000 from Canandaigua woman using lottery scam

New York State Police say a New Jersey man is facing grand larceny charges after an investigation revealed he used a lottery scam to steal over $10,000 from a Canandaigua woman. According to police at the State Police Canandaigua Bureau of Criminal ... MORE
Moon setting over Sheldrake Point on Cayuga Lake in Seneca County (photo)

Moon setting over Sheldrake Point on Cayuga Lake in Seneca County (photo)

Moon setting at 5:30am, Saturday, April 28th, over Sheldrake Point on Cayuga Lake as seen from Elmwood Point. Photo by Tim Fessenden.  ... MORE
Generations Bank announces Michael Reed as Vice President

Generations Bank announces Michael Reed as Vice President

Generations Bank announces the hiring of Michael Reed as Vice President – Marketing Director. Reed is responsible for directing marketing strategies and execution to support Generations’ goals across all of its business units. In addition, he plays a central role in many ... MORE
Seneca Falls man accused of assaulting woman after argument

Seneca Falls man accused of assaulting woman after argument

Police in Penn Yan arrested a 48-year-old man following an assault, which happened on March 18th. Richard T. Orsini, 48, of Seneca Falls was charged with third-degree assault, criminal obstruction of breathing, criminal mischief and second-degree harassment after a violent incident involving ... MORE
Penn Yan man charged with felony DWI, had two prior convictions

Penn Yan man charged with felony DWI, had two prior convictions

Police arrested a 47-year-old Penn Yan man following the report of a person, unconscious inside of a vehicle. Penn Yan Police say that on April 26th at approximately 12:36 p.m. Arthur N. Smith, 47, was charged with driving while intoxicated, which was ... MORE
3rd annual Seneca Falls Canal Fest returns

3rd annual Seneca Falls Canal Fest returns

The Seneca Falls Business Association (SFBA) has announced the return of the Seneca Falls Canal Fest. The 3rd Annual Seneca Falls Canal Fest will begin on Friday, July the 6th and continues through Sunday, July the 8th. The three day celebration will ... MORE