CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY: $1.2M targets 100-year-old bridge over Rt. 96 in Victor

New York State Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Paul A. Karas today announced that construction has begun on a $1.2 million project to replace the bridge carrying Route 96 over Mud Creek in the Town of Victor, Ontario County. There are currently no weight restrictions for travel, however the 100-year-old bridge has exceeded its useful life. The structure will be... more

Canandaigua man ticketed after slamming into school bus, no children hurt in crash

Authorities say a Canandaigua City School bus was hit by a pickup truck around 2:40 p.m. on Monday. The crash happened on Buffalo Street, just east of Pearl Street, according to police. Canandaigua Police Chief Stephen Hedworth said the bus was stopped to let students off and had its yellow lights flashing — but the red lights had not yet... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Fayette Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti in-studio (podcast)

Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti is in her third term on the Seneca County Board of Supervisors, one of only two democrats on the board. On Monday afternoon she was in-studio as a guest on Weber This Week… . more

NFL Draft: Which Syracuse players have best chance to be picked?

The NFL Draft is a little more than a week away, returning the now-consistent feeling of dread Syracuse Orange fans (and former players) have experienced in recent years. While SU has historically churned out quite a bit of NFL talent, the pipeline’s slowed a bit of late. That’ll happen when you’re stuck in the middle of a 15-year rough patch,... more

Bills hold pre-draft press conference on Monday

The 2018 NFL draft is just over a week away and Bills GM Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott have completed almost all their preparations to add the right prospects to their roster. Yesterday, they confirmed that they know all they need to about the QB prospects and addressed questions about trading up. Here’s what came out of Monday’s... more

Didi homers twice as Yankees pound Jeter’s Marlins

With his Marlins checking into The Bronx for a brief Interleague set, Derek Jeter opted not to make the trek to his old stomping grounds, saying that it would present an “awkward situation” to root against his former team. The Captain probably made the right call. Didi Gregorius homered twice and Aaron Judge visited the right-field seats in support of... more

Mets squander lead, deGrom as ‘pen unravels

The Mets were never under any delusions that their bullpen, which ranked 29th in the Majors last season, would transform overnight into baseball’s best. But they did see real improvement in the group that entered Monday’s play sporting a 1.51 ERA, lowest in the Majors. Even if no bullpen can be that steady over a six-month season, the Mets hardly... more

Officer injured after open burning incident, Canandaigua man charged with assault

On Sunday around 10:45 p.m. police arrested a Canandaigua man on assault, and open burning charges following an incident on Phoenix Street. Klon J. Reese, 21, of Canandaigua was charged with second-degree assault, resisting arrest, open burning, disorderly conduct, and littering, according to police. They report he was observed burning a small fire on a sidewalk on Phoenix Street; and... more

Junius cabin destroyed, fire deemed accidental after investigation

An investigation determined that a Junius fire started in a wood stove, which resulted in a cabin on West Townline Road to be deemed a ‘total loss’. Around 7:42 p.m. on Saturday deputies along with Junius, Magee, Waterloo, Clyde, and Oaks Corners fire departments responded to 1238 West Townline Road for a reported structure fire. The call originally came in... more

Bogus $50 bill leads to arrest of four in Sodus

The Wayne County Office of Sheriff reported the arrest of four people on Tuesday (4/10) at 7:36 p.m. for distributing counterfeit money. Deputies responded to the Dollar General store in the Town of Sodus when store employees reported receiving a counterfeit $50 dollar bill. The suspects were located a short distance from the store. After thr traffic stop, Candice Smith,... more

Syracuse visits with 2019 recruit Joseph Girard of Glens Falls

The Syracuse Orange basketball program has some scholarship spots available for 2018, and they’re looking into how to address those. But in the meantime, SU has to get started on 2019’s class — and they’ve been doing just that of late. Joseph Girard III, of Glen Falls, N.Y., is a high-scoring guard that’s on the list of top targets for... more

Judge becomes fastest in MLB history to 60 career HRs

Aaron Judge established a Major League record on Monday, cracking the 60th home run of his career in his 197th game played, becoming the fastest player in history to reach the mark. The Yankees’ slugger cracked his fourth home run of the season off of Marlins left-hander Caleb Smith in the second inning, a solo shot to right-center field. Yankees.com:... more

Canandaigua man punched woman, charged with assault

A 29-year-old Canandaigua man was arrested last week on multiple charges after a domestic incident involving a female victim, and child. On April 8th at approximately 2:37 p.m. Ethan Payne, 29, was charged with third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief, and endangering the welfare of a child. Payne is accused of punching a female while she was holding an infant child,... more

Police: Canandaigua man arrested after choking woman during domestic incident

A 42-year-old Canandaigua man faces multiple charges after a domestic incident where he held an unidentified female victim down on a bed against her will. Police say Lance Holm, 42, of Canandaigua was arrested on April 10th around 6:52 p.m. He was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree criminal mischief. He is accused of holding a... more

Canandaigua man charged with DWI on N. Main St.

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 47-year-old Canandaigua man following a traffic stop on North Main Street. Rodney Bice, 47, of Canandaigua was arrested on Friday at approximately 1:33 a.m. while on North Main Street. He was charged with DWI and failure to dim headlights. He was held at the Ontario County Jail awaiting arraignment. The charges... more

Geneva celebrates ‘Climate Smart Community’ status as Earth Day approaches

With Earth Day fast approaching, it is time to celebrate being a Climate Smart Community! The City of Geneva is New York’s 18th local government to be designated a Certified Climate Smart Community. New York State recognizes our city’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build climate resiliency. The city of Geneva earned certification points in nearly all 10... more
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