DWAI charge for Canandaigua man after crash on Western Blvd.

The Canandaigua Police Department arrested a 36-year-old driver on drugged driving charges following a one-car crash on Western Blvd. Russell Jamieson, 36, was charged on April 5th around 9:22 p.m. with driving while ability impaired by drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation, and several other traffic violations. He is accused of driving across on-coming lanes of traffic and crashing into a ditch... more

Town of Seneca Falls released Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2017

To comply with State regulations, the Town of Seneca Falls annually issues a report describing the quality of your drinking water. The purpose of this report is to raise your understanding of drinking water and awareness of the need to protect our drinking water sources. Last year, your tap water met all State drinking water health standards. This report provides... more

Canandaigua man pushed woman, fought with officers during incident

A 53-year-old Canandaigua man was arrested by authorities on April 3rd following a domestic incident. Michael Carson, 53, was charged with second-degree harassment, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct. Officers were called to a residence on Pleasant Street for a disturbance. Upon arrival, Carson was observed pushing a female into a chair. While attempting to take him into... more

Bloomfield man arrested after fight with his wife

On Friday at approximately 8:11 p.m. deputies responded to Jodell Lane for the report of a physical disturbance in West Bloomfield. Terry T. Thurston, 41, is accused of getting into a physical domestic incident with his wife in front of their 16-year-old daughter. She suffered a sprained finger when she tried to break up her parents fighting. As result, Thurston... more

FLX FORECAST: Heavy rain on Monday; snow showers return on Tuesday

The rain will be steady at times throughout the afternoon, and eventually — parts of the Finger Lakes will see that dissipate to lighter snow showers as temperatures fall. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil says that upwards of 1.5 inches of snow will be possible. Some locations could even see upwards of 2 inches when the rain finally stops. Winds... more

Gorham man charged with DWI in Lyons

A 28-year-old Gorham man was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Thursday around 10:40 p.m. after a traffic stop for speeding in Lyons. Deputies stopped Gregory M. Pierson, 28, of Gotham on Geneva Street for speeding. Upon investigation it was determined that he was intoxicated. He submitted to standardized field sobriety tests and was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving... more

Sodus man accused of trespassing, order of protection issued

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man following an investigation Wednesday evening. Deputies arrested Ralph A. Marsocci, 65, of Sodus after allegedly unlawfully entering into a fenced property. He was charged with Criminal Trespass in the Third degree. Deputies say he was arraigned in the Town of Sodus where he was released on his own... more

Nominations sought for Antonio Varacalli Award

Antonio Varacalli was a regular guy who, on April 12, 1917, made the decision to step up and selflessly help another person. The Italian immigrant was working on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal on that day when a distraught young woman named Ruth Darling jumped off the Bridge Street bridge into the canal. FL Times: Read More more

Macier: The heart of Auburn’s The Home

It’s a large, imposing brick building sitting on a busy Grant Avenue corner. Since 1865, its walls have been offering hope and comfort to those in need. Most locals and residents alike call it “The Home,” yet its official name is The Faatz-Crofut Home Its roots date back to the Civil War, when veterans and women of limited resources needed... more

Ithaca man who robbed elderly couple at gunpoint sentenced in Tompkins County Court

An Ithaca man facing charges for several separate crimes including the armed robbery of an elderly Enfield couple was sentenced to prison time in Tompkins County Court last Friday. Benjamin S. Spradlin, 42, pleaded guilty in March to first-degree robbery after his arrest for robbing the couple at their home around 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2016. Court records say... more

Final person charged in Newfield murder case sentenced to prison time

The final person involved in a robbery that left a Newfield man dead in December 2016 will serve jail time, a judge ruled this week. Dennis Lampila, 40, who was originally charged with second-degree murder and first-degree robbery, pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery in October as part of a plea deal. He appeared for sentencing Thursday in Tompkins County Court.... more
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