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Cynthia Nixon makes first appearance in FLX on Thursday, says ‘no’ to Crestwood, Circular enerG (video)

Cynthia Nixon brought her campaign to the northern shores of Seneca Lake on Thursday to announce her opposition to the Crestwood Liquefied Petroleum Gas Storage Project and the recently proposed garbage incinerator in Romulus. Both projects are strongly opposed by local governments, businesses and residents across the Finger Lakes and Governor Cuomo has not taken a public position on either.... more

Trumansburg man tried to have $125K worth of drugs delivered to Romulus residence

Sheriff Tim Luce says investigators arrested a 48-year-old Trumansburg man on felony drug charges after attempting to arrange for a large quantity of drugs to be delivered to a home in Romulus. Timothy J. Coffey, age 48, of Trumansburg was charged with Attempted Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree, a Class D Felony, Attempted Criminal Possession... more

CHARGES DROPPED: Attorney says story may have been made up by victim in Lansing

On Monday at approximately 5 p.m. deputies responded to 40 Catherwood Road in Lansing for a reported sex offense. A victim reported to deputies that while riding a public transit bus, a male stranger began inappropriately touching her. The male continued forcibly touching her in intimate areas despite multiple attempts to stop him. At the next step, the victim was... more

Two charged after Dryden home invasion, held on ‘no bail’

Police say two men have been arrested following an investigation into a home invasion and burglary in Dryden. The incident happened on Wednesday, according to police, who say that Kevin P. Chambliss, 32, and Henry J. Moreno, 28, were both charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree kidnapping and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Police say that Chambliss was also charged... more

SENECA7: 2,400+ athletes set to run around Seneca Lake in a 77.7-mile relay race Sunday

The eighth-annual Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race, consisting of 348 seven-member teams running the circumference of Seneca Lake, will be held this Sunday, April 29. The event begins in downtown Geneva, with runners heading south along the west side of Seneca Lake, through Yates County, Schuyler County including Watkins Glen, and Seneca County, before returning to Geneva for a finish... more

Bills trade up to land QB Josh Allen, follow with a linebacker at 16th (full coverage)

In the end the Bills got the quarterback they wanted all along in Josh Allen and they didn’t have to part with the draft capital many thought they’d have to surrender to do it. Buffalo, in a trade with Tampa Bay at pick seven, gave up their pick at 12 and both of their second-round picks (53, 56) in exchange... more

Lyons man arrested on 14 felony charges after violating order

A Lyons man faces more than a dozen felony charges after an investigation into multiple violations of a stay away order of protection. State Police say that Kurtis Freeman, 26, of Lyons was charged with seven counts of first-degree criminal contempt — a Class E felony; and seven counts of aggravated family offense — also a Class E felony. The... more

DeFrancisco suspends campaign for NY governor

With support dwindling for his gubernatorial campaign, state Sen. John DeFrancisco said Wednesday he will no longer be "actively campaigning" for the Republican nomination. DeFrancisco, R-DeWitt, released a statement hours after fellow Republican gubernatorial hopeful Marc Molinaro announced that six GOP county chairs who had endorsed the Syracuse-area state lawmaker were now supporting his campaign. Molinaro now has endorsements from... more

Seneca Falls driver faces felony charges after accident on Stevenson St.

On Wednesday at 7:01 p.m. the police arrested a Seneca Falls woman after a property damage accident on Stevenson Street. Sarah A. May, 28, of Seneca Falls was arrested after the incident on Stevenson Street. Police originally responded for a one vehicle crash where the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Upon arrival police made contact with May... more

Suspected Golden State Killer has ties to Steuben County

The alleged Golden State Killer is originally from Steuben County. Joseph DeAngelo was born in the town of Bath and later moved to Sacramento, California, according to the Sacramento Bee. After graduating form Folsom High School he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. and won numerous services medals, according to the Sacramento Bee. The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific... more

New bill to protect NY shelter animals from abusers

The New York State Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to protect animals at shelters from animal abusers. The bill, sponsored by local Senator Patrick Gallivan, prevents anyone convicted of animal cruelty from being a dog or animal control officer, or working at a shelter, pound, humane society or SPCA. Currently, there is nothing preventing animal abusers from working in... more

SUNY Environmental Science students learning at Seneca Meadows

Approximately fifty SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry (ESF), SUNY Cobleskill and New York State Ducks Unlimited delegates recently visited the Seneca Meadows Education Center and Wetlands Preserve to learn about wetland habitat in the region that have been restored through various efforts including the efforts of the Seneca Meadows landfill in Seneca Falls, Montezuma and other wetland habitat in New... more

Seneca Supervisors committee again opposes Cayuga Nation trust application

Almost 12 years ago today, April 13, 2006, the Cayuga Indian Nation in Seneca Falls applied to put 129 acres of land it owns in Seneca and Cayuga counties into federal, tax-exempt trust. Despite strong opposition by the two counties, approval of that application appeared certain on Oct. 22, 2010, when the BIA determined that the final Environmental Impact Statement... more

Yankees honor Penn Yan hometown hero

When was the last time someone from Penn Yan stood on the baseball diamond at Yankee Stadium during a game? If you said April 17, 2018, you would be correct. Dylan Duncan may not live here anymore, but when he was invited to be the honored veteran at Yankee Stadium last week, he didn’t hesitate to list Penn Yan as... more

Penn Yan Ambulance rescue reaches across state lines

Feb. 19 Woodstown American Legion Ambulance in Woodstown, N.J. suffered a devastating loss of their headquarters and equipment due to a fire. They sustained losses of over $2 million. They have been working hard at rebuilding their facilities and re-establishing the level of care they provided to their patients prior to the disaster. The Penn Yan Volunteer Ambulance Corps had... more
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