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LATEST: Arraignment set in Seneca County as two face murder charges

The indictment was filed moments before a press conference in Seneca Falls. Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch said that he couldn’t comment on specifics of the circumstances — but a grand jury indicted Donald P. Bovio and Alison C. Bovio, both 38-years-old, on multiple charges — including  three counts of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree manslaughter, and second-degree... more

Judge asks for more info in case of Red Creek parent challenging Section V

The hearing stemming from a controversial injunction sought in February by the parent of a Red Creek girls basketball player after his daughter was ejected from a Section V Tournament game has been delayed again. It was scheduled for Tuesday but has been pushed back indefinitely, Section V executive director Kathy Hoyt said. It’s the third delay. Hearings were initially set for early and late March. The... more

SCHOOL VOTE RESULTS: Budgets pass by large margins in the FLX

School budgets were passed by wide margins in the Finger Lakes. While there were some interesting races for board of education seats — many districts saw voters turn out and reaffirm support for incumbents, who had previously served. The race between 10 candidates for the Waterloo Central School District Board of Education was most-interesting — even as two incumbents won... more

Auburn police: Man stole vehicle from parking lot, sold it for scrap

The Auburn Police Department has made an arrest after a man allegedly stole a vehicle from a parking lot and sold it for scrap. On April 22, the department received a walk-in report that a vehicle was stolen from the Auburn Plaza parking lot on Grant Avenue. Police said the theft occurred on April 20. An investigation revealed that the... more

Lawsuit says Feher owes creditors, labor department millions of dollars

Feher Rubbish owes a lot more than just some additional visits to pick up customer’s trash. A lawsuit filed in state Supreme Court claims the company owes its creditors and New York State millions of dollars. The lawsuit filed by Solvay Bank says the garbage removal company — which abruptly ceased operations last week — has outstanding balances on its... more

Cuomo joins chorus of opposition to Circular enerG incinerator

Governor Andrew Cuomo has joined the list of officials voicing opposition to the incinerator proposed for Romulus. The Governor issued a statement on Tuesday, which was an unexpected measure. The proposed facility, led by a group from Rochester, is going through an Article 10 process, which could circumvent local law and zoning. A potential piece of state legislation would prevent... more

‘I just want justice’: Weedsport employee discloses workplace harassment claim

Carson DiRisio said she was nervous to drive to work every day. In December, DiRisio — a village of Weedsport public works employee — filed a workplace violence and harassment complaint against her boss, who also is the mayor's son. The filing of the complaint with the village's harassment committee led the municipality to hire the Bond, Schoeneck & King... more

Seneca Falls man arrested after leaving dog outside without food or water

On May 11th 9:40 a.m., the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a Seneca Falls man following an investigation into a dog left outside. Kevin R. Compson, 29 of Seneca Falls, was charged with Overdriving, Torturing and Injuring Animals, following an investigation into a dog left outside with no food or water. Compson’s dog was seized by Beverly’s Animal... more

Vegas sets Syracuse football’s over-under win total at 4.5, worst in the ACC

The Syracuse football team will enter the 2018 season without much respect from Las Vegas, at least based on the early over-under win totals set by one sports gambling website. The website BetDSI was among the first to roll out over-under win totals for ACC teams for the 2018 season, setting Syracuse at 4.5 wins, the lowest mark of any... more

Auburn attorney seeking election for city court judge

An Auburn attorney is hoping to be the next city court judge. On Monday, Steven H. Buschman announced he will be seeking the Democratic nomination for Auburn City Court Judge. A senior partner at WHMB P.C., he specializes in domestic relations, real estate and misdemeanor criminal matters. Born and raised in Auburn, Buschman, 47, graduated from SUNY Oswego and the... more

Yanks-Nats suspended Tuesday night; resumes today at 5:05 ET

Tyler Austin drove in three runs for the Yankees on Tuesday before the rains came, resulting in a suspended game that is scheduled to resume in the bottom of the sixth inning on Wednesday at 5:05 p.m. ET, with New York and Washington tied, 3-3. Austin cracked a two-run homer in the fourth inning and lifted a sacrifice fly to... more

Multiple charges for Victor driver who fled police, collided with tree on Dryer Rd.

A Victor man was arrested on multiple charges after he attempted to flee police. The incident ended with the driver — identified as 53-year-old Everett Zuhlsdorf — losing control of his vehicle, and striking a tree on Dryer Road. A deputy attempted to pull a car over around 12:30 a.m. Zuhlsdorf then failed to pull over; and attempted to evade... more

Oswego man sentenced for injuring pedestrian, leaving accident in Sterling

On a cold, December night in 2016, Timothy Oleyourryk was driving back to his Oswego home when, he said, he made a series of "bad decisions." At around 10 p.m. Dec. 10, Oleyourryk was driving down Old State Road in the town of Sterling, a plow attached to the front of his 2011 Chevy Silverado. He had just finished chaperoning... more

Local officials say Yates doesn’t compare to other counties

The recently released county-specific report from ACT Rochester indicates that Yates is the only county in a nine-county region in which the median household income kept up with inflation since 2000. But there are other indicators of the report card that require some response from local officials. In fact, Steve Griffin, CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center (Yates... more

Several people bit by suspected rabid fox in Ithaca

Several people were bitten by a fox suspected of being rabid this weekend in Ithaca, the Tompkins County Health Department says. A suspected rabid fox was reported Friday afternoon on Kendall Street near Ithaca College's campus. The health department confirmed that several people were bitten by the fox "on and near the Ithaca College campus between Friday afternoon and Saturday... more

Seneca Meadows details spring construction updates

Coinciding with the arrival of spring, Seneca Meadows District Manager Kyle Black has announced the landfill’s upcoming construction projects. Black attended the Seneca County Board of Supervisors meeting May 8 and handed out copies of the landfill’s “Neighbor Notes” to board members. The mailer lists the following projects in the works: Constructing 12 acres of landfill liner in a new... more
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