Police discover suspected explosive in Keuka Outlet

In the course of their investigation of two church burglaries, the Penn Yan Police Dept. engaged the assistance of New York State Police divers to recover some disposed evidence from the Keuka Lake Outlet west of the Liberty St. bridge. However, in their search Monday, July 9, the divers recovered something that could have been far more lethal than the... more

Pedestrian seriously injured after possible hit-and-run in Ithaca

Police were called to a hit-and-run on Saturday during the early-morning hours, according to a press release from the Ithaca Police Department. Officers resounded to the 200 block of Prospect Street regarding the report of an intoxicated person who had somehow been seriously injured. Upon arrival it was determined that the male victim had significant head, neck and internal injuries.... more

Getting to know the candidates for Ontario County Sheriff

After 28 years as sheriff and 46 years in law enforcement, Sheriff Philip Povero has reached the end of his career. Following a career of that length, and with everything the county has accomplished in that time, there is a vast expanse to be filled. Appearing on the ballot in the primary election on Thursday September 13th are two new... more

Witness recalls fight that turned deadly in Lyons

A witness testified Thursday that an alcohol-fueled party Saturday afternoon was the starting ground for a fight that resulted in the death of one and manslaughter and assault charges against the other. At a preliminary hearing in Lyons Town Court with Justice Phil DeSain presiding to determine whether a felony had been committed, Joseph Lampley said he was a witness... more

Drunk driver flees scene, jumps into canal in attempt to get away

Newark Village Police and Fire Department responded to a one vehicle crash on Monday (7/23) at 3:15 p.m. on West Union Street in the Village. A GMC pick up truck left the highway, hit one pole, ending up between a tree and utility pole. A witness said the driver opened the driver’s side door ran north, then headed westbound along... more

Suspect in Newark stabbing death offered plea deal

One of two suspects in the stabbing death of a Sodus High School senior last December is pondering a plea deal. Vaughn Gray, 19, of Newark, charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the death of 17-year-old Zackary Dwello — along with fellow suspect Hunter Peck — has been offered a plea of first-degree manslaughter, with a... more

McCreadie, Pauch to headline Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport Speedway

Tim McCreadie and Billy Pauch Jr. are set to headline the Super DIRTcar Series Big lock Modified Hall of Fame 100 at Hall of Fame Weekend at Weedsport Speedway Saturday. McCreadie, in his No. 39 machine, is sitting in seventh in the national standings. Last season in Weedsport he had a second and seventh place finish, and hopes to ride... more

Another day of mixed bag results in the Bills QB competition

Clarity won’t be coming anytime soon in the Buffalo Bills’ quarterback competition. Day three of training camp Saturday morning at St. John Fisher College looked much the same as the first two days when A.J. McCarron, Nathan Peterman and Josh Allen were mixed and matched in every conceivable combination. All three had some nice moments, and they each had some... more

DEC holds off decision on Seneca Meadows mining permit renewal

Normally, the state Department of Environmental Conservation would have issued a decision by now on Seneca Meadows’ application for a five-year renewal of its mined land reclamation permit. However, the Seneca Falls landfill has agreed to waive the normal deadline for a DEC response. The decision has now been put off until Jan. 4, 2019. Seneca Meadows asked for an... more

State Police: Ithaca man arrested after entering residence, threatening occupant with knives

An Ithaca man has been charged with felony burglary after police say he entered a residence on Elmira Road and threatened an occupant with knives. According to New York State Police, Scott W. Linderberry, 49, of Ithaca, entered a residence on Elmira Road at about 7 p.m. Thursday. Police say Linderberry entered the home without permission and “menaced an occupant... more

NY regulators revoke Charter merger that created Spectrum

New York regulators revoked their approval of Charter Communications Inc.’s merger with Time Warner Cable Inc. on Friday and ordered the company to find another cable provider for its more than 2 million customers in the state. The action by the Public Service Commission follows months of disagreements over the company’s progress in meeting goals set by regulators in 2016... more

All decked out for adoption in Ontario County

Maria “Mia” Jacqueline Loiacono wore a fancy pink dress with a satin sash and garland of flowers in her hair. The occasion was one neither she nor many others will soon forget. Wednesday, July 25, marked Mia’s final day in foster care — and most significantly, her first day with her forever family. Before the doors opened at the Ontario... more

Cayuga County Parks and Trails moving forward with Deauville Island project

Cayuga County only needs to receive a finalized contract from the state before it can begin the design phase of a nearly $1 million project for renovations at Emerson Park’s Deauville Island, including new paving and a new playground. Cayuga County Parks and Trails Director Doug Dello Stritto said Wednesday at a meeting of the Parks Commission that the department... more

Severino struggles as Yankee rally falls short

As the Yankees continue to try to chip away at Boston’s lead in the American League East standings, the team has recently been unable to rely on its ace for quality starts. Luis Severino exited New York’s 10-5 loss to the Royals in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Yankee Stadium after tossing just 4 1/3 innings, allowing six... more

Boeheim’s Army advances to TBT Elite Eight

Eric Devenford scored 19 points and Arinze Onuaku added 18 to lead Boeheim’s Army to a 73-69 victory against Armored Athlete in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) on Saturday. The victory pushed Boeheim’s Army into the Tournament’s final eight on Sunday. Boeheim’s Army built a 66-55 advantage at the point the game format changed to the “Elam Ending.” Seven points were... more

Lake to Lake Women’s 55th Community-Birthday Calendar coming soon

When Nancy Taylor motors around the city, it’s not always to run errands. “I am always driving around town and getting ideas for our calendar picture,” said the chairperson of the Lake to Lake Women’s Community-Birthday Calendar. This year’s 55th annual calendar — it’s Lake to Lake Women’s biggest annual fundraiser — will feature the remade entrance to the Finger... more

Appellate Court: Unity Council must vacate Cayuga Nation properties

The Fourth Judicial Department of state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division in Rochester has upheld a lower court decision requiring the Unity Council faction to vacate Cayuga Indian Nation properties in Seneca Falls. The five-judge panel issued its ruling Wednesday, agreeing with State Supreme Court Judge Dennis Bender, who ruled in favor of the Cayuga Nation Council faction led by Clint... more