Wheeler’s streak ends as Mets thump Fish

Hours before Friday night’s 6-2 victory against the Marlins, Mets manager Mickey Callaway spoke about monitoring Zack Wheeler’s innings as the season forges onward. He said he would be OK with his right-hander pitching deep into games so long as he’s holding his velocity and checking in frequently with Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen. Wheeler gave Callaway no reason to... more

Deputies: Lyons man faces additional charges after July court appearance

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man on assault and harassment charges on Wednesday following an investigation into an incident on ‘Blow Off Day’ in Sodus at a court apperance. Christopher J. Bell, 23, of Lyons was in the Town of Sodus Court on July 11th being arraigned on an unrelated matter stemming from an... more

‘A great way to scout your fields’: Scans done by drones can help farmers identify problems

It’s hard to say if any of the farmers who saw drone demonstrations Wednesday at Empire Farm Days will ever buy one. However, judging by the reactions of those who stopped by the CNY Drone Works area, they were fascinated with the technology. “I had some crop damage from wind once in the middle of a field and never knew... more

Mannion brings NY Senate campaign to Auburn diner

Over coffee and breakfast fare, John Mannion answered questions about his campaign and priorities if he's elected to represent the 50th Senate District. Mannion, D-Westvale, met with local officials and voters at Hunter Dinerant in Auburn Thursday. Attendees included Auburn Mayor Michael Quill and city councilors Jimmy Giannettino and Debby McCormick. The event was part of Mannion's Coffee with the... more

Ithaca fire officials: Pets safe after Vet clinic fire

All pets were safe and accounted for after firefighters extinguished a fire at Veterinary Care of Ithaca on West Court Street on Thursday afternoon. The Ithaca Fire Department responded to the scene around 1 p.m. after a report that smoke and flames were coming from the building. Officials say the fire was in the attic area above the ceiling. All... more

Ex-CNY school board member sentenced for Cayuga County sex crime

A former West Genesee Central School District board of education member will spend the next six months in jail for attempting to have sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl in Cayuga County. James M. Soper, 46, of 4011 W. Langerwood Lane, Syracuse, was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail and 10 years probation for second-degree attempted criminal sex act,... more

Deputies: Ontario man charged with DWI after fleeing domestic incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ontario man for DWI on Wednesday following an investigation into a family trouble and subsequent vehicle and traffic stop. Steven A. Kerr, 30, was stopped while Deputies were investigating a report of a domestic disturbance having observed Kerr operating a vehicle matching the description of the one that had fled... more

Prattsburgh man ticketed after accident in Phelps

Deputies say that on Thursday around 5:30 pm they were called to a two-car accident at the intersection of County Road 23 and Lester Road in Phelps. They say 33-year-old Aaron Sprague, of Prattsburgh was traveling north on Lester Road when he failed to stop and yield the right of way to a vehicle being operated by Caitlin Clinton, 30,... more

Ovid Town Board calls on Seneca Co. to develop plan to ID, preserve water quality

The Ovid Town Board passed a resolution on Wednesday calling on Seneca County government to develop a Nine-Element Plan to pinpoint sources of pollution and steps to preserve the water quality of Seneca and Cayuga lakes. The resolution, authored by Town Attorney Steven Getman, calls on Seneca County Government to work with representatives of the Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association,... more

Girl Scouts, alums invited to March in Women’s Day Parade at New York State Fair August 29th

Calling all Girl Scouts, alums, troops, leaders, volunteers and families! Come march with hundreds of your sisters and Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways (GSNYPENN), the regional Girl Scout Council, in the Women’s Day Parade at the Great New York State Fair on Wednesday, August 29th. It doesn’t matter what Council you belong to, or when you participated in the Girl... more

Deputies: Newark woman stole purse, cash, and car keys

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 37-year-old Newark resident after a larceny investigation in Lyons. Sarah J. Buffett, 37 of Newark was charged after an investigation into a larceny at the Lyons Manor apartments located at 31 Pearl Street in the Town of Lyons. It is alleged that while Buffett was visiting with friends at a... more
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