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Former chamber director arrested on felony charges in Yates County

The Yates County Sheriff’s Office reports that the former interim director of the Yates County Chamber of Commerce has been arrested. Julie Coleman, 35, was arrested on Friday on a warrant issued out of Penn Yan Village Court. She was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument – a felony, as well as fourth-degree grand larceny – also... more

74-year-old killed in Lansing crash after being struck by commercial truck

74-year-old killed in Lansing crash after being struck by commercial truck
Deputies say a 74-year-old bicyclist was killed in a crash last week in Lansing. Karl R. Wolfe, 74, was killed in the collision after he entered the southbound lane on North Triphammer Road – being struck by a commercial vehicle. Wolfe was transported by Bangs Ambulance to Cayuga Medical Center where he later died of injuries sustained in the crash.... more

Calls for regulation mount after limo crash; first responders deal with memory of tragedy

Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned
The day after a mourning community said last goodbyes to eight of 20 victims of a limousine crash — four sisters and four other relatives — the Senate’s top Democrat called on federal regulators to formulate new safety standards for the vehicles. Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday pointed to glaring gaps in safety data and singled out the National Transportation Safety Board, which... more

Joe Girard III chooses Syracuse hoops over Duke, BC, Notre Dame & Michigan

Joe Girard III chooses Syracuse hoops over Duke, BC, Notre Dame & Michigan
Joe Girard III, a 6-foot-2 guard from Glens Falls, N.Y., has committed to Syracuse University. Girard made the announcement during a press conference at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls on Sunday night. Girard, who averaged 50 point per game last season, picked Syracuse from a final list of six schools that included Boston College, Duke, Michigan, Notre Dame and... more

Auburn family ready to start work that will ‘transform’ John Street, Arterial

Auburn family ready to start work that will ‘transform’ John Street, Arterial
More than six years after securing a tax break from the city to rehabilitate 20 downtown properties, an Auburn developer is close to embarking on the final stage of an expanded overall project. JBJ Real Property, run by the Bartolotta family, is planning a $5 million project to renovate seven houses on John Street and build a number of new... more

Sodus woman hospitalized after crash in Williamson

Sodus woman hospitalized after crash in Williamson
One person was hospitalized, and another ticketed after a two-car crash in Wayne County. Deputies say the accident happened in Williamson in the area of Routes 21 and 104. It happened on Saturday around 4:16 pm when deputies say Diane Whitcomb, 77, of Williamson, who was traveling south on Route 21 when she attempted to make a left-hand turn. She... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Money will play a big role locally on Election Day

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Money will play a big role locally on Election Day
Are voters energized for the upcoming elections? Midterm elections are a challenge to forecast. Typically it’s an opportunity for the party not in control, to leverage some energy from their base – and take control of Congress or Senate. While some are talking about the prospect of a Blue Wave, Leslie Danks Burke of the Trailblazers PAC sees this election... more

Batman vows to bring sign-stealing bandits to justice

Batman vows to bring sign-stealing bandits to justice
New York State Assembly candidate Keith Batman jokingly condemned the brazen band of sign stealers who’ve reportedly nabbed several of his lawn signs in the town of Moravia. “Hey, I get it: Who doesn’t want Batman merchandise?” said Batman. “In all seriousness, please respect your neighbors and leave their signs alone. If you’d like one for yourself, contact my office... more

Hobart routs Rochester for Centennial Cup

Hobart routs Rochester for Centennial Cup
The Hobart College football team dominated the 111th contest against the University of Rochester, retaining the Centennial Cup by a score of 52-7 on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium. The Statesmen rushed for a season-high 280 yards, handing off to 10 different ball carriers on the day. Junior Brian Haeffner and sophomore Alex Milliken shared game-high honors, running... more

Unbeaten Colgate shuts out Cornell in lopsided affair

Unbeaten Colgate shuts out Cornell in lopsided affair
Colgate entered Saturday having allowed just six points since week two of the season. After 60 minutes against Cornell football, that number stayed the exact same. Colgate’s defense proved why it’s the nation’s best on Saturday, shutting out the Red and giving the Raiders a decisive 31-0 victory. “If my quote from two years ago was a day I’ll never... more