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IJC: Outflows remain at current levels for Lake Ontario

IJC: Outflows remain at current levels for Lake Ontario
Outflows of water from Lake Ontario are being kept at their current levels by the International Joint Commission, which said it is “doing everything possible” to help ease flooding. There has been significant flooding since early spring along the Lake Ontario shoreline. In a statement published Monday morning, the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board said it met on June... more

UPDATE: Investigation continues after 3-year-old found dead Casey Park

Police search for missing 3-year-old girl in Ontario
Troopers say that a three-year-old girl who went missing around 7 p.m. on Sunday was found deceased overnight at Casey Park in the Town of Ontario. Zyvette Marquez-Rivera was last seen at Casey Park on Knickerbocker Road. Water rescue units located the child in a small body of water in the park around 11:43 p.m. The investigation remains active, according... more

Bail reform concerns sheriffs, DA throughout FLX

Bail reform concerns sheriffs, DA throughout FLX
By all accounts, Ontario County’s centralized arraignment system has worked well since it started on May 1, 2018. “The real benefit is that all parties are at every arraignment — someone from our office, the public defender’s office, the judge,” District Attorney Jim Ritts said. “That was always one of the shortcomings of the old system in the local courts... more

Police: Woman used fake name to get prescription at Thompson Hospital

Police: Woman used fake name to get prescription at Thompson Hospital
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of an Albion resident following an incident at F.F. Thompson Hospital. Krystle Hughson, 36, of Albion was charged with first-degree falsifying business documents after allegedly using a fake name to obtain prescription medications at the hospital. The alleged incident occurred on June 20th, according to police. Police say Hughson was attempting to obtain... more

Alex Rideout denied parole in connection to father’s murder

Alex Rideout denied parole in connection to father’s murder
Alex Rideout, who was convicted of tampering with evidence in the murder of his father Craig Rideout, was denied parole after his parole hearing on June 11. According to the New York State Department of Correction Parole Board Calendar website, Alex’s parole was “not granted.” He was found guilty of tampering with evidence and received one and one-third year to... more

Yankee offense puts up 10 runs in win over Toronto

Yankees offense puts up 10 runs in win over Toronto
The Yankees were constructed to crush homers, and they have now done so for 27 consecutive games, tying a Major League record. Aaron Hicks belted a three-run shot in the fifth inning of the Yanks’ 10-8 win over the Blue Jays on Monday, marking the 27th straight contest in which the Yankees have hit at least one homer (since May... more

Phillies had lost 7 straight games before beating Mets Monday night

Phillies had lost 7 straight games before beating Mets Monday night
Gabe Kapler on Monday afternoon seemed to acknowledge a serious flaw in the Phillies’ offensive approach the past two seasons. A few hours later he might have seen the early returns in their efforts to change it. The Phillies jumped on fastballs in a 13-7 victory over the Mets at Citizens Bank Park, snapping the Phillies’ season-high seven-game losing streak.... more

Cuomo says New York is making history in op-ed published over the weekend

CUOMO OP-ED: New York is making history
Editor’s Note: This op-ed was originally published in the New York Daily News. The legislative session just completed will go down in history as a time of extraordinary accomplishment, and demonstrated several important and timely points. The unprecedented political energy that exists today can drive the negative, resulting in policies manifested by fear and hate, or it can present a... more

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection has new wellness guide

Tourism agency has new wellness guide
Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, the official tourism office for Ontario County, has released a new wellness guide. The Finger Lakes Wellness Guide and Map gives visitors many options to care for themselves physically, psychologically and mentally — all while experiencing Ontario County. It was created to highlight spots in the county conducive to a wellness activity. The full-color guide is... more

EXPERIENCE IN SENECA: Primary for District Attorney in final days

EXPERIENCE IN SENECA: Primary for District Attorney in final days
The two men squaring off Tuesday in a three-party primary election for Seneca County district attorney are touting their experience — albeit in different ways. Christopher Folk is leaning on the combination of his seven years as Waterloo town judge and his managerial skills in the high-tech sector, which he believes can improve how the DA’s office runs. “One of... more

Local law enforcement facing troubling times as recruit numbers decline

Local law enforcement facing troubling times as recruit numbers decline
Law enforcement agencies in the Rochester area are facing an uphill battle as the number of recruits decline. Sgt. Matt Kareuzer with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says, in 2013, more than 1,500 hundred people were signed up to take the necessary tests to join the force. However, by 2017, that number had dropped to only 1,100. “It’s a matter... more

Turbide will lead enrollment at Wells College

Turbide will lead enrollment at Wells College
Wells College has named Gerard Turbide, an accomplished enrollment leader, as its new vice president for enrollment services. Turbide—who comes to Wells with a deep expertise in enrollment management, recruitment marketing and institutional strategic planning—will begin his position on July 1, 2019. He succeeds Kishan Zuber, the current vice president for enrollment services, who will depart Wells for a position... more

Geneva drivers ticketed after crash along 5&20

Geneva drivers ticketed after crash along 5&20
Deputies report that two people were ticketed after a crash at the intersection of County Road 6 and State Route 5 in Geneva. On Saturday, at approximately 9:41 p.m. deputies responded along with the Geneva Police Department, White Springs Fire Department, and Finger Lakes Ambulance to the crash. Deputies report that all parties involved were wearing their seat belts at... more

Two Seneca supervisors face primary challenges in Seneca County

Two Seneca supervisors face primary challenges in Seneca County
The Seneca County race gaining the most attention in Tuesday’s statewide primary election is district attorney hopefuls John Nabinger and Christopher Folk vying for the Republican line on the November ballot. Elsewhere in the county, two incumbent town supervisors face primary challenges. Lodi Supervisor Lee Davidson is being challenged in the Republican primary by Mark Benjamin, the community relations director... more

Syracuse hospital fights its top doctors for $1.3 million windfall

Syracuse hospital fights its top doctors for $1.3 million windfall
St. Joseph’s Hospital is fighting with some of its most prominent doctors over a $1.3 million windfall from the sale of New York’s biggest medical malpractice insurance company. A subsidiary of billionaire investor Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. bought Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Co. – MLMIC for short — last fall for $2.5 billion. Because MLMIC was a customer-owned mutual... more

Auburn man accused of strangling, punching woman

Auburn man accused of strangling, punching woman
Officers have arrested a 34-year-old Auburn man for allegedly beating and strangling a female woman, causing face and head injuries that required a trip to the hospital, according to Auburn police. Jason Page, of Cottage Street in Auburn, was arrested around 10 p.m. on Saturday when police arrived regarding a domestic violence call, according to Auburn police Sgt. Don Gosline.... more

Cuomo says some Dems fearful of ‘ultra-left’

Cuomo says some Dems fearful of ‘ultra-left’
Democrats who represent districts in New York City are “fearful” of primary challenges to their left, Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a radio interview on Monday said. Cuomo faced his own challenge from the left last year against Cynthia Nixon, defeating her in a gubernatorial primary and heavily outspending her. But while progressive advocates have not been able to, as of... more

Doubledays drop Sunday rubber game to Scrappers

Doubledays drop Sunday rubber game to Scrappers
While starter Carlos Romero and the rest of the Doubledays’ arms held the Scrappers to just two runs over 11 innings, Auburn’s offense was unable to provide enough run support to secure the win. Mahoning Valley (7-3) secured a walkoff, 2-1 win over the Doubledays, dropping their record to 2-7. The Doubledays’ lone run came in the third inning with... more
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