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Wayne County sergeants showed body cam video at party

Wayne County sergeants showed body cam video at party
A Christmas party was held inside the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office where video from body-worn cameras was used for the entertainment of the deputies. It happened the day after Christmas. A News 10NBC investigative reporter was tipped off about the party last week and on Monday, Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts confirmed two of his sergeants resigned prior to disciplinary... more

Family and friends mourn loss of 6-year-old after Junius crash; GoFundMe established for funeral expenses

Serious crash temporarily closes SR 318 in Seneca County on Saturday
An online fundraiser seeks to help out a family as they are forced to bury their six-year-old daughter after a crash over the weekend in Seneca County. We’re told the Seneca Falls family was in a minivan stopped on Route 318, attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Burgess Road in Junius, when they were hit from behind by a... more

Showers, rumble of thunder possible this afternoon as temps push into 70s

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It will be warm, but the forecast is going to get active this afternoon – as all that warm air pushes into the Finger Lakes. Needless to say, it will feel like late-spring or early-summer. High temperatures are expected to push into the mid-70s, with a few locations even edging a little higher. By early- to mid-afternoon showers and some... more

NYS Police crack down on speeding and aggressive driving as part of ‘Operation Work Brake’

NYS Police crack down on speeding and aggressive driving as part of ‘Operation Work Brake’
Drivers across New York need to pay extra attention to how fast they are going espeically in construction zones. ‘Operation Work Brake’ is happening now until Friday, April 26th. There will be extra patrols along the Thruway during the campaign which focuses on speeding and aggressive driving in and around work zones. State Police say roadside crews face constant dangers... more

Red Cross launching ‘Sound the Alarm’ campaign in Finger Lakes region

Red Cross launching ‘Sound the Alarm’ campaign in Finger Lakes region
The Red Cross will be launching a national two-week effort on Wednesday to install 100,000 free smoke alarms in 100 cities. The “Sound the Alarm” campaign is a national effort to prevent home fires. The Finger Lakes Chapter has announced it will hold a home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event on Saturday, May 11th, going door-to-door to install... more

Wegmans doesn’t want customers reusing old bags after 2019

Wegmans doesn’t want customers reusing old bags after 2019
Stepping away from plastic and towards more environmentally friendly options, Wegmans is cutting down on plastic. Company representatives said it will do away with disposable plastic bags before the New York state deadline in March 2020. Wegmans plans to make the change by the end of the year. However, it’s not the only change customers should expect to see. Company... more

GUILTY PLEA IN SF: Donald Bovio avoids trial, admits to killing 3-year-old stepson

GUILTY PLEA IN SF: Donald Bovio avoids trial, admits to killing 3-year-old stepson in violent 2018 incident
Hours before his trial was set to begin – a Seneca Falls man pleaded guilty to killing his 3-year-old stepson last year. The Finger Lakes Times reports that Acting Seneca County District Attorney Mark Sinkiewicz said Donald Bovio pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the death of Panagiotis “Peter” Stephanides-Vacchino. It’s expected that Bovio will be sentenced to 15... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more

Schumer calls Friendly’s closures ‘outrageous,’ promises to amend law to protect workers

Schumer calls Friendly’s closures ‘outrageous,’ promises to amend law to protect workers
Sen. Chuck Schumer says he will push to close a loophole in a federal law that allowed Friendly’s to lay off more than 300 New Yorkers with no notice. “They came in on a Monday and they said, ‘Clean up the place, close-up shop. You’re not gonna work anymore.’ That’s outrageous,” Sen. Schumer said during a news conference at the... more

Buffalo Bills sign running back T.J. Yeldon

Buffalo Bills sign running back T.J. Yeldon
The Buffalo Bills are signing running back T.J. Yeldon, according to a recent report from Adam Schefter of ESPN. It was originally reported that Yeldon visited the Bills last week, and the official signing seems set to happen. The former second-round draft pick will join the Buffalo backfield that includes LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore. While much has been made... more

Deputies: Drunk driver crashes car into Skaneateles Lake

Deputies: Drunk driver crashes car into Skaneateles Lake
Investigators in Cayuga County say a woman has been charged with driving drunk after they say she drove her car into Skaneateles Lake. The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office says Malia M. Mcafee, 23, from Syracuse, was leaving a home and took a wrong turn, driving off the boat launch at the Seveys Boatyard Inc. on Glen Cove Road in the... more

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Woody’s Prime Rib, $20 round of golf at SFCC, and delivery at Coach’s Diner

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Woody’s Trivia Night, $20 golf special, and new menu items at Ciccino’s
Another week and more deals! There are plenty of deals right now through the FingerLakes1.com Deals Guide. Check out the best options to save a little money, and have a little fun this weekend! Woody’s Bar & Grille $15 Prime Rib Dinner Special Woody’s Bar & Grille located in Waterloo at the Quality Inn has a prime rib special that... more

DOT selects Community Grid as ‘preferred’ choice for I-81 replacement

DOT selects Community Grid as ‘preferred’ choice for I-81 replacement
In a draft of an environmental impact study, the New York State Department of Transportation has selected the “Community Grid” as the preferred choice to replace the aging portion of Interstate-81 through Syracuse. The document, posted on NYSDOT’s website, lays out all the options to replace 81 and says a community grid would likely best meet all the goals of... more

New York could become a ‘sanctuary state’

New York could become a ‘sanctuary state’
A bill in the state Legislature would let immigrants in the country illegally avoid detainment by federal authorities in most cases, making New York a so-called sanctuary state. The legislation has been considered at the state Capitol for several years in various iterations, but has gained new prominence amid the federal debate over immigration and Democrats taking control of state... more

Wayne County child porn case shows laws don’t keep all sex offenders from living near schools

Graham child porn case shows laws don’t keep all sex offenders from living near schools
A Wayne County man convicted of possessing child pornography has violated his probation – twice – but is still allowed to live within feet of the front entrance of an elementary school. "The alleged perpetrator has all the rights and the victims in the community have none," said Sheriff Barry Virts. When the FBI raided Renny Graham's house in September... more

Palmyra man charged with assault after badly injuring victim at Canandaigua bar

Palmyra man charged with assault after badly injuring victim at Canandaigua bar
Police arrested a Palmyra resident on assault charges following a violent incident in late-March. Collin A. Fox, 23, of Palmyra was charged with second-degree assault on April 19th. He is accused of intentionally causing serious physical injury to a male victim by punching and kicking that person in the face. The victim suffered several serious injuries to his face –... more

Syracuse WBB brings top-10 aspirations into 2019-20

Syracuse WBB brings top-10 aspirations into 2019-20
When Tiana Mangakahia announced that she’d return to the Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team for her final season, it’s understandable that expectations were ratcheted up a notch or two. In a very early look by ESPN, we see just how much. On Monday morning, Charlie Creme posted his way-too-early Top 25 for 2019-20; a list that includes Syracuse all the... more
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