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WEBCAST REPLAY: Naples battles Whitman for FL West lead (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Naples battles Whitman for FL West lead (FL1 Sports)
A match-up of league unbeatens on FL1 Sports as the Naples Big Green visits the Marcus Whitman Wildcats with first place in the Finger Lakes West on the line. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp have the call live from Rushville on FL1 Sports. . more

Geneva PD says investigation into attempted abduction remains active

Geneva PD says investigation into attempted abduction remains active
Police provided an update to the ongoing investigation after an attempted abduction in Geneva on December 17th, which was followed by a couple similar events in the days following. The Geneva Police Department says no new events have occurred, and that no leads have materialized with regard to the 30 to 40 year old male, who was described as the... more

Plane crash reported at Finger Lakes Regional Airport in Seneca Falls

Plane crash reported at Finger Lakes Regional Airport in Seneca Falls
Reports indicate that a plane crashed after taking off at the airport located on Martin Road in Seneca Falls. The incident took place around or just after 11 a.m., according to authorities. It’s unclear what caused the incident. However, it appears no serious injuries were reported in the incident. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. more

The Thruway is revamping its rest stops, but some feel left out

The Thruway is revamping its rest stops, but some feel left out
Yvonne Bachmore and Gary Grassman owe their livelihood to New York’s Business Enterprise Program, which trains blind people to manage and own snack shops and vending machines. So when the state Thruway Authority launched a plan in October to overhaul the 27 rest areas along the state’s 570-mile superhighway, they saw it as a once-in-a-generation chance to expand opportunities for... more

Marren elected Ontario County Board of Supervisors chairman

Marren elected Ontario County Board of Supervisors chairman
Victor Town Supervisor Jack Marren will remain as chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors in 2019, a role he has been elected to each year since 2013. Once again, Bristol Supervisor Bob Green was appointed vice chairman. And while the calendar has flipped from 2018 to 2019, the board is expected to face many of the same challenges... more

Rt. 96 temporarily closed after tractor-trailer overturns

Rt. 96 closed in Tompkins after tractor-trailer overturns
Transportation officials say State Route 96 in Tompkins County was closed between Heisey and Eastman Hill roads due to an overturned tractor-trailer. First responders were reportedly on-scene, but additional details were unavailable. The closure was expected to last upwards of 2 hours. However, the roadway re-opened before noon. The 2700 block of Rt. 96B/Danby Rd is closed due to a... more

Cayuga County Legislature names new legislative chair

Cayuga County Legislature names new legislative chair
Legislator Tucker Whitman, R-Sterling, was sworn in as the new Cayuga County Legislature Chair at the annual reorganization meeting Thursday. Whitman was unanimously approved for the position, with legislators from both political parties saying they were hopeful he would foster bipartisan cooperation on the Legislature. “I’m honored to be up here,” Whitman said. “I appreciate the support and I hope... more

O’Mara appointed to Senate Judiciary Committee in 2019

O’Mara appointed to Senate Judiciary Committee in 2019
State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) has been appointed to serve as the ranking Senate Republican member on the Senate Judiciary Committee for the 2019 legislative session, which begins next week. The Judiciary Committee is one of the Legislature’s most powerful committees responsible for overseeing the Senate confirmation process for judges nominated by the executive to serve across New York’s... more

NYSGA announces 2019 amateur Championship schedule

NYSGA announces 2019 amateur Championship schedule
The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) is pleased to announce the official New York State amateur championship schedule for the 2019 golf season. The NYSGA’s 17 annual state championships, conducted at 9 member clubs around New York each summer, is again filled with a diverse group of historic, exceptional venues. The 97th edition of the NYSGA’s flagship event, the... more

Unvaccinated toddler with measles confirmed in Monroe County

Unvaccinated toddler with measles confirmed in Monroe County
The Monroe County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday that an unvaccinated toddler in the county has contracted the measles virus. The child had recently traveled out of the United States and is believed to have contracted the disease outside the country, spokesman Ryan Horey said. “The family did do some international travel to an area that was experiencing a... more

Deputies: Lyons man charged with assault after incident with girlfriend

Deputies: Lyons man charged with assault after incident with girlfriend
Deputies say that a 29-year-old Lyons resident was arrested following a domestic incident on Thursday. Jacob W. Reinties, 29, of Lyons was charged with assault and harassment after an investigation into the physical confrontation between him and his girlfriend. Reinties is accused of punching his girlfriend in the head, and also throwing a foot stool – causing injury to her... more

Deputies: Newark man charged after welfare fraud investigation

Deputies: Newark man charged after welfare fraud investigation
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 26-year-old Newark resident was arrested on various charges following a welfare fraud investigation run in conjunction with the Department of Social Services. Robert M. McKoy, 26, was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, welfare fraud, and grand larceny after receiving SNAP benefits when he was not entitled to legally... more

Montezuma Audubon Center partners with Fleur de Lis Brew Works on ‘Birds Binocs & Beers’

Montezuma Audubon Center partners with Fleur de Lis Brew Works on ‘Birds Binocs & Beers’
The Montezuma Audubon Center is teaming up with Fleur de Lis Brew Works for an exciting and delicious event on Saturday, January 12 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The day will start at Fleur de Lis Brew Works located at 3630 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 where guests will meet with the Montezuma Audubon Center staff for a guided... more

Penn Yan teen accused of harassing

Penn Yan teen accused of harassing
Police say a criminal summons was issued following an investigation into an incident, which happened on December 14th in Penn Yan. Police say Samantha E. Lerch, 19, of Penn Yan was charged with harassment after being accused of harassing a person. Lerch was issued appearance tickets for Penn Yan Village Court. She will answer the charge at a later date. more