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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

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

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

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

Mud, Sweat and Cheers set for Saturday in Ithaca

Mud, Sweat and Cheers set for Saturday in Ithaca
It’s that time of year again. Mud, Sweat and Cheers 7 is one of Ithaca’s most revered events, held in honor of one of Ithaca’s most beloved young men, and it will take place next Saturday, April 27. Terry Ciaschi, the facilities director at Island Health & Fitness, has been the driving force behind the event since its inception, and... more

State Police get a pay raise in New York budget

State Police get a pay raise in New York budget
The state budget didn’t just authorize pay raises for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers. State lawmakers last month approved and Cuomo signed into law 2-percent pay raises for the State Police over a five-year period. The salary increases for the State Police were part of contractually negotiated hikes for all ranks from trainee grade troopers,... more

Wayne County duo indicted on murder charges

Wayne County duo indicted on murder charges
A pair of Wayne County residents have been indicted on charges related to the March murder of a Greece man. Aries Ash, 30, and Charisse Walton, 36, both face second-degree murder charges, along with first-degree robbery, weapons possession, and kidnapping charges. The two are accused of killing 43-year-old Maximillan Cook. They’re further accused of dismembering him in the basement of... more

Police: Pittsford man charged with attempted rape in Canandaigua

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The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a Pittsford man after he tried to meet with a child for sex in the city of Canandaigua. David Alva, 33, of Pittsford was charged with second-degree attempted rape. He’s accused of using a social media app, called Whisper, to entice illegal acts from what he believed to be a 14-year-old child.... more

Old Palmyra landfill said to be potential state Superfund site

Old Palmyra landfill said to be potential state Superfund site
The Palmyra Landfill operated on a 6.8-acre site on Garnsey Road from the 1950s until it closed in the late 1970s. Due to the detection of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) in groundwater and leachate samples, the site has been designated by the state Department of Environmental Conservation as a potential state superfund site. Having that designation requires... more

Deputies: Canandaigua driver charged with DWI after Waterloo crash

Deputies: Canandaigua driver charged with DWI after Waterloo crash
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Canandaigua resident following single-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Route 96 and Virginia Street in Waterloo. Deputies responded to the scene and spoke with the driver, who was identified as Michal Bradley, 26, of Canandaigua. Following investigation it was determined that Bradley was under the influence of alcohol during... more

McDonald challenges Seneca County elections board decisions

McDonald challenges Seneca County elections board decisions
Casey McDonald has asked a state Supreme Court judge to reverse three recent rulings made by Seneca County Election Commissioners Tiffany Folk and Carl Same on objections he filed to candidate petitions earlier this month. One decision the Romulus resident is seeking to reverse is the board’s ruling that he doesn’t have standing to object to Conservative Party Committee petitions... more

SF Heritage Preservation Commission considers six applications

SF Heritage Preservation Commission considers six applications
With the future of the Huntington Building still unresolved, the Seneca Falls Heritage Preservation Commission will move on to less controversial issues when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Municipal Building, 130 Ovid St. On the agenda is: • An application from Andrew Morgan to remove the rear deck and install a new deck at 10 Clinton St.... more
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