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Wings host Scranton Wilkes-Barre in 7-game homestead

Wings host Scranton Wilkes-Barre in 7-game homestead
Thanks to mother nature, the Rochester Red Wings had the opportunity to begin their longest stretch of home games so far this season. The Wings opened a seven-game homestand Monday night as they hosted Scranton Wilkes-Barre. So far, the Wings have played no more than three consecutive home games in a row due to a couple of rain-outs in Rochester.... more

Teen arrested on several charges, including felony after Seneca Falls incidents

Teen arrested on several charges, including felony after Seneca Falls incidents
On Friday at approximately 10:49 a.m. police arrested a 17-year-old male after he damaged property on two separate occasions. The male, whose name is being withheld due to age, intentionally damaged a cellular phone, bicycle, and light fixture, according to police. During one of the incidents, the male fled the scene leading police on a foot pursuit. He was found,... more

Amerks backs against the wall after losing lead and dropping Game 2 in OT to Toronto

Amerks backs against the wall after losing lead and dropping Game 2 in OT to Toronto
The Easter Bunny handing out eggs to the kids wasn’t the only one with a hop in his step Sunday at Blue Cross Arena. Jeremy Bracco scored the game-tying goal early in the third period, then netted the game-winner 2:20 into overtime, lifting the Toronto Marlies to a 3-2 victory over the Rochester Americans and a 2-0 lead in games... more

CUTILLO: 50 years of memories — The ‘Web Dog’ hanging up his microphone

CUTILLO: 50 years of memories — The ‘Web Dog’ hanging up his microphone
If you lived in Seneca Falls in the early 1960s and maybe were out walking the dog on a nice summer evening near Spring Street, you might have heard something like this: “Good evening, everyone, and welcome to the Spectrum. Tonight the Sixers are hosting the Boston Celtics … ” A radio broadcast of a Philadelphia 76ers game? Well, a... more

29-year-old charged with attempted rape in Ontario County

29-year-old charged with attempted rape in Ontario County
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a 29-year-old Ontario resident following a joint investigation involving the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office and Canandaigua Police Department. Through the use of an undercover police officer – investigators arrested Nicholas P. Heberle, 29, of Ontario. Henderson says that over several days Heberle communicated with an individual who was identified as a 14-year-old female... more

‘Traffic Ticket Relief Act’ aims to help low-income drivers

‘Traffic Ticket Relief Act’ aims to help low-income drivers
A bill is making its way through the state legislature that would give some drivers a break on their traffic tickets. The ‘Traffic Ticket Relief Act” is designed to help low-income individuals pay their fines. In Rochester, around 34,000 tickets are handed out annually, according to the RTVA. The average speeding ticket in New York State costs between $45 and... more

Lyons meeting to discuss Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary

Lyons meeting to discuss Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary
In 2011, shipwreck enthusiasts, using an underwater remote-operated vehicle camera, discovered the sunken schooner Queen of the Lakes on the bottom of the southern shore of Lake Ontario, off Sodus Point. Experts said the 1800s-era, Canadian-built vessel was en route to Kingston, Ontario, on Nov. 28, 1906, carrying 480 tons of coal, when it sprang a massive leak during a... more

Power outage causes closure of Cayuga County Office Building in Auburn

Power outage causes closure of Cayuga County Office Building in Auburn
Officials in Cayuga County say that a power outage in the city of Auburn has resulted in the closure of the Cayuga County Office Building until further notice. Below is a message from Monika Salvage, Executive Assistant to the Cayuga County Administrator who sent the notice out to media on behalf of Administrator Justin Woods. “Due to the outage of... more

State DOT workers will pick up roadside trash for Earth Day

State DOT workers will pick up roadside trash for Earth Day
Employees of the state Department of Transportation will be picking up trash along roads across New York to mark Earth Day. April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day. DOT officials say on Monday the agency’s workers from every region of New York will be volunteering their time to collect and dispose of litter along roads, highways and other locations. State,... more

Dana Balter thinks Katko is beatable in 2020

Dana Balter thinks Katko is beatable in 2020
Democrat Dana Balter was a political newcomer with little name recognition who faced a daunting task in 2018: Defeat John Katko, a Republican congressman who had vanquished two previous Democratic opponents by wide margins. It didn’t happen, but Balter lost by only five percentage points in the race for the 24th House of Representatives seat. She also garnered more votes... more

Work restarts on stalled Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort

Work restarts on stalled Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort
After a four-year hiatus while additional funds were sought, work has restarted on the Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort. Workers were seen pouring concrete this past week at the site on the northern shore of Canandaigua Lake that had become a shell of steel because financing had dried up. Developer Bob Murphy said in late February that the project, on the... more

Interlaken man accused of preventing domestic victim from calling 911

Interlaken man accused of preventing domestic victim from calling 911
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 26-year-old Interlaken resident on two counts following a domestic incident. Deputies say that Andrew J. McDonald, 26, of Interlaken was charged with two counts of criminal mischief after the domestic incident. During that incident, McDonald is said to have taken a cell phone away from a Covert resident – while... more

Campbell man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter, DWI charges

Campbell man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter, DWI charges
A Campbell man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and DWI charges related to a crash that killed a local fire chief. Robert Neally, 42, of Campbell has pleaded guilty to second-degree vehicular manslaughter and DWI charges, according to The Corning Leader. Prosecutors say Neally had a BAC of 0.17 percent when the vehicle he was operating struck a motorcycle. They... more

Wegmans will go plastic bag free by end of 2019 to get ahead of NYS ban

Wegmans will go plastic bag free by end of 2019 to get ahead of NYS ban
Wegmans plans to eliminate single-use plastic grocery bags in New York by year's end — just before a state ban takes effect. The Rochester, New York-based grocery chain announced the move on Monday along with steps to reduce the usage of bags, straws and other plastic items at its stores in other states. New York will join California and Hawaii... more

Lawsuit claims Ithaca police used excessive force during 2016 arrest

Lawsuit claims Ithaca police used excessive force during 2016 arrest
On Nov. 17, 2016, officers from the Ithaca Police Department arrived at a Hudson Street apartment after receiving a noise complaint. Kyle Goldstein, a 21-year-old Ithaca College student at the time, was one of the hosts. In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Binghamton, Goldstein alleges police unlawfully entered his apartment, detained him, and pepper sprayed his... more
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