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Report: Woodstock 50 tickets may cost around $450

Report: Woodstock 50 tickets may cost around $450
A report by Bloomberg offers a possible glimpse at how much it could cost to attend this summer’s Woodstock festival. Bloomberg reports tickets will cost around $450, citing festival organizer Michael Lang. Woodstock 50 is set to take place Aug. 16-18 in Watkins Glen. Tickets were originally supposed to go on sale April 22. WENY in Elmira reported sales were... more

Bills select Houston defensive end Oliver with 9th overall pick of NFL Draft

Bills select Houston defensive end
The Buffalo Bills strengthened their already stout defensive line on the first night of the 2019 NFL Draft, selecting Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver with the ninth overall pick. Check out the links below to learn more about Oliver as he prepares to bring his skills to New Era Field this fall. The Bills next pick is in the 2nd... more

Three teens from Buffalo charged with assault in Clyde

Three teens from Buffalo charged with assault in Clyde
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of three Buffalo juveniles after an alleged assault on April 23rd. Around 9:30 p.m. a man was robbed and assaulted, according to deputies. Three youths are accused of knocking down the victim, and hitting that individual with a steel rake. While the victim was knocked down – the juveniles are accused of... more

Syracuse eliminated from ACC tournament with 11-10 loss to UNC

Orange and Tar Heels meet in ACC opener on tonight
With 6:12 left in the game and Syracuse up 10-7 against North Carolina, the biggest lead of the game for either team, it appeared the Orange were putting the finishing touches on its first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament win since 2016. The the Tar Heels stormed the Orange, ripping off three goals in 45 seconds to tie the game with... more

Police investigating after baby dies in Auburn

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Authorities in Auburn are investigating the death of a baby. Police say a two-month-old girl was found unresponsive at a Seminary Street home around 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Auburn Police, Fire, and TLC Ambulance all responded to the scene, according to police. The baby was pronounced dead at the hospital. The Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s Office was called to the... more

Huge water bill divides Phelps

Huge water bill divides Phelps
This Ontario County town and the Phelps-Clifton Springs school district are at a standstill over a disputed water bill of nearly $32,000, with town officials saying if the bill isn’t paid in about a month, they plan to shut off water to the Midlakes campus. Town Supervisor Norm Teed and Town Board member Dennis King, along with town bookkeeper Barb... more

Penn Yan Middle School temporarily evacuated on Wednesday

Penn Yan Middle School temporarily evacuated on Wednesday
School officials say the Penn Yan Middle School was evacuated on Wednesday due to an odor, which was investigated by the Penn Yan Fire Department. The school said that an odor was brought to the attention of faculty and administrators coming from the second and third floors of the middle school. Upon investigation it was recommended to administrators that the... more

New sign unveiled at Seneca Harbor Park in Watkins Glen

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Representatives of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and New York State Canal Corporation were joined by local officials to unveil a new 3-sided sign at the Seneca Harbor Park in Watkins Glen on Wednesday. The sign shares the history of Watkins Glen as a canal town and includes a walk zone map to help visitors find nearby services. Judy... more

Auburn woman passed out from heroin while driving

Auburn woman passed out from heroin while driving
An Auburn woman was charged Wednesday after allegedly being found passed out in her vehicle from heroin, the Auburn Police Department said. Auburn Deputy Chief Roger Anthony said officers observed a 2007 Chrysler stopped past the line at a stop sign on Perrine Street at 4:26 p.m. to the point that the vehicle was almost in the intersection of Perrine... more

‘Explosion-type’ sound heard around lunchtime between Mynderse & Frank Knight ruled no threat

Seneca Falls Central School District Superintendent Bob McKeveny released a statement following the investigation of a loud ‘explosion’ between the district’s elementary and high/middle school campuses around noon. McKeveny says that after receiving the report, the Seneca Falls Police Department was contacted. The matter was investigated, and it’s believed that the sound was fireworks being set off in a residential... more

Pressing on to fight Lyme disease in the Finger Lakes

Pressing on to fight Lyme disease in the Finger Lakes
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show state and local health departments reporting more cases than ever of tick-borne diseases, including Lyme. But this year’s state budget didn’t include $1 million on the state Senate wish list — passed in its “one-house budget.” Some senators had asked for even more. State Sen. Pam Helming, R-Canandaigua, who... more

Canandaigua man gets 32 years for raping teen

Canandaigua man gets 32 years for raping teen
Ontario County Judge Frederick Reed sentenced a man to 32 years in prison for raping a highly intoxicated teenage girl last spring. District Attorney Jim Ritts said Michael Socciarelli, 33, of Canandaigua, was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for first-degree rape and another seven years for first-degree sexual abuse. Finger Lakes Times: Read More more

Deported farm worker files civil rights suit vs. troopers

Deported farm worker files civil rights suit vs. troopers
A civil rights lawsuit against three New York State Troopers has been filed in U.S. District Court by Marcario Gilberto Reyes-Herrera, a man who worked on Penn Yan area farms for many years, but was deported to Mexico after a traffic stop in 2017. Reyes-Herrera is represented by a group from the University of Buffalo School of Law — Supervising... more

Auburn Community Hospital employees rally for contracts

Auburn Community Hospital employees rally for contracts
Members of Auburn Community Hospital’s union for service, maintenance and technical employees gathered outside the hospital Wednesday in a picket rally where they called for a fair contract. Employees covered by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3124 union —which includes certified nurses’ assistants, food care workers, mechanics, radiology, medical records, and more — raised signs... more

Wayne County pair plead not guilty in death of missing Greece man

Wayne County pair plead not guilty in death of missing Greece man
Two people from Wayne County accused of killing a Greece man and dumping his body in Syracuse pleaded not guilty. Aries Ash, 30, and Charisse Walton, 36, both from North Rose, are charged with murder. Last month, 43-year-old Maximillian Cook was found dead on the property of a vacant home on Dearborn Place in Syracuse. Officers say Ash admitted to... more

Engineers cite odor causes, solutions for Ontario County landfill

Engineers cite odor causes, solutions for Ontario County landfill
Engineers for Ontario County and its landfill manager Casella Waste Systems offered no surprises Wednesday in presenting draft findings targeting odor control at the landfill in the town of Seneca. Ripening landfill odor over the last six months has right along been attributed to several main culprits: Overabundance of wet sewage sludge, an ineffective gas collection system and insufficient covering... more

Pair of Support Group meetings coming to Ovid after tragic loss of South Seneca student

A Support Group meeting is on the move after a recent tragedy in Seneca County. The Seneca County Suicide Prevention Coalition announced the change of venue for their next Sudden Loss Support Group meeting, which was slated for Monday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. Sudden Loss Support Groups have been meeting in Waterloo and Ovid for the last year on... more

Talent show a big hit in Newark

Talent show a big hit in
Judging from the enthusiastic response seen in the applause and smiles on the faces of parents, siblings and others to the 45 performers that highlighted “Kelley’s Got Talent” show at Kelley School April 11th, it was a huge hit. The nearly two-hour show, that drew about 300, was organized by a committee made up of teachers and administrators. It included... more
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