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VERDICT REACTION: ‘All three will pay for what they did’

Opening statements in Sodus double murder trial expected Monday
In October of 2018, Josh Niles and Amber Washburn were gunned down in the driveway of their Carlton Street home in Sodus. More than six months later, three people have been convicted in connection to their murders. Charlene Childers, the mother of two of Niles’ children, accepted a guilty plea for first-degree manslaughter and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in... more

Cuomo declares state of emergency along Lake Ontario shoreline

Cuomo declares state of emergency along Lake Ontario shoreline
Governor Cuomo declared a State of Emergency for the eight counties impacted by potential Lake Ontario flooding: Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, St. Lawrence and Wayne. The Governor’s order directs state agencies to protect State property and to assist local governments and individuals in responding to and recovering from the flooding. The Governor also directed the Commissioner of the... more

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Herman Bros. Pre-Memorial Day Sale, New Ciccinos Lunch Specials, and Woody’s Now Serving Lunch

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Woody’s Trivia Night, $20 golf special, and new menu items at Ciccino’s
Are you ready to save money?! This week the FingerLakes1.com Deals Guide features a ton of local opportunities to save money today, and keep saving money down the road. Check out the latest deals below, and be sure to visit www.deals.fingerlakes1.com to see the latest deals. We’re adding deals every day to the deals portal – so you’ll want to... more

Syracuse picked 21st in Athlon’s top 25 college football rankings

Syracuse picked 21st in Athlon’s top 25 college football rankings
It’s no longer breaking news to see the Syracuse Orange football team included in various preseason top 25s. SU finished 2018 at No. 15, and has spent much of the offseason somewhere in the 15-25 range for most publications. Still, adding another name to the list is still interesting, so we’re noting Athlon Sports as the latest believer in a... more

Eight biggest questions for the Bills entering OTAs

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The Buffalo Bills begin organized team activities (OTAs) on Monday. OTAs will consist of 10 sessions over the next three weeks. The voluntary sessions will lead into mandatory minicamp (June 11-13). While OTAs are voluntary, the Bills will likely have a good turnout from their veterans and rookies. Heading into OTAs, there are many questions for the Bills to answer.... more

Police: Canandaigua man found chasing people in parking lot, accused of smashing vehicle window

Police: Canandaigua man found chasing people in parking lot, accused of smashing vehicle window
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 40-year-old man on a felony criminal mischief charge following an incident on May 18th. Around 11:35 p.m. an officer was flagged down by a passerby in the area of Mill Street, and notified of a disturbance, which had been taking place in that area. The officer responded to the scene, and... more

Yankees rally in the 9th to win at Camden

Yankees rally in the 9th to win at Camden
Gleyber Torres continued to ravage Baltimore pitching with his third multihomer performance of the young season, and Gary Sanchez belted a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning as the Yankees rallied from five runs down, stunning the Orioles with a 10-7 victory on Monday evening at Camden Yards. Torres cracked his ninth and 10th homers, clearing the wall with a... more

Callaway gets vote of support as Mets snap losing skid

Callaway gets vote of support as Mets snap losing skid
  As Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen took the podium Monday, most of the highest-ranking members of the Mets’ baseball operations hierarchy — chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, multiple assistant GMs, and more — filed into the team’s press conference room behind him. Manager Mickey Callaway stood there also, arms crossed, as Van Wagenen gave him the organization’s backing... more

Sheriff: Home health aide stole property valued at more than $2,500 in Canandaigua

Sheriff: Home health aide stole property valued at more than $2,500 in Canandaigua
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a Bloomfield woman has been charged after an investigation into thefts from a local home. Lena Thompson, 43, of Bloomfield was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after an investigation into thefts from a residence where she was employed as a home health aide. She is accused of stealing property from the residence where she... more

Cayuga Community College honors Class of 2019

Cayuga Community College honors Class of 2019
Cayuga Community College leaders honored the Class of 2019 on Sunday, congratulating graduates for their achievements and urging them to continue working hard to reach their goals. Family and friends joined Cayuga’s faculty and staff in applauding the 561 members of the Class of 2019 for earning their associate’s degrees or certificates. The May 19, 2019, ceremony marked Cayuga’s 65th annual... more

The Music Man wins awards, recognition at Stars of Tomorrow ceremony for Newark

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The Newark High School Spring Musical Production of “The Music Man” won awards and recognition at the Rochester Broadway Theater League’s 21st Stars of Tomorrow Recognition Ceremony May 16th at the Auditorium Theatre in Rochester. The awards of recognition in Division B schools included: • Outstanding Dance Ensemble • Outstanding Acting Ensemble • Outstanding Production Crew • Tip of the Hat... more

Bill aims to place inmates near their kids

Bill aims to place inmates near their kids
The Assembly Correction Committee this week will consider a bill that would require state prison officials to place inmates in facilities closest to their children. The measure would require the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision to determine if placing an inmate in a prison closest to their children is within the child’s best interest. DOCCS would be required to... more

Ithaca Coffee Company staff file NLRB complaint

Ithaca Coffee Company staff file NLRB complaint
Last month, on April 17, a collection of no-managerial workers at Ithaca Coffee Company (ICC) informed ICC owner Julie Crowley their intent to form a union. Since then, workers are claiming that management has engaged in unlawful labor violations to intimidate workers out of unionizing, a claim that Crowley flatly denies. Tompkins Weekly: Read More more

Langworthy continues collecting votes; closes in on becoming state GOP chair

Langworthy on verge of becoming state GOP chair
Nick Langworthy is on the verge of becoming the next state Republican Chairman, ousting Ed Cox after a decade of leadership. The Empire Report on Monday reported Cox was preparing a transition of leadership to Langworthy, the Erie County chair. “The Chairman has been presented with an important new opportunity and there are talks underway for a transition,” said Republican spokeswoman Jessica... more

$7.5 million in grants will fund Ithaca affordable housing plans

$7.5 million in grants will fund Ithaca affordable housing plans
The New York State Homes and Community Renewal division has announced a pair of multi-million dollar state grants for projects in Ithaca focused on affordable and supportive housing. New York State will award about $2.2 million to Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services as part of the second phase for its scattered site preservation project, and $5.3 million to Lakeview Health Services... more