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Phelps woman indicted, accused of embezzling $750K from local employer

Phelps woman embezzled over $750K from local employer
The Phelps woman who worked for Finger Lakes Conveyors, Inc. as director of finance from 2013 to 2017 was officially indicted on Tuesday. Karen Owens, 54, was indicted on charges of wire fraud and bank fraud. She’s accused of embezzling over $750,000 in funds from FLC’s bank account. She wrote 550 unauthorized checks to herself in order to pay off... more

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Mynderse girls lacrosse concludes successful 2019 season (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST LIVE AT 5 PM: Mynderse girls lacrosse concludes successful 2019 season (podcast)
The Mynderse Academy girls lacrosse team just concluded the most successful season in their program’s history. Head Coach Corey Foster is in-studio with captains Regan Fleming, Caitlyn Korzeniewski, Sadie Bonetti and Jordan Howell to talk about their 2019 campaign and the growth of the Lady Blue Devils’ program. . more

Auburn mayoral candidate may sue city after winter arrest

Auburn mayoral candidate may sue city after winter arrest
An Auburn mayoral candidate may file a lawsuit against the Auburn Police Department, claiming he was unlawfully arrested and imprisoned. Brett Tracy II, 23, a candidate in Auburn's upcoming Republican mayoral primary race, has filed a notice of claim against the city, saying he was harassed and assaulted by Auburn police officers last winter in their response to a noise... more

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)
On their one year anniversary show, Paul Russo and Nick Felice preview this week’s United States Open at Pebble Beach, recap the Stanley Cup Finals heading into Game 7 on Wednesday night, and discuss if the Golden State Warriors can comeback to win their third straight NBA Championship despite losing Kevin Durant on Monday night. . more

New look for Ontario County sheriff’s vehicle fleet

New look for Ontario County sheriff’s vehicle fleet
Motorists and pedestrians in Ontario County will be seeing a different look for some sheriff's vehicles in the near future, with the cars in the 2019 fleet sporting a new design. The current vehicle graphics had been on the sheriff's vehicles since 1999, and after 20 years Sheriff Kevin Henderson — who began his tenure as sheriff in January succeeding... more

Alex Rideout scheduled to meet with parole board this week

Alex Rideout scheduled to meet with parole board this week
A man convicted of charges related to his father’s 2016 homicide is going before the parole board this week. Alex Rideout was convicted of tampering with evidence in the death of his father, Craig Rideout, while mother and brother were both found guilty of murder. Rideout is scheduled to be interviewed by the parole board this week after meeting the... more

NY Senate, Assembly reach deal on rent reform bills

NY Senate, Assembly reach deal on rent reform bills
New York Senate and Assembly leaders said they reached a deal Tuesday afternoon to pass a sweeping package of rent reforms that will offer the strongest tenant protections in state history. “We are finalizing this legislation and we will be issuing a joint statement with additional details when it is complete,” Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins said in a statement.... more

Geneva man accused of raping unconscious victim

Geneva man accused of raping unconscious victim
On June 6th at approximately 2:22 p.m. police arrested Joseph C. Paliotti, 26, of Geneva on charges as part of a rape investigation. Paliotti was charged with first-degree rape, a Class B felony. Police say he engaged in sexual intercourse with another person who was incapable of consent. The person was physically helpless, and unconscious, according to investigators. He was... more

Keuka Outlet Trail project underway

Keuka Outlet Trail project underway
Work has begun on the stream bank restoration and stabilization project near the Cherry Street entrance to the trail in Penn Yan. While the work is being done, the trail in the area between Cherry Street and Fox Mills will be closed Monday through Thursday. The contractor will reopen the trail after work is finished Thursday afternoons, and close it... more

Hard-hit Sodus Point reacts to Cuomo’s flooding plan

Hard-hit Sodus Point reacts to Cuomo’s flooding plan
As people along Lake Ontario brace for more flooding, they’re also buoyed by the news that the state is pledging a boatload of funds to help prevent future damage. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $300 million plan relies on input from local leaders along all 326 miles of Lake Ontario. Sodus Point is already working on it. Mayor Dave McDowell... more

Wolcott man charged with rape, endangering welfare of a child

Wolcott man charged with rape, endangering welfare of a child
Deputies report the arrest of an 18-year-old Wolcott resident following an investigation into an incident involving a minor. Darrin J. Frank, of Wolcott was charged with second-degree rape, and endangering the welfare of a child. He’s accused of engaging in a sex act with a minor. Additional details were not provided by law enforcement. He was set to be arraigned... more

Farmers call for marijuana to be legalized

New York farmers: Legalize marijuana so we can grow it
New York farmers are hoping marijuana could be their next cash crop. The New York Farm Bureau issued a memo Monday backing a bill that would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana in New York, which lawmakers are considering before they end their annual session June 19. The bill, which is struggling to gain enough support in the Democrat-led Senate, includes... more

Free mobile mammogram center coming to Penn Yan

Free mobile mammogram center coming to Penn Yan
In partnership with Hope Walk of Yates County, Rochester Regional Health’s Mobile Mammography Center will be offering free, state-of-the-art breast cancer screenings for any Yates County women next week at the Yates Cultural Recreational Resources building on North Main St. in Penn Yan. Their goal is to make screenings more accessible to women where they live and work. The center... more
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