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LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE: Dean sentenced in Sodus double-murder

Timothy Dean to be sentenced in Wayne County Court
Timothy Dean was stoic as Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies led him inside the courthouse Friday morning. His face betrayed no emotion as words like “coward” and “psychopath” were used to describe him as he was sentenced to life in prison with no parole for his role in a double murder in Sodus last year. “Your actions are certainly one of... more

Governor Cuomo launches new campaign to boost tourism in Upstate New York after Lake Ontario flooding

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This week Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a new campaign to boost tourism in the Lake Ontario region following recent flooding that has hampered tourism in communities along the shoreline. The new initiative includes free fishing on Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River and Lower Niagara River through Labor Day as well as 50 percent off State campgrounds and... more

Residents worried as Union Hill FD announces closures; could impact residents in Wayne County

Residents worried as Union Hill FD announces closures; could impact residents in Ontario, Wayne counties
When it comes to responding to emergencies, every minute counts. That’s why some residents in Wayne and Ontario Counties are concerned. The days are numbered for the Union Hill Fire Department, which will be shutting down at the end of the year. The department is sandwiched between the towns of Ontario and Webster. “It’s great for the community to have... more

Could regulatory overhaul be on way for student borrowers in New York?

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This week Governor Andrew Cuomo announced regulations that he propose will provide significant consumer protections for New York student loan borrowers. The regulation would require companies that service student loans held by New Yorkers to meet new standards which will address problems that have plagued the student loan servicing industry. The proposal is subject to a 60-day comment period following... more

2019 NYSGA Men’s Amateur begins play on Tuesday (preview)

2019 NYSGA Men’s Amateur begins play on Tuesday (preview)
The upcoming 97th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship at Crag Burn Golf Club will challenge the best male amateur golfers around the state throughout 72 holes of stroke play over three days from August 6 – 8, 2018. The championship begins on Tuesday with 18 holes of stroke play and the 138-player field will be divided into morning and... more

Deputies: Canandaigua man damaged bathroom at Social Services building

Deputies: Canandaigua man damaged bathroom at Social Services building
Deputies report the arrest of a Canandaigua man following an incident at the Ontario County Social Services Building. According to deputies, Eric T. Olsen, 31, of Canandaigua damaged a wall mounted toilet paper dispenser in a bathroom stall. He was charged with criminal mischief and also found to be in possession of marijuana. The arrest was stemmed from authorities discovering... more

PERFECT FORECAST: Quiet summer weekend in the Finger Lakes

PERFECT FORECAST: Quiet summer weekend in the Finger Lakes
Don’t expect anything crazy in the forecast this weekend. It’s going to be a hallmark summer weekend in the Finger Lakes with warm, comfortable temperatures – and plenty of sunshine. Virtually no clouds throughout the weekend, which means plenty of warm weather. Daytime highs throughout the weekend will hang between 80-85 for most places. A few might be a little... more

Police: Romulus woman left three young children in a car unattended for nearly half-hour

Police: Romulus woman left three young children in a car unattended for nearly half-hour
On Wednesday at 5:38 p.m. local police arrested Natasha M. Smith, 36, of Romulus following an investigation at Walmart in Seneca Falls. The arrest stems from a civilian complaint received at the Walmart Super Center reporting three young children had been left unattended in a motor vehicle. Upon arrival officers confirmed that three children, ages 10-, 9- and 2-years-old were... more

New York law gives trafficking victims fake address option

New York law gives trafficking victims fake address option
New York’s governor has approved a law allowing human trafficking victims to hide their address from offenders. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the measure on Thursday. He said it will protect survivors from “further abuse” by shielding their addresses from public view. The law takes effect in 90 days and also applies to victims of stalking and sexual offenses. Those victims... more

Doubledays drop series against Renegades; return to Auburn to face Tri-City

Doubledays drop series against Renegades; return to Auburn tonight
For the second night in a row, the Doubledays were put in an early hole they were not able to climb out of. Auburn (18-27) fell to the Renegades (26-18), 8-3, as the team was unable to overcome an early Hudson Valley lead. The Renegades hopped on the board with a commanding three-run lead in the first inning as Doubledays... more

Check out downtown’s First Friday tonight in Penn Yan

Check out downtown’s First Friday tonight in Penn Yan
Aug. 2 is the first Friday in August, and that means merchants in downtown Penn Yan are planning special reasons for people to visit. First Fridays Live began in May with participating businesses open from 5 to 8 p.m. Businesses will be hosting musicians, entertainment, wineries, and even local art. Some of the special activities planned for Aug. 2 include... more

Swimming prohibited at Darien Lakes State Park until further notice

Swimming prohibited at Darien Lakes State Park until further notice
Due to a water quality issue, there will be no swimming at Darien Lakes State Park until further notice. The park confirmed with News10NBC that the water tested positive for E. coli. The bacteria was discovered during daily testing. Swimming will not be allowed until the daily testing shows the water is clear. Before you visit the park, make sure you... more

Doctors warn against buying breast milk on Facebook

Doctors warn against buying breast milk on Facebook
More moms are following the recommendation by obstetricians and pediatricians to give their infants breast milk. Right now eight out of ten moms choose to breastfeed. “There are antibodies, vitamins, minerals, and everything that comes from a natural source for the babies to help protect them and help them grow,” said Dr. Karol Hyjek a pediatrician at Rochester General Hospital.... more

Race fans arriving for NASCAR weekend in Watkins Glen

Race fans arriving for NASCAR weekend
NASCAR weekend is quickly approaching, which means race fans are flying into the area from all over the country. From young to old, there are fans of all ages that will be headed up to the Glen for this weekend’s events. Race-goers say they enjoy attending the races for a variety of reasons. Some are in town with friends to share... more

Is installing tech the solution to reducing living costs for residents?

Is installing tech the solution to reducing living costs for residents?
Reducing the costs of living is something that many people look to do year in year out with very minimal success. Though there are options of bad credit loans to alleviate cash flow these should be used for financial emergency only, therefore, alternative savings options will be needed to ensure you cover your living costs every month. In this article,... more