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Mobile home park in Lyons going into foreclosure after residents without power for 40 days

After 40 days without power, Lyons mobile home park owner says power to be turned back on
The mobile home park in Lyons that has been without power since early July is going into foreclosure. Michele Burgess, Wayne County’s Deputy County Clerk, told News 8 that Canalside Mobile Home Park is in foreclosure and is in the process of being taken by a bank after a Notice of Pendency was filed. According to Wayne County officials, the property has been in... more

Nearly 1,000 without power in Geneva after crash shuts down 5&20 near HWS campus

Nearly 1,000 without power in Geneva after crash shuts down 5&20 near HWS campus
Hamilton Street was closed to traffic in Geneva around 5:30 p.m. due to a crash involving a truck, which also left nearly a thousand homes without power. Geneva Fire and Police responded to the scene near the Hobart and William Smith College campus on Hamilton Street. First responders said a utility pole was sheered in half when a truck collided... more

Asthma flare ups spike as kids get ready to head back to school

Asthma flare ups spike as kids get ready to head back to school
Along with pencils and notebooks, Tyler Walsh will be carrying something very important in his backpack when he heads back to school this fall: an inhaler and Epi-pen. Tyler was diagnosed with asthma when he was eight months old. “He was having some breathing issues,” said Jenna Walsh, Tyler’s mother. “I’m pretty scared of this neighborhood cat because then I... more

Palmyra man, arrested on child porn charges, takes his own life

Palmyra man, arrested on child porn charges, takes his own life
On Tuesday, August 6th, a 53-year-old Palmyra resident was arrested on out-of-state child pornography warrants. Altogether Dennis J. Howell, 53, faced 20 counts of possession of visual pornography of a person less than 16 years old. It was originally reported that Howell was taken to Centralized Arraignment and remanded to jail pending and extradition hearing on the Las Vegas warrants,... more

Odd price structure for some E-ZPass users could hurt tourism along Thruway, per report

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You may have heard, the New York State Thruway will soon have all-electronic tolls, which means no more booths. But will a rule you may not know exist, stay in place when the change takes place? Pat Taney was asked to look into it for this week’s Good Question report. As it stands now, out of state cars with an... more

Auburn Community Hospital, union reach tentative agreement

Auburn Community Hospital, union reach tentative agreement
Representatives from both camps confirmed Monday that Auburn Community Hospital and the union for its service, maintenance and technical employees have reached a tentative agreement, potentially bringing a close to negotiations that began last October. The hospital and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3124 union, which represents certified nurses’ assistants, food care workers, mechanics, radiology,... more

Port Byron schools looking for Special Patrol Officer

Port Byron schools looking for Special Patrol Officer
The Port Byron Central School District is still scrambling to put a police officer in their schools this upcoming year. They will not reach that goal by Sept. 1st. However, the district and the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office are doing everything they can to fill that position by this year. The district did have a retried state trooper as their... more

Quieter forecast for first part of week in Finger Lakes

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The National Weather Service says that despite a few showers or pop up thunderstorms this morning – the Finger Lakes region should get a break from heavy rain, thunderstorms, and damaging winds until mid-week. That doesn’t mean it will be cooler, though. Strong thunderstorms with heavy downpours and gusty winds are forecast for today. A few storms could produce damaging... more

Three children left unattended inside vehicle at del Lago; felony charges filed against one parent

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Sunday at 6:30 a.m. deputies responded  to del Lago Resort & Casino in the Town of Tyre for the report of children left in an unattended vehicle. Upon arrival deputies made contact with Tabitha L. Drager, 26, a Greece resident; and Jesus M. Vargas, 39, of Rochester. Investigation determined that they had left... more

Lyons man caught with $20,000 worth of cocaine

Lyons man caught with $20,000 worth of cocaine
The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff announced the arrest on Tuesday (8/13) at 1:15 a.m. of Shone M. Penalver, 45, of Maple Street in Lyon. Sheriff’s members served a search warrant at Mr. Penalver’s home. During the search of the residence approximately 15 ounces of cocaine, with an approximate street value of $20,000, was located in the dwelling. Penalver was... more

Helming calls for improvements to EPIC program through proposed legislation

Helming calls for improvements to EPIC program through proposed legislation
Senator Pam Helming announced that she has introduced legislation to modernize the Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) Program’s application system. The EPIC Program is a New York State program that provides seniors with co-payment assistance and Medicare Part D covered prescription drug costs. Specifically, this legislation (S.6646) authorizes and directs the Commissioner of Health to establish an electronic online system... more

‘ONE PROBLEM AFTER ANOTHER’: How Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen turned into a disaster

‘ONE PROBLEM AFTER ANOTHER’: How Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen turned into a disaster
A month before Woodstock 50 was announced, the festival was already in deep trouble. Last December, Michael Lang, the co-founder of the original 1969 event who had become its bemused-hippie symbol in subsequent decades, was in talks with an upstate New York racetrack for a fest that would mark the anniversary of the historic, if chaotic, cultural milestone he had overseen. The new... more

Syracuse football opens 2019 ranked #22 in preseason AP Poll

Syracuse football opens 2019 ranked #22 in preseason AP Poll
The first AP Poll of the 2019 football season is here, and the Syracuse Orange find themselves in the top 25. The Orange come in at No. 22, the same ranking they have in the Preseason Coach’s Poll. This is the Orange’s first time in the Preseason Poll since 1998, when they were No. 17, and the 15th time they’ve... more

DOH moves to require more documentation for vaccine exemptions after law change in NYS

DOH moves to require more documentation for vaccine exemptions after law change in NYS
Emergency regulations issued late last week by the state Department of Health will require doctors to provide more documentation, including specific justifications, for when children are given exemptions for vaccinations. The move comes as children next month are returning to school and amid a measles outbreak this year, with more than 1,000 cases — mostly in Rockland County and Brooklyn.... more

Masked men charged with conspiracy after Wayne County incident

Masked men charged with conspiracy after Wayne County incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two masked men following an incident in the Village of Sodus. Deputies arrested James C. Bartron, 21, of Williamson and Edward G. Hoisington, 26, of Auburn. The two are charged with Conspiracy to commit robbery and criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree. They were transported to the Wayne... more

Doubledays drop Sunday doubleheader to Spikes

Doubledays drop Sunday doubleheader to Spikes
The Doubledays found themselves in a prime position to take the first game of a doubleheader against the Spikes on Sunday. Though Fausto Segura had surrendered a two-run home run to cut Auburn’s lead to one in the seventh (and final) inning, his phenomenal track record this season proved that he was more than qualified to finish it. But, as... more
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