Day: September 16, 2019

Strategy unveiled for economic development of Seneca County

Strategy unveiled for economic development of Seneca County

Before an economic development strategy can be implemented, Seneca County must first identify its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. A draft Seneca County Economic Development Strategy, called “Fostering the Next Generation of Growth,’’ has been completed listing those elements. The report, prepared ... MORE
News, Seneca County
Mets blow lead late and lose 2/3 to Dodgers

Mets blow lead late and lose 2/3 to Dodgers

The Dodgers rallied to win the rubber game of their series against the Mets on Sunday night, 3-2, with Chris Taylor doubling home the tying run in the eighth inning and Jedd Gyorko’s two-out single in the ninth cashing in a double ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Police: Seneca Falls man choked, beat victim in domestic incident

Police: Seneca Falls man choked, beat victim in domestic incident

On Sunday the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a 23-year-old following a domestic incident. Derik A. Verkey, 23, of Seneca Falls is accused of physically assaulting, choking, and preventing a female victim from calling 911 for police assistance.  Verkey was charged with ... MORE
Juul reviewing NY ban on flavored e-cigarettes, agrees action needed

Juul reviewing NY ban on flavored e-cigarettes, agrees action needed

The largest player in the e-cigarette market says it’s reviewing an announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, but agrees there’s a need for “aggressive category-wide action.” Juul Labs Inc. spokesman Austin Finan says in a ... MORE
NY daycares to get new rules for handling food allergies

NY daycares to get new rules for handling food allergies

Daycare providers in New York state will soon have new guidelines for handling food allergies. Under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, state health officials will craft the new guidelines with input from pediatric experts. They will include training ... MORE
NY lawmakers to look at expanding access to rural broadband

NY lawmakers to look at expanding access to rural broadband

A group of New York state lawmakers are gathering in Albany to look at ways to expand access to broadband internet access in rural and remote parts of the state. The Legislature’s Joint Commission on Rural Resources and the Assembly Standing Committee ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Canandaigua woman admits to federal crimes

Canandaigua woman admits to federal crimes

A Canandaigua woman pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to obtaining drugs by fraud. Shannon Lambert, 33, pleaded guilty to obtaining controlled substances by fraud and identity theft. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 ... MORE
Phelps abuse claimant blasts diocese for bankruptcy filing

Phelps abuse claimant blasts diocese for bankruptcy filing

Pete Saracino is one of 45 people who has filed sexual abuse claims against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester since the Child Victims Act opened a one-year window for claims that had been barred by the statute of limitations. A Seneca ... MORE
Newark man gets two DWIs in two days

Newark man had near-lethal BAC levels on back-to-back nights, arrested for driving while intoxicated two times

Police say that a Newark man was arrested twice within two days on separate DWI charges. First, on Tuesday, September 10th around 1 a.m. they received a report of a disturbance. Responding officers found a pickup truck with its headlights on in ... MORE
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WEEKLY OUTLOOK: Warming temps, plenty of sun, and no rain in the forecast

It’s going to be a nice week here in the Finger Lakes. Clouds will clear out as the day progresses on Monday – making way for a sunny, comfortable week. In fact, it will feel more like summer then fall when all ... MORE
News, Weather
GALLERY: Volunteers dive to cleanup the marina in Watkins Glen as summer ends

Volunteers dive to cleanup the marina in Watkins Glen as summer ends

A lot of stuff ends up in area waterways by the end of a busy summer season. In Schuyler County, a local group worked their hardest to clean up the Watkins Glen Village Marina. They worked last week to ensure that the ... MORE
Chiming to the breeze (photo)

Chiming to the breeze (photo)

These old wind chimes were almost vertical during Friday nights winds near the Town of Stanley. Photo by Shelly Lannon ... MORE
Flock of butterflies (photo)

Flock of butterflies (photo)

A flock of Painted Lady Butterflies landed in Clifton Springs over the weekend. Photo by Shelly Lannon ... MORE
Over the farm (photo)

Over the farm (photo)

Sunrise over Penn Yan near Keuka Lake. Photo by Ed Traphagan ... MORE
Sunset over Keuka Lake (photo)

Sunset over Keuka Lake (photo)

A gorgeous sunset over Keuka Lake. Photo by Ed Traphagan ... MORE