Day: October 15, 2019

Former deputy sentenced for lying on timesheets in Cayuga County

Former deputy sentenced for lying on timesheets in Cayuga County

A former Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office deputy and part-time Moravia Police Department officer will avoid jail time after pleading guilty to two felonies and misdemeanor. In a remorseful statement at his sentencing Tuesday in Cayuga County Court, Robert Brown said: “You trusted ... MORE
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Yates County crash leads to felony charges

Crash leads to felony charges in Yates County

A Steuben County woman arrested in May following an accident that injured another driver was arraigned on felony charges Tuesday morning in Yates County Court. District Attorney Todd Casella said Danielle Sexton, 33, of Canisteo, was charged with felony driving while ability ... MORE
Livonia man accused of robbing, threatening woman in Canandaigua

Livonia man accused of robbing, threatening woman in Canandaigua

The Canandaigua Police Department reports that a Livonia man is in custody after a robbery late last week. On October 11th at 57-year-old Dean Gerken, of Livonia was arrested and charged with third-degree robbery. The charge stems from an incident that occurred ... MORE
Police: Farmington man accused of trying to meet child for sex

Police: Farmington man accused of luring 9-year-old

An Ontario County man is behind bars after attempting to lure a child into meeting for sex. Police arrested Joseph Oberdorf, 27, of Farmington on October 9th. He was charged with attempted luring of a child. Investigators say he made contact online ... MORE
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Canandaigua man airlifted after falling through metal roof in Town of Seneca

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has provided new information on the 53-year-old Canandaigua man who fell through a roof on Tuesday. Around 3:02 p.m. deputies, New York State Police, Seneca Castle Fire Department, Finger Lakes Ambulance, Mercy Flight, and the Ontario County ... MORE
Cornell wildlife team rescued 150 orphaned baby turtles over the summer

Cornell wildlife team rescued 150 orphaned baby turtles over the summer

Approximately 150 turtle eggs were rescued by the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine over the summer, according to a press release from Cornell. The eggs were rescued from more than a dozen pregnant turtles ... MORE
Carbon filter may be added to village water plant upgrade

Carbon filter may be added to Waterloo water plant upgrade

While it may cost an additional $2.5 million, the Village Board appears to be leaning toward adding a new carbon-filtering system to its water treatment plant on Seneca Lake. Board members were told at Monday’s meeting carbon filtering would be able to ... MORE
Volley for a Cure at Waterloo HS raises  funds for Thrive to Survive

Volley for a Cure at Waterloo HS raises funds for Thrive to Survive

Waterloo Volleyball hosted the 11th annual Volley for a Cure on Saturday, October 12th. Twelve teams from across Section V came out for a great day of volleyball and a chance to be a part of this fundraising event. Proceeds this year ... MORE
Gerrit Cole, unbeaten since May, faces Yanks in game 3

Gerrit Cole, unbeaten since May, faces Yanks in game 3

With the Astros and Yankees tied at one game apiece in the AL Championship Series, Gerrit Cole is 18-0 in his last 24 starts heading into his matchup Tuesday night against New York ace Luis Severino. “It’s a blast. This is the ... MORE
Foggy morning at Seneca Lake (photo)

Foggy morning at Seneca Lake (photo)

It was a foggy morning at Seneca Lake State Park on this day. Photo by Shelly Lannon ... MORE
Falling apart (photo)

Falling apart (photo)

This old barn outside Geneva will soon be part of the landscape. Photo by Shelly Lannon ... MORE
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Gorgeous fall in Niles (photo)

A scenic pond in Niles, Cayuga County. Photo by Michael Jones ... MORE
joins Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association team

Fello joins Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association team

Seneca Lake Pure Waters has welcomed a new face to their local environmental team. Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association announced on Monday that Kaitlin Fello has been hired as its part-time Administrative Coordinator. She will work with Pure Waters Officers and Board ... MORE
Siena poll: Cuomo’s job performance rating improving

Siena poll: Cuomo’s job performance rating improving

The latest Siena College poll reveals a positive trend among New York state voters for Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The poll released Tuesday finds that while his job performance rating remains in the red, it has gradually improved in recent months. It’s currently ... MORE
Proposal would require children attending school, daycare receive HPV vaccine

Proposal would require children attending school, daycare receive HPV vaccine

Katie Kugler says she wants her 10-month-old son to be safe and healthy, and she knows part of her son staying healthy is being vaccinated. “I really do think, in general, if you’re going to be around other kids, it’s important to ... MORE