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Police: Waterloo man accused of sexually abusing 4-year-old

Police: Waterloo man accused of sexually abusing 4-year-old
A Waterloo man has been accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old, according to reports out of Wayne County. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Casey Tourtellotte, 38, was charged with first-degree sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. The information was listed on the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office mobile app. The information listed in the Sheriff’s database... more

Cayuga County committee moves to hire emergency services director

Cayuga County committee moves to hire emergency services director
It’s not often that resolutions are met with applause or exclamations of “hallelujah” and “finally,” but that’s what happened Tuesday when a Cayuga County Legislature committee voted to approve hiring a new director for the county’s Emergency Management Office. The Legislature’s Ways and Means committee voted in favoring of hiring a new Director of Emergency Management Services, which leads the... more

New York pharmacies now required to inform people about drug recalls

New York pharmacies now required to inform people about drug recalls
A new state law requires pharmacies to inform people of class 1 drug recalls made by the Food and Drug Administration within seven days. A class 1 recall means the drug has a high probability of causing serious adverse consequences or death. Previously, there was no requirement for pharmacies to tell people that a drug they received was recalled. The... more

Victor woman accused of bruising child while working at Victor Child Care Center

Victor woman accused of bruising child while working at Victor Child Care Center
Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a 27-year-old employee at the Victor Child Care Center was arrested on child endangerment charges after an investigation. Tessa E. LaBrake, 27, of Victor was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after it was revealed through an investigation that she caused bruising to a child at the center. Henderson says LaBrake grabbed the child... more

After ‘very credible’ tip on unsolved murder, IPD appeals for more information

After ‘very credible’ tip on unsolved murder, IPD appeals for more information
A “very credible” anonymous tip has brought Ithaca Police investigators a little closer to solving a 32-year-old murder case in Ithaca. In August, The Ithaca Voice published an update on the case of David Malcom, who was killed in February 1987. Shortly after the article went online, Deputy Chief Vincent Monticello said the Ithaca Police Department received an anonymous tip through their online... more

Wayne County hemp farmer believes thieves are mistaking his plants for pot

Wayne County hemp farmer believes thieves are mistaking his plants for pot
Dale Weed is a farmer and food processor who, just this year, started growing industrial hemp because of an increasing popularity in the CBD industry. “This is an opportunity for farmers to be able to save the farm, and for people to understand the benefits of CBD,” said Weed. But this story, first reported by The Times of Wayne County, isn’t... more

Man sent to hospital after being hit by ex-girlfriend in Auburn

Auburn woman hits ex-boyfriend, violates protection order
An Auburn woman is facing criminal charges after hitting a former boyfriend and violating a protection order against her, the Auburn Police Department said. The APD said Shannon R. Whitmore, 24, of 39 Wall St., Apt. 2, invited the man, who has a protection order against her.  They got in an argument at her residence around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. At... more

Auburn could lose Doubledays if new agreement between MiLB, MLB inked

Auburn could lose Doubledays if
The city of Auburn could be losing professional baseball – if an agreement between Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball is adopted as reported by the New York Times and Baseball America. An existing agreement expires at the end of 2020. However, the goal of the newly drafted agreement calls for a reduction of teams. Overall, the number of... more

Women’s Hall of Fame closing Fall Street location in Seneca Falls at end of month

Women’s Hall of Fame closing Fall Street location in Seneca Falls at end of month
The National Women’s Hall of Fame has begun the process of moving into its new home at the Historic Seneca Mill Building at 1 Canal Street in Seneca Falls. Moving in and establishing their presence at the new site will take time according to NWHOF Operations Manager Rebecca Petropoulos. On October 29, 2019, the Hall will close its operation at... more

Longer waits for high-dose flu shot older adults are encouraged to receive

Longer waits for high-dose flu shot older adults are encouraged to receive
Dr. Emil Lesho is an infectious disease physician at Rochester Regional Health. He says, when it comes to flu season, there is one thing experts can always count on. “It’s predictably unpredictable,” Lesho says. Based on early indications, he says what’s happening in other areas of the world leads him to believe this year’s flu virus could be more severe.... more

NWS issues Frost Advisory for FLX as temps expected to fall overnight

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The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for most of the Finger Lakes. The advisory runs from Friday at 9 p.m. until Saturday at 10 a.m. While there are a lot of communities around the region – and through the Southern Tier not included in the advisory – that’s due to frost having already observed. It means the... more

NYS expected to consider new protections for ‘gig economy’ workers

NYS expected to consider new protections for ‘gig economy’ workers
State lawmakers next year are expected to debate legislation meant to provide new protections to workers who are in the so-called “gig economy.” Think the people who drive Ubers and Lyfts, the Door Dash delivery folks and the permanent freelancers who provide on-demand services through apps. These workers don’t have the same labor protections people in traditional jobs have, like... more

Penn Yan School District shows off new transportation center

Penn Yan School District shows off new transportation center
The centerpiece of a $16.2 million capital project was unveiled Wednesday, when the public got to see the new and improved Penn Yan school district transportation center. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception at the facility, which has been near Penn Yan Elementary for decades, was held before Wednesday’s school board meeting. School district Superintendent Howard Dennis said the transportation building... more

Pistol permits are subject of Wayne County meetings

Pistol permits are subject of Wayne County meetings
Wayne County Clerk Mike Jankowski and Sheriff Barry Virts have scheduled two public meetings regarding the state’s pistol permit process, including recertification. The meetings are Oct. 29 at the Butler Town Hall and Nov. 13 at the Macedon Town Hall. They will begin at 6:30 p.m. The meetings are intended to answer questions and lessen uncertainty about the process. There... more

Yanks stay alive with 4-1 win over Astros in game 5 of ALCS

Yanks stay alive with 4-1 win over Astros in game 5 of ALCS
James Paxton stood at the top of the Yankee Stadium mound, waiting patiently as Aaron Boone covered the ground between him and the first-base dugout. Sensing an opening to dissuade the manager from raising his arm for a pitching change, the left-hander calmly mouthed the words, “I’m good. Let’s go.” That was good enough, as Boone clapped and returned to... more

Deputies say Lyons man grabbed child in street, told her to buy him cigarettes

Deputies say Lyons man grabbed child in street, told her to buy him cigarettes
Deputies say that a Lyons man was taken into custody after a suspicious condition report was provided to law enforcement. Scott P. Kelley, 54, of Lyons was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. The charges stem from an incident where Kelley allegedly grabbed a 10-year-old child by her right arm while in a cross walk.... more

Stanton returns to Yanks lineup as DH in Game 5 of ALCS

Stanton returns to Yanks lineup as DH in Game 5 of ALCS
Giancarlo Stanton returned to the New York Yankees for Game 5 of the AL Championship Series after missing three straight games with a strained right quadriceps. Stanton was set to start at designated hitter and bat fourth against Houston’s Justin Verlander on Friday night. The Yankees lost all three games in Stanton’s absence, falling behind 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.... more
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