Day: October 21, 2019

Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia not running for congress

Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia not running for congress in 27th District

Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia will not be running for Chris Collins’ vacant congressional seat. Bellavia released this statement on Sunday. “My service to our great community and country is unwavering, but I have a new responsibility to the U.S. Army ... MORE
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New domestic violence shelter will serve Seneca, Yates, and Ontario counties

A new push to help those escaping domestic violence is now bringing new refuge. According to Executive Director of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes Marisa Rubé, paperwork is now underway on the area’s newest safe shelter The shelter will serve people ... MORE
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Local fire departments using special masks to save pets

Local fire departments using special masks to save pets

More and more local firefighters are gearing up to save man’s best friends and the local chapter of a nationwide organization is stepping up to get them life-saving equipment to use on pets. It’s part of a nationwide effort known as “Project ... MORE
Fire, News
Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals. Schumer says Sunday the FDA must take more action to regulate the baby food ... MORE
Health, News, Politics
WNY sees increase in single-family home construction

Increase in single-family home construction seen around Rochester, Western Ontario County

More people are choosing single-family homes rather than renting apartments in the Rochester area. According to a national report of September rates, the construction of new apartments is down more than 28 percent, while construction of single-family homes went up 0.3 percent ... MORE
Tax considerations for retirees going back to work

Tax considerations for retirees going back to work

CPA Scott Adair discussed the tax implications of going back to work in retirement Monday during News 8 at Sunrise. “There are a couple things you need to be thinking about as far as benefits and taxes go – benefits regarding Social ... MORE
News
Schumer calls for grease trap regulations

Schumer calls for grease trap regulations

Senator Chuck Schumer will join the mother of 3-year-old Bryce Raynor to expose loopholes in federal grease trap regulations. Raynor died back in July after he fell into a grease trap at the Tim Hortons on University Avenue in Rochester. Just last ... MORE
Business, News, Politics
State report shows lower heating prices for the winter

State report shows lower heating prices for the winter

This year that heat could cost less than previous winters. The New York State Public Service Commission announced that prices for electric and gas are down for the 2019 winter season. Residents in Rochester are excited about the possibility of lower bills ... MORE
News
Amish family files lawsuit over religious exemption ban in vaccination fight

Amish family files lawsuit over religious exemption ban in vaccination fight

An Amish family has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn New York’s state law banning religious exemptions to vaccinations for students. The case involves unvaccinated children attending Cranberry Marsh School, a private Amish-run school in rural Seneca County, about 60 miles southeast ... MORE
Open house set for new home of National Women’s Hall of Fame

Open house set for new home of National Women’s Hall of Fame

The relocation of the National Women’s Hall of Fame to its new home in the renovated former Seneca Knitting Mill is scheduled for the spring of 2020. As work progresses on the interior of the four-story limestone building constructed in 1844, Hall ... MORE
Seneca County targets room tax non-compliance

Seneca County targets room tax non-compliance

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors recently extended its hotel-motel room occupancy tax for another three years. The 3 percent tax applies to short term vacation rentals and similar operations that may not be aware of or otherwise do not comply with ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls man charged with trespassing after refusing to leave apartment

Police: Seneca Falls man charged with trespassing after refusing to leave apartment

Police say a Seneca Falls man was arrested after a person found him inside an apartment that didn’t belong to him. On Thursday at approximately 10:23 p.m. police arrested 52-year-old Daniel White, of Seneca Falls following a trespass complaint. Police say that ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls man forged check after completing work

Police: Seneca Falls man forged check after completing work

Police say that a Seneca Falls man was arrested on a felony charge after an investigation into a forged check. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of 55-year-old Bryan Rugenstein. Police say that they received a forgery complaint reporting that ... MORE
Former Syracuse basketball guard Tyler Ennis to play for Toronto Raptors G League team

Former Syracuse basketball guard Tyler Ennis to play for Toronto Raptors G League team

Former Syracuse Basketball star Tyler Ennis will play as an affiliate player for the Toronto Raptors G League team this upcoming season. According to The Athletic’s Blake Murphy, Ennis was signed by the Raptors and immediately waived so he can become an ... MORE
Tiger Woods returning after fifth surgical procedure on left knee

Tiger Woods returning after fifth surgical procedure on left knee

Tiger Woods is returning from another surgical procedure on his left knee — his fifth on the same problem spot. “Unfortunately, I’ve been down this road with my knee before,” Woods said Monday. “This is my fifth operation on it. I understand ... MORE
Golf, Sports