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Update: Officials say boil water alert has been lifted The Seneca County Health Department lifted the boil water notice that had been active for water users in the Hamlet of Willard. Officials said bacteria samples collected on November 8th and November 9th all tested free of contamination. See what prompted the advisory below. Major water main break in Willard prompts... more

Club 86’s Bill Legott remembered fondly by friends and family

Club 86’s Bill Legott remembered fondly by friends and family
Bill Legott is being remembered by friends and family as a “true gentleman,” a man of “class” and “integrity.” Well-known Club 86 restaurateur William “Bill” Legott died unexpectedly Oct. 30 of a heart attack, and a steady stream of mourners packed St. Stephen’s Church Tuesday for his funeral. He was 66. Mark Venuti, a close friend and Geneva town supervisor,... more

Canandaigua tops East for first Section V football title since 2007

Canandaigua tops East for first Section V football title since 2007
Zachary Wantuck rushed for two touchdowns and Canandaigua won its first Section V football championship since 2007, defeating East High 21-13 Friday night at Boswell Field on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The win was the ninth straight for the fifth-seeded Braves (9-1) and capped a three-week stretch that included wins over No. 4 Victor, top-seeded Eastridge... more

Carthage overpowers Auburn for Class A football championship

Carthage overpowers Auburn for Class A football championship
Carthage senior Josh Demko ran the opening kickoff back 73 yards for a touchdown – and that was a bad omen for Auburn in tonight’s Class A sectional football championship game inside the Carrier Dome. The Comets muscled their way to a 27-7 halftime lead, behind the hard running of senior Fombo Azah, the passing of quarterback Nick Cavellier, and... more

Former official fails to show up for court in Seneca County; bench warrant reportedly issued

Former official fails to show up for court in Seneca County; bench warrant reportedly issued
Last month Former Seneca County Finance Director Brandi Deeds was indicted a number of felony charges after an investigation into her employment with the County. At the same time, Former County Manager John Sheppard was also charged with official misconduct. While Deeds was accompanied by Sheppard to her court appearance in Waterloo last month – he didn’t show up to... more

Canandaigua driver ticketed after fiery crash at busy intersection

Canandaigua driver ticketed after fiery crash at busy intersection
Deputies say that a Canandaigua woman failed to yield the right of way, which caused a fiery crash at the intersection of State Routes 96 and 332. Chrstiane Norman, 79, of Canandaigua was taken to Thompson Hospital by Victor-Farmington Ambulance where she was treated for minor injuries. Her vehicle burst into flames after colliding with another car. Firefighters from Farmington... more

Deputies: Seneca Falls man arrested on felony charge for falsifying application for assistance

Deputies: Seneca Falls man arrested on felony charge for falsifying application for assistance
Investigators with the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca Falls man following an investigation into a falsified application for public assistance. Deputies say that Dennis Zwick, 42, of Seneca Falls was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, a felony, and welfare fraud, a misdemeanor. The arrest stems from an investigation into an application, which deputies say... more

Wayne Emergency Management Office honored

Wayne Emergency Management Office honored
Wayne County has become one of only 10 statewide to achieve state accreditation for its emergency management services. The accreditation was announced this past week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Erie County also received the accreditation as part of the Local Emergency Management Accreditation Program, which Cuomo said is the first state-level program for local emergency management agencies in the nation.... more

Cornell improves to 3-0 after defeating Brown, 4-1

Cornell improves to 3-0 after defeating Brown, 4-1
Junior forwards Brenden Locke and Morgan Barron, and freshman defenseman Sam Malinski each had a goal and an assist, and the Cornell men’s hockey team scored three unanswered goals in a 4-1 victory over Brown on Friday night at Lynah Rink. The victory came in the ECAC Hockey and Ivy League opener for the fourth-ranked Big Red, which improves to 3-0 on... more

del Lago will run community events focused on celebrating local vets

del Lago will run community events focused on celebrating local vets
del Lago Resort & Casino is looking for ways to lead by example. Playing its role as a community contributor and partner, the philosophy of leading is at del Lago’s core.  This month, del Lago is introducing a new community initiative focused on honoring and recognizing local veterans while also enhancing existing community programs that reach those who have served.... more

Farmers working non-stop to harvest before winter weather takes over

Farmers working non-stop to harvest before winter weather takes over
Farmers across the region have been in a race against time and Mother Nature to beat the winter weather and harvest their crops. Down at Meisenzahl Farms in Honeoye Falls, Dave and Jeremy Meisenzahl have been busy harvesting their corn with their patriotic combine harvester — one side of it honors those lost on 9/11, and the other showcases the... more

Crunch comeback to down Senators, 4-3, in overtime

Crunch comeback to down Senators, 4-3, in overtime
Danick Martel scored the game-winner in overtime to lift the Syracuse Crunch over the Belleville Senators, 4-3, tonight at the War Memorial Arena. Alex Barre-Boulet scored twice to help the Crunch climb back from a two-goal deficit and force the extra frame before Martel finished the comeback effort. The win puts the Crunch at 6-3-2-0 on the season. Goaltender Spencer... more

Geneva City Council holds off on new HWS payment proposal

Geneva City Council holds off on new HWS payment proposal
After hearing from residents and expressing their own concerns, City Council members have agreed to delay voting on a proposal that would extend payments Hobart and William Smith Colleges makes to Geneva to help pay for the cost of city services. Under the proposal, HWS “donations” to the city would go from $220,000 in 2022 to $258,000 in the last... more

Road closure meeting called off in Seneca Falls

Road closure meeting called off in Seneca Falls
The meeting has been cancelled. On Friday, Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro announced that a meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 14th at 10 a.m. was being cancelled. The subject of that session was going to be to address the ongoing culvert issues and road closure in the Town. West Bayard Street has been closed since late-summer when a culvert... more

NY State DOT gearing up to clear thousands of miles of roads this winter

NY State DOT gearing up to clear thousands of miles of CNY roads this winter
The New York State Department of Transportation says they’re geared up and are ready to keep the highways clear for you all winter long. Signs along highways like I-690 west say winter weather is on the way, which puts snowplow drivers on alert to buckle up for whatever Mother Nature has in store for them. State DOT Equipment Instructor and... more
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