Day: November 18, 2019

Massive fire in Hornell leaves 13 adults, 8 children without a home; altogether 7 homes damaged

‘A Perfect Storm’: Hornell leaders speak out after devastating fire

“It was a perfect storm.” That’s what happened Sunday afternoon when eight homes were damaged by what’s likely the largest fire in the history of Hornell. “The devastation was shocking,” said Mayor John Buckley, who turned around from a trip to Albany Sunday evening ... MORE
Sabres fall to Blackhawks, 4-1

Sabres fall to Blackhawks, 4-1

The Buffalo Sabres were unable to build off Saturday night’s victory in their game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. In the second half a back-to-back set, the Sabres fell to the Blackhawks 4-1 at United Center. Jack Eichel snapped the shutout ... MORE
Buffalo Sabres, Sports
Skaneateles claims 1st boys soccer state championship since 2010 after game-winner in double OT

Skaneateles claims 1st boys soccer State Championship since 2010 after game-winner in Double-OT

In a championship boys soccer game that was scoreless for 101 minutes, Owen Cheney recognized an opportunity and seized the moment. At the 8:39 mark of double sudden victory overtime, the sophomore midfielder swooped in behind a Center Moriches defender to steal ... MORE
Waterloo school board may opt out of exemption for solar, wind projects

Waterloo school board may opt out of exemption for solar, wind projects

Section 487 of the state’s Real Property Tax Law allows solar, wind and farm-waste energy systems to be exempt from property taxes for 15 years. The exemption also applies to other types of electricity- and power-generating systems. The legislation also allows a ... MORE
Clothing tax exemption may be scrapped in Wayne County

Clothing tax exemption may be scrapped in Wayne County

A longtime exemption on sales tax for clothing and shoe sales of up to $120 could be gone in Wayne County soon. The Board of Supervisors will consider a resolution at its meeting Tuesday morning that would eliminate the 16-year-old exemption. County ... MORE
News, Politics, Wayne County
Syracuse University beefs up security, offers $50,000 in rewards following racial incidents

LATEST: Cuomo responds as investigation into racist incidents on SU campus

Cuomo says SU Chancellor has not appropriately handled racist incidents on campus Governor Andrew Cuomo responded with a statement as the investigation continues into a racist manifesto that appeared on campus at Syracuse University. Here’s his statement: “This nation faces many issues, ... MORE
News, Syracuse Area
Parents of Cornell student offering reward for information regarding their son’s death

Parents of Cornell student offering reward for information regarding their son’s death

Following the mysterious death of their son at Cornell University last month the parents of Antonio Tsialas are putting out a plea for help. Tsialas, 18, a Freshman at Cornell was last seen leaving an event at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity ... MORE
Penn Yan family searching for long-lost son

Penn Yan family searching for long-lost son

A Penn Yan family is asking for help finding a family member they last saw 32 years ago. Kathleen Rose gave birth to a son back on Oct. 14, 1987. She was in high school at the time and decided the best option ... MORE
News, Penn Yan, Yates County
Bob Morgan and SEC could be nearing settlement over $60 million owed investors

Bob Morgan and SEC could be nearing settlement over $60 million owed investors

Local developer Robert “Bob” Morgan and the Securities and Exchange Commission may be nearing a settlement. The Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, this year sued Morgan, claiming that investment funds he created to help pay for his development projects were putting tens ... MORE
News
Officials call for vigilance against spotted latternfly

Officials call for vigilance against spotted latternfly

The New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Agriculture and Markets (DAM) have announced that although freezing temperatures will kill off adult spotted lanternflies (SLF), the public is urged to stay vigilant and report overwintering egg masses. In the fall, ... MORE
Environment, News
Residents face roadblocks over safer Woodville

Residents face roadblocks over safer Woodville

Vicki and Francisco Garza will always remember Sept. 8, 2016. That’s the day a distracted driver speeding through Woodville smashed into their car, which was parked outside their cottage. The impact pushed their Lexus into the cottage, smashing it into a corner ... MORE
Romulus man arrested on felony charges after leaving scene of head-on crash

One arrested on felony charges, another sent to hospital after two-car crash in Seneca County

Deputies say an Ovid man was arrested on felony charges after a two-vehicle crash along Route 414 in Romulus. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday at approximately 6:30 p.m. deputies arrested 51-year-old Robert Lavancher of Ovid. Deputies say Lavancher ... MORE
Deputies: Ovid man strikes two parked cars, charged with DWI

Deputies: Ovid man strikes two parked cars, charged with DWI

Deputies say an Ovid man was arrested on several charges after striking two cars along a road in Lodi over the weekend. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday at approximately 12:40 a.m. deputies arrested Arthur E. Johnson, 37, of ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls man pushed woman, damaged cell phone during domestic incident

Police: Seneca Falls man pushed woman, damaged cell phone during domestic incident

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 24-year-old man following a domestic incident. Matthew Bentz, 24, of Seneca Falls is accused of pushing a female resident during a domestic altercation. As result, her cell phone was broken. During investigation, ... MORE
Deputies: Savannah man struck father with car part during domestic

Deputies: Savannah man struck father with car part during domestic

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 23-year-old Savannah resident following an investigation into a domestic incident over the weekend. On Sunday at 5:33 p.m. deputies arrested 23-year-old Tristin Kouwe, of Savannah following that investigation. Kouwe was charged with ... MORE