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Police arrest Penn Yan man for fifth time in span of days after outburst at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital

Penn Yan man arrested three times in three days, this time for harassment, resisting arrest
Police arrested a Penn Yan man for a fifth time this week after an incident at a local hospital. Police say 66-year-old Mark Booth, was taken into custody after refusing the leave the hospital. They say he had been asked to leave by staff, but refused to do so. They say Booth then began yelling at officers, and even threatened... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Newark Reds visit Waterloo for a Finger Lakes East showdown (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Newark Reds visit Waterloo for a Finger Lakes East showdown (FL1 Sports)
Henry Kuperus brings his Newark Reds to Waterloo to face Tim Darnell’s Indians in a vital match-up between two Finger Lakes East opponents. With both teams looking up at Geneva and Wayne in the league standings, the loser will likely fall out of contention for the FL East crown. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Korzeniewski will have the call live from... more

BJ’s Wholesale Club to shut down in Geneva by February 1st

BJ’s Wholesale Club to shut down in Geneva by February 1st
B.J.’s Wholesale Club is closing its location in Geneva, according to the company. The store located at 3635 Berry Fields Road will be closed by February 1st. The company said the closures are based on a review of club performance in addition to real estate and market evaluation. The company issued the following statement: “We continuously evaluate our strategic footprint... more

Palmyra man accused of attempting to lure 14-year-old in Canandaigua

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A 27-year-old Palmyra resident was taken into custody on an attempted rape charge following an investigation into an incident on January 10th. Police in Canandaigua accused Robert Dickinson, of Palmyra of using social media to lure a 14-year-old into meeting for sex. The 14-year-old was actually an undercover detective, and Dickinson was taken into custody without incident. He was charged... more

Lt. Governor Hochul speaks in Auburn, gives 2020 forecast as legislative session begins

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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was in Auburn on Monday touting the 2020 State of the State agenda. Lt. Gov. Hochul spoke at the Equal Rights Heritage Center, outlining a long list of proposals that Gov. Cuomo announced last week, and over the course of the last month. Despite a projected $6.1 billion budget deficit – cuts were not a significant... more

Women March in Seneca Falls 2020 this weekend

Women March in Seneca Falls 2020 this weekend
Women March in Seneca Falls 2020 Weekend is an inclusive, non-partisan 3-day event to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. This January event is to inspire all Americans to take an active role in democracy: encouraging eligible voters to “get out the vote” in this centennial year; commemorating the historic 700+ global women’s marches of 2017; honoring the... more

Syracuse’s Jim Brown named greatest College Football player by ESPN

Jim Brown named greatest College Football player by ESPN
Legendary Orange running back Jim Brown is No. 1 on ESPN’s list of the greatest 150 players from the first century and a half of college football. In closing its year-long ESPN College Football 150 celebration, the network revealed its top 25 players, including Brown (No. 1) and Syracuse 1961 Heisman Trophy winner Ernie Davis (No. 15), at halftime of... more

Special election for 27th Congressional District will be held April 28th

Special election for 27th Congressional District will be held April 28th
Governor Andrew Cuomo has set the date for the special election to fill the seat vacated by former Congressman Chris Collins. The date was set as April 28th, which is the same date as the state’s presidential primary. Critics of the date say that it gives Democrats an unfair advantage, at a point when Republicans will not turn out as... more

Deputies: Syracuse woman stole more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from Seneca County store

Deputies: Syracuse woman stole more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from Seneca County store
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 21-year-old Syracuse resident on a warrant following a theft investigation. Mercedes Smith, 21, of Syracuse was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony. She’s accused of stealing merchandise exceeding a value of $1,000 from a business in Junius in July 2019. Smith was held at the Seneca County Correctional Facility... more

Lodi woman charged with felony DWI after one-car crash

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Deputies report the arrest of a 44-year-old Lodi resident following an investigation into a one-vehicle crash in Seneca County. On January 11th around 10:15 p.m. deputies responded to a one car crash, and upon investigation – identified the driver as 44-year-old Jacquelyn M. Morrow, of Lodi. Investigators determined that she was under the influence of alcohol. She was taken into... more

FLX TRAIL WALK-THROUGH: The Ludovico Sculpture Trail in Seneca Falls (video)

FLX TRAIL WALK-THROUGH: The Ludovico Sculpture Trail in Seneca Falls (video)
Steve Fantone of Mossy Frog Studios produced this walk-through video of the Ludovico Sculpture Trail along the Cayuga-Seneca Canal in Seneca Falls. If you have never walked the entire trail and seen the art installments check out the video below…  . more

Dansville woman charged with grand larceny after issuing multiple bad checks in Ontario County

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A Dansville woman was arrested on felony charges after issuing two bad checks and not returning the merchandise she received at a store in East Bloomfield. Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports that on January 7th deputies arrested Margaret Stuart, 35, for third-degree grand larceny, after allegedly writing two separate checks worth more than $3,520 to the Outdoor Store in East Bloomfield,... more

Phelps farmers argue their herd was killed off by DOT along Thruway

Phelps farmers argue their herd was killed off by DOT along Thruway
On Monday a trial will begin for a case involving cows in Ontario County. John and Jan Fredericks will be in court, finally getting the opportunity to prove what they believed happened over a 15 year period at their farm alongside the New York State Thruway. “We’re looking forward to the Fredericks finally getting their day in court,” said the... more

Retired Judge Tim Buckley looks back at time on bench in Geneva

Retired Judge Tim Buckley looks back at time on bench in Geneva
Retired City Court Judge Tim Buckley is reflecting on his time spent on the bench. He spent nearly 25 years on the bench, and tried to encourage those he encountered to work their way onto the right road. “Everybody can get on the wrong road, myself included,” Buckley told the Finger Lakes Times. “You encourage people to get on the... more

Mets’ Carlos Beltran named in MLB report but will not be suspended as part of Astros’ sign-stealing scandal

Mets’ Carlos Beltran named in MLB report but will not be suspended as part of Astros’ sign-stealing scandal
MLB came down hard on the now-fired duo of Astros manager A.J. Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow on Monday, suspending both of them for one season as part of their involvement in Houston’s sign-stealing scandal. Despite being named in MLB’s report, Mets manager Carlos Beltran — who was a player with the Astros in 2017 when their scheme was ongoing — will not be suspended. SNY’s Andy Martino... more

One airlifted from fire on Liberty Street in Bath

One airlifted from fire on Liberty Street in Bath
On Sunday firefighters were called to 56 Liberty Street in Bath for the report of a structure fire. Chief Matt Glashauser says smoke was showing from the three story building, with apartments on the upper two floors, and businesses on the first. A second alarm brought The Bath VA, Kanona, Hammondsport, Pultney to the scene for additional manpower. Bath Ambulance... more

Watkins Glen man accused of never delivering construction supplies in Seneca County

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The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 52-year-old Watkins Glen man following an investigation into construction supplies. Christopher Burchell, 52, of Watkins Glen was arrested on a warrant issued out of Lodi Town Court after he was paid to deliver construction supplies, but never fulfilled the order. Deputies say that they were assisted by the Schuyler County... more

Remodeled Crosby’s store in Farmington to host re-opening celebration this week

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The Crosby’s store location in Farmington, N.Y. has recently completed renovations and remodeling, and is celebrating with a grand reopening event later this week. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at the store, located at 6090 State Route 96 in Farmington. Mike Deuser of Tripi Foods, Peter Ingalsbe, Farmington town supervisor, and Ron Brand, Farmington... more
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