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Manchester Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan announces candidacy in 131st District

Manchester Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan announces candidacy in 131st District
Manchester Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan, a Republican, has entered the race for New York State Assembly in the 131st District. Earlier this week, longtime Assemblyman Brian Kolb announced that he would not seek re-election. Gallahan has been active in the community, and local politics for decades. He owns CR7 Catering & Food with his wife Lynn, and has worked in... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)
This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young challenger is taking a broad approach to politics, and working to bring new voices into state policy. New... more

Wolcott man charged with felony assault, robbery after violent incident

Wolcott man charged with felony assault, robbery after violent incident
Deputies in Wayne County say they have made an arrest following a robbery and assault that occurred in North Rose on January 17th. The Sheriff’s Office reports that Kenneth E. Wilson, 40, of Wolcott was charged with two counts of first-degree robbery, and one count of first-degree assault. Deputies say the victim was beaten and robbed. However, they did not... more

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds
On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors met for its regular monthly meeting. The Board considered and approved a total of 52 resolutions. Board Chairman John Marren (Victor) said that the most important resolution of the night was the resolution presented by the Ways & Means Committee that called on the State of New York to restore $2,391,000 in... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Pal-Mac battles Waterloo for Finger Lakes East girls title (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Pal-Mac battles Waterloo for Finger Lakes East girls title (FL1 Sports)
Coach Dan Harris brings his Pal-Mac Lady Indians to face-off with Coach Michael Bree’s Waterloo Indians in a game to likely decide the 2020 Finger Lakes East Championship on Friday night at Waterloo High School. Jim Sinicropi and Mike Alessio have the call for FL1 Sports.  . more

Officials say flu season still hasn’t peaked, Cuomo urges residents to take precautions

Officials say flu season still hasn’t peaked, Cuomo urges residents to take precautions
On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo reminded residents to take recommended precautions to protect themselves from the flu as new numbers released this week show flu activity still has not reached its peak this season. Flu cases in New York this season are expected to set record-high levels since the New York State Department of Health began tracking flu cases during the... more

Large structure fire prompts heavy response in Wayne County

Heavy response to Sodus structure fire on Defisher Road
Firefighters around Wayne County were called to a structure fire on Defisher Road a little before 9 a.m. Scanner traffic indicates that the fire was reported at 5736 Defisher Road in Sodus. First responders from Sodus, East Williamson, Wallington, Pultneyville, Fairville, Marion, and Sodus Center were all either called to the scene, or were covering other departments through mutual aid.... more

Victor CSD holds first board of education meeting since bus incident

Victor CSD holds first board of education meeting since bus incident
District officials said the driver of a Victor Central School District bus followed protocols, and did not let students inside the bus off for about 15 minutes because the driver couldn’t get the students to behave. The statement described the incident as ‘unfortunate and unacceptable’. On Thursday, the Victor Board of Education met for the first time since the incident... more

Rochester man accused of selling ‘large quantity’ of narcotics in Canandaigua

Rochester man accused of selling ‘large quantity’ of narcotics in Canandaigua
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a Rochester man following an investigation into the sale of heroin, fentanyl, and cocaine in the city over a period of time. Police say Anthony Lopez, 34, of Rochester sold a large amount of those drugs, and was taken into custody on February 12th. He was charged with third-degree criminal sale of... more

Penn Yan woman charged after pursuit, driver of truck remains at-large

Penn Yan woman charged after pursuit, driver of truck remains at-large
A Penn Yan woman was arrested following a pursuit over the weekend. Samantha Hansen, 30, of Penn Yan was found to have rented a pickup truck that another person, identified as John Northrup, was operating. When police saw Northrup operating the truck – he took off. Due to road and weather conditions the pursuit was called off as Northrup went... more

Police: 12 arrested after second day of protest in Ithaca

Police: 12 arrested after second day of protest in Ithaca
A total of 12 people were arrested after protests on Thursday at a business in Ithaca. Eight of the protesters were adults and charged with third-degree criminal trespass while four others were juveniles and released to parents or guardians, police said in a press release. On Wednesday, protesters blocked traffic at the intersection of South Cayuga and East Green streets.... more

Lyons man charged with assault, aggravated family offense after domestic incident

Lyons man charged with assault, aggravated family offense after domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following the investigation of a domestic incident Thursday night. Deputies arrested Damian Brantley, 29, of Lyons was charged with assault and aggravated family offense. It’s alleged that he was involved in a physical altercation with another person who was ultimately hurt. Brantley was transported to the Wayne County... more

Route 89 reopened in Seneca Falls after disabled bus blocks lane

Disabled bus shuts down part of Rt. 89 in Seneca Falls
Transportation officials report that part of Route 89 at Lower Lake Road was closed due to an incident around 7 a.m. A disabled bus was said to be blocking the northbound lane of Route 89 near the intersection with Lower Lake Road. A transportation notification indicated that the closure could last up to two hours. However, the road was fully-reopened... more

Spectrum customers fight for refund after outage, but company gives varying credits

Spectrum customers fight for refund after outage, but company gives varying credits
Spectrum said in a statement after last weekend’s service outage that it would give customers a credit. The caveat was that those customers would have to call to get it. And that would mean sitting on hold, as countless others called for that — and other reasons. But, how much of a credit were customers going to get? Dana Preville... more

Trump says he’ll get back to Cuomo next week after TTP meeting

Trump says he’ll get back to Cuomo next week after TTP meeting
It doesn’t look like any action was taken during, or immediately following Governor Andrew Cuomo’s meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday. The two met over the suspension of the Trusted Traveler Program. Late-Thursday, Governor Cuomo’s communication director issued the following statement: “Governor Cuomo met with President Trump today to discuss the situation and the dire need to rectify it.... more

$4.5 million coming to Sodus Bay Harbor for repairs

$4.5 million coming to Sodus Bay Harbor for repairs
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has received $91,256,500 in the Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan, to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility. This is in addition to the $24,562,000 the District has already received in the Fiscal Year 2020 President’s Budget. “This is a critical time for investments in our nation’s infrastructure,” said Lt. Col... more

Katko, Brindisi call on International Joint Commission to maximize outflows

Katko, Brindisi call on International Joint Commission to maximize outflows
Maximize the outflows from Lake Ontario. That was the message from Representatives John Katko and Anthony Brindisi. They both sent letters to the chair of the agency that regulates water levels on Lake Ontario, as well as the St. Lawrence River. In the letter, the two called on IJC to keep outflows from the Moses-Saunders Dam maintained above Plan 2014... more
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