Day: March 25, 2020

Keuka Lake distillery switches to producing hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 pandemic

Keuka Lake distillery switches to producing hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 pandemic

A distillery on Keuka Lake is changing its operation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. An Antler Run Distilling, which is Keuka Lake’s newest distillery is helping local health professionals obtain hand sanitizer. The company will provide the supply to local health professionals, retirement ... MORE
Life, Yates County
Non-resident tests positive for COVID-19 in Seneca County

Non-resident tests positive for COVID-19 in Seneca County

The Seneca County Health Department was notified on Wednesday that an individual from out of the area who tested positive for COVID-19 on March 22nd is completing their mandatory isolation at a residence in Seneca County. The individual is currently being isolated ... MORE
TRACKING COVID-19: Cuomo says shutdown could last months, addresses New Yorkers Monday AM (full coverage)

TRACKING COVID-19: Dozens of cases now confirmed in the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

Follow along with updates from officials - local, state, and federal - as the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 response continues around the region. Our 'Latest News' section will be updated around the clock. We'll be documenting school closures, public health announcements, and ... MORE
Barn destroyed in Macedon after massive fire

Barn destroyed in Macedon after massive fire

First responders say livestock died following a devastating fire in the town of Macedon on Tuesday. A large barn burned near the intersection of Canandaigua Road and State Route 31. A passerby reported the fire — it’s unclear at this time how ... MORE
Fire, Macedon, News, Wayne County
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Canandaigua company gets involved in sewing protective masks for local hospitals

A manufacturing company in Canandaigua is hard at work to build masks for local healthcare professionals. Select Fabrications usually makes shielding tents. Those are typically sold off to government agencies. Now though, workers are teaming up with another company — Turbett Surgical ... MORE
Rural hospitals throughout the Finger Lakes plan for expansion as COVID-19 pandemic spreads

Rural hospitals throughout the Finger Lakes plan for expansion as COVID-19 pandemic spreads

Some of the smallest hospitals in the region are ready for whatever comes next as the Novel Coronavirus continues to spread throughout New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo pointed to this state as being a hotspot, in the pandemic, which has left hundreds-of-thousands ... MORE
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Historic $2 trillion bailout coming to small businesses, workers, and health care system

Historic $2 trillion bailout coming to small businesses, workers, and health care system

The White House and Senate Leaders from both parties announced an agreement during the early-morning hours on Wednesday that would rush weeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. “Ladies and gentlemen, we are done ... MORE
Coronavirus, News
Deadly intersection in Ontario County could see roundabout as solution

Deadly intersection in Ontario County could see roundabout as solution

A problematic intersection in Ontario County could finally be getting the overhaul it needs. An off-duty corrections officer was killed at the intersection of County Road 46 and Smith Road in Hopewell in 2017. It devastated the community, but in recent months ... MORE
Waterloo man charged with harassment, criminal mischief after incident

Waterloo man charged with harassment, criminal mischief after incident

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a Waterloo man following a disturbance at a local residence. Kevin Erb, 33, of Waterloo is accused of engaging in a dispute with another person. While leaving the residence, he intentionally broke off ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls woman

Police: Seneca Falls woman violates protective order

On Friday, March 20th at 4:16 p.m. police arrested a 38-year-old Seneca Falls woman following an arrest in February for menacing. Alisha Simmons, 38, was accused of menacing another person with a weapon this past winter, which resulted in a court order ... MORE
Phelps woman accused of stealing $58K from her employer in Wayne County

Phelps woman accused of stealing $58K from her employer in Wayne County

A Phelps resident has been arrested and accused of embezzling more than $58,000 from her employer in Wayne County. The alleged theft occurred over a period of five years, investigators say. Shannon Forbes, 36, of Phelps was the former bookkeeper for Empire ... MORE