Wegmans hash browns recalled for ‘golf ball materials’

Wegmans’ hash browns are the latest to be recalled for, of all things, potentially having “golf ball materials”. According to Wegmans’ website, the company’s O’Brien Hash Browns 28 oz. bags are being recalled because “they may contain golf ball materials.” The company says the affected products have UPC code 07789036523, a “Best By” date of October 2017 and production code... more

Honeoye woman steals credit card making purchases at Best Buy, Taco Bell

A Honeoye resident has been charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after deputies say she stole a credit car belonging to a co-worker. Deputies arrested Laurin M. Carroll, 26, of Honeoye at Best Buy in Victor after she stole a co-worker’s credit card and used it for unauthorized purchases totaling more than $80. She spent $73.08 at Best Buy and $10.84... more

Phelps crews make a ‘purr-fectly’ awesome rescue

The small gray-and-white stowaway wasn't a kitten, but it wasn't a full-grown cat, either. But the cat's size was just right for getting stuck in the engine compartment — and it wasn't coming out, at least not without some coaxing and nifty automobile repair expertise from Phelps firefighters. Rescue crews were called shortly after noon Saturday to a gas station... more

Auburn police: Driver in crash was distracted by someone ‘dancing’ near Grant Avenue

No tickets will be issued following a three-vehicle accident on Sunday that snarled westbound traffic along a portion of Route 5 in Auburn, according to the Auburn Police Department. The accident occurred at 4:51 p.m. along Grant Avenue near Lansing Street when the driver of a Volkswagon Jetta, 19-year-old Moravia woman Annissia Rowland, was reportedly distracted by “an unknown individual... more

Happy meal for couples: Valentine’s Dinner brewing at Canandaigua McDonald’s

Grab your sweetheart, kid or grandmother. For any couple, $20 on Valentine’s Day will buy you a three-course dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 14 – at the Canandaigua McDonald’s. Valentine’s Dinner was the brainchild of managers at the Routes 5 and 20 restaurant who wanted to do something fun and different. They also wanted to raise money for Ronald McDonald House... more

7 foot 8 inch tall Razorshark Bob Wegner makes season debut

Nobody knows if the Rochester RazorSharks got better, but they sure are taller. The team announced Friday that it has signed 7-foot-8 center Bob Wegner, one of the world’s tallest professional athletes, to a four-game contract and made his debut when Rochester hosted the Providence Sky Chiefs on Saturday in their home opener at Blue Cross Arena at the Community... more

Victor couple expresses distress with upside-down flag

Devastated, stunned and incredibly fearful. Those are the words Victor resident Laura Glasner used to describe the moment she realized that Donald Trump would soon be president. She said her concern is based on the president-elect’s characterization of racial and ethnic groups, his approach to free speech, his disregard for global warming and a proposal that includes the implementation of... more

Police: Newark man stole engagement ring from family member

New York State Police say a 26-year-old Newark man has been arrested after he allegedly stole a diamond engagement ring from the residence of a family member. State Police report that Zachary R. Patanzo, 26, of Newark was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after allegedly stealing a diamond engagement ring from a family member in Lyons while residing at the... more

Ithaca couple gives historic house a new home

Bill and Susan Lesser always admired the architecture of the 1840s-era Greek Revival-style house at 341 Coddington Road while driving by it on the way to and from their own similar home about 200 yards down the road. The Lessers and other neighbors have watched the vacant historic house in the town of Ithaca deteriorate over the past 20 years... more

Kenny rants on the Rochester City Court Judge who was stopped on 490 and charged with DWI

Kenny rants on Leticia Astacio, the Rochester City Court Judge who was stopped on 490 with four flat tires and charged with DWI. Also, Kenny’s thoughts on the Syracuse Orange, Buffalo Bills, and the Mynderse and Waterloo boys and girls varsity basketball squads heading into 2016-17. Check out the episode at FingerLakes1.TV Audio Only Version: more

Police: Auburn man arrested for throwing a small trampoline at a woman

An Auburn man is facing a felony charge after allegedly throwing a trampoline at a woman and injuring her. Abel C. Arambarry of Auburn got into an argument with a woman at his home on Thursday night, said Auburn police. During the domestic incident, police said the 37-year-old picked up a small trampoline and threw it at the woman, striking... more

Auburn man accused of smearing feces, writing graffiti on wall of motel in Oswego Co.

An Auburn man is accused of trashing a room at a motel in Mexico that he was living in, according to the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say 64-year-old John Batuk, of Auburn, has been charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Those charges come after an investigation into an incident at the La Siesta Motel in Mexico that occurred at some... more

State working with Auburn homeowner to remove any remaining prison inmate bones

here may be more human bones from state prison inmates buried in the backyard of an Auburn home, and the state is working with the owner to find and remove them. The house on Fitch Avenue abutting Auburn’s Fort Hill Cemetery has Halloween decorations out front and pumpkins lining the stairs up to the door. The Auburn Citizen – News:... more

A selfie of your election ballot? Not in New York State

As voters cast their ballots in this age of social media, capturing that experience with a selfie isn’t as simple as you might think. A century-old New York law makes it a misdemeanor to show a marked election ballot to others. That includes taking a picture of your completed ballot. “It’s just ridiculous that people can’t do that. We have... more
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