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Scuba diver finds Amerks legend’s Hall of Fame ring in Canandaigua Lake (video)

“X” doesn’t always mark the spot. It’s not often that we get treasure hunting stories in sports, but this quest for buried gold in Canandaigua Lake certainly fits — like a perfectly-sized ring. “Right then and there I knew, here’s a significant find,” Gary Gavurnik says. Gary Gavurnik has been searching for lost items for years. And with the help... more

Red Wings to become “Rochester Plates” for one game as Garbage Plate tribute

The Rochester Red Wings will be changing their name… for one game. To pay homage to the Flower City’s most iconic cuisine, the Red Wings will be playing as the Rochester Plates on August 10. The name change will come complete with new uniforms and hats, and is meant to honor the 100th anniversary of the Garbage Plate. WHEC: Read... more

Ice covers the ground in surreal Tuesday afternoon scene in Union Springs

Strong storms powered through the region early afternoon on Tuesday and some storms contained a significant amount of hail. One Cayuga County community that saw the most hail was Union Springs. At around 1:00 pm today, Union Springs looked more like a scene from winter than an otherwise sunny, albeit cool, late-afternoon in June. Check out the images from these... more

Aurora man builds amphibious tractor houseboat

Theon Parseghian is used to cars slowing down outside his Aurora residence and workshop. It’s hard to miss the 32-foot houseboat on tractor tires in front of it. The 29-year-old mechanic, fabricator and welder said he’d bought the boat a couple of years ago, intending to make it a guest cottage in the backyard. But where to put a 32-foot... more

Man jumps from bridge into Six Mile Creek while fleeing from police in Ithaca

A man jumped from a bridge into Six Mile Creek Thursday afternoon while police were tailing him in an attempt to serve an arrest warrant related to a domestic violence incident, police said. Lt. Dan Donahue said an off-duty deputy recognized Robert Predmore while he was in the back passenger seat of a red truck that turned onto South Meadow... more

FAKE MONEY: Police say ‘motion picture money’ is going around Geneva

Police in Geneva say they’ve received at least one complaint this week of fake money being passed off as real U.S. currency. Police say that local businesses and residents should closely examine any money they’re being handed to ensure it’s authentic. The money being passed reads “Motion Picture Use Only,” and is the type of prop used in filming. Police... more

Tiger Woods had a Turning Stone Elite Card at time of his DUI arrest

A review of Tiger Woods’ police report from a recent DUI arrest in Florida brought about a small but interesting link to Central New York. There on line 11 under “description of personal property” along with his cell phone, key ring, watch and credit cards: Turning Stone Elite Card. The Turning Stone Elite Card is described as the highest level... more

Police: Seneca Falls woman called dispatch 24 times about incident

A Seneca Falls woman faces multiple charges after police say she called dispatch 24 times attempting to report an incident, which police say had been handled. On Monday at 12:02 am the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Susan L. Ganser, 54, of Seneca Falls for third-degree falsely reporting an incident, two counts of second-degree obstructing governmental administration, and second-degree harassment... more

Lawsuit filed to dissolve Cellino and Barnes

A major team in the legal community may be dissolving, according to court documents. Attorney Ross Cellino, Jr. has filed civil court documents in State Supreme Court seeking to dissolve Cellino and Barnes. At this point, there is no word on why. Cellino and Barnes is one of the largest personal injury firms in the area, with offices stretching as... more

The craziest softball game Groton may have ever seen

Groton defeated visiting Lansing, 17-10, on senior night Tuesday at the Groton Elementary School field. All 17 runs came in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Indians trailing 10-0. “It was amazing,” said Groton head coach Ed Dow, who has been a modified and varsity coach at Groton for more than two decades. “I’ve never been in a... more

Finger Lakes SPCA broken into, puppy stolen from shelter

Officials at the Finger Lakes SPCA say the shelter was broken into and a puppy named Jed was taken overnight. The Finger Lakes SPCA posted on social media that they believed the 8-week-old puppy was in danger. They say the puppy is too young to be adopted and doesn’t have all of its shots. In the Facebook post on Wednesday morning, the... more

Dryden Middle & High Schools close after chemical lab fire

WHCU Radio reports that the Dryden Middle and High Schools closed early Tuesday, late morning, after a fire in a trash can inside a chemistry lab raised air quality concerns. At about 4:00 pm on Tuesday, it was being reported that both the Middle and High Schools will be closed on Wednesday, May 3 while the school district waits for... more

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
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