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UPDATE: State Rt. 89 re-opened after tractor-trailer overturns in Romulus

New York State Department of Transportation officials say State Route 89 between North Cayuga Lake Road and South Cayuga Lake Road was closed on Monday for more than five hours after a tractor-trailer overturned. All lanes were closed, but re-opened around 1:30 p.m. No additional details were available. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. more

Search resumes for Sodus Point woman missing since 1991, daughter is hopeful

The search for a missing woman last seen in Sodus Point nearly 30 years ago is active again. The daughter of Judith Geurin, who was last seen in 1991, tells us that over the weekend, a tip lead deputies to search an area in Sodus Point where her mother lived. Judith’s daughter, Amy Kusaywa, lives in Albany. She spoke to... more

Despite Tuesday rain, forecast looks like summer as Memorial Day approaches

If Memorial Day Weekend means you’re headed out, or hitting the road – the weather is going to cooperate nearly every day. While the forecast calls for some rain early on Tuesday, temperatures will be above 70 – and even push into the 80s during the late-week timeframe to make it feel like summer in the Finger Lakes. The rain... more

One airlifted, three others injured after crash on SR 104 in Sodus

Four people were sent to area hospitals after a three-vehicle crash on State Route 104 in Sodus. Deputies say Carlos Vasquez, 29, of Wolcott rear-ended another operated by Victoria L. Pascarella, 47, of Sodus. Her vehicle went off the roadway a d struck a tree — while Vasquez’s vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane and hit another vehicle — operated... more

Molinaro, GOP candidate for NY governor, picks Killian to be his running mate

A former elected official and two-time state Senate candidate from Westchester County has been chosen to be presumptive Republican gubernatorial nominee Marc Molinaro’s running mate. Molinaro’s campaign announced Sunday that Julie Killian, a married mother of five and a former deputy mayor and city councilor in Rye, will join the GOP ticket. “Julie Killian is a champion for people who... more

Penn Yan woman accused of stealing, hiding kayaks

Police say a Penn Yan woman was arrested after an investigation into stolen kayaks, which came up missing last month. Police say Brianna Andrews, of Penn Yan is accused of stealing kayaks, which went missing on April 23rd. She allegedly took the two L.L. Bean kayaks from the edge of property on Sherman Street, which had been left there by... more

Wayne Co. elections begin to take shape

In November, a number of local (County and State) races are open or contested. Local residents, with government in mind, are lining up to throw their hats in the ring in four local races: County Treasurer, County Coroner (2 positions), State Assembly for the 130th District, State Senate (54th district) . The County Treasurer position is open following the death... more

Credibility of top Upstate Medical University official questioned

The credibility of a top Upstate Medical University official is being questioned after his account of narrowly escaping a car bombing in Afghanistan and some other dramatic claims he made in a 2017 videotaped speech have been debunked in a report by the Albany Times Union. Sergio A. Garcia, Upstate’s chief of staff, said in the speech he was part... more

Water main break repaired in Town of Ontario

The water main break that occurred in the Town of Ontario early Sunday morning has now been repaired. The original damage happened just before 3 a.m. on Sunday and was fixed around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Officials say the entire system is back online and they are currently flushing out the system. Customers will experience purge accumulated air and sediment... more

Deputies: Intoxicated woman fired shots from gun, no injuries

A Victor resident was arrested after deputies responded to the Village for reports of shots fired. After receiving multiple reports of gunshots having been fired at Great Brook Apartments — deputies arrived, investigating the incident thoroughly. Deputies say Stephanie K. Kukurudza, 40, of Victor had discharged a firearm within village limits in the dark, while in an intoxicated condition. She... more

Study says more kids are thinking about suicide

Shocking statistics show more kids are thinking about suicide and trying to hurt themselves. A new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics found the number of kids hospitalized for thinking about or attempting suicide doubled in less than a decade. This comes as the controversial series 13 reasons why releases its second season on Netflix. Without giving away any... more

Dinolfo: I won’t run for Lieutenant Governor

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo will not be seeking the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor. In a statement sent out on Sunday morning, Dinolfo cited the “incredible honor” of serving as County Executive, and how she remains committed to serving the community. Her announcement comes just days after Marc Molinaro- the likely Republican nominee to lead the state- spoke highly... more

Rochester man stole $3K worth of power equipment from Victor Power Equipment

Deputies say a 51-year-old Rochester man was arrested for stealing power equipment from a business in Victor in April. Dean A. Klejment was charged with third-degree grand larceny after stealing more than $3,000 worth of power equipment from Victor Power Equipment on April 21st. He was arraigned in Victor Town Court and committed to the jail in lieu of no... more

Odessa man charged with DWI, open container in Watkins Glen

Police say a 58-year-old Odessa man was arrested last week following a traffic stop on Decatur Street. Gary R. Cooper, 58, was charged with opoen container, driving while intoxicated, and for having a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher. Cooper was arraigned in Watkins Glen Village Court and committed to the Schuyler County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail.... more

Deputies: Victor teen stopped for speeding, possessed controlled substance

A 17-year-old Victor resident was arrested for driving while on drugs, according to deputies — after a traffic stop for speeding this week. Christopher D. Collier, 17, was stopped for speeding on State Route 96 in the Town of Victor. Deputies say that during the stop — he was observed possessing a controlled substance. It was further determined that Collier... more

Generations Bank announces the 39th annual American Cancer Society Golf Tournament

Generations Bank announces the 39th Annual American Cancer Society Golf Tournament on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at the Seneca Falls Country Club. Teams consist of 4 people, $80 per person. This provides each team with 18 holes to play with cart, lunch, dinner, and a tournament gift. The winning team will also get a trophy in memory of Bob Rosenkrans.... more

Senator Helming, Assemblyman Finch deliver $500,000 to protect Village of Aurora from harmful algal blooms

Senator Pam Helming and Assemblyman Gary Finch today announced that they have secured $500,000 to purchase a new water filtration system for the Village of Aurora/Wells College water plant. Currently, the outdated system cannot filter out harmful algal blooms (HABs). “The families and businesses of Aurora deserve to know that when they turn on the tap, their water is safe... more

Crews respond to accident at West Bloomfield 7Eleven, driver ticketed

On Tuesday around 12:32 a.m. deputies responded to the 7Eleven located at 9169 State Route 5&20 in West Bloomfield for a personal injury accident. The West Bloomfield Fire Department and Honeoye Falls Mendon EMS responded to the scene, as well. Deputies say John J. Slack, 32, of Penn Yan was cited for failure to keep right, unlicensed operation, aggravated unlicensed... more
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