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Two arrested after armed robberies in Cayuga Co., third suspect sought by police

Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould reports that investigators are seeking a third suspect who was involved in an armed robbery, which occurred in the Town of Scipio. Gould says that on August 27, members of the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a farm in the Town of Scipio for the report of an armed robbery. The residents of... more

Street sweeper causes accident in Seneca Falls, one sent to hospital

A Waterloo man was hospitalized after a street sweeper crossed in the path of his vehicle, according to authorities. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that on August 31 at approximately 8:15 am investigators were called to a two car personal injury accident on State Route 414. The accident occurred in the Town of Seneca Falls and happened when a... more

Canandaigua woman sentenced after crashing with child in car

A Canandaigua woman will spend the next 10 months behind bars in Ontario County after her involvement in a car accident in March led to deputies learning that she was under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Earlier this summer, Sheila Gibson plead guilty to aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child in the car — as well as driving... more

Ex-Lyons man charged with sex offender violations

A former local resident was arrested in Alabama following an investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the Lowndes County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Office. Allen E. Fuller, 66, was charged Aug. 26 with violations of sex offender requirements in Alabama. Wayne County sheriff’s investigators said Fuller was convicted in 1996 of attempted first-degree rape and sentenced to prison in New... more

Finger Lakes Land Bank to hire CEO

The Finger Lakes Regional Land Bank is taking a step toward doing what it was formed to do. The 1-year-old entity was established to acquire delinquent and deteriorating properties, rehabilitate them and sell them to new owners, thus returning them to the tax roll. Read more from the Finger Lakes Times more

Seneca Falls man hospitalized after being struck on bicycle

A bicyclist and his daughter were struck by a vehicle in Seneca Falls, according to the Seneca Falls Police Department. Authorities say that the accident occurred at the intersection of Seneca Manor Dr. and Chief Seneca Ave. in the Town of Seneca Falls on August 29, at 8:05 pm. David Lousley of Seneca Falls was riding his bicycle on Chief... more

Harmful algae blooms spotted in Seneca Lake

According to testing conducted by Hobart and William Smith College’s Finger Lakes Institute, as well as SUNY ESF, two locations near Dresden tested positive for Blue-Green Algae or Harmful Algae Blooms in Seneca Lake. The test is the first time that any harmful algae blooms have been officially noted in Seneca Lake this summer. While the activity has not be... more

Two arrested on prostitution charges in Canandaigua

The Canandaigua Police Department has arrested two females as a result of an investigation into prostitution. On Wednesday at 6:15 pm, Crystal Stevenson, age 30 of 539 Frost Street in Rochester, was arrested on South Main Street and charged with one count of prostitution. On Thursday at 2:00 pm, Tesa A. Smith, age 26 of 8694 North Allens Hill in Bloomfield,... more

Inside the FLX: Baldridge talks about campaign for 54th, issues throughout region

Rose Supervisor Kenan Baldridge has made a career out of being an approachable person, who connects with individuals on a direct level. On this week’s Inside the FLX podcast Baldridge joined Josh Durso in-studio for a 30-minute chat about his campaign for New York State Senate. Baldridge is the sole Democrat left in the race, after Geneva City Supervisor Charlie... more

Invasive species choke Cayuga County water bodies more than expected this summer

Leave the weed cutting on lakes to the professionals, was one common theme at Thursday morning’s Cayuga County Water Quality Management Agency meeting. Invasive species have proved to be particularly difficult to manage this year, and in areas such as Cayuga Lake and Skaneateles Lake, agencies have found property owners with good intentions trying to help, but potentially making things... more

Naples man charged with DWI after driving to court under influence of alcohol

Deputies in Ontario County say that a Naples man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after driving his vehicle to court in Canandaigua under the influence of alcohol. David Ernest Romeiser, 60, of Naples was charged with driving while intoxicated after investigators found that Romeiser had driven to Canandaigua Town Court while he was under the influence — with a... more

Wayne County dog shooting case reopened after new information revealed

Wayne County dog shooting case reopened after new information revealed
The investigation into the death of a dog shot by the Macedon town code enforcement officer on Aug. 9 has been reopened, with the possibility of charges against the town employee still a possibility. Wayne County District Attorney Rick Healy initially denied action against Ron Hall following information the prosecutor received suggesting that the code enforcement officer and part-time Macedon... more
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