Greenidge pipeline work to begin soon

Construction of an underground pipeline that will carry natural gas to the Greenidge power plant is expected to start soon. “We have about 30 conditions to meet as part of our approval,” plant manager Dale Irwin said. “We’ve met most of them, but the last few should be in place soon, and then we can get approval to start.” New... more

Traffic stop for speeding, wrong-way driving nets three for heroin, cocaine

Three Syracuse men were arrested in Auburn early Monday morning after authorities said they found amounts of heroin and cocaine in their vehicle during a traffic stop. The Auburn Police Department has charged Anthony M. Sutton Jr., Nahshon T. Nance and Dyrell T. Ferguson each with one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree criminal possession... more

Finger Lakes Land Trust reports on algae threat

The Finger Lakes Land Trust recently released a report highlighting the threat of toxic algae and sprawling development on the region’s land and water resources, and calling for an investment of $100 million over the next decade to address these threats. The report, “Lakes, Farms, & Forests Forever,” is based on a year-long comprehensive assessment of the region’s natural resources... more

City manager appoints Joe Morabito as new Auburn Fire Department chief

Auburn City Manager Jeff Dygert moved Monday to appoint his successor as chief of the city's fire department. Assistant Chief Joe Morabito will become the newest head of the Auburn Fire Department. Dygert said the appointment will be effective next Monday pending the finalization of relevant documentation. The Auburn Citizen – News: Read More more

Wayne County school officials to discuss elementary school merger

School officials in Wayne County are expected to have an open conversation with parents about their decision to merge two elementary schools. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Monday night. It is at the Performing Arts Center in the high school. The district does ask that parents RSVP by calling 315-524-1001. Daily Messenger: Read More more

Sales Tax Revenue Sharing committee formed, members announced in Seneca County

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors named the individuals who would have a seat at the Special Committee on Sales Tax Revenue Sharing. Sharing sales tax has been a hotly debated subject, as members of the board grapple with understanding what money would be shared, and how it would be shared with individual municipalities. The Special Committee on Sales Tax... more

New York Chiropractic College names next president

Thomas R. De Vita, DC, chair of the New York Chiropractic College Board of Trustees, today announced the selection of Michael A. Mestan, DC, EdD, as the College’s next president, succeeding Frank J. Nicchi, DC, MS, upon his retirement, scheduled for August 31, 2017. In 2015, knowing that Dr. Nicchi was approaching retirement, the Board of Trustees appointed a Succession... more

Kolb backs Clara’s Law, which would require health-care facilities to report incidents of sexual misconduct

Ed Bowman vowed he wouldn’t give up a quest to push lawmakers into creating legislation that would help protect patients from abusive medical-care workers. Since moving back to the area from Florida earlier this year, the 76-year-old Bowman has contacted numerous federal and state lawmakers. He wants legislation adopted that would keep healthcare workers who have abused patients from moving... more

Public hearing set for proposed Fishers Fire District $4.1M budget

A proposed $4.1 million spending plan will be the subject of a public hearing for Fishers Fire District residents this week. The district’s Board of Fire Commissioners (BOFC) will host a public hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Fishers Fire Station 2, 380 High Street in Victor. Up for review is the 2017 draft budget that would... more

‘Walk to School’ event takes place in Lyons

Students from the local school district hit the streets during the district’s first year of participating in National Walk to School Day Oct. 5. This was the 20th year that the National Center for Safe Routes to School has sponsored the program. Staff, students and families throughout the school district participated in the walk. At the middle/high school, approximately 100... more

Weber This Week: Menzo Case & Katie MacIntyre of Generations Bank in-studio

Generations Bank President and CEO Menzo Case and Marketing Director Katie McIntyre were in-studio on Monday morning’s Weber This Week show to talk about the recent renovations at their Seneca Falls Cayuga Street location and the state of the banking industry ahead of November’s presidential election. Check out the conversation below… AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Generations Bank named 19th best place to work in CNY

Generations Bank was named the 19th Best Place to Work in Central New York, by Central New York Business Journal. The award was presented on October 13th at the 4th Annual CNY Best Places to Work event at SRC Arena & Events Center, on the campus of Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, N.Y. The Business Journal News Network and BizEventz... more

Hornell man charged with DWI in Penn Yan

A Hornell man was charged with driving while intoxicated in Penn Yan after a traffic stop on Sunday, according to authorities. Police say Joshua Wing, 32, of Penn Yan was driving to his residence when he was stopped by police and admitted to consuming alcohol. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, and driver’s view obstructed.... more

UPDATE: One airlifted with internal injuries after serious accident in Phelps

New details have emerged after an accident at the corner of Griffith Road and Fort Hill Road in the Town of Phelps. Deputies say that Heather Jo McGovern, 28, of Newark was traveling east on Griffith Road and failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection of Fort Hill Road. Jeffery M. VanCamp, 35, of Newark was traveling... more

Geneva resident’s huge Trump sign drawing plenty of attention

You won’t have to ask Daryl Soscia who he’s supporting in the presidential election. The sign out front of his home at 20 Copeland Ave. says it all: “TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.” But it’s not the word that make his sign stand out on this street full of well-kept homes and manicured lawns. Finger Lakes Times –... more

Tompkins: Woman sentenced to jail after beating man with Patron bottle

A woman was sentenced Friday afternoon to jail and probation after a jury found her guilty of beating a man with a Patron bottle last summer on Cayuga Lake. In July, Christy M. Tucker was found guilty of felony second-degree assault, and not guilty of first-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon. Ithaca Voice: Read More more
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