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One-vehicle rollover in Scipio closes Rt. 38; DEC called to scene

A crash that happened around 8:38 pm on Tuesday resulted in the temporary closure of State Rt. 38, as well as the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation being called to the scene. The accident happened near Fire Road 18 when a vehicle rolled over, which resulted in gasoline being spilled in the ditch. The accident scene, located in... more

One sent to Strong after colliding with tree on SR 96 in Manchester

Deputies in Ontario County along with the Manchester Fire Department responded to State Rt. 96 and Sandhill Rd. for a car into a tree on Monday around 7:36 pm. Deputies say Dennis Behr, 46, of Fairport was traveling east on Rt. 96 when he suffered a medical emergency causing him to veer off the roadway and strike a tree. He... more

Stanley woman fled deputies at 91 mph on 5&20, charged with DWI

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a 41-year-old Stanley woman after a brief pursuit on State Rt. 5&20. The entire ordeal took place during the early-morning hours of Sunday. Deputies say they attempted to stop Dennie C. Lynn, 41, of Stanley when they observed her speeding — going nearly 40 mph over the posted speed limit. They say Lynn was observed... more

Deputies investigating ‘hit and run’ accident in Ontario

Deputies are investigating a hit and run accident that happened around 2:30 am. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says they’re seeking information from the public to help identify and find the driver involved. Deputies say a vehicle traveling east on Ridge Rd. exited the south side of the roadway striking a 2010 Kia Sol at 2110 Ridge Rd. totaling the... more

Bloomfield man crashes into ditch; charged with aggravated DWI

Deputies in Ontario County say that a 24-year-old Bloomfield man is facing an aggravated DWI charge after a crash on East Lake Rd. Jacob L. Nichols, 24, of Bloomfield was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after he was traveling northbound on East Lake Rd. in Richmond — and lost control of the vehicle. He crashed into a ditch, and... more

Elmira man leads police on chase; gets stuck in snow in Tompkins Co.

An Elmira man is facing multiple charges after he fled police, leading deputies on a pursuit in Newfield. Deputies say that they attempted to stop a GMC pickup truck on March 19th around 3:23 am when the vehicle fled from deputies and drop onto the railroad tracks near Hillview Rd. The truck drove down the tracks and eventually was stuck... more

Fairport man drives into ditch, charged with DWI

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 23-year-old Fairport man following a property damage accident, where a vehicle was found disabled in a ditch. Deputies say Nathan John Klein, 23, of Fairport was driving a 2002 Dodge Caravan on State Rt. 332 while he was intoxicated. He drove into a ditch, thus disabling his vehicle. He was... more

Boards place restrictions on new used car business coming to Newark

The village of Newark will see a new spot to buy a used car with approval by both zoning and planning boards but the approval didn’t come without some opposition. Code Enforcement Officer Mark Peake announced the new business at the last Village Board meeting in February. Peake said the planning and zoning boards met and agreed to issue a... more

BICYCLIST STRUCK: 13-year-old wasn’t wearing helmet in Rt. 96 crash in Victor

A 13-year-old was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with a head injury after being struck by an SUV on State Rt. 96 in Victor Saturday evening. The crash happened around 9:30 pm, according to scanner traffic. Deputies say the accident happened near Heath Row in the Town of Victor when a 13-year-old, identified as Evan J. Yearwood, of Victor, was... more

Both drivers ticketed after two car crash on Fort Hill Rd.

On Saturday around 12:23 pm deputies responded to Fort Hill Rd. in Seneca for an accident involving two vehicles. Deputies say an SUV operated by Judy Buddle, of Geneva was traveling south on Fort Hill Rd. when it turned left in front of a sedan operated by Kara Maples, of Geneva. Buddle suffered a leg injury in the accident and... more

Snowmobile crash sends Newark man to Strong Hospital

A Newark man was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital after his snow mobile crashed in Manchester, according to deputies. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Tuesday at approximately 9:26 pm deputies were called to Pioneer Rd. in Manchester for the report of a snowmobile accident. Both Shortsville Fire Department and Ambulance responded to the scene. The operator of... more

Canandaigua woman drove drunk, caused crash on SR 364 in Gorham

On Thursday a Canandaigua woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a crash on State Rt. 364 in Gorham. Deputies say the accident happened at the intersection of Kipp Rd. and Rt. 364 when Christina M. Smith, 26, of Canandaigua was traveling west on Kipp Rd. and failed to stop at the intersection. Her vehicle struck a... more

‘Exceptionally large load’ being hauled through Ithaca on Friday

The Ithaca Police Department reports that a commercial truck, towing an exceptionally long load is scheduled to travel through the Ithaca area in a southerly direction on Friday. The truck and trailer are over 380 feet long and twenty feet wide, according to police. It’s the same commercial load that came through the area in February, which was a GE... more

Truckers say “travel ban costs thousands”

A travel ban on tractor trailers that lasted for nearly a day and a half was quite costly to individuals whose livelihood depends on the open road. “If I ain’t turning the wheels I ain’t making any money,” said James Potts, who owns his own tractor trailer, “I’ve lost about $3,000 this week.” Potts said he charges $2 a mile... more

Tompkins Sheriff: Roadways are reopened, but drivers should use caution

LATEST: Effective at 6 am on Wednesday, Sheriff Lansing has reopened roadways in Tompkins County. He encouraged residents who are out operating vehicles to use extreme caution and patience as snow and ice remain on the roads. He says that blowing and drifting could continue to cause problems throughout the day on Wednesday. Tuesday, March 14th: 2 pm In a... more

Two sent to the hospital after accident in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that they were called to a one vehicle personal injury crash on Bauer Rd. after a driver swerved to miss a deer. The driver, identified as Matthew J. Wade, 28, of Waterloo was northbound, went off the road — striking several trees and a utility pole before coming to rest in a wooded area.... more

Area flights already delayed, cancelled ahead of winter storm

If you’re trying to get out of the area ahead of Monday night’s major winter storm — the clock is ticking. As of noontime, thousands of flights had already been delayed or cancelled in Rochester, Syracuse and Ithaca. With connecting flights to major hubs along the east coast — plenty are prepping for days of bogged down travel. New York... more
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