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Girl hurt after hit-and-run with Amish buggy in Rose; authorities search for driver

State Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run in the Town of Rose. Troopers say an 11-year-old girl suffered minor injuries in the accident, which happened on Wayne Center Rose Road around 4 pm. There were three children in the buggy; and no adults were with them, according to state police.... more

Airplane lands in Seneca County field; rollover reported after landing

First responders were called to an airplane crash in Seneca County on Tuesday, but fortunately, there were no reported injuries. The call came in around 11:20 am. According to first responders, the plane landed in a field and rolled over in the area of East Road. Magee Fire Department and North Seneca Ambulance were initially called to the scene, but... more

Overnight roadwork, back-in parking coming to Genesee Street in Auburn

More traffic changes are slated for downtown Auburn in the coming weeks, including overnight construction and the transition to back-in angle parking on Genesee Street. Beginning Wednesday, June 13, overnight paving will begin on Genesee Street from North and South streets to James Street. Work will take place from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and continue through Friday, June 15.... more

Damaged “I Love NY” signs going back up just before deadline for removal

Mother Nature recently sided with the Federal Government, ripping down some of the “I Love NY” signs that have been the center of a bitter battle between New York State and the Federal Highway Administration. But the state is doubling-down, using your tax dollars to put them back up despite a federal penalty of $14 million if all the signs... more

Teen mistakenly hits gas pedal, strikes two cars in Sodus

Deputies say they investigated a three-car accident with injuries in the village of Sodus Point on Monday. The crash happened shortly before 8 pm on First Street near Sodus Point Park for the reported crash. Police say 16-year-old Jasmine Davis was exiting the park and made a left turn onto First Street. They say she lost control of her vehicle... more

Hornell man charged with DWI after crash

On Saturday, Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard says a Hornell man was taken into custody after an investigation into a single-car crash on Buena Vista Road in Howard. Griffin M. Ellis, 35, was charged with driving while intoxicated, unregistered motor vehicle, unsafe start, and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle. He was issued traffic citations, and deputies report that no... more

Driver airlifted to Upstate Hospital after crash at Lyman, Wolcott roads in Wayne Co.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports a single-car personal injury crash at the intersection of Wolcott Road and Lyman Road in Rose. Deputies were dispatched for the report of a car into a tree and a subject trapped inside. Patrols arrived and found the vehicle with Deanna Houghtaling, 32, trapped inside the vehicle. The deputies on-scene were able to get... more

State sells more than 10,000 Thruway E-ZPass On-the-Go tags

The New York State Thruway Authority says it has sold thousands of E-ZPass tags at toll plazas since the program was launched in February. Drivers don't have to leave their vehicles when they purchase the E-ZPass On-the-Go tags for $25 in select toll lanes at more than 50 toll plazas along the 570-mile Thruway system. The purchased E-ZPass must be... more

Deputies: Seneca Castle man dies after motorcycle-sedan collide, DA’s Office investigating

Deputies say that around 5:22 p.m. firefighters, EMS, and law enforcement responded to the intersection of County Road 4 and Smith Road for a reported car-motorcycle accident. Deputies arrived to find 65-year-old Gerald Saunders, of Seneca Castle – deceased at the scene, and three people trapped inside a sedan. Deputies say Saunders was the operator of a motorcycle, which collided... more

Car hits turkey on Rt. 34; driver treated for minor injuries

One patient signed off with minor injuries after a crash involving a vehicle and turkey on Route 34. The crash happened late-Thursday on Route 34 in the area of Myers Road. Genoa, King Ferry and Southern Cayuga Ambulance responded to the scene. The sole patient and driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries — which included glass in the eye.... more

One airlifted from motorcycle-car accident in Sodus on Memorial Day

Investigators say no tickets had yet been issued after a motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital late-Monday evening. The accident took place at the intersection of Ridge Road and State Route 88 when a car – operated by 17-year-old Rachel M. Seaman, of Williamson – turned into the path of a motorcycle – operated... more

Downtown Auburn welcome center construction will cause traffic changes

Construction of the Equal Rights Cultural Heritage Center will cause traffic changes to Lincoln Street beginning Monday, June 4. According to a press release from the city of Auburn, the project site at 25 South St. will expand onto Lincoln Street beginning June 4. Click here for a list of traffic changes that will go into effect. Downtown Auburn welcome... more

Sodus man charged with DWI after crash

Deputies say a a 29-year-old Sodus man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after an accident in Williamson. The collision took place on Townline Road when Ian W. Roll-on, 29, was traveling south. Deputies say he went off the road and struck a culvert pipe in a ditch. The vehicle was severely damaged but Roll-on was uninjured. Upon investigation, it... more

UPDATE: One airlifted, another sent by ground to Strong Hospital after serious 5&20 crash

Deputies say Canandaigua Ambulance, Cheshire Fire Department, and Mercy Flight were all called to the area of State Route 5&20 and Middle Cheshire Road for a two-car accident on Thursday. Emmanuel Davis, 32, of Geneva was traveling east on State Route 5&20 — was pulling a small utility trailer — when he failed to stop at a red light and... more

Temperatures soar, thunderstorm risk increases over Memorial Day Weekend

The Memorial Day Weekend forecast is looking pretty good — despite the rain chances, according to forecasters. Temperatures will climb into the mid- and upper-80s on Friday — staying warm and mostly dry on Saturday. Rain chances will increase on Sunday, and that will be followed with more scattered showers and thunderstorms on Monday. Both days will see temperatures climb... more

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
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