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Macedon man airlifted after three-way crash near SR 96

Deputies say they were called to a multi-vehicle accident on County Road 6 near State Route 96 on Thursday around 9:26 am. They say Wayne A. Dunbar, 30, of Macedon entered Route 96 from County Road 6 – attempting to make a left turn and was struck by an SUV operated by Douglas C. Groover, 52, of Newark. Deputies say... more

Firefighter saves drowning infant in Geneva

Officials in Geneva are celebrating the actions of a Geneva firefighter after saving an infant’s life from drowning. Firefighter Joseph Adulte, of Hydrant Hose Company No. 1 was ar the right place at the right time, according to officials with Hydrant Hose, who say he witnessed an infant drowning in a pool last week. That’s when Adulte’s training kicked in,... more

City Council meets Monday to discuss city manager search

City Council is scheduled to meet in special session at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss its search for a new city manager. The meeting will be in the second-floor conference room at City Hall, 43 Castle St. Mayor Ron Alcock could not be reached for comment. There are three finalists for the position, including acting City Manager Sage Gerling. The... more

Saving Geneva’s historic buildings a challenge

It is early on a Thursday morning. The parking lot at Geneva’s iconic Presbyterian Church just off Washington Street is nearly full. Inside, the community room is bustling with county workers holding one-on-one meetings with young mothers seeking food assistance through the Women Infant Child program. Upstairs, cleaning crews are preparing the facility for that day’s Alcoholic Anonymous and Al-Anon... more

THE DEBRIEF: Crestwood expansion killed, SF rental agreement, and unexpected court closures (podcast)

Whether it was news that the DEC had killed plans by Crestwood Midstream to store LPG underneath Seneca Lake in abandoned salt caverns, or a controversial rent agreement and arrangement in Seneca Falls – the heat of summer hasn’t slowed political news. Even an unexpected court closure in two high-profile cases in Penn Yan stirred discussion on a range of... more

Phelps teen airlifted with serious injuries after wreck at Rt. 14 intersection

A Phelps teen was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital, while three others were sent to Geneva General after a violent two-car accident on Monday. Deputies say 18-year-old Cody Silsby, of Phelps was traveling east on Cross Road and stopped at a stop sign at the intersection with Route 14; but did not see an oncoming vehicle being operated by Ana... more

15th annual Musselman Triathlon results

The fifteenth-annual Musselman Triathlon was contested Sunday, July 15. The  race, consisting of a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike, and a 13.1-mile run, saw competitors come from  across the country and Canada. Awards were five-deep in the male and female categories: 5. 4:36:51 John Chambers 4. 4:26:32 Henry Tragle 3. 4:26:08 Jesse Vondracek 2. 4:22:15 Nathan Miller 1. 4:06:53 Nick... more

Deputies: Man strikes co-worker with metal pipe, one hospitalized in Geneva

Deputies say a 58-year-old Syracuse resident was charged with assault after an investigation into a physical incident between two co-workers. Timothy Dunbar, 58, of Syracuse was ticketed for third-degree assault after allegedly striking a co-worker in the head with a metal pipe. The co-worker suffered a minor injury and was transported to Geneva General Hospital for treatment. The charges will... more

Criticism clouds Geneva city manager search

City Council meets again today to discuss city manager candidates amid continued criticism from some corners that two of the three apparent finalists are questionable, based on their work histories. Many in the city are pushing for Acting City Manager Sage Gerling to be named the permanent replacement for Matt Horn, who left the job in January. The meeting, to... more

FRESH TAKES: World Cup, LeBron to the Lakers & Walking Dead poster reveal (podcast)

Join Paul Russo and Nick Felice for another episode of the Fresh Takes Podcast on FingerLakes1.com. They break  down the LeBron James signing by the Lakers, the Major League Baseball All-Star game rosters, World Cup soccer, a review of Jurassic World and they react to The Walking Dead poster reveal ahead of the new season… . more

For jobs after graduation, HWS is tops

When it comes to getting a job after college graduation, you can’t do much better than Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In fact, in New York, they’re tops. HWS has been named the number one institution in New York and fifth in a national ranking, according to a study by the career search and employment services company Zippia. Zippia considered... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Golf Channel’s Kellie Stenzel at SFCC Junior Golf (podcast & video)

With the Web Dog off this week, Jim Sinicropi sits in and shares a video of Golf Channel on-air personality and nationally renowned teaching professional Kellie Stenzel who was at the Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes on Monday morning at Seneca Falls Country Club. Stenzel graduated from Geneva High School, is a former NYS Women’s Am Champion and... more

Deputies: Geneva man airlifted after DWI crash in Hopewell

Deputies say a 68-year-old Geneva man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a serious accident on County Road 4. The accident, which happened on Saturday in Hopewell around 1:55 am resulted in James E. Sapp, Sr., 68, of Geneva suffering serious injuries, which required him to be airlifted from the scene. Deputies say Mercy Flight was called, and responded... more

Driver ticketed for failing to stop after three-car crash in Phelps

On Saturday around 9:41 am deputies responded to County Road 23 and Melvin Hill Road for the report of an accident with injuries. They say 45-year-old Kevin Chreptak, of Newark was operating a pickup truck, which was traveling eastbound on County Road 23 when 60-year-old Lydia Solla, of Geneva was stopped southbound on Melvin Hill Road, and pulled in front... more
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