Race for Congress: 2020 – A Conversation with Dana Balter

RACE IN THE 24TH: A conversation with Dana Balter ahead of Election Day (read & listen)

Dana Balter, the Democratic Party challenger for NY-24 believes that “the stakes get higher with every passing week” as this year’s Election Day keeps creaking closer.  In her 2018 rematch against Rep. John Katko [R-NY], she is confident that voter turnout won't ... MORE
Race for Congress: 2020 – A Conversation with Congressman John Kakto (R)

RACE IN THE 24TH: A conversation with Rep. John Katko ahead of Election Day (read & listen)

Rep. John Katko [NY-24] is locked in a contentious race by seeking reelection to Congress for a fourth term in a rematch against Dana Balter, a Democratic challenger who vied for the coveted congressional seat and lost in 2018.  Since then, Katko ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)

This month in our spotlight of the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County, Chris Lajewski discusses the mid-to-late fall migration patterns, the water fowl species that can be found on the thousands of acreage in Seneca and Wayne counties, as well ... MORE
COVID cluster of 61 cases identified at DeMay Living Center in Newark

COVID cluster of 61 cases identified at DeMay Living Center in Newark

Officials in Wayne County say a COVID cluster has been identified at the DeMay Living Center, which is located in Newark. The total number of cases at this point has risen to 61. Altogether 47 of the positive cases are residents of ... MORE
Fire at Tops supermarket in Wayne County quickly extinguished

Fire at Tops supermarket in Wayne County quickly extinguished

First responders in Wayne County were called to a fire at the Walworth Tops Friendly Market over the weekend. Firefighters from the Walworth Fire Department were dispatched for a rotisserie oven fire. The fire was contained to the oven and no injuries ... MORE
Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting got off to a fast start across the Finger Lakes. Long lines, masks, and social distancing were observed all around as residents made their way out to cast ballots in what many have referred to as the most important election ... MORE
Deputies: Driver had BAC three-times legal limit in Wayne County crash

Deputies: Driver had BAC over three-times legal limit in Wayne County crash

Deputies say a 32-year-old driver was ticketed after a property crash investigation in the town of Ontario. Jeffrey Stoke, 32, of Ontario was charged with aggravated DWI, DWI common law, speed not reasonable, improper left-turn, moving from lane unsafely, and failure to ... MORE
Deputies: Lyons man violated court order, charged

Deputies: Lyons man violated court order, charged with criminal contempt

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following an investigation into a domestic incident. Deputies arrested Jonathan Ivey, 38, for criminal contempt after violating a stay away order of protection. That court order had been issued on ... MORE
Deputies: Lyons man found with drugs, weapon during traffic stop

Deputies: Lyons man found with drugs, weapon during traffic stop

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a traffic stop on Geneva Street over the weekend. It happened on Saturday around 5:30 p.m., according to deputies. Gregory Parker, 57, of Lyons was charged with criminal possession ... MORE
Deputies: Clyde man charged with harassment, endangering welfare of child

Deputies: Clyde man charged with harassment, endangering welfare of child

Deputies report the arrest of a Clyde man after a domestic incident that happened on October 19th at a residence on Lyons Merrengo Road. Bruce DuPaul, 51, of Galen was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. It’s ... MORE
WATCH LIVE AT 11 AM: Saturday morning soccer as Wayne tangles with Mynderse (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Saturday morning soccer as Wayne tangles with Mynderse (FL1 Sports)

The Wayne Eagles take the long ride from Ontario to Seneca Falls for Breakfast at Bracht Field as they take on the Mynderse Blue Devils in a Saturday morning girls varsity soccer match-up. The Lady Blue Devils are fresh of their first ... MORE
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COVID TRACKER: How many cases are being reported in every county?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
$15M in road resurfacing funds will help in Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca, Tompkins, and Wayne

$15M in road resurfacing funds will help in Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca, Tompkins, and Wayne

More than $15 million in state funding will support road resurfacing projects across the 54th Senate District, Senator Helming announced on Friday. “These infrastructure investments help to improve and maintain the quality and safety of our roads, and support business development and ... MORE
Wayne County manages to close multi-million dollar budget gap by leaving 60 positions vacant

Wayne County manages to close multi-million dollar budget gap by leaving 60 positions vacant

The tax rate is expected to fall by 30 cents in Wayne County. It’s welcomed news, as municipalities across the region deal with losses in state aid and sales tax revenue caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic. At a meeting this week, County ... MORE
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF:

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing FLH/URMC partnership, NY’s evolving quarantine guidelines, COVID fines on local biz, and block party clusters (podcast)

A closer look at upcoming elections with big time local implications, a discussion about the future of medicine after an announcement by Finger Lakes Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center that they would be working together, and the controversial story ... MORE