Sheriff: Deputy stabbed multiple times after incident that led to standoff in Cayuga County

UPDATE: Man charged with felony assault on officer after stabbing, standoff with police in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck provided a detailed update Saturday morning on the standoff and assault on a police officer that happened during the late-afternoon hours in Cayuga. Around 5 p.m. on Friday two deputies and one New York State police officer responded to 6616 State Route 90 to execute ... FULL STORY
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on Clemson (preview, media & info)

Syracuse falls to 1-5 with 47-21 loss to Clemson (full coverage)

David and Goliath is a common analogy used to describe the distance between Syracuse and Clemson in the scope of college football. The Tigers (6-0, 5-0) ... MORE
Canandaigua city councilor, downtown business owner dies unexpect

Canandaigua city councilor, downtown business owner remembered after unexpected passing

The City of Canandaigua reports the unexpected passing of at-large Councilor Robert O’Brien. O’Brien had been elected in 2015 and owned a business on Main Street ... MORE
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Tiki Bar in Waterloo has liquor license suspended by NYS

Tiki Bar North in Waterloo has liquor license suspended by NYS

A bar in Seneca County has had its liquor license suspended by New York State for violating coronavirus-related guidelines. The news came down on Friday in an updated press release from the ... MORE
Keuka will continue remote learning through fall semester keeping campus 'mostly closed'

Keuka will continue remote learning through fall semester keeping campus ‘mostly closed’

Keuka College will continue distance learning through the end of the semester. “As much as we hoped to welcome our students back this semester, it’s in the best interest of their safety ... MORE
BILLS GAME WEEK: Buffalo looks to bounce back Sunday against the Jets (preview, media & info)

BILLS GAME DAY: Buffalo takes on the Jets (preview, media & info)

The Bills opened the 2020 season with a 27-17 win against the Jets in Week 1. Buffalo has a chance to sweep the Jets series on Sunday. If the Bills win it ... 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 ... MORE
Rep. Reed: Local, federal authorities investigating after incident at home involving dead animal, brick

Rep. Reed: Local, federal authorities investigating after incident at home involving dead animal, brick

Congressman Tom Reed released a statement on Friday after an unusual and threatening set of circumstances unfolded at his family’s home. “Today my family and I were threatened at our home in ... MORE
Auburn driver charged with aggravated DWI after one-car crash Seneca Falls intersection

DWI crash in Seneca Falls leaves Auburn driver facing several charges

Police report charges filed against an Auburn driver following a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Routes 5 and 318 in the town of Seneca Falls. It happened on Thursday ... MORE
In Contentious Meeting Geneva City Council Makes Deep Cuts to 2021 Budget Including Eliminating Foundry Voucher Program and Funding for Finger Lakes Television Broadcast of Council Meetings

Geneva City Council makes deep cuts to 2021 budget at contentious meeting

The Geneva City Council met Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The Council held a public hearing regarding lifting the New York State cap on property taxes and conducted a Council budget workshop. The ... MORE
63 new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County as cluster at prison grows

63 new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County as cluster at prison grows

Health officials in Cayuga County reported 21 new cases of COVID-19, as an outbreak connected to the state prison system continues to grow in Southern Cayuga County. In an update on Friday, ... MORE

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Bills place four players on the Reserve/COVID-19 list; four players elevated from practice squad
Bills place four players on the Reserve/COVID-19 list; four players elevated from practice squad
The Bills were informed this morning that TE Dawson Knox has tested positive for COVID-19. Knox was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Per NFL contact tracing protocols, three other players – TE Lee Smith, TE Tommy Sweeney (currently on PUP list), and ... MORE
Former Interlaken cop accused of felony sex abuse pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge
Former Interlaken cop accused of felony sex abuse pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge
A former police officer in the village of Interlaken has pleaded guilty. According to the Finger Lakes Times, Elisia Panipinto, 22, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of forcible touching. She had originally been charged with criminal sex act and sex abuse ... MORE
19 more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Steuben County, bringing active caseload up to 304
19 more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Steuben County, bringing active caseload up to 304
The Steuben County Health Department reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. It brings the total number of cases to 997, with 304 active cases as of the report. Those who tested positive are isolated and being monitored. Contact tracing has ... MORE
Appeal denied for Horseheads man convicted of vehicular manslaughter
Appeal denied for Horseheads man convicted of vehicular manslaughter
No appeal for the Horseheads man who was convicted of killing an Elmira couple in a devastating crash two years ago. Caden Charnetski’s first-degree vehicular manslaughter conviction has been upheld, according to The Star-Gazette. He was sentenced to 1-3 years in prison ... MORE
Ithaca HS staying remote through Nov. 6 after ‘significant’ exposure among staff, students
Ithaca HS staying remote through Nov. 6 after ‘significant’ exposure among staff, students
Late this week officials in the Ithaca school district announced that high school students would continue remote learning until November 6th. This comes after contact tracing revealed that a significant number of students and staff were potentially exposed to a positive tester ... MORE
TCAT bus crashes into home after driver loses control
TCAT bus crashes into house after driver loses control
On Friday at approximately 12:20 p.m. officers were called to a motor vehicle crash that had just occurred at the 400 block of Hook Place involving a T-Cat bus. Photo credit: 14850 It was reported that the transit vehicle had crashed into ... 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
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
DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)
DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)
In early-October The Parrott Hall Coalition announced that Crawford & Stearns, Architects and Preservation Planners LLC, working with engineering firm Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt, are creating stabilization and roof replacement documents for the first phase of Parrott Hall’s rehabilitation. It was a ... MORE
Police say multiple arrests made after chaotic protest scene at IPD headquarters
Police say multiple arrests made after chaotic protest scene at IPD headquarters
Police say a protest at Ithaca PD headquarters started after officers were blocked from attempting to respond to a ‘shots fired’ call during the afternoon rush hour on Thursday. IPD said in a release that a sergeant was attempting to leaving police ... MORE
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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
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