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FOLIAGE REPORT: Get out and experience fall in the Finger Lakes!

FOLIAGE REPORT: Get out and experience fall in the Finger Lakes!
This weekend it’s going to feel like fall; and as the foliage continues to turn – it will look like fall, too. In the Finger Lakes region, Steuben County foliage spotters in Corning expect 75 percent color change and bright red, gold, yellow and orange leaves heading toward near-peak. In Ithaca, in Tompkins County, foliage will be just at the end... more

COMPLETE REBUILD: $2.4M restaurant marks new beginning in Canandaigua after devastating 2017 fire

Nolan’s set to reopen on Monday after ‘complete’ rebuild
Fifteen months after a devastating fire, Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake returns to serve the community again as the restaurant marks its official grand opening for the public on October 15th. In the early morning hours of July 13th, 2017, Nolan’s suffered an accidental fire that resulted in a total loss of the restaurant, a staple in the Finger Lakes community.... more

Bail lowered for accused serial Sephora shoplifter

Serial Sephora shoplifter?
On Thursday, Isabella Kuo, 34, of Syracuse appeared in court alongside her attorney and requested a decrease in bail. She was initially arrested back in September for allegedly entering Eastview Mall on two different occasions and stealing over $900 worth of merchandise from her third different Sephora store. “With the circumstances surrounding this individual there’s are a lot of unanswered... more

New policy on relationships across all SUNY campuses

New policy on relationships across all SUNY campuses
According to the Albany Times Union, the SUNY Board of Trustees approved a system-wide policy this week, and it directly impacts sexual and romantic relationships on all SUNY campuses. The policy restricts relationships between students and faculty and imposes disclosure requirements for relationships between staff members of unequal power. The policy also calls on schools to train staff members and students on... more

Report ranks New York highest for number of barn fires causing animal deaths

Report ranks New York highest for number of barn fires causing animal deaths
New York was recently ranked in a report as the nation’s leader in the number of barn fires that cause animal deaths. Last Thursday, just in time for National Fire Prevention Week this week, the Animal Welfare Institute released a report, the first of its kind, that broke down the 2.7 million animal deaths that occurred in potentially preventable barn fires... more

Geneva man charged with raping, assaulting victim on Tuesday

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Police say a Geneva man raped and assaulted another person on Tuesday. The 18-year-old suspect was taken into custody later that day. Police identified Nigel Tolbert, of Geneva, as the suspect, who has now been charged with first-degree rape. He was being held at the Ontario County Jail on $50,000 bail or $100,000 bond. The victim was treated at an... more

Town of Moravia, losing thousands over summer program, asks school district to take over

Town of Moravia, losing thousands over summer program, asks school district to take over
The town of Moravia has asked the Moravia Central School District to take over its summer recreation program. Town supervisor Terry Baxter made his case to the district board of education at a Wednesday meeting, citing the town’s approximate $17,000 loss over the program over the last three years. He said he anticipates the district will vote to disband the... more

Water advisory issued for Rushville public water supply

Water advisory issued for Rushville public water supply
Citizens who use the public water supply in the Village of Rushville are being asked to use alternate water sources for drinking, cooking, making ice, making infant formula and preparing food. This comes after levels of blue-green algae above the health advisory level were detected in drinking water. The alert also pertains to citizens in the Middlesex Water District. The... more

Mitrano forum in Seneca Falls to be moderated by FL1’s Josh Durso

Mitrano forum in Seneca Falls to be moderated by FL1’s Josh Durso
There are no congressional debates scheduled to take place here, but area residents will have a chance to ask candidate Tracy Mitrano about the issues that matter most to them at a town hall meeting, which will take place on  Sunday, October 21 from 3:00-5:00 pm at the Seneca Falls Community Center, 35 Water Street. Organized by Indivisible Seneca Falls... more

Geneva mom takes action after daughter bullied at school

Geneva mom takes action after daughter bullied at school
It was a step Courtney Fowler said she didn’t want to take. Frustrated with what she claimed was a lack of action by the City School District in response to allegations that her middle school daughter was being bullied by another student, the Geneva mother took to Facebook, where she posted a video recounting her version of events. “This child... more

Naples man airlifted, remains in guarded condition after crash on Rt. 53

Naples man airlifted, remains in guarded condition after crash on Rt. 53
Deputies say a medical emergency led to a single-vehicle accident in Naples on Wednesday around 8 am. Lane A. Clute, 69, of Naples was traveling down Route 53 near Reservoir Road when a medical emergency took place. The car left the roadway and struck a tree, according to deputies. Clute was airlifted from the scene by Mercy Flight. He’s listed... more

Phelps woman allowed disabled person in her care to become ‘malnourished’

Phelps woman allowed disabled person in her care to become ‘malnourished’
Deputies say a 60-year-old Phelps woman was arrested after an investigation into a person she was charged with caring for. Cheryl Zwerger, 60, was charged with endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person in the first degree after an investigation revealed that the adult victim – was mildly malnourished. Deputies did not detail the extent of the... more

Sen. Helming: Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy is Officer of the Year Nominee

Sen. Helming: Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy is Officer of the Year Nominee
Senator Pam Helming today announced that Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Munzert is a nominee for the 2018 New York State Police Officer of the Year Award. On July 15th, 2017, Deputy Munzert responded to a crash involving a car that was overturned on its roof in a pond. Without safety equipment, he entered the pond and pulled the driver... more

del Lago Resort & Casino Announces Wynonna & The Big Noise and Christmas with the Nelsons to perform at The Vine

del Lago Resort & Casino Announces Wynonna & The Big Noise and Christmas with the Nelsons to perform at The Vine
Del Lago Resort & Casino is pleased to announce two more shows have been added to its lineup at The Vine. Wynonna & The Big Noise will perform on Friday, Dec. 7th at 8PM and Christmas With The Nelsons will take the stage on Sat. Dec. 1st at 8PM Tickets for both shows go on sale on Friday, Oct. 12th... more

Police: Geneva woman violated protective order, charged with felony contempt

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Investigators say that on Thursday around 9:22 am officers arrested a 32-year-old Geneva woman on a felony contempt charge after violating an order of protection. Samantha A. Rodriguez, 32, of Geneva was charged with felony first-degree criminal contempt after attempting to harass, annoy, threaten and alarm an individual who had an order of protection actively served against her. Police say... more

Report: Eagles made trade inquiry for Buffalo Bills’ LeSean McCoy

Report: Eagles made trade inquiry for Buffalo Bills’ LeSean McCoy
One question that swirled as the Buffalo Bills embarked on a season with low expectations was what would happen with star running back LeSean McCoy. With a shuffled offense, a rookie quarterback, and a losing season ahead (not to mention several alleged civil incidents that came up in the offseason), people were wondering if McCoy could be traded at some... more

Big Red looks to keep it rolling at Colgate

Big Red looks to keep it rolling at Colgate
For the 100th time, the Cornell and Colgate football teams will renew their rivalry when the two quads meet on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 12:00 p.m. at Andy Kerr Stadium in Hamilton. The contest will be broadcast live on WHCU 870 AM/97.7 FM with Barry Leonard and Buck Briggs ‘76 on the call, with live video on the Patriot League... more

Penn Yan girls capture first Sectional tennis title in school history

Penn Yan girls capture first Sectional tennis title in school history
The Penn Yan Mustangs girls varsity tennis team capped their perfect regular season with a 5-0 Sectional victory over Marcus Whitman Oct. 9 at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. Molly Pullen, #1 singles player defeated Rebecca Frarey in sets of 6-1, and 6-0. Her twin sister, Claire, defeated Alaina Dhondt in sets of 6-0 and 6-3. A first in PYA... more
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