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‘WE ARE THRILLED’: Mayor Taylor talks about $7M investment coming to Newark

‘A BIG WIN’: Mayor says major announcement coming Tuesday in Newark
Millions will be spent in the village of Newark to revamp a property that was once a destination within the Finger Lakes region. And now for different reasons – the property will again become a destination site. This time it will mean 60 to 80 jobs, more than $7 million of investment into the former Jackson and Perkins site, which... more

Wayne Central voters send strong message as investigation concludes

Wayne Central voters send strong message as investigation concludes
With the hearings on the removal of two School Board members completed two weeks ago, the Board of Education at Wayne Central School District awaits an outcome. The Board made the following statement at the conclusion of the proceedings. “As of today, the proceedings relative to the possible removal of two Board of Education Members have concluded. The process the... more

Geneva lacrosse coaches placed on administrative leave

Geneva lacrosse coaches placed on administrative leave
The Geneva Varsity Lacrosse team competed on Friday without two key components of their head coaching staff. Long-time head coach L.J. Russell and Assistant Head Coach Brian Travis were placed on administrative leave this week, pending an internal investigation. Heather Swanson confirmed that information via email on behalf of the district. It’s unclear what led to the investigation. The varsity... more

Police: One charged after domestic incident in Seneca Falls

Police: One charged after domestic incident in Seneca Falls
On Friday at approximately 10:41 p.m. officers arrested a 56-year-old Auburn resident following a domestic incident. The Seneca Falls Police Department responded to an address for a third-party call reporting a female screaming. Upon arrival, police located the female victim, as well as 56-year-lld Lynn Curtis, of Auburn. Police say Curtis subjected the female victim to multiple instances of unwanted... more

IEC breaking ground on new facility in Newark

IEC breaking ground on new facility
IEC Electronics is hosting a June 6 groundbreaking for its new manufacturing facility at Silver Hill Technology Park. “As we expand and grow our business, we are excited to design, from the ground up, a state-of-the-art, 150,000-square-foot advanced technology facility to support the life-saving and mission critical products we manufacture,” the company stated in a news release. “As a leading... more

Ban on PFAS in firefighting foam advances

Ban on PFAS in firefighting foam advances
A measure that would ban the Department of Defense from using firefighting foam that contains the chemical PFAS has advanced in the Senate Armed Services Committee, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday said. The amendment, introduced by Gillibrand and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, was attached to the annual National Defense Authorization Act. “Toxic PFAS exposure is putting the... more

James calls for student loan forgiveness for disabled vets

James calls for student loan forgiveness for disabled vets
Attorney General Letitia James on Friday backed a nationally effort by attorneys general around the country to urge the student loan forgiveness for veterans who have become permanent disabled due to their military service. Fifty-one attorneys general backed the proposal, urging the Department of Education in a letter to back the loan forgiveness ahead of Memorial Day. “Our veterans put... more

Mynderse girls lacrosse tops Penn Yan to advance to Class D title game, will face Pal-Mac

Mynderse girls lacrosse tops Penn Yan to advance to Class D title game, will face Pal-Mac
The Mynderse-Romulus girls lacrosse team avenged an earlier season loss last night vs. Penn Yan at East Rochester HS field. The 11-7 win against the storied Penn Yan lacrosse team was a first in sectional play for the Blue Devils. M-R added another record breaking win and improved to a Section V best, 16-2 overall record. The #9 state ranked... more

Auburn officials to hold meeting at Bradford Street playground

Auburn officials to hold meeting at Bradford Street playground
Residents in the Bradford Street neighborhood can give feedback on redesign plans for the playground at the corner of Bradford and Howard streets. Auburn’s Office of Planning and Economic Development said it will hold a public meeting at the playground from 5 to 6:30 Wednesday, May 29, where it will seek input on two proposed designs. The Citizen: Read More more

Victims frustrated by crimes and result for defendant in Arcadia

Victims frustrated by crimes and result for defendant in Arcadia
It began at 2:04 a.m. on Sunday on Maple Ridge Road in the Town of Arcadia. David Weimer, age 18, of Newark was caught on surveillance cameras stealing a Ford Focus. He soon learned the car had a transmission problem and could do nor more that 10 miles per hour. Frustrated, Weimer was seen on camera returning the vehicle and... more