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Deputies, Wayne Co. finally come to terms on new contract

Deputies, Wayne Co. finally come to terms on new contract
Teamsters Local 118 and the Wayne County Sheriff Police Officers Union Committee have reached a tentative agreement with Wayne County on a new contract. The union said in a Facebook post on Sunday that the agreement provides for “aggressive wage increases” from 2016 to 2021, with the right to work a four-days-on-three-days-off schedule, depending on assignments, rank and duties. Deputies... more

IJC Commissioners tour shoreline, defend lake level plan

IJC Commissioners tour shoreline, defend lake level plan
Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich hosted a listening session for the new commissioners of the International Joint Commission on Tuesday. They made their first site visit to the Lake Ontario shoreline, hoping to better understand the concerns of elected officials and the community. Some residents along the shoreline say the waves were crashing higher than the houses. Fish are swimming... more

Syracuse basketball gets commitment from 2020 forward Woody Newton

Syracuse basketball gets commitment from ’20 recruit Woody Newton
Woody Newton, a 6-foot-8, 190-pound forward from Mt. Zion Prep in Lanham, Md., announced his college choice on Tuesday. Newton, a top 100 prospect in the 2020 class, announced that he would attend Syracuse University. The Next Chapter. I’m Headed To… pic.twitter.com/xFqf0nGNfL — Woody Newton (@WNewton_23) May 28, 2019 Newton choose Syracuse over offers from Seton Hall, Cincinnati, Maryland, Virginia... more

Skaneateles gets more than $100K to study solution to algae blooms

Skaneateles gets more than $100K to study solution to algae blooms
The Town of Skaneateles is looking for a solution to the harmful algae blooms that seem to turn up in the Finger Lakes every year. The town just got a grant from the Onondaga County Development Corporation for more than $100,000 to start collecting data and water samples from the lake. The hope is the state will pay back this... more

Laura Rideout files appeal, says her kids killed ex-husband

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According to the Democrat & Chronicle, Laura Rideout has filed an appeal; and says she wasn’t present when her ex-husband – Craig Rideout was killed. Laura was convicted of murdering Craig at his home in Penfield over the summer of 2016. His body was found wrapped in a tarp in Yates County. Laura and Colin Rideout were convicted of murder... more

Auburn’s McDonald’s closing after Friday for rebuild

Auburn’s McDonald’s closing after Friday for rebuild
The McDonald's restaurant location on Genesee Street in Auburn will have its last day of business this Friday before closing for a $1.23 million rebuild project. The current structure will first be torn down before a new, redesigned restaurant is built with an expected reopening in mid-fall, according to a spokesperson from Cayuga Restaurant Group, which owns both Auburn McDonald's... more

Auburn man joins two other defendants by admitting to Cayuga County robbery

Auburn man joins two other defendants by admitting to Cayuga County robbery
An Auburn man who had been involved in a violent robbery in January has pleaded guilty to a felony charge. William Vest, 29, of 110 Olympia Terrace, Auburn, pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery, a class B felony, in Cayuga County Court Tuesday. The January robbery included two other Cayuga County residents, Mia Loiacono and Dijon Starling-Harvey, who both pleaded guilty... more

MELISSA KILLELEAGH: Personal growth, and journey with Arbonne (podcast)

MELISSA KILLELEAGH: Personal growth, and journey with Arbonne (podcast)
This month on the program – Melissa Killeleagh gets personal – telling her own story and journey with Arbonne. She shares how her son and former-career led her down this alternative path. Listen to her story, and learn more about the work she does each day to fulfill her life in this week’s episode of The Melissa Killeleagh Show. . more

Two Auburn suspects charged after attacking, biting officer during arrest

Two Auburn suspects charged after attacking, biting officer during arrest
Auburn Police have arrested two suspects during an attempted arrest Monday afternoon. According to police, Patrol Officers were dispatched to the area of Washington St on an investigation. During the investigation, an officer attempted to make an arrest of an 18-year-old Auburn resident after allegedly being physically pushed in the chest. The suspect, who has not been identified by police,... more

Padres hold on for 5-4 win in the Bronx on soggy Tuesday night

Padres hold on for 5-4 win in the Bronx on soggy Tuesday night
  The bullpen door opened. Yet another soggy Padres reliever trotted from the left-center-field warning track to the Yankee Stadium mound. This time, it was Craig Stammen, the sixth San Diego pitcher in a stretch of eight batters. The skies had opened. The Yankees’ offense had come to life. A once-sleepy ballpark turned electric. Had Stammen wilted, the Padres would’ve... more

Legislature hires HR administrator in Cayuga County

Legislature hires HR administrator in Cayuga County
At its annual Senior Citizens' Day meeting in Emerson Park Tuesday, the Cayuga County Legislature approved hiring a human resources administrator, while a decision on picking a leader for the Emergency Management Office was delayed until next month. Current Human Resources Administrator Michael Russell has been serving on a part-time basis since retiring in March, while the Emergency Management Office... more

Auburn women recognized as Cayuga County 2019 Senior Citizens of the Year

Auburn women recognized as Cayuga County 2019 Senior Citizens of the Year
Two Auburn women were named Senior Citizens of the Year by the Cayuga County Office for the Aging Tuesday as a part of the county's annual Senior Citizen's Day celebrations. Patricia Messina and Betty Walowsky, both of Auburn, were presented with the awards at the Cayuga County Legislature's annual meeting at Emerson Park in recognition for the commitment to serving... more

Sodus Point business owners plan to ride out rising waters

Sodus Point business owners plan to ride out rising waters
Holiday weekends typically bring a lot of customers to the establishments in Sodus Point. The scenic village in Wayne County is bordered by both Lake Ontario and Sodus Bay. Business owners have been watching the water levels closely because they can impact the flow of money that comes in. That affects more than just a business’s bottom line. Employees are... more

A special day for Bloomfield grad’s dad at VA

A special day for Bloomfield grad’s dad at VA
Caleb Troy’s graduation from Bloomfield Central School is a milestone many didn’t want Caleb’s dad to miss. On Friday, Caleb and fellow students graduated in a special, early ceremony for Caleb’s dad, Kevin Troy. A veteran of the Army, Navy, and Air Force with nearly 30 years of service, Kevin is in end-of-life care at the Canandaigua VA. Kevin’s dying... more

Remembering the Labelon era in Canandaigua

Remembering the Labelon era in Canandaigua
After the Miller Corset Factory, the Canandaigua Velocipede Company and the E.C. Brown Company occupied the building at 10 Chapin St. from 1921 to 1959, the Labelon Corporation of Rochester purchased it and began to relocate its operations to the facility in 1960. E. Billings Brewster, president of Labelon, called the Canandaigua location "ideal for us," and explained that the... more

Auburn mother whose toddler son drowned last July advocates for swimming safety

Auburn mother whose toddler son drowned last July advocates for swimming safety
With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of the swimming season, an Auburn mother whose toddler son drowned in a backyard pool last July wants to get the word out about swimming safety. Amy Finizio’s son, Jaxon, drowned just shy of his second birthday in a tragic accident after a side door was left open and he wandered outside, falling... more

Halftown says CIN leadership dispute over, Unity Council disagrees

Halftown says CIN leadership dispute over, Unity Council disagrees
Clint Halftown is reiterating — again — that he is the official leader of the Cayuga Nation. His opponents — again — say that is not the case. Last week, Halftown issued a press release noting that the deadline to appeal a March 12 decision by U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly had expired without an appeal being filed. “As... more
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