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Wood Library 5K generates funds for summer reading

Wood Library 5K generates funds for summer reading
Wood Library’s fifth annual 5K, Fun Run and Story Walk recently generated almost $7,000 for summer youth programs. The Canandaigua event was attended by 153 runners from as far away as Ohio, Kansas and Florida, as well as Rochester and the Finger Lakes. Melissa Johnson-White, of Fairport, won the 5K with a time of 18 minutes, 53 seconds. John Kohl,... more

Over 80 felony charges filed against two men in Seneca County sex abuse investigation

Over 80 felony charges filed against two men in Seneca County sex abuse investigation
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of two individuals on dozens of felony charges following a lengthy child sex abuse investigation. Duane L. Porterfield, 62, of Romulus was taken into custody following a lengthy investigation into his alleged possible involvement in the exchange of child sexual abuse images and videos, according to Luce. They report that he also... more

Rally against International Joint Commission held Saturday

Rally against International Joint Commission being held Saturday
Members of the Lake Ontario shoreline community will rally on Saturday against the International Joint Commission, the agency in charge of regulating the lake level. A management guide known as Plan 2014 is being used to regulate levels right now. The Lake Ontario St. Lawrence River Alliance blames plan 2014 for the current local lakeshore flooding situation. Saturday’s rally is... more

Missing Canandaigua teen believed to be in Rochester-area

Missing Canandaigua teen believed to be in Rochester-area
Police report that a missing 16-year-old Canandaigua teen could be in the Rochester-area. Nicole Marie Durkee, 16, of Canandaigua was last seen on Thursday around 8 a.m.. It is believed that she left her home in Canandaigua after a disagreement with her guardian. Police say that Durkee could be in the Lime Street area of Rochester. Nicole Durkee is around... more

New York’s climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

New York’s climate plan will drive big changes, if it works
Solar panels on every roof. Parking meters that double as car chargers. Wind turbines towering above farm fields and ocean waves. Cars, home furnaces and factories converted to run on electricity from renewable sources. A new law signed Thursday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sets the nation’s most aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions and is intended to drive... more

24-hour lacrosse game that raises funds for U.S. military vets returns this weekend

Shootout for Soldiers gears up for this weekend
Christopher Harris knows sports. He grew up in Brighton with little more than hockey on the brain. But he also knows life without sports. And he knows he didn’t like it, but this is what happens when life happens. A life that includes time in the Army with the 82nd Airborne Division that was part of Operation Desert Storm and... more

Road closures outlined by Seneca Falls PD ahead of Right to Run race

Road closures outlined by Seneca Falls PD ahead of Right to Run race
On Saturday, July 20th the Town of Seneca Falls will be hosting the Right to Run. This event will take place in Seneca Falls betwee 7:30 and 11:30 a.m. Police say the race starts at 8 a.m., and there will be road closures and delays along the race route beginning at approximately 7:45 a.m. The roads that will be affected... more

Police: Victor man charged with felony DWI after traffic stop in Canandaigua

Police: Victor man charged with felony DWI after traffic stop in Canandaigua
The Canandaigua Police Department reports that a 30-year-old driver was arrested on felony DWI charges after a traffic stop on July 11th. It’s alleged that Christopher Byers, 30, of Victor was observed driving his pickup truck on Eastern Blvd. in the City of Canandaigua; and in the process failed to stay in his lane. Investigation determined that Byers was operating... more

Poetry in music at Anthony Road Winery

Poetry in music at Anthony Road Winery
In one of the most diverse concerts in this year’s Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival, the July 21 program beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Anthony Road Winery features the music of 19th-century Austrian composer Anton Diabelli and two tango masters, Piazzolla and Carlos Gardel whose tango made famous in Al Pacino’s dance scene in Scent of a Woman is on the pogram.... more

Doubledays swept by Muckdogs in Friday doubleheader

Doubledays swept by Muckdogs in Friday doubleheader
Friday’s doubleheader against the Batavia Muckdogs was not kind to the Doubledays. After evening up the split series at Dwyer Stadium on Thursday with a 5-4 win, Auburn dropped both games at Falcon Park by scores of 4-3 and 4-1, respectively. Doubledays starter Carlos Romero was a force to be reckoned with in his five innings of work. The six-foot-six... more

Auburn Police Department hoping to create crime victim specialist position

Auburn Police Department hoping to create crime victim specialist position
A specialist dedicated to providing services like trauma relief to crime victims could be coming soon to the Auburn Police Department. Thursday, as an application formality, the Auburn City Council unanimously voted to authorize the APD to apply for a federal grant that would fund the new position. Titled the 2019 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program, the grant would help... more