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INSIDE THE FLX: Randy Walker discusses how to make local government work for taxpayers (podcast)

PREMIERING AT 7 PM: Randy Walker discusses campaign on Inside the FLX
Randy Walker is not new to politics. He’s served on the local school board, which was an important experience for him; and also served on the Richmond Town Board for several years recently. Now though, he sets his sights on the job of Town Supervisor. As he runs, the focus of his campaign is on long-term planning and spending. He... more

Belhurst Castle in running for best haunted hotel in US

Belhurst Castle in running for best haunted hotel in US
Belhurst Castle in Geneva is in the running for best haunted hotel in the U.S. It made USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Choice 2019 contest, along with two other New York locations. The contest says Belhurst has a well-known ghost named Isabella, an opera singer who died in a collapsing tunnel. She’s often spotted wearing white and walking the shores of Seneca... more

Sprawling space in Macedon to be converted into performing arts center by Alicia Keys, husband

Alicia Keys and husband to turn empty Macedon building into Art/Music campus
The large, multi-building complex, located on a hill overlooking Route 31 in Macedon will soon change the Town forever. The former Jindal Films building at 729 Route 31 has a proposal to host a new Art and Music Campus. There had been some interest in the building previously, but another deal fell through. That was before a report of a... more

Physician’s assistant charged with rape in Steuben County

Physician’s assistant charged with rape in Steuben County
A physician’s assistant was arrested for rape following a two-month investigation by police. Christopher J. Mu, 48, is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a patient at the substance abuse recovery center he worked at, according to New York State Police. The alleged rape happened under Mu’s direct care while he was employed at Loyola Recovery Center, according to... more

Geneva Foundry remediation done, neighborhood work ongoing

Geneva Foundry remediation done, neighborhood work ongoing
The remediation of lead, arsenic and other contaminants at the former Geneva Foundry property on Jackson Street has been completed, City Council was told Wednesday. The property has been restored and the city is maintaining the grass and trees, according to City Manager Sage Gerling. The city undertook the remediation of the site as part of an agreement with the... more

Deputies: Lyons man charged after incident at Wayne County Behavioral Health Office

Deputies: Lyons man charged after incident at Wayne County Behavioral Health Office
Deputies report that a Lyons resident was ticketed for endangering the welfare of a child after an incident at the Wayne County Behavioral Health Office on Friday. Henry Acosta, 45, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and disorderly conduct. Acosta is accused of getting into a physical altercation with another person in front of a child. The... more

Regulators: Frontier Communications has reliability issues

Regulators: Frontier Communications has reliability issues
A major Rochester company that’s been at the center of a years-long News10NBC investigation is now under the watchful eye of state regulators. According to the Public Service Commission, Frontier Communications has had repeated outages, long repair times and internet access and speed issues and the PSC is now demanding the company do better for customers. Over the past few... more

Doctor responds to Auburn hospital lawsuit claiming she violated contract

Doctor responds to Auburn hospital lawsuit claiming she violated contract
In court documents and an official complaint to the state filed recently, the doctor named in a lawsuit from Auburn Community Hospital is refuting the hospital’s claims that she owes the hospital almost $210,000 in pay, and alleges the hospital has acted in both a retaliatory and discriminatory manner. In July, ACH filed a suit against psychiatrist Dr. Haizhu Pearl... more

More than a dozen projects ID’d by Cuomo for Downtown Revitalization Initiative in Penn Yan

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced 15 transformational projects for Penn Yan as part of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative award. The strategic investments in Penn Yan highlight its historic mixed-use core, the Lake Street commercial corridor, a robust craft food and beverage industry, and the Keuka Marsh and Outlet in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. The investments... more

Buffalo Bills open preseason with win over Colts

Buffalo Bills open preseason with win over Colts
The Buffalo Bills defeated the Indianapolis Colts 24-16 for their first win of the preseason. The Bills defense looked like they were in regular season form. Buffalo, who ranked second in yards allowed in 2018, held the Colts scoreless until time expired for the first half. Tremaine Edmunds was flying all over the field, recording four tackles in his limited... more

Convention focuses on keeping firefighters on the job

Convention focuses on keeping firefighters on the job
The 147th annual Firemen’s Association of the State of New York Convention, a 3-day long event of training and networking, began in Syracuse Friday. Volunteer firefighters from across the state gathered in Liverpool to discuss a pressing issue: firefighter retention. It is a complex issue that leaders say is a significant public safety risk for suburban and rural communities. This... more

Canandaigua man arrested on felony charges following drug investigation

Canandaigua man arrested on felony charges following drug investigation
Investigators arrested a 27-year-old Canandaigua man on felony charges on Thursday around 7 p.m., according to a press release from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Lawrence Sullivan III, of Canandaigua was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. The felony charge resulted from a joint-investigation conducted by the Sheriff’s Office, Geneva Police Department, and Canandaigua Police Department. Deputies... more

Wolcott man accused of having sexual contact with minor

Wolcott man accused of having sexual contact with minor
A Wayne County man is facing charges after allegedly having sexual contact with a minor. David Deberger, 53, has been charged with criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child. Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies allege Deberger had oral sexual contact with the child in May. Deputies say the child notified a Sheriff’s Office school resource officer. An investigation... more

New law requires insurers to cover mammogram screenings

New law requires insurers to cover mammogram screenings
A new law will law require large group insurers to cover medically necessary mammogram screenings. The legislation, known as “Shannon’s Law,” means women aged 35 to 39 can be insured for medically necessary annual mammograms. Shannon Saturno, of Long Island, was diagnosed with breast cancer at 28-years-old and passed away at 31. “By signing this legislation, we are taking another... more
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