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Another arrest made after large fight at Hunter’s Run in Seneca Falls

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 On Thursday at 6:52 p.m. police arrested Sergio L. Lebron, 43, of Seneca Falls. The arrest stems from a large fight that occurred at the Hunter’s Run Town Homes on Peterman Road that prompted a large police response from multiple agencies on July 28th. Lebron was charged with obstructing governmental administration in the second degree, two counts of disorderly conduct,... more

Panelist: ‘Finger Lakes particularly susceptible’ to Harmful Algal Blooms

Panelist: ‘Finger Lakes particularly susceptible’ to Harmful Algal Blooms
There’s a growing consensus among experts that Harmful Algal Blooms are increasing in frequency and intensity. Those attending a Finger Lakes water quality symposium at Ventosa Vineyards on Thursday were told that the Finger Lakes are particularly susceptible to HABs because of nutrient runoff, warming water temperatures and the presence of zebra and quagga mussels. Dave Matthews of the Upstate... more

Deputies: Waterloo man hit by car while standing in the middle of road

Deputies: Waterloo man hit by car while standing in the middle of road
Deputies say a Waterloo man was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital after being hit by a car on Waterloo-Geneva Road around 10:50 p.m. on Thursday. Investigators said a man from Maryland was driving on Waterloo-Geneva Rd. when he hit Benjamin Pardee, 37, who was standing in the middle of the road. Pardee lives just a short walk from where he... more

Bassmaster Elite Series returns to Cayuga Lake week

Bassmaster Elite Series returns to Cayuga Lake week
When the Bassmaster Elite Series visited Cayuga Lake in 2016, that late-June event saw lots of fish on beds. Next week’s return to this Central New York lake will find anglers facing a completely different seasonal complexion when the SiteOne Bassmaster Elite. The event is slated for Aug. 22-25. “The first time we were there for an Elite event, it... more

Ceremony to mark Esperanza reopening scheduled for this weekend

Ceremony to mark Esperanza reopening scheduled for this weekend
Nearly three years after the doors were closed, one of Yates County’s most cherished destinations is back in business. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday to mark the re-opening of Esperanza Mansion. “We are so excited to have Esperanza Mansion reopen after many years of being closed. We are thankful to the owners for their vested interest... more

Seneca County woman accused of illegally obtaining controlled substance from Ovid pharmacy

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The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Ovid resident following an investigation into an incident at a pharmacy in Seneca County. Erin Riley-Khan, 35, of Ovid is accused of illegally obtaining controlled substances from a pharmacy in Ovid. It is also alleged that while deputies took her into custody – she actively resisted. Riley-Khan was charged with... more

Cayuga Co. Health Department warns against swimming in Cayuga Lake after hydrilla-killing chemical applied early by mistake

Cayuga Co. Health Department warns against swimming in Cayuga Lake after hydrilla-killing chemical applied early by mistake
The Cayuga County Health Department says that a plan to kill hydrilla on the lake has backfired. Due to a miscommunication, the chemical used to kill the plans was applied on Thursday in the area of Don’s Marina by the Town of Genoa. It was supposed to take place next week. Because of this, those who live along the lake... more

Deputies: 75-year-old accused of selling narcotics in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on August 16th at approximately 3 p.m. deputies arrested Anthony J. Marciano, 75, of Seneca Falls following a narcotics investigation. Marciano was charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the fifth degree, class D Felonies. It is alleged that Marciano sold Hydrocodone, also known as Vicodin, on several... more

Yankees secure 27th straight winning season with win over Tribe

Yankees secure 27th straight winning season with win over Tribe
Exhibiting his effective fastball-slider combination, Masahiro Tanaka turned in his second consecutive strong outing as the Yankees bounced back from a lopsided defeat in the series opener and edged the Indians for a 3-2 victory on Friday evening at Yankee Stadium. Tanaka held Cleveland to two runs and four hits over 6 1/3 innings, permitting solo homers to Jose Ramirez... more

Public gets peek at massive solar power plan in Wayne County

Public gets peek at massive solar power plan in Wayne County
Residents got their first look this week at a proposed solar farm that would be one of the largest in the nation. The first of two public information sessions was held at the Rose Union Community Center Wednesday to outline the Rosalen Solar Energy Center, a proposed solar power facility on 2,000 acres that would generate up to 350 megawatts... more

Funeral services held for State Police Sergeant Jeff Cicora

Funeral services held for State Police Sergeant Jeff Cicora
Hundreds of New York State Troopers and people from across the country came out Friday morning to pay respects to a New York State Trooper who passed away last weekend. Funeral services were held Friday morning for retired State Police Sergeant Jeff Cicora. His funeral was at the Immaculate Conception Church in Fayetteville. As a State Trooper, Cicora took part... more

JCPenney halves losses, will begin selling used clothing

JCPenney halves losses, will begin selling used clothing
Shares of J.C. Penney surged after the ailing department store cut its quarterly losses in half and announced that it would begin selling used clothing to staunch fading sales. Retailers have been searching for ways to get people back into its stores in the decade since the global economic downturn altered consumer behavior, a period that has run parallel with... more

Police: Vehicle didn’t have appropriate emergency lights leading up to crash at busy SF intersection

Police: Traffic tickets pending after two-car crash at Rt 414, North Rd. intersection in Seneca Falls
Police say one person suffered minor injuries after a local first responder en route to a call missed a red light, causing an accident. On Thursday at 5:43 p.m. the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department responded along with the Seneca Falls Fire Department and North Seneca Ambulance for personal injury crash at the intersection of State Route 414 and... more

Myrick offers apology for April arrests on the Commons

Myrick offers apology for April arrests on the Commons
Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick gave his most extensive comments on the cases of Rose DeGroat and Cadji Ferguson last week, vocalizing a public apology for their arrests at the behest of local activists. His words came during an otherwise uneventful Common Council meeting last week. Members of Standing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) and Black Lives Matter-Ithaca dominated a brief... more

Late-summer weekend will bring warm, muggy conditions with risk for storms

Late-summer weekend will bring warm, muggy conditions with risk for storms
It’s going to feel like summer this weekend. Forecasters with the National Weather Service say that a warm, muggy pattern will continue to develop on Friday. Some showers and storms will be possible, as result, during the afternoon hours. Those should remain scattered though. It’s a pattern that will maintain itself on Saturday and Sunday, though. Forecasters expect the same... more

City to host Syracuse football celebration to kick off new season

City to host Syracuse football celebration to kick off new season
The city of Syracuse will host a celebration to kick off the Syracuse University football team’s new season. Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh and Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon are inviting the community to come out at noon on Aug. 23 to honor the team at the “Our city, our county, our house, Syracuse football celebration.” Head Coach Dino Babers and... more
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