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Serious crash in Ithaca sends five to area hospitals

Serious crash in Ithaca sends five to area hospitals
A crash involving two vehicles has sent at ;least five people to area hospitals. Tompkins County 911 dispatchers tell NewsChannel 9 that two cars collided in the 400 block of Elmira road, also known as Route 13, around 6:30 Tuesday night. The scene is near Ithaca’s Buttermilk Falls. One person was airlifted to a regional trauma center. The other four... more

DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago to officially open at noon Friday

DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago to officially open at noon Friday
Excitement for DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago has been building, and at noon on this coming Friday, del Lago Resort & Casino’s state-of-the-art sportsbook will officially open. The 6,000-square-foot lounge will offer sports fans an innovative, high-tech retail sports betting experience complete with 23 self-service wagering kiosks, DraftKings cashier stations and a full-service restaurant and bar featuring a new menu,... more

Troopers dressed as construction workers issue 112 tickets to drivers

Troopers dressed as construction workers issue 112 tickets to drivers
New York DOT workers worked with State Police troopers last week to focus on safety in construction works zones in Rochester. Police announced Tuesday that 112 tickets were issued over the course of three days during Operation Hardhat. Forty of those tickets were for speeding, 34 for cell phone use, 20 for expired inspection or registration, 14 for not wearing... more

KanPak U.S. breaks ground on expansion in Penn Yan

KanPak U.S. breaks ground on expansion
KanPak U.S., a leading supplier of beverages and desserts using aseptic processing technology and a subsidiary of Golden State Foods, recently hosted the groundbreaking of a 195,000-square-foot expansion to its current Penn Yan facility. The addition will enable KanPak to store a larger array of finished and raw goods, including ingredients and packaging materials, for quick-service restaurant customers such as... more

13WHAM-TV journalist Norma Holland to leave station

13WHAM-TV journalist Norma Holland to leave station
Longtime WHAM-TV journalist Norma Holland will be leaving broadcasting. Holland, who has worked at WHAM-TV (Channel 13) for 23 years, announced the news via social media Tuesday morning. “I’m making a career pivot and joining the team at the Digital Hyve — it’s the 5th fastest growing digital marketing company in the country,” she said. “It’s been the privilege of... more

NY lawmakers push back against new license plates

NY lawmakers push back against new license plates
Beginning next year, license plates that are 10-years-old or more will need to start being replaced under a License Plate Replacement Program. On Monday, the Governor’s Office unveiled five new official license plate designs for residents to vote on. NYGOP Chair Nick Langworthy is calling the state’s 10-Year License Replacement Program “another cash grab.” “I don’t see why people should be... more

Should physicians see vaccine refusing families? Some parents say they’d switch

Parents say they’d switch doctors if the physician sees vaccine-refusing families
Should pediatricians accept unvaccinated children as patients? A new poll suggests many doctors could lose many of their vaccinated patients if they do. 10-year-old Miley is getting the vaccine for HPV, to protect against the human papillomavirus. Her mom Kelli Howard makes sure all her children get their shots on schedule. Kelli says, “From day one, I never thought anything... more

Roads back open after 5-vehicle crash on Rt. 104 in Webster

Roads back open after 5-vehicle crash on Rt. 104 in Webster
A box truck crashed into a vehicle Tuesday morning in Webster, causing a chain reaction crash that snarled traffic. The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. on Rt. 104 West. According to troopers, a box truck hit a passenger vehicle from behind, which subsequently hit three other cars in front of it. State Police said there were multiple injuries, but none... more

New York State Fair unveils 2019 butter sculpture

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This year’s butter sculpture at the New York State Fair portrays a young couple sharing a milkshake and a child dunking cookies with her grandfather. The sculpture crafted from 800 pounds of butter was formally unveiled Tuesday by the American Dairy Association North East. Butter sculptures have been a New York State Fair staple since 1969. Last year’s sculpture depicted... more

BOIL WATER ALERT: Drinking water in Victor could be contaminated with human or animal waste

Village of Victor under boil water advisory
People who live in the Village of Victor are being instructed to boil water or use bottled water for the time being. E coli bacteria was found in the drinking water on Aug. 15th, according to village officials, which indicates that the water may be contaminated with human or animal waste. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking,... more

Butter sculptors tease reveal of this year’s sculpture at the NY State Fair

Butter sculptors tease reveal of this year’s sculpture at the NY State Fair
The New York State Fair gets underway in less than 48 hours and crews are busy getting everything ready for the 13-day event. While there are countless reasons why people come out, many are anticipating the famous butter sculpture. This will be the 51st year that the fair has been making butter sculptures. Jim Victor and his wife Marie are... more

Canandaigua man accused of punching woman during domestic incident

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Police report the arrest of a 28-year-old Canandaigua resident following a domestic incident on August 16th. Paul Paddock, 28, of Canandaigua was charged with third-degree assault and third-degree menacing. Police say Paddock struck a female in the face and threw an ashtray at her. Paddock was arraigned and remanded to the Ontario County Jail in lieu of bail. To have... more

Dryden will survey homes, identify home many are ‘substandard’

Dryden will survey homes, identify home many are ‘substandard’
The Town of Dryden wants to know, are its houses up to standard? That’s not the easiest question to answer. Not including the villages of Freeville and Dryden, the town contains 5,300 homes. You also have to define what “standards” are. Still, cognizant that at least some of the bungalows and old farmhouses around town are in rough shape, the... more
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