Month: August 2019

‘ONE PROBLEM AFTER ANOTHER’: How Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen turned into a disaster

‘ONE PROBLEM AFTER ANOTHER’: How Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen turned into a disaster

A month before Woodstock 50 was announced, the festival was already in deep trouble. Last December, Michael Lang, the co-founder of the original 1969 event who had become its bemused-hippie symbol in subsequent decades, was in talks with an upstate New York racetrack for a ... MORE
HWS launches new logos for Herons, Statesmen

HWS launches new logos for Herons, Statesmen

At the dawn of a new season in Hobart and William Smith Athletics, all 23 varsity teams for both the Statesmen and the Herons will be sporting new looks. The colors for each college will remain the same — purple, orange and ... MORE
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Quieter forecast for first part of week in Finger Lakes

The National Weather Service says that despite a few showers or pop up thunderstorms this morning – the Finger Lakes region should get a break from heavy rain, thunderstorms, and damaging winds until mid-week. That doesn’t mean it will be cooler, though ... MORE
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Sunset in Ontario County (photo)

Sunset in Ontario County (photo)

Sunset mixed with Mammatus Clouds makes for quite the scenic view! Almost looks apocalyptic! Photo by Travis J. Smith ... MORE
Double Rainbow (photo)

Double Rainbow (photo)

A double rainbow after the storms move through. Photo by Mike Kader ... MORE
Clouds over the valley (photo)

Clouds over the valley (photo)

Clouds hanging over the valley in Ontario County created quite the contrast in this photo. Photo by Travis J. Smith ... MORE
Sharing is caring (photo)

Sharing is caring (photo)

Sharing is caring. As is evident by this shot. Photo by Polly Jo Simmons ... MORE
Calm day on Canandaigua (photo)

Calm day on Canandaigua (photo)

It was a calm day on Canandaigua Lake. Photo by Christopher Amann ... MORE
Beautiful day to spend on the lake (photo)

Beautiful day to spend on the lake (photo)

A beautiful day to be out on the lake. Photo by Michael Tucker ... MORE
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Stunning end to the day along Canandaigua Lake (photo)

An absolute gem along Canandaigua Lake. Photo by Steve Eichorn ... MORE
Sunset at Crystal Beach (photo)

Sunset at Crystal Beach (photo)

Still waters and a gorgeous sunset at Crystal Beach. Photo by Tammy Goulette ... MORE
Masked men charged with conspiracy after Wayne County incident

Masked men charged with conspiracy after Wayne County incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two masked men following an incident in the Village of Sodus. Deputies arrested James C. Bartron, 21, of Williamson and Edward G. Hoisington, 26, of Auburn. The two are charged with Conspiracy to ... MORE
Lyons man caught with $20,000 worth of cocaine

Lyons man caught with $20,000 worth of cocaine

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff announced the arrest on Tuesday (8/13) at 1:15 a.m. of Shone M. Penalver, 45, of Maple Street in Lyon. Sheriff’s members served a search warrant at Mr. Penalver’s home. During the search of the residence approximately ... MORE
Palmyra man, arrested on child porn charges, takes his own life

Palmyra man, arrested on child porn charges, takes his own life

On Tuesday, August 6th, a 53-year-old Palmyra resident was arrested on out-of-state child pornography warrants. Altogether Dennis J. Howell, 53, faced 20 counts of possession of visual pornography of a person less than 16 years old. It was originally reported that Howell ... MORE
Finch on a flower (photo)

Finch on a flower (photo)

American Goldfinch looking for sunflower seeds in Farmington on August 19th. Photo by Mike Sargent ... MORE
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Cruise along the Erie Canal (photo)

Great Loopers from San Diego, California cruise the serene Erie Canal Sunday morning near Lyons. Photo by Robert Stopper ... MORE
Hawk on the post (photo)

Hawk on the post (photo)

A Redtail Hawk is seen here sitting on a fence post at Cracker Box Palace Farm Animal Haven bear Sodus Bay. Photo by Chris Trine ... MORE
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Blooming in August (photo)

Mid Summer Rose Of Sharon Blooms in Sodus. Photo by Tom Schinsing ... MORE