Day: October 17, 2019

Dundee plans new streetscape, sewer plant

Dundee plans new streetscape, sewer plant

Things are changing in Dundee. The small community in Yates County is taking steps to make major changes a reality in 2020. The first is the Gateway Streetscape Improvement project, which will transform much of the village’s core along Water, Main, and ... MORE
Accused murderer back in Yates County Jail, will cost taxpayers $8K per month to house

Accused murderer back in Yates County Jail, will cost taxpayers $8K per month to house

The 38-year-old man accused of murdering his mother and killing her dog in August 2018 is back in Yates County. Paul Khouzam, 38, who was charged with second-degree murder and other felony charges has been returned to the Yates County Jail, according ... MORE
CSEA pushes back against single-payer healthcare

CSEA pushes back against single-payer healthcare

The Civil Service Employees Association, one of the largest public worker unions in the state, is continuing to press forward with an effort opposing the New York Health Act, a bill that would create a single-payer health care system in the state ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls driver arrested on Leandra’s Law charge, other felonies after causing crash

Police: Seneca Falls driver arrested on Leandra’s Law charge, other felonies after causing crash

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 32-year-old driver on felony charges – including DWI Leandra’s Law. Police say Leslie Tewksbury, 32, of Seneca Falls was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while ability impaired by drugs, both of ... MORE
Finger Lakes Land Trust launches five point initiative to protect water quality

Finger Lakes Land Trust launches five point initiative to protect water quality

The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced it has launched a new initiative to expand the organization’s current water protection efforts. Toxic algae outbreaks within each of the Finger Lakes have generated alarming headlines over the last few years, prompting the Land Trust ... MORE
Comets surge past Crunch, 6-2

Comets surge past Crunch, 6-2

The Utica Comets surged in the second period to top the Syracuse Crunch, 6-2, tonight at the Adirondack Bank Center. The Crunch opened scoring and held the lead twice in the first period, but the Comets dominated the middle stanza to build ... MORE
Sports, Syracuse Crunch
Three former Syracuse standouts picked in XFL Draft

Three former Syracuse standouts picked in XFL Draft

Former Orange guard Andrew Tiller, defensive back Jordan Martin and wide receiver Jamal Custis were selected in the inaugural XFL Draft. Held over the past two days via conference call, the draft featured a pool of more than 1,000 players. Picks were announced via ... MORE
W-FL High School Football Week #7 Scoreboard

W-FL High School Football Week #7 Scoreboard

Week 7 of the W-FL high school football season kicks off Friday night. Check out the full slate of games below and check back here for all of the results. Friday, Oct 18, 2019 Dansville 42 Penn Yan Academy 34 Dansville High School ER/Gananda 42 ... MORE
Pumpkin Patch Power

LIFE IN THE FINGER LAKES: Pumpkin Patch Power

A week ago, with pumpkin season in full swing and a full moon rising, Derek Doeffinger headed out to the countryside an hour before sunset. He wasn’t looking for the headless horsemen who terrified Ichabod Crane in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” ... MORE
Life, Ontario County, Victor
Buffalo Bills sign Ray-Ray McCloud to practice squad

Buffalo Bills sign Ray-Ray McCloud to practice squad

Ray-Ray McCloud is joining the Buffalo Bills’ practice squad. McCloud, 23, was originally drafted by Buffalo in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft (Pick 167). He appeared in 10 games as a rookie and recorded five receptions for 36 yards ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
Apartment complex in Penn Yan upgraded with state funding

Apartment complex in Penn Yan upgraded with state funding

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday morning to celebrate finished work on the Walnut Hill Apartments in Penn Yan. Work on the apartment complex in the village of Penn Yan has been focused on nearly 60 existing apartments. Another two-story building with ... MORE
News, Penn Yan, Yates County
Marion soccer star Chloe DeLyser didn’t officially break national goals record

NFHS: Marion soccer star Chloe DeLyser didn’t officially break national goals record

Marion soccer star Chloe DeLyser made all of Western New York proud when she broke the high school national goals record for girls soccer Tuesday night. Except, she didn’t officially break the record. It’s complicated. The official record, according to the National Federation ... MORE
ER boys soccer team ends regular season 15-0

ER boys soccer team ends regular season 16-0

Ian Szemcsak scored four goals and Russell Domm had four assists as East Rochester wrapped up the boys soccer regular season with a 10-0 win. The Bombers finish the season 16-0-0 in winning the Wayne County League title and the top seed ... MORE
Appeals court dismisses lawsuit against Auburn man convicted in overdose death

Appeals court dismisses lawsuit against Auburn man convicted in overdose death

A lawsuit against an Auburn man who served prison time for a conviction related to an Auburn woman’s overdose death was dismissed Oct. 8 by an appeals court. Matthew M. Malenick was convicted in March 2014 for delaying emergency services to 25-year-old ... MORE
Waverly man accused of threatening President Trump

Waverly man charged with threatening President Trump going to prison for sex assault

A Waverly man who is under federal indictment for allegedly threatening to kill President Donald Trump was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in state prison for his conviction on sexual assault and aggravated assault charges in Bradford County. Jesse Allen Blake, 24, pleaded ... MORE
Ontario BOS committee approves use of Casella landfill expansion payments

Ontario BOS committee approves use of Casella landfill expansion payments

The Planning & Environmental Quality Committee of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors has approved a plan on how to use payments it will receive from the operator of the county landfill this year and in 2020. Casella Waste Services agreed in ... MORE
Penn Yan Academy vaping numbers ‘staggering’

Penn Yan Academy vaping numbers ‘staggering’

Following a recent survey that showed 60 percent of Penn Yan Academy students have tried vaping, the school district has upped the punishment for kids caught vaping on school grounds. “The statistics are pretty staggering,” Assistant Principal Warren Kinsey said. “That number ... MORE
Stanton still out, Hicks moved up to 3rd in Yanks’ order

Stanton still out, Hicks moved up to 3rd in Yanks’ order

Giancarlo Stanton remained out of the New York Yankees lineup for the third straight game and Aaron Hicks was moved up to third in the batting order for Game 4 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Limited by injuries ... MORE
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