Day: December 15, 2019

IT’S A WONDERFUL WEEKEND: Despite wild weather, a successful day in Bedford Falls

IT’S A WONDERFUL WEEKEND: Despite wild weather, a successful day in Bedford Falls

Bedford Falls, the fictional setting of the film “It’s a Wonderful Life” resembles the small town of Seneca Falls; and the cheerful Christmas spirit shown from visitors traveling both near and far jumped-off the silver screen once more during this whimsical holiday ... MORE
Amerks complete sweep with 5-0 win in Laval

Amerks complete sweep with 5-0 win in Laval

The Rochester Americans (18-4-2-2) scored three times on the power-play and received another flawless performance from goaltender Andrew Hammond to complete the weekend sweep with a dominating 5-0 win over the Laval Rocket (15 -12-3-0) Saturday afternoon at Place Bell. It was with the ... MORE
Crunch top Checkers, 5-4

Crunch top Checkers, 5-4

The Syracuse Crunch topped the Charlotte Checkers in a back-and-forth affair tonight at Bojangles’ Coliseum. Alex Volkov opened scoring before the Checkers went on a three-goal run to steal the lead. Syracuse then went on a three-goal run of their own with ... MORE
W-FL Saturday: East Rochester girls improve to 6-1 with win against Newark; Maddie Ryan leads Marcus Whitman over Chesterton

W-FL Saturday: East Rochester girls improve to 6-1 with win over Newark; Maddie Ryan leads Whitman

There were just three games total across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Saturday. Two girls games and one boys game. One of the two girls games featured the Newark Reds and the East Rochester Bombers. Zoe Zutes, a ... MORE
Search for 87-year-old last seen near Blue Ribbo

Phelps man remains in guarded condition at Strong Hospital after crashing car into Flint Creek

Son says 87-year-old sat in waist-deep water for 11 hours before being located – Update: Monday, 6 p.m. The man who’s vehicle wound up in Flint Creek along State Route 96 in Phelps after being missing for nearly 12 hours was listed ... MORE
11th Annual It’s A Wonderful Run (Official Race Video)

WATCH: 11th Annual It’s A Wonderful Run (Official Race Video)

For the first time ever, heavy rain fell on the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls but did it dampen the Christmas Spirit? Check out the activities in Seneca Falls and watch thousands of runners pass over the bridge to ... MORE
District Attorney Budelmann, Sen. Helming will hold press conference this week addressing bail reform

District Attorney Budelmann, Sen. Helming will hold press conference this week addressing bail reform, vehicular manslaughter case

Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann will hold a news conference this week following a bail hearing for Heriberto Perez-Velasquez. It’s scheduled for Wednesday. The 31-year-old is accused of driving drunk in Cayuga County on Route 31 – striking a 59-year-old Weedsport ... MORE
GoFundMe raises more than $10K for teacher killed in Newfield home invasion

GoFundMe raises more than $10K for teacher killed in Newfield home invasion

A GoFundMe has been setup for the Newfield man killed in a home invasion in Newfield last week. Dejour Xavier Gandy, 29, died from the shooting, which happened early-Saturday morning last week. The Newfield High School graduate was a pre-k teacher in ... MORE
Newfield, News, Tompkins County
Challenge to NY immigration law is tossed on eve of enactment

Challenge to NY immigration law is tossed on eve of enactment

The Green Light Law, which allows New Yorkers to use foreign identification when applying for a license, has survived a second court challenge. Frank Merola, Rensselaer County Clerk , filed a lawsuit in July alleging that the Green Light Law conflicted with ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Skaneateles police looking for individual involved in larcenies

Skaneateles police looking for individual involved in larcenies

Skaneateles Police are putting you on the lookout after a series of larcenies. Skaneateles Police say a few larcenies occurred over the past week at the Tops Market on Fennell Street in the Village. According to police, on three separate occasions, the ... MORE
Sheriff Spike: Watch out for holiday scams as Christmas approaches

Sheriff Spike: Watch out for holiday scams as Christmas approaches

The Yates County Sheriff’s Office said it’s received complaints from residents who have received telephone calls from different scammers. YCSO said some of the calls had someone identifying as an agent for the Social Security Administration and advises that your account number ... MORE
News, Yates County
Cuomo vetoes protections for drivers as cashless tolling rolls out across NYS

Cuomo vetoes protections for drivers as cashless tolling rolls out across NYS

Efforts to bolster protections for drivers unknowingly hit with fines after traveling through cashless toll gantries were rejected Friday for the second year in a row by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo vetoed the Toll Payer Protection Act after doing so last year amid myriad concerns raised by ... MORE
New York State, News, Traffic
New Freedom Village land owners plan to sell parcels

New Freedom Village land owners plan to sell parcels

One of the people who recently bought the Freedom Village USA property said he and his partner will likely sell parcels of the land. “We will probably divide it up and sell it off,” Alvin Zimmerman said Friday. Zimmerman, a partner in ... MORE
News, Starkey, Yates County
Waterloo CSD will consider open positions, Bavis contract extension on Monday

Waterloo CSD will consider open positions, Bavis contract extension on Monday

A four-year contract extension for Superintendent Terri Bavis is up for a vote by the Board of Education Monday night. Bavis, superintendent since July 1, 2016, is working under a contract that ends June 30, 2020. If approved, her new contract will ... MORE
Seneca Falls attempted murder suspect getting new lawyer

Seneca Falls attempted murder suspect getting new lawyer

The Seneca Falls man accused of nearly killing a woman earlier this year will be getting a new attorney, meaning his case will likely not be resolved until next year. Christopher Freeman’s court-appointed attorney, Joe Lucchesi, recently told the Times he asked Acting Seneca ... MORE