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Driver ticketed for DWI after fleeing scene of head-on crash; second driver airlifted to hospital

Driver ticketed for DWI after fleeing scene of head-on crash; second driver airlifted to hospital
Deputies say the driver involved in a head-on crash in Tompkins County fled the scene on Friday around 4 p.m. The crash happened along the 8400 block of Perry City Road, near Waterburg Road. Deputies say a Markley Doane, 24, was operating a pickup truck when he collided with a Jeep Wrangler. Doane then took off from the scene, but... more

UPDATE: Firefighter suffers minor injuries battling Seneca Castle blaze (video)

Firefighters battle structure fire in Seneca Castle (video)
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has provided new details on the fire that was reported Sunday afternoon in Seneca Castle. Deputies say that they were called to 2152 County Road 4 for the report of a structure fire. Occupants of the residence were not home at the time when the fire started and consequently were not injured. First responders from... more

Community lured out into the cold for 5th Annual Fire & Ice Festival (photos & more)

Community lured out into the cold for 5th Annual Fire & Ice Festival
Hundreds of visitors to Downtown Canandaigua enjoyed the 5th Annual Fire & Ice Festival sponsored by the Canandaigua Business Improvement District (BID). BID Director Denise Chaapel said that the festival was originally developed as a way to get the community to come out and frequent local businesses during the winter months when business traditionally slowed. Chaapel also said that the... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: Mynderse Blue Devils & Coach Pat Prayne in-studio (podcast)

UPSTATE HOOPS: Mynderse Blue Devils & Coach Pat Prayne in-studio (podcast)
Mynderse Academy Blue Devils boys varsity head coach Pat Prayne is in-studio along with junior Jared King and sophomores Troy Kabat and Mike Bogart to talk about their season as Class B2 Sectionals approach. This week’s episode was live at a special time, 1:00 pm, on Sunday afternoon. . more

Two in stable condition after serious crash at State Route 318/14 intersection on Saturday

Two in stable condition after serious crash at State Route 318/14 intersection on Saturday
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation into a crash that occurred on Saturday at the intersection of State Routes 14 and 318 in Phelps. Adam Tanner, of Auburn was traveling south on Route 14 and attempted to make a left turn onto Route 318. Deputies say he failed to yield the right of way to Candy Greenfield, of... more

Rochester Regional Health expands operation, presence in Geneva

Rochester Regional Health expands operation, presence in Geneva
Healthcare is about to get a little more convenient for residents of Geneva and its surrounding communities. Rochester Regional Health (RRH) announced a major expansion of its campus at 875 Pre-Emption Road this week, which is set to open in May. “For most patients, the majority of their healthcare is delivered in the office and outpatient settings,” stated Assistant Medical... more

Home heavily damaged after fire, occupant suffers minor injuries trying to save pets

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First responders from around Bath were called to a house fire on Halsey Street around 11 a.m. The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time. However, all occupants were able to escape. First responders were also able to contain the fire to two rooms of the house. One of the occupants sustained cuts to his hands breaking... more

Teen ticketed after Phelps crash, one passenger sent to Strong Memorial Hospital

Teen ticketed after Phelps crash, one passenger sent to Strong Memorial Hospital
On Sunday around 12:53 a.m. deputies responded to Griffith Road at the intersection with Toll Road in Phelps for a reported one-car crash with minor injuries. Deputies responded to the crash with the assistance of Phelps Fire and Ambulance, and determined Joshua Green, 18, of Newark was traveling east and was following behind two other vehicles. Those two vehicles slowed... more

Wayne County building will reopen ahead of schedule, under budget

Wayne County building will reopen ahead of schedule, under budget
Good news for taxpayers in Wayne County: Renovations at the County’s William Street facility are wrapping up months ahead of time, and the project came in under budget. Both the first- and second- floors were overhauled. Some departments have had the opportunity to move back into the space, while others are expected to move in this week. A grand opening... more

Democrats will primary each other in 24th District to challenge Rep. Katko in November

Democrats will primary each other in 24th District to challenge Rep. Katko in November
There is going to be a primary in the 24th Congressional District. Francis Canole secured backing of the Onondaga County Democrats, according to Finger Lakes News Radio. Dana Balter, who ran a competitive race against Rep. John Katko in 2018 has been successfully campaigning throughout the district. She’s expected to challenge Canole in a primary, according to Syracuse.com. Roger Misso,... more

Millport couple accused of producing child pornography in federal court

Millport couple accused of producing child pornography in federal court
A Millport couple is facing serious charges after an investigation into the production of child pornography. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that John Carling, 45, and Darlene Carling, 40, of Millport, were both arrested and charged by criminal complaint with producing child pornography. The charges carry a minimum penalty of 15 years, a maximum of 30 years in... more

Avoca man released after stealing vehicle, faces felony charge

Avoca man released after stealing vehicle, faces felony charge
Deputies say an Avoca man stole a vehicle from Reservoir Road on Tuesday. James Sick, 28, of Avoca was arrested after deputies responded to the area for the report of a male actively trying to steal a vehicle. Sick was determined to have taken the vehicle without the owner’s permission. He was subsequently charged with grand larceny, a felony. He... more

Overnight crash reported near Skaneateles Inn in Cayuga County

Overnight crash reported near Skaneateles Inn in Cayuga County
First responders overnight were called to a two-car crash in Skaneateles. The crash occurred near the Skaneateles Inn on Route 20. First responders from Sennett and Saves Ambulance were called to the scene. Fire police were also requested to the scene after first responders arrived. No additional information was immediately available. more

Deputies: Bath man stole credit cards from shopping center

Deputies: Bath man stole credit cards from shopping center
Deputies say a Bath man was arrested on a grand larceny charge as an investigation into stolen credit cards continues. Joseph Smith, 43, of Bath is accused of stealing a purse, which contained a number of stolen credit cards. The purse was stolen from a shopping center in the town of Erwin. Smith was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and... more

Syracuse women roll past Pittsburgh for fourth straight victory

Syracuse women roll past Pittsburgh, 71-53
A pair of strong performances from Kiara Lewis and Digna Strautmane helped Syracuse roll past Pittsburgh for the 18th consecutive win. The Orange topped the Panthers 71-53 at home in the Carrier Dome to extend their winning streak to four and improve to 14-11 overall and 8-6 in the ACC. Lewis and Strautmane scored 19 and 18 points, respectively. Syracuse sweeps the Panthers in... more

Syracuse Women’s Lacrosse cruises to win over Binghamton

Syracuse Women’s Lacrosse cruises to win over Binghamton
No. 4/4 Syracuse shut out its opponent in the first half for the second consecutive game on its way to a 20-2 victory against Binghamton in women’s lacrosse action on Sunday, Feb. 16. Senior Emily Hawryschuk scored six goals and moved into a tie for ninth place on the Orange’s all-time scoring list with 227 points. “It was a quick turnaround since... more
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