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Seneca County gives go ahead on Cayuga Nation demolition as federal prosecutors begin investigation

Seneca County says demolition can continue on certain properties owned by Cayuga Nation
On Thursday there was an update on the government side of things, as it pertained to the demolition of several properties owned by the Cayuga Nation along State Route 89. That news was that demolition could continue forward. Seneca County Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Robert Hayssen announces that Seneca County has issued Building Permits to the Cayuga Nation... more

Auburn standoff ends with multiple arrests, Grant Ave. reopened after being shut down

Standoff shuts down Grant Ave. in Auburn on Thursday
A total of three people were taken into custody after a two hour standoff near a motel on Grant Avenue in Auburn. The incident was reported around 4 p.m., when a man was said to be pointing a gun out a window. The Grant Motel, which is located at 255 Grant Avenue is on the north side of the road... more

Q&A session in Seneca Falls takes closer look at Seneca Meadows, permit renewal

Q&A session in Seneca Falls takes closer look at Seneca Meadows, permit renewal
The Seneca Falls Town Board held a special meeting on Thursday to allow residents the opportunity to pose questions to Seneca Meadows employees and town officials about operation and permitting issues connected to the landfill operated along State Route 414. Odors took center stage. “This session is not an attack,” Supervisor Mike Ferrara said starting the meeting. “This is not... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Vinnie Esposito talks economic development in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

LIVE AT 10 AM: Esposito talks economic development in the Finger Lakes on Inside the FLX (podcast)
On Thursday Vinnie Esposito, Finger Lakes Regional Director of Empire State Development was in-studio ahead of a State of the State address scheduled in Seneca Falls. The discussion focused on economic development, rural communities in the Finger Lakes, success stories in recent years, as well as the areas most-needing improving as the state continues on its mission to develop local... more

Former Canandaigua elected official jumps into race to succeed Assemblyman Kolb

Former Canandaigua elected jumps into race to succeed Assemblyman Kolb
Cindy Wade, a former Canandaigua city council-member has entered the race for the 131st District. The Assembly seat is being vacated at the end of this year by Brian Kolb, a Republican from Canandaigua, who is not seeking re-election. “I’m definitely in the race,” Wade said. She posted a message to Facebook making the announcement. “I am excited to announce... more

Waterloo man charged with rape, sex abuse in Oswego

Waterloo man charged with rape, sex abuse in Oswego
Authorities say a Waterloo man was arrested on a number of charges after a rape investigation in the city of Oswego. Dwayne Arruza, 42, has been charged with rape, criminal sex act, disseminating indecent material to minors, sex abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child. Investigators say Arruza had sexual contact with a teen in Oswego. He was remanded... more

Report throws Kolb DWI case, as well as countless others old-and-new into question

Report throws Kolb DWI case, as well as countless others old-and-new into question
Some DWI convictions, as well as active cases in Ontario County could be back on the table. An investigation by 13WHAM-TV uncovered the issue, which centers on recordings of DWI arrests at the Ontario County Jail. The issue was uncovered when a special prosecutor was brought in to handle the DWI case of Assemblyman Brian Kolb. “Everybody who deals with... more

Sheriff: Bloomfield teen charged with forcible touching

Sheriff: Bloomfield teen charged with forcible touching
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a 19-year-old Bloomfield man following an investigation into forcible touching. Dustin Vail, 19, of Bloomfield was charged with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child. Vail is accused of touching the intimate parts of a 12-year-old victim. He also is accused of exchanging chat messages containing sexual content with... more

Thruway Authority gives update on $355M cashless tolling changeover

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State officials say toll booths will be a thing of the past by the end of this year. In some locations around the Finger Lakes it may not seem that way – but it’s coming. At least that’s what state officials promise. A total of 70 gantries will be installed throughout the Thruway’s entire 570-mile ticketing system by the end... more

Syracuse Women fall to NC State, 69-60

Syracuse women fall to NC State, 69-60
Syracuse ended the road portion of the regular season Thursday with a 69-60 loss to No. 8 NC State (24-4, 13-4 ACC) in  Raleigh, N.C. Kiara Lewis recorded her second consecutive 20-point game in the defeat and Emily Engstler scored her 250th point of the year. The Orange (15-13, 9-8 ACC) return to the hardwood Sunday afternoon to host Boston College (17-11, 10-7 ACC)... more

Counties throughout region struggle with staffing inside 911 centers

Counties struggle with
Working in any 911 center is tough work. It’s stressful, equally important, and work that takes a toll on those who do it over a career. That said, it’s among the most-rewarding work one could find in public service. Dispatch centers across the U.S. are struggling to fill seats, though. Taylor Militello has been working at the Cayuga County 911... more

SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY REPORT: Lyons, Clyde, Red Creek girls advance; Pal-Mac boys top Midlakes

SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY REPORT: Lyons, Clyde, Red Creek girls advance; Pal-Mac boys top Midlakes
There was a full slate of Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games on Wednesday. Check out all of last night’s scores, updated brackets and the next slate of games below… BOYS SECTIONAL SCOREBOARD 2/26: 10 MONROE 60 7 NE DOUGLAS 91 A2 BOYS NED – Adonis Flagler 28, 15 reb 10 ROCHESTER PREP 57 7 WAYLAND-COHOCTON 66... more

Third phase of REDI dredging now underway along Lake Ontario

Third phase of REDI dredging now underway along Lake Ontario
The third phase of the dredging project along Lake Ontario, as part of the REDI plan, is officially underway. The state says it’s giving counties information they need to update, expand, and implement an existing regional dredging management plan, according to WHEC-TV. It’s part of the state’s plan to repair and build resiliency in communities who are navigating annual, destructive... more

Former paperboys sue D&C under Child Victims Act after alleged 1980s abuse

Former paperboys sue D&C under Child Victims Act after alleged 1980s abuse
Four former paperboys for the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle are suing the paper and its parent company Gannett in a lawsuit filed under the Child Victims Act. The lawsuit claims that four victims were sexually abused by former district manager Jack Lazeroff in the 1980s. The plaintiffs allege the newspaper hired Lazeroff shortly after he was fired from a job... more
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