Day: March 4, 2020

Watkins Glen boys roll into Section IV Class C title game

Watkins Glen boys roll into Section IV Class C title game

The Watkins Glen boys basketball team rolled to the Section IV Class C final with a 63-52 win over Greene in the Class C semi-final. Adam Pastore led the Senecas with 24 points. Watkins Glen will meet Newfield in the section final ... MORE
Leadership struggle continues within Cayuga Nation: What's next?

Leadership struggle continues within Cayuga Nation: What’s next?

Following a Haudenosaunee Confederacy Grand Council session that took place on Sunday a decision was made to send 30 to 40 Onondaga Nation men to Seneca Falls to protect Cayuga families. Aside from the Onondaga, calls have been made out to certain ... MORE
Deputies: Sodus man charged with felony mischief after argument

Deputies: Sodus man charged with felony mischief after argument

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man on felony charges following an investigation. Joshua Turner, 37, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief – a Class E felony – after allegedly damaging a cell phone during an argument ... MORE
Deputies: Wayland woman charged with DWAI after crash in Wayne County

Deputies: Wayland woman charged with DWAI after crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wayland woman following an investigation into a crash on Plank Road in Walworth. Deputies say Caitlin Jones, 31, of Wayland crashed her vehicle into a utility pole causing significant damage to her ... MORE
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Human rights proponent to speak at Keuka College

Sister Helen Prejean, the human rights proponent whose efforts to abolish capital punishment were dramatized in the film “Dead Man Walking,” will deliver the College’s 32nd annual Carl and Fanny Fribolin President’s Forum Lecture. The event, which will be held on Thursday, ... MORE
New exhibit opens at

New exhibit for Williams-Insalaco Gallery 34 at FLCC

Opening events for a new exhibit in Williams-Insalaco Gallery 34 at Finger Lakes Community College are planned for Thursday, March 12, starting with a talk by the featured artist, Karen Sardisco. The 2 p.m. talk will be followed by a hors d’oeuvre ... MORE
Keuka College, Onondaga Community College join forces in new partnership

Keuka College, Onondaga Community College join forces in new partnership

Keuka College and Onondaga Community College have joined forces to create a new pathway to success for students pursuing careers in social work. Keuka College President Amy Storey and Onondaga Community College (OCC) President Dr. Casey Crabill on Monday formally signed a ... MORE
Wells College celebrates grand opening of “Hallway for Culture”

Wells College celebrates grand opening of “Hallway for Culture”

Wells College celebrated the grand opening of its new center for multiculturalism with an uplifting event on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 that was attended by dozens of students, staff and faculty. Dubbed the “Hallway for Cultural Humility,” the newly renovated space is ... MORE
Yates County has a new public defender following special meeting

Yates County has a new public defender following special meeting

Yates County has a new public defender. The Finger Lakes Times reports that Steve Hampsey was unanimously appointed to the position during a special meeting of the county Legislature Monday. He’s a 1981 graduate of Penn Yan Academy, as well as Valparaiso ... MORE
Courts, News, Yates County
Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires 5.5 acres in Hector

Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires 5.5 acres in Hector

The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced that it acquired a 5.5 wooded acre parcel in the town of Hector on Tuesday. The property includes more than 1,300 feet of shared boundary with the Finger Lakes National Forest (FLNF) and approximately 1,000 feet ... MORE
IJC launching 18-24 month investigation into Plan 2014, but many remain unsatisfied

IJC launching 18-24 month investigation into Plan 2014, but many remain unsatisfied

The International Joint Commission is launching an investigation into the controversial Plan 2014, which locals and officials say played a role in the flooding in shoreline communities. The IJC is the regulatory body that tends to water levels on Lake ontario. This ... MORE
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Massive fire levels barn at Greek Peak Resort

A large storage barn at Greek Peak Mountain Resort went up in flames on Tuesday. The barn, which was located on Page Green Road in Cortland County was leveled as result of the fire. No employees were inside, and no injuries were ... MORE
Fire, News, Tompkins County
Bill to require seatbelts in the back seat heads to Cuomo’s desk

Bill to require seatbelts in the back seat heads to Cuomo’s desk

New York State has passed legislation that would require seatbelts to be worn in back seats of vehicles. Current law requires passengers 16 years of age or older to wear a seat belt if they are in the front seat, but not ... MORE
Cold on the Locks (photo)

Cold on the Locks (photo)

The Lyons Lock 27 along the Erie Canal was cold on this afternoon. Photo captured by Robert Stopper ... MORE
Fluffy bird (photo)

Fluffy bird (photo)

Saturday morning in Farmington with a visitor. This shot by Mike Sargent ... MORE