Day: March 28, 2020

FOOD PANTRIES: Hours of operation for those feeding the needy in the Finger Lakes

FEEDING THE FINGER LAKES: List of pantries, churches providing service during crisis

Food pantries are crucial, especially in rural communities. The need is even greater — as most businesses, agencies, and organizations operate on limited hours due to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic ... MORE
Virginia man charged with felony criminal sex act in Ontario County

Virginia man charged with felony criminal sex act in Ontario County

Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a 31-year-old Hampton, Virginia man following a sex assault investigation. Tuan Nguyan, 31, of Virginia is accused of having sexual contact with a person under 15-years-old. The incident is said to have occurred in Farmington ... MORE
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Wayne County Democratic Committee gathers signatures for 2020 elections

Wayne County Democratic Committee gathers signatures for 2020 elections

Each year, local representatives of the Democratic Party in Wayne County gather signatures from enrolled Democrats for local, regional and state political candidates. Every other year, they also circulate petitions to designate two Democratic Committee representatives in each election district. With the ... MORE
Deputies: Suspicious vehicle investigation leads to drug charge

Deputies: Suspicious vehicle investigation leads to drug charge

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Farmington teen following an investigation into a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was spotted on High Street, according to deputies, and following investigation – Jason Dibble, 19, of Farmington was found to be ... MORE
Hospitals prepare differently throughout Finger Lakes as COVID-19 preparations ramp up

Hospitals prepare differently throughout Finger Lakes as COVID-19 preparations ramp up

Rochester Regional Health is taking steps to ensure that its hospital in Ontario County is prepared for a possible outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus. Veronica Chiesi Brown, RRH public information officer, said the tents were set up at Clifton, Rochester General Hospital, ... MORE
‘PLEASE BE SAFE’: Community rallies around those working through pandemic (photos)

‘PLEASE BE SAFE’: Community rallies around those working through pandemic (photos)

Supports is pouring in across the region for first responders, healthcare workers, grocery store employees, truckers, postal workers, and so many others deemed ‘essential’ in this crisis. They are on the frontlines, working overtime to keep society running. A sign along Route ... MORE
Officers shot responding to domestic incident in Cortland

Officers shot responding to domestic incident in Cortland

A police officer was shot and is in stable condition at Upstate Hospital in Syracuse after an incident in the city of Cortland. The incident has been described by authorities as a domestic, and occurred on Elm Street. Neighbors looked on as ... MORE
Nearly 100 dogs adopted out after one of worst animal cruelty cases Ontario County has ever seen

Nearly 100 dogs adopted out after one of worst animal cruelty cases Ontario County has ever seen

The ‘Naples 85’ have new homes. A total of nearly 100 dogs were seized over a series of incidents and investigations in 2019. The dogs ranged in age from four-months to 6 years. Altogether 96 dogs were seized by the Ontario County ... MORE
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Kinney Drugs raises wages for employees, installs shields in stores

Kinney Drugs is the latest to add acrylic shields to protect those working at its stores amid the Novel Coronavirus pandemic. The shields will be installed at all of the chain’s pharmacy counters and front of the store checkout counters to protect ... MORE
Deputies: Marion man had BAC over twice the legal limit during traffic stop

Deputies: Marion man had BAC over twice the legal limit during traffic stop

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Marion man for DWI following a traffic stop in Williamson. Deputies arrested Patrick Graham, 33, of Marion for aggravated unlicensed operation, driving while intoxicated, driving with a BAC over 0.18, as well ... MORE
KOLB: Important information, resources for residents and business owners

KOLB: Important information, resources for residents and business owners

The coronavirus isn’t just an unprecedented public health emergency. It’s turned life as we know it upside down.  Tens of thousands of afflicted New Yorkers are fighting the virus, and selfless healthcare professionals are working around the clock to help them win ... MORE
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