Local radio hosts draw backlash after racist comments on-air

Kimberly and Beck fired after racist comments on air

A pair of Rochester radio hosts have come under fire following racist comments during a broadcast on Tuesday. And by Wednesday morning – they had been terminated. Kimberly Ray, who co-hostsed the ‘Kimberly and Beck Show’ on Radio 95.1, referred to the n-word multiple times in a span ... FULL STORY
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Audit shows local fire district treasurer made over $15K in ‘questionable payments’ to himself, his business without sufficient documentation

Audit shows local fire district treasurer made over $15K in ‘questionable payments’ to himself, his business without sufficient documentation

– By Josh Durso The Sodus Center Fire District has come under scrutiny from state auditors following an investigation into the oversight of financial operations between ... MORE
Officials will take part in Canandaigua protests, hoping for ‘peaceful’, ‘respectful’ event

Canandaigua officials hope for peaceful event, will take part in #BlackLivesMatter protest

Officials in the city of Canandaigua are preparing for protests on Wednesday, of which they hope remain civil – like a vast majority of those that ... MORE
Dr. Drexler DDS (Alliance)
HWS officials believe classes can resume this fall on campus

HWS officials believe classes can resume this fall on campus

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio President Joyce P. Jacobsen recently sent a letter to students, faculty, and staff at ... MORE
Cayuga County joins 'I am a first responder too' campaign to combat overdose deaths

Cayuga County joins ‘I am a first responder too’ campaign to combat overdose deaths

The Cayuga County HEALing Communities Study steering committee has joined 33 other communities across New York, Kentucky, Massachusetts, ... MORE
Bear spotted near Canandaigua (photo)

Bear spotted near Canandaigua (photo)

This bear was spotted near Canandaigua earlier in the week. Photo by Matthew Pierce ... MORE
DAILY BRIEFING: Cuomo gives update on region’s getting closer to ‘Phase 2’ reopening (video)

DAILY BRIEFING: Cuomo says ‘multiple’ crises colliding as protests continue in cities across NYS (video)

Over the last several weeks, Governor Andrew Cuomo has been holding daily press briefings to update the public ... MORE
Lawmakers could repeal law used to shield law enforcement disciplinary records

Lawmakers could repeal law used to shield law enforcement disciplinary records

This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo referenced a law in New York that’s more than 40 years old, which shields law enforcement’s disciplinary records from becoming part ... MORE
Courts returning to in-person operations in Finger Lakes

Courts returning to in-person operations in Finger Lakes

Judge Craig Doran says the second phase of reopening means that foot traffic will increase in local courts, as more normal operations resume. This change will ... MORE
WATCH: Town of Seneca Falls Public Hearing on Parking Code (video)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Town of Seneca Falls Regular June Board Meeting (video)

On Tuesday evening the Town of Seneca Falls Board held a public hearing followed by their regular June Board Meeting. The entirety of both meetings were ... MORE
GENEVA CITY COUNCIL ADDRESSES COVID-19 FINANCIAL CRISIS  COUNCIL GOES BACK ON PROMISE OF NO ACTION ITEMS AT WORK SESSIONS  GAP BETWEEN CITY MANAGER AND CITY COUNCIL WIDENS

Geneva City Council addresses financial fallout of pandemic, as gap widens between councilors, city manager

– By Todd Elzey On Monday Geneva City Council met for its regular monthly work session. The meeting was held via WebEx conference call and was ... MORE
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Cuomo calls on federal government, Congress to ‘do something about it’ (video)
Cuomo calls on federal government, Congress to ‘do something about it’ (video)
Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke again on Monday about rallies and protests around New York and the United States over the weekend. Some of those turned violent – and resulted in multi-night curfews. The protests were prompted by the killing of George Floyd ... MORE
HWS' Dome deflates after seam failure
HWS’ Dome deflates after seam failure
Stiles Field at the Thomas B. Poole ’61 and Family Sports Dome has sat empty since Hobart and William Smith Colleges shut down in March. As a result, no one was inside when the $3.5 million state-of-the-art sports dome collapsed Sunday afternoon ... MORE
One dead, teen airlifted from scene of serious crash in Wayne County
One dead, teen airlifted from scene of serious crash in Wayne County
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal one-car crash that happened on State Route 31 in the town of Galen on Sunday. Deputies say David Fischette Jr., 30, was a passenger in the vehicle, which went off the road and ... MORE
Helming’s bill
Helming’s amendment to lower potential cost for small business owners in NYS shot down by Democrats
State Senator Pam Helming is voicing frustration after a proposal to aid small businesses was shot down by Democrats in the legislature. Last week, Sen. Helming and her colleagues proposed an amendment to aid struggling small business owners, who now face increased ... MORE
WATCH: Protesters rally in Geneva following George Floyd killing (video)
Hundreds rally and march through Geneva at George Floyd protest (photos & video)
Hundreds gathered in Geneva on Sunday night for the George Floyd protest, which highlighted the need for systemic change in law enforcement’s treatment of black Americans by law enforcement in the U.S. Similar events were held across the country and region. Organizers ... MORE
High school students can get up to 100% off summer class tuition at FLCC
High school students can get up to 100% off summer class tuition at FLCC
Rising high school juniors and seniors and homeschooled students can now get up to 100 percent off tuition for Finger Lakes Community College summer classes through the Early College Scholars program. Early College Scholars allows students who have not yet graduated high ... MORE
Hall of Fame RB Floyd Little, who starred at Syracuse, diagnosed with cancer
Hall of Fame RB Floyd Little, who starred at Syracuse, diagnosed with cancer
Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little, known as “the Franchise” during his career with the Denver Broncos, has been diagnosed with cancer. A former teammate of Little’s at Syracuse, Pat Killorin, made the diagnosis public as Killorin created a GoFundMe page ... MORE
Soldiers & Sailors Hospital in Penn Yan secures grant funding for PPE
Soldiers & Sailors Hospital in Penn Yan secures grant funding for PPE
The Yates Community Endowment’s Yates Emergency Relief Fund awarded $3,000 to Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital and the Homestead to purchase much needed Personal Protective Equipment. These facilities, as part of Finger Lakes Health, are committed to the health and safety of ... MORE
Farmington man charged after domestic incident
Farmington man charged after domestic incident
On Sunday deputies with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Farmington man following a domestic incident. Yosef Simon-Page, 36, of Farmington was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child after an incident on Limestone Lane. He was transported to the ... MORE
Deputies: Seneca Falls man arrested on felony probation violation warrant in Ontario County
Deputies: Seneca Falls man violated court order, arrested on felony probation violation
Deputies in Ontario County say a Seneca Falls man was arrested on a felony probation violation warrant after an investigation. Shan Smolinski, 41, of Seneca Falls is accused of continuing to have contact with a protected party of an active court order ... MORE
Courts close in Geneva out of abundance of caution after protest threat
Courts close in Geneva out of abundance of caution after protest threat
Judge Craig Doran announced on Monday that courts in Geneva would be closing early due to the threat of planned protests outside those buildings. “As result of information received regarding a planned rally in the vicinity of the Geneva City Court, and ... MORE
Police: Fourth arrest made in lengthy gang assault investigation in Geneva
Police: Fourth arrest made in lengthy gang assault investigation in Geneva
The Geneva Police Department reported a fourth arrest in a gang assault investigation, which began in April – and ended in a final arrest on May 28th. The accused caused physical injury to another person, and did so intentionally, according to police ... MORE
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