Category: News

Chickpeas are discovered to be a viable crop grown in New York State

Chickpeas having big impact in Upstate New York agriculture

While corn and soybeans are some of the most profitable crops grown in New York, a new crop has entered the equation for farmers: Chickpeas. Chickpeas have become a staple of some local businesses, like Antithesis Foods, a business formed by Cornell ... MORE
Montour Falls man taken into custody on felony charges after drug investigation

Montour Falls man taken into custody on felony charges after drug investigation

On Monday around 5:30 p.m. deputies served a warrant on a Montour Falls man with the assistance of New York State Police and the Watkins Glen Police Department. Deputies say Robert Stevens, 27, of Montour Falls was arrested as result of a ... MORE
Seneca Falls Historical Society creates internship in honor of past volunteer

Seneca Falls Historical Society creates internship in honor of past volunteer

The Seneca Falls Historical Society has created an internship program for the summer in honor of a woman who devoted 30 years to volunteering at the establishment. At age 97, Eleanor W. McIntyre passed away on October 29, 2019. Ellie had volunteered ... MORE
Schuyler County hosting Covid vaccine clinic on Wednesday

Schuyler County hosting Covid vaccine clinic on Wednesday

Schuyler County Public Health will be having a COVID-19 vaccine clinic this Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM at Mecklenburg Volunteer Fire Company. The single-dose Janssen Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine will be provided at this clinic. Adults ... MORE
Health, News, Schuyler County
Elmira man arrested after trying to break in to car in Yates County

Elmira man arrested after trying to break in to car in Yates County

Deputies say an Elmira man was taken into custody in Yates County after attempting to break in to a vehicle that was for sale at the corner of Route 14 and Route 54. Jose Matos, of Elmira was charged with criminal mischief ... MORE
Tompkins restaurant suffers serious damage, building likely unsalvageable after blaze

Tompkins restaurant suffers serious damage, building likely unsalvageable after blaze

Firefighters say no injuries were reported to people or animals after a blaze last week in the town of Ithaca. First responders were called to Plantation Bar and Grill around 2 a.m. during the early-morning hours on Friday. They remained on scene ... MORE
Canadian border eases requirements for Canadians and permanent residents but stays closed to Americans

Canadian border eases requirements for Canadians and permanent residents but stays closed to Americans

While Americans still aren’t getting into Canada right now, restrictions are being eased for Canadians and permanent residents. Beginning just before midnight on July 5 Canada will allow Canadian citizens who are fully vaccinated as well as permanent residents into Canada without ... MORE
Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office looking to fill the position of Deputy at the end of the year

Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office looking to fill the position of Deputy at the end of the year

Sheriff Derek Osborne of the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office says he is looking to fill the position of Deputy at the end of the year. The Sheriff stated he has a commitment to diversifying and creating a fully inclusive workforce in order ... MORE
CMAC removes need for proof of vaccination at concerts this summer

CMAC removes need for proof of vaccination at concerts this summer

CMAC has modified its rules for concertgoers once again. This time the change is less restrictive, with no vaccination proof being necessary for those who attend this summer. The change was announced late last week. The venue is asking those who have ... MORE
Health, News
Universal School Meals Program Act of 2021 will permanently provide children with free school meals

Universal School Meals Program Act of 2021 will permanently provide children with free school meals

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made her way across the state on Monday in support of the Universal School Meals Program Act of 2021. Food insecurity among children is something that was around before Covid and will continue to be after Covid. Gillibrand supports ... MORE
Low vaccination rates among young people leaves them susceptible to new strain of Coronavirus

Low vaccination rates among young people leaves them susceptible to new strain of Coronavirus

As the newest strain of Coronavirus begins to dominate the country, vaccinations among young people are beginning to decline. Young adults are considered to be the age group least likely to get the vaccination. This puts them at higher risks of contracting ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
Man arrested in Chemung County Jail

Man arrested in Chemung County Jail

An inmate who was housed in Chemung County Jail was wanted by the Bradford County County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear for a court appearance. The appearance was regarding the possession of an unlicensed firearm. Justin P. Smith of Lawrenceville, Pa ... MORE
LIVE AT 9 AM: Chris Lajewski from Montezuma Audubon Center on Inside the FLX (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski from Montezuma Audubon Center talks birding events (podcast)

What’s happening this month at the Montezuma Audubon Center and Montezuma Wetlands Complex? Summer is just about here- and that means there’s plenty to do and see on miles-and-miles of trails. Audubon Center Director Chris Lajewski is in-studio giving his monthly look ... MORE
Deputies: Walworth driver ticketed after two car crash, one passenger sent to hospital

Deputies: Walworth driver ticketed after two car crash, one passenger sent to hospital

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Route 31F and Canandaigua Road in Macedon. It happened on Monday around 4 p.m., according to deputies, who say Patrick Labarge, of Walworth was ... MORE
Diseased deer found within five miles of the New York State border

Diseased deer found within five miles of the New York State border

CWD, or Chronic Wasting Disease, is a disease that will only affect deer, and any other animal in the Cervid family like elk, moose and caribou. The disease has no possible recovery and slowly kills the animal. Years ago the disease was ... MORE