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Fatal hit-and-run under investigation in Waterloo

Fatal hit-and-run under investigation in Waterloo

Police in Waterloo say they’re investigating a fatal hit-and-run that claimed the life of a 30-year-old. It happened on Tuesday around 8:40 p.m. when the Waterloo Police Department was called to the area of East Main Street and Thurber Drive for a ... MORE
Explosives, rifle parts recovered as hate crime investigation unfolds in Ithaca

Explosives, rifle parts recovered as hate crime investigation unfolds in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department say a suspect is in custody after an extensive hate crime investigation connected to anti-Semitic vandalism in the city last week. On October 20th IPD received a complaint of criminal mischief at a local business. Investigators found that ... MORE
Demay Living Center in Newark reports first death connected to COVID-19

Demay Living Center in Newark reports first death connected to COVID-19

A resident at the Demay Living Center in Newark who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, according to the latest data available from Rochester Regional Health. The daily updated dashboard for the facility shows one new death was reported since the prior ... MORE
Newark-Wayne Community Hospital restricting visitation as COVID-19 cases rise

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital restricting visitation as COVID-19 cases rise

Visitor restrictions are back at one local hospital operated by Rochester Regional Health as COVID-19 cases climb following an outbreak at a Newark nursing facility. Effective at 7 p.m., Newark-Wayne Community Hospital is implementing enhanced visitor restrictions. This was a proactive decision ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Tom O’Mara focuses on being voice for Southern Tier in Albany (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Tom O’Mara focuses on being voice for Southern Tier in Albany (podcast)

Senator Tom O’Mara has represented the 58th District of New York since 2010. A decade later he’s still energetic about the community he serves. Earlier this week we caught up with Democrat Leslie Danks Burke, as part of our spotlight on the ... MORE
No cases of COVID-19 yet at Wells College

Wells College keeps campus open with no confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far

More than nine weeks into the fall semester, Wells College has succeeded in doing what few other colleges could: Keep its campus 100 percent free of the coronavirus. Since the fall semester began, no active cases of COVID-19 have been detected during ... MORE
Despite Warnings of Public Safety Consequences Geneva City Council  Cuts Two Probationary Police Officer Positions

Despite warnings of consequences Geneva City Council cuts two probationary police officer positions

The Geneva City Council held its final meeting on the proposed 2021 Budget Wednesday meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19 concerns. Mayor Steve Valentino opened the meeting with the expectation that the Council had an agreement on the General Fund Budget. Valentino ... MORE
Toxic algae took it easy on Seneca Lake this year: Canandaigua, Cayuga, and Owasco lakes all got slammed though

Toxic algae took it easy on Seneca Lake this year: Canandaigua, Cayuga, and Owasco lakes all got slammed

On the morning of July 4, Cayuga Lake’s first suspected harmful algal bloom of the season was spotted on the shoreline near the Beacon Bay Marina at the lake’s northeastern tip. Tests showed that its water samples easily exceeded the state’s cutoff ... MORE
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DEBRIEF: Why is it important to get flu shot during Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

Dr. Steven Schulz says getting a flu shot is even more important this year, than it has been in the past. He’s the Pediatric Medical Director for Rochester Regional Health’s Monroe County practices, as well as Finger Lakes Medical Associates, which has ... MORE
Deputies: Man sold vehicle that didn’t belong to him at scrap yard in Seneca County

Deputies: Man sold vehicle that didn’t belong to him at scrap yard in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 63-year-old following an investigation into a scrapped vehicle. Charles McCoy, 63, was charged with falsifying business records and grand larceny after he had Champions Scrap Yard take possession of a vehicle, of ... MORE
Police investigating large overnight fight in Canandaig

Police investigating large overnight fight in Canandaigua

Police are investigating a large fight with weapons and possible shots fire that happened on Jefferson Avenue. On Wednesday a little before 11 p.m. members of the Canandaigua Police Department were called to Lakeside Village Apartments for the report of a large ... MORE
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Missing teens who abducted baby, prompting AMBER alert last seen in Auburn-area

Missing teens who abducted baby, prompting AMBER alert last seen in Auburn-area

On Wednesday around 2:30 p.m. an AMBER Alert was issued in Orleans County. The Sheriff’s Office there issued the alert as it was investigating a child abduction that happened in Holley. Deputies said 2-month-old Natalie Huntington was taken from a home on ... MORE
Police: Crash investigation underway in Seneca Falls after vehicle found on fire in woods

Police: Crash investigation underway in Seneca Falls after vehicle found on fire in woods

On Thursday around 4:21 a.m. the Seneca County 911 Center received a call from a passerby reporting that a vehicle in the woods was burning – along Clinton Street. The incident was taking place just north of Porter Street, according to the ... MORE
Officials: Nursing home in Steuben failed to report deaths in timely manner

Officials: Nursing home in Steuben failed to report deaths in timely manner

Health officials in Steuben County say nursing home administrators failed to report six deaths caused by COVID-19. That news was revealed on Wednesday, as the total number of active cases in Steuben sits at 179. The health department said the six deaths ... MORE
Latest on stimulus checks: Don’t believe text message scams & some payments delayed into 2021

Latest on stimulus checks: Don’t believe text message scams & some payments delayed into 2021

If you received a text message saying there’s federal stimulus money waiting for you on the other side of a clickable link – don’t act on it. Local residents who haven’t received their stimulus checks yet, but are still unemployed, have reported ... MORE
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