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DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke focuses campaign on rural schools & small biz support (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke focuses campaign on rural schools & small biz support (podcast)

Leslie Danks Burke is running for New York State Senate in the 58th District again. It's not the first time, but she says challenging incumbent Republican Tom O'Mara was necessary. "We need our elected leaders to lead, and they need to have ... MORE
Police: Red Creek man charged with DWI after traffic stop

Police: Red Creek man charged with DWI after traffic stop

Police say a Red Creek man was arrested on DWI charges following a complaint and traffic stop in Seneca Falls. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of 53-year-old Jerry Jones, of Red Creek. Jones was arrested after Seneca County 911 ... MORE
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Clyde woman accused of murdering husband after being reported missing, his body was recovered in Cayuga County

New York State Police say a Clyde woman has been charged with murder. On Sunday police responded to the village of Clyde for a reporting of a missing male adult. Three days later on Wednesday police arrested Linda Martinez, 53, of Clyde ... MORE
Troopers: Pair wanted after Waterloo Outlet burglary lead authorities on pursuit into Rochester

Troopers: Pair wanted after Waterloo Outlet burglary lead authorities on pursuit into Rochester

A pursuit that started in Junius near the Waterloo Premium Outlet Mall ended with two people being taken into custody near Empire Boulevard on I-590. New York State Police say they tried to stop a stolen vehicle believed to be involved in ... MORE
Counties will have authority to mandate masks inside schools

Counties will have authority to mandate masks inside schools

Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday in his daily update that schools won’t be able to decide whether masks are required or not. The Governor said that after being asked by downstate county leaders if counties could have the authority to make ... MORE
Geneva HS student tests positive for COVID-19, learning will not go remote

Geneva HS student tests positive for COVID-19, learning will not go remote

A student at the Geneva High School has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The news came on Wednesday from the Department of Health in Ontario County, who reported that the student was not in school during the infection period – and that ... MORE
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More cases of COVID-19 confirmed at Demay Living Center in Newark

There are even more confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Demay Living Center in Newark, Wayne County. New cases were identified and published to Rochester Regional Health’s dedicated portal on the Demay outbreak, which was reported several days ago. “Due to our ... MORE
NYS Gaming Commission says Magee FD’s bingo license will be revoked at

NYS Gaming Commission says Magee FD’s bingo license will be revoked

The New York State Gaming Commission says that unless the Magee Fire Department can refute new claims about continued bingo and game of chance violations in 2020 it will lose its license at the end of the month. It would mean an ... MORE
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Elementary class, teacher quarantined after positive test in Auburn

Despite a second class of students at the Casey Park Elementary School being forced to quarantine for two weeks – Auburn Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo says there’s no cause for concern. It came after a student in the class tested positive for COVID-19 ... MORE
Race for Congress: 2020 – A Conversation with Congressman John Kakto (R)

RACE IN THE 24TH: A conversation with Rep. John Katko ahead of Election Day (read & listen)

Rep. John Katko [NY-24] is locked in a contentious race by seeking reelection to Congress for a fourth term in a rematch against Dana Balter, a Democratic challenger who vied for the coveted congressional seat and lost in 2018.  Since then, Katko ... MORE
Race for Congress: 2020 – A Conversation with Dana Balter

RACE IN THE 24TH: A conversation with Dana Balter ahead of Election Day (read & listen)

Dana Balter, the Democratic Party challenger for NY-24 believes that “the stakes get higher with every passing week” as this year’s Election Day keeps creaking closer.  In her 2018 rematch against Rep. John Katko [R-NY], she is confident that voter turnout won't ... MORE
AG’s office says Cuomo hasn’t violated law after nursing home data ‘stonewalled’ by NYS Health

AG’s office says Cuomo, NYS hasn’t violated law by blocking nursing home data release

While reporters around the state have been pushing for the release of nursing home death toll data connected to the COVID-19 pandemic – the state’s Attorney General claimed that Governor Cuomo isn’t violating any law by delaying the release of it. The ... MORE
California added to travel quarantine list, but Massachusetts gets exemption

California added to NYS travel quarantine list, but Massachusetts gets exemption

Another state has been added to the COVID-19 travel restriction list. Another neighboring state has reached the threshold to be included, but was omitted by state leaders. The latest addition is California, which was added to the travel advisory on Tuesday. Meanwhile, ... MORE
Deputies: Palmyra woman was unable to care for her child while on narcotics

Deputies: Palmyra woman was unable to care for her child while on narcotics

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra woman following a domestic incident. Lindsey Tiberio, 31, of Palmyra was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child after deputies responded to her residence finding that she was unable to ... MORE
LOCATE FINGER LAKES: Industrial hemp demand is rising in New York State

LOCATE FINGER LAKES: Industrial hemp demand is rising in New York State

You’re home. Balancing take-out in your arms as you open the door, you toss your keys on a table. The sound of your shoes echos down the hallway as you walk into your kitchen. You put the bag down. Pulling out the ... MORE
Deputies: Geneva man sold narcotics, faces multiple felony charges

Deputies: Geneva man sold narcotics, faces multiple felony charges

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Geneva resident following a drug investigation that spanned multiple jurisdictions. Raven Robinson, 26, of Geneva is accused of selling cocaine to an undercover office in May while in the village of Newark ... MORE
EDITORIAL: Don’t Vote. Cuomo only wants “assault weapons”

EDITORIAL: Don’t Vote. Cuomo only wants “assault weapons”

– From Seneca County SCOPE There are many gun owners in New York (perhaps millions) who do not believe that Cuomo and company are coming for their weapons and, thus, there is no need to vote. Well, guess what? There is now ... MORE
Auburn man sentenced to 7 years in prison for abusing young child for years

Auburn man sentenced to 7 years in prison for abusing young child for years

An Auburn man was sentenced after pleading guilty in August to a felony count of sexual conduct against a child. Sentencing happened this week in Cayuga County after Joseph Woodman, 33, admitted to sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl multiple times over a ... MORE