»

Identities of those involved in fatal Steuben County crash released by sheriff

Identities of those involved in fatal Steuben County crash released by sheriff
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard has confirmed the names of all five people involved in the crash that killed four in the Town of Pulteney. Monday, WENY News was able to confirm two of the victims – Korbie Higgins of Bath and Coy Miner of Hammondsport. According to our media partner, The Star Gazette, the other two victims are Adam Bellamy... more

Two hospitalized after crash on Rt. 96 in Phelps

Two hospitalized after crash on Rt. 96 in Phelps
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a two-car personal injury crash, which occurred in the Town of Phelps around noon on Monday. Deputies were called to the scene at the intersection of State Route 96 and Phelps Junction Road. They say a sedan rear-ended an SUV resulting in injuries. The operator of the sedan was identified as... more

Deputies in Wayne County prepare for Halloween DWI crackdown

Deputies preparing Halloween DWI crackdown, remind drivers to watch for trick-or-treaters
With Halloween right around the corner, law enforcement officers are sending reminders to citizens about holiday safety. That includes the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, which will be holding its “Halloween Period DWI Crackdown” beginning Thursday, October 31. The crackdown will last through November 3 and aims to reduce DWI and drunk driving incidents. The Sheriff’s Office will be working in... more

Route 20 construction in village of Skaneateles begins

Route 20 construction to alter traffic in village of Skaneateles
Milling and paving work set to begin on Route 20 will temporarily change traffic patterns in the village of Skaneateles. Work on Route 20, also referred to as Genesee Street in the village, will extend from one side of the village to the other, and is scheduled to last from Oct. 14 through Oct. 18. During that time, parking on... more

Four killed in Steuben County crash

Four killed in Steuben County crash
Deputies are investigating a fatal crash in Steuben County. They say four people were killed in Saturday’s crash. According to Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard, the crash happened on County Route 76 in the Town of Pulteney around 1:15 a.m. After the crash, the area was reportedly blocked off for several hours. Deputies have not identified the victims. The cause... more

Motorcyclist airlifted from serious crash in Yates County

Auto Draft
An Elmira man was airlifted form the scene of a Yates County crash on Friday. Around 5 p.m. James Jezorski, 64, of Elmira crashed his motorcycle on Pre Emption Road. Deputies say that Jezorksi suffered injuries to his head, neck, back, shoulder, knee and hand. Additional information was not available about his condition. To have the latest updates, information, and... more

Opening of Bath VA Medical Center bridge delayed

Opening of Bath VA Medical Center bridge delayed
The reopening of the entrance bridge to the Bath VA Medical Center has been delayed until January 2020 due to corroded steel structures. The bridge was due to reopen in September after closing in May, and additional steel has been ordered. Veterans, community residents. and businesses should continue to follow the driving directions below: From Interstate 86 – Take Exit 37... more

Draft design of new Waterloo bridge unveiled during meeting

Draft design of new Waterloo bridge unveiled during meeting
The preliminary design of a new Locust Street bridge shows a structure similar in many ways to the old bridge it will replace. The state Department of Transportation (DOT) Region 3 office in Syracuse presented the LaBella Associates-designed bridge at a public open house Tuesday. The current concrete bridge over an offshoot of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal that leads to a... more

Ontario County’s newest roundabout opens in Phelps

Ontario County’s newest roundabout opens in Phelps
The county has another roundabout. The County Road 23/McIvor Road/Fort Hill intersection improvement project is mostly complete. Barricades that limited vehicles to local-only traffic have been removed. The project started in early June and finished slightly behind schedule, the county said on its website, due to early wet weather, delays in getting overhead utilities relocated and a shortage of some... more

Coalition pushes for measure that would allow electric bikes, scooters on roadways

Advocates push for scooter bill across New York State
A coalition of 20 organizations that range from advocates for the environment, transportation, local government and business urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a measure that would pave the way for municipalities to allow electric bikes and scooters on their streets. The effort, led by the New York League of Conservation Voters, comes as the devices have become ubiquitous on... more

Virginia driver ticketed after three-car crash involving Pal-Mac school bus

Pal-Mac school bus involved in three-car crash on Tuesday; no students hurt
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports investigation of a three-car crash involving two passenger vehicle and a school bus in the Town of Palmyra on Tuesday. Deputies say that Haley Lewis, 21, of Virginia Beach was traveling south on State Route 21 when she was distracted and rear-ended the passenger vehicle in front of her. The force of the collision... more

North Division Street bridge work forces closure of Head Start in Auburn

North Division Street bridge work forces closure of Head Start in Auburn
Bridge work on North Division Street prevented classes from being held at the Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency’s Site II in Auburn on Wednesday. The Citizen reported that school was cancelled due to a water shut off, which was prompted by ongoing bridge work along North Division Street. They noted that the other Head Start location in Auburn is open. The... more

Woman who drove into ditch in Scipio charged with felony DWI

Woman who drove into ditch in Scipio charged with felony DWI
A Snyder woman with a previous drinking and driving conviction was arrested Saturday evening after her vehicle veered off the road in the Cayuga County. Mark O’Donnell, public information officer for Troop E of the New York State Police, said troopers responded to a call on Oct. 5 about a vehicle in a ditch in the town of Scipio near... more

New group looks to target busy Canandaigua intersection at 5&20, S. Main St.

New group looks to target busy Canandaigua intersection at 5&20, S. Main St.
Whether it’s a tunnel, bridge, road diet, or another intersection – better connecting South Main Street and 5&20 has been a discussion topic for folks living in Canandaigua. City Manager John Goodwin tells the Canandaigua Messenger that ‘no option’ is ‘off the table’ at this point. At this point, the City and Town are working together to form a group.... more

Hazmat incident deemed ‘non-hazardous’ by first responders in Lyons

Hazmat incident under investigation in Lyons
Troopers say that hazmat incident on William Street in Lyons was ‘non-hazardous’. Police say the incident took place in the former Fox Drugs pharmacy according to the manager of the Ohman Theater. The manager told WHEC-TV that theater employees were working to clear the building as the theater plans to expand into the vacant space. An employee found a dark... more
1 2 3 64