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After sex abuse case dismissed in Wayne County, Sodus man arrested again on same charges

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Sheriff Barry Virts says the sex abuse charges filed and dropped last week against a Sodus resident have been re-filed. In an updated press release Wednesday afternoon, Virts said that Robert J. Olmstead, 51, of Sodus was arrested after an investigation that spanned nearly one year. Olmstead was accused of engaging in oral sex with a 10-year-old female in July... more

Victor defeats Canandaigua to open up the 2019 football season

Victor defeats Canandaigua to open up the 2019 football season
It was a back and forth game in the the first half of the Teddi Bowl on Thursday night to kick-off the 2019 local high school football season. However, Victor took a 24-14 lead over Canandaigua into half time after a late 21-yard field goal by Samuel Castiglia. In the second half Victor never looked back on the way to... more

Skaneateles residents upset tourists are filling up grocery store parking lot

Some in Skaneateles upset tourists are filling up store parking lot
Not being able to park at the local grocery store in Skaneatels has spurred a heated debate on social media among some residents. Numerous Skaneateles resident are writing online that they are angry that they can’t shop at the Tops grocery store because parking spots are taken up by tourists who are not shopping. Tourists vs. residents: Some in Skaneateles... more

PERFECT FORECAST: Quiet summer weekend in the Finger Lakes

PERFECT FORECAST: Quiet summer weekend in the Finger Lakes
Don’t expect anything crazy in the forecast this weekend. It’s going to be a hallmark summer weekend in the Finger Lakes with warm, comfortable temperatures – and plenty of sunshine. Virtually no clouds throughout the weekend, which means plenty of warm weather. Daytime highs throughout the weekend will hang between 80-85 for most places. A few might be a little... more

Zoning board ok’s new use for former Seneca Falls school

Zoning board ok’s new use for former Seneca Falls school
The town Zoning Board of Appeals Thursday approved a use variance to allow the former St. Patrick’s School to be used as a fitness center, professional offices, cafe and salon. The ZBA approved the application for the variance from Kingsley Kabari. His purchase offer for the vacant school at 81 W. Bayard St.was accepted by St. Francis-St. Claire Parish March... more

Tohafjian claims he was ‘set up’

Tohafjian claims he was ‘set up’
“I didn’t rape her. She set me up.” Those were the words of Emerson “John” Tohafjian before he was arrested for rape and several other charges in June of 2018. A videotaped interview of Tohafjian at the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was played during pretrial hearings in his case Monday in county court. Tohafjian faces felony charges of rape and... more

Canandaigua baseball moves on to state final four

Canandaigua baseball moves on to state final four
Michael Sculli pitched a complete game shutout and struck out 15 batters as the Canandaigua Braves defeated Kenmore West of Section VI in the Class A Western Regional match-up in Batavia on Saturday. The Braves move on to the state semifinals for the second consecutive season to play the winner of Maine-Endwell vs. Roosevelt of Section IX at 2 pm... more

One airlifted, others injured after tractor-trailer, pickup truck collide along Rt. 104

Pickup truck, tractor-trailer collide along Rt. 104; one person airlifted
State Police confirm that three people were taken to a hospital in Syracuse following a two-vehicle crash along state Route 104 in Woloctt. The crash happened near Ridge Road around 9:25 a.m., according to police. The crash involved a tractor-trailer and pickup truck. The driver of the tractor-trailer had to be extricated and was airlifted to Upstate Medical in Syracuse... more

Power outage causes closure of Cayuga County Office Building in Auburn

Power outage causes closure of Cayuga County Office Building in Auburn
Officials in Cayuga County say that a power outage in the city of Auburn has resulted in the closure of the Cayuga County Office Building until further notice. Below is a message from Monika Salvage, Executive Assistant to the Cayuga County Administrator who sent the notice out to media on behalf of Administrator Justin Woods. “Due to the outage of... more
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