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Over 80 felony charges filed against two men in Seneca County sex abuse investigation

Over 80 felony charges filed against two men in Seneca County sex abuse investigation
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of two individuals on dozens of felony charges following a lengthy child sex abuse investigation. Duane L. Porterfield, 62, of Romulus was taken into custody following a lengthy investigation into his alleged possible involvement in the exchange of child sexual abuse images and videos, according to Luce. They report that he also... more

THE DEBRIEF: Future of the Depot, Musselman, and War with Con Ed (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso is joined by Jackie Augustine and Ted Baker to discuss the week’s biggest headlines. The trio will discuss the latest on the waste-elimination efforts in Ontario County; the future of a galvanizing plant at the former Seneca Army Depot; a recently-filled Geneva City Council seat; the latest in Seneca Falls; Gov. Andrew... more

FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)
Temperatures and humidity levels will be at high points for the summer so far this weekend with plenty of events happening across the Finger Lakes. In Seneca Falls, the annual Right to Run 19k race is being held as part of Convention Days. Race Director Heather Zellers is in-studio to talk about the event and help us preview the weekend... more

Driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after rollover crash in Ontario

Driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after rollover crash in Ontario
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported on Wednesday that a crash along State Route 350 resulted in one person being sent to the hospital with minor injuries. Maryssa L. Keuer, 29, of Ontario was traveling north on State Route 350 when she lost control of her vehicle. As result, the vehicle overturned and came to rest in a cornfield. Keur... more

IJC to add two new members: Residents from shoreline communities

IJC to add two new members: Residents from shoreline communities
Two new members will be joining the International Joint Commission, the international body responsible for managing outflows on Lake Ontario. The board says each member – one from Canada, and the other from the United States – will come from a town or city along the Lake Ontario or St. Lawrence River shoreline. This, the board says, will help its... more

Deputies: Delivery man charged with possessing firearm at Ginna Power Plant

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Deputies report the arrest of a Wooster, Ohio resident following an attempted delivery at Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario. Shaun A. Miller, 48, of Ohio was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree after it was determined that he did possess a gun; and did not possess a license to carry that gun in New... more

2019 PGCBL All-Star Game ends in tie

2019 PGCBL All-Star Game ends in tie
The West Division All-Stars rallied to score two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to force a 5-5 draw in the 2019 PGCBL All-Star Game in Saugerties, New York. The All-Star Game was hosted by the Saugerties Stallions at Cantine Field. The West Division started the game with a flurry of runs in the top of the first... more

Rep. Katko: Trump’s tweets for congresswomen to ‘go back to their country’ were ‘wrong’

Rep. Katko: Trump’s tweets for congresswomen to ‘go back to their country’ were ‘wrong’
New York Representative John Katko reacted on Monday to President Donald Trump tweeting for liberal Democratic congresswomen to go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, calling the President’s tweets ‘wrong’. Katko is a Republican representative for NY’s 24th district, which includes all of Cayuga, Onondaga, and Wayne counties, and the western part of Oswego County.... more

Wolcott driver charged with felony DWI

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State Troopers report the arrest of a Wolcott resident on felony DWI charges due to a previous conviction after a traffic stop in the Village of Wolcott. Kurt P. Henninge, 45, of Wolcott was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated, felony aggravated driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breath test, failure to use designated lane and speeding. The... more

Owner claims progress being made as some Lyons residents go days without power

Generator to be installed at Canalside Mobile Home Park in Lyons, but no timeline on when service will return
Power is still disconnected at the Canalside Mobile Home Park in Lyons, and with temperatures climbing into the 90’s, that has some residents worried. Melissa Lehr lives in the Canalside Mobile Home Park with her three children. Without power, she has no ability to run a fan. Their trailer has gotten so hot, that Lehr had to send her sons... more

Sheriff announces open competitive civil service exam for Deputy Sheriff’s Road Patrol

Sheriff announces open competitive civil service exam for Deputy Sheriff’s Road Patrol
Applications will be accepted by the Wayne County Human Resource Office at 26 Church Street, Lyons, New York up to July 30, 2019. The examination will be held on September 14, 2019. Applicants must be residents of Wayne County, have the minimum qualifications of a graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma issued by a... more

Power cut off to Lyons Canalside Mobile Home Park

Power cut off to Lyons Canalside Mobile Home Park
The tenants were given two hours notice via text message Thursday that their power in high heat was getting shut off. Their homes, stifling. “Ah…(the home) is close to 95 I believe. And it’s been off for not even an hour. My concerns are all the older people in the park and all the kids that have health issues,” says... more

‘Heart and passion’ at Hill Cumorah Festival

‘Heart and passion’ at Hill Cumorah Festival
When the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced last year that it would end its flagship pageant — the Hill Cumorah Pageant, held at the site where the Mormon faith has its roots — in 2020, pageant organizers received a flood of applications from people hoping to participate in the pageant as well as those hoping to come... more
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