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Childers sentenced in Sodus double murder: ‘I truly am sorry’

Childers sentenced in Sodus double murder: ‘I truly am sorry’
The woman who admitted to being involved in a double murder in Wayne County was sentenced Thursday. Charlene Childers, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection to the case, read a prepared statement in court prior to being sentenced to the agreed upon 28 years in prison and 5 years post-release supervision. Prosecutors say Childers’ husband, former Texas police chief... more

Residents on Sodus Bay react to damage caused by lake flooding

Residents on Sodus Bay react to damage caused by lake flooding
The International Joint Commission held a conference call on Friday to address the high water crisis along Lake Ontario. Although there was speculation they would address calls to get rid of plan 2014, the plan to manage the water levels, the IJC has not yet provided details of the meeting. Meanwhile, people who live and work on the lake face... more

Bron Bohlar sentenced for role in murder of couple in Sodus

Former Texas police officer to be sentenced in connection to Sodus double murder
The former Texas police officer who was involved in a plot to murder two people in the Village of Sodus was sentenced on Thursday. Bron Bohlar will serve 1-3 years in prison on a conspiracy charge as part of a plea deal he made with the prosecution. When the plea agreement was originally reached, prosecutors said Bohlar helped Timothy Dean... more

Cuomo pledges $300M for Lake Ontario REDI plan to address shoreline flooding

Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative, or REDI Commission on Monday in Rochester – promising upwards of $300 million to improve infrastructure along Lake Ontario. @NYGovCuomo kicking off the multi-agency Resiliency & Economic Development Initiative (REDI) in Rochester taking a proactive investment approach to the environmental challenge at Lake Ontario pic.twitter.com/DJINZfM7EE — Matthew... more

Donations sought for Sodus family after home destroyed, two remain hospitalized by unlicensed driver

Three hurt, including child after car crashes into Sodus apartment building
Witnesses and victims of the crash at an apartment building in Sodus Saturday evening are speaking out about their experience. Willie Dan Nash Jr., 21, of Newark was arrested on multiple charges – including second-degree assault, criminal mischief, leaving the scene of an accident, and operating without a license after his vehicle crashed through the apartment building along West Main... more

Police: Sodus woman stole credit card, made over $1,500 in fraudulent charges

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More than $1,500 in fraudulent charges were identified by police after a Sodus woman stole a co-workers credit card at a Canandaigua business. The Canandaigua Police Department reports that Holly Cheetham, 30, of Sodus was charged with one count of grand larceny on Saturday. She’s accused of stealing a co-workers credit card while working at a Canandaigua business and making... more

Sodus Point business owners plan to ride out rising waters

Sodus Point business owners plan to ride out rising waters
Holiday weekends typically bring a lot of customers to the establishments in Sodus Point. The scenic village in Wayne County is bordered by both Lake Ontario and Sodus Bay. Business owners have been watching the water levels closely because they can impact the flow of money that comes in. That affects more than just a business’s bottom line. Employees are... more

Police: Sodus man stole $1,500 from employer in Seneca Falls

Police: Sodus man stole $1,500 from employer in Seneca Falls
Police report that a 28-year-old Sodus resident was arrested after stealing more than $1,500 over the course of several months while employed at a business in Seneca Falls. Brian S. Cuatt, 28, of Sodus was charged with felony grand larceny and transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility where he was held pending arraignment. Police did not identify where Cuatt... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Sodus double murder trial underway

Sodus double murder trial starts Wednesday
The trial of the former Texas police officer accused of killing two Sodus residents last fall begins Wednesday in Wayne County Court. Timothy Dean, 32, faces charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and second-degree conspiracy in the Oct. 29, 2018 deaths of Joshua Niles and Amber Washburn. They were shot to death outside their... more

Want to get into one of the best nursing homes? You’ll need serious cash

Want to get into one of the best nursing homes? You’ll need serious cash
Over the past few years, News10NBC has uncovered heartbreaking stories about the care and conditions inside some of the nursing homes in our community. Now we want to show you how to plan ahead so hopefully, you can choose a nursing home that’s safe and will be a good fit for you or your loved one. Often we get the... more

Communities along Lake Ontario brace for potential flooding

Communities along Lake Ontario brace for potential flooding
Flooding is a recurring problem for neighbors in Fair Haven who live along the lake. In May of 2017 sandbags lined properties there. Docks even beginning to disappear. For the people of Fair Haven it meant their busiest season for tourism was underwater. On Friday, it is another sight no Fair Haven resident wants to see, especially those living along... more

Judge: Dean’s statements inadmissible in double-murder trial

Judge: Dean’s statements inadmissible in double-murder trial
The former police chief charged in a double murder in Sodus was back in court Tuesday — where a judge ruled that statements he had made to law enforcement officials are inadmissible at trial. Tim Dean — an ex-officer from Sunray, Texas — is accused of shooting and killing Josh Niles (his wife’s ex) and Niles’ fiancee Amber Washburn. The... more

As Lake Ontario Water levels continue to rise, neighbors fearful of more flooding

As Lake Ontario Water levels continue to rise, neighbors fearful of more flooding
Every time Gayle Wang looks outside, she sees a daily reminder of what once was. “This was all grass here. It was beautiful," she said pointing to her lawn. "Now it’s all destroyed.” Wang has called Edgemere Drive in Greece her home for more than 30 years. “I love the lake," she said. "I’m a lake person. I’ve always been... more
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