Local radio hosts draw backlash after racist comments on-air

Kimberly and Beck fired after racist comments on air

A pair of Rochester radio hosts have come under fire following racist comments during a broadcast on Tuesday. And by Wednesday morning – they had been terminated. Kimberly Ray, who co-hostsed the ‘Kimberly and Beck Show’ on Radio 95.1, referred to the n-word multiple times in a span ... FULL STORY
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Audit shows local fire district treasurer made over $15K in ‘questionable payments’ to himself, his business without sufficient documentation

Audit shows local fire district treasurer made over $15K in ‘questionable payments’ to himself, his business without sufficient documentation

– By Josh Durso The Sodus Center Fire District has come under scrutiny from state auditors following an investigation into the oversight of financial operations between ... MORE
Officials will take part in Canandaigua protests, hoping for ‘peaceful’, ‘respectful’ event

Canandaigua officials hope for peaceful event, will take part in #BlackLivesMatter protest

Officials in the city of Canandaigua are preparing for protests on Wednesday, of which they hope remain civil – like a vast majority of those that ... MORE
Seneca Meadows (Tile)
Ciccino\'s Pizzeria & Restaurant (Alliance)
HWS officials believe classes can resume this fall on campus

HWS officials believe classes can resume this fall on campus

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio President Joyce P. Jacobsen recently sent a letter to students, faculty, and staff at ... MORE
Cayuga County joins 'I am a first responder too' campaign to combat overdose deaths

Cayuga County joins ‘I am a first responder too’ campaign to combat overdose deaths

The Cayuga County HEALing Communities Study steering committee has joined 33 other communities across New York, Kentucky, Massachusetts, ... MORE
DAILY BRIEFING: Cuomo gives update on region’s getting closer to ‘Phase 2’ reopening (video)

DAILY BRIEFING: Cuomo says ‘multiple’ crises colliding as protests continue in cities across NYS (video)

Over the last several weeks, Governor Andrew Cuomo has been holding daily press briefings to update the public ... MORE
Lawmakers could repeal law used to shield law enforcement disciplinary records

Lawmakers could repeal law used to shield law enforcement disciplinary records

This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo referenced a law in New York that’s more than 40 years old, which ... MORE
Courts returning to in-person operations in Finger Lakes

Courts returning to in-person operations in Finger Lakes

Judge Craig Doran says the second phase of reopening means that foot traffic will increase in local courts, ... MORE
WATCH: Town of Seneca Falls Public Hearing on Parking Code (video)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Town of Seneca Falls Regular June Board Meeting (video)

On Tuesday evening the Town of Seneca Falls Board held a public hearing followed by their regular June ... MORE
GENEVA CITY COUNCIL ADDRESSES COVID-19 FINANCIAL CRISIS  COUNCIL GOES BACK ON PROMISE OF NO ACTION ITEMS AT WORK SESSIONS  GAP BETWEEN CITY MANAGER AND CITY COUNCIL WIDENS

Geneva City Council addresses financial fallout of pandemic, as gap widens between councilors, city manager

– By Todd Elzey On Monday Geneva City Council met for its regular monthly work session. The meeting ... MORE
Troopers: Clyde man drove pickup truck into apartment building on Glasgow Street

Troopers: Clyde man drove pickup truck into apartment building on Glasgow Street

State Police say they responded along with other first responders to the report of a pickup truck plowing ... MORE
Herman Brothers (Alliance)
Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua has expanded ICU capacity since addition

Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua has expanded ICU capacity since addition

Thompson Hospital, which is located in Canandaigua, New York will have to do significantly less transferring of patients now that an Intensive Care Unit has come online at the facility. For years, critically ill patients had to be moved from that hospital ... MORE
Woman last known to be living in Lyons area sought by state police

Woman last known to be living in Lyons area sought by state police

New York State Police are asking for the public’s help locating a Lyons woman. They say Shaquanda Raymond, 33, has resided at several locations in Lyons, but most-recently was known to be living at 90 Williams Street. She was originally arrested for ... MORE
Will college resume in the fall? SUNY union lays out what its calling for this year

Will college resume in the fall? SUNY union lays out what its calling for this year

What will college campuses look like when they return in the fall? The union that represents SUNY employees has a new set of guidelines. Those include mandatory and recurring virus testing for everyone on campus, contact tracing, isolation measures and social distancing ... MORE
Two striking photos from Monday’s #BlackLivesMatter protest in Geneva

Two striking photos from Monday’s #BlackLivesMatter protest in Geneva

After about 150 protesters held a rally at the Public Safety Building parking lot in Geneva and marched through city streets into the night on Sunday, an additional rally and protest was held Monday afternoon. Both events were non-violent and peaceful gatherings ... MORE
Police: Assault investigation underway in Ithaca

Police: Assault investigation underway in Ithaca after stabbing

Police say an assault investigation is underway in Ithaca after an incident on Monday in the area of 138 West State Street. Upon arrival, officers located a victim, who reported being stabbed. The person had non-life threatening injuries consistent with the information ... MORE
Waterloo motorcyclist, passenger both sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after Wayne County crash

Waterloo motorcyclist, passenger both sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after Wayne County crash

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a motorcycle crash that happened on Sunday in the town of Arcadia. Deputies say that around 7:28 p.m. a motorcycle operated by Nathaniel White, 19, of Waterloo was traveling south on Pleasant Valley ... MORE
Cayuga County plans to stop releasing COVID-19 testing data

Cayuga County plans to stop releasing COVID-19 testing data

Officials in Cayuga County say the Health Department will not release testing data as the fight against COVID-19 continues. Counties like Cayuga have been releasing daily situational updates. Those updates have included the number of test results received. Now, that’s changing. According ... MORE
Cuomo calls on federal government, Congress to ‘do something about it’ (video)

Cuomo calls on federal government, Congress to ‘do something about it’ (video)

Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke again on Monday about rallies and protests around New York and the United States over the weekend. Some of those turned violent – and resulted in multi-night curfews. The protests were prompted by the killing of George Floyd ... MORE
One dead, teen airlifted from scene of serious crash in Wayne County

One dead, teen airlifted from scene of serious crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal one-car crash that happened on State Route 31 in the town of Galen on Sunday. Deputies say David Fischette Jr., 30, was a passenger in the vehicle, which went off the road and ... MORE
Helming’s bill

Helming’s amendment to lower potential cost for small business owners in NYS shot down by Democrats

State Senator Pam Helming is voicing frustration after a proposal to aid small businesses was shot down by Democrats in the legislature. Last week, Sen. Helming and her colleagues proposed an amendment to aid struggling small business owners, who now face increased ... MORE
WATCH: Protesters rally in Geneva following George Floyd killing (video)

Hundreds rally and march through Geneva at George Floyd protest (photos & video)

Hundreds gathered in Geneva on Sunday night for the George Floyd protest, which highlighted the need for systemic change in law enforcement’s treatment of black Americans by law enforcement in the U.S. Similar events were held across the country and region. Organizers ... MORE
High school students can get up to 100% off summer class tuition at FLCC

High school students can get up to 100% off summer class tuition at FLCC

Rising high school juniors and seniors and homeschooled students can now get up to 100 percent off tuition for Finger Lakes Community College summer classes through the Early College Scholars program. Early College Scholars allows students who have not yet graduated high ... MORE