Palmyra motorcyclist airlifted from Yellow Mills Rd. crash

Palmyra motorcyclist airlifted from Yellow Mills Rd. crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s office reports the arrest of a 30-year-old Palmyra motorcyclist following a personal injury crash on Yellow Mills Rd. According to deputies they responded to a report of a personal injury crash involving a 2021 Harley Davidson. The operator, identified as Zachary Hunter, 30, of ... FULL STORY
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Deputies: Odessa man faces felony charge after rape investigation

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 31-year-old Odessa man following a rape investigation. Deputies say Christopher Hoffman, 31, of Odessa was charged ... MORE
Will the price of lumber come down soon? Experts say don’t bank on it

Price of lumber continues to climb reaching 280% increase: When will it come down?

For the last several weeks lumber prices have been setting weekly records. Some experts say it could be a long time before prices get back down ... MORE
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Bath driver cited after horse dies in Yates County crash

Bath driver cited after horse hit-and-killed in Yates County

Investigators with the Yates County Sheriff’s Office say a Bath woman was cited after a horse-and-buggy crash during ... MORE
Geneva City Council Delays Decision on Genesee Park Remediation & Joining  Community Choice Aggregation Program

Geneva City Council delays decision on Genesee Park remediation, joining community choice aggregation program

Geneva City Council met Monday and Wednesday this week- marking the first in-person sessions since the pandemic forced ... MORE
Deputies search for missing teen in Farmington

Deputies search for missing teen in Farmington

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing teen from the Farmington-area. According to deputies Lily ... MORE
Restaurants could get pass on social distancing if they only serve vaccinated customers

Restaurants could get pass on social distancing if they only serve vaccinated customers

Proof of COVID vaccination is going to be necessary for college students in many instances as they head ... MORE
Geneva man charged with DWI after traffic stop in Hopewell

Geneva man charged with DWI after traffic stop in Hopewell

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Geneva man following a traffic stop for speeding ... MORE
Police: Grand larceny charge in Canandaigua after credit card theft investigation

Police: Grand larceny charge in Canandaigua after credit card theft investigation

Police say a 31-year-old Wayland resident was arrested on a grand larceny charge after an investigation in the ... MORE
How are rental vehicles handled by New York State Thruway, cashless tolling process?

How are rental vehicles handled by New York State Thruway, cashless tolling process?

Cashless tolling has been rolling on the New York State Thruway for several months. While there have been ... MORE
Car travels 40-feet into swamp along Rt. 21 in Williamson, driver charged with DWI

Car travels 40-feet into swamp along Rt. 21 in Williamson, driver charged with DWI

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons woman following a crash in Williamson. Deputies ... MORE
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NYS says it overpaid unemployment by $145M to 166K people, but people can't contest it

NYS says it overpaid unemployment by $145M to 166K people, but people can’t contest it

A couple weeks ago it was learned that New York State was trying to reclaim some of the cash it sent unemployed workers in 2020 at the height of the coronavirus pandemic. The New York State Department of Labor sent emails and ... MORE
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Major concerns about structural integrity of Wall Street Church in Auburn

The city of Auburn is seeking emergency demolition of a church on Wall Street. It’s the Wall Street Methodist Episcopal Church- and last weekend, high winds did even more damage to the crumbling structure. City Manager Jeff Dygert tells The Citizen that ... MORE
Armed robbery victim fights back in Ithaca, prevents two suspects from stealing his vehicle: Both escape before police arrive

Armed robbery victim fights back in Ithaca, prevents two suspects from stealing his vehicle: Both escape before police arrive

On Thursday the Ithaca Police Department responded to the 200 block of East Seneca St. for an armed robbery that had just occurred. According to a news release, officers began the investigation and confirmed that a robbery took place. There were two ... MORE
Verdict could be reached in Kolb DWI case by July 15

Verdict could be reached in Kolb DWI case by July 15

A verdict could come by July 15 in the DWI case of former Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb. The assemblyman who did not seek re-election after being involved in a one-car accident near his home in Ontario County was cited for driving ... MORE
Canandaigua city school, FLCC leaders talk successes, challenges of pandemic

Canandaigua city school, FLCC leaders talk successes, challenges of pandemic

The Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce held a virtual panel discussion on the state of education this week- talking about lessons learned from the pandemic, the significant community support, and how those in education adapted. “Being an educator right now, I don’t know ... MORE
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State launches partnership with GetSetUp to offer classes for older adults

The New York State Office for the Aging announced a partnership with The Association on Aging in New York and GetSetUp, which will allow 50,000 classes for older adults. The GetSetUp curriculum and community are designed to decrease social isolation and promote ... MORE
Deputies: Savannah resident failed to appear for felony charges in Wayne County

Deputies: Savannah resident failed to appear for felony charges in Wayne County

Deputies say a Savannah woman was taken into custody for failing to appear after being arrested on an earlier date related to a welfare fraud investigation. Ashley Gage, 33, of Savannah was previously arrested on felony counts of welfare fraud, grand larceny ... MORE
COVID vaccine bracelet? Company launches wearable device for fast proof

COVID vaccine bracelet? Company launches wearable device for fast proof

How will businesses or people be able to tell who has received the COVID-19 vaccine? Developers of a new wearable device are looking to fix that- with a bracelet that’s made its way into the public realm in parts of California. It’s ... MORE
LIVE AT 9:45 AM: Weekend Debrief tackles reopening guidance, Auburn HS name-change, Milo audit, and more! (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Tackling reopening guidance, Auburn HS name-change, Milo audit, and more! (podcast)

On this edition of The Weekend Debrief Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss a number of headlines from this week- including the state’s decision to give out free Yankee-Mets tickets to those who get vaccinated, the vaccination rate that’s fluttering all over ... MORE
Police: Geneva PD investigating armed robbery at Byrne Dairy

Police: Geneva PD investigating armed robbery at Byrne Dairy

The Geneva Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place on Thursday during the early-morning hours. Police say an armed robbery took place at Byrne Dairy on Castle St. A male stole a sum of money and fled toward Main ... MORE
More seniors falling victim to gift card scams online, over the phone

More seniors falling victim to gift card scams online, over the phone

Experts say that more seniors are falling victim to phone scams involving their bank accounts, gift cards, and more. The scammers request money or gift cards, and pose as someone they may know. Worse yet, in some cases they suggest that the ... MORE
Roofers wanted: Small business owners say high unemployment benefits keeping people at home

Small business owners continue to argue that high-unemployment benefits are keeping workers home

When the unemployment boost provided in the latest round of COVID relief runs out in late-summer small business owners are hoping that it means more workforce. “When you’re in business, you’re kind of a fireman,” explained Dave Cameron. He’s the owner of ... MORE