Fatal hit-and-run under investigation in Waterloo

Fatal hit-and-run under investigation in Waterloo

Police in Waterloo say they’re investigating a fatal hit-and-run that claimed the life of a 30-year-old. It happened on Tuesday around 8:40 p.m. when the Waterloo Police Department was called to the area of East Main Street and Thurber Drive for a reported ‘man down’ along side the ... FULL STORY
Explosives, rifle parts recovered as hate crime investigation unfolds in Ithaca

Explosives, rifle parts recovered as hate crime investigation unfolds in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department say a suspect is in custody after an extensive hate crime investigation connected to anti-Semitic vandalism in the city last week. On ... MORE
Demay Living Center in Newark reports first death connected to COVID-19

Demay Living Center in Newark reports first death connected to COVID-19

A resident at the Demay Living Center in Newark who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, according to the latest data available from Rochester Regional Health ... MORE
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Newark-Wayne Community Hospital restricting visitation as COVID-19 cases rise

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital restricting visitation as COVID-19 cases rise

Visitor restrictions are back at one local hospital operated by Rochester Regional Health as COVID-19 cases climb following ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Tom O’Mara focuses on being voice for Southern Tier in Albany (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Tom O’Mara focuses on being voice for Southern Tier in Albany (podcast)

Senator Tom O’Mara has represented the 58th District of New York since 2010. A decade later he’s still ... MORE
No cases of COVID-19 yet at Wells College

Wells College keeps campus open with no confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far

More than nine weeks into the fall semester, Wells College has succeeded in doing what few other colleges ... MORE
Despite Warnings of Public Safety Consequences Geneva City Council  Cuts Two Probationary Police Officer Positions

Despite warnings of consequences Geneva City Council cuts two probationary police officer positions

The Geneva City Council held its final meeting on the proposed 2021 Budget Wednesday meeting via Zoom due ... MORE
Toxic algae took it easy on Seneca Lake this year: Canandaigua, Cayuga, and Owasco lakes all got slammed though

Toxic algae took it easy on Seneca Lake this year: Canandaigua, Cayuga, and Owasco lakes all got slammed

On the morning of July 4, Cayuga Lake’s first suspected harmful algal bloom of the season was spotted ... MORE
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DEBRIEF: Why is it important to get flu shot during Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

Dr. Steven Schulz says getting a flu shot is even more important this year, than it has been ... MORE
Deputies: Man sold vehicle that didn’t belong to him at scrap yard in Seneca County

Deputies: Man sold vehicle that didn’t belong to him at scrap yard in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 63-year-old following an investigation into a scrapped vehicle ... MORE
Police investigating large overnight fight in Canandaig

Police investigating large overnight fight in Canandaigua

Police are investigating a large fight with weapons and possible shots fire that happened on Jefferson Avenue. On ... MORE
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Elementary class, teacher quarantined after positive test in Auburn

Despite a second class of students at the Casey Park Elementary School being forced to quarantine for two weeks – Auburn Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo says there’s no cause for concern. It came after a student in the class tested positive for COVID-19 ... MORE
Race for Congress: 2020 – A Conversation with Congressman John Kakto (R)

RACE IN THE 24TH: A conversation with Rep. John Katko ahead of Election Day (read & listen)

Rep. John Katko [NY-24] is locked in a contentious race by seeking reelection to Congress for a fourth term in a rematch against Dana Balter, a Democratic challenger who vied for the coveted congressional seat and lost in 2018.  Since then, Katko ... MORE
Race for Congress: 2020 – A Conversation with Dana Balter

RACE IN THE 24TH: A conversation with Dana Balter ahead of Election Day (read & listen)

Dana Balter, the Democratic Party challenger for NY-24 believes that “the stakes get higher with every passing week” as this year’s Election Day keeps creaking closer.  In her 2018 rematch against Rep. John Katko [R-NY], she is confident that voter turnout won't ... MORE
AG’s office says Cuomo hasn’t violated law after nursing home data ‘stonewalled’ by NYS Health

AG’s office says Cuomo, NYS hasn’t violated law by blocking nursing home data release

While reporters around the state have been pushing for the release of nursing home death toll data connected to the COVID-19 pandemic – the state’s Attorney General claimed that Governor Cuomo isn’t violating any law by delaying the release of it. The ... MORE
California added to travel quarantine list, but Massachusetts gets exemption

California added to NYS travel quarantine list, but Massachusetts gets exemption

Another state has been added to the COVID-19 travel restriction list. Another neighboring state has reached the threshold to be included, but was omitted by state leaders. The latest addition is California, which was added to the travel advisory on Tuesday. Meanwhile, ... MORE
Deputies: Palmyra woman was unable to care for her child while on narcotics

Deputies: Palmyra woman was unable to care for her child while on narcotics

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra woman following a domestic incident. Lindsey Tiberio, 31, of Palmyra was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child after deputies responded to her residence finding that she was unable to ... MORE
LOCATE FINGER LAKES: Industrial hemp demand is rising in New York State

LOCATE FINGER LAKES: Industrial hemp demand is rising in New York State

You’re home. Balancing take-out in your arms as you open the door, you toss your keys on a table. The sound of your shoes echos down the hallway as you walk into your kitchen. You put the bag down. Pulling out the ... MORE
Deputies: Geneva man sold narcotics, faces multiple felony charges

Deputies: Geneva man sold narcotics, faces multiple felony charges

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Geneva resident following a drug investigation that spanned multiple jurisdictions. Raven Robinson, 26, of Geneva is accused of selling cocaine to an undercover office in May while in the village of Newark ... MORE
EDITORIAL: Don’t Vote. Cuomo only wants “assault weapons”

EDITORIAL: Don’t Vote. Cuomo only wants “assault weapons”

– From Seneca County SCOPE There are many gun owners in New York (perhaps millions) who do not believe that Cuomo and company are coming for their weapons and, thus, there is no need to vote. Well, guess what? There is now ... MORE
Auburn man sentenced to 7 years in prison for abusing young child for years

Auburn man sentenced to 7 years in prison for abusing young child for years

An Auburn man was sentenced after pleading guilty in August to a felony count of sexual conduct against a child. Sentencing happened this week in Cayuga County after Joseph Woodman, 33, admitted to sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl multiple times over a ... MORE
Sodus man shoved ex-girlfriend, damaged door at local home

Sodus man shoved ex-girlfriend, damaged door at local home

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man following a disturbance. Deputies arrested Christopher Moody, 31, for criminal contempt and harassment. He’s accused of going to his ex girlfriend’s residence and damaging a door. He gained entry into ... MORE
Lawyer: Webster home invasion shooting appears justified based on available information

Lawyer: Webster home invasion shooting appears justified based on available information

Law enforcement in Webster were left investigating in a residential neighborhood after a homeowner shot an alleged burglar during the early-morning hours on Tuesday. It happened on Gravel Road around 1:30 a.m. The person who was shot was listed in critical condition ... MORE