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  • South Seneca Central School District mourning loss of freshman

    South Seneca Central School District mourning loss of freshman

    The South Seneca Central School District is mourning the loss of a 14-year-old freshman. District Superintendent Stephen Zielinski said that the district was ‘heartbroken’ by the news that freshman Ryan Sibley took his own life on Tuesday afternoon. “We are heartbroken tonight to share the news of the tragic death of Ryan Sibley, who took his own life this afternoon...
  • 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...
  • Family cleared to return to Phelps apartment after evening fire

    Family cleared to return to Phelps apartment after evening fire

    The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update to the report of an apartment fire Tuesday evening in the Village of Phelps. Deputies say that around 7:30 p.m. they were called along with fire and EMS personnel to 1 Flint Street in Phelps for a reported grease fire that grew out of control. The fire was caused by cooking with...
  • 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...