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Geneva Public Safety Building evacuated, blocked off for hours after package with potential explosive received
Police say one person is in custody after the public safety building in Geneva received what appeared to be an explosive inside a box. According to a news release, around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday the ... more
Auburn prisoner accused of sending letter to victim in Seneca County violating court order, arraigned on new charges
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Fayette resident as part of an ongoing investigation into a domestic incident. The original incident took place in August, according to deputies. They say the ... more
"If you build it, they will come." These timeless words from the 1989 movie Field of Dreams could be a perfect refrain for the Dream Big campaign, which involved the construction of a playground for ... more
Livingston County continued to be an example of financial responsibility after the Office of the New York State Comptroller issued its latest Fiscal Stress Monitoring System results with the County ranking among the top overall ... more
A bomb threat at the Waterloo High School resulted in early closure and dismissal on Monday. According to a letter from Supervisor Terri Bavis, the threat came during the morning hours, which prompted the immediate ... more
Scam alert: IRS text message scams and police impersonators try to get money from unsuspecting residents
There are two local scams that have gotten the attention of state law enforcement. The first involves a public donation scam, which resulted in New York State Police issuing a warning that they do not ... more
Police arrested a Geneva man after a complaint for a vehicle blocking Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Officers found Theodore Francis Jr., 51, of Geneva sleeping at the wheel of his running vehicle while it ... more
On Sunday, October 2nd police responded to an erratic driver complaint near State Route 14 and Route 31 in the town of Lyons. Brandon Giovannini, 38, of Geneva was arrested for felony DWI, operating with ... more
Homeowner fights back, interrupts robbery in Ithaca: Suspect airlifted to trauma center for treatment
Police say they're investigating a robbery that was interrupted by the homeowner. On Tuesday, October 4th around 1:45 a.m. police responded to a burglary that had just occurred in the 200 block of North Plain ... more
State police report the arrest of two Wayne County residents following a traffic stop on Route 104 in Ontario. Richard Parker, 27, of Newark, and Todd Heers, 46, of Marion were both arrested on drug ... more
What happens with your personal information when your ID or license gets scanned at the store for age-restricted purchases? Could your identity be stolen?
Have you ever wondered what happens when you give your ID to a worker at a gas station or grocery store to purchase something that is age-restricted? Your identification card is scanned in a machine ... more
Parents in the Geneva City School District are wondering why their kids are eligible for the bus this year. Those who live in the Washington/Jefferson streets neighborhood on the city's west side were picked up ... more
A convicted sex offender from Wayne County faces more prison time after pleading guilty to distributing child pornography before U.S. District Court Judge Charles Siragusa. U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced that 37-year-old Jacob Ritchie, ... more
Special session to authorize landslide repairs in Penn Yan: How much will it cost to repair spring damage?
The Yates County Legislature will meet for a special session on Tuesday to consider a resolution authorizing immediate work to 1861 West Lake Road in Penn Yan. A landslide in March at that location resulted ... more
There’s been a lot of speculation surrounding what led to the shooting death of a Texas man in the Town of Waterloo last week. Investigators aren’t giving many details, but they say they know who ... more
State police arrested a Trumansburg resident following a traffic stop in the town of Montezuma on Saturday, October 1st. According to a news release, police observed a suspicious vehicle on Route 31. The operator, identified ... more
Microtel Inn and Suites: How much of a ‘tax break’ will Macedon development get after PILOT agreement approved?
The Wayne County Industrial Development Agency has given the green light for $1.57 million in incentives for a hotel being constructed on Route 31 in Macedon. A new 31,509-square-foot, three-story hotel with 71 rooms under ... more
The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce will be co-hosting a Member Milestone Celebration to honor the official Grand Opening and Relocation Ceremony of Kowalski Legal PLLC, on Thursday, October 13th. The event will take place ... more
New York debt: Average household has $54,000 in debt largely caused by student loans and credit cards
How much debt does the average household have in New York? A lot. A new report by Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says average household debt in the state sits at $54,000. Student loan and credit card ... more