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Finger Lakes Enjoys Cool Relief After Heatwave

Finger Lakes Enjoys Cool Relief After Heatwave
The hot and humid weather in the Finger Lakes has finally given way to cooler temperatures, thanks to a cold front that passed through Sunday night. Monday's high will reach only the low 70s across ... more
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Governor Hochul Issues Guidance to Stop Insurance Discrimination in Affordable Housing

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Governor Kathy Hochul announced new rules today that prevent insurers from making decisions based on a property's status as affordable housing or a tenant's income source. The guidance from the New York State Department of ... more
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Lyons Man Skipped Court for Illegally Taking Car in Seneca County

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Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson announced that deputies arrested Tysean J. Harris, 48, of Lyons, on June 23 for failing to appear in court. Harris was wanted on a warrant from the Town of Junius ... more
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Arcadia Woman Arrested After Domestic Incident

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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Tiffany A. Turner, 28, of Arcadia, following a domestic incident early Monday morning. Deputies charged Turner with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. She is accused ... more
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Newark Police Investigate Chaotic Shooting Incident: Multiple People Fled After House Struck by Gunfire

Newark Police Investigate Chaotic Shooting Incident: Multiple People Fled After House Struck by Gunfire
Newark Police are investigating a chaotic incident involving gunfire and fleeing vehicles that occurred on Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to a disturbance call at 4:15 p.m. and received additional reports of shots fired and people ... more
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Arcadia Man Arrested for Harassment

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office changes policies after body cam footage shown at gathering
Deputies arrested a local man after a physical altercation early Monday morning. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of James M. Prebola, 34, from Arcadia for second-degree harassment early Monday morning. Deputies allege ... more
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Walworth Man Arrested for Harassment After Striking Person in the Face

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
Deputies say a Wayne County man was taken into custody after an incident over the weekend. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Nickolas Yackiw, 66, following a domestic incident late Sunday night ... more
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Steuben County Villages to Receive $16.5M for Water Quality Improvements

Village of Interlaken applies for permits to upgrade their wastewater trea
Three villages in Steuben County will receive $16.5 million in funding from New York State to enhance water quality, Governor Kathy Hochul announced. The villages of Bath, Painted Post, and Canisteo are set to benefit ... more
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Annual Taste and Tunes Event Set for August in Seneca Falls

Annual Taste and Tunes Event Set for August in Seneca Falls
The Annual Taste & Tunes event, organized by Generations Bank and presented by Eagle Auto Center, is scheduled for Thursday, August 8, 2024, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at People’s Park, 15 Water Street. Proceeds ... more
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UnitedHealthcare to Pay $1M for Birth Control Coverage Failures

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UnitedHealthcare will pay New York $1 million for not covering birth control as required by state law, Attorney General Letitia James announced. The settlement comes after violations of the Comprehensive Contraceptive Coverage Act, which requires ... more
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Congressman Keith Self Endorses Mario Fratto for Congress

Fratto calls Claudia Tenney a tourist, says NY-24 needs Finger Lakes representative
The Mario Fratto campaign announced today that Congressman and retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Keith Self has endorsed Mario Fratto for Congress. This is Fratto's second endorsement from a Republican Congressman, following Congressman Paul Gosar. “Mario ... more
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Hiker Rescued from Rim Trail at Robert Treman State Park

Hiker Rescued from Rim Trail at Robert Treman State Park
A hiker in distress was rescued from the Rim Trail at Robert H. Treman State Park on Saturday afternoon, according to the Enfield Volunteer Fire Company. At around 3:30 p.m., Enfield Fire & Rescue responded ... more
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Wellsville Man Charged with Murder in Steuben Shooting

Wellsville Man Charged with Murder in Steuben Shooting
Bradly J. Maddalena, 24, of Wellsville, has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Wayne E. Mosher, 57, of Woodhull, over the weekend, Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports. Around 8:44 a.m ... more
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Harriet Tubman Church and Parsonage Reopen as Historical Site

Harriet Tubman Church and Parsonage Reopen as Historical Site
The Thompson Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, where Harriet Tubman's funeral was held in 1913, reopened Saturday as part of the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park. Ahna Wilson, superintendent of the park, celebrated the event with ... more
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Young Voters Say Buying a Home, Raising a Family Harder Than Ever

Housing market and homes for sale
Most voters under 30 believe it's harder to buy a house, raise a family, and find a good job compared to previous generations, according to a new CBS News poll. The survey, released Sunday, found ... more
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Canandaigua to Hold Hearing on Proposed Salary Increase for Town Superintendent

Canandaigua to Hold Hearing on Proposed Salary Increase for Town Superintendent
The Canandaigua Town Board will hold a public hearing on Monday at 6 p.m. to discuss a proposed salary increase for Highway and Water Superintendent James Fletcher. The proposal, introduced in May, would raise Fletcher's ... more
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Palmyra Man Arrested for Aggravated DWI After Fayette Crash

Palmyra Man Arrested for Aggravated DWI After Fayette Crash
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following an investigation into a single car accident that happened last week. Sheriff Tim Thompson reports the arrest of Charles D. Hill, 34, ... more
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Ontario Woman Arrested for DWI with Child in Car After Nearly Causing Head-on Crash

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office changes policies after body cam footage shown at gathering
Authorities in Wayne County took a 30-year-old into custody after she nearly caused a head-on crash. Deputies arrested Katlynn M. Cleveland, 30, of Ontario, after a traffic stop on June 23. Cleveland was stopped around ... more
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Lyons Elementary Teacher Retires After 38 Years

Lyons Elementary Teacher Retires After 38 Years
Mrs. Joanne Saracino is retiring after 38 years of teaching at Lyons Elementary School, where she has made a lasting impact since 1986. Mrs. Saracino started as a 2nd grade teacher and later switched to ... more
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