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Pre-licensing course for permit holding drivers can resume in New York

Pre-licensing course for permit holding drivers can resume in New York
On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that DMV licensed driving schools can now conduct distance learning Pre-Licensing Courses. The '5-hour' is the academic portion of a permit holding driver to take the next step. Now ... more
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Police: Henrietta man sent threatening text messages to victim in Canandaigua

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The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a Henrietta man following a Beals Street incident. Brandon Phelps, 35, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt after sending threatening messages to a person at the Beals ... more
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Police: Bloomfield man arrested after incident escalates in Canandaigua

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Police say no one was hurt after an argument escalated in the city. Brandon Christensen, 29, of Bloomfield was charged with reckless endangerment in the second degree after a report of a disturbance on Dorset ... more
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Police: Canandaigua man violated court order

Deputies: Phelps teen damages mattress at Ontario County Jail, charged with criminal mischief
Police say a Canandaigua man was taken into custody after violating a court order last week. Coleman Peterson, 46, of Canandaigua was charged with second-degree contempt after an investigation at a Gibson Street residence. Investigators ... more
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Canandaigua woman accused of slapping child during unprovoked incident

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Police say a 32-year-old Canandaigua resident was arrested after allegedly slapping a child. Nicole Erb, 32, of Canandaigua was charged with endangering the welfare of a child following the report of a disturbance at a ... more
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Police: Violent incident at F.F. Thompson Hospital leads to several charges against Rochester man

Police: Violent incident at F.F. Thompson Hospital leads to several charges against Rochester man
A violent incident at a hospital in Canandaigua resulted in a number of charges. Police say Alan Donlon, 60, of Rochester was charged with third-degree menacing, fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree harassment, and disorderly conduct after ... more
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Canandaigua woman charged with burglary after pair of investigations

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Police say a 55-year-old Canandaigua woman was arrested twice in a matter of days after a pair of incidents and investigations. Police say Elaine Mulheron, 55, was arrested for petit larceny after an incident at ... more
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Democrat running for NYS Assembly in 131st says Cuomo should avoid taxing working class more

One of the candidates running for New York State Assembly says it's time to tax the wealthy in the state, instead of targeting those barely getting by. Matt Miller, a Democrat running in the 131st ... more
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Visitation resumes with restrictions at the Yates County Jail

Visitation resumes with restrictions at the Yates County Jail
Visitation at the Yates County Jail will resume this weekend with new rules and limitations after the COVID-19 pandemic restricted it in March. Sheriff Ron Spike says preventing the virus from entering the jail was ... more
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Deputies: Geneva man made terroristic threat toward staff at local clinic

Deputies: Phelps teen damages mattress at Ontario County Jail, charged with criminal mischief
Deputies say a Geneva man was taken into custody on a terroristic threat charge after an incident on West Washington Street. Santos Rivera, 54, of Geneva was charged with making a terroristic threat after making ... more
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Strong storms that prompted tornado warning move through the FLX

NWS: Tornado Warning for part of Ontario County
The National Weather Service is tracking a severe thunderstorm that was tornado warned around 6:30 p.m. Around 7:30 p.m. the warning expired and was not renewed, even as the storm continued to move east. The ... more
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Cuomo: Higher taxes, tolls coming to New York if federal aid doesn’t follow soon

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is already shifting blame for if property taxes, tolls, and transit fees are forced to increase on the other side of the Coronavirus Pandemic. “The state budget this year is effectively being ... more
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COVID RESOURCE: Latest from school districts as they plan to reopen in the fall

COVID RESOURCE: Latest from school districts as they plan to reopen in the fall
School officials across the Finger Lakes are planning for an unusual year in the classroom. While there has been a lot of focus on how students will adjust to changes, parents are also wondering what ... more
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Sheriff asks for public’s assistance locating suspicious person in Cayuga County

Sheriff asks for public’s assistance locating suspicious person in Cayuga County
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is looking for a person of interest in the area of Port Byron. The person has been seen over the last two weeks and is suspected of entering a number ... more
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Deputies: Sodus woman refused to drop ice scraper during incident

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Sodus woman following an investigation into a disturbance. Deputies arrested Regina Johnson, 19, for obstruction of governmental administration and disorderly conduct. Johnson is accused of ... more
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Tavern in Watkins Glen cited by New York State Liquor Authority

Tavern in Watkins Glen cited by New York State Liquor Authority
The New York State Liquor Authority has identified a number of restaurants and bars for violating mandates issued following the Coronavirus Pandemic. A database published by Gannett indicates that a Schuyler County bar was cited ... more
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Republicans want to limit unemployment benefits, but states say that would be difficult to implement

Republicans want to limit unemployment benefits, but states say that would be difficult to implement
State leaders are warning of weeks or even months of delays in getting benefits to unemployed people under the Republican proposal. It would slash the $600 weekly benefit boost for those left jobless because of ... more
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Employees frustrated as del Lago remains closed, with no clear indication when NYS will allow it to open

Hundreds more will be vaccinated this weekend in Seneca County
After multiple stories about del Lago Resort & Casino's WARN notice to employees becoming publicly listed on the Department of Labor's website - employees are speaking out. They are frustrated with the lack of guidance ... more
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Applebees in Camillus will shut down in October

Applebees in Camillus will shut down in October
It looks like the Applebees location in Camillus will close later this year. A notice filed with New York State's Department of Labor indicates that the restaurant will shut down in October. It is located ... more
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Kodak will shift to prescription drug production, adding 300+ jobs to Rochester facility

Kodak will shift to prescription drug production, adding 300+ jobs to Rochester facility
The Eastman Kodak Company is set to be on the forefront of a federal initiative to shift production of generic prescription drugs to the U.S. Some of those drugs are even used in the fight ... more
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Schuyler man indicted on attempted murder charge after Geneseo Walmart stabbing

Schuyler man indicted on attempted murder charge after Geneseo Walmart stabbing
The Schuyler County man accused of stabbing a woman at Walmart in Geneseo has been indicted on an attempted murder charge, as well as a number of others by a grand jury. Gregory Cunningham, 24, ... more
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