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Cuomo: Regions are getting COVID vaccine into arms, but more doses needed

Cuomo: Regions are getting COVID vaccine into arms, but more doses needed
On Sunday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave an update on the state's vaccination effort. The total week 6 federal allocation of vaccine delivery to providers will be complete today. Delivery of the week 7 allocation from ... more
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Sheriff: Bath man smuggle drugs inside his body into county jail

Police: Texas man was wanted on felony charges, taken into custody after stop in Seneca Falls
The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reports that on January 17th deputies arrested Damian Koerner, 28, of Bath following an investigation into an inmate at the jail smuggling controlled substances into the facility. It's alleged that ... more
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Bath man faces felony weapon charge after investigation

Deputies: Teen possessed metal knuckles during domestic incident
The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 41-year-old following an investigation into a suspicious vehicle. Deputies say Jason York, 41, of Bath was in possession of a deadly weapon and with someone ... more
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Felony DWI charge after investigation in Farmington

Felony DWI charge after investigation in Farmington
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says a 36-year-old Hilton resident is facing a felony DWI charge after an investigation in Farmington. Deputies say Ernest Magar, 36, was charged with felony DWI after being found operating ... more
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Williamson woman charged with contempt after domestic incident

Canandaigua man charged with disorderly conduct after incident on S. Main St.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Williamson woman following a domestic incident. Kelsey Enright, 26, of Williamson was charged with second-degree criminal contempt after an investigation into a domestic altercation over ... more
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Pickup truck leaves scene of crash on Rt. 31 in Arcadia

Pickup truck leaves scene of crash on Rt. 31 in Arcadia
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports that they are looking for a pickup truck that left the scene of a two-vehicle crash - leaving three people hospitalized. Deputies say a pickup truck entered the opposing ... more
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Farmington couple finds happiness, success in downtown Canandaigua brewery

Farmington couple finds happiness, success in downtown Canandaigua brewery
A Farmington couple started thinking about brewing beer five years ago. That's when David and Meagan D’Allesandro were brewing small batches of beer in their garage. “It was fun,” David remembered. But, that wasn't all ... more
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Penn Yan man faces felony drug, weapon charges after stop in Yates County

Deputies: Teen possessed metal knuckles during domestic incident
A Penn Yan man faces multiple felony charges after a traffic stop in the town of Benton. Ryan Thomas, 23, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a weapon ... more
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Cayuga, Canandaigua, and Owasco lakes had most HAB reports in 2020

Cayuga, Canandaigua, and Owasco lakes had most HAB reports in 2020
The Finger Lakes led the way in a not-so-great category in 2020, according to data released by the state. The state's Department of Environmental Conservation said that Cayuga Lake had the most HAB notices in ... more
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GoFundMe for one National Guard pilot killed in Mendon crash launched

GoFundMe for one National Guard pilot killed in Mendon crash launched
A GoFundMe has been set up for one of the National Guard soldiers who was killed in a helicopter crash last week in the town of Mendon. Lives lost in the devastating accident included Chief ... more
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O’Connor out as director at Ford Memorial Library; Hastings to step in as interim lead

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Shannon O'Connor has left the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library. She previously served as the library's director - leading it through a major renovation at the Ovid community stopping point. “The board is deeply appreciative ... more
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Palmyra man faces felony charge after throwing woman down, hitting her multiple times

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Deputies report the arrest of a Palmyra man following an investigation into a domestic incident. Christian Santiago, 31, of Palmyra was charged with one count of first-degree contempt and another count of second-degree contempt. He's ... more
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Deputies: Sodus driver hospitalized at Strong following Arcadia crash

Car crashes into tree near border of Scipio, Springport
Deputies say one person was sent to Strong Memorial Hospital following a crash in the town of Arcadia. It happened on Ryder Road around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday. Roy Benjamin, a Sodus resident, was traveling ... more
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Seneca Falls family remains concerned after trespassing incident

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On January 15 a little before 6 p.m. a 20-year-old Gowanda man was taken into custody following a burglary in progress complaint. Officers from the Seneca Falls Police Department took 20-year-old Joseph Laforme into custody ... more
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Legislators react to news that high school sports allowed to resume on Feb. 1

NYS gives high-risk sports green l starting 2/1
New guidance from the New York State Health Department released Friday afternoon says high-risk sports can resume competition starting February 1. Final approval must come from individual county health departments. Here's the official announcement from ... more
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Gallahan, Helming, and Ingalsbe call for VLT funding to be restored for Farmington and Ontario County

Gallahan, Helming, and Ingalsbe call for VLT funding to be restored for Farmington and Ontario County
New York State Senator Pam Helming, Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan and Farmington Town Supervisor Peter Ingalsbe are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to restore the VLT funding cuts in his Executive Budget. The budget eliminates nearly ... more
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NWS: 4-8 inches of snow possible for parts of region, expect slow travel tonight

NWS: 4-8 inches of snow possible for parts of region, expect slow travel tonight
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of the Finger Lakes and Central New York ahead of lake effect snow that is expected to bring a little accumulation over the ... more
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Excellus: Prevalence of flu down this year, due to safety measures and vaccination

Excellus: Prevalence of flu down this year
The prevalence of flu in New York state is down significantly compared to this time last year, according to an analysis of health tracking data by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. Among the reasons is a close ... more
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Republicans back Milby for sheriff in Wayne County, two other candidates in the mix though

Republicans back Milby for sheriff in Wayne County, two other candidates in the mix though
There will be a new sheriff in town when 2022 arrives. Last year Barry Virts said he would not seek re-election in Wayne County. The county's Republican and Conservative committees recently met - backing Lt ... more
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Four seek two open seats on Waterloo Village Board

Four seek two open seats on Waterloo Village Board
Republicans John Butlak and Patricia Bartran, and Democrats Gina Suffredini and Christine Bajdas will all appear on the ballot in Waterloo Village Board contests. Two seats are up for grabs as Election Day approaches on ... more
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Geneva manufacturer is growing with $1.5M project on Rt. 14

Geneva manufacturer is growing with $1.5M project on Rt. 14
CCMI, Inc. is growing. The Geneva manufacturing business, which focuses on plastic fabrication, is looking to add a new facility in town. The estimated $1.5 million project will be on Rt. 14 near Gambee Road ... more
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