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City of Geneva responds to lawsuit, cites no seat belt in accident

City of Geneva responds to lawsuit, cites no seat belt in accident
In a recent legal development, the City of Geneva, along with its Police Department and Detective Steve Vine, have responded to a lawsuit filed by John Sweet, arguing that Sweet's injuries from a last year's ... more
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Red Jacket seeks community feedback for nickname change later this year

Manchester-Shortsville School Board updates safety plan after April 1 incident at Red Jacket HS
The Red Jacket school district, the last in its area to have a Native American-related nickname, is calling for public input through an online survey as part of its compliance with a state mandate. Known ... more
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Ithaca College issues warning over repeat trespass offender

Ithaca College issues warning over repeat trespass offender
Ithaca College has issued a warning to its campus community regarding a repeat trespass offender, identified as 30-year-old Simeon Adams, who was found trespassing in a residence hall on February 20. Adams, who had previously ... more
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IPD investigates shooting: Apartment struck by gunfire overnight

Ithaca approves overhauling policing in the city, votes to create ‘Public Safety Department’
The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place at an apartment complex in the city. Police say around midnight on February 21 officers were dispatched to the Ithaca Arthaus for shots fired ... more
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Waterloo wins Finger Lakes region’s DRI contest

Waterloo wins Finger Lakes region's DRI contest
The Village of Waterloo has been awarded a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant by the state. This funding aims to transform its historic downtown into a dynamic center, enhancing its appeal to both ... more
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Cayuga County considers massive $52M renovation and expansion of office building

Cayuga County considers massive $52M renovation and expansion of office building
Cayuga County is contemplating a significant $52.3 million project to renovate and expand its Office Building, following recommendations from Colliers Engineering & Design. The proposal includes updating the current six-story building and adding a new ... more
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Macedon, Webster get $4.5M for downtown revitalization in NY Forward program

Macedon, Webster get .5M for downtown revitalization in NY Forward program
Webster and Macedon have each received $4.5 million in state funding through the NY Forward program to rejuvenate their downtown areas. This initiative aims to enrich community living by enhancing public spaces, rehabilitating buildings for ... more
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Mental health first aid program starting at Thompson Health

Claims for mental health services skyrocketing since start of Coronavirus Pandemic
UR Medicine Thompson Health's Wellness Department is introducing Mental Health First Aid classes for community members across the region. Aimed at teaching individuals how to recognize and respond to mental health and substance use issues ... more
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Man wanted for coercion in Wayne County: Investigators seek public’s assistance

Man wanted for coercion in Wayne County: Investigators seek public's assistance
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help looking for a man wanted on multiple warrants. According to deputies, Lorenzo Carithers, 26, is wanted on coercion charges in Wayne County. However, he's ... more
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Deputies: Victim disfigured after attack, Geneva man charged with assault

Deputies: Victim disfigured after attack, Geneva man charged with assault
Police say a Geneva man is in custody after attacking a woman and leaving her with a disfigured earlobe. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of Cecil Brown, 65, who has now been ... more
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Brockport man had inappropriate relationship with Seneca County juvenile, met up multiple times

Brockport man had inappropriate relationship with Seneca County juvenile, met up multiple times
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 21-year-old following a cyber crime investigation. According to a news release, Tyler Sietmann, 21, of Brockport has been charged with child endangerment and tampering with ... more
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Waterloo man charged with DWI after traffic stop

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
Deputies arrested a Waterloo man following a roadside investigation. Initially, Jor Velasquez-Guer, 31, was stopped for operating a vehicle without a headlight. Upon investigation it was determined that Velasquez-Guer was intoxicated. He was charged with ... more
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Savannah man charged with DWI, refusing breath test

Savannah man charged with DWI, refusing breath test
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Savannah resident following a traffic stop in Waterloo. Gregory Palmer, 66, was arrested following a traffic stop for speeding in a 40 mph zone. Following ... more
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PUBLIC NOTICE: 3-day notice of intent to file an application

State official reviewing Cayuga County solar farm application will tour site
North Seneca Solar Project, LLC is proposing to construct the North Seneca Solar Project, a major solar electric generating facility, under Section 94-c of the Executive Law (Section 94-c). This notice announces that on or ... more
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Piombino holds Notary Exam Prep Briefing on Feb. 29 at Cayuga Community College

Piombino holds Notary Exam Prep Briefing on Feb. 29 at Cayuga Community College
Legal Author Alfred E. Piombino will teach an in-person seminar at Cayuga Community College for those interested in becoming a New York State Notary Public. The seminar is held on Thursday, February 29, 2024 and ... more
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Geneva man pleads guilty to firearm possession in federal court

Police: Geneva man indicted on felony drug charges in Ontario County
A Geneva resident, previously convicted of gun felonies, admitted in court to illegally possessing a rifle, facing up to 15 years in prison. The confession occurred Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Rochester, marking a ... more
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Lansing FD responds to chimney fire with no injuries reported

Lansing FD responds to chimney fire with no injuries reported
The Lansing Fire Department swiftly responded to a midday house fire on Auburn Road in North Lansing, reported just before noon on Tuesday. The fire, originating from the chimney, prompted a collaborative effort with Locke ... more
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Fundraiser for man who lived in converted Throop church after devastating fire

Fundraiser for man who lived in converted Throop church after devastating fire
The historic church property that was destroyed by fire late-Monday was reconfigured into a home, according to family members of Joe DeMaio, who has lived there for several decades. A GoFundMe has been launched for ... more
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Second person charged after pursuit from Wayne to Monroe counties

Pursuit reported from Wayne to Monroe counties: Details still unclear
Deputies in Wayne County made another arrest after a vehicle was stolen and pursuit ensued spanning two counties. Jacob Gonyeau, 25, was found to be a passenger in the vehicle that police on a pursuit ... more
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