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UPDATE: Prattsburgh Northern Paving employee struck and killed by intoxicated driver in Phelps

Deputies have identified the road worker who died late-Thursday after being struck by an intoxicated driver.  Nicholas Edward, 34, of Prattsburgh was striping the center line of the highway as an employee of Northern Paving LLC when he was struck by a ... MORE
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Manchester man climbed through window of ex-girlfriend’s Seneca Falls home

An Ontario County man was taken into custody after illegally entering a Seneca Falls home through a window, according to a news release from the Seneca Falls Police Department. Police arrested Ryan Folts, 33, of Manchester following a trespassing complaint. They responded ... MORE
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Farmington man in custody on felony charges after pursuit, three car crash from Livingston County farm to Canandaigua

New information on the pursuit and crash that shut down a busy intersection in the city of Canandaigua The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says they received notification that a 2020 Dodge Ram pickup truck with a cattle trailer attached was stolen from ... MORE
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Nutreat and Agri-Trak, two local startup companies, are among 20 finalists in globally recognized Grow-NY competition

Empire State Development and Cornell University’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement have announced that two local food start-ups are among finalists in the Grow-NY competition. The top prize is $1 million dollars, followed by two prizes of $500,000, and four of $250,000 ... MORE
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Geneva man arrested following suspicious behavior around female Hobart and William Smith student’s residences

A Geneva man has been arrested for attempted burglary after a lengthy investigation into suspicious behavior. In recent weeks, Fernando Cruz, 31, has been approaching homes where female Hobart and William Smith students in the area of Hamilton, Pulteney, Argyle, and Madison ... MORE
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UPDATE: Tickets issued after box truck slams into SUV near Vonnie’s Boathouse

No serious injuries were reported after the crash at Vonnie’s Boathouse in the town of Geneva Tuesday. It happened just before 11 a.m., according to deputies with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office who say an SUV operated by 60-year-old Brenda Jansen, of ... MORE
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Canandaigua man faces 100+ felony child sex charges after investigation

Police arrested a 43-year-old Canandaigua man on 100 felony predatory sex charges following a child pornography investigation.  Frank Gulick Jr., 43, of Canandaigua was charged with 100 counts of promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child. It’s alleged that he possessed ... MORE
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FLACRA to host 4th Annual chicken barbecue in honor of National Recovery Month Sept. 24

FLACRA is hosting their 4th Annual Chicken Barbeque event in honor of National Recovery Month. National Recovery Month is recognized in September of each year and began in 1989. This national observance is dedicated to increasing the awareness and understanding of mental ... MORE
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Hobart and William Smith Colleges ranks in top 5 for service in Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings

Hobart and William Smith has once again been made the top 5 in Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings for service. This is the fifth year the school has been on the list in the top 5 and this year they ... MORE
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Following successful Business After Hours Networking Mixer, Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce announces next one

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce held its third Business After Hours Networking Mixer of 2021 at Big aLICe Brewing on Wednesday, September 8. After the return of Business After Hours earlier in the summer from a nine month hiatus due to ... MORE
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Farmington urgent care shutting down due to significant staffing issues

Farmington Urgent Care is shutting down. The temporary closure of the UR Medicine Thompson Health location is due to significant staffing challenges. The urgent care center will close Sunday, September 19, and will only operate as an outpatient clinic for high-risk patients ... MORE
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Deputies: One hospitalized after two car crash at busy intersection on Rt. 332

On Tuesday around 2 p.m. deputies responded to a two car crash at the intersection of State Route 332 and Airport Road. When deputies arrived they found a pickup truck on its side, as well as a sedan facing northbound traffic in ... MORE
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Deputies: Penfield man possessed cocaine in Bloomfield

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 32-year-old Penfield man following a disabled vehicle incident in Bloomfield. According to deputies, Emmanuel Wilson, 32, of Penfield was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. Investigation found that Wilson was ... MORE
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Smith Opera House shares updated COVID-19 protocols

The Smith Opera House has updated its COVID-19 protocols again, and here’s what you need to know. Vaccinations are required from all ticket holders. If proof of vaccine can’t be provided then a negative COVID test can be shown. Children under 12 ... MORE
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PHOTOS: Truck crashes near Vonnie’s Boathouse in Geneva

Part of Route 14 outside of Geneva was reduced to one lane as first responders worked a crash during the morning hours. A medical helicopter was requested initially to standby as firefighters arrived, but was not needed. First responders from West Lake ... MORE