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On January 27   the defendant called Ontario County Sheriffs 911 and reported that a man had been shot at an address on Route 15A in the Town of Springwater. Numerous officers from the Ontar...read more
24-year old Matthew Kellison of Rochester was arrrested on 10/19/15 on an arrest warrant for failure to pay support issued by Ontario County Family Court Judge Reed, after he was released on an unrela...read more
For 24 year-old Matthew Kellison of Rochester it was good to be out of jail, but the feeling didn't last too long.  Just moments after his release on Monday from Livingston County Jail, Kellison ...read more
A Canandaigua couple is facing multiple felony charges. 58-year-old Maureen Washburn was driving with 64-year-old Christopher Filey in Avon when they were pulled over Monday for failure to signal.&nbs...read more
On September 20th 2015 33-year old Jason Gibson of Lakeville was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation in the 2nd degree follwing a traffic stop by an Ontario County Deputy. The defendant also ...read more
On September 20th 2015 Jason Gibson was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation in the 2nd degree following a traffic stop by an Ontario County Deputy. The defendant also had an active warrant ou...read more
A Palmyra man convicted of a snow-plowing scam after he cheated 218 customers out of more than $42,000 was granted parole on Friday after serving the minimum sentence behind bars. 40 year-old Scott ...read more
On 07/11/15 at or about 1:18 AM Ontario County Sheriff Deputies arrested Michael P. Farmer on a bench warrant out of East Bioomfieid Town Court for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle i...read more
30-year old Scott Wilson Honeoye was arrested on a violation of probation warrant out of the City of Canandaigua Court for violating the conditions of his probation in that he failed to report police ...read more
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Police called the weekend deaths of two student-athletes and a recent graduate in Geneseo a murder-suicide. ABC's Aaron Katersky with more. [audio:1191654651-SUNYGeneseodeaths.MP3] [/audio]  &...read more
Three people were found dead inside of a home in the village of Geneseo Sunday.  Police say 24-year old Colin Kingston, of Geneseo, 24-year old Matthew Hutchinson of Vancouver, British Columbia ...read more
On June 9th 2015 Jeremy M. Heisel was arrested for felony DWI following a traffic stop by an Ontario County Sheriffs Deputy. The defendant was stopped from driving erratically in the Village of Bioomf...read more
On June 9th 2015 29-year old Russell Jamieson of Honeoye was arrested by an Ontario County Deputy following a traffic stop. Jamieson had an active warrant out of Livingston County for Aggravated Unlic...read more
Six more arrests were made Monday at Crestwood Midstream's gates in the town of Reading. Among those arrested was 72 year old Lynn Donaldson of Keuka Park. The others arrested hailed from Delaware, To...read more
On April 29, 2015 at 6:45pm, the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Joel E. Weed, age 43, of 8535 Livingston Road, Red Creek, NY 13143 for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree, Oper...read more
The state is doling out $10 million in grants for emergency dispatch services in 57 of the New York's 62 counties and New York City. The grants will be used to help counties invest in their emergenc...read more
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State law changed this summer to allow the sale and use of small novelty fireworks like sparklers, party poppers and cone fountains from December 26th to January 2nd. The only catch, local counties ...read more
The State Department of Transportation now has 62 so-called tow plows in use across the state this winter including one that is stationed for use in Ontario County.   Eight will be used in ...read more
A Monroe County man who led police on a high speed vehicle chase and resisted attempts to remove him from his car ended up being bitten by a police dog, handcuffed and taken into custody. State Police...read more
Thirteen people dressed in various Christmas costumes were arrested Monday afternoon in another round of protests at the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading. Hector residents 56-year ...read more
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, Wednesday, expressed skepticism regarding measures to limit deterrence strategies in New York State’s increasingly dangerous prisons. Palmesano is worried that the ...read more
A Prattsburgh man was sentenced to nine months in federal prison and 27 months of supervised release, Wednesday, for violating the terms of his probation.  21 year-old Brandon Todd was on probati...read more
Today, with his visit to the Central Fire Station in Troy, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer completed his 17th consecutive tour of all 62 New York State counties - a feat that continues his run as the first...read more
CAYUGA COUNTY SHERIFF ARRESTS 12/09/2014 - 01/08/2015 Arrestee First Name Arrestee Middle Name Arrestee Last Name Calculated Arrestee Age Arrest Date And ...read more
An agreement has been reached to ensure that Kraft-Heinz keeps a substantial work force throughout New York State for years to come and opens the door to additional investment and possible growth at...read more
CAYUGA COUNTY SHERIFF ARRESTS 09/26/2014 - 10/25/2014 Arrestee First Name Arrestee Middle Name Arrestee Last Name Calculated Arrestee Age Arrest Date And ...read more
On the 24th of October 2014 at or about 2238 Deborah E. Crowe was arrested on a bench warrant for AUO 3rd, out of Livingston County. Ms. Crowe was a passenger of a vehicle that was subject to a routin...read more
CAYUGA COUNTY SHERIFF ARRESTS 09/20/2014 - 10/19/2014 Arrestee First Name Arrestee Middle Name Arrestee Last Name Calculated Arrestee Age Arrest Date And ...read more
A former resident of Ontario County is facing charges that she cheated Social Services in order to obtain child care and food stamp benefits amounting to $18,279.20.  Sheriff's Deputies say 29 ye...read more
It has been five years since the Canandaigua Road bridge over the Erie Canal in Macedon has been in use. Built in 1912, the bridge was closed due to significant steel deterioration. Wednesday, the bri...read more
For 24 year-old Matthew Kellison of Rochester it was good to be out of jail, but the feeling didn't last too long.  Just moments after his release on Monday from Livingston County Jail, Kellison ...read more
On 09/23/14 23- year old Brian Wilcox of Naples, NY was arrested on a warrant issed out of the Livonia Town Court, Livingston County. He was tranferred to the custody of the Livingston County Sheriffs...read more
  A man and a woman from Canandaigua decided Saturday was a nice day for a road trip to Avon. They should have stayed home. A Livingston County Deputy stopped 58 year old Maureen Washburn when...read more
An Avon man is being held on $10,000 cash bail after being arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with an eight year-old child, last month.  38 year-old Ronald Heffernan was charged, Wednes...read more
On 8/31/14 at about 3:08pm at the CVS located at 15 Honeoye Commons in the Hamlet of Honeoye, NY, Ontario County Sheriffs Deputies arrested Jamie J. Rossborough (32yo female of Livonia, NY) for Drivin...read more
25-year old Joseph Zackary Bacher  of East Rochester  was arrested by the New York State Police on Rte 390 in Livingston County. He was wanted on a bench warrant out of the City of Canandaig...read more
On 8/31/14 at about 3:08pm at the CVS located at 15 Honeoye Commons in the Hamlet of Honeoye, NY, Ontario County Sheriffs Deputies arrested Jamie J. Rossborough (32yo female of Livonia, NY) for Drivin...read more
(ALBANY) --- Governor Cuomo announced nearly $710,000 in state grants to 51 police departments and sheriffs’ offices across the state for the purchase of electronic fingerprinting equipment. Thi...read more
When Pope Francis visits the Big Apple, Thursday and Friday, his wine of choice will come from O-Neh-Da Vineyard, located in the hills above Hemlock Lake in Livingston County.  O-Neh-Da Vineyard ...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Monday announced that $16.7 million in economic development funding has been approved for 25 projects that he says will spur growth and create opportunties statewide. The fund...read more
A Palmyra woman was arrested, Sunday night, for running a stop sign in Livingston County, but her problems got a lot worse when it turned out the car she was driving was stolen.  Livingston Count...read more
An assistant Boy Scout leader is facing child pornography charges and has been jailed in Livingston County after thousands of text messages were found between 25 year-old Daniel Fisher, a boy scout as...read more
A Livingston County man's vehicle caught fire while operating in the area of State Route 21 and Outlet Rd in the Town of Manchester. According to Ontario County Sheriffs Deputies, Brian Drowns was ope...read more
Two former SUNY Geneseo students, Tuesday, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of attempting to tamper with evidence in a case involving the death of a fellow student in May of 2014.  20 year-...read more
A Weedsport man will serve five years probation and make restitution payments of more than $47,000 for his part in a scheme to defraud more than 100 people out of $139,000.  67 year-old Harold Mo...read more
11 p.m. Update: Livingston County Sheriff's Deputies acting on a tip have arrested escaped parolee Richard "Boo" Henry;   the five-day manhunt ended in a wooded area of Livingston County.&n...read more
A Mount Morris man who assaulted a parole officer and ran away while still handcuffed remains at large in Livingston County.  Sheriff's Deputies say 35 year-old Richard "Boo" Henry was taken into...read more
A Livingston County man who got away from Sheriff's Deputies after being arrested and handcuffed is still at large in the Mount Morris area.  35 year-old Richard Henry escaped early Friday morni...read more
A popular bar in downtown Geneseo was destroyed by flames, Wednesday afternoon, as firefighters fought to control the blaze that started around 4 pm at Kelly's Saloon at 71 Main Street.  A con...read more
During a routine traffic stop the 27-year old Sandra Pearsall of Bloomfield was found to have an active family court warrant out of Livingston County. The defendant was arrested and turned over to Liv...read more
Flash Flood Watch FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 452 AM EDT SUN JUL 19 2015 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF WESTERN NEW YORK FROM THIS MORNING INTO THIS EVENING... ...read more
Small fireworks are legal in most Finger Lakes area counties with the exception of Cayuga and Seneca Counties. The state gives each county the option of allowing the sale of small fireworks such as sp...read more
Fewer than 45-thousand assault-style weapons have been registered in New York state since a landmark gun control act took effect in 2013. State records released today, suggesting that Empire State gun...read more
A total of 693 full and part-time students were named to the Finger Lakes Community College dean’s list for spring 2015. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have a 3.5 grade poin...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Bloomfield man back on Tuesday for driving erratically in the Village of Bloomfield. It was just after midnight on Tuesday when Deputies stopped 29 year-...read more
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      The Finger Lakes Land Trust is bringing back HIKEapalooza on Saturday June 20th . 12 different outdoor events in the 12 Finger Lakes area counties. Trust Executive Director A...read more
Sparklers, poppers and cone fountains are legal on the Fourth of July in New York State, but not in every county and only in those counties where the local government permits it. As of this week, 29 ...read more
A Livingston County woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her great-grandparents who suffer from memory loss and dementia.  The County's Adult Protective Services notified the S...read more
The state broke ground, Thursday, on the 6.75 million dollar four season Nature Center at Letchworth State Park - part of the Governor's NY Parks 2020 Plan. The facility will serve the 650-thousand an...read more
State Police are looking for a 35 year old man wanted for criminal trespass, criminal mischief, and falsely reporting an incident. Kevin Tibbits is a 5'8 white male, weighing 165 pounds, with brown ha...read more
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Letchworth State Park, often called the "Grand Canyon of the East," is the USA Today Readers Choice Top State Park for 2015. The Genesee River cuts a deep gorge through the park and comes tumbling ove...read more
On August 1, 2012 at 4:55pm 31 year old Norman E. Todd of Bloomfield was arrested for Criminal Contempt 2nd for having direct contact with a female between the dates of 07/26/12 and 07/...read more
There is only one week left for New Yorkers to vote for Letchworth and Watkins Glen in a nationwide contest as being the best state parks in the nation. They are currently rated as the second and th...read more
A Livingston County man is facing twenty years in jail after pleading guilty, Thursday, to the repeated rape of a girl under the age of eleven.  According to the Genesee Sun, 58 year-old Richard ...read more
Ontario County Sheriff Deputy while on patrol observed 21 year old Seth Ethan Adkins of Penn Yan walking south along the shoulder of the highway. Upon turning around and checking with the subject to s...read more
The trial of the Rochester man accused of shooting a Bath man in the Steuben County village last summer in an alleged drug-related incident is set to begin today.  24 year old Steven Alexander wa...read more
Wind Chill Watch URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 330 AM EST SUN FEB 22 2015   MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF....read more
It took three weeks, now the state Department of Environmental Conservation has revoked the hunting licenses of two men who shot two horses in Livingston County. The DEC announced that under a consen...read more
Two offices combine to pull out a dentist invoicing false dental care for inmates at 26 correctional facilities in upstate New York and the Finger Lakes region including Livingston, Cayuga, and Elmi...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged all New Yorkers to exercise caution with winter storm conditions, including some wind chills well below zero – impacting communities across the state. Accor...read more
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Assemblyman and talk show host Bill Nojay, an outspoken critic of the Cuomo administration, says the Governor has good reason to be worried about federal investigators given the fact that much of his ...read more
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The nerves are kicking in for 25 recruits as they begin the Finger Lakes Enforcement Academy in Hopewell today.  Academy Training Director Charles Koerner says as of today these men and women ...read more
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Food Link of Rochester has a mission you might not know about. In addition to distributing food through  soup kitchens, home town food pantries, and with its mobile units, they are also in the ...read more
The Finger Lakes Vacation Region announced the final numbers for its 2014 Regional Public Relations program, which amassed a total of /*2.8 billion impressions*/ for the year. The 14-county Finger Lak...read more
From the National Weather Service: NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-SOUTHERN ERIE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...GENESEO... CANANDAIGUA...ORCHARD PARK...SPR...read more
A media report of a Livingston County couple who allegedly used a wooden back scratcher and wet towels to discipline a six year old girl. The parental torture allegedly left marks on the child. The ...read more
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Longtime acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran is looking for permanence. Doran, who has served as an acting Supreme Court Justice since the year 2000, is now a candidate to become a...read more
57-year old Hubert Heimburger of Canandaigua  was operating a 2007 Saturn SUV southbound on Strong Rd., when he lost control and spun in to the northbound lane. His vehicle was hit in the passeng...read more
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Food Link of Rochester is getting a 750-thousand dollar grant from the state that will help them add a new 11-thousand square foot, 3.9 million dollar commercial kitchen and food processing hub. Food ...read more
On Wednesday, January 11,2012 Matthew Bartlett, age 44, of 7706 Kellogg Road in Springwater, NY wasarrested for Felony Driving While Intoxicated, It is alleged that Mr. Bartlett operated a 1996 Chevro...read more
Started in 1970, January marks the National Blood Donor Month raising awareness for the need of blood during the winter and throughout the year. The snow season sparks challenges for blood donations...read more
Governor Cuomo announced the regional economic development council awards, Thursday, and the Finger Lakes region received $80.7 million to fund 100 projects.  Of the state's ten regional council...read more
It’s no secret that we are living in a global economy and job market, and that the world becomes smaller with each technological advance.  We become more interdependent every day, meaning t...read more
A Schuyler County man has been arrested in connection with the robbery and beating of a 90 year old man inside of his Dansville home late last month. 44 year old Brad Tunningley is charged with robber...read more
On Sunday afternoon, an Erie County man learned the hard way why it's not a good idea to walk off the trail in Letchworth State Park.  No matter how tempting it is to leave the trail -- don't do...read more
A traffic stop on Interstate 390 in Livingston County resulted in the arrest of two Steuben County men on felony drug possession charges. The driver of the car, 35 year old Robert Axtell, of Corning,...read more
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  Hundreds of charities and non-profits in Genesee, Seneca, Livingston,Wayne, Monroe,Wyoming, Ontario, Yates and Orleans Counties are teaming up for ROC The Day next Tuesday, December 2nd starti...read more
Some newly-minted, four-legged State Police officers will soon be barking out commands. Fourteen canines and their handlers will graduate from the New York State Police K-9 Academy in Albany on Friday...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Thursday announced State assistance for storm recovery efforts to communities in 11 counties that were impacted by the Western New York and Finger Lakes flooding of May 2014. ...read more
A routine traffic stop on Interstate 390 in the town of Avon Wednesday night led to the arrest of a Prattsburgh man on felony drug charges.  David Young The Livingston County Sheriff's Office...read more
Fire Departments from three counties have worked through the night trying to control a giant fire at an agri-business in Caledonia in northern Livingston County. The blaze is at the Commodity Resource...read more
The Ontario County Veterans Service Agency, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy are co-sponsoring  "Veterans Awareness Training for Law E...read more
A total of 653 students will receive full tuition scholarships for the 2014-2015 college year under the state's STEM Incentive Program, which was developed as a way to keep the best and the brightest ...read more
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It's a crop disease that until this year has never affected New York or anywhere else in the northeast and it's a major concern to upstate soybean farmers.  A serious crop disease called 'northe...read more
Leaf peepers are out and about checking the fall color changes around New York State and have filed their third report of the season showing near-peak color in the Adirondacks and varying degrees of c...read more
Wegmans Food markets, once again ranked number one on the Rochester Business Journal's annual list of the area's 50 largest private companies. The supermarket chain has 13,582 employees that's two h...read more
A Livonia woman was allegedly enroute to pick up her 6 year old daughter from a birthday party, Sunday afternoon, when she was arrested in Honeoye on multiple charges by Ontario County Sheriff's Deput...read more
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This week they took on a new identity. All of the public buses operated by RGRTA in the 8 County Rochester area will have new colors, logos and a name: Regional Transit Service. CEO Bill Carpenter s...read more
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A 26 year-old pro angler from Idaho, Brandon Palaniuk, brought in five fish weighing a total of twenty pounds, ten ounces to take the lead Thursday in the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite Tournamnet...read more
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The New York State Department of Labor on Tuesday released preliminary unemployment rates for the month of July and Fred von Wiegen reports that employment is growing at a record pace.   [audio:...read more
The Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority has re-branded its regional subsidiaries in Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties. For example, instead of ...read more
UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. — It’s not hard to imagine that Frank Sinatra’s ballad about making it big is playing over and over in the heads of the106 Bassmaster Elite Series pros. That&rsq...read more
The Rochester man accused of shooting a Bath man in the Steuben County village earlier this summer in an alleged drug-related incident pleaded not guilty to all charges against him in Steuben County C...read more
The 24 year old Rochester man accused of shooting a man in the village of Bath back on June 30th is scheduled to be arraigned in Steuben County Court later today.  Steven Alexander was indicted ...read more
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Mike DeRaddo feels he is settling well as the new regional director responsible for all of RGRTA’s transit operations in Ontario, Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, Seneca, and Wayne counties. [au...read more
A 24 year old Rochester man has been indicted by a Steuben County grand jury for a shooting that occurred in the village of Bath June 30th.  Steven Alexander has been charged with attempted murd...read more
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RGRTA officials see a chance for greater service connections once Ontario County's CATS bus system comes under their control Friday. Regional Director Mike DeRaddo tells us a service audit and custo...read more
A Livingston County woman was arrested after she exposed herself while urinating on a public deck at the Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track in Farmington. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 47-yea...read more
        Not only does Mike DeRaddo stay on when RGTRA takes over Ontario County's CATS bus system next Friday , he has gotten a big promotion. He is now the  transit autho...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $10 million in funding for 19 projects in eight regions across the state has been approved by the Empire State Development (ESD) Board of Directors. These...read more
Beginning August 1, 2014, Ontario Couty's transit system - County Area Transit System, Inc., better known as CATS will become the newest subsidiary of the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Aut...read more
The victim in Monday night's shooting in Bath has been identified by State Police. 33 year old Mori Prout of Rochester is listed in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital.  Prout was alle...read more
 A 24 year old Rochester man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred late Monday night in Bath.  Steven Alexander is charged with felony assault.  He and two othe...read more
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UPDATE 5:30am New York State Electric and Gas is reporting that they are working to continue restoring power for customers in the Finger Lakes Region. Yates County remains the hardest hit following T...read more
Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand urged President Barack Obama to swiftly approve New York State’s request for federal support in light of the severe flooding in com...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today wrote to President Obama on Monday requesting a federal major disaster declaration for Yates, Ontario, Steuben, Livingston, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Delaware, ...read more
A 17-month investigation by the State Police and the Livingston County District Attorney's Office has led to the arrest of nine employees of the Livingston County Jail for allegedly filing false tim...read more
Lt. Governor Bob Duffy helped kick off the funding drive, Thursday, to build a four-season Nature Center at Letchworth State Park.  The private-public fund drive is aiming to raise $1.6 million...read more
Livingston County Sheriff's office and a total of ten fire departments on the scene, Friday afternoon, of a fast-moving forest fire on East Hill in North Dansville.  The fire was reported to the ...read more
Tyrellis Austin of Rochester is a guest at the Livingston County Jail after being apprehended for allegedly trying to rob Tops Market in Avon on Friday morning.  Sheriff's deputies arrived at the...read more
Driving drunk with a child in the car is a violation of Leandra's Law and that's one of the charges against 50 year old Lawrence Hapke of Livonia following his arrest on Sunday night. Livingston Count...read more
25 year-old Robert Bentley of Livonia is in Livingston County Jail for possession of child pornography after a three month investigation allegedly found the damning evidence in his personal computer.&...read more
UPDATE 6am- NYSEG reports all the power in the Finger Lakes Region has been restored, RG&E says 68 customers in Victor are still in the dark. _____________________________________________________...read more
In light of the weather conditions associated with today’s winter storm, State offices in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orlean...read more
Governor Andrew Cuomo has decdlared a State Of Emergency that includes Ontario, Wayne and Cayuga counties.     Governor Andrew  Cuomo has  declared a state of emergency for t...read more
A blizzard exists when winds reach 35 miles per hour or more with heavy snowfall, visibility is less than one quarter of a mile and these conditions must last, at least, three hours.  BLIZZARD W...read more
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand Monday announced the approval of a critical foreign trade zone (FTZ) for Ontario County. Schumer stood at Crosman Corporation in January and pus...read more
The first murder case to take place in Livingston County in four years was discovered this weekend.  A woman’s body was found in a wooded area nearby Gary Flemke’s home.  The b...read more
An arrest has been made in connection with Saturday’s robbery at the Canandaigua National Bank branch in Honeoye. 50-year old John Burgio of Holley has been charged with grand larceny and robber...read more
New York State is home to more than 17 thousand highway bridges. The Department of Transportation has released data from around New York depicting what bridges are structurally deficient, functionally...read more
? A Livingston County man was operating his car on Route 21 in the Town of Manchester on Friday when the cab filled up with smoke.  36 year old Brian Drowns of Lima pulled over to the side of ...read more
Last week the state's unemployment rate were released at 7.1 percent. The New York State Department of Labor has now released a preliminary list of local area unemployment rates for December 2013. Ac...read more
Winter Storm Warning URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 324 PM EST FRI JAN 24 2014 NYZ013-014-021-250430- /O.UPG.KBUF.WW.Y.0008.140125T0000Z-140126T0300Z/ /O.N...read more
Wind Chill Advisory URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 939 AM EST THU JAN 23 2014 NYZ001>003-010>014-019>021-085-232245- /O.CON.KBUF.WC.Y.0006.140124T0300Z-14...read more
Wind Chill Advisory URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 1107 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014 NYZ001>005-010>014-019>021-085-220015- /O.CON.KBUF.WC.Y.0005.140121T2300Z-140...read more
Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced today her nominations of Upstate New Yorkers to the nation’s leading service in...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today declared a state of emergency as a major winter storm has moved from the Midwest into Western New York and the Tug Hill Plateau region of the State. The State of Emergen...read more
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer will this afternoon visit Crosman Corporation in Bloomfield, New York to fight to win quick approval of two critical foreign trade zone (FTZ) applications in Ontario Count...read more
A free tax preparation program is showing some relief for residents around the Finger Lakes .  The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or VITA program is a free, IRS sponsored program that will prepa...read more
The dogs alerted their master of a fire by way of barking at 5129 East Lake Road, Livonia. A female resident escaped the fire unharmed yesterday Morning, Friday, November 29. She was able to escape ...read more
The National Weather Service is cautioning people to watch out for high winds today. There is a wind advisory in effect late this morning through early this evening. This will mostly effect counties a...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Wednesday traveled to Binghamton, New York to discuss how the approved casino gaming amendment has the potential to bring millions of dollars in new revenue to school district...read more
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that all people are out of the water and are okay after their boat capsized on Conesus Lake. The initial report was for nine people in the w...read more
In an announcement Tuesday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has answered his request and will ease the over bearing rules to allow New York t...read more
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand discussed issues of local importance at three stops in the Finger Lakes Tuesday. At Emerson Park in Auburn, the Senator called for an overhaul of regulations covering invas...read more
Fifteen counties confirmed to have cases of the Emerald Ash Borer in New York.  In response, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is urging for additional funding to help research, control and eradica...read more
Three people, including two Bath residents, are facing drug charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 390 turned up 90 bags of crack cocaine and an undisclosed amount of marijuana.  The veh...read more
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After seeing folks wearing shorts and sunglasses Wednesday it's back to parkas and gloves today. A high wind warning remains in effect for the Finger Lakes Region through 7pm. Early Thursday morning ...read more
Texting while driving is a bad idea.  Texting while driving this summer is even worse.  Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a summer crackdown on distracted driving.  New York State Police ...read more
Governor Cuomo today announced $12.2 million that will help 209 farms in 27 counties to protect New York's lakes, streams and rivers from potential agricultural runoff.  This assistance is awarde...read more
A  Steuben County grand jury has indicted a former corrections worker for his role in an armed robbery that occurred in late December.  Derek Storms was a probationary officer at the Steube...read more
Tourist spending is on the increase in New York, but some Finger Lakes counties aren't seeing as big an increase.  While New York tourists spent just over six percent more in 2012 than the previo...read more
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Eighteen new Corrections Officers have graduated the 6th annual Basic Corrections Officer Academy.  Officers representing the Seneca, Livingston, Wayne and Ontario County Sheriff’s Offices ...read more
Seneca Falls Police arrested a Livingston County man for a number of charges, including attempted assault. 25-year old Brian Barrett of Dansville is being held in the Seneca County Correctional facil...read more
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The results are in! Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has won election to her first full term representing New York, overcoming Republican Challenger Wendy Long. Gillibrand replaced Hillary C...read more
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council yesterday released a draft list of its priority projects for 2012, the ones for which it is likely to seek state funding this fall. The final re...read more
Don't drink and drive !  Don't Text and Drive ! and most of all don't do both. 44 year old Matthew Bartlett of Springwater was allegedly texting when he left Curtis Road in the Town of Richmond W...read more
Running now through September 21st New York State Police are taking part in an effort to draw attention to Child Passenger Safety.  Safety Week is a nationwide effort to help give children the be...read more
UPDATE 10 AM --Power has been restored in Seneca Falls . NYSEG reports limited outages in Romulus and Varick as of 945.         UPDATE 8am- Seneca Falls Schools Remain Open. ...read more
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UPDATE: Middlesex Postal Service Patrons are likely to be among the first in the area to see reduced window service hours as the Postal Service begins it's reorganization plan. There is a public meet...read more
A New York City court overseeing Congressional redistricting in New York State has released its plan earlier than expected. The judge's proposal to redraw congressional districts in New York eliminat...read more
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced 30 million dollars granted to the Finger Lakes Region Thursday.  The funding is the first round for implementing the regional sustainability plans throughout New Y...read more
All 15 members of the second class in the advanced manufacturing machinist training program sponsored by Finger Lakes Community College and G.W. Lisk Co. had jobs or job offers by the March 26 graduat...read more
A 56 year old Livingston County woman was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday in Steuben County.  Sharon Decker was riding with a group of 10 other motorcyclists on County Route 119 in the t...read more
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The Finger Lakes area will have a hard freeze overnight. The National Weather Service has posted Freeze Warnings for Genesee, Monroe, Livingston and Ontario counties from 1am to 9am tomorrow and for ...read more
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An appeals court hears arguments today in a pair of cases that could decide whether local communities around New York can ban fracking for natural gas. Mark Scheerer reports on what’s at stake. ...read more
The Cayuga County Legislature last night passed a resolution calling on  the state to repeal the New York SAFE Act. Cayuga County joins Livingston, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates counties in the Fing...read more
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  The New York State Department of Transportation will auction nine parcels of land in Monroe, Ontario and Livingston counties early next year as part of the state’s Surplus Property Progr...read more
Albany, NY (July 23, 2012)   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $10.6 million in grants to help 159 farms in 27 counties protect New York's lakes, streams and rivers from agricultural r...read more
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      Bishop  Robert  Cunningham, the Apostolic Administrator for the  Diocese of Rochester announced the start of the 2013-2014  Catholic Ministries Appeal tod...read more
Clean-up is continuing after the fire that damaged the Livonia Elementary School in Livingston County on Thursday. The fire started due to a contractor's generator blowing up while he was working on t...read more
Bill Nojay of Pittsford, Monroe County, host of the Bill Nojay Show a conservative talk show on Finger Lakes News Radio's WGVA/WAUB and former chairman of the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation...read more
4pm update   Newark police confirm  the body of a missing Newark man was found late this mornng in  the NYS Barge Canal . 63 year old Donald Miller was last seen alive Wednesday after...read more
A longtime Monroe County Sheriff's deputy has resigned after being charged with felony DWI. Authorities say Robert Glazier will step down after being pulled over last weekend in Livingston County for ...read more
Judge Craig Doran has been reappointed to lead the Seventh Judicial District for another term. Doran was first elected in November of 1999 and re-elected in November 2009 as Ontario County Court Judge...read more
Finger Lakes Regional Coalition Receives $900,000 for Cleaner, Greener Communities Regional Sustainability Planning   ALBANY – A coalition of Finger Lakes counties, towns and economic dev...read more
Break out your New York State maps. U.S. Magistrate Roanne Mann this morning issued her own redrawn boundary lines for New York's congressional districts and it's quite a bit different from the plans ...read more
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Devolpment Council holds a local meeting in Geneva on Wednesday night August 31st.  The meeting begins at 6pm at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront. The public is invi...read more
In Livingston County, firefighters battle a major fire Thursday morning at the Livonia Elementary School. The fire broke out around 11 a.m. at the elementary school on Puppy Lane. Thursday's fire at ...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that in the first twelve hours of Operation Hang Up more than 150 drivers were ticketed for using hand-held devices. One State Trooper issued eight tickets in ...read more
Hundreds of people packed into the Dansville middle school auditorium in rural Livingston County to be among the first to weigh in on the Department of Evironmental Conservation's revised draft supple...read more
One teen dead  another in serious condition after a crash in Livingston County Sunday.  18 year old Nathan Poddany of Canaseraga was driving on White Road in Ossian and lost control of the c...read more
It appears there will be no more games this season for the 11-4 Honeoye boys varsity basketball team. WFLR Sports has learned the district announced Tuesday the team will forfeit the rest of its games...read more
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory, in concern of Ozone pollutants.  The advisory will be in effect from 11a.m. through 11p.m ...read more
The U.S. Postal Service is looking at reducing the hours of some rural U.S. post office locations as an alternative to closing them, in a move that the service believes would save an estimated half-bi...read more
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department said a woman and her adult son are under arrest, charged in a large marijuana growing operation. This after deputies responded for the report of shots fired ...read more
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5pm UPDATE - A very strong storm moved along the 104 corridor Wednesday afternoon from Monroe County, through Wayne and Cayuga Counties, and then into Oswego County. The National Weather Service says...read more
Bidding has begun for the transformer that needs replacing in Cayuga County.  The transformer is located at the Auburn Correctional Facility and estimated to cost from 100,000 dollars to 250,000 ...read more
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The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a high wind warning for MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON and ONTARIO- counties from 5pm this afternoon to 2 am Saturday. The National Weather...read more
Time Warner Cable subscribers in Village of Waterloo in Seneca County, Geneva in Ontario County, and Livonia and Lima in Livingston Counties will be receiving credit on their bills within 90 days afte...read more
Livingston County Sheriff's Investigators are cracking down on drug trade in Livingston County. 21 people have been arrested and are now facing drug charges in the county. The suspects range in age ...read more
One person was killed in a chain reaction crash in northern Livingston County. It happened Monday afternoon on Routes 5 & 20, just west of the village of Lima. Police say an east bound utility v...read more
Three Steuben County men have been arrested in connection with a series of related daytime burglaries in Yates, Schuyler and Steuben Counties that have occurred over the past few months.  60 yea...read more
Gorham town officials said last night that a tentative permit for a dog breeding facility will be voided. Most of the 200 or so people at the meeting were opposed to the plan. Most of the 30-some sp...read more
An eight-year-old girl suffered cuts after being dragged by a school bus. State Police say the accident happened in the town of Ossian in Livingston County. The driver told police he was not paying a...read more
A Wayne County man fell 21 feet from a tree stand to his death, making him the second hunter in the region in the last week week to die after falling from a tree stand. 46- year old David J. Ternoois...read more
A youth care professional arrested for allegedly raping a resident at an Ontario County facility now faces more charges in Livingston County. Melissa Canough   28-year old Melissa Canough is c...read more
Assemblyman Bill Nojay (R,I-Pittsford) is inviting his constituents to the second informational meeting on how the Cuomo gun laws will affect you. The meeting is being held jointly by Bill Nojay, Livi...read more
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New York State Divisionof Criminal Justice Services and Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy have teamed up to begin the Annual Law Enforcement Basic Police Academy of the Finger Lakes where the offic...read more
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It's a challenge . Ontario County Court Judge Craig Doran has been the Administrative Judge for the eight county Seventh Judicial District for the last 10 months and on the Finger Lakes Morning News t...read more
 Cindy Kimble, President of Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, has announced the publication of the 2013 Finger Lakes Travel Guide.  The FLTA guide is the only tourism industry publication that ...read more
Fire departments are being urged to begin their application process for the 2012 Assistance Fire Fighters Grant Program, a program that is of the Federal Emergency Management Agency otherwise known as...read more
Woodsmen – FLCC Team’s Dominate at Home Event   CANANDAIGUA – The FLCC Logging Sports Competition was held on Saturday, October 6 at FLCC’s main campus. Twenty teams (9...read more
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office conducted a one-day check of all sex offenders who live in the county.  All level one, two, and three offenders were checked in their homes on March 8 by i...read more
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    NYSEG and RG&E are doing low level helicopter flyovers of natural gas transmission pipeline rights of way today and tomorrow in parts of Western New York including  Livingst...read more
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  The 2013 County Health Rankings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have just come out. In New York, Livingston County is the healthiest. Yates ranks 6th, Ontario 11th, Seneca 23rd, Schu...read more
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They brought in almost 600-thousand dollars last year in the first ROC THE DAY on-line giving event for the seven county Rochester area. This year it takes place on December 12th (12/12/12). Scores ...read more
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