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Erica Bell testifies, describes drug use, abuse

On Tuesday, the woman charged for the death of three-year-old Brook Stagles testified in court. Erica Bell told the courtroom that she was abused and raped as a child and has been using drugs since the age of 14. News partner, News10NBC On Tuesday, the woman charged for the death of three-year-old

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 17:46:28

2 horses infected with West Nile virus in Orleans Co.

Residents are urged to do what they can to avoid mosquito-borne illnesses, like draining any nearby standing water and using insect repellent. News partner, News10NBC Two horses have been found infected with the West Nile Virus in nearby Orleans County. In a post on the Orleans Hub made by the Orle

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 13:47:26

Report: Churchville woman stationed at Fort Drum killed in crash

A Churchville woman, who was stationed at Fort Drum, was killed after a crash on Sunday in Oneida County. Our news partner, News10NBC is reporting Jennifer Kipybida, age 23, was a passenger in a vehicle that went off the road early Sunday morning in Ava. News partner, News10NBC A Churchville woman,

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:51:56

UPDATE: 2 dead after crash in Orleans County

Investigators say the driver of the car that was rear-ended, 38-year-old Rebecca Harrier of Kent, died at the scene. Her passenger, 39-year-old Randy Harrier, was flown to Strong Hospital. State police now say Randy Harrier passed away. News partner, News10NBC UPDATE: State police now say that Rand

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:40:06

Day 5: UR student's hunger strike over sex harassment case

The case reached national spotlight earlier this month after a group of professors filed a Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint against Dr. Florian Jaeger. Professor Jaeger is accused of using his position to gain sexual favors from female students. U of R student, Lindsay Wrobel's hung

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 11:23:49

Will Lyons make the 'Bizarre Foods' cut?

LYONS - Will we see Travel Channel star Andrew Zimmern munching on a Zweigle's white hot at the Caboose in Lyons. Or, will he be enjoying some Cornell chicken? Find out in a "Bizarre Foods" segment that premieres tonight. There is no guarantee either local "star" made the cut. "No one knows anything

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

Notable and Quotable: Week's events stir memories, painful ones for some

For some area residents, recent events have called to mind their past experiences - which for some prompts appreciation; for others, pain. Those who took part in Bloomfield Central School International Baccalaureate students' service project in Cuba - in which students planted mangroves in part in p

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 23:31:08

Xerox to cut jobs in Webster, Rochester

According to Xerox, members of the Information Management group and the Finance group were told on Monday that a number of positions would be eliminated. The company says this is part of their initiative to make Xerox more efficient and responsive to markets. News partner, News10NBC A Xerox spokesp

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:56:58

Geneva Police: Investigate death following reported burglary

Geneva Police Department responded to a 911 call on Sunday about a robbery in progress on Hallenbeck Avenue. When they responded, they found 23-year-old Jawuan Brumfield unresponsive. He was taken to Strong Hospital where he later died from his injuries. Messenger Post Media is waiting for more deta

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 18:27:25

Former Henrietta pastor accused of forcible touching due in court

A former Henrietta pastor known for his role in a 2014 documentary, "Fight Church" is scheduled to be in court Tuesday. Paul Burress is facing four counts of forcible touching from incidents that allegedly occurred in July 2016 and the most recent incident from March 2017. News partner, News10NBC A

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:23:16

Absentee count Tuesday in Ontario County

Only five votes separate candidates in Phelps highway race Absentee count takes place Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Ontario County Board of Elections following last Tuesday's primary. The only race where absentees will matter is in the contest for Phelps highway superintendent. Unofficial results primar

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 03:04:11

Palmyra church to host chicken, biscuit dinner

Palmyra Reformed Church, 232 Canandaigua St., will host its Chicken 'n' Biscuit Dinner at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 9. Dinner costs $9 for adults, $6 for ages 6-14 and free for ages 5 and younger. Visit palmyrareformedchurch.org for more information. Palmyra Reformed Church, 232 Canandaigua St., will host i

MPNNOW - 2017-09-19 16:28:10

Police: Wayne County man turns violent at family gathering

Man shoved a guest against a wall, placed guest in chokehold and threw fiance to the ground, police report. Wayne County Sheriff's deputies charged Duane Charles Davis, 52, of 2850 Shepard Road, Williamson, with two counts of second-degree harassment and one count of criminal obstruction of breathin

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-17 17:00:42

Meetings This Week Sept 18-24

Canandaigua Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Gateway Grille in Canandaigua. www.dkgpistateomega.org. Canandaigua Community Toastmasters, 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, director's conference room at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bldg 6, Room 1

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-17 19:39:00

Winning Take 5 ticket worth $55K sold in Brighton

The New York Lottery announced a top-prize winning ticket for the September 17 Take 5 drawing was sold at Tops on North Winton Road in Brighton. The winning ticket is worth $55,873. News partner, News10NBC If you played Take 5 recently, check your ticket. The New York Lottery announced a top-prize

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-18 18:17:19

Pittsford man dies in ziplining accident in Costa Rica

John Anderson, 65, was a partner at Ryco Management and the former CEO of Wilmorite. According to Ryco Management, Anderson had taken a zip line into the Canopy of Ceiba Tree restaurant for dinner. After the meal customers rappel down. While rappelling down, Anderson fell approximately 100 feet. Cos

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-18 12:11:55

Pittsford former CEO dies in ziplining accident in Costa Rica

Sixty-five-year-old John Anderson of Pittsford died in a zip lining accident in Costa Rica. He fell 100 feet. His death remains under investigation. Anderson was the former CEO of local mall operator, Wilmorite. He leaves behind four children. News partner, News10NBC The former CEO of local mall op

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-18 12:11:55

Police: Car flips, burst into flames, 3 kids escape injury

Police say a 37-year-old is facing charges after her Dodge Neon hit a parked car on Park Avenue and flipped near Edgerton Street Sunday around 9 p.m. All five people, including three children managed to get to safety. News partner, News10NBC A Rochester woman has been charged after police say a car

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-18 11:40:33

Closure in Ogden beginning Monday morning

Construction crews are shutting down a portion of Stony Brook Rd. for eight weeks in order to replace a culvert over Little Black Creek; detours will be posted but expect delays. News partner, News10NBC If you're traveling through Ogden, you may find some slowdowns on the roads. A portion of Stony

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-18 11:34:49

SU prof announces run for NY 24th Congressional District

Two women announce plans to challenge sitting republican congressman John Katko whose serving his second term in congress.The 24th district covers the Syracuse area and stretches into Wayne County. News partner, News10NBC SU professor announces run for NY 24th Congressional District A new candidate

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-18 12:18:40