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Geneva police trying to ID bank robber

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Geneva police are trying to identify the person responsible for a bank robbery Monday morning. Officers were called to the Community Bank on Seneca Street at around 9 a.m. for the robbery. Investigators say a man wearing a mask displayed a handgun through a plastic bag and dem

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-12-10 19:12:00

Empire Access: Expansion in Ontario County viewed as positive

Empire Access, which this year bought the fiber-optic network in Ontario County, is expanding its reach by including customers in residential neighborhoods. Among the latest hookups took place this past week in the city of Canandaigua. A fiber install Wednesday that began at the top of a utility pol

FINGERLAKES1 - 2018-12-09 10:33:21

Fire departments honor chief killed in snowmobile crash

ROCHESTER (WROC) - Fire departments are honoring a firefighter killed over the weekend. Tom Hetherington, the assistant fire chief in Middlesex and the former Churchville fire chief, died in a fatal snowmobile accident on Friday night.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-12-10 18:44:00

Full jury seated in trial of man accused in double fatal Waterloo shooting

WATERLOO, NY (WROC) - A full jury has been seated in the trial for Emerson "John" Tohafjian, the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and another man this past summer in Waterloo.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-12-10 23:14:00

Tedeschi Trucks Band coming to CMAC

Canandaigua, N.Y. (WHAM) - An American soul, blues, rock, and country group is coming to CMAC this summer. Grammy- winning Tedeschi Trucks Band will be at CMAC on July 16. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 14.

13 WHAM - 2018-12-10 13:18:33

Two Rochester-area priests dismissed after investigation of misconduct

Bishop Salvatore Matano has removed two priests from public ministry after an investigation into allegations of misconduct. Fathers Thomas J. Valenti and Erick Viloria are both restricted from engaging in public ministry or presenting themselves publicly as clerics, according to a statement from the

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-12-10 16:56:00

City R-Centers close for staff training

Rochester, NY - All city of Rochester R-Centers will close for staff training December 14, 2018. Employees of the Department of Recreation and Youth Services will attend a scheduled, all- day training session.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-12-10 21:10:00

Crews battle 5-alarm fire at apartment building on Thurston Road

Crews from the Rochester Fire Department are fighting a fire on a three-story apartment building on Thurston Road. A report of fire came in around 8:20 am Monday morning, Crews reported finding heavy smoke when they arrived, and additional alarms was called within a short time.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-12-10 13:43:00

Dozens attend meeting on proposed Farmington solar farm

Farmington, N.Y. – Split over power: A debate on a proposed solar farm in Farmington continued Wednesday night, as more than 100 people came out to call on the town to deny the construction.

13 WHAM - 2018-12-05 22:30:47

The Midtown Monorail on display at NY Museum of Transportation

ROCHESTER (WROC) - The Midtown Monorail will now be on display in the New York Museum of Transportation in Henrietta. The monorail was a popular holiday tradition for many in Midtown Plaza from 1968 to Christmas Eve 2007. The city placed the monorail in storage following the demolition of the plaza,

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-12-10 12:01:00

Teacher accused of telling student he'd shoot him

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP NEWS) - A New Hampshire middle school teacher has been accused of threatening a student before school, saying he would "shoot" him for not paying attention.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-12-09 18:05:00

OPP warn snowmobilers, 'Trails aren't open'

Within the last 24 hours, several communities in our area received a significant amount of snow so the OPP is reminding riders to take extra care during this portion of the pre-snowmobile season.

SUDBURY.COM - 2018-12-10 12:51:15

Past Churchville Fire Department chief killed in snowmobile crash in Adirondacks

Thomas Hetherington, 46, of Middlesex, Yates County, died Friday night in a snowmobile accident near Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks. Hetherington is a native of Churchville and a former chief of the Churchville Fire Department.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-12-09 15:39:00

Son accused of killing his father during domestic incident in Henrietta

A 21-year-old man has been charged in the death of his father, who was fatally shot at a residence on Parkerhouse Road in Henrietta on Friday. Fabian Vazquez, who lives at the residence, is charged with second-degree murder in connection to the shooting, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Offi

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-12-08 13:03:00

South Bristol home destroyed by fire

South Bristol, N.Y. — A golf cart may be to blame for a fire that destroyed a home overlooking Canandaigua Lake early Sunday morning. A neighbor spotted a structure burning on Longs Point Drive in South Bristol, Ontario County around 5:30 a.m.

13 WHAM - 2018-12-09 13:43:12

Auburn man killed in rollover crash in Wayne County

An Auburn was killed Friday in a one-car crash in Wayne County. State police on Saturday said that at about 6:58 p.m. Friday, troopers in Wolcott responded to an accident on Route 31 in the town of Savannah.

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-12-09 04:23:00

New Canandaigua Medical Group building celebrated in Canandaigua

CANANDAIGUA — On Monday, Canandaigua Medical Group celebrated construction of its new building with a ribbon-cutting at the site at 335 Parrish St. in Canandaigua. According to Thompson Health Executive Vice President/COO Kurt Koczent at the opening, the building — for which ground was broken 13 mon

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2018-12-08 03:43:00

Son charged with murder after father's shooting at Henrietta home

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - A 21-year-old man was arraigned in the early morning hours on Saturday, accused of shooting and killing his father Friday evening in Henrietta. Deputies say they were called to 15 Parkerhouse Road around 5:30 p.m.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-12-08 11:41:00

Police say 21-year-old man shot father inside NY home

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his father inside a Rochester-area home. Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies tell the Democrat and Chronicle that Fabian Vazquez shot his 48-year-old father, Dezerick Brooks, around 5:30 p.m. Friday inside Vazquez’s hom

WBNG-TV - 2018-12-08 14:14:39

Nostalgic blast to the past opens as new exhibit at NY Museum of Transportation

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM)-A Rochester holiday tradition is back, but in a different way. A new exhibit featuring two monorail cars that once encircled Midtown Plaza is now open to visitors at the New York Museum of Transportation in Henrietta.

13 WHAM - 2018-12-09 23:04:32