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Lodi Point State Park closed until further notice
Lodi, N.Y. (WHAM) - New York State Parks officials said Thursday that Lodi Point State Park will be closed to visitors until further notice.The park is serving as a staging areas for clean-up crews and damage assessment in the area.The work is expected to take several weeks before it re-opens to the
Lucky survivor: As camper flooded, woman called 911, kin
A motorhome that got wedged against a tree sits in a now vacant lot off of Lower Lake Road in Lodi, N.Y., Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, after flash flooding moved and damaged surrounding homes, vehicles and... more
Auburn man pleads guilty to assaulting, injuring police officer
AUBURN — When the Auburn Police Department was called to Justin Gervais' Wall Street apartment for a second noise complaint in December, the 22-year-old initially refused to open the door. Then, while descending his apartment steps, an officer told Gervais he was under arrest, and he tried to flee.O
Photos: Recovery underway in parts of N.Y. and Pa. hit by flash flooding
LODI, N.Y. (AP) — Clean-up and recovery efforts continued Wednesday in several upstate New York counties where flash flooding damaged homes, vehicles and infrastructure from the Finger Lakes region to the Binghamton area.
Dog wakes family in Seneca Lake cottage as it fills with flood waters
HECTOR, N.Y. (WHAM) - Friends Kelsey and Liana were staying in a cottage with Liana's parents when the flood waters starting rushing in early Tuesday morning. A family dog woke them up. They all made it to safety, but much of their cottage was swept away by the raging waters.
Drunk driver crashes into pole in Aurelius, injures passenger
Two people were injured in a one-vehicle crash in Aurelius Tuesday night after the driver, who state police said was drunk, crashed into a utility pole.Just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lori N. Skinkle, 30, of Auburn, was driving on state Route 326 when she crashed the blue Ford Ranger pickup truck she
SF murder case moving along
WATERLOO — Pretrial hearings could be held next month for the stepfather accused of murdering his 3-year-old son in Seneca Falls earlier this year.Acting Seneca County Judge Jason Cook authorized that step Tuesday when accused killer Donald Bovio appeared in county court. Rome Canzano, the attorney
Lodi flooding: Finger Lakes town devastated by flash floods (photos, video)
This photo provided by Governor Cuomo's Press Office shows destruction from flooding in the Lodi area of New York on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Cuomo declared a state of emergency for more than a dozen counties in the Finger Lakes region and along New York's border with Pennsylvania.(Governor's Press O
BUSINESS OF THE WEEK: Finger Lakes Equipment Rental
WATERLOO — Need equipment to complete a job? Chances are Finger Lakes Equipment Rental will be able to help you out.Owner Ray Tuuri rents in the neighborhood of 300 items, including air compressors, compactors, small earth movers, light towers, hand power tools, cement mixers, fans, lawn equipment,
Family searching for dog that may have been swept away by Seneca County flood
The dog was sighted late Tuesday night, the page reports, after the waters had receded, but hasn't been seen since.
Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St
Local doctor pleads guilty to child porn charges
ROCHESTER — A Wayne County doctor could spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to child pornography.Dr. David Blasczak, 69, of Newark, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to three counts of receiving child pornography. The charges carry a combined maximum p
50 people, firefighters trapped in Lodi after severe flooding
50 people and several firefighters are trapped in Lodi, after severe flooding across Seneca County, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Geneva man charged with killing Jawuan Brumfield
Police responded to a home on Hallenbeck Avenue in Geneva in September 2017 for a reported burglary. Inside, officers found 23-year-old Jawuan Brumfield unresponsive. He was taken to Strong Hospital, where he died the following day.
Ontario County deputies locate truck involved in bizarre, deadly accident
The truck involved in a bizarre accident that killed a 74-year-old Waterloo woman has been located, and the driver ticketed, according to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office.
Clean-up underway in Finger Lakes after heavy rain, flooding
The worst struck area appears to be the small town of Lodi in southern Seneca County. Troopers say five inches of rain fell there, washing out roads and homes, particularly along Seneca Lake.
Floodwaters force Seneca County residents from homes
Lodi, N.Y. – Seneca County was hit hard by Tuesday’s rainfall. Raging floodwaters forced many from their homes in the Town of Lodi as they were trapped by heavy water and debris.The intense flooding and rapid currents turned one family’s dream vacation into a nightmare. The Baddeley family woke up t
AP News - The Latest: Official: Residents trapped by flash flooding OK
Carolynn Shangraw, owner of the Sunset on Seneca campground in the town of Lodi (LOH'-deye), tells The Associated Press the woman's camper was swept downhill into Seneca Lake during heavy rains early Tuesday morning.
Curfew put in place in Seneca County towns flooded, state police say
Astate of emergency issuedfor Seneca County will stay in effect until Aug. 21, officials said. Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a state of emergency for 14 counties earlier on Tuesday because of the flooding. Despite a state of emergency being issued, there is no mandatory evacuation for the area, officials
Severe flooding in southern Seneca County; Cuomo to visit
LODI — Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce declared a state of emergency for parts of the county Tuesday morning after torrential rains caused severe flooding, resulting in rescues from homes and vehicles being washed down creeks.Luce and the county emergency management office declared the state of emerg