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Contractor admits failure to obtain workers' comp while repairing Cayuga County home
AUBURN — A contractor from Seneca County was ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution and fines for failing to provide workers' compensation during a siding and roof repair job in Aurelius.Stephen Pollot, 37, of 907 Waterloo-Geneva Road, Waterloo, pleaded guilty Tuesday to failure to secure co
SF man gets jail for strangling woman
WATERLOO — A Seneca Falls man has been sentenced to jail time for strangling a woman during a violent domestic incident earlier this year.Steven Grillone, 31, pleaded guilty Monday in Seneca County Court to second-degree strangulation, a class D felony. He was sentenced by Judge Rick Healy to a year
A Taste of Rose Hill
The Geneva Historical Society's special food-focused tour, A Taste of Rose Hill, will run on the third Tuesday of the month during the 2018 season at Rose Hill Mansion. The tour explores the history of food consumption and production during the Swan family's residency at Rose Hill from 1850 to 1890.
Former Penn Yan bar owner to be arraigned on sex abuse charges
PENN YAN, N.Y. (WROC) - The former owner of a Penn Yan bar, who was indicted on sex abuse and attempted rape charges, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday.
LETTER: Thanks to Geneva community for helping in accident
I would like to thank both the lady and gentleman who stopped immediately to help him up and who stayed with him until I was able to get there. You were very kind to my son and very generous with your time on a busy weekday morning. Also a huge thanks to the emergency folks who showed up quickly and
NYSCOPBA: Prison visitor injures officer at Cayuga Correctional Facility
A woman was arrested earlier this month at Cayuga Correctional Facility after throwing a computer monitor at an officer, union officials said.According to the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, the incident occurred at around 9:05 a.m., Saturday, June 9, when a B
Remarks by Vice President Pence at Nucor Steel | Auburn, NY
Thank you, Jason Curtis, for that kind introduction. It’s an honor to be with you and a lot of great, hardworking Americans who are proving every day, here at Nucor Steel Auburn that steel is back in America. (Applause.)
Geneva police chief to retire
GENEVA — After seven years overseeing the city Police Department, Jeff Trickler will retire next month.In a brief email to theFingerLakesTimesMonday afternoon, Trickler said he “will be looking to retire in July.” He spoke briefly about his decision Monday night."I thoroughly enjoy working for the G
Paranormal group to investigate Phelps Hotel tonight
PHELPS — A group studying the paranormal is investigating the Phelps Hotel, having conducted two sessions already.Genesee Valley Paranormal Investigators North, a division of G.V.P.I., will return to the Main Street building for another go-round tomorrow. Their investigation is slated for 9 p.m. unt
Police: Dog left inside 110-degree car in Geneva dies; owner charged
Geneva Police and the Ontario County Humane Society were called to a home on North Street around 3:50 p.m. According to police, Shadow had been left inside the car for about 50 minutes in 80-degree weather. The car was turned off, had little ventilation and no way to get out. It was also left in dir
Haunted History Trail of NY, which includes Cayuga County sites, wins award
Social channels promoting the trail saw growth across the board, including nearly 40 percent page growth on Facebook, 22 percent on Twitter, and more than 90 percent engagement growth on Instagram, with events selling out and new visitors traveling the trail.
State Police ask for public's help identifying car involved in hit-and-run in Canandaigua
Troopers say the incident happened on Brickyard Road in Canandaigua, a short distance away from the Mercy Flight Station, just before 9:30 Saturday morning.
Police: Auburn man illegally sold narcotics, possessed weapons
Johnnie Sease Jr., of 2 Capitol St., was arrested around 5:25 p.m. Thursday at his home after law enforcement executed a search warrant. The 57-year-old was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a we
Waterloo woman wins $1 million on $10 scratch-off lottery ticket
FARMINGTON — Mary Monahan won thousands of dollars on a scratch-off ticket in large part because she likes blue more than pink.The $10 Cashword lottery ticket Monahan bought May 2 at Seneca Mini-Mart in Waterloo wound up being a $1 million winner. After taxes, Monahan ended up with a lump sum of $67
Largemouth and smallmouth bass season opens across New York state
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Syracuse man charged after attempting to meet up with minor, officials say
According to court documents obtained by CNYCentral, 27-year-old Charlie Conant made sexual advances and arranged to meet with the girl in Seneca Falls on June 14, where he was arrested.
Perez Williams, with help from national Democrats, releases new TV ads
Democratic candidate Juanita Perez Williams is getting help from the national party to run two new television commercials in the 24th Congressional District race.Perez Williams, D-Syracuse, unveiled two 15-second commercials Friday that are paid for by her campaign and the Democratic Congressional C
Seneca County woman wins $1 million playing instant Lottery game
A Waterloo woman will receive her prize Wednesday afternoon atFinger Lakes Gaming & Racetrackin Farmington, Ontario County, according to the New York State Gaming Commission. Lottery spokeswoman Yolanda Vega will present a ceremonial check and reveal the winner at 1 p.m.
Phelps teen arrested for stabbing mother
State police, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, and the Newark Police Department were also involved in the investigation and arrest.
Ontario County teen accused of repeatedly stabbing mom during argument
Brandon Schluter, 17, of Phelps was charged with first-degree assault, a felony, in connections with the stabbing of his mother late Saturday night, according to Ontario County sheriff's deputies.