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HOCKEY: SUNY Geneseo closes regular season with victory over Brockport
BROCKPORT – SUNY Geneseo junior forward Conlan Keenan, sophomore forward Dan Bosio and first-year forward Ryan Burnett were each credited with a goal and an assist to lead the No. 2 Knights to a 6-3 victory at Brockport, Friday, in their regular-season finale.
BREAKING: Cuomo wants to close three more NY state prisons
Governor Cuomo announced Friday that three state correctional facilities will close under the new state spending plan. "In my first State of the State address eight years ago, I said prisons are not a jobs program. Since then, I am proud to have closed more prisons than any governor in history," Cuo
Family pets lost in log home fire
GROVE — A family lost three beloved dogs in an afternoon blaze that consumed its log cabin home. On Thursday at about 3:30 p.m., firefighters were toned out for a house fire at 10319 Blakley Road in the Town of Grove in the northeast corner of Allegany County.
Father, 4 daughters dead after upstate New York house fire
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Police say a man and four daughters from 4 to 14 years old have died after a fire tore through their home in northern New York. Watertown fire officials tell television station WWNY on Friday that Aaron Bodah, 38, and his daughters Skylar and Erin died Thursday and Alexa and Mer
Presidential Acres residents appealing court's decision throwing out complaint over use of driveway on Fillmore Street
An attorney for residents of Presidential Acres in Le Roy said today following a hearing in Genesee County Supreme Court that her clients are proceeding with an appeal of a ruling against their attempt overturn a Town of Darien judge's dismissal of their effort to enforce a Zoning Board of Appeals d
Allegany County Woman Arrested On I-390 For Drug Related Issue
INTERSTATE 390: Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of an Allegany, NY woman on a drug related charge after a traffic stop on Interstate 390. On February 8, 2019 Deputy Matthew Moran was assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Operation Safe interstate initiative when he stopped a vehicle on Int
WRESTLING: Local grapplers earn ‘Wildcard’ selections to Albany
ALBANY — While six local grapplers had their tickets already punched for the NYS Wrestling Championships Feb. 22-23 in Albany, more were waiting to hear whether or not they would be extended a wildcard spot for the state capital.
Allegany Co. couple facing multiple animal cruelty charges
WIRT, NY (WIVB) - An Allegany County couple has been arrested on charges of animal cruelty, according to New York State Police. On Friday, troopers arrested Richburg residents James Graham, 49, and Helen Graham, 50, for failure to provide sustenance, neglect of an impounded animal, and failure to pr
Volunteers Needed for 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course
HELP WANTED! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition are excited to announce the launch of their 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course. Throughout this 5-week class, new gardeners will learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening—on a bud
Proposed law would raise minimum wage to $3 per hour for prisoners in NY
ALBANY, NY (WROC) - A new proposal, under review in the New York State Legislature, would raise the pay rate for prisoners who perform labor. Under the legislation, submitted by Assemblyman N. Nick Perry, who represents Brooklyn, inmates would be paid at least $3 per hour.
Picnic for Allegany County folk in Florida
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — It is 79 degrees and sunny in Zephyrhills, Fla. where they are in the planning stages for the 63rd Annual Allegany County Picnic. If you are visiting the Sunshine State in March and you are from Allegany County you are invited to drop in at the annual picnic, according to organiz
Emo plows ahead in Hornellsville
ARKPORT — In the middle of another nasty Western New York winter, it would be understandable if Hornellsville Highway chief Jason Emo hesitated for a few moments when he's asked by a reporter Wednesday if he plans to run for reelection again next November.
Fire engulfs Allegany County church
BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - A church in Allegany County, NY caught fire on Saturday evening. The Wellsvile Fire Department said the fire occurred at the Stannards Methodist Church in the Town of Willing on Route 248.
State police seize 100 bags of crack cocaine during 390 traffic stop
State Police out of Wayland and Geneseo arrested two motorists on Interstate 390 Monday after a traffic stop and subsequent vehicle search turned up about 100 bags of crack cocaine, according to police.
Bliss man charged with criminal contempt, strangulation
EAGLE — A town man was jailed Feb. 5 after a domestic dispute on Youngers Road, Wyoming County sheriff’s deputies said. Kenneth Pleace, 41, of Eagle charged with first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree strangulation and second-degree attempted assault for the incident that involved an adult fe
Allegany County Democratic Committee to Meet Feb. 13
BELMONT, NY – Frigid temperatures and wind conditions predicted for Jan. 30 forced the Allegany County Democratic Committee to move its scheduled meeting to Feb. 13. The re-scheduled session is set for 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the American Legion Post 808, 29 Schuyler St., Belmont.
Editorial: Franczyk's experience could make him an able comptroller
The Buffalo Common Council is losing an elder statesman with David A. Franczyk’s decision to not run again for his Fillmore district seat. Franczyk has served for 32 years, briefly interrupted in the late 1990s when he ran for (but didn’t win) the council president seat, then was elected in a citywi
Veterans begin making metal poppies for Livingston County monument
MOUNT MORRIS - A group of Livingston County veterans – and the daughter and spouse of another – embarked on a new mission Thursday afternoon: create 150 metal poppies for a planned county veterans monument.
Livingston County Chamber names 2019 Farm of the Year
AVON – Howlett Farms, a fifth-generation, multiple-enterprise farm on East River Road, has been named Livingston County’s Farm of the Year. Bruce Howlett, the farm’s president, and his son, Michael, the operations grain merchandiser, were surprised Friday with a visit from representatives of the Liv
GIRLS HOOPS: DeGroff, Hastings lead Letchworth past Warsaw.
WARSAW — Mike Grasso and the Letchworth girls are starting to play the kind of basketball that he’s excited about heading into the post season. Grasso’s Indians played very well Thursday night as they defeated Warsaw 46-32 on senior night.