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Local orthodontist doing life-changing work for free

PITTSFORD - Hundreds of children are smiling a little bigger this Thanksgiving thanks to a local dental practice. Get it Straight Orthodontics was the first practice in New York State to start the "Smile for a Lifetime" program. It offers free dental work to children and teens from low-income famili

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 02:16:00

Supreme Court case could open the door for sports betting in NY

Sports betting has been illegal in most of the United States for the last 25 years. But, now, there's a chance that could change. On December 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in an appeal filled by the state of New Jersey. They're attempting to prove the federal ban on sports betti

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 02:37:00

Political Roundup: Environmental groups thank Schumer

A letter signed by 160 organizations includes several based in Rochester/Finger Lakes A letter signed by 160 environmental groups thanks U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer "for putting the health and safety of our communities ahead of the White House's pro-polluter policies." Schumer is a Democrat and the U.S.

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 07:01:00

Eco Talk: The costs of deer overpopulation

We are now in what I refer to as "deer season." It is the time of year we see them quite active along the roadside, in woodlands and forests that dot our countryside and, unfortunately, dead on the shoulder of the road. I am hoping that no one reading this column will have the experience and expense

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 05:30:00

Slideshow: Meet Cayuga County Christmas Elf families

Each year during the holiday season, The Citizen publishes mini-profiles of local families that have been approved for support through the Christmas Elf program. 1 Christmas Elf: Grandmother caring for teenage boy Grandma is caring for her grandson and another disabled person in the house. Her gran

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-23 18:15:00

Two charged with murder in Genesee Valley burned body case

Two Rochester residents were charged with murder in the burned body case in Genesee Valley Park earlier this year, Rochester police announced Thursday. Imani R. Williams, 28, and Syjesman T. Brown, Jr., 32, are each charged with second-degree murder in the May slaying of David Jones, Jr., 34, of Roc

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 21:13:37

Jim Memmott: Remembering a Thanksgiving meal the same as it ever was

Whether its having a new baby or spending the day in a cabin in the woods, these Rochester residents are seeing the holiday through new eyes this year. Sarah Taddeo Thanksgiving can take time. Though if you follow all the directions that the New York Times gives in the instructional video, "The 40

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 16:22:59

Christmas 2017: Where to cut your own Christmas tree in Central NY

While some people will leave their homes bright and early on Black Friday in search of can't-miss bargains, others will be heading out for a completely different Christmas tradition. Whether it's the meandering walk through the Christmas tree farm in search of the perfect tree, or the chance to brea

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

College at Brockport players enjoy feast before playoff game

"It really puts the family emphasis on impact because we're all here together having a good time," says Jason Mangone, Brockport football coach. "Some of our guys are from downstate so they can't obviously go home and come back in time for practice tomorrow. So whether you're local or far away, we'r

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 03:02:00

Parents to get answers today after Brockport kindergarten teacher arrested on child porn charges

The Brockport Central School District is holding an informational session for parents from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the wake of Tuesday's arrest of kindergarten teacher Roland Yockel II on child porn charges. "We want to assure our parents that we take all staff allegations seriously and remain co

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-22 15:30:20

Court Docs: Brockport Kindergarten teacher stole children's underwear

Disturbing new details are emerging in the case of the Brockport Kindergarten teacher accused of possession child pornography. Thirty-year-old Roland Yockel II, of Hilton, was charged with receipt and distribution of child pornography. While executing a search warrant on Tuesday at Yockel's home, in

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-22 19:59:00

Brockport Volunteer Ambulance no longer providing service in village

The Ambulance service released the following statement: The Brockport Volunteer Ambulance Corps has ceased providing primary ambulance service to Village of Brockport and secondary service to the Towns of Clarkson and Sweden. Many circumstances have led to the difficult decision to cease EMS Operat

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE

Two charged with murder for burned body found at park

Officers were called to the park on May 27 for a report of a person on fire near the tennis courts. At the scene they found Jones' body. An investigation found that Jones had been shot and then set on fire. Williams also faces weapons, drug and child endangerment charges after officers found guns an

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 00:11:00

'Felony Lane Gang' hitting Monroe, Livingston and Ontario counties

ROCHESTER-They steal your checkbook and identification then have a prostitute go to the bank, disguised as you to get your cash! Investigators believe a group known as the "Felony Lane Gang" which moves up and down the east coast is currently hitting the Rochester area. The thieves have recently sma

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-23 02:24:00

Medical transport plane crashes, report of engine fire

Aroostook Medical Center officials said in a news release the plane crashed at the Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle at about 6:50 p.m. Wednesday. The hospital says early reports indicate the plane experienced an engine fire after takeoff and was trying to return to the airport when it

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-23 21:44:40

Deputies: Woman walking dog shot, killed in hunting accident

A hunter accidentally shot and killed a woman walking her dog in Chautauqua County, our affiliate WGRZ reports. Deputies tell them 43 year-old Rosemary Billquist was shot Wednesday evening in the Town of Sherman. According to investigators, Thomas Jadlowski fired the shots while hunting deer. They a

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-23 19:21:00

Bethel man tried to ram constable's car, run deputies off road, cops said

BETHEL - Sullivan County sheriffs' deputies arrested a Bethel man Tuesday after, the Sheriff's Office said, he fled after a traffic stop in Swan Lake, tried to ram a Bethel constable's car, and tried to run deputies off the road. The Sheriff's Office said at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies pulled

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-23 17:33:11

Fido is Family: Learn to make healthy pet treats at home

LIBERTY - Nutrition is important for pets in our care, as extended members of the family. Pet owners are invited into the Catskills Kitchen to create homemade, healthy, and affordable treats for their dogs or cats. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) is offering a DIY Pet Treats wo

TIMES HERALD-RECORD

Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinner to about 70 at Keystone Rescue Mission

Volunteers Felicia Clark, of South Canaan Township, right, and Cheryl Bienick, of Wilkes-Barre, serve Thanksgiving dinners to the needy at the Keystone Rescue Mission in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday. Bill Tarutis | For Times Leader Volunteers Audrey Ide, of Dallas, left, and Phil Tucker, of Wilkes-B

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-11-24 03:05:33

Barbara Bedell: Helping others can be a rewarding holiday gift

The Calico Geese Quilting Guild annually donates quilts the members make when they meet. They've probably made a hundred or more through the years. They're always working on a gift project for others. Their most recent gift quilt was donated to the Sullivan County Veterans Coalition through chairman

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-23 07:01:00