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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

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

Police ask for help finding missing man

Police are asking for help finding a 62-year-old Rochester man who may be in need of medical attention. Douglas Spencer, 62, has developmental disabilities and was last seen on East Main Street about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Rochester Police Department. Spencer is described as 5-feet, 1

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 15:06:27

CNY Inspirations: Greek Word for Thanksgiving

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY. Follow this theme and author posted Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Rev. John Ferrie InterFaith Works of Central New York When all Jesus had was a few loaves and a couple of fish to feed a multitude, he gave tha

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

Stingl: Whitewater farm kid's commute to high school is a stunning 36 hours a week

My daily commute downtown is about 30 minutes, and that's both ways combined. I grumble if traffic makes it five minutes longer. Then I heard about Zachary Jeppsen, who has somehow managed not to lose his mind over a six-hour commute to and from high school. "You get used to it," he says so calmly.

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-11-24 13:00:03

Man arrested after bomb scare in Walworth County

A Lake Geneva man was ordered held Wednesday on $100,000 cash bond, accused of throwing explosives out of a vehicle and towards people. Robert Leathers, 46, was arrested at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday near Highways H and 120 in Bloomfield by officers who were responding to a call about a vehicle driving

WISN - 2017-11-22 21:08:00

Shop local during holidays to support the community

With the holidays upon us, I would like to wish all residents, businesses and visitors a wonderful season. Our staff at VISIT Lake Geneva is excited for the upcoming events that we will be hosting, along with the hustle and bustle that comes with this time of year. From Delavan to Lyons and all arou


Bay may rewrite short-term rental rules

WILLIAMS BAY - A change in state law will require the village to revise its ordinances controlling short-term vacation rentals, village officials said. Trustee Jim Killian said that he has been reviewing the new law since it was included in the state budget approved in September. At a village commit


The torch passed, then was snuffed out in Dallas

The day was blue, clear and bright. I was in the U.S. Navy. Stationed at Saufley Field, Pensacola, Florida. I had just finished the second year of a four-year enlistment. Saufley was an auxiliary airfield used to train future naval aviators. No Navy pilot ever earned his wings without going through


Gene S. Bowers, Sharon, WI

Gene S. Bowers, age 67, of Sharon, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Oregon, IL on March 17, 1950, to Riley and Irene (Good) Bowers. Gene was united in marriage to Julie Cunningham on Oct. 25, 1989. He proudly served in the U.S. Army d


Council approves $9.3 million budget

The council reviewed the revised budget at its previous meeting on Nov. 7, and made no official changes. Tuesday night, the budget was unanimously approved. The 2018 operating budget is $9,314,147, an increase of $109,425 over 2017. The primary tax levy for 2018 will be $2,823,728, with an additiona


Home buying nightmare: Couple could get stuck with previous owners bills

MENOMONEE FALLS (CBS 58) -- Buying a home went from a dream to a nightmare for a Waukesha County couple, after a contractor claimed the previous owner didn't pay him for his work. While it's a dispute between a contractor and the woman who used to own this home, the new homeowners are caught in the

CBS 58

Home sought for lost pig wandering near Naples

Calling him Kevin (after actor Kevin Bacon) concerned citizens say the pig has been wandering around without a home ITALY - A pig has been wandering around the Brink Hill Road area for weeks and concerned citizens hope it will be rescued. Amy Streed Klein is one of the people living near the state's

MPNNOW - 2017-11-22 17:08:20

Honeoye musician gets a proud sendoff

French horn player Trevor Healy will showcase his talent with the nation's best By Denise Champagne dchampagne@messengerpostmedia.com People in Honeoye who know Trevor Healy - and that would be most of them - know he is a humble person who does not like a lot of attention, but there was no way they


Sherman Woman Killed In Apparent Hunting Accident

Deputies and Sherman firefighters were summoned to the area of 2998 Armenian Road around 5:25 p.m. First responders found 43-year-old Rosemary Billquist of Sherman with a single gunshot wound. She was taken to UPMC Hamot hospital in Erie, Pa., where she died of her injuries, the Sheriff's Office sa


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