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Suspect in deaths of Wayne Co. mother, baby indicted on immigration charges

SODUS, NY (WROC) - The man charged in the deaths of a Wayne County mother and her baby last year had been indicted on federal charges. Alberto Reyes, also known as Everardo Donoteo-Reyes, has been indicted on charges of fraud and misuse of a permanent resident alien card, fraud and misuse of a Socia


Court appearence postponed for Wayne County murder suspect

The man accused of murdering a woman and her baby in Wayne County appeared in court Tuesday afternoon. The hearing was adjourned but not before Alberto Reyes renewed his request for a new attorney. Reyes was indicted on two counts of murder last month.


Governor’s proposal would make harder for villages to operate in NY

Ontario County villages will see reductions in state aid, if Gov. Cuomo’s budget proposal goes through. State funding of $16,219 would be just enough money to pay for laying 500 feet of sidewalk or planting about 20 trees in the village of Clifton Springs.


CCE Wayne to presentation about bluebirds

John Rogers, co-founder of the state Bluebird Society, will present “Bluebirds and More” at 1 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County, 1581 state Route 88, Newark.


Winter storm warnings begin Saturday across region

This morning’s snow is but a tease for what is forecast for the weekend, which could bring a significant storm system to the region Saturday and Sunday with the potential for heavy snow, with significant blowing and drifting snow – followed by bitterly cold wind chills and areas of lake effect snow.


5. Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic

On display at the George Eastman Museum is Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic, an exhibit dedicated to the late photographer’s work. In 2010, Lyons began photographing in color for the first time in his career—a major shift in his artistry. This is the first exhibit to include his color photographs.


Troopers: Palmyra man, county worker killed in Hudson Ave. crash

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - UPDATE: Troopers have released the identities of the two people killed in a crash on Friday in Rochester. Investigators say Tracy Premo, age 58, of Palmyra was the truck driver who died in the Hudson Avenue crash.


Double-doubles from Lyons, Tracy pace LaFayette in win over Faith Heritage

On the strength of a pair of double-doubles and four double-digit scorers, LaFayette raced away from visiting Faith Heritage in the fourth quarter Wednesday and continued their strong season with a 77-61 victory.


Police search Geneva HS/MS after threat found

GENEVA, NY (WROC) - Officers searched the Geneva middle and high schools on Carter Road after a bomb threat was found. School leaders say the bomb was found written on a bathroom wall Thursday afternoon.


Judge sentences Auburn 'poster child for drug addiction' to prison

AUBURN — An Auburn woman was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for possession of cocaine and her involvement in a May burglary that led to a police chase. Michelle Nevidomsky Warner, 29, of 103 Van Anden St., admitted to picking up and driving co-defendants for the purpose of a Holley Street burglary


NY State Police: “Avoid Unnecessary Travel & Be Prepared” For Harper

Winter storm Harper is expected to hit CNY with a bunch of snow, high winds and low temperatures and the New York State Police want to make sure we stay as safe as possible. Several municipalities have already issued snow emergencies, but Troopers want to make sure you don't drive unless it's absolu


New smoke detector law in New York State

UTICA, N.Y. - This year a new law is taking effect in New York State aimed at increasing your odds of escaping during a fire. If you've been tempted to take out the batteries of your smoke detector, this new law will prevent you from doing that.


Community Bank names Geneva team leader

Community Bank NA recently promoted James Vedora to commercial team leader in Geneva. In his new role, Vedora will oversee his team’s sales process, credit administration of portfolios, and assist with the underwriting and approval process. He will continue to manage current client portfolios and pu


Cold and snow expected for Seneca Falls Women March

The annual women march in Seneca Falls is this weekend, even though a snow storm is barreling toward the region. Organizers are encouraging anyone taking part to dress warm and be ready to rally, march and dance on Saturday.


The 15 greatest 'old-school' restaurants in Upstate New York, ranked

What makes an "old-school restaurant?" Well, there are many ingredients. The food, certainly, but also the ambiance, the feeling. The intangible. Here are 15 restaurants that certainly can be described as having that intangible old-school vibe. Many are quite old, including two that are around the 2


Waterloo Residents Charged with Felony Identity Theft

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two individuals following an investigation into a larceny complaint. On January 10, 2019 Investigators arrested Charles D McNeil, age 37 of Waterloo NY, on the charges of Grand Larceny 4th degree and Identity Theft 2nd degree, both Class E Fel


Students, Faculty at Geneva Schools to Have Bags Searched Friday Following In­ves­ti­gation

Students and faculty at Geneva schools will have their bags and belongings searched Friday morning. It comes one day after police investigated a bomb threat written on the wall of a bathroom at the Carter Road complex, which houses the middle and high school.


Man charged with robbing Byrne Dairy in Newark

Newark, N.Y. (WHAM) - Police in Newark arrested a man accused of robbing the Byrne Dairy in Newark on Tuesday night. Police said they were called to the store on W. Union Street around 10:50 p.m. for the report of an armed robbery.


Sodus man arrested on felony charges, held on no bail after domestic incident in Seneca Falls

Police say a Sodus man is being held without bail after police were called to a domestic incident. On January 12th the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Christopher A. Lennox, 26, of Sodus. He was charged with second-degree criminal trespass, unlawful imprisonment, endangering the welfare of a


Concert to benefit choir’s Great Britain tour

St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy, 149 Genesee St., Geneva, will send 32 teen choir members to tour England, Scotland and Wales this February. The choir will present works from the classical tradition, American spirituals, and musical selections from the stage and screen at its “Great Britain Pre-T