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Stalled Canandaigua Lake project could finally move forward
The city has since applied for a $750,000 state grant on behalf of the developers. This week, the city planning board approved two changes to the site plan -- including reducing the size of a parking structure.
Victor-based Constellation Brands buys $4B stake in marijuana company
VICTOR, NY (WROC) - Constellation Brands, the beer and wine-maker based in Victor, has purchased a massive $4 billion stake in marijuana company Canopy.
Lucky survivor: As camper flooded, woman called 911, kin
A motorhome that got wedged against a tree sits in a now vacant lot off of Lower Lake Road in Lodi, N.Y., Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, after flash flooding moved and damaged surrounding homes, vehicles and... more
Photo gallery: Wayne County Fair
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Eliminating the stigma of addiction
SENECA FALLS — With the opioid epidemic showing no signs of slowing down, organizers of an event to celebrate those recovering from addiction — and to remember those who died from it — said families affected by drug abuse can get support from people who have been through it.The third annual Lights o
Official: Progress made in removing flood debris from Seneca Lake
LODI, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state officials say progress is being made in removing tons of debris washed intoone of the Finger Lakes by flash flooding earlier this week.Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos says Friday during a media teleconference with Gov. Andrew Cuomo that most of
Lodi Point State Park closed until further notice
Lodi, N.Y. (WHAM) - New York State Parks officials said Thursday that Lodi Point State Park will be closed to visitors until further notice.The park is serving as a staging areas for clean-up crews and damage assessment in the area.The work is expected to take several weeks before it re-opens to the
Lodi flooding: Finger Lakes town devastated by flash floods (photos, video)
This photo provided by Governor Cuomo's Press Office shows destruction from flooding in the Lodi area of New York on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Cuomo declared a state of emergency for more than a dozen counties in the Finger Lakes region and along New York's border with Pennsylvania.(Governor's Press O
Indian-American psychiatrist accused of allegedly obtaining assets through fraud
Dr. Cheema accused of alleged asset obtainment through fraudOn August 15th, a formal complaint was lodged against Dr. Muhammad A. Cheema of Pittsford, NY, to expedite the forfeiture of assets allegedly acquired through fraudulent means, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.The
Dog wakes family in Seneca Lake cottage as it fills with flood waters
HECTOR, N.Y. (WHAM) - Friends Kelsey and Liana were staying in a cottage with Liana's parents when the flood waters starting rushing in early Tuesday morning. A family dog woke them up. They all made it to safety, but much of their cottage was swept away by the raging waters.
Local doctor pleads guilty to child porn charges
ROCHESTER — A Wayne County doctor could spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to child pornography.Dr. David Blasczak, 69, of Newark, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to three counts of receiving child pornography. The charges carry a combined maximum p
Photos: Recovery underway in parts of N.Y. and Pa. hit by flash flooding
LODI, N.Y. (AP) — Clean-up and recovery efforts continued Wednesday in several upstate New York counties where flash flooding damaged homes, vehicles and infrastructure from the Finger Lakes region to the Binghamton area.
Boaters warned to be alert for debris from flash flooding
LODI, N.Y. (AP) ï¿½ Authorities are warning boaters to be alert for large amounts of debris washed into upstate New York lakes, rivers and canals by torrential rainfall earlier this week.
Upstate NY rainfall: One spot had over 11 inches in two days (chart)
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Torrential rainfall Monday and Tuesday turned tiny creeks into raging rivers, flooded basements and streets, and sent tons of debrisflowing into Seneca Lake.
Geneva man charged with killing Jawuan Brumfield
Police responded to a home on Hallenbeck Avenue in Geneva in September 2017 for a reported burglary. Inside, officers found 23-year-old Jawuan Brumfield unresponsive. He was taken to Strong Hospital, where he died the following day.
Thunderstorm wind damage sweeps through Palmyra property
"The wind picked up,” said Brown, “It sounded like a freight train was coming." The storm took down some of the tallest trees on the property. “I came back here and I actually broke down. Now it's just gone. It's kind of a sense of loss. It's kind of odd saying that, but this is my home."
Emergency orders still active in flood-ravaged areas; cleanup could take months
Flash floods caused by pre-dawn downpours washed out bridges, submerged vehicles, clogged yards and roads with debris and temporarily trapped dozens of people in their homes Tuesday, causing extensive damage but no deaths or serious injuries were reported.
Civil complaint seeks to obtain $800K, cars, and home from psychiatrist charged with fraud
August 15, 2018 11:11 AMA civil forfeiture complaint has been filed against a Pittsford psychiatrist charged with health care fraud.Last month, Dr. Muhammad Cheema, a licensed physician who provided services at his private practice, Upstate Psychiatry in Pittsford, as well as at Rochester Regional H
Governor Cuomo issues state of emergency for portions of Finger Lakes, Southern Tier and CNY
ALBANY, N.Y. (PRESS RELEASE) - Governor Cuomo has declared a State of Emergency for Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schulyer, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Wayne, Yates, and contiguous counties through August 21, according to his office.
State of Emergency declared for Monroe County due to flash flooding
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A State of Emergency has been issued Tuesday morning in Monroe County, according to Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo.