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Flash Flooding: The latest on State of Emergency, road closures, water levels

TheState of Emergencyorders in Broome, Tioga, Schuyler, Chemung and other affected counties remain, with no unnecessary travel, especially in areas impacted by flash flooding.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 12:18:00

82-year-old woman struck and killed by car in Enfield

At about 12:04 p.m. Friday, Carmen Jacks, 82, of Enfield, was crossing the street in front her driveway on the 400 block of Hayts Road when she was struck by a car traveling east, according to Trooper Aga Dembinska, public information officer for New York State Police Troop C .

ITHACAVOICE.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

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.

13 WHAM - 2018-08-15 17:20:08

Spencer-Van Etten Town Talk: This house is free if you move it

Well, those rumors arose from a presentation by Bob Gage of GBT Realty at the Spencer Joint Planning Board meeting on July 23. Not one to reprint rumors, I spoke with Gage and these are the facts: Gage represents the developer, GBT Realty, that purchases the property, builds the new Dollar General b


Police: Man exceeded 100 mph in 35 mph zone

SOUTH WAVERLY — An Athens man faces multiple charges after Sayre Borough Police said they caught him driving more than 100 mph in a 35 mph zone during the early morning hours of July 21.According to court documents, police paced 22-year-old Matthew Vincent Smith’s white Honda Civic at 107 mph after

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-08-15 09:00:00

Crews in Ithaca rescue 20 people from flooding

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WETM - 2018-08-14 20:35:16

Road Closures in the Southern Tier

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The New York State Department of Transportation today announced that currently there are many road closures in the Southern Tier due to heavy rains and flooding. The following road closures, listed by county, remain in effect until further notice:

WETM - 2018-08-14 12:30:45

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.

WETM - 2018-08-14 18:17:04

No travel on 89 or 96 north of Tburg, urges Seneca County

Seneca County officials are asking drivers to avoid Route 89 and Route 96 north of Trumansburg due to multiple washed out, closed, and flooded sections of roadway on Tuesday morning.

14850.COM - 2018-08-14 13:53:13

Man dies after falling from Ithaca hotel roof

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50 people, firefighters trapped in Lodi after severe flooding

50 people and several firefighters are trapped in Lodi, after severe flooding across Seneca County, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-08-14 12:10:11

Phish's Curveball festival in Watkins Glen going on as planned despite flooding

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Fish might like water, but Phish fans traveling to the Watkins Glen International Raceway for the band's three-day music festival this weekend might want to pack a raincoat.

NEWYORKUPSTATE.COM - 2018-08-14 15:36:00

Flash flooding: Underpasses, rivers and streets waterlogged in Southern Tier

Heavy rain will cause rapid rises and possible flash flooding of streams and creeks, overflow of ditches and culverts, and ponding of water on roads, according to theNational Weather Service.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-08-14 12:46:00

Flash flood warnings issued for parts of Twin Tiers

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Severe flooding in southern Seneca County; Cuomo to visit

LODI — Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce declared a state of emergency for parts of the county Tuesday morning after torrential rains caused severe flooding, resulting in rescues from homes and vehicles being washed down creeks.Luce and the county emergency management office declared the state of emerg

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-08-14 12:41:00

Town Attorney Calls For Action After Clerk Refuses To Issue Marriage License to Same-Sex Couple

According to anarticlein the Schenectady Daily Gazette, Laurel “Sherrie” Eriksen told the couple she doesn’t issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples because of her religious beliefs.She told them the deputy clerk would issue the license, but they would need to make an appointment and come back

WSKG.ORG - 2018-08-14 09:01:37

Waverly: Police identify body found under bridge

WAVERLY -- The Waverly Police Department continues to investigate the unattended death of an adult male subject found underneath the U.S. Route 220 railroad overpass near Broad Street on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 9:39 a.m.According to police, the name of the deceased is Robert Edward Lunn, 56, of Waverl


Binghamton man, 40, arrested for attempted murder in First Ward shooting

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Police: Man killed in fall from hotel roof

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IPD investigating death discovered Saturday night

"The Ithaca Police Department has initiated a death investigation to determine the events that transpired prior to this incident," the release stated. "Although it is early in the investigation, no foul play is suspected at this point."