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Get the Seeds, Nix the Weeds

WATERLOO, N.Y. — To have fewer weeds, “don’t let them go to seed.” That’s what Bryan Brown shared with the well-attended Corn & Small Grains Congress hosted by Cornell recently as he presented “Weed Seed Management for Fields and Combines.” Brown is an integrated weed management specialist with Corn


Deputies: Man arrested after being banned from del Lago

Deputies say a Pittsford man was arrested in Seneca County after he entered the del Lago Resort & Casino, from which he had earlier been banned. James Samuel Miller, 22, of Pittsford arrested following an incident at del Lago.


'Put this monster away forever': Man gets life without parole for Waterloo murders

WATERLOO, NY (WROC) - Family members of Lori McConnell pleaded with a judge to put Emerson Tohafjian, the man convicted of killing McConnell and another man in last July's triple shooting in Waterloo, before the judge handed down his final sentence.


Deputies: Woman charged with neglecting dogs while in jail

Manchester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A woman from Manchester was arrested and charged after deputies said she left her dogs at home for several days without food while she was in jail. Ontario County Sheriff's deputies said 48-year-old Amy Tunison had been arrested on Tuesday, February 14, for criminal mischie


New York State Funding Should Help Ease Waiting Lists

The weather the last few weeks has really reminded us what WNY winters can dish out. It’s seems like it’s been a long time since we have had such cold temperatures and dangerously cold wind chills, not to mention blowing and drifting snow. Since February is heart month, I just want to remind older a


Winter weather advisories begin tonight

Winter weather advisories will begin at 6 tonight across the region, and continue into Monday afternoon, though the durations will vary, according to the National Weather Service.


Traffic stop leads to several charges for Sodus man

Wayne County, N.Y. -- A Sodus man is facing several charges after a traffic stop Saturday night. Wayne County Sheriff's deputies say Samuel J. Mulberry, 38, of North Geneva Road was stopped for speeding on that road.


Yates County man arrested, accused of barricade with machete

PENN YAN, NY (WHEC-TV) - Yates county deputies had one suspect locked up Sunday for a confrontation allegedly involving a machete. According to the Sheriff’s Department, shortly before 11:00 Saturday night, emergency responders were called to a scene on Oakwood Estates in Dundee where a man was repo


Gasoline prices fall in NY state, but national average rises

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Gasoline prices in New York state fell another 3.3 cents per gallon last week, settling at an average of $2.47 on Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com. But the national average crept upward for the second straight week.


Dogs found inside home with no food or care after owner was arrested

MANCHESTER, NY (WHEC) - Two dogs found inside a Manchester home had not been fed for several days, according to the Ontario County Humane Society. On February 16, sheriff deputies and the Ontario County Humane Society went to a home on State Street in the Village of Manchester for a report of two do


FORECAST: Light snow lingers, chilly and breezy

SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for most of CNY. This alert is in effect until 4 p.m. Monday for Wayne/northern Cayuga counties and until 2 p.m. Monday for the rest of CNY, including the Syracuse area.


Williamson man arrested for raping Lyons teen

WILLIAMSON, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Wayne County deputies arrested a Williamson man on Saturday for raping a minor from Lyons. Deputies said they received reports that 37-year-old Michael Yonker was having an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old girl.


LOVETT: Goodbye and farewell — reflections on 25 years covering the New York State Capitol

ALBANY — This Monday marks the seventh anniversary of this column — and its last day. After 30 years as a reporter — and seven straight years of never missing a single Monday with the column—I am leaving the Daily News and the journalism business.


Designer Harry Allen revives his upstate New York cottage with subtle modernist makeover

When diehard modernists dream about country life, they tend to conjure images of Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House outside Chicago and Philip Johnson’s iconic house of glass in Connecticut. Harry Allen, a multidisciplinary New York-based designer, appreciates the allure of those particular archet


Mark your calendar: February 18

FLH Medical, P.C.’s Geneva area Diabetes Support Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Diabetes Care Center, 158 North St., Geneva. Diabetics, their family members, friends and caregivers are invited to come watch a short movie, have a snack and learn about diabetes self-management, tal


Sun setting on The Brighter Day in Canandaigua

Kathy Zabliski once had an active life and career as a registered nurse. Fifteen years ago she became ill and now lives with a chronic neurological disorder. She can’t feel her feet or legs and relies on a walker or wheelchair. She described having mobility issues, cardiac issues and goes for treatm


Sulfur for Soybeans Could Mean Higher Yields

WATERLOO, N.Y. — Better plant nutrition means higher yields for soybean growers. Jodi Putman, a field crops specialist with the Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crop Team, recently offered a presentation on the topic at the Soybeans & Small Grains Congress hosted by Cornell.


Union Returns to the Postseason at William Smith

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – After a two-year absence, the Union College women's basketball team is back in the Liberty League Tournament. The fifth-seeded Dutchwomen will head onto the road to take on fourth-seeded William Smith College in a first-round matchup on Tuesday, February 19 at 6 p.m. in Geneva.