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Wayland woman gets 23 years to life for arson, murder

A jury found Iryn Meyers of Wayland guilty of murder in connection with the death of a man who died in an arson fire. Jeff Murray / Staff video A Steuben County woman who was convicted along with her husband in connection with an arson fire that killed a Wayland resident will spend more than 20 yea

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-10-18 18:34:15

AP: Atlanta mother put 1 and 2-year old boys in oven, turned it on

On Monday, an Atlanta mother was served a warrant charging her with murder in the deaths of her 1-year-old son Ja'Karter Penn and 2-year-old Ke-Yaunte. Officials say Lamora Williams put the boys in the oven sometime between midnight Thursday and 11 p.m. Friday. ATLANTA (AP) - A warrant says an Atlan


Community Bank raises $10K for Hurricane Harvey relief

Community Bank N.A. branches across the Finger Lakes region recently raised $9,995 for the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Harvey victims. Participating branches held Jeans Fridays initiatives, allowing employees who donated money to wear jeans. Branches also held fundraisers such as bake sa


Scholar Athlete of the Week (10/17): Paige Smith

Paige says, "The thing I've noticed is that playing multiple sports helps me. There are things in soccer that helped me in basketball and lacrosse and the same with the other two." Last year, Paige helped the Cougars win Sectional titles in basketball and lacrosse. But this fall she hopes to add a s


'I (bomb) 81' design rallies 'community grid' supporters

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Supporters of the community grid to bring down a stretch of Interstate 81 in Syracuse are circulating a unique graphic design to rally support for their cause. It's a logo that evokes the classic "I Heart NY" designs ubiquitous in New York City. Instead of a heart, it's a bomb. And

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-19 15:08:37

NYSDEC is reeling in feedback over trout angling

HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A series of public meetings are taking place across New York and it's all about trout. the State Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting these meetings. One of those meetings took place Thursday evening in Hammondsport. The Department is taking approaches o

WETM - 2017-10-20 03:36:57

WENY News - Two Steuben County men arrested on weapons charge

BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two Steuben County men are behind bars after police say one of them fraudulently purchased a rifle for a convicted felon. According to the New York State Police in Bath, Brand C. Plank and Jason Christian were arrested. Both men are from Bath. Plank is facing a felony charge of

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2017-10-18 19:49:00

Geneseo has connections to Lady Liberty

Livingston County has two connections to the Statue of Liberty. The trowel which was used to set the cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is on view at the Livingston County Historical Society Museum, 30 Center St., Geneseo. The trowel is made of decoratively engraved sterling silver with an ivory-

THELCN.COM - 2017-10-19 18:05:00

Hunting seasons heating up in Twin Tiers

Many hunting seasons are already under way in the Twin Tiers, and another popular season opens this weekend. Saturday marks opening day of pheasant hunting season in both New York and Pennsylvania. In both states, most of the hunting opportunities are provided by state-raised ring-necked pheasants t


Letter: Kimball seeks practical solutions for community needs

Scott Kimball is running for the position of superintendent of highways in the town of East Bloomfield. I first met Scott when we served together on the village of Bloomfield's board of trustees for over six years. His concern for this community, and for finding practical solutions to the needs of i


Bath Vol. FD uses raw egg and life size jenga in drills

BATH, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The Bath Volunteer Fire Department tried a unique way to perform its fire drills this week using a raw egg and other tools. Firefighters used the jaws of life rescue tool to play life size jenga and to also move a raw egg without breaking from one cone to another. Copyright 2

WETM - 2017-10-18 21:54:45

Bloomfield's Nedloh Brewing to close this month

Embed x Share CLOSE BEER SCENE IN THE ROCHESTER AREA Seneca County's Fleur De Lis Brew Works opens | 0:36 Fleur De Lis Brew Works, just outside Seneca Falls, is a true farm brewery. (May 18, 2017) Will Cleveland 1 of 25 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE BEER SCENE IN THE ROCHESTER AREA Ontario Cou

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-10-18 16:13:27

Last call at Nedloh Brewing in East Bloomfield

Owners of Nedloh Brewing Company announced plans to close the brewery at the end of the month EAST BLOOMFIELD - Nedloh Brewing Company, which opened in October 2014 on Routes 5 and 20, will shut its doors at the end of October. Co-owners Nate and Josie Holden said in a release they decided "to exit

MPNNOW - 2017-10-18 23:22:23

7-year-old super fan surprised with Yankees tickets

The Yankees won decisively in game five of the American League Championship Series Wednesday night. And there are likely few people happier than a 7-year old boy from Canandaigua. He was there in the stands because his dad surprised him with tickets to game five. The moment was magic. The video post

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-10-20 02:55:00

What is an occupational therapist?

Workers at Liberty Post STARS Preschool, 119 Brockley Road, share their experiencing working in physical, occupational and speech therapy, despite the low worker rates. Olivia Lopez There is a shortage in New York of specialists working with young children with disabilities, particularly in prekind

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-10-19 10:28:38

VARSITY CLUB: Jerry Joslyn: The man behind the mic

CLYDE - Roots run deep in the Clyde-Savannah football community. Considering that Clyde, with 2,093 people, and Savannah, founded as a frontier outpost in 1824, with 1,730 residents, have long histories is nothing new. Still, long gone are the heydays of the industrial and locomotive transformation

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-10-19 20:05:00

Cosentino: Picking the best apple varieties

Cortland, Northern Spy, McIntosh, Gala or Red Delicious. Which is the best apple? Tastiest? Best for pies? Juiciest? Best to eat out of hand? There is no end to how many questions you can ask about this, America's second most favorite fruit. (Yes, the orange is still king.) And if you ask a hundred

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-10-19 17:00:00

New Energy Works Timberframers hold ribbon-cutting ceremony

New Energy Works Timberframers recently officially opened its cross-laminated timber building in Farmington, the first complete CLT in the state. The new building combines the strength of timber frame construction and CLT panels, cutting the wake for New York state in this construction method with i

MPNNOW - 2017-10-19 16:27:35

New state law could save lives

Will a new state law save lives? You can now register to become an organ donor online thanks to an executive order signed by the governor this week. In the Finger Lakes Region, there are fewer organ donors than the national average, but advocates and people waiting for lifesaving organs are hoping t

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-10-19 13:55:00

Police: Town court clerk in Seneca County stole $167,000 over 7 years

VARICK, N.Y. - A town court clerk in Seneca County has been accused of stealing $166,999 over seven years from the court, according to the New York State Police. Julie Dougherty, 44, of Varick, was charged today with 2nd-degree grand larceny, police said. The town of 1,800 is southeast of Geneva. Po

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-19 17:37:25