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Gunlocke Company expansion boosted by low-cost power
WAYLAND — A state economic-development incentive package helped the Gunlocke Company pursue a $2.6 million expansion project at its manufacturing facility in Steuben County. The Gunlocke Company is a commercial-furniture manufacturer headquartered in Wayland. The expansion included the creation of 1
Goat tests positive for rabies in Livingston Co.
LIVINGSTON, NY (WROC) - A goat has tested positive for rabies in Livingston County. Health officials say a state laboratory confirmed the positive test in northern Livingston County on December 8.
Two arrested for welfare fraud in Steuben County
BATH — Separate public assistance fraud investigations have resulted in two arrests of two Steuben County residents. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reported that on Nov. 14, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s office arrested Stanley E. McKee, 63, of Haverling St., Bath.
$1.5 million Canandaigua Lake home destroyed by fire
A $1.5 million home perched on the shore of Canandaigua Lake burned to the ground early Sunday morning. Located at 6529 Longs Point Drive in South Bristol, the house was built in 1929 and measured nearly 2,600 square feet. The seasonal residence was unoccupied at the time of the fire, which appears
Deputies: Man sent threatening email to Sheriff's Office
Canandaigua, N.Y. - A Palmyra man is facing charges after Sheriff's deputies allege he sent a threatening email to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office. John McMenamin, 58, was charged with aggravated harassment in the second degree.
Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges In Wayland
On Monday, the New York State Police arrested 31 year old Maurice H. Jenkins of Rochester, N.Y., and a female passenger, age 18 of Rochester after a traffic stop in the town of Wayland, N.Y.
How much? Steuben County real estate transactions
Real estate transactions for Sept. 9-15. David C. Taylor sold 1 Church St. to Jessica M. Orso for $87,450 on September 10. Lorraine E. Wheeler, Susan F. Kewley sold County Route 14 to Susan F. Wheeler for $75,000 on September 13.
Honeoye great grandmother claims she stole jewelry to pay for funeral
CANANDAIGUA — A great-grandmother told the court she did not have the means to pay for her daughter's funeral, so she had to resort to crime to cover the expenses. Mary Boyd, 75, of Honeoye pled guilty to third degree grand larceny for stealing a ring worth approximately $8K while working as a clean
Blackfriars Theatre presents 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo'
Blackfriars Theatre's production of The Last Ballyhoo will take the stage through the rest of the month. The lighthearted story takes place in Atlanta in 1939, with members of the local German-Jewish community preparing for their annual ball and dealing with a culture clash.
Steuben deputies recognized for their help in ending a manhunt
STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Two Steuben County deputy sergeants and K-9 were recognized by the Steuben County Sheriffs' Office for their aid in safely ending an early morning manhunt, back in November.
Rochester woman accused of selling fentanyl, causing Steuben County overdose death
A Rochester woman is facing a homicide charge after she allegedly supplied fentanyl to a Steuben County man in August 2017, before he died of a drug overdose. Nancy Alvarez, 59, of East Main Street in Rochester, was indicted by the Steuben County grand jury after a year-long investigation into the o
Rochester man found with crack cocaine in Livingston County
Livingston County (WHAM) - A Rochester man is facing multiple charges after being found with drugs in his vehicle. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested 23-year-old Alexander Beddia on Friday. Beddia was stopped on Interstate 390.
Burns solar project on horizon
CANASERAGA — A possible solar energy collection project generated a lot of buzz in the Canaseraga, Burns and Dansville communities on Wednesday. EDF Renewables held its first public meeting on the proposed Moraine Solar Energy Center, so named for a nearby electricity transmission it hopes to connec
Fire departments honor chief killed in snowmobile crash
ROCHESTER (WROC) - Fire departments are honoring a firefighter killed over the weekend. Tom Hetherington, the assistant fire chief in Middlesex and the former Churchville fire chief, died in a fatal snowmobile accident on Friday night.
Rifle Falls Out of Truck — Still Missing
A gun, still in its case, is being sought after it fell out of a truck at the corner of North Rd. and 20A in Geneseo on Dec. 5. The hunter who lost it turned around to pick it up, but someone had already taken it.
Expansion at the Gunlocke Company in Steuben County complete
WAYLAND, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Governor Cuomo announced Tuesday that The Gunlocke Company, a commercial furniture manufacturer in the Southern Tier, has completed a $2.6 million expansion project.
Friend, firefighter remembers assistant chief as 'leader'
Churchville, N.Y. (13WHAM) - Thomas Hetherington left the Churchville Volunteer Fire Department in 2014 when his job required him to move to Middlesex, where he served as an assistant chief with the fire department there.
Section V high school scores: Saturday, Dec. 8
Phone: If results cannot be submitted via email, coaches may call (585) 258-2400. Note: Due to the high volume of results we receive, email is preferable. Each week the Democrat and Chronicle will honor a male and female high school athlete of the week. Voting will be conducted from Monday through F
'Slob hunters' called out for waste
CANISTEO — Canisteo residents are unhappy about coming upon grisly scenes reminiscent of slasher movies, with deer substituted for the human victims. Those living along Magee Road have had enough of what they call "slob hunters" who are dumping stripped and/or wasted deer carcasses along the side of
Steuben County budget will trim tax rate
The Steuben County Legislature on Monday approved a $191 million 2019 budget that will slightly cut county property taxes.