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Two Democrats kicked off ballot in Cayuga County-area state legislative races

Two Democrats kicked off ballot in Cayuga County-area state legislative races
And then there was one. The state Board of Elections met Friday and officially invalidated petitions submitted by Ilion attorney Audrey Dunning, who filed to run on the Democratic and Women's Equality Party lines in the 51st Senate District, and Ontario County Legislator Charlie Evangelista, a Democrat who was vying for his party's nomination in the 54th District. Read More more

Local farmer says food prices could see spike due to drought

This summer’s drought may soon lead to more problems than just browning grass. Jack Moore of Gro-Moore Farms has been in the farming business for decades. He says that if we do not start to see more rain it could start affecting the price you’re paying for food. For Moore, he has seen good years and bad years. Moore says... more

Ontario man arrested after fight with employee while stealing

Ontario man arrested after fight with employee while stealing
Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies say that an Ontario man was placed under arrest after he was accused of stealing from a business. Deputies say that 31-year-old Anthony Loquasto and an employee got involved in a fight. They say that this happened while Loquasto tried to leave with the stolen property. According to deputies, Loquasto was placed under arrest at his... more

New York regulators approve health insurance premium increases

New York regulators have approved health insurance rates for 2017, hiking premiums about 8 percent for small group plans and almost 17 percent for individual plans. The Department of Financial Services said rising health care costs and the federal reinsurance program's termination are pushing up rates. The approved increases overall are about one-fourth less than what insurers' originally propo… Read... more

Victor man arrested on multiple charges after previous DWI conviction

A 66-year-old Victor man was arrested on Friday, after he was stopped on Bemis Street in Canandaigua by Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies. Authorities say that Frederick A. Smith, 66, of Victor was stopped on Bemis Street int he City of Canandaigua where he was found to have an invalid form of licensing while operating a vehicle. He had a non-driver’s... more

Man flown to trauma center after being stabbed in Ithaca fight

The Ithaca Police Department reports that during the early-morning hours of Sunday, officers responded to reports of a large group of people fighting at the 400 Block of Eddy Street. Officers say that when they arrived there was no active dispute, but that a large group of people began dispersing and fleeing the scene. Officers then identified a patient, who... more

Farmington man arrested for possessing firearm after domestic incident

A Farmington man was arrested on Saturday after having a .22 caliber firearm in his possession following an investigation into a domestic incident. The incident allegedly took place at John D. Kirby’s residence in Farmington, where the 45-year-old was arrested on the charges of criminal contempt in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree.... more

Denny Hamlin earns first road course win at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin earns first road course win at Watkins Glen
Denny Hamlin won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International after leading the final 10 laps in the 90-lap event. This is the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s second win of 2016 and his first at the New York road course. On the final lap, Martin Truex Jr. was battling for the lead with Brad Keselowski behind him... more

Sodus man arrested after stabbing housemate in the face

A Sodus man was arrested and charged during the early-morning hours of Sunday. Deputies in Wayne County say that Jeronimo Hernandez-Aguas, 25, had allegedly stabbed his housemate in the face during an incident on State Route 14. Deputies say that the victim, who was 23-years-old, was taken to the hospital Sunday morning and was in stable condition as of Sunday... more

One seriously injured in Phelps crash at Route 14/318 intersection

One seriously injured in Phelps crash at Route 14/318 intersection
An accident on State Route 14 in the Town of Phelps at the State Route 318 intersection left two hospitalized, one of which had serious internal injuries. Deputies in Ontario County say that a vehicle being operated by Ray Saugata, 42, of India was traveling northbound on State Route 14 in a 2007 Honda sedan. Saugata’s vehicle turned left at... more