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Eye on NY: Sen. Pam Helming reflects on first year in Albany

For freshman state Sen. Pam Helming, the most valuable moments of her first year in office weren't spent in Albany. It was the time she spent with constituents in her six-county Finger Lakes district. Helming, R-Canandaigua, had her share of achievements in 2017. She singled out passage of a $45 million aid package for communities affected by flooding along Lake... more

Auburn police: ‘Potentially deadly’ batch of heroin circulating locally

Following three overdose emergencies overnight, officials are advising the public that a "potentially deadly batch of heroin" is circulating in the Cayuga County area. The Auburn Police Department on Saturday posted on its Facebook page that APD and Auburn Fire Department were dispatched to two overdoses early Saturday morning. During the same time frame, police said, Cayuga County Sheriff's Office... more

Police: Penn Yan woman sold cocaine, fentanyl, heroin in Yates County

The Penn Yan Police Department arrested a 19-year-old on various drug charges following an investigation. Police say Alexandra “Allie” Griffin, 19, of Penn Yan was arrested on a superior court warrant charging her with two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal posession of a controlled substance after allegedly selling heroin, cocaine... more

Seneca Falls woman stole nail glue from Eastview store

A 49-year-old Seneca Falls woman was charged with petit larceny after deputies say she stole nail glue from a beauty store at Eastview Mall. Deputies say on Friday at approximately 4:55 pm Lisa L. Chillis, of Seneca Falls was charged with petit larceny after stealing nail glue, valued at $2.99 from Beauty Plus at Eastview Mall. She was released and... more

Mynderse stays unbeaten in Syracuse; Shaulis triple-double lifts South Seneca over Newark (W-FL round-up 12/29)

No rest for Kevin Korzeniewski and the Mynderse Academy Blue Devils boys varsity basketball team. Thursday night they defeated Clyde-Savannah 73-72. Friday night they were on the bus heading east on the Thruway to face Syracuse Academy of Science as part of a showcase at Onondaga Community College. Mynderse would head back home winners and remain undefeated after a 52-49... more

Cuomo seeks greater student loan protections to address rising debt

With total student loan debt exceeding $1 trillion, Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to boost protections for New Yorkers who require financial assistance to pay their way through college. Cuomo released his latest 2018 State of the State proposal Friday aimed at student loan debt. The four-point plan must be reviewed and approved by the state Legislature. The governor's agenda includes... more

PLAYOFFS!!! Buffalo beats Miami, gets help from Bengals & heads to the postseason for first time since 1999

In their first meeting with the Dolphins two weeks ago, a fast start on offense helped carry the Bills to victory. Buffalo chose a similar approach in Week 17 and it proved just as fruitful. The Bills put 10 points on the board on their first two possessions and maintained control of the game in what wound up being a... more

Syracuse opens ACC play with win over Virginia Tech (full coverage)

Syracuse (12-2, 1-0 ACC) held Virginia Tech (11-3, 0-1 ACC), the Division I leader in field goal percentage, to just 18-of-52 from the field (.346) and out-rebounded the Hokies, 39-26, in a 68-56 victory in the Carrier Dome. Oshae Brissett posted 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the Orange. Junior Frank Howard and sophomore Tyus Battle each finished with... more

Clifton Springs woman killed in Saturday wreck

State Police say a Clifton Springs woman was killed after a crash in Hopewell. According to police, Margaret Richardson, age 89, from Clifton Springs, failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by another vehicle. The location of the crash, where first responders remained cleaning up for some time after, was the intersection of Freshour Road and Route... more

Clyde-Savannah bounces back; Midlakes girls are 10-0 (W-FL round-up 12/30)

The Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles were back on the court Saturday, just two days after a tough 1-point loss to Mynderse at the New York Chiropractic College. The Golden Eagles hosted Section 3’s Fowler High and emerged with a 83-79 win. Dru Carnevale scored 30 points, Derrick Chance had 23 and Marcus Chance had 18 points. Also on Saturday, the Midlakes... more

Rochester woman possessed cocaine, heroin at Eastview Mall

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester woman following an incident at Eastview Mall. Deputies say Sarah Kassa Federe, 23, of Rochester was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after an investigation into an incident. Deputies say Federe was possessing cocaine and heroin while at Eastview Mall. She... more

Seneca Falls man trespassed, charged with DWI

On December 27th at 10:30 am a Seneca Falls man was arrested following a trespass complaint on Stevenson Street. The Seneca Falls Police Department says David L. Fellows, 58, was charged with driving while intoxicated, and driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent. Both are felony charges due to a previous DWI conviction. Police say Fellows was actively trespassing... more
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