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Seneca Falls man accused of choking, kicking victim repeatedly during domestic incident

Police say a Seneca Falls man was arrested on multiple charges, including one felony, after choking and repeatedly kicking a female victim during a domestic incident. On Tuesday at approximately 12:10 pm Seneca Falls Police arrested Andrew L. Morseman, 28, of Seneca Falls following a domestic violence call. Police say that Morseman is accused of grabbing a female victim by... more

Firefighters extinguish fire in Linden Avenue apartment building

Ithaca firefighters contained and extinguished a fire Tuesday at an apartment building at 211 Linden Ave. in Collegetown. No injuries were reported from the fire because all occupants were away for their holiday break, firefighters said. Firefighters responded to the building at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for a fire alarm, authorities said. They went into the building to investigate and found... more

House Democrats pursue new candidate to take on John Katko in 2018

House Democrats say they're recruiting a top-tier candidate to challenge Rep. John Katko in the 2018 election in case Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner declines to launch a bid for the seat. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., the top recruiter for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told the National Journal that the party is pursuing a candidate who may be more likely... more

Cuomo: Beware addiction treatment frauds

New York state is warning the public about fraudulent addiction treatment services in a new campaign announced Wednesday. The initiative aims to halt "patient brokering," a practice where brokers collect payments from addiction treatment providers in exchange for referring patients to these programs, according to a release. The state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the New York... more

Senate will not consider Buerkle, Auburn native, for consumer safety chair

Ann Marie Buerkle, an Auburn native and former congresswoman, may not serve as chair of an independent federal agency after all. The U.S. Senate returned Buerkle's nomination to lead the Consumer Product Safety Commission to President Donald Trump last week, according to congressional records. Because the Senate sent the nomination back to the president, Trump must renominate Buerkle or select... more

Crash closes portion of South Street Road in Fleming, four cars involved

A portion of South Street Road in Fleming was closed Tuesday following a four-car crash that sent one person to the hospital. The crash was reported around at 11:54 a.m. in the vicinity of 5700 South Street Road in Fleming, outside the Sunoco gas station, according to Cayuga County 911. Police closed the street from Willowbrook Road to Sand Beach... more

Deputies: Shoplifters swipe over $600 in merchandise from Kohl’s in Victor

Three people were arrested following a shoplifting complaint at Kohl’s in Victor. On Saturday, Kohl’s employees reported that a man and a woman, later identified as Rodney Jasper and Angie Jasper, had stolen several fitness trackers valued at $639.92 from the store. Deputies stopped a car on State Route 96, driven by 36-year-old Brooksie Wilson, after it was seen fleeing... more

Downtown Lyons properties nominated for National Register of Historic Places

This Erie Canal community got an early Christmas present, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that a large portion of its downtown, park square and adjacent neighborhoods are being recommended by the state Board for Historic Preservation for placement on the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The Lyons Downtown Historic District, containing 256 properties, is one of 23... more

Lyons hopes to make history

This Erie Canal community got an early Christmas present, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that a large portion of its downtown, park square and adjacent neighborhoods are being recommended by the state Board for Historic Preservation for placement on the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The Lyons Downtown Historic District, containing 256 properties, is one of 23... more

Police: Cayuga County man with BAC three times legal limit charged with DWI

A Cayuga County man was arrested for drunk driving Friday night after crashing his car in the town of Victory, state police said. In a press release, police said 37-year-old Eric W. Richardson was taken into custody at around 11 p.m. after troopers responded to a property damage accident on Route 38. Richardson, of Red Creek, allegedly failed several standard... more

Springside Inn named one of 2017’s ‘best upscale hideaways’ in the northeast

The Springside Inn has been chosen as one of this year’s best retreats in the northeast United States. Earlier this month, travel blogger Malerie Yolen-Cohen published a list of the 18 best northeast hideaways in the Huffington Post, and as it turned out, the Springside Inn made the cut. One of three New York destinations on Yolen-Cohen’s list, the Springside... more

Brutal wind chills, lake effect snow persist throughout the Finger Lakes tonight

Walking outside this morning might have felt like a shock for some, as the Finger Lakes experienced temperatures that haven’t been seen in recent memory. Forecasters say the temperatures will continue falling through Thursday, which will mean that staying warm, bundled up, and keeping children and pets safe is a priority. The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories... more

Seneca Falls man arrested twice in December after violating order of protection

A Seneca Falls man was arrested a second time during the month of December after violating a stay away order of protection, according to police. On Friday, December 21st at 8:00 pm the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested 44-year-old Adam J. Christensen. The arrest stems from an violation of an order of protection investigation. During the investigation, Christensen,... more
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