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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

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

Seneca Falls PD: Couple’s child found walking down street unclothed in frigid temps

On Friday around 8:26 pm Seneca Falls Police responded to an incident involving a young child walking down a street, unclothed, in extremely cold weather. Police say Aaron and Beth Magnum, 35- and 29-years-old respectively, were charged with endangering the welfare of a child. The charges stem from an incident where a neighbor found the couple’s child walking down the... more

Gov. Cuomo proposes measures to fight burden of student debt

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing measures to fight the crushing burden of student loan debt. The Democratic governor says his proposed reforms build on the Excelsior Scholarship, which makes New York's public universities tuition-free for middle class families. Cuomo proposes creating a student loan ombudsman in the state Department of Financial Services to help resolve student complaints, educate borrowers and... more