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Miner, Hawkins and Sharpe look to sway NY’s governor race

Miner, Hawkins and Sharpe look to sway NY’s governor race
Minor-party candidates for New York governor hope to have a major impact on Election Day. Larry Sharpe, the Libertarian Party candidate, Stephanie Miner, running on the Serve America Movement line, and Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate, are hoping to upset the state’s major party candidates running for governor on Nov. 6. And if nothing else, at least they want... more

Katko, Balter spar over I-81, Social Security during final TV debate before election

Katko, Balter spar over I-81, Social Security during final TV debate before election
With two days to go until Election Day, U.S. Rep. John Katko and Democratic challenger Dana Balter clashed early and often Sunday during the final televised debate of the 24th Congressional District race. A question about Medicare and Social Security from NewsChannel 9 moderator Dan Cummings led to the first of many exchanges between the candidates. Katko, R-Camillus, said the... more

Harmful algal blooms less-likely in winter, but still possible

Harmful algal blooms less-likely in winter, but still possible
New York environmental officials say they will stop issuing harmful algal bloom notifications for the winter, though they warn that they can still occur in colder weather. Water contaminated by the blooms can make people sick. The algae, which is actually a type of bacteria, feeds on nitrogen and phosphorus washed in from farms, yards and leaking septic systems. The... more

Penn Yan man charged with sexual misconduct

Penn Yan man charged with sexual misconduct
Police say a 20-year-old Elm Street resident was arrested on sexual misconduct charges following an investigation into allegations involving a 16-year-old female. James Hand, 20, of Penn Yan was charged with sexual misconduct and unlawfully dealing with a child after allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 16-year-old victim. The arrest took place on November 2nd, according to police. He was... more

Annual Veteran’s Day chicken and buscuit dinner returns

Annual Veteran’s Day chicken and buscuit dinner returns
The annual Veteran’s Day chicken and biscuit dinner to honor our Veteran’s will be held at the West Fayette Presbyterian Church. As always, our dinner is served on the actual day – November 11, 2018 from 4:30PM to 6:30PM. Veteran’s eat free. Others pay $9.00 for chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable, dessert and beverage. Eat in, take out or... more

Volunteers & diners needed for community Thanksgiving dinner in Seneca Falls

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The 4th Annual Seneca County Community Thanksgiving Dinner will once again be hosted by the Seneca Falls Elks Lodge 992 at 2221 River Road in Seneca Falls on Thursday, November 22nd. Planning and preparation will be assisted by the T.R.A.C. Team in collaboration with the United Way of Seneca County and the Seneca County House of Concern. Last year, more... more

Marshall Exteriors ranked #37 in the Rochester Top 100

Marshall Exteriors ranked #37 in the Rochester Top 100
Marshall Exteriors, an Upstate New York leader in exterior home remodeling services, announced today that the company has been recognized as a Rochester Top 100 company. “As a proud company founded in Newark and serving the Rochester region, we are thrilled to be recognized as a Rochester Top 100 company.”, said Adam Olschewske. “The Rochester Top 100 Program was created... more

Seneca County will get domestic violence shelter to serve multiple communities

Seneca County will get domestic violence shelter to serve multiple communities
Senator Pam Helming today announced that she has secured $300,000 to allow Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes to build a domestic violence shelter in Seneca County. This has been a longtime priority of local advocates, law enforcement officers, and community leaders. This summer, Lori McConnell, of Waterloo, was lost her life stemming from an alleged domestic incident. This tragic... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Stu Peenstra & Tim Snyder of Seneca Falls Police Department (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Stu Peenstra & Tim Snyder of Seneca Falls Police Department (podcast)
Join your host Harold Weber on the newest episode of Weber This Week where he is joined by Chief of Police Stu Peenstra and Lieutenant Tim Snyder of the Seneca Falls Police Department to discuss the latest things going on with SFPD, the public image of law enforcement officers and two people who recently had their lives saved by SFPD... more

Syracuse football ranked 13th in latest Coaches and AP Polls

Syracuse football ranked 13th in latest Coaches and AP Polls
After another win, the Syracuse Orange (7-2, 4-2) are far from slowing down in their rapid ascent up the polls. Sunday’s Coaches Poll pegged them all the way up at 13th, up 11 spots from where they were last week. Among those teams in last week’s rankings, Syracuse was tied with the rival Boston College Eagles for the biggest jump from week 10. SU received 625... more