Aurora man builds amphibious tractor houseboat

Theon Parseghian is used to cars slowing down outside his Aurora residence and workshop. It’s hard to miss the 32-foot houseboat on tractor tires in front of it. The 29-year-old mechanic, fabricator and welder said he’d bought the boat a couple of years ago, intending to make it a guest cottage in the backyard. But where to put a 32-foot... more

Ice covers the ground in surreal Tuesday afternoon scene in Union Springs

Strong storms powered through the region early afternoon on Tuesday and some storms contained a significant amount of hail. One Cayuga County community that saw the most hail was Union Springs. At around 1:00 pm today, Union Springs looked more like a scene from winter than an otherwise sunny, albeit cool, late-afternoon in June. Check out the images from these... more

Man jumps from bridge into Six Mile Creek while fleeing from police in Ithaca

A man jumped from a bridge into Six Mile Creek Thursday afternoon while police were tailing him in an attempt to serve an arrest warrant related to a domestic violence incident, police said. Lt. Dan Donahue said an off-duty deputy recognized Robert Predmore while he was in the back passenger seat of a red truck that turned onto South Meadow... more

FAKE MONEY: Police say ‘motion picture money’ is going around Geneva

Police in Geneva say they’ve received at least one complaint this week of fake money being passed off as real U.S. currency. Police say that local businesses and residents should closely examine any money they’re being handed to ensure it’s authentic. The money being passed reads “Motion Picture Use Only,” and is the type of prop used in filming. Police... more

Tiger Woods had a Turning Stone Elite Card at time of his DUI arrest

A review of Tiger Woods’ police report from a recent DUI arrest in Florida brought about a small but interesting link to Central New York. There on line 11 under “description of personal property” along with his cell phone, key ring, watch and credit cards: Turning Stone Elite Card. The Turning Stone Elite Card is described as the highest level... more

Police: Seneca Falls woman called dispatch 24 times about incident

A Seneca Falls woman faces multiple charges after police say she called dispatch 24 times attempting to report an incident, which police say had been handled. On Monday at 12:02 am the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Susan L. Ganser, 54, of Seneca Falls for third-degree falsely reporting an incident, two counts of second-degree obstructing governmental administration, and second-degree harassment... more

The craziest softball game Groton may have ever seen

Groton defeated visiting Lansing, 17-10, on senior night Tuesday at the Groton Elementary School field. All 17 runs came in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Indians trailing 10-0. “It was amazing,” said Groton head coach Ed Dow, who has been a modified and varsity coach at Groton for more than two decades. “I’ve never been in a... more

State working with Auburn homeowner to remove any remaining prison inmate bones

here may be more human bones from state prison inmates buried in the backyard of an Auburn home, and the state is working with the owner to find and remove them. The house on Fitch Avenue abutting Auburn’s Fort Hill Cemetery has Halloween decorations out front and pumpkins lining the stairs up to the door. The Auburn Citizen – News:... more

Auburn man accused of smearing feces, writing graffiti on wall of motel in Oswego Co.

An Auburn man is accused of trashing a room at a motel in Mexico that he was living in, according to the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say 64-year-old John Batuk, of Auburn, has been charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Those charges come after an investigation into an incident at the La Siesta Motel in Mexico that occurred at some... more

Police: Auburn man arrested for throwing a small trampoline at a woman

An Auburn man is facing a felony charge after allegedly throwing a trampoline at a woman and injuring her. Abel C. Arambarry of Auburn got into an argument with a woman at his home on Thursday night, said Auburn police. During the domestic incident, police said the 37-year-old picked up a small trampoline and threw it at the woman, striking... more

Kenny rants on the Rochester City Court Judge who was stopped on 490 and charged with DWI

Kenny rants on Leticia Astacio, the Rochester City Court Judge who was stopped on 490 with four flat tires and charged with DWI. Also, Kenny’s thoughts on the Syracuse Orange, Buffalo Bills, and the Mynderse and Waterloo boys and girls varsity basketball squads heading into 2016-17. Check out the episode at FingerLakes1.TV Audio Only Version: more

Police: Newark man stole engagement ring from family member

New York State Police say a 26-year-old Newark man has been arrested after he allegedly stole a diamond engagement ring from the residence of a family member. State Police report that Zachary R. Patanzo, 26, of Newark was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after allegedly stealing a diamond engagement ring from a family member in Lyons while residing at the... more
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