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Legislators say funding for local roads and bridges is needed

Legislators say funding for local roads and bridges is needed
State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) today called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to “once and for all make New York State’s commitment to local roads and bridges the strongest state-level commitment in the nation.” The area legislators were responding to Governor Cuomo’s proposal to launch a new $150-billion infrastructure plan next year. The governor unveiled... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Lyons posts 93 points in rout of NR-W; Midlakes girls improve to 6-0

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Lyons posts 93 in rout of NR-W; Midlakes girls move to 6-0
Wednesday night was a light night of action on the area high school hardwood with just one girls game on the slate that saw Midlakes improve to 6-0 on the season and four Wayne County league boys games including a 54 point Lyons road win at North Rose-Wolcott. Full results, details, league standings and Thursday’s schedule below… *** WATCH LIVE... more

Finger Lakes Land Trust, Onondaga County receive millions to protect water quality

Finger Lakes Land Trust, Onondaga County receive millions to protect water quality
The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced Wednesday it was receiving more than $3 million from the state for projects protecting water quality in the Finger Lakes, while Onondaga County received nearly $1 million for work including the Skaneateles Lake Watershed. As part of a $3 million grant through the state’s Water Quality Improvement Project, the Land Trust was awarded $921,000... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Pitifer’s Posse rolls past Devils for first Waterloo win over Mynderse since 2007

W-FL THURSDAY: Pitifer’s Posse rolls past Devils for first Waterloo win over Mynderse since 2007
Thursday night’s girls & boys basketball doubleheader between crosstown rivals Mynderse and Waterloo had been highly anticipated in the days leading up to the showdown at Waterloo High School. The girls teams both are competing in Section V’s Class B2 division and were evenly matched on paper. The Waterloo boys were coming off a big win at Newark and was... more

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing policing in Wayne, Facebook’s suffering, and NY’s shrinking size (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing policing in Wayne, Facebook’s suffering, and NY’s shrinking size (podcast)
As the Finger Lakes closes in on Christmas – Josh Durso is joined by Ted Baker of Finger Lakes Morning News, who is heard daily on WGVA and WAUB to break down the week’s biggest headlines. Here are the headlines from Episode #39: – Contract negotiations in Wayne County for deputies; – Job Ghosting and who’s to blame; – Facebook’s... more

Deputies: Farmington man accused of illegally obtaining assistance from Geneva Housing Authority

Deputies: Farmington man accused of illegally obtaining assistance from Geneva Housing Authority
Deputies report the arrest of a Farmington man following an investigation into public assistance. As result, Raymond Wolfgram, 43, of Farmington was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after being on public assistance for approximately one-year without reporting income properly. Deputies say that the assistance was being received from the Geneva Housing Authority. Altogether, approximately $4,720 was received illegally. He was... more

Port Gibson responds to two-car accident along Rt. 31

Port Gibson responds to two-car accident along Rt. 31
Late-Friday around 8:50 p.m. first responders were called to a two-car accident along Route 31 in Newark. The Port Gibson Fire Department was dispatched to the scene, along with the assistance of East Palmyra Fire Department, Finger Lakes Ambulance, and State Police. They say Palmyra Fire Department also stood-by during the incident. Two people were transported to area hospitals as... more

A holiday gift for Geneva — the Dove Block returns to local ownership

A holiday gift for Geneva — the Dove Block returns to local ownership
Geneva’s historic downtown Dove Block building is set to return to local ownership as part of a project that will secure the building’s future for years to come. The Dove Block Restoration Group, which is made up of local business and civic leaders, announced an agreement and financing Thursday that will return the landmark’s ownership to Geneva and begin the... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Midlakes girls outlast Pal-Mac; Geneva boys top Penn Yan

W-FL FRIDAY: Midlakes girls outlast Pal-Mac; Geneva boys top Penn Yan
Friday night in the Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball leagues saw some close games and key results including Nate Rich’s Midlakes Lady Screaming Eagles winning their 7th straight with a 5 point win over Pal-Mac and the Geneva girls recording their first league win. On the boys side Parker Bossard scored 6 of his 8 points in the decisive 4th quarter to help... more

Sustainability and solid waste management director named

Sustainability and solid waste management director named
Ontario County will start the new year with a new Sustainability and Solid Waste Management Department and a new director of that department. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday to endorse the recommendations of a search committee, County Administrator Mary Krause and the board’s Planning & Environmental Quality Committee to name Carla Jordan of Victor to the position, effective... more
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