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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

Boyfriend of missing Clyde woman worries troubled past caught up with her

Authorities in Newark as missing person investigation continues
Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies are on-scene in Newark as part of missing person’s case. A contingent of New York State troopers are out alongside Clyde Police officers. State Police said they are assisting Clyde Police with a missing person investigation. Clyde Police have been searching for 31-year-old Jeannette Ciaramella, who was last seen on the morning on Tuesday,... 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

Newark receives New York State Canalway Grant

Newark receives New York State Canalway Grant
The Village of Newark has been awarded a New York State Canalway Grant. The program provides funding for projects that further the goals and objectives of the New York State Canal Recreationway Plan, such as raising public awareness of the historical and current impact of the canal, expanding community engagement and participation in canal programs, and increasing investment in the... more

Holiday Shoppe and Movie Night held December 12th at Perkins School

Holiday Shoppe and Movie Night held December 12th at Perkins School
Perkins School PTA ran it’s annual, non-profit Holiday Shoppe for students differently this year and it proved to be very successful. In recent years, it has been held in the school for a week in December and classes, accompanied by their teachers, took turns visiting it and purchasing all kinds of very inexpensive holiday gift items for family members. Gift... 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

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

Detours ahead: Overdue Erie Canal bridge repairs to bring short-term pain for some drivers

Detours ahead: Overdue Erie Canal bridge repairs to bring short-term pain for some drivers
In Monroe, Orleans and Wayne counties, the century old truss and lift bridges that carry traffic over the Erie Canal are now in the worst condition of any in the Empire state. For over 100 years, they’ve seen salt and snow, freezes and thaws, baking sun and a constant pounding from carriage wheels and hooves and now, tires and traffic.... more

Webster community, firefighters mark sixth anniversary of firefighter ambush

Webster community, firefighters mark sixth anniversary of firefighter ambush
Driving down Lake Rd. in Webster never gets easier for firefighters like Al Sinkiewicz. “You drive by the scene down there, and you can’t help but flash back to what happened that day,” he said. He’s talking about the Christmas Eve tragedy in 2012, when a man set his own home on fire, and later shot at first responders. “It... more

Deputies: Felony DWI charges filed in Wayne County after traffic stop

Deputies: Felony DWI charges filed in Wayne County after traffic stop
Deputies arrested a South Carolina woman on felony DWI charges after receiving a complaint of a sick or intoxicated driver on Saturday. Deputies say Sherry A. Daprile, 49, was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation, open container, and moving from lane unsafely. She was arrested after deputies responded to that report of a sick or intoxicated driver, and... more

Lyons woman charged after Christmas Day incident

Lyons woman charged after Christmas Day incident
Deputies in Wayne County say a Christmas Day argument led to a criminal contempt charge for a Lyons resident. Tamila S. D. Jackson-Kemp, 25, of Lyons was arrested and charged with fourth-degree criminal contempt after the argument turned physical. Deputies say Jackson-Kemp damaged property that did not belong to her during the incident. She was issued appearance tickets and the... more

Wolcott man charged after attempted string of larcenies on Christmas Day

Wolcott man charged after attempted string of larcenies on Christmas Day
Deputies say a Wolcott resident was arrested following a larceny investigation on Christmas Day in the Town of Butler. Fayer Perez, 22, of Wolcott was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, third-degree grand larceny, and fourth-degree criminal mischief after the investigation. Deputies say they received a report of a man attempting to get into a residence in Butler, and upon investigation... more

TONS TO DO: Montezuma Audubon Center announces January, February, and March programs

TONS TO DO: Montezuma Audubon Center announces January, February, and March programs
Are you looking for something fun and exciting to do this winter? The Montezuma Audubon Center’s programs are a great way to explore the winter wonderland with friends and family! Join us for hot cocoa and snowshoe programs to explore the wild side of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. Hop in our van and tour Montezuma to experience majestic raptors, migratory... more
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