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Fatal crash on Route 14 in Torrey

DRESDEN — A high speed crash between a car and a dump truck, which occurred at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 21 at the intersection of State Route 14 and Lampman Road near Dresden, resulted in the death of the car's driver. Yates County sheriff's deputies report that Lawrence A....
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'Dateline' Dives Into the Gruesome Murder of Kelley Clayton and the Bizarre Circumstances Surrounding It

The town of Elmira, N.Y. describes itself as a "great place to live," and for the most part that's true. Sadly, on the evening of September 29, 2015, that would change for one family. Kelley Clayton (35) and her two children were home while her husband, Thomas Clayton, was out for the night playing poker. When he returned home around 12:30 a.m., he would be met with a gruesome scene.
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IPD searching for commercial burglary suspects

ITHACA, N.Y. (WETM) — The Ithaca Police Department is asking anyone for information related to two burglaries that occurred earlier this week. According to IPD, the first burglary occurred at the Newman Municipal Golf Course on Pier Road. Ithaca Police say that the suspect(s) forced entry into the clubhouse and stole undisclosed property. Police say […]

It’s About to Get Harder to Fly to Disney World From These 4 Cities

It’s no secret that it’s getting harder to travel. The price of gas continues to fluctuate and airlines are frequently canceling and delaying flights. JetBlue has already announced that they would be cancelling many flights this summer, and now an airline has made the decision to stop service to some cities.

Staffing Shortages Cause American Airlines to Drop 4 U.S. Cities from Service

If you’re getting ready to pack your bags and head out on your summer vacation, you’re certainly not alone. The travel industry has seen a massive surge lately, caused in part by “revenge travel.” Throughout the world, people were forced to postpone or cancel trips altogether due to the global pandemic. Now that COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted across the U.S. and internationally, travelers are eager to get out. But, staffing shortages have been plaguing the airline industry — and one airline is dropping service to four U.S. cities because of it.

Tales of a ‘Mushroom Huntress’

With eight decades of scouring forests across a multitude of countries for fungal delights to her name, Trumansburg resident Victoria Romanoff has bounded those years of experience, along with several delicious recipes, into a book titled “Mushroom Foraging and Feasting: Recollections and Recipes from a Lifetime on the Hunt.”
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This Week in Wine Country: Hidden Alpaca Farm

HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- This week in wine country, sponsored by Finger Lakes Wine Country, we're visiting Hidden Alpaca Farm in Horseheads. Owned by Carol Haff, Hidden Alpaca Farm is located on East Vargo Road in the town of Horseheads. The farm and retail shop is open to visitors and group tours, from May 1st through October 31st. Hidden Alpaca Farm also offers alpacas for sale, breeding and sponsorship.

American Airlines will cut four regional cities from its network

American Airlines on Sept. 7 will cut four regional airports from its route network: Long Island MacArthur (Islip) and Ithaca in New York; Dubuque, Iowa; and Toledo, Ohio. American said it made the cuts because of the pilot shortage impacting the U.S. airline industry. The carrier says 100 of its American Eagle-branded regional jets are grounded due to the pilot shortage.

Saperavi wine is the star of its first-ever ‘show’ in the Finger Lakes

It’s doubtful the Saperavi grape will ever find a comfortable spot in the vocabulary of U.S. wine drinkers. But the dark-skinned, pink-fleshed grape variety that hails from the country of Georgia does have a loyal following, and some of them assembled May 14 in the Finger Lakes for the inaugural Saperavi Festival at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in Hammondsport, New York.

American Airlines is stopping flights in these 3 cities

Due to an industry pilot shortage, American Airlines will be stopping service in three cities: Islip and Ithaca, New York, and Toledo, Ohio, starting Sept. 7, according to Fox News. The news: “We’re extremely grateful for the care and service our team members provided to our customers in Islip, Ithaca...

American Airlines Ending Service To Two Cities In New York

The country is currently dealing with a shortage of pilots. Because of that, some major airlines are having to cut service to some cities. It's strange how there are so many shortages these days and most of them can be traced back to the pandemic. In the instance of pilots, when the country went into lockdown, people were obviously traveling less. It was a lot less. Sometimes flights were taking off with just a handful of people on them. Obviously, when there aren't as many tickets being purchased, fewer flights can take off. If there are fewer flights, there's not as much work to go around. Airlines began to cut back on staff to save money. They offered many pilots packages to retire early.