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More details released after Chemung Co. man arrested following child abduction, multi-county chase

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- More charges have been filed against the man accused of abducting a child and leading police on a multi-county chase on Tuesday, June 22. As WENY News reported, on June 22, police were alerted a man had assaulted someone and abducted a child in Chemung County. The suspect, Somers, was then pulled over in Watkins Glen. Police say he refused to get out of the car and led officers on a chase, which ended in Yates County after officers put down stop sticks and Somers' car went into a ditch.
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Junius man ejected from vehicle, seriously hurt in crash

Junius, N.Y. – A Seneca County man suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash Wednesday night in Junius. Seneca County Sheriff’s deputies say a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Shyquest Powell rear-ended a second vehicle driven by Brett Rising, 66, on State Route 218 in Junius. They say Rising’s vehicle went off...
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Man Thrown From Motorcycle Following Route 104 Accident

A man was found lying semiconscious in the middle of State Route 104 in the area of Lakeside Road in the town of Ontario Wednesday night following a motorcycle accident. 23-year old Scott Saucier of Rochester was traveling west at around 10 o’clock when he lost control of his motorcycle. He was ejected from his bike as it slid on its side for several hundred feet. Saucier was taken to Strong for wounds to his abdomen and a broken clavicle.
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Dundee Firefighters Rescue Cats From House Fire

A Waugh Road home in the town of Starkey was damaged by fire late Wednesday afternoon. When they first arrived on the scene, Dundee firefighters were able to rescue several cats that were indoors, with at least one succumbing to smoke inhalation. No one was inside of the home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported. The house sustained a significant amount of fire, smoke, and water damage.

City of Rochester’s emergency orders expire

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — ​City Hall says that, along with the end of the state’s emergency declaration, Rochester’s emergency orders are ending too. That means City Council meetings will resume in-person, as will Zoning and Preservation Board meetings. Other emergency meetings are going away, like Zoom weddings through the city clerk’s...
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Junius Man Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries Following Two-Car Accident Near Outlet Mall

Information has been released regarding a serious motor vehicle accident that happened on State Route 318 in the town of Junius Wednesday night. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports 20-year old Shyquest Powell, of Syracuse, was allegedly driving a Mercedes Benz in a reckless manner when she rear-ended a car driven by 66-year old Brett Rising of Junius. The impact sent Rising’s car off the southside of the road before rolling over several times and coming to rest along a utility pole. Rising was ejected from the vehicle and sustained life-threatening injuries. Powell’s car came to rest in the middle of the road and she and a 17-year old female passenger attempted to flee the scene on foot. The two girls were picked up by a passing motorist and were seen loading a large number of clothes from their car into the other vehicle. That car was subsequently pulled over on State Route 5 in Seneca Falls with Powell and the 17 yr old being taken into custody without incident. Rising was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital and is listed in unsatisfactory condition.
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Bath Police Department will begin using body cameras

Bath Police Department officers will now be required to wear body cameras. Training on how to use the cameras will begin on Friday, June 25 and officers will begin wearing them during their assigned shift. Corning Incorporated helped the department get over ten body cameras. Sergeant Gregory Fonseca of the...

Teen in ICU after being rescued from burning home in Shortsville

SHORTSVILLE, N.Y. — A teenager remains in intensive care after being rescued from a burning home in Ontario County Wednesday night. Crews responded to the home on Palmyra Street in Shortsville just before 11:45 p.m. and could see flames coming from the roof and back of the house. First responders...
Watkins Glen, NYNewsChannel 36

Seneca Sunrise Coffee breaks ground on expansion project

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) – Seneca Sunrise Coffee in Watkins Glen broke ground on a new expansion project Thursday. The project is funded in part by the Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant Watkins Glen won in 2017. The new space at the shop will include a new roasting area, customer seating,...
Geneva, NYFingerLakes1

Finger Lakes Health announces winner of The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Finger Lakes Health honored Ashley Molisani, BSN, RN, at Geneva General Hospital with “The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses®.” Molisani, a graduate of Finger Lakes Health College of Nurses Health & Sciences, works in the Brenda & Dave Rickey Foundation Emergency Department at Geneva General Hospital. A grateful patient nominated...
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Victor schools recognized for student empowerment through STEM

Victor Junior High School and Victor Senior High School recently learned their science, technology, engineering and math programs received national recognition from Project Lead the Way. This is the first year that VJH was recognized as a Distinguished Gateway School and the third consecutive year for VSH to be recognized...