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Geneva man charged with attempted rape after investigation

Members of the Geneva Police Department’s Detective Bureau arrested a Geneva man following a rape investigation. According to a news release, the Geneva Police Department arrested Quincy Parnell, 35, of Geneva for attempted rape and forcible touching. The investigation began in February regarding the rape of a 14-year-old female....
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Geneva Man Charged With Attempted Rape, Forcible Touching of Minors

A Geneva man has been arrested on attempted rape and forcible touching charges for two alleged crimes that occurred in the city over the last six months. Back in February, Geneva Police launched an investigation into claims that 35-year-old Quincy Parnell attempted to engage in sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl back in December while she slept. Parnell is also accused of rubbing and groping the legs and other intimate parts of another 14-year-old girl back on June 19th.
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Lyons motorcyclist ejected during crash in Wayne County

Deputies report the investigation of a motorcycle crash that happened on Old Lyons Road Monday around 7 p.m. One man was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. According to a news release, Brandon Stowell, 30, of Lyons was traveling west on Old Lyons Road in Arcadia at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the bike entering a curve.

Geneva Police investigating Dominos stabbing incident

GENEVA, N.Y. (WHEC) — Geneva Police are investigating a stabbing incident that sent one victim to the hospital Monday morning. Police responded to Dominos parking lot located at 1 Exchange Street around 1:00 a.m. Officers say that the victim was approached by two black males. One of the males took out a knife and attacked the victim, causing a large laceration to his face.

First Look: New Baldwinsville bistro dishes out small plates with big taste

(In First Look, we pay a quick visit to a new restaurant or bar in Central New York to give readers an idea of what to expect. Our food critics might visit these places eventually and give us their take, but we want to highlight what’s new in our area. If you know of a new place, send an email to or call/text me at 315-382-1984. If I take your suggestion, I just might buy you a meal.)

Auburn woman's weight loss lands her appearance on the Today Show

AUBURN, N.Y. — An Auburn woman will appear on the 9am hour of the Today Show Wednesday to talk about her weight loss journey. Doreen Fox of Auburn decided to make changes the week before Thanksgiving and she's been losing weight ever since. To date, she has lost 57 pounds.

Flora & Fauna: Bringing more bluebirds to Baldwinsville

BALDWINSVILLE — The eastern bluebird is New York State’s official bird. If you witness these captivating birds in your backyard, you will understand why it was chosen. Bluebirds are linked to American culture and, like Robins, are a sign of spring. Who can forget Judy Garland singing “Somewhere over the rainbow, bluebirds sing”? Famed naturalist Henry David Thoreau proclaimed, “The bluebird carries the sky on his back.”

Casey Park Pool Announces Opening Day

Some good news for those of you who want to take a dip in a pool to cool off this summer. The Casey Park Pool in Auburn is planning on opening on July 6th. According to a post on its social media page, the pool will be open to the public daily from noon until 6 p.m.

Cat Doesn't Mind Being Bounced By Kiddo

Occurred on June 26, 2022 / Liverpool, New York, USA Info from Licensor: "This video is of my two-year-old son, Oliver and my two-year-old orange tabby cat Skippy jumping on the trampoline together in my backyard. Skippy is such a cool cat that he doesn’t even care that he’s bouncing up and down! You can see how much my son loves the cat when he kisses his head and gives him space on the trampoline."

“The King of Hopewell Pizza”: New Pizzeria Open in the Hudson Valley

They say when your ears are ringing, it means someone is talking about you. For me, it means someone is talking about a new pizzeria. I grew up in the Hudson Valley, but before moving back to the area in 2021, I've been living in different places across the United States for the past decade. Every time I relocated, I would try, and inevitably fail, to find pizza that lived up to the kind I used to wolf down in my hometown. Was I a snob? No, I'm just a New Yorker with standards. That's why a recent Facebook post in the East Fishkill Community group caught my eye.

Wegmans recalls Vidalia onions

ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) – A potential food-borne illness in a popular grocer’s produce. Vidalia onions sold by the pound at Wegmans from June 23rd to June 24th in locations including Ithaca, Auburn, Corning, and Elmira, are being recalled due to the possibility of a listeria contamination. Officials say the product may have a 4-digit PLU code of 4159 or 4166. All products may be returned for a full refund.