Phelps, NY


Officer attacked and choked by inmate at Auburn Correctional Facility, sent to hospital

AUBURN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — An officer was sent to the hospital after being attacked by an inmate at the Auburn Correctional Facility, according to the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA). On Saturday, November 26, an officer was escorting an inmate to the Mess Hall inside the maximum security facility. While […]

Phelps Hospital Is A Regional Leader In Stroke Care

Seconds matter when it comes to a stroke. Think about it. You have some 86 billion brain cells. When you have a stroke, a brain injury that damages blood flow to the brain, you can lose up to 1.9 million brain cells per minute. Restoring blood flow as quickly as possible can make the difference between a full recovery and catastrophic results, including death.

Twin Tiers Most Wanted: Joshua M. Woodworth

Joshua M. Woodworth is wanted by the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office. Woodworth has violated his probation. Woodworth was convicted of unlawful dealing with a child. Woodworth is 32 years old. Woodworth has red hair and hazel eyes. Woodworth is 5’6″ tall and weighs 130 pounds. The last...

Woman struck by car, killed in Canandaigua

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Canandaigua woman is dead after she was hit by a car while crossing the street, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) announced Tuesday evening. Deputies with OCSO said they responded to the report of a pedestrian struck on Eastern Boulevard, also called I-20,...

Jeepers load up a ton of donations for Newark Neighbours

With the help of a large group of car lovers and a festive “Christmas Jeep,” the Niagara Area Jeep Club was able to accept loads of donations for Newark Neighbours. A large group of Jeep enthusiasts gathered outside Phil’s Independent Grocer in Virgil on Saturday to brave the cold and wind in the name of helping the community.

Newark Neighbours prepares to fill dozens of hampers for Christmas

Christmas is around the corner and Newark Neighbours is getting its Christmas hampers ready. Much like Thanksgiving, Newark Neighbours will be providing between 55 and 60 families with a hamper full of food – enough to enjoy a nice Christmas meal. Each hamper will have a turkey or ham,...

Regional Forecast – Finger Lakes (12/8/22)

Clouds with us yet again today and these are lake-effect clouds. This is due to a wind out of the northwest which is ushering in these clouds, some spotty lake-effect showers, and cooler air. Due to this cooler air, temperatures do not change that much today and stay close to average.

State Police arrest a Seneca Falls resident for DWI.

On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, troopers from SP Waterloo observed a vehicle fail to stop at a red light on State Route 20 in the town of Tyre. The operator identified as Nathan M. Kennedy, age 26, of Seneca Falls, was subsequently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC greater than .08%, Open Container, and a traffic violation.

Upstate NY town named among best, must-see Christmas towns in the U.S.

Seneca Falls, N.Y. — It’s a wonderful life in Upstate New York. But no Upstate place is as wonderful during the holiday season as the “real” Bedford Falls. Seneca Falls has been named one of the best Christmas towns in America by Reader’s Digest. The Finger Lakes town made the festive roundup of places “you should visit at least once” alongside North Pole, Alaska and Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Canandaigua man arrested after stabbing man and slashing his throat

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A 66-year-old Canandaigua man is accused of slashing someone’s throat with a knife. Police arrested David Labarr on Saturday. They said he stabbed a man and slashed his throat. The victim was taken to Strong Hospital, but is now recovering at home. Labarr was arraigned...

Santa feeling the squeeze of inflation in Western New York

Victor, N.Y. — Even Santa is feeling the squeeze of inflation this year with some people choosing to scale back their holiday spending. With the holiday season in full swing and prices on the rise, some shoppers are having to make the choice of whether to keep things the same or cut back on how much they stuff stockings this year.

Troopers arrest a Newark resident for Petit Larceny.

On Sunday, December 4, 2022, troopers from SP Lyons responded to a larceny at the Walmart in the town of Macedon. State Police arrested Edward F. Galvin III, age 35, of Newark, for Petit Larceny. Galvin III was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Macedon Court on...

EJC HOTELS Announces First Joint Acquisition in Newark, New York

NEWARK, NEW YORK—EJC HOTELS, LLC, a recently formed New York-based hotel/resort property ownership and management group, announced its first joint acquisition, the former Newark Garden Finger Lakes Hotel in Newark, New York. Upon completion of the transaction, the hotel ceased operations to begin an approximately $10 million redevelopment of the site to completely reconceive the interior, exterior, and identity of the project. The company is in discussions with major brands to reflag the property. One of the brands being considered is Trademark Collection by Wyndham. In addition, approximately 40 new upscale apartments, which will have their own entrance with private elevator access, will be added to the property. EJC HOTELS is partnering alongside David Eckert who heads up a group of EB-5 capital investors.

Miss Penn Yan crowned at StarShine celebration

PENN YAN — Starshine, Penn Yan’s traditional holiday opening event escaped the wind-driven rain that threatened to dampen celebrations last Saturday, Dec. 3. But the sky cleared before dusk, and the evening’s music, entertainment, food, vendors, colorful lights, holiday treats, and the crowning of Miss Penn Yan, went on without a hitch.

State Police in Canandaigua arrest a Shortsville man on weapons and drug charges.

On December 5th, 2022, the State Police Canandaigua BCI arrested Harrison S. Hardy, age 32, of Shortsville NY, for Criminal Possession Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession Controlled Substance 4th Degree, Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Aggravated Family Offense, Criminal Contempt 1st Degree, and Menacing 2nd Degree.