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Native American cigarette-selling war has begun in Seneca Falls

SENECA FALLS — A cigarette-selling war is underway in Seneca Falls. The Cayuga Nation began selling untaxed, Cayuga brand cigarettes at three of its properties on Friday. Sales continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 61 Ovid St., 183 Ovid St., and from a vacant lot on East Bayard Street.
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Crash on Thruway Near Weedsport’s Exit 40. reports a multi-car accident occurred Friday night on the New York State Thruway near Exit 40 in Weedsport. Multiple ambulances responded to the scene which was reported around 9.30pm. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and...
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'Suspicious' fire leads to home evacuations in Seneca Falls

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (WHEC)— Investigators are looking into what they're calling a "suspicious" house fire in Seneca County Saturday morning. Several crews from around the area went to the home on County House Road in Seneca Falls around 10:30 a.m. for a call of smoke coming from a basement. When they got there, firefighters found a fire in the basement.
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DWI Charge After Crash in Hopewell

A Geneva Man faces a DWI charge after a car crash Friday. Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a personal injury crash Friday morning on County Road 10 in the town of Hopewell. The driver, Eugene H Fleming, was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Get...

Money Dispute Leads to Punches in Lyons

Friday evening saw the arrest of a Lyons man following a disturbance occurring within the town. Scott Scharett was arrested by Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies after he allegedly knocked a person to the ground and punched him multiple times during an argument over money. He is expected to answer the...

Summertime favorite Spencer’s Ali changing hands

OSWEGO — One of the Port City’s longtime popular watering holes is getting sold. Robert McGrath, proprietor of the adjoining Clubhouse Tavern and Spencer’s Ali on West Second Street, announced this month a sale of the popular summertime bar and music venue Spencer’s Ali is in the works, and another local business owner is set to acquire the longtime open air venue. McGrath, who plans to continue overseeing Club House Tavern, said his plan is to shift focus to that business, which is expected to reopen in the near future.
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DENIM SPIRIT: The origins of autumnal nostalgia

My neighbor’s black-eyed Susans are still vibrant. Their round black eyes are bigger now, bulging out from yellow faces. But that chroma of yellow! No human-concocted hue comes close to that screaming lemon-mango-egg yolk-citrine gift of Mother Nature. Thankfully, our lavender and verbena are popping purple in this newly ordained...
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ABC Cayuga: Play and learning go hand-in-hand at Play Space

If you are a parent of young children and haven’t had a chance to visit the new Play Space yet, you are in for a treat! Families love the bright, welcoming space and children are instantly drawn to the big tugboat and fishing pond, the realistic Wegmans store and café, and the farm and farmers market, to name just a few highlights! One of the best parts about the mission and physical design of the Play Space is that these opportunities for play are also opportunities designed to support learning.
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Maurillo: Pet abandonment and overpopulation in Auburn

In assessment of some of the recently viewed social media notifications regarding abandoned pets around Auburn, I feel compelled to mention and re-discuss some information regarding topics and information previously written in articles by myself and other animal health/welfare authors. The number of feral cats in Auburn has increased dramatically....

Here are the best places to pick apples in Central New York

CENTRAL NEW YORK (WSYR-TV) — Whether you’re a fall enthusiast looking to up your apple pie game, or you’re looking for a fun family activity for your kiddos, apple picking is a great way to enjoy what Central New York has to offer. Here is a list of local apple orchards offering U-pick apples and much more.
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Canal View Restaurant receives NCSD's Friend of Education award

NEWARK — Because of its support of Newark High School students, especially during the last school year, Canal View Family Restaurant was named the 2021 recipient of the school district’s Friend of Education Award at the opening assembly of Superintendent’s Conference Day Sept. 1. Newark Superintendent Susan Hasenauer commended Canal...
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Sportsman's Day returning to Elbridge with fishing, hunting, more

The Onondaga County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs has announced the return of Sportsmen's Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery, 1672 Route 321, Elbridge. The event will offer a sampling of outdoor activities for all ages, including fishing, trapping, hunting, orienteering, birds...

Finger Lakes SPCA to hold Howl-O-Ween Pet Walk in Skaneateles this October

AUBURN. N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Finger Lakes SPCA of CNY will bring back the Howl-O-Ween Pet Walk and Parade on Sunday, October 10 this year. The annual event couldn’t take place in 2020 due to the pandemic, but now it’s coming back better than ever to raise funds for the animal shelter. The walk will span three miles in Skaneateles, and will end at the Austin Park Pavilion.

Man City Star Names Dog After Energy Drink

Phil Foden made his first appearance for Manchester City in a 2017 Champions League group stage match against Feyenoord. Since that day, the midfielder has gradually established himself as a key player for the Sky Blues. A lifelong fan of the club and a product of Manchester City’s academy, Foden...
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Ormie King: Remember Auburn's legendary playground floats?

Wednesday is the first day of autumn, so before we say goodbye to summer, here are a few final summertime photos for you to enjoy. Who could forget those playground parades at the end of summer, when everyone worked so hard constructing and decorating their floats? Then all the kids would dress up in costume and ride so proudly through downtown, representing their special playground. It sure was a great way to end our summer vacations before school started up again. Enjoy!
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Marcellus nature center announces virtual 5K

Baltimore Woods Nature Center in Marcellus will hold its sixth annual 5K Run for the Woods virtually between Sept. 22 and Oct. 6. Participants can sign up and run or walk at a time or place that works best for them. There is also an optional 5K course at the center, 4077 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus. Participants will then upload their times and compete for prizes.

“On The Canals” fall kayak/bicycle tours offered in Brockport

The Village of Brockport has joined the Erie Canal communities of Waterloo, Savannah, Amsterdam, Macedon, and Medina to offer free kayak and bicycle excursions on the Erie Canal. Brockport is offering three excursions each day on four Saturdays and Sundays in September (18, 19, 25, 26) and October (2, 3, 9, 10). The excursion sites were selected and sponsored by the New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation.