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Geneva High School closed today due to threat
Sep. 26—GENEVA — Geneva High School was closed on Tuesday due to a threat made by a student, Geneva Police Chief John Camper said. "That student did turn himself in," Camper said. "He's being charged in juvenile court." The high school was closed as a precautionary measure, he...
New trial set for 16-year-old girl accused of stabbing 13-year-old to death
Syracuse, N.Y. — A new trial date has been set for a 16-year-old girl accused of stabbing a 13-year-old girl to death. Naj’ee Wright, of Auburn, was stabbed to death on May 24, 2021 on West Onondaga Street. Xomara Diaz was arrested and charged with Wright’s death.
Woman hit by SUV in Victor BJ's parking lot dies
Victor, N.Y. — A woman hit by an SUV in an Ontario County parking lot Monday afternoon has died from her injuries. Deputies said Maryann Delfino, 83, of Fairport, was struck shortly before 1 p.m. in the parking lot at BJ's Wholesale Club in Victor. Investigators determined an 87-year-old...
21-Year-Old Local Resident Dies in Single-Vehicle Accident in Yates County
A fatal road accident in Yates County is under investigation. The incident resulted in the death of a local resident, 21-year-old Tyler Williams. Williams was driving on Gorham Road in Benton early Saturday when his vehicle veered off track. After trying to correct the vehicle's path, it crashed into a field.
Man killed after being ejected from vehicle
BENTON, N.Y. (WENY) -- A man is dead after he was ejected from his vehicle following a Saturday morning crash in Benton. According to the Yates County Sheriff, Tyler Williams was driving east on Gorham Rd. in Yates County around 2 a.m. when he lost control of his vehicle. He veered off the road, but then over corrected, sending his car back up the roadway, overturning into a field.
Boy recovering from fall at Taughannock Falls State Park
TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. (WHCU) — A two-year-old boy is recovering after falling at Taughannock Falls State Park in Trumansburg. In a statement to WHCU, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation says the boy “fell approximately 25-feet off a trail near the lower falls” while hiking with his parents on Sunday evening. He is currently being treated for a head injury and is in stable condition.
Dundee man seen in court in relation to 16-year-old’s death following July crash
BARRINGTON, N.Y. (WETM) — A Dundee man has been indicted in connection to a fatal vehicle crash back in July that ended the life of a 16-year-old child. According to the Yates County Sheriff’s Office, 21-year-old Dakota A. Oshaughnessy was seen by a Yates County Grand Jury on Friday, Sept. 22, for two charges connecting […]
Man hit by car while walking on Geneva Street
According to investigators, the victim was highly intoxicated. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. The driver was uninjured.
Police working to identify man in connection with jewelry store theft in Canandaigua
Canandaigua, N.Y. — Police are working to identify a man in connection with a larceny at a jewelry store in Ontario County. The incident happened Friday at Crown Jewelers on South Main Street in Canandaigua. Anyone with information on the man pictured is asked to call Sgt. PJ Mastracy...
Ulysses might add new restaurant
ULYSSES, N.Y. (WHCU) — A new restaurant could be coming to Ulysses. The Planning Board is reviewing a potential eatery at the former site of West End Gas and Grocery. Applicant Jan Brath says the space would have lots of seating and an exterior patio. A public hearing happens...
Strongest Northern Lights in 20 Years Increasing Chances to See Kaleidoscope of Colors
The chances of seeing the Northern Lights are skyrocketing as intense solar activity, flares, and storms are creating brighter, larger-than-average auroras. Aurora Borealis has increased dramatically in 2023 and scientists say if the trend continues, the next year and a half could bring the strongest Northern Lights activity of the past 20 years.
Lynyrd Skynyrd hosting hometown concerts preparty and whiskey signing
Lynyrd Skynyrd recently launched their own Hell House whiskey as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of their debut album, Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd’. Now they’re giving fans a chance to get an autographed bottle of the booze. Skynyrd, who formed in...
How you could get a tree stand for this upcoming hunting season
WATERLOO, N.Y. (WETM) — If you’re someone who’s into hunting and is in need of a new tree stand, the Forest Service Department has an upcoming auction you might want to check out. Dozens of tree stands that were left in the Finger Lakes National Forest were impounded, and will now be up for auction […]
Take a ‘fresh look’ at weed control
SENECA FALLS, NY – Weeds: they reduce yields, contaminate crops and seem to infest fields year after year. No matter how much you spray, they come right back the next season, ready to take over your acres. To offer some helpful advice, Vipan Kumar, associate professor and weed management...
Man injured, extricated from car after rollover crash on North Street
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man was injured following a rollover crash that happened on North Street Monday evening, according to the Rochester Police Department. Officers said that just before 11:15 p.m., the man was driving his car north on North St. when he hit an unattended car on the east side of the street. […]
Service providers included in 37 new businesses registered in Central New York
Business providing services like contracting, cleaning, personal care and obesity management were among the 37 new businesses registered with County Clerk offices in Onondaga, Cayuga and Madison counties between Sept. 18 and 22. No new corporations were registered in Onondaga County, but two were registered in Madison County. Five businesses...
Waste Connections’ landfill outreach covers Seneca Meadows expansion, Chiquita Canyon odors
Waste Connections is currently conducting community outreach measures at two notable sites due to neighbors’ environmental concerns. Waste Connections has hosted a number of community meetings this month as part of its effort to expand its Seneca Meadows location in New York and extend its permit that is set to expire in 2025; but it’s facing significant community pushback. Meanwhile, it was ordered to mitigate worsening odor issues at its Chiquita Canyon location in California through a Sept. 7 agreement with the local air quality board. The company must update residents regularly on its progress.
College Football Fans Roasted Hugh Freeze Over His ‘Love’ Message for Auburn-Georgia Rivalry Game
The Tigers could be in big trouble Saturday. Auburn football coach Hugh Freeze gets his first taste of a big rivalry game with his new program this weekend when the Tigers host No. 1 Georgia on Saturday afternoon. This rivalry has long been a heated one and dates all the...
Weekly Safety Report: Gunshot, Attempted Rape, and Bomb Threats impact Ontario County, New York
This week in Ontario County, New York, there were three notable incidents. A 21-year-old man was arrested for firing a gunshot inside a home in Geneva with the intent to harm someone. In Canandaigua, a Rochester man was arrested for attempting to rape a child after communicating with them online. Additionally, bomb threats were made at a church in Perinton and a temple in Geneva, leading to evacuations and cancellations of in-person services. Fortunately, no injuries or dangerous situations were found in both locations.
Seneca County man killed in crash involving SUV and lawnmower
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A 65-year-old is dead after a crash involving an SUV and lawnmower, according to the Seneca Falls Police Department. Officers responded to the area of Black Book Road Wednesday afternoon. Police say an early investigation suggests the crash involved an SUV and a riding lawnmower.