World Insurance Associates adds N.Y. firm to its acquisitions
Iselin-based World Insurance Associates LLC on Tuesday said it acquired the business of Finger Lakes Partners Insurance Services Inc. of Geneva, New York, on Jan. 1. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. Finger Lakes was formed in 2007 when two established agencies with histories dating back to 1900...
Report: Closed sales on homes in NY drops to lowest point in nearly a decade
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The amount of closed sales on housing has dropped to its lowest point in nearly a decade in New York State, according to the latest report from the New York Association of Realtors (NYSAR) The latest report shows that closed sales have dropped from 9,351 in February 2022 to 6,147 units. […]
Oswego artist Tyrone Johnson-Neuland finds balance between work and art
Artist Tyrone Johnson-Neuland has come a long way from his childhood, when he ordered information on how to be an artist from the ads in TV Guide magazine. He is this year’s first Emerging Artist to be featured in both the Schweinfurth Art Center and Cayuga Museum of History & Art from March 25 through May 28, 2023.
Animal sedative linked to fatal overdoses in Monroe, Wayne Counties
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A terrifying drug that eats away at skin and limbs is blamed for dozens of deaths locally. Xylazine is the drug that has caused deadly overdoses in Upstate New York. In Monroe County, police report nearly 60 fatal overdoses linked to the drug for 2022. In Wayne County, police report three fatal overdoses linked to the drug for 2022, and 10 under investigation.
Troopers arrest an Ovid resident for DWI
(WETM) – A resident of the town of Ovid has been arrested for driving while intoxicated. According to New York State Police, troopers in Waterloo observed a car that failed to keep right and performed an unsafe turn on State Route 89 in the town of Seneca Falls. William E. Eastman, 39, was subsequently arrested […]
Auburn woman arrested for allegedly driving wrong way while intoxicated
AURELIUS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — New York State Police arrested an Auburn woman after she allegedly was driving the wrong way while intoxicated. On March 18, New York State Police arrested 28-year-old Samantha E. Ryan from Auburn N.Y. after responding to a vehicle driving the wrong way on Arterial East in the town of Aurelius. Ryan […]
Former RealEats employee sues company after abrupt closure
The company announced on its website and Facebook page at the beginning of March that it will be shutting its doors.
Woman accused of driving toward officers at Seneca Falls
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — A Rochester woman was arrested in Seneca Falls after police said she was riding in a car involved in a theft and drove toward officers on March 5. Seneca Falls Police said the woman, 56-year-old Vanessa Jackson, wasn’t involved in the theft but tried to drive away in the car. The other passenger, who is accused of the theft, ran from the car.
Baldwinsville offers counseling after death of second Durgee student this year
BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Baldwinsville Central School District reeling this afternoon, March 21, after the sudden death of a Durgee Junior High School 8th grader. Police say 14-year-old Maya “Marshall” Pickard was found dead at their home on Mercer Street yesterday afternoon. The manner and cause...
State Police arrest a Wolcott resident for DWI.
On Thursday, March 16, 2023, troopers from SP Williamson observed a vehicle with an inadequate tail light on State Route 104 in the town of Williamson. Michael A. Phillips, age 35, of Wolcott, was subsequently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC greater than .08%, Open Container, and a traffic violation.
Newark family displaced by fire claims hydrants weren’t working; asks city for help
The family says that they were given about $650 from the American Red Cross. But they say that it is not enough to help them get food and shelter.
Extraordinary talent of the week: Dulcinea Holcomb
BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — She’s only in junior high, but her dance teachers say she has what it takes to be a professional ballerina. In this week’s Extraordinary Talent of the week, this 15-year-old from Baldwinsville is now competing on a world stage. “When I was like...
Skaneateles Police investigating overnight vandalism
SKANEATELES, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – The Skaneateles Police Department is searching for the people responsible for several acts of vandalism that occurred overnight in the village of Skaneateles. According to the police, numerous messages were spray painted on the sidewalks, roadways, and street signs around Leitch Avenue, including one which...
Mother pleads guilty to trying to light her 1-year-old daughter on fire
Lisbeth Collado was previously indicted with her husband Jamie Avery Jr. for attempted aggravated murder, attempted murder in the second degree, arson in the second degree, attempted arson in the second degree, attempted assault in the first degree, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The post Mother pleads guilty to trying to light her 1-year-old daughter on fire first appeared on Law & Crime.
Lyons man beat, held woman for four days
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office of reported the arrest on Wednesday (3/15) at 3:30 p.m. of William M. Turner, age 26, of Canal Street in the Town of Lyons after an investigation into a domestic incident. It is alleged that during a physical domestic that started on Sunday, March...
Lawsuit claims RealEats must pay workers 2 months' wages after abrupt shutdown
The mail-delivery meal services' closure this month put more than 120 people out of work.
Crazy rally provides Waterloo 1st state title
Down ten after three quarters, Tigers explode for 29 point 4th and state championship win
Memphis Police Lieutenant On Scene of Tyre Nichols’ Beating Retired With Benefits One Day Before Hearing To Fire Him
More shady news surrounding the case of Tyre Nichols has been revealed. Lt. DeWayne Smith, the Memphis Police Department supervisor at the scene while Nichols was beaten to death, retired with full benefits—one day before a hearing to terminate him. HuffPost reports that documents were filed to revoke his law enforcement certification, and several city officials were upset after finding out. JB Smiley Jr., Memphis City Council’s vice-chairman, said it’s unfair. “I just don’t like the fact that his parents are paying this officer to go on and live and that’s troubling,” Smiley said.
Fast-moving Newark fire that left over a dozen displaced under investigation
Flames quickly spread through at least three buildings on South 19 Street just after 7 a.m. Saturday.
$950,000 home in Skaneateles: See 95 home sales in Onondaga County
The Onondaga County Clerk’s office recorded 96 home sales between March 6 and 10. The most expensive home sold was a four-bedroom, three-bath contemporary home in the town of Skaneateles that sold for $950,000. The home last sold for $300,000 in 2009. (See photos of the home.) You can...
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