SENECA FALLS — The town police department is seeking a part-time school resource officer to oversee the school district’s two elementary buildings.

VICTOR — State police are investigating a fatal incident involving an all-terrain vehicle Thursday in this Ontario County town.

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COVERT — In what was called a dangerous situation at times, an Ithaca man who allegedly broke into three occupied homes in this Seneca County town — and was held at gunpoint by one homeowner — was arrested early Thursday morning after a large-scale search.

The first word of this week’s headline is both simple and powerful because of the definitions that apply to it.


Ending a marriage can be emotional and full of challenges at any age, even if both parties agree it’s the right decision. When couples over age 50 divorce, they often face the additional task of supporting two separate retirement plans using the assets intended for their combined nest egg. I…


CANANDAIGUA — Michelle Pedzich won the Women’s Leadership Award and Tara Rago the Young Professional Leadership Award at this year’s Ontario County ATHENA Leadership Program annual dinner Nov. 18.


As I read Sister Helen Prejean’s most recent book, “The River Of Fire: My Spiritual Journey,” I thought about “Sister Act” and its sequel, “Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit.” They are among my favorite movies. They are delightful, uplifting films that portray how a rebellious nun, Sister Mary…

MANCHESTER — Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) announced that his annual donation drive for local animals was a success. Thousands of pounds of new dog food, cat food, treats, toys, litter and cleaning supplies were collected and distributed to the Happy Tails Animal Shelter in Onta…

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, with time to reflect on all the myriad things we have to be grateful for, even amidst difficult times. But, as many of us know, there are a lot of people struggling with this time of year for many reasons.


GENEVA — The town’s parks and recreation committee will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at Town Hall.