HOPEWELL — The last “Naples 85” dog, Butterball, has been adopted. The “Naples 85,” all Cairn and Yorkshire terriers ranging from 4 months to 6 years old, began the fight of their lives when they were rescued July 31 of last year by the Ontario County Humane Society. The “Naples 85” quickly …

Yates and Seneca counties are urging people from more populated areas such as New York City to stay away until the coronavirus pandemic is under control.

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GENEVA — The trial of a suspended Geneva police officer accused of choking a woman has been delayed due to COVID-19.

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WATKINS GLEN — A full field of NTT IndyCar Series drivers, including reigning series champion Josef Newgarden and seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, is set to compete at Watkins Glen International in the inaugural IndyCar iRacing Challenge Saturday.


A trip to the grocery store has become an unnerving-but-still-necessary thing for a lot of folks trying to minimize their potential exposure to COVID-19.


GENEVA — While many of the region’s workers are finding themselves at the kitchen table with their laptops and phones doing what they used to do at the office, the same cannot be said for restaurant servers and support staff.

Amelia Jenks Bloomer was born to a family of modest means on May 27, 1818 in Homer, Cortland County. She received only about two years of formal grammar school education, but at age 17 began a brief stint as a schoolteacher. She decided to relocate and moved in with her newly married sister …

Schools closing, churches canceling Sunday services, public events canceled, panic buying, concern about the capacity of the health system to handle the number of sick people — we have been here before, but it’s been 102 years.

Women cartoonists have always been an industry minority. Mary Flanigan Gauerke was a successful freelance cartoonist from the 1950s to the 1980s and may have been the only woman to sell cartoons to Hugh Hefner and William F. Buckley Jr. at the same time.

I was afraid of him at first, the quiet man with the barrel chest and gruff voice. I had seen him around town, and around the Holy Cross church where I spent most Sunday mornings, and he never looked terribly friendly. So I was a bit afraid of him.

An elder, homebound by Gov. Cuomo’s order, I’ve had plenty of time for reflection during the final days of Women’s History Month. I’ve been remembering the years when I happily prepared for a future like Mom’s. That was during my childhood in the 1940s, and my teenage years in the ‘50s and e…


CLIFTON SPRINGS — Hunter DeJonge of Clifton Springs was among six students recently inducted into the Zeta V Chapter of the Sigma Lambda Chi international construction management honor society at State University College of Technology at Alfred’s School of Architecture, Management, and Engin…

FLINT — Students recognized as Top of the Trade for January at Finger Lakes Technical and Career Center were: