SENECA FALLS — The first women’s rights convention was conducted in this Seneca County community on July 19-20, 1848. The 175th anniversary of that event, which made Seneca Falls the birthplace of women’s rights in the United States, will be observed with a 175-mile relay connecting six hist…

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PENN YAN — Yates County District Attorney Todd Casella is confident a Dundee-area man will be spending the rest of his life behind bars for the sexual abuse of a girl — by himself and others — for several years.

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FARMINGTON — In light of a recent scam, state police are reminding people that the agency does not solicit money or information by phone.

SALEM, Va. — The magical and historic season for the No. 3 William Smith lacrosse team ended on Friday afternoon to the No. 9 Gettysburg Bullets, who used a six-goal streak in the second quarter to hold off a second-half push and send the Herons packing in the Division III NCAA semifinal, 15-10.

(Ed. note: This is one in an ongoing series of profiles looking at many of the people behind the scenes at Finger Lakes Racetrack.)


CANANDAIGUA — Goodwill of the Finger Lakes will open its new store at 238 Eastern Blvd. on Saturday.

SENECA FALLS — The Town of Seneca Falls, in conjunction with the Seneca Falls Development Corporation (SFDC), is set to boost small businesses thanks to a recently awarded Microenterprise Assistance Program (MAP) grant.

WALWORTH — Throughout 2023, folks in Wayne County are celebrating the 200th birthday of their county with various events, one of the largest of which was held on May 13.

A bit ago, like maybe five or six years, the town of Geneva held meetings on what to do about rental properties. Some folks were putting their homes on Airbnb or VRBO to make a couple of extra bucks, and the town leaders wanted to make sure that some rules were in place so that the rentals d…


GENEVA — The Geneva Theatre Guild is holding auditions for its summer production of “Godspell” June 8-9 in the Presbyterian Church of Geneva, 24 Park Place.

GENEVA — A chicken barbecue to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency will be held June 11 at Advance Auto Parts, 303 Hamilton St.