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$2M resilience project on Lakeshore Road in Orleans County gets underway

$2M resilience project on Lakeshore Road in Orleans County gets underway


Pet of the Week: Brodis

Pet of the Week: Brodis


DOH: Women and children can eat more fish from Lake Ontario

Local counties receive grant to improve emergency communications

Deputies: Man dies while cleaning semi-tanker at Orleans County business

Deputies: Orleans County man killed after tractor flips and pins him

An Orleans County man is dead after deputies say a tractor flipped over, pinning him.


Police: Albion man stabs 17-year-old, injures woman trying to protect teenager

An Albion man is facing charges after police say he stabbed a 17-year-old and injured a woman who tried to protect the teenager.


DOT begins work to replace Route 104 bridge in Ridgeway

A bridge in the Town of Ridgeway, Orleans County closed to traffic on Tuesday so that New York State Department of Transportation crews can completely replace it.


Orleans County Sheriff's Office investigating after man found dead in pond

The Orleans County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was found dead in a pond Friday night. 


Knowlesville Road canal bridge in Orleans County closing for maintenance

The bridge on Knowlesville Road over the Erie Canal in the Town of Ridgeway, Orleans County is temporarily closed to traffic. 


Firefighters: Holley man and his son injured after concrete porch collapses

A Holley man and his son are injured after firefighters say a concrete porch collapsed.


Plane lands in field in Orleans County

A plane had to make an emergency landing in a farmer's field on Sunday in Orleans County. 


United States Coast Guard warns of weak ice on Lake Ontario

The United States Coast Guard is reminding the public to use "extreme caution" on the ice along Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, and the Finger Lakes.


GCC vaccination site opens to everyone

A state-run mass vaccination clinic was held at Genesee Community College Friday.


Health director: Only 25% of eligible regional residents able to secure appointments at GCC clinic

The clinic was initially proposed to be for people living in Wyoming, Orleans and Genesee counties, but the Orleans County Health Commissioner said the state changed the plan.