Local

DMV online services back on track

DMV online services back on track

Officials say New York’s Department of Motor Vehicles computer system is back to normal operation a day after a glitch slowed transactions to a crawl in local offices statewide and online.

A DMV spokesman says the system is being monitored Tuesday and the agency will make allowances for anyone who missed a deadline.

The breakdown Monday also affected the ability of police to check motorists’ records.

The agency says the problem developed after a mainframe server was upgraded Sunday and tested properly, but couldn’t handle the load of actual business Monday morning.

The problem with license and registration transactions involved all 35 offices run by the DMV in major cities and the offices operated by county clerks upstate.

The DMV hasn’t said if it’s identified the cause of the slowdown.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

More Local Headlines

in Local

Police: Woman stole $160K from community volunteer organization

Local_News41-620x400

A Seneca County woman is accused of stealing more than $160,000 from a community volunteer organization.

in Local

ICSD breakfast prices to increase next year

ICSD

Due to new USDA guidelines, the price of breakfasts provided to students in Ithaca City Schools will increase next school year.

in Local

Ithaca company gets property tax breaks

Incodema3d.com

Tompkins County has approved property tax abatements for Incodema3D, a spinoff of the Ithaca-based Incodema, Inc.

in Health Report, Local

Report: NY smoking cessation coverage is “inadequate”

smoking

New York State’s coverage for helping smokers quit is inadequate, according to a new report from the American Lung Association.

in Local

Woman steals $3k in items from Candor gas station

Crime 3

A 22 year-old Endicott woman was charged after kicking in the door of a gas station in Candor. Investigators say…