Finger Lakes Daily News News http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-07-07T11:24:40Z Trucker Brings Down Wires In Phelps <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181374" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_5291280418-ontsheriff.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It was not a great day for Albion trucker , John Sugar.&nbsp; He was taking his 14 wheeler west on Tin Can Alley at the intersection with Welch Road in the Town of Phelps just before Noon when he snagged a low hanging set of wires and pulled them dow... Joe Nittler 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181374 Teens Lead Effort To End Smoking In Geneva Parks <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181373" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_62915113801-nosmokingcityparks.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; By the fall , Geneva's 12 neighborhood parks are likely to be smoke free. The City Council has given first round approval to a ban. A second vote takes place at the August Council meeting. Teens from the Boys and Girl's club have be... Joe Nittler 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181373 Downtown Geneva Gets New Parklet <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181348" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_70715111338-PARKLET.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Another parklet has popped up in downtown Geneva. Right in front Joe's Hots on Exchange Street two parking spaces have been transformed into a mini rest stop, where people can sit and eat or just do some old fashion wool-gat... Joe Nittler 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181348 Canal System, Cross Lake Re-Open for Cayuga County Boaters <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181312" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_8231213247-cayugacountysheriffsoffice.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> It's OK again to go boating in the Canal System around Cayuga County. The Sheriff's Office announced this morning the Canal, Seneca River, and Cross Lake are open to boat traffic, though there's a no wake stipulation in effect until water levels re... Joe Salzone 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181312 Fire Destroys Phelps Byrne Dairy Store <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181271" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_7071554047-IMG2295.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An overnight fire has destroyed the Byrne Dairy store in Phelps. Ontario County 911 tells us their first call on the fire came in at 2:13 this morning. The fire started in the office and two people inside at the time of the fire were able to get out... Joe Nittler and Greg Cotterill 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181271 Auburn School Board Member Resigns <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181283" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_7071555640-andyroblee.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>When July is over, the Auburn school board will be down a member. Andy Roblee has submitted his resignation after serving on the board since 2013. Roblee, who's pursuing a master's degree at Cornell beginning in August, tells Finger Lakes News Radio ... Joe Salzone 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181283 Yates County Fair Begins Today <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181282" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_7061555832-YatesCountyFair.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Yates County Fair kicks off its five day run today in Penn Yan.&nbsp; Fair spokesperson Stu Ovens tells us about what we can expect . &nbsp;[audio:7071554248-TuesdayYCF.MP3] [/audio] Bob Miller tells us about Tuesday night's featured musical ac... Lucas Day 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181282 Bath Man Charged With Putting a Hit on His Estranged Wife <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181276" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_7071570552-ThedoreMyers.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 70 year old Bath man was arrested Monday for allegedly trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife.&nbsp; Theodore Myers is charged with felony conspiracy.&nbsp; Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies say they were tipped off about the alleged pl... Lucas Day 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181276 Update: Lago Official Hopes To Have License By September, Site Work Continues <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181108" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_7051542253-6251495755lagocasino.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>1:30 PM Update: It's likely to be another couple of months before the State Gaming Commission issues licenses for New York&rsquo;s first three commercial casinos, including the 425 million dollar Lago Resort and Casino planned for the Town of Tyre. ... Greg Cotterill and Joe Nittler 2015-07-05T06:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181108 Refrigerator Causes Trailer Fire in Odessa <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181274" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_11071452911-firefighting.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A failed refrigerator compressor caused a Monday morning trailer fire in Schuyler County.&nbsp;&nbsp; Odessa firefighters, along with mutual aid from Watkins Glen, Montour Falls, and Town and Country, responded to 1682 County Road 15 in Odessa shorlt... Lucas Day 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181274 20 Year Old Struck and Killed by Car in Tompkins County <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181272" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_12181355544-fatalaccident.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A woman was struck and killed by a car in Tompkins County late Sunday night.&nbsp; Authorities responded to an area on North Street in Dryden just before 11 p.m. after a sedan, traveling north, apparently struck the woman pedestrian.&nbsp; The victim... Lucas Day 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181272 Canal Closure Causing Trouble for Boating Business <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181265" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_5071351519-midlakes.GIF" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The closure of the New York Canal System has meant boating businesses have had to scramble. Sarah Wiles at Mid-Lakes Navigation in Skaneateles tells Finger Lakes News Radio the ban has impacted their bottom line.[audio:7071544854-sarahwiles1.mp3] ... Joe Salzone 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181265 Sleeping Driver Wakes Up in Jail <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181261" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_90513101612-senecasheriffseal.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Newark woman allegedly found passed out in the driver's seat of her vehicle is facing a felony DWI charge after being arrested by Sheriff's Deputies early Sunday morning on Route 96 in Waterloo. 37 year-old Julie Poquette was arrested after sobrie... Fred von Wiegen 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181261 Tompkins County Man Sentenced to Jail in Rape of Young Child <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181260" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_70615100200-RUFFINO.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Tompkins County man will spend five years in prison after pleading guilty to raping a child less than 15 years old.&nbsp; Judge John Rowley sentenced 54 year-old Michael Ruffino of Freeville on charges of first-degree attempted rape, second-degree ... Fred von Wiegen 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181260 Auburn Motorcyclist Dies in Crash with Passenger Vehicle <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181259" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_5071532519-auburnpolice.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An Auburn man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a car about 4:50 pm, Monday afternoon.&nbsp; Auburn Police say the passenger vehicle turned left off Grant Avenue directly into the path of 35 year-old Nathan Switzer who was op... Fred von Wiegen 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181259 Geneva Historical Society Starting Wednesday Night Walking Tours <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181204" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_70615114010-pultenneypark.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Geneva Historical Society holds its first Wednesday night walking tour of the year this week. Society Executive Director Kerry Lippencott says they will roam the area around Pulteney Park on South Main Street.[audio:70615114101-wedwalkingtour1.... Joe Nittler 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181204 Bookings Expected To Double At Geneva Events Center <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181201" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_70615113315-event.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; Geneva City Manager Matt Horn says the&nbsp; year and a half old 2.5 million dollar Lakefront&nbsp; Event Center is on pace to double last years bookings. The site has been very popular for brides and grooms on their big day. &nbsp... Joe Nittler 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181201 5 Year Old Wayne County Boy Killed In Farm Accident <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181175" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4291520227-NYSPOGO.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Police continue to investigate a fatal accident on a dairy farm in the Wayne County Town of Galen that happened around 6:45 Sunday night. Troopers say a five year old boy was riding a motorized scooter when a farm tractor towing a large feeding... Joe Nittler 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181175 Hochul Touring Baldwinsville Brewery Today <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181141" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_7061555917-BV600.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will be in Baldwinsville later today, visiting a brewery. Hochul will get a tour of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, then talk about the company's investments into the Central New York facility. In the last 10 years, Anheu... Joe Salzone 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181141 Yates County Fair Starts Tuesday <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=181140" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_7061555832-YatesCountyFair.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 176th edition of the Yates County Fair starts Tuesday at the fairgrounds in Penn Yan.&nbsp; Fair spokesperson Bob Miller says they try to keep the cost low and affordable so all that want to attend, can.[audio:7061555741-YCFaircost.MP3] [/audio]... Lucas Day 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=181140