Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-22T02:58:26Z State's Private Sector Jobs Reach All-Time High at 7.6M <a href=";id=148991" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The number of private sector jobs in the state reached an all-time high in September climbing to 7,614,500.&nbsp; The state's job count was up 120,500 from September of last year making it the 22nd. consecutive month of job growth.&nbsp; Statewide un... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Cayuga County Ban on Hydrofracking Byproducts Hits Snag <a href=";id=148985" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>According to the Auburn Citizen, the Cayuga County Ways and Means Committee by a vote of 5 to 2 has tabled a law that would ban the use of the byproducts of hydrofracking on county roads.&nbsp; The committee was preparing to set a public hearing date... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z New Law Requires Students Learn CPR Before Graduation <a href=";id=148981" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>According to the American Heart Association only 10% of an estimated 400,000 Americans, each year, survive a heart attack when not in a hospital.&nbsp; This freightening statistic is the impetus for a new bill that was signed into law by Governor Cuo... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Light Up Geneva Auction Set <a href=";id=148968" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; One of the first events ushering in the holiday season in Geneva is the&nbsp; annual&nbsp; Business Improvement District Light Up Geneva Auction . This year it's&nbsp; Thursday, November 13th at Rylie J&rsquo;s on Seneca starting at... Joe Nittler 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z FL Red Cross Chapter Executive Director Retiring <a href=";id=148928" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; More changes in local Red Cross Operations. Last week we learned the Canandaigua office was closing, this week the Auburn office. Now the announcement that Finger lakes Red Cross Chapter Executive Director Lynne Tyler is&nbsp; retir... Joe Nittler 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z New Development Could Start Soon At Former SteamBoat Landing Site <a href=";id=148927" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The lot has been empty for months surrounded by security fencing. It now appears we are closer to seeing new development on the site of the former Steamboat Landing restaurant on Lake Shore Drive in Canandaigua. Developers a... Joe Nittler 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z IRS, Loan Approval Phone Scams in Cayuga County <a href=";id=148921" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two new phone scams are circulating around Cayuga County. Lieutenant Joe Weeks at the Sheriff's Department tells Finger Lakes News Radio they've gotten a flurry of calls in the last couple days from confused people. Weeks says both scams are similar.... Joe Salzone 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Update: Canandaigua Man Accused Of Assaulting His Infant Son <a href=";id=148918" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>1240PM UPDATE A 19 year old Canandaigua man was arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting his own almost 2 month old son&nbsp; several times since the baby's&nbsp; birth .&nbsp; Detective Sergeant Scott&nbsp; Kadien tells us they got a call from Child... Joe Nittler 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Auburn Police: Keep Cars Locked, Protect Possessions <a href=";id=148916" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A bust recently of a guy allegedly stealing stuff from cars in Auburn serves as a reminder on how to protect your belongings--especially with the holidays approaching. 28-year-old Justin Crimmins was caught early Monday morning allegedly with a backp... Joe Salzone 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Naples Man Threatens Woman with Shotgun <a href=";id=148855" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; On October 21st 2014, 22- year old Thomas R. Folts of Naples, NY was arrested for Menacing in the 2nd Degree following a verbal altercation in the Town of Naples. During the altercation Thomas Folts allegedly made threats to shoot a female ... Ontario County Sheriff's Release 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Major Renovations At Future Home Of Women's Hall Of Fame <a href=";id=148760" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> We get a progress report tonight on renovations under way at the former Seneca Knitting Mill in Seneca Falls. The 170-year old limestone building is the future site of the National Women's Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame President Jill Tietjen tells us ... Joe Nittler 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z Jury Selection Underway in Murder of Bath Man <a href=";id=148828" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Jury selection is underway in the trial of a 23 year old Painted Post man accused in the murder of a Bath man from almost one year ago.&nbsp; Jacob Horn is charged with one count of second-degree murder and four counts each of tampering with physica... Lucas Day 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Schuyler Administrator Renews Call for Appointed Treasurer Position <a href=";id=148831" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A recent audit focusing on how the Schuyler County treasurer's office operated over a recent near three year period has renewed County Administrator Timothy O'Hearn's call for the person placed in charge of the county's finances to be more than just ... Lucas Day 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Moss: New York SAFE Act Has "Done Nothing" <a href=";id=148833" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Republican candidate for lieutenant governor Chris Moss says he and his running mate, Rob Astorino, would &ldquo;defund&rdquo; Governor Andrew Cuomo's gun control law as a first step to repealing the SAFE Act.&nbsp; The New York Secure Ammunition an... Lucas Day 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Dundee's Our Town Rocks Looks Back on 6 Years <a href=";id=148843" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Our Town Rocks will hold its monthly community gathering tonight at the Roy Wood Community Room at the Dundee Area Youth Center.&nbsp; Spokesperson Lauren Snyder talks about how the group made up of community residents, business leaders and workers g... Lucas Day 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z Clifton Springs Man Ejected from Vehicle in Guarded Condition <a href=";id=148810" target="_blank"><img src=" Crash.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>According to a media report, a Clifton Springs man who was ejected from his vehicle when it crashed into a utility pole early Monday morning remains in guarded condition at Strong Memorial with severe injuries to both legs. Ontario County Sheriff's D... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z Domestic Violence Programs Awarded Federal Funds <a href=";id=148809" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The state's war on domestic violence got a healthy shot in the arm Monday when Governor Andrew Cuomo,&nbsp; announced that New York is receiving more than $4.3 million for programs that serve domestic violence victims across the state.&nbsp; The fund... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z Tempers Flare Arrests Made in Cayuga Indian Nation Dispute <a href=";id=148805" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Police, Sunday afternoon, arrested seven men at the Lakeside Gas Station on Route 90 in Union Springs, the site of a continuing dispute between opposing factions of the Cayuga Indian Nation.&nbsp; Troopers along with Cayuga County Sheriff's De... Fred von Wiegen and Greg Cotterill 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z Auburn Police Arrest Man With Back Pack Full Of Stolen Items <a href=";id=148787" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; A man on a bike wearing a back pack, not all that out of place. A man on a bike with a back pack at 3:45 in the morning that's a different story. Auburn Police early this morning were called to the area of South Seward and Walnut after gett... Joe Nittler 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z CSEA Enters Debate Over Geneva Police And Fire Dispatchers <a href=";id=148781" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>CSEA Local 835 is jumping into the debate over whether or not Geneva should maintain its own police and fire dispatch operations or turn things over to Ontario County. CSEA is running a sixty second radio ad which in part says county dispatchers don'... Joe Nittler 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z