Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-10-07T12:28:09Z City Staff Analyzing Parklet Suggestions <a href=";id=191945" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; Geneva City Manager Matt Horn says they are reviewing a number of suggestions from the public on how they can improve on the parklets that popped up downtown this spring and summer. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&... Joe Nittler 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Geneva 3rd Graders Get Tour Of Fire Trailer Thursday <a href=";id=191941" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; It's the best day of the year if you are a Geneva 3rd grader . Not only to you get to miss some classes Thursday, the Geneva Fire Department brings the fire trailer to your school and you get to do a walk through. Fire Chief Mike Co... Joe Nittler 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Clayton Back in Jail Less Than 48 Hours After Release <a href=";id=191940" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two days after posting a quarter of a million dollars in bail for his release, the former Elmira Jackals hockey player charged with second degree murder in the death of his wife is back behind bars.&nbsp; Thomas Clayton is accused of violating an ord... Lucas Day 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Rochester Man Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Against A Child In Phelps <a href=";id=191938" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 58 year old Rochester man was arrested by Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies Tuesday afternoon following an investigation into allegations&nbsp; that he had sexual contact with a child at least twice at a home on State Route 14 in the Town of Phelps... Joe Nittler 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Heroin Awareness Walk on Saturday A number of Auburn residents and business people have formed an ad-hoc committee to raise awareness of the heroin problem in the region.&nbsp; Mary Ann Giacona is the owner of The Center on Hoffman Street.&nbsp; She says the Heroin Awareness Walk sch... Steve Penstone 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Public Hearing Is Tonight for 2016 Geneva City Budget <a href=";id=191925" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Geneva City Council holds a set of public hearings tonight for the 2016 Geneva Fund Budget, the 2016 water budget and the 2016 sewer budget. The General fund package comes in at 15.9 million dollars which includes a 1.4% increase in spending. Und... Joe Nittler 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Voter Registration Deadlines Approach <a href=";id=191922" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The November 3rd election is fast approaching, but the deadline to register to vote will arrive even sooner.&nbsp; The&nbsp; Cayuga County Board of Elections reminds all eligible voters that this Friday is the deadline for new registrations and any c... 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Extraordinary Live Showcases Young CNY Performers <a href=";id=191916" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The young talent of Central New York will perform Sunday afternoon at the Landmark Theater in Syracuse as News Channel 9 anchor Carrie Lazarus hosts her Extraordinary Live show beginning at 3 o'clock.&nbsp; The hall of fame broadcaster says it will b... Steve Penstone 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Track at New Home of Super DIRT Week Designed by Watkins Glen Native <a href=";id=191868" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Super DIRT Week is making its final run at the State Fairgrounds this week as it will move to a brand new track at the Central New York Raceway Park in Oswego County. Watkins Glen native Peter Argetsinger helped design the road course at the new Race... Lucas Day 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Penn Yan Scarecrow Contest is Underway <a href=";id=191864" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 13th annual Scarecrow contest is underway in the village of Penn Yan. Yates County Chamber President Mike Linehan tells us more.[audio:10071553104-Yatesscorecrow15.mp3] [/audio]Mike says the competition has several purposes.[audio:10071553105-Ya... Lucas Day 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Mom and Daughter Arrested for Arnot Mall Thefts <a href=";id=191860" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Steuben County mother and daughter have been arrested for allegedly stealing close to 3-THOUSAND dollars worth of merchandise from an Arnot Mall store over the weekend. 42 year old Kelly Wisniewski and 19 year old Taylor Myers, both of Hornell, wer... Lucas Day 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Tompkins County Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Child Porn Charges <a href=";id=191859" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A longtime Tompkins County substitute teacher indicted last month has pled not guilty to child pornography possession charges. 67 year old Robert Snyder, of Etna, was indicted by a federal grand jury on five counts of receipt and attempted receipt of... Lucas Day 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Parole Violator Nailed for Alleged Heroin Possession <a href=";id=191853" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Clifton Springs man was allegedly in possession of Heroin and numerous Vicodin pills when Sheriff's Deputies stopped his car Tuesday night on a Violation of Parole Warrant. Deputies say 33 year-old Francis Cermak was arrested on Main Street in Shor... Fred von Wiegen 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z FLCC Awarded $1.5M Grant from National Science Foundation <a href=";id=191852" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation for the purpose of continuing its work in developing undergraduate research programs for the college's classrooms and its laboratories an... Fred von Wiegen / New Release 2015-10-07T05:00:00Z Eastman House Changes Name to George Eastman Museum <a href=";id=191846" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Rochester's famed George Eastman House has a new name. The institution is now, officially, referred to as the George Eastman Museum. The Eastman collection of photography is world famous and includes some of the oldest photos in existence. Its film... Fred von Wiegen 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z Judge Orders Tan Jury to Work Harder to Reach a Verdict <a href=";id=191844" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Jurors reached an impasse Tuesday afternoon in deliberating the fate of 20 year-old Charles Tan, the former high school class president, on trial for the shotgun murder of his father, last February. But, the judge told the panel of ten women and two ... Fred von Wiegen 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z Auburn Labor Groups Endorse Democratic Ticket <a href=";id=191820" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Cayuga County Labor Council and the labor groups representing city workers on Tuesday announced their unified support of Democratic ticket for the November 3rd civic election. At a press conference at party headquarters, Auburn Professional Firef... Steve Penstone 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z Voter Registration Deadline Nears <a href=";id=191794" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Friday is the last day to register to vote in the local elections on November 3rd. Ontario County Democratic Election Commissioner Mary Salotti says registration forms are easy to obtain. [audio:100615123732-voterregMARYSALOTTI1.mp3] [/au... Joe Nittler 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z Fire Prevention Week Theme: "Hear The Beep Where You Sleep" <a href=";id=191784" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; It's National Fire Prevention Week and Geneva Fire Chief Mike Combs says this year's theme makes a vital point. It's "Hear the beep where you sleep, every bed room needs a working smoke alarm." Most smoke alarms should be checked a couple o... Joe Nittler 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z TRW Automotive Submits Brownfield Cleanup Program Application <a href=";id=191776" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>TRW Automotive has submitted a Brownfield Cleanup Application and Remedial Investigation Work Plan to the State Department of Environmental Conservation. The applications are for the company's former site on Salem Street in Union Springs.&nbsp; Copie... Steve Penstone 2015-10-06T05:00:00Z