Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-05-26T07:31:01Z Canandaigua Town Supervisor Running for 54th Senate Seat <a href=";id=214771" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Republicans now have a candidate to replace retiring State Senator Michael Nozzolio. Canandaigua Town Supervisor Pam Helming was endorsed last night to run for the 54th state senate seat.Over 300 Republican committe members from the six counties in t... Greg Cotterill 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z O'Mara Roundtable Focused on Honeybee Protection <a href=";id=214769" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Senator Tom O&rsquo;Mara hosted a roundtable this week featuring experts from the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on strategies to protect the state&rsquo;s honeybee and native pollinator populations. O'Mara, chairma... Lucas Day 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z Dundee Teen Charged With Sending Indecent Material to Minor <a href=";id=214768" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 17 year old Dundee teen was arrested Wednesday following an investigation by the Yates County Sheriff's Office.&nbsp;&nbsp; Andrew Clark is accused of sending indecent material to a minor in the town of Starkey.&nbsp; Following his arraignment, Cla... Lucas Day 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z Two Arrested in Schuyler County Meth Bust <a href=";id=214767" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two Steuben County men were arrested in Schuyler County Wednesday after sheriff's deputies responded to a suspicious persons report.&nbsp; Deputies found 39 year old Jeffrey Dennis, of Hornell, and 37 year old Kevin Tibbits, of Arkport, walking on Co... Lucas Day 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z Veterans Encouraged to Participate in Penn Yan Memorial Day Parade <a href=";id=214765" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Memorial Day parades and events are planned for throughout the area this weekend and on Monday.&nbsp; Phillip Rouin, Yates County Veterans Services Agency Director, tells us more about Monday's event in Penn Yan. &nbsp;[audio:5261652938-PYMemorialDay... Lucas Day 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z Three Charged With Stealing Returnables From Two Can Dan's <a href=";id=214764" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Penn Yan Village Police have arrested three people for allegedly stealing bags of returnable bottles and cans from Two Can Dan's Redemption Center.&nbsp; Two Onondaga County women, Bridgette Spicer of LaFayette and Maria Courtwright of Tully, along w... Lucas Day 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z Naples 8th Grader Advances At National Spelling Bee <a href=";id=214745" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>She nailed her first two words. 15-year old Naples 8th grader Kharyl Judith is competeing at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland. Her first word was opalescence (o-p-a-l-e-s-c-e-n-c-e)&nbsp; which means&nbsp; reflecting an... Joe Nittler 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Geneva City Leaders Still Seek Input On New Comprehensive Plan <a href=";id=214744" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Have you had time yet to thumb through the new Geneva City&nbsp; Comprehensive plan that came out a few weeks ago ? If so any thoughts, suggestions, comments?&nbsp;&nbsp; The City Council holds a public hearing on the plan next Wednesday June 1st. Pe... Joe Nittler 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z No Movement Yet On Seneca Army Depot Sale <a href=";id=214743" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp;It's been almost 3 months since bids were due&nbsp; for the 75 hundred acres of land up for sale at the former Seneca Army Depot. The Seneca County IDA&nbsp; got 16 offers and since that time a review committee has been meeting periodically to ... Joe Nittler 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z A Celebration of Life <a href=";id=214679" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The first Sunday in June is designated as National Cancer Survivors Day, and cancer survivors, patients and their families and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life hosted by Hematology Oncology Associates of Central New York.&nbsp; On Wednes... Steve Penstone 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z GOP to Endorse 54th Senate District Candidate Tonight <a href=";id=214676" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The newly-elected head of the Cayuga County Republican Party is jumping right into the fire tonight.&nbsp; Jeff Herrick was elected as the county chair last weekend.&nbsp; Tonight, he'll join GOP officials from five other counties in Geneva as they d... Steve Penstone 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Warm Weather Means Increased Revenue for Cayuga County <a href=";id=214674" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cayuga County Clerk Sue Dwyer is happy to see spring weather finally arriving in the region.&nbsp; She said on Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News it's brought an increase in business at the county DMV office.[audio:5251693648-0525Dwyer3.mp3] [/au... Steve Penstone 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Traffic Alert : Route 14 Traffic On South Side Of Geneva Being Diverted <a href=";id=214673" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; Traffic is being diverted off of Route 14 on the southside of Geneva while city water crews deal with a 12 inch water main leak. The area affected is between Snell and Jay Street. Water is off to some homes and businesses.. &nbsp... Joe Nittler 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Cayuga County to Take Credit Cards for Payment <a href=";id=214672" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Cayuga County Legislature on Tuesday approved a plan to allow county departments to accept credit cards for payments for services.&nbsp; County Clerk Sue Dwyer said on Wednesday's Finger Lakes Morning News it's been a long process. [audio:52516... Steve Penstone 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Geneva Man Inducted into State Veterans Hall of Fame <a href=";id=214639" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently nominated Frank J. Pullano, a distinguished local veteran, Frank J. Pullano, as an inductee into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame. Frank Pullano who died in February was posthumously inducted today ... News Release 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z UPDATE: One Dead When SUV Collides with Motorcycle <a href=";id=214617" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>UPDATE:&nbsp;The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim and driver involved in the fatal crash on Tuesday afternoon. 28-year old Jeremy Parsons of Groton, NY died when his motorcycle was struck by a SUV that turned left across his ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-24T05:00:00Z Finger Lakes Horsemen Ask For Purse Protection <a href=";id=214599" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Finger Lakes Horsemen Benevolent Protective Association has launched a statewide media blitz&nbsp; calling on Governor Cuomo and lawmakers to take action to "protect purses" at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack. They say "racing in the region is ... Joe Nittler and Greg Cotterill 2016-05-24T05:00:00Z Spike: Yates Tips App Making Impact Already <a href=";id=214636" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Its been a little more than a month since the Yates County Sheriff's Office launched its free "Yates Tips" app that allows residents to send anonymous crime or drug tips directly to law enforcement from their smart phone.&nbsp; Sheriff Ron Spike says... Lucas Day 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Montour Falls Fire Academy Awarded $500K Grant <a href=";id=214635" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A half-million dollar federal grant has been awarded to the New York Academy of Fire Sciences in Montour Falls that will be used to provide enhanced training for first responders in incidents involving crude oil and other ignitable liquids.&nbsp; The... Lucas Day 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Court Rules No Conjugal Visits for Branchport Inmate <a href=";id=214633" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A New York appeals court has ruled that a Branchport native serving a 25 years to life sentence at Wende Correctional Facility, near Buffalo, is not entitled to conjugal visits with his third wife.&nbsp; Shawn Campbell was convicted in the 2004 murde... Lucas Day 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z