Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-11-25T05:08:17Z Cheaper Gas Prices Putting More People On The Road For Thanksgiving <a href=";id=153527" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Triple A says 46.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving weekend. That's the highest rate since 2007. Steve Pacer at the Triple A office in Buffalo credits lower gas prices.&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbs... Joe Nittler 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z ROC THE DAY Gives Smaller Groups Great Exposure <a href=";id=153526" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hundreds of charities and non-profits in Genesee, Seneca, Livingston,Wayne, Monroe,Wyoming, Ontario, Yates and Orleans Counties are teaming up for&nbsp; ROC The Day next&nbsp; Tuesday December 2nd starting at Midnight. It's ... Joe Nittler 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z Put the Turkey on Hold- Order DVDs of "The Great Chicken Wing Hunt" <a href=";id=153524" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOOD DOCUMENTARY WITH LOCAL CONNECTION ON SALE NOW DVDs of THE GREAT CHICKEN WING HUNT, featuring Waterloo restaurant Abigail&rsquo;s and several Finger Lakes residents, on sale for the first time this week?Special offer... News Release 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z Peaceful Protest Over Ferguson Grand Jury Action Planned At HWS <a href=";id=153521" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Three faculty members at Hobart William Smith are making plans for a " non-violent procession, performance, and eulogy in honor of the life of Michael Brown" the Missouri teen killed this summer by Police Office Darren Wilso... Joe Nittler 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z Ontario County Sheriffs Office Mobilizing For Black Friday <a href=";id=153513" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> While serious shoppers are working up their Black Friday battle plans, the Ontario County Sheriff's office is prepared to mobilize, too. Undersheriff Dave Tillman tells us they will have a significant presence again at East View Mall near Victor. ... Joe Nittler 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z Auburn City Council Meeting Moved to Tonight <a href=";id=153453" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Auburn City Council will be meeting tonight instead of Thursday this week because of Thanksgiving. Councilors will hear some budget reports and a couple presentations. We're told they will also consider a date for a joint meeting with the Cayuga ... Joe Salzone 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z Jailed Crestwood Protesters to be Released Wednesday <a href=";id=153450" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The organizers of the "We Are Seneca Lake" movement will be shuttled back to Schuyler County from the Chemung County Jail late tonight in order to be released from Schuyler County Jail at one minute after midnight Wednesday.&nbsp; Sandra Steingraber ... Lucas Day and Fred Von Wiegen 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z Smoking Caused Fatal Elmira Fire <a href=";id=153448" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An investigation into a fatal fire Thursday evening in Elmira Heights is complete. Firefighters responded to an apartment fire on West 11th Street around 6:30 Thursday night. When police arrived on scene, they found a fire that apparently was contain... Lucas Day 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z Yates Disaster Relief Funds All Distributed <a href=";id=153446" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>All 176-thousand dollars raised by the Yates Community Endowment for flood relief has been distributed.&nbsp; The Keuka Housing Council used the 164-thousand dollars it received to help with housing needs for residents and damage repair for businesse... Lucas Day 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z State Sets Aside Eight Million Dollars for Monterey Redevelopment <a href=";id=153442" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Empire State Development Corporation has budgeted up to eight million dollars to help redevelop the 22-acre former Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility in Schuyler County. According to a report in the Corning Leader, the state earmarked up to e... Lucas Day 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z Auburn Doubledays Announce 2015 Season <a href=";id=153435" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>They still have many months to go, but the Auburn Doubledays are gearing up for 2015. They've announced their schedule for next summer. The Doubledays will kick off the season with a six-game road trip to Batavia and State College beginning June 19th... Joe Salzone 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z Return Rate for Parolees Committing New Felonies at Historic Lows <a href=";id=153415" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The rate of recidivism (ex-offenders released from jail convicted of new crimes) has reached historically low levels - just 9% of prisoners released in 2010 were convicted of new felonies by 2013 - according to a new report from the New York&nbsp; St... Fred von Wiegen 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z Social Media Helping State Police Make Arrests <a href=";id=153412" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>New York State Police have had success through social media in locating persons wanted by the law.&nbsp; In fact, 24 arrests are a direct result of a new program known as Warrant Wednesday that was rolled out last February.&nbsp; Its worked so well t... Fred von Wiegen 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z Casino Picks Expected to be Made December 17th <a href=";id=153384" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A decision on where up to four casinos will be located in upstate New York is expected to be announced December 17th. That's the date a board reviewing casino applications is expected to meet for the final time. The board is tasked with picking the ... Joe Nittler 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z CMAC Books Broadway Star For 2015 Summer Concert <a href=";id=153379" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>They have an early booking set for the 2015 summer concert season at CMAC. Broadway star Idina Menzel known for the song "Let It Go" is coming to Canandaigua for a 7pm show Sunday August&nbsp; 30th. Tickets&nbsp; will go on sale December 5th at noon.... Joe Nittler 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z One Person Hurt In 4 Vehicle Crash On 414 <a href=";id=153375" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Only one person was hurt in a four vehicle accident this morning in the parking lot of the Magee Country Diner on Route 414 in Seneca County. The lone victim went to Geneva General with neck pain. 20 year old Brandon Sampson of Clyde blacked out whil... Joe Nittler 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z Waterloo Schools Hold Public Information Session Tonight On $21M Capital Project <a href=";id=153372" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; There's a public information session tonight for Waterloo School District voters who are being asked next week to vote on a 21-million dollar capital improvement project. Work would be done at both grade schools, the middle school, the high... Joe Nittler 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z Area Chambers Pushing Small Business Saturday <a href=";id=153369" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Tucked right between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there's a fairly new day for shoppers to think about. It's Small Business Saturday. The campaign encourages people to shop along Main Street in their own home towns. American Express founded Small B... Joe Nittler 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z Geneva Woman Arrested for Shooting Handgun On 11.21.2014, the Geneva Police Department arrested the following suspect on an Ontario County Court Indictment warrant relating to this incident that occurred on 9.5.2014. Additional arrests forthcoming in this matter. Holly Lee Miller-Dewitt A... Geneva Police News Release 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z Police: Three Teens Stole Cash, Keys from Auburn Church <a href=";id=153291" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three teenagers from Syracuse are accused of stealing money and car keys from a church office in Auburn. Police say the teens entered the office at Saint Peter and John Episcopal Church on Genesee Street around 8:30 Sunday morning, during mass. The ... Joe Salzone 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z