Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-08-26T09:54:11Z Ontario County Seeking Election Day Workers <a href=";id=222583" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Ontario County Board of Elections is actively recruiting for election inspectors to work the poll sites election day, November 8th. If you are an enrolled Democrat or Republican and a resident of Ontario County, you are asked to consider&nbsp... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Seneca Meadows Hosts 5K Race For Hunger Saturday <a href=";id=222580" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Good time. Great run. Outstanding cause. The Seneca Meadows 5K Race for Hunger is Saturday night at 6:30. It benefits the Seneca County House of Concern and Seneca Meadows spokesperson Marcy Neumire says there isn't a more deserving organization. ... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z HWS Student Loses Phone In Hold-up <a href=";id=222577" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Hobart and William Smith Colleges report that a student was held up at gunpoint early this morning around 12:30 by two men in their mid 20's with dark complexions. The incident happened at the top of the stairway at the north side of Bristol ... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z State Fair Has Multi Million Dollar Economic Impact <a href=";id=222572" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The newest market research shows the average New York State Fair goer will be there on average 6.8 hours looking at exhibits, eating, riding rides, catching a free concert at Chevy Court. They will spend an average of 121 dollars during their time in... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Smith Center Supporters To Gather For "Medley On Linden" <a href=";id=222558" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> It's a comeback for a favorite Geneva event after a one year absence. The Smith Center For the Arts Medley of Taste returns Sunday afternoon with a slightly new name. Now it's "Medley on Linden." Smith Board Chair Jan Regan says vendors and perform... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Geneva Chamber of Commerce Announces New Leadership <a href=";id=222517" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>GENEVA- The Board of Directors of the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce excitingnew developments in Board leadership. The Board of Directors, at its regular meeting on August 23rd,unanimously elected Josh Miller as its new Chairm... News Release 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Seneca Falls Man Accused of Rubbing Feces on Wall and Flooding Cell <a href=";id=222510" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On August 24th, 2016 at approx 10:05 am, the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Otis E. Montgomery age 47 of Seneca Falls NY for Harassment 2nd, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Petit Larceny, Criminal Tampering 3rd and Criminal M... News Release 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Canal Mural Coming to Life In Lyons <a href=";id=222507" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It Is 188O and you are riding on a packet boat through Lyons, New York; as you pass and through Lock 55 the air is thick with the smell of peppermint oil having just been loaded for shipment by the Hotchkiss Building.&nbsp; Your packet boat just turn... News Release 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Weekly Drought Report Shows No Improvement For The Finger Lakes <a href=";id=222424" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There isn't any good news in this weeks report from the National Drought Mitigation Center in Lincoln, Nebraska that was released this morning. Most of Ontario and Schuyler Counties remain in extreme drought as do parts of northern Seneca County, the... Joe Nittler 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Southern Tier Team Advances to U.S. Little League Title Game <a href=";id=222502" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> New York's undefeated entry in the Little League World Series will play for the U.S. crown on Saturday against a team they beat on Monday, 3-1.&nbsp; The winner of the rematch between Goodlettsville, Tennessee and Maine-Endwell of the Southern Tier... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Naples Woman Charged with Heroin Possession <a href=";id=222492" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Naples woman was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with possession of heroin.&nbsp; Sheriff's Deputies say 27 year-old Stephany Diaz was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over on a routine traffic stop on State Route 444 in the V... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z CMAC Concert-Goer Allegedly Bites Security Guard in Leg <a href=";id=222496" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Canandaigua man was arrested, Wednesday night, for allegedly fighting with security guards who were trying to remove him from an Andy Grammer concert at CMAC.&nbsp; Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 22 year-old Robert Ryan, III,&nbsp; strugg... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Two Middlesex Men Survive Terrifying Crash <a href=";id=222495" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Two Middlesex men had to be rescued, early Thursday morning, after surviving a scary one car crash.&nbsp;&nbsp; Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 65 year-old John Scott was traveling north on County Road 1 in the town of Gorham when he lost con... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z NY Firefighters Battle Massive Idaho Wildfire <a href=";id=222488" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A group of 20 DEC Forest Rangers are helping firefighters battle a massive Pioneer wildfire in Idaho that has scorched more than 100,000 acres in the Boise National Forest.&nbsp; The New York firefighters volunteered to help fight the blaze that is... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Dog Killing Trappers Accept Plea Deal <a href=";id=222497" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two Seneca County men arrested for illegally trapping at the Seneca Army Depot will not be going back to court now that a plea deal has been arranged.&nbsp;&nbsp; According to the Daily Messenger, the Romulus Town Clerk is finishing the paperwork tha... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Corning Man Faces Possible 20 Years in Fraud Case <a href=";id=222501" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Corning man plead guilty in Federal Court, Thursday, to mail fraud charges and could spend up to 20 years behind bars.&nbsp;&nbsp; 52 year-old David Fleet, a real estate developer involved in purchasing, renovating and reselling distressed proper... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Tioga Downs Ready to Roll on Full Scale Casino <a href=";id=222500" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Southern Tier's first Las Vegas-style casino is expected to obtain its state license in the near future.&nbsp; The Gaming Commission meets on Tuesday and the Tioga Downs license is on the agenda.&nbsp; Tioga Downs is currently operating as a ra... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Rabid Bat Found on Ithaca City Street <a href=";id=222498" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The New York State Rabies Laboratory, Thursday, confirmed that a bat found on the sidewalk in front of 437 North Geneva Street in Ithaca was determined to be infected with rabies.&nbsp; The rabid bat was found on Wednesday near the intersection of ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Waterloo Man Allegedly Caught With 71 Baggies Of Heroin <a href=";id=222465" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>He had been under suspicion for a little while. Late Tuesday afternoon, the Seneca County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit arrested 23 year old Anthony Lagana of Waterloo as the result of a traffic stop where authorities reportedly found 71 baggies of heroin... 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Ecologist Says Accurate White Deer Census Needed At Depot <a href=";id=222461" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> There could be 75. There could be 100. There may be up to 350. Ecologist Keith Tidball says nobody has done a truly accurate census of the white deer population at the former Seneca Army Depot. [audio:82516124024-ECOTIDBALLdeeppop2.MP3] [/audio]T... Joe Nittler 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z