Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2017-01-16T08:45:15Z Cayuga Nation Leadership Still Under Dispute <a href=";id=234501" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Cayuga Nation&rsquo;s Council of Chiefs and Clan Mothers on Friday appealed the December 15th Bureau of Indian Affairs decision declaring a group organized by Clint Halftown to be the government of the Cayuga Nation. They say the decision by BI... Joe Nittler 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Kolb Hopes Solution Found For Horsemen at FL Track <a href=";id=234496" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb is listening to the pleas of the local horse racing industry and associated businesses who look to the opening of the del Lago Casino in Seneca County with a good deal of trepidation. Finger Lakes Gaming and Race... Joe Nittler 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Ontario County Sheriff Introduces New Website <a href=";id=234494" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Ontario County Sheriff's Office has beefed up its internet presence. Sheriff Phil Povero says they have created a new easier to use website with more features. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; [audio:11617123513-POVEROWEB... Joe Nittler 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z More Review For Canandaigua Billboard Proposals <a href=";id=234487" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Lamar Advertising has made a pitch to Canandaigua City leaders seeking to lease space for a pair of digital billboards at the city-owned Lagoon Park. The two signs would face Routes 5 and 20. Tuesday night, the City Council Ordinance Committee will... Joe Nittler 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Geneva Firefightrers Handle Coffee Shop Chimney Fire <a href=";id=234478" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It took Geneva Firefighters just under half an hour to deal with a pesky chimney fire this morning at the Opus Coffee Shop on Exchange Street. No details yet on the cause of the fire or the damage estimate. The first alarm came in around 10:15 AM. ... Joe Nittler 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Village Drug Moves into Old Henderson's Drug in Penn Yan <a href=";id=234473" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Penn Yan's Village Drug has a new location starting today. Here's owner Tracy Knapp to tell us more. [audio:11617103930-VillageDrugmove.MP3] [/audio] &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Tracey tells us why she made the move. [audio:116... Lucas Day 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Next Week is Cayuga County Restaurant Week <a href=";id=234470" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Next week is Restuarant Week in Cayuga County. Cayuga Strategic Solutions Executive Director Tracy Verrier said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News it's a chance for the county Chamber of Commerce to show off the many attractions for foodies and lo... Steve Penstone 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Auburn West Middle School Sale Finally Complete <a href=";id=234467" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Unity House of Cayuga County is now the co-owner of the former West Middle School in Auburn. Marketing and Development Director Kelly Buck said on Monday's Finger Lakes Morning News the sale was finally closed last week.[audio:11617100747-0116Buck5.m... Steve Penstone 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z One Person Reported Hurt In Gorham Crash <a href=";id=234466" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Not a lot of information yet about a bus crash at County Road 18 and Depew Road in the Town of Gorham this morning just after 10. Mercy Flight has been requested. Reports indicate one person was trapped for a time and was having with trouble breathin... Joe Nittler 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Unity House Celebrates 40 Years of Service <a href=";id=234465" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>2017 is a big year for Unity House of Cayuga County as the agency celebrates 40 years of helping individuals with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities and chemical dependencies.[audio:1161793552-0116Buck1.mp3] [/audio]Marketing and Developme... Steve Penstone 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Ontario County Planning E-Waste Collection Day For Saturday <a href=";id=234463" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ontario County has an E-Waste Collection Day set for Saturday at the Geneva High Bus Barn from 8AM to 2PM. Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says it's quick and easy and you keep problem materials out of the landfill. [audio:1161792055-emark.mp3] [... Joe Nittler 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Mayor Quill Favored Governor's Regional Addresses <a href=";id=234460" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auburn Mayor Michael Quill says he liked Governor Cuomo's idea of regional state of the state addresses. Speaking on the Finger Lakes Morning News on Friday, the mayor said the six addresses allowed the governor to focus on regional issues, rather th... Steve Penstone 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Groundwork Underway on CNY Visitors' Center <a href=";id=234455" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auburn Mayor Michael Quill says the groundwork is being laid for the new Central New York visitors' center planned for the parking lot across South Street from Memorial City Hall. [w:\MON\0113Quill1.mp3]&nbsp;&nbsp; :16 &nbsp;&nbsp;Speaking to Finger... Steve Penstone 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Food Bank's MLK Jr. Day of Service Monday <a href=";id=234442" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Food Bank of the Southern Tier was one of the agencies awarded a grant from the Watkins Glen International R.A.C.E. Foundation that it will use towards its backpack program. CEO Natasha Thompson tells us while the grant money is nice, volunteers ... Lucas Day 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z WGI Awards R.A.C.E. Foundation Grants <a href=";id=234441" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Watkins Glen International hosted a reception late last week honoring ten local organizations being awarded a share of 15-THOUSAND dollars in R.A.C.E. Foundation grants ahead of the 2017 season.&nbsp; Schuyler County Youth Football received 15-HUNDRE... Lucas Day 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Keuka, Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing to Offer Dual Nursing Degree <a href=";id=234440" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing and Keuka College have partnered in the creation of a unique dual degree program that will allow students to earn degrees from both colleges.&nbsp; Pete Bekisz, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications at... Lucas Day 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Argument Leads to Stabbing <a href=";id=234429" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Sunday of watching the NFL playoffs ended with an Auburn man in hospital and another facing charges.&nbsp; Auburn Police say the pair got into an argument at a Barber St. home.&nbsp; They went outside, and the unidentified 44-year old victim came b... Steve Penstone 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembered <a href=";id=234414" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Hobart and William Smith Colleges will participate in special events in the Geneva community as well as host activities that focus on social justice in honor of the civil rights leader. This year, the... Natalia St.Lawrence 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z Radio Key Part of Disaster Preparedness <a href=";id=234388" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One never knows when disaster may strike, but Red Cross Disaster Specialist Susan Pope says it's important to be prepared at all times: [audio:1151761755-Popepreparedness1.mp3][/audio] Pope also says one of the key parts of your emergency kit is...... Joe Lasky 2017-01-15T05:00:00Z Open Enrollment Continues Despite Potential ACA Repeal <a href=";id=234387" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act is in the news, but Finger Lakes Community Health's Ruth Modaffari says the ongoing open enrollment is business as usual: [audio:1151755534-Modafarriopenenrollment1.mp3][/audio] Modaffari also says th... Joe Lasky 2017-01-15T05:00:00Z