Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2017-02-22T04:39:48Z Geneva 5th Grader Falls Asleep On School Bus And Gets Left Behind <a href=";id=237450" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Geneva School District this afternoon released information on a 5th grade girl who fell asleep on a school bus last Thursday and went unnoticed when the driver parked at the bus garage at the end of the run. The girl woke up , got off the b... Joe Nittler 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z Auburn Police Ask For Help In Finding Runaway <a href=";id=237452" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auburn Police are trying to track down a girl who ran away from the Cayuga Centers on Valentines Day. They say 17 year old Destini Williams is black with black hair and&nbsp; brown eyes. She 5 foot 3,&nbsp; 155 pounds&nbsp; . She was last seen wearin... Joe Nittler 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z Lodi Woman Going To Court For Alleged Knifing Incident <a href=";id=237429" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lodi woman will be back in&nbsp; court Wednesday morning facing a number of charges after cutting a man with a knife during a fight Sunday afternoon. Seneca County deputies say 20 year old Brelynn&nbsp; Vorrasi brandished the knife , cut the man on... Joe Nittler 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z Geneva Police Keep Pressure Up On Drug Dealers <a href=";id=237426" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Geneva Police are working hard to stop the flow of drugs into the city.&nbsp; Late Monday afternoon a pair of Rochester women were stopped on East North Street and found with cocaine packaged for sale, cash and a phony 100 dollar bill.&nbsp;&nb... Joe Nittler 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z Seymour Public Library & Women's History Month <a href=";id=237422" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Women's History Month and the Finger Lakes connection to the suffragette movement will be highlighted by a pair of events in March at the Seymour Public Library.&nbsp; Library Director Lisa Carr said on Tuesday's Finger Lakes Morning News author Susa... Steve Penstone 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z Auburn School Board Holding Budget Workshop <a href=";id=237419" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Auburn School Board holds a budget workshop tonight as it begins its annual trek down the paths that could lead to a balanced budget.&nbsp; School Board President Michael McCole said on Tuesday's Finger Lakes Morning News once again this year the... Steve Penstone 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z Hobart and William Smith Hosts EMS Conference <a href=";id=237380" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will again host the annual Finger Lakes Regional Emergency Medical Service (EMS) conference. During the two-day event, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25, area emergency responders will convene in the Vandervort... HWS Office of Communications 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z Town Of Geneva To Introduce New Web Site <a href=";id=237351" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> They are hoping Town of Geneva residents will find it more useful. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says they have a new Town website in the offing.&nbsp; [audio:2201712613-venutinewtownwebsite.mp3] [/audio] The new site's designer has a great deal o... Joe Nittler 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Catholic Charities: Foreclosure Prevention Funds Cuts Will Hurt Schuyler County <a href=";id=237297" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Catholic Charities of Schuyler/Chemung works to help families with children and individuals within the counties and region have decent, stable housing.&nbsp; Since 2008, they've participated in the State Foreclosure Prevention Network, providing coun... Lucas Day 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Fabio Viviani's Portico Opens Thursday <a href=";id=237293" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With an intense passion for food and local Finger Lakes farm-fresh ingredients,&nbsp;Fabio Viviani brings that same essence and spirit to his new restaurant, Portico by Fabio Viviani, which will open Feb. 23 inside del Lago Resort &amp; Casino. The r... News Release 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Hundreds Upstate On Transplant Waiting Lists <a href=";id=237343" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Around the country, there are as many as a 110-thousand people waiting for organ transplants. That number is well in the hundreds upstate, according to Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network Executive Director Rob Kochik. [audio:22017113920-ROBDONATE... Joe Nittler 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Canandaigua To Reconsider Allowing Food Trucks <a href=";id=237336" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Canandaigua City Council kicked the idea around in 2014, but it never went anywhere. Tuesday night, the Ordinance and Charter Review Committee reexamines the possibility of letting food trucks operate inside city limits. There is a proposed o... Joe Nittler 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Cayuga Chamber Awards Nomination Deadline Approaching <a href=";id=237328" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The deadline to nominate a business or individual for the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce is a week from tomorrow.&nbsp; Tracy Verrier, the Executive Director of Cayuga Strategic Solutions, tells Finger Lakes News Radio submit a nomination for any ... Steve Penstone 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z NYSAC Opposes Cuomo Consolidation Plan <a href=";id=237323" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>County and local officials are generally in opposition to Governor Cuomo's idea of holding county-wide referendums in November that could lead to a consolidation of services in each county in the state.&nbsp; Mark LaVigne, the Deputy Director of the... Steve Penstone 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Mike Voutsinas Moving to Triple A Baseball <a href=";id=237319" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Former Auburn Doubledays General Manager Mike Voutsinas is back in baseball.&nbsp; He said on Monday's Finger Lakes Morning News he's making the jump from the short-season Single A Doubledays to the Memphis Redbirds, the Triple A affiliate of the St... Steve Penstone 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Great Backyard Bird Count Wraps Up Today <a href=";id=237344" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count ends Monday. Project spokesperson Pat Leonard at the Cornell Lab of&nbsp; Ornithology says they hear from quite a few far flung locations every year. [audio:22017120601-farflungx.mp3] [/audio]We'll pass... Joe Nittler 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Retiring Watkins Glen Superintendent Lands New Job <a href=";id=237290" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>After serving multiple positions over the last dozen years, Watkins Glen Superintendent Tom Phillips will become executive director of the New York State Middle School Association following his retirement in October.&nbsp; Since 2004, Phillips has ... Lucas Day 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Two Arrested for Drugs After Penn Yan Traffic Stop <a href=";id=237288" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A traffic stop Saturday night in the village of Penn Yan led to the arrest of three people.&nbsp; After village police pulled over a car driven by 45 year old Marion Thompson, of Penn Yan, on Court Street around 11 p.m., Thompson began to yell loudl... Lucas Day 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Ithaca Pedestrians Struck by Jeep Ticketed <a href=";id=237287" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The two pedestrians struck by a Jeep while crossing in the 700 block of South Meadow Street in Ithaca last Saturday afternoon have been ticketed by Ithaca Police.&nbsp; One victim had to be airlifted to an area hospital, while the other was taken by... Lucas Day 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z Man Accused of Depriving Animals of Food and Water <a href=";id=237272" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Ontario County Humane Society has accused a South Bristol man of keeping four pigs in a barn stall - for a period of at least three days - from last Tuesday to Saturday without food or water.&nbsp; The animals were seized along with two cats fr... Fred von Wiegen 2017-02-19T05:00:00Z