Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-03-05T06:03:19Z Town Of Geneva Considers Pederstrian Options For Pre-emption Road <a href=";id=166070" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In the next few years several hundred more people are expected to be living along the Pre-emption Road Corridor in the Town of Geneva from West Washington north to the Experiment Station.&nbsp; Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti has asked Cornell&rsq... Joe Nittler 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z Geneva Couple Arrested In Drug Probe <a href=";id=166066" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two more people have been arrested in connection with a 5 month old drug investigation in the City of Geneva&nbsp; . Members of the Police Departments Drug Enforcement Unit and marked cars went back to a home on Gennesse Street this morning where her... 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z Wegmans Makes FORTUNE Top 10 For "Best Places To Work" <a href=";id=166059" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FORTUNE magazine for the 18th year in a row has named Wegmans one of their &ldquo;100 Best Companies to Work For&rdquo; . This year they finish 7th. Wegmans Spokesperson Jo Natale tells us there's a lot of joy today at copo... Joe Nittler 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z Canandaigua School Supt. To Present Early Budget Numbers Tonight <a href=";id=166046" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; A lot of numbers will be flying around tonight when Canandaigua School Superintendent Lynn Erdle presents preliminary spending and revenue figures that will be used in constructing next year's&nbsp; school budget. The 7pm Budget wor... Joe Nittler 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z Heroin Prosecutions Rising in Cayuga County <a href=";id=166036" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Years ago heroin was hardly an issue in Cayuga County. DA Jon Budelmann tells us that when he started prosecuting drug cases in the county over 20 years ago, he'd see one or two heroin cases every year. But times have changed.[audio:3051583436-bude... Joe Salzone 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z Snow and Ice Damage Former Geneva City Fire Hall Roof <a href=";id=166020" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Another day and more problems with roofs, this time in downtown Geneva. Geneva city officials say snow and ice caused a partial roof collapse at the former fire house next to City Hall. City Manager Matt Horn says city crews are evaluating the issue... Greg Cotterill 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z UPDATE: Canandaigua Teen Appeared on "Ellen" <a href=";id=165847" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>What started as a local campaign to "#GetCourtneyToEllen" has succeeded in doing just that. Incoming first-year Courtney Wagner '19 will appear on NBC's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at 4 p.m. today with students, faculty and staff from Hobart and Willi... Lucas Day and HWS Communications 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z Smoke Shop Bandit Sought by Ithaca Police <a href=";id=165963" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A lone bandit robbed the State Smoke Shop in downtown Ithaca at 3:45 PM Wednesday afternoon; threatening the store's clerk and making off with an undisclosed amount of money. Ithaca Police say the woman was not physically harmed and no weapon was di... Fred von Wiegen 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z Kolb Calls for Immediate Vote on Corruption Reform Proposals <a href=";id=165962" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and his GOP Assembly colleagues, Wednesday, called for an immediate vote on proposals that will reform and shake up Assembly operations after a string of corruption scandals in Albany. Kolb says the proposals are b... News Release / Fred von Wiegen 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z DCS Musical "Little Shop of Horrors" Begins Thursday <a href=";id=165961" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It's that time of year again...time for the annual Dundee Central School musical. This year, students will be presenting "The Little Shop of Horrors." Director Scott Shepardson says the classic was recently remade and then turned into a musical. [au... Lucas Day 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z Three Businesses Honored by Geneva Bid and Chamber of Commerce <a href=";id=165960" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three local businesses were honored, this week, by the Geneva Business Improvement District and the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce under the Business of the Month Program. The collaborative effort which features a different local business chosen eac... Miranda Polmanteer 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z Watkins Glen Man Charged With Felony Assault <a href=";id=165959" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 34 year old Watkins Glen man faces felony assault charges following an incident that occurred in the parking lot of Bleachers Bar and Grill Monday.&nbsp; Dennis Thompson is accused of getting into an early morning assault with an unidentified indiv... Lucas Day 2015-03-05T05:00:00Z Montour Falls Elementary Students Exposed to Diesel Fumes <a href=";id=165958" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Diesel fumes from a piece of maintenance equipment entered the fresh air vents of the B.C. Cate Elementary School building in Montour Falls for approximately ten minutes Wednesday morning.&nbsp; Fumes were mostly contained to the gymnasium area, but ... Lucas Day 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z Bath Shooting Trial Set to Begin Thursday <a href=";id=165957" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The trial of the Rochester man accused of shooting a Bath man in the Steuben County village last summer in an alleged drug-related incident is set to begin today.&nbsp; 24 year old Steven Alexander was indicted in July and pled not guilty in August t... Lucas Day 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z Wednesday Fire Destroys Schuyler County Trailer Home <a href=";id=165956" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Firefighters from four different Schuyler County departments battled a trailer home fire Wednesday afternoon at 5840 Route 224 near Alpine Junction.&nbsp; The fire started when the home owner, Gregory Gary, was using a heater to defrost frozen pipes ... Lucas Day 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z Audit Reveals Flaws in Safeguarding Fire Department Funds <a href=";id=165955" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an audit of the Fair Haven Volunteer Fire Department, Wednesday, and found numerous issues with respect to the department's financial record-keeping.&nbsp; The audit sought to determine whether or not the... Fred von Wiegen 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z DiNapoli Calls Farmers' Markets Key to Ag Growth <a href=";id=165919" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A report released this week showed agriculture helped New York add roughly 38 billion dollars to its economy in 2012. State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli tells us farmers' markets are a key factor to continued ag growth.[audio:3041512745-TomD1.mp3] [/a... Joe Salzone 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z City Manager: Serial Bonds Good Money Saver for Auburn <a href=";id=165914" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Auburn City Councilors will be voting tomorrow on renewing serial bonds, which were passed in 2006. City Manager Doug Selby says they save the city some money.[audio:3041510614-serialbonds.mp3] [/audio] Selby calls the bonds a positive move. The ... Joe Salzone 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z Geneva Council to Discuss Pulteney Closure <a href=";id=165890" target="_blank"><img src=" City Hall.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Geneva City Council tonight will discuss the possibility of closing Pulteney Street to vehicle traffic on the Hobart and William Smith campus. City Manager Matt Horn says one question is what the impact of the closure would be.[audio:30415101225-... Ted Baker 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z Less Than Half Money Raised by Phone Goes to Charities <a href=";id=165888" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>If someone calls you on the phone soliciting for a charity, there's a good chance a lot of the money does NOT go to the charity. According to a report from the Attorney General's office, telephone solicitors in 2013 raised over 300 million for charit... Ted Baker 2015-03-04T05:00:00Z