Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-07-28T07:39:50Z FL Academy Charter School Efforts Stymied Again <a href=";id=183770" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Plans for the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Classical Charter School get side tracked again . Last month school leaders sent the state Board of Regents Charter School Office a letter of intent , hoping the state would let them move ahead and submit a... Joe Nittler 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Alleged Geneva Heroin Dealer Busted For Selling In Waterloo <a href=";id=183747" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; Seneca County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office Narcotics Investigators took a significant&nbsp; heroin dealer off the streets Monday night .&nbsp; 23 year old Adam Bailey of Geneva faces five counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance ... Joe Nittler 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Clinton Correctional Worker Pleads Guilty in Escapee Case <a href=";id=183736" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Joyce Mitchell, a northern New York prison worker, pleaded guilty Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers that later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run.&nbsp; The 51 year old tailor shop instructor ... Lucas Day 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Seward House Beats Summer Fundraising Goal <a href=";id=183714" target="_blank"><img src=" House.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> They couldn't have been more successful. The Seward House Museum is still adding up all the numbers from their Culinary Expeditions event, but Development Director Natalie Stetson tells us they reached their goal.[audio:7281583258-culexp1.mp3] [/a... Joe Salzone 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Waterloo Village Justice Trial Starts Today <a href=";id=183701" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>3:30 p.m. UPDATE- "The incident in fact did not occur."&nbsp; That was the opening for Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch Tuesday morning in his remarks to the jury as the trial began of former Waterloo Acting Village Justice Roger Barto w... Greg Cotterill and Joe Nittler 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Judge Denies New Trial Request for Syracuse Doctor <a href=";id=183691" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Syracuse doctor will not be getting a new trial. Doctor Robert Neulander's request was denied Monday. Neulander was found guilty in April of killing his wife in September 2012. His lawyers claimed juror misconduct, but a judge Monday said the gui... Joe Salzone 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Ontario County Fire House Destroyed by Fire <a href=";id=183690" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A fire house in Ontario County caught fire early this morning. The fire happened at the Ionia Fire Department on County Road 14, which is between Honeoye Falls and Bloomfield. The fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. It is unclear what caused the fire o... Greg Cotterill 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Reed Beyond Thrilled Over Photonics Institute Announcement <a href=";id=183686" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It could lead to thousands of new jobs in the Rochester-Finger Lakes region. Vice President Joe Biden visited Rochester Monday to officially announce a new photonics institute. Photonics is described as the science and application of light. It can tr... Lucas Day 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Schuyler County Named in Wrongful Death Suit by Corning Family <a href=";id=183680" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The family of the Corning man that led police on a chase in early February and was found dead just hours after he fled his car and ran into a wooded area in Schuyler County has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.&nbsp; The Corning Leader reports a hearin... Lucas Day 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z 20 Year Old Drowns in Ithaca <a href=";id=183678" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 20 year old Cortland County man drowned Sunday in the town of Ithaca after jumping into the water south of the Second Dam.&nbsp; Police were called to the scene just before 6 Sunday afternoon after Eric Richardson, of Virgil, failed to immediately ... Lucas Day 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Teen Escapes Serious Accident with Minor Injuries <a href=";id=183674" target="_blank"><img src=" Crash.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Honeoye teen miraculously escaped serious injury when his vehicle spun sideways, struck a driveway culvert, which sent the car airborne causing it to hit a guardrail and a telephone pole before finally coming to rest upside-down.&nbsp; Sheriff's De... Fred von Wiegen 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Driver Causes Three Car Crash <a href=";id=183673" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A three car crash Monday afternoon, resulting in minor injuries to a passenger and a traffic citation for the driver of a car who slammed into another vehicle in East Bloomfield around 4:16 pm.&nbsp; Sheriff's Deputies say 30 year-old Phoenix Forbes ... Fred von Wiegen 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z Goulds Pump Executive and Radio Station Owner Passes Away <a href=";id=183672" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The family and friends of Brien Rogers, this week, are mourning his passing. Brien B. Rogers was born and lived most of his life in Seneca Falls.&nbsp; Rogers earned a masters degree in business at the University of Pennslvania, but before he could ... Fred von Wiegen 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z E-Cigarettes: Study Finds the Smoking Cure May be Backfiring <a href=";id=183671" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There's a troubling report out this week that e-cigarettes may be reversing the progress made in reducing the number of teen smokers. A new study of eleventh and twelfth graders found that one quarter of those surveyed had tried e-cigarettes and near... Fred von Wiegen 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z Driver of Car T-Boned by Pick-Up Airlifted to Hospital <a href=";id=183668" target="_blank"><img src=" Crash.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The driver of a car that was t-boned by a pick-up truck late Monday afternoon in Scipio Center was airlifted to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse with a severe head injury.&nbsp; The pick-up truck driver was not injured, but charges might be fi... Fred von Wiegen 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z Palmyra Code Enforcement Officer Arrested for Stalking and Harassing Woman <a href=";id=183642" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Seneca County Sheriff's&nbsp;Investigators report the arrest of Daniel J. Delpriore, age 34, of 4 Highland Place, Clifton Springs, NY on July 24, 2015 following a lengthy investigation. Delpriore was charged with one count each of Official Miscondu... Seneca County Sheriff's Office 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z Contract Talks Continue with Interim Auburn School Superintendent <a href=";id=183636" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Contract talks are ongoing with interim Auburn school superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo about taking over permanently. Auburn School Board President Michael McCole tells Finger Lakes News Radio he's confident there will be a new superintendent in office ... Joe Salzone 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z UPDATE: Yates County Teenager Found <a href=";id=183603" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>15-year old Heather Soyring has been found. At 6:46pm, the Yates County Sheriff's Office, using the Nixle Alert System, let area residents know the teenager was found. No other information on her whereabouts or condition was released. Soyring was ... Lucas Day and Greg Cotterill 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z Sodus Man Charged After Selling Drugs to Undercover Officers <a href=";id=183601" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Wayne County man is behind bars after allegedly selling drugs in Sodus and Lyons.&nbsp; Two undercover officers on two separate occasions allege that 27 year old Clarence Bell Junior sold them cocaine and hydrocodone.&nbsp; &nbsp; Wayne County ... Tiffany Collinsworth 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z 31 More Navy Heroes To Be Honored at Sampson <a href=";id=183572" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>ROMULUS &ndash; On Saturday, August 1, 31 additional US Navy heroes will be memorialized at Sampson State Park. The public is invited. &ldquo;After many years of painstaking research, we are now able to properly honor the memory and service of these... News Release 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z