Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-05-24T06:21:02Z Auburn Rotary Clock Dedication Monday <a href=";id=176269" target="_blank"><img src=" Logo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Auburn Rotary Club will officially unveil the clock it has donated to the city on Monday. The&nbsp; Verdin clock is at the corner of Genesee Street and Loop Road, across the street from Wegmans near the old Nolan Sporting Goods Store. The Centenn... Ted Baker 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Shared Assessor Begins Work June 1 <a href=";id=176268" target="_blank"><img src=" City Hall.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A new assessor who will work both for the cities of Geneva and Canandaigua is expected to begin work June 1st. The Daily Messenger reports Stephen Pigeon was the property appraiser for the town of Orchard Park. The two Ontario County cities agreed to... Ted Baker 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Judge Rules Against Halftown Suit <a href=";id=176266" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A federal judge has ruled a faction of the Cayuga Indian Nation led by Clint Halftown does not have legal standing to sue the village of Union Springs. The Finger Lakes Times reports the Union Springs Village Board has threatened legal action against... Ted Baker 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Lego Theft Leads to Chase <a href=";id=176262" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three people were arrested and a State Trooper suffered minor injuries after a chase that began with the report of the theft of Lego sets from the Canandaigua Wal-Mart. A call came into Ontario County 9-1-1 Saturday afternoon saying three people were... Ted Baker 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z WW1 Names Added to Geneva Monument <a href=";id=176263" target="_blank"><img src=" City Hall.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The names of 38 Geneva residents who died in World War One have been added to a monument at Pulteney Park. The names were added at the urging of City Councilor Ron Martino, who tells the Finger Lakes Times he thought it was appropriate that those Wor... Ted Baker 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Schumer Calls for Grape Lab Replacement <a href=";id=176261" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Senator Charles Schumer is asking the federal government to replace what he says is the outdated Federal Grape Genetic Research Service Lab in Geneva. The Senator says he's written to US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack asking for money to replace t... Ted Baker 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Donnelly to Run Rolling Wheels <a href=";id=176264" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dirt track entrepreneur Glen Donnelly has announced he's taking over management of Rolling Wheels Raceway in Elbridge. The Post-Standard reports Donnelly, who owned DIRT Motorsports for several years, will run the track for its new owners from North ... Ted Baker 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Nozzolio to Speak at Sampson Observance <a href=";id=176260" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Senator Michael Nozzolio will be the guest speaker at a Memorial Day observance at Sampson Veterans Cemetery in Seneca County. The event will take place at three o'clock Monday afternoon at the Romulus Cemetery. Nozzolio played a key role in th... Ted Baker 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Lab Mistake Means Reduced Charges <a href=";id=176259" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A felony charge against a former Canandaigua police officer has been reduced to a misdemeanor, due to a weighing mistake by a lab technician. Wayne Fenton was charged with a felony after pot seized from his home weighed in at over nine ounces. Eight ... Ted Baker 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z New Yorkers Get Text Hotline Help for Addiction <a href=";id=176217" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>New Yorkers can now text the State HOPEline to get support and referral services for alcohol and drug addiction, and problem gambling. The HOPEline is a free and confidential 24-hour service that connects addicts&nbsp; with specially trained behavior... Joe Nittler 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z State Police Crackdown Targets Impaired and Distracted Drivers <a href=";id=176216" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Police and local law enforcement across New York State will be increasing patrols to combat impaired and distracted driving throughout the holiday weekend, right up until Monday night.&nbsp; According to the National Highway Safety Administrati... Fred von Wiegen 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z Bold Ideas for Summer Cookouts from Mo Tidball <a href=";id=176215" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Summer cookouts don't have to be fatty meals filled with calories.&nbsp; Mo Tidball of the Seneca County Cooperative Extension says wild game -- like venison -- is a great alternative to ground beef hamburgers: [audio:5231560054-TIDBALL1WILDGAMEBURGE... Fred von Wiegen 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z Parents: Do Your Homework in Finding Right Child Care Provider <a href=";id=176214" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>School ends and your child care provider is not available during the summer months.&nbsp; If your in Seneca, Yates or Ontario Counties -- you're lucky, because there's a referral service that can help you find the right child care facility.&nbsp; Jul... Fred von Wiegen 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z Man Allegedly Beat and Strangled Wife <a href=";id=176212" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Bloomfield man was arrested, Thursday night, in the Town of Bristol for allegedly choking his wife, 25 year old Meaghan Rogers of Bloomfield.&nbsp; Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 31 year-old Zachary Rogers allegedly struck his wife repeatedl... Fred von Wiegen 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z Man Arrested on Charges Stemming from Domestic Dispute <a href=";id=176211" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Farmington man was arrested, Friday morning in Victor, on a criminal summons charging him with Harrassment in the Second Degree.&nbsp; Deputies say the charge against 64 year-old Keith Goldstein stems from a domestic incident that occurred, last Sa... Fred von Wiegen 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z Sampson Vet Cemetary Marks Fourth Memorial Day on Monday <a href=";id=176218" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Sampson Veterans Cemetery along Seneca Lake marks it's fourth Memorial Day on Monday. They will have an observance starting at three. Executive Director Bill Yale says people who attend are always moved.[audio:5231561218-BILLYALEMEMANDFIREHOUSE2.... Joe Nittler 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z State Parks Fill to Capacity for Memorial Weekend <a href=";id=176210" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A long winter and a short spring made for a challenging assignment to get the state park system up and running for the Memorial Day weekend, but Regional Director for the State Parks Fred Bonn says everything was ready when the holiday arrived on Fri... Fred von Wiegen 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z Adamski Steps Down As FL Museum Board President <a href=";id=176181" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp;More leadership changes for the Finger Lakes Museum and Aquarium in Branchport. After 5 years Founder John Adamski has stepped down as board president but keeps&nbsp; his seat on the board. He will now take charge of public relations. &nbsp; ... Joe Nittler 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z Seneca County Sheriff's Marine Patrol Ready For The Holiday Weekend <a href=";id=176166" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Both of the Seneca County Sheriff's Marine Patrol Boats will be on duty through the long holiday weekend. Sheriff Jack Stenberg tells us first and foremost they are looking for careless&nbsp; boaters and watercraft operators. ... Joe Nittler 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z Gas A Real Bargain This Memorial Day Weekend <a href=";id=176159" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Even tough prices have got back up pretty steadily since March, Diana Dibble at the Central New York Triple A tells us gas is quite a bargain compared to the last several Memorial day weekends.[audio:52215111056-GASBARGIN.mp3] [/audio]No m... Joe Nittler 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z