Finger Lakes Daily News News http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2016-05-02T12:57:34Z Local Boxer Victim of Friday Morning Shooting <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212719" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_5011641012-11061134727geneva082508c.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In 2008 Aleem "The Hammer" Whitfield was a TV star thanks to the ABC program "Extreme Home Makeover."&nbsp; The show's stars and hundreds of volunteers buit a new house and gym (complete with a boxing ring) for Tim Hill and his family. Whitfield, was... Fred von Wiegen and Greg Cotterill 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212719 Protest March Hopes to Derail Trash Train Before It Starts <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212679" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_43016110704-IMG7471.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Hundreds of area residents took part in a "Stop the Trash Trains" rally Saturday morning in Geneva.&nbsp; The march and rally drew about 500 people. The protest march is the latest demonstration of public outrage over a controversial plan to bring g... Greg Cotterill 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212679 Canandaigua Woman Allegedly Drunk Steals Chair from T.J. Maxx <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212733" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_50116124023-shopliftingcamera.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> An Ontario County woman was allegedly intoxicated when she stole a chair from T.J. Maxx in Canandaigua Saturday night. Sheriff's Deputies say the chair that 50 year-old Roberta Taylor is accused of stealing was part of a three piece furniture set v... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212733 Canandaigua Man Accused of Attempting to Strangle His Mother <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212732" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_50116122724-domesticviolence.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Canandaigua man is accused of attempting to strangle his mother during a domestic dispute, early Sunday morning. Sheriff's Deputies arrested 24 year-old Brett Newman, shortly after 4AM, and charged him with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. Newm... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212732 Cuomo Launches Internal Investigation of Development Projects <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212730" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_50116112652-corruptiontweed.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With a U.S. Attorney snooping around Albany looking for evidence of governmental wrongdoing, Governor Cuomo announced Friday that he will launch his own investigation into allegations of improper lobbying by certain members of his own staff.&nbsp; A... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212730 Driver Allegedly Drunk Rolls Truck, Hits Mailbox, Fence and Tree <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212723" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_112415112209-dwiarrest.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> An Ontario County man driving on Route 21 in Canandaigua lost control of his 1957 pickup truck Friday night, rolled it over in a yard, struck a mailbox, a fence and a tree. Sheriff's Deputies arrested 65 year-old Henry Stewart of Canandaigua on a D... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212723 Waterloo Man Allegedly Fights Police During Arrest <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212722" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_50116103931-ResistingArrest.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Seneca County man is facing multiple charges after being arrested early Saturday morning following a domestic dispute at a Waterloo apartment.&nbsp;&nbsp; When Waterloo Police arrived to investigate a domestic altercation between 24 year-old Jaco... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212722 Sentencing Tuesday for Former Assembly Speaker Silver <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212721" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_11021595340-sheldonsilver300x300.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will be sentenced Tuesday to a long prison term, but federal prosecutors, who have asked the judge to sentence Silver to more than 14 years behind bars, have decided not to make the disgraced Democratic lawmaker... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212721 Warming Temps Increase Coyote Sightings <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212718" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_50116101532-coyote.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> With warmer weather on the way, you can expect to see an increase in the number of coyotes, especially around bird feeders and garbage cans.&nbsp; State officials recommend that&nbsp; you keep food indoors to avoid the pesky varmints from coming ar... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212718 Kids Suffer When Parents Go to Prison <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212716" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_50116101025-kidswithparentsinprisonoftendealwithuntre21986514392148204dblbig.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> When a parent goes to prison, the effects on their children can be devastating, but a new report says there are ways to lessen the impact. Nationwide, more than five-million kids, including 148,000 in New York, have seen a parent go to jail or pris... News Release 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212716 Seneca Meadows Landfill Working to Alleviate Stench <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212715" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_5011695853-SENECAMEADOWSPROGLOGO.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Opponents and neighbors complain that the smell is unpleasant and overpowering sometimes. Seneca Meadows District Manager Kyle Black tells Finger Lakes News Radio they are trying hard to alleviate odors coming from the landfill.[audio:5011695630-FR... Joe Nittler 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212715 Montezuma Spring Bird Species Survey Runs Through June <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212714" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_5011695017-monteaudubon.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Volunteers from the Montezuma Audubon Center will conduct a new&nbsp; bird species survey at the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve starting this weekend&nbsp; and running through the June breeding season.&nbsp; The Center's Chris Lajewski te... Joe Nittler 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212714 SUNY Board May Name Risser Replacement This Week <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212713" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_71015111935-FLCCLOGOColorTagline.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>They have the final say.&nbsp; The SUNY Board of Trustees meets Wednesday and they could take a vote on who the next FLCC President will be. The choices are:&nbsp; Dr. George Swan ,&nbsp; the&nbsp; former vice chancellor of Wayne County Community Col... Joe Nittler 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212713 Saturday Night Fire Destroys Palmyra Home <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212687" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_5011651833-FIRE.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A home on Canalside Drive, located about one mile east of Palmyra off Route 31, was destroyed by fire early Saturday night.&nbsp; The Port Gibson Fire Department arrived at the scene around 7PM and the house was already fully engulfed in flames.&nb... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-01T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212687 Finger Lakes Sweet Treats Trail Begins in Auburn <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212658" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_8221593452-resizedimage250333FingerLakesSweetTreatTrailKickOff.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Tasty Tour kicks off on Friday from 5 &ndash; 8 pm at Theater Mack behind the Cayuga Museum on Genesee Street in Auburn. Cayuga Tourism Executive Director Meg Vanek said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News ... Steve Penstone 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212658 Construction Season In Auburn <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212657" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10251254438-underconstruction.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The construction season in Auburn kicks off in a big way next week when the first shovel hits the ground on the State Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project. City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News the work area will in... Steve Penstone 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212657 Cortland Bear Died From Tranquilizer Dart <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212656" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4301652132-BlackBear27527.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> It now appears that a black bear that died last Monday was killed by an overdose of a tranquilizer. The bear had climbed a tree in a neighborhood&nbsp;in a city&nbsp;of cortland&nbsp;prompting wildlife workers to be called in to remove the animal. ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212656 May Is Motorcycle Safety Month <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212655" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4301651759-motorcyclesafetymonth.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and Bruce LaPorte, the President of the Traveling Memorial Wall for Fallen Bikers, wants drivers to pay attention when they're sharing the road with bikers. You might not know when they are slowing down. [aud... Joe Nittler 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212655 Still Time To Register For I Love My Park Day On May 7th <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212653" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4301651506-ILMPD.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The 5th annual, I Love My Park Day is May 7th and it's not too late to register to lend a hand in cleaning up a state, local parks and historic sites. Volunteers will be cleaning up debris, planting trees, removing invasive species, upgrading, impr... Fred von Wiegen 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212653 Low Income Households Eligible For State-Funded Air Conditioners <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=212649" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_7131290530-NewYorkState.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> New Yorkers with medical problems that are aggravated by extreme heat will be able to apply for a state-funded air conditioner beginning on Monday. Under a $3,000,000 program, low income families can apply for assitance to purchase and install air ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=212649