Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2017-04-25T11:34:16Z Seneca County Adds 3rd Drug Take Back Day Location <a href=";id=242427" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day and this&nbsp; year Seneca County residents have an extra place&nbsp; to drop off&nbsp;&nbsp; expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications. A deputy will be on hand for an hour between noon and 1... Joe Nittler 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Genevans To Get First Look At Active Transportation Study Saturday <a href=";id=242420" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> It's been in the works for the last several months and Saturday morning City and Town officials will roll out the first draft of an Active Transportation plan for Geneva. City Neighborhood&nbsp; Initiative Director Sage Gerling says the goal is... Joe Nittler 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Holland Stadium Turf Project Underway <a href=";id=242418" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The last lacrosse games were played on Saturday, now Auburn's Holland Stadium is being turned over the the construction teams. [audio:4251793909-JeffTurf1.mp3] [/audio]Auburn School District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo reminds everyone the money ... Steve Penstone 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z FL Visitors Connection Markets To Key Niche Groups <a href=";id=242417" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> As another spring and summer tourism season gets underway ,&nbsp; David Lee, the Marketing Operations Director at the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection says they continue to look for ways to attract niche groups here. [audio:4251793645-FLvcfoc... Joe Nittler 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Decision on APD Deputy Chief Anthony Could Come This Week <a href=";id=242413" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auburn Deputy Police Chief Roger Anthony's future with the department could be decided this week.&nbsp; That was the word on Monday's Finger Lakes Morning News from City Manager Jeff Dygert.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;... Steve Penstone 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Auburn FD HQ Relocation Plan Moving Ahead <a href=";id=242408" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auburn City Manager Jeff Dygert says the plan to relocate the Auburn Fire Department headquarters is moving ahead. [audio:4251784353-0424DygertFD1.mp3] [/audio]The former Fire Chief said on Monday's Finger Lakes Morning News it's been a long time c... Steve Penstone 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Record Number Of Runners Signed Up For Seneca 7 <a href=";id=242395" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> It's bound to be a lucky day for someone . The starting gun for the 7th Annual Seneca 7 Relay Race sounds Sunday morning at 7. Want more 7's. The race features teams of 7 running&nbsp; 77.7 miles around Seneca Lake. Race Co-director Jeff Hender... Joe Nittler 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Hidden Valley 4-H to Hold "Barn Dance Hootenanny" <a href=";id=242382" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen is holding a new event in May called a "Barn Dance Hootenanny."&nbsp; Camp Director Jenn Sweet tells us more about this new fundraiser. [audio:4251755049-HiddenValleyHootenanny.mp3] [/audio] &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;... Lucas Day 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Girl Scouts Help Out At Pathway Home Of The Finger Lakes <a href=";id=242379" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Girl Scouts from Daisy Troop 40195 and Junior Troop 60562 spent Saturday morning cleaning up the yard and spreading mulch at the Pathway Home of the Finger Lakes. The mission of the Pathway Home is to provide quality care to the dying, meeting... Greg Cotterill 2017-04-24T05:00:00Z Geneva Woman Found in Penn Yan with Cocaine <a href=";id=242378" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 34 year old Geneva woman is in Yates County Jail following a traffic stop in the village of Penn Yan early Sunday morning.&nbsp; After Amanda Vasconez was pulled over, she allegedly gave officers a false name and date of birth in order to hide the... Lucas Day 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Ex-Elmira Jackal Clayton Gets Life in Prison for Wife's Murder <a href=";id=242376" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Former Elmira Jackals hockey player Thomas Clayton was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in Steuben County Court Monday.&nbsp;&nbsp; Clayton was found guilty in February of first-and second-degree murder in the September ... Lucas Day 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Odessa Man Charged Under Leandra's Law <a href=";id=242374" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 25 year old Schuyler County man was charged with aggravated DWI under Leandra's Law after he was pulled over in the city of Elmira.&nbsp; Joseph Crane was stopped after he crossed a double yellow line on College Avenue.&nbsp; It was discovered Cra... Lucas Day 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Former Broome County Executive Admits to Misconduct <a href=";id=242373" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>About a week after Schuyler County District Attorney Joseph Fazzary announced former Broome County Executive Debbie Preston had been arrested on three counts of official misconduct, she pleaded guilty Monday to a single count.&nbsp; Under the plea d... Lucas Day 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Keuka College, Community Team Up to Serve, with Spirit <a href=";id=242369" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>KEUKA PARK (N.Y.)&mdash; Scores of Keuka College students, faculty, staff, and community residents fanned out across Yates County Sunday for an afternoon of giving back on a day marked by community service, cooperation, and enduring legacy. The 20th... Kevin Frisch-Keuka College 2017-04-25T05:00:00Z Woman Charged For Not Securing Pills 4 Year Old Swallowed <a href=";id=242344" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A four year old Clifton Springs boy is out of the hospital after swallowing pills that were left out in the open and in easy reach. The child had to be hospitalized for three days last week after losing consciousness. Twenty seven year old Je... Ed Vivenzio 2017-04-24T05:00:00Z Canandaigua Fire Chief Fired <a href=";id=242323" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> He was suspeneded in January and now Canandaigua Fire Chief Mark Marentette is out of a job. Canandaigua City Manager Ted Andrzejewski says&nbsp; they have gotten back a decision from a civil service hearing officer that has lead to Marentett... Joe Nittler 2017-04-24T05:00:00Z Ovid Plane Crash & Skydiver Hurt In Jump <a href=";id=242322" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On April 23rd, 2017, at 12:50 PM,&nbsp; Seneca County Sheriff's Deputies responded to 2562 Parish Rd Ovid NY--( Ovid Sky Diving ), for a report of an injured person. A small 1957 Cessna 182A single engine craft was reported to have had a possible mec... Seneca County Sheriff's News Release 2017-04-22T05:00:00Z Dygert Says No Tax Increase in Auburn City Budget <a href=";id=242310" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auburn City Manager had some good news for residents Monday's Finger Lakes Morning News. Last Thursday, City Council got down to crunching the budget numbers.&nbsp; They told City Manager Jeff Dygert to go back and work with his staff and department... Steve Penstone 2017-04-24T05:00:00Z Information Meeting Tonight To Discuss Rushville Dissolution <a href=";id=242303" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> What are the pluses ? What are the minuses ? There is an information meeting tonight at the Rushville Fire Hall to discuss the proposed dissolution of Village government. Voters will decide Tuesday June 27th on whether or not to put the 150 y... Joe Nittler 2017-04-24T05:00:00Z Finger Lakes SPCA Combatting Rabies <a href=";id=242317" target="_blank"><img src=" Lakes SPCA of Central New York.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The incidence of rabies grows as the weather warms, and the Finger Lakes SPCA of Central NY is doing its part to keep the disease in check. Carol Russell with the Finger Lakes SPCA of Central NY said on Monday's Finger Lakes Morning News the rabies ... Steve Penstone 2017-04-24T05:00:00Z