Finger Lakes Daily News News http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-04-19T12:19:01Z Man Trapped Beneath Tons of Steel Talks About His Ordeal <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123091" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_41914115217-CPPPacemakerlogo860x353.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp;48 year-old John Washburn of Palmyra continues to recover from an industrial accident, last weekend, that literally buried him under tons of steel.&nbsp; Washburn is listed in guarded condition as of Saturday at Strong Memorial Hospital and is... Fred von Wiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123091 Aerobic Fun in the Water <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123027" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4191460925-water20aerobic20running.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A unique way to have fun and exercise is being offered at the Odessa-Montour and Watkins Glen schools starting next week. Terry Sauter tells us more about "Aerobic Fun in the Water" Odessa-Montour&rsquo;s sessions begin Monday and run for 5 weeks,... Fred VonWiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123027 Scams Are Running Rampant <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123026" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_9151131328-Scam-Alert-Graphic-285x213.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Ithaca Police Department continues to receive complaints of scams involving NYSEG utility bills, IRS payments, Craigslist apartment rentals, and other deceptions to scam people into parting with their money.&nbsp; ? &nbsp; Lucas Day 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123026 John Katko's Desire to Run for Office <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123023" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4151450034-katkocircle.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> John Katko left a career as a federal prosecutor in January to run for Congress. The Republican candidate looking to unseat Dan Maffei in the 24th Congressional District tells Finger Lakes News Radio his desire to run for office stems from fear for... Fred VonWiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123023 Toll Violators Face Suspension Under Proposed Law <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123021" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_7221135559-NYS-Thruway-logo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> If legislators pass a new law under consideration, drivers who speed through toll booths without paying would have their vehicle registration suspended.&nbsp; Repeat offenders are costing the state about $35 million a year in unpaid fees and fines.... Fred VonWiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123021 Animal Abuse at Sodus Farm <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123017" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_5251224001-AnimalCurelty2.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Wayne County District Attorney, Rick Healy, will file charges this week against a Sodus woman for cruelty to animals after agents seized 16 horses, a cow and some chickens from a rundown farm on North Centenary Road in Sodus on Thursday.&nbsp;The p... Fred VonWiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123017 Clyde-Savannah Schools Awarded $358,000 Grant <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123015" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_11151352754-grants.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Clyde-Savannah School District with a $358,000 grant to help develop physical education and nutrition programs.&nbsp; Three other Western New York schools - Olean, LeRoy and Holley - also received gr... Fred VonWiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123015 NY Ranks 33rd for Percentage of Women in State Legislature <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123012" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4191454518-NYSLegislature.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Women make up about 52% of the state's population, but in politics....not so much.&nbsp; In the state legislature only 21% are women, which is lower - by three points - than the national average.&nbsp;&nbsp; Of the 213 seats in the state legislatur... Fred VonWiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123012 Growing Need for Senior Housing in Geneva <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123011" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_Geneva City Hall.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Geneva architect Dan Long gives a&nbsp; presentation Monday evening to the Geneva City Planning Board on the&nbsp; proposed transformation of&nbsp; the former St. Francis School building on Exchange St. into senior citizen apartments . Long tells F... Fred VonWiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123011 CSA's Stanley Farmer on Investors Program <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123010" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_31814111034-CSA.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> This is the time of year that small local farmers are looking for investors through a&nbsp; CSA (Community-Supported-Agriculture) program. On the Finger Lakes Morning News today&nbsp; Jarrett Winum of Maple Stone Farm just east of Stanley explained... Fred VonWiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123010 Club 86 Party House - The Documentary <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=123008" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4191452926-Club86.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The story of Geneva most famous night spot is coming to the big screen.&nbsp; Tuesday night The Smith Opera House and the Geneva Historical Society present Jim Augustine's documentary film "Club 86 Party House". Smith Executive Director Kelly Bradl... Fred VonWiegen 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=123008 Ontario County Board Delays Decision On CATS Bus Future <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=122971" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_41814114419-catsbus.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; Ontario County Supervisors have delayed a decision on the future of the county bus system.&nbsp; County Administrator John Garvey says more study time has been requested&nbsp; to see if the County should join the&nbsp; Rochester-Gen... Joe Nittler 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=122971 Seneca County Narcotics Unit Spending More Time On Heroin Cases <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=122963" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_90513101612-senecasheriffseal.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; Times change ...tastes change...addictions change. Not long ago much of the time spent by the Seneca County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit dealt with tracking down meth labs or pill pushers. Now Sheriff Jack Stenberg says there has been a... Joe Nittler 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=122963 Katko Wants Lower Taxes to Stimulate Job Growth <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=122948" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4151450034-katkocircle.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The economy in Cayuga County is still faltering, after flatlining during the Great Recession of 2008. 24th Congressional District candidate John Katko tells Finger Lakes News Radio one thing that needs to change in this country is taxes. [audio:katk... Joe Salzone 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=122948 Rochester Man Accused Of Dealing Drugs In Canandaigua <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=122939" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_30614110549-canpd.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 32 year old Rochester man trying to peddle drugs on the streets of Canandaigua Thursday was arrested by City Police. Jesus DeJesus has been charged with&nbsp; criminal possession of a controlled substance,conspiracy and unlawful possession of marij... Joe Nittler 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=122939 Ontario Supervisors Approve North Shore PILOT Agreement <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=122875" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4181453104-Capture.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ontario County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved a PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) that will help finance a 116 million dollar mixed-use development across 21 acres on Lakeshore Drive in Canandaigua. It would include restaurants, hotels an... Greg Cotterill 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=122875 Yates County Hopes to Have Heroin Antidote Soon <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=122874" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4181452727-Narcan.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In a few months, law enforcement that responds to a suspected heroin overdose could have an antidote that reverses the illegal drug's effect. Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike says the Community Overdose Prevention program could soon be initiated statew... Lucas Day 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=122874 Owego Woman Admits to Stealing 50K from Employer <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=122873" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_4181452427-MariaMcGuane.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Southern Tier woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 50 thousand dollars from her employer. Maria McGuane admitted to stealing money by various methods between September of 2006 and May 2012 while she worked at an independent accessories... Lucas Day 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=122873 Woman Jumps Off Elmira Bridge <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=122872" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_1061485606-waterrescue.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Elmira Police rescued a woman from the Chemung River Thursday afternoon after she jumped off the Main Street Bridge in the city. The Star-Gazette reports the river's current is strong at this time and the woman was quickly swept past the Clemens Cen... Lucas Day 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=122872 Suicidal Man Talked Down From Jumping into Outlet <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=122871" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_1281452849-YatesCar.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 45 year old suicidal man was taken into custody early Thursday morning by Yates County law enforcement after they received a call of a person on the Main Street bridge in Penn Yan threatening to jump into the Outlet. The unidentified man was locat... Lucas Day 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=122871