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A recently released economic analysis by an independent research firm concluded that Hobart and William Smith Colleges' impact on the economy surpassed $244 million in 2013. The study's conclusions a...read more
On January 27th 2014 at approximately 5:21am crews from Stanley, Gorham, Hall, Seneca Castle, Hopewell, Bellona, Benton and North Side Fire Departments along with Gorham Ambulance and Ontario County S...read more
In the recently completed study, "Owasco Lake, New York: Water Quality & Nutrient Sources, 2014 Findings," Professor of Environmental Studies John Halfman and student researchers Genevieve Moralez...read more
The old adage, "strike while the iron is hot," would seem to apply in the case of  Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb's urgent call for Democrats to pass the Public Officers Accountability Act.&...read more
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Sunday Spazman Sports Halftime Interviews The Canandaigua Academy Athletic Director Jim Simmons has been with the school district for about twenty years working his way up through the academic hier...read more
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Longtime acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran is looking for permanence. Doran, who has served as an acting Supreme Court Justice since the year 2000, is now a candidate to become a...read more
A Connecticut resident has donated a conservation easement of 181 wooded acres to the Finger Lakes Land Trust. The land, donated by Phillip Cusick, a seasonal visitor to the Finger Lakes, shares more ...read more
57-year old Hubert Heimburger of Canandaigua  was operating a 2007 Saturn SUV southbound on Strong Rd., when he lost control and spun in to the northbound lane. His vehicle was hit in the passeng...read more
On 1/26/15 at 1:18 PM Victor and Farmington Fire Departments, deputies, and Victor-Farmington Ambulance responded to 5996 Calm Lake Drive for a report of a basement fire. 17-year old Jenna Lay, 599...read more
HWS Presidential Fellow and Ithaca Mayor Svante L. Myrick will address Geneva High School on Friday, Jan. 30 at 9:15 a.m. in the GHS auditorium, as part of the LEAP (Lead Excel Achieve Progress) Initi...read more
According to the Finger Lakes Times, Opponents seek to prevent the $425 million construction of the Lago Resort & Casino by motioning for a preliminary injunction. The motion goes before Fourth ...read more
A regional rally will be held at Lakefront Park on January 31st at 2pm. They expect more than 300 local residents to attend in support for resolutions that have passed within the region that oppose ...read more
Yesterday around ten pm, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident at the intersection of state route 5 & 20 and route 364 in Canandaigua. 48 year old Pennsylvania resid...read more
Two members of the state assembly and four State Senators have joined an effort to convince the State Gaming Commission not to issue a gaming license to the Lago Resort and Casino in Seneca County. ...read more
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The Geneva City Council isn't likely to see a new master plan for the City Parks system for at least another couple of months according to Neighborhood Initative Director Sage Gerling. There are sti...read more
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Is it a quiet walk past the Washington Street Cemetery? The Lakefront? A favorite hometown eatery? Just what do you love about living in Geneva? Julie Anderson Coleman at the Neighborhood Resource Cen...read more
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The Canandaigua teen accused of repeatedly roughing up his own newborn son, breaking bones in the infant's arms and legs last summer, has pleaded guilty to second degree assault. That's a class D Fe...read more
A Canandaigua man was arrested by City Police Wednesday for selling and injecting oxycodone into a 27 year old woman leading her to overdose. 27 year old Nathan Rosekrans has been charged with crimina...read more
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The Canandaigua teen accused of assaulting his infant son last summer  causing several broken bones is back in court today. 19 year old Mark Perrin has been offered a plea deal  that would...read more
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Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb found little to praise but plenty to criticize in Governor Cuomo's State of the State and Budget messages delivered in Albany on Wednesday.  Kolb claimed he w...read more
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The Geneva Local Development Corporation has launched its 2015 Live Where You Work /First-Time Homebuyers Program. The program is pretty straightforward: if you work in the City of Geneva and you ar...read more
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Boxes, boxes, and more boxes. You know what moving day is like. FLCC Viticulture Professor Paul Brock says they have started moving into the new 3.6 million dollar Viticulture Center on Pre-emption ...read more
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There will be some zig-zagging and slow downs in Canandaigua this summer as the State DOT will be spending some 6.1 million dollars worth for repaving and other road work on Routes 5 and 20, and 332. ...read more
Newly-minted State Senator Rich Funke has been tabbed by the GOP to give the party's official response to Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State Address on Wednesday.  The former TV news anch...read more
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The Friends of the Geneva Public Library are getting organized for the annual spring book sale March 11th through the 15th. Spokesperson Deb Brewer says they need your help first. [audio:ZZFRIENDS....read more
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Tempers flared and now a Canandaigua woman stands accused of stabbing her live-in boyfriend in the chest at their Mason Street home Saturday night. Detective Sergeant Scott Kadien of the Canandaigua P...read more
It took a while for Ontario County deputies to track down a 23 year old Shortsville man accused of attacking his Uncle at a home on State Route 247 in the Town of Gorham Sunday night. They used sear...read more
The Hobart and William Smith spring 2015 semester will begin with students and community members gathering to commemorate civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout the first week of the se...read more
Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) along with Finger Lakes Wine Business Coalition (FLXWBC), Gas Free Seneca, and various municipality leaders throughout the Finger Lakes filed for full Party...read more
Ontario County Sheriff’s charge 25 year old Jaime R Kinyon on Friday with Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 1st following an investigation sought after the Ontario County Departmen...read more
If you don't have a high school diploma -- FLCC wants you. The college's high school equivalency program is offered free of charge and day and night classes are held Canandaigua, Newark and Geneva, ...read more
 The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports that an ARC van collided with another van on Friday afternoon on County Road 10 in the Town of Hopewell. No one was injured in the ARC van, which wa...read more
Icy roads are causing some scary accidents around the Finger Lakes -- including a head-on collision on Route 21 in Naples, Friday night. Sheriff's Deputies say 33 year-old Martin Knorr of Naples was...read more
A head-on crash on Routes 5 & 20 in East Bloomfield Friday afternoon has left three people hospitalized. A car driven by 76 year old Barbara Young of Naples veered into the path of another vehic...read more
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The Geneva Y has booked an Emmy winner for it's annual Comedy Night fundraiser at Club 86 March 7. You may remember Kevin Meaney from his starring role in a 90's CBS comedy or his numerous appearanc...read more
Update: 1/17/15 A Bloomfield woman remains in guarded condition at Strong Memorial today following a three vehicle crash on Friday morning in East Bloomfield.  Sheriff's Deputies say 21 year-old...read more
The Oaks Corners fire department with help from Phelps, Geneva, Northside, Border City and White Springs Road Fire departments responded to a chimney fire at a house on Tin Can Alley in the Town of ...read more
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  CITY PIER IN CANANDAIGUA AT 8 AM (PICTURE FROM WEATHERBUG.COM) A line of snow squalls blasted the Finger Lakes during the morning commute. In Geneva, we went from sun breaking through the ...read more
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Food Link of Rochester is getting a 750-thousand dollar grant from the state that will help them add a new 11-thousand square foot, 3.9 million dollar commercial kitchen and food processing hub. Food ...read more
The Ontario County Sheriff's office now reports the Naples area man badly burned in a camper fire  on State Route 33 November 30th, died on Monday at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. 62 yea...read more
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2014 brought a fresh look and feel to the Geneva YMCA building on William Street. Executive Director Charlie Evangelista says all the work was worth it.              ...read more
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3:30 UPDATE - More tragedy for the people of Phelps. This morning just before 11 a.m., the Phelps Ambulance Company and Oaks Corners Fire Departments were called out to an accident on Route 96 near H...read more
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In Ontario County, the Sheriff's Office is considering body cameras for deputies. Wayne County deputies are testing those cameras already in the field. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould tells Finger ...read more
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Update, 8:30 p.m. A casino could be coming to the Southern Tier. By a 5-0 vote, the New York Gaming Facility Location Board reopened the bidding for a casino license in the Southern Tier, which woul...read more
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UPDATE: 2:50AM Traffic is flowing normally again on the Thruway between Exits 40 and 41 in the aftermath of a utility pole fire and downed power lines that forced closure of the westbound lanes for o...read more
On 01/13/15 at or about 1827, 76-year old Kenneth L. Zimmerman of Ontario, N.Y. was arrested for driving while intoxicated as a result of a property damage motor vehicle accident located in the parkin...read more
Opposition to Crestwood Midstream's plan to store methane and propane gas in the salt caverns north of Watkins Glen on Seneca Lake continues to grow. The latest protest against the Texas-based oil and...read more
A 36-year old Canandaigua woman is in custody on two counts of second degree assault after she allegedly hit a  three year old girl daughter several times with a belt. The girl suffered injuries ...read more
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    Kevin Williams look out ! You'll have some furry local competition on "Groundhog's Day” Monday  February 2nd.  The group Bridges For Brain Injury’s / Wildlife D...read more
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The Geneva YMCA is introducing a new fundraising event in conjunction with Ramada Geneva Lakefront’s “Live at Five.” It's the first annual Finger Lakes Frost Festival February 21st...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies are asking for help identifying the operator a vehicle that fled the scene of a property damage crash at the intersection of Stare Route 247 and Lake to Lake Road in ...read more
A 62 year old Naples area man remains hospitalized nearly seven weeks after being burned in a camper fire on his property on State Route 33. The County Emergency Management office and the Sheriff's of...read more
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What a way start a Monday! When staff at the Midlakes Middle and High School complex opened up this morning, they encountered the strong smell of gas. Superintendent Jamie Farr tells Finger Lakes News...read more
The developers of the Cottages at Canandaigua project will present revised sketches to the Canandaigua City Council's Planned Unit Development Committee Tuesday night. They want to scale down the proj...read more
There has been a one car fatal accident last night around 9:30 PM in the Town of Phelps. Two Ontario County men in their late twenties were found dead at the scene on Melvin Hill Road between Griffi...read more
Early Saturday morning at around 1 am, 18 year old Sean M. Steele of Victor was arrested for DWI. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene of a property damage crash on Brownsville Road in Vi...read more
A Wayne County woman was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly stealing cash from Tops Supermaket in Canandaigua. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 23 year-old Christina Kirby of Williamson wa...read more
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This week the Geneva City Council gave first round approval to a measure to lift the city's 47 year old ban on fortune tellers, astrologers, mediums, clairvoyants and palm readers from setting up sh...read more
    245PM UPDATE :   Ontario County Fire Investigators have yet to determined the cause of a fatal house fire in Oaks Corners Thursday night. 68-year-old Thomas Pardington, who ha...read more
Kenny Chesney is coming back to CMAC, the Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center.   According to his website, Chesney will play CMAC on July 8th. Tickets go on sale January 16...read more
On January 8th 2015 at approximately 1:56am Mr. William A Rohrer JR 35 of Canandaigua NY was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree, Unlawfully Fleeing a Pol...read more
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    The Canandaigua Business Improvement District has launched a public campaign to raise at least 50-thousand dollars to finish up the Main Street   project. They are looking ...read more
Funeral arrangements have been set for the woman killed in a crash near the intersection of Route 96 and Route 88 in the heart of Phelps two days before Christmas. According to a posting on  the...read more
    A 20 year-old woman went on a wild ride, Wednesday night, that left a trail of destruction in her wake.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Teresa Avanzato of Geneva was hea...read more
According to a media source, a new episode of HGTV's reality show "House Hunters" features a couple searching for a new home in the Geneva area.  The couple, Jessica and John Balduzzi, need a lar...read more
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      Assembly Minority Leader, Brian Kolb, says he's excited to get back to work on legislative business.  Members of the Assembly met in Albany, Wednesday  to get organ...read more
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Following the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner last year during confrontations with police, many law enforcement agencies have started to consider the purchase and use of body cameras for off...read more
The Naples Fire Department had to use the Jaws of Life to cut a Wayland man out of crumbled car this morning west of the Village on Route 21. 28 year old Chris Harter lost control of his car after 9...read more
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  The National Weather Service has wind chill advisories in effect for the bulk of the Finger Lakes through 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Forecaster Kevin Williams says after early morning high...read more
Geneva Police have arrested a man involved in a shooting last September. 24-year-old Carrington Johnson, of Geneva, is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, menacing, strangulation, and resis...read more
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Through the month each member of the Geneva Police Department is getting Disability Awareness - First Responder Training. Sergeant Michael Passalacqua, who is one of the three training officers, tells...read more
She is getting settled in her new office. Dr. Susan Brown starts the new year as the new Director of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva and associate dean for Cornell University'...read more
Fire damaged a home on LaRue Road in Clifton Springs between County Road 27 and Bunker Hill Road late Monday night and early this morning.  Six fire companies were on the scene, including Clifton...read more
Congressman Tom Reed announced, Monday, that he and Republican Congressman Sam Johnson of Texas are co-sponsoring an amendment to proposed House rules for the 114th Congress.  In biblical terms, ...read more
   The needles are brown and falling off. Time to say so long to that Christmas tree . The City of Canandaigua is doing curbside pick up from now through the 21st. Be sure the tinsel, wir...read more
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Club 86 in Geneva was hoppin' and be-bopping all through the 1940s and 50s....Kerry Lippencott at the Geneva Historical Society says the list of luminaries was endless.[audio:uuuusocanteen1.mp3] [/...read more
The Geneva City Council considers the renewal of City Manager Matt Horn's contract when they meet Wednesday night. There's a proposal to pay a two-thousand dollar performance bonus for 2014. He woul...read more
      Do you think they saw this in their crystal balls ??  The Geneva City Council is looking at a proposal to repeal the city ordinance that  bans fortune tellers, astr...read more
On 1/4/15, 21- year old Kaylea M. Lawson-Schojan of Victor was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child when it is alleged that she left her 11 month old daughter in their hotel room alone. Th...read more
No word yet from the New York State Gaming Commission on whether or not the commission will reopen the bidding process for a fourth upstate casino. Governor Andrew Cuomo wrote the commission a letter...read more
The Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group will meet on Wednesday, January 14, from 5 to 6PM in the RG&E Room at the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center at 350 Parrish Street, Canandaigua. The group i...read more
Finger Lakes Health has relocated its Clifton Springs Laboratory Draw Station to 71 Kendall Street, Clifton Springs. The Finger Lakes Health lab draw station located at 440 Clifton Springs Professio...read more
Caregivers support group will be held on Friday, January 16, from 10 to 11:30AM, at the Sands Cancer Center, 360 Parish Street, Canandaigua. The group will provide support, coping skills, and tools ...read more
Three employees of business establishments in Ontario County were busted on Friday for allegedly serving alcohol to minors. The state Liquor Authority and the Ontario County Sheriff's Office conduct...read more
A Rochester man is confined to the Ontario County Jail in lieu of $1000 cash bail after Sheriff's Deputies pulled him over, Friday night, in the Town of Seneca for speeding, but that was just the be...read more
  The driver of an Ontario County ARC bus was injured Friday afternoon around 3:40PM when his vehicle struck a culvert and hit several trees. Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies say 69 year-ol...read more
2014 was a busy year at Finger Lakes Daily News with more than six million page views. Using Google analytics, we know that over 600-thousand unique visitors looked for news and information from the s...read more
A tragic two vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon has taken the life of a Clifton Springs man and resulted in charges being filed against a 51 year-old woman.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say...read more
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  While some parts of the region close out 2014 tonight with plumes of Lake Effect Snow, Meteorologist Kevin Williams says partiers here should think about dressing in layers.   &nb...read more
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The tally is in and we have learned the Geneva Salvation Army raised 50-thousand dollars during its Red Kettle campaign this year. Lt. Nydia Martinez wants to thank everyone who dropped a dollar or tw...read more
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    The Geneva Town Board holds a public hearing tonight on plans to replace that leaky water line along Pre-emption Road that goes from Castle Street to the Phelps Town Line in Water Di...read more
According to the Daily Messenger,  fire investigators suspect a fire that destroyed a barn, its contents and killed 64 cows at a dairy farm on Christmas morning may have been caused by faulty wir...read more
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  That brand new  3.6 million dollar FLCC Viticulture Center on Pre-Emption Road in Geneva is nearing completion. The class room building should open by the second week in January. Ontari...read more
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There are dozens of projects around the Fingers Lakes in line for grants, tax breaks or loans as a result of the 2014 Regional Economic Development Council Awards handed out Thursday. Dave Hutchings...read more
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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office continues to track down leads in a horrifying four year old cold case. 33 year old  Amelia Rivera Castoire of Rochester was  found dead along a country ...read more
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  People at FLCC and in the Canadaigua area are stunned to learn today of the untimely passing of the colleges Director Of Community Affairs Bob Matson. He was a frequent guest on the Finger L...read more
    What's up with the New York State Thruway Authority? This morning they again postponed a meeting where they were expected to settle once and for all a proposed toll hike of 45% for s...read more
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They brought in almost 600-thousand dollars last year in the first ROC THE DAY on-line giving event for the seven county Rochester area. This year it takes place on December 12th (12/12/12). Scores ...read more
This is the second year of the Caravan Of Care, and The Finger Lakes Radio Group welcomes Tops Friendly Markets as the presenting sponsor of the event. Listeners are encouraged to visit a TOPS locatio...read more
The three hopefuls bidding to become the next  Superintendent of the Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES system are making their visits this week and holding community meet and greets. Today Theresa Pulos,...read more
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Thursday will mark the 37th year the Great American Smokeout will be celebrated in America. Helen Dunlap with the Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes.[audio:2012GreatAmericanSmok.MP3]  ...read more
Update: A Manchester woman was killed by after being struck by a trailer while walking along Route 21 in Manchester. 35- year old Tabitha Harris was struck Monday afternoon as she was walking along ...read more
4 Geneva Police Officers were hurt and a Walworth man is sitting in jail with a 100-thousand dollar bail. Just after 2 this morning Geneva Police with help from State Police and the Ontario County She...read more
    They'll be pulling up the curtain on the 2012 Finger Lakes Film Festival Friday night at 8pm at the Cracker Factory at 35 Lehigh in Geneva. This year 11 short films of 20 minutes of ...read more
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Deer activity is on the rise in November, especially in the early morning and late afternoon. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero was a guest on Finger Lakes Morning News Thursday, and he says we're ...read more
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The Geneva Local Development Corporation is starting a "Live Where You Work Home-Buyer Program." The LDC will provide home-buyer education as well as financial incentives to encourage employees of bus...read more
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Are you interested in law enforcement? FLCC is having a Criminal Justice Career Fair Thursday from 11-2, Stage 14, 2nd floor of the Canandaigua Student Center. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero say...read more
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Former Syracuse University men's basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine will not be charged with any crime following a year long investigation into sexual abuse allegations. The U.S. Attorney's Office...read more
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Last week, we announced that the Smith Opera House was finalizing a ticketing system, that would track patrons' interests, and alert them whenever something similar came to town. Kelly Bradley announc...read more
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There are now two roundabouts on the short stretch of CR10 in Canandaigua; one at the intersection of CR4 and the other at CR46. The round-a-bouts can be a little confusing at first, but the most im...read more
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It's something that parents don't want to think about because it's their worst nightmare: their child goes missing. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office is holding a SAFE CHILD Event at Eastview Mall...read more
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The New York State Thruway Authority Board of Directors postponed it's special meeting today in Rockland County where it was feared they would the long debated 45% toll hike on tractor trailer truck...read more
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They've been  talking about it in the cafes and at the gas station in Rushville. Local hunters are spreading the story of Rushville's Phil Hansen and the 160 pound black bear he brought down by...read more
The Wayne-Finger Lakes Board of Cooperative Education has identified three finalists for the District’s next top administrator to replace Dr. Joseph Marinelli who retired last spring. The hopefu...read more
  The City of Geneva this morning announced terms for a proposed lease with the Finger Lakes Boating Museum for space in the city owned building that will be shared with the Chamber's new Visi...read more
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  Shake it. Shake it good. Canandaigua's Salvation Army starts its yearly Red Kettle bell ringing campaign next Thursday. They'll be in at least a dozen locations. Major Ronald Lee tells us th...read more
  In every sense of the word he was a trailblazer. Dr. Winston Hamiltion of Geneva died Tuesday after a long illness  A native of Panama, he came to America at the age of 18. He spent sev...read more
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With his victory Tuesday, Congressman Tom Reed earned another 2 years in the House of Representatives. He took some time Wednesday to talk about his election opponent, Nate Shinagawa.[audio:Reeddayaft...read more
Fox Sports Networks is producing Sunday's "Battle on the Midway" basketball game featuring No. 9 Syracuse vs. No. 20 San Diego State. Yesterday Fox Sports released an updated television distribution ...read more
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Long time Geneva City Supervisor Robert Rocky LaRocca leaves his post on the  Ontario County Board at the end of the month because he is moving from the City of Geneva to the Town. LaRocca think...read more
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  The Geneva  Local Development Corporation is starting a " Live Where You Work Homebuyer Program." The LDC will provide homebuyer education as well as financial incentives to encourage emp...read more
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Keyed by a big win in his home territory of Steuben County, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed appears to have won another two years in Congress. Reed the Republican from Corning, edged his challenger, Ithaca Demo...read more
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It looks like the Ontario County Town of Seneca will be all wet. Up until now you could only buy wine, beer or spirits at a store for off sale consumption. There are three ballot items to permit sal...read more
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The results are in! Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has won election to her first full term representing New York, overcoming Republican Challenger Wendy Long. Gillibrand replaced Hillary C...read more
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Sounds like a tasty idea. Geneva City Manager Matt Horn and City Hall staff have gotten some suggestions that Geneva should loosen its rules on mobile food trucks also known as lunch wagons. Right n...read more
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UPDATE AS OF 11:30PM: With 87% of the vote counted, Reed leads Shinegawa 51-48% Could we have an upset in the making? With 28% of the vote counted in the new 23rd  Congressional District Democra...read more
Canandaigua Police confirm the arrest of 28 year Jasmine Justiniano of Mason Street in Canandaigua, for second degree assault for allegedly striking a three year old girl in  her care with a wood...read more
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11am update  : Geneva City Manager Matt Horn explains that Sunday's controlled burn of the former Geneva Chamber of Commerce building was the second of three phases in demolishing the building t...read more
As cleanup from Hurricane Sandy continues on Long Island, New York City and New Jersey, farmers are being encouraged to donate. The New York Farm Bureau says food is desparately needed downstate. ...read more
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Turn over that ballot Tuesday, because there may be some things to fill out on the back. State Board of Elections spokesman John Conklin explained why there are some propositions on the back of the pa...read more
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The Smith Opera House is in the process of finalizing a ticketing System. The Smith's Kelly Bradley explained the system on the Finger Lakes Morning News. [audio:KBTRACKINGPATRONS1.mp3] But she sa...read more
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The FLCC Geneva Campus Center project design concept has been approved by the college's Projects Committee. Now Ontario County Administrator John Garvey says the next step is approval from the Board o...read more
Two people are under arrest after damaging a NYSEG pole and other property. Saturday night, Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a single motor vehicle accident on McIvor Road in Phelps. The...read more
A Bloomfield man has been arrested for Menacing 2nd, Assault 3rd, Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child after getting into a physical fight with his g...read more
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Time is running out this year for the Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign Brittany's Law. State Senator Mike Nozzolio who has lead the charge for the bill's passage in the upper house confirms h...read more
Some kids were planning on having fun, until the cops busted them. First, late Friday night, Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies received a call about a noise complaint at the Cedar Lodge on Lakeshore...read more
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It's a face-to-face social network for up and coming business leaders. Finger Lakes Young Professionals started pretty modestly with 2 people 2 years ago and now they are up to 75 active members. Sene...read more
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    Canandaigua City Manager Kay James tells us clean up work at Kershaw Park Beach could take another month or so. Right now the DEC and State Health Department are going back and forth...read more
    Wegmans has issued it's 3rd product recall in a weeks time. The recall covers  Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Organic Spinach and Spring Mix, in the 5 and 11ounce bags that we...read more
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A Veterans Legal Clinic will be held Friday afternoon at the Canandaigua VA from noon until 4 p.m.  Lizz Harrington with Legal Assistance of Western New York, Incorporated tells us more....[audio...read more
On 11-01-12, Sheriff Deputies responded to Parrish Street Extension and State Route 21 for a report of a hit and run. Upon arrival it was determined that a 2005 to 2009 black Subaru Outback went off t...read more
Clifton Springs, Hopewell and Manchester Fire Departments responded to Archer Rd (Town of Hopewell) for a reported house fire at 10:33am Thursday. No one was home at the two-family residence when Mart...read more
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  She is getting a short break before moving into a new job. Liz Winter is moving from the Canandaigua Chamber to the Presidency of the Geneva Chamber on the 12th. She promises to be visible i...read more
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Once again this year, Eaves Family Dental Group in Penn Yan, along with their new location in Geneva, will be taking part in a Halloween candy buy back program. Later today, the dentists will buy-back...read more
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A big endorsement has been received by Congressman Tom Reed in his bid for re-election.  [audio:Houghtonendorsement1.MP3]             &nbs...read more
Wegmans is recalling a batch of pumpkin rolls because the baked goods may contain pieces of clear plastic from the packaging. The grocery chain said it’s undertaking the voluntary recall followi...read more
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  The Finger Lakes Region of the American Red Cross has deployed nearly 30 volunteers to White Plains  today. From there the volunteers will receive their assignments and move into the re...read more
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Hurricane Sandy forced the cancellation of an estimated 300 blood drives along the East Coast this week. Red Cross Finger Lakes spokesperson Doris Wolf says it's critical for people who can get out to...read more
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  The Geneva Salvation Army is in the midst of organizing this years Christmas Basket program. Spokesman Wayne Cassel says people from the area who are in need can sign up between now and Satu...read more
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of Ronald L. Norris Jr., 36, reported as homeless following a domestic disturbance on North Main Street. Investigation alleged Norris engaged in a ...read more
Members of the Colleges' co-ed a cappella group Perfect Third have their eyes set on New York City. The group has been invited to open for a performance of the world-famous Christmas Spectacular at Ra...read more
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After you collect all that Halloween candy tonight, the staff at Eaves Family Dental Group in Penn Yan, and their new office in Geneva will buy back Halloween candy collected by trick-or-treaters. Jes...read more
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People who prey on storm victims are the scum of the earth. They will be crawling out to victimized people who suffered storm damage this week. Peggy Penders are the Western New York Better Business...read more
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      Keep your witches and hobgoblins home tonight. Geneva's 66th Annual Halloween Parade and Costume contest tonight is cancelled following that visit from nasty old Sandy Monday...read more
  Relentless tropical storm force winds and gusts of up to 63 miles per hour are continuing to cause extensive and widespread damage to NYSEG’s and RG&E’s electricity delivery ...read more
From Maryland to the Finger Lakes grocery chains like Wegmans are under pressure because of Hurricane Sandy . All 81 stores have seen a big run on  water, milk, butter, peanut butter, eggs and ba...read more
UPDATE: Power Restored at 5:25pm Power went out for some Geneva city residents.   The blackout began about 4:50pm, as electrical wires came down near the Hobart and William Smith campus. ...read more
  Power crews from around the country are arriving in New York to help with any storm damage we get. These trucks seen gassing up at the Travel Plaza near exit 42 in Geneva come from Kansas Ci...read more
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  The Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross for Seneca and Ontario Counties will open shelters if need be tonight and of course we'll let you know about ones near you. Executive Direc...read more
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Here's an updated look at the impact Hurricane Sandy is expected to have on the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier this afternoon and evening from staff meterologist Kevin Williams...First, the rain.... ...read more
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The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning and Flood Watch from 2 p.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Tuesday for all of Central New York and Pennsylvania.The land falling of Hurricane Sandy wil...read more
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With Hurricane Sandy set to impact the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier over the next 24 to 48 hours, Congressman Tom Reed wants residents to make safety their top priority..... [audio:ReedSandy.mp3] ...read more
GENEVA—Congressman Tom Reed (R-Corning) and Democratic challenger Nate Shinagawa argued their specific viewpoints on issues concerning the 23rd Congressional District during a debate held at Hob...read more
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People in the Ontario County Town of Seneca have a big decision ahead on Election Day. Now you can only buy wine, beer or spirits at a store for off sale consumption but there aren't any stores. Ther...read more
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The wooden footbridge is usually the entry point for hikers over the Naples creek in Grimes Glen, but it's been closed off for some time, after Ontario County officials deemed the bridge unsafe. Ont...read more
  Friday, we reported that three Canandaigua hikers had a rough night in the dark after falling down an embankment Thursday night at Clark's Gully in the Town of Italy. On Friday afternoon, th...read more
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Halloween falls in the middle of the week this year, with school following the next day, which means you won't want the little ones out too late Trick-or-Treating. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero...read more
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After months of construction, drivers will soon be able to drive down County Road 10 in Canandaigua. But instead of a four-way stop at the intersection with County Road 46, there will be a round-a-bou...read more
It's no longer a hurricane. Sandy has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but it still doesn't hurt to take extra precautions. We will still be getting the after-effects of Sandy, combined with a col...read more
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Local Congressional Candidates are working hard to get the word out before election day. On Friday, Democrats got support from within their party: Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo was in Rochester to pass...read more
Friday afternoon, two women were arrested after being found in possession of stolen property totaling $1,225.12 from four stores at Eastview Mall. 26-year old Stephanie Columbus of Henrietta and 26-ye...read more
Just a few hours ago, members of the Geneva Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit concluded a several month investigation into the sale of heroin on Genesee & State Streets by the attached suspe...read more
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It's never a waste of time to be prepared for the worst. This weekend why not get that emergency kit checked and rechecked. Red Cross spokesperson Erin Caldwell has a few tips on what to keep in your ...read more
The town of Urbana has given the new owner of the Keuka Maid until the end of November to show it's in good enough condition to remain on Keuka Lake.  Jeremy Fields of Fields Construction in Can...read more
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Geneva is an official "Playful City". Thursday afternoon Geneva City officials and staff from Hobart and William Smith Colleges cut the ribbon to open the new playground between  Routes 5&2...read more
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It's a storm system that staff meterologist Kevin Williams first alerted us about Monday.   As the week has gone by, the track and impact of Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean has become ...read more
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The first of three debates between Congressman Tom Reed and challenger Nate Shinagawa will be held Friday night at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. Shinagawa spoke about how he's preparing...read more
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  They will break ground tomorrow (Friday) for the Cadence Square Project at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center. Ten million dollars has been set aside to re-model Building 14 and erect a new b...read more
Tots at the Geneva General Child Care Center had a thrill today . Members of the Geneva Fire department came over for a fire safety demonstration. In the picture below firefighter  Jim Bucklin...read more
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  County Highway Superintendents from across the state along with vendors and consultants are on a conference call today to discuss Federal Highway funding and how that money should be parcell...read more
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The expansion at Geneva General means some job openings are coming up. Nurse recruiter Barb Weinberg tells us they are looking for more ED and ICU nurses.       &nbs...read more
  Summer was miserable for farmers across upstate New York. Long stretches of hot weather with no rain created dangerous drought conditions. Now, the USDA says several counties upstate -- incl...read more
(Geneva, NY) Eight individuals and one business have been chosen to be honored at the YMCA’s second annual Recognition Dinner on November 16, 2012 at the Belhurst Castle. Geneva Y members select...read more
On Friday, Oct. 26, a congressional debate between the two candidates running for the 23rd District of New York will be held at 7 p.m. in Albright Auditorium on the campus of Hobart and William Smith ...read more
A Shortsville teen is probably having second thoughts about being out and about around 2:50 this morning. Ontario County Deputies say 16 year old Ronald Lee Sennet Junior was spotted driving in the Re...read more
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  The Geneva Police Drug Enforcement Unit had an early assignment today executing a  narcotics search warrant at an apartment on Exchange Street around 6:30 this morning.  Geneva Cit...read more
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30 year old Melissa Jones of Canandaigua had a pivotal court appearance this afternoon. She's the woman charged  with faking breast cancer and collecting 30-thousand dollars in donations from p...read more
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Another massive underage drinking party has come to light in Ontario County. On the same night 30 or so Marcus Whitman students were involved post home coming dance party, a 16 year old Canandaigua bo...read more
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The Ontario County Board is hamstrung. Next year's proposed 214-point-5 million dollar budget will require the first county property tax increase in 5 years. East Bloomfield Town Supervisor Dodie Hu...read more
On Monday October 15, 2012 the School Resource Officer for the Marcus Whitman Central School District received a report of a possible underage drinking party following the Homecoming Dance on 10/13/12...read more
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The long docked dinner boat Keuka Maid has a new owner today. Jeremy Fields of Fields Construction and Excavation in Canandaigua bid 26 thousand dollars at auction Monday morning. His plans for the Ma...read more
This balloon took started its morning over Hobart and William Smith Colleges. It traveled across Seneca Lake and landed in field on East Lake Road in Romulus. Thanks for the photo Diane.Send your phot...read more
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The Keuka Maid has been sold! Yates County Chamber of Commerce President Mike Linehan attended Monday morning's auction in the town of Urbana. [audio:KeukaMaidsold.mp3] So what options does the new ow...read more
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The crack pipeline between Rochester and Geneva has been disrupted with the arrest two people by Geneva Police Friday night. Police Lt. Eric  Heieck says the the Departments Drug Enforcement Unit...read more
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1130 am update: Accident investigators have been at the scene of a fatal one vehicle crash in the Town of Phelps much of the morning. 19-year old man Kurt Van Camp of Phelps was traveling north on Ro...read more
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They are squeezing just as hard as they can. This is the busiest time of the year for New York's  200 or so apple cider mills. Molly Golden from the New York State Apple Association says we are t...read more
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 Geneva Town Supervisor Mary Luckern says the expansion underway at the Canandaigua Airport will benefit the entire county. The more corporate air traffic the better as far as she is concerned.&n...read more
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  No books, no white boards, no beakers. Instead backpacks, campfires and hiking trails. A little more than 2 years ago Naples conservationist George Fraley gave FLCC 30 and a half acres of la...read more
Geneva is a playful city! And the volunteers are sure holding up their end of the bargain. The Geneva Lake Front Playground Build is underway this morning. Dozens gathered early this morning to b...read more
Adjournment after adjournment..The Canandaigua mother accused of faking breast cancer and taking roughly 30 thousand dollars in donations from benefits thrown on her behalf has had her court date adjo...read more
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It's being dealt with. As many as 25 students at Marcus Whitman High School in Rushville now face disciplinary action for attending an underage drinking party last weekend . Superintendent Mike Chir...read more
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 Gas up the zamboni. The Geneva Rec Center's ice is down for another season of skating. City Recreation Director Janelle Drach expects a busy winter. [audio:JJJJJANELLEice1.mp3]    ...read more
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Ontario County Sheriffs deputies along with Shortsville Fire Department, Shortsville Ambulance, Finger Lakes Ambulance, and Canandaigua Ambulance responded to a 3 car motor vehicle crash m front of 20...read more
GENEVA, NY (Thursday, Oct. 18) ­ Geneva High School senior Betty Peng has been named as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist for 2012-2013, one of just five students in Ontario County to rece...read more
Marcus Whitman superintendent Mike Chirco has announced he plans to retire next June.  The former Dundee School principal is the third Ontario County superintendent to announce a retirement in t...read more
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There will be three different shifts Saturday as some 215 or so volunteers build Geneva's new Lake Front playground. City Recreation Director Janelle Drach tells us there will be some age specific com...read more
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  The New York State Department of Transportation will auction nine parcels of land in Monroe, Ontario and Livingston counties early next year as part of the state’s Surplus Property Progr...read more
The Ontario County Board of Elections will be open extra hours the next  two weeks before Election Day November 6th to allow voters who will be absent from Ontario County on Election Day to vot...read more
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This is what we call living. Constellation Brands has just inked a three-year agreement with the Buffalo Bills where the wine company will offer a variety of wines and spirits to fans in the executive...read more
  Frequent Finger Lakes Morning News Guest Lara Turbide has a new gig. She has been named Executive  Director of the Finger Lakes Health Foundation. She joined Finger Lakes Health in 1997...read more
We should know by Friday if Melissa Jones the Canandaigua woman charged with faking breast cancer in order to collect thousands of dollars in donations will accept a plea deal of one to 5 years or g...read more
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Hearts broke on August 1st. Students, parents, alumni and teachers cried and hugged each other for comfort. It's now been 11 weeks to the day when the announcement came that Geneva's DeSales High Sc...read more
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 It's kind of a school within a school.  Geneva High School Principal Greg Baker tells us they have launched a " innovative approach" to make it easier for students to the transition from...read more
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   The owners of Bristol Mt. spent 3.5 million dollars a year ago to renovated the main ski lodge. Marketing Director Drew Brodrick tells us there is much more on the drawing board for th...read more
As the presidential and vice presidential debates immerse the country in heated discussion, the leaders of HWS Votes seek to create a similar level of civic engagement on campus. On Friday, Oct. 26, ...read more
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Tonight is the 2nd of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Congressman Tom Reed was asked his thoughts about tonight's event from Hofstra Uni...read more
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 UPDATE: Friday morning, June 24th... Geneva City Police still have not released the name of the 23-year-oldd woman that was found dead Wednesday in an Andes Avenue Apartment.  Police have...read more
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