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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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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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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
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