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We are still several months away from Ontario County taking over 911 dispatch responsibilities for the City of Geneva. Tonight, the County Board looks at a measure authorizing the hiring of seven ne...read more
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Ontario County is expected to have a new County Administrator picked by the end of August, according to search committee chair and Manchester Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan. They had 13 people apply ...read more
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Late this morning Geneva Police released a series of surveillance photos showing a lone gunman holding up the clerk at the Express Mart on North Exchange just after 2 Wednesday morning. The suspect i...read more
Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb is not happy that the prison employee who helped convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility will have her retire...read more
An Ontario County man who caused injuries and damaged property, last summer, when he recklessly drove his Jeep down Main Street in Canandaigua is headed to jail and will be picking up the tab for his ...read more
A two-year old Ontario County boy was seriously injured Wednesday morning when a metal cattle gate fell on top of him.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say little Keith Newswanger of Canandai...read more
Several area fire departments responded to a house fire on Falkey Road in the Town of Phelps just after 630 this morning. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's office the fire was started by ...read more
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        Residents of public housing in Geneva will not be able to lit up after April 1st next year. The Geneva Housing Authority Board has okayed the implementation of a smokin...read more
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2pm update     The Ionia Volunteer Fire Company did not start the  go fund me campaign that has sprung asking for 250-thousand dollars to rebuild the fire station that was badly dama...read more
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Plans for the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Classical Charter School get sidetracked again. Last month, school leaders sent the state Board of Regents Charter School Office a letter of intent, hoping ...read more
Update:  7-29-15   2:24 am According to a late report filed, early this morning, by News10 in Rochester, a representative of T&B Sales, Michele Berry, apologized for the behavior o...read more
A Canandaigua man out on parole for one crime is back in jail for comitting another.  In a routine home visit by New York State Parole Officers, 35 year-old Fredrick Dillingham was allegedly foun...read more
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority has appointed Ontario County resident, Geoffrey Astles, to the RGRTA Board of Commissioners.  Effective this month, he will serve a five year t...read more
A fire house in Ontario County caught fire early this morning. The fire happened at the Ionia Fire Department on County Road 14, which is between Honeoye Falls and Bloomfield. The fire broke out arou...read more
A Honeoye teen miraculously escaped serious injury when his vehicle spun sideways, struck a driveway culvert, which sent the car airborne causing it to hit a guardrail and a telephone pole before fina...read more
A three car crash Monday afternoon, resulting in minor injuries to a passenger and a traffic citation for the driver of a car who slammed into another vehicle in East Bloomfield around 4:16 pm.  ...read more
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This Wednesday, a different type of census takes to the streets, parking lots and alley ways of Ontario County when the first ever homeless survey is undertaken by a group of volunteers dedicated to...read more
The City of Canandaigua, Wednesday, met with residents of the Hubble, Brook and Dungan Street neighborhood and discussed their concerns about a road construction project that calls for removal of ap...read more
A seminar for families with dogs as well as babies who are soon to be crawling or walking will be offered from 9 to 11 on Saturday, August 8th in the Thompson Conference Center at Thompson Hospital ...read more
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Vice President of Community Services Lara Turbide happily highlights the growth of Finger Lakes Health’s leadership role in the community as an institution of continuing education for medical pr...read more
How much does it cost to fix the Ontario County Sheriff Office's Firing Range? According to a resolution to be passed at Tuesday's Canandaigua City Council meeting, the cost is a jaw-dropping $1.7 m...read more
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Living Under Nutritional Challenges, or LUNCH, allows people to reach out for medical support and get help to combat obesity and the risk factors it causes such as hypertension, diabetes and many ot...read more
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Bariatric surgery is used in extreme cases of obesity and is just one of the procedures proven successful in treating this unhealthy disorder.  Dr. Ronda Solomon with Life Care Medical Associat...read more
A Canandaigua man allegedly shouted obscenities in the lobby of the Ontario County Department of Social Services Office and threatened to "blow the place up" on Thursday after he got into an agrumen...read more
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The old adage of eat less and move more is very simplistic today. Affiliate of Finger Lakes Health Dr. Scott Kolsin stresses the positive values of physical activities and exercise along with a heal...read more
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a 15-year-old girl who is believed to have run away from home.   Deputies said Christa "Shay" Hermenet left her ho...read more
An Ontario County teenager and member of the East Bloomfield Fire Department, on his way to a report of wires down, caused a two car crash. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say the crash happened ju...read more
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There's help on the way for the long term unemployed. Finger Lakes Hired is a Finger Lakes Community College program that provides free training for those who've been out of work for 27 weeks or more....read more
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Vice President Biden will be in Rochester Monday to talk about the new Photonics Center awarded to the city this week. The Smart Systems Technology and Commercialization Center in Canandaigua has been...read more
A quick turn of the wheel to avoid hitting a fox caused a Penn Yan woman to lose control of her vehicle, Thursday morning, while driving her 2004 GMC on Melvin Hill Road in the Town of Phelps about 8:...read more
Two parking lots and three city streets will be closed from 4 pm to 10:30 pm tonight in downtown Geneva to accommodate the 16th Annual Cruisin' Night and Block Party.  The streets closed to traff...read more
An East Bloomfield firefighter responding to a call of low hanging wires failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign and collided with another vehicle, late Thursday afternoon, resulting in both c...read more
Jury deliberations continue today in the Ontario County Court after jury called it a day Wednesday in the case of the Canandaigua man accused of a series of hit and run crashes down Main Street in Can...read more
An altercation between neighbors at Farmington's Terrace Lane Apartments in April has led to the arrest of a 59 year-old woman on charges of Harassment in the Second Degree.  Deborah Genovese of ...read more
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The Geneva Police Department is getting ready for the crowds at Cruisin' night Friday. Police Lieutenant Eric Heieck tells us they will have an extra presence Downtown.[audio:72215122046-GENEVAPDCRUIS...read more
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Finger Lakes Community College is offering new training programs for the long-term unemployed. Finger Lakes Hired gets people ready for jobs in advanced manufacturing, information technology and hea...read more
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Geneva Fire Chief Mike Combs tells Finger Lakes News Radio they are still looking into the cause of a fire at a vacant 2 and a half story wood frame home on Hoffman Avenue around 440 this morning. Com...read more
A "summit meeting" featuring all invested parties concerned about the future of the former Seneca Army Depot and its unique, white deer herd will be held today at the Finger Lakes Institute in Geneva....read more
To cheese lovers this Saturday is one they've been waiting for since last summer;  because it's the date of the Annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival at Sunset Creamery on Jackson Hill Road in the ...read more
A 70 year-old Monroe County man sustained a serious head injury when he lost control of the bicycle he was riding along a rural road in the town of Gorham and struck a guard rail, Tuesday morning.&nbs...read more
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    Cruisin Night Organizers say they already have a 100 cars preregistered for Friday night's event in Downtown Geneva.  Co-chair Pat Ely says it's very possible they could run out...read more
Get ready to see more orange cones around Geneva this week. The Geneva Public Works Department has scheduled milling and paving work over the next couple of weeks for Andes Avenue , Hallenback Avenue,...read more
It's a great day in the 680. The North American Numbering Plan Administrator has assigned the new area code (680) for Central New York, which will coexist as an overlay in the 18 counties now served ...read more
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Cotton candy, ferris wheels, 4-H displays a plenty, you'll find it all at the Ontario County Fair this week through Saturday. If the weather stays good Fair President Casey Kunes at least 15-thousand ...read more
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Renovation work on 5 and 20 in Canandaigua from Lowes to just west of Main Street starts tonight. The DOTs Lori Maher tells us the work will take about a month. [audio:72015105111-LORI520NOW1.mp3] [...read more
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Seniors in the Finger Lakes continue to fall victim to cons and scams. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says the sums of money stolen from the elderly can be staggering. [audio:7191581920-POVEROS...read more
A new popular beverage is hoping to become a signpost of summer like barbecuing or ice cream floats, and the fermented malt doesn't stay on store shelves for long. &nbs...read more
A high speed chase has landed a 19 year-old Honeoye man in the Ontario County Jail on twenty separate charges.  Jason Royce was arrested just after midnight Saturday morning after Sheriff's Dep...read more
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People can now safely stroll down 5 and 20 from Tremont to Reed Street thanks to a new sidewalk put in as part of the state highway's 2-year make-over. Surprisingly it's the first sidewalk...read more
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What's the most important thing Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni has learned in her 24 years on the job?       [audio:71815100810-ellenp24YEARS.mp3] [/audio]     &nb...read more
A Rochester man was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child after he left his nine month old daughter alone in a vehicle for twenty minutes while he went shopping at Eastview Mall on Friday ...read more
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We are now expected to run out of phone numbers in the 315 area code by 2017. On Thursday, the New York State Public Service Commission recommend overlaying a second area code for the 18 counties impa...read more
    The Geneva Police Department has announced they will hold their second Citizens Police Academy  September 15th through October 27th. The seven week course will  focus the ...read more
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Many home and business owners along Route 14 in Town of Geneva continue to recover from damage left by heavy storm  water run off this spring. On the Finger Lakes Morning News today , Town Superv...read more
    A Rochester man allegedly used a craigslist ad to lure a mentally-challenged individual into a scheme to steal money by offering to take the Ontario County resident to Pennyslvania.&...read more
    The City of Geneva is closing it's  Doran Avenue yard waste disposal site until mid-August to address illegal dumping of non-yard waste materials at the site. In 2013 the City s...read more
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City Hall Staff in Canandaigua estimates it would take about 5-thousand dollars worth of labor and materials to make the old ice rink at Sonnenberg Park reusable again. After that another thousand in ...read more
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      One of the longest serving mayors in the state wants to stay right where she is. Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni who has had the post since 1991 tells Finger Lakes News Radi...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies, last night, recovered the body of an unidentified local resident, inside a vehicle that had overturned in a creek bed off County Road 33 in Richmond, late Wednesday ...read more
An Ontario County man was injured Wednesday afternoon while cutting a tree that had partially fallen down on his property on Reynolds Road in the Town of Rushville.   Ontario County Sheriff'...read more
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It's one of the most popular bike events of the year. The 13th annual Tour de Thompson is set for the 25th. They offer 3 options for riders: a 15.4-mile route, a 31-mile route, and a 62.5-mile Metri...read more
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  With hard hats in place and gold shovels in hand, developers and dignitaries flipped some clumps of dirt to mark the ceremonial groundbreaking for the 120 million dollar  Pinnacle North...read more
As part of the 5 and 20 makeover this year, the Town of Geneva is getting its very, very first sidewalk. It runs from Tremont down to Reed Street on the northside of the Highway. Town Supervisor Mar...read more
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Going into its seventh year, there is a name change for Canandaigua's Finger Lakes Riesling Festival. This summer it's the Finger Lakes Riesling and Craft Beer Festival. Of course, it's an effort to...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
Ever since Von Maur opened its upscale fashion department store at Eastview Mall in the fall of 2013, it has been a recurring target for shoplifters. And, when thieves hit Von Maur, the value of the m...read more
A 33 year old Canandaigua man is in trouble after leading city police on a 10-minute chase that traveled several miles through the Towns of Canandaigua and Farmington. Duane David was spotted speedi...read more
Update:  11:30PM  7/13/15 The operator of a motorcycle struck at the intersection of Routes 5 & 20 and Route 14A in Geneva on Sunday was released from Strong Memorial Hospital after bei...read more
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It's quite an undertaking. The Geneva Boys' and Girls' Club has launched an on-line community news portal called Geneva Now. Club Executive Director Chris Lavin who spent years working for papers fr...read more
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Jail time is not just about punishment . On July 25th, the 3rd annual motorcycle run to support Christian Ministry in the Ontario County will start at ten. Sheriff Phil Povero says the program does ...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 43 year-old John Ferrell of Stanley, Friday night, after he fell off his motorcycle while trying to turn around on County Road 18 in the Town of Gorham. De...read more
A 19 year-old Dustin Albrecht of Phelps was taken to the Ontario County Jail in lieu of $500 bail after Sheriff's Deputies broke up a disturbance between Albrecht and another individual - Friday aft...read more
A 22 year-old Farmington man allegedly pushed and slapped his girlfriend in the presence of her 6 year-old daughter and the couple's 7 month-old daughter. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Chris...read more
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There will be a bump up in tuition for FLCC students in the fall. The Ontario County Board of Supervisors has approved a 46.8 million dollar budget for next year which will include a 3.9 percent inc...read more
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The part of the race , Musselman Triatheletes love the most is running neighborhoods in Geneva. Race Director Rich Clark says it's a hoot.         [audio:7111555347-GOBY.mp3...read more
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    An alleged Canandaigua fire bug is locked up in the Ontario County Jail without bail.  59 year old Daniel Richards who was arrested Thursday by Canandaigua Police is accused of ...read more
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    There will be a bump up in tuition for FLCC students in the fall. The Ontario County Board of Supervisors has approved  a 46.8 million dollar  budget for next year which wi...read more
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      Weekends in the Finger Lakes are packed with festivals . The newest Saturday will benefit the proposed dog park in downtown Geneva . Craig Meyers and friends have put togethe...read more
A disturbance early Thursday morning at Onanda Park on Canandaigua Lake led to the arrest of two 18 year-old Canandaigua residents.  Sheriff's Deputies, Cheshire Fire Department and Canandaigua A...read more
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17-hundred people are racing this weekend in the various Musselman events and organizers have to be ready for anything, that includes runners getting hurt or sick. Race Director Rich Clark tells Fin...read more
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Upwards of 15-thousand people attended Wednesday night's Kenny Chesney concert at CMAC and while the fans were enjoying the show, the Ontario County Sheriff's Department was busy checking fake IDs and...read more
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The Geneva Boys and Girls Club is launching a new community building effort in the Richards Park Neighborhood. Club Executive Director Chris Lavin tells us they are putting on events three nights a we...read more
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Geneva is preparing for the 12th annual Musselman Triatholon this weekend, which is excepted to bring 17-hundred competitors to town for four different races. First year race director Rich Clark says ...read more
Get ready to break out the shiny gold shovels and ceremonial hard hats. The developers of the Pinnancle North Project in Canandaigua have announced they will have their formal ground breaking ceremony...read more
A 53 year old Penn Yan man has been sentenced to three-and-two-thirds to 11 years in state prison for multiple driving while intoxicated convictions.  Richard DeWitt pleaded guilty to aggravated ...read more
      John Plumb, a political unknown, who resigned his post in May at the White House National Security Council has decided to seek the Democratic nomination to run against Republ...read more
It was not a great day for Albion trucker John Sugar. He was taking his 14 wheeler west on Tin Can Alley at the intersection with Welch Road in the Town of Phelps just before Noon when he snagged a lo...read more
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By the fall, Geneva's 12 neighborhood parks are likely to be smoke free. The City Council has given first round approval to a ban. A second vote takes place at the August Council meeting. Teens from...read more
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      Another parklet has popped up in downtown Geneva. Right in front Joe's Hots on Exchange Street two parking spaces have been transformed into a mini rest stop, where people ca...read more
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An overnight fire has destroyed the Byrne Dairy store in Phelps. Ontario County 911 tells us their first call on the fire came in at 2:13 this morning. The fire started in the office and two people i...read more
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The Geneva Historical Society holds its first Wednesday night walking tour of the year this week. Society Executive Director Kerry Lippencott says they will roam the area around Pulteney Park on Sou...read more
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    Geneva City Manager Matt Horn says the  year and a half old 2.5 million dollar Lakefront  Event Center is on pace to double last years bookings. The site has been very popu...read more
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The heat is on and the humidity makes it seem even hotter.  Cooling pro, John Blume,  says that keeping cool is just one of the many benefits of air conditioning your home:     ...read more
? A Macedon man attempting to turn around in a driveway backed into a telephone pole guide wire, Thursday night, while traveling south on Hook Road in Farmington. But, for 49 year-old Douglas Kearn...read more
Eric James Clapton, not the famous guitarist, was arrested early this morning for allegedly assaulting his wife during a domestic dispute. The 31 year-old Clapton was taken into custody at the coupl...read more
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  Looking for a contractor to do some home improvements? Be careful says contractor John Blume who says the best place to start looking for a reliable contractor is       &n...read more
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The city of Geneva is about halfway through its six phase lakefront development project along the shore of Seneca Lake. City Manager Matt Horn: [audio:7041582447-HORN1LAKEFRONTDEV.mp3][/audio] Hor...read more
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The Geneva City Council passed an ordinance on first reading, Wednesday, that bans smoking in city parks. City Manager Matt Horn says the council was convinced it was a good idea after some very compe...read more
A homeless man was arrested in Wayne County, Thursday, on five pending warrants stemming from indictments issued in Ontario County. Macedon Police and the U.S. Marshall's Office apprehended 34 ye...read more
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After the hamburgers and hot dogs are gone this holiday weekend, think chicken wings! The documentary comedy film "The Great Chicken Wing Hunt", which followed a band of misfits across New York looki...read more
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The area hadn't been disturbed for decades but now we have learned that work crews laying in a fiber optic cable to the new FLCC Center in Geneva made something of a startling discovery Monday: huma...read more
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  New York is a little more fireworks friendly this 4th Fourth of July weekend.  Last winter Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill that allows sparklers, party poppers, cone fountains and...read more
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    Now that Geneva has been named as an All-American City , just how will city leaders capitalize on the honor. City Manager Matt Horn says among other things the Red, White and Blue Al...read more
    The Canandaigua City Council holds a public hearing Thursday night on an measure to expand the uses permitted in the Boathouse Zoning District. Under the proposal special permits cou...read more
A group of Geneva High School students, their teachers, and chaperones find themselves at ground zero for an unfolding world economic crisis. According to the website, Genevanow.com, the group, ...read more
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  The Geneva City Council Wednesday night will talk about a pilot project to close Linden Street  to traffic every once in a while in the summer and transformed it into a  pedestrian...read more
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      Tense moments this morning at the  Canandaigua VA Medical Center as a bomb threat as called into Building 37 which houses the National  Veterans Crisis and Homless ...read more
A horrifying tale of road rage was played out in the early morning hours of Friday resulting in charges being filed against a 20 year-old man. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Collin Fox, of Phel...read more
A Geneva man has been arrested in connection with the break in at the Boat House Beer Garden and the Shops at Traders Village in the Town of Romulus. Seneca County Sheriff's Deputies took 33 year ol...read more
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The Geneva City Council is being asked to pass an outright ban on smoking in the city's 12 neighborhood parks. Wednesday night the City Council will take up a measure to amend the municipal code. La...read more
An electronic peeping tom has pled guilty to spying on minors as they changed in the dressing room of his store, Tri Running and Walking, in Victor. In Ontario County Court this morning, 47 year old G...read more
March 9th marked the mishap of a father peddling dope. It was a crisp, cold morning with a chance of snow. A son awoke -- hopped up -- scooping his pop's cap on his way to the West Street Eleme...read more
Beginning Monday work will get underway to repair the Route 89 bridge over the Erie Canal north of the New York State Thruway in the Town of Tyre. The bridge will be closed to traffic through Septem...read more
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  Ontario County's "No Where To Go" Coalition is gearing up for a first of it's kind homeless and unsheltered census the night of July 29th. The Coalition's Kathleen Wagner says teams of four ...read more
  Update: A Webster woman, 62 year-old Patricia Price, remains in satisfactory condition at Strong Memorial Hospital following a two car accident at the intersection of Fort Hill Road and Cou...read more
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Backers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Classical Charter School  got their letter of intent into the New York State Education Department  by this weeks Tuesday deadline.  Now more...read more
The State Department of Health has suspended an Ontario County internist after he admitted that he neglected or abandoned a patient.   The sanction order against Dr. Thomas Mydosh, who has w...read more
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 People interested in being the next Ontario County Administrator have until July 13th to submit an application. Manchester Town  Supervisor Jeff Gallahan heads the search committee and tell...read more
Things have slowly gotten back to normal so Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero has lifted the Boaters advisories he placed on  Honeoye and Canandaigua Lakes following the June 14th stroms. &...read more
1pm update   An 87 year old Honeoye man is recovering in the ICU at Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua after his flat bottom jon boy boat sank last night about a hundred feet from shore with hi...read more
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    Street by street , block by block , ward by ward , homes and businesses in Canandaigua that have city trash pickup are starting to receive for their of brand new blue recycling toter...read more
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It has attracted nearly 35 thousand people a year. This year there is a new wrinkle for the very popular two-day Finger Lakes Riesling Festival in Canandaigua. It's now the Finger Lakes Riesling and...read more
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It was one place you could always go to find a bargain on gently used clothes, household goods and even furniture. So it comes as a big surprise to many today that Volunteers of America have decided t...read more
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Ontario County Deputies arrested a Rochester mother Monday night at Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track in Farmington after learning she had left her 12 year old son in the car out in the parking lot...read more
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    The Town of Geneva is again considering setting up it's own mini solar farm . Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says they have plenty of room on town land. From behind Town Hall on Pre-emp...read more
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A United Express Turbo Prop with 42 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing at the Canandaigua Airport Sunday afternoon. The plane was in bound to Rochester from Newark, New Jersey. Ca...read more
Yesterday, during day two of a three day event block, Geneva Harley-Davidson continued its 40th Anniversary Celebration. They hosted a charity dice run, pulled pork and other catered food, wine tast...read more
Two time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductee, Graham Nash is slated for an evening of photography and music at the Smith Opera House on August 21st. It’s a re...read more
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Geneva Recreation Department staff is busy getting local parks in shape for the summer. Recreation Director Janelle Drach tells us the harsh winter and wet spring has slowed them down a little. &nb...read more
The weather is getting hotter, and the number of shoplifters arrested by police is also on the rise.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies make two shoplifting arrests on Friday at Eastview Mall. ...read more
The City of Canandaigua has been looking for some one to buy and develop the Tom's Mobil property on South Main. They got only one response to their request for proposals. It came from a group calling...read more
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For the 4th year in a row, KA-BOOM !, a  national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids play opportunities, has named Geneva a Playful City USA community. City Recreation Director Janelle Drach...read more
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     It's one of the bumpiest roads in the Town of Geneva . Within the next couple of weeks,  contractors will be repaving Gambee Road which takes you past the  Seneca Foo...read more
With the release of "Jurassic World" -- the latest in the "Jurassic Park" sci-fi adventure series Matt Lamanna  assistant curator of vertebrate paleontology at one of the top five dinosaur collec...read more
  Traffic on Pre-emption Road (County Road 6) north of Washington Street in Geneva was being diverted around a one vehicle rollover accident in front of the Liberty Commons. Ontario County 911...read more
  A 40 year old Bloomfield man was hurt this morning around 645 when he lost control of his motorcycle on 5 and 20 in the Town of East Bloomfield. The Ontario County Sheriff's office says Duane ...read more
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      It's a hot ticket. The  Geneva Family Y's Second Annual Finger Lakes Brewfest is Sunday from 1 to 6 at the Geneva Ramada Lakefront. Y Executive Directior Charlie Evangil...read more
Wade's Market is closing its doors after 47 years and about 150 employees are expected to lose their jobs by the end of September. The property where the store is located in Farmington has been sold ...read more
 A Seneca Falls man is behind bars after being arrested on multiple criminal charges, Wednesday.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say an arrest warrant issued by Victor Town Court led to 2...read more
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    A Canandaigua man was arrested today for allegedly repeatedly raping  a woman over the course of the last three days at his home.  Police allege 36 year old  Albert Ci...read more
 A Canandaigua man is being held in the  Ontario County jail in connection with a murder probe in Texas.  According to deputies, 22-year-old Brandon Hampton may have helped bury the bod...read more
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A Geneva food truck was destroyed by a fire Wednesday morning. The fire was reported just after 8:30 a.m. The El Morro food truck was parked behind the Mini Morrow Store at the corner of Lewis and Ex...read more
A total of 693 full and part-time students were named to the Finger Lakes Community College dean’s list for spring 2015. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have a 3.5 grade poin...read more
A 19 year-old man, jogging on County Road 9 in the Town of Victor, Tuesday night, was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle and suffered head and hip lacerations.   Sheriff's Deputies say Nathan Y...read more
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A near record turnout weighed in on the revised Geneva School budget Tuesday night. 1,435 voted in favor of passage and 837 were opposed. The budget needed 60% voter approval to pass and they surpasse...read more
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    The Geneva School District has been cranking up a "get out the vote"  effort to get the 2015-2016 school year budget passed on it's second go round . Last month they could not m...read more
A bill, sponsored by Assembly Minority Leader, Brian Kolb, that would make rifle hunting permanent in Ontario County passed the Assembly, Monday and since it has already passed the Senate, it now goes...read more
Here's an updated travelers alert from the Ontario County Sheriff's office. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero is asking for no unnecessary travel inn the Towns near Honeoye Lake (Richmond, Canadice, ...read more
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  What's worse than flash flooding ? Flash flooding where you have a lot of hills . There's plenty road and property damage in Southwestern Ontario County in the Town of Richmond  followi...read more
A dozen hikers had to be rescued from Grimes Glen in Naples Sunday night because of the flash flooding.  The Naples Fire Department reports the 12 were separated when water in the park rose rapid...read more
Due to severe localized flooding, Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero has issued a Travel Advisory for the Towns of Canadice, Richmond, Naples and South Bristol until 6 a.m. Monday. Sheriff Povero is a...read more
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A new draft of the Town of Geneva comprehensive plan calls for re-develop the area around 5 and 20 and Pre-emption Road into a mixed commerical and residential zone . The intersection itself would b...read more
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  Ontario County's take over of police and fire dispatching for the City of Geneva is still a ways down the road. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says among other things they are working on...read more
Last night, a 34 year-old Christopher M. Flieschman from Newark struck the rear end of 78 year-old Robert Schneider’s car at an intersection in the Town of Gorham with his motorcycle. During the...read more
  12 year old Jack Ryan was riding his bike yesterday in Canandaigua as he was hit by a motorcycle driven by 45 year old Stephen Potter on Freshour Road. Ontario County Sheriff’s say Ryan ...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Bloomfield man back on Tuesday for driving erratically in the Village of Bloomfield. It was just after midnight on Tuesday when Deputies stopped 29 year-...read more
27 year-old Cori Duvall-Hogg from Canandaigua was charged with Criminal Nuisance second degree yesterday.  She was allegedly allowing her miniature horses to get loose and gallop into...read more
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        How's this name sound : Geneva Town Center ?  A new draft comprehensive plan for the Town of Geneva calls for redeveloping the area a quarter mile in each direct...read more
    Canandaigua Police took a convicted sex offender into custody Thursday afternoon for failing to report where he lives. 36 year old George Ferner, is charged with  violating the ...read more
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  A number of homes in Ontario, Seneca and Yates Counties suffered storm damage this week. Peggy Penders at the Western New York Better Business Bureau says be careful  who you hire for c...read more
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A National Weather Service ground team has determined that Wednesday night's thunderstorm front in Northwest Ontario County did prodcue a minor tornado. According to Buffalo National Weather Service M...read more
He's wearing red, but seeing green. Hobart College Graduate and now NFL rookie guard Ali Marpet agreed this week to terms on a four-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The six-foot-four, 30...read more
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    There is no firm date yet for Ontario County to take over police and fire dispatching duties for Geneva . A multitude of issues need to be resolved according to Ontario County Sherif...read more
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There is a lot on the line if Geneva voters next Tuesday don't approve the revised 48-million-785-thousand dollar budget for the 20-15 2016 school year by the required 60% margin.  School Board V...read more
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    Some big changes are in store for Canandaigua's City Recycling program. They will be  delivering new  96-gallon recycling containers to  residents who  currently ...read more
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wayne County from 9:16 pm ending at 10:16 pm.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 1 am for Sodus Bay to Mexic...read more
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  You know summer is just about here when it's time for the Geneva Farmer's Market . The first one of the season happens tomorrow (Thursday)  from 730 to 1 in the Exchange Street parking ...read more
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If all the last minute details get worked out, Fed Ex will be breaking ground on its planned 225-thousand square foot  Warehouse and Distribution Center on Collett Road between Route 332 and Ho...read more
Two alleged drug dealers from out of town were caught by Canandaigua Police Saturday night. They report 43 year old Shaka Nesmith, of Rochester, and 25 year old Dean Cassata, of Spencerport, were foun...read more
A Farmington man sits in the Ontario County Jail after threatening to kill his mother and two Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies during a disturbance at the basketball courts at the Fairdale Glen devel...read more
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We know now incumbent Geneva Mayor Ron Alcock will be facing at-large City Council member Jackie Augustine in the fall. She has the Democratic Party nod, he has the Republican endorsement. In an in...read more
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After serving four terms on the City Council, 37 year-old Jackie Augustine, an Ethics Instructor at Keuka College, will run for mayor of Geneva in November on the Democratic ticket. Augustine says her...read more
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A swift-moving series of thunderstorms struck the Finger Lakes Monday afternoon causing widespread power outages impacting thousands of customers. Bob Pass is a spokesman for NYSEG:  [audio:6081...read more
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    The announcement went out on Face Book and the school's website this morning that St. Francis/ St. Stephen School in Geneva has selected one of it's own to serve as the new Principal...read more
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    Geneva made the  Sweet 16 back In March and we will know by the weekend if the  National Civic League will name Geneva as one of this years  All-American Cities . ...read more
A Canandaigua man is accused of striking a kid multiple times with a belt. Police say Ricardo Boyce was arrested Tuesday and charged with second degree assault. 56-year-old Boyce is accused of hitting...read more
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People have until the close of business Monday to respond to a joint survey from the City and Town of Geneva seeking input on how to deal with the so-called senior housing gap in the Geneva area.&nb...read more
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Just what is at stake if Geneva School District voters say no to the second budget plan on June 16th? Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services Steven Kruger says they would have to opera...read more
A teenage boy swerved off Modock road in Victor early Friday morning, striking a utility pole then hitting a fire hydrant before coming to a halt. 17 year old Matthew King failed a field sobriety te...read more
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  Fresh fruit and produce. Cheese and wine. Knick-knacks and art work. You'll find it all the the Geneva Farmer's Market each Thursday from 730 to 1 in the Exchange Street parking Lot. The fir...read more
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Fencing went up last month for the Pinnacle North project in Canandaigua and we are told next week they will be starting both sewer installation and foundation work, as well as Brownfield clean up. ...read more
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Finger Lakes News Radio received a robo-call into the newsroom just after 10 this morning from Midlakes School Superintendent Jamie Farr. It gave details about a youngster who brought an air soft gu...read more
A Canandaigua man was sitting in the Ontario County jail this morning after he went to a Rushville home late last night (Wed) with a loaded gun to confront someone in a dispute over some money. 33 yea...read more
On June 1, 2015 at approximately 10:17am, the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested David E. Merkley, Jr., age 23, of 106 Washington Street, Geneva, NY 14456 for Forcible Touching, a Class A...read more
A dispute over money, Wednesday night, has resulted in the arrest of a Canandaigua man on charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 3...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say two Rochester women went on a shopping spree, Wednesday night, at the Target store at Eastview Mall and allegedly neglected to pay for merchandise valued at more ...read more
Geneva School officials are making an all out effort to be sure the 2015-2016 school budget proposal passes this time. It came up 24 votes short last month. There's a push to get people registered to ...read more
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Local law enforcement agencies have seen a spike in drug overdoses in the last six months, including two deaths in Canandaigua just days apart in April. There is a community forum on the growing her...read more
It's an unfortunate case of buyers remorse. A Victor woman is charged with animal abandonment after she had adopted a 7 year old cat from Lollypop Farm and decided against keeping it . The Ontario Cou...read more
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She's using her celebrity to help increase blood donations.  Since September 2011, 19-year old Courtney Wagner of Canandaigua has battled an aggressive malignant brain tumor. In March she told h...read more
Romulus native and Hobart College alumnus Christopher McDonald appeared on "The Rich Eisen Show" to promote his work in an upcoming television event, "Texas Rising," that premiered on Memorial Day. "...read more
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They want to fix it. The intersection of County Road 8 and County Road 41 in Farmington is currently listed as the most dangerous in Ontario County because of the high number of serious accidents that...read more
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      The  Ontario County Sheriff's Office, the  Partnership for Ontario County and the Council on Alcoholism and Addictions in the Finger Lakes holds a community forum o...read more
    Ontario County Deputies took a 61 year old Naples man into custody for an early Sunday morning attack on a 40 year old woman at the Naples Hotel on South Main Street. John Milton Hal...read more
      small town landmark started to disappear over the weekend. You knew that when Stanley built a new fire hall last year , the old one's days would be numbered. Last week worker...read more
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      Condos, apartments, townhomes, senior communities , what makes sense for Geneva ? A survey is on the street now asking people how the City and Town should address the so call...read more
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Canandaigua City staff and representatives from the State Department of Transportation will be sitting down in the next several weeks to discuss some possible speed limit changes for State Route 332...read more
For anyone who has trouble falling to sleep, there's a support group in the Finger Lakes that might be able to help. The Sleep Solutions Support Group meets on Wednesday June 10th. from 5:30 to 6:30...read more
Doctor Tom Adler of the Allergy Advocacy Association will present "Learning About Allergies" at a meeting of the Better Breathers Club on Friday, June 12th from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Thompson Confer...read more
Senator Chuck Schumer, this week, released some troubling figures on the spread of heroin addiction in Upstate New York.  To date, the region has 711 reported cases of overdosing on heroin or o...read more
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The Finger Lakes Housing Consortium will be holding a day long summit at the Geneva Ramada Lakefront on June 19th. Event Co-Chair Martin Teller says they are gathering community leaders from Ontario...read more
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The State DOT will be spending some 6.1 million dollars to repave and do other road work on Routes 5 and 20 and Route 332 in the Canandaigua area. Bids went out last week and contracts should be awa...read more
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The Food Truck, essentially a gourmet meal wagon, hits the road starting today and heads to Canandaigua for a concert at CMAC, tonight. The food truck is sponsored by the New York Wine and Culinary ...read more
Motorists noticed a fire in progress at the United Way building near the corner of Route 332 and Parkside Drive in Canandaigua, Friday night, about 10:30 p.m. By the time, fire crews arrived th...read more
Some customers dining at the Ponderosa Steakhouse in Geneva, late Friday afternoon, got the shock of their lives when a vehicle crashed into the restaurant in the exact spot they were seated. Amazin...read more
Voters in the City of Geneva will get another crack at the city's school budget on June 16th. The vote is required because the first time around it just barely failed to garner the necessary 60% of ...read more
A Rochester man was arrested late Friday night on DWI charges after he allegedly drove his car through multiple police road blocks and failed to comply with an order to stop his car. The incident oc...read more
A Farmington man was arrested on a warrant for bail jumping in case out of Ontario County Court. Sheriff's Deputies say 30 year-old Layne D'Agata also had two bench warrants out of Canandaigua City ...read more
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    They had a roughly  hour long  district wide lockout for all  Canandaigua Schools this morning after a student reportedly made threats at the Canandaigua Academy . Dis...read more
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    After 24 years with  Ontario County ,the last   four as County Administrator John Garvey confirms he is putting in his retirement paper work effective October 2nd. Gar...read more
Damage was contained to the front porch of a home on Townline Road in Rushville early Thursday morning after a fire smoldering in a mulch bed spread to the structure.  The fire was quickly exting...read more
Sparklers, poppers and cone fountains are legal on the Fourth of July in New York State, but not in every county and only in those counties where the local government permits it. As of this week, 29 ...read more
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Voters rejected it once, but a proposed 48.8 million dollar school budget in Geneva gets another chance next month. Geneva School Superintendent Trina Newton tells Finger Lakes News Radio the school b...read more
A 57 year old Naples man suffered multiple broken bones after striking a deer with his motorcycle Tuesday morning in Yates County. Michael Salotto, Junior, was on Italy Valley Road, near Warren Road, ...read more
A 16 year-old student was arrested at Honeoye High School, Wednesday, after he allegedly pushed and slapped a 17 year-old boy who sustained a concussion and lacerations to the head and a neck strain. ...read more
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Ontario County's proposed public charter school, the Finger Lakes Academy, has decided to change its class configuration from K through six to K through Grade 2 and hopes to open in the fall of 2016 w...read more
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Geneva city and town leaders are conducting a joint survey to see what sort of senior houing should be built in Geneva. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says the 22-question survey will give them a better ...read more
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Canandaigua Police this morning arrested a substitute school nurse for allegedly stealing prescription medications from the Canandaigua Primary-Elementary School over the course of the last several we...read more
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The Geneva School Board has a big decision to make tonight: go with a contingency budget for the next school year, or ask voters for a second time to pass the 48.8 million dollar package that was re...read more
A Shortsville man was arrested, Tuesday, after he allegedly caused a disturbance and damaged property valued at $185 at a residence on Main Street in Shortsville.  Sheriff's Deputies say 30 year-...read more
A vehicle fire, Tuesday afternoon around 5:15 p.m., resulted in some delays for westbound traffic on the New York State Thruway between the Geneva and Manchester exits causing the right lane to be blo...read more
March 26th, 3:01 p.m. Auburn Police report this afternoon that a 15 year old girl who ran away from the Cayuga Centers on Hamilton Avenue last Tuesday has been located. Christa "Shay" Hermanet was fo...read more
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Geneva's 16th Annual Cruisin' night has signed up a big time main sponsor. Amanda Airth with the Geneva Business Improvement District says when it comes to fast shiny cars, can you get any bigger th...read more
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The Finger Lakes Pride Festival is Saturday in Downtown Geneva. It's a fundraiser for the LGBTQ Center of the Finger Lakes. Event spokesperson Amy Hickey says they hope the day will help foster unders...read more
A Syracuse man escaped serious injury Sunday night when his southbound car veered out of control on Seneca Point Road in Naples and rolled over after striking a tree.  Ontario County Sheriff's De...read more
A shouting match, Sunday night, at a residence on Lake to Lake Road in Gorham has led to the arrest of a 25 year-old Stanley woman on a felony charge of Aggravated DWI.  Ontario County Sheriff's...read more
Memorial Day is a holiday that is frequently touched by tragedy in one form or another.  In fact, according to area hospitals it's one of the busiest days of the year for motorcycle, boating, swi...read more
Update:  5-23-15 A surge in DWI arrests over the Memorial Day weekend in Ontario County is the result of stepped up road patrols by sheriff's deputies who had issued appearance tickets to a tot...read more
The annual Gorham Pageant of Bands Parade, next Saturday, is expected to cause travel delays in the Gorham area for several hours.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Route 245 in Gorham will ...read more
A Syracuse man escaped serious injury Sunday night when his southbound car veered out of control on Seneca Point Road in Naples and rolled over after striking a tree.  Ontario County Sheriff's De...read more
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School ends and your child care provider is not available during the summer months.  If your in Seneca, Yates or Ontario Counties -- you're lucky, because there's a referral service that can help...read more
A Bloomfield man was arrested, Thursday night, in the Town of Bristol for allegedly choking his wife, 25 year old Meaghan Rogers of Bloomfield.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 31 year-old ...read more
A Farmington man was arrested, Friday morning in Victor, on a criminal summons charging him with Harrassment in the Second Degree.  Deputies say the charge against 64 year-old Keith Goldstein ste...read more
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A long winter and a short spring made for a challenging assignment to get the state park system up and running for the Memorial Day weekend, but Regional Director for the State Parks Fred Bonn says ev...read more
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    The ink is dry. The deal is done . Morgan-LeChase Development this morning announced they have closed on their   acquisition of 21 acres of land across from Kershaw Park in...read more
A Romulus couple was arrested Thursday afternoon for engaging in a physical altercation inside a vehicle while traveling through Geneva on Route 14.  41 year-old Jayson Greenfield and 25 year-old...read more
 Share and share alike. Geneva and Canandaigua have chosen  Stephen Pigeon of Orchard Park  to serve as  Assessor for both communities  effective June 1st. Pigeon was a Real ...read more
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The Geneva School Budget was the only one in the Finger Lakes that failed to pass Tuesday. Since the plan called for exceeding the state's 2 percent property tax cap, it had to pass with a super maj...read more
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The owners of Bristol Mountain, Bristol Aerial Adventure Park, and Roseland Water Park have about a month left on  construction for a new attraction. The Roseland Wake Park adjacent to Rosela...read more
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It's a bargain extravaganza. The 10th annual Hobart William Smith Barn sale is Thursday from 8 to 1. You'll find items that students don't want to tote back home for the summer or now that they have...read more
Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R-C Macedon) May 18 joined state Senator Mike Nozzolio (R,C,I-54th District), members of the state Legislature, and domestic violence prevention advocates at a press confere...read more
A woman who allegedly rear-ended a cement truck in Farmington, Tuesday afternoon, will face charges that she was under the influence of prescription medication when the accident occurred.  Ontari...read more
The Marcus Whitman School District's $31,458,244 budget was approved by a vote of 378 to 88.  Voters also adopted a proposition authorizing the purchase of four 70-passenger school buses at a co...read more
Voters in Geneva failed to adopt the City School District's annual budget even though more people voted in favor than voted against it. In order to be adopted, the budget needed to win 60 percent of t...read more
The Canandaigua City School District's $70.7 million budget for 2015-2016 was approved by a wide margin:  1,053 in favor versus 425 opposed.  The budget will generate a local tax increase of...read more
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47-year-old Glen Siembor was arrested this winter and charged with videotaping a minor in the changing room of his store Tri Running and Walking on Main Street in Victor. State Police Spokesman Mark O...read more
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      Wednesday night the  Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center  is hosting a meeting to outline a  new initiative to  deal with the city's stray and abandoned c...read more
A 23 year old Canandaigua man was discharged from Strong today after being hit by a car last night when he was walking down the road on State Route 364 South of the CMAC Parking Lot. Ontario County De...read more
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  We had better than a inch of rain in a real hurry Monday night in Geneva causing some street flooding. Our Corey Dykes and a buddy got in a canoe and went paddling done Jefferson Avenue. He ...read more
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UPDATE: 3:10AM (5-19-15) Hazmat Crews are unloading one of the two trailer trucks involved in a rear-end collision, late Monday afternoon, between Exit 46 and Exit 45 -- causing all four lanes to be ...read more
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Geneva School District patrons will head to the polls Tuesday to decide on a 48.8 million dollar 2015-2016 school year budget that reflects a 4.3 percent increase in spending. Because school leaders...read more
  A certified nursing assistant at the Ontario Center in Hopewell was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly endangering the welfare of an vulnerable elderly adult. 50 year old Jacqueline Parks...read more
Geneva Police have been keeping an eye on a Colt Street  apartment for the last two months and Friday night finally moved in and arrested a 60 year old Geneva man for allegedly dealing crack coca...read more
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Canandaigua's North Shore project was announced 2 years ago with a great deal of fanfare. They are trying to get that spark back this week with the first signs of activity on the 21 acre site across...read more
"Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing." It was with these words, fi...read more
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Will the Finger Lakes see as many Canadian visitors this summer?  That's a big question mark according to Finger Lakes Visitors Connection President and CEO Valerie Knoblauch.  The exchang...read more
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This Wednesday night the Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center will host a discussion to outline a new intative to deal with the city's stray and abandon cat problem. City Communications and Mar...read more
A Farmington woman, involved in a domestic dispute, was arrested while allegedly driving while intoxicated on Friday night and found to be in possession of a controlled substance without a prescript...read more
A car fire in Canandaigua on Thursday is being blamed on a bird nest or an animal making its home inside a car's engine. The driver of the vehicle was driving on Fort Hill Avenue when smoke started ...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies acting on a court warrant issued by Judge William Kocher arrested a 34 year-old Canandaigua woman on violation of probation charges. Jessica Miller of Canandaigua w...read more
Two women escaped serious injury, Friday afternoon, when their vehicles were involved in a collision at a rural intersection. Sheriff's Deputies say 26 year-old Sherry Solomon of Rochester pulled ou...read more
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  The Geneva Town Board and the Planning Board have gotten an earful from neighbors with objections to the planned solar farm Hobart William Smith wants to put up on the   Fribolin F...read more
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They don't want people denying it. "Heroin is in your neighborhood" is the theme of a second community forum cosponsored by the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, the Partnership for Ontario County and ...read more
A 32 year old Canandaigua man is being held on weapons charges today after police executed a search warrant at his home on Bristol Street late Thursday afternoon. Police say Peter Bartholomew had an e...read more
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  RTS has  hired a consultant to see if  Vanpooling is a good idea for our area. Vanpools generally involve  one person designated as at the   Vanpool Driver, a bus company...read more
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    You are in a hurry to get to work or to get home and just up ahead of you is a big old farm tractor is lumbering down the road .  Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero reminds you ...read more
A 25 year-old woman, accused of stealing a customer's purse off a counter in the Geneva Wal-Mart, is facing a felony charge of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree after being arrested, Wednesday aftern...read more
Two Canandaigua teenagers allegedly went on a shoplifting spree, Wednesday, and were taken into custody in possession of stolen items from several Eastview Mall stores.  Ontario County Sheriff's ...read more
 The Ontario County Sheriff's office today confirmed the arrest of a 40 year old Farmington woman for breaking Leandra's law over the weekend . Mandy White was pulled over during a Saturday after...read more
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      You have to really set your fear aside. Friday people will be  rappelling  down the  First Federal Building in Downtown Rochester as part of the Seneca Waterwa...read more
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      Local tourism officials say all the signs are pointing to a strong summer travel season in the Finger Lakes .  Finger Lakes Visitors Connection President and CEO Valerie...read more
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We are just two and a half weeks away from the start of a brand new summer concert season at CMAC in Canandaigua. The first show out of the gate: George Thorogood and The Destroyers along with Brian...read more
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The Finger Lakes makes the Travel Channel's Top 15 Weekend Getaway list for the summer. Finger Lakes Visitors Connection President and CEO Valerie Knoblauch says exposure on a national outlet like t...read more
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Canandaigua Police confirmed a taser was used to subdue a homeless man who resisted arrest over the weekend. Around 6:45 Saturday night police had gone out to Lagoon Park and saw a number of people vi...read more
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They have a long road to go yet. Proponents of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter continue to gather e-mail comments from the public that will be included in the letter of intent that has to be...read more
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If you spend any time outdoors, protect yourself from tick bites. Ontario County Public Health Director Mary Beer says  you need to be mindful about walking in the woods and in tall grass as de...read more
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The Canandaigua VA Medical Center will be one of 170 VA locations around the country holding the VA2K Walk and Roll event on the 20th. Canandaigua Coordinator Rebecca Coats tells us  the ...read more
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Canandaigua Police are investigating two drug overdose deaths that happened just 5 days apart last month.  A 49 year old woman died on the 18h and a 33 year old woman died on April 23rd.  ...read more
Photo Credit: Finger Lakes Visitors Connection At this Tuesday night's City of Canandaigua Environmental Committee Meeting there will be a report from the staff concerning the condition of the Sonn...read more
Ontario sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a 19 year-old employee of a store at Eastview Mall for allegedly make out several fake sales transactions in the store's cash register. Deputies have ch...read more
When Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a Rochester man for speeding in Victor on Thursday they were surprised to learn that the driver, 47 year old John Rouse, had no less than 20 driver's l...read more
A 25 year-old Shortsville man will spend 13 years in prison for raping the 6 year old girl that he was babysitting. According to the Daily Messenger, Scott Lewis was sentenced on Friday and the young ...read more
Geneva's Public Works Department starts its Spring Debris Clean Up effort on Monday. Residents are asked to place their yard waste curbside in piles or in paper bags. Please, no plastic bags. They w...read more
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We told you earlier in the week about a Canandaigua woman charged with tampering with evidence in an attempt to cover up the fact that her sister died of a drug overdose. Canadaigua Police made a si...read more
Close to 100 volunteer firefighters were called to battle a brush fire on Sand Hill Road in Penn Yan Thursday night. Firefighters from Penn Yan, along with mutual aid from Benton, Branchport/Keuka Par...read more
Canandaigua Police are asking the public's help in determining who was responsible for firing multiple rounds of a shotgun around 3:15 last Saturday morning. Some of the rounds struck and damaged a pa...read more
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The Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center is hosting a meeting on the 20th to discuss a new initiative to deal with the city's feral cat problem. City Communications and Marketing Director Julie Coleman...read more
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      If you have been paying attention over the last several months,  you've noticed the exterior of the Hobart William Smith Performing Arts Center that is under constructio...read more
A Canandaigua man allegedly used his closed fist to punch his girlfriend in the face, loosening a tooth and causing it to bleed, during a domestic dispute at their residence on East Lake Road early We...read more
An Ontario Court judge rejected an appeal by a Canandaigua man to have charges relating to the sale of crack cocaine dismissed on the grounds that he didn't have the opportunity to testify at his gran...read more
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How much longer will Pulteney Street be closed on the Hobart William Smith Campus in Geneva ? City and college officials have been talking but according to Chris Button who is managing the Performing ...read more
An Ontario County Grand Jury has indicted 49 year old John Pinnock of Farmington in connection with the August 12th 2014 accident that claimed the life of 57 year old Harold Schutt of Clifton Springs ...read more
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  If you are in the neighborhood,  sit down and take a load off. Geneva's first mini park or parklet has popped up in front of City Hall where they took two parking spaces out of service ...read more
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A Canandaigua woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly tampering with evidence in her sister's drug overdose death back on April 18th . Paramedics had been called to a home on Mason street a...read more
According to the autopsy performed Tuesday at Soliders and Sailors Hospital the pilot of the single-engine Cessna aircraft that crashed in Penn Yan Sunday died of blunt trauma that resulted in interna...read more
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  The new Hobart William Smith Performing Arts Center in Geneva will feature several eco-friendly or green building design elements. Project Manager Chris Button says for example they will mak...read more
Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua will launch a six-part series called "Lifestyle Medicine and Nutrition" on Monday, May 18th with a free information session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the ground floor con...read more
An estimated 918 students will receive degrees from Finger Lakes Community College during its 47th annual commencement on Saturday, May 16th.  The ceremony in the Constellation Brands Marvin Sand...read more
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      Their motto and mission statement is clear : "Honor all mothers by helping one in need." Antje Leo of Geneva is with the Geneva based Mothers and Others is collecting items t...read more
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 Finger Lakes Health is bringing back it's popular Walk and Talk program  next month. Community Relations Manager Loree MacKerchar once a week in both Geneva  and Penn Yan people will b...read more
Two women in Shortsville get into a fight Monday night and a baby gets hurt in the struggle.  24 year old Brittany Smith and 18 year old Katelyn Hickson are both charged with Endangering the welf...read more
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      The Geneva School Board holds a public hearing tonight on it's proposed   48.8 million dollar 2015-2016 school year budget. The measure includes a 2 million dollar ...read more
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports on April 27th, 2015 at approximately 9:44 Am Sheriff Deputies arrested Alexander P. Marshall, age 30 of 548 White Springs Rd.  ...read more
A Phelps woman whose miniature horses repeatedly have left their stalls and run into the road - has been cited by Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies after her horses were caught running loose on Sunday...read more
Two men canoeing on Canadice Lake, Monday morning, suddenly found themselves foundering in the water after gusty winds overturned their canoe. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say the two 58 year-old...read more
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They say it will be a pivotal gauge of public support. Backers of the proposed Finger Academy Charter School are now soliciting e-mail comments and questions that they can turn around and show to th...read more
Tom Cottrell ready for gardeners. Cottrell’s Market on Route 96 in Waterloo is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and six vibrant green houses can be seen bursting with colorful flo...read more
A Victor man, while being taken into custody for violating the state's Mental Hygeine Law, Friday morning, allegedly struck a Sheriff's deputy in the chest.  Officers were called to the area of...read more
If you happen to stroll down Castle Street in downtown Geneva, you'll discover a new mini-park that was constructed by the Department of Public Works and designed by architectural students from Hobart...read more
Hobart College senior Ali Marpet made history Friday night. The All-American offensive lineman was selected in the second round with the 61st pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL Draft. He&rsqu...read more
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    It may not happen now until sometime next year. Geneva Housing Authority Executive Director Andy Tynan tells us the plan to convert the former St. Francis Grade School on Exchange St...read more
2pm    5  1 2015 UPDATE            Fire heavy damaged a home on Number 9 Road near 5 and 20 north of Stanley overnight. It ...read more
A 27 year old Hammondsport man has pleaded guilty for his role in a fight that turned deadly last summer in Alfred.  Roy Martinez pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder in connection with the June 2...read more
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They want to give you a smoother ride in downtown Geneva. Starting Monday night Public Works crews will be milling and paving the downtown stretch of Castle. City Public Works Director Mark Perry es...read more
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    The Ontario County Board has a new law under consideration that requires each pawnbroker, second hand shop and coin and jewelry exchange to get a county license.  Sheriff Phil P...read more
On April 30th 2015 at approximately 12:34am 20-year old  Jarrett Gummoe of Lafayette and 19-year old Cameron Luerer of Trumansburg were charged with Crimianl Mischief in the 4th Degree by Ontario...read more
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On the eve of the 2015 NFL Draft, Hobart All American Ali Marpet says his visits and workouts with various teams have  been an eye opening experience , an inside look at play on the next level.[a...read more
Some anxious moments, Tuesday night, at the Ontario County Sheriff's 911 Center in Canandaigua around 6:30PM when a cooling unit burst releasing smoke and activating a fire alarm.  As a precautio...read more
Arguments in the lawsuit filed by Finger Lakes Racing and Gaming against the Lago Resort and Casino project have now been pushed back to May 22nd. The matter was originally set to be heard in Albany C...read more
Hobart and William Smith Colleges will award five honorary degrees to individuals who, by virtue of their significant service toward improving the public good at the local and national levels, are pow...read more
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Hobart All American offensive lineman Ali Marpet did not exhibit any pre-NFL Draft jitters on a telephone conference call with New York reporters Monday morning. The 2 year Statesman Team captain sa...read more
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Your kids can have sweet memories of the upcoming prom and graduation season or they can be haunted for the rest of their days by some unintended tragedy. The difference maker many times is a few dr...read more
52 year-old James Davis of Honeoye remains in guarded condition at Strong. Davis was badly burned when he and two other men were delivering steel beams to a construction site, last Tuesday, in Chesh...read more
A Farmington man allegedly threw frozen corn dogs and steak at his girlfriend last Wednesday.  43 year-old John Kirby is charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a c...read more
Home sales in the Greater Rochester - Finger Lakes region declined by 4.1% in the first quarter compared with a year ago. The findings were reported on Friday by the Greater Rochester Association of...read more
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The 4th Annual Induction Ceremony at the Rochester Music Hall of Fame will take place on Sunday night at the Eastman Theater in Rochester starting at 7PM.  It will be a big night for five legen...read more
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      They are being pig headed about it. On the Finger Lakes Morning News , Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb told us he just can't get the New York City Democrats who control t...read more
The Geneva School Board has one  open seat going into the May 19th election and no on in sight to fill it . Jessica Bailey has decided not to seek re-election. We are told as of mid day Friday&nb...read more
A Farmington man was jailed Wednesday after allegedly throwing frozen corn dogs and a steak at his girl fiend during a domestic disturbance. Ontario County Deputies also say 43 year old John David Kir...read more
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If you go past the Ontario County Courthouse in Canandaigua this week, look up the hill. Out on the front lawn you'll see 144 markers, laid out in neat rows. District Attorney Mike Tantillo tells us...read more
  A Canandaigua man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on  weapons and theft charges. Canandaigua Police say 26 year old Corey Larabyy is accused of selling a stolen .45 caliber handgun in ...read more
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More thrills are being promised as the Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures Park opens for its second season in just a week. They will be open weekends starting May 2nd. This year they have added a ne...read more
For the second time, this week, Assembly Minority Leader, Brian Kolb, has chastised the Democratic majority for its failure to embrace legislation that Kolb believes would benefit the state. On Tuesd...read more
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    OSHA Area Director Chris Adams confirms his investigators are looking into a fatal work place accident that happened  Tuesday afternoon south of Cheshire as three men in a truck...read more
A bill that would have placed a two-year moratorium on Common Core testing was killed in committee, Tuesday, and Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb blamed the Democratic majority for blocking the leg...read more
  The Geneva Town Planning Board has a public hearing tonight on Hobart William Smith's plans to place a solar farm out on the recently donated Fribolin Farm on White Springs Lane . It's slate...read more
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    Looking for work ? Want to make a career change ? The 3rd annual,  "Why I Love the Finger Lakes” Career Expo is Thursday from 1 to 4 at FLCC in Canandaigua . Dinah Brennan...read more
A retired police officer who allegedly had sleepovers with children, walked around his house naked and slept naked with young kids pleaded not guilty in Farmington Town Court Monday night to endangeri...read more
If tonight's fast-moving thunderstorm is any indication of what Mother Nature has in store for us, this season, it might be a good idea to keep your rain gear handy and stock up on flashlight batterie...read more
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        If you grew up in Geneva , that blue round Lenox Road Water Tower was considered  a bit of a west side landmark. The Town of Geneva continues to work on plans to...read more
 A Farmington man who turned himself into State Police last week for alledgely exposing himself to school age children for the past year or so has a hearing in Farmington Town Court tonight at 6 ...read more
On April 17, 2015 at about 7:41 am  53-year old Theresa L. Kobielski of Canandaigua was arrested for Arson 3rd following an investigation into a structure fire that took place on Maiden Lane in t...read more
(GENEVA, NEW YORK) The 2015 Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race consisting of more than 200 seven-member teams running the distance surrounding Seneca Lake, was contested on Sunday, April 19. The race beg...read more
A woman fell asleep at the wheel and veered into the opposite lane, crossed the shoulder, struck a utility pole which overturned her vehicle, and she found herself trapped. In Phelps yesterday, on Sta...read more
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People behind the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School are going back to the state with a new application this spring. They are hosting a meet and greet Wednesday night to answer people's qu...read more
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The new group Go Bike Geneva wants to make bike travel around town easier and safer. Noah Lucas tells us many drivers don't give bike riders proper consideration.       [audio:41...read more
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The idea of closing Linden Street in Downtown Geneva on weekends has been bounced around for a few months now. City Manager Matt Horn says they are looking at it from many different angles.   ...read more
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  Having a race in April in the Finger Lakes is always a bit of a gamble weatherwise. Seneca 7 Co-Race Director Jeff Henderson says they always go in with fingers crossed. [audio:41715123456-S...read more
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    A consultant for the Town of Geneva has made a provocative suggestion for the redevelopment of the Beans Hill neighborhood. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti on the Finger Lakes Morning Ne...read more
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Update, 4/18 at 10:00 a.m. The popular wine bar will reopen after public pressure convinced owner James Emery Elkins that standing on principal is a difficult balancing act when you are losing income...read more
Congressman Tom Reed introduced a resolution in Washington, Thursday, that is aimed at tackling the nation's problems by setting goals first then working out the details later. Reed's idea of setting ...read more
Ontario County Deputies were in hot pursuit of a suspect not once but twice early this morning. Around 1 o'clock deputies attempted to pull 21 year old Chad Featherly over for failure to kept right ...read more
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    If you have passed the old Geneva High site on Pulteney Street over the last couple of weeks you have seen steel framing going up for the new FLCC Geneva Center. A roof deck is also ...read more
A 73 year old Farmington man turned himself in to State Police today and was arrested  for alledgely exposing himself to school age children for the past year or so. Martin Schlegel is charged wi...read more
  Here is an  early look at some designs for Phase 3 of improvements for Geneva's Lake Front area. It will feature new pedestrian bridge over Castle Creek where it empties into the lake. ...read more
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  Some 400 volunteers will be pitching in Thursday for The Ontario County United Way's Annual Day of Caring. Regional Director Kari Buch tells us all sorts of chores will be tackled throughout...read more
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The State said no last year, but they haven't given up. Backers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School hold a public information session next week to bring people up to speed on their new...read more
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      Go Bike Geneva is a fledgling organization  dedicated to improving  conditions for cycling in the City. Noah Lucas tells us his group is meeting again tonight to br...read more
County leaders, around the state, have expressed concern that sales tax receipts for the first quarter of the year may signal a weakening economy, statewide.  The reasons for the sharp drop-off a...read more
UPDATE: Electrical power was restored to the Hobart and William Smith campus and the surrounding neighborhood at 5:15PM Tuesday afternoon.  3:45 UPDATE: 425 customers still remain without powe...read more
A  man who has been living at the Travel Lodge in Farmington is being held without bail in the Ontario County Jail  for allegedly sexually abusing a 7 year old girl. 33 year old Jeremie Bras...read more
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    Geneva is getting ready to spend 1.6 million dollars on Phase 3 of improvements for the Lake Front area. City officials will be presenting the latest design concepts for the project ...read more
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      The Seneca 7 Relay Race which takes place Sunday takes a great deal of coordination to pull off.  Race Co-Director Jeff Henderson tells us they have to be in touch which...read more
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Last minute tax scammers are working overtime and the authorities are doing their best to catch them, but in many cases, the phony IRS agents are holed up in overseas locations - far away from the lon...read more
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    The Genesee-Finger Lakes Regional Trail system currently covers 525 miles in nine counties. Tuesday night members of the Genesee Transportation Council will lay out some of the early...read more
Canandaigua Police took a city woman into custody Saturday afternoon after she allegedly attacked an unnamed man during a domestic dispute. 32 year old Monique McMahon-Briggs is accused of punching th...read more
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Ontario County Habitat for Humanity will be busy this summer. After a year's break, the group is set to build it's 7th home, a three bedroom house, on Hawkins Avenue in Geneva. Organized in the sprin...read more
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The City of Canandaigua is putting out a request for proposals looking for developers interested in the former Tom’s Mobil location on South Main Street. City leaders would like to see a mixed u...read more
The Hobart and William Smith Finger Lakes Institute and the Sustainable Community Development program will welcome award-winning journalist Steve Curwood, the host and executive producer of "Living on...read more
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A free screening for those who are wondering or seriously concerned about oral, head and neck cancer is available at UR Medicine's Thompson Health in Canandaigua at the Constellation Center for Heal...read more
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Geneva Historical Society is hosting the third session in a series of talks tomorrow, “Making Sense of the Civil War,” Monday evening, 6:30 to 8 PM. The Executive Director, Kerry Lippinc...read more
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Whether it's tracking criminals or sniffing out explosives, K-9 Officers play an important role in Finger Lakes law enforcement.  Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says his department currentl...read more
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Geneva's 8th annual Festival Of Nations, sponsored jointly by the Geneva City School District and Hobart and William Smith Colleges takes place Saturday afternoon at the High School. If you come out...read more
Geneva residents will have a chance Tuesday night to check out what's being planned for Phase 3 of the Lakefront Access Improvement Project. The session goes from 5 to 7 at the Ramada Inn Geneva Lak...read more
  The Canandaigua School Board is sending a 70-point-seven million dollar budget proposal to the voters next month. Thursday night they finalized a package that includes a two million dollar i...read more
They aren't done yet. We hear from Bristol Mountain that they will be open Saturday and Sunday for a bonus weekend of skiing and snow boarding. It would mark 138 and 139 days of operation this season....read more
A Geneva man is facing up to 25 years in prison after being found guilty,Thursday, of first-degree rape and 18 other charges.  22 year-old Jowsheed Morales was convicted of the March 2014 rape of...read more
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Runners and walkers match up for a fundraising relay race near Sandy Bottom Beach to benefit the Honeoye Central High Cross Country Team this Saturday.  The 18-mile marathon, sanctioned by U.S....read more
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    People from the Genesee Transportation Council will be in Geneva next Tuesday to show  some fresh ideas on how they would like to link Geneva up with the rest of the  Genes...read more
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    Yeah that's right. You have been seeing guys with neon green vests putting up "men at work"  signs and orange barrels on 5 and 20 in Geneva. Rehabilitation work is slated to res...read more
A 23 year old Canandaigua man reported missing by his family this week has been located. Justin Gagne reportedly left the area of his own free will. Canandaigua Police confirmed Gagne traveled by trai...read more
Canandaigua City School Board member, Michelle Raeman, has decided to call it quits after serving one five-year term on the District Board of Education.  Her term expires June 30th. According to ...read more
Three more towns, this week, have added their support to the campaign against a Texas-based company's proposed gas storage and transport facility in Schuyler County. On Tuesday, the Towns of Varick an...read more
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Two Geneva women remain jailed today for allegedly selling the prescription medication Oxycodone out of their Lewis Street apartment. Police Lieutenant Eric Heieck tells us the Department's Drug Enf...read more
The Canandaigua Police Department needs help tracking down a missing man. The family of 23 year old Justin Gagne filed a missing person report Monday after not having contact with him since Friday. Ga...read more
Has that house next door or down the street gotten run down or is it just plain abandoned? What can you do about it? Thursday night the City of Geneva is hosting a panel discussion on "problem propert...read more
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Organizers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School have scheduled a meet and greet for parents and others interested in the school later this month. School founder Donna Bennett says peo...read more
The Canandaigua City Council's Planning Committee has several items to review tonight. Mayor Ellen Polimeni will update the group on efforts to bring a dog park to the city. The Walkabilty Study we ...read more
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Geneva Police confirmed today that they are investigating the Friday night beating and robbery of a food delivery driver. Police Lieutenant Eric Heieck tells Finger Lakes News Radio the 25 year old wo...read more
A Guatemalan immigrant facing jail time for stabbing his Farmington roommate, last November, changed his plea to not guilty Monday in Ontario County Court. Attorney Robert Tucker. who represents 32 ye...read more
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It sometimes seems that campaign seasons are starting to blend into each other nowadays. It was just last November that Congressman Tom Reed was re-elected and already Democrats are beating the bushes...read more
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A new neighborhood association is being launched for people who live in and near downtown Geneva.  The City Central Neighborhood Association has a territory that runs from Pulteney east to 5 an...read more
You drove down the road in the early 80s and you'd hear their music constantly on the car radio. REO Speedwagon was just one of those ever present groups. They are coming to CMAC in Canandaigua Thursd...read more
Friday, in a city-wide celebration, Geneva residents honored the life and legacy of jazz great Scott LaFaro. This included the dedication of Scott LaFaro Drive, connecting State Route 14 with Elizab...read more
Canandaigua VA and Rochester Vet Center are to host the Suicide Prevention Conference April 22 from 1pm to 4:30pm at the Monroe Community College, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, Building 3, in Roche...read more
Allegations piled up, early Saturday morning at a traffic stop on State Route 96 when a Geneva woman was pulled over for allegedly talking on her cell phone and driving with a defective muffler. ...read more
25 year-old Justin Losh of East Rochester allegedly stole four cases of Red Bull beverages from the Victor WalMart on Friday. Losh was charged with Petit Larceny for the alleged high energy crime. H...read more
  A 45 year-old Port Gibson woman was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly driving under the influence of both drugs and alcohol with a child under the age of 15 in the car. The driver Sue An...read more
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Accountability yes. Excessive testing no. Geneva School Superintendent Trina Newton feels it's not really fair to evaluate a teachers effectiveness by how a group of students do in a series of stand...read more
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Geneva School Supereinetedant Trina Newtown and District Business Manager Susan Grey will be taking time over the next couple weeks going out in the community to explain how the 2015-2016 school yea...read more
A 73 year-old man left his residence late Friday afternoon and got into his Corvette convertible with his wife in the passenger seat.  The couple headed east on Allen-Padgham Road in the Town of ...read more
A new Geneva neighborhood association is being launched Monday. The City Central Neighborhood Association holds it first meeting Monday night at the Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center beginning at 5:...read more
  We've  gotten a heads up from the State DOT that rehabilitation work on the Routes 5 and 20 bridge over the Norfolk Southern/Finger Lakes Railroad tracks in Geneva will resume next week...read more
A building caught fire on a country road outside of Palmyra, Thursday night, due to a combination of strong winds and burning debris. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, the southwest co...read more
A Newark man who led police on a high speed chase two days before last Christmas, culminating in a violent two car collision that resulted in the death of a 45 year-old Phelps woman, entered a plea of...read more
It's been 25 years since a Division III player has been selected in the top 100 during the NFL draft. Sports Illustrated writer Peter King says Hobart offensive lineman Ali Marpet could go by number 7...read more
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They are better than three months into a 15-million dollar renovation project at the histrocic Spa Apartments in Clifton Springs. The 109-unit senior complex adjacent to the Clifton Springs Hospital...read more
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Sixteen teams from around the world are at Hobart-William Smith this weekend for the ninth annual International Round Robin Debate Tournament. The competitors hail from places like Botswana, Serbia,...read more
State Police Wednesday afternoon arrested a Victor mom for drunk driving and going the wrongway on the Thruway. Troopers caught up with 27 year old Nicole Lamendola as she was reportedly traveling eas...read more
Pulteney Street through the Hobart and William Smith College campus will remain open and the City of Geneva is going to have to pay all of the 3.2 million dollars to fix the street. In a letter sent ...read more
Five Upstate members of the U.S. Congress have joined together in co-sponsoring legislation for the reauthorization of funding for the National Women's Rights History Project Act. Congresswoman Louis...read more
A Wayne County man - charged with producing and passing counterfeit U.S. currency - admitted his guilt, Wednesday, during an interview with a reporter for NEWS10NBC.  19 year-old Jeffrey Tyler of...read more
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Late Monday afternoon, 21 year old  Nohely Izquieta of Canandaigua was arrested and charged with menacing and  endangering the welfare of a child. She allegedly grabbed a large kitchen knife...read more
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You should be able to rent an apartment there by the summer of 2016. Developers for the proposed 88-unit "Townside at Pre-Emption" project in Geneva have finalized the purchase of 11 acres of land&nb...read more
Over five-hundred people wound up responding to an online survey Geneva City leaders did concerning the future on Pulteney Street on the Hobart William Smith Campus. People were asked if they support...read more
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      School Districts all over the state continue to be in the dark about just how much money they will get from Albany this year. Even tough it appears the Legislature  and ...read more
A bi-partisan Medicare reform bill, passed by the House last week, is good news for rural hospitals in the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes and for their senior patients who depend on Medicare. ...read more
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Canandaigua City Council members are getting their first look at a so-called Canandaigua Walkability Action Plan. The consultants study examined "impediments to walking and biking in the City along w...read more
Geneva High School students visited Hobart and William Smith Colleges last Friday as part of a Geneva 2020 program that provides an informative look at college life. The ninth graders spent the mornin...read more
The Clifton Springs United Methodist Church on Main Street will gather today around noon in celebration. February has marked a monumental moment for the church and its congregation, as they have rai...read more
Ontario County comes in tenth in the state for healthy living. Contributing to this ranking are various factors including health outcomes, Length and Quality of Life, Health factors and behaviors, C...read more
Red Jacket Orchard in Geneva has created its own version of the popular drink, the Arnold Palmer, expected to be on shelves by April 3rd, combining their own New York style Lemonade  with brewe...read more
Yesterday, Ontario County Sheriff’s along with Oaks Corners and Northside Fire Departments responded to a house fire on Gambee Road in Geneva. They were able to contain and extinguish the fire...read more
The Wild Water Derby that is annually held in Shortsville, NY, will not take place in 2015, which will push off the 40th anniversary. Event officials cite this year's winter season as being the reason...read more
There will be free screenings for Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer on April 23rd at The Speech Pathology Department at UR Medicine’s Thompson Health in the Constellation Center for Health and Healing...read more
Firefighters arrived on scene late last night for a working basement fire at 340 Hook Road in Farmington. The call came in at 11:30. Upon arrival, the crew saw heavy smoke. Sending in an interior cr...read more
A Clifton Springs man found out what can happen when you don't pay a traffic fine.  You can go to jail.  And, that's where Sheriff's Deputies took 27 year-old Richard Wimer on Friday night...read more
An 18 year-old Canandaigua woman arrested on Friday afternoon for allegedly stealing nearly $400 in merchandise from Lord and Taylor at Eastview Mall.  Deputies charged Leah Norris of Canandaig...read more
It was cold, about 6 degrees below freezing, and it was snowing, Friday night, when a four month old female, mixed breed Bassett Hound named Ladybug was abandoned by its owner. The dog was dropped o...read more
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It's not just about bragging rights. If Geneva wins its bid for All-American City Honors, they'll get to put the All American City logo on stationary, streets signs, and all sorts of marketing and pro...read more
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An on-line survey of Geneva residents on whether or not Pulteney Street through the Hobart William Smith campus should be closed to traffic is getting a huge response. By the end of the week more th...read more
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There is a new location for the Monday night forum regarding the future of Pulteney Street in Geneva. Figuring they needed more space the meeting has been moved to the  Hydrant Hose bingo room on...read more
A Geneva man was arrested by Ontario County Sheriff's deputies late Wednesday night for allegedly choking a 17 year old boy during a domestic dispute at the Sheridan Park Apartments . 34 year old Jaim...read more
Investigators continue to sift through the ashes in an attempt to determine the cause of fire at a Richmond stable on East Lake Road early Wednesday morning that took the life of one horse, four dogs ...read more
Geneva is among the finalists for the All-American City Award given each year by the National Civic League to 10 communities around the country. The award honors communities that develop innovative so...read more
Many local towns are working on plans to deal with the growing problem of feral and stray cats. The Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center is doing an on-line survey to see if the city should consider a ...read more
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Go Bike Geneva is a new campaign to see what can be done to make Geneva a more bike friendly city. Noah Lucas is spearheading the effort. There is a community meeting Thursday to talk about a number o...read more
On March 25, 2015, just before 12:30am, first responders from the Ontario County Sheriffs Office and Richmond Fire Department responded to 6376 East Lake Road in the Town of Richmond for the report of...read more
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 Sure there's a bit of lingering snow out there but spring is here and that means folks are making garden plans. There is a workshop tonight for people who would like to take part in the Growing ...read more
A Monroe County man who worked for an East Bloomfield business was arrested Friday for allegedly cheating his employer out of a substantial amount of money over a two year period.  The Ontario Co...read more
A 25 year-old Canandaigua man, listed as a fugitive from justice in Pennsylvania, allegedly resisted arrest by Canandaigua Police Friday afternoon, and fled on foot through an apartment complex. Acc...read more
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A standing room only audience of almost 400 people attended a public education forum called "The Finger Lakes Community Forum for Public Education"  last night in Albright Auditorium at Hobart &a...read more
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Firefighters made quick work of a chimney fire in a wood stove at 710 Smith Road in Palmyra, Thursday night.  Manchester Fire Chief Harry Bowker said the fire was reported at 9:41PM and took abou...read more
New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) (far left), Sen. Rich Funke (back center) and Sen. Michael Nozzolio joined Courtney Wagner (middle), family and friends to celeb...read more
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Just a few months into his second term, Governor Andrew Cuomo faces his lowest approval rating since assuming office, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. The poll released this week found ...read more
A Honeoye man was injured this morning after falling inside a warehouse. Authorities say David Scholl was on an elevated area in a warehouse at Roome Technologies shortly before eight o'clock this mor...read more
State Police are seeking the public's help in locating a 92 year-old Webster man, suffering from dementia, who was last seen driving his car on Route 490 about 5PM, Tuesday afternoon. Police say Byron...read more
Multiple fire units responded to a two story house fire in the town of Bristol late Wednesday afternoon. The fire is believed to have started in area near a pellet stove and does not appear to be susp...read more
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  Get ready, get set, get growing. Planning has started for this years  Growing Geneva Together community garden project . There's a workshop set for next Tuesday at the Geneva Neighborho...read more
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    While heroin and cocaine busts are in the news pretty regularly , the arrests of alleged pill pushers is less frequent.  Geneva Police Tuesday arrested 42 year old Joseph Acosta...read more
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    Geneva Police are working on a strong tip this morning in hopes for finding the hit and run driver who knocked down 23 year old Steven Crossno when he was walking on Columbia near Ly...read more
In Ontario County Court, Tuesday, a Geneva man facing felony rape charges turned down an offer of nine years in jail in return for a guilty plea.  According to the Daily Messenger, 21 year-old Jo...read more
Writing a message on the wall of a public building is never a good idea, especially when the message is bogus.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 16 year-old Cassie Syverson of Honeoye ...read more
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  Using two or three times and you may get addicted for life. Nelson Acquilano, the Executive Director of the Council on Alcoholism and Addictions in the Finger Lakes says the current grade of...read more
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  MMM....MMM..MMMMM. It's Girl Scout Cookie time in the Finger Lakes. Judy Gallagher, Marketing and Communications Manager for the NYPenn Pathways Council stopped in on the Finger Lakes Mornin...read more
Mark Perrin will spend the next 5 years in prison. He is the Canandaigua Dad who was arrested last fall for battering his infant son several times, slamming the baby to the floor when the child would ...read more
Another date has been filled on CMAC's summer concert calendar. It's a double bill with Gregg Allman and the Doobie  Brothers featuring Pat Simmons Jr. The show date is Friday, August 21st. The m...read more
The City of Geneva is asking City residents to take an on-line survey on the future Pulteney Street between  Hamilton and Jay on the Hobart William Smith Campus. There are two options being dis...read more
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The UR Medicine brand will be more visible in Geneva by the fall. UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute is starting construction on a new building for its Interlakes Oncology and Hematology Clin...read more
A national standout as the only NCAA Division III athlete at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, Hobart College football offensive lineman Ali Marpet '15 continued to impress NFL scouts, coaches and analys...read more
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Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says sunshine and rising temperatures are a welcome change after a long, hard winter, but he reminds motorists that road conditions, this time of the year, can turn ...read more
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Some 125 Law enforcement officers gathered in Canandaigua, this past week, to attend a day-long training session on DWI enforcement and the techniques used to protect the public while keeping themselv...read more
The search continues for driver of a car who left a pedestrian for dead and fled the scene in broad daylight, just after 1PM, Thursday afternoon, in Geneva.  Investigators have asked the public f...read more
A Canandaigua man accused of sexually assaulting a woman, who lived next door, back in 2013 turned down a plea deal on Friday that would have sent him to jail for 8 years.  According to the Dail...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a tragic accident early Sunday morning in South Bristol, where a 34 year-old man drowned while trying to rescue his dog.   The man identified ...read more
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Both the Seneca County and Canandaigua Chambers have been approached by the History Chanel show American Pickers. Show producers are interested in taping a segment here if they can people with inter...read more
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Everyone in Ontario County is welcome to attend a community forum March 23rd on heroin abuse sponsored by the Partnership for Ontario County and the Council on Alcoholism and Addictions in the Finge...read more
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In recognition of the St. Patrick's Day holiday, New York State Police have implemented a special law enforcement campaign this weekend to keep drunk drivers off the roadways and alcohol out of the ha...read more
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Let's face it, even if St. Patrick's Day isn't until Tuesday, people are going to get an early start on partying this weekend. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero urges bar owners and party hosts to cu...read more
Three streets bordering downtown Geneva will be closed for a couple hours mid-day Saturday to the 35th Annual Knights of Columbus St. Patrick's Day 5K Race. Traffic will not be allowed on Milton, Un...read more
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Second Ward Geneva City Council Member Paul D'Amico thinks the city should study whether or not it makes sense to convert some narrow residential streets into one-ways. He lives on Jefferson Avenue,...read more
Big schools like UCLA and USC have held NFL pro days this week so scouts can take a look at players likely to get drafed in just  a matter of weeks. Hobart College gets to host it's own Pro Day...read more
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      Geneva police are on the look out for a blue car involved in a hit and run accident just after 1 this afternoon in the area of   Columbia and   Lyceum Str...read more
Funeral arrangements have been set for Peter Nelson , the Canandaigua School teacher who has killed Monday night when a porch roof at his Palmyra area home broke off and fell on him. Calling hours wil...read more
 Members from the Geneva Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit wrapped up a  four month heron investigation with the arrest of a Waterloo woman this morning. 26 year old Christina  Sa...read more
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Willie Smallwood, the father of the four year old Geneva head start student who was found with a 12 ounce baggie of powdered cocaine at  school Monday made a  brief appearance in Geneva City...read more
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When Victor Fire Department contacted RG&E to report a gas leak around 9:30 PM, the utility company took immediate steps to determine the validity of the report.  A technician was dispatched ...read more
They are flying blind right now. Geneva School leaders have no idea yet how much state aid money they will be able to plug into the 2015-2016 school year budget. They aren't likely to know for sure ...read more
Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track in Farmington is taking the gloves off. They have filed a lawsuit which challenges the Gaming Facility Location Board’s recommendation for the proposed Lago Re...read more
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It has been nearly a year since a secured Med-Return Box was placed in the lobby of the Public Safety Building in Geneva. People are able to safely dispose of unused prescriptions and over-the-count...read more
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A school nurse Monday afternoon would make a discovery that would lead to a major drug and weapons bust in Geneva. Police Chief Jeff Trickler tells us they got a call around 1:45 when a bag of cocaine...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's investigators are attempting to unravel what appears to be a convoluted scheme to defraud unsuspecting victims of their hard earned money.  The arrest of 52 year-old Rand...read more
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There's a cloud of disbelief and sorrow hanging over Canandaigua Academy today as students and staff  mourn the death of a popular Spanish and German teacher. 54 year old Peter Nelson was killed ...read more
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UPDATE (10:15PM) 53 year-old Douglas Turnbull escaped injury this afternoon when his 1946 Piper, PA12 aircraft overturned while he was attempting to land the plane off Route 5 in the Town of Hopewell...read more
They are still compiling the damage estimates after a barn fire on State Route 488 in the Town Of Hopewell around 8:30 this morning. Crews from Hopewell, Clifton Springs , Phelps and Manchester were c...read more
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    Police, doctors, nurses, EMT's and other first responders see it up close on a daily basis and they are being run ragged. Heroin abuse  has reached epidemic levels the Finger La...read more
A quick heads up if you travel on the west side of Canandaigua Lake. The Ontario County Department of Public works is going to close  County Road 16 ( West Lake Road) just north of Deuel Road in ...read more
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It's been two years since the New York Safe Act was approved, but the Ontario County Board of Supervisors still feels the same way about New York's gun control law. Last week the supervisors voted in...read more
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      They are taking the fun under the lights tonight. Competition for the  4th annual North Seneca Rail Jam starts at 5 at  305 South Main Street in Geneva. Skiers and ...read more
Utility crews from New York State Electric and Gas were trying to locate the source of a natural gas leak in downtown Geneva, Thursday, and closed off a section of Castle Street for a number of hours....read more
Forty-two city mayors from across the state have joined Governor Cuomo's "Enough is Enough" campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses.  Two mayors from the Finger Lakes are on the lis...read more
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In the next few years several hundred more people are expected to be living along the Pre-emption Road Corridor in the Town of Geneva from West Washington north to the Experiment Station.  Geneva...read more
Two more people have been arrested in connection with a 5 month old drug investigation in the City of Geneva  . Members of the Police Departments Drug Enforcement Unit and marked cars went back t...read more
    A lot of numbers will be flying around tonight when Canandaigua School Superintendent Lynn Erdle presents preliminary spending and revenue figures that will be used in constructing n...read more
Another day and more problems with roofs, this time in downtown Geneva. Geneva city officials say snow and ice caused a partial roof collapse at the former fire house next to City Hall. City Manager ...read more
What started as a local campaign to "#GetCourtneyToEllen" has succeeded in doing just that. Incoming first-year Courtney Wagner '19 will appear on NBC's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at 4 p.m. today with...read more
Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and his GOP Assembly colleagues, Wednesday, called for an immediate vote on proposals that will reform and shake up Assembly operations after a string of corruption...read more
Three local businesses were honored, this week, by the Geneva Business Improvement District and the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce under the Business of the Month Program. The collaborative effort wh...read more
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The Geneva City Council tonight will discuss the possibility of closing Pulteney Street to vehicle traffic on the Hobart and William Smith campus. City Manager Matt Horn says one question is what the ...read more
Update, 2:10 a.m. A spokesman for the Canandaigua Fire Department confirmed that fire units were still at the scene of a partial roof collapse at Pactiv Corporation on North Street in Canandaigua. Em...read more
An accused jewel thief who swallowed a diamond ring in order to conceal it from the authorities and allegedly used stolen credit cards to purchase jewelry valued at more than $200,000 will most likely...read more
The Geneva Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will conduct its second meeting of the year this afternoon and on the agenda is the city's values and environmental sustainability. The steering comm...read more
A Canandaigua woman landed in jail Monday after being arrested for DWI, Failure to Keep Right, Speeding and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 39 ye...read more
A vehicle stuck in a snow bank and blocking the roadway in Farmington led to the arrest of a 43 year-old Monroe County man Monday afternoon. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 43 year-old Souriya ...read more
Both drivers escaped serious injury Monday morning in a head-on crash on Route 444 in East Bloomfield.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 43 year-old Denise Chilson-Kline, of Victor, was head...read more
A 20 year-old Ontario County man is behind bars after being arrested for brandishing a pistol during a domestic disturbance at his home in East Bloomfield, Monday afternoon. Sheriff's Deputies charged...read more
Sal Pietropaolo is to step in as interim head of the Downtown Business Management Association for Ontario County, a business improvement district. In an article in the Finger Lakes Times, Pietropaol...read more
A Bloomfield man allegedly pointed a machete at another man following a road rage incident in the Wal-Mart Plaza in Victor on Friday afternoon shortly after 5PM. Sheriff's Deputies arrested Nicholas...read more
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It's one of the most popular shows on the History Channel. Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and a crew from the History Channel's "American Pickers" are planning a visit New York and maybe the Finger Lakes Re...read more
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When spring comes they will be the saddest people around, but for right now the party is on. Today the folks at Bristol Mountain are celebrating day 100 of the ski season. Marketing Director Drew Br...read more
State Police, Thursday, arrested a Clifton Springs couple in connection with the burglary of a residence in Victor back on February 13. Police say 27 year-old Derek French and 36 year-old Lorraine Ros...read more
A Shortsville man is locked up after being arrested Monday by State Police for the alleged rape of a six year old girl last March. 25 year old Scott Lewis is charged with felony rape and criminal sex ...read more
This story sounds like a good old fashioned crime novel. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office today released details on the arrest of 33 year old Rahkiem Keith Scarlett, of Troy, which happened back ...read more
Update, 12:40 p.m. The Geneva Police Department confirms a 4th grade boy had an undisclosed amount of pot that he allegedly got from another 4th grader this morning at North Street School. Law enforc...read more
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A new 82-room, four story hotel could be popping up in Geneva later this year. Developers have plans to build a Fairfield Inn and Suites in the area of White Springs Road and Hamilton Street just we...read more
Geneva's Wilmer and the Dukes are headed to the Rochester Music Hall of Fame. The popular 1960's R&B band was one of five inductees announced yesterday for the fourth class of hall of fame. The o...read more
A Victor woman is facing a slew of charges relating to an incident on the Victor School campus, Wednesday.  According to Sheriff's Deputies, 41 year-old Stephanie Thouvay allegedly engaged in rec...read more
Update, 4 p.m. Routes 5 and 20 was closed for three hours Wednesday afternoon at the Crossman Driveway near East Bloomfield. A tractor trailer truck driven by 51 year old Joseph Bowden, of Port Byron...read more
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Update, 1 p.m. The Geneva Police Department, in an e-mail this afternoon, says Law saw a story about himself on TV over the noon hour and got in contact with a Rochester Police Officer and verified t...read more
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Ontario County Humane Society officers found a disturbing sight in the Town of Phelps Tuesday afternoon. They have been called out after a complaint was filed about several dead chickens and geese r...read more
Hobart College offensive lineman Ali Marpet ‘15 is making headlines at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Out of more than 300 of the nation's top football prospects, Marpet is the o...read more
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Leaders of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy charter school have held three open houses so far this month for parents and potential volunteers. Two more are on tap Wednesday at the home of School Fo...read more
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Sooner or later, the snow will be gone, the grass will be green, and the Town of Geneva will be replacing that leaky waterline along Pre-emption Road, which runs from North Street to the Phelps Town L...read more
Supporters of a proposed downtown Geneva dog park gather tonight for a social hour at Lake Drum Brewing starting at 5. Among fundraising efforts in the works: a dog house raffle, and the second annual...read more
An incident in the village of Penn Yan Sunday afternoon resulted in the arrest of a 35 year old Romulus man that was wanted on an outstanding felony bench warrant that was issued in December of 2006. ...read more
          A major new resort is taking shape on Canandaigua Lake at the site of the old Steamboat Landing restaurant on Lakeshore Drive and should be ready to open in t...read more
The Finger Lakes Community Development Corporation's  $10.6 million, 48 unit housing complex for area veterans got a shot in the arm, Monday, with a grant of three million dollars from the New Yo...read more
A Newark man remains in critical condition as the result of a two car crash on Route 96, about 2 miles east of Phelps, Saturday morning around 9:30 AM. 68 year-old David Neese was eastbound on Route ...read more
An alleged Geneva drug dealer has been brought back from Sulphur Springs, Texas on an indictment warrant. 31 year old  Angnem Green, who lived on Middle Street in Geneva, had been under investiga...read more
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"Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1", an HBO film based on the National  Veterans Crisis Hotline in Canandaigua, won the Academy Award last night in Califronia for Documentary Short Subject.  ...read more
Last night, a Shortsville business buckled under the pressures of winter. The New Energy Works building, on High Street, couldn’t handle the snow buildup. Giving way to the crushing pressure, ...read more
A vehicle crashed into a snow bank on Route 5 & 20 Saturday morning about 5:45. There's nothing too unusual about that, but the condition of the driver was of great concern to the Sheriff's Depart...read more
Geneva fire crews quickly doused the flames, but there was no way to save a pair of Casella Garbage trucks on Doran Avenue in the city early Saturday afternoon. According to a spokesperson for the Gen...read more
UPDATE: 1:19 PM  (2-21-15) One person was injured this morning around 9:30 in a two-vehicle crash on Route 96 in Phelps that resulted in a section of the highway being closed to traffic for seve...read more
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The Town Of Geneva would like to create a 13th Water District this year. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says it would serve parts of the north side .             &n...read more
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Her big night is almost here. Geneva's Kelly Fitzgerald and 5 other young film-makers were chosen to be part of Team Oscar at this years Academy Awards Sunday night . They each made one minute video...read more
Canandaigua fire commanders called a second alarm for a wall fire in the basement of a downtown business this afternoon around 1:30. Authorities say a small fire was started when someone used a blow t...read more
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They will have to find the money somewhere to make sure the job gets done. Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says their snow removal budget has been battered by this punishing winter.[audio:2201511...read more
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Sheriff Phil Povero has issued a travel advisory for all Ontario County roads and highways starting immediately until further notice based on conditions. Due to blowing and drifting snow, there are...read more
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Geneva's Smith Center for the Arts will be rolling out the red carpet for its own Oscar Gala Sunday night. Executive Director Kelly Bradley says you'll be treated just like Hollywood royalty.[audio:...read more
It took three weeks, now the state Department of Environmental Conservation has revoked the hunting licenses of two men who shot two horses in Livingston County. The DEC announced that under a consen...read more
Traffic is reduced to one lane on Pre-emption Road near Bellona this afternoon as road crews try to keep it open. This picture by Finger Lakes Radio Group's John Wiedemer was taken around two o'cloc...read more
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Here's an idea! The City of Canandaigua has a perfect place to "dump" all the snow that has been plowed off city streets in recent weeks. City Manager David Forrest says the transfer station out on ...read more
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As he talks to grape growers around the state, New York Wine and Grape Foundation President Jim Trezise hears that most of their grape vines have gotten through the winter okay so far. Last February,...read more
      A report of barn partially collapsing at 1194 McIver Road near Oaks Corners, around 3:30, Wednesday  afternoon. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's office when th...read more
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Geneva YMCA Executive Director Charlie Evangelista confirms they have a sell out on their hands. Just over 600 tickets have been sold for Saturday's first ever Finger Lakes Frost Fest at the Geneva ...read more
A Geneva man facing the possibility of life behind bars will instead spend one to three years in prison after the chief witness to the alleged sexual assault was struck by a car and killed. According ...read more
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The phones don't stop ringing at roofing companies around the Finger Lakes as all this snow is starting to cause some serious problems for home owners. Jerry Proctor owns Proctor Enterprises in Gorha...read more
There was quite the ruckus at the Dunkin Donuts on Eastern Blvd. in Canadaigua early this morning. 67 year old Gordon Ellis of Naples was arrested for burglary, petit larceny, criminal mischief and as...read more
An Open House to showcase Finger Lakes Health’s College of Nursing Simulation Lab will be held Wednesday, February 25, 3:30 to 5 p.m. The lab is located on the second floor of Geneva General Hos...read more
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office and the Humane Society were called to a residence on South Main Street in the Village of Naples after Child Protective Services requested their assistance in checki...read more
UPDATE: 1:59 PM (02-15-15) Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg, in consultation with Seneca County Highway Superintendent Roy Gates, has issued a travel advisory for all County Roads. Blowing and dri...read more
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The number of 9-1-1 calls to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office in 2014 increased by nearly 14% over the previous year and that increase had a ripple effect across the board including the number of i...read more
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 Is your soul in need of healing?   Do you need a little spiritual boost?  Well, a new business that opened in downtown Geneva on Castle Street - called Ravens Landing - might be j...read more
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There's all kinds of buzz about it. The Geneva YMCA is holding its Finger Lakes Frost Festival next Saturday February 21st from 5 PM until 9 PM at the Geneva Ramada Lakefront. Y Executive Director Cha...read more
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  Admissions to the Ontario County jail were up 5.2% last year to over two thousand. Sheriff Phil Povero says they have to constantly make staff and facility adjustments for the increased number...read more
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As the snow drifts higher and higher and higher this winter NYSEG and RG&E urge customers to follow a couple of key safety tips. Utility spokesman Clay Ellis says first off keep vents and chimne...read more
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    This bitter Arctic air is nothing to mess with. Western and Central New York Red Cross spokesman Matt Michael says you need to learn the signs of frostbite and hypothermia . Hypother...read more
The National Weather Service Office in Buffalo has issued an urgent weather message:   2-12-157PM A wind chill warning remains in effect for the Finger Lakes until noon Friday, and conditi...read more
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    It's estimated that residential energy costs are 60% higher in New York than anywhere else in the country. Saturday a number of local firms are coming together at the Cozy Home Expo ...read more
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    As polar air plunges into the Finger Lakes, Envoy Jim Brennan at the Canandaigua Salvation Army says their doors will be open to the homeless and those in need of emergency shelter. ...read more
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  Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero is hoping people do the neighborly thing and check up  on shut-ins the next few days  when the temperatures and wind chills nose dive well below ...read more
GENEVA, N.Y.—Hundreds of firefighters from across Western and Central New York will converge on the Smith Opera House on Saturday, Feb. 14 for the Geneva Fire Department’s annual training ...read more
The business owner accused of videotaping people inside his store's changing room returns to court, Thursday, in Victor while State Police continue an investigation into the alleged crime. 47 year-ol...read more
A domestic dispute at a home in Lyons, Friday, has led to the arrest of a Geneva man on multiple felony charges. According to New York State Police, 27 year-old Jermaine Harrison is charged with five ...read more
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Food Link of Rochester has a mission you might not know about. In addition to distributing food through  soup kitchens, home town food pantries, and with its mobile units, they are also in the ...read more
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So far the project is on time and on budget. Ontario County Planning Director Tom Harvey tells Finger Lakes News Radio LaChase Construction has been making good progress on new FLCC Geneva Center on t...read more
At the above, date, time and location, 50-year old Victoria Allen of Palmyra was arrested for Felony DWI when she allegedly drove a vehicle into a snow bank while travelling northbound on County Road ...read more
A 58 year-old Canandaigua man who was allegedly intoxicated when he caused seven vehicle crashes will stand trial in Ontario County Court. According to the Daily Messenger, William Lantier rejected a...read more
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Thurday morning at 10AM, in the Horseheads Holiday Inn Express, will hold a much anticipated Issues Conference on a  controversial pro...read more
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They don't want people to forget about them, so leaders of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School are holding a series of parent and volunteer open houses this month.  There are two o...read more
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Emergency rooms are less stressed. Schools are seeing less absenteeism. Flu cases are starting to dwindle in Ontario County. However, County Public Health Director Mary Beer says precautions should ...read more
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The nerves are kicking in for 25 recruits as they begin the Finger Lakes Enforcement Academy in Hopewell today.  Academy Training Director Charles Koerner says as of today these men and women ...read more
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The winter of 2014 to 2015 has been full of snow, ice, and cold days. Meteorologist Kevin Williams predicted back in September precisely what's unfolded this winter: arctic cold and February full of...read more
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A winter storm warning is in effect across upstate New York, where the National Weather Service says as much as 9 to 18 inches is expected from the Catskills to the southern Adirondacks by the time it...read more
Firefighters from nine different area volunteer companies were called to battle a structure fire at the Folk Art Guild Pottery Studio in Middlesex last night. Firefighters from Middlesex, Rushville, P...read more
36 year old Brent Heidrick allegedly tried to flee from the police after Sheriff;s Deputies caught him speeding in Manchester and was later apprehended at his residence in Newark. Heidrick is charge...read more
A vehicle was found in the snow stuck in a ditch near the intersection of Routes 5 & 20 and Route 247 in Hopewell early Saturday morning. 17 year old Wyatt Austin is accused of operating the veh...read more
57 year old Laurie Bennett of Clifton Springs, was arrested by Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies for a DWI after a two car property damage accident on West Main Street occurring in the village...read more
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The Geneva City Council's three-day retreat is underway. City Manager Matt Horn gave a State of the City Talk last night. Today's agenda includes a review of many of the issues facing City Governmen...read more
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On the Finger Lakes Morning News today, State Senator Mike Nozzolio said he has renewed efforts to get Brittany's Law enacted this year. The bill, named after 12 year old Geneva murder victim Britta...read more
He wasn't going anywhere. Geneva Police had a good idea where they would find 38 year old burglary suspect Jeffrey Smith. He has been in prison and a local jail in Florida for the last 18 or so months...read more
Update, 2 p.m. Working on a tip they got last week, New York State Police arrested a Victor business owner Wednesday for allegedly videotaping people in the changing room and bathroom of his store us...read more
An annual report issued, Wednesday, by Finger Lakes Health presented a fact-based overview of the health-care providers far-reaching impact on both the community's health and its economy. In its 2014...read more
In a national poll ranking the corporate reputation of the 100 most visible companies,  Wegmans Food Markets was number one, followed by Amazon at number two with Samsung coming in third.  ...read more
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They have had classes for a couple of weeks now at the new FLCC Viticulture Center in Geneva and in just a matter of weeks the winery section of the building should be ready to go. Ontario County Pu...read more
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They will be hunkered down for three days. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the Geneva City Council will be holding their annual retreat at the Left Bank on Linden Street. Thursday night City Manager Ma...read more
4PM UPDATE 2-4-2015     The Ontario County Sheriff's Office this afternoon released the following pictures of the three suspects entering the store.         &...read more
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The state turned them down last spring, but backers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School aren't giving in or giving up. Organizer Donna Bennett confirms they plan to re-submit an applic...read more
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The Geneva City Council is likely to give final approval to a measure that repeals the city's ban on  fortune tellers, astrologers, mediums, clairvoyants, and palm readers that has been around ...read more
The City of Geneva wants to seek up to 400-thousand dollars in Community Development Block Grant funding from the state to rehab 10 to 12 homes on the north end of the city. The money would pay for in...read more
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You got your driveway and sidewalk done finally. There's one more thing to get dug out. Area fire departments ask homeowners if you have a fire hydrant in your front yard please get it cleared out. ...read more
A Geneva man being processed into the Ontario County jail Friday faces more trouble. 26 year old Shayne Kimble allegedly continually refused to comply with procedures and became agitated to the point ...read more
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More than a foot of wind-whipped snow slowed down things to a crawl this morning around the Finger Lakes. Roads snow packed. Schools closed. Events postponed or canceled. The group Bridges for Brai...read more
UPDATE 2-1-15 The two victims' names were revealed. 71 year old Robert Hoag, and his wife, 63 year old Elaine Hoag, both of Bloomfield. UPDATE: 1-31-15 Two people died Friday morning in a two-car...read more
More than 300 people from around the Finger Lakes region banded together in the cold and rallied against the proposed LPG storage on Seneca Lake yesterday afternoon. Since October 2014, over 200...read more
A man for all season, a Capraesque character, a real life Mr. Deeds; Canandaigua Dentist Benedict Gullo, received the 2015 Mr. Canandaigua Award Friday evening as the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce C...read more
The Smith Center for the Arts has postponed performances of "The Little Engine that Could Earns her Whistle" and has rescheduled the theatrical production for Thursday, March 12 because of concerns wi...read more
The Finger Lakes region has not seen gas prices this low in 6 years:Victor Mobil $2.54Canandaigua Arrow Mart $2.45Penn Yan Sunoco A Plus $2.42Watkins Glen Lakes Gas $2.38Newark Express mart $2.35Ithac...read more
UPDATE 2-1-15 The two victim's names were revealed. One male 71 years old Robert Hoag, and his wife Elaine Hoag 63 years old, both of Bloomfield. ____________________________________________________...read more
Emergency crews were sent to the intersection of Bell Road and County Road 25 near Clifton Springs on the report of a head-on crash after 7 o'clock this morning. 17 year old Matthew Shoemaker, of Cl...read more
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He could be a celebrity in the making. Monday morning the group Bridges For Brain Injury’s / Wildlife Defenders has their first ever Groundhog's Day watch party, featuring the debut of their o...read more
Merrill Amos, a 2011 William Smith graduate, was recently hired as museum curator and educator at the National Women's Hall of Fame (NWHF) in Seneca Falls, N.Y. "We are delighted that Merrill Amos ha...read more
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All filmmakers dream of seeing the Hollywood sign up on the hill. It happens for Geneva's Kelly Fitzgerald late next month. She has been picked for Team Oscar this year. She and five others will deliv...read more
New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) this week wrote to newly-appointed Thruway Authority Acting Executive Director Robert Megna to convey serious concerns over the flo...read more
Updated plans for the Fisher's Ridge mixed use development on Route 96 were presented to the Victor Town Planning Board Wednesday night. The 120-plus acre retail-entertainment-residential complex wo...read more
A Canandaigua man who has been allegedly dealing crack cocaine in the back parking lot of a South Main Street business was picked up by police Tuesday. 38 year old Quinntez Hall has been under inves...read more
They were hiding on an enclosed porch when deputies finally caught them in the wee hours of the morning. 23 year old Alchimist McKinnon and 17 year old Desmond Carrion, both of Geneva had been the sub...read more
48 year-old Patrick Gray of Shortsville is thanking his lucky stars after he lost control of his car on a sharp curve while driving north on Sheldon Road in the Town of Farmington, Wednesday night.&nb...read more
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The date is set for the 4th annual North Seneca Rail Jam on Main Street in Geneva. Friday night March 6th, skiers and snow boarders will be ripping down a man made hill behind the site of the old Gi...read more
Folks at the Ontario County Courthouse in Canandaigua  will continue to trudge up and down those stairs for another couple of months. It's estimated that it will take until sometime in May to ove...read more
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Work on Phase Two of Geneva's Lakefront Improvement effort will not start until late in the year. Neighborhood Initiative Director Sage Gerling says at this point the project will go out to bid in Sep...read more
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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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
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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
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
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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
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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  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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  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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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
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
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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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
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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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  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
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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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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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  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
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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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  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
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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
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 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
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
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
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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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
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
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
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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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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
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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 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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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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 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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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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    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
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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
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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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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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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
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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
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
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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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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
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
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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
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
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
  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
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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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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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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
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
    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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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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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
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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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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
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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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 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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 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
  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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  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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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
(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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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  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
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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
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
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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
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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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
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
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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   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
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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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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
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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
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
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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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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
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
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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
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
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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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  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
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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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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
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
  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 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
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
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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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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 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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    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 big endorsement has been received by Congressman Tom Reed in his bid for re-election.  [audio:Houghtonendorsement1.MP3]             &nbs...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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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
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
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
  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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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 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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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
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
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
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
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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
    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
  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
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
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
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
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
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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
  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
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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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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
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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
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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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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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
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
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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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
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