Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-03-28T12:15:46Z Two New Dogs Being Trained For Ontario County Sheriff's Office <a href=";id=168992" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ontario County Sheriff's Office has two new dogs being trained this spring. Kelly is a 15 month old German Shepherd and Addy is a six month old blood hound. Sheriff Phil Povero tells us the dogs and&nbsp; their handlers need to develop a rapport ... Joe Nittler 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z Producers Welcome Guests For Final Maple Weekend Of 2015 <a href=";id=168988" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; Thousands of folks with a sweet tooth will be out this Saturday and Sunday for the second and final New York Maple Weekend for 2015 .&nbsp; New York Maple Producers Association Executive Director Helen Thomas says some 160 maple far... Joe Nittler 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z Kolb Rates Chances Of On-Time State Budget At 50-50 <a href=";id=168984" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; Two things still stand in the way of New York getting it's 5th straight on-time state budget . Appearing on Friday's edition of the Finger Lakes Morning News Assembly Minority Leader Brain Kolb says the Legislature and the Governor ... Joe Nittler 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z Waterloo Man Indicted In Fatal Shooting Dies <a href=";id=168981" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>58-year old Ralph Garafalo, Junior who was charged with but never tried for his alleged part in the June 2013 shooting death of 61-year old&nbsp; William &ldquo;Bill&rdquo; Kenny of Waterloo has died. He passed away Wednesday in the Clifton Springs H... Joe Nittler and Greg Cotterill 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z Auburn City Manager Presenting Budget Draft April 9th <a href=";id=168970" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Don't expect very many quick City Council meetings over the next couple months. Auburn councilors had their final general budget discussion last night. The next step is City Manager Doug Selby's budget draft presentation April 9th. City Clerk Chuck M... Joe Salzone 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z Auburn Police Chief Unveils New K9 Officer <a href=";id=168966" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two months after Auburn Police&nbsp;K9 Officer Ozzy died, the department unveiled their new crime-fighting pooch last night at the City Council meeting. His name is Pikachu, and he's 15 months old. A seven thousand dollar grant from the Sean Walsh Fo... Joe Salzone 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z Cayuga County Legislative Chair: Infrastructure a Big Challenge <a href=";id=168930" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cayuga County Legislative Chair Mike Chapman spent time talking about problems during Thursday's State of the City and County Address in Auburn. Chapman, who's leaving office at the end of his term this year, talked about one big challenge the county... Joe Salzone 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z Habitat Looking for a South Seneca County Lot; Ready to Paint the Town <a href=";id=168898" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>SENECA FALLS - It hasn&rsquo;t been a good winter for the Kenneth Charron family of Willard. Kenneth, his wife, Christine, and three daughters age 16, 13 and 8 live in a two-bedroom house with two dogs, four cats and two fish.&nbsp; It gets pretty c... News Release 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z SF Man Charged With Selling Pot Near Daycare Center <a href=";id=168857" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Seneca County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and the Seneca Falls Police Department have wrapped up a joint investigation into suspected drug sales that were happening near a daycare facility and a local school in Seneca Falls. They have arrested 33 y... Joe Nittler 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z Geneva Still Waiting For Repair Estimates On One-time Fire House <a href=";id=168842" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; The heavy snow this winter did a number on so many roofs in the Finger Lakes. On March Fourth snow and ice caused&nbsp; a partial roof collapse at the former fire house next to Geneva&nbsp; City Hall. City Manager Matt Horn says they still ... Joe Nittler 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z Forum On The Future Of Pulteney Street Has Been Moved <a href=";id=168835" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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&nbsp; Hydrant Hose bingo room on Geneva Street . During the meeting City leaders w... Joe Nittler 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z Geneva Man Accused Of Choking Teenager <a href=";id=168831" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 Jaime Rey-Moran is also accused of threatening the tee... Joe Nittler 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z Yates And Schuyler County Lawmakers Review Consolidation Study <a href=";id=168830" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Consultants from CGR of Rochester gave presentations this week to the Yates and Schuyler County Legislatures on possible areas of consolidation. Schuyler County Administrator Tim O'Hearn tells us wholesale department consolidations are unli... Joe Nittler 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z State of the City and County Address Today in Auburn <a href=";id=168798" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Auburn and Cayuga County officials will deliver the State of the City and County Address today at the Holiday Inn. Chamber of Commerce executive director Andrew Fish tells us what to expect.[audio:3261584732-SOTCC1.mp3] [/audio] You'll hear plent... Joe Salzone 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z Pick-up Truck Hits a Horse in Junius <a href=";id=168790" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Seneca County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office reports on&nbsp;March 25th, 2015 at 06:10 a.m. Deputies&nbsp;responded to the area of Nine foot Rd and Thorn Rd&nbsp; in the Town of Junius for a report of a pick-up&nbsp;truck VS horse MVA . Erick J. Byork age 54... Seneca County Sheriff's Department News Release 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z After the Falls: VanCleef Lake Centennial <a href=";id=168727" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>This August is the 100th anniversary of the flooding of the the area known as "The Flats" in Seneca Falls. The creation of VanCleef Lake and the state's highest operating locks in the state canal system was a major transformation for Seneca Falls. T... Greg Cotterill 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z Cause of Richmond Stable Fire Still Unknown <a href=";id=168714" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 and two cats while endangering 14 other horses. Th... Fred von Wiegen 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z Assembly Passes Bill Reaffirming Abortion Rights in State <a href=";id=168713" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Assembly passed a bill Wednesday that allows for third term abortions in cases where the abortion would protect the life of the mother. The bill, which reaffirms federal abortion laws and guarantees abortion rights in the state, now heads to the ... Fred von Wiegen 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z Senate Bill Speeds Delivery of State Tax Refunds <a href=";id=168710" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The State Senate Wednesday passed a bill (S1782) that would require the Department of Taxation and Finance to pay refunds within 30 days of receiving a taxpayer's return. The only hitch would be if there is a discrepancy in the return, and then the s... Fred von Wiegen 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z Waterloo Mayor Wins Reelection, Village Has New Justice <a href=";id=168678" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Incumbent Waterloo Village Mayor Ted Young will continue to lead the village as absentee ballots counted Wednesday gave the Democrat the win. Young totaled 322 votes to Conservative Bill "Beezer" White's 252 votes, and Republican Robert Dwello finish... Greg Cotterill 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z