Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-01-28T12:35:24Z Kolb: Time to Pull the Trigger on Anti-Corruption Reforms <a href=";id=161351" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The old adage, "strike while the iron is hot," would seem to apply in the case of&nbsp; Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb's urgent call for Democrats to pass the Public Officers Accountability Act.&nbsp; The timeliness of the legislation is undersc... Fred von Wiegen 2015-01-28T05:00:00Z BREAKING: Silver Steps Down Monday - Replacement Vote February 10 <a href=";id=161345" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The stalemate over what to do about Sheldon Silver was finally broken Tuesday night when Assembly Democrats announced that the Assembly Speaker will step down on Monday and an election to select his replacement be scheduled for February 10th.&nbsp; A... Fred von Wiegen 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Canandaigua Woman Arrested After Hitting Child with Belt <a href=";id=161318" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Canandaigua mother has found herself behind bars for allegedly striking a ten year old boy with a belt.&nbsp; 44 year old Kelly McConchie was charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child Monday.&nbsp; The boy suffered injuries&nbsp;... Tiffany Collinsworth 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Southern Tier Man in Jail After Physical Domestic Disturbance <a href=";id=161317" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Cameron man was arrested after a domestic incident in the Town of Bath.&nbsp; 24 year old Joshua Lewis was charged with Assault in the 3rd, criminal obstruction of breathing and unlawful imprisonment after an alleged physical domestic disturbance.&... Tiffany Collinsworth 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Eight Fire Deparments Battle Barn Fire in Town of Seneca <a href=";id=161315" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Eight fire departments responded to a barn fire Tuesday morning around 5:30a.m. on Old Mill Road in the Town of Seneca.&nbsp; It took crews from Stanley, Gorham, Seneca Castle, Hopewell, Bellona, Benton, and North Side Fire Departments to battle the ... Tiffany Collinsworth 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Auburn Store Owner Spooks Pair Attempting to Steal Cigarettes <a href=";id=161307" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>All for just some cigarettes. Auburn Police arrested 35 year old Raelynn McCarty and 34 year old John Ventura both of Auburn early this morning after attempting to enter Dom's Grocery in Auburn. Sergeant Ed Fabrize says the pair got spooked.[audio:Do... Tiffany Collinsworth 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Cuomo Lifts NYC-Area Travel Bans <a href=";id=161273" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Travel bans downstate have been lifted. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this morning that the winter storm that many thought could dump a few feet of snow on parts of New York City, Long Island, and elsewhere in the northeast wasn't as bad as feare... Joe Salzone 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Judge Doran and Three Other GOP Candidates Running for NYS Supreme Court <a href=";id=161270" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 permanent state Supreme Court judge. In an interv... Joe Salzone 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Congressman Reed Reacts to Silver Arrest <a href=";id=161245" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Tom Reed reacted to the news of the arrest last Friday of New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. [audio:ReedSilver.MP3] [/audio] Reed says its never good when an elected official at any level is arrested. [audio:ReedSilver2... Lucas Day 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z CT Man Donates Land to Finger Lakes Land Trust <a href=";id=161231" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 than 23-hundred feet with New York's High Tor Wild... Lucas Day 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Cornell Senior Struck and Killed By Car <a href=";id=161224" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A senior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' School of Applied Economics and Development at Cornell University died over the weekend after being struck by a car. Oluchukwu Onuora was walking along Route 96, just north of the city of Itha... Lucas Day 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Cornell Employee Killed in TCAT Accident <a href=";id=161223" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An accident involving a Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit bus on the Cornell University campus Monday morning resulted in the death of a staff member in the College of Human Ecology.&nbsp; Angela Stedwell Angela Stedwell worked as an administrat... Lucas Day 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Livingston County Woman Killed in Crash <a href=";id=161221" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>57-year old Hubert Heimburger of Canandaigua&nbsp; 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 passenger door by a 2010 Toyota Sequoia, being operated n... Ontario County Sheriff's Release 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Auburn Ranked Top Northeast City for Small Business <a href=";id=161216" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Starting a small business takes a lot of guts and even more luck. A website has taken a look at the ten best places in the northeast to open your small business, based on some stats from the U.S. Census Bureau.&nbsp; The website Talent Tribune&nbs... Joe Salzone 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Farmington Fire Damages Three Townhouses <a href=";id=161212" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> 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, 5996 Calm Lake Drive, reported that she smelled smoke... Ontario County Sheriff's Release 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Sheriff's Office: Tires, Rims Stolen in Sennett <a href=";id=161154" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two trucks, two sets of stolen tires. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports eight tires and rims were stolen from two 2015 GMC pickup trucks on two different days at Summit Chevrolet Buick GMC in Sennett. Authorites say the first set was stolen ... Joe Salzone 2015-01-26T05:00:00Z Ithaca Mayor To Speak This Week To Geneva High School Students <a href=";id=161153" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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) Initiative. Sworn into office in January 2012, Myrick ... HWS News Release 2015-01-26T05:00:00Z Wayne County Mother Faces Four Felony DWI Charges <a href=";id=161129" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>35-year-old Theresa Keyser from Wayne County is facing four felony DWI Leandra Law charges after allegedly crashing into a utility pole on Smith Road in Marion. &nbsp; According to Sheriff's Deputies Keyser had four children in her car, but no one... Tiffany Collinsworth 2015-01-26T05:00:00Z Cayuga County Sheriff's Investigating Burglaries in Former Elementary School <a href=";id=161124" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is investigating burglaries at the former Emily Howland Elementary School in the Town of Scipio on Route 34B. Sheriff David Gould is asking for the public's help with the investigation.&nbsp; According to reports... Tiffany Collinsworth 2015-01-26T05:00:00Z We Are Seneca Lake, Too Presentation Tonight at HWS <a href=";id=161119" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The group "We Are Seneca Lake, Too" is hosting a presentation at the Hobart and William Smith Scandling Center tonight at 7p.m. The Founders of Gas Free Seneca Joseph Campbell, Jeffrey Dembowski and Yvonne Taylor will presenting, "Finger Lakes in the... Tiffany Collinsworth 2015-01-26T05:00:00Z