Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-09-22T01:18:10Z 12 Toys Nominated For Toy Hall Of Fame <a href=";id=144814" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; The competition ought to be fierce. A dozen well loved play things are nominated for the National Toy Hall Of Fame at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester this year . The class of 2014 includes :&nbsp;&nbsp; American Girl... Joe Nittler 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Geneva Solar Fest Shines Saturday <a href=";id=144805" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Let the sun shine in. Owik Solar LLC is hosting Geneva's first ever Solar Fest Saturday at the Community Center on Carter Road. Company Founder Ryan Wallace says it's a good time to learn what solar power is all about. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&n... Joe Nittler 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Town Of Rose Residents Urged To Take Precautions When County Sprays For Mosquitoes This Week <a href=";id=144803" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; People in the Town Of Rose in Wayne County should know by now that the County&nbsp; Public Health Department has decided&nbsp; that&nbsp; aerial spraying for mosquitoes&nbsp; will take place either Wednesday or Thursday night. &nbsp... Joe Nittler 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z No Need To Take Off Labels When You Surrender Old Bottles Of Pills <a href=";id=144800" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; That pill bottle is getting really dusty sitting there in the medicine chest. If you have expired or no longer needed medications at home you can get rid of them safely at any number of&nbsp; drop off events around the area Saturday... Joe Nittler 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Southern Cayuga Instant Aid Holding Open House <a href=";id=144789" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Southern Cayuga Instant Aid has a new ambulance, and they're ready to celebrate. They are holding an annual open house Sunday afternoon to honor their EMS crew and show off their new ride, which arrived in July. There will be a keynote speaker and fr... Joe Salzone 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Auburn Police: Counterfeit Money Investigation Underway <a href=";id=144786" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auburn Police are investigating bogus 10 and 20 dollar bills that are circulating throughout the city. Police say the phony cash has been passed at several area businesses. They don't have any suspects, but they do say counterfeit currency is a felon... Joe Salzone 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Cuomo Declares "Climate Week" in New York State <a href=";id=144777" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Climate change is a polarizing topic, but this week is all about the climate. Governor Andrew Cuomo is designating today through Sunday as Climate Week statewide. In a statement, Cuomo says New York has "experienced firsthand the devastating effects ... Joe Salzone 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Canandaigua Man Runs Down Woman on Sidewalk <a href=";id=144712" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On September 21, 2014, the City of Canandaigua Police Department charged David J. Zanghi, age 23, of 504 Camelot Court, Canandaigua, with vehicular assault in the second degree, DWI, and driving with a BAC greater than .08. Zanghi is accused of stri... Canandaigua City Police 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Penn Yan Woman Arrested Again for Stealing Returnable Cans <a href=";id=144704" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Yates County Sheriff's Deputies have again arrested a 23 year old Penn Yan woman for allegedly stealing returnable cans and bottles.&nbsp; Kailey Jensen is accused of stealing several bags of returnable cans from a donation bin belonging to the Huma... Lucas Day 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Finger Lakes Lunachicks Donate to Trevor’s Gift <a href=";id=144703" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>They are tough and have names like &ldquo;Malice,&rdquo; &ldquo;Mayhem&rdquo; and &ldquo;Venom&rdquo;, &ldquo;Ninja&rdquo; and &ldquo;Killer Hill.&rdquo;&nbsp; But when it comes to children, these ladies are cream puffs. That&rsquo;s why, on Saturda... News Release 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Benefit for Geneva Woman <a href=";id=144696" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Friends and community members are planning a benefit for Tammy Brockway of Geneva, popular DJ, limousine driver and extreme couponer who recently suffered a stroke. After a time in a hospital in Sayre, PA, Brockway is recuperating at home. The ziti ... News Release 2014-09-22T05:00:00Z Double Murder Trial Continues Monday <a href=";id=144670" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Wayne County double murder trial continues Monday.&nbsp; 33-year-old Dante Taylor of Rochester is accused of fatally stabbing 54-year-old Terri Moulton, and her daughter, 30-year-old Stacey Moulton in the Sodus home of a friend in July of last yea... Joe Lasky 2014-09-21T05:00:00Z Siena Poll: Maffei Leads Katko by 8% <a href=";id=144662" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dan Maffei holds an 8-point lead in the race to retain his 24th Congressional District seat over challenger John Katko, according to a Siena College Poll.&nbsp; The incumbent Democrat has a 50%-42% edge over his GOP opponent, but a Siena spokesperso... Joe Lasky 2014-09-21T05:00:00Z Cayuga Man Hurt in Motorcycle Crash <a href=";id=144661" target="_blank"><img src=" Crash.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Cayuga man recovering after being hit by a car while riding his motorcycle Friday.&nbsp; Deputies say 39-year-old Gordon Miller was riding on Rodge Road, when an SUV driven by 46-year-old Margaret Owren of Union Springs hit him while trying to m... Joe Lasky 2014-09-21T05:00:00Z Italy Barn Destroyed by Fire <a href=";id=144659" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A barn in the Town of Italy destroyed by fire Saturday morning.&nbsp; Authorities say the shed-type structure on Edson Road ignited just before 7am, and was fully involved as firefighters arrived on scene.&nbsp; Rags soaked in chemicals are belie... Joe Lasky 2014-09-21T05:00:00Z Dundee Man Charged With Criminal Contempt <a href=";id=144658" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Dundee man faces a 2nd-degree criminal contempt charge.&nbsp; Yates County Deputies arrested 29-year-old William Landsborough Saturday night for allegedly causing a disturbance and violating an Order of Protection.&nbsp; Landsborough was arraig... Joe Lasky 2014-09-21T05:00:00Z FCSFL to Host Cruise on Canandaigua Lady <a href=";id=144657" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes is holding a Cruise on the Canandaigua Lady this Thursday.&nbsp; Darnell Pierce gives us the rundown:[audio:PierceLadycruise.mp3] [/audio]For more info, click here. Joe Lasky 2014-09-21T05:00:00Z DEC: Blue-Green Algae in Honeoye, Owasco Lakes <a href=";id=144654" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Department of Environmental Conservation officials confirming an outbreak of blue-green algae in two area lakes.&nbsp; Both Honeoye and Owasco Lakes have what the DEC calls "small, localized" outbreaks of the algae, which can cause skin irri... Joe Lasky 2014-09-21T05:00:00Z Geneva Town Board Holds Budget Work Session Tuesday <a href=";id=144563" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Geneva Town Board members will have scratch pads and calculators handy when they hold the first work session of the 2015 Town Budget Tuesday night. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti has given them a rough draft of what to expect. The Town of Geneva is on... 2014-09-20T05:00:00Z Town of Geneva Comprehensive Plan <a href=";id=144555" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> It has&nbsp;been some time since the Town of Geneva has done a complete top to bottom review of&nbsp;their comprehensive plan. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti&nbsp;says a committee has been formed and its first meeting is set for October 1st. He says i... Joe Nittler 2014-09-20T05:00:00Z