Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-12-19T09:10:46Z Doubledays GM Explains New Roles on Board of Directors <a href=";id=156663" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Earlier this month we reported that the Auburn Doubledays has a new board of directors. City Manager Doug Selby replaced Dave Daum as board president, Mayor Mike Quill was named vice president, and Doubledays General Manager Mike Voutsinas was appoin... Joe Salzone 2014-12-19T05:00:00Z Tubman Park Not a Done Deal <a href=";id=156658" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Years of efforts in Washington to establish Harriet Tubman national historical parks in Auburn and Maryland was approved by the House and Senate earlier this month, as part of the 2015 National Security Authorization Act. Congressman-elect John Katko... Joe Salzone 2014-12-19T05:00:00Z Cookie Walk in Penn Yan Saturday <a href=";id=156649" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 7th Annual Holiday Cookie Walk to benefit the Keuka Comfort Care Home will be held at the Penn Yan Presbyterian Church Saturday.&nbsp; Donna Payne and Maureen Wise from the Care Home say with more than 6-THOUSAND cookies baked for the event by vo... Lucas Day 2014-12-19T05:00:00Z Dundee Man Faces New Charges for Thefts <a href=";id=156618" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>More charges for a 20 year old Dundee man following the investigation into a recent string of thefts that have occurred in the village of Dundee.&nbsp; Dustin Cook is charged with petit larceny and conspiracy.&nbsp; He's accused of agreeing with anot... Lucas Day 2014-12-19T05:00:00Z No Jail Time for Ex-Penn Yan Youth Lacrosse President <a href=";id=156617" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Former Penn Yan Youth Lacrosse League President Jarrod Strong was sentenced to 250 hours of community service and probation by Yates County Judge Patrick Falvey. The Benton resident was arrested following an investigation by Penn Yan village police ... Lucas Day 2014-12-19T05:00:00Z HWS First in Negawatt Challenge <a href=";id=156604" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Hobart and William Smith Colleges won first place in the Fall 2014 New York Negawatt Challenge, reducing electricity usage by 5.1 percent during the competition, which is part of the Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN). HWS competed against the other... HWS Communications Office 2014-12-19T05:00:00Z Seneca Falls Casino Celebration Goes On Despite Cuomo Cancellation <a href=";id=156533" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>You win some, you lose some. Roughly 24 hours after Seneca County got word from Albany that the Town of Tyre had been recommended for one of four casino licenses, Governor Andrew Cuomo was scheduled for a tour of three Gaming Facility Location Board ... Joe Salzone 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Canandaigua Man Allegedly Breaks into Home, Confronted by Resident <a href=";id=156532" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Canandaigua man is under arrest and charged with burglary. Police say Jonathan Volpe broke into a Park Avenue home Wednesday afternoon around four o'clock, but quickly was confronted by a woman who lived there. 32-year-old Volpe allegedly bolted wi... Joe Salzone 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Auburn Bar to Re-Open Christmas Eve <a href=";id=156506" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> They've got their liquor license and are getting ready to stock the bar. Tinker's Guild in Auburn is re-opening before the New Year. Owner John Mortimer tells Finger Lakes News Radio his Franklin Street bar, which has been rebuilt after a February ... Joe Salzone 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Additional Charges for Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing Ontario County Teen <a href=";id=156502" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Additional charges are expected today for a Chili man in Monroe County Court. 30 year old Matthew Ringrose is now facing 14 additional charges of alleged rape and sex abuse. Ringrose was sentenced recently to 16 to 28 years in prison in Ontario Count... Tiffany Collinsworth 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Incoming Geneva Chamber Executive Director Ready for New Year Start <a href=";id=156493" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce has named Miranda Polmanteer as its next Executive Director/Vice President. Polmanteer has worked all over the Finger Lakes from the Southern Tier to Canandaigua, which will give her an advantage in the new positio... Tiffany Collinsworth 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Seneca Chamber Director Addresses Casino Concerns <a href=";id=156484" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Casino advocates and Seneca County officials are still beaming after the state Gaming Facilities Location Board recommended granting a gaming license to a proposed casino in the Town of Tyre. On the Finger Lakes Morning News, Seneca County Chamber Ex... Joe Salzone 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z State Lawmakers React to Fracking Ban <a href=";id=156478" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With news coming Wednesday out of Albany that fracking will be banned in New York State, State Senator Jim Seward says it's time to move on and focus on other efforts to improve life in the Empire State.[audio:SewardFrackingDecision121714.mp3] [/aud... Joe Salzone and Fred von Wiegen 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Yates County's "Living Legend" Bloomquist Passes Away <a href=";id=156430" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>[audio:ObamaMilly14.mp3] [/audio] That was President Barack Obama at the White House in October of 2011 as he awarded Penn Yan resident Milly Bloomquist the Presidential Citizen's Medal, the nation's second-highest civilian honor.&nbsp; Bloomquist ... Lucas Day 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Two People Injured in Benton Accident <a href=";id=156426" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A two car accident at the intersection of Ferguson Corners and Hall Roads in the town of Benton Wednesday afternoon sent both drivers to the hospital. 84 year old Lester McMillen, of Penn Yan, entered the intersection and turned into the path of a ca... Lucas Day 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Congressman-elect Katko Spliting Time Between DC and District <a href=";id=156424" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>He hasn't been sworn in yet, but Congressman-elect John Katko already knows how he'll spend his time as representative of the 24th district. Katko tells Finger Lakes News Radio how he will divide his time.[audio:katkooffices.mp3] [/audio] Katko say... Joe Salzone 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Arrests Mount in Gas Storage Protest <a href=";id=156397" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Another 41 protesters - mostly educators from the Finger Lakes - were arrested Tuesday for blocking the main gate of Crestwood Midstream's headquarters in the Schuyler County Town of Reading.&nbsp; The group, which protests under the banner of "We Ar... Fred von Wiegen 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z Union Springs Taxpayers Okay District Rainy Day Fund <a href=";id=156396" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>By a vote of 174 to 29, taxpayers in Union Springs have established a capital reserve fund for the school district.&nbsp; According to the Auburn Citizen, the fund will essentially be a rainy-day savings account in which unexpended budget monies are ... Fred von Wiegen 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z Casino Free Tyre Vows to Keep Fighting Wilmorite Casino <a href=";id=156394" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Casino Free Tyre, which has waged a campaign to prevent a casino from being built in the Town of Tyre, was understandably disappointed by the Gaming Facility Location Board's recommendation to grant a license to Wilmorite to build its proposed $425 m... Joe Nittler and Fred von Wiegen 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z BRAVO LAGO! Seneca County Site Selected for Casino <a href=";id=156364" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>12/18/14 UPDATE 8:35AM&nbsp;Seneca County Chamber of Commerce President Jeff Shipley reacted to the casino announcement just minutes ago on the Finger Lakes Morning News, saying the casino and the nearby development announced by the Sessler Companies... Greg Cotterill 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z