Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-01T07:22:27Z Geneva Lawyer Asks Gaming Board To Turn Down Lago Application <a href=";id=146054" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; He could not go to last week's public comment session in Ithaca, so Mario Fratto, the Geneva lawyer who has been representing opponents of the proposed casino project in the Town of Tyre, has sent off a two page letter to the New York State G... Joe Nittler 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Canandaigua City Council Considers Slowing Down Lakeshore Drive Traffic <a href=";id=146046" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Lakeshore Drive between the Hess Station and Route 364 in Canandaigua is becoming more and more residential and with that in mind, city leaders have been looking at an ordinance to slow traffic down in the area. The City Council will once again try t... 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Sale Of Ontario County Nursing Home Delayed <a href=";id=146041" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 2-million dollar sale of the Ontario County Health Facility in Hopewell to the The Centers for Specialty Care Group has been delayed. The board of supervisors voted in July 2013 to accept a $2 million bid for the Hopewell facility.&nbsp; The cou... Joe Nittler 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Geneva Non-Profits May Have To Pay Room Tax <a href=";id=146039" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; You pay it when you stay at hotel, motel or B and B. Now the Geneva City Council is looking at a resolution to amend the City's occupancy tax to include non-profit groups who rent out rooms not directly tied to their missions.&nbsp;... Joe Nittler 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Cayuga County Facing $5.5M Deficit <a href=";id=146024" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cayuga County is facing a big financial hole. County Administrator Suzanne Sinclair tells Finger Lakes News Radio they have a 5.5 million dollar deficit. Sinclair acknowledges it's a big gap, but adds they are working on shrinking that debt. [audio:... Joe Salzone 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Groundbreaking Reception Today for New Tinkers Guild <a href=";id=145994" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>When Tinkers Guild burned down in February, owner John Mortimer tells me he was overwhelmed by the tremendous encouragement and well wishes of people in Auburn. They have begun rebuilding at the old Franklin Street location this week. Mortimer says y... Joe Salzone 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Bath Teenager Rescued at Grimes Glen <a href=";id=145981" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On 10/01/14 at or about 12:20 AM, Sheriffs Deputies responded to Grimes Glen for a report of a possible missing person in the area of the Glen. Sheriffs Deputies were able to determine that 18-year old Caitlin Trenchard of Bath, NY had walked up the ... Ontario County Sheriff's Release 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Three Dead After Tompkins County ATV-Dirtbike Accident <a href=";id=145955" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Very few details were released Tuesday of a collision between an all-terrain vehicle and a dirtbike in Tompkins County late Friday night that has now resulted in the deaths of three people. 19 year old Lynn Eastman, of Lansing, was pronounced dead e... Lucas Day 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Motorcyclist Killed After Striking Deer <a href=";id=145953" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Steuben County man was killed over the weekend when his motorcycle collided with a deer.&nbsp; Richard Terpstra, of Hornell, was killed when his motorcycle struck a deer on County Route 29 in Hornellsville early Sunday morning.&nbsp; On patrol depu... Lucas Day 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Two Injured in Penn Yan Accident <a href=";id=145952" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A two-car accident on Flat Street in the village of Penn Yan Tuesday sent two people to the hospital.&nbsp; 26 year old Christopher Devlin, of Webster, attempted to make a left turn infront of a car driven by 22 year old Kimberly Pinter, of Penn Yan,... Lucas Day 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Seneca County Official Fires Back at Oneida County <a href=";id=145941" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Following our story Tuesday about Oneida County officials speaking out against plans for Wilmorite's 425 million dollar Lago Resort and Casino in the Seneca County Town of Tyre, Seneca County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bob Hayssen says "My friends... Greg Cotterill 2014-10-01T05:00:00Z Lago Resort Signs Peace Agreement with Union <a href=";id=145929" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Confident they've got the inside track in their bid to b awarded a license to build a 425 million dollar resort and casino in the Seneca County Town of Tyre,&nbsp; Wilmorite Corporation has signed a Labor Peace Agreement between Lago Resort and the N... Fred von Wiegen 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z Ex-Boyfriend Arrested for Breaking into Woman's Home <a href=";id=145908" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auburn Police took a burglary in progress call at a home on Janet Street around 2:30 Tuesday morning. A woman said that her ex-boyfriend had broken in, damaged property, and hit her. He allegedly walked off with several personal belongings. Police i... Joe Nittler 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z Cottages At Canandaigua Should Get Enviromental Clearance This Week <a href=";id=145901" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Canandaigua City Council Thursday night will be asked to approve the environmental review for the&nbsp; Cottages at Canandaigua housing development near Bristol and West Streets northwest of Thompson Hospital. The proposal calls for sixty detache... Joe Nittler 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z Driver Hurt At Ontario County Landfill; OSHA Will Investigate <a href=";id=145891" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There was a work place accident just after six o'clock this morning at the Ontario County Landfill. 54 year old Kenneth Andrews of Florence, Massachusetts was closing the door on his truck when a bulldozer operated by a Casella worker backed up and h... Joe Nittler 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z Cornell Names First Woman President <a href=";id=145889" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cornell University has picked its first woman president. Elizabeth Garrett comes to Cornell from the University of Southern California, where she served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. Garrett will take the office on July 1... Joe Nittler 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z FLCC Hosting its First "Comi-con" <a href=";id=145886" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> If you see Wonder Woman or Spiderman chit chatting in the hallway at FLCC next week, don't freak out. Tuesday the College is hosting its first Comicon. A full day devoted to the world of comic books, graphic novels, films. and all things pop-cultur... Joe Nittler 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z USC Provost Elizabeth Garrett Named Cornell's 13th President <a href=";id=145884" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Elizabeth Garrett, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Southern California, will serve as Cornell's 13th president, beginning July 1, 2015. The Cornell University Board of Trustees today approved the a... Greg Cotterill 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z Bids For FLCC Geneva Center Will Be Opened Next Week <a href=";id=145882" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Bids to build the new Finger Lakes Community College Geneva Center will be opened next Tuesday. The&nbsp; County Board would then be asked to approve a contractor at their October 23rd meeting. Ontario County Planning Director Tom Harvey tells us t... Joe Nittler 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z Water Work Ongoing in Cayuga County <a href=";id=145879" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>If you're in Cayuga County water district three, you're probably noticing nothing coming out of your faucets. County crews are working on a water line on the corner of Experimental Road and Genesee Street. We're told they are putting a valve in fo... Joe Salzone 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z