Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2017-01-21T04:48:11Z del Lago Presents $100K Check To Sheriff's Office <a href=";id=234878" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Days before they are set to open, del Lago Resort and Casino has presented the Seneca County Sheriff's office with a check for 100-thousand dollars. Sheriff Tim Luce Luce explains the money will pay for an extra deputy position plus a car. &nbsp; &... Joe Nittler 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z Wayne County Deputy Gets Kicked In The Face <a href=";id=234868" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Wayne County Sheriff's office is releasing details about the arrest of a Lyons woman Monday who is accused of&nbsp; kicking a Deputy in the face. Deputies arrested&nbsp; 36 year old Kimberly Goebert following a domestic dispute. They say when Goe... Joe Nittler 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z Dundee Man Indicted on Manslaughter Charge for Heroin OD <a href=";id=234827" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 25 year old Dundee man has been indicted by a Yates County Grand Jury on manslaughter charges in connection with the November 2015 death of a 17 year old Dundee teen.&nbsp; In addition to the manslaughter charge, Charles Taylor was indicted on cha... Lucas Day 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z Geneva Prepares For Jefferson Park Makeover <a href=";id=234897" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The City of Geneva begins work this spring to rehab one of the city's oldest parks. City Neighborhood Initiative Director Sage Gerling says they will spend up to a 150-thousand dollars to bring new life to the Jefferson Park.&nbsp; [audio:12017106... Joe Nittler 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z Helming Studies State Budget <a href=";id=234891" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Freshman State Senator Pam Helming is working as best she can to familiarize herself with the 152-billion dollar state budget introduced by Governor Cuomo this week. On first glance, she appreciates the fact that the Governor did not reduce money for... Joe Nittler 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z Batman Praises Cuomo & Sinclair <a href=";id=234881" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Another day, another endorsement of Governor Cuomo's $2 million budget item for upgrades to the Auburn and Owasco water treatement plants. Cayuga County legislature chair Keith Batman says who can't be pleased? [audio:12017104218-Batman1.mp3] [/aud... Steve Penstone 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z NYSAC Director Praises Cuomo <a href=";id=234876" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Governor Cuomo's $2 billion water infrastructure act proposal continues to draw praise, this time from State Association of Counties Executive Director Stephen Acquario. &nbsp;[audio:1201792058-1120Acquario2.mp3] [/audio]He said on this morning's Fi... Steve Penstone 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z Doubledays Get $150K Loan From City of Auburn <a href=";id=234867" target="_blank"><img src=" -- Auburn Doubledays Logo 2.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The City of Auburn has given the Auburn Doubledays a $150,000 no-interest loan.&nbsp; The funds approved by City Council on Thursday will help to offset the lack of incoming revenue due to the offseason departure of last year's entire front office st... Steve Penstone 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z Ithaca Walmart Shooter Found Incompetent to Stand Trial <a href=";id=234797" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 38 year old Dryden man accused of murdering a UPS driver he believed was President-elect Donald Trump has been ruled incompetent to stand trial by Tompkins County Judge John Rowley.&nbsp;&nbsp; 38-year-old Justin Barkley attempted to plead guilt... Lucas Day 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z NY Wine And Grape Foundation President To Remain Active In Retirement <a href=";id=234795" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> New York Wine and Grape Foundation President Jim Trezise will retire from the organization he has guided since 1982 at the end of March. He looks back and marvels at the growth of the wine industry statewide and in the Finger Lakes. &nbsp; &nbsp; &... Joe Nittler 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z Steuben County Man Accused of Raping Child Under 11 <a href=";id=234829" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 22 year old Steuben County man has been arrested on rape charges.&nbsp; Deven Miller of Addison is accused of raping a child under the age of 11. According to State Police, the alleged assault happened last week in the town of Campbell.&nbsp; #St... Lucas Day 2017-01-20T10:00:00Z Do You Know About 2-1-1? <a href=";id=234792" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There is an underused resource available to residents of Cayuga County and the rest of the Finger Lakes that you can use any time of the day or night.&nbsp; United Way of Cayuga County Executive Director Karen Macier said on Thursday's Finger Lakes ... Steve Penstone 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z Search Continues For Next HWS President <a href=";id=234798" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Last August, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Mark Gearan announced he would leave at the end of the&nbsp; academic year when his contract expires. Cathy Williams, the Colleges' Vice President for Communications tells Finger Lakes News Rad... Joe Nittler 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z Rushville House Fire Under Investigation <a href=";id=234830" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Rushville, Middlesex and Potter firefighters were called to battle a house fire in the village of Rushville Thursday morning.&nbsp; Firefighters responded to 3 Rubin Drive for a fire that started in a bedroom. 38 year old January Andrews and a one y... Lucas Day 2017-01-20T10:00:00Z Sampson Cottages Taking Shape <a href=";id=234809" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 10 upscale cottages being built at Sampson State Park are closed in now and they should be ready for summer use. Finger Lakes Regional Parks Director Fred Bonn says they still need to set up a reservation system and establish operational guidelin... Joe Nittler 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z United Way of Cayuga County Nearing Campaign Target <a href=";id=234789" target="_blank"><img src=" -- United Way.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The United Way of Cayuga County's 2016 fundraising campaign is nearing the end and Executive Director Karen Macier says its nearing the goal of $960,000.[audio:1191792731-0119Macier1.mp3] [/audio]Campaign co-chairs Bill and Karen Speck had hoped to ... Steve Penstone 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z Update on Tubman National Historical Park <a href=";id=234783" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The point person for the National Park Service says it's one step at a time for the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park.[audio:1191784737-Barrows1.mp3] [/audio]Superintendent Frank Barrows explains the role of the National Park Service.[audio:11... Steve Penstone 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z Katko Gives Cuomo Thumbs Up for $2M for Water Treatment <a href=";id=234765" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman John Katko has applauded Governor Cuomo for pledging two million dollars to upgrade the Auburn and Owasco water treatment plants. &nbsp;[audio:1191770550-KatkoAlgae1.mp3] [/audio]In addition to the Owasco Lake situation, Katko says he's ... Steve Penstone 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z Katko on Inauguration Security <a href=";id=234758" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman John Katko did not support Donald Trump during the primary and the election campaign, but he will be in Washington DC tomorrow when Trump becomes the 45th President.&nbsp; He says he has faith that the multitude of law enforcement agencie... Steve Penstone 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z R.A.C.E. Foundation Grant To Help Food Bank <a href=";id=234757" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One of the ten local youth-oriented, non-profit foundations that recently shared in 15-THOUSAND dollars in R.A.C.E. Foundation grants awarded by Watkins Glen International is the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.&nbsp; The Food Bank's CEO Natasha Thomp... Lucas Day 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z