Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-05-29T12:49:30Z 75 Year-Old Motorcyclist Hit by Car in Guarded Condition at Strong <a href=";id=214961" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> An elderly woman riding a motorcycle is in guarded condition after she was thrown from her bike late Friday afternoon when she was struck by a car at the intersection of Cross Road and Pre-Emption Road in Phelps. Sheriff's Deputies say 35 year-old... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z Man, Whose Wife Was Murdered In 2015, Arrested For Breaking Into His Former Home <a href=";id=214960" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 39 year-old Thomas Rouland of Newark for allegedly breaking into his former mobile home back on May 15.&nbsp; Rouland was investigated as a person of interest in the murder of his wife Kimberly Rouland, who ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z Charges Filed Against Waterloo Man for Causing Building Fire <a href=";id=214959" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Waterloo man has been arrested for causing the fire that burned down a commercial building in downtown Waterloo on May 9th. Police say 19 year-old Nathan Mattison allegedly caused the fire at the Washington Street address by recklessly tossing a ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z Waterloo Police Nab 4 Suspects in Solving 3 Separate Cases <a href=";id=214957" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> It was a short foot-race and police won --- A 28 year-old man is back in custody after a short foot race with Waterloo Police. Scott Meldrum, of no permanent address, was the subject of an arrest warrant for Aggravated Harrassment in the Second Deg... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z Outdoor Grilling Safety Tips <a href=";id=214956" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Grill mishaps cause hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage each year as well as countless injuires. The Firemen&rsquo;s Association of the of New York has put out a list of safety tips in time for summer grilling season. If you have a gas gril... Joe Nittler 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z Former Seneca Falls Man Murdered in California, Alleged Killer Jailed in New Hampshire <a href=";id=214945" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sweeting&nbsp; Investigators have not located the body of 27 year-old Timothy Sweeting of Rohnert Park, California, but the suspected killer of the former Seneca Falls man is in police custody in New Hampshire. The incident that led to Sweeting's de... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z State Police Have Three New Quick Response Command Units <a href=";id=214925" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; At a cost of 350 thousand dollars each, the State Police have acquired three new quick response mobile command and communications vehicles which are outfitted with advanced state of the art technology that State Police say will greatly enhanc... Joe Nittler 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Waterloo Man Arrested After Domestic Dispute <a href=";id=214919" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Thursday night, Seneca County deputies arrested a Waterloo man who was riding in a car with a woman when a fight broke out. 42 year old&nbsp; Joshua Clark of Waterloo allegedly punched and choked the woman. She lost control for a moment and hit a fen... Joe Nittler 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Pinnacle North Opens Leasing Office <a href=";id=214916" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Pinnacle North, located opposite Kershaw Park on Canandaigua Lake, is now leasing for early 2017. An on-site leasing center opens this weekend for the waterfront community. Rents for their upscale apartments start at 14-hundred dollars a mo... Joe Nittler 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Penn Yan Native Takes on New Role at ESPN <a href=";id=214911" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Penn Yan native and WFLR alum, is moving up the ladder at the "Worldwide Leader in Sports." For most of her ESPN career, Amanda Gifford has worked on the radio side of programming in Bristol, CT. [audio:52716105400-GiffESPNrole.mp3] [/audio]&nbsp... Lucas Day 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Auburn Budget, City Manager Search Near Finish Line <a href=";id=214910" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>While the budget process at Auburn City Hall is a week away from likely being finalized, the search for the new city manager continues.&nbsp; Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News wouldn't say the budget will be approve... Steve Penstone 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Geneva's Fairfield Inn Opens July 1st <a href=";id=214908" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Geneva's newest hotel is expected to open July 1st. The 84 room Fairfield Inn and Suites at the plaza on Hamilton Street is just about complete, according to Chris Mellone with Essex Hotel Management of Rochester. You may have noticed they have put... Joe Nittler 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Majorpalooza Takes Over Downtown Auburn Sunday <a href=";id=214899" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Majorpalooza has grown from an idea tossed around during a backyard barbeque to a major local fundraiser for at-risk youth in Cayuga County. Auburn Police School Resource Officer Chris Major said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News moving Majorpal... Steve Penstone 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Assemblyman Finch Not Happy Ethics Reform Not Addressed <a href=";id=214897" target="_blank"><img src=" D. Finch.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Gov. Cuomo promised during his state of the state address that he would lead the effort to institute ethics reform in Albany.&nbsp; With a little more than two weeks left in the currently legislative session, State Assemblyman Gary Finch said on Frid... Steve Penstone 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z UPDATED - Cyclist Seriously Injured in Auburn Hit & Run <a href=";id=214891" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>UPDATED AT 11:00AM --- Auburn Police tell Finger Lakes News Radio there is no update on the condition of the cyclist struck by a hit and run driver around 6:30 this morning at the intersection of E. Genesee St. and N. Fulton St.&nbsp; A witness told... Steve Penstone 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Steuben County Teen Co-Champion at Scripps Spelling Bee <a href=";id=214868" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Scripps National Spelling Bee crowned two competitors co-champions, with one being Painted Post&nbsp; 13-year-old Jairam Hathwar.&nbsp; &ldquo;It was just insane,&rdquo; Jairam said as he and Nihar triumphantly hoisted the golden winner&rsquo;s cup ... Lucas Day 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Bath Man Accused of Beating 10 Month Old <a href=";id=214867" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An investigation by Bath State Police has resulted in a 24 year old Bath man being charged with felony assault.&nbsp; Zachariah Cole was arrested following the investigation into the alleged beating of a 10 month old infant in the town of Bath.&nbsp;... Lucas Day 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z More Crestwood Protestors Arrested <a href=";id=214865" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>21 more people were arrested Thursday protesting at the gates of Crestwood Midstream facility on State Route 14 in the town of Reading.&nbsp; As is always the case, protesters blocked traffic from leaving and entering the Route 14 facility.&nbsp; Acc... Lucas Day 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Gorge Trail at Taughannock State Park Closed <a href=";id=214864" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The gorge trail at Taughannock Falls State Park is closed until further notice.&nbsp; No reason for the closure was released by park officials.&nbsp; Anyone found in the gorge while the trail is closed faces a possible $250 fine. &nbsp; &nbsp; #Tom... Lucas Day 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z Temper Tantrum Lands Waterloo Man in Jail <a href=";id=214855" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Waterloo man had what apparently was a temper tantrum and now he's cooling off behind bars.&nbsp; It all started, last Saturday, when 41 year-old Charles Orego of Waterloo allegedly threw a box of debris across his neighbor's property and then ca... Fred von Wiegen 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z