Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2017-06-26T12:19:46Z 13th Annual Canandaigua Lake Music Festival <a href=";id=247076" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; The&nbsp;13th Annual Canandaigua Lake Music Festival, a festival celebrating classical music, is almost here. The Daily Messenger reports that Lithuanian pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute will open the event July 14th at FLCC's Student Cente... Ed Vivenzio 2017-06-25T05:00:00Z Possible Tax Exemption For Craft Beer Industry <a href=";id=247069" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Good news for craft beer lovers and makers, Assemblyman Brian Kolb's sponsored bill to help New York State's emerging craft beer industry has passed both state houses. According to the Finger Lakes Times, the bill will give licensed beer, cider, an... Ed Vivenzio 2017-06-25T05:00:00Z RV Superstore Coming to Finger Lakes Mall <a href=";id=247067" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Finger Lakes Mall is getting a new tenant. The Citizen reports that The Great RV Superstore will move into the mall, taking the space formerly occupied by Sears. About&nbsp;50 RVs will be featured at the store, which is expected to create&nbsp;... Ed Vivenzio 2017-06-25T05:00:00Z Pipe-Bomb Scare At Ithaca Police Department <a href=";id=247063" target="_blank"><img src=" police.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Saturday night was a scary night for the Ithaca Police Department. Multiple Media Outlets report that around 4:40 in the evening a call was placed to them saying that there was a pipe-bomb in the headquarters' doorway. The caller claimed to have trie... Ed Vivenzio 2017-06-25T05:00:00Z Environmental Groups Challenge Ginna Subsidy <a href=";id=247023" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Environmental groups are challenging in State Supreme Court the state&rsquo;s bid to add billions of dollars to consumers' electric bills to keep Ginna and two other upstate nuclear plants from closing. The 12-year subsidy was approved as part of the... 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z Stewart, Ward Family Attempt Suit Settlement in Syracuse Federal Court <a href=";id=247010" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Tony Stewart and the family of Kevin Ward Jr. met in Syracuse federal court Friday, seeking for a third time to settle a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the August 2014 crash at Canandaigua Motorsports Park that killed Ward.&nbsp; Stewart was r... Joe Lasky/Lucas Day 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z Katko Introduces Mental Health Bill <a href=";id=247019" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>24th District Congressman John Katko has unveiled a bill seeking to expand access to mental health services. The Mental Health Improvement Act would allow mental health counselors, along with family and marriage therapists to bill Medicare for servi... Joe Lasky 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z Supervisor: Montezuma Highway Super "Double-Dipping" <a href=";id=247018" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A special meeting has been set in the Town of Montezuma to address the apparent "double-dipping" of the town's Highway Superintendent. The Citizen reports Superintendent Dennis Lapp Jr. has picked up a full-time job in the Town of Brutus Highway Dep... Joe Lasky 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z Locke Woman Accused of Fleeing Troopers <a href=";id=247017" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Locke woman is facing a slew of charges, after allegedly fleeing from troopers. State police say 30-year-old Tina Linderberry sped ahead of a trooper responding to an unrelated case. Linderberry is charged with fleeing an officer, failure to comp... Joe Lasky 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z SUNY Hikes Tuition for In-State Students <a href=";id=247015" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Tuition for in-state students at SUNY schools is going up once again. SUNY's board approved a 3.1% hike this week, pushing the total tuition bill to nearly $6,700 per year. Trustees blame the increase on costs associated with Governor Andrew Cuomo'... Joe Lasky 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z Elmira Corning Airport Seeks $11.5 Mil for Renovations <a href=";id=247014" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Elmira Corning Regional Airport is seeking $11.5 million in federal money to help pay for its $58 million terminal renovation. The Star-Gazette reports the Chemung County Legislature will mull over the application for the grant, which has already be... Joe Lasky 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z Watkins Glen Hotel Plan Falls Apart <a href=";id=247013" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The plan to convert a portion of Watkins Glen's Peele Building on North Franklin Street into an upscale hotel has apparently fallen apart. That according to building owner Jim Guild, who tells the Odessa File the proposed 17-room hotel above the Wat... Joe Lasky 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z Deputies: Farmington Man Crashed Car While Fleeing <a href=";id=247012" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Farmington man is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, after allegedly crashing his car while fleeing deputies in Shortsville.&nbsp; Deputies say 20-year-old Tyler Cruppi had 4 teenage passengers in the car when he hit a tree on Pionee... Joe Lasky 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z Watkins Glen Woman Charged With DWAI <a href=";id=247011" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Watkins Glen woman is facing a Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs charge, after an Ontario County traffic stop.&nbsp; Deputies say they found drug paraphernalia in 22-year-old Mariah Brisebois's car on Routes 5 &amp; 20 in Hopewell.&nbsp; Br... Joe Lasky 2017-06-24T05:00:00Z 4 People Charged With Murder And Conspiracy In Death Of Ontario Woman <a href=";id=246963" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Four people have been arrested in connection with the suspicious death of a Town of Ontario Woman last winter. On February 1st, 52 year old Julie Martin was found dead inside a mobile home on Jonathan Lane. After a four month investigation, the Wayne... Joe Nittler 2017-06-23T05:00:00Z Four People Escape Farmington House Fire <a href=";id=246995" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of an early morning house fire on Meadow Lark Lane in Farmington early Friday morning. The fire broke out in the kitchen. Four occupants, three men and a woman, had to jump from the second floor... Joe Nittler 2017-06-23T05:00:00Z Craig Rideout Murder Trial Begins <a href=";id=246993" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It has taken nearly year to get the case to trial. Friday afternoon, opening statements were made in the Craig Rideout murder case. The 50 year old Penfield businessman's body was found just off a country road in the Town of Jerusalem in Yates County... Joe Nittler 2017-06-23T05:00:00Z Auburn High Graduation Moved Inside <a href=";id=246991" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Because of threatening weather, Auburn High School's graduation ceremony is being moved inside tonight. Instead of being outside at Deauville Island at Emerson Park, commencement will take place in the High School Gym. To handle an expected overflow ... Joe Nittler 2017-06-23T05:00:00Z Finger Lakes Mall Up For Auction <a href=";id=246973" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Months ago, they put up the for sale sign. It's now been decided the Finger Lakes Mall in Aurelius will be auctioned off next month. According to a listing on the website Ten-X Commercial, the starting bid for the 405-thousand square foot retail comp... Joe Nittler 2017-06-23T05:00:00Z del Lago "Tasting Tuesdays" To Promote NY Craft Beverages <a href=";id=246971" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>del Lago Resort and Casino is launching a new effort to promote New York-made craft beverages. "Tasting Tuesdays" debut Tuesday from 3 to 9 p.m. del Lago's Jim Wilmot tells Finger Lakes News Radio "Tasting Tuesdays" will be a celebration of the bount... Joe Nittler 2017-06-23T05:00:00Z