Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-02-06T01:16:40Z 9 FL Locations Earn AAA Four Diamond Ratings For 2016 <a href=";id=206090" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Triple A has announced it's 2016 4 Diamond winners and nine Finger Lakes properties have been recognized for their quality and service . They&nbsp; are the Aurora Inn, the E.B. Morgan House , the Rowland House, Watkins Glen ... Joe Nittler 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Frost Fest 2 Just 2 Weeks Away <a href=";id=206084" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; Last year we were in the grips of the merciless polar vortex and the Geneva Family YMCA's inaugural&nbsp; Finger Lakes Frost Fest gave people a reason to celebrate the season. This year you can celebrate the mild winter. Frost Fest ... Joe Nittler 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Senator Nozzolio Talks About Being At Health Crossroads <a href=";id=206082" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp;In his first broadcast interview since deciding not to seek re-election , State Senator Mike Nozzolio told Finger Lakes Morning News listeners his health has brought him to this crossroads. Cardiologists have been monitoring him for the last ei... Joe Nittler 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z More Study for Future of Kalet Department Store Site in Auburn <a href=";id=206078" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auburn City Council on Thursday gave unanimous approval to the Emerson Foundation's offer of further study on what to do with the vacant property at 1 to 7 State Street.&nbsp; City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News the Eme... Steve Penstone 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Auburn City Manager Selection Underway <a href=";id=206070" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The parameters for the process to replace Auburn City Manager Doug Selby were fine tuned at Thursday's Council Council meeting.&nbsp; City Clerk Chuck Mason said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News resumes are already coming in and will be accepte... Steve Penstone 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Update on Hampton Inn Construction in Penn Yan <a href=";id=206037" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An update on the Hampton Inn that is being built in the village of Penn Yan next to the Top of the Lake restaurant.&nbsp; Here is Yates County Chamber of Commerce President Mike Linehan with more.[audio:2051655551-HamptonInnupdate.MP3] [/audio] The... Lucas Day 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Schuyler Sheriff Seeing An Increase in Heroin Use <a href=";id=206027" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In Yates County, Sheriff Ron Spike has called the increase of use of heroin an "epidemic."&nbsp; In neighboring Schuyler, County, Sheriff William Yessman says heroin use is on the rise. &nbsp; [audio:2051652921-Yessmanheroin.MP3] [/audio]&nbsp;&nbs... Lucas Day 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Clyde Woman Charged Under Leandra's Law in Penn Yan <a href=";id=206025" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 20 year old Wayne County woman was charged with felony driving while ability impaired by drugs following a traffic stop early Wednesday morning in the village of Penn Yan. Kelsey Lauster, of Clyde, was arrested under Leandra's Law because Lauster h... Lucas Day 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Lawmakers Host Community Meeting in Horseheads <a href=";id=206022" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Thursday night community meeting in Horseheads, hosted by Senator Tom O'Mara and Assemblymen Phil Palmesano and Chris Friend, touched on a number of subjects, but it was the Governor's proposed $15 minimum wage that generated the most discussion. O... Fred von Wiegen 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Man Stabbed Multiple Times When Argument Turns Violent <a href=";id=206021" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An argument turned violent early Thursday morning in Horseheads when an Elmira man, armed with a knife, stabbed another man multiple times. Police say the dispute between 19 year-old Jeremiah Bailey and an unidentified 31 year-old man started inside ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Luck of the Draw Continues to Favor Cayuga County <a href=";id=206020" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One month into the new year, the luck of the draw continues to favor Cayuga County. The top prize in the Lottery's Take 5 drawing on Wednesday was purchased at Wegmans in Auburn and is worth $64,238 to the lucky ticket-holder.&nbsp; The winning numbe... Fred von Wiegen 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z Momentum Builds for Paid Family Leave for New Yorkers <a href=";id=206018" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that creates a system of paid family leave for all New York workers. Those in favor of the legislation say that taking time off for the birth of a child or to care for a sick family member is something that most w... Fred von Wiegen / News Release 2016-02-04T05:00:00Z Update: Geneva Police Have One Burglary Suspect In Custody <a href=";id=205968" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>UPDATE&nbsp;&nbsp; 2&nbsp; 5 2016&nbsp;&nbsp; 230PM &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp... Joe Nittler 2016-02-04T05:00:00Z Detectives Don't Know Who Left Blood Stained Items At Emerson Park Or Why ? <a href=";id=205977" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It's been more than a week since a garbage bag was found tossed out on the ground at&nbsp; Emerson Park. Inside the bag, Cayuga County Sheriff's Detectives found blood stained women&rsquo;s clothing and a bed sheet. The blood test done since then con... Joe Nittler 2016-02-04T05:00:00Z Geneva To Spend $200K To Demolish 13 Homes <a href=";id=205989" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Geneva City Council plans to use 200-thousand dollars in bond money to knock down 13 derelict homes acquired through the tax foreclosure process. City Manager Matt Horn says fixing up that many properties for resale would have been pretty costly.... 2016-02-04T05:00:00Z Ontario County To Hold Civil Service Test For Corrections Officers <a href=";id=205990" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>People interested in becoming Corrections officers for Ontario County have an application deadline of March 2nd. The written civil service exam will be held April 9th. Starting pay is $47,787.20 a year. Applications and further information may be obt... Joe Nittler 2016-02-04T05:00:00Z Watkins Glen Man Ticketed for October Motorcycle Accident <a href=";id=205927" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office has arrested the driver of a motorcycle involved in an accident on State Route 414 last October 4th. Gilbert Quinata was traveling south when he passed another vehicle in a no passing zone. When he pulled back int... Lucas Day 2016-02-04T05:00:00Z Watkins Glen Man Indicted For Allegedly Lying to DSS <a href=";id=205925" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 36 year old Watkins Glen man has been indicted by a Schuyler County grand jury on felony offering a false instrument for filing charges. Christopher Bailey is accused of filing paperwork with the Department of Social Services that claimed he had ac... Lucas Day 2016-02-04T05:00:00Z Appeal Denied for Weedsport Woman Who Killed Boyfriend While He Called 9-1-1 <a href=";id=205911" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Court of Appeals Wednesday denied the appeal application of a Weedsport woman who shot and killed her boyfriend in October of 2012. It was the second time in less than three months that 43 year-old Brenda Newkirk has lost an appeal. The Appella... Fred von Wiegen 2016-02-03T05:00:00Z Cornell Fraternity Faces Suspension Over Sexual Assault Allegation <a href=";id=205920" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> An allegation of sexual misconduct has resulted in a suspension of activities for the Psi Upsilon fraternity at Cornell University. A statement issued by the university claims the alleged misconduct occurred at the fraternity house. The suspension ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-02-04T05:00:00Z