Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-04-18T11:20:09Z Ontario County Board Delays Decision On CATS Bus Future <a href=";id=122971" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; Ontario County Supervisors have delayed a decision on the future of the county bus system.&nbsp; County Administrator John Garvey says more study time has been requested&nbsp; to see if the County should join the&nbsp; Rochester-Gen... Joe Nittler 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Seneca County Narcotics Unit Spending More Time On Heroin Cases <a href=";id=122963" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; Times change ...tastes change...addictions change. Not long ago much of the time spent by the Seneca County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit dealt with tracking down meth labs or pill pushers. Now Sheriff Jack Stenberg says there has been a... Joe Nittler 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Katko Wants Lower Taxes to Stimulate Job Growth <a href=";id=122948" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The economy in Cayuga County is still faltering, after flatlining during the Great Recession of 2008. 24th Congressional District candidate John Katko tells Finger Lakes News Radio one thing that needs to change in this country is taxes. [audio:katk... Joe Salzone 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Rochester Man Accused Of Dealing Drugs In Canandaigua <a href=";id=122939" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 32 year old Rochester man trying to peddle drugs on the streets of Canandaigua Thursday was arrested by City Police. Jesus DeJesus has been charged with&nbsp; criminal possession of a controlled substance,conspiracy and unlawful possession of marij... Joe Nittler 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Ontario Supervisors Approve North Shore PILOT Agreement <a href=";id=122875" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ontario County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved a PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) that will help finance a 116 million dollar mixed-use development across 21 acres on Lakeshore Drive in Canandaigua. It would include restaurants, hotels an... Greg Cotterill 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Yates County Hopes to Have Heroin Antidote Soon <a href=";id=122874" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In a few months, law enforcement that responds to a suspected heroin overdose could have an antidote that reverses the illegal drug's effect. Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike says the Community Overdose Prevention program could soon be initiated statew... Lucas Day 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Owego Woman Admits to Stealing 50K from Employer <a href=";id=122873" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Southern Tier woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 50 thousand dollars from her employer. Maria McGuane admitted to stealing money by various methods between September of 2006 and May 2012 while she worked at an independent accessories... Lucas Day 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Woman Jumps Off Elmira Bridge <a href=";id=122872" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Elmira Police rescued a woman from the Chemung River Thursday afternoon after she jumped off the Main Street Bridge in the city. The Star-Gazette reports the river's current is strong at this time and the woman was quickly swept past the Clemens Cen... Lucas Day 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Suicidal Man Talked Down From Jumping into Outlet <a href=";id=122871" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 45 year old suicidal man was taken into custody early Thursday morning by Yates County law enforcement after they received a call of a person on the Main Street bridge in Penn Yan threatening to jump into the Outlet. The unidentified man was locat... Lucas Day 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Finch: More Cash Needed for School Safety <a href=";id=122870" target="_blank"><img src=" D. Finch.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>School safety has become the subject of a series of forums around New York State. Assemblyman Gary Finch heads up a task force aimed at finding different ways of protecting students from violence. Finch says one thing he heard over and over again at ... Joe Salzone 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Casino Advocates Show Support for Tyre Casino and Resort <a href=";id=122869" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>More casino talk in the town of Tyre Thursday night as the town board held a public hearing to discuss plans for the casino off Route 414 just north of the Waterloo Thruway exit and the Planned Unit Development district.&nbsp; Over 100 supporters of... Greg Cotterill 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Tractor Rolls Over and Kills 77 Year-Old Man <a href=";id=122855" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 77 year old man apparently fell off the tractor he was operating and was killed when it rolled over him. Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies identified the victim as Donald Stewart. Authorities say he was operating the tractor with a forklift on Rout... Fred von Wiegen 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Man Trapped in Steel Avalanche Recovering <a href=";id=122853" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>48 year-old John Washburn is lucky to be alive today as he continues a slow and painful recovery from an industrial accident, last weekend, that literally buried him under tons of steel.&nbsp; Washburn is listed in satisfactory condition at Strong Me... Fred von Wiegen 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Vandals Destroy Mailboxes in Ontario County <a href=";id=122852" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Vandals busted up four mailboxes late Monday night on Deuel Road in Cheshire.&nbsp;&nbsp; The boxes were found in some ditches along the side of the road and one was found in a neaby wooded area.&nbsp; The vandalism was reported to Ontario County She... Fred von Wiegen 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Travel Scammers Target Winter-Weary Consumers <a href=";id=122851" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With the public spending nearly a trillion dollars in travel expenditures this year,&nbsp; the temptation for travel scammers is just too good to pass up.&nbsp; The BBB's regional president Warren Clark says be wary, be smart and follow these tips f... Fred von Wiegen 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Foodlink Van Will Make Monthly Stops In Rushville <a href=";id=122834" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Foodlink has added Rushville to the list of local towns it's mobile food pantry visits each month. Starting today they will come to the United Methodist Church on Main Street the 3rd Thursday of each month. They will be there from 5 to 7 with fresh f... Joe Nittler 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Smith Center Showing Club 86 Documentary <a href=";id=122831" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A legendary Geneva night spot heads to the big screen. Tuesday night, The Smith Opera House and the Geneva Historical Society present Jim Augustine's documentary film "Club 86 Party House." Smith Executive Director Kelly Bradley says it will be a nig... Joe Nittler 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Experience a Night Homeless in May <a href=";id=122817" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Girl Scouts are sponsoring a homeless experience for young people at Casey Park in Auburn, but Community Development Manager Donna Danylec says it's not just Girl Scouts who can participate next month. [audio:homelessexperience.mp3][/audio] P... Joe Salzone 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Geneva Man Arrested Before Meeting With Parole Officer <a href=";id=122816" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> It's probably an appointment he is thinking he should have skipped. 29 year old Kendel Jordan of Geneva walked into the Public Safety Building Wednesday afternoon to meet up with his Parole Officer. Police saw him coming and arrested him on an Indi... Joe Nittler 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Plans To Convert Former St. Francis School Into Senior Housing To Be Discussed Monday Night <a href=";id=122812" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Geneva architect Dan Long will be giving a presentation Monday to the City Planning Board on the long talked about&nbsp; proposal to convert the former St. Francis School buildingon Exchange St. into senior citizen apartments. Long tells Finger Lake... Joe Nittler 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z