Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-08-28T07:09:59Z Cayuga County Seeing New Destination Stops <a href=";id=222650" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With summer winding down the harvest season is ramping up, making it the perfect time to visit the many farmers markets in Cayuga County.&nbsp; Tour Cayuga Executive Director Meg Vanek said on Friday's Finger Lakes Morning News locally grown food has... Steve Penstone 2016-08-28T05:00:00Z Long Range Planning For Deer Haven Park At Square 1 <a href=";id=222649" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> They are at square one in developing a comprehensive land use plan for the proposed Deer Haven Park at the former Seneca Army Depot. Dr. Keith Tidball is an ecologist who has been brought on board in recent days to scope out the property and get pa... Joe Nittler 2016-08-28T05:00:00Z Water Is Great At NY State Fair <a href=";id=222648" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Water is Great in New York State exhibit at the State Fair offers a wealth of information on boating and water safety from the Great Lakes to the smallest lakes and waterways in the Empire State.&nbsp; Dave Wright with the New York Sea Grant says... Steve Penstone 2016-08-28T05:00:00Z Ontario County Launches New Recycling Website <a href=";id=222647" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Ontario County has a brand new&nbsp; Recycling and Waste Diversion Web page which has all kinds of handy information.[audio:8281613608-recycleedvx.mp3] [/audio] For more information CLICK HERE #OntarioCounty ____________... Joe Nittler 2016-08-28T05:00:00Z Women's Equality Not Yet A Reality <a href=";id=222646" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Friday was Women's Equality Day, a day set aside by Congress in 1971 to mark the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. It's a movement that has roots in New York as the first women's rights convention was in Sene... Fred von Wiegen / James Rowley 2016-08-28T05:00:00Z Health Officials End Testing For Cause Of Owasco Lake Rash <a href=";id=222618" target="_blank"><img src=" Lake.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The mysterious rash that was contracted by numerous people on Sunday, August 14th on Owasco Lake was not "swimmer's itch." The CDC and the State Health Department tested water and snail samples and found no evidence of the parasite that causes swim... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-27T05:00:00Z State Fair Has Multi Million Dollar Economic Impact <a href=";id=222572" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The newest market research shows the average New York State Fair goer will be there on average 6.8 hours looking at exhibits, eating, riding rides, catching a free concert at Chevy Court. They will spend an average of 121 dollars during their time in... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Palmyra Woman Allegedly Sold Pot On Craigs List <a href=";id=222616" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Palmyra teenager has been charged with allegedly trying to sell marijuana on Craigs list. 19 year-old Kayla Kern is facing two felony charges for allegedly posting an ad on Craigs List, and selling prescription drugs to undercover officers. The S... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-27T05:00:00Z Inmate Claims Missing NY Teen Shot And Dumped In Alligator Pit <a href=";id=222615" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Brittanee Drexel case took another odd twist, this week, when a South Carolina newspaper reported that the Chili teen, that went missing 7 years ago, was kidnapped, gang-raped, shot and dumped into an alligator pond.&nbsp; The report claims tha... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-27T05:00:00Z Vehicle Hits Pole And Rolls Multiple Times <a href=";id=222614" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Around 1am, this morning, a vehicle with a driver and passenger inside, rolled over multiple times after hitting a utility pole at New Michigan Road and County Road 30 in Canandaigua. No word on injuries, although officials say they do not believe ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-27T05:00:00Z Series Of College Campus Fire Safety Inspections Across New York State <a href=";id=222617" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Governor, Friday, announced that a series of fire safety education training days will be conducted on college campuses around the state by the State's Office of Fire Prevention and Control. The goal is to better educate students on campus fire ... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-27T05:00:00Z Ontario County Seeking Election Day Workers <a href=";id=222583" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Ontario County Board of Elections is actively recruiting for election inspectors to work the poll sites election day, November 8th. If you are an enrolled Democrat or Republican and a resident of Ontario County, you are asked to consider&nbsp... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Seneca Meadows Hosts 5K Race For Hunger Saturday <a href=";id=222580" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Good time. Great run. Outstanding cause. The Seneca Meadows 5K Race for Hunger is Saturday night at 6:30. It benefits the Seneca County House of Concern and Seneca Meadows spokesperson Marcy Neumire says there isn't a more deserving organization. ... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z HWS Student Loses Phone In Hold-up <a href=";id=222577" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Hobart and William Smith Colleges report that a student was held up at gunpoint early this morning around 12:30 by two men in their mid 20's with dark complexions. The incident happened at the top of the stairway at the north side of Bristol ... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Smith Center Supporters To Gather For "Medley On Linden" <a href=";id=222558" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> It's a comeback for a favorite Geneva event after a one year absence. The Smith Center For the Arts Medley of Taste returns Sunday afternoon with a slightly new name. Now it's "Medley on Linden." Smith Board Chair Jan Regan says vendors and perform... Joe Nittler 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Geneva Chamber of Commerce Announces New Leadership <a href=";id=222517" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>GENEVA- The Board of Directors of the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce excitingnew developments in Board leadership. The Board of Directors, at its regular meeting on August 23rd,unanimously elected Josh Miller as its new Chairm... News Release 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Seneca Falls Man Accused of Rubbing Feces on Wall and Flooding Cell <a href=";id=222510" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On August 24th, 2016 at approx 10:05 am, the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Otis E. Montgomery age 47 of Seneca Falls NY for Harassment 2nd, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Petit Larceny, Criminal Tampering 3rd and Criminal M... News Release 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Canal Mural Coming to Life In Lyons <a href=";id=222507" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It Is 188O and you are riding on a packet boat through Lyons, New York; as you pass and through Lock 55 the air is thick with the smell of peppermint oil having just been loaded for shipment by the Hotchkiss Building.&nbsp; Your packet boat just turn... News Release 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Weekly Drought Report Shows No Improvement For The Finger Lakes <a href=";id=222424" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There isn't any good news in this weeks report from the National Drought Mitigation Center in Lincoln, Nebraska that was released this morning. Most of Ontario and Schuyler Counties remain in extreme drought as do parts of northern Seneca County, the... Joe Nittler 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Southern Tier Team Advances to U.S. Little League Title Game <a href=";id=222502" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> New York's undefeated entry in the Little League World Series will play for the U.S. crown on Saturday against a team they beat on Monday, 3-1.&nbsp; The winner of the rematch between Goodlettsville, Tennessee and Maine-Endwell of the Southern Tier... Fred von Wiegen 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z