Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-07-30T10:12:50Z FL Musical Theatre Festival Focused on Future <a href=";id=137589" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>When Ed Sayles announced his retirement from the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival in June, it caught a lot of people by surprise. But his retirement had been in the works for a while, even before the announcement the Festival had pulled plans to... Joe Salzone 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z Support For Alex Shines Brightly <a href=";id=137581" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; He has worked his way into peoples' hearts. As a show of support for four year old Alex Mattei of Seneca Falls, people switched on porch lights Tuesday night, took pictures, and then uploaded them to the Fight for Alex Faceb... Joe Nittler 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z Three Bidders for Buffalo Bills <a href=";id=137519" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>When summer turns into fall, we might know who the new owner of the Buffalo Bills will be. 13 WHAM reports bids for the team had to be in by Tuesday afternoon. Three bidders stepped up: Sabres owner Terry Pegula, billionaire Donald Trump and a group ... Joe Salzone 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z Student Housing Being Considered in Auburn <a href=";id=137513" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Although Greg DeCinque's tenure as president of Cayuga Community College is temporary, he has quite a few items to cross off on his agenda. DeCinque was on the Finger Lakes Morning News&nbsp;and said the college's financial future is one reason for a... Joe Salzone 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z Corning Inc. Releases 2nd Quarter Numbers <a href=";id=137509" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Corning Incorporated released their second quarter numbers Tuesday and earnings were up over the same period one year ago. Core earnings per share were 37 cents per share, a 16 percent improvement over a year ago. The Southern Tier's largest employer... Lucas Day 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z Back to School Supplies Drive Underway in Schulyer County <a href=";id=137504" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As the calendar flips to the month of August, its time for parents and kids to start thinking about school and that means back to school shopping. &nbsp;In partnership with local Schuyler County businesses, Catholic Charities is requesting your help ... Lucas Day 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z Two Arrested For Graffiti, Shoplifting in Penn Yan <a href=";id=137503" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The investigation into several incidents over the weekend in the village of Penn Yan resulted in the arrest of a 20 year old woman and a 14 year old teen. Late Friday afternoon, the unidentified teen and Miranda Elwell, both of Penn Yan, were observ... Lucas Day 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z Voters Approve Seymour Library Operating Budget <a href=";id=137500" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Voters overwhelmingly approved a new operating budget of 754 thousand dollars on Tuesday for the Seymour Library in downtown Auburn. [audio:CARR1BUDGETPASSED1217.mp3] [/audio] And Library Director Lisa Carr said the feedback from the public among ... Fred von Wiegen 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z Honeoye Businesses Working On Flood Cleanup <a href=";id=137453" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Adam Frick and his brother Caleb are counting their blessings. Sure, they have ankle deep mud to deal with today but their Mill Creek Cafe in Honeoye will be okay. Adam tells us clean up will be the focus of the day. [audio:aaaADAMFRICK1.mp3] [/a... Joe Nittler 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z New Boating Restrictions On Honeoye Lake <a href=";id=137454" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; Effective immediately, the Ontario County Sheriff's Department is issuing new boating&nbsp; restrictions for Honeoye Lake. They only want emergency boats and vessels engaged in removing debris and dock repairs on the lake for now. M... Joe Nittler 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z A Tale of Two Different Floods <a href=";id=137447" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Town of Richmond picked up an estimated seven inches of rain Monday washing out roads, flooding basements, and causing chaos for businesses in places like Honeoye. Meterologist Kevin Williams says you can draw some parallels with the May floods ... Joe Nittler and Joe Salzone 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z Sheriff Says There Is An Advantage To Training Recruits Locally <a href=";id=137478" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Twenty four new police officers, who will be going to work at ten Finger Lakes area law enforcement agencies graduate from the Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy Wednesday night. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says there is a real advantage to ... Joe Nittler 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z Geneva Community Garden Project Has Big Dreams <a href=";id=137474" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Some sunshine, some water and a lot of TLC. The Growing Geneva Together Community Garden at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Lettuce, tomatoes and peppers are coming in. Richard&nbsp; Cox, who's coordinating the project, tells Finger Lakes News R... Joe Nittler 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z 2015 Budget Vote Today for Seymour Library in Auburn <a href=";id=137444" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A budget and trustee vote is going on today at the Seymour Library in Auburn. If it seems the vote is earlier than previous years, Library Director Lisa Carr tells Finger Lakes News Radio you're right. [audio:lisacarr001.MP3] [/audio] Seymour Li... Joe Salzone 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z Kevin Williams Takes Media to Task on Weather Coverage <a href=";id=137441" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Media attention of so-called extreme weather might seem like there's been a drastic change in our climate, but meteorologist Kevin Williams says the wicked thunderstorms in Penn Yan earlier this year and flooding Monday in Yates County does not chang... Joe Salzone 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z Interim President Says CCC is More Financially Stable <a href=";id=137436" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cayuga Community College seems to be turning the corner. Interim President Greg DeCinque tells Finger Lakes News Radio they were able to add some money to their fund balance for the 2014 to 2015 school year, creating a more robust financial future. ... Joe Salzone 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z NASCAR Testing at WGI Continues Today <a href=";id=137372" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Drivers got only a few laps in before the rains came to Watkins Glen International Monday during testing for the August 10th NASCAR "Cheez-It 355 at the Glen" race. Our Rick Hughey spoke with one of the drivers.[audio:NASCARtesting72914.mp3] [/audio... Lucas Day 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z Missing Steuben County Couple Found <a href=";id=137371" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Steuben County couple that was reported missing last week has been found outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. &nbsp;27 year old April Culbertson, of Addison, and 22 year old Kyle McNeil, of Lindley, were last seen July 21st leaving a home on Mayo R... Lucas Day 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z Missing Prattsburgh Man Found <a href=";id=137367" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Prattsburgh man reported missing last week, which resulted in a large search by authorities, is now in police custody.&nbsp; The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reported Monday afternoon that 45 year old Todd Casciani was located walking along S... Lucas Day 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z Reed Manufacturing Bill Close to Passing in DC <a href=";id=137362" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A bill co-sponsored by Congressman Tom Reed to boost advanced manufacturing in the United States has cleared its final hurdle to a final vote in the House of Representatives. Reed says he's very pleased that the House Committee on Science has approve... Lucas Day 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z