Finger Lakes Daily News News http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-23T01:44:29Z Gubernatorial Debate Turns into Cuomo - Astorino Sparring Match <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149147" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10221481213-DEBATE.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Four candidates were on stage, but it was the back and forth sparring between Governor Cuomo and his Republican challenger Rob Astorino on issue after issue that set a confrontational tone to last night's hour-long gubernatorial debate. The opening q... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149147 One Dead after Car Collides with Garbage Truck in Wayne County <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149143" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_0_fatal-crash.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One person is dead in the wake of a collision between a car and garbage truck, this morning, in the Wayne County Town of Arcadia, a few miles north of Newark.&nbsp;&nbsp; According to State Police in Lyons, the victim's name is being withheld pendin... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149143 Smith Opera House Christens New Movie Screen With Showing Of Classic Thriller "Vertigo" <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149118" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_102214125532-vertposterre.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; There's a new 30 by 40 foot movie screen at the Smith Opera House in Geneva and Thursday Night they will break it in with a showing of the 1958 Hitchcock Classic "Vertigo" which stars the legendary Jimmy Stewart as former police det... Joe Nittler 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149118 Geneva AG Tech Farm Getting Start-Up NY Nibbles <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149109" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_102214123316-techfarm2.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; They have gotten some good nibbles. In fact a couple of unnamed firms considering a move to&nbsp; the Ag Tech Farm in Geneva to take advantage of the Start-Up NY Program got tours of the property in recent days. Tech Farm Director J... Joe Nittler 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149109 LeChase Low Bidder For FLCC Geneva Center <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149106" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_6011193207-FLCCLOGO.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; LeChase Construction Services of Rochester is the low bidder to build the just over 13-million dollar FLCC Geneva Center at the site of the old Geneva High on Pulteney. The County Board could award a contact when they meet Thursday ... Joe Nittler 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149106 Miller Turns Down Radio Debate <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149087" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10221494109-POVEROMILLER.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Last week in an e-mail,&nbsp; people connected to the Rodney Miller campaign for Ontario County Sheriff notified us about an upcoming campaign event and of Miller's desire to have a one on one debate with Ontario County Sher... Joe Nittler 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149087 "Old Fashioned Halloween" Returns for Another Year <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149032" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10311132814-halloweencandy.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Little ghouls and goblins will be criss-crossing streets Halloween night in their door-to-door pursuit of candy and other goodies. A few days before Halloween, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County is throwing an "Old Fashioned Halloween." E... Joe Salzone 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149032 Court Reinstates Slander Lawsuit Against SU Coach Jim Boeheim <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149028" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10221455842-headshot1Boeheim2013.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>New York's highest court has reinstated the slander lawsuit by two former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim. Stepbrothers&nbsp;Bobby Davis and Mike Lang accused Boeheim of slandering them in 2011 by calling them... Greg Cotterill 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149028 Canandaigua Man Accused Of Assaulting His Infant Son <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=148918" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_102114103051-perrin.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 19 year old Canandaigua man was arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting his one month old son&nbsp; several times since the baby's birth. Detective Sergeant Scott Kadien tells us they got a call from Child Protective Services when the baby was adm... Joe Nittler 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=148918 Watkins Glen Man Flees Police on Motorcycle <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149007" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_3061451808-behindbars.jpg\" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 32 year old Watkins Glen man is jailed on multiple charges after he took off from Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on a motorcycle he was operating.&nbsp; Keith Nichols is accused of failing to yield the right of way to an emergency vehicle.&nbs... Lucas Day 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149007 Secret Service Conducts Raid at Elmira Home <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149009" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10221452152-Secretservice.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Secret Service out of Buffalo executed a search warrant at a home in Elmira Tuesday.&nbsp; State Police, the Elmira Police Department and a SWAT team surrounded the Walnut Street residence Tuesday morning.&nbsp; The Star-Gazette reports the inci... Lucas Day 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149009 Finger Lakes Land Trust Acquires Land in Ithaca <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149010" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10221452607-fllt.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Finger Lakes Land Trust has acquired a 16-acre parcel in the Ithaca area that will be added to the Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area. Andrew Zepp, director of the Finger Lakes Land Trust, tells us more about the acquisition. [audio:FLLTac... Lucas Day 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149010 Community Reading Night in Dundee Thursday <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=149018" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10221453348-communityreading.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A community reading night will be held Thursday in Dundee.&nbsp;&nbsp; Dee Anderson with Our Town Rocks tells us more about the fun.[audio:DundeeCommunityReading.MP3] [/audio] Anderson says the kids can come dressed for bedtime for the local celebr... Lucas Day 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=149018 State's Private Sector Jobs Reach All-Time High at 7.6M <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=148991" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_102114105959-NYSLabor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The number of private sector jobs in the state reached an all-time high in September climbing to 7,614,500.&nbsp; The state's job count was up 120,500 from September of last year making it the 22nd. consecutive month of job growth.&nbsp; Statewide un... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=148991 Cayuga County Ban on Hydrofracking Byproducts Hits Snag <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=148985" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_12011142211-hydrofracking.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>According to the Auburn Citizen, the Cayuga County Ways and Means Committee by a vote of 5 to 2 has tabled a law that would ban the use of the byproducts of hydrofracking on county roads.&nbsp; The committee was preparing to set a public hearing date... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=148985 New Law Requires Students Learn CPR Before Graduation <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=148981" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10211481444-CPRbanner2.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>According to the American Heart Association only 10% of an estimated 400,000 Americans, each year, survive a heart attack when not in a hospital.&nbsp; This freightening statistic is the impetus for a new bill that was signed into law by Governor Cuo... Fred von Wiegen 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=148981 Light Up Geneva Auction Set <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=148968" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_10211430712-GBIZ.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; One of the first events ushering in the holiday season in Geneva is the&nbsp; annual&nbsp; Business Improvement District Light Up Geneva Auction . This year it's&nbsp; Thursday, November 13th at Rylie J&rsquo;s on Seneca starting at... Joe Nittler 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=148968 FL Red Cross Chapter Executive Director Retiring <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=148928" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_122911123609-AmericanRedCross.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; More changes in local Red Cross Operations. Last week, we learned the Canandaigua office was closing, this week the Auburn office. Now the announcement that Finger lakes Red Cross Chapter Executive Director Lynne Tyler is retiring aft... Joe Nittler 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=148928 New Development Could Start Soon At Former Steamboat Landing Site <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=148927" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_102114114447-flresort.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The lot has been empty for months surrounded by security fencing. It now appears we are closer to seeing new development on the site of the former Steamboat Landing restaurant on Lakeshore Drive in Canandaigua. Developers are going to the City Counci... Joe Nittler 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=148927 IRS, Loan Approval Phone Scams in Cayuga County <a href="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&amp;id=148921" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/shared/inc/client/16/articles/thumbs/t_11113120027-phonepic.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two new phone scams are circulating around Cayuga County. Lieutenant Joe Weeks at the Sheriff's Department tells Finger Lakes News Radio they've gotten a flurry of calls in the last couple days from confused people. Weeks says both scams are similar.... Joe Salzone 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.fingerlakesdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=148921