RELATED STORIES TAGGED #OntarioCo

This story contains audio
They are said to be among this country's best scavengers.  Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and a crew from History Channel's American Pickers show are planning a visit to New York and maybe Canandaigua,...read more
This story contains audio
When spring comes they will be the saddest people around, but for right now the party is on. Today the folks at Bristol Mountain are celebrating day 100 of the ski season. Marketing Director Drew Br...read more
State Police, Thursday, arrested a Clifton Springs couple in connection with the burglary of a residence in Victor back on February 13. Police say 27 year-old Derek French and 36 year-old Lorraine Ros...read more
A Shortsville man is locked up after being arrested Monday by State Police for the alleged rape of a six year old girl last March. 25 year old Scott Lewis is charged with felony rape and criminal sex ...read more
This story sounds like a good old fashioned crime novel. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office today released details on the arrest of 33 year old Rahkiem Keith Scarlett, of Troy, which happened back ...read more
Update, 12:40 p.m. The Geneva Police Department confirms a 4th grade boy had an undisclosed amount of pot that he allegedly got from another 4th grader this morning at North Street School. Law enforc...read more
This story contains audio
A new 82-room, four story hotel could be popping up in Geneva later this year. Developers have plans to build a Fairfield Inn and Suites in the area of White Springs Road and Hamilton Street just we...read more
Geneva's Wilmer and the Dukes are headed to the Rochester Music Hall of Fame. The popular 1960's R&B band was one of five inductees announced yesterday for the fourth class of hall of fame. The o...read more
A Victor woman is facing a slew of charges relating to an incident on the Victor School campus, Wednesday.  According to Sheriff's Deputies, 41 year-old Stephanie Thouvay allegedly engaged in rec...read more
Update, 4 p.m. Routes 5 and 20 was closed for three hours Wednesday afternoon at the Crossman Driveway near East Bloomfield. A tractor trailer truck driven by 51 year old Joseph Bowden, of Port Byron...read more
This story contains audio
Update, 1 p.m. The Geneva Police Department, in an e-mail this afternoon, says Law saw a story about himself on TV over the noon hour and got in contact with a Rochester Police Officer and verified t...read more
This story contains audio
Ontario County Humane Society officers found a disturbing sight in the Town of Phelps Tuesday afternoon. They have been called out after a complaint was filed about several dead chickens and geese r...read more
Hobart College offensive lineman Ali Marpet ‘15 is making headlines at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Out of more than 300 of the nation's top football prospects, Marpet is the o...read more
This story contains audio
Leaders of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy charter school have held three open houses so far this month for parents and potential volunteers. Two more are on tap Wednesday at the home of School Fo...read more
This story contains audio
Sooner or later, the snow will be gone, the grass will be green, and the Town of Geneva will be replacing that leaky waterline along Pre-emption Road, which runs from North Street to the Phelps Town L...read more
Supporters of a proposed downtown Geneva dog park gather tonight for a social hour at Lake Drum Brewing starting at 5. Among fundraising efforts in the works: a dog house raffle, and the second annual...read more
This story contains audio
Sunday Spazman Sports Halftime Interviews The Canandaigua Academy Athletic Director Jim Simmons has been with the school district for about twenty years working his way up through the academic hier...read more
An incident in the village of Penn Yan Sunday afternoon resulted in the arrest of a 35 year old Romulus man that was wanted on an outstanding felony bench warrant that was issued in December of 2006. ...read more
          A major new resort is taking shape on Canandaigua Lake at the site of the old Steamboat Landing restaurant on Lakeshore Drive and should be ready to open in t...read more
The Finger Lakes Community Development Corporation's  $10.6 million, 48 unit housing complex for area veterans got a shot in the arm, Monday, with a grant of three million dollars from the New Yo...read more
A Newark man remains in critical condition as the result of a two car crash on Route 96, about 2 miles east of Phelps, Saturday morning around 9:30 AM. 68 year-old David Neese was eastbound on Route ...read more
An alleged Geneva drug dealer has been brought back from Sulphur Springs, Texas on an indictment warrant. 31 year old  Angnem Green, who lived on Middle Street in Geneva, had been under investiga...read more
This story contains audio
"Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1", an HBO film based on the National  Veterans Crisis Hotline in Canandaigua, won the Academy Award last night in Califronia for Documentary Short Subject.  ...read more
Last night, a Shortsville business buckled under the pressures of winter. The New Energy Works building, on High Street, couldn’t handle the snow buildup. Giving way to the crushing pressure, ...read more
A vehicle crashed into a snow bank on Route 5 & 20 Saturday morning about 5:45. There's nothing too unusual about that, but the condition of the driver was of great concern to the Sheriff's Depart...read more
Geneva fire crews quickly doused the flames, but there was no way to save a pair of Casella Garbage trucks on Doran Avenue in the city early Saturday afternoon. According to a spokesperson for the Gen...read more
UPDATE: 1:19 PM  (2-21-15) One person was injured this morning around 9:30 in a two-vehicle crash on Route 96 in Phelps that resulted in a section of the highway being closed to traffic for seve...read more
This story contains audio
The Town Of Geneva would like to create a 13th Water District this year. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says it would serve parts of the north side .             &n...read more
This story contains audio
Her big night is almost here. Geneva's Kelly Fitzgerald and 5 other young film-makers were chosen to be part of Team Oscar at this years Academy Awards Sunday night . They each made one minute video...read more
Canandaigua fire commanders called a second alarm for a wall fire in the basement of a downtown business this afternoon around 1:30. Authorities say a small fire was started when someone used a blow t...read more
This story contains audio
They will have to find the money somewhere to make sure the job gets done. Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says their snow removal budget has been battered by this punishing winter.[audio:2201511...read more
This story contains audio
Sheriff Phil Povero has issued a travel advisory for all Ontario County roads and highways starting immediately until further notice based on conditions. Due to blowing and drifting snow, there are...read more
This story contains audio
Geneva's Smith Center for the Arts will be rolling out the red carpet for its own Oscar Gala Sunday night. Executive Director Kelly Bradley says you'll be treated just like Hollywood royalty.[audio:...read more
It took three weeks, now the state Department of Environmental Conservation has revoked the hunting licenses of two men who shot two horses in Livingston County. The DEC announced that under a consen...read more
Traffic is reduced to one lane on Pre-emption Road near Bellona this afternoon as road crews try to keep it open. This picture by Finger Lakes Radio Group's John Wiedemer was taken around two o'cloc...read more
This story contains audio
Here's an idea! The City of Canandaigua has a perfect place to "dump" all the snow that has been plowed off city streets in recent weeks. City Manager David Forrest says the transfer station out on ...read more
This story contains audio
As he talks to grape growers around the state, New York Wine and Grape Foundation President Jim Trezise hears that most of their grape vines have gotten through the winter okay so far. Last February,...read more
      A report of barn partially collapsing at 1194 McIver Road near Oaks Corners, around 3:30, Wednesday  afternoon. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's office when th...read more
This story contains audio
Geneva YMCA Executive Director Charlie Evangelista confirms they have a sell out on their hands. Just over 600 tickets have been sold for Saturday's first ever Finger Lakes Frost Fest at the Geneva ...read more
A Geneva man facing the possibility of life behind bars will instead spend one to three years in prison after the chief witness to the alleged sexual assault was struck by a car and killed. According ...read more
This story contains audio
The phones don't stop ringing at roofing companies around the Finger Lakes as all this snow is starting to cause some serious problems for home owners. Jerry Proctor owns Proctor Enterprises in Gorha...read more
There was quite the ruckus at the Dunkin Donuts on Eastern Blvd. in Canadaigua early this morning. 67 year old Gordon Ellis of Naples was arrested for burglary, petit larceny, criminal mischief and as...read more
An Open House to showcase Finger Lakes Health’s College of Nursing Simulation Lab will be held Wednesday, February 25, 3:30 to 5 p.m. The lab is located on the second floor of Geneva General Hos...read more
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office and the Humane Society were called to a residence on South Main Street in the Village of Naples after Child Protective Services requested their assistance in checki...read more
UPDATE: 1:59 PM (02-15-15) Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg, in consultation with Seneca County Highway Superintendent Roy Gates, has issued a travel advisory for all County Roads. Blowing and dri...read more
This story contains audio
The number of 9-1-1 calls to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office in 2014 increased by nearly 14% over the previous year and that increase had a ripple effect across the board including the number of i...read more
This story contains audio
 Is your soul in need of healing?   Do you need a little spiritual boost?  Well, a new business that opened in downtown Geneva on Castle Street - called Ravens Landing - might be j...read more
This story contains audio
There's all kinds of buzz about it. The Geneva YMCA is holding its Finger Lakes Frost Festival next Saturday February 21st from 5 PM until 9 PM at the Geneva Ramada Lakefront. Y Executive Director Cha...read more
This story contains audio
  Admissions to the Ontario County jail were up 5.2% last year to over two thousand. Sheriff Phil Povero says they have to constantly make staff and facility adjustments for the increased number...read more
This story contains audio
As the snow drifts higher and higher and higher this winter NYSEG and RG&E urge customers to follow a couple of key safety tips. Utility spokesman Clay Ellis says first off keep vents and chimne...read more
This story contains audio
    This bitter Arctic air is nothing to mess with. Western and Central New York Red Cross spokesman Matt Michael says you need to learn the signs of frostbite and hypothermia . Hypother...read more
The National Weather Service Office in Buffalo has issued an urgent weather message:   2-12-157PM A wind chill warning remains in effect for the Finger Lakes until noon Friday, and conditi...read more
This story contains audio
    It's estimated that residential energy costs are 60% higher in New York than anywhere else in the country. Saturday a number of local firms are coming together at the Cozy Home Expo ...read more
This story contains audio
    As polar air plunges into the Finger Lakes, Envoy Jim Brennan at the Canandaigua Salvation Army says their doors will be open to the homeless and those in need of emergency shelter. ...read more
This story contains audio
  Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero is hoping people do the neighborly thing and check up  on shut-ins the next few days  when the temperatures and wind chills nose dive well below ...read more
GENEVA, N.Y.—Hundreds of firefighters from across Western and Central New York will converge on the Smith Opera House on Saturday, Feb. 14 for the Geneva Fire Department’s annual training ...read more
The business owner accused of videotaping people inside his store's changing room returns to court, Thursday, in Victor while State Police continue an investigation into the alleged crime. 47 year-ol...read more
A domestic dispute at a home in Lyons, Friday, has led to the arrest of a Geneva man on multiple felony charges. According to New York State Police, 27 year-old Jermaine Harrison is charged with five ...read more
This story contains audio
Food Link of Rochester has a mission you might not know about. In addition to distributing food through  soup kitchens, home town food pantries, and with its mobile units, they are also in the ...read more
This story contains audio
So far the project is on time and on budget. Ontario County Planning Director Tom Harvey tells Finger Lakes News Radio LaChase Construction has been making good progress on new FLCC Geneva Center on t...read more
At the above, date, time and location, 50-year old Victoria Allen of Palmyra was arrested for Felony DWI when she allegedly drove a vehicle into a snow bank while travelling northbound on County Road ...read more
A 58 year-old Canandaigua man who was allegedly intoxicated when he caused seven vehicle crashes will stand trial in Ontario County Court. According to the Daily Messenger, William Lantier rejected a...read more
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Thurday morning at 10AM, in the Horseheads Holiday Inn Express, will hold a much anticipated Issues Conference on a  controversial pro...read more
This story contains audio
They don't want people to forget about them, so leaders of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School are holding a series of parent and volunteer open houses this month.  There are two o...read more
This story contains audio
Emergency rooms are less stressed. Schools are seeing less absenteeism. Flu cases are starting to dwindle in Ontario County. However, County Public Health Director Mary Beer says precautions should ...read more
This story contains audio
The nerves are kicking in for 25 recruits as they begin the Finger Lakes Enforcement Academy in Hopewell today.  Academy Training Director Charles Koerner says as of today these men and women ...read more
This story contains audio
The winter of 2014 to 2015 has been full of snow, ice, and cold days. Meteorologist Kevin Williams predicted back in September precisely what's unfolded this winter: arctic cold and February full of...read more
This story contains audio
A winter storm warning is in effect across upstate New York, where the National Weather Service says as much as 9 to 18 inches is expected from the Catskills to the southern Adirondacks by the time it...read more
Firefighters from nine different area volunteer companies were called to battle a structure fire at the Folk Art Guild Pottery Studio in Middlesex last night. Firefighters from Middlesex, Rushville, P...read more
36 year old Brent Heidrick allegedly tried to flee from the police after Sheriff;s Deputies caught him speeding in Manchester and was later apprehended at his residence in Newark. Heidrick is charge...read more
A vehicle was found in the snow stuck in a ditch near the intersection of Routes 5 & 20 and Route 247 in Hopewell early Saturday morning. 17 year old Wyatt Austin is accused of operating the veh...read more
57 year old Laurie Bennett of Clifton Springs, was arrested by Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies for a DWI after a two car property damage accident on West Main Street occurring in the village...read more
This story contains audio
The Geneva City Council's three-day retreat is underway. City Manager Matt Horn gave a State of the City Talk last night. Today's agenda includes a review of many of the issues facing City Governmen...read more
This story contains audio
On the Finger Lakes Morning News today, State Senator Mike Nozzolio said he has renewed efforts to get Brittany's Law enacted this year. The bill, named after 12 year old Geneva murder victim Britta...read more
He wasn't going anywhere. Geneva Police had a good idea where they would find 38 year old burglary suspect Jeffrey Smith. He has been in prison and a local jail in Florida for the last 18 or so months...read more
Update, 2 p.m. Working on a tip they got last week, New York State Police arrested a Victor business owner Wednesday for allegedly videotaping people in the changing room and bathroom of his store us...read more
An annual report issued, Wednesday, by Finger Lakes Health presented a fact-based overview of the health-care providers far-reaching impact on both the community's health and its economy. In its 2014...read more
In a national poll ranking the corporate reputation of the 100 most visible companies,  Wegmans Food Markets was number one, followed by Amazon at number two with Samsung coming in third.  ...read more
This story contains audio
They have had classes for a couple of weeks now at the new FLCC Viticulture Center in Geneva and in just a matter of weeks the winery section of the building should be ready to go. Ontario County Pu...read more
This story contains audio
They will be hunkered down for three days. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the Geneva City Council will be holding their annual retreat at the Left Bank on Linden Street. Thursday night City Manager Ma...read more
4PM UPDATE 2-4-2015     The Ontario County Sheriff's Office this afternoon released the following pictures of the three suspects entering the store.         &...read more
This story contains audio
The state turned them down last spring, but backers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School aren't giving in or giving up. Organizer Donna Bennett confirms they plan to re-submit an applic...read more
This story contains audio
The Geneva City Council is likely to give final approval to a measure that repeals the city's ban on  fortune tellers, astrologers, mediums, clairvoyants, and palm readers that has been around ...read more
The City of Geneva wants to seek up to 400-thousand dollars in Community Development Block Grant funding from the state to rehab 10 to 12 homes on the north end of the city. The money would pay for in...read more
This story contains audio
You got your driveway and sidewalk done finally. There's one more thing to get dug out. Area fire departments ask homeowners if you have a fire hydrant in your front yard please get it cleared out. ...read more
A Geneva man being processed into the Ontario County jail Friday faces more trouble. 26 year old Shayne Kimble allegedly continually refused to comply with procedures and became agitated to the point ...read more
This story contains audio
More than a foot of wind-whipped snow slowed down things to a crawl this morning around the Finger Lakes. Roads snow packed. Schools closed. Events postponed or canceled. The group Bridges for Brai...read more
UPDATE 2-1-15 The two victims' names were revealed. 71 year old Robert Hoag, and his wife, 63 year old Elaine Hoag, both of Bloomfield. UPDATE: 1-31-15 Two people died Friday morning in a two-car...read more
More than 300 people from around the Finger Lakes region banded together in the cold and rallied against the proposed LPG storage on Seneca Lake yesterday afternoon. Since October 2014, over 200...read more
A man for all season, a Capraesque character, a real life Mr. Deeds; Canandaigua Dentist Benedict Gullo, received the 2015 Mr. Canandaigua Award Friday evening as the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce C...read more
The Smith Center for the Arts has postponed performances of "The Little Engine that Could Earns her Whistle" and has rescheduled the theatrical production for Thursday, March 12 because of concerns wi...read more
The Finger Lakes region has not seen gas prices this low in 6 years:Victor Mobil $2.54Canandaigua Arrow Mart $2.45Penn Yan Sunoco A Plus $2.42Watkins Glen Lakes Gas $2.38Newark Express mart $2.35Ithac...read more
UPDATE 2-1-15 The two victim's names were revealed. One male 71 years old Robert Hoag, and his wife Elaine Hoag 63 years old, both of Bloomfield. ____________________________________________________...read more
Emergency crews were sent to the intersection of Bell Road and County Road 25 near Clifton Springs on the report of a head-on crash after 7 o'clock this morning. 17 year old Matthew Shoemaker, of Cl...read more
This story contains audio
He could be a celebrity in the making. Monday morning the group Bridges For Brain Injury’s / Wildlife Defenders has their first ever Groundhog's Day watch party, featuring the debut of their o...read more
Merrill Amos, a 2011 William Smith graduate, was recently hired as museum curator and educator at the National Women's Hall of Fame (NWHF) in Seneca Falls, N.Y. "We are delighted that Merrill Amos ha...read more
This story contains audio
All filmmakers dream of seeing the Hollywood sign up on the hill. It happens for Geneva's Kelly Fitzgerald late next month. She has been picked for Team Oscar this year. She and five others will deliv...read more
New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) this week wrote to newly-appointed Thruway Authority Acting Executive Director Robert Megna to convey serious concerns over the flo...read more
Updated plans for the Fisher's Ridge mixed use development on Route 96 were presented to the Victor Town Planning Board Wednesday night. The 120-plus acre retail-entertainment-residential complex wo...read more
A Canandaigua man who has been allegedly dealing crack cocaine in the back parking lot of a South Main Street business was picked up by police Tuesday. 38 year old Quinntez Hall has been under inves...read more
They were hiding on an enclosed porch when deputies finally caught them in the wee hours of the morning. 23 year old Alchimist McKinnon and 17 year old Desmond Carrion, both of Geneva had been the sub...read more
48 year-old Patrick Gray of Shortsville is thanking his lucky stars after he lost control of his car on a sharp curve while driving north on Sheldon Road in the Town of Farmington, Wednesday night.&nb...read more
This story contains audio
The date is set for the 4th annual North Seneca Rail Jam on Main Street in Geneva. Friday night March 6th, skiers and snow boarders will be ripping down a man made hill behind the site of the old Gi...read more
Folks at the Ontario County Courthouse in Canandaigua  will continue to trudge up and down those stairs for another couple of months. It's estimated that it will take until sometime in May to ove...read more
This story contains audio
Work on Phase Two of Geneva's Lakefront Improvement effort will not start until late in the year. Neighborhood Initiative Director Sage Gerling says at this point the project will go out to bid in Sep...read more
A recently released economic analysis by an independent research firm concluded that Hobart and William Smith Colleges' impact on the economy surpassed $244 million in 2013. The study's conclusions a...read more
On January 27th 2014 at approximately 5:21am crews from Stanley, Gorham, Hall, Seneca Castle, Hopewell, Bellona, Benton and North Side Fire Departments along with Gorham Ambulance and Ontario County S...read more
In the recently completed study, "Owasco Lake, New York: Water Quality & Nutrient Sources, 2014 Findings," Professor of Environmental Studies John Halfman and student researchers Genevieve Moralez...read more
The old adage, "strike while the iron is hot," would seem to apply in the case of  Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb's urgent call for Democrats to pass the Public Officers Accountability Act.&...read more
This story contains audio
Longtime acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran is looking for permanence. Doran, who has served as an acting Supreme Court Justice since the year 2000, is now a candidate to become a...read more
A Connecticut resident has donated a conservation easement of 181 wooded acres to the Finger Lakes Land Trust. The land, donated by Phillip Cusick, a seasonal visitor to the Finger Lakes, shares more ...read more
57-year old Hubert Heimburger of Canandaigua  was operating a 2007 Saturn SUV southbound on Strong Rd., when he lost control and spun in to the northbound lane. His vehicle was hit in the passeng...read more
On 1/26/15 at 1:18 PM Victor and Farmington Fire Departments, deputies, and Victor-Farmington Ambulance responded to 5996 Calm Lake Drive for a report of a basement fire. 17-year old Jenna Lay, 599...read more
HWS Presidential Fellow and Ithaca Mayor Svante L. Myrick will address Geneva High School on Friday, Jan. 30 at 9:15 a.m. in the GHS auditorium, as part of the LEAP (Lead Excel Achieve Progress) Initi...read more
According to the Finger Lakes Times, Opponents seek to prevent the $425 million construction of the Lago Resort & Casino by motioning for a preliminary injunction. The motion goes before Fourth ...read more
A regional rally will be held at Lakefront Park on January 31st at 2pm. They expect more than 300 local residents to attend in support for resolutions that have passed within the region that oppose ...read more
Yesterday around ten pm, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident at the intersection of state route 5 & 20 and route 364 in Canandaigua. 48 year old Pennsylvania resid...read more
Two members of the state assembly and four State Senators have joined an effort to convince the State Gaming Commission not to issue a gaming license to the Lago Resort and Casino in Seneca County. ...read more
This story contains audio
The Geneva City Council isn't likely to see a new master plan for the City Parks system for at least another couple of months according to Neighborhood Initative Director Sage Gerling. There are sti...read more
This story contains audio
Is it a quiet walk past the Washington Street Cemetery? The Lakefront? A favorite hometown eatery? Just what do you love about living in Geneva? Julie Anderson Coleman at the Neighborhood Resource Cen...read more
This story contains audio
The Canandaigua teen accused of repeatedly roughing up his own newborn son, breaking bones in the infant's arms and legs last summer, has pleaded guilty to second degree assault. That's a class D Fe...read more
A Canandaigua man was arrested by City Police Wednesday for selling and injecting oxycodone into a 27 year old woman leading her to overdose. 27 year old Nathan Rosekrans has been charged with crimina...read more
This story contains audio
The Canandaigua teen accused of assaulting his infant son last summer  causing several broken bones is back in court today. 19 year old Mark Perrin has been offered a plea deal  that would...read more
This story contains audio
Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb found little to praise but plenty to criticize in Governor Cuomo's State of the State and Budget messages delivered in Albany on Wednesday.  Kolb claimed he w...read more
This story contains audio
The Geneva Local Development Corporation has launched its 2015 Live Where You Work /First-Time Homebuyers Program. The program is pretty straightforward: if you work in the City of Geneva and you ar...read more
This story contains audio
Boxes, boxes, and more boxes. You know what moving day is like. FLCC Viticulture Professor Paul Brock says they have started moving into the new 3.6 million dollar Viticulture Center on Pre-emption ...read more
This story contains audio
There will be some zig-zagging and slow downs in Canandaigua this summer as the State DOT will be spending some 6.1 million dollars worth for repaving and other road work on Routes 5 and 20, and 332. ...read more
Newly-minted State Senator Rich Funke has been tabbed by the GOP to give the party's official response to Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State Address on Wednesday.  The former TV news anch...read more
This story contains audio
The Friends of the Geneva Public Library are getting organized for the annual spring book sale March 11th through the 15th. Spokesperson Deb Brewer says they need your help first. [audio:ZZFRIENDS....read more
This story contains audio
Tempers flared and now a Canandaigua woman stands accused of stabbing her live-in boyfriend in the chest at their Mason Street home Saturday night. Detective Sergeant Scott Kadien of the Canandaigua P...read more
It took a while for Ontario County deputies to track down a 23 year old Shortsville man accused of attacking his Uncle at a home on State Route 247 in the Town of Gorham Sunday night. They used sear...read more
The Hobart and William Smith spring 2015 semester will begin with students and community members gathering to commemorate civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout the first week of the se...read more
Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) along with Finger Lakes Wine Business Coalition (FLXWBC), Gas Free Seneca, and various municipality leaders throughout the Finger Lakes filed for full Party...read more
Ontario County Sheriff’s charge 25 year old Jaime R Kinyon on Friday with Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 1st following an investigation sought after the Ontario County Departmen...read more
If you don't have a high school diploma -- FLCC wants you. The college's high school equivalency program is offered free of charge and day and night classes are held Canandaigua, Newark and Geneva, ...read more
 The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports that an ARC van collided with another van on Friday afternoon on County Road 10 in the Town of Hopewell. No one was injured in the ARC van, which wa...read more
Icy roads are causing some scary accidents around the Finger Lakes -- including a head-on collision on Route 21 in Naples, Friday night. Sheriff's Deputies say 33 year-old Martin Knorr of Naples was...read more
A head-on crash on Routes 5 & 20 in East Bloomfield Friday afternoon has left three people hospitalized. A car driven by 76 year old Barbara Young of Naples veered into the path of another vehic...read more
This story contains audio
The Geneva Y has booked an Emmy winner for it's annual Comedy Night fundraiser at Club 86 March 7. You may remember Kevin Meaney from his starring role in a 90's CBS comedy or his numerous appearanc...read more
Update: 1/17/15 A Bloomfield woman remains in guarded condition at Strong Memorial today following a three vehicle crash on Friday morning in East Bloomfield.  Sheriff's Deputies say 21 year-old...read more
The Oaks Corners fire department with help from Phelps, Geneva, Northside, Border City and White Springs Road Fire departments responded to a chimney fire at a house on Tin Can Alley in the Town of ...read more
This story contains audio
  CITY PIER IN CANANDAIGUA AT 8 AM (PICTURE FROM WEATHERBUG.COM) A line of snow squalls blasted the Finger Lakes during the morning commute. In Geneva, we went from sun breaking through the ...read more
This story contains audio
Food Link of Rochester is getting a 750-thousand dollar grant from the state that will help them add a new 11-thousand square foot, 3.9 million dollar commercial kitchen and food processing hub. Food ...read more
The Ontario County Sheriff's office now reports the Naples area man badly burned in a camper fire  on State Route 33 November 30th, died on Monday at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. 62 yea...read more
This story contains audio
2014 brought a fresh look and feel to the Geneva YMCA building on William Street. Executive Director Charlie Evangelista says all the work was worth it.              ...read more
This story contains audio
3:30 UPDATE - More tragedy for the people of Phelps. This morning just before 11 a.m., the Phelps Ambulance Company and Oaks Corners Fire Departments were called out to an accident on Route 96 near H...read more
This story contains audio
In Ontario County, the Sheriff's Office is considering body cameras for deputies. Wayne County deputies are testing those cameras already in the field. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould tells Finger ...read more
This story contains audio
Update, 8:30 p.m. A casino could be coming to the Southern Tier. By a 5-0 vote, the New York Gaming Facility Location Board reopened the bidding for a casino license in the Southern Tier, which woul...read more
This story contains audio
UPDATE: 2:50AM Traffic is flowing normally again on the Thruway between Exits 40 and 41 in the aftermath of a utility pole fire and downed power lines that forced closure of the westbound lanes for o...read more
On 01/13/15 at or about 1827, 76-year old Kenneth L. Zimmerman of Ontario, N.Y. was arrested for driving while intoxicated as a result of a property damage motor vehicle accident located in the parkin...read more
Opposition to Crestwood Midstream's plan to store methane and propane gas in the salt caverns north of Watkins Glen on Seneca Lake continues to grow. The latest protest against the Texas-based oil and...read more
A 36-year old Canandaigua woman is in custody on two counts of second degree assault after she allegedly hit a  three year old girl daughter several times with a belt. The girl suffered injuries ...read more
This story contains audio
    Kevin Williams look out ! You'll have some furry local competition on "Groundhog's Day” Monday  February 2nd.  The group Bridges For Brain Injury’s / Wildlife D...read more
This story contains audio
The Geneva YMCA is introducing a new fundraising event in conjunction with Ramada Geneva Lakefront’s “Live at Five.” It's the first annual Finger Lakes Frost Festival February 21st...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies are asking for help identifying the operator a vehicle that fled the scene of a property damage crash at the intersection of Stare Route 247 and Lake to Lake Road in ...read more
A 62 year old Naples area man remains hospitalized nearly seven weeks after being burned in a camper fire on his property on State Route 33. The County Emergency Management office and the Sheriff's of...read more
This story contains audio
What a way start a Monday! When staff at the Midlakes Middle and High School complex opened up this morning, they encountered the strong smell of gas. Superintendent Jamie Farr tells Finger Lakes News...read more
The developers of the Cottages at Canandaigua project will present revised sketches to the Canandaigua City Council's Planned Unit Development Committee Tuesday night. They want to scale down the proj...read more
There has been a one car fatal accident last night around 9:30 PM in the Town of Phelps. Two Ontario County men in their late twenties were found dead at the scene on Melvin Hill Road between Griffi...read more
Early Saturday morning at around 1 am, 18 year old Sean M. Steele of Victor was arrested for DWI. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene of a property damage crash on Brownsville Road in Vi...read more
A Wayne County woman was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly stealing cash from Tops Supermaket in Canandaigua. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 23 year-old Christina Kirby of Williamson wa...read more
This story contains audio
This week the Geneva City Council gave first round approval to a measure to lift the city's 47 year old ban on fortune tellers, astrologers, mediums, clairvoyants and palm readers from setting up sh...read more
    245PM UPDATE :   Ontario County Fire Investigators have yet to determined the cause of a fatal house fire in Oaks Corners Thursday night. 68-year-old Thomas Pardington, who ha...read more
Kenny Chesney is coming back to CMAC, the Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center.   According to his website, Chesney will play CMAC on July 8th. Tickets go on sale January 16...read more
On January 8th 2015 at approximately 1:56am Mr. William A Rohrer JR 35 of Canandaigua NY was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree, Unlawfully Fleeing a Pol...read more
This story contains audio
    The Canandaigua Business Improvement District has launched a public campaign to raise at least 50-thousand dollars to finish up the Main Street   project. They are looking ...read more
Funeral arrangements have been set for the woman killed in a crash near the intersection of Route 96 and Route 88 in the heart of Phelps two days before Christmas. According to a posting on  the...read more
    A 20 year-old woman went on a wild ride, Wednesday night, that left a trail of destruction in her wake.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Teresa Avanzato of Geneva was hea...read more
According to a media source, a new episode of HGTV's reality show "House Hunters" features a couple searching for a new home in the Geneva area.  The couple, Jessica and John Balduzzi, need a lar...read more
This story contains audio
      Assembly Minority Leader, Brian Kolb, says he's excited to get back to work on legislative business.  Members of the Assembly met in Albany, Wednesday  to get organ...read more
This story contains audio
Following the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner last year during confrontations with police, many law enforcement agencies have started to consider the purchase and use of body cameras for off...read more
The Naples Fire Department had to use the Jaws of Life to cut a Wayland man out of crumbled car this morning west of the Village on Route 21. 28 year old Chris Harter lost control of his car after 9...read more
This story contains audio
  The National Weather Service has wind chill advisories in effect for the bulk of the Finger Lakes through 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Forecaster Kevin Williams says after early morning high...read more
Geneva Police have arrested a man involved in a shooting last September. 24-year-old Carrington Johnson, of Geneva, is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, menacing, strangulation, and resis...read more
This story contains audio
Through the month each member of the Geneva Police Department is getting Disability Awareness - First Responder Training. Sergeant Michael Passalacqua, who is one of the three training officers, tells...read more
She is getting settled in her new office. Dr. Susan Brown starts the new year as the new Director of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva and associate dean for Cornell University'...read more
Fire damaged a home on LaRue Road in Clifton Springs between County Road 27 and Bunker Hill Road late Monday night and early this morning.  Six fire companies were on the scene, including Clifton...read more
Congressman Tom Reed announced, Monday, that he and Republican Congressman Sam Johnson of Texas are co-sponsoring an amendment to proposed House rules for the 114th Congress.  In biblical terms, ...read more
   The needles are brown and falling off. Time to say so long to that Christmas tree . The City of Canandaigua is doing curbside pick up from now through the 21st. Be sure the tinsel, wir...read more
This story contains audio
Club 86 in Geneva was hoppin' and be-bopping all through the 1940s and 50s....Kerry Lippencott at the Geneva Historical Society says the list of luminaries was endless.[audio:uuuusocanteen1.mp3] [/...read more
The Geneva City Council considers the renewal of City Manager Matt Horn's contract when they meet Wednesday night. There's a proposal to pay a two-thousand dollar performance bonus for 2014. He woul...read more
      Do you think they saw this in their crystal balls ??  The Geneva City Council is looking at a proposal to repeal the city ordinance that  bans fortune tellers, astr...read more
On 1/4/15, 21- year old Kaylea M. Lawson-Schojan of Victor was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child when it is alleged that she left her 11 month old daughter in their hotel room alone. Th...read more
No word yet from the New York State Gaming Commission on whether or not the commission will reopen the bidding process for a fourth upstate casino. Governor Andrew Cuomo wrote the commission a letter...read more
The Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group will meet on Wednesday, January 14, from 5 to 6PM in the RG&E Room at the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center at 350 Parrish Street, Canandaigua. The group i...read more
Finger Lakes Health has relocated its Clifton Springs Laboratory Draw Station to 71 Kendall Street, Clifton Springs. The Finger Lakes Health lab draw station located at 440 Clifton Springs Professio...read more
Caregivers support group will be held on Friday, January 16, from 10 to 11:30AM, at the Sands Cancer Center, 360 Parish Street, Canandaigua. The group will provide support, coping skills, and tools ...read more
Three employees of business establishments in Ontario County were busted on Friday for allegedly serving alcohol to minors. The state Liquor Authority and the Ontario County Sheriff's Office conduct...read more
A Rochester man is confined to the Ontario County Jail in lieu of $1000 cash bail after Sheriff's Deputies pulled him over, Friday night, in the Town of Seneca for speeding, but that was just the be...read more
  The driver of an Ontario County ARC bus was injured Friday afternoon around 3:40PM when his vehicle struck a culvert and hit several trees. Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies say 69 year-ol...read more
2014 was a busy year at Finger Lakes Daily News with more than six million page views. Using Google analytics, we know that over 600-thousand unique visitors looked for news and information from the s...read more
A tragic two vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon has taken the life of a Clifton Springs man and resulted in charges being filed against a 51 year-old woman.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say...read more
This story contains audio
  While some parts of the region close out 2014 tonight with plumes of Lake Effect Snow, Meteorologist Kevin Williams says partiers here should think about dressing in layers.   &nb...read more
This story contains audio
The tally is in and we have learned the Geneva Salvation Army raised 50-thousand dollars during its Red Kettle campaign this year. Lt. Nydia Martinez wants to thank everyone who dropped a dollar or tw...read more
This story contains audio
    The Geneva Town Board holds a public hearing tonight on plans to replace that leaky water line along Pre-emption Road that goes from Castle Street to the Phelps Town Line in Water Di...read more
According to the Daily Messenger,  fire investigators suspect a fire that destroyed a barn, its contents and killed 64 cows at a dairy farm on Christmas morning may have been caused by faulty wir...read more
This story contains audio
  That brand new  3.6 million dollar FLCC Viticulture Center on Pre-Emption Road in Geneva is nearing completion. The class room building should open by the second week in January. Ontari...read more
This story contains audio
There are dozens of projects around the Fingers Lakes in line for grants, tax breaks or loans as a result of the 2014 Regional Economic Development Council Awards handed out Thursday. Dave Hutchings...read more
This story contains audio
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office continues to track down leads in a horrifying four year old cold case. 33 year old  Amelia Rivera Castoire of Rochester was  found dead along a country ...read more
This story contains audio
  People at FLCC and in the Canadaigua area are stunned to learn today of the untimely passing of the colleges Director Of Community Affairs Bob Matson. He was a frequent guest on the Finger L...read more
    What's up with the New York State Thruway Authority? This morning they again postponed a meeting where they were expected to settle once and for all a proposed toll hike of 45% for s...read more
This story contains audio
They brought in almost 600-thousand dollars last year in the first ROC THE DAY on-line giving event for the seven county Rochester area. This year it takes place on December 12th (12/12/12). Scores ...read more
Local Weather
Geneva, NY
Keyword Search
Geneva Office:
3568 Lenox Rd.
Geneva, NY 14456
(315) 781-7000
News fax (315) 781-7077
Auburn Office:
5998 Experimental Rd.
Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 258-0937
Dundee/Penn Yan office:
30 Main St.
Dundee, NY 14837
(607) 243-7158
Canandaigua Office:
3070 County Road 10
Canandaigua,NY 14424
(585) 394-1550
Copyright © 2015 Finger Lakes Daily News | EEO Report | Contest Rules | Contact
Site Designed by RiverBender.com
RSS Feeds