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A Clifton Springs man was arrested Wednesday night for making threats via a Facebook phone call to another person's phone. 24 year-old Nico Roy was charged with Aggravated Harassment for allegedly thr...read more
Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Canandaigua man, Tuesday night, on a probation violation, and allegedly found him in possession of "numerous small baggies of a white powder substance that tested positiv...read more
For 24 year-old Matthew Kellison of Rochester it was good to be out of jail, but the feeling didn't last too long.  Just moments after his release on Monday from Livingston County Jail, Kellison ...read more
A Geneva woman is charged with shoplifting from the Geneva Walmart, on Friday, after Deputies reportedly found that she had concealed numerous items in her purse. The items are valued at $108.44. 42...read more
A Victor man was allegedly operating a full-scale marijuana production facility right inside of his home, and now he's residing in the county jail. Sheriff's Deputies got a tip and executed a search...read more
A six-month old beagle puppy was rescued from the inside of a locked vehicle in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Canandaigua, Monday afternoon, where temperatures were hovering between 114 and 118 degrees....read more
Angry words between a man and a woman at BJ's Wholesale Club in Victor, Friday afternoon, resulted in one cell phone being damaged and the arrest of a Canandaigua man, who allegedly busted the phone...read more
A Farmington woman with five current suspensions on her driver's license was arrested, early Thursday morning, by Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies.  32 year-old Lauri Ray had allegedly switched ...read more
A Clifton Springs man was allegedly in possession of Heroin and numerous Vicodin pills when Sheriff's Deputies stopped his car, Tuesday night, on a Violation of Parole Warrant.  Deputies say 33 y...read more
For 29 year-old Jonathan Mocny, it was the wrong time and the wrong place to commit a crime.  On Sunday afternoon at Eastview Mall, Mocny, allegedly, stole a wallet from a woman who was walking...read more
A domestic dispute turned ugly, Thursday morning, at a Manchester residence when 28 year-old Daniel Healy allegedly punched a hole in a door and then broke a cell phone to prevent his mother from call...read more
On Friday, 9-25-15, Yates County Deputies along with multiple local Fire Departments responded to an address on Lakemont Himrod Road in Dundee where a house fire was in progress.  The owner, Harr...read more
On Friday around 6:39 PM, 42 year-old Johnson Thoppi of India was arrested for DWI when the vehicle he was operating was pulled over for using his cell phone.  Sheriff's Deputies were responding ...read more
On Friday morning, 9-25-15, about 9:52 AM, Sheriff's Deputies, Victor Fire, Victor-Farmington Ambulance responded to Route 96 in Victor for a report of a two car collision with injuries.  A 2010 ...read more
21 year-old Anna Ferrell of Clifton Springs was arrested on an Ontario County Drug Court Warrant, issued by Judge Aronson for violation of probation after turning herself in to the Newark Police Depar...read more
A 58 year-old Ontario County woman was injured, Wednesday afternoon, when her southbound car struck another vehicle on State Route 364 (East Lake Road) in Canandaigua - just south of Lakeshore Drive (...read more
23 year-old John Stauffer of Manchester was arrested on 9-22-15 at 11:16 AM on an arrest warrant.  The warrant was for violation of probation out of Yates County.  Stauffer was transported t...read more
A Canandaigua man was arrested on a violation of probation warrant out of the Ontario County Court for violating the condition  of his probation in that he continued to use controlled substances....read more
A Rochester man is accused of stealing an ice maker and socket set valued at $250.00 from a vehicle in the Wal Mart parknig lot in Canandaigua on 9/10/15.  48 year-old Jeffrey Nelson was charged ...read more
26 year-old Keiyanna Plummer of Rochester was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Third, suspended registration, and having no insurance after a traffic stop on County Road 42.  She was...read more
57 year-old Robet Seifert of Geneva was charged with Aggravated Harassment in the Second Degree after he called the Veterans' Crisis Hotline and told them he had a gun and was going to start shooting ...read more
A Lyons man was arrested, Tuesday afternoon, on a bench warrant issued by the Town of Farmington Court for failure to appear on a charge of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Deg...read more
52 year-old Jennie Towne of West Henrietta was arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Tuesday night, on Main Street in Honeoye after being beligerent and using abusive and obscene language in public.  ...read more
A 17 year-old Geneva woman was arrested and charged with Petit Larceny, Tuesday afternoon, for allegedly removng $268.95 worth of clothing from WalMart in Geneva.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputi...read more
A Seneca Falls woman, 29 year-old Julie Marie Oster, was arrested Tuesday afternoon at 3:58 pm on a Violation of Probation out of the Ontario County Court for violating the conditions of her probation...read more
44 year-old Kelly McConchie of Canandaigua was arrested Monday night at 6:09 pm on Recreation Drive in the Town of Hopewell and charged with a Public Health violation.  She is accused of possessi...read more
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New York state plans to revamp the way it trains child welfare caseworkers. The Office of Children and Family Services has created a panel to make recommendations for how best to do this, following ...read more
A Rochester man was arrested Friday by Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies after his car crashed into a light pole in Farmington.  Deputies say 51 year-old Jeffrey Webb was impaired by drugs when...read more
A Newark woman is facing charges of stealing compressed air from the Geneva Walmart on two separate occasions.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 31 year-old Jessica Strusinski allegedly st...read more
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Every property in Geneva is getting reassessed this year. Geneva City Manager Matt Horn says assessments are based on square footage, improvements you've added as well as market conditions in y...read more
A Canandaigua teenager has been charged with the December 2014 rape of six year old girl. According to Sheriff's Deputies 17 year-old Logan Beverly - currently serving time at the Ontario County Jai...read more
One down, one to go. Geneva Police report they have arrested a 16 year old boy in connection with the rash of residential burglaries that have happened around town in recent months. Aaron Godwin-Smi...read more
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      Triple A has announced it's 2016 4 Diamond winners and nine Finger Lakes properties have been recognized for their quality and service . They  are the Aurora Inn, the E....read more
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    Last year we were in the grips of the merciless polar vortex and the Geneva Family YMCA's inaugural  Finger Lakes Frost Fest gave people a reason to celebrate the season. This y...read more
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The Geneva City Council plans to use 200-thousand dollars in bond money to knock down 13 derelict homes acquired through the tax foreclosure process. City Manager Matt Horn says fixing up that many pr...read more
People interested in becoming Corrections officers for Ontario County have an application deadline of March 2nd. The written civil service exam will be held April 9th. Starting pay is $47,787.20 a yea...read more
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It's a common product, sold in stores around the country used to clean dust and particles off computer keyboards and other electronic equipment. Ultra Duster can also be used by huffers to get a quick...read more
Update:  10PM A Geneva bicyclist, who was not wearing a helmet when he was  knocked to the pavement by another vehicle, Wednesday afternoon, has been discharged from Strong Memorial Hospita...read more
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Geneva has any number of narrow one block streets where if people park willy-nilly, it makes it hard to get a snow plow, a fire truck or an ambulance through. City Manager Matt Horn says city staff ha...read more
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Citing his need for heart valve surgery in the near future, veteran State Senator Michael Nozzolio says he will not to seek re-election in the fall.  Nozzolio says "the serious nature of this su...read more
Do they call each other before making  predictions?  It seems like most of the groundhogs around the country are working off the same script this year. This morning at Gobblers Knob, Punxsut...read more
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  Maintaining a proper diet and a reasonable exercise routine will help lower your risk of heart disease. On the Finger Lakes Morning News today, Finger Lakes Health Cardiologist Dr. Joe Gomez...read more
Wednesday night the Geneva City Council will vote on a 5.7 million dollar bond package that will pay for a number of capital improvements in the coming year. 3.7 million is earmarked for the Lochland ...read more
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The folks at Wegmans are playng a game of "whack-a-mole" this afternoon. Early today, a fraudulent Facebook post with the company’s name and a picture of a Wegmans storefront went out and includ...read more
After two years worth of study, the Canandaigua City Council is posied to act on a resolution Thursday night to issue 5.5 million dollars in bonds to pay for renovations to the Hurley Building. The mo...read more
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It'll be a real thrill ride this year. The North Seneca Rail Jam on Saturday March 5th brings a new feature to the course. Event organizer Joe Marone says it'll be a customized piece.  [audio:...read more
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A man and a woman from Geneva have been arrested for the murder of a Tompkins County man whose body was found in Georgia last month. The remains of 59 year old Duane Hollenbeck of Dryden were discover...read more
The 2016 Mr. Canandaigua Award was presented to Jack Moran Friday night at the Canandaigua Area Chamber of Commerce's 106th Annual Dinner and Membership Meeting. The event, held at FLCC, was attende...read more
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For the last couple of years, Ontario County Habitat for Humanity has conducted a home fix up program for those in need in Canandaigua. This year, a new approach will be tried. They want to focus on...read more
The Geneva Police Department is trying to locate a suspect in an attempted robbery at the Byrne Dairy Store downtown on Sunday. The suspect is a described as a White male, mid 30’s, 5ft 10. He w...read more
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The Finger Lakes Times was honored as Business of the Year by the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce at its 113th annual dinner Thursday night at Club 86.Publisher Paul Barrett said in the years to come,...read more
Expansion of the Ontario County Landfill received its final regulatory approval on Tuesday when the Department of Environmental Conservation issued the modified Title V air permit. This marks the fi...read more
An Ontario County woman is accused of collecting nearly $24,000 in housing assistance that she was not entitled to receive. Sheriff's Deputies say 65 year-old Laura Hurlburt failed to report to the ...read more
A Farmington woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly obtaining over $13,000 in Child Care and SNAP (Food Stamp assistance) that she was not entitled to receive.   Sheriff's Deputies took ...read more
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  It's been a nearly six year long oydessy for the Geneva Housing Authority and its affiliated Finger Lakes Community Development Corporation. It's been that long since the idea to convert the...read more
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Stop by for a slice Saturday. Wegmans stores throughout the Finger Lakes will be celebrating the family's 100th year in business with free cake at 11 AM. Company spokesperson Jo Natale tells us back ...read more
930 AM UPDATE: Geneva Police Chief Jeff Trickler tells Finger Lakes News Radio 16 year old Camryn Bauer was found this morning around 8:15, walking on Clark Street in the direction of North Street. T...read more
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  The Geneva City Council starts a three day retreat Thursday night. City Manager Matt Horn says they would like to get everyone working off the same script as they set strategies for the next...read more
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The Geneva Housing Authority is set to begin a full smoking ban for all the properities under its control starting April 1st. Executive Director Andy Tynan says they are keeping residents in the loo...read more
You have been able to send text messages to the Ontario County 9-1-1 Center for a couple of months now, but there are some limitations you should be aware of. You can't send videos or pictures and tex...read more
11PM UPDATE A Canandaigua woman was killed this morning when she drove her vehicle into the path of a pick-up truck at the intersection of County Road 8 and Route 96 in Farmington.  State Police...read more
    The trade group Triathlon Business International says Geneva's 2015 Mussselman Triathlon has been voted the Best Small Event of the year. When they say small event, they mean fewer tha...read more
8:30PM UPDATE: Two fishermen broke through the ice and spent about twenty minutes in the frigid waters at the northeast end of Honeoye Lake before they were pulled to safety Tuesday morning. State Po...read more
Tuesday night, the Canandaigua City Council Finance Committee reviews a three year lease agreement that would see Twisted Rail Brewing move their operations into the city-owned Muar House on Canandaig...read more
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The Town of Manchester is hosting a public hearing Tuesday night to update people on the development plan for the  freight rail corridor that connects Shortsville, Manchester and Clifton Spring...read more
The Canandaigua City Parks staff has had some trouble bringing the old Sonnenberg Park Ice Rink back to life this winter. After years of abandonment, city leaders decided last summer to reopen the out...read more
The Geneva School Board holds a special meeting tonight and will go into executive session to discuss Superintendent Trina Newton's job performance. Newton, who has held the post since January, 2012, ...read more
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Out on the streets, there has been a resurgence in crack cocaine sales over the last several months. Geneva Police Lieutenant Eric Heieck says crack could overtake heroin again as the street drug of...read more
The Geneva City School District is looking for community members who want to serve on this years Budget Advisory Committee. The committee will meet three times to give school officials input as they...read more
Sheriff's Deputies in Seneca County may have put a crimp on the sale and distribution of crack cocaine in the local community with the arrest of 41 year-old Calvin Butler, Jr. of Geneva. Butler was ...read more
The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce will honor the Finger Lakes Times as its Business of the Year for 2015 at the Annual Dinner this Thursday at Geneva's Club 86. And, the Chamber will name Geneva S...read more
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  Geneva Police say 42 year old Jonathan Redar has been dealing crack cocaine up and down Exchange Street over the last four months. He was picked up Thursday night and charged with Felony Cri...read more
Cold weather could not have arrived at a better time for Bristol Mountain, which opened the 28th of its 35 trails on Friday.  The resort held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest trail - the ...read more
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  When was the last time you heard or saw a flu story this winter? Ontario County Public Health Director Mary Beer says cases are markedly lower this year and they really can't say why. [audi...read more
An Ontario County man demolished his truck, Friday night, and is facing two traffic violations after he attempted to pass a vehicle on Route 64 in West Bloomfield. Sheriff's Deputies say 18 year-old...read more
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Ontario County Public Health Director Mary Beer is stumped. She says flu cases are way down this year. Maybe the vaccine is more effective, maybe more people are getting shots, maybe more people are...read more
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Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni tells Finger Lakes News Radio they are moving quickly in the search for a new City Manager to replace David Forrest, who left at the end of December. They had 55 appli...read more
He is pulling the "Ripcord" and dropping in on CMAC this June. American Idol Judge and Australian Heartthrob Keith Urban brings his "Ripcord 2016" World Tour to CMAC Friday night June 24th for a 7 o'c...read more
State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been reappointed to serve as the Chairman of the New York Senate Budget Sub-Committee for Public Protection. The Public Protection Budget Sub-Committee is responsible ...read more
The Geneva Rotary Club is betting on the Super Bowl as a way to raise money for the operation of Rotary Camp Onseyawa for handicapped children.  “With the tremendous popularity of the Supe...read more
A Sodus woman was injured Thursday morning when her vehicle skidded off Route 88 in Phelps and struck a tree.  Sheriff's Deputies say 27 year-old Andrea Pickering was traveling south on the sno...read more
Patrons at the Geneva Taco Bell got more than they bargained for Thursday afternoon when a fight broke out between two employees.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 16 year-old Idaliz ...read more
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    It will be a mile stone moment. This Monday the first classes are being held in the new Finger Lakes Community College Geneva  Center. School President Dr. Barbara Risser says t...read more
A Wayne County woman is headed to Hollywood. Williamson native Jenna Renae Ryckman last night made her American Idol debut. The graduate of Webster Christian School had reported she auditioned for th...read more
Canandaigua Police arrested a drifter Monday for check forging. 33 year old Jonathan Perrine is accused of stealing two blank checks and forging the account holder's name and then cashing both checks....read more
Michael T. Anderson is in the custody of the Pennsylvania State Police in Franklin County. PA. Charges are pending by the Geneva Police Department and Ontario County Sheriffs Office. The Geneva Police...read more
A Canandaigua man was seriously injured Sunday after his pickup truck went off an overpass on Interstate 86 in Horseheads and fell onto Westinghouse Road. Wayne Parker was traveling east around 1:20 P...read more
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The Ontario County Sheriff's substation inside Eastview Mall has some new equipment that allows deputies to take fingerprints electronically and do mug shots right there at the mall. Sheriff Phil Pove...read more
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They want town residents to be in the know. Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says they are putting together a communications committee to explore ways to enchance contact between Town government and...read more
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Laura and Todd Cook, the developers of the proposed Everwilde Inn and Spa in the Town of Bristol have closed on the purchase of the neighboring Bristol Harbour Resort. They say Bristol Harbour, with...read more
The issue of tax parity has been a major reason Finger Lakes Racetrack and Gaming has objected to the development of the Lago Resort and Casino. But Wednesday, Governor Cuomo included a proposal in th...read more
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Firefighters from Honeoye and three other fire companies made quick work of a chimney fire reported about 4:10 PM at 5801 West Shore Cove - off Route 36 -  in the Town of Candice, this afternoo...read more
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Geneva's newest hotel, the Fairfield Inn and Suites, just west of the Tops Plaza, should be ready for its first guest by June. That's pretty impressive, considering the formal groundbreaking didn't ...read more
A Phelps man was hurt in a freak accident after six this morning on Pelis Road in the Town of Phelps. 31 year old Angel Ochoa was driving north when he heard a loud noise coming from under his hood. T...read more
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  They have a firmer date in mind now. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero on the Finger Lakes Morning News today said the county should be taking over Police and Fire Dispatching duties for th...read more
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  50 years ago, it was an massive apple orchard that stretched down Pre-emption Road in Geneva. Today, most of the trees are a distant memory and the ground is the home of the Ag Tech Farm. We...read more
Hobart and William Smith Colleges and the Geneva community will participate in a series of events centered on the theme of "Marching Together for a Change" that celebrate the legacy of civil rights le...read more
Ontario County Deputies arrested a Naples woman for trying to pull a fast one. 34 year old Leah Blodgett is alleged to have deposited checks from an inactive account into a different account using the...read more
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Their names have been lost in the mist of time, but now they have a permanent dignified final resting place. This morning, the remains of a teenage boy and a young woman who died more than a century a...read more
Assembly Republicans are calling for swift action to reform the corrupt culture in the New York State Legislature and adopt long-overdue changes to the rules governing the Assembly Chamber. Assembly...read more
The owner of three area pizzerias was arrested and arraigned this morning for sales tax fraud among other things. The State Department of Taxation and Finance says 46-year-old Walter Hotchkiss of Phel...read more
Brian Dennis, Ontario County's First Assistant District Attorney wants to change courtroom seats after more than 28 years as a prosecutor in the DA's office. Friday he'll announce his plans, on the st...read more
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A 68 year old Canandaigua man has been charged with unlawful imprisonment and strangulation following a domestic dispute Sunday afternoon in a Bristol Street apartment. Gerald Sommers is accused of ...read more
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Friday night, the Ontario County Sheriff's office, working with agents from the State Liquor Authority, conducted a spot check of 43 stores and bars around the county to see if anyone would sell alc...read more
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  The state is promising half a million dollars which will cover 20% of the cost of construction for a new 20-thousand square foot building at the Ag Tech Farm in Geneva. The building would be...read more
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Ontario County Habitat for Humanity has some big ideas for Canandaigua this summer. Executive Director Nash Bock says they are asking the City for 66-thousand dollars in assistance to continue it's ...read more
Hobart and William Smith Colleges are currently in the final stages of building the Richard S. Perkin Observatory, a teaching and outreach facility that will provide students with opportunities to obs...read more
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Government ethics was a talking point for city candidates in Geneva this fall and City Manager Matt Horn expects the new City Council to make efforts to fine tune policies to show even more transpar...read more
FLCC ranks 8th in the nation for being one of the fastest-growing public two-year colleges in a poll conducted by Community College Week. Finger Lakes Community College has seen close to a six-perce...read more
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In case you missed it, Geneva residents this week got a new way to register a complaint or a concern with the city. The new online feature Geneva Works, which can be found on the City website is a p...read more
  Last June, construction work was halted for a time at the new FLCC Geneva Center when some human remains were unearthed while crews were digging a pit for fiber optic cable. It was determine...read more
A Geneva man, confined to the Ontario County Jail, is accused of breaking a window at the jail valued at $600. 38 year-old Gabriel Weinstock was arrested Friday for Criminal Mischief in the Third De...read more
It looks like an electrical problem started a  house fire in East Bloomfield Thursday night on Route 64 near 5 and 20. The Ontario County Emergency Management Office says the fire started on the ...read more
First responders from Manchester were called out to an accident on the Thruway during the 10 o'clock hour. An eastbound tractor-trailer truck crashed into a tree near mile marker 337. At least one per...read more
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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
Fire spread from the basement of an East Bloomfield home, late Thursday night, and kept fire crews busy well past midnight.   One person who was inside the home, located on Route 64, was abl...read more
Victor Town Supervisor, Jack Marren, was reelected to chair the Ontario County Board of Supervisors at Thursday night's annual organizational meeting, which was held at the new FLCC campus on Pulteney...read more
It's not every day that the Canandaigua VA Medical Center receives a check for over $1000.  But, when the money is donated by an eight year-old, third-grader, that makes it especially eventful.&n...read more
A Canandaigua woman is facing charges that she endangered a child's welfare by allowing a one-year old to get close enough to a space heater to get burned on the arm.  Police say 24 year-old Do...read more
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      The Geneva City Council is planning a three day retreat for the end of month to set an agenda for the coming year. City Manager Matt Horn says with three new council members no...read more
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More people are living and working there now, so the City of Geneva is planning to conduct a downtown parking study in the coming year. Neighborhood Initiative Director Sage Gerling tells Finger Lak...read more
A worker at the Canandaigua Walmart is accused of tapping the till. Ontario County Deputies have charged 18 year old Celyna Levesque with petit larceny for allegedly taking 300 dollars from the cash r...read more
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The State Legislature reconvened in Albany, Wednesday afternoon, amid high hopes that this year's opening session will usher in a new era of bi-partisan cooperation instead of political bickering an...read more
 RANKIN A 49 year old Canandaigua man is charged with unlawful imprisonment, assault, criminal mischief and forcible touching following a domestic dispute December 26th. Canandaigua police off...read more
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  The online city complaint portal “SeeClickFix” has been replaced with a City of Geneva website feature called Geneva Works. City Marketing Director Julie Anderson Coleman says the ...read more
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Geneva City Manager Matt Horn expects to see the resurgence of downtown continue as more people move in to be close to new jobs there. There has been a boom in building renovations and the creation ...read more
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Phase one is done, phases two and three are just now getting underway and Geneva city officials are excited to hear the state will provide 70-thousand dollars for design of the fourth phase of Lakef...read more
The Fishers Ridge mixed use development project near Route 96 and the Thruway is getting a boost from the state. They are getting one million dollars for infrastructure improvements on Route 96 from...read more
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  The goal right now is to have someone named by May. Finger Lakes Community College spokesperson Lenore Friend tells Finger Lakes News Radio they continue to gather names of people interested i...read more
A 24 year-old man has been returned to Ontario County after being arrested in Georgia in the company of a 14 year-old girl, who he had allegedly kidnapped from her Ontario County home.  Deputie...read more
An inmate at the Ontario County Jail is facing an assault charge after he allegedly struck another inmate in the face with a closed fist causing injuries to the victim's eye and lip.  Sheriff's...read more
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Raising his right hand and swearing to uphold the constitution of the state of New York, Judge Craig Doran was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice for the Seventh Judicial District at ceremonies Satur...read more
Looks like they like the job he is doing. Geneva City Manager Matt Horn is up for a raise. In a recent job evaluation, it was determined that Horn met or exceeded performance goals for 2015. There i...read more
There will be a swearing in ceremony for Canandaigua City leaders today, including two new City Council members. Matt Martin is the new Council member from Ward 2 while Robert O'Brien is a new At-Larg...read more
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If you are a regular Red Cross Blood donor, here's something that will save you some extra time. Red Cross spokesperson Cara Noble says they are promoting a fairly new on-line feature called Rapid P...read more
Canandaigua City crews will continue to pick up unwanted Christmas trees through the week. Trees should be left between the sidewalk and curb. Trees that are bagged or have any remaining decorations o...read more
The Geneva City Council Wednesday night will be asked to authorize a new agreement for law firm Midey Mirras and Ricci to be the city's lead Counsel through the end of the year with a monthly retainer...read more
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports an East Bloomfield family had to scramble out of bed Saturday morning when the smoke detectors woke them up. The basement of their home on Route 64 was fill...read more
2015 was a busy year at Finger Lakes Daily News with more than six million page views. Using Google analytics, we know that almost 700-thousand unique visitors looked for news and information from the...read more
An Oregon man being sought by Ontario County authorities on a Bench Warrant was charged with DWI, Vehicular Assault and numerous vehicle and traffic violations after his vehicle, which was headed th...read more
Two Brooklyn men are accused of using cloned credit cards to purchase mercandise in excess of $2000 at Eastview Mall on New Year's Day. A third man is charged with using the bogus cards to purchase ...read more
A Canandaigua man has been charged with bringing heroin into the Ontario County Jail after he was remanded to the jail, Thursday on a DWI charge. 28 year-old Jon Voorhees was issued an appearance tick...read more
A Wayne County woman was arrested on New Year's Day at Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track in Farmington for allegedly stealing a wallet containing credit and debit cards. Investigators say 58 year-o...read more
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  New Year's Eve celebrations and a three day long holiday weekend will mean local law enforcement will have thier eyes out looking for drunk drivers as we kick off 2016. Ontario County Sheriff ...read more
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State law changed this summer to allow the sale and use of small novelty fireworks like sparklers, party poppers and cone fountains from December 26th to January 2nd. The only catch, local counties ...read more
A 39 year old Farmington man has been jailed for making alleged terrorist threats. Ontario County Sheriff's deputies say Andre Washpun made threats to hurt people in Farmington and cause damage to thi...read more
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PHOTO TAKEN IN OCTOBER Boxes and hand carts will be familiar sights Monday morning as faculty and staff move into the new FLCC Geneva Center on Pulteney Street. College Spokesperson Lenore Friend t...read more
State Troopers report the arrest of 45 year-old Caryle Wilt of Canandaigua for Grand Larceny and Identity Theft. They say while working as a home health aide, Wilt stole a client's credit card and pur...read more
The State Department of Transportation now has 62 so-called tow plows in use across the state this winter including one that is stationed for use in Ontario County.   Eight will be used in ...read more
Sheriff's Deputies used a fire extinguisher to douse a stove fire at a residence in West Bloomfield Monday afternoon.   Deputies say the homeowner, 35 year-old Donielle Falkman, was cooking ...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Canandaigua man, Monday afternoon, after they found an abondoned vehicle with extensive damage off State Route 488 in Hopewell.  The driver of the 200...read more
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  Wanna go ice fishing, snowboarding, skating or just find a warm spot to have a cup of hot cider? The Finger Lakes Visitors Connection has just released a brand new travel guide called  ...read more
  A 38 year old Naples woman remains in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester today after a one car accident on County Road 33 late Sunday morning. Patricia Pergolizzi's c...read more
A Canandaigua man is spending the holidays in the Ontario County Jail after he allegedly used abusive and obscene language and threatened to physically harm Sheriff's Deputies.  The trouble star...read more
Canandaigua Police have arrested a Clifton Springs man for allegedly raping a "physically helpless" sleeping woman   earlier this month at a home on Camelot Square. They say the victim had t...read more
The New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva will soon be the site of Cornell University's Institute for Food Safety. The research and training facility will be built with a $2 milli...read more
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 130 PM UPDATE:  People from all parts of Canandaigua were calling 9-1-1 this morning around 7 when they were waking up to the very strong smell of natural gas in the air. Fire Chief Mark M...read more
A Farmington teenager was arrested Monday for allegedly pushing another teen to the ground and choking him around the neck.  Sheriff's Deputies have charged 16 year-old Timothy Howard with Crimin...read more
Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack feels its playing against a stacked deck now that the Lago Resort and Casino has been awarded a gaming license to open a Las Vegas-style casino in Seneca County. ...read more
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The Monday morning numbers show the Canandaigua Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign is at 80% of this year's 100-thousand dollar goal. Bell ringers will be staffing kettles until Christmas Eve. Envoy...read more
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The Canandaigua Fire Department had a crew on standby just before 11 this morning as a small single engine plane declared an emergency and decided to put down at the Canandaigua Airport. Captain Sam...read more
A 34 year old Steuben County man has pleaded guilty to 5 charges, including two felonies, in connection with a pair of daytime burglaries he committed this spring in Ontario County.  Shannon Mast...read more
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Unless the playing field is leveled, officials at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack fear they will have to cease operations, leading to the loss of hundreds of Ontario County jobs. They say the prop...read more
Registration for the spring semester at Finger Lakes Community College is underway with opportunities to sign up for classes at four locations. New full and part-time students pursuing a degree sho...read more
It was kind of like bumper cars, but it was for real - on Friday morning outside of Canandaigua when a car heading north on Freshour Road failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of County ...read more
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The Geneva Town Board has amended a controversial proposal contained in the new Comprehensive plan. A good number of people have come out objecting to the concept of a 6.5 mile green way from Snell ...read more
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    Plans for a 30 room inn at  Bristol Mt. are on firmer ground now that they have won  534-thousand dollars as part of the state's Regional Economic Development Council award...read more
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Fewer races are likely next year at Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track in Farmington . They sent word this afternoon that they are  applying with  the State Gaming Commission for a reduced s...read more
The Ontario County Board of Supervisors has voted to bring the Dental Network Card Program to Ontario County.   The County's Public Health Director, Mary Beer, says the program's objective i...read more
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    The un-Christmas like weather hasn't hurt the Geneva Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign. Lt. Luis Martinez tells us they have reach 63% of this years 60-thousand dollar goal and th...read more
Iberdrola USA- the parent company of NYSEG and RG&E has a new dance partner . The company has closed on it's merger with UIL Holdings Corporation to form a new diversified energy and utility compa...read more
Green light. Green light. Green light. Geneva School District voters overwhelmingly approved all three elements of a Capitol project that will mean more for school building renovations and upgrades to...read more
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  There is one more thing to add to your holiday checklist. The Red Cross wants you to consider donating blood or platelets this holiday season. Spokesperson Cara Noble says they don't want to...read more
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  The Geneva School District goes "old" old school to tabulate the capitol project votes at the end of the night tonight. District spokesperson Heather Swanson says they are caught the middle ...read more
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    All that ribbon, all those boxes, all that wrapping paper. It's got to go somewhere and someone has to get it there. The City of Canandaigua has announced plans to double up on recyc...read more
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    Geneva School District voters today say yes or no to 3 ballot issues that would allow the District to spend millions for upgrades and expansion. Prop 1 sets aside 12.9 million  ...read more
A fugitive wanted for a vicious attack at the Geneva Courtyard Apartments  19 months ago is finally back in Ontario County to stand justice. 53 year old Robert Lewis of Geneva had been sought sin...read more
The next two phases of the Geneva lakefront Access Improvement Project, which begins next week, will mean some inconvenience for pedestrians and cyclists, but construction signs will help guide the pu...read more
  Three men wanted by the U.S. Secret Service for using cloned credit cards to make purchases in three states, including New York were arrested by State Police on Saturday after the suspects had...read more
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A case of pertussis, more commonly called whooping cough, at the Canandaigua Middle School has raised awareness about the nasty virus.  Kate Ott is a Registered Nurse and the Public Information ...read more
State Police on Saturday arrested 3 men from Miami at a Rochester Walmart.  They were wanted for using cloned credit cards to purchase gift cards in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. ...read more
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RTS Ontario, the public bus company will hold a pair of public information meetings Tuesday, one in Canandaigua and the other in Geneva. Company spokesman Tom Brede says it's always good to go out and...read more
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Millions of dollars are involved as Geneva School District voters head to the polls next Wednesday to decide on a capital project that earmarks $12.9 million for buildings and grounds and  $16.2 ...read more
A telephone scam in Ontario County has prompted an investigation by the sheriff's office who is warning the public not to give out personal information over the phone.  The scam has three bogus...read more
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A Shortsville woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly obtaining hundreds of pain pills fraudulently. Canandaigua Police say 36 year old Jennifer Unger of Shortsville pretended to be a nurse practiti...read more
The Geneva Police Department Drug Enforcement unit has been on the move over the last couple of days, making two arrests that were the result of a six month long investigation into the sale of crack c...read more
A Naples teenager was arrested early Thursday morning after he allegedly rolled his car over while driving drunk and left the scene of the accident.  Sheriff's Deputies say 17 year-old Blaine Sta...read more
An Ontario County man allegedly violating an Order of Protection was arrested by Sheriff's Deputies when he pulled into his residence on East Hall Road in Canandaigua, Wednesday night.  Deputies ...read more
A young woman who allegedly struck an officer in the head while fleeing Sheriff's Deputies was arrested at Eastview Mall, Thursday night, and now faces multiple charges.   Sheriff's Deputies...read more
A Canandaigua man is accused of striking a kid multiple times with a belt. Police say Ricardo Boyce was arrested Tuesday and charged with second degree assault. 56-year-old Boyce is accused of hitting...read more
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    The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development  Council has a half a billion dollars to spend over the next five years as winners of the new  Upstate Revitalization Initiat...read more
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        Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts this week joined several other New York Sheriff's in encouraging licensed gun owners to carry their weapons any time they choose. This ...read more
The homeowner's dogs were behaving strangely and it was apparent that someone had tampered with an exterior motion light.  The homeowner became concerned since it was past midnight on Tuesday, so...read more
A Canandaigua man, who led Deputies on a high speed pursuit through three towns in Ontario County before losing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree in Steuben County early Sunday morning is faci...read more
The two University of Rochester students who were kidnapped this weekend were brutally beaten with fists and clubs and " terrorized repeatedly" while their captors demanded money.   Ani Okek...read more
A 23 year-old Ontario County woman is listed in satisfactory condition at Strong Memorial after her car struck a tree, Tuesday night, on County Road 46 in the Town of Hopewell.  Sheriff's Deputie...read more
A Rushville man was able to free himself from a large tree that had rolled on his leg, Tuesday afternoon, while working on private property.   Sheriff's Deputies say 61 year-old Patrick Dev...read more
A homeless man is facing charges that he stole materials from construction sites in Ontario and Monroe Counties;  allegedly making off with appliances and building materials.   37 year-...read more
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Local leaders will hold a news conference Thursday in Canandaigua to call on the state to do more to help repair crumbling infrastructure upstate. Assemblyman Bob Oaks says while the state is spending...read more
A group of students from Alfred State College will present their ideas for the future of Geneva at a forum tomorrow afternoon. It will be from 4-6PM at the Neighborhood Resource Center at 430 Exchange...read more
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Geneva School District voters go to the polls December 16th to decide on a three-part 42 million dollar capital project. Proposition One would cover an expansion at North Street School. Superintendent...read more
A Geneva man was arrested by Waterloo Police, Monday, for allegedly entering a residence in the Village of Waterloo, illegally, in May of this year and then damaging property once inside the home.&nb...read more
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If you are putting up the tree this weekend double check those light strands. NYSEG spokesman Clay Ellis says you don't want to put up a string of lights with a broken bulb or a frayed cord.  ...read more
The Ontario County Office of Sheriff, 911 Center is pleased to announce the ability to send a text message to 9-1-1 as an integrated service to our robust 9-1-1 network and equipment.  Texting ...read more
A Clifton Springs woman wanted on a parole violation in Georgia was taken into custody on Friday afternoon and charged with petit larceny for allegedly stealing merchandise from Walmart in Canandaig...read more
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Lots of folks will be getting around to putting up Christmas decorations this weekend. For outside displays and decorations NYSEG and RG&E want you to remember to Look Up and Look Out.  Utili...read more
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In Canandaigua they have been ringing the bells for nearly a month.  Salvation Army Envoy Jim Brennan says Red Kettle Campaign volounteers  have had to work extra hard this year because it j...read more
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        The City of Geneva and the new community group "Tools for Social Change" announce that two more, "Big Talk In the Little City"  gatherings have been set to get p...read more
State Police used DNA evidence left at the scene of a crime in May of 2011 to arrest a suspect Wednesday and charge him with Burglary Second, a class C felony.  Troopers arrested 37 year-old Aar...read more
A case of influenza in Ontario County, confirmed in a sample sent the state lab in Albany, has officially triggered the start of this year's flu season in the Finger Lakes.  The fact that the fl...read more
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The top to bottom 15-million dollar renovation at the historic Spa Apartments in Clifton Springs will be finished in a couple of weeks. 109 residential units got a complete makeover with new kitchens ...read more
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The Canandaigua City Council is scheduled to take a final vote tonight on the city's 2016 Budget. General fund spending for the year ahead is pegged at a bit over 13.5 million dollars, with a property...read more
A few fearful moments out side the Roseland Bowl in Canandaigua last night. Deputies were called out when a man was reportedly seen waving a gun and threatening people. When they got there, they found...read more
  Governor Cuomohas announced the designation of 11 new Brownfield Opportunity Areas in communities across New York State. This includes a 430-acre area on the north side of Geneva.  A new...read more
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Geneva Night Out this Friday night takes on a holiday feel. City Communications and Marketing Director Julie Anderson Coleman says downtown will sparkle and shine and you'll find plenty to do.  ...read more
Before the heavy snow hits this winter, Geneva City Manager Matt Horn has called on the Director of Public Works to develop a plan to prevent snow banks from piling up downtown and causing disruption...read more
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  A mild, dry November has helped contractors stay on pace with construction of that new 28 million dollar FedEx Distribution Center going up on Collett Road in the Town of Farmington. Code En...read more
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Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni tells Finger Lakes News Radio they currently have more than 50 people interested in becoming the next City Manager. A screening committee will look over resumes and bo...read more
  In the 2011 hit "You And Tequila," Country superstar Kenny Chesney opens singing, "Baby here I am again." Guess what, he'll say that at CMAC again next summer as his Kenny Chesney Spread the...read more
The Canandaigua City Council is expected to name John Goodwin Acting City Manager when they meet Thursday night. Current City Manager David Forrest resigned this fall, effective December 31st. Goodwin...read more
A Town of Manchester man is jailed after a fight at a Route 21 trailer park Monday night. 34 year old Nicholas Kellar is accused of punching the victim in the head several times causing bleeding, swel...read more
Geneva Police didn't have to leave their building to make a drug arrest. 26 year old Dakota McKoy of Newark had just appeared in City Court Monday morning on a September drug possession charge when ...read more
There's a new pest in the Finger Lakes and while its size is quite diminutive, its capacity for killing hemlock trees is known far and wide.  The pesky little varmint known as the Hemlock Woolly ...read more
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The Ontario County Sheriff's office is launching a campaign to let people know that you can now text the 911 Center. Undersheriff Dave Tillman tells us there are many times when people can't speak u...read more
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) is encouraging the community to participate in two programs dedicated to showing kindness and gratitude to veterans and military personnel du...read more
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  There are a couple of interesting wrinkles you need to know about concerng the Geneva School District's Special Referendum scheduled for December the 16th. Proposition one allows the school ...read more
Fire ripped through a home on Thanksgiving leaving a family of four homeless in the Ontario County town of Canadice. The house at 6235 Old Bald Hill Road South was destroyed by flames that took abou...read more
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  Keep your wits about you. Ontario County Undersheriff Dave Tillman says you have to protect yourself and your stuff when out holiday shopping. [audio:112715120525-TILLMANshopsaFETY1.mp3] [...read more
Talk about a bad guest. A 27 year old homeless man who was staying with someone at their house in Phelps on Tuesday is now accused of stealing 2-thousand dollars worth of jewelry and other items from ...read more
A discarded cigarette is blamed for causing a fire that damaged a home at 255 Lyons Road (State Route 14) in Geneva about 8:40 P.M. Thursday night.  Sheriff's Deputies say a lit cigarette wa...read more
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As Helen Garlick leaves her job as Geneva Town Tax Collector, starting Tuesday the Town Clerk's office will be the place to make your payments. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says they are considering el...read more
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  Rich or poor, young or old, it makes no difference to her, all will be welcomed at Patty's Place on Main Street in Canandaigua, where they are serving up a free Thanksgiving dinner for anyon...read more
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The Ontario County Sheriff's office is set for Black Friday and the hordes of shoppers that will be trekking into Eastview Mall over the three or so weeks. Undersheriff Dave Tillman says they sit do...read more
Tuesday night, Canandaigua Police arrested 20 year old Marcus St. Denis on a charge of Sex Abuse in the first degree. He allegedly forced himself on a 15 year old girl. He is being held in the Ontario...read more
State Police clocked a Canandaigua motorist at 107 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone on State Route 444 in Victor, Saturday afternoon.  The driver of the vehicle, 55 year-old John Vantroost, was ...read more
A happy ending in the case of a missing Ontario County teenager, who was the subject of an intensive search with heightened urgency last night due to the fact that he suffers from seizures and had no...read more
Finger Lakes Health is proud to announce that Maureen Loyal, DPT, has been named the new Director of Rehabilitation. Loyal most recently was Administrative Director of Rehabilitation Services at Nort...read more
Can you call something built in 1971, a land mark?   For a couple of generations of Genevans, the former McDonald's at 462 Hamilton Street could certainly be considered one.   Photos...read more
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  The posters read "Be part of the talk. Be part of the change." The Geneva Neighborhood Initiatives Office is  collaborating with the new citizen group "Tools for Social Change" for a se...read more
An Ontario County woman remains in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital after her husband allegedly ran her down in the driveway of the couple's home at 3 Buck Thorn Run in Victor, last Thurs...read more
A Farmington teenager survived a two-vehicle crash in New Hampshire that claimed the life of two people on Saturday night.  According to New Hampshire State Police, 18 year-old Liam Flaherty was ...read more
The Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) has requested that State Health Commissioner, Dr. Howard Zucker,  take an active role in notifying at risk populations about the dangers of Seneca ...read more
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The operations crew at Bristol Mt. had a late night and early morning as they turned on the snow guns for the first time this season. Marketing Director Drew Broderick tells us the right conditions ...read more
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Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti is still talking with a company that is able to bring affordable high speed internet to everyone in town. There are areas where bringing Time Warner or Verizon wou...read more
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Its been just about 4 months since ground was broken for Phase 1 of the Pinnace North mixed used development on Canandaigua Lake. Land is leveled, environmental clean up nearly done, foundations lai...read more
City officials and business owners are working out the kinks in a plan to install surveillance cameras in downtown Canandaigua. The city wants to keep an eye on the streets and are willing to spend ...read more
Fire damaged a beauty salon on County Road 50 in Hopewell shortly after 8 p.m., Friday night. Sheriff's Deputies say a passerby noticed flames coming out of Beryl Ann's Salon and called 9-1-1. The f...read more
The Canandaigua Fire Department says the cause of the fire at a four-unit apartment house on Bristol Street early Sunday morning was smoking in bed. Sometime before 5 a.m., a tenant in a first-floor a...read more
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FLCC Geneva Center Administrator John Cromartie is looking at two big days in his January day Planner, the 4th and the 25th. On the 4th, staff moves into the new complex on Pulteney Street. The 25th...read more
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A proposal in the Town of Geneva's new comprehensive plan to build a greenway, which is a series of biking and walking paths, has caused a bit of a stir. People along the suggested 6.5 mile route runn...read more
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It's the last big part of the domino project at the Ontario County Courthouse and County Annex in Canandaigua. County Public Works Commissioner Bill Wright tells us final designs are being reviewed ...read more
Casino Free Tyre has gone back to court asking that the work on the Lago Resort and Casino be stopped.   On Monday this week, attorneys for Casino Free Tyre filed a 48-page request for a pr...read more
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  The three and a half million dollar Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture Center on Pre-emption Road in Geneva hasn't been open quite a year yet and already contractors are back to repl...read more
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  Between now and December 4th, you have a chance to fill out an on-line survey that will help Finger Lakes Community College's Presidential Search Committee as they hunt for a new school leader...read more
A Canandaigua man, 30 year old Merle Bush the 3rd, has been charged with first degree rape and first degree criminal sex act by Canandaigua City Police. He is alleged to have forced himself on the sam...read more
A squirrel's life was spared, Wednesday morning, but two people were injured when their car swerved off the road to avoid the animal and struck a mailbox and a pipe culvert before coming to rest.&nb...read more
It must be a sign of the times.  24 year-old Nicholas Roof of Seneca Falls was taken to Ontario County Jail early Wednesday morning for allegedly stealing about a dollar's worth of loose change f...read more
A 56 year-old man allegedly used a .380 caliber pistol to make his point during a verbal dispute with another man on Wednesday afternoon in Victor.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Mark G...read more
A Canandaigua man will spend five years in prison, after agreeing to a plea deal in connection with the murder of a 26 year-old Texas woman, last June.  22 year-old Brandon Hampton was arrested i...read more
No one was hurt this morning when a Geneva City School bus (bus 49) was rear ended on North Main Street. The bus was transporting middle and high school students to the Carter Road complex. Students a...read more
Property taxes and water and sewer rates are expected to go up next year in Canandaigua if the 2016 budget proposal is passed as is. City Manager Dave Forrest says they will hold the line on general...read more
Canandaigua Police arrested an unwanted visitor over the weekend. Saturday night, police say 27 year old Joshua Daniel of Canandaigua entered the screen porch of a home on Charlotte street and then br...read more
A 16 year-old Geneva boy was arrested Tuesday for allegedly beating up his mother and stepfather causing injuries that sent both of them to the hospital for treatment.  Police arrived at an Excha...read more
A Canandaigua man is awaiting arraignment in Ontario County Jail after being arrested for stalking a woman, blocking in the vehicle she was driving, and attempting to enter her car.  25 year-old ...read more
Opponents of the Lago Resort & Casino converged on the state's Legislative Office Building in Albany at noon today in a continuing effort to convince the State Gaming Commission to reject the de...read more
Ontario County Judge William Kocher ruled in favor of a prosecution motion to unseal the trial records in the Charlie Tan murder case.  Kocher's written decision was issued Monday and will permit...read more
The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct has censured a Manchester Town Justice for his handling of two eviction cases in 2012 and 2013. According to the disciplinary board, Town Court Just...read more
An apparent act of road rage erupted when a Canandaigua man allegedly used a baseball bat to attack another man at a busy intersection in Canandaigua, Thursday afternoon.  Ontario County Sheriff'...read more
A Palmyra man is facing criminal charges for allegedly damaging a video gaming machine, Thursday night.   Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 70 year-old William Pittinaro poured a beverag...read more
State Senator Michael Nozzolio might just be the most farm-friendly lawmaker in the state.  Ever since his election to the Senate, Nozzolio has received the New York State Farm Bureau's annual ...read more
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Work crews have made good progress in the months since ground was broken in mid-July for Phase 1 of Canandaigua's multi-million dollar Pinnacle North project on the lakefront. Jennifer Miglioratti w...read more
  The former Farmington Wade's Market opened as a Tops Wednesday and they have already had their first shoplifter. 33 year old James Scott of Rochester allegedly carted out seven 12-packs of sod...read more
845 AM 11-12-2015                    A Canandaigua woman was hurt Wednesday afternoon in a freak car acciden...read more
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  They don't know how to sell themselves in a job interview. Ontario County Veterans Service Agency Director Jeremy Marshall says returning veterans many times have some difficulties in identi...read more
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After a long afternoon of vote counting, Geneva Mayor Ron Alcock has won a second four-year term by 14 votes. The final unofficial count is Alcock 1299, Jackie Augustine 1285. We asked Alcock if he is...read more
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Geneva School District voters head to the polls in five weeks to say yes or no to a bit more than 29 million dollars in capital improvement spending. 16.2 million dollars would be earmarked for athl...read more
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  It's the first real holiday party of the year. The 21st annual Light Up Geneva auction is Thursday night at Rylie J's downtown. Amanda Airth with the Downtown Geneva Business Improvement Dis...read more
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  The Comprehensive Plan steering committee for the City of Geneva is holding a public information meeting Thursday night atsix6 at the Sons of Italy Hall. Neighborhood Initiatives Director Sage...read more
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  They still haven't gotten enough money committee to get started. The Geneva Housing Authority will seek more state grant funding to help them with plans to transformed the former St. Francis...read more
A Canandaigua man who reported that someone broke into his apartment and stole his computer has been arrested for making the story up.  Sheriff's Deputies say 25 year-old Jonathan Alger contacted...read more
It has taken five plus years for the Finger Lakes Community Development Corporation and Geneva Housing Authority to get together enough money to start construction on a 48 unit low-income housing co...read more
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After a couple years absence, the Geneva Rotary Club's Santa Train will be chugging down the tracks again for five trips Saturday December 12th. The Rotary's Lisa Toole says Mr. and Mrs. Claus will ...read more
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  Money will be set aside to beef up security in all four Geneva schools if voters approve a 12.9 million dollar resolution for building additions and upgrades. Superintendent Trina Newton say...read more
If you're driving by the Geneva Events Center on Seneca Lake today, don't worry, there is not an ongoing police investigatiion. There is a heavy State Police presence. State police are taking advanta...read more
Just weeks after his murder trial ended in a hung jury,  accused killer Charlie Tan is a free man after the judge dismissed all charges in the case.  Newly elected to a 14 year term on the S...read more
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UPDATE 9 AM 11-05-2015: Geneva Police confirm they have arrested a fourth person wanted in a armed hold up at a house on Hamilton Street early Tuesday morning. They picked up 23 year old Cardell Singl...read more
A Geneva man was arrested on Sunday night and charged with forcibly raping a 21 year-old woman. Sheriff's deputies say 53 year-old Donald Hunt allegedly forced the woman to have sex with him at a loca...read more
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    Come January, Geneva will have 3 new City Council members. Mark Gramling and Gordie Eddington won at-large seats and Angelina Marino won in Ward 1. Geneva City Manager Matt Horn says s...read more
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Some history was made on election night as 41 year old Geneva native Mark Gramling won an At-Large seat on the City Council. When he gets sworn in January, he'll be the first ever African-American o...read more
There is still a lot of work ahead for the Ontario County Board of Elections as they settle who won the Geneva Mayor's race. Right now, Jackie Augustine leads Mayor Ron Alcock by 12 votes, 1213-1201. ...read more
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Mayoral challenger - Democrat Jackie Augustine is holding a razor's edge lead over incumbent, Republican Mayor Ron Alcock.  With all 12 precinents counted: Augustine: 1213 Alcock 1201 The abse...read more
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It's taken 5 plus years for the Finger Lakes Community Development Corporation and Geneva Housing Authority to get together enough money to start construction on a 48 unit low-income housing complex...read more
We got an alert from Hobart and William Smith Colleges just before noon today that Geneva Police got a call around 12:15 this morning from a student living in an off-campus house on Hamilton Street ab...read more
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  Geneva Night Out, downtown's First Friday of the month celebration adds a new element Friday night. The Boys and Girls Club will be hosting a Kid's night for Kindergarteners through 6th grad...read more
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Geneva voters aren't done yet. On December 16th, the School District is holding a special referendum on a trio of propositions seeking funding for upgrades at Loman Field, the High School Gym and ea...read more
Forget the fact he is a rookie in the NFL.  Forget that he just a year ago was playing D3 football in Geneva, New York. Hobart graduate and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Guard Ali Marpet this week recei...read more
A Geneva woman was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly stealing merchandise valued at $1755.99 from Kohl's Department Store in Victor.  Sheriff's Deputies charged 30 year-old Patricia Smith w...read more
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A search committee has been named and a consultant hired as Finger Lakes Community College looks for a successor to retiring school President Dr. Barbara Risser. College spokesperson Lenore Friend tel...read more
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  Ward 1 Geneva City Council Candidate Angelina Marino says people in the South Main Street, Hobart and William Smith and south side neighborhoods have a number of safety and security issues w...read more
State Police at Troop E headquarters in Canandaigua remind people who have seasonal homes in the Finger Lakes that they can take part in the State Police Posted Property Program. Troopers can check on...read more
For the fourth time in the past decade, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a...read more
A Bloomfield man landed in jail early this morning when a fight broke out after a Halloween Party in the Town of East Bloomfield.  Sheriff's Deputies arrested 45 year-old Thomas Pechler for Assau...read more
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office completed its 7th Citizens Police Academy on Thursday. A total of 23 people graduated from the 8 week course that met once a week for three hours.  Those who a...read more
A 32 year-old man who swerved to avoid hitting a deer while traveling west on Gambee Road in Geneva, early Sunday morning, lost control of his vehicle;  it went off the road and rolled over. ...read more
 An Ontario County man was quite possibly overcome by the spirit of Halloween mischievousness, early Saturday morning.  Sheriff's Deputies say 24 year-old Seth Shafer allegedly pulled a mail...read more
The Finger Lakes Community College Presidential Search Committee, an advisory group to the FLCC Board of Trustees, has launched the process to find a successor to retiring President Barbara Risser.Tru...read more
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If you're a parent or the guardian of a small child, you'll want to listen to this Halloween safety message in its entirety from former Seneca Falls Police Chief Fred Capozzi.  Capozzi was inte...read more
An 84 year-old Victor woman involved in a two car collision on Thursday morning has died of injuries sustained in that accident.  The woman identified as Delphine Foreman was westbond on Gillis R...read more
Wegmans -- voted the nation's most popular supermarket chain - will receive organic certification for its orchard in Canandaigua in July of next year.  The Wegmans Organic Farm began production e...read more
A Clifton Springs man was arrested Friday morning for allegedly entering a home in Manchester, uninvited, causing alarm to the person who was living there.  The woman awakened to find 45 year-o...read more
A Clifton Springs man was arrested on a bench warrant Friday night at the Canandaigua Walmart for failing to appear in court on a third-degree assault charge.  Deputies say 25 year-old Christop...read more
A Geneva woman was injured Friday night when her vehicle struck a deer on County Road 5 just South of Lake to Lake Road in the Town of Seneca.  Deputies say 21 year-old Cara Sutton was southbound...read more
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  There are about 60 acres worth of land there. Everybody has their own ideas about lakefront development in Geneva, everything from do nothing at all to building condos, apartments, shopping ...read more
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  Students and staff at Canandaigua Academy can sign it today, the public starting tomorrow. A large memorial banner has been made to remember 18 year old Courtney Wagner of Canandaigu,a who d...read more
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Backers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Classical Charter School threw in the towel this week, recognizing the fact that they could not get enough people to say in writing that the would send t...read more
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Ward 5 Geneva City Councilor Jason Hagerman is seeking a fresh four year term on Election Day next week. Like many of the Council candidates, he has given a great deal of thought to lakefront develo...read more
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  Bristol Mt. has been awash in eye popping colors as the leaves change this fall. Today they got a special splash of color. After a storm passed over the high country staff snapped pictures o...read more
  Score another drug takedown for Geneva Police, the second one this week. Wednesday afternoon, they arrested 26 year Michael Harrington of Geneva during a traffic stop at Lakefront Drive and ...read more
Funeral services for Courtney Wagner, the Canandaigua Academy graduate, will be held Thursday November 5 and Friday November 6 at the Keenan Funeral Home in Fairport with calling hours from 3 p.m. to ...read more
FLCC will host the Rochester Academy of Science's 42nd annual Scientific Paper Session on Saturday, November 7.  Noted scientists and aspiring local scientists will share their research with one ...read more
  Backers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School are giving up for now. In an e-mail to the media and supporters school founder Donna Bennett says "It is with deep regret that we ...read more
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  Geneva Police and State Parole officers went to a Genesee Street apartment Tuesday morning to arrest 35 year old Shannon Praylor on a suspected parole violation: dealing drugs. Police Lieute...read more
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Earlier this month, the Town of Geneva approved a 73 page comprehensive plan which will help guide growth and development over the ten years. So now what? Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says a town hall ...read more
An elderly Geneva man, accidentally knocked off his tractor and run over by its rear tires, is listed in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital this morning, with possible internal injuries. ...read more
Two women sustained injuries when fire destroyed one home and heavily damaged another in Victor Tuesday afternoon.  Police and Fire units received a report of a house fire and responded to the Ca...read more
At 5:30 pm, Monday night, with her family by her side, Courtney Wagner ended her four year battle with cancer.  Courtney's mother, Jamie Wagner wrote on Facebook: "She died as gracefully and as g...read more
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  M&Ms, 3 Musketeers and Dots had already been invented, but you'd have to wait a year to get a Mounds or Bazooka Joe bubble gum. It's Halloween 1946 and the kids of Geneva were invited to...read more
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  41 year old Geneva native Mark Gramling is seeking one of the two Geneva City Council At Large seats in next Tuesday's city election. The Democrat is facing off against Republicans Tony DiCo...read more
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The American Red Cross is introducing a new online service for blood donors called Rapid Pass. It lets you fill out the health questionnaire before you drive over to a blood drive or donation center...read more
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    This is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and public health departments around the country are getting the word out that people should have one and two year olds tested. Ontari...read more
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We are just days away from the 21st annual Light Up Geneva Auction. Amanda Airth with the Downtown Geneva Business Improvement District says the auction funds all the holiday lights and decorations yo...read more
The City of Canandaigua has gotten back a couple of business proposals for the Muar House on the Canandaigua Lake just east of Kershaw park. The current cafe operator there is letting his lease expire...read more
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48 year old Jim Meaney is jumping into local politics. The independent Geneva First candidate for the Ward 6 City Council seat was a guest on the Finger Lakes Morning News today. He has lived in the...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies had to gain access through the driver's side window in order to wake up a man who had passed out at the wheel, Saturday night, with his 16 month old son inside the ve...read more
Fire damaged an attic at a residence on Route 5 in Geneva, Saturday night, and the home's onwer 45 year-old Curt Shuttleworth was able to douse the flames before it could spread to the rest of the hou...read more
    A 24 year-old man is being held in the Ontario County Jail following his arrest for the alleged theft of a television from his mother's home in Phelps.  Deputies say Craig Pollo...read more
A former resident of Ontario County is facing charges that she cheated Social Services in order to obtain child care and food stamp benefits amounting to $18,279.20.  Sheriff's Deputies say 29 ye...read more
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Students at Geneva High School and Hobart and William Smith Colleges host the annual Festival of Nations tomorrow. Chair Nikki Kersbergen, who teaches English at Geneva High, says the event provides t...read more
An electrical outlet malfunctioned and started spewing out smoke at the Geneva Walmart Friday afternoon, prompting fire officials to order the evacuation of the building. The investigation revealed th...read more
Wade's Market Center on Route 96 in Farmington will close its doors tomorrow, after 47 years in that location and the prospects for reopening in a new location are not good. Back in April, the Cheney ...read more
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Republicans are running in eight of the nine Geneva City Council races on a five-point platform. One of the planks is economic development. Ward 2 Councilor Paul D'Amico is seeking re-election. He say...read more
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Republican At-Large Geneva City Councilor Tony DiCostanzo is seeking a second term. He says he would like to see unoccupied houses returned to the tax rolls. [audio:10221590651-DiCostanzohousing.mp3]...read more
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The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its first Women in Business reception tonight at Ventosa Vineyards. 11 women will be honored in business, education and public service categories. The event i...read more
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Hobart Athletic Hall of Famer Jim Calder has co-written a book on the history of womens' lacrosse. "Women Play Lacrosse: The History of the International Field Game" chronicles the history of the wome...read more
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Tonight at the Smith Opera House, there will be a film screening and panel discussion. Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes Domestic Violence Pro...read more
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Geneva's candidates for Mayor have differing views on the nearly 2 year old Lakefront Event Center. Both Republican Mayor Ron Alcock and Democrat City Councilor Jackie Augustine see the building as ...read more
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For years it's been called Liberty Commons. Today there is a new name and a new owner. Finger Lakes Health has purchased the property on Pre-Emption Road in Geneva where they already have an Urgent ...read more
The League of Women Voters of Geneva is pleased to announce the launch of Vote411.org, an electronic voter guide, for local county, town, and city races in the General Election.  Candidate infor...read more
For 24 year-old Matthew Kellison of Rochester it was good to be out of jail, but the feeling didn't last too long.  Just moments after his release on Monday from Livingston County Jail, Kellison ...read more
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  The City Of Canandaigua is going solar. They have gotten an 853-thousand dollar grant from NYSERDA to erect a 2.5 megawatt solar array on the site of the city’s former transfer station o...read more
Don't be surprised if you start to see some heavy equipment in the area of Bristol and West Street northwest of Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua. Work is slated to start soon on the Cottages at Canand...read more
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Republican Ron Alcock is seeking a second term is Mayor of Geneva. On the Finger Lakes Morning News Monday, he said he favors what he calls "sensible development" of the Geneva lakefront. He doesn't f...read more
A Victor man was allegedly operating a full-scale marijuana production facility right inside of his home and now, he's behind bars.   Sheriff's Deputies got a tip and executed a search warr...read more
Two men allegedly trying to break into a house on Madison Avenue in Geneva Friday morning were interrupted by the home's occupants and ran off in the direction of the Hobart and William Smith campus. ...read more
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Looks like they will be ready for students in January. Ontario County Planning Director Tom Harvey tells Finger Lakes News Radio the new Finger Lakes Community College Geneva Center on Pulteney Stre...read more
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Downtown Geneva has hosted Geneva Night Out on the first Friday of the month for a couple of years now. In November, something new, Kids Night Out at the Geneva Community Center. City Recreation Dir...read more
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How about this type of exposure for the Finger Lakes. The Food Network's website has uploaded a series of photos with corresponding information on places to eat and drink when visiting the Finger Lake...read more
How will the new new Lakeshore Amphitheater outside of Syracuse compete with CMAC-the Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center in Ontario County? CMAC has used different concert promo...read more
It took Geneva Police Narcotics officers five months to develop the case against two Geneva roommates who have allegedly been selling crack cocaine and other drugs out of their Hallenback Avenue Apart...read more
Early Tuesday morning, 30 year old Peter Garlock of Bloomfield reportedly led Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies on a high speed chase after they tried to stop him for speeding in Honeoye. When Garlock...read more
For the second time this month, an elected official has resigned from office in Victor. According to the Daily Messenger, Councilman Carl Herke told the Victor Town Board at its Tuesday meeting that h...read more
The Hobart and William Smith Campus Safety Office put out an alert today saying that three rooms at Geneva Hall were burglarized during fall break. One room was unlocked. Two were locked. No signs of ...read more
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The Canandaigua Police Department continues to investigate a report of shots being fired during the course of an early Sunday morning disturbance in the parking lot of V-Pub on South Main Street. Cana...read more
A 31 year old Farmington man was jailed overnight after he allegedly went into a Center Street home and threatened to cut off the head of a man who was there. The Ontario County Sheriff's office says ...read more
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  An alleged drug dealer from Newark was busted during a traffic stop on North Street in Geneva Tuesday evening. The Geneva Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit had been following the activ...read more
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Family and friends wept openly this afternoon as they spoke at the sentencing of 48 year old Todd Maddox, who pled guilty last week to charges that come from the crash he caused last December that k...read more
  A man and a woman from Canandaigua decided Saturday was a nice day for a road trip to Avon. They should have stayed home. A Livingston County Deputy stopped 58 year old Maureen Washburn when...read more
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    The Red Kettles are coming out of storage. The hand bells are being dusted off. The Canandaigua Salvation Army is already soliciting for   volunteer bell ringers. Envoy Jim...read more
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State Senator Mike Nozzolio and Cornell University host a day long Food Processors Summit Wednesday at the NY State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. Nozzolio wants to hear from various group...read more
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You don't want to hand out a fistful of candy that will leave some trick or treater wheezin' and sneezin.' Wegmans has posted a list of candies they have checked over for gluten or major allergens l...read more
  Cost estimates haven't been released yet, designs and the scope of the work haven't been made public yet and a date for a public vote hasn't been announced. But there are signs that the Gene...read more
A Syracuse man remains in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Route 64 and Route 20A in Bristol. Sheriff's...read more
A six-month old beagle puppy was rescued from the inside of a locked vehicle in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Canandaigua, Monday afternoon, where temperatures were hovering between 114 and 118 degree...read more
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It will help determine Geneva's direction for the coming decade. You have until the end of the day Tuesday to fill out an online survey seeking public input on a new city comprehensive plan that is be...read more
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    The Geneva Town Board holds a public hearing Tuesday night on the town's proposed 2016 budget. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti is happy with the $2.13 million dollar spending plan which ...read more
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Public Health Departments around the country are urging people to get their flu shots. There is an abundant supply out there, according to Ontario County Public Nurse Sue McNear. As in years past, w...read more
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Think of it as a suggestion box for the City. Geneva has had a program for the last couple of years called the Civic Innovation Hub. It's where people step forward with an idea, talk with the city and...read more
An historic swearing-in ceremony on Friday at the Ontario County Courthouse when Mary Krause took the oath of office as the first female administrator in the county's history. Krause, the county's for...read more
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The Canandaigua VA Medical Center will host a Town Hall Meeting on Monday the 26th and they want to give people plenty of advanced notice about it. They are looking for feedback from Veterans, famil...read more
Residents of South Bristol will gather this afternoon at 5:30 for an event they've titled "Keeping it Rural," a discussion of the town's Comprehensive Plan and ways to bolster the plan's environment...read more
Sheriff's Deputies didn't have to go far to arrest 33 year-old Francis Cermak of Clifton Springs on Friday afternoon. Cermak was already behind bars at the Ontario County Jail when he was charged with...read more
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  They fight to fill empty bellies and bring a little hope. On the next two Thursdays, Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes will be hosting soup and bread dinners in support of the 9th annua...read more
  Geneva Police have made their first arrest in connection with a string of residential burglaries that have taken place in recent weeks. Police took 16 year old Derrick Watson into custody Th...read more
A Farmington woman with five current suspensions on her driver's license was arrested, early Thursday morning, by Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies.  32 year-old Lauri Ray had allegedly switched ...read more
Cornell University President, Elizabeth Garrett, toured the university's Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, this week, and gave the campus high marks for its ground-breaking achievements in fo...read more
A 38-year-old Victor man is listed in guarded condition at Strong this afternoon following a car- bicycle accident on Route 332 and Farmbrook Drive in the Town of Farmington around 8:15 last night. St...read more
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Fall colors have started to explode across the Finger Lakes and the Ontario County Historical Society is getting in on the action. Executive Director Ed Varno  says they are promoting a new 12 st...read more
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  After balking at a plea deal for nearly a year, 48 year old Todd Maddox pled guilty Tuesday to seven counts including aggravated vehicular homicide for the accident that killed 45-year-old J...read more
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Flu shots are available in more places than ever before, including your corner drug store. However, before you pack up the whole family and go to the store, Ontario County Public Health Nurse Sue Mc...read more
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  Geneva City Manager Matt Horn says the city is reviewing a number of suggestions from the public on how they can improve on the parklets that popped up downtown this spring and summer.  ...read more
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It's the best day of the year if you are a Geneva 3rd grader. Not only to you get to miss some classes Thursday, the Geneva Fire Department brings the fire trailer to your school and you get to do a...read more
A 58 year old Rochester man was arrested by Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies Tuesday afternoon following an investigation into allegations that he had sexual contact with a child at least twice at a ...read more
The Geneva City Council holds a set of public hearings tonight for the 2016 Geneva fund budget, the 2016 water budget and the 2016 sewer budget. The general fund package comes in at 15.9 million dolla...read more
A Clifton Springs man was allegedly in possession of Heroin and numerous Vicodin pills when Sheriff's Deputies stopped his car Tuesday night on a Violation of Parole Warrant. Deputies say 33 year-old ...read more
Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation for the purpose of continuing its work in developing undergraduate research programs fo...read more
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  Friday is the last day to register to vote in the local elections on November 3rd. Ontario County Democratic Election Commissioner Mary Salotti says registration forms are easy to obtain. [...read more
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  It's National Fire Prevention Week and Geneva Fire Chief Mike Combs says this year's theme makes a vital point. It's "Hear the beep where you sleep, every bed room needs a working smoke alar...read more
The 6th Annual Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center Awards Dinner is set for October 29th at the Sons of Italy. This year there will be three awards: Neighborhood Association of the Year, Distinguished...read more
Geneva Police have been trying to tackle a growing number of residential burglary cases in recent weeks. They are asking people to keep doors and windows locked and to report to any suspicious inciden...read more
A Geneva man's foot was partially amputated while attempting to clean a mower Monday afternoon. Sheriff's Deputies say 35 year-old Wayne Shirk was using a tow behind mower on his property at 5016 Pre-...read more
A hotly-debated proposal to build a hotel, spa and restaurant on an undeveloped, sloping 45.7 acre parcel on Canandaigua Lake in South Bristol met expected opposition at a public hearing Monday nigh...read more
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No flash points, no zingers, no yelling at each other. The new Geneva group Tools for Social Change is planning for some meaningful give and take when they host a special city candidates night Thursda...read more
  The Geneva School Board has decided to appoint two new members instead of just one. The appointments will fill vacancies left by Eileen Halling, who resigned in August, and Ed George who jus...read more
Fan boys and fan girls will flock to the Meder Library at FLCC in Hopewell Tuesday. The school is holding its second annual ComiCon. A day long celebration of comic books, graphic novels, films and po...read more
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  City Hall staff will be doing a presentation for the Geneva City Council Wednesday night on this summer's experiment with so-called "parklets" downtown. These streetside micro green spaces o...read more
The fight against drug abuse in Ontario County got a huge shot in the arm on Friday when it was announced that the Partnership for Ontario County recently was awarded a $627,000 grant from the New Yor...read more
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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office and the Partnership for Ontario County conduct their last prescription drug take back day Saturday at the Village Hall in Victor. Sheriff Phil Povero says nobody ...read more
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The Ontario County Board has formalized the hiring of Mary Krause as the new County Administrator. She plans to spend the first few days and weeks listening to people at the Courthouse and in variou...read more
The City of Geneva kicks off homecoming weekend, at 5pm, today with a pep rally in front of City Hall and continues its weeklong celebration dubbed "Fall4Geneva."  This afternoon's events are ...read more
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Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, the site of Thursday's mass campus shooting is highly regarded for it's winery program. FLCC Viticulture Professor Paul Brock is familiar with the schoo...read more
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______They packed them in this past year. Ontario County collected more hotel/motel tax revenue in the last 12 months than ever before . The total $1.041M dollars. The 3% county occupancy tax  fu...read more
Lyons National Bank will be showing off its new Operations Center in Downtown Geneva during an open house this afternoon from 4 to 6. 40 LNB employees will work in the Center which is housed in the fo...read more
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Kind of wondering if they will let someone's pet dig the first hole this afternoon when they break ground for the new Geneva bark park on Exchange Street. They have been raising money for a couple o...read more
On the same day Tony Stewart announced his retirement at the end of 2016's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, a federal judge ruled the Kevin Ward, Junior lawsuit filed against him by Ward's family will...read more
The Ontario County Prosecutor's office, Wednesday, offered a Rochester man a two-year prison sentence in return for a guilty plea for selling crack cocaine on the grounds of the Canandaigua VA Medical...read more
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For years, the Ontario County Historical Society has had a 5K fundraiser that took runners past the picturesque old homes in Canandaigua. This year, they are moving to the country for a Fall Foliage...read more
11:15AM update 9/30/2015: The fire at the Round House is now declared "under control." The cause of the fire and damage estimates have not yet been determined. The first alarm came in just after 10 th...read more
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Just before midnight, Geneva fire crews were called to the water treatment plant on Middle Street for the report of chlorine leak.  Hazmat crews were also called to the scene as the scene was lab...read more
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  It's a subject that's not really top of mind in our day to day lives. On any one day, there are 500 to 600 people in the 20 county coverage of the Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network in need...read more
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  Judge Craig Doran has been an Ontario County Judge since 1999 and he is looking for broader responsibilities. He is running for State Supreme Court Justice for the eight county 7th Judicial ...read more
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If you see someone out in a field or down by the lake later this week painting, it's likely they are one of the 30 artist competing in the Seneca Lake Plein Air Festival. It runs from Wednesday thro...read more
A Victor Grandmother has gone viral.  72-year old Rose Marie Fagan is the star of a video that has been shown on websites like Billboard, Time and The Huffington Post. The video of Rose, who is ...read more
Wade's Market - which is closing its location on Route 96 in Farmington - has canceled plans to relocate after it realized how much money the venture would cost. The company issued a news release indi...read more
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Geneva's current comprehensive plan is 18 years old, that means it's time to write up a new one. The steering committee working on the document wants community input, so a survey is being taken. Neigh...read more
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Bill Whitaker '73, L.H.D. '97, an Emmy award-winning veteran of CBS News and a correspondent for "60 Minutes," will join Homecoming and Family Weekend as the ...read more
The Geneva YMCA is starting a ten month program to provide swimming lessons at the Geneva YMCA pool for West Street second graders during school hours. Y Executive Director Charlie Evangelista says it...read more
UPDATE:  8:25 AM A Honeoye Falls man is listed in guarded condition in the intensive care unit at Strong after he lost control of his motorcycle while traveling south on Turk Hill Road in the To...read more
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It's gonna be a week long party celebrating the best Geneva has to offer. "Fall 4 Geneva" starts tomorrow and runs through the end of the week. City Marketing Director Julie Anderson Coleman says they...read more
State Police have arrested a Victor man for impersonating an FBI agent and holding two teenagers against their will. 59 year old Warren Simmons allegedly stopped a teenage couple Sunday night and told...read more
  Late Thursday afternoon, Geneva Police arrested a homeless man suspected of forcibly raping a woman in a Geneva home this month. 35 year old Ahmed Whitfield was indicted on charges of first ...read more
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  Folks in the Geneva area can turn in expired or unwanted pills Saturday from 9 to noon in the parking lot of the Tops Plaza. Sheriff Phil Povero says you drive up, drop off and drive away. T...read more
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  It's the biggest part of the biggest fall festival in the Finger Lakes. Saturday, a couple dozen bakers will be entering the Naples Grape Festival's "World's Greatest Grape Pie Contest." Fes...read more
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Ontario County Human Resources Director Mary Krause will be stepping up to Ontario County Administrator pending approval next Thursday night from the full County board. Geneva City Supervisor Charlie ...read more
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  After a couple of years of talking and planning, there are some visible signs that a dog park is coming to South Exchange Street in Geneva. City Recreation Director Janelle Drach says a Coun...read more
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  The kids at St. Francis St. Stephens grade school in Geneva have been paying very close attention to the Pope's visit to America. Principal Mary Mantelli says even the Kindergarteners have b...read more
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (Sept. 23, 2015) – The first class of the ITT Goulds Pumps advanced manufacturing machinist program, a partnership with Finger Lakes Community College, graduated on Sept. 18 i...read more
A 58 year-old Ontario County woman was injured, Wednesday afternoon, when her southbound car struck another vehicle on State Route 364 (East Lake Road) in Canandaigua - just south of Lakeshore Drive (...read more
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  The revised Town of Geneva Comprehensive Plan that has been in development for the last year or so includes some thoughts about recreational needs. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says for examp...read more
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Catholics from the Rochester Diocese will be well represented at the Pope's various stops in America. Pope Francis arrives in Washington, D.C. at Joint Base Andrews at 4 p.m. Diocesan spokesman Doug ...read more
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  A Geneva man moving items into a home on Argyle Street early Sunday morning had a frightening encounter with a man wearing a “Michael Meyers” style Halloween mask, pointing a han...read more
The reigning Mrs. New York, Jessica Lahr of Geneva, is in Las Vegas competing in the 2015 Mrs. America Pageant.  The pageant takes places on September 24th at the Westgate Resort.  Mrs. Am...read more
One local company proves that doing business honestly can pay. Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning receives the Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence. They win the BBB's hig...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's capture a man from Mount Morris suspected of a bump and run after responding to a Honeoye home Friday night for 2 property damage accidents. 24 year-old Timothy Hill wound u...read more
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Child abuse is a subject that's hard to talk about and sometimes even harder to spot. But, there are warning signs that people need to be aware of. Julie Champion is with Child and Family Resources:...read more
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Empire Cider Company Co-Founder James Chuck says his firm which is moving to the AG Tech Farm in Geneva will more than likely sign up for Governor Cuomo's Start Up New York program which gives 10 ye...read more
The reigning Mrs. New York, Jessica Lahr of Geneva, is in Las Vegas this weekend competing in the 2015 Mrs. America Pageant. The pageant takes places on September 24th at the Westgate Resort. First ...read more
    A Marion woman went to the Ontario County lock up Wednesday following a 2 and a half month long investigation into the sale of heroin in Clifton Springs. 32 year old Laura Breen is a...read more
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The Town Of Geneva has been working on revising its comprehensive plan for a number of months now. Monday night the Town Board will hold a public hearing on the latest draft. Town Supervisor Mark Ve...read more
Moving from its traditional spring date, the ninth annual Festival of Nations now corresponds with the beginning of the school year, offering a diverse start to the fall semester as it welcomes back v...read more
A Waterloo man was arrested Monday for allegedly stealing $95,000 from a friend's safe. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 35 year-old Paul Paradise was charged with Grand Larceny in the Second Deg...read more
          Some tense moments Thursday afternoon when a man, staying at a Geneva motel, made a threatening telephone call.   Ontario Sheriff's Deputies arreste...read more
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A new company is relocating to the Ag Tech Farm in Geneva. Empire Cider Company co-founder James Chuck says the move to Geneva is a natural because of the nearness to the apple supply and apple expe...read more
  A Newark man is dead after his car rolled and crashed as he was being pursued by a Wayne County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday night. 54-year-old Edward Snyder was reportedly driving slowly and ...read more
What a great time to be out on the water it's sunny, warm, winds are calm. Just perfect huh, not quite. These conditions are prompting the continued spread of blue green algae in Canandaigua Lake. ...read more
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They hope the sun keeps shining. Area grape growers are in the opening days of harvest season. Cornell Co-operative Extension Service Viticulture specialist Hans Walter Peterson says the fruit is ri...read more
A woman convicted of murdering a two-year old child back in 1995 was denied parole Wednesday in Ontario County Court.  46 year-old Deborah Soule is serving a sentence of 21 years to life in conne...read more
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The Geneva Community Center will be the site of the second annual Geneva Solar Fest Saturday from 9 to 1. Ryan Wallace from Qwik Solar sat down for a talk with News Director Joe Nittler and they dis...read more
Look at the size of that check. This morning officials with the Finger Lakes Riesling and Craft Beer Festival handed over an oversized ceremonial check to the Canandaigua Y and the New York Wine and C...read more
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28 people are getting a behind the scenes look at how things work at the Ontario County Sheriff's office. Sheriff Phil Povero says this years Citizen Police Academy class has already started its two...read more
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  It was September 16th, 1965 when the Ontario County Board of Supervisors voted 17 to 2 (with 2 absent) to create what has now become Finger Lakes Community College. College Spokesperson Lenore...read more
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The final phase of renovations at the Ontario County Courthouse in Canandaigua should start this winter with construction of a brand new third courtroom and nearby judges' chambers. Pike Constructio...read more
Food processing using high pressure instead of heat is coming to the Finger Lakes.Cornell University and State Senator Michael Nozzolio announced Monday a $600,000 state grant that will allow Cornell ...read more
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A new report for 2014 shows Ontario County remains on top with the best DWI conviction rate in the state at just over 92%. District Attorney Mike Tantillo tells Finger Lakes News Radio there are man...read more
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The search for a new Finger Lakes Community College President should get underway in a matter of weeks. Last month, Dr. Barbara Risser announced her intention to retire at the end of the school year t...read more
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Finger Lakes Community College's popular  Dinner at Julia's  restaurant night resumes Friday night at Stage 14 on the Second floor of the student center. The College's Paula Knight says culi...read more
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Phramacies, grocery stores, clinics and doctors' offices around the area are starting to offer flu shots. Ontario County Public Health Director Mary Beer says while flu season is still weeks away, it'...read more
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The Canandaigua VA Medical Center hosts a Veterans Benefits and Job Fair next Thursday. VA Lead Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist Joe Navarra says veterans are very employable because of what the...read more
Late Friday afternoon, Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 42-year-old Michael Carl Nersinger Jr. of Farmington for Burglary in the third degree. The police were tipped off by a complai...read more
Wade's Market Center - on its way out of Farmington - announced this week they will open a new store on Route 332 in Canandaigua, early in 2016 and another store in the Town of Macedon by November o...read more
  Organizers of the annual Finger Lakes Triathlon, which is this weekend, are aware that there have been some reports in Canandaigua Lake in the last week and a half of toxic blue green algae....read more
Following up on an investigation from earlier this month the Ontario County Sheriff's office this afternoon announced the arrest of a Geneva man for allegedly raping a minor. 28 year old Aaron James C...read more
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    Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb is dead set against Governor Andrew Cuomo's new call for a 15 dollar an hour minimum wage. He says it would further cripple business in the state....read more
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The Ontario County Public Health Department is holding a rabies prevention clinic for cats, dogs and ferrets Saturday morning at the Hurley Building on Saltonstall Street in Canandaigua. Public Health...read more
Thursday was Primary Election day and the results for most of the Finger Lakes are available online.  Below are links to the election results for Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca and Yates Counties. ...read more
A 25 year-old woman allegedly left her three year-old son inside the vehicle - with the engine running - while she went shopping at Walmart, Thursday afternoon.   Sheriff's Deputies say Arie...read more
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People across the Finger Lakes will spend a few quiet moments Friday remembering the lives lost on September 11th, 2001. Geneva holds its 9/11 remembrance on Long Pier Friday Morning at 10. Police ...read more
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    The Finger Lakes Land Trust has dedicated its new 65 acre West River Preserve on the south end of Canandaigua Lake. Trust Executive Director Andy Zepp says they have successfully tra...read more
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This year the Ontario County Sheriff's office is providing School Resource Officers for the Marcus Whitman, Victor, Naples and Honeoye Districts. Sheriff Phil Povero has been a big fan of the program....read more
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Geneva 911 got calls just before 1 a.m. about a man throwing bottles in the road at Genesee and State Streets.   Police Lieutenant Eric Heieck says police officers found 22-year old Jerome ...read more
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Students and staff at Canandaigua Academy were evacuated for about half an hour this morning when a strong smell came from a dryer in the room where athletic and other laundry is done. District Spok...read more
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  They should be done by the end of the year with the 15-million dollar renovation project at the Spa Apartments in Clifton Springs. Developer Ryan Brandt from the Cornerstone Group of Rochest...read more
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The first reports of blue green algae on Canandaigua Lake started coming in last week and ever since Canandaigua Lake Watershed Manager Kevin Olvany has been busy getting reports from the public and...read more
A Clyde man working on a roof at a home on Route 96 in Phelps, Tuesday morning, fell twenty feet to the ground and injured his head, neck, arm and back.  19 year-old Nicholas Marchitello is liste...read more
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        Finger Lakes News Radio has learned that construction on the proposed 88 unit Townside at Pre-emption project is being held up as the developer continues to finaliz...read more
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It's your last call. There are just a few tickets left for Wednesday night's HOEDOWN FOR HUNGER at Geneva on the Lake which is benefits the Geneva Community Lunch program. Ellen Wayne of Catholic Char...read more
The City of Geneva will host the annual 911 Remembrance Ceremony at Long Pier in Lakefront Park on Friday at 10 am on September 11.  Mayor Ron Alcock will read a Proclamation and guest speakers i...read more
A 2002 Dodge Ram pick up caught fire while parked in a driveway on Phelps Junction Road, Sunday morning, and the vehicle's owner - 30 year old Phillip Syck - was able to extinguish the flames with the...read more
A Geneva man proved, once again, why alcohol and prescription meds - are a bad combination especially when driving your car around a curve, late at night.  Sheriff's Deputies say 75 year-old Ralp...read more
Geneva Police are investigating a Facebook post by a Syracuse man threatening to kill Geneva Police Officers.  The entry on Facebook by Michael Lawler, a one time resident of Geneva, reads: ...read more
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We reported Monday that  the Geneva City School District will seek voter approval for two capitial improvement projects. One for buildings and the other for Athletic Fields. The vote would happ...read more
A 61 year old resident of South Bristol watched as a fire was contained to the passenger compartment of his car. Richard Armstrong drove his 2003 Saturn Vue for about an hour and a half before parki...read more
The grease couldn’t handle the heat and spread out of the kitchen. Ontario County Sheriff's along with East Bloomfield Fire responded to a house fire on Oakmount Avenue in East Bloomfield. ...read more
The new school year is here and according to Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero that means sharing the road. Sheriff Povero has some reminders that’ll help you play it safe this school season. I...read more
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is preparing a list of potential witnesses in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Kevin Ward Jr from U.S. District Court for the Northern Division of New Yor...read more
A Rochester woman was arrested, Friday afternoon, at the Target Store in Victor for allegedly stealing six breast pumps valued at more than fifteen-hundred dollars. Sheriff's Deputies say 19 year-ol...read more
Canandaigua city officials reopened Kershaw park after harmful blue algae was spotted in the lake near the popular swimming area. The park was closed on Thursday and Friday morning. After making an ...read more
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 145PM UPDATE    At it's peak some 28-hundred RG & E customers in the City and Town of Canandaigua and the Town of Hopewell were without power. For many  the outage lasted&...read more
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    Fall 4 Geneva is a new celebration taking place September 27th through October 3rd to mark the various honors the City has garnered in recent months including being named an All Amer...read more
The new Byrne Dairy store to replace the one on Route 96 in Phelps that was destroyed by fire on July 7 is taking shape as work crews have framed in the walls and are preparing to put the roof on the ...read more
The City of Geneva's pilot program to establish parklets in downtown business areas this past summer will come to close before Labor Day.  If you've missed checking out one of the downtown mini-p...read more
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  With Labor Day weekend approaching people will be flocking to area water ways for swimming, boating, canoeing and kayaking . Ontario County Public Health Director Mary  Beer issued an a...read more
        Construction starts next week on a new park and ride lot on Route 14 at the Thruway's Geneva exit .  The new permanent parking lot will provide 56 designated spa...read more
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      If the proposed  2016 city budget passes, home owners in Geneva can look for a drop in basic  sewer and water rates. City Manager Matt Horn says instead of big user...read more
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      The Syracuse VA Medical Center is hosting a special Employment and Education Career Fair on Friday September 11th at the Winnek American Legion Post in Geneva. It will be ope...read more
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      The Geneva Police Department took down their second alleged coke dealer of the week during traffic stop on Genesse Tuesday evening.  28 year old Wally Morabito Jr.  h...read more
A Victor woman is hospitalized at Strong with a head injury after her car struck another vehicle head-on, Tuesday afternoon, on Route 64 in Bristol.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 43 year...read more
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      It's not a field of dreams by any imagination.  Geneva School District Voters next December will consider capital improvement projects for both  various district bu...read more
      Geneva Police Monday arrested a 62 year old man  for allegedly selling cocaine out of his North Exchange Street Apartment.  The Geneva Police  Drug Enforcement...read more
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      A 2 year old girl with Geneva family is in the struggle of her life. A benefit for little Farrah McCoy takes place on the 12th at the Geneva Boys and Girls as her family and ...read more
A Newark man is listed in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital after he crashed his motorcycle into the rear end of car that was making a left-hand turn on Route 88 north of Phelps, Monday af...read more
The couple responsible for committing one the most horrific cases of child sex abuse in Ontario County history will soon be released from prison.  Thomas and Michelle Duemmel were convicted in 19...read more
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      This December, Geneva City School District voters will be asked to  support  a pair of capital improvement projects : one for school buildings and the other for&nbs...read more
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      A  24 year old man walking on Lafayette Street in Canandaigua early Sunday morning was jumped and badly beaten . Canandaigua Police have arrested 29 year old Edward W. L...read more
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      It's three days of serious competition . At this point 30 teams from all over the northeast including Ottawa and Pittsburgh are signed up for the  very first Finger Lake...read more
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The rough waters of Seneca Lake slowed her down, but did not stop Bridgette Hobart Janeczko from swimming the length of Seneca Lake this weekend. Hobart Janesczko left from near the beach at Seneca L...read more
Finding cheap health care and options are a struggle for women in the Finger Lakes.  Knights of Columbus Council #222 of St. Francis and St. Clare Parish which serve Seneca Falls and Waterloo alo...read more
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FLCC President Barbara Risser has a couple of more projects to see thorugh before she retires in the Spring. The key one, complettion of the new Geneva Campus Center on Pulteney.[audio:8301571703-Riss...read more
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart now says he did not even see Kevin Ward Jr., the night of the fatal crash at Canandaigua Motor Speedway just over one year ago. Stewart's statement appeared in court paper...read more
UPDATE: The bicyclist that was killed in the collision was 17-year old Jealousis Pereira of Geneva. He would have been a senior this year at Geneva High School and he's a former Marcus Whitman studen...read more
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1:46 UPDATE:  RG&E spokesman Dan Hucko tells Finger Lakes News Radio the dump truck driver is out of the truck and he is okay. Crews are working to repair line and transformer. Seven busines...read more
Canandaigua Police Thursday caught up with 29 year old Jessie Brown at a home on Happiness House Blvd. He was arrested for failing to register an address change as a sex offender as required by NYS Co...read more
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  It's a help for many underprivileged families. The Geneva NAACP chapter is holding its 15th annual school supply giveaway Saturday at the Farmers Market site on Exchange Street. Chapter Pres...read more
The Town of Farmington is investing in new fire hydrants along County Road 8, replacing the ones that were installed back in 1961.  According to the Daily Messanger, the replacements are being ...read more
Finger Lakes News Radio is attempting to confirm a Television news report that a 14 year-old Geneva boy was seriously injured playing football Wednesday night on the main field at Hobart and William...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's deputies armed with an arrest warrant took a Stanley woman into custody upon her release from F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua early Thursday morning in connection with a...read more
The proposed Geneva City Budgets for 2016 have been released. The General Fund Budget would come in at 15-million-973 thousand dollars. That's just about a 1.4% increase in spending over this years bu...read more
        The earth movers and land levelers have been hard at work the last few weeks on the site just west of the TOPS in Geneva. The once woody spot on White Springs Road is m...read more
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      There will be quite a few celebrations over the next couple of years marking the 50th anniversary of the establishment of  and then the opening of Finger Lakes Community...read more
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      Canandaigua Police Tuesday arrested a city man  for trying to cover up the drug overdose death of a woman he knew. The woman died at a home on Buffalo Street last Friday...read more
Fire destroyed a shed on a residential property located on County Road 33 in Bristol early this morning.   Firefighters were called to the scene at 1am and within 30 minutes had the fire und...read more
CooperVision, a California-based company, has moved its contact lens division out of Perinton in Monroe County and relocated 325 employees to Victor.  The company will hold its grand opening to s...read more
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      Some DMV renewal forms that have been mailed out to people indicate you can only do renewals by mail or online and that's causing confusion .  Ontario County Clerk Matth...read more
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    If you are suddenly have developed congestion, runny nose, itchy eyes , and wheezing there's a chance you suffer a ragweed allergy . August is the month when ragweed pollens start fl...read more
First responders to the scene of Thursday's collision on Pre-Emption Road are credited with saving the life of an elderly Geneva woman who was trapped inside a car that had rolled over after being str...read more
A Canandaigua woman - allegedly driving with an uninsured and unregistered vehicle -  escaped serious injury, Friday night, when her car struck a utility pole off County Road 4 in Canandaigua.&nb...read more
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    The 2015 CMAC season is in the home stretch with just 3 more concerts left. Tonight Gregg Allman and the Dobbie Brothers  , Sunday the 30th Idina Menzel and Thursday September 3rd...read more
Two elderly Geneva women had to be rescued after being trapped inside their car following a two-vehicle crash, Thursday afternoon, in Geneva.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say a vehicle driv...read more
We are waiting for the Ontario County Sheriffs Office  to provide details on a 2 vehicle accident that happened on 5 and 20 and Preemption west of Geneva around 2:35 this afternoon. First respond...read more
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      An ad hoc committee has gotten back results from a survey on senior housing needs in the Geneva area that was conducted this summer . Committee member Jim Gerling says there ...read more
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    They have been following up on the report but so far nothing. A week and a half ago a Wood Street father told Canandaigua Police he saw  a man in a van start talking to his 5 ye...read more
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    More than a thousand runners are expected for the annual Red Cross  Twilight 5k/10k Run/Walk tonight in  Canandaigua .  Red Cross spokesman Jay Bonafede says run start...read more
Funeral plans have now been confirmed for Rickara Patterson, the 11 year old Geneva girl killed Sunday morning in a traffic accident on 5 and 20 west of the city. Calling hours are from 6 to 8pm tonig...read more
Back in the national spotlight for successes in environmental leadership and sustainability, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have again been named to Sierra magazine's annual list of the greenest co...read more
A Geneva man whose vehicle wound up in a ditch,Tuesday night, is facing several charges including DWI.  Waterloo Police say Lonnie Hutchinson was southbound on Burgess Road in Waterloo when he fa...read more
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    They want it to grow it into  the area's premiere wine event.  Friday and Saturday Geneva is hosting the 3rd annual Wine Symposium of the Finger Lakes  . It features a...read more
It ranks up there as one of this years more bizarre crime tales .  Ontario County Sheriff's deputies arrested 33 year old Rahkiem Scarlett of Troy back in February after he went into  Mann's...read more
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An August 9th bar fight at Pickering's Pub on South Main Street lands a Canandaigua woman in jail. Canandaigua Police Tuesday arrested 22 year old Monique Fratto and charged her with felony second deg...read more
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Last Wednesday when the Family Video store at North and Exchange Streets in Geneva was held up by a heavy set  woman wearing black yoga pants and a dark hoodie? Police Lt. Eric  Heieck says ...read more
    Funeral services are still pending for the 11 year old Geneva girl who was killed when the  van she was in crashed into a utility pole  west of the city on 5 and 20 just be...read more
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      Ontario County Habitat for Humanity is well on the way to having it's seventh home on Hawkins Avenue in Geneva completed by the end of the year. Interim Executive Director Na...read more
The courtroom was packed. Nearly a hundred people squeezed in to watch the sentencing procedure for  Glen Siembor the Victor store owner who used hidden cameras to record customers, employees and...read more
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    Put September 9th  your social calendar. That night  Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes is holding it's second annual  Hoe Down for Hunger  at Geneva on the L...read more
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     She was just a couple of weeks away from starting 6th grade at Geneva Middle School . Instead family, friends, classmates, and teachers are left to mourn the death of 11 year R...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say an 11-year-old girl was killed early Sunday morning when the van she was riding in left the road and struck two utility poles. The accident happened on Routes ...read more
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Local area tattoo and piercing studio owner from the Finger Lakes, wishing to remain anonymous, speaks his mind about the new tattoo legislation that Governor Cuomo signed into law last week. [audio:...read more
A single car crash around 6 a.m., this morning, has sent one person to Strong Memorial via Mercy Flight and forced the Sheriff's Department to close a section of 5 & 20 in Geneva.   The ...read more
A homeless man, formerly of Canandaigua, was arrested Friday afternoon by Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies for allegedly stealing $107.29 worth of groceries.  52 year-old Roger Perrin, Jr. is ...read more
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This Friday glasses toast at 5pm, kicking off a two day event: the Wine Symposium of the Finger Lakes.  Sip 26 gold medal-winning Rieslings that took gold during the Finger Lakes AVA Riesling cha...read more
A Lyons man remains in guarded condition two days after a car crash on County Road 6 in the Town of Phelps.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 33 year-old Aaron Mammano was headed...read more
Sentencing has been delayed until Monday afternoon for 47 year old Glen Siembor , the Victor running store owner who videotaped people who were changing in his stores dressing room.  He pled guil...read more
A Lyons man is listed in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital after crashing his car on County Road 6 in the Town of Phelps, Thursday afternoon.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 33...read more
A 35 year-old man was allegedly intoxicated Thursday afternoon when he struck a vehicle in a driveway on Pleasant Street in Clifton Springs, then backed into a utility pole and finally drove over a he...read more
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Geneva Police are looking into a reported hold up at Family Video at the corner of North and Exchange Wednesday night. A heavy set woman gave the clerk a note demanding money. She didn't show a weap...read more
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Budget a little extra time if you'll be making your way to CMAC for REO Speedwagon tonight or for the 4 remaining shows this concert season. The State DOT continues a paving project on 5 and 20. Ont...read more
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    You'll see them all over the Finger Lakes over the next few days. The National Wine Bloggers Conference is taking place in Corning and participants will be fanning out to area vineya...read more
New York State Police are asking for the public's help in locating the driver of a car that struck a constuction worker on the Thruway, one month ago.  According to 13WHAM News a vehicle - dri...read more
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  The Geneva Town Board has passed that new sidewalk ordinance they had been considering. It sets out who takes care of what. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says they'll fix 'em, nearby property ...read more
The Geneva School District has a vacancy to fill on the school board. People interested in the job should send a letter of interest to the District by the 27th. You must be a US citizen, 18 years of a...read more
It took Bridgette Hobart Janeczko 20 1/2 hours to conquer Cayuga Lake, this past weekend, and now it's on to Seneca Lake for the 52 year-old New Jersey business executive.  Janeczko, who grew up...read more
A 50-room inn, a 75-seat restaurant, a 25-seat cake-bakery and an expansive banquet area are planned for a 46 acre parcel of land on Seneca Point Road in South Bristol.  Developer Laura Cook ma...read more
    Don't be worried if you see a lot of fire trucks in the area of the Finger Lakes Resort and Hotel job site in Canandaigua tonight. The City Fire Department will be conducting  f...read more
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Downtown Geneva has gone through a re-birth in recent years. City Manager Matt Horn says a number of business and institutions have made a commitment to downtown.     [audio:8091541746-...read more
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State Senator Mike Nozzoilio is working with Cornell University  to bring a Food Processors Summitt to the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva this fall. Nozzolio hopes to ...read more
Canandaigua City Police Chief Jon Welch and Director Public Works Jim Sprague will propose three standardized running routes for 5K races at the Environmental Committee meeting on Tuesday.  The...read more
It was nearly one year ago, that 20 year-old Kevin Ward, Junior was killed by NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver, Tony Stewart at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. On Friday, Kevin's family filed a wrongful death...read more
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    He DVR-ed them  and has been re-playing both over and over again. State Senator Mike Nozzolio watched both GOP Presidential debates and he picked up his ears when the subject of...read more
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    If you have been sitting on the fence about taking classes this fall at Finger Lakes Community College be aware that the application and registration deadline is coming up, in fact c...read more
Two Rochester women allegedly working as a team used several different stolen credit card numbers to purchase approximately $1800 in prepaid credit cards.  They are also accused of forging the ca...read more
The State Department of Environmental Conservation in conjunction with the Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) is asking residents and visitors to report any appearance of HAB's or harmful alg...read more
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      It's morphing. Canandaigua's popular Finger Lakes Riesling Festival gains a new name . It's now the Finger Lakes Riesling and Craft Beer Festival.  This weekend they will ...read more
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    The current operator will not be renewing his lease so the  City of Canandaigua is looking for a new business for the Muar House on the lakefront on Lake Shore Drive. Assistant ...read more
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    On a 7-nothing vote the Geneva City Council has approved the pilot project that  turns Linden Street downtown into a pedestrian mall for limited hours on weekends starting Frida...read more
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    The Geneva City Council has passed the ban on smoking in the 12 neighborhood parks  . While the measure is " technically in effect immediately" City Manager Matt Horn says " it ...read more
An internal investigation conducted by WalMart management has resulted in the arrest of a company employee for allegedly stealing merchandise.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 20 year-old W...read more
A Canandaigua man who is charged with the rape of a 14 year-old girl has asked the court for a new attorney.  20 year-old Wesley Smith was in Ontario County court to finalize the terms of a possi...read more
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        Most of us have used Google Street View at one time or another to look at a business or maybe a home you are thinking about buying or what have you. You'll soon be ab...read more
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      Many would like to test it out. A group of business owners along Linden Street are in favor of a pilot program to occasionally  turn the one block one way street  n...read more
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      The City of Canandaigua is readjusting its refuse collection times. If you have your garbage, recycling and brush collected by the City, you are asked to have items curbside ...read more
A Canandaigua man is facing a drug possession charge after Sheriff's Deputies allegedly found approximately 20 bags of heroin in his vehicle during a routine traffic stop, early Sunday morning.  ...read more
Wade's Market in Farmington will soon become a Tops Friendly Market.  The Route 96 location, long occupied by Wade's, was scheduled to shutdown in October and there was considerable speculation o...read more
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    Tourism spending in the 12-county  Finger Lakes region went up 3.9 % last year according to a new report released by Oxford Economics . That comes to 2.9 billion dollars. Karen ...read more
"It was nuts" . Jack Rodriquez was cutting a customers hair at Millsy's Barber Shop on South Main in Canandaigua Monday afternoon when suddenly a  car hits the corner of  his building. Polic...read more
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      Community activism at it's best. Young people with the Geneva Boys and Girls Clubs saw a problem this spring and sought change. They lobbied the City Council for an ordinance...read more
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Things will stay the same. Early this summer the State DOT recommended some speed changes for Main Street in Canandaigua, which is also State Route 332. From 5 and 20 to Gibson they suggested droppi...read more
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    The American Red Cross is making a big end of summer push for blood donations. Spokesperson Cara Noble says they want to prevent a looming blood shortage.     &n...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Geneva woman, Monday, for shoplifting two times on the same day at the same store.  Investigation revealed that on Monday morning, 22 year-old Keishla...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies couldn't read the rear license plate on a dump truck driven by 35 year-old Robert Goodell of Seneca Falls, so they pulled him over.  After running his identifica...read more
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    The Geneva City Council is slated to take a final vote Wednesday night on a measure that would prohibit smoking in the  City's 12 neighborhood parks.  Back in May members o...read more
9PM UPDATE: A Bristol man is being held at the Ontario County Jail after allegedly pistol-whipping another man following an argument at a residence in Bristol, Monday morning.  Sheriff's Deputi...read more
Eileen Halling recently resigned from the Geneva City School Board. The board will meet tonight to discuss one of three options moving forward. According to the Finger Lakes Times, the board can lea...read more
A Waterloo man is sentenced three to six years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of third-degree burglary, a class D felony, this past Wednesday in an Ontario County Court.  38 ye...read more
  The only one of its kind left operating and the last one to stand will fall in Ontario County, a continuing day treatment program for mental health care, or CDT, will close this week. Clifto...read more
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We are still several months away from Ontario County taking over 911 dispatch responsibilities for the City of Geneva. Tonight, the County Board looks at a measure authorizing the hiring of seven ne...read more
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Ontario County is expected to have a new County Administrator picked by the end of August, according to search committee chair and Manchester Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan. They had 13 people apply ...read more
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Update, 08/03/15 5:30am The City of Geneva Police Department has released updated photos of the suspect wanted for the armed robbery of the Express Mart on Exchange Street last Wednesday. The Police...read more
Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb is not happy that the prison employee who helped convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility will have her retire...read more
An Ontario County man who caused injuries and damaged property, last summer, when he recklessly drove his Jeep down Main Street in Canandaigua is headed to jail and will be picking up the tab for his ...read more
A two-year old Ontario County boy was seriously injured Wednesday morning when a metal cattle gate fell on top of him.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say little Keith Newswanger of Canandai...read more
Several area fire departments responded to a house fire on Falkey Road in the Town of Phelps just after 630 this morning. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's office the fire was started by ...read more
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        Residents of public housing in Geneva will not be able to lit up after April 1st next year. The Geneva Housing Authority Board has okayed the implementation of a smokin...read more
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2pm update     The Ionia Volunteer Fire Company did not start the  go fund me campaign that has sprung asking for 250-thousand dollars to rebuild the fire station that was badly dama...read more
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Plans for the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Classical Charter School get sidetracked again. Last month, school leaders sent the state Board of Regents Charter School Office a letter of intent, hoping ...read more
Update:  7-29-15   2:24 am According to a late report filed, early this morning, by News10 in Rochester, a representative of T&B Sales, Michele Berry, apologized for the behavior o...read more
A Canandaigua man out on parole for one crime is back in jail for comitting another.  In a routine home visit by New York State Parole Officers, 35 year-old Fredrick Dillingham was allegedly foun...read more
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority has appointed Ontario County resident, Geoffrey Astles, to the RGRTA Board of Commissioners.  Effective this month, he will serve a five year t...read more
A fire house in Ontario County caught fire early this morning. The fire happened at the Ionia Fire Department on County Road 14, which is between Honeoye Falls and Bloomfield. The fire broke out arou...read more
A Honeoye teen miraculously escaped serious injury when his vehicle spun sideways, struck a driveway culvert, which sent the car airborne causing it to hit a guardrail and a telephone pole before fina...read more
A three car crash Monday afternoon, resulting in minor injuries to a passenger and a traffic citation for the driver of a car who slammed into another vehicle in East Bloomfield around 4:16 pm.  ...read more
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This Wednesday, a different type of census takes to the streets, parking lots and alley ways of Ontario County when the first ever homeless survey is undertaken by a group of volunteers dedicated to...read more
The City of Canandaigua, Wednesday, met with residents of the Hubble, Brook and Dungan Street neighborhood and discussed their concerns about a road construction project that calls for removal of ap...read more
A seminar for families with dogs as well as babies who are soon to be crawling or walking will be offered from 9 to 11 on Saturday, August 8th in the Thompson Conference Center at Thompson Hospital ...read more
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Vice President of Community Services Lara Turbide happily highlights the growth of Finger Lakes Health’s leadership role in the community as an institution of continuing education for medical pr...read more
How much does it cost to fix the Ontario County Sheriff Office's Firing Range? According to a resolution to be passed at Tuesday's Canandaigua City Council meeting, the cost is a jaw-dropping $1.7 m...read more
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Living Under Nutritional Challenges, or LUNCH, allows people to reach out for medical support and get help to combat obesity and the risk factors it causes such as hypertension, diabetes and many ot...read more
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Bariatric surgery is used in extreme cases of obesity and is just one of the procedures proven successful in treating this unhealthy disorder.  Dr. Ronda Solomon with Life Care Medical Associat...read more
A Canandaigua man allegedly shouted obscenities in the lobby of the Ontario County Department of Social Services Office and threatened to "blow the place up" on Thursday after he got into an agrumen...read more
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The old adage of eat less and move more is very simplistic today. Affiliate of Finger Lakes Health Dr. Scott Kolsin stresses the positive values of physical activities and exercise along with a heal...read more
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a 15-year-old girl who is believed to have run away from home.   Deputies said Christa "Shay" Hermenet left her ho...read more
An Ontario County teenager and member of the East Bloomfield Fire Department, on his way to a report of wires down, caused a two car crash. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say the crash happened ju...read more
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There's help on the way for the long term unemployed. Finger Lakes Hired is a Finger Lakes Community College program that provides free training for those who've been out of work for 27 weeks or more....read more
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Vice President Biden will be in Rochester Monday to talk about the new Photonics Center awarded to the city this week. The Smart Systems Technology and Commercialization Center in Canandaigua has been...read more
A quick turn of the wheel to avoid hitting a fox caused a Penn Yan woman to lose control of her vehicle, Thursday morning, while driving her 2004 GMC on Melvin Hill Road in the Town of Phelps about 8:...read more
Two parking lots and three city streets will be closed from 4 pm to 10:30 pm tonight in downtown Geneva to accommodate the 16th Annual Cruisin' Night and Block Party.  The streets closed to traff...read more
An East Bloomfield firefighter responding to a call of low hanging wires failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign and collided with another vehicle, late Thursday afternoon, resulting in both c...read more
Jury deliberations continue today in the Ontario County Court after jury called it a day Wednesday in the case of the Canandaigua man accused of a series of hit and run crashes down Main Street in Can...read more
An altercation between neighbors at Farmington's Terrace Lane Apartments in April has led to the arrest of a 59 year-old woman on charges of Harassment in the Second Degree.  Deborah Genovese of ...read more
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The Geneva Police Department is getting ready for the crowds at Cruisin' night Friday. Police Lieutenant Eric Heieck tells us they will have an extra presence Downtown.[audio:72215122046-GENEVAPDCRUIS...read more
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Finger Lakes Community College is offering new training programs for the long-term unemployed. Finger Lakes Hired gets people ready for jobs in advanced manufacturing, information technology and hea...read more
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Geneva Fire Chief Mike Combs tells Finger Lakes News Radio they are still looking into the cause of a fire at a vacant 2 and a half story wood frame home on Hoffman Avenue around 440 this morning. Com...read more
A "summit meeting" featuring all invested parties concerned about the future of the former Seneca Army Depot and its unique, white deer herd will be held today at the Finger Lakes Institute in Geneva....read more
To cheese lovers this Saturday is one they've been waiting for since last summer;  because it's the date of the Annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival at Sunset Creamery on Jackson Hill Road in the ...read more
A 70 year-old Monroe County man sustained a serious head injury when he lost control of the bicycle he was riding along a rural road in the town of Gorham and struck a guard rail, Tuesday morning.&nbs...read more
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    Cruisin Night Organizers say they already have a 100 cars preregistered for Friday night's event in Downtown Geneva.  Co-chair Pat Ely says it's very possible they could run out...read more
Get ready to see more orange cones around Geneva this week. The Geneva Public Works Department has scheduled milling and paving work over the next couple of weeks for Andes Avenue , Hallenback Avenue,...read more
It's a great day in the 680. The North American Numbering Plan Administrator has assigned the new area code (680) for Central New York, which will coexist as an overlay in the 18 counties now served ...read more
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Cotton candy, ferris wheels, 4-H displays a plenty, you'll find it all at the Ontario County Fair this week through Saturday. If the weather stays good Fair President Casey Kunes at least 15-thousand ...read more
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Renovation work on 5 and 20 in Canandaigua from Lowes to just west of Main Street starts tonight. The DOTs Lori Maher tells us the work will take about a month. [audio:72015105111-LORI520NOW1.mp3] [...read more
A high speed chase has landed a 19 year-old Honeoye man in the Ontario County Jail on twenty separate charges.  Jason Royce was arrested just after midnight Saturday morning after Sheriff's Dep...read more
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People can now safely stroll down 5 and 20 from Tremont to Reed Street thanks to a new sidewalk put in as part of the state highway's 2-year make-over. Surprisingly it's the first sidewalk...read more
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What's the most important thing Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni has learned in her 24 years on the job?       [audio:71815100810-ellenp24YEARS.mp3] [/audio]     &nb...read more
A Rochester man was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child after he left his nine month old daughter alone in a vehicle for twenty minutes while he went shopping at Eastview Mall on Friday ...read more
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Seniors in the Finger Lakes continue to fall victim to cons and scams. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says the sums of money stolen from the elderly can be staggering. [audio:7191581920-POVEROS...read more
A new popular beverage is hoping to become a signpost of summer like barbecuing or ice cream floats, and the fermented malt doesn't stay on store shelves for long. &nbs...read more
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We are now expected to run out of phone numbers in the 315 area code by 2017. On Thursday, the New York State Public Service Commission recommend overlaying a second area code for the 18 counties impa...read more
    The Geneva Police Department has announced they will hold their second Citizens Police Academy  September 15th through October 27th. The seven week course will  focus the ...read more
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Many home and business owners along Route 14 in Town of Geneva continue to recover from damage left by heavy storm  water run off this spring. On the Finger Lakes Morning News today , Town Superv...read more
    A Rochester man allegedly used a craigslist ad to lure a mentally-challenged individual into a scheme to steal money by offering to take the Ontario County resident to Pennyslvania.&...read more
    The City of Geneva is closing it's  Doran Avenue yard waste disposal site until mid-August to address illegal dumping of non-yard waste materials at the site. In 2013 the City s...read more
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City Hall Staff in Canandaigua estimates it would take about 5-thousand dollars worth of labor and materials to make the old ice rink at Sonnenberg Park reusable again. After that another thousand in ...read more
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      One of the longest serving mayors in the state wants to stay right where she is. Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni who has had the post since 1991 tells Finger Lakes News Radi...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies, last night, recovered the body of an unidentified local resident, inside a vehicle that had overturned in a creek bed off County Road 33 in Richmond, late Wednesday ...read more
An Ontario County man was injured Wednesday afternoon while cutting a tree that had partially fallen down on his property on Reynolds Road in the Town of Rushville.   Ontario County Sheriff'...read more
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It's one of the most popular bike events of the year. The 13th annual Tour de Thompson is set for the 25th. They offer 3 options for riders: a 15.4-mile route, a 31-mile route, and a 62.5-mile Metri...read more
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  With hard hats in place and gold shovels in hand, developers and dignitaries flipped some clumps of dirt to mark the ceremonial groundbreaking for the 120 million dollar  Pinnacle North...read more
As part of the 5 and 20 makeover this year, the Town of Geneva is getting its very, very first sidewalk. It runs from Tremont down to Reed Street on the northside of the Highway. Town Supervisor Mar...read more
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Going into its seventh year, there is a name change for Canandaigua's Finger Lakes Riesling Festival. This summer it's the Finger Lakes Riesling and Craft Beer Festival. Of course, it's an effort to...read more
Ever since Von Maur opened its upscale fashion department store at Eastview Mall in the fall of 2013, it has been a recurring target for shoplifters. And, when thieves hit Von Maur, the value of the m...read more
A 33 year old Canandaigua man is in trouble after leading city police on a 10-minute chase that traveled several miles through the Towns of Canandaigua and Farmington. Duane David was spotted speedi...read more
Update:  11:30PM  7/13/15 The operator of a motorcycle struck at the intersection of Routes 5 & 20 and Route 14A in Geneva on Sunday was released from Strong Memorial Hospital after bei...read more
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It's quite an undertaking. The Geneva Boys' and Girls' Club has launched an on-line community news portal called Geneva Now. Club Executive Director Chris Lavin who spent years working for papers fr...read more
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Jail time is not just about punishment . On July 25th, the 3rd annual motorcycle run to support Christian Ministry in the Ontario County will start at ten. Sheriff Phil Povero says the program does ...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 43 year-old John Ferrell of Stanley, Friday night, after he fell off his motorcycle while trying to turn around on County Road 18 in the Town of Gorham. De...read more
A 19 year-old Dustin Albrecht of Phelps was taken to the Ontario County Jail in lieu of $500 bail after Sheriff's Deputies broke up a disturbance between Albrecht and another individual - Friday aft...read more
A 22 year-old Farmington man allegedly pushed and slapped his girlfriend in the presence of her 6 year-old daughter and the couple's 7 month-old daughter. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Chris...read more
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There will be a bump up in tuition for FLCC students in the fall. The Ontario County Board of Supervisors has approved a 46.8 million dollar budget for next year which will include a 3.9 percent inc...read more
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The part of the race , Musselman Triatheletes love the most is running neighborhoods in Geneva. Race Director Rich Clark says it's a hoot.         [audio:7111555347-GOBY.mp3...read more
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    An alleged Canandaigua fire bug is locked up in the Ontario County Jail without bail.  59 year old Daniel Richards who was arrested Thursday by Canandaigua Police is accused of ...read more
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    There will be a bump up in tuition for FLCC students in the fall. The Ontario County Board of Supervisors has approved  a 46.8 million dollar  budget for next year which wi...read more
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      Weekends in the Finger Lakes are packed with festivals . The newest Saturday will benefit the proposed dog park in downtown Geneva . Craig Meyers and friends have put togethe...read more
A disturbance early Thursday morning at Onanda Park on Canandaigua Lake led to the arrest of two 18 year-old Canandaigua residents.  Sheriff's Deputies, Cheshire Fire Department and Canandaigua A...read more
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17-hundred people are racing this weekend in the various Musselman events and organizers have to be ready for anything, that includes runners getting hurt or sick. Race Director Rich Clark tells Fin...read more
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Upwards of 15-thousand people attended Wednesday night's Kenny Chesney concert at CMAC and while the fans were enjoying the show, the Ontario County Sheriff's Department was busy checking fake IDs and...read more
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The Geneva Boys and Girls Club is launching a new community building effort in the Richards Park Neighborhood. Club Executive Director Chris Lavin tells us they are putting on events three nights a we...read more
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Geneva is preparing for the 12th annual Musselman Triatholon this weekend, which is excepted to bring 17-hundred competitors to town for four different races. First year race director Rich Clark says ...read more
Get ready to break out the shiny gold shovels and ceremonial hard hats. The developers of the Pinnancle North Project in Canandaigua have announced they will have their formal ground breaking ceremony...read more
A 53 year old Penn Yan man has been sentenced to three-and-two-thirds to 11 years in state prison for multiple driving while intoxicated convictions.  Richard DeWitt pleaded guilty to aggravated ...read more
      John Plumb, a political unknown, who resigned his post in May at the White House National Security Council has decided to seek the Democratic nomination to run against Republ...read more
It was not a great day for Albion trucker John Sugar. He was taking his 14 wheeler west on Tin Can Alley at the intersection with Welch Road in the Town of Phelps just before Noon when he snagged a lo...read more
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By the fall, Geneva's 12 neighborhood parks are likely to be smoke free. The City Council has given first round approval to a ban. A second vote takes place at the August Council meeting. Teens from...read more
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      Another parklet has popped up in downtown Geneva. Right in front Joe's Hots on Exchange Street two parking spaces have been transformed into a mini rest stop, where people ca...read more
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An overnight fire has destroyed the Byrne Dairy store in Phelps. Ontario County 911 tells us their first call on the fire came in at 2:13 this morning. The fire started in the office and two people i...read more
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The Geneva Historical Society holds its first Wednesday night walking tour of the year this week. Society Executive Director Kerry Lippencott says they will roam the area around Pulteney Park on Sou...read more
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    Geneva City Manager Matt Horn says the  year and a half old 2.5 million dollar Lakefront  Event Center is on pace to double last years bookings. The site has been very popu...read more
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The heat is on and the humidity makes it seem even hotter.  Cooling pro, John Blume,  says that keeping cool is just one of the many benefits of air conditioning your home:     ...read more
? A Macedon man attempting to turn around in a driveway backed into a telephone pole guide wire, Thursday night, while traveling south on Hook Road in Farmington. But, for 49 year-old Douglas Kearn...read more
Eric James Clapton, not the famous guitarist, was arrested early this morning for allegedly assaulting his wife during a domestic dispute. The 31 year-old Clapton was taken into custody at the coupl...read more
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  Looking for a contractor to do some home improvements? Be careful says contractor John Blume who says the best place to start looking for a reliable contractor is       &n...read more
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The city of Geneva is about halfway through its six phase lakefront development project along the shore of Seneca Lake. City Manager Matt Horn: [audio:7041582447-HORN1LAKEFRONTDEV.mp3][/audio] Hor...read more
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The Geneva City Council passed an ordinance on first reading, Wednesday, that bans smoking in city parks. City Manager Matt Horn says the council was convinced it was a good idea after some very compe...read more
A homeless man was arrested in Wayne County, Thursday, on five pending warrants stemming from indictments issued in Ontario County. Macedon Police and the U.S. Marshall's Office apprehended 34 ye...read more
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After the hamburgers and hot dogs are gone this holiday weekend, think chicken wings! The documentary comedy film "The Great Chicken Wing Hunt", which followed a band of misfits across New York looki...read more
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The area hadn't been disturbed for decades but now we have learned that work crews laying in a fiber optic cable to the new FLCC Center in Geneva made something of a startling discovery Monday: huma...read more
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  New York is a little more fireworks friendly this 4th Fourth of July weekend.  Last winter Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill that allows sparklers, party poppers, cone fountains and...read more
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    Now that Geneva has been named as an All-American City , just how will city leaders capitalize on the honor. City Manager Matt Horn says among other things the Red, White and Blue Al...read more
    The Canandaigua City Council holds a public hearing Thursday night on an measure to expand the uses permitted in the Boathouse Zoning District. Under the proposal special permits cou...read more
A group of Geneva High School students, their teachers, and chaperones find themselves at ground zero for an unfolding world economic crisis. According to the website, Genevanow.com, the group, ...read more
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  The Geneva City Council Wednesday night will talk about a pilot project to close Linden Street  to traffic every once in a while in the summer and transformed it into a  pedestrian...read more
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      Tense moments this morning at the  Canandaigua VA Medical Center as a bomb threat as called into Building 37 which houses the National  Veterans Crisis and Homless ...read more
A horrifying tale of road rage was played out in the early morning hours of Friday resulting in charges being filed against a 20 year-old man. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Collin Fox, of Phel...read more
A Geneva man has been arrested in connection with the break in at the Boat House Beer Garden and the Shops at Traders Village in the Town of Romulus. Seneca County Sheriff's Deputies took 33 year ol...read more
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The Geneva City Council is being asked to pass an outright ban on smoking in the city's 12 neighborhood parks. Wednesday night the City Council will take up a measure to amend the municipal code. La...read more
An electronic peeping tom has pled guilty to spying on minors as they changed in the dressing room of his store, Tri Running and Walking, in Victor. In Ontario County Court this morning, 47 year old G...read more
March 9th marked the mishap of a father peddling dope. It was a crisp, cold morning with a chance of snow. A son awoke -- hopped up -- scooping his pop's cap on his way to the West Street Eleme...read more
Beginning Monday work will get underway to repair the Route 89 bridge over the Erie Canal north of the New York State Thruway in the Town of Tyre. The bridge will be closed to traffic through Septem...read more
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  Ontario County's "No Where To Go" Coalition is gearing up for a first of it's kind homeless and unsheltered census the night of July 29th. The Coalition's Kathleen Wagner says teams of four ...read more
  Update: A Webster woman, 62 year-old Patricia Price, remains in satisfactory condition at Strong Memorial Hospital following a two car accident at the intersection of Fort Hill Road and Cou...read more
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Backers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Classical Charter School  got their letter of intent into the New York State Education Department  by this weeks Tuesday deadline.  Now more...read more
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It has attracted nearly 35 thousand people a year. This year there is a new wrinkle for the very popular two-day Finger Lakes Riesling Festival in Canandaigua. It's now the Finger Lakes Riesling and...read more
The State Department of Health has suspended an Ontario County internist after he admitted that he neglected or abandoned a patient.   The sanction order against Dr. Thomas Mydosh, who has w...read more
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 People interested in being the next Ontario County Administrator have until July 13th to submit an application. Manchester Town  Supervisor Jeff Gallahan heads the search committee and tell...read more
Things have slowly gotten back to normal so Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero has lifted the Boaters advisories he placed on  Honeoye and Canandaigua Lakes following the June 14th stroms. &...read more
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It was one place you could always go to find a bargain on gently used clothes, household goods and even furniture. So it comes as a big surprise to many today that Volunteers of America have decided t...read more
1pm update   An 87 year old Honeoye man is recovering in the ICU at Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua after his flat bottom jon boy boat sank last night about a hundred feet from shore with hi...read more
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    Street by street , block by block , ward by ward , homes and businesses in Canandaigua that have city trash pickup are starting to receive for their of brand new blue recycling toter...read more
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Ontario County Deputies arrested a Rochester mother Monday night at Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track in Farmington after learning she had left her 12 year old son in the car out in the parking lot...read more
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    The Town of Geneva is again considering setting up it's own mini solar farm . Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says they have plenty of room on town land. From behind Town Hall on Pre-emp...read more
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A United Express Turbo Prop with 42 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing at the Canandaigua Airport Sunday afternoon. The plane was in bound to Rochester from Newark, New Jersey. Ca...read more
Yesterday, during day two of a three day event block, Geneva Harley-Davidson continued its 40th Anniversary Celebration. They hosted a charity dice run, pulled pork and other catered food, wine tast...read more
Two time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductee, Graham Nash is slated for an evening of photography and music at the Smith Opera House on August 21st. It’s a re...read more
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Geneva Recreation Department staff is busy getting local parks in shape for the summer. Recreation Director Janelle Drach tells us the harsh winter and wet spring has slowed them down a little. &nb...read more
The weather is getting hotter, and the number of shoplifters arrested by police is also on the rise.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies make two shoplifting arrests on Friday at Eastview Mall. ...read more
The City of Canandaigua has been looking for some one to buy and develop the Tom's Mobil property on South Main. They got only one response to their request for proposals. It came from a group calling...read more
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For the 4th year in a row, KA-BOOM !, a  national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids play opportunities, has named Geneva a Playful City USA community. City Recreation Director Janelle Drach...read more
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     It's one of the bumpiest roads in the Town of Geneva . Within the next couple of weeks,  contractors will be repaving Gambee Road which takes you past the  Seneca Foo...read more
With the release of "Jurassic World" -- the latest in the "Jurassic Park" sci-fi adventure series Matt Lamanna  assistant curator of vertebrate paleontology at one of the top five dinosaur collec...read more
  Traffic on Pre-emption Road (County Road 6) north of Washington Street in Geneva was being diverted around a one vehicle rollover accident in front of the Liberty Commons. Ontario County 911...read more
  A 40 year old Bloomfield man was hurt this morning around 645 when he lost control of his motorcycle on 5 and 20 in the Town of East Bloomfield. The Ontario County Sheriff's office says Duane ...read more
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      It's a hot ticket. The  Geneva Family Y's Second Annual Finger Lakes Brewfest is Sunday from 1 to 6 at the Geneva Ramada Lakefront. Y Executive Directior Charlie Evangil...read more
Wade's Market is closing its doors after 47 years and about 150 employees are expected to lose their jobs by the end of September. The property where the store is located in Farmington has been sold ...read more
 A Seneca Falls man is behind bars after being arrested on multiple criminal charges, Wednesday.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say an arrest warrant issued by Victor Town Court led to 2...read more
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    A Canandaigua man was arrested today for allegedly repeatedly raping  a woman over the course of the last three days at his home.  Police allege 36 year old  Albert Ci...read more
 A Canandaigua man is being held in the  Ontario County jail in connection with a murder probe in Texas.  According to deputies, 22-year-old Brandon Hampton may have helped bury the bod...read more
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A Geneva food truck was destroyed by a fire Wednesday morning. The fire was reported just after 8:30 a.m. The El Morro food truck was parked behind the Mini Morrow Store at the corner of Lewis and Ex...read more
A total of 693 full and part-time students were named to the Finger Lakes Community College dean’s list for spring 2015. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have a 3.5 grade poin...read more
A 19 year-old man, jogging on County Road 9 in the Town of Victor, Tuesday night, was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle and suffered head and hip lacerations.   Sheriff's Deputies say Nathan Y...read more
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A near record turnout weighed in on the revised Geneva School budget Tuesday night. 1,435 voted in favor of passage and 837 were opposed. The budget needed 60% voter approval to pass and they surpasse...read more
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    The Geneva School District has been cranking up a "get out the vote"  effort to get the 2015-2016 school year budget passed on it's second go round . Last month they could not m...read more
A bill, sponsored by Assembly Minority Leader, Brian Kolb, that would make rifle hunting permanent in Ontario County passed the Assembly, Monday and since it has already passed the Senate, it now goes...read more
Here's an updated travelers alert from the Ontario County Sheriff's office. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero is asking for no unnecessary travel inn the Towns near Honeoye Lake (Richmond, Canadice, ...read more
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  What's worse than flash flooding ? Flash flooding where you have a lot of hills . There's plenty road and property damage in Southwestern Ontario County in the Town of Richmond  followi...read more
A dozen hikers had to be rescued from Grimes Glen in Naples Sunday night because of the flash flooding.  The Naples Fire Department reports the 12 were separated when water in the park rose rapid...read more
Due to severe localized flooding, Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero has issued a Travel Advisory for the Towns of Canadice, Richmond, Naples and South Bristol until 6 a.m. Monday. Sheriff Povero is a...read more
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A new draft of the Town of Geneva comprehensive plan calls for re-develop the area around 5 and 20 and Pre-emption Road into a mixed commerical and residential zone . The intersection itself would b...read more
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  Ontario County's take over of police and fire dispatching for the City of Geneva is still a ways down the road. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says among other things they are working on...read more
Last night, a 34 year-old Christopher M. Flieschman from Newark struck the rear end of 78 year-old Robert Schneider’s car at an intersection in the Town of Gorham with his motorcycle. During the...read more
  12 year old Jack Ryan was riding his bike yesterday in Canandaigua as he was hit by a motorcycle driven by 45 year old Stephen Potter on Freshour Road. Ontario County Sheriff’s say Ryan ...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Bloomfield man back on Tuesday for driving erratically in the Village of Bloomfield. It was just after midnight on Tuesday when Deputies stopped 29 year-...read more
27 year-old Cori Duvall-Hogg from Canandaigua was charged with Criminal Nuisance second degree yesterday.  She was allegedly allowing her miniature horses to get loose and gallop into...read more
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        How's this name sound : Geneva Town Center ?  A new draft comprehensive plan for the Town of Geneva calls for redeveloping the area a quarter mile in each direct...read more
    Canandaigua Police took a convicted sex offender into custody Thursday afternoon for failing to report where he lives. 36 year old George Ferner, is charged with  violating the ...read more
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  A number of homes in Ontario, Seneca and Yates Counties suffered storm damage this week. Peggy Penders at the Western New York Better Business Bureau says be careful  who you hire for c...read more
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A National Weather Service ground team has determined that Wednesday night's thunderstorm front in Northwest Ontario County did prodcue a minor tornado. According to Buffalo National Weather Service M...read more
He's wearing red, but seeing green. Hobart College Graduate and now NFL rookie guard Ali Marpet agreed this week to terms on a four-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The six-foot-four, 30...read more
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    Some big changes are in store for Canandaigua's City Recycling program. They will be  delivering new  96-gallon recycling containers to  residents who  currently ...read more
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    There is no firm date yet for Ontario County to take over police and fire dispatching duties for Geneva . A multitude of issues need to be resolved according to Ontario County Sherif...read more
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After serving four terms on the City Council, 37 year-old Jackie Augustine, an Ethics Instructor at Keuka College, will run for mayor of Geneva in November on the Democratic ticket. Augustine says her...read more
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    The announcement went out on Face Book and the school's website this morning that St. Francis/ St. Stephen School in Geneva has selected one of it's own to serve as the new Principal...read more
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There is a lot on the line if Geneva voters next Tuesday don't approve the revised 48-million-785-thousand dollar budget for the 20-15 2016 school year by the required 60% margin.  School Board V...read more
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    Geneva made the  Sweet 16 back In March and we will know by the weekend if the  National Civic League will name Geneva as one of this years  All-American Cities . ...read more
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A swift-moving series of thunderstorms struck the Finger Lakes Monday afternoon causing widespread power outages impacting thousands of customers. Bob Pass is a spokesman for NYSEG:  [audio:6081...read more
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wayne County from 9:16 pm ending at 10:16 pm.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 1 am for Sodus Bay to Mexic...read more
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  You know summer is just about here when it's time for the Geneva Farmer's Market . The first one of the season happens tomorrow (Thursday)  from 730 to 1 in the Exchange Street parking ...read more
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People have until the close of business Monday to respond to a joint survey from the City and Town of Geneva seeking input on how to deal with the so-called senior housing gap in the Geneva area.&nb...read more
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Just what is at stake if Geneva School District voters say no to the second budget plan on June 16th? Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services Steven Kruger says they would have to opera...read more
A teenage boy swerved off Modock road in Victor early Friday morning, striking a utility pole then hitting a fire hydrant before coming to a halt. 17 year old Matthew King failed a field sobriety te...read more
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If all the last minute details get worked out, Fed Ex will be breaking ground on its planned 225-thousand square foot  Warehouse and Distribution Center on Collett Road between Route 332 and Ho...read more
Two alleged drug dealers from out of town were caught by Canandaigua Police Saturday night. They report 43 year old Shaka Nesmith, of Rochester, and 25 year old Dean Cassata, of Spencerport, were foun...read more
A Farmington man sits in the Ontario County Jail after threatening to kill his mother and two Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies during a disturbance at the basketball courts at the Fairdale Glen devel...read more
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We know now incumbent Geneva Mayor Ron Alcock will be facing at-large City Council member Jackie Augustine in the fall. She has the Democratic Party nod, he has the Republican endorsement. In an in...read more
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  Fresh fruit and produce. Cheese and wine. Knick-knacks and art work. You'll find it all the the Geneva Farmer's Market each Thursday from 730 to 1 in the Exchange Street parking Lot. The fir...read more
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Fencing went up last month for the Pinnacle North project in Canandaigua and we are told next week they will be starting both sewer installation and foundation work, as well as Brownfield clean up. ...read more
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Finger Lakes News Radio received a robo-call into the newsroom just after 10 this morning from Midlakes School Superintendent Jamie Farr. It gave details about a youngster who brought an air soft gu...read more
A Canandaigua man was sitting in the Ontario County jail this morning after he went to a Rushville home late last night (Wed) with a loaded gun to confront someone in a dispute over some money. 33 yea...read more
On June 1, 2015 at approximately 10:17am, the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested David E. Merkley, Jr., age 23, of 106 Washington Street, Geneva, NY 14456 for Forcible Touching, a Class A...read more
A Farmington man was arrested on a warrant for bail jumping in case out of Ontario County Court. Sheriff's Deputies say 30 year-old Layne D'Agata also had two bench warrants out of Canandaigua City ...read more
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    They had a roughly  hour long  district wide lockout for all  Canandaigua Schools this morning after a student reportedly made threats at the Canandaigua Academy . Dis...read more
A dispute over money, Wednesday night, has resulted in the arrest of a Canandaigua man on charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 3...read more
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    After 24 years with  Ontario County ,the last   four as County Administrator John Garvey confirms he is putting in his retirement paper work effective October 2nd. Gar...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say two Rochester women went on a shopping spree, Wednesday night, at the Target store at Eastview Mall and allegedly neglected to pay for merchandise valued at more ...read more
Geneva School officials are making an all out effort to be sure the 2015-2016 school budget proposal passes this time. It came up 24 votes short last month. There's a push to get people registered to ...read more
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Local law enforcement agencies have seen a spike in drug overdoses in the last six months, including two deaths in Canandaigua just days apart in April. There is a community forum on the growing her...read more
It's an unfortunate case of buyers remorse. A Victor woman is charged with animal abandonment after she had adopted a 7 year old cat from Lollypop Farm and decided against keeping it . The Ontario Cou...read more
Damage was contained to the front porch of a home on Townline Road in Rushville early Thursday morning after a fire smoldering in a mulch bed spread to the structure.  The fire was quickly exting...read more
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She's using her celebrity to help increase blood donations.  Since September 2011, 19-year old Courtney Wagner of Canandaigua has battled an aggressive malignant brain tumor. In March she told h...read more
Romulus native and Hobart College alumnus Christopher McDonald appeared on "The Rich Eisen Show" to promote his work in an upcoming television event, "Texas Rising," that premiered on Memorial Day. "...read more
Sparklers, poppers and cone fountains are legal on the Fourth of July in New York State, but not in every county and only in those counties where the local government permits it. As of this week, 29 ...read more
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Voters rejected it once, but a proposed 48.8 million dollar school budget in Geneva gets another chance next month. Geneva School Superintendent Trina Newton tells Finger Lakes News Radio the school b...read more
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They want to fix it. The intersection of County Road 8 and County Road 41 in Farmington is currently listed as the most dangerous in Ontario County because of the high number of serious accidents that...read more
A 57 year old Naples man suffered multiple broken bones after striking a deer with his motorcycle Tuesday morning in Yates County. Michael Salotto, Junior, was on Italy Valley Road, near Warren Road, ...read more
A 16 year-old student was arrested at Honeoye High School, Wednesday, after he allegedly pushed and slapped a 17 year-old boy who sustained a concussion and lacerations to the head and a neck strain. ...read more
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      The  Ontario County Sheriff's Office, the  Partnership for Ontario County and the Council on Alcoholism and Addictions in the Finger Lakes holds a community forum o...read more
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Ontario County's proposed public charter school, the Finger Lakes Academy, has decided to change its class configuration from K through six to K through Grade 2 and hopes to open in the fall of 2016 w...read more
    Ontario County Deputies took a 61 year old Naples man into custody for an early Sunday morning attack on a 40 year old woman at the Naples Hotel on South Main Street. John Milton Hal...read more
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Geneva city and town leaders are conducting a joint survey to see what sort of senior houing should be built in Geneva. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says the 22-question survey will give them a better ...read more
      small town landmark started to disappear over the weekend. You knew that when Stanley built a new fire hall last year , the old one's days would be numbered. Last week worker...read more
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Canandaigua Police this morning arrested a substitute school nurse for allegedly stealing prescription medications from the Canandaigua Primary-Elementary School over the course of the last several we...read more
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      Condos, apartments, townhomes, senior communities , what makes sense for Geneva ? A survey is on the street now asking people how the City and Town should address the so call...read more
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Canandaigua City staff and representatives from the State Department of Transportation will be sitting down in the next several weeks to discuss some possible speed limit changes for State Route 332...read more
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The Geneva School Board has a big decision to make tonight: go with a contingency budget for the next school year, or ask voters for a second time to pass the 48.8 million dollar package that was re...read more
For anyone who has trouble falling to sleep, there's a support group in the Finger Lakes that might be able to help. The Sleep Solutions Support Group meets on Wednesday June 10th. from 5:30 to 6:30...read more
Doctor Tom Adler of the Allergy Advocacy Association will present "Learning About Allergies" at a meeting of the Better Breathers Club on Friday, June 12th from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Thompson Confer...read more
Senator Chuck Schumer, this week, released some troubling figures on the spread of heroin addiction in Upstate New York.  To date, the region has 711 reported cases of overdosing on heroin or o...read more
A Shortsville man was arrested, Tuesday, after he allegedly caused a disturbance and damaged property valued at $185 at a residence on Main Street in Shortsville.  Sheriff's Deputies say 30 year-...read more
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The Finger Lakes Housing Consortium will be holding a day long summit at the Geneva Ramada Lakefront on June 19th. Event Co-Chair Martin Teller says they are gathering community leaders from Ontario...read more
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The State DOT will be spending some 6.1 million dollars to repave and do other road work on Routes 5 and 20 and Route 332 in the Canandaigua area. Bids went out last week and contracts should be awa...read more
A vehicle fire, Tuesday afternoon around 5:15 p.m., resulted in some delays for westbound traffic on the New York State Thruway between the Geneva and Manchester exits causing the right lane to be blo...read more
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The Food Truck, essentially a gourmet meal wagon, hits the road starting today and heads to Canandaigua for a concert at CMAC, tonight. The food truck is sponsored by the New York Wine and Culinary ...read more
Motorists noticed a fire in progress at the United Way building near the corner of Route 332 and Parkside Drive in Canandaigua, Friday night, about 10:30 p.m. By the time, fire crews arrived th...read more
Some customers dining at the Ponderosa Steakhouse in Geneva, late Friday afternoon, got the shock of their lives when a vehicle crashed into the restaurant in the exact spot they were seated. Amazin...read more
Voters in the City of Geneva will get another crack at the city's school budget on June 16th. The vote is required because the first time around it just barely failed to garner the necessary 60% of ...read more
March 26th, 3:01 p.m. Auburn Police report this afternoon that a 15 year old girl who ran away from the Cayuga Centers on Hamilton Avenue last Tuesday has been located. Christa "Shay" Hermanet was fo...read more
A Rochester man was arrested late Friday night on DWI charges after he allegedly drove his car through multiple police road blocks and failed to comply with an order to stop his car. The incident oc...read more
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Geneva's 16th Annual Cruisin' night has signed up a big time main sponsor. Amanda Airth with the Geneva Business Improvement District says when it comes to fast shiny cars, can you get any bigger th...read more
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The Finger Lakes Pride Festival is Saturday in Downtown Geneva. It's a fundraiser for the LGBTQ Center of the Finger Lakes. Event spokesperson Amy Hickey says they hope the day will help foster unders...read more
A Syracuse man escaped serious injury Sunday night when his southbound car veered out of control on Seneca Point Road in Naples and rolled over after striking a tree.  Ontario County Sheriff's De...read more
A shouting match, Sunday night, at a residence on Lake to Lake Road in Gorham has led to the arrest of a 25 year-old Stanley woman on a felony charge of Aggravated DWI.  Ontario County Sheriff's...read more
Memorial Day is a holiday that is frequently touched by tragedy in one form or another.  In fact, according to area hospitals it's one of the busiest days of the year for motorcycle, boating, swi...read more
Update:  5-23-15 A surge in DWI arrests over the Memorial Day weekend in Ontario County is the result of stepped up road patrols by sheriff's deputies who had issued appearance tickets to a tot...read more
The annual Gorham Pageant of Bands Parade, next Saturday, is expected to cause travel delays in the Gorham area for several hours.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Route 245 in Gorham will ...read more
A Syracuse man escaped serious injury Sunday night when his southbound car veered out of control on Seneca Point Road in Naples and rolled over after striking a tree.  Ontario County Sheriff's De...read more
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School ends and your child care provider is not available during the summer months.  If your in Seneca, Yates or Ontario Counties -- you're lucky, because there's a referral service that can help...read more
A Bloomfield man was arrested, Thursday night, in the Town of Bristol for allegedly choking his wife, 25 year old Meaghan Rogers of Bloomfield.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 31 year-old ...read more
A Farmington man was arrested, Friday morning in Victor, on a criminal summons charging him with Harrassment in the Second Degree.  Deputies say the charge against 64 year-old Keith Goldstein ste...read more
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A long winter and a short spring made for a challenging assignment to get the state park system up and running for the Memorial Day weekend, but Regional Director for the State Parks Fred Bonn says ev...read more
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    The ink is dry. The deal is done . Morgan-LeChase Development this morning announced they have closed on their   acquisition of 21 acres of land across from Kershaw Park in...read more
A Romulus couple was arrested Thursday afternoon for engaging in a physical altercation inside a vehicle while traveling through Geneva on Route 14.  41 year-old Jayson Greenfield and 25 year-old...read more
 Share and share alike. Geneva and Canandaigua have chosen  Stephen Pigeon of Orchard Park  to serve as  Assessor for both communities  effective June 1st. Pigeon was a Real ...read more
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The Geneva School Budget was the only one in the Finger Lakes that failed to pass Tuesday. Since the plan called for exceeding the state's 2 percent property tax cap, it had to pass with a super maj...read more
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The owners of Bristol Mountain, Bristol Aerial Adventure Park, and Roseland Water Park have about a month left on  construction for a new attraction. The Roseland Wake Park adjacent to Rosela...read more
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It's a bargain extravaganza. The 10th annual Hobart William Smith Barn sale is Thursday from 8 to 1. You'll find items that students don't want to tote back home for the summer or now that they have...read more
Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R-C Macedon) May 18 joined state Senator Mike Nozzolio (R,C,I-54th District), members of the state Legislature, and domestic violence prevention advocates at a press confere...read more
A Farmington woman, involved in a domestic dispute, was arrested while allegedly driving while intoxicated on Friday night and found to be in possession of a controlled substance without a prescript...read more
A woman who allegedly rear-ended a cement truck in Farmington, Tuesday afternoon, will face charges that she was under the influence of prescription medication when the accident occurred.  Ontari...read more
A car fire in Canandaigua on Thursday is being blamed on a bird nest or an animal making its home inside a car's engine. The driver of the vehicle was driving on Fort Hill Avenue when smoke started ...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies acting on a court warrant issued by Judge William Kocher arrested a 34 year-old Canandaigua woman on violation of probation charges. Jessica Miller of Canandaigua w...read more
Two women escaped serious injury, Friday afternoon, when their vehicles were involved in a collision at a rural intersection. Sheriff's Deputies say 26 year-old Sherry Solomon of Rochester pulled ou...read more
The Marcus Whitman School District's $31,458,244 budget was approved by a vote of 378 to 88.  Voters also adopted a proposition authorizing the purchase of four 70-passenger school buses at a co...read more
Voters in Geneva failed to adopt the City School District's annual budget even though more people voted in favor than voted against it. In order to be adopted, the budget needed to win 60 percent of t...read more
The Canandaigua City School District's $70.7 million budget for 2015-2016 was approved by a wide margin:  1,053 in favor versus 425 opposed.  The budget will generate a local tax increase of...read more
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  The Geneva Town Board and the Planning Board have gotten an earful from neighbors with objections to the planned solar farm Hobart William Smith wants to put up on the   Fribolin F...read more
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They don't want people denying it. "Heroin is in your neighborhood" is the theme of a second community forum cosponsored by the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, the Partnership for Ontario County and ...read more
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47-year-old Glen Siembor was arrested this winter and charged with videotaping a minor in the changing room of his store Tri Running and Walking on Main Street in Victor. State Police Spokesman Mark O...read more
A 32 year old Canandaigua man is being held on weapons charges today after police executed a search warrant at his home on Bristol Street late Thursday afternoon. Police say Peter Bartholomew had an e...read more
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      Wednesday night the  Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center  is hosting a meeting to outline a  new initiative to  deal with the city's stray and abandoned c...read more
A 23 year old Canandaigua man was discharged from Strong today after being hit by a car last night when he was walking down the road on State Route 364 South of the CMAC Parking Lot. Ontario County De...read more
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  We had better than a inch of rain in a real hurry Monday night in Geneva causing some street flooding. Our Corey Dykes and a buddy got in a canoe and went paddling done Jefferson Avenue. He ...read more
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  RTS has  hired a consultant to see if  Vanpooling is a good idea for our area. Vanpools generally involve  one person designated as at the   Vanpool Driver, a bus company...read more
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UPDATE: 3:10AM (5-19-15) Hazmat Crews are unloading one of the two trailer trucks involved in a rear-end collision, late Monday afternoon, between Exit 46 and Exit 45 -- causing all four lanes to be ...read more
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    You are in a hurry to get to work or to get home and just up ahead of you is a big old farm tractor is lumbering down the road .  Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero reminds you ...read more
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Geneva School District patrons will head to the polls Tuesday to decide on a 48.8 million dollar 2015-2016 school year budget that reflects a 4.3 percent increase in spending. Because school leaders...read more
  A certified nursing assistant at the Ontario Center in Hopewell was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly endangering the welfare of an vulnerable elderly adult. 50 year old Jacqueline Parks...read more
Geneva Police have been keeping an eye on a Colt Street  apartment for the last two months and Friday night finally moved in and arrested a 60 year old Geneva man for allegedly dealing crack coca...read more
A 25 year-old woman, accused of stealing a customer's purse off a counter in the Geneva Wal-Mart, is facing a felony charge of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree after being arrested, Wednesday aftern...read more
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Canandaigua's North Shore project was announced 2 years ago with a great deal of fanfare. They are trying to get that spark back this week with the first signs of activity on the 21 acre site across...read more
Two Canandaigua teenagers allegedly went on a shoplifting spree, Wednesday, and were taken into custody in possession of stolen items from several Eastview Mall stores.  Ontario County Sheriff's ...read more
 The Ontario County Sheriff's office today confirmed the arrest of a 40 year old Farmington woman for breaking Leandra's law over the weekend . Mandy White was pulled over during a Saturday after...read more
"Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing." It was with these words, fi...read more
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      You have to really set your fear aside. Friday people will be  rappelling  down the  First Federal Building in Downtown Rochester as part of the Seneca Waterwa...read more
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      Local tourism officials say all the signs are pointing to a strong summer travel season in the Finger Lakes .  Finger Lakes Visitors Connection President and CEO Valerie...read more
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Will the Finger Lakes see as many Canadian visitors this summer?  That's a big question mark according to Finger Lakes Visitors Connection President and CEO Valerie Knoblauch.  The exchang...read more
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This Wednesday night the Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center will host a discussion to outline a new intative to deal with the city's stray and abandon cat problem. City Communications and Mar...read more
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We are just two and a half weeks away from the start of a brand new summer concert season at CMAC in Canandaigua. The first show out of the gate: George Thorogood and The Destroyers along with Brian...read more
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The Finger Lakes makes the Travel Channel's Top 15 Weekend Getaway list for the summer. Finger Lakes Visitors Connection President and CEO Valerie Knoblauch says exposure on a national outlet like t...read more
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Canandaigua Police confirmed a taser was used to subdue a homeless man who resisted arrest over the weekend. Around 6:45 Saturday night police had gone out to Lagoon Park and saw a number of people vi...read more
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They have a long road to go yet. Proponents of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter continue to gather e-mail comments from the public that will be included in the letter of intent that has to be...read more
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If you spend any time outdoors, protect yourself from tick bites. Ontario County Public Health Director Mary Beer says  you need to be mindful about walking in the woods and in tall grass as de...read more
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The Canandaigua VA Medical Center will be one of 170 VA locations around the country holding the VA2K Walk and Roll event on the 20th. Canandaigua Coordinator Rebecca Coats tells us  the ...read more
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Canandaigua Police are investigating two drug overdose deaths that happened just 5 days apart last month.  A 49 year old woman died on the 18h and a 33 year old woman died on April 23rd.  ...read more
Photo Credit: Finger Lakes Visitors Connection At this Tuesday night's City of Canandaigua Environmental Committee Meeting there will be a report from the staff concerning the condition of the Sonn...read more
Ontario sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a 19 year-old employee of a store at Eastview Mall for allegedly make out several fake sales transactions in the store's cash register. Deputies have ch...read more
On April 30th 2015 at approximately 12:34am 20-year old  Jarrett Gummoe of Lafayette and 19-year old Cameron Luerer of Trumansburg were charged with Crimianl Mischief in the 4th Degree by Ontario...read more
When Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a Rochester man for speeding in Victor on Thursday they were surprised to learn that the driver, 47 year old John Rouse, had no less than 20 driver's l...read more
A 25 year-old Shortsville man will spend 13 years in prison for raping the 6 year old girl that he was babysitting. According to the Daily Messenger, Scott Lewis was sentenced on Friday and the young ...read more
Geneva's Public Works Department starts its Spring Debris Clean Up effort on Monday. Residents are asked to place their yard waste curbside in piles or in paper bags. Please, no plastic bags. They w...read more
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We told you earlier in the week about a Canandaigua woman charged with tampering with evidence in an attempt to cover up the fact that her sister died of a drug overdose. Canadaigua Police made a si...read more
Close to 100 volunteer firefighters were called to battle a brush fire on Sand Hill Road in Penn Yan Thursday night. Firefighters from Penn Yan, along with mutual aid from Benton, Branchport/Keuka Par...read more
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On the eve of the 2015 NFL Draft, Hobart All American Ali Marpet says his visits and workouts with various teams have  been an eye opening experience , an inside look at play on the next level.[a...read more
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They say it will be a pivotal gauge of public support. Backers of the proposed Finger Academy Charter School are now soliciting e-mail comments and questions that they can turn around and show to th...read more
Canandaigua Police are asking the public's help in determining who was responsible for firing multiple rounds of a shotgun around 3:15 last Saturday morning. Some of the rounds struck and damaged a pa...read more
Tom Cottrell ready for gardeners. Cottrell’s Market on Route 96 in Waterloo is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and six vibrant green houses can be seen bursting with colorful flo...read more
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If you go past the Ontario County Courthouse in Canandaigua this week, look up the hill. Out on the front lawn you'll see 144 markers, laid out in neat rows. District Attorney Mike Tantillo tells us...read more
  A Canandaigua man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on  weapons and theft charges. Canandaigua Police say 26 year old Corey Larabyy is accused of selling a stolen .45 caliber handgun in ...read more
A Victor man, while being taken into custody for violating the state's Mental Hygeine Law, Friday morning, allegedly struck a Sheriff's deputy in the chest.  Officers were called to the area of...read more
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More thrills are being promised as the Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures Park opens for its second season in just a week. They will be open weekends starting May 2nd. This year they have added a ne...read more
If you happen to stroll down Castle Street in downtown Geneva, you'll discover a new mini-park that was constructed by the Department of Public Works and designed by architectural students from Hobart...read more
Some anxious moments, Tuesday night, at the Ontario County Sheriff's 911 Center in Canandaigua around 6:30PM when a cooling unit burst releasing smoke and activating a fire alarm.  As a precautio...read more
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The Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center is hosting a meeting on the 20th to discuss a new initiative to deal with the city's feral cat problem. City Communications and Marketing Director Julie Coleman...read more
Hobart College senior Ali Marpet made history Friday night. The All-American offensive lineman was selected in the second round with the 61st pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL Draft. He&rsqu...read more
Arguments in the lawsuit filed by Finger Lakes Racing and Gaming against the Lago Resort and Casino project have now been pushed back to May 22nd. The matter was originally set to be heard in Albany C...read more
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      If you have been paying attention over the last several months,  you've noticed the exterior of the Hobart William Smith Performing Arts Center that is under constructio...read more
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    It may not happen now until sometime next year. Geneva Housing Authority Executive Director Andy Tynan tells us the plan to convert the former St. Francis Grade School on Exchange St...read more
For the second time, this week, Assembly Minority Leader, Brian Kolb, has chastised the Democratic majority for its failure to embrace legislation that Kolb believes would benefit the state. On Tuesd...read more
2pm    5  1 2015 UPDATE            Fire heavy damaged a home on Number 9 Road near 5 and 20 north of Stanley overnight. It ...read more
A 27 year old Hammondsport man has pleaded guilty for his role in a fight that turned deadly last summer in Alfred.  Roy Martinez pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder in connection with the June 2...read more
Hobart and William Smith Colleges will award five honorary degrees to individuals who, by virtue of their significant service toward improving the public good at the local and national levels, are pow...read more
A Canandaigua man allegedly used his closed fist to punch his girlfriend in the face, loosening a tooth and causing it to bleed, during a domestic dispute at their residence on East Lake Road early We...read more
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    OSHA Area Director Chris Adams confirms his investigators are looking into a fatal work place accident that happened  Tuesday afternoon south of Cheshire as three men in a truck...read more
A bill that would have placed a two-year moratorium on Common Core testing was killed in committee, Tuesday, and Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb blamed the Democratic majority for blocking the leg...read more
  The Geneva Town Planning Board has a public hearing tonight on Hobart William Smith's plans to place a solar farm out on the recently donated Fribolin Farm on White Springs Lane . It's slate...read more
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They want to give you a smoother ride in downtown Geneva. Starting Monday night Public Works crews will be milling and paving the downtown stretch of Castle. City Public Works Director Mark Perry es...read more
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    Looking for work ? Want to make a career change ? The 3rd annual,  "Why I Love the Finger Lakes” Career Expo is Thursday from 1 to 4 at FLCC in Canandaigua . Dinah Brennan...read more
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    The Ontario County Board has a new law under consideration that requires each pawnbroker, second hand shop and coin and jewelry exchange to get a county license.  Sheriff Phil P...read more
A retired police officer who allegedly had sleepovers with children, walked around his house naked and slept naked with young kids pleaded not guilty in Farmington Town Court Monday night to endangeri...read more
If tonight's fast-moving thunderstorm is any indication of what Mother Nature has in store for us, this season, it might be a good idea to keep your rain gear handy and stock up on flashlight batterie...read more
An Ontario Court judge rejected an appeal by a Canandaigua man to have charges relating to the sale of crack cocaine dismissed on the grounds that he didn't have the opportunity to testify at his gran...read more
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How much longer will Pulteney Street be closed on the Hobart William Smith Campus in Geneva ? City and college officials have been talking but according to Chris Button who is managing the Performing ...read more
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Hobart All American offensive lineman Ali Marpet did not exhibit any pre-NFL Draft jitters on a telephone conference call with New York reporters Monday morning. The 2 year Statesman Team captain sa...read more
An Ontario County Grand Jury has indicted 49 year old John Pinnock of Farmington in connection with the August 12th 2014 accident that claimed the life of 57 year old Harold Schutt of Clifton Springs ...read more
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        If you grew up in Geneva , that blue round Lenox Road Water Tower was considered  a bit of a west side landmark. The Town of Geneva continues to work on plans to...read more
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Your kids can have sweet memories of the upcoming prom and graduation season or they can be haunted for the rest of their days by some unintended tragedy. The difference maker many times is a few dr...read more
 A Farmington man who turned himself into State Police last week for alledgely exposing himself to school age children for the past year or so has a hearing in Farmington Town Court tonight at 6 ...read more
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  If you are in the neighborhood,  sit down and take a load off. Geneva's first mini park or parklet has popped up in front of City Hall where they took two parking spaces out of service ...read more
On April 17, 2015 at about 7:41 am  53-year old Theresa L. Kobielski of Canandaigua was arrested for Arson 3rd following an investigation into a structure fire that took place on Maiden Lane in t...read more
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A Canandaigua woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly tampering with evidence in her sister's drug overdose death back on April 18th . Paramedics had been called to a home on Mason street a...read more
(GENEVA, NEW YORK) The 2015 Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race consisting of more than 200 seven-member teams running the distance surrounding Seneca Lake, was contested on Sunday, April 19. The race beg...read more
According to the autopsy performed Tuesday at Soliders and Sailors Hospital the pilot of the single-engine Cessna aircraft that crashed in Penn Yan Sunday died of blunt trauma that resulted in interna...read more
A woman fell asleep at the wheel and veered into the opposite lane, crossed the shoulder, struck a utility pole which overturned her vehicle, and she found herself trapped. In Phelps yesterday, on Sta...read more
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People behind the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School are going back to the state with a new application this spring. They are hosting a meet and greet Wednesday night to answer people's qu...read more
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The new group Go Bike Geneva wants to make bike travel around town easier and safer. Noah Lucas tells us many drivers don't give bike riders proper consideration.       [audio:41...read more
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The idea of closing Linden Street in Downtown Geneva on weekends has been bounced around for a few months now. City Manager Matt Horn says they are looking at it from many different angles.   ...read more
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  The new Hobart William Smith Performing Arts Center in Geneva will feature several eco-friendly or green building design elements. Project Manager Chris Button says for example they will mak...read more
Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua will launch a six-part series called "Lifestyle Medicine and Nutrition" on Monday, May 18th with a free information session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the ground floor con...read more
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  Having a race in April in the Finger Lakes is always a bit of a gamble weatherwise. Seneca 7 Co-Race Director Jeff Henderson says they always go in with fingers crossed. [audio:41715123456-S...read more
An estimated 918 students will receive degrees from Finger Lakes Community College during its 47th annual commencement on Saturday, May 16th.  The ceremony in the Constellation Brands Marvin Sand...read more
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    A consultant for the Town of Geneva has made a provocative suggestion for the redevelopment of the Beans Hill neighborhood. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti on the Finger Lakes Morning Ne...read more
52 year-old James Davis of Honeoye remains in guarded condition at Strong. Davis was badly burned when he and two other men were delivering steel beams to a construction site, last Tuesday, in Chesh...read more
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Update, 4/18 at 10:00 a.m. The popular wine bar will reopen after public pressure convinced owner James Emery Elkins that standing on principal is a difficult balancing act when you are losing income...read more
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      Their motto and mission statement is clear : "Honor all mothers by helping one in need." Antje Leo of Geneva is with the Geneva based Mothers and Others is collecting items t...read more
A Farmington man allegedly threw frozen corn dogs and steak at his girlfriend last Wednesday.  43 year-old John Kirby is charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a c...read more
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 Finger Lakes Health is bringing back it's popular Walk and Talk program  next month. Community Relations Manager Loree MacKerchar once a week in both Geneva  and Penn Yan people will b...read more
Two women in Shortsville get into a fight Monday night and a baby gets hurt in the struggle.  24 year old Brittany Smith and 18 year old Katelyn Hickson are both charged with Endangering the welf...read more
Home sales in the Greater Rochester - Finger Lakes region declined by 4.1% in the first quarter compared with a year ago. The findings were reported on Friday by the Greater Rochester Association of...read more
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      The Geneva School Board holds a public hearing tonight on it's proposed   48.8 million dollar 2015-2016 school year budget. The measure includes a 2 million dollar ...read more
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports on April 27th, 2015 at approximately 9:44 Am Sheriff Deputies arrested Alexander P. Marshall, age 30 of 548 White Springs Rd.  ...read more
Congressman Tom Reed introduced a resolution in Washington, Thursday, that is aimed at tackling the nation's problems by setting goals first then working out the details later. Reed's idea of setting ...read more
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The 4th Annual Induction Ceremony at the Rochester Music Hall of Fame will take place on Sunday night at the Eastman Theater in Rochester starting at 7PM.  It will be a big night for five legen...read more
Ontario County Deputies were in hot pursuit of a suspect not once but twice early this morning. Around 1 o'clock deputies attempted to pull 21 year old Chad Featherly over for failure to kept right ...read more
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    If you have passed the old Geneva High site on Pulteney Street over the last couple of weeks you have seen steel framing going up for the new FLCC Geneva Center. A roof deck is also ...read more
A Phelps woman whose miniature horses repeatedly have left their stalls and run into the road - has been cited by Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies after her horses were caught running loose on Sunday...read more
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      They are being pig headed about it. On the Finger Lakes Morning News , Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb told us he just can't get the New York City Democrats who control t...read more
Two men canoeing on Canadice Lake, Monday morning, suddenly found themselves foundering in the water after gusty winds overturned their canoe. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say the two 58 year-old...read more
A 73 year old Farmington man turned himself in to State Police today and was arrested  for alledgely exposing himself to school age children for the past year or so. Martin Schlegel is charged wi...read more
  Here is an  early look at some designs for Phase 3 of improvements for Geneva's Lake Front area. It will feature new pedestrian bridge over Castle Creek where it empties into the lake. ...read more
The Geneva School Board has one  open seat going into the May 19th election and no on in sight to fill it . Jessica Bailey has decided not to seek re-election. We are told as of mid day Friday&nb...read more
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  Some 400 volunteers will be pitching in Thursday for The Ontario County United Way's Annual Day of Caring. Regional Director Kari Buch tells us all sorts of chores will be tackled throughout...read more
A Farmington man was jailed Wednesday after allegedly throwing frozen corn dogs and a steak at his girl fiend during a domestic disturbance. Ontario County Deputies also say 43 year old John David Kir...read more
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The State said no last year, but they haven't given up. Backers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School hold a public information session next week to bring people up to speed on their new...read more
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      Go Bike Geneva is a fledgling organization  dedicated to improving  conditions for cycling in the City. Noah Lucas tells us his group is meeting again tonight to br...read more
County leaders, around the state, have expressed concern that sales tax receipts for the first quarter of the year may signal a weakening economy, statewide.  The reasons for the sharp drop-off a...read more
UPDATE: Electrical power was restored to the Hobart and William Smith campus and the surrounding neighborhood at 5:15PM Tuesday afternoon.  3:45 UPDATE: 425 customers still remain without powe...read more
A  man who has been living at the Travel Lodge in Farmington is being held without bail in the Ontario County Jail  for allegedly sexually abusing a 7 year old girl. 33 year old Jeremie Bras...read more
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    Geneva is getting ready to spend 1.6 million dollars on Phase 3 of improvements for the Lake Front area. City officials will be presenting the latest design concepts for the project ...read more
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      The Seneca 7 Relay Race which takes place Sunday takes a great deal of coordination to pull off.  Race Co-Director Jeff Henderson tells us they have to be in touch which...read more
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Last minute tax scammers are working overtime and the authorities are doing their best to catch them, but in many cases, the phony IRS agents are holed up in overseas locations - far away from the lon...read more
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    The Genesee-Finger Lakes Regional Trail system currently covers 525 miles in nine counties. Tuesday night members of the Genesee Transportation Council will lay out some of the early...read more
Canandaigua Police took a city woman into custody Saturday afternoon after she allegedly attacked an unnamed man during a domestic dispute. 32 year old Monique McMahon-Briggs is accused of punching th...read more
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Ontario County Habitat for Humanity will be busy this summer. After a year's break, the group is set to build it's 7th home, a three bedroom house, on Hawkins Avenue in Geneva. Organized in the sprin...read more
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The City of Canandaigua is putting out a request for proposals looking for developers interested in the former Tom’s Mobil location on South Main Street. City leaders would like to see a mixed u...read more
The Hobart and William Smith Finger Lakes Institute and the Sustainable Community Development program will welcome award-winning journalist Steve Curwood, the host and executive producer of "Living on...read more
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A free screening for those who are wondering or seriously concerned about oral, head and neck cancer is available at UR Medicine's Thompson Health in Canandaigua at the Constellation Center for Heal...read more
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Geneva Historical Society is hosting the third session in a series of talks tomorrow, “Making Sense of the Civil War,” Monday evening, 6:30 to 8 PM. The Executive Director, Kerry Lippinc...read more
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Whether it's tracking criminals or sniffing out explosives, K-9 Officers play an important role in Finger Lakes law enforcement.  Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says his department currentl...read more
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Geneva's 8th annual Festival Of Nations, sponsored jointly by the Geneva City School District and Hobart and William Smith Colleges takes place Saturday afternoon at the High School. If you come out...read more
Geneva residents will have a chance Tuesday night to check out what's being planned for Phase 3 of the Lakefront Access Improvement Project. The session goes from 5 to 7 at the Ramada Inn Geneva Lak...read more
  The Canandaigua School Board is sending a 70-point-seven million dollar budget proposal to the voters next month. Thursday night they finalized a package that includes a two million dollar i...read more
They aren't done yet. We hear from Bristol Mountain that they will be open Saturday and Sunday for a bonus weekend of skiing and snow boarding. It would mark 138 and 139 days of operation this season....read more
A Geneva man is facing up to 25 years in prison after being found guilty,Thursday, of first-degree rape and 18 other charges.  22 year-old Jowsheed Morales was convicted of the March 2014 rape of...read more
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Runners and walkers match up for a fundraising relay race near Sandy Bottom Beach to benefit the Honeoye Central High Cross Country Team this Saturday.  The 18-mile marathon, sanctioned by U.S....read more
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    People from the Genesee Transportation Council will be in Geneva next Tuesday to show  some fresh ideas on how they would like to link Geneva up with the rest of the  Genes...read more
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    Yeah that's right. You have been seeing guys with neon green vests putting up "men at work"  signs and orange barrels on 5 and 20 in Geneva. Rehabilitation work is slated to res...read more
A 23 year old Canandaigua man reported missing by his family this week has been located. Justin Gagne reportedly left the area of his own free will. Canandaigua Police confirmed Gagne traveled by trai...read more
On Sunday, September 02, 2012 Stephanie Kisacky and Wesley Goodman were both arrested and charged with Petit Larceny, It is alleged that the two worked in concert to conceal $136.00 worth of merchandi...read more
Canandaigua City School Board member, Michelle Raeman, has decided to call it quits after serving one five-year term on the District Board of Education.  Her term expires June 30th. According to ...read more
Three more towns, this week, have added their support to the campaign against a Texas-based company's proposed gas storage and transport facility in Schuyler County. On Tuesday, the Towns of Varick an...read more
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Two Geneva women remain jailed today for allegedly selling the prescription medication Oxycodone out of their Lewis Street apartment. Police Lieutenant Eric Heieck tells us the Department's Drug Enf...read more
The Canandaigua Police Department needs help tracking down a missing man. The family of 23 year old Justin Gagne filed a missing person report Monday after not having contact with him since Friday. Ga...read more
Has that house next door or down the street gotten run down or is it just plain abandoned? What can you do about it? Thursday night the City of Geneva is hosting a panel discussion on "problem propert...read more
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Organizers of the proposed Finger Lakes Academy Charter School have scheduled a meet and greet for parents and others interested in the school later this month. School founder Donna Bennett says peo...read more
The Canandaigua City Council's Planning Committee has several items to review tonight. Mayor Ellen Polimeni will update the group on efforts to bring a dog park to the city. The Walkabilty Study we ...read more
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Geneva Police confirmed today that they are investigating the Friday night beating and robbery of a food delivery driver. Police Lieutenant Eric Heieck tells Finger Lakes News Radio the 25 year old wo...read more
A Guatemalan immigrant facing jail time for stabbing his Farmington roommate, last November, changed his plea to not guilty Monday in Ontario County Court. Attorney Robert Tucker. who represents 32 ye...read more
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It sometimes seems that campaign seasons are starting to blend into each other nowadays. It was just last November that Congressman Tom Reed was re-elected and already Democrats are beating the bushes...read more
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A new neighborhood association is being launched for people who live in and near downtown Geneva.  The City Central Neighborhood Association has a territory that runs from Pulteney east to 5 an...read more
You drove down the road in the early 80s and you'd hear their music constantly on the car radio. REO Speedwagon was just one of those ever present groups. They are coming to CMAC in Canandaigua Thursd...read more
Friday, in a city-wide celebration, Geneva residents honored the life and legacy of jazz great Scott LaFaro. This included the dedication of Scott LaFaro Drive, connecting State Route 14 with Elizab...read more
Canandaigua VA and Rochester Vet Center are to host the Suicide Prevention Conference April 22 from 1pm to 4:30pm at the Monroe Community College, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, Building 3, in Roche...read more
Allegations piled up, early Saturday morning at a traffic stop on State Route 96 when a Geneva woman was pulled over for allegedly talking on her cell phone and driving with a defective muffler. ...read more
25 year-old Justin Losh of East Rochester allegedly stole four cases of Red Bull beverages from the Victor WalMart on Friday. Losh was charged with Petit Larceny for the alleged high energy crime. H...read more
  A 45 year-old Port Gibson woman was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly driving under the influence of both drugs and alcohol with a child under the age of 15 in the car. The driver Sue An...read more
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Accountability yes. Excessive testing no. Geneva School Superintendent Trina Newton feels it's not really fair to evaluate a teachers effectiveness by how a group of students do in a series of stand...read more
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Geneva School Supereinetedant Trina Newtown and District Business Manager Susan Grey will be taking time over the next couple weeks going out in the community to explain how the 2015-2016 school yea...read more
A 73 year-old man left his residence late Friday afternoon and got into his Corvette convertible with his wife in the passenger seat.  The couple headed east on Allen-Padgham Road in the Town of ...read more
A new Geneva neighborhood association is being launched Monday. The City Central Neighborhood Association holds it first meeting Monday night at the Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center beginning at 5:...read more
  We've  gotten a heads up from the State DOT that rehabilitation work on the Routes 5 and 20 bridge over the Norfolk Southern/Finger Lakes Railroad tracks in Geneva will resume next week...read more
A building caught fire on a country road outside of Palmyra, Thursday night, due to a combination of strong winds and burning debris. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, the southwest co...read more
A Newark man who led police on a high speed chase two days before last Christmas, culminating in a violent two car collision that resulted in the death of a 45 year-old Phelps woman, entered a plea of...read more
It's been 25 years since a Division III player has been selected in the top 100 during the NFL draft. Sports Illustrated writer Peter King says Hobart offensive lineman Ali Marpet could go by number 7...read more
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They are better than three months into a 15-million dollar renovation project at the histrocic Spa Apartments in Clifton Springs. The 109-unit senior complex adjacent to the Clifton Springs Hospital...read more
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Sixteen teams from around the world are at Hobart-William Smith this weekend for the ninth annual International Round Robin Debate Tournament. The competitors hail from places like Botswana, Serbia,...read more
State Police Wednesday afternoon arrested a Victor mom for drunk driving and going the wrongway on the Thruway. Troopers caught up with 27 year old Nicole Lamendola as she was reportedly traveling eas...read more
Pulteney Street through the Hobart and William Smith College campus will remain open and the City of Geneva is going to have to pay all of the 3.2 million dollars to fix the street. In a letter sent ...read more
Five Upstate members of the U.S. Congress have joined together in co-sponsoring legislation for the reauthorization of funding for the National Women's Rights History Project Act. Congresswoman Louis...read more
A Wayne County man - charged with producing and passing counterfeit U.S. currency - admitted his guilt, Wednesday, during an interview with a reporter for NEWS10NBC.  19 year-old Jeffrey Tyler of...read more
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Late Monday afternoon, 21 year old  Nohely Izquieta of Canandaigua was arrested and charged with menacing and  endangering the welfare of a child. She allegedly grabbed a large kitchen knife...read more
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You should be able to rent an apartment there by the summer of 2016. Developers for the proposed 88-unit "Townside at Pre-Emption" project in Geneva have finalized the purchase of 11 acres of land&nb...read more
Over five-hundred people wound up responding to an online survey Geneva City leaders did concerning the future on Pulteney Street on the Hobart William Smith Campus. People were asked if they support...read more
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      School Districts all over the state continue to be in the dark about just how much money they will get from Albany this year. Even tough it appears the Legislature  and ...read more
A bi-partisan Medicare reform bill, passed by the House last week, is good news for rural hospitals in the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes and for their senior patients who depend on Medicare. ...read more
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Canandaigua City Council members are getting their first look at a so-called Canandaigua Walkability Action Plan. The consultants study examined "impediments to walking and biking in the City along w...read more
Geneva High School students visited Hobart and William Smith Colleges last Friday as part of a Geneva 2020 program that provides an informative look at college life. The ninth graders spent the mornin...read more
The Clifton Springs United Methodist Church on Main Street will gather today around noon in celebration. February has marked a monumental moment for the church and its congregation, as they have rai...read more
Ontario County comes in tenth in the state for healthy living. Contributing to this ranking are various factors including health outcomes, Length and Quality of Life, Health factors and behaviors, C...read more
Red Jacket Orchard in Geneva has created its own version of the popular drink, the Arnold Palmer, expected to be on shelves by April 3rd, combining their own New York style Lemonade  with brewe...read more
Yesterday, Ontario County Sheriff’s along with Oaks Corners and Northside Fire Departments responded to a house fire on Gambee Road in Geneva. They were able to contain and extinguish the fire...read more
The Wild Water Derby that is annually held in Shortsville, NY, will not take place in 2015, which will push off the 40th anniversary. Event officials cite this year's winter season as being the reason...read more
There will be free screenings for Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer on April 23rd at The Speech Pathology Department at UR Medicine’s Thompson Health in the Constellation Center for Health and Healing...read more
Firefighters arrived on scene late last night for a working basement fire at 340 Hook Road in Farmington. The call came in at 11:30. Upon arrival, the crew saw heavy smoke. Sending in an interior cr...read more
A Clifton Springs man found out what can happen when you don't pay a traffic fine.  You can go to jail.  And, that's where Sheriff's Deputies took 27 year-old Richard Wimer on Friday night...read more
An 18 year-old Canandaigua woman arrested on Friday afternoon for allegedly stealing nearly $400 in merchandise from Lord and Taylor at Eastview Mall.  Deputies charged Leah Norris of Canandaig...read more
It was cold, about 6 degrees below freezing, and it was snowing, Friday night, when a four month old female, mixed breed Bassett Hound named Ladybug was abandoned by its owner. The dog was dropped o...read more
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It's not just about bragging rights. If Geneva wins its bid for All-American City Honors, they'll get to put the All American City logo on stationary, streets signs, and all sorts of marketing and pro...read more
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An on-line survey of Geneva residents on whether or not Pulteney Street through the Hobart William Smith campus should be closed to traffic is getting a huge response. By the end of the week more th...read more
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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office has two new dogs being trained this spring. Kelly is a 15 month old German Shepherd and Addy is a six month old blood hound. Sheriff Phil Povero tells us the dogs a...read more
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There is a new location for the Monday night forum regarding the future of Pulteney Street in Geneva. Figuring they needed more space the meeting has been moved to the  Hydrant Hose bingo room on...read more
A Geneva man was arrested by Ontario County Sheriff's deputies late Wednesday night for allegedly choking a 17 year old boy during a domestic dispute at the Sheridan Park Apartments . 34 year old Jaim...read more
Investigators continue to sift through the ashes in an attempt to determine the cause of fire at a Richmond stable on East Lake Road early Wednesday morning that took the life of one horse, four dogs ...read more
Geneva is among the finalists for the All-American City Award given each year by the National Civic League to 10 communities around the country. The award honors communities that develop innovative so...read more
Many local towns are working on plans to deal with the growing problem of feral and stray cats. The Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center is doing an on-line survey to see if the city should consider a ...read more
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Go Bike Geneva is a new campaign to see what can be done to make Geneva a more bike friendly city. Noah Lucas is spearheading the effort. There is a community meeting Thursday to talk about a number o...read more
On March 25, 2015, just before 12:30am, first responders from the Ontario County Sheriffs Office and Richmond Fire Department responded to 6376 East Lake Road in the Town of Richmond for the report of...read more
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 Sure there's a bit of lingering snow out there but spring is here and that means folks are making garden plans. There is a workshop tonight for people who would like to take part in the Growing ...read more
A Monroe County man who worked for an East Bloomfield business was arrested Friday for allegedly cheating his employer out of a substantial amount of money over a two year period.  The Ontario Co...read more
A 25 year-old Canandaigua man, listed as a fugitive from justice in Pennsylvania, allegedly resisted arrest by Canandaigua Police Friday afternoon, and fled on foot through an apartment complex. Acc...read more
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A standing room only audience of almost 400 people attended a public education forum called "The Finger Lakes Community Forum for Public Education"  last night in Albright Auditorium at Hobart &a...read more
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Firefighters made quick work of a chimney fire in a wood stove at 710 Smith Road in Palmyra, Thursday night.  Manchester Fire Chief Harry Bowker said the fire was reported at 9:41PM and took abou...read more
New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) (far left), Sen. Rich Funke (back center) and Sen. Michael Nozzolio joined Courtney Wagner (middle), family and friends to celeb...read more
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Just a few months into his second term, Governor Andrew Cuomo faces his lowest approval rating since assuming office, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. The poll released this week found ...read more
A Honeoye man was injured this morning after falling inside a warehouse. Authorities say David Scholl was on an elevated area in a warehouse at Roome Technologies shortly before eight o'clock this mor...read more
State Police are seeking the public's help in locating a 92 year-old Webster man, suffering from dementia, who was last seen driving his car on Route 490 about 5PM, Tuesday afternoon. Police say Byron...read more
Multiple fire units responded to a two story house fire in the town of Bristol late Wednesday afternoon. The fire is believed to have started in area near a pellet stove and does not appear to be susp...read more
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  Get ready, get set, get growing. Planning has started for this years  Growing Geneva Together community garden project . There's a workshop set for next Tuesday at the Geneva Neighborho...read more
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    While heroin and cocaine busts are in the news pretty regularly , the arrests of alleged pill pushers is less frequent.  Geneva Police Tuesday arrested 42 year old Joseph Acosta...read more
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    Geneva Police are working on a strong tip this morning in hopes for finding the hit and run driver who knocked down 23 year old Steven Crossno when he was walking on Columbia near Ly...read more
In Ontario County Court, Tuesday, a Geneva man facing felony rape charges turned down an offer of nine years in jail in return for a guilty plea.  According to the Daily Messenger, 21 year-old Jo...read more
Writing a message on the wall of a public building is never a good idea, especially when the message is bogus.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 16 year-old Cassie Syverson of Honeoye ...read more
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  Using two or three times and you may get addicted for life. Nelson Acquilano, the Executive Director of the Council on Alcoholism and Addictions in the Finger Lakes says the current grade of...read more
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  MMM....MMM..MMMMM. It's Girl Scout Cookie time in the Finger Lakes. Judy Gallagher, Marketing and Communications Manager for the NYPenn Pathways Council stopped in on the Finger Lakes Mornin...read more
Mark Perrin will spend the next 5 years in prison. He is the Canandaigua Dad who was arrested last fall for battering his infant son several times, slamming the baby to the floor when the child would ...read more
Another date has been filled on CMAC's summer concert calendar. It's a double bill with Gregg Allman and the Doobie  Brothers featuring Pat Simmons Jr. The show date is Friday, August 21st. The m...read more
The City of Geneva is asking City residents to take an on-line survey on the future Pulteney Street between  Hamilton and Jay on the Hobart William Smith Campus. There are two options being dis...read more
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The UR Medicine brand will be more visible in Geneva by the fall. UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute is starting construction on a new building for its Interlakes Oncology and Hematology Clin...read more
A national standout as the only NCAA Division III athlete at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, Hobart College football offensive lineman Ali Marpet '15 continued to impress NFL scouts, coaches and analys...read more
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Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says sunshine and rising temperatures are a welcome change after a long, hard winter, but he reminds motorists that road conditions, this time of the year, can turn ...read more
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Some 125 Law enforcement officers gathered in Canandaigua, this past week, to attend a day-long training session on DWI enforcement and the techniques used to protect the public while keeping themselv...read more
The search continues for driver of a car who left a pedestrian for dead and fled the scene in broad daylight, just after 1PM, Thursday afternoon, in Geneva.  Investigators have asked the public f...read more
A Canandaigua man accused of sexually assaulting a woman, who lived next door, back in 2013 turned down a plea deal on Friday that would have sent him to jail for 8 years.  According to the Dail...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a tragic accident early Sunday morning in South Bristol, where a 34 year-old man drowned while trying to rescue his dog.   The man identified ...read more
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Both the Seneca County and Canandaigua Chambers have been approached by the History Chanel show American Pickers. Show producers are interested in taping a segment here if they can people with inter...read more
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Everyone in Ontario County is welcome to attend a community forum March 23rd on heroin abuse sponsored by the Partnership for Ontario County and the Council on Alcoholism and Addictions in the Finge...read more
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In recognition of the St. Patrick's Day holiday, New York State Police have implemented a special law enforcement campaign this weekend to keep drunk drivers off the roadways and alcohol out of the ha...read more
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Let's face it, even if St. Patrick's Day isn't until Tuesday, people are going to get an early start on partying this weekend. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero urges bar owners and party hosts to cu...read more
Three streets bordering downtown Geneva will be closed for a couple hours mid-day Saturday to the 35th Annual Knights of Columbus St. Patrick's Day 5K Race. Traffic will not be allowed on Milton, Un...read more
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Second Ward Geneva City Council Member Paul D'Amico thinks the city should study whether or not it makes sense to convert some narrow residential streets into one-ways. He lives on Jefferson Avenue,...read more
Big schools like UCLA and USC have held NFL pro days this week so scouts can take a look at players likely to get drafed in just  a matter of weeks. Hobart College gets to host it's own Pro Day...read more
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      Geneva police are on the look out for a blue car involved in a hit and run accident just after 1 this afternoon in the area of   Columbia and   Lyceum Str...read more
Funeral arrangements have been set for Peter Nelson , the Canandaigua School teacher who has killed Monday night when a porch roof at his Palmyra area home broke off and fell on him. Calling hours wil...read more
 Members from the Geneva Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit wrapped up a  four month heron investigation with the arrest of a Waterloo woman this morning. 26 year old Christina  Sa...read more
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Willie Smallwood, the father of the four year old Geneva head start student who was found with a 12 ounce baggie of powdered cocaine at  school Monday made a  brief appearance in Geneva City...read more
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When Victor Fire Department contacted RG&E to report a gas leak around 9:30 PM, the utility company took immediate steps to determine the validity of the report.  A technician was dispatched ...read more
They are flying blind right now. Geneva School leaders have no idea yet how much state aid money they will be able to plug into the 2015-2016 school year budget. They aren't likely to know for sure ...read more
Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track in Farmington is taking the gloves off. They have filed a lawsuit which challenges the Gaming Facility Location Board’s recommendation for the proposed Lago Re...read more
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It has been nearly a year since a secured Med-Return Box was placed in the lobby of the Public Safety Building in Geneva. People are able to safely dispose of unused prescriptions and over-the-count...read more
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A school nurse Monday afternoon would make a discovery that would lead to a major drug and weapons bust in Geneva. Police Chief Jeff Trickler tells us they got a call around 1:45 when a bag of cocaine...read more
Ontario County Sheriff's investigators are attempting to unravel what appears to be a convoluted scheme to defraud unsuspecting victims of their hard earned money.  The arrest of 52 year-old Rand...read more
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There's a cloud of disbelief and sorrow hanging over Canandaigua Academy today as students and staff  mourn the death of a popular Spanish and German teacher. 54 year old Peter Nelson was killed ...read more
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UPDATE (10:15PM) 53 year-old Douglas Turnbull escaped injury this afternoon when his 1946 Piper, PA12 aircraft overturned while he was attempting to land the plane off Route 5 in the Town of Hopewell...read more
They are still compiling the damage estimates after a barn fire on State Route 488 in the Town Of Hopewell around 8:30 this morning. Crews from Hopewell, Clifton Springs , Phelps and Manchester were c...read more
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    Police, doctors, nurses, EMT's and other first responders see it up close on a daily basis and they are being run ragged. Heroin abuse  has reached epidemic levels the Finger La...read more
A quick heads up if you travel on the west side of Canandaigua Lake. The Ontario County Department of Public works is going to close  County Road 16 ( West Lake Road) just north of Deuel Road in ...read more
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It's been two years since the New York Safe Act was approved, but the Ontario County Board of Supervisors still feels the same way about New York's gun control law. Last week the supervisors voted in...read more
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      They are taking the fun under the lights tonight. Competition for the  4th annual North Seneca Rail Jam starts at 5 at  305 South Main Street in Geneva. Skiers and ...read more
Two more people have been arrested in connection with a 5 month old drug investigation in the City of Geneva  . Members of the Police Departments Drug Enforcement Unit and marked cars went back t...read more
Utility crews from New York State Electric and Gas were trying to locate the source of a natural gas leak in downtown Geneva, Thursday, and closed off a section of Castle Street for a number of hours....read more
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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
    A lot of numbers will be flying around tonight when Canandaigua School Superintendent Lynn Erdle presents preliminary spending and revenue figures that will be used in constructing n...read more
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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
Forty-two city mayors from across the state have joined Governor Cuomo's "Enough is Enough" campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses.  Two mayors from the Finger Lakes are on the lis...read more
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In the next few years several hundred more people are expected to be living along the Pre-emption Road Corridor in the Town of Geneva from West Washington north to the Experiment Station.  Geneva...read more
Another day and more problems with roofs, this time in downtown Geneva. Geneva city officials say snow and ice caused a partial roof collapse at the former fire house next to City Hall. City Manager ...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
What started as a local campaign to "#GetCourtneyToEllen" has succeeded in doing just that. Incoming first-year Courtney Wagner '19 will appear on NBC's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at 4 p.m. today with...read more
Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and his GOP Assembly colleagues, Wednesday, called for an immediate vote on proposals that will reform and shake up Assembly operations after a string of corruption...read more
Three local businesses were honored, this week, by the Geneva Business Improvement District and the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce under the Business of the Month Program. The collaborative effort wh...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
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The Geneva City Council tonight will discuss the possibility of closing Pulteney Street to vehicle traffic on the Hobart and William Smith campus. City Manager Matt Horn says one question is what the ...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
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"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
Update, 2:10 a.m. A spokesman for the Canandaigua Fire Department confirmed that fire units were still at the scene of a partial roof collapse at Pactiv Corporation on North Street in Canandaigua. Em...read more
An accused jewel thief who swallowed a diamond ring in order to conceal it from the authorities and allegedly used stolen credit cards to purchase jewelry valued at more than $200,000 will most likely...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
The Geneva Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will conduct its second meeting of the year this afternoon and on the agenda is the city's values and environmental sustainability. The steering comm...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
A Canandaigua woman landed in jail Monday after being arrested for DWI, Failure to Keep Right, Speeding and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 39 ye...read more
A vehicle stuck in a snow bank and blocking the roadway in Farmington led to the arrest of a 43 year-old Monroe County man Monday afternoon. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 43 year-old Souriya ...read more
Both drivers escaped serious injury Monday morning in a head-on crash on Route 444 in East Bloomfield.  Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say 43 year-old Denise Chilson-Kline, of Victor, was head...read more
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Geneva's Smith Center for the Arts will be r