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  People at FLCC and in the Canadaigua area are stunned to learn today of the untimely passing of the colleges Director Of Community Affairs Bob Matson. He was a frequent guest on the Finger L...read more
    What's up with the New York State Thruway Authority? This morning they again postponed a meeting where they were expected to settle once and for all a proposed toll hike of 45% for s...read more
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They brought in almost 600-thousand dollars last year in the first ROC THE DAY on-line giving event for the seven county Rochester area. This year it takes place on December 12th (12/12/12). Scores ...read more
This is the second year of the Caravan Of Care, and The Finger Lakes Radio Group welcomes Tops Friendly Markets as the presenting sponsor of the event. Listeners are encouraged to visit a TOPS locatio...read more
The three hopefuls bidding to become the next  Superintendent of the Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES system are making their visits this week and holding community meet and greets. Today Theresa Pulos,...read more
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Thursday will mark the 37th year the Great American Smokeout will be celebrated in America. Helen Dunlap with the Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes.[audio:2012GreatAmericanSmok.MP3]  ...read more
Update: A Manchester woman was killed by after being struck by a trailer while walking along Route 21 in Manchester. 35- year old Tabitha Harris was struck Monday afternoon as she was walking along ...read more
4 Geneva Police Officers were hurt and a Walworth man is sitting in jail with a 100-thousand dollar bail. Just after 2 this morning Geneva Police with help from State Police and the Ontario County She...read more
    They'll be pulling up the curtain on the 2012 Finger Lakes Film Festival Friday night at 8pm at the Cracker Factory at 35 Lehigh in Geneva. This year 11 short films of 20 minutes of ...read more
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Deer activity is on the rise in November, especially in the early morning and late afternoon. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero was a guest on Finger Lakes Morning News Thursday, and he says we're ...read more
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The Geneva Local Development Corporation is starting a "Live Where You Work Home-Buyer Program." The LDC will provide home-buyer education as well as financial incentives to encourage employees of bus...read more
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Are you interested in law enforcement? FLCC is having a Criminal Justice Career Fair Thursday from 11-2, Stage 14, 2nd floor of the Canandaigua Student Center. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero say...read more
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Former Syracuse University men's basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine will not be charged with any crime following a year long investigation into sexual abuse allegations. The U.S. Attorney's Office...read more
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Last week, we announced that the Smith Opera House was finalizing a ticketing system, that would track patrons' interests, and alert them whenever something similar came to town. Kelly Bradley announc...read more
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There are now two roundabouts on the short stretch of CR10 in Canandaigua; one at the intersection of CR4 and the other at CR46. The round-a-bouts can be a little confusing at first, but the most im...read more
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It's something that parents don't want to think about because it's their worst nightmare: their child goes missing. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office is holding a SAFE CHILD Event at Eastview Mall...read more
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The New York State Thruway Authority Board of Directors postponed it's special meeting today in Rockland County where it was feared they would the long debated 45% toll hike on tractor trailer truck...read more
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They've been  talking about it in the cafes and at the gas station in Rushville. Local hunters are spreading the story of Rushville's Phil Hansen and the 160 pound black bear he brought down by...read more
The Wayne-Finger Lakes Board of Cooperative Education has identified three finalists for the District’s next top administrator to replace Dr. Joseph Marinelli who retired last spring. The hopefu...read more
  The City of Geneva this morning announced terms for a proposed lease with the Finger Lakes Boating Museum for space in the city owned building that will be shared with the Chamber's new Visi...read more
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  Shake it. Shake it good. Canandaigua's Salvation Army starts its yearly Red Kettle bell ringing campaign next Thursday. They'll be in at least a dozen locations. Major Ronald Lee tells us th...read more
  In every sense of the word he was a trailblazer. Dr. Winston Hamiltion of Geneva died Tuesday after a long illness  A native of Panama, he came to America at the age of 18. He spent sev...read more
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With his victory Tuesday, Congressman Tom Reed earned another 2 years in the House of Representatives. He took some time Wednesday to talk about his election opponent, Nate Shinagawa.[audio:Reeddayaft...read more
Fox Sports Networks is producing Sunday's "Battle on the Midway" basketball game featuring No. 9 Syracuse vs. No. 20 San Diego State. Yesterday Fox Sports released an updated television distribution ...read more
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Long time Geneva City Supervisor Robert Rocky LaRocca leaves his post on the  Ontario County Board at the end of the month because he is moving from the City of Geneva to the Town. LaRocca think...read more
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  The Geneva  Local Development Corporation is starting a " Live Where You Work Homebuyer Program." The LDC will provide homebuyer education as well as financial incentives to encourage emp...read more
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Keyed by a big win in his home territory of Steuben County, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed appears to have won another two years in Congress. Reed the Republican from Corning, edged his challenger, Ithaca Demo...read more
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It looks like the Ontario County Town of Seneca will be all wet. Up until now you could only buy wine, beer or spirits at a store for off sale consumption. There are three ballot items to permit sal...read more
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The results are in! Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has won election to her first full term representing New York, overcoming Republican Challenger Wendy Long. Gillibrand replaced Hillary C...read more
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Sounds like a tasty idea. Geneva City Manager Matt Horn and City Hall staff have gotten some suggestions that Geneva should loosen its rules on mobile food trucks also known as lunch wagons. Right n...read more
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UPDATE AS OF 11:30PM: With 87% of the vote counted, Reed leads Shinegawa 51-48% Could we have an upset in the making? With 28% of the vote counted in the new 23rd  Congressional District Democra...read more
Canandaigua Police confirm the arrest of 28 year Jasmine Justiniano of Mason Street in Canandaigua, for second degree assault for allegedly striking a three year old girl in  her care with a wood...read more
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11am update  : Geneva City Manager Matt Horn explains that Sunday's controlled burn of the former Geneva Chamber of Commerce building was the second of three phases in demolishing the building t...read more
As cleanup from Hurricane Sandy continues on Long Island, New York City and New Jersey, farmers are being encouraged to donate. The New York Farm Bureau says food is desparately needed downstate. ...read more
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Turn over that ballot Tuesday, because there may be some things to fill out on the back. State Board of Elections spokesman John Conklin explained why there are some propositions on the back of the pa...read more
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The Smith Opera House is in the process of finalizing a ticketing System. The Smith's Kelly Bradley explained the system on the Finger Lakes Morning News. [audio:KBTRACKINGPATRONS1.mp3] But she sa...read more
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The FLCC Geneva Campus Center project design concept has been approved by the college's Projects Committee. Now Ontario County Administrator John Garvey says the next step is approval from the Board o...read more
Two people are under arrest after damaging a NYSEG pole and other property. Saturday night, Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a single motor vehicle accident on McIvor Road in Phelps. The...read more
A Bloomfield man has been arrested for Menacing 2nd, Assault 3rd, Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child after getting into a physical fight with his g...read more
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Time is running out this year for the Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign Brittany's Law. State Senator Mike Nozzolio who has lead the charge for the bill's passage in the upper house confirms h...read more
Some kids were planning on having fun, until the cops busted them. First, late Friday night, Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies received a call about a noise complaint at the Cedar Lodge on Lakeshore...read more
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It's a face-to-face social network for up and coming business leaders. Finger Lakes Young Professionals started pretty modestly with 2 people 2 years ago and now they are up to 75 active members. Sene...read more
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    Canandaigua City Manager Kay James tells us clean up work at Kershaw Park Beach could take another month or so. Right now the DEC and State Health Department are going back and forth...read more
    Wegmans has issued it's 3rd product recall in a weeks time. The recall covers  Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Organic Spinach and Spring Mix, in the 5 and 11ounce bags that we...read more
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A Veterans Legal Clinic will be held Friday afternoon at the Canandaigua VA from noon until 4 p.m.  Lizz Harrington with Legal Assistance of Western New York, Incorporated tells us more....[audio...read more
On 11-01-12, Sheriff Deputies responded to Parrish Street Extension and State Route 21 for a report of a hit and run. Upon arrival it was determined that a 2005 to 2009 black Subaru Outback went off t...read more
Clifton Springs, Hopewell and Manchester Fire Departments responded to Archer Rd (Town of Hopewell) for a reported house fire at 10:33am Thursday. No one was home at the two-family residence when Mart...read more
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  She is getting a short break before moving into a new job. Liz Winter is moving from the Canandaigua Chamber to the Presidency of the Geneva Chamber on the 12th. She promises to be visible i...read more
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Once again this year, Eaves Family Dental Group in Penn Yan, along with their new location in Geneva, will be taking part in a Halloween candy buy back program. Later today, the dentists will buy-back...read more
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A big endorsement has been received by Congressman Tom Reed in his bid for re-election.  [audio:Houghtonendorsement1.MP3]             &nbs...read more
Wegmans is recalling a batch of pumpkin rolls because the baked goods may contain pieces of clear plastic from the packaging. The grocery chain said it’s undertaking the voluntary recall followi...read more
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  The Finger Lakes Region of the American Red Cross has deployed nearly 30 volunteers to White Plains  today. From there the volunteers will receive their assignments and move into the re...read more
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Hurricane Sandy forced the cancellation of an estimated 300 blood drives along the East Coast this week. Red Cross Finger Lakes spokesperson Doris Wolf says it's critical for people who can get out to...read more
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  The Geneva Salvation Army is in the midst of organizing this years Christmas Basket program. Spokesman Wayne Cassel says people from the area who are in need can sign up between now and Satu...read more
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of Ronald L. Norris Jr., 36, reported as homeless following a domestic disturbance on North Main Street. Investigation alleged Norris engaged in a ...read more
Members of the Colleges' co-ed a cappella group Perfect Third have their eyes set on New York City. The group has been invited to open for a performance of the world-famous Christmas Spectacular at Ra...read more
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After you collect all that Halloween candy tonight, the staff at Eaves Family Dental Group in Penn Yan, and their new office in Geneva will buy back Halloween candy collected by trick-or-treaters. Jes...read more
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People who prey on storm victims are the scum of the earth. They will be crawling out to victimized people who suffered storm damage this week. Peggy Penders are the Western New York Better Business...read more
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      Keep your witches and hobgoblins home tonight. Geneva's 66th Annual Halloween Parade and Costume contest tonight is cancelled following that visit from nasty old Sandy Monday...read more
  Relentless tropical storm force winds and gusts of up to 63 miles per hour are continuing to cause extensive and widespread damage to NYSEG’s and RG&E’s electricity delivery ...read more
From Maryland to the Finger Lakes grocery chains like Wegmans are under pressure because of Hurricane Sandy . All 81 stores have seen a big run on  water, milk, butter, peanut butter, eggs and ba...read more
UPDATE: Power Restored at 5:25pm Power went out for some Geneva city residents.   The blackout began about 4:50pm, as electrical wires came down near the Hobart and William Smith campus. ...read more
  Power crews from around the country are arriving in New York to help with any storm damage we get. These trucks seen gassing up at the Travel Plaza near exit 42 in Geneva come from Kansas Ci...read more
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  The Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross for Seneca and Ontario Counties will open shelters if need be tonight and of course we'll let you know about ones near you. Executive Direc...read more
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Here's an updated look at the impact Hurricane Sandy is expected to have on the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier this afternoon and evening from staff meterologist Kevin Williams...First, the rain.... ...read more
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The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning and Flood Watch from 2 p.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Tuesday for all of Central New York and Pennsylvania.The land falling of Hurricane Sandy wil...read more
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With Hurricane Sandy set to impact the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier over the next 24 to 48 hours, Congressman Tom Reed wants residents to make safety their top priority..... [audio:ReedSandy.mp3] ...read more
GENEVA—Congressman Tom Reed (R-Corning) and Democratic challenger Nate Shinagawa argued their specific viewpoints on issues concerning the 23rd Congressional District during a debate held at Hob...read more
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People in the Ontario County Town of Seneca have a big decision ahead on Election Day. Now you can only buy wine, beer or spirits at a store for off sale consumption but there aren't any stores. Ther...read more
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The wooden footbridge is usually the entry point for hikers over the Naples creek in Grimes Glen, but it's been closed off for some time, after Ontario County officials deemed the bridge unsafe. Ont...read more
  Friday, we reported that three Canandaigua hikers had a rough night in the dark after falling down an embankment Thursday night at Clark's Gully in the Town of Italy. On Friday afternoon, th...read more
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Halloween falls in the middle of the week this year, with school following the next day, which means you won't want the little ones out too late Trick-or-Treating. Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero...read more
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After months of construction, drivers will soon be able to drive down County Road 10 in Canandaigua. But instead of a four-way stop at the intersection with County Road 46, there will be a round-a-bou...read more
It's no longer a hurricane. Sandy has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but it still doesn't hurt to take extra precautions. We will still be getting the after-effects of Sandy, combined with a col...read more
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Local Congressional Candidates are working hard to get the word out before election day. On Friday, Democrats got support from within their party: Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo was in Rochester to pass...read more
Friday afternoon, two women were arrested after being found in possession of stolen property totaling $1,225.12 from four stores at Eastview Mall. 26-year old Stephanie Columbus of Henrietta and 26-ye...read more
Just a few hours ago, members of the Geneva Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit concluded a several month investigation into the sale of heroin on Genesee & State Streets by the attached suspe...read more
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It's never a waste of time to be prepared for the worst. This weekend why not get that emergency kit checked and rechecked. Red Cross spokesperson Erin Caldwell has a few tips on what to keep in your ...read more
The town of Urbana has given the new owner of the Keuka Maid until the end of November to show it's in good enough condition to remain on Keuka Lake.  Jeremy Fields of Fields Construction in Can...read more
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Geneva is an official "Playful City". Thursday afternoon Geneva City officials and staff from Hobart and William Smith Colleges cut the ribbon to open the new playground between  Routes 5&2...read more
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It's a storm system that staff meterologist Kevin Williams first alerted us about Monday.   As the week has gone by, the track and impact of Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean has become ...read more
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The first of three debates between Congressman Tom Reed and challenger Nate Shinagawa will be held Friday night at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. Shinagawa spoke about how he's preparing...read more
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  They will break ground tomorrow (Friday) for the Cadence Square Project at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center. Ten million dollars has been set aside to re-model Building 14 and erect a new b...read more
Tots at the Geneva General Child Care Center had a thrill today . Members of the Geneva Fire department came over for a fire safety demonstration. In the picture below firefighter  Jim Bucklin...read more
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  County Highway Superintendents from across the state along with vendors and consultants are on a conference call today to discuss Federal Highway funding and how that money should be parcell...read more
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The expansion at Geneva General means some job openings are coming up. Nurse recruiter Barb Weinberg tells us they are looking for more ED and ICU nurses.       &nbs...read more
  Summer was miserable for farmers across upstate New York. Long stretches of hot weather with no rain created dangerous drought conditions. Now, the USDA says several counties upstate -- incl...read more
(Geneva, NY) Eight individuals and one business have been chosen to be honored at the YMCA’s second annual Recognition Dinner on November 16, 2012 at the Belhurst Castle. Geneva Y members select...read more
On Friday, Oct. 26, a congressional debate between the two candidates running for the 23rd District of New York will be held at 7 p.m. in Albright Auditorium on the campus of Hobart and William Smith ...read more
A Shortsville teen is probably having second thoughts about being out and about around 2:50 this morning. Ontario County Deputies say 16 year old Ronald Lee Sennet Junior was spotted driving in the Re...read more
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  The Geneva Police Drug Enforcement Unit had an early assignment today executing a  narcotics search warrant at an apartment on Exchange Street around 6:30 this morning.  Geneva Cit...read more
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30 year old Melissa Jones of Canandaigua had a pivotal court appearance this afternoon. She's the woman charged  with faking breast cancer and collecting 30-thousand dollars in donations from p...read more
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Another massive underage drinking party has come to light in Ontario County. On the same night 30 or so Marcus Whitman students were involved post home coming dance party, a 16 year old Canandaigua bo...read more
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The Ontario County Board is hamstrung. Next year's proposed 214-point-5 million dollar budget will require the first county property tax increase in 5 years. East Bloomfield Town Supervisor Dodie Hu...read more
On Monday October 15, 2012 the School Resource Officer for the Marcus Whitman Central School District received a report of a possible underage drinking party following the Homecoming Dance on 10/13/12...read more
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The long docked dinner boat Keuka Maid has a new owner today. Jeremy Fields of Fields Construction and Excavation in Canandaigua bid 26 thousand dollars at auction Monday morning. His plans for the Ma...read more
This balloon took started its morning over Hobart and William Smith Colleges. It traveled across Seneca Lake and landed in field on East Lake Road in Romulus. Thanks for the photo Diane.Send your phot...read more
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The Keuka Maid has been sold! Yates County Chamber of Commerce President Mike Linehan attended Monday morning's auction in the town of Urbana. [audio:KeukaMaidsold.mp3] So what options does the new ow...read more
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The crack pipeline between Rochester and Geneva has been disrupted with the arrest two people by Geneva Police Friday night. Police Lt. Eric  Heieck says the the Departments Drug Enforcement Unit...read more
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1130 am update: Accident investigators have been at the scene of a fatal one vehicle crash in the Town of Phelps much of the morning. 19-year old man Kurt Van Camp of Phelps was traveling north on Ro...read more
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They are squeezing just as hard as they can. This is the busiest time of the year for New York's  200 or so apple cider mills. Molly Golden from the New York State Apple Association says we are t...read more
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 Geneva Town Supervisor Mary Luckern says the expansion underway at the Canandaigua Airport will benefit the entire county. The more corporate air traffic the better as far as she is concerned.&n...read more
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  No books, no white boards, no beakers. Instead backpacks, campfires and hiking trails. A little more than 2 years ago Naples conservationist George Fraley gave FLCC 30 and a half acres of la...read more
Geneva is a playful city! And the volunteers are sure holding up their end of the bargain. The Geneva Lake Front Playground Build is underway this morning. Dozens gathered early this morning to b...read more
Adjournment after adjournment..The Canandaigua mother accused of faking breast cancer and taking roughly 30 thousand dollars in donations from benefits thrown on her behalf has had her court date adjo...read more
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It's being dealt with. As many as 25 students at Marcus Whitman High School in Rushville now face disciplinary action for attending an underage drinking party last weekend . Superintendent Mike Chir...read more
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 Gas up the zamboni. The Geneva Rec Center's ice is down for another season of skating. City Recreation Director Janelle Drach expects a busy winter. [audio:JJJJJANELLEice1.mp3]    ...read more
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Ontario County Sheriffs deputies along with Shortsville Fire Department, Shortsville Ambulance, Finger Lakes Ambulance, and Canandaigua Ambulance responded to a 3 car motor vehicle crash m front of 20...read more
GENEVA, NY (Thursday, Oct. 18) ­ Geneva High School senior Betty Peng has been named as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist for 2012-2013, one of just five students in Ontario County to rece...read more
Marcus Whitman superintendent Mike Chirco has announced he plans to retire next June.  The former Dundee School principal is the third Ontario County superintendent to announce a retirement in t...read more
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There will be three different shifts Saturday as some 215 or so volunteers build Geneva's new Lake Front playground. City Recreation Director Janelle Drach tells us there will be some age specific com...read more
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  The New York State Department of Transportation will auction nine parcels of land in Monroe, Ontario and Livingston counties early next year as part of the state’s Surplus Property Progr...read more
The Ontario County Board of Elections will be open extra hours the next  two weeks before Election Day November 6th to allow voters who will be absent from Ontario County on Election Day to vot...read more
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This is what we call living. Constellation Brands has just inked a three-year agreement with the Buffalo Bills where the wine company will offer a variety of wines and spirits to fans in the executive...read more
  Frequent Finger Lakes Morning News Guest Lara Turbide has a new gig. She has been named Executive  Director of the Finger Lakes Health Foundation. She joined Finger Lakes Health in 1997...read more
We should know by Friday if Melissa Jones the Canandaigua woman charged with faking breast cancer in order to collect thousands of dollars in donations will accept a plea deal of one to 5 years or g...read more
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Hearts broke on August 1st. Students, parents, alumni and teachers cried and hugged each other for comfort. It's now been 11 weeks to the day when the announcement came that Geneva's DeSales High Sc...read more
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 It's kind of a school within a school.  Geneva High School Principal Greg Baker tells us they have launched a " innovative approach" to make it easier for students to the transition from...read more
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   The owners of Bristol Mt. spent 3.5 million dollars a year ago to renovated the main ski lodge. Marketing Director Drew Brodrick tells us there is much more on the drawing board for th...read more
As the presidential and vice presidential debates immerse the country in heated discussion, the leaders of HWS Votes seek to create a similar level of civic engagement on campus. On Friday, Oct. 26, ...read more
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Tonight is the 2nd of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Congressman Tom Reed was asked his thoughts about tonight's event from Hofstra Uni...read more
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 UPDATE: Friday morning, June 24th... Geneva City Police still have not released the name of the 23-year-oldd woman that was found dead Wednesday in an Andes Avenue Apartment.  Police have...read more
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