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NEW DETAILS: Three still sought after armed robbery at Pick Quick in Geneva

Police have provided an update on the search for three men involved in an armed robbery that took place at Pick Quick on North Street in Geneva. The incident happened around 7:20 a.m. when two individuals wearing masks entered the store, each displaying what appeared to be firearms — tying the clerk up, before taking an undisclosed amount of money.... more

Seneca Falls man accused of assaulting woman after argument

Police in Penn Yan arrested a 48-year-old man following an assault, which happened on March 18th. Richard T. Orsini, 48, of Seneca Falls was charged with third-degree assault, criminal obstruction of breathing, criminal mischief and second-degree harassment after a violent incident involving an unidentified female victim. The Penn Yan Police Department was called to Soldiers and Sailors Hospital for a... more

Red Creek man charged with aggravated DWI after crashing into pizzeria

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 27-year-old Red Creek man following an investigation into a hit-and-run. Matthew Loveall, 27, of Red Creek is said to have crashed into Fat Frankie’s Pizzeria on Main Street. He then drove off, causing damage to the building and the vehicle. Deputies located and stopped the vehicle a short distance away.... more

Williamson teen accused of sexual contact with a minor

Deputies arrested a Williamson man following an investigation into illegal sexual contact. Donavin J. Bruni, 18, of Williamson is accused of having sexual contact with a minor in March of this year. He was charged with third-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. He was arraigned in Ontario Town Court and released. He will answer the charges... more

#ICYMI: Cynthia Nixon visits Geneva, search for missing teen continues in Wayne Co.

Another weekend, and more unseasonably cold temperatures. While we had a taste of spring last week, next week looks much better. As for the headlines, the week provided much in the way of news. For the latest headlines check out the FingerLakes1.com App available on Android and iOS, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Android! Here’s a look at... more

Lansing state championship team honored in Albany

Senator Pam Helming proudly celebrated the members of the Lansing High School varsity boys soccer team at the State Capitol Tuesday, April 17. The players and their coaches were special guests of Senator Helming. She welcomed them to the Senate floor and sponsored a resolution to honor the state champions. Senator Helming offered remarks in which she congratulated the team... more

Seneca County Health Department announces septic replacement fund availability

The Seneca County Health Department announced its participation in the Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017 State Septic System Replacement Fund. Funds for the program were made available to Seneca County through the efforts of Senator Pam Helming and total approximately $225,000, according to officials. Properties served by an on-site wastewater treatment system that are failing and/or in need of... more

Retiring Judge Bender: ‘I think it’s time’ on retirement

When Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender retired Friday after 25 years on the bench, he did so as the longest-serving jurist in the county’s 214-year history. That’s a pretty good run for a man who heard a very different calling many years ago, one that also involved wearing a robe — albeit of a different color. “Frankly, my original intent... more

3rd annual Seneca Falls Canal Fest returns

The Seneca Falls Business Association (SFBA) has announced the return of the Seneca Falls Canal Fest. The 3rd Annual Seneca Falls Canal Fest will begin on Friday, July the 6th and continues through Sunday, July the 8th. The three day celebration will be held along both sides of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal in Seneca Falls and is bringing back the Amusement... more

‘A kick off to wine season’: Cayuga Wine Trail’s 26th Wine & Herb Festival

Wine tasting was abundant along nearly 80 miles of Cayuga Lake over the weekend as 14 local wineries participated in Cayuga Lake Wine Trail's 26th Annual Wine & Herb Festival. Each of the participating wineries highlighted a vegetable or an herb that helped set the scene — not only could guests take home a potted herb or vegetable, they also... more

MAIORANA: Bills leave ’18 Draft with just one starter

If you were paying attention this weekend, the Bills actually selected seven young men after Josh Allen in the NFL Draft who will come to Buffalo hoping to live out their NFL dream and, the Bills hope, help the team continue the upward ascension that began with a surprising playoff appearance in 2017. However, as I look at this 2018... more

Generations Bank announces Michael Reed as Vice President

Generations Bank announces the hiring of Michael Reed as Vice President – Marketing Director. Reed is responsible for directing marketing strategies and execution to support Generations’ goals across all of its business units. In addition, he plays a central role in many of the Bank’s community engagement and charitable programs. “Mike’s Experience fits well with the direction we are charting... more

Without brewery or funding, future of Auburn’s riverside market unclear

When the city of Auburn applies for $10 million in state funding June 1, its application could shed light on the future of one of the city's most prominent downtown areas. In 2016, the city proposed closing the segment of Loop Road between Genesee and North streets and building a Riverside Regional Public Market there. The market would become the... more

Deputies: Rochester man broke into Victor home while drunk

Deputies say a Rochester man is in jail after he allegedly broke into a Victor home while drunk. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home at 3 Railroad Avenue in Victor around 3:50 a.m. for the report of a man breaking a window and entering the home. Deputies got the house and found 25-year-old Caleb... more

Finger Lakes will warm up, feeling like early-summer by Wednesday

Feeling a little chilly after this past weekend? It’s going to feel like early-summer this week, as temperatures climb into the 70s and even approach 80 degrees. The snow showers that the the region saw on Sunday, as temperatures struggled to get into the 40s will be replaced on Monday by sun and temperatures in the low-60s. That trend upward... more

Penn Yan man charged with felony DWI, had two prior convictions

Police arrested a 47-year-old Penn Yan man following the report of a person, unconscious inside of a vehicle. Penn Yan Police say that on April 26th at approximately 12:36 p.m. Arthur N. Smith, 47, was charged with driving while intoxicated, which was classified as a felony — due to two previous DWI convictions. Police were notified by staff at the... more

Poll: 24% of NYers prescribed opioids in last 2 years; Only half were warned about risks

A quarter of New York residents have been prescribed opioids over the last two years, and of those, only half were told by a doctor about the risks associated with those opioids, a new Siena College poll has found. According to the poll, released Sunday, 42 percent of people prescribed opioids were spoken to by a pharmacist about the risks... more
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