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WEBER THIS WEEK: Mark Juliano, GM at del Lago Resort & Casino in-studio (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Mark Juliano, GM at del Lago Resort & Casino in-studio (podcast)
On July 9 of this past summer, Mark Juliano became the new general manager of del Lago Resort & Casino, a casino that opened in February 2017 in Tyre. On this edition of Weber This Week, Juliano is in-studio with your host Harold “Web Dog” Weber to talk about casino operations, what a sports book at del Lago will look... more

Ontario County, Casella respond to landfill odor complaints

Ontario County, Casella respond to landfill odor complaints
Job 1 for Ontario County’s new Director of Sustainability and Solid Waste Management Carla Jordan has been dealing with an increase in complaints about odor from the county landfill on Routes 5&20. Jordan’s first day in her new position was Jan. 1 after working for both Casella Waste Services, which operates the landfill, and for the county Planning Department. Several... more

Penn Yan DRI committee will meet on Tuesday

Penn Yan DRI committee will meet on Tuesday
The Penn Yan Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) Local Planning Committee (LPC) will hold its third meeting at the Penn Yan Fire Department, 125 Elm St., Penn Yan, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan., 22. The LPC will review highlights from the public survey and market analysis as well as review the preliminary projects submitted in response to the Request for Information... more

Stanley man charged with assault, endangering welfare of children after domestic incident

Stanley man charged with assault, endangering welfare of children after domestic incident
Deputies say a 35-year-old Stanley resident was arrested on multiple charges after a domestic incident on Sunday. According to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office Matthew Kingston, 35, of Stanley was charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Kingston was arrested after allegedly assaulting a 48-year-old female while in the presence of his two children. The children were... more

Shortsville man arrested after domestic incident

Shortsville man arrested after domestic incident
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 45-year-old Shortsville resident, following the investigation of a domestic incident. Deputies say Jose M. Figueroa, 45, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after a domestic incident. Figueroa is accused of pushing an adult family member while in the presence of children, according to deputies. He was taken... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Big announcement at Lake Tunnel Solar, discussing changes in housing trends

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Big announcement at Lake Tunnel Solar, and discussing progress in modern housing
When the Lake Tunnel Solar Village sees its first unit placed in Geneva in the coming weeks – it will be a big moment for the city, which has become an innovator in the region for economic development. CEO Ryan Wallace sees the Lake Tunnel as a blueprint for other communities like it. The development near State Route 5&20 isn’t... more

‘Code Blue’ blows through Finger Lakes region

‘Code Blue’ blows through Finger Lakes region
Heavy snow, gusty winds, polar air — that’s upstate New York winter and it arrived with a vengeance Saturday, with wind chills plummeting and anywhere from 12 to 24 inches of snow expected to be dumped throughout the area by Monday. As always, health officials urge people to dress for bone-chilling temperatures to avoid frostbite, come inside for frequent warming... more

Volunteer dog walkers help during snowstorm at Lollypop Farm

Volunteer dog walkers help during snowstorm at Lollypop Farm
Dutch was decidedly not excited about the frigid weather on Sunday. An older dog with a brindle coat and a patch of white on her chest, she headed outside the door of Lollypop Farm with Pam Hensel, a Fairport resident who has volunteered as a dog walker since March. "Dutch is not a good walker," Hensel said, noting the dog... more

New restaurant brings Thai, sushi and more to Auburn’s west end

New restaurant brings Thai, sushi and more to Auburn’s west end
As Thai food becomes more and more popular in America, many Auburnians have asked when a Thai restaurant would open in the city. And many times, Bilin Gao and Jinwen Li have been the ones they’ve asked. The owners of New China Royal on Genesee Street for 10 years, Gao and Li are now counting on that interest in Thai... more

Cornell takes ECAC Hockey lead with win over Dartmouth

Cornell takes ECAC Hockey lead with win over Dartmouth
The Cornell men’s hockey team extended its unbeaten streak to seven games and moved into a tie for first place in ECAC Hockey thanks to a 5-1 victory over Dartmouth on Saturday evening at Lynah Rink. Five different players scored goals, and Matt Nuttle and Morgan Barron had two assists apiece for Cornell (11-5-1, 7-2-1 ECAC Hockey), which now sits... more

Money in hand for houses at Canandaigua VA

Money in hand for houses at Canandaigua VA
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, fully funded through 2019, continues to operate during the partial government shutdown — and that includes progress on the massive, multimillion-dollar upgrade at Canandaigua VA Medical Center. Construction workers are on the job building a new outpatient clinic. What’s more, VA received approval for $190 million to build its new Community Living Center. Now... more

Reed, Katko take to national TV to urge shutdown talks

Reed, Katko take to national TV to urge shutdown talks
The region’s congressional representatives are hitting the national news shows as part of their efforts to urge party leaders to come up with a deal to end the government shutdown. They’ve also spent some time discussing the matter with President Trump, who is refusing to sign any legislation to fund the government that does not include $5.7 billion for fencing... more

Collins introduces bill blocking Chinese businesses from small business programs

Collins introduces bill blocking Chinese businesses from small business programs
U.S. Representative Chris Collins (NY-27) re-introduced the Denying Chinese Investors Access to U.S. Small Business Aid, a bill that would prevent citizens of the People’s Republic of China, who own a business, from accessing assistance offered by the Small Business Administration (SBA). U.S. Senator Marco Rubio partnered with Collins as he re-introduced the Senate companion bill late last week. Current... more

Geneva Public Library looks to purchase, raze building for more parking

Geneva Public Library looks to purchase, raze building for more parking
The Geneva Public Library is hoping to purchase and demolish the former Touhey Insurance Building, in part to create more off-street parking in a neighborhood where on-street spaces are at a premium. “We’re still under negotiations to purchase it, but we’re closer than we were sixth months ago,” library Director Chris Finger said. The property listed under the estate of... more

FLX wine region in heady company again

FLX wine region in heady company again
Acclaim for the Finger Lakes wine region keeps rolling in. On the heels of last year’s win as Best Wine Region in national polling by USA Today, the region has come in second on VinePair’s “World’s Top 10 Wine Destinations for 2019,” with the Sherry Triangle of Spain taking the top spot. “With over 70 wine-producing nations worldwide, and innumerable... more

Keuka College students open trading at NASDAQ

Keuka College students open trading at NASDAQ
With financial markets going through turbulent times these days, the best investment advice to be found might just come from… Keuka College students. The college boasted four of the top five performers in the competitive Spring 2018 ETF Global Portfolio Challenge. All four created portfolios that generated a return on investment of more than 30 percent – during a time... more