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Heat Advisory issued by National Weather Service for Monday

The National Weather Service has issued heat advisories for the entire Finger Lakes region ahead of an afternoon on Monday, which is expected to see temperatures climb well-into the 90s. While Sunday was warm, as temperatures pushed through the upper-80s, reaching the low-90s in some locations – the humidity will built on Monday – creating tough conditions for those with... more

Deputies: Sodus man charged with DWI, almost hit patrol car

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man on DWI charges after nearly striking a deputy’s vehicle that was traveling the opposite direction on Lake Road. The incident happened around 7:30 pm in the Village of Sodus; and resulted in the arrest of Glenn H. LeClaire, 63, who lives on Lake Road. LeClaire was charged with... more

SEARCH FOR DRIVER: Officials believe victim of Canandaigua hit-and-run was struck intentionally

State Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a vehicle and driver involved in a hit-and-run in Canandaigua on Saturday. The incident happened around 9:30 am when the vehicle was traveling north on Brickyard Road and struck a 24-year-old bicyclist. Officials strongly believe the car hit the bicyclist intentionally. However, that detail is unconfirmed. The bicyclist sustained non-life-threatening injuries... more

Larry Sharpe, Libertarian candidate for NY governor, brings message to Auburn

It wasn't a rally with thousands of people in attendance or a high-dollar fundraiser. And that's OK with Larry Sharpe, the Libertarian Party's gubernatorial nominee. Sharpe held a meet-and-greet last week at Wild's Eats & Sweets on Genesee Street in Auburn. Nearly 30 people attended the two-hour event and listened to the candidate for governor explain why he's running. Economics... more

U of R Professor who outed colleague resigns with scathing letter

A professor who was named one of Time magazine’s 2017 Persons of the Year for outing a colleague accused of sexual misconduct has resigned from the University of Rochester over the university’s handling of complaints against him. Celeste Kidd said Friday that the university had not meaningfully responded to problems that she and several other faculty members raised in a... more

Police: Felony charges pending in Geneva after search on Wadsworth St.

The Geneva Police Department reports the arrest of a Geneva man following an investigation, which was aided by the Ontario and Seneca County Sheriff’s Offices. Police say Carlos J. Garcia, 24, of 34 Wadsworth Street was arrested after a search warrant was executed at the same address. He was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Police also... more

Potential conflict of interest over County-purchased property?

A discussion has arisen following a bid offered at the recent Wayne County Real Property Tax Auction which occured on Wednesday, June 13th. Ontario Town Supervisor, Frank Robusto, who is a Realtor by trade, put in a bid on a Property listed in the auction. Following the auction, County officials questioned the legality or ethics, including probable conflict of interest... more

Deputies: Sodus woman sent threatening messages to ex-boyfriend

Deputies report that a 25-year-old Sodus woman was arrested following a domestic incident on Thursday. Tamila S. Jackson-Kemp, 25, was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment. She is accused of sending her former boyfriend several text messages that threatened his safety and well-being. She was arraigned in Sodus Town Court and released on her own recognizance. The charges will be answered... more

Parrott Hall preservationists plead for more time with state

A host of preservation groups, backed by the city, are asking state officials to delay the demolition of Parrott Hall, the first home of the Geneva Ag Station. On Thursday, leaders of the Friends of Parrott Hall, the Landmark Society of Western New York, the Preservation League of New York State, as well as Acting City Manager Sage Gerling, representing... more

Farmington woman accused of stalking protected party

A 45-year-old Farmington woman was arrested on multiple charges following an investigation into allegations of stalking against a protected party. Tara L. Green, 45, of Farmington was charged with first-degree criminal contempt after allegedly stalking another person whom she is currently prohibited from contacting due to a protective order. The refrain from order was issued in Ontario County Family Court,... more

BOMB THREAT IN GENEVA: School cleared after police search on North St.

The Geneva Police Department, Ontario County Sheriffs and New York State Police conducted a thorough search of North Street School after a bomb threat was found during dismissal on Friday. A staff member found a bomb threat written on the stall of the girls’ bathroom near the mini gym. Administrators immediately notified police, who responded with K9 units to search... more

Deputies: Woman stole over $3,000 from Seneca County business

Deputies say a 59-year-old Avoca resident was charged with grand larceny and falsifying business records after an alleged $3,000 theft from a Town of Lodi business at an earlier date. Michelle M. Cornaire, 59, was charged with third-degree grand larceny and first-degree falsifying business records after allegedly stealing more than $3,000 from a local business in Lodi. Deputies say she... more

Canadian tariffs impose crippling stress on local farmers

Falling milk prices over the past four years have put crippling stress on local dairy farmers, putting many out of business. And the brewing trade war with Canada has many farmers concerned it could get worse. “The impact here is pretty simple, our net income right now is zero,” Hal Adams, Black Brook Farms says. A few months back, News10NBC... more

Police: Dog left inside 110-degree car in Geneva dies; owner charged with felony

A 29-year-old Geneva man was arrested on a felony charge after a dog in his dog died in a parked, 110 degree car in the city. The Ontario County Humane Society and Geneva Police Department were called to 19 North Street after a dog – named Shadow – was found dead in a car that was left with no ventilation... more

Open for business in Canandaigua

The town of Canandaigua opened up its new highway facility to visitors, and offered those who attended Saturday the opportunity to learn more about Town Hall operations. Several visitors flocked to a station that concentrated on recycling and composting, while many also enjoyed getting a sneak peek at the town’s float for the annual Fourth of July parade. Town representatives... more

Non-traditional youth games, activities promoted in Seneca Falls

Not all children are a good fit for traditional, organized team sports. Some do better with fun, nontraditional activities that don’t carry the pressure of athleticism, competition or peak performance. The Seneca Falls Development Corp. has been awarded a $5,840 grant to offer a Team Active8 program, one of 20 projects funded through the Finger Lakes region to help support... more
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