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Duo arrested in Canandaigua for multi-county gas station card skimming scheme

Two men were arrested and charged in connection with a gas station card skimming scheme in multiple counties, including Wayne County. According to our news partners at the Times of Wayne County, the manager of Crosby's on E. Main Street in Palmyra found a skimmer device installed on one of its pumps last month. He determined it had captured information... more

Inside the FLX: Canandaigua City Manager John Goodwin talks his role, city’s growth, & more (podcast)

On Episode #88 of the Inside the FLX Podcast the recently-hired Canandaigua City Manager John Goodwin was in-studio talking about his experience, background, and giving listeners an update on things happening in the city. Watch the podcast below or listen to the audio-only version above: . more

FLX WEEKLY: Round-up your wintry week in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso recap the past Wonderful Life weekend in Seneca Falls, talk about the first snowfall of the year, Brian Kolb’s bid for governor, the weather for the December weekend ahead, and some great local photos taken in the past week here in the Finger Lakes. . more

Canandaigua school board approves Pinnacle North PILOT change

Developers of the multi-use Pinnacle North project cleared the second of three hurdles Thursday by getting approval from the Canandaigua City School District Board of Education on a proposed amendment to its payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement. The board voted 5-3, with one abstention, agreeing to move the project along for the good of the community. “All the decisions we make are through... more

Judge allows claims against Tony Stewart in wrongful death suit to move forward

A federal judge has decided each of the counts in a civil lawsuit filed by a Port Leyden family against former NASCAR star Tony Stewart for the death of Kevin Ward Jr. in 2014 can move forward, according to ESPN's Bob Pockrass. Pockrass' report on ESPN says U.S. District Judge David Hurd ruled waivers signed by Ward before an Empire... more

KOLB FOR GOVERNOR: Assembly Leader launches website, campaign for 2018 bid

“I’m Brian Kolb, candidate for Governor to bring honest leadership to New York.” Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb is expected to make a formal announcement on Tuesday, but with those words on the website KolbForNewYork.com — the Leader formalized his efforts to make New York better. Kolb currently serves as Assemblyman for all of Ontario, and part of Seneca County.... more

Canandaigua man accused of selling crack in Ontario County

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a Canandaigua resident following an investigation into the sale and distribution of crack cocaine in Ontario County. The investigation, which was a joint-effort between the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office and the Canandaigua Police Department resulted in John W. Jones, 36, of Canandaigua being charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.... more

Canandaigua teen indicted on murder, arson charges

Authorities say an arrest in the September 30th homicide of Nicholas Bice has been made after a months-long investigation. On December 11th at about 7:45 am, officers from the City of Canandaigua Police Department arrested 18-year-old Robert J. Clegg, of Canandaigua — charging him with first-degree murder, two counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of first-degree robbery, second-degree arson, third-degree... more

THE DEBRIEF: Debating incinerators, campus safety & Geneva’s future (podcast)

A number of hot-button issues will be discussed on a special edition of the Debrief Podcast. After a delay to the taping of the podcast last week, the news broke this weekend that Geneva City Manager Matt Horn would be exiting his post as the highest ranking administrative figure in Geneva. His unexpected exit, and what it means for Geneva... more

Several arrested on alleged alcohol sales to minors in Ontario County

Seven Ontario County residents were arrested over the weekend as part of a law enforcement sweep of county bars and stores to see how compliant they were with laws regarding alcohol sales to minors. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office led the joint investigation Saturday evening, along with representatives of the Canandaigua and Geneva City Police Departments, the New York State... more

Grant comes through for Nolan’s rebuild

In the heat of the summer season, Nolan’s restaurant burned to the ground. In the fall, the restaurant received approvals to build again, possibly as soon as spring next year. Now comes information about $416,000 in federal funding that will help the rebuilding process. The city has received a Community Development Block Grant from the state Office of Community Renewal,... more

Canandaigua man was drunk in Tops parking lot

Deputies say a 54-year-old Canandaigua resident was charged with felony DWI after an investigation into a ‘possibly intoxicated’ driver. Luis A. Huertas, 54, of Canandaigua was charged with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop was executed in the Tops grocery store parking lot on North Road. He was issued appearance tickets and will answer the charge at... more
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