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Deputies: Canandaigua man entered Geneva business, stole from safe

A 30-year-old Canandaigua man has been charged with burglary after an incident on January 14th. Deputies say that Luis Angel Medina-Castro was charged with third-degree burglary after he allegedly entered a business on January 14th in the Town of Geneva — taking cash from a safe within the business. He was arraigned in Geneva Town Court and remanded to the... more

77-year-old man fell asleep at the wheel in SR 21 crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 77-year-old man fell asleep at the wheel, which resulted in his vehicle exiting the roadway on State Route 21 near Johnson Road around 9 am on Friday. Deputies say Ralph E. Miller, 77, of Canandaigua was operating his vehicle on State Route 21 — heading south — when he fell asleep, causing... more

Multiple bridges in Finger Lakes to receive funding this year

Some bridges in desperate need of repair in the Finger Lakes region will finally see some work. A package was announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to replace and repair 23 bridges and culverts in the region. The measure will cost $19.7 million dollars, and will be part of Cuomo’s BRIDGE NY initiative, which focuses on repairing struggling infrastructure around the... more

Rochester man charged with burglarizing garage, stealing tools in Canandaigua

Deputies in Ontario County say that 21-year-old Tyler D. Byington, of Rochester was arrested for third-degree burglary after he allegedly forcibly entered a garage on County Road 4 in Canandaigua on December 5th. Deputies say he stole tools from inside the garage. He was released on his own recognizance and will answer the charges in Canandaigua Town Court. more

FLX Weekly: Weekend ahead, January thaw, national acts coming to the area & Women’s March in Seneca Falls (podcast)

See if the mild weather will continue through the upcoming weekend, check out the week’s top local news, our favorite local photos from the past several days and your top weekend event options on FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Jessamy Uticone and Jim Sinicropi on FingerLakes1.TV… more

Progress coming for stalled Canandaigua resort site?

New information on the stalled Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort development may soon be available. Developer David Genecco has requested to meet with City Council’s planned unit development committee to present potential changes to the permitted use of the property, according to the agenda released by the city. The meeting is scheduled for 7 pm Thursday, January 26th, at the Hurley... more

Local vets taking closer look at new VA chief

President-elect Donald Trump picked VA undersecretary David Shulkin to head the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. An accomplished medical doctor, Shulkin would be the first non-veteran to head the VA. That’s not a deal-breaker for some local veterans who say they like what they hear so far about Shulkin and want to learn more. When veteran Tom Pridell of Macedon... more

Santana, Idina Menzel, Dave Matthews among CMAC performers for 2017

It might be mid-winter, but that doesn’t mean those in the Finger Lakes can’t get excited about upcoming concerts coming to the region. CMAC announced a few major acts coming to Canandaigua this spring and summer, which includes Dave Matthew, Idina Menzel, as well as Santana. Dave Matthews will perform on June 4th, while Idina Menzel will come to Canandaigua... more

Plug pulled on Canandaigua city billboard proposal

Count Canandaigua resident Chris Henehan as one person who is happy with a decision that would keep digital advertising off city parkland. Members of City Council's ordinance/charter review committee by a 3-1 vote on Tuesday rejected a proposal that would have brought digital billboard advertising to a portion of Lagoon Park, near Eastern Boulevard. Daily Messenger: Read More more

Canandaigua celebrates legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

The powerful words of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech rang true again during Monday’s 18th-annual Canandaigua Community Celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The event at First Congregational Church of Canandaigua, United Church of Christ included a dramatic presentation by Canandaigua Academy students and songs by the Canandaigua Primary/Elementary choral group. Read more... more

Canandaigua McDonald’s taking reservations for a cause on Valentine’s Day

The McDonald’s on Routes 5 & 20 wants to help share the love this Valentine’s Day. It’s accepting reservations for couples between 5:00 and 7:00 pm. According to a flyer on the door, dinner for two costs $20 and includes an appetizer, main course, drink, and dessert. It even includes sit-down service. WHAM: Read More more

Finger Lakes Community College to host Vinters and Valentines

Finger Lakes Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell, will host its Vinters and Valentines event at 6 p.m. Feb. 10. Local winemakers and FLCC viticulture students will be stationed at each table to discuss Finger Lakes wines that will be paired with a five-course meal prepared by culinary arts students. A silent auction will support the school’s viticulture and... more

Canandaigua watershed group logs progress, plans

Operators of more than 14,000 boats on Canandaigua Lake inspected last year by local watershed stewards removed invasive plants and animals that would have contaminated the lake. That project was one of many in 2016 involving the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association, a nonprofit of 1,100 members that works in partnership with like-minded groups to promote and protect the watershed. "We... more

Canandaigua crash caused by medical emergency; one transported to Strong Hospital

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports taht they were called to a personal injury crash on County Road 22 and State Route 21 in Canandaigua on Tuesday around 12:30 pm. Deputies say that Carla Williams, 70, of Canandaigua was stopped at a stop sign facing north on County Road 22 waiting for traffic to clear on Route 21 when Kristin... more

FLX Weekly: The positive side of winter? (podcast)

The Finger Lakes is thawing out after a frigid stretch of weather. Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Jessamy Uticone and Jim Sinicropi to find out if we’ll stay above freezing heading into the weekend, the top local news and photos of the week, and this weekend’s best area event options… more

Finger Lakes Health, Keuka College offer dual nursing degree

In a program being called one of the first of its kind in the state, Finger Lakes Health’s College of Nursing and Keuka College are partnering for a dual degree program that will allow students to earn degrees from both institutions. Students enrolled in the program will earn an associate in applied science degree in nursing as well as a... more

Canandaigua Red Kettle reaches goal — and then some

In the final weeks before the Red Kettle campaign wrapped up Dec. 24, the amount of money in the coffers was well short of what the Canandaigua Salvation Army needed to raise. Salvation Army Envoy James Brennan said at one point it appeared the 2016 drive might not reach its goal of raising at least $100,000. Daily Messenger: Read More more
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