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New York Wine and Grape Foundation moving from Canandaigua to Penn Yan

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The New York Wine and Grape Foundation is coming back to Penn Yan. The marketing and trade agency associated with the wine and grape industry here in the Finger Lakes moved to Canandaigua in 2006. They had relocated to the New York Wine and Cullinary Center, which is now known as New York Kitchen. Steve Griffin tweeted his approval of... more

Constellation Brands betting big on marijuana legalization

Constellation Brands betting big on marijuana legalization
One of the area’s largest employers is making moves in the marijuana business. Late last year, Constellation Brands invested billions in a Canadian-based marijuana company and now it wants to make sure it gets first dibs to take a bigger stake in it as that company grows. Last fall, News10NBC Investigative Reporter Jennifer Lewke traveled to Canopy Growth in Ontario,... more

Canandaigua snow removal ordinance to stay

Canandaigua snow removal ordinance to stay
Several city residents complained last month about bills they received for snow removal. But, a city ordinance that requires property owners and businesses to clear sidewalks in front of and adjoining their homes or else pay a fee for the city to clear them will stay in place. After a short discussion during City Council’s ordinance committee meeting Tuesday night,... more

Some officials worried about unintended consequences of expanded plastics ban in Canandaigua

Canandaigua school, governments weigh in on plastics proposal
Should Canandaigua City Council enact a ban on single-use plastic items, the Canandaigua school district will have to hire more people. Superintendent Jamie Farr — who along with Ontario County and town of Canandaigua officials on Tuesday addressed Council’s ordinance committee about the impact of this legislation — said at least four cafeteria workers would need to be hired for... more

Federal Prosecutors: Canandaigua woman illegally wrote 73 prescriptions, obtaining over 5K pills

Federal Prosecutors: Canandaigua woman illegally wrote 73 prescriptions, obtaining over 5K pills
A Canandaigua woman has been charged in federal court with writing false prescriptions to obtain opioids illegally, according to new information. Federal prosecutors have accused 33-year-old Shannon Lambert with obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. She’s accused of working at Cornerstone Eye Associates in Rochester between January 2018 and February 2019. That’s when the fraud is said to have occurred.... more

Deputies: Scottsville teen charged with rape in Ontario County

Deputies: Scottsville teen charged with rape in Ontario County
Deputies arrested an 18-year-old Scottsville resident in Ontario County on rape charges. Sheriff Henderson says that on April 11th investigators arrested Gabriel C. Collalto for third-degree rape after that lengthy investigation. He’s accused of forcibly raping a 15-year-old victim in December 2018. The incident occurred inside a vehicle located on Lehigh Avenue. Following arraignment – Collalto was released. more

Ontario County recognizes awardees in observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Ontario County recognizes awardees in observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
It’s not to often in which a courthouse is a place of recognition however; on Friday, five passionate individuals were recognized for their work in supporting crime victims. A National Crime Victims Right Week ceremony was held at the Ontario County courthouse as F.F. Thompson coordinator of sexual assault Cristine Crawford, Ontario County Sheriff Office Investigator John Falbo, Ontario County... more

Union members protest outside Jordan Health Care meeting

Union members protest outside Jordan Health Care meeting in Canandaigua
Members of the Service Employees International Union protested outside of the Jordan Health Care’s board meeting in Rochester on Saturday. The union and the Rochester-based company are at an impasse in contract talks after the union says Jordan’s proposed pay raise is not enough. Union members are also opposed to Jordan’s plan to outsource its billing and bookkeeping to another... more

Peeps ale has some hop in Canandaigua

Peeps ale has some hop in Canandaigua
On occasion, the mind of a beer maker wanders on the job, just like everyone else’s does. Take Phil Platz, the founding head brewer at Young Lion Brewing Co. Just about a month ago, Platz was doing some accounting-type work, he said. The life of a beer maker isn’t solely lagers, sours and pilsners — he has to do office... more

Chef shares skills at soup kitchen in Canandaigua

Chef shares skills at soup kitchen in Canandaigua
Professionally trained executive sous chef Isaac Davis spends most of his time in the expansive kitchen of Ferris Hills at West Lake, where residents dine on the likes of pork osso bucco, grilled sirloin filets and Mediterranean shrimp pasta. Last month, the pan-seared citrus scallops and risotto that Davis and fellow Ferris Hills chef Bonnie Potter created took top honors... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing access to medical and mental health care for vets in the Finger Lakes

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing access to medical and mental health care for vets in the Finger Lakes
What do you know about the VA Health System? If you’re like a lot of people – particularly not in the VA community – the answer might be not much. That said, there’s a lot to know about the services provided at local VA clinics. Particularly, those in the Finger Lakes, which are providing unmatched services to those who have... more

Constellation exec to speak at FLCC commencement

Constellation exec to speak at FLCC commencement
Ginny Clark, executive director of the Sands Family Foundation and former Constellation Brands executive, will give the commencement address at Finger Lakes Community College on May 18. Clark recently retired as senior vice president for public affairs at Constellation Brands, following a more than 20-year career with the global corporation. She held several positions, including VP of corporate communications and... more

Canandaigua man inducted into Veterans Hall of Fame

Canandaigua man inducted into Veterans Hall of Fame
1st Lt. Donald Barton, of Canandaigua, was named the 2019 inductee into the state Senate Veterans Hall of Fame from the 54th District. Barton served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was nominated for the Veterans Hall of Fame by Adrienne O’Brien and Milan and Barbara Kutner, and he was honored at the Ontario County veterans... more

Geneva man charged with attempted rape in Canandaigua

Geneva man charged with attempted rape in Canandaigua
On April 5th at approximately 6:25 p.m. the Canandaigua Police Department arrested a 27-year-old Geneva resident on attempted rape charges. Joshua M. Lee, 27, of Geneva was charged with attempted rape in the second degree.  It’s alleged that the defendant used social media in an attempt to lure what he thought was a 14-year-old female into having sexual intercourse. The 14-year-old... more

Police: Predatory sex assault charges filed in Canandaigua after investigation

Police: Predatory sex assault charges filed in Canandaigua after investigation
On April 7th at approximately 10:40 a.m. members of the Canandaigua Police Department arrested a 56-year-old on predatory sex assault charges. John Yarger, 56, was charged with predatory sexual assault against a child.  It’s alleged that the defendant had sexual contact on multiple occasions between 2017 and 2018 with a child less than 9 years old. The incidents are said to... more

Engineers to reveal odor findings for Ontario County landfill

Engineers to reveal odor findings for Ontario County landfill
Supervisors will learn this month what engineers found in their investigation of stench from the Ontario County landfill. The Planning and Environmental Quality Committee will review a report from SCS Engineers the county hired in December, along with findings by an independent consultant hired by landfill manager Casella Waste Systems at a special meeting April 24. At issue is landfill... more

Canandaigua woman transported to hospital, charged with DWI & DWAI

Canandaigua woman transported to hospital, charged with DWI & DWAI
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 38-year-old Canandaigua resident following a traffic stop. Deputies say Melissa Hood, 38, was observed stopped at the intersection of State Route 21 and Schutt Road for an extended period of time. They say she stopped at the intersection and remained there despite it being clear. Traffic was held up at... more
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