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Geneva man charged with possessing heroin after traffic stop

A traffic stop on Pulteney Street in Geneva resulted in the arrest of a 48-year-old man on Sunday around 12:10 pm. Officers arrested Miguel A. Delfi-Gonzalez, 48, of Geneva was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Authorities found heroin packaged for sale in his vehicle at the time of the stop. He will answer the charges at... more

The search for Gearan’s successor continues at HWS

Winners attract winners, and losers have a tendency to attract losers. It’s the difference between coaching the New England Patriots and the Buffalo Bills. In the case of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, there has been a whole lot more winning than losing during the 17 years that Mark Gearan has served as president, at least officials at the Colleges... more

Regional GOP representatives ‘on notice’ after continued protests

Congressman Tom Reed said in a Fox News interview he didn’t know why protesters gathered at his Ithaca office on Valentine’s Day for a 24-hour sit-in, despite numerous public statements, through traditional media outlets and on social media, about their intentions. “I don’t know what they are protesting other than they are taking over the office,” Reed said in the... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

Fast start, late stand earns Hobart 16-15 win

The Hobart College lacrosse team got off to a fast start against Siena College and made a late defense stand to escape the Pinnacle Athletic Campus with a 16-15 win. The Statesmen evened their record at 1-1, while the Saints slip to 0-2. Senior Frank Brown produced three goals and a career-high three assists for a career-high six points to... more

Geneva Foundry claims moving forward

A recent conference with the state Court of Claims judge assigned to the case has resulted in a schedule of events to deal with the notices of claims filed Jan. 3 by 136 city property owners against the state, city and county over soil contamination by the former Geneva Foundry on Jackson Street. The judge has told attorney Steve Williams... more

Our Finger Lakes History: The Underground Railroad in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Seneca County Historian Walter Gable takes a fascinating look at the history of the Underground Railroad and anti-slavery movement of the late 1800,’s in the Finger Lakes. See the numerous buildings and homes that served as stations on the Underground Railroad throughout the region and learn about the individuals who played a part in aiding runaway freedom seekers who were... more

Statesmen take down Soaring Eagles 7-1

The No. 7 Hobart College ice hockey team downed Elmira 7-1 in an ECAC West game played tonight in The Cooler. With the win, the Statesmen secured the No. 3 seed in the ECAC West tournament, and will host No. 6 Stevenson in The Cooler on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Hobart is now 16-4-4 overall and 8-4-1 in conference play, while... more

W-FL Thursday: Whitman’s 16-game win streak snapped on regular season’s final night

Non-league contests dotted the schedule on Thursday night, the final night of the regular season for Section V boys basketball teams. Some interesting, pre-Sectional match-ups that included Newark with a big comeback win at Batavia and Geneva picking up a win against School of the Arts. Marcus Whitman, who had won 16 straight games, hosted Class B Livonia and dropped... more

City takes steps to remove language barrier, hires bilingual engagement coordinator

Over the years of its existence, the Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center, has expanded its reach and programming, but there was still a noticeable gap, said Rhonda Everdyke, director of communications and engagement: Were they reaching residents in Geneva who speak Spanish? The city has taken a step to remove that roadblock with the hiring of Jessica Avila to the part-time... more

Three arrested on felony drug charges after traffic stop

Three people are facing felony drug charges after a traffic stop in Geneva. On Wednesday around 7:47 pm officers stopped a vehicle on Middle Street for a variety of vehicle and traffic violations. Upon investigation three individuals were charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after packaged heroin was discovered. Jonathan Rodriquez-Felix, 34, of Canandaigua, Alexandra M. McMann,... more

One facing felony charges after drug investigation in Geneva

The Geneva Police Department reports that three city residents have been charged after an investigation into drug sales on Wadsworth Street. Members of the Geneva Police Detective Bureau, Drug Enforcement Unit, Ontario and Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies, as well as marked patrol cars executed a search warrant at 17 North Wadsworth Street — ending a three month investigation. FrankDerick J.... more

W-FL Wednesday: Whitman caps perfect FL West season with win in Naples

On Wednesday night, the Marcus Whitman Wildcats completed a perfect league schedule in the Finger Lakes West with a victory over Naples to cap their league slate with a 16-0 record. The Wildcats (16-0/16-2) host Livonia on Thursday night in a non-league contest on the final night of the regular season. On the final night of girls action, Pal-Mac topped... more

Ontario County moving on goal to close landfill

With 11 years to go before the contract expires for the Ontario County landfill, there is no time to waste in reducing waste. The current county Board of Supervisors has the goal of closing the landfill beginning in 2028, when the county contract expires with landfill manager Casella Waste Systems Inc. Canadice Town Supervisor Kris Singer, who now heads the... more

NOT SO FAST: CEO refutes rumor of immigration raid at Red Jacket Orchards

Reports have swirled that U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement members performed a raid in the area and detained 50 people who are classified as illegal immigrants. Those reports, posted on social media and through emails, suggested they were at Red Jacket Farms in Geneva. However, Brian Nicholson, president and CEO of Red Jacket, based in Geneva, said Monday that no... more

Weber This Week: Geneva’s La Mia Bella Sicilia owners in-studio (podcast)

Meet Tomas Gonzalez and his son Joe Gonzalez, owners of La Mia Bella Sicilia in Geneva. They were live in-studio as guests on the Weber This Week show on FingerLakes1.TV on Monday afternoon to discuss their new Italian eatery. Watch the full episode below… AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more
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