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DEC allowing public comment on Naples surface discharge permit

DEC allowing public comment on Naples surface discharge permit
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has made a tentative decision to issue a new permit for the discharge of treated wastewater at the Naples Central School District bus garage at 8 Academy St. The facility houses and washes buses on site. The permit would allow the discharge to an onsite stormwater retaining pond and then to groundwater from an... more

Puppies from ‘Naples 85’ seized in new animal cruelty arrest

Puppies from ‘Naples 85’ seized in new animal cruelty arrest
Six puppies, offspring of one of the ‘Naples 85’ dogs, have been seized by the Ontario County Humane Society. According to the Humane Society, Jane Justice was stopped by an Ontario County sheriff’s deputy in a CVS parking lot in the Town of Richmond on Friday. When the deputy looked in Justice’s vehicle he saw the six puppies living in garbage,... more

Naples man airlifted after hiking accident

Naples man airlifted after hiking accident
A Naples man had to be airlifted from the scene of a hiking accident in southern Ontario County on Tuesday. Deputies say that 20-year-old Luke Nash was hiking up a trail off Sunnyside Road when an unknown accident occurred. He suffered head and back injuries; and ENCON is now leading the investigation, according to Finger Lakes News Radio. First responders... more

Lottery held to find new homes for ‘Naples 85’

Event held to benefit animals saved from home in Naples
Many of the dogs known as the ‘Naples 85’  found new homes on Sunday. The group of rescue dogs became famous after being seized from a home in Naples in one of the worst animal cruelty cases in Ontario County history. After a legal battle with the dogs’ original owners, the Ontario County Humane Society was able to gain custody of the dogs and... more

Dog suffers critical brain injury after being thrown down stairs by boy in Naples

Boy charged after dog thrown down stairs in Naples
A boy was arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty after Ontario County Humane Society officers said he threw a dog down a flight of stairs in Naples. The Ontario County Humane Society worked with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office after being alerted to an alleged animal cruelty incident. On September 18, deputies said a juvenile boy intentionally threw a... more

Five more dogs rescued from Naples home where 80+ had been pulled this summer

Five more dogs rescued from Naples home where 80+ had been pulled this summer
Five more dogs have been rescued as part of the “Naples 85.” According to Messenger Post, the dogs were seized from Jane and Richard Justice by the Ontario County Humane Society. Ontario County Assistant District Attorney Jeffrey Taylor says four dogs were seized on Wednesday with the help of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. One other dog had been seized before them but... more

Dog lottery announced for 85 Naples dogs who were abused

Dog lottery announced for 85 Naples dogs who were abused
The 85 dogs found abused in Naples could be going to their new homes as soon as next month. Officials with the Ontario County Humane Society announced the dogs will be given away during a lottery at their annual “Paws for All” fundraiser. More than 200 applications have been submitted for the terriers, known publicly as the “Naples 85.” The dogs have been... more

FLX WEEKLY: Oktoberfest in Geneva, Naples Grape Festival & Tabora Farm in Dundee (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Oktoberfest in Geneva, Naples Grape Festival & Tabora Farms in Dundee (podcast)
Kelly Anne Guilfoyle of the Geneva BID is in-studio to talk about Saturday’s first annual FLX Oktoberfest Block Party in Geneva. We preview this weekend’s Grape Festival in Naples and review a trip to Tabora Farms Winery & Bakery in Dundee. We’ll preview the weekend weather, local sports line-up, and check out some great photos from the past week in... more

Naples woman faces felony charge after vandalizing 9/11 memorial

Naples woman faces felony charge after vandalizing 9/11 memorial
A Naples woman was arrested in connection with the vandalism investigated by the Geneva Police Department. The City’s 9/11 memorial was temporarily damaged with spray paint. The paint has since been cleaned from the memorial, but the accused is also said to have damaged another memorial in the city. Laura DiCampli, 31, of Naples was charged with criminal mischief, a... more

Residents warned as algae blooms grow in numbers around Canandaigua Lake

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Stay out of shallow areas of Canandaigua Lake. That’s the message from those watching intensifying blue-green algae blooms along Canandaigua Lake’s shoreline. The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association reported areas that show significant worsening of condition. “Although yesterday’s blooms were not experienced lake-wide, the areas they were observed were severe in some cases,” an update on Tuesday said. “Reported blooms were... more

Cars being towed from unmarked private property near Grimes Glen in Naples

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There’s an ongoing parking dispute around Grimes Glen State Park in Naples, but no one involved believes they are doing anything wrong. The Chronicle-Express reports that residents have been coming out of the park to find that their vehicles were towed away. In some cases, it’s cost residents as much as $400, or more, to reclaim their vehicles. A neighbor... more

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County
The Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee has recently released its summer 2019 edition of its periodic publication, “Eye on the Courts,” which celebrates its 51st issue. Founded in 2000, the Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee was created as an outgrowth from the League of Women Voters of Geneva. With assistance from Rochester’s League of Women Voters and their well-established court... more

Donations for ‘Naples 85’ exceed fundraising goal

Donations for ‘Naples 85’ exceed fundraising goal
The Ontario County Humane Society says it has exceeded its fundraising goal as it cares for 85 dogs seized from a Naples home. The “Naples 85” were suffering from various health-related issues when they were seized from the home of Jane and Richard Justice, Humane Society officials say. The organization sought to raise $125,000 to care for the dogs, in... more

80 of ‘Naples 85’ dogs seized from home now up for adoption

80 of ‘Naples 85’ dogs seized from home now up for adoption
Eighty dogs seized from a home in Naples are now up for adoption. The Ontario County District Attorney and the Ontario County Humane Society announced Wednesday that 80 of the 85 terriers, nicknamed the “Naples 85,” have been surrendered by Richard and Jane Justice. The pair is facing numerous charges of animal cruelty. Richard has given up his rights to all... more

Judge rules against giving custody of ‘Naples 85’ to Humane Society preventing immediate adoption

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Thursday was a big day for the 85 terriers that were rescued from a hoarding situation in Naples. For the “Naples 85,” the hope is that a judge will release custody to the Ontario County Humane Society to get these dogs adopted. These small dogs have quite the story. “They were very much covered in fleas, hair loss, eyes with discharge, very nervous... more

Officials say donations ‘pouring in’ for “Naples 85” to assist Humane Society

Officials say donations ‘pouring in’ for “Naples 85” to assist Humane Society
The Ontario County Humane Society is getting plenty of help as they care for the “Naples 85.” The 85 Cairn terrier-type dogs were rescued from a home in Naples on July 31 in one of the worst cases of animal cruelty in the county’s history. The dogs are currently being treated for fleas, allergies, and parasites. The Humane Society says they have received... more

Latest on animal abuse case in Naples where 85 dogs were taken by Humane Society

Latest on animal abuse case in Naples where 85 dogs were taken by Humane Society
The Ontario County Humane Society is still housing the 85 terriers seized in a cruelty case from Naples earlier this month. Having that many dogs come into the shelter has put a strain on resources at the Canandaigua shelter, which has put out an emergency fundraising appeal. At last word, about $53,270 dollars has been donated (almost halfway to the goal). The... more

Fire tears through Main St. building in Naples; one firefighter suffers minor injuries

Structure fire tears through Main St. building in Naples
First responders say cigarettes may have led to the fire, which tore through a building in Naples. Around 2 a.m. firefighters say cigarette butts left in that pail were near cardboard that caught fire. It quickly spread to the roof. Large structure fire on Main St in Naples happening now. pic.twitter.com/Ct6cHfUB9e — Will Morgan (@wmorgan2g) August 5, 2019 The building... more
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