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Hidden gem in Geneva offers more than just coffee and wraps

Looking for a place that has it all while experiencing a quick escape from the busy day? Bistro 44 and Java 44 is the spot. Provided. With its rustic ambiance, calming music, and specialty coffees, the bistro and coffee shop have an ... MORE
HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (video)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
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COVID TRACKER: How many cases are being reported in every county?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
Deputies: Tesla ends up submerged in Ontario County after incident

Deputies: Tesla ends up submerged in Ontario County after incident

First responders in Ontario County say the driver of a vehicle that ended up in a body of water in the town of Bristol was not hurt, even though his Tesla suffered serious damage. The vehicle was fully-submerged, according to deputies. The ... MORE
DEC: Watch out for rabid deer, spottings

DEC: Watch out for rabid deer, which have been spotted in both Cayuga, Ontario counties

The Department Environmental Conservation is warning hunters that three rabid deer have been found in Cayuga, Cortland, and Ontario counties. They have taken place in the last two weeks, according to a press release from the DEC. They noted that one deer ... MORE
New roundabout in Victor means Route 96 detour is finally over

New roundabout in Victor means Route 96 detour is finally over

Detour days are finally over in Victor. The busy stretch of State Route 96, which had been closed since mid-July reopened to traffic, as a roundabout was completed at the Lynaugh Road intersection. It was a $2.8 million project, and was supposed ... MORE
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No town tax in Geneva again, budget held flat despite pandemic

Officials in the town of Geneva say the 2021 budget has been approved. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti told Finger Lakes News Radio that he used conservative revenue projections to come up with the framework for it. The biggest assumption made in that ... MORE
Rochester motorcyclist hospitalized after wreck in Ontario County

Rochester motorcyclist hospitalized after wreck in Ontario County

Deputies say a Rochester woman was hospitalized following a crash in the town of Manchester. It happened Saturday a little before 5 p.m. when Diana Perry-Rivera lost control of her motorcycle at the intersection of County Roads 7 and 13. She was ... MORE
Fatal crash remains under investigation in Ontario County

Fatal crash remains under investigation in Ontario County

A Clifton Springs man was killed in a weekend crash that shut down an intersection in the town of Seneca for upwards of three hours. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says that the crash happened at the intersection of County Road 4 ... MORE
Deadly intersection officially converted to roundabout in Ontario County

Deadly intersection officially converted to roundabout in Ontario County

A dangerous intersection that has been the site of several tragic accidents in Ontario County has a new, safer way for vehicles to move through. Last week officials in Ontario County held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the intersection of County Road ... MORE
Deputies: Stolen vehicle from Ontario County found in Newark

Deputies: Stolen vehicle from Ontario County found in Newark

Deputies say a 28-year-old Rochester man was taken into custody after an investigation into a stolen vehicle. Tedurell Williams, 28, of Rochester was charged with grand larceny and criminal contempt after an investigation into a stolen vehicle that was located in Wayne ... MORE
Deputies: Fire, reported explosion on County Road 6 in Geneva under investigation

Deputies: Fire, reported explosion on County Road 6 in Geneva under investigation

Deputies say that they were called to the report of an explosion and power outage on County Road 6 in the town of Geneva. It happened a little before 5 p.m. at the Spruce Tree Mobile Home Park. Upon arrival, first responders ... MORE
How many E-ZPass tags will households with multiple vehicles need? Questions arise as cashless tolling, higher prices loom

How many E-ZPass tags will households with multiple vehicles need? Questions arise as cashless tolling, higher prices loom

This week the New York State Thruway Authority held a series of virtual public hearings on a proposal to increase tolls along that highway by 30%. However, those who covered the hearings noted that very few people actually attended. That could partly ... MORE
Rochester man charged with sex abuse in Canandaigua

Rochester man charged with sex abuse in Canandaigua

Police report the arrest of a Rochester man on sex abuse charges in the city of Canandaigua. Mark Fountaine Jr., 46, was charged with third-degree sex abuse and second-degree harassment. He’s accused of subjecting another person to unwanted sexual contact, which resulted ... MORE
Police: Newark resident accused of slashing tires in Canandaigua

Police: Newark resident accused of slashing tires in Canandaigua

Police arrested a 22-year-old Newark resident following a report, which was filed to authorities in Canandaigua on October 4th. Investigators say Alexis Lebron, 22, slashed tires of a vehicle that was parked in the Mill Street Parking Lot. Lebron was charged with ... MORE