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WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more

Palmyra man charged with assault after badly injuring victim at Canandaigua bar

Palmyra man charged with assault after badly injuring victim at Canandaigua bar
Police arrested a Palmyra resident on assault charges following a violent incident in late-March. Collin A. Fox, 23, of Palmyra was charged with second-degree assault on April 19th. He is accused of intentionally causing serious physical injury to a male victim by punching and kicking that person in the face. The victim suffered several serious injuries to his face –... more

Police: Pittsford man charged with attempted rape in Canandaigua

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The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a Pittsford man after he tried to meet with a child for sex in the city of Canandaigua. David Alva, 33, of Pittsford was charged with second-degree attempted rape. He’s accused of using a social media app, called Whisper, to entice illegal acts from what he believed to be a 14-year-old child.... more

Deputies: Canandaigua driver charged with DWI after Waterloo crash

Deputies: Canandaigua driver charged with DWI after Waterloo crash
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Canandaigua resident following single-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Route 96 and Virginia Street in Waterloo. Deputies responded to the scene and spoke with the driver, who was identified as Michal Bradley, 26, of Canandaigua. Following investigation it was determined that Bradley was under the influence of alcohol during... more

29-year-old charged with attempted rape in Ontario County

29-year-old charged with attempted rape in Ontario County
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a 29-year-old Ontario resident following a joint investigation involving the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office and Canandaigua Police Department. Through the use of an undercover police officer – investigators arrested Nicholas P. Heberle, 29, of Ontario. Henderson says that over several days Heberle communicated with an individual who was identified as a 14-year-old female... more

State DOT workers will pick up roadside trash for Earth Day

State DOT workers will pick up roadside trash for Earth Day
Employees of the state Department of Transportation will be picking up trash along roads across New York to mark Earth Day. April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day. DOT officials say on Monday the agency’s workers from every region of New York will be volunteering their time to collect and dispose of litter along roads, highways and other locations. State,... more

Work restarts on stalled Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort

Work restarts on stalled Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort
After a four-year hiatus while additional funds were sought, work has restarted on the Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort. Workers were seen pouring concrete this past week at the site on the northern shore of Canandaigua Lake that had become a shell of steel because financing had dried up. Developer Bob Murphy said in late February that the project, on the... more

Geneva fire victim forges ahead despite challenges

Geneva fire victim forges ahead despite challenges
Darlene Durgan has endured a difficult life. At 18, her kidneys began to fail from what doctors later learned was polycystic kidney disease, a genetic disorder that causes fluid-filled cysts to grow in the organs. At 19, her kidneys failed, leaving her faced with a lifetime of dialysis treatments. At 40, and with both kidneys removed, she is still alive,... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Peter Mantius discusses groundwater testing, Hakes Landfill, Greenidge, and Cayuga Regional Digester

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Peter Mantius discusses groundwater testing, Hakes Landfill, Greenidge, and Cayuga Regional Digester
Throughout the winter, Peter Mantius spent his days reporting on some of the most-important environmental issues facing the Finger Lakes region. Doing so with more than 20 years of experience – Mantius broke the story about the DEC’s investigation into the Cayuga Regional Digester, and had an exclusive with the former facility manager who quit in January after he says... more

Earthapalooza on Earth Day in Canandaigua

Earthapalooza on Earth Day in Canandaigua
Wood Library and the city of Canandaigua’s Climate Smart Canandaigua will host Earthapalooza on Earth Day, Monday at Wood Library. The free, all-ages event is designed to raise awareness of environmental issues and educate the community on actions they can take to help reverse climate change, with a focus on waste management and food waste diversion. “From recycling to composting... more

THE DEBRIEF: Jim Meaney of The Geneva Believer discusses future of City Council, and more (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Jim Meaney of The Geneva Believer discusses future of City Council, and more (podcast)
When Jim Meaney, founder of The Geneva Believer announced that he would be seeking the nomination to run for Geneva City Council’s Ward 6 seat – there was very little surprise. However, weeks later he ended that campaign, returning to the work that led him to the decision that would be to run for City Council. Reporting on the City... more

FLCC Foundation scholarships are available

FLCC Foundation scholarships are available
The deadline to apply for private scholarships through the Finger Lakes Community College Foundation is April 24. The application is online at give.flcc.edu. Last year the FLCC Foundation distributed more than $155,000 in scholarships from funds established in honor or memory of local residents. Some new scholarships have been added to the list, including the Tom Albanese Memorial Scholarship, a... more

Family Promise working in Ontario County

Family Promise working in Ontario County
She was relieved — and scared. That’s how Jessica Brown describes her mixed emotions back in late September when she learned there was a place for her with Family Promise of Ontario County, which is a nonprofit that helps people who are experiencing homelessness. Brown and her 20-month-old son Zach were living in a motel room then — temporary, emergency... more

Dog fashion show to benefit Canandaigua Canine Campus

Dog fashion show to benefit Canandaigua Canine Campus
The Canandaigua Academy Gemini Leadership students are presenting a canine fashion show, Bark for the Park, to benefit the Canandaigua Canine Campus. Doors will open for the event at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, and the show is expected to run from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the CA auditorium. Admission is $10 per person. Children 5 and under will... more

Hobart tops Mount St. Mary’s to move into 1st in NEC

Hobart tops Mount St. Mary’s to move into 1st in NEC
The Hobart College lacrosse team earned an 11-8 Northeast Conference win over Mount St. Mary’s University on Boswell Field at Urick Stadium to move into a tie for first place in the league standings. The Statesmen improved to 10-3 overall, 4-1 in the NEC. The Mountaineers had their five-game winning streak snapped and slip to 8-6, 4-1. On Senior Day,... more

Canandaigua defeats Penn Yan 10-9 in overtime

Canandaigua defeats Penn Yan 10-9 in overtime
A big win for the Canandaigua Braves over the Penn Yan Mustangs in boys high school lacrosse on Saturday afternoon at Canandaigua Academy. Check out photos from the game at Canandaigua Academy here… D&C: Read More At the half host Penn Yan leads Canandaigua 5-3 @CABravesSports @CALacrosse #NYSPHSAA @SportsFive pic.twitter.com/6MRUkMy6ZC — Jack Haley (@jackhaley42) April 22, 2016 more

Cam’s Pizzeria founders indicted over 70 felony counts after tax fraud investigation

Cam’s Pizzeria founders failed to report $5 million in sales
The Democrat & Chronicle reports that the couple who founded Cam’s Pizzeria were indicted on Thursday by a Monroe County Grand Jury on 78 felony counts each following an investigation into underreported sales. Prosecutors allege that Carmelo Calascibetta, 58, and Rosanna Calascibetta, 57, the husband and wife who founded Cam’s failed to report nearly $5 million in sales to New... more

What’s happening in the food, beverage and tourism scenes?

What’s happening in the food, beverage and tourism scenes?
Local food and local drink are huge in the Finger Lakes region, which the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce has long recognized. Inspired by ongoing developments in the region’s travel and tourism marketplace, the Chamber is hosting an event June 3 called “al fresco flx” to talk more about and experience what is happening on the agritourism, food and craft beverage... more
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