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Deputies: Snowy roads played a role in serious, rollover crash in Ontario County

County Road 8 closed on Tuesday while first responders contend with rollover crash
On January 28th around 7:30 p.m. deputies responded to the area of 852 County Road 8 in Farmington for a one-vehicle rollover crash. Investigators with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office determined that Ashley Marthage, 27, of Farmington was traveling north when she lost control of her vehicle, crossed over the center line, and traveled into a ditch where she struck... more

Gordmans stores in Geneva, Penn Yan, and Newark will have Amazon Counter

Gordmans stores in Geneva, Penn Yan, and Newark will have Amazon Counter
Some Peebles locations, which will become Gordmans stores next month – are going to get more than a facelift. Officials say that five stores will open in the Rochester-area, and in the Finger Lakes – locations in Geneva, Newark, and Penn Yan will serve in place of Peebles. Goldman’s offers home décor and clothing items that are priced lower than... more

State Police still trying to solve 38-year-old missing persons case in Ontario County

State Police still trying to solve 38-year-old missing persons case in Ontario County
State Police are still trying to solve a 37-year-old missing persons case in Ontario County. Investigators are asking again for the public’s help. Frank Fox, 22, left a New Year’s Eve Party that ended on January 1st, 1983. The party occurred at a house on Martin Road. He walked home around 1 a.m., and turned down several rides. The distance... more

W-FL Tuesday: Kabat leads Mynderse boys over Newark; Gananda girls snap Lyons 10-game win streak

W-FL Tuesday: Kabat leads Mynderse boys over Newark; Gananda girls snap Lyons 10-game win streak
It was raining three’s in Newark on Tuesday night. The Mynderse Blue Devils drained 14 three pointers as a team against the Newark Reds 2-3 zone defense. Senior Troy Kabat made 8 of them which is just one shy of the school record. Devin Anderson, who made nine in an opening round sectional game in 2018, still holds the record.... more

LATEST: Police say they don’t know where Geneva shooting occurred

Police investigate shooting in Geneva; victim transported to Strong with life-threatening injuries
Not a lot of new information. That was the takeaway from an inquiry made by the Finger Lakes Times for more information about a shooting investigation launched Sunday morning. That investigation began when police were called to Geneva General Hospital for a gunshot victim, who walked into the hospital’s emergency room. Chief Mike Passalacqua said that an update to the... more

Former Canandaigua star hopes to win Super Bowl as part of Kansas City Chiefs staff

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Ryan Poles will be in Miami for the Super Bowl, the biggest and brightest football stage of the year. But as nearly any conversation with a former Canandaigua Academy football player tends to go, the talk eventually circles around to another football field: Evans Field. “We packed up the family last summer and rented a house on the lake,” said... more

LATEST: Supermarket, salon, and bank open inside Geneva Walmart

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Two more stores located inside the Geneva Walmart have reopened. The Reliant Credit Union and SmartStyle salon are open for business. They will be following regular business hours, according to the store’s Facebook page. On Tuesday, the store announced that the grocery section of the store would be open. The rest of the store will open when it is restocked,... more

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ice Harvesting in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ice Harvesting in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
Before the days of electrical refrigeration much of the perishable foods that sustained the northeastern United States came from the vast ice harvesting industry on the Finger Lakes. Learn how ice was harvested and delivered to customers throughout the region and beyond in this edition of Our Finger Lakes History with Seneca County Historian Walter Gable.  . more

Ontario County Conservative Party recommends no endorsement in controversial race for NY27

Ontario County Conservative Party recommends no endorsement in controversial race for NY27
The Ontario County Conservative party says they are opting to not endorse any candidate in the controversial special election for Congressional District 27. The seat was vacated last fall by Former Congressman Chris Collins. He pleaded guilty in an insider trading case, which prompted the resignation. State Senator Chris Jacobs, a Republican, was endorsed by party chairs throughout the district.... more

Canandaigua woman taken into custody after brief pursuit, foot chase over the weekend

Canandaigua woman taken into custody after brief pursuit, foot chase over the weekend
Police say that a Canandaigua woman was taken into custody in the city after a brief pursuit following an attempted traffic stop. The Canandaigua Police Department reports that on Saturday around 12:30 p.m. they attempted a traffic stop on Gibson Street. The operator of the vehicle, identified as Hailing’s Murphy, 29, of Canandaigua then fled the stop and abandoned her... more

Dansville man unlawfully entered Canandaigua home, threatened victim inside

Dansville man unlawfully entered Canandaigua home, threatened victim inside
Police say a 30-year-old Dansville resident was arrested on a felony charge after an investigation into a disturbance in the city of Canandaigua. Daniel Cupp, 30, of Dansville was charged with first-degree criminal contempt after it was determined that he unlawfully entered the residence of a person who was protected by a court order. Police say he made physical threats... more

W-FL Monday: Red Jacket boys suffer first loss of season; Woody leads Romulus girls to victory

W-FL Monday: Red Jacket boys suffer first loss of season; Woody leads Romulus girls to victory
There were seven Wayne-Finger Lakes boys games and four girls games on Monday night. On the boys side, the York Knights went on the road and took down the Red Jacket Indians by three points to hand them their first loss of the season. The Indians outscored the Knights 17-11 in the fourth quarter and had a chance at tying... more

Canandaigua man charged with menacing after physical threats

Canandaigua man charged with menacing after physical threats
Police took a 29-year-old Canandaigua resident into custody following a disturbance on Gorham Street. Following investigation, Gerald Rylott Jr., 42, of Canandaigua was charged with third-degree menacing. Rylott is accused of physically menacing another person while making threats of physical violence to them. He was subsequently arrested and transported to the Ontario County Jail. more

Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site

Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 42-year-old Shortsville man following an investigation into stolen property from a construction site. Shawn Christensen, 42, of Shortsville was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Police say he was found to be in possession of stolen tools from a construction site in Gorham. He was issued an appearance ticket... more

How to file your taxes for free if you make less than $69,000

How to file your taxes for free if you make less than $69,000
It doesn’t have to cost you to file your taxes. At least not in New York State. If your income is $69,000 or less, there are a number of free tax filing services located across the state – both in person and online. Both federal and state can be filed free of charge. Some sites – like Turbo Tax –... more

Food access is a major, growing issue in Geneva

Food insecurity a major issue in Geneva; Walmart closure highlights fragility of access
Five days after a devastating fire burned the interior loft-area of Walmart on 5&20 in Geneva, the vital grocery store remains closed. White Springs Fire Chief Tim Higgins estimated that 10 percent of the store suffered heavy smoke and fire damage, which was contained in the west side of the store. Fortunately, no one was hurt or injured during the... more

Clifton Springs YMCA will get an overhaul this spring as major expansion begins

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In the Rochester-area there is a lot of excitement around the growth and expansion of YMCA facilities. It’s a trend that’s being captured by the organization across the U.S. But here in the Finger Lakes there’s a lot of excitement around development at a Y location in Ontario County. The Clifton Springs YMCA is expected to go under construction this... more

Dogs proving to be a good addition at VA in Canandaigua

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Canines are keeping employees and visitors to the Canandaigua VA Medical Center safe. They’re serving a bigger purpose, too. The facility is using a Labrador Retriever to detect drugs. The dog has successfully done so at least a dozen times. It’s a success story that has blossomed. “We have some veterans who are recovering addicts … and we want to... more
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