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Police: Felony drug arrest made after cocaine, heroin sold in Canandaigua

On Tuesday at approximately 5:40 pm officers of the Canandaigua Police Department with the assistance of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, arrested a 24-year-old following a drug investigation. Peter A. Dau, 24, was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree. It’s alleged that the Dau sold heroin and cocaine while in the City of Canandaigua.... more

Thompson nursing home center of Snapchat state probe

The state Department of Health and state Office of the Attorney General are investigating an incident at the Thompson Health nursing home involving Snapchat. The probe centers on nursing home employees involved in sharing multimedia images and/or messages of a resident via Snapchat at Thompson’s M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center in Canandaigua. Snapchat mobile app allows users to share photos,... more

HELMET CAM: Canandaigua firefighter responds to vehicle fire (video)

The view from the helmet of a City of Canandaigua firefighter’s helmet as he responds to a vehicle fire at Leicester Street and Niagara Street on Thursday, July 12th just before 1:30 pm. This video was posted on Tuesday evening to YouTube and is an interesting look at the response of a local firefighter to a fire call… . more

Canandaigua woman stole $3K from employer in Hopewell

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 46-year-old Canandaigua woman on grand larceny charges following a theft from her employer. Melissa A. Hardy, 46, was charged with third-degree grand larceny after stealing more than $3,000 from her employer in Hopewell. She was taken to the Ontario County Jail for pre-arraignment detention. Arraignment took place at the Ontario... more

Canandaigua man accused of imprisoning teen during Saltonstall St. incident

The Canandaigua Police Department says an arrest has been made after an investigation, which began in late-May. Carlos H. Arita-Perez, 49, of Canandaigua was charged with second-degree unlawful imprisonment after an incident on May 25th. Arita-Perez is accused of forcefully restraining a teenage victim during an incident on May 25th around 8:30 am. The incident took place on Saltonstall Street... more

Canandaigua fines its supervisor $250 for stolen water

It’s not every day that a town fines its own supervisor. But it happened Monday in Canandaigua, where the Town Board approved a measure fining Supervisor Greg Westbrook $250 for a fire hydrant outside his home that was improperly turned on. It could’ve been worse for Westbrook. The offense is punishable under the town code by the fine or 15... more

Woodridge Motel shuttered in Canandaigua due to unsanitary conditions

A motel on Lakeshore Drive that has raised eyebrows for some time due to its dilapidated condition closed Monday. The Woodridge Motel at 4459 Lakeshore Drive, near the intersection with Route 364, shuttered following a recent joint inspection involving town code enforcement and the New York State Department of Health. The inspection found the motel in decay, unsanitary and “unfit... more

What’s behind Canandaigua VA’s one-star rating?

Combat veteran Robert Van Keuren of Canandaigua wants answers. And action. He isn’t alone. With more than 60,000 veterans living in the Finger Lakes region, many are disturbed by the one-star rating recently revealed for nursing home care at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center. The Canandaigua Living Center that provides nursing home care at the VA on Fort Hill Avenue... more

Pedestrian suffers serious injuries after being struck in Canandaigua

New details have emerged about an incident at the intersection of South Main and Niagara streets in the City of Canandaigua – after an unidentified woman was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Police say that woman was a pedestrian, and struck by a northbound passenger vehicle on Main Street. Investigation shows that the vehicle was traveling north... more

Canandaigua man fled police, later arrested for resisting arrest

On Monday at approximately 4:25 pm members of the Canandaigua Police Department executed an arrest warrant – taking a 25-year-old male into custody on charges related to a stay away order of protection. Miles E. Nelson, 25, of Canandaigua was charged with second-degree contempt and resisting arrest. Police say that on June 26th Nelson had contact with a party who... more

Keith Urban rocks CMAC on Sunday

Country performer Keith Urban, a perennial favorite at the Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center, came back to town Sunday night. And a sold-out crowd came to be part of Urban’s “Graffiti U World Tour.” Urban stayed true by jamming out and dancing, and most of the crowd Sunday night spent the evening on their feet. Kelsea Ballerini warmed up... more

Manchester man strikes child multiple times in Wendy’s parking lot

A 54-year-old Manchester man was arrested on June 23rd related to an investigation into a physical incident involving a 5-year-old. John Zimmerman, 54, of Manchester was charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child after striking a 5-year-old child multiple times while in a parking lot at Wendy’s in the city. He was released and will appear... more

Police: Canandaigua man resisted arrest at Kershaw Park

A 34-year-old Canandaigua man was arrested on multiple charges after a disturbance was reported to police at Kershaw Park. On July 4th at 7 pm Robert Salazar, 34, of Canandaigua was charged with open container, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest after creating a disturbance at Kershaw Park. When officers attempted to place him under arrest – he physically fought with... more

Canandaigua kids sail to new lengths

The Blue Heron, a small sailboat built this spring by eighth-graders at the Canandaigua Academic & Career Center, is in storage now. But she will be ready to catch some Canandaigua winds again in September when the kids return to school. Seven students in D.J. Kitzel’s woodcraft class retrofitted a skiff kit donated by Bill Wheeler into the small sailboat... more

New shoes sought for new school year in Canandaigua

To celebrate its 130th anniversary in the Canandaigua community, members of Crosswinds Wesleyan Church decided to run with an idea to buy shoes for kids to have something new to wear to start the new school year. That’s when they decided to partner with The Spot, a local resource that provides free school supplies and clothes to children in need... more

Community in unity for Canandaigua’s July 4th parade

Blistering heat was no match for hometown patriots Wednesday as thousands lined South Main Street to cheer on the city of Canandaigua’s longest Independence Day parade in recent history. Under pristine skies and blazing sun, 54 individual parade units powered by more than 1,000 men, women, children and four-legged volunteers made their way down the parade route toward Lakeshore Drive.... more
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