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Rescuing portraits from the past in Canandaigua

Rescuing portraits from the past in Canandaigua
When cleaning out the former home of Helen Stewart — who with sister Peggy made up the Stewart portrait photography studio — pile after pile of photos and negatives were destined to be lost forever. Basically, they were put out on the front boulevard for the dump, said Ontario County Historical Society Executive Director Ed Varno. That is, until Don... more

Canandaigua City Council OK’s spending plan

Canandaigua City Council OK’s spending plan
The discussions on the 2019 budget were spirited at times, but civil, as Mayor Ellen Polimeni noted. Those discussions proved fruitful, as members of City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to adopt a $15,322,791 spending plan for 2019. Councilmember Jim Terwilliger said this was one of the more difficult processes he has seen, with an array of differences of opinion... more

GUILTY: Felicano found guilty on all charges

Woman testifies against Feliciano, Manchester man charged with predatory sexual assault and rape
GUILTY: Felicano found guilty on all charges Loudly, boldly and emphatically, the jury foreman rang the bells of justice for a young woman who was subjected to six years of rape and abuse. “Guilty,” he pronounced, repeating it five additional times, one for each felony count facing Steven Feliciano of Manchester, who silently hung his head. Feliciano, 56 — charged... more

Victim recovering after Shortsville attack; siblings assaulted man with shotgun

Victim recovering after Shortsville attack; siblings assaulted man with shotgun
On Saturday around 10:33 p.m. deputies from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to 43 Main Street in Shortsville for the report of a disturbance. While responding — it was reported that a gunshot had been fired. Upon arrival, deputies located a male with lacerations to his head and face — with damage to his ear. He was transported to... more

Hootie and the Blowfish, Barenaked Ladies coming to CMAC

Hootie and the Blowfish, Barenaked Ladies coming to CMAC
Bust out that tie-dye t-shirt and get ready to sing along. Hootie and the Blowfish are back together and touring 44 cities next summer. One of those stops will be CMAC in Canandaigua. Barenaked Ladies will join them as special guests. The performance is slated for Friday, August 9, 2019. The show is slated to started at 7:30 p.m. 13WHAM-TV... more

Canandaigua couple charged after 12 dogs discovered in unsanitary apartment

Canandaigua couple charged after 12 dogs discovered in unsanitary apartment
The Humane Society of Ontario County reports that on November 29th around 2:30 p.m., the Canandaigua Police Department and Canandaigua Code Enforcement Officers, responded to the Lakeside Village Apartments — along with the Human Society — where a vacate order had been issued to the tenants. That warning had been issued earlier in the day; and was not obeyed, according... more

Canandaigua man accused of sexually abusing 5-year-old

Police: Canandaigua man arrested on five counts of felony sex abuse
Police say a 60-year-old Canandaigua man was arrested on multiple counts of sex abuse following an investigation into multiple separate incidents. On November 26th at approximately 12:45 a.m. police arrested Arthur M. Gibeau Sr., 60, on five counts of first-degree sex abuse. He is accused of having sexual contact with a 5-year-old child on multiple occasions while in the City... more

Two killed in South Bristol blaze identified; investigation into cause continues (full coverage)

Crews battling structure fire in Honeoye
A fatal house fire in South Bristol remains under investigation — after a difficult fight for fire, EMS, and law enforcement — who all responded to 5828 County Road 33. Jeff Harloff, who serves as fire coordinator for Ontario County said they received a number of phone calls between 8:30 and 9 p.m. describing a fire, multiple explosions heard by... more

Demolition underway on Canandaigua’s Inn on the Lake (video)

Demolition underway on Canandaigua’s Inn on the Lake
A ‘full transformation’ is underway in Canandaigua. The Inn on the Lake will be replaced by a new-look luxury boutique inn — a process that started with the demolition of the existing facility. The inn was built in 1970 as the Sheraton Canandaigua Inn. The eventual reopening of the inn will take place in 2020, according to property owners, who... more

City Council vote nears for Canandaigua budget

City Council vote nears for Canandaigua budget
City Council may have a 2019 spending plan to consider adopting when it meets again Dec. 6. The $15,322,791 budget as it stands Friday includes a $5,232,188 tax levy, which is 3.63 percent over the current tax levy of $5,048,800. The tax rate would climb 2. 4 percent, from $6.93 per $1,000 of assessed value to $7.09. If the budget... more

Police: Canandaigua man sold crack cocaine in city

Police: Canandaigua man sold crack cocaine in city
Police arrested a 28-year-old Canandaigua man on drug charges after an extensive co-investigation between the Canandaigua Police Department, Geneva Police Department, and Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Anthony M. Bailey, 28, was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance — a felony — after selling crack cocaine in Canandaigua. He was taken into custody on November 17th around 6:30 p.m.... more

Man found guilty of running over police officer sees sentenced reduced in Ontario County

Man found guilty of running over police officer sees sentenced reduced in Ontario County
When you’re in state prison, every day matters — and a former heroin addict serving time for assaulting a Canandaigua police officer is going to spend 180 fewer days there after his sentence was reduced. Allen Funk, previously sentenced to seven years for running over a Canandaigua police officer with his truck and fleeing from police, saw a sliver of... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark opens with win at Canandaigua; Whitman tops Midlakes

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark opens with win at Canandaigua; Whitman tops Midlakes
The Newark Reds opened their 2018-19 campaign with an impressive win at Canandaigua, defeating the Finger Lakes Tip Off Tournament hosts 58-50, to advance to Saturday’s championship game against Class AA Victor who defeated Monroe, 60-59. Another Finger Lakes East team, Penn Yan, opened with a win while the defending Finger Lakes West champion Marcus Whitman Wildcats rolled on the... more

Canandaigua man pleads guilty to selling cocaine

Canandaigua man pleads guilty to selling cocaine
A Canandaigua man who sold nearly an ounce of cocaine pleaded guilty to drug sales Wednesday. Miles Nelson, 25, pleaded guilty to three counts of drug sales — including second-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class ‘A’ felony — Wednesday in Ontario County Court. Jason Housel was the attorney who represented Nelson, who will serve eight years in... more

No consensus on Canandaigua city budget yet

No consensus on Canandaigua city budget yet
Heading into the final budget workshop session Thursday night, City Council appears to be debating two budget scenarios — and a whole lot more. The proposed $15,173,791 budget for 2019 shows an increase of 5.79 percent in spending. The tax levy and tax rate increases, however, could change, depending on which way councilmembers go. The proposed addition of a youth... more
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