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Docks for resort site in Canandaigua?

Docks for resort site in Canandaigua?
With renewed construction on the Canandaigua Finger Lakes Resort comes a renewed request — the installation of boat slips to serve residents of the condominium portion of the project. Canandaigua City Council’s planned unit development committee is scheduled to consider the request at its meeting Thursday night. Developer Robert Murphy is asking for permission to extend the Canandaigua Lady dock... more

Newark, Canandaigua named finalists for 2019 Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Newark, Canandaigua named finalists for 2019 Downtown Revitalization Initiative
This Wayne County village is a finalist once again in the next round of the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative competition — a program that provides $10 million in funding for building and infrastructure improvements. Under the program, one community in each of the state’s 10 Regional Economic Development Council regions will receive $10 million in state funding. The village of... more

Promising days for homeless families in Canandaigua

Promising days for homeless families in Canandaigua
Saint John’s Episcopal Church can house a day center for homeless families, says a state Supreme Court decision overruling city of Canandaigua officials who said the church needed a special permit. The decision helped clear the way for the center, which is run by Family Promise of Ontario County, to open this past week to two families currently in the... more

Canandaigua’s drive for state title ends in Class A semifinals

Baseball: Canandaigua’s drive for state title ends in Class A semifinals
Canandaigua lost a game short of the Class A state baseball final for a second straight year Friday, falling 5-4 to Section IV champion Maine-Endwell at Union-Endicott High School. Seth Vigneri tagged a first-pitch, three-run home run with no one out in the last of the fifth to draw Section V’s champion within 5-4. But M-E pitcher Adam Rutkowski retired... more

Anchors aweigh on Canandaigua Lake

Anchors aweigh on Canandaigua Lake
Faced with a summer off from her job at Keuka College, Brenda Race did what any of us should be doing in that situation. She took to the lake. Race’s Anchors Food Boat has been docked at Sutter’s Marina and venturing onto the waters of Canandaigua Lake since Memorial Day weekend. Although rain and cool weather has hampered Anchors’ launch... more

Father’s Day tribute: Sometimes the toughest lessons are the greatest gifts

Father’s Day tribute: Sometimes the toughest lessons are the greatest gifts
No one person had more impact on Nancy Alexander than her father, Jim. This Father’s Day — the fifth since his passing — the Canandaigua woman remains proud of his legacy and does her best to honor it each day, in big ways and in small. Most recently, she has done so through a book she wrote about her dad... more

100 years of service in Canandaigua and beyond

100 years of service in Canandaigua and beyond
Since its inception, the Rotary Club of Canandaigua and its more than 1,000 past and present members have helped communities near and far, and over 100 current and past presidents have led the way. On Thursday night, 22 clubs representing six different districts gathered at Canandaigua Country Club for the one number that really mattered — 100. The service organization... more

Police: Rochester man sold crack, fentanyl in Canandaigua

Police: Rochester man sold crack, fentanyl in Canandaigua
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 25-year-old Rochester resident on drug charges following an investigation, which involved the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Joshual Trammell, 25, of Rochester was arrested on June 8th by members of the Canandaigua Police Department. He was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Police say Trammell is accused of selling... more

State prison for former Canandaigua manager who used corporate credit cards for personal use

State prison for former Canandaigua manager who used corporate credit cards for personal use
A woman will serve state prison for swiping over $14,000 from a variety of her employers. State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran sentenced Melissa Hardy, 47, to 1- 3 years and she has to pay $14,490 in restitution, plus an additional $2,126 in transportation causes after being extradited from Florida after missing her court appearances. Hardy pled guilty to three... more

Brooks and Dunn take stage at CMAC

Brooks and Dunn take stage at CMAC
Among this year’s class of inductees in the fairly exclusive Country Music Hall of Fame — Ricky Skaggs and Alan Jackson just made it in over the past couple years, to give an idea of just how exclusive that “country club” is — is the band fronted by Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn. Founded in 1990, Brooks & Dunn were... more

Deputies: Canandaigua woman struck child, left bruises

Deputies: Canandaigua woman struck child, left bruises
A Canandaigua resident was arrested on child endangerment charges following an investigation over the weekend in Ontario County. Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports that Areatha L. Backus, 41, of Canandaigua was charged with endangering the welfare of a child following a joint-investigation between the Sheriff’s Office and Ontario County Child Protective Services. Investigators say they determined that Backus struck a child... more

Canandaigua baseball moves on to state final four

Canandaigua baseball moves on to state final four
Michael Sculli pitched a complete game shutout and struck out 15 batters as the Canandaigua Braves defeated Kenmore West of Section VI in the Class A Western Regional match-up in Batavia on Saturday. The Braves move on to the state semifinals for the second consecutive season to play the winner of Maine-Endwell vs. Roosevelt of Section IX at 2 pm... more

Officials describe unlivable conditions at Canandaigua home; four people arrested on 24 charges

Multiple people arrested on 24 counts following investigation into ‘deplorable’ conditions at Canandaigua home
Four people have been arrested on charges following an investigation involving the Ontario County Humane Society, Ontario County Child Protective Services, and the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office at a residence on North Road in the Town of Canandaigua. On May 15th at approximately 4 p.m. the Humane Society became involved in the investigation, which centered around a report of children... more

Canandaigua man charged with felony strangulation after fight

Canandaigua man charged with felony strangulation
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 30-year-old city resident on felony charges following a violent incident on June 5th. At approximately 12:55 p.m. officers were called to an address on Green Street for a fight. Officers responded to the address where it was alleged that Dyllon Osborne, 30, of Canandaigua placed another male in a choke-hold, thereby... more

Canandaigua’s Tanner Cooper drafted by Cincinnati Reds

Canandaigua’s Tanner Cooper drafted by Cincinnati Reds
That’s 2-for-2 for Canandaigua Academy baseball. Tanner Cooper, a 2017 graduate of CA who played at Finger Lakes Community College this spring, was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. Cooper was taken in the 35th round, No. 1,044 overall. Last year, 2014 CA graduate and left-handed pitcher Adam Scott was drafted in the fourth round by the Cleveland Indians.... more

Penn Yan driver leads police on brief pursuit in Canandaigua

Penn Yan driver leads police on brief pursuit in Canandaigua
A 48-year-old Penn Yan resident was arrested on multiple charges after an attempted traffic stop in the city of Canandaigua. Before being taken into custody – he even led police on a brief pursuit. They say Stephen Chemiske, of Penn Yan was observed speeding on North Main Street. He failed to pull over, according to police, and a pursuit resulted.... more

Canandaigua man sentenced to prison for head-butting woman

Canandaigua man sentenced to prison for head-butting woman
The courts encouraged a Canandaigua man to get the help he needs while serving a state prison sentence for head-butting a woman and violating an order of protection. On Wednesday, Ontario County Court Judge Kitty Karle sentenced Daniel Sims, 26, to two and one-third to seven years for two counts of first-degree aggravated family offense and first-degree aggravated contempt. “It’s... more
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