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Hospitals prepare differently throughout Finger Lakes as COVID-19 preparations ramp up

Hospitals prepare differently throughout Finger Lakes as COVID-19 preparations ramp up
Rochester Regional Health is taking steps to ensure that its hospital in Ontario County is prepared for a possible outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus. Veronica Chiesi Brown, RRH public information officer, said the tents were set up at Clifton, Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital in Greece, and United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. “These outdoor tents are designed to further... more

Officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at FLCC childcare facility

Officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at FLCC childcare facility
Officials at Finger Lakes Community College are saying that there was a possible exposure to the Novel Coronavirus at the college’s child care center. A person who tested positive for the virus was at the childcare center on March 24th. Anyone who was present around 8:15 a.m. at the facility or 3:20 p.m. should be alert for symptoms. The areas... more

Canandaigua company gets involved in sewing protective masks for local hospitals

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A manufacturing company in Canandaigua is hard at work to build masks for local healthcare professionals. Select Fabrications usually makes shielding tents. Those are typically sold off to government agencies. Now though, workers are teaming up with another company — Turbett Surgical — to make masks. At this point, workers are producing around 500 masks per day, the company says.... more

Deputies: Canandaigua man struck victim with chair

Deputies: Canandaigua man struck victim with chair
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 27-year-old Canandaigua resident for assault following a disturbance in Hopewell. Ralph Stanbrook Jr., 27, was charged with second-degree assault after investigation of the incident. He’s accused of striking another person in the head with a chair. It’s unclear how serious the injuries were. Stanbrook was taken to the Ontario County... more

Deputies: Canandaigua woman charged with DWI after traffic stop

Deputies: Canandaigua woman charged with DWI after traffic stop
On March 19th the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 24-year-old Canandaigua resident around 2:06 a.m. in the town of Canandaigua. Deputies say Joelle Henry, 24, of Canandaigua failed to stop at a stop sign and was eventually determined to be intoxicated. She submitted to a blood test at F.F. Thompson Hospital. She was issued traffic citations and will return... more

Deputies: Canandaigua driver ticketed after two-car crash

Deputies: SUV, pickup truck collide in Ontario County
On Wednesday at approximately 3:20 p.m. first responders were called to the area of County Road 32 and Egypt Road for a personal injury crash. Deputies say Donise Montanye, 50, of Canandaigua was operating an SUV that collided with a pickup truck operated by Terry Russel, 57, of Hemlock. Investigation discovered that Montanye failed to yield the right of way... more

Deputies: Farmington woman left 2-year-old alone in vehicle at Tops

Deputies: Farmington woman left 2-year-old alone in vehicle at Tops
On Wednesday around 5 p.m. deputies were called to investigate the report of a child left unattended in the Tops parking lot in Farmington. Melissa Nichols, 29, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies say Nichols left her two year old child unattended in a vehicle in the parking lot of Tops on State Route 96. She... more

Canandaigua PD: Infant unhurt after intoxicated driver strikes several parked cars on N. Main St.

Canandaigua PD: Infant unhurt after intoxicated driver strikes several parked cars on N. Main St.
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of two Honeoye residents following a crash on North Main Street, which resulted in a felony Leandra’s Law arrest. Police say Kevin Beechner, 21, was under the influence of drugs while he was operating the vehicle with an infant passenger. They say he struck several other parked vehicles on North Main Street. As... more

Police: Canandaigua man caused disturbance at business, refused to leave

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The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 64-year-old following a disturbance at a Niagara Street business. Police say Darryl Gill, 64, of Canandaigua caused a disturbance at the business and refused to leave. While being escorted out – he struck the victim in the face. Gill was charged with second-degree harassment. The charges will be answered at a... more

Canandaigua pursues $10M DRI grant again

Canandaigua pursues $10M DRI grant again
Canandaigua wants this to be the year that the city wins the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative contest. On Tuesday, a committee of City Council approved the continued working with MRB Group, which the city hired to help with the grant. It wasn’t successful in the first year of partnership, but city officials believe this could be the year. The... more

Police: Bloomfield man set paper on fire inside apartment building, prompting evacuation

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The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 29-year-old Bloomfield man following the report of smoke inside a Bristol Street apartment building. Investigators say Shawn Faber, 29, of Bloomfield had set paper on fire for no legitimate purpose while he was inside a first-floor apartment in the building. The fire caused neighboring apartments to fill with smoke and additionally... more

LETTER: Thompson Health CEO outlines response to COVID-19

LETTER: Thompson Health CEO outlines response to COVID-19
Friends of Thompson: The emergence of COVID-19 has created challenges impacting us all. UR Medicine Thompson Health is carefully responding to this fluid situation on a daily basis, to protect the safety and well-being of our entire community. We are collaborating closely with the CDC, New York State Department of Health, county Public Health offices, and the University of Rochester.... more

Police: Rochester woman charged with prostitution, possessing cocaine with intent to sell

Police: Rochester woman charged with prostitution, possessing cocaine with intent to sell
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 30-year-old Rochester resident following an investigation into prostitution. Police say Samantha Stavalone, 30, of Rochester was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, as well as prostitution. It’s alleged that Stavalone agreed to have sex with an undercover detective for a fee. She’s also accused of possessing crack... more

Public sessions to be held at two locations in Ontario County to address questions about COVID-19

Public sessions to be held at two locations in Ontario County to address questions about COVID-19
A pair of information sessions have been scheduled in Ontario County for residents looking to learn more about the novel coronavirus. The “Prepared NOT Scared” presentations will provide an overview of what is known about coronavirus, its symptoms, diagnosing it, and home treatment, according to the Finger Lakes Times. Ontario County Public Health will lead both sessions. They will be... more

Police: 39-year-old charged with unlawful imprisonment, resisting arrest after Canandaigua incident

Police: 39-year-old charged with unlawful imprisonment, resisting arrest after Canandaigua incident
Police report the arrest of a 39-year-old Canandaigua resident following a disturbance in the city. Investigators say Denise Willis, 39, was charged with unlawful imprisonment, endangering the welfare of a child, and resisting arrest. Willis is accused of physically holding down another person against their will on a couch, then on a bed. The incident unfolded in the pressence of... more

Canandaigua ponders Downtown Revitalization Initiative participation

Canandaigua ponders Downtown Revitalization Initiaitve
The state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative is the economic development prize every community wants to win. For the City of Canandaigua, there’s interest in working to win it. It would be the fifth time that the city has moved to do it. However, as reports have pointed out – a passerby might not think downtown needs revitalization. As far as downtown... more

SECTIONAL TUESDAY REPORT: Geneva-Waterloo showdown set for the Big House; Penn Yan pulls away late to defeat Mynderse

SECTIONAL TUESDAY REPORT: Geneva & Waterloo to meet at Big House; Penn Yan girls pull away late to defeat Mynderse
There was another full slate of Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games on Tuesday night as the semifinal round continued. Check out all of last night’s scores, updated brackets and the next slate of games below… BOYS SECTIONAL SCOREBOARD 3/3: 4 MCQUAID 61 1 VICTOR 60 AA BOYS VIC – Connor Williams 19; Collin James 14;... more
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