Category: Geneva

Divided Geneva City Council struggles with PAB law at another meeting on topic of policing

Divided Geneva City Council struggles with PAB law at another meeting on topic of policing

The Geneva City Council met Thursday in an attempt to finish redrafting the proposed public law that would establish a Police Accountability Board (PAB). Despite having seven sections of the proposed law to review, and a desire by some Councilors to revisit ... MORE
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Hidden gem in Geneva offers more than just coffee and wraps

Looking for a place that has it all while experiencing a quick escape from the busy day? Bistro 44 and Java 44 is the spot. Provided. With its rustic ambiance, calming music, and specialty coffees, the bistro and coffee shop have an ... MORE
In Contentious Meeting Geneva City Council Makes Deep Cuts to 2021 Budget Including Eliminating Foundry Voucher Program and Funding for Finger Lakes Television Broadcast of Council Meetings

Geneva City Council makes deep cuts to 2021 budget at contentious meeting

The Geneva City Council met Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The Council held a public hearing regarding lifting the New York State cap on property taxes and conducted a Council budget workshop. The meeting was held both in person for Council members and ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)

In early-October The Parrott Hall Coalition announced that Crawford & Stearns, Architects and Preservation Planners LLC, working with engineering firm Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt, are creating stabilization and roof replacement documents for the first phase of Parrott Hall’s rehabilitation. It was a ... MORE
SkyHy for shakes, smoothies, and tea in Geneva: New business celebrates grand opening this weekend

SkyHy for shakes, smoothies, and tea in Geneva: New business celebrates grand opening this weekend

Health and wellness is all the rage today. Especially with the Coronavirus Pandemic upon us, and flu season rapidly approaching. Healthier food and drink options are becoming more readily available at many restaurants. However, thanks to Trena Sutton and Sonia Stallworth, the ... MORE
Police: Geneva man charged with kidnapping after domestic incident

Police: Geneva man charged with kidnapping after domestic incident

The Geneva Police Department reports the arrest of a 44-year-old city resident on a felony kidnapping charge after investigation. It stemmed from a domestic incident, according to police. They said that Marco Almonte, 44, was charged with second-degree kidnapping. Almonte is accused ... MORE
URMC will work with Finger Lakes Health to provide services in Geneva, Penn Yan

Finger Lakes Health reaches agreement with URMC to provide support at Geneva, Penn Yan hospitals

Change is coming to Finger Lakes Health thanks to a new partnership and agreement with the University of Rochester Medical Center. It means more services at Geneva General Hospital and Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, leaders of Finger Lakes Health said Wednesday ... MORE
HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
HABs tracking season on Seneca Lake comes to an end

HABs tracking season on Seneca Lake comes to an end

The HABs monitoring season has come to an end on Seneca Lake and fewer blooms were reported. It’s good news for lake watchers, who have seen Harmful Algal Blooms, or HABs dominate environmental news in recent years. “Our volunteers have completed their ... MORE
Deputies: One driver ticketed, sent to hospital after two-car crash in Ontario County

Deputies: One driver ticketed, sent to hospital after two-car crash in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a personal injury crash that happened at the intersection of State Route 5 and Yagel Road in the town of Seneca. Deputies say Toni Gergos, 70, of Seneca Castle attempted to pass Randall ... MORE
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No town tax in Geneva again, budget held flat despite pandemic

Officials in the town of Geneva say the 2021 budget has been approved. Town Supervisor Mark Venuti told Finger Lakes News Radio that he used conservative revenue projections to come up with the framework for it. The biggest assumption made in that ... MORE
Fatal crash remains under investigation in Ontario County

Fatal crash remains under investigation in Ontario County

A Clifton Springs man was killed in a weekend crash that shut down an intersection in the town of Seneca for upwards of three hours. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says that the crash happened at the intersection of County Road 4 ... MORE
Deputies: Fire, reported explosion on County Road 6 in Geneva under investigation

Deputies: Fire, reported explosion on County Road 6 in Geneva under investigation

Deputies say that they were called to the report of an explosion and power outage on County Road 6 in the town of Geneva. It happened a little before 5 p.m. at the Spruce Tree Mobile Home Park. Upon arrival, first responders ... MORE
Plans underway to rehabilitate Parrott Hall in Geneva

Plans underway to rehab historic Parrott Hall in Geneva

The Parrott Hall Coalition announced last week that Crawford & Stearns, Architects and Preservation Planners LLC, working with engineering firm Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt, are creating stabilization and roof replacement documents for the first phase of Parrott Hall’s rehabilitation. Clinton Brown Company ... MORE
Deputies: Geneva man charged with arson after starting fire that damaged home in Lyons

Deputies: Geneva man charged with arson after starting fire that damaged home in Lyons

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 20-year-old Geneva resident following an arson investigation. Deputies charged Brandon Golden, 20, with fourth- and fifth-degree arson. Both counts stem from an incident on Elmer Street in the town of Lyons. Golden ... MORE