Jury finds former Geneva man guilty of fractured skull attack

The former Geneva resident who was on the run from law enforcement for approximately 19 months after fracturing another person’s skull with a metal bar has been found guilty by a jury of first-degree assault. Robert D. Lewis, 53, formerly of the Geneva Courtyard Apartments, now faces up to 25 years behind prison walls due to the conviction that was... more

Councilor says city comprehensive plan should oppose landfills, mining, gas storage

Adoption of the Geneva’s Comprehensive Plan and Community Decision-Making Guide will have to wait at least another month. In a vote mostly along party lines Wednesday night, City Council tabled a resolution adopting the plan at the urging of Democratic Councilor Ken Camera. Read More more

Geneva police union endorses Dennis for county judge

Geneva police union endorses Dennis for county judge
The union representing city police officers and detectives has endorsed Brian Dennis for Ontario County judge. In a press release, the union referenced Dennis’ dedication to public service including his 26 years as the county’s first assistant district attorney. In acknowledging the experience and legal knowledge Dennis would bring to the position, the union noted “… the residents of Ontario... more

Geneva teens sentenced for burglary spree

Geneva teens sentenced for burglary spree
If they can stay out of trouble for the next year, two Geneva teens arrested following a citywide burglary spree will avoid going to prison. Aaron Godwin-Smith, 16, and Juan Reyes, 17, pleaded guilty to several felony charges Wednesday in Ontario County Court. Judge William Kocher sentenced each to six months in jail, with credit for time served, and placed... more

Geneva woman accused of stealing from Seneca Falls Aldi’s

On Wednesday the Town of Seneca Falls Police arrested Anica J. Dirton, age 35 of Geneva, for petit larceny.  Dirton is accused of stealing merchandise from Aldi’s in the amount of $20.34. Dirton was released on an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Seneca Falls Court on August 22 at 6 pm to answer to the... more

Geneva City Council fails to adopt Comprehensive Plan

Last week on Inside the FLX, Geneva City Manager Matt Horn and Neighborhood Initiatives Director Sage Gerling outlined Geneva’s Comprehensive Plan, which was set for adoption at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. On Wednesday, that $90,000 plan failed to reach adoption. According to Geneva’s at-large City Councilor Mark Gramling the bump in the road was merely due to environmental concerns raised... more

Input sought on Geneva transportation plan

Input sought on Geneva transportation plan
Residents have the opportunity over the next week to take part in two community information and input sessions on an active transportation plan, a collaboration between the city and the town. The first session will take place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday on the sidewalk in front of Lynch Furniture, 479 Exchange St. Read More more

Finger Lakes Fire and Smoke BBQ Festival & Competition returns to Geneva Lakefront

Western New York’s premier BBQ competition, the Finger Lakes Fire and Smoke BBQ Festival & Competition will be held for the second time on Labor Day Weekend at the Geneva Lakefront Park and is produced by The Shortsville Smokers BBQ Team. “The City is pleased that we have been chosen once again as the location for this event. Anyone who... more

Hobart’s Jemison tabbed preseason All-American

Hobart’s Jemison tabbed preseason All-American
Hobart College senior linebacker Marcus Jemison was named a second team preseason All-American by D3football.com. It’s the second year in a row that he has been recognized by the website, the premier source for Division III football news. “It’s an honor to have one of our players recognized and I look forward to seeing Marcus continue to improve and progress... more

Geneva comprehensive plan up for adoption tonight

After more than a year of work, countless community meetings and reviews by multiple governmental agencies, City Council is expected to adopt a new comprehensive plan and community decision-making guide at its meeting tonight. “The comprehensive plan steering committee has worked hard for the last year and a half to develop a plan that represents a collective community vision and... more

Geneva Active Transportation Committee announces pair of community info sessions

The Geneva Active Transportation Committee will be holding two community information and input sessions over the next week to continue the effort of assessing and improving the conditions for all bicyclists and pedestrians who travel within the City and Town of Geneva. “Resident and visitor feedback is vital to creating the best plan possible. We encourage all members of the... more

Wegmans targets North Carolina for expansion

Wegmans Food Markets plans to make a greater push into North Carolina, a move that would put it up against some of the largest grocery store chains in the country trying to take advantage of a weak market. A successful foray into the Tar Heel State — already targeted by The Kroger Co., Publix Inc. and others — would serve... more

Unusual steps taken in Geneva riot case, another court appearance Monday

Another appearance in court Monday by two of the five teens charged with first-degree riot in connection with a June 6 disturbance in the city of Geneva revealed that still no agreement has been reached between the youth and prosecutors. During the appearance in Geneva City Court, 17-year-old Ramaj M. Durant’s attorney, Brian Fay, revealed that he will be sitting down... more

Geneva man accused of pipe assault on trial this week

The Geneva man accused of fracturing another person’s skull with a metal pipe goes on trial this week in Ontario County Court. Robert Lewis Sr., 54, faces felony charges of first-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. The assault charge is a class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison. Read More more
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