Category: Geneva

Accused robber takes plea deal in Ontario County

The last of four Geneva men accused in the gunpoint robbery of a Hobart College student accepted a plea deal Monday in Ontario County Court. Isiah Grady, 21, pleaded guilty to felony counts of attempted robbery, attempted burglary and identity theft. Judge ... MORE
FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr & the FL1 Staff for 9/7/16

FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr & the FL1 Staff for 9/7/16

Recap the biggest news stories of the past week in the Finger Lakes, look ahead at this weekend’s weather outlook and local events and sports lineup, and check out the top local photos from around the region over Labor Day Weekend. (more…) ... MORE
Geneva man charged with felony imprisonment after domestic incident

Geneva man charged with felony imprisonment after domestic incident

On Thursday at 9:30 am police in Geneva say that they took one man into custody after an investigation into a domestic incident. Authorities say that the domestic incident took place and involved a gun, which prompted the call to police. The ... MORE
Unchanged city comp plan back for adoption in Geneva

Unchanged city comp plan back for adoption in Geneva

The city’s Comprehensive Plan and Community Decision-Making Guide is back for adoption Wednesday night after a one-month delay. Adoption of the plan was tabled last month after a council member asked for more specific language in the document outlining opposition to mining ... MORE

BOYS SOCCER: Geneva Panthers fall short

The Geneva boys soccer team began strong Tuesday with a goal in the 23rd minute of the first half. Unfortunately for the Panthers, it was the last offensive scoring strike they would earn as Rochester Edison followed with a pair of goals ... MORE
Two arrested in Geneva burglary, third suspect still at large

Two arrested in Geneva burglary, third suspect still at large

On Monday, at approximately 10:19 am the Geneva Police Department responded to the area of Elizabeth Blackwell and Franklin Streets for the report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon further investigation it was revealed that a daytime burglary had occurred at Good Game, ... MORE

Geneva Chamber Soirée a success

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its inaugural Membership Appreciation Summer Soirée on Aug. 10. Read More ... MORE
Geneva, Ontario County
Proposed 2017 Geneva budget would hike levy by nearly 6 percent

Proposed 2017 Geneva budget would hike levy by nearly 6 percent

The proposed 2017 city budget calls for increasing the tax levy by nearly 6 percent, more than 5 percentage points above the state-set limit for next year, City Manager Matt Horn said. Read more from the Finger Lakes Times ... MORE

Russ gets prison time for fatal accident in Geneva

For about 75 minutes during the early-morning hours of Aug. 16, 2015, Ali Russ was getting his girlfriend and her children home safely — despite being up all night and driving drunk. He had about 10 minutes to go, maybe less. Then, ... MORE
Our FL History: The Ku Klux Klan in the Finger Lakes

Our FL History: The Ku Klux Klan in the Finger Lakes

The history of the Ku Klux Klan presence in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York in the 1920’s as narrated by Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian. (more…) ... MORE

Geneva firefighter recovering after collapse on Reed St.

A local firefighter who collapsed during a Monday-morning incident that resulted in an arrest is recovering at a Rochester-area hospital. The firefighter collapsed after the Geneva Fire Department companies responded to a blaze behind 73 Reed St. shortly after 5 a.m. In a ... MORE
Geneva, News, Ontario County

Grammy winner to perform in Geneva: Gold to join good friend Lavin for a free performance Saturday

Christine Lavin and Julie Gold have been close friends for nearly 40 years. They’ve performed together numerous times during that span. However, none of their joint efforts occurred in the place Lavin considers home. Read More ... MORE
Commemoration on Sunday marks 15th year of 9/11 tradition in Geneva

Commemoration on Sunday marks 15th year of 9/11 tradition in Geneva

There aren’t a lot of communities that have continued to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on a yearly basis. Geneva is an exception. Read more from the Finger Lakes Times ... MORE
Geneva, News, Ontario County
Section V Football: Week 2 Scoreboard (9/9-10)

Section V Football: Week 2 Scoreboard (9/9-10)

The Lyons vs. Marcus Whitman game was moved from Saturday night to Sunday after an issue with the lights in Lyons. The Lions ended up getting a 26-19 win. Red Jacket rolled over Mynderse 42-0 on Saturday afternoon in week #2 of ... MORE

Geneva man extradited from New Jersey on Ontario County indictment

A Geneva man was extradited from New Jersey on an indictment out of Ontario County. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says that Felix Ortiz Jr., 38, of Geneva was arrested and charged with aggravated criminal contempt, criminal contempt in the first degree, ... MORE
Geneva man arrested after 5-month investigation into sale of cocaine in city

Geneva man arrested after 5-month investigation into sale of cocaine in city

On Thursday after completing a five month investigation, members of the Geneva Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit along with marked units arrested a suspect in that investigation on Pre-Emption St. in the City of Geneva. Authorities say that Dresmond L. Carrion, 19, ... MORE
Statesmen fly past Gulls 42-20

Statesmen fly past Gulls 42-20

For the second week in a row, the Hobart College football team used a second half surge to secure a victory. The Statesmen scored five touchdowns after halftime on the way to a 42-20 win over Endicott College. Hobart (2-0) produced 504 ... MORE
#4 William-Smith Herons shut out #3 Messiah

#4 William-Smith Herons shut out #3 Messiah

The No. 4 William Smith College soccer team blanked No. 3 Messiah 2-0 in a non-league game played in Grantham, Pa. The Herons spoiled the Falcons home opener, scoring a goal in each half to improve to 4-0-0 this season. Read More ... MORE