Category: Geneva

AMC delays reopening again, local theaters say industry will need federal help to survive pandemic

AMC delays reopening again, local theaters say industry will need federal help to survive pandemic

AMC says that the theater company may not survive the Coronavirus Pandemic. This week AMC officials announced that they were pushing back reopening. The chain had originally shut down in March due to COVID-19. Hollywood has continued to delay releasing movies, as ... MORE
HWS communications site switches student of color’s profile

HWS comes under fire after using incorrect student photo for scholarship announcement

Waking up last Sunday to a Snapchat from a friend at the Colleges, Brandon  Harding saw his name appear in font in a newly published student profile on the school’s website. But when he logged on it was another Black student at ... MORE
Denny’s in Geneva will reopen by the end of the month with new ownership, management

Denny’s in Geneva will reopen by the end of the month with new ownership, management

The Denny’s restaurant in Geneva is apparently reopening. The location, which closed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic will reopen at the end of the month. Job listing websites show several positions open at the location in Geneva, which will apparently be filled ... MORE
Geneva man faces rape charge after investigation

Geneva man faces rape charge after investigation

The Geneva Police Department reports the arrest of a 32-year-old city resident following a rape investigation. Jerwie Singleton, 32, of Geneva was charged with first-degree rape, a Class B felony after an investigation by police. Singleton is accused of engaging in sexual ... MORE
NYC resident arrested on felony charge in Geneva

NYC resident arrested on felony charge in Geneva

The Geneva Police Department reports the arrest of a New York City resident on a felony family offense after an investigation. Police say Donell Turner, 30, was charged with aggravated family offense, a felony, after committing second-degree criminal contempt with a previous ... MORE
Weekend meetings focus on PAB, diversity

Weekend meetings focus on PAB, diversity, and equity in Geneva

It was a weekend of two meetings, one held in public and another in private – each ending with two different outcomes as Geneva preps to fully consider the possibility of a police accountability board with an upcoming public hearing set for ... MORE
Deputies: Geneva man ticketed after three car crash on 5&20 in Ontario County

Deputies: Geneva man ticketed after three car crash on 5&20 in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a personal injury crash that happened in the area of State Route 5&20 and Freshour Road on Monday. Deputies, along with the Hopewell Fire Department and Canandaigua Emergency Squad were called to the ... MORE
Geneva Rotary Club awards $1,000 to Jim Dooley Center

Geneva Rotary Club awards $1,000 to Jim Dooley Center

The Geneva Rotary Club awarded a $1000 grant to the Jim Dooley Center for Early Learning to purchase a “saddle spinner” for their proposed new playground. The Center, celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, has discarded outdated and unsafe playground equipment and ... MORE
Geneva, Life, Ontario County
‘Back The Blue’ ride, rally through Ontario County shows support for law enforcement

‘Back The Blue’ ride, rally through Ontario County shows support for law enforcement (photos)

Organizers say it was a peaceful showing over the weekend, as riders rallied to support local law enforcement in the Finger Lakes. They say approximately 800 vehicles and 1,600 people were in attendance of the ride, which ran through Ontario County, and ... MORE
Following criticism HWS says campus safety will change uniforms

Following criticism HWS says campus safety will change uniforms

Changes are coming to Hobart and William Smith Colleges, coming off the heels of a critical race controversy caused by some recent comments from President Joyce P. Jacobsen. Marty Corbett, the associate vice president of Campus Safety announced on Friday, July 17th ... MORE
HWS alum call for swift, major action after president’s lackluster apology to students, community

HWS alum call for swift, major action after president’s lackluster apology to students, community

In the aftermath of a public apology, several alumni from Hobart and William Smith Colleges are still not satisfied with Colleges’ direction when it comes to address racial injustices and disparities on-campus. Brendan Corbett Csaposs, a Class of 2009 graduate from the ... MORE
HWS President Jacobsen appears on WXXI’s Connections, discusses campus concerns after Zoom Q&A session

HWS President Jacobsen appears on WXXI’s Connections, discusses campus concerns after Zoom Q&A session

Joined by local leaders in higher education, Evan Dawson, the host of Connections on WXXI News discussed the impacts of President Donald Trump’s directive for student visas and squeezed in an opportunity to speak with Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Joyce ... MORE
Students, parents, and community leaders outraged after HWS president says Geneva doesn’t have “direct issues with systemic racism”

Students, parents, and community leaders outraged after HWS president says Geneva doesn’t have “direct issues with systemic racism”

From her house on South Main Street, President Joyce Jacobsen at Hobart and William Smith Colleges said she is “comfortable with local race relations.” She feels content with the current view of racial relations in the city of Geneva after a month’s ... MORE
Empire Access launches high speed internet, phone, and streaming TV service in Geneva area

Empire Access launches high speed internet, phone, and streaming TV service in Geneva area

Empire Access has launched state-of-the-art Fiber Optic Internet, Phone, Streaming TV and Security services in Geneva. Super high-speed Fiber service is now available in parts of the City of Geneva and surrounding areas, offering up to 10X faster connections than cable Internet ... MORE
Geneva, Ontario County
Police: Felony charge after

Police: Felony charge after investigation into domestic incident in Geneva

A Geneva man was arrested on a felony charge after a domestic incident in the city. The Geneva Police Department reports that on July 4th officers arrested Phillip Chastine Jr., 38, of Geneva for violating a protective order. The order was issued ... MORE
HWS President Jacobsen says international students will be supported regardless of visa changes

HWS President Jacobsen says international students will be supported regardless of visa changes

Earlier this week the federal government issued guidance for international students as colleges and universities across the U.S. consider their options moving forward. The takeaway: If a college or university does not offer in-person learning opportunities this fall – any international students ... MORE
Geneva man arrested on felony charge in Junius burglary investigation

Geneva man arrested on felony charge in Junius burglary investigation

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 37-year-old Geneva resident following an investigation into a June burglary. Francis Cermak, 37, was charged with second-degree burglary, a felony; and petit larceny. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on ... MORE
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Update on standoff in the city of Geneva: Subject, PD apparently in midst of lawsuit

Police in Geneva have confirmed that a 34-year-old was taken into custody after a lengthy standoff on Genesee Street. Part of it was shut down for hours as police worked the scene, communicating with Collin Hennessy, who was inside the residence. In ... MORE