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Residents continue to hear that Ontario County Landfill odors will worsen before they improve

Residents continue to hear that Ontario County Landfill odors will worsen before they improve
We’re hearing again that odors may worsen, before they improve. Ontario County’s Director of Sustainability and Solid Waste Management Carla Jordan tells Finger Lakes News Radio that odors very well could worsen before they improve over the next several months. Work is underway to remedy the odor issues, which have been on the rise of the last several months –... more

W-FL Thursday: Red Jacket & Lyons keep rolling in-league; Clyde-Savannah boys edge ER

W-FL Thursday: Red Jacket boys win fourth straight; Clyde-Savannah boys beat East Rochester
There was five Wayne-Finger Lakes boys basketball games on Thursday night. The Red Jacket Indians won their fourth consecutive game after defeating the Sodus Spartans by 21 points at home on Senior night. Chase Rizzo scored 21 points to lead the way for Red Jacket. Also, the Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles picked up a 3-point home win over the East Rochester... more

Fees on the rise, but additional council meetings possible in Geneva

Fees on the rise, but additional council meetings possible in Geneva
The Council considered several resolutions, including a proposal to increase the fees for licensing dogs in the City of Geneva. The current fees are $15 annually for spayed or neutered dogs and $20 annually for dogs that are not spayed or neutered.  The resolution called for increasing the fees $5 to $20 annually for spayed or neutered dogs and $10 to... more

Three sent to hospital after Canandaigua crash

Three sent to hospital after Canandaigua crash
Deputies say that three people were sent to Thompson Hospital after a two-car crash on State Route 5&20 in Canandaigua. The crash happened at the intersection of 5&20 and County Road 50. Deputies say Dewey Reeder, 74, of Canandaigua was traveling west on 5&20 approaching the County Road 50 intersection when his vehicle struck another – operated by Ford Freeman,... more

Parrott Hall called one of ‘Seven to Save’ in New York on historic list

Parrott Hall identified as one of ‘Seven to Save’ in New York
Parrott Hall is getting a boost of statewide recognition to help with fundraising and potential work at the historic site. The Preservation of New York announced its biennial 'Seven to Save' list, which includes two projects in the Finger Lakes. The New York State Barge Canal System and Parrott Hall have been highlighted, as part of the Preservation League's most... more

City of Geneva will need a new director of public works

City of Geneva will need a new director of public works
The city of Geneva is searching for a new director of public works. Mark Perry, who has served as the city’s DPW director since 2014, is retiring in May, the Finger Lakes Times reports. He’s worked for the city for nearly 30 years. The salary for the job is approximately $90,000. The city called called the DPW superintendent position “highly... more

Work begins at Geneva’s downtown Byrne Dairy; officials expect completion within 3-4 months

Work begins at Geneva’s downtown Byrne Dairy; officials expect completion within 3-4 months
Another Byrne Dairy construction is underway in Ontario County. In 2019, a new location in Farmington was completed – and celebrated a grand opening. That store was located along a busy stretch of State Route 96. This one will be in one of the County’s most-densely populated areas. The city of Geneva will get an updated Byrne Dairy located where... more

W-FL Tuesday: Cam Chance scores 1,000th point; Wayne continues FL East domination; Whitman explodes past Lyons in 2nd half

W-FL Tuesday: Camden Chance scores 1,000th point; Wayne boys extend win streak to 8 games; Whitman boys hand Lyons just their second loss
There was a full slate of Wayne-Finger Lakes boys games on Tuesday night. The Wayne Eagles defeated the Newark Reds by 24 points for their eighth consecutive victory. Tyler Reynolds and Mason Blakenberg combined for 38 points. With the win, the Eagles improved to 14-1 and can clinch the FL East title with a win at Waterloo on Friday. The... more

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue
Sheriff Kevin M. Henderson has issued a Travel Advisory, due to increasing snow and hazardous driving conditions. Numerous accidents are being reported and visibility is also a concern. “The travel advisory does NOT restrict travel,” Henderson explained. “But does advise of hazardous travel conditions do exist and please stay off of the highways if you do not need to be... more

Geneva General Hospital awarded three year term of accreditation in breast biopsy

Geneva General Hospital awarded three year term of accreditation in breast biopsy
Geneva General Hospital’s Women’s Health Services has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in stereotactic breast biopsy as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). A breast biopsy is performed to remove cells — either surgically or through a less invasive procedure involving a hollow needle — from an area in the breast... more

Police searching for two people as shooting investigation continues in Geneva

Police searching for two people after weekend shooting in Geneva
The search for two people as part of the investigation into a shooting last week is underway. Police in Geneva stopped short of calling the two suspects, but did note that they were persons of interest. Officers were called to Geneva General Hospital, where a shooting victim had been dropped off. That person, who was undergoing treatment by the time... more

Police: Largest seizure of drugs, currency in Geneva history

Police: Largest seizure of drugs, currency in Geneva history
On Thursday the Geneva Police Department executed two search warrants in the city resulting in a massive seizure of drugs, currency, vehicles, and a weapon. Felony charges have been filed, and additional charge are pending. While a suspect was not named in the initial press release by police – they say he’s in custody on other outstanding charges and is... more

W-FL Friday: Cara Walker scores 1,000th point in win over Wayne; Honeoye boys win 7th straight

W-FL Friday: Cara Walker scores 1,000th point in win over Wayne; Honeoye boys win seventh straight over South Seneca
It was a jam-packed Friday night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes girls and boys basketball leagues. There were 13 boys games and 7 girls games. On the girls side, the Midlakes Screaming Eagles won their tenth game of the season after defeating the Wayne Eagles by 20 points. Cara Walker, a Junior at Midlakes, scored her 1,000th point of her high... more

W-FL Thursday: Lyons girls bounce back with win over Sodus; Williamson girls end Red Creeks 4-game win streak

W-FL Thursday: Lyons girls bounce back with win over Sodus; Williamson girls end Red Creeks 4-game win streak
It was a rather quiet Thursday night in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. There were just six girls games and no boys games. The Williamson Marauders defeated the Red Creek Rams by nine points to snap their 4-game win streak. Williamson held Isabella Wilbur to just 13 points. With the win, the Marauders improve to 6-6 while the Rams fall to 11-4... more

Cheribundi was faced with tough choice: Leave Geneva or risk killing business

Cheribundi was faced with tough choice: Leave Geneva or risk killing business
It was an announcement that surprised a lot of economic development professionals in the Finger Lakes. But for Cheribundi – the announcement to leave Geneva, and New York State, was anything but a surprise move. Mike Hagan, who serves as CEO of Cheribundi, which announced last week that they would be shutting down its Geneva operation – told the Finger... more

W-FL Wednesday: Matt Record scores 1,000th point in win over Naples; Waterloo girls pull away late to defeat Midlakes

W-FL Wednesday: Matt Record scores 1,000th point in win over Naples; Waterloo girls pull away late to defeat Midlakes
There were a total of 14 games across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Wednesday night. On the boys side, Red Jacket Senior Matt Record scored his 1,000th point right before halftime against Naples. The Indians cruised to a 40-point home win and improved to 14-1. Naples fell to 1-13 with the loss. On the girls side,... more
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