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Dr. Joyce P. Jacobsen named president of HWS

Dr. Joyce P. Jacobsen named president of HWS
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees has unanimously and enthusiastically elected Joyce P. Jacobsen as the 29th President of Hobart College and the 18th of William Smith College. Currently serving as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Wesleyan University, Jacobsen is a renowned scholar of economics, an award-winning teacher and an experienced administrator. With degrees... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title
After a Senior Night ceremony in Waterloo in which legendary Newark coach Ron Ceravolo was honored pregame, the Newark Reds came up with a big 66-58 road win against the Indians. Jayden Peters exploded out of the gate with 15 first quarter points and the Reds built a 16 point lead in the third quarter before Waterloo came storming back... more

No fast-track rezoning for legion land in Geneva

No fast-track rezoning for legion land in Geneva
Officials believe a large lakefront parcel for sale on Lochland Road could generate hundreds of thousands of dollars in property taxes if redeveloped to its full potential, but a rezoning will be needed to make that happen. A rezoning will take place but not at the accelerated pace Geneva City Councilor Ken Camera wants. On Wednesday night, City Council unanimously... more

Highway crews work to clear ice from Thruway bridge pier (photo)

Highway crews work to clear ice from Thruway bridge pier (photo)
Snow, rain, ice, freezing temperatures, then moderating temperatures (again). Those events, particularly when they’re in that order – can cause headaches for road crews. On Thursday, the Syracuse Division Highway Maintenance crew was out using a long reach excavator to remove debris and ice build-up at a pier near exit 42 along the New York State Thruway. It’s the bridge... more

Police: Geneva man breaks into apartment, injures resident

Police: Geneva man breaks into apartment, injures resident
Police arrested a 38-year-old Geneva man on burglary charges following an incident, which occurred on February 5th. Police say Isaias Marcano, 38, of Geneva was charged with first-degree burglary, a Class B felony after he entered a residence unlawfully. They further allege that Marcano entered the residence with the intent to commit a crime, and in the process – caused... more

Dome facility at HWS completed near Bristol Field House

Dome facility at HWS completed near Bristol Field House
Standing at 74-feet high, construction of the new air-supported dome facility at Hobart and William Smith Colleges was recently completed at the start of February. Stationed adjacent from the Bristol Field House, the new sports facility was listed as a suggested project within the Culture of Respect and Campus Master Plan and intends to offer new opportunities for a host... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: DeVaney scores 1,000th in Geneva win; Bloomfield tops Naples on Senior night

W-FL WEDNESDAY: DeVaney scored 1,000th in Geneva win; Bloomfield tops Naples on Senior night
Waterloo girls varsity head coach Michael Bree said Wednesday night’s Finger Lakes East match-up with visiting Geneva was a “great battle”. His Lady Indians trailed 28-27 at halftime but pulled even at 47-47 with just 1:30 left in the game. Then, Geneva freshman Aniya Rowe hit a three pointer to give Geneva the lead for good as the Panthers won... more

Ontario Co. woman receives probation for fatal fentanyl sale

Ontario Co. woman receives probation for fatal fentanyl sale
Marla Fenner, 27, of Geneva, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with the sale of a fatal dose of fentanyl. She has been sentenced to five years of probation. During colloquy Fenner stated that she swapped what she believed was heroin to another person in Geneva in exchange for apple juice and yogurt. That... more

More contracts highlight state spending on FLX Welcome Center

More contracts highlight state spending on FLX Welcome Center
The Finger Lakes Welcome Center in Geneva is meant to bolster tourism but taxpayers seem to be the ones taking it on the chin to impress those tourists. Almost as soon as the center opened back in May, News10NBC requested all the vendor contacts from both the state of New York and the City of Geneva which partnered on the... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Kyle Slywka buzzer beater stuns Geneva; Blankenberg sets Wayne’s all-time scoring mark

W-FL TUESDAY: Kyle Slywka buzzer beater stuns Geneva; Blankenberg sets Wayne’s all-time scoring mark
Waterloo trailed hosts Geneva by two with just 0.8 seconds to play in the 4th quarter of Tuesday night’s Finger Lakes East battle. Sophomore Kyle Slywka caught an inbounds pass right in front of his own bench and let a turn-around, fade-away shot from behind the arc go over a Geneva defender that found the bottom of the net to... more

Salvation Army provides 400 baskets, 2,300 meals locally

Salvation Army provides 400 baskets, 2,300 meals locally
Officers at the local Salvation Army of Geneva report that the organization assisted families and elderly households in need this past Christmas season with the assistance of the generous support of the community. The Army and its volunteers provided over 400 holiday food baskets and served over 2,300 prepared meals to seniors and families throughout the month of December. “The... more

HWS will announce new president on Friday

HWS will announce new president on Friday
The next president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges will be announced Friday afternoon, the Colleges said Monday. HWS said the presidential announcement ceremony, which will include an appearance by the new president, will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts on Pulteney Street. Additional information about the prospective president was not announced by... more

Lake Tunnel Solar Village sees first home installed along 5&20

Lake Tunnel Solar Village sees first home installed along 5&20
The first homes of the Lake Tunnel Solar Village were installed on Saturday. According to the developers, Marita Wallace and Tracey Wallace, the solar village is the first home development in the United States built only with solar-powered modular homes . The homes were built in the new Solar Home Factory located in Geneva Industrial park. They were transported to... more

New concerns raised about behavioral health closure in Penn Yan; Finger Lakes Health says it was ‘necessary’

Community raises concern about Acute Rehab closure, Finger Lakes Health maintains it was ‘necessary’
There was swift reaction online and around the Finger Lakes to the news that Finger Lakes Health would be shuttering its Acute Rehabilitation Unit at Geneva General Hospital and Behavioral Health Services program at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital in Penn Yan. Lara Turbide, a spokesperson for Finger Lakes Health told the Finger Lakes Times in December that Finger Lakes Health... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Pal-Mac girls hand Midlakes first league loss in 2 year; Waterloo sweeps doubleheader at Mynderse

W-FL FRIDAY: Pal-Mac girls hand Midlakes first league loss in 2 year; Waterloo sweeps doubleheader at Mynderse
The Midlakes girls varsity basketball team has been a juggernaut in the Finger Lakes East over the past 2 seasons going undefeated in league play last year and carrying a 9-0 league mark into their home game against Pal-Mac on Friday night. The Lady Red Raiders put an end to the two-year league winning streak in convincing fashion with a... more

Geneva man charged with felony strangulation after domestic incident

Geneva man charged with felony strangulation after domestic incident
On Sunday at approximately 11:33 a.m. police arrested a 24-year-old Geneva resident on felony strangulation charges. Michael S. Grambling, 24, of Geneva was charged with second-degree felony strangulation following a domestic incident. Grambling is accused of obstructing the breathing or blood circulation of an individual causing physical injury during that incident. Police say he was held on $5,000 cash bail,... more
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