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Four Town water development in Ontario, Seneca named ‘Project of the Year’

Four Tow water development in Ontario, Seneca named ‘Project of the Year’
The Four Town Economic Development Water Project initiated by Town Supervisors and Council Members in Geneva, Phelps, Waterloo and Junius recently received recognition by the New York State Chapter of the American Water Works Association (NYS AWWA) as the 2019 “Project of the Year.” The water project significantly increases the number of residents receiving public water in each of the... more

Late Hobart rally comes up short in NEC title game

Late Hobart rally comes up short in NEC title game
The Hobart College lacrosse team cut a three-goal deficit to one late in the Northeast Conference Championship game, but couldn’t find the equalizer before time ran out, falling to Robert Morris University 11-10 at Mount St. Mary’s Waldron Family Stadium this afternoon. The Statesmen (11-5) led 6-3 late in the third quarter, but the Colonials (9-7), who extended their winning... more

AROUND THE LAKES: Local impact of Rural & Migrant Ministry (podcast)

AROUND THE LAKES: Local impact of Rural & Migrant Ministry (podcast)
Since 1981 Rural & Migrant Ministry, a statewide, non-profit organization, has been standing proudly with the rural and migrant communities throughout New York. They work to overcome the prejudices and poverty that degrade and debilitate people within rural New York by building communities that celebrate diversity, achieve true mutuality and fight for dignity and opportunity to all. On this special... more

Herald feature on race, diversity exposes ‘ugly part’ of HWS campus

Herald feature on race, diversity exposes ‘ugly part’ of HWS past/present; McGuire writes letter after flyers circulated around campus
One extensive feature on race, diversity and equity; the circulation of racist flyers around campus; and a letter from Interim President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges Patrick A. McGuire L.H.D. ’12 has the campus community coming to terms with a new truth: Racism is alive and well on college campuses across the board, and needs to be addressed decisively.... more

Geneva City Council May Meeting – 5/1/19 (full video)

Geneva City Council May Meeting – 5/1/19 (full video)
Watch the full meeting of the Geneva City Council for May 2019 held on Wednesday evening in Geneva and originally aired on public access cable television. AGENDA 0:00:00 CALL TO ORDER – Mayor, Ron Alcock PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL 0:00:45 FOUNDRY UPDATE 0:03:57 MEMORIAL DAY PARADE UPDATE 0:06:08 WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT PRESENTATION – Will Czaplak 0:10:47 FOOD JUSTICE UPDATE... more

Geneva man threatened two with rifle; fired it multiple times into the air during domestic

Geneva man threatened two with rifle; fired it multiple times into the air during domestic
Deputies report the arrest of a 26-year-old Geneva man after a domestic incident on Thursday. It happened around 5:22 p.m. when deputies say Matthew C. Johnson, 26, of Geneva allegedly menaced two victims with a loaded .22 long rifle. After the threats – he fired the rifle into the air four times, according to deputies. Johnson was ultimately charged with... more

Hobart holds off Sacred Heart to return to NEC title game

Hobart holds off Sacred Heart to return to NEC title game
The Hobart College lacrosse team built a 14-8 lead through three quarters and held off a late charge by Sacred Heart University for a 14-13 win in the Northeast Conference Tournament semifinals. The Statesmen advance to the NEC Championship game for the fourth time in six seasons in the league. Hobart will face Robert Morris University in the title game... more

Geneva City Council deadlocks on filling Greco’s seat

Geneva City Council deadlocks on filling Greco’s seat
A computer and a bottle of water were placed in the spot last night where the late John Greco sat on City Council, representing the Sixth Ward. They were placed there, according to City Clerk Lori Guinan, in the event Council appointed someone to take the seat, vacant since Greco died on Feb. 28. They weren’t needed. Council has a... more

Geneva starts working on revitalizing its lakefront, downtown areas

Geneva starts working on revitalizing its lakefront, downtown areas
The City of Geneva is making some big changes to their downtown area thanks to the money they received from the state. The project is part of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative and, in addition to the state money, many business owners in the city are investing their own coin into the project. One of the main focuses of the project... more

Geneva man arrested on felony drug charge

Geneva man arrested on felony drug charge
The Geneva Police Department reports the arrest of a 21-year-old North Street resident on felony drug charges following an investigation. Joshua L. Whitfield, 21, of Geneva was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. He was arraigned and held on $2,500 cash bail. Police say he was taken into custody on April 25th around 3:13 p.m. by the... more

Cathy Young excited about new role at Cornell

Cathy Young excited about new role at Cornell
The Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture at Cornell AgriTech leverages institutional resources and expertise to cultivate innovation, economic growth and robust job creation in New York’s food and farming sector. The center accelerates business development by connecting startups and existing businesses with the research and commercialization support, mentorship and strategic partnerships that they need to grow and thrive.... more

Mark Pitifer officially gets Republican endorsement for Geneva mayor

Mark Pitifer gets Republican committee endorsement for mayor
Geneva City Republicans have released their slate of candidates, and it’s topped by Mark Pitifer, who had previously confirmed his candidacy for mayor. Pitifer, who has received the endorsement of the city Republican Committee, will face off against Democrat Steve Valentino in November Finger Lakes Times: Read More more

Man who shot Cosentino sentenced to 55 years

Man who shot Cosentino sentenced to 55 years
Savage, coward, predator, animal, menace — those are the words used to describe Erin “E” Rhynes as he was sentenced to 55 years in state prison for the attempted murder of Michael Cosentino. On Monday, State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran delivered the maximum sentence to the 27-year-old career criminal after family members made passionate victim impact statements regarding how... more

Seneca7 huge success in Geneva again

Seneca7 huge success in Geneva again
The ninth-annual Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race, consisting of 340 seven-member teams running the circumference of Seneca Lake, was held Sunday, April 28. The event began in downtown Geneva, with runners heading south along the west side of Seneca Lake, through Yates County, Schuyler County including Watkins Glen, and Seneca County, before returning to Geneva for a finish line celebration extravaganza.... more

Sharing office space for remote workers is starting to trend in the Finger Lakes

Sharing office space for remote workers is starting to trend in the Finger Lakes
The future of the workplace is starting to change at the local level. Offices filled with employees are being replaced by a more diverse, collaborative environment, one where workers can decide where and when they work. Coworking spaces are becoming the new norm for employees, providing a constructive environment both for remote workers at larger companies and entrepreneurs in need... more

Hobart falls in overtime at Robert Morris; NEC Tournament next

Hobart falls in overtime at Robert Morris to close regular season
Hobart College attackmen Eric Holden and Jason Knox broke Statesmen Division I era records, but Robert Morris University used a late scoring surge to defend its home field 16-15 in overtime. Holden produced four points to raise his season total to 57, eclipsing the season record of 56 set by Mark Williamson ’04 in 2004, while Knox fired home a... more
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