Category: Geneva

MARATHON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – COUNCIL CAN PROTECT GRASS AND TREES FROM SYNTHETIC PESTICIDES BUT CITY ATTORNEY ADVISES THAT COUNCIL DOES NOTT HAVE LEGAL AUTHORITY TO REGULATE POLICE USE OF FORCE

MARATHON MEETING: City Attorney says Geneva City Council doesn’t have legal authority to regulate police use of force

The Geneva City Council held its monthly meeting Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The meeting was held via Zoom Conference call due to the continuing COVID-19 crisis. This meeting was one of the strangest on record for the City of Geneva. It was ... MORE
Rally to support police officers in Geneva draws large crowd; meeting runs for

Rally to support police officers in Geneva draws large crowd, City Council meeting runs over 6 hours

Before Geneva City Council met for its monthly meeting – a rally was held to back law enforcement in the city. Finger Lakes News Radio was there, and reports that approximately 500 people showed up to support local law enforcement. Several officials ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

Most Finger Lakes residents have heard of the Pre-Emption Line but very few know the fascinating history of why is exists. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable explains in this episode of Our Finger Lakes History.  . The Pre-Emption Line forms the ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Akim Hudson, local BLM organizer, talks Geneva meeting and GPD reforms (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Akim Hudson, local BLM organizer, talks Geneva meeting and GPD reforms (podcast)

Thirty-two days have passed since the Black Lives Matter Peaceful Protests started in the City of Geneva. Today is July 1st, and tonight is a Geneva City Council meeting. Eleven resolutions related to reforming the Geneva Police Department are all on the ... MORE
Super Casuals in Geneva shutting down; will remain open as online store

Super Casuals in Geneva shutting down; will remain open as online store

Super Casuals is shutting down. The staple, which has been located on Seneca Street in the city of Geneva for years announced its closure in a statement on Monday. While Super Casuals will stay open as an online store, the in-person, brick-and-mortar ... MORE
Geneva City School District officials respond to petitions calling for reduction in SRO program

Geneva City School District officials respond to petitions calling for reduction in SRO program

A petition seeking 2,500 signatures had gained more than 1,800 supporting the Geneva Police Department, as the City considers reduction in public safety spending. “The brave men and women who took an oath to serve and protect the city of Geneva, NY, ... MORE
City of Geneva weighs changes, community engagement as

City of Geneva weighs changes, community engagement as it eyes police reforms

The City of Geneva says it’s ready to work with the community to find solutions to systemic racism, as it weighs possible changes to the way policing happens in the community. “The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd highlighted ... MORE
WATCH: Geneva High School Class of 2020 Commencement (video)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Geneva High School Class of 2020 Commencement (video)

The Geneva Central School District will conduct the GHS Class of 2020 commencement ceremony at Loman Stadium on Friday, June 26th. The ceremony will be streamed live beginning at 6:15 pm and can be viewed live (or on-demand after the event concludes) ... MORE
First responders called

First responders called to crash in Geneva neighborhood (videos & photos)

First responders were called to a crash on N. Genesee Street in Geneva during the evening hours on Thursday. No serious injuries were reported, but witnesses say one person was looked over by EMS. Both vehicles involved were towed away. One of ... MORE
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One arrested, no one hurt after shooting on Exchange St. in Geneva

One arrested, no one hurt after shooting on Exchange St. in Geneva

Police say no injuries were reported after a shooting on Exchange Street int he city. On Monday around 11:30 the Geneva Police Department received a complaint from an individual who stated that he was stopped in traffic on Exchange Street when another ... MORE
Police: Geneva resident charged with grand larceny

Police: Geneva resident charged with grand larceny

The Geneva Police Department reports the arrest of a 40-year-old woman following a theft investigation. Heather Draheim, 40, of Geneva was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, after stealing property from another person. The value of the property exceeded $1,000, police ... MORE
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Police: Geneva woman violated protective order

The Geneva Police Department reports the arrest of a 52-year-old resident on a felony contempt charge after a domestic incident. Norma Rodriguez-Sanabria, 52, of Geneva is accused of violating an order of protection. Police say previously, she had been convicted of criminal ... MORE
Police: Geneva man charged with assault after domestic incident

Police: Geneva man charged with assault after domestic incident

Police say a Geneva man was arrested following an incident, which was investigated on June 22nd. Eugene Dailey, 47, was charged with second-degree assault. He’s accused of striking another person in the head with a dangerous instrument, which caused physical injury. It ... MORE
Can small businesses survive in college towns if students don’t go back this fall?

What’s next for small businesses in college towns if campuses don’t reopen fully?

When the students disappear – what happens to a college town? That question will likely be tested to some degree this fall in communities across New York and the U.S., as universities open slowly to prevent a super-spreader scenario on campuses. The ... MORE
Roadside domestic leads to multiple charges in Geneva

Roadside domestic leads to multiple charges in Geneva

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of one person following a roadside domestic incident over the weekend. On June 20th at 7:25 p.m. deputies responded to the area of County Road 6 and Snell Road in Geneva for the report ... MORE
Casella ramps up efforts to suppress foul odors at Ontario County Landfill

Casella ramps up efforts to suppress foul odors at Ontario County Landfill

Can a mega-dump ever control it’s rotten-egg stench? That remains to be seen, but Casella Waste Systems Inc. finally appears to be responding to a combination of legal actions, public pressure and state enforcement. The company is energetically working to suppress the ... MORE
Police are asking for anyone with external security camera footage from a large area in Geneva to contact

Police are asking for anyone with external security camera footage from a large area in Geneva as burglary investigation continues

The Geneva Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with an investigation into a string of larcenies that occurred in the city of Geneva on June 15th. Police say they’re looking for security camera footage from a large area between 2-5 a.m ... MORE
Speakers from Rochester give address in Geneva serving as continuation of BLM movement in city

Speakers from Rochester give address in Geneva serving as continuation of BLM movement in city

On Thursday approximately fifty people gathered in front of Geneva’s Public Safety Building to learn from Rochester-based civil rights organizers Ashley Gantt and Iman Abid. The event was a continuation of the BLM Geneva: People’s Peaceful Protest actions that have been taking ... MORE