Phelps woman heading to prison after stealing $1.4 million from Seneca Falls employer

Phelps woman heading to prison after stealing $1.4 million from Seneca Falls employer

A 55-year-old Phelps woman was sentenced on Friday in federal court on wire fraud charges. Karen Owens, 55, who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from her Seneca Falls employer will have to pay a little more than $600,000 and spend two ... MORE
Rochester man charged after larceny investigation at Eastview Mall

Rochester man charged after larceny investigation at Eastview Mall

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester resident following an investigation at Eastview Mall. Deputies say Jerome Griffin, 33, of Rochester was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property following that investigation, which started with a suspicious ... MORE
Larceny investigation yield arrest at Target in Victor

Larceny investigation yield arrest at Target in Victor

Deputies report the arrest of a 32-year-old Henrietta resident following a larceny investigation at Target in Victor. Kevin White, 32, was charged with petit larceny after stealing $429 worth of electronics from the store. He was taken into custody without issue. The ... MORE
Looking for the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are the ways you can sign-up for public events

Looking for the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are the ways you can sign-up for public events

How can you sign-up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine? The federal government determines how much vaccine New York State receives and has given New York approximately 300,000 vaccines per week for over 7 million people who are eligible. Officials have said repeatedly ... MORE
Canandaigua man charged with burglary after lengthy investigation

Canandaigua man charged with burglary after lengthy investigation

Police say a 22-year-old Canandaigua resident was arrested on a burglary charge after an incident at a local business. Jaden Rowe, 22, of Canandaigua was charged with third-degree burglary following an investigation into a burglary at a local business in August 2020 ... MORE
Police: Canandaigua man punched victim in head multiple times during incident

Police: Canandaigua man punched victim in head multiple times during incident

One person was injured after a disturbance in Canandaigua. Police say Matthew Beck Jr., 24, of Canandaigua was charged with second-degree harassment following a disturbance. It’s alleged that during a verbal disagreement between Beck and an unnamed victim – he punched the ... MORE
Police: Rochester duo face felony charges after drug sales in Canandaigua

Police: Rochester duo face felony charges after drug sales in Canandaigua

Police report the arrest of a two Rochester residents following a drug investigation in the city of Canandaigua. Ieisa Sykes, 32, and Frederick Sykes, 27, both of Rochester were both charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. The duo is ... MORE
Ontario County Historical Society Museum joins with others, condemning attacks on U.S. Capitol

Ontario County Historical Society Museum joins with others, condemning attacks on U.S. Capitol

The Ontario County Historical Society Museum joined with state and national historical museums, organizations, and alliances in universally condemning the violent attack on the Capitol of the United States on January 6th. “The Capitol, a museum itself, was breached and defiled by ... MORE
Hopewell man charged with harassment after Canandaigua incident

Hopewell man charged with harassment after Canandaigua incident

Police say a Hopewell man faces charges in Canandaigua after a reported disturbance. Ryan Nesbitt, 27, of Hopewell was charged with second-degree harassment following an incident on Mill Street. Police say Nesbitt used his head to strike the victim during a verbal ... MORE
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Felony charge for Rochester resident after Canandaigua investigation

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a Rochester man on felony drug charges after an investigation in the city. Shamere Thomas, 26, of Rochester was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance following an investigation into illegal drug ... MORE
Generations Bank promotes Nancy Whyte to VP of Employee Relations & Development

Generations Bank promotes Nancy Whyte to VP of Employee Relations & Development

Generations Bank announces the promotion of Nancy Whyte to Vice President – Employee Relations & Development Officer. In her position, Whyte oversees the human resources and employee training departments. Whyte joined the organization in 2008 as the Operations Administrator. Over her 13 ... MORE
Police: Canandaigua man damaged property during incident

Police: Canandaigua man damaged property during incident

Police say a 29-year-old was taken into custody on a criminal mischief charge after an investigation into damaged property. Jasen Ray, 29, of Canandaigua was charged with third-degree criminal mischief following a disturbance call. Police said investigation determined that Ray damaged property ... MORE
Procedural Error Forced City of Geneva To Reschedule Police Review Board Public Hearing

Procedural error forces Geneva City Council to reschedule PRB public hearing

The City of Geneva has been struggling with consideration of a Police Review Board (PRB) public law for months. Geneva City Council previously held a nearly three-hour public hearing on the initial Police Accountability Board (PAB) proposal on September 22nd. Since then, ... MORE
Geneva Police Review Board Public Hearing Rescheduled

Police Review Board public hearing rescheduled in Geneva

On Wednesday Geneva City Council was scheduled to hold its second public hearing on the Police Review Board (PRB) Public Law. However, instead Council met to reschedule the hearing. Council was forced to reschedule the hearing because staff failed to submit the ... MORE
Finger Lakes Vaccine Task Force says demand strongly outpacing available doses right now

Finger Lakes Vaccine Task Force says demand strongly outpacing available doses right now

Leaders from the Finger Lakes region described the path forward during a call with media on Wednesday outlining vaccine response. Dr. Mike Mendoza said during the call that counties in the region were taking the lead vaccinating people based on occupation while ... MORE