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Butterfly release marks Pathway Home celebration
May 25, 2019, 1:00 pm | Source
WATERLOO — Pathway Home in Tyre will celebrate the lives of those cared for at the hospice facility in the past year at the second annual Butterfly Release at 2 p.m. June 8.

Timothy Dean guilty in Sodus slayings
May 24, 2019, 11:45 pm | Source
LYONS — Timothy Dean was found guilty by a Wayne County jury on Friday afternoon on charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree conspiracy in the execution-style killings of Josh Niles and Amber…

Seneca Town Board talks water, sewer issues
May 24, 2019, 9:00 pm | Source
SENECA — Water and sewer issues highlighted Tuesday’s Town Board meeting.

City of Geneva’s yard debris pickup winding down
May 24, 2019, 5:00 pm | Source
GENEVA — City residents are advised to get cracking on their yard work.

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection pays homage to the late John Brahm
May 24, 2019, 3:00 pm | Source
VICTOR — The Finger Lakes Visitors Connection recognized the legacy of one of Ontario County’s most prominent winemakers, the late John Brahm, during its annual Tourism Legacy Awards ceremony at the New York Beer Project in Victor on May 13.

IEC breaking ground on new facility
May 24, 2019, 1:30 pm | Source
NEWARK — IEC Electronics is hosting a June 6 groundbreaking for its new manufacturing facility at Silver Hill Technology Park.

Double murder trial going to jury
May 24, 2019, 11:45 am | Source
LYONS — Josh Niles was shot 10 times on the afternoon of Oct. 22, 2018, while his fiancée, Amber Washburn, was killed by a single shot to the head.

City selling Lewis Street house; bids due June 4
May 23, 2019, 7:00 pm | Source
GENEVA — Interested in buying a house in the city of Geneva?

Ontario County to participate in DWI crackdown
May 23, 2019, 6:30 pm | Source
CANANDAIGUA — Ontario County police agencies will take part in the statewide STOP-DWI crackdown during the Memorial Day weekend.

Closing summations in Dean trial
May 23, 2019, 6:21 pm | Source
LYONS — The lawyers in the Wayne County Court double-murder trial of Timothy Dean are giving their closing summations Thursday afternoon.

South end sewer project topic of Seneca Supervisors meeting
May 23, 2019, 5:00 pm | Source
WATERLOO — Seneca County is interested in consolidating two wastewater treatment facilities in the south end of the county as a way to correct permit violations in both plants. Before that project can move forward, county officials needs to determine…

SCSO plans 'Applicant Academy'
May 23, 2019, 3:00 pm | Source
ROMULUS — Have you considered a career in law enforcement but don’t know how to get started or have questions about what is involved?

Wayne to bid for early intervention services
May 23, 2019, 2:00 pm | Source
LYONS — A major Early Intervention Program provider is considering the possibility of dropping its services in Wayne County because of poor state reimbursement rates, prompting the Board of Supervisors to bid for those services.

Yates, PY officers get DWI-arrest awards
May 23, 2019, 1:00 pm | Source
PENN YAN — Six Yates County law enforcement officers have been honored by the state STOP-DWI program for leading their agencies in impaired driving arrests in 2018, as well as related enforcement efforts.

PY man arrested in space parts probe
May 23, 2019, 1:00 pm | Source
BUFFALO — A Penn Yan man accused of forgery involving space parts was arrested Wednesday by federal authorities.

Strong showing for local schools, students in Stars of Tomorrow
May 23, 2019, 12:00 pm | Source
ROCHESTER — Performers from the region’s school districts had strong showings in the Rochester Broadway Theatre League’s annual Stars of Tomorrow recognition event at the Auditorium Theatre last week.

Witness testifies about murder plans
May 23, 2019, 11:55 am | Source
LYONS — During the summer and fall of 2018, Tim Dean, Charlene Childers and Bron Bohlar had several talks that involved killing Josh Niles, Childers’ former boyfriend and the father of her two children.

Waterloo High plans public arts evening for June 4
May 22, 2019, 7:00 pm | Source
WATERLOO — Art, music and technology students at Waterloo High School will showcase their work at the annual Evening with All the Arts”program June 4.

Domestic violence shelter planned for Seneca County
May 22, 2019, 6:00 pm | Source
Only six counties in New York state are without an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and abuse.

Panel to explore 'Future of Wine in the Finger Lakes' Thursday
May 22, 2019, 5:00 pm | Source
GENEVA — Six panelists will discuss how weather and climate affect the Finger lakes wine industry Thursday.

Fundraiser for Naples winemaker Tim Moore set for Sunday
May 22, 2019, 3:00 pm | Source
NAPLES — Winemaker Tim Moore beat skin cancer several years ago. Sadly, he was told earlier this year that cancer has returned, and he is now battling Stage 4 brain metastases.

'I told him the murder needed to happen'
May 22, 2019, 1:00 pm | Source
LYONS — Last August, Charlene Childers lost a child custody decision involving her former boyfriend, Josh Niles.

Salone gets max in Geneva killing
May 22, 2019, 12:15 pm | Source
CANANDAIGUA — Calling it “vigilante justice,” Ontario County Court Judge Brian Dennis sentenced Jeff Salone Jr. of Geneva to 25 years in state prison Tuesday afternoon in the beating death of Jawuan Brumfield.

Police looking for BMW convertible stolen in Geneva
May 22, 2019, 12:00 pm | Source
GENEVA — Police are attempting to locate a dark colored 2012 BMW 6 Series convertible stolen last Saturday from Geneva Foreign & Sports on Route 14 North.

BMW stolen from Geneva Foreign & Sports
May 22, 2019, 12:00 pm | Source
GENEVA — The Ontario County sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help as police investigate the theft of a car from Geneva Foreign & Sports on Saturday.

Childers testifies in Dean murder trial
May 21, 2019, 5:39 pm | Source
SODUS — Charlene Childers testified Tuesday afternoon in Wayne County Court in the double-murder trial of her husband Timothy Dean.

Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency has new name
May 21, 2019, 2:00 pm | Source
WATERLOO — An anti-poverty agency that serves Cayuga and Seneca counties is going back to its roots.

Ontario County hoping to keep Pactiv expansion in Canandaigua
May 21, 2019, 2:00 pm | Source
CANANDAIGUA — Pactiv LLC, the plastics manufacturer founded by Howard Samuels 70 years ago, is looking to expand.

Al Fresco speaker aims to forge bond between farms, restaurants
May 21, 2019, 2:00 pm | Source
GENEVA — The concept of using locally produced food as ingredients in local restaurant menus is laudable.

Romulus Planning Board schedules special meeting May 30
May 21, 2019, 1:00 pm | Source
ROMULUS — The Romulus Planning Board will meet in special session at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 30.

Newark Main Street project: Pain, but hopefully gain
May 21, 2019, 12:30 pm | Source
NEWARK — It’s a seasonal thing for many folks in the ice cream business.

Neighbor describes Sodus murder scene
May 21, 2019, 12:25 pm | Source
LYONS — It’s been more than half a year since Tiffany Thayer saw her next-door neighbors gunned down on an otherwise quiet residential street in Sodus.

Cuomo will sign incinerator bill, state lawmakers tell Seneca Chamber
May 20, 2019, 3:45 pm | Source
FAYETTE — Although puzzled by how long it’s taking, all three state legislators representing Seneca County are confident that Gov. Andrew Cuomo will sign the Finger Lakes Community Preservation Act of 2019.

Dean murder trial underway
May 20, 2019, 3:42 pm | Source
LYONS — The murder trial of a man accused of killing two Sodus residents last year is underway.

Medina named grand champion at Seneca Falls Pageant of Bands
May 20, 2019, 3:00 pm | Source
SENECA FALLS — For the 47th annual year, the Seneca Falls school district hosted regional schools for its Seneca Falls Pageant of Bands this past Friday and Saturday.

Michele Leonard named Seneca County 2018 Dispatcher of Year
May 20, 2019, 2:05 pm | Source
WATERLOO — During last August’s devastating flash flooding on Lower Lake Road and Lodi Point State Park, Seneca County 911 dispatcher Michele Leonard was on duty to handle the initial calls for help.

Teen arrested in Lyons stabbing
May 20, 2019, 2:00 pm | Source
LYONS — State police have arrested an 18-year-old male for allegedly stabbing another male Saturday night in this Wayne County town.

Geneva woman guilty of drug crimes
May 20, 2019, 1:00 pm | Source
CANANDAIGUA — An Ontario County jury found a Geneva woman guilty of several drug offenses Thursday, but acquitted her of the most serious charge she faced.

Former Manchester judge in jail
May 20, 2019, 1:00 pm | Source
CANANDAIGUA — Manchester’s former town judge has been sentenced to jail for stealing more than $8,000 in court funds.

South Seneca school resource officer arrested
May 20, 2019, 1:00 pm | Source
OVID — A former Interlaken police officer and school resource officer accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a South Seneca student was arrested Thursday night.

Ferro Corporation of Torrey seeks to modify discharge permit
May 20, 2019, 1:00 pm | Source
TORREY — Ferro Electronic Materials on Perry Point Road is applying for permission to modify its State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.

'Failure now and then fuels achievement'
May 20, 2019, 12:00 pm | Source
GENEVA — Several weeks ago, 1976 William Smith College graduate Dorothy Wickenden got an email from a William Smith student asking for job advice.

Goodbye FLounge, hello Frybird
May 19, 2019, 7:33 pm | Source
GENEVA — A change is coming to the corner of Seneca and Linden streets in downtown Geneva.

Committee may recommend renewal of landfill air permit
May 19, 2019, 5:00 pm | Source
CANANDAIGUA — Casella Waste Systems wants to apply to renew the state Title V air permit for the Ontario County Landfill.

Town Board may seek study of deteriorating sewer line concrete
May 19, 2019, 5:00 pm | Source
WATERLOO — Concrete supporting manholes in the sanitary sewers along Routes 5 & 20 heading west to the Border City area is deteriorating because of a chemical used in construction some 20 years ago.

Be global thinkers, Keuka grads told
May 19, 2019, 4:00 pm | Source
KEUKA PARK — Retired American Ambassador Robert R. Gosende encouraged the approximately 460 graduates of the Keuka College Class of 2019 to be global thinkers who also work for the greater good at home during the college’s 111th Commencement on…

Geneva eyes full-time AD in budget
May 19, 2019, 3:45 pm | Source
It’s been nearly 10 years since the Geneva City School District has had a full-time athletic director, but if the proposed school budget is passed by voters Tuesday, that would change.

Birthplace of Memorial Day getting ready for observances
May 18, 2019, 12:00 pm | Source
WATERLOO — The first Memorial Day, set aside to honor those who died in the Civil War, was conducted here in May 1866.

Geneva Area Chamber golf tourney is next week
May 17, 2019, 8:00 pm | Source
GENEVA — The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 2019 Chamber Cup Golf Tournament on Wednesday at Silver Creek Golf Course in Waterloo.

Seneca County part of DWI crackdown
May 17, 2019, 6:00 pm | Source
ROMULUS — Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce said his deputies, and other police agencies in the county, will take part in the statewide impaired driving crackdown during the Memorial Day weekend.

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