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Ontario County PBA votes no confidence in Sheriff Henderson

Ontario County’s largest police union, which represents nearly 80 officers has said that it does not have confidence in Sheriff Kevin Henderson moving forward. The Ontario County Police Benevolent Association represents 78 full and part time deputies, sergeants, and investigators of the ... MORE
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Lawyer says former Phelps employee was fired for supporting highway superintendent’s opponent

A law firm based out of Albany, New York says Town of Phelps Highway Department Superintendent Terry Featherly wrongfully terminated Ryan VanCamp, a former employee of the Town. According to the law firm Tully Legal the termination was brought on due to ... MORE
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Geneva residents express dislike of Pine Ridge Construction seeking a tax break for their project

A small group of residents that live near the Geneva Legion property on Lochland Road feel that the project getting a tax break is not necessary. Walter Bowyer, among the small group, says that they could get a break that reduces the ... MORE
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Pennsylvania man rescued from Seneca Lake after kayak overturns

A Pennsylvania man was rescued from Seneca Lake on Monday after his kayak overturned.  Paul Zimmerman, of Pennsylvania told deputies that he was attempting to take a photo just after 7 a.m. when his kayak overturned off Serenity Road in Torrey. The ... MORE
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UR Medicine’s Farmington Urgent Care will temporarily close and be a clinic for monoclonal antibody treatment

Urgent Care in Farmington will temporarily cease operation starting Saturday. According to UR Medicine Thompson Health, staffing is so bad at other locations they need to utilize the urgent care staff in places they’re needed more. They also plan to convert the ... MORE
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Drunk driver crashes in Richmond: Car ends up in shallow creek

On Sunday around 6:19 a.m. first responders were called to an area of County Road 15 and County Road 37 in Richmond for a vehicle crash. The driver, identified as Samuel Berger, 19, of Bloomfield was driving east on County Road 15 ... MORE
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Geneva Theatre Guild to hold auditions for their upcoming show, “Just Like Sisters”

Geneva Theatre Guild is pleased to announce their fall production, the premiere of Jay D Hanagan’s “Just Like Sisters,” for which the playwright will also be filling the director’s chair. In-person auditions for a cast of three women in their 30’s will ... MORE
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Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates BME Associates Member Milestone with ribbon cutting ceremony

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce held a Member Milestone Celebration for BME Associates on Wednesday, September 16. The ribbon cutting event celebrated their newly opened office located at 150 Castle Street in downtown Geneva. About 20 individuals attended the event, took ... MORE
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Paint the Town event in Canandaigua Oct. 2

A “Paint the Town” event will be happening in Canandaigua next month. The Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery and the P Tribastone Fine Art Gallery will hold the event Saturday, Oct. 2. Painters from all over the City of Canandaigua can show up ... MORE
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Deputies: Man stole over $5,600 worth of merchandise from Victor bike shop

Deputies say a Macedon man was taken into custody after a larceny investigation at Toms Pro Bike located on High Street in Victor. According to a news release, Eldridge Millford Mount IV, 44, of Macedon was accused of stealing merchandise valued at ... MORE
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Victor schools have ‘zero tolerance’ for bad behavior: Fights, vandalism, and students defying masking requirement

The Victor Central School District says law enforcement is involved after it discovered a ‘disturbing video’ circulating on social media. An incident between a group of students was the subject of the video, but additional information was not available. “The Victor School ... MORE
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Hobart improves to 3-0 with 42-21 win over St. John Fisher

Hobart College running backs Rayshawn Boswell and Tim Denham Jr. both rushed for more than 100 yards, leading the Statesmen to a 42-21 win at St. John Fisher College this afternoon. A Rochester native, Boswell had 17 carries for 128 yards and ... MORE
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Geneva City Council discusses how to help businesses impacted by downtown construction

The Geneva City Council received a petition from downtown Geneva merchants asking for financial assistance due to the hardships caused following a project resulting in no street parking and one way traffic. The City Council discussed ways to help business owners during ... MORE
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UPDATE: Prattsburgh Northern Paving employee struck and killed by intoxicated driver in Phelps

Deputies have identified the road worker who died late-Thursday after being struck by an intoxicated driver.  Nicholas Edward, 34, of Prattsburgh was striping the center line of the highway as an employee of Northern Paving LLC when he was struck by a ... MORE
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Manchester man climbed through window of ex-girlfriend’s Seneca Falls home

An Ontario County man was taken into custody after illegally entering a Seneca Falls home through a window, according to a news release from the Seneca Falls Police Department. Police arrested Ryan Folts, 33, of Manchester following a trespassing complaint. They responded ... MORE