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Police: Canandaigua woman threw bowl, damaging TV during dispute

Police: Canandaigua woman threw bowl, damaging TV during dispute
Police arrested a 45-year-old Canandaigua woman after an incident on Bristol Street on December 26. According to a news release, Cecilia Bailey, 45, was charged with criminal mischief after police were called to Bristol Street ... more
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FLCC student Laura Lopez wins annual wine label design contest

FLCC student Laura Lopez wins annual wine label design contest
Laura Lopez, a graphic design student at Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) from Colombia, has won the annual wine label design contest for the college's 2023 wine vintages. Her winning design, titled "Fresca Leyenda" (Spanish ... more
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Felony charges follow traffic stop in Canandaigua: Driver was drunk and had revoked license

Deputies: Canandaigua woman charged after improperly caring for person who injured themselves
Police arrested a Colden resident on a felony DWI charge after a traffic stop on West Gibson Street. Scott Backhaus, 37, has been charged with felony DWI and unlicensed operation. It was determined that Backhaus ... more
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Canandaigua National Bank exec retires; successor named by institution

Canandaigua National Bank exec retires; successor named by institution
Canandaigua National Corporation (CNC) has announced the retirement of its esteemed Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Officer, Karen Serinis, effective December 31, 2023. Serinis, celebrated for her impactful 26-year tenure, is recognized for her ... more
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FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Newark, East Rochester boys move to 7-0; Newark girls roll past Gates-Chili

FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Newark, East Rochester boys move to 7-0; Newark girls roll past Gates-Chili
It was a jam-packed Friday of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school hoops as most of the holiday tournaments wrapped up. Check out the scores, stats, and Saturday’s slate below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (12/29) Moravia 72Dundee/Bradford (4-4) 42(Tournament) ... more
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87-year-old ticketed for causing two car crash that sent two to hospital in Hopewell

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office gave an update on a car accident that happened at the intersection of 5&20 and County Road 17 in Hopewell. Betty Sennett, 87, of Stanley, was traveling north on County ... more
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Ontario County DA says he shares public’s frustration over repeated release of sex offender

Ontario County DA says he shares public's frustration over repeated release of sex offender
Ontario County District Attorney Jim Ritts is speaking out after a serial sex offender was arrested several times in a span of a few weeks. His comments come after public frustration over the repeated release ... more
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Canandaigua unveils new sign for Skenoh Island

Canandaigua unveils new sign for Skenoh Island
In a move to correct past cultural insensitivities, a new sign has been erected at Canandaigua City Pier for Skenoh Island, formerly known as Squaw Island. The change comes two years after the official renaming ... more
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Canandaigua woman shoved victim several times during dispute, now faces harassment charges

Ontario County Sheriff’s Office offers lateral transfers, incaddress staffing issue
Deputies say a 43-year-old Canandaigua woman was arrested after a disturbance at the Brentwood Apartments on Thursday. During the late-evening hours, Christa Rose Strahan was arrested for harassment. She's accused of pushed the victim of ... more
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75-year-old Canandaigua man charged with DWI after crash

Sheriff: Homeless man arrested on felony drug charges in Canandaigua
Deputies arrested a Canandaigua resident following a roadside investigation on Wednesday. According to a news release, Paul Madafferi, 75, of Canandaigua was arrested for DWI and failure to stop after a single-car accident. Deputies say ... more
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Canandaigua sex offender jailed on $5,000 bail after another incident exposing himself to a child

Canandaigua sex offender jailed on $5,000 bail after another incident exposing himself to a child
A local sex offender who has been arrested several times in recent weeks for exposing himself to young children in Canandaigua-area stores has been arrested again. Paul Goodrell, 54, of Canandaigua was arrested on December ... more
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Canandaigua homeless shelter hopes to tackle growing problem across multiple counties

Canandaigua homeless shelter hopes to tackle growing problem across multiple counties
In an effort to address the growing issue of homelessness in the area, two Canandaigua-based organizations, Family Promise of Ontario County and the Molly and Ed Shill Cares Foundation, are joining forces to establish an ... more
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Longtime Canandaigua National Bank president and chairman honored with boardroom naming

Longtime Canandaigua National Bank president and chairman honored with boardroom naming
In a tribute to its former leader, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust (CNB) has named its boardroom after George W. Hamlin, IV, the bank's former President and Chairman of the Board. The George W. Hamlin, ... more
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UR Medicine Thompson Health to host job fair on January 11

Noyes Memorial Hospital in Livingston County suspends visitation amid rise in COVID cases
UR Medicine Thompson Health is set to host a job fair on Thursday, January 11, from 3 to 5 p.m., offering opportunities for various positions within the health system. The event, featuring on-site interviews, will ... more
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Deputies: Canandaigua man accused of shoplifting on Christmas Eve

Walmart settles sexual harassment lawsuit with Geneva store employee for $410,000
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Canandaigua man following a larceny investigation at Walmart. On December 24 around 3:53 p.m. deputies arrested James Murray, 33, for petit larceny after an investigation ... more
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FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Wayne boys outlast Pal-Mac; Mynderse girls edge Newark

FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Wayne boys outlast Pal-Mac; Mynderse girls edge Newark
On the final day before the Christmas break, 12 games were played across the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Check out the scores, stats, and the next slate of games below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (12/22) Clyde-Savannah (1-6) 19East Rochester ... more
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Arc Ontario raises $15K at Turkey Trot

Arc Ontario raises $15K at Turkey Trot
The Arc Ontario celebrated its 14th annual Turkey Trot fundraiser on Thanksgiving morning at F.A. Baker Memorial Park, marking a significant achievement for the agency. With the participation of over 400 community members, the event ... more
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Canandaigua man faces felony burglary charge after incident at D&D Motel

Canandaigua man faces felony burglary charge after incident at D&D Motel
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Canandaigua man following an investigation at the D&D Motel. According to deputies, Michael Gramling, 39, was arrested for second-degree burglary after destroying property at the ... more
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Deputies: Canandaigua woman held without bail after jail assault

Some NY lawmakers push back against proposal to give inmates the right to vote
Deputies say a Canandaigua woman who was incarcerated at the Ontario County Jail has been arrested on a felony assault charge after an investigation. Details of the incident were not immediately available. However, Shakela Smith, ... more
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New clerk appointed in Canandaigua, as search begins for town manager

New clerk appointed in Canandaigua, as search begins for town manager
The town of Canandaigua is experiencing significant changes in its administrative staff following recent elections. Crystelyn Laske has been appointed as the interim town clerk and collector of taxes, taking over from Jean Chrisman, who ... more
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FLCC gets major funding to expand programs: What’s new at Canandaigua’s community college?

FLCC celebrates opening of $7.2M Sands Family Center for Allied Health at main campus
Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) has been granted a significant federal award to enhance distance learning and healthcare services across multiple counties. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a $968,805 grant under its Distance Learning ... more
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