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EXCLUSIVE: Gorham’s marijuana law overturned in special election (video)

EXCLUSIVE: Gorham's marijuana law overturned in special election (video)
Tuesday was an exciting day for Town of Gorham residents like Annmarie St. George, who participated in a special election. Those who live within town limits cast their votes on whether they wanted to keep ... more
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Gorham voters will have a chance to overturn town board’s marijuana opt-out decision Tuesday

Springport will hold public hearing to opt-out of New York’s marijuana law
This week residents in Gorham could have a better idea whether a town law opting out of the sale of marijuana in retail stores and on-site consumption will remain. A vote is scheduled for registered ... more
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Marcus Whitman mourns loss of 35 year old teacher

Student teacher tests positive for COVID-19 at Marcus Whitman HS
The Marcus Whitman Central School District is mourning the loss of one of its teachers. Superintendent Christopher Brown announced Monday that special education teacher Holly Brown passed away over the weekend after complications from child ... more
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OWWL Library System takes traveling Story Walks on tour

OWWL Library System takes traveling Story Walks on tour
The OWWL Library System is partnering with libraries in Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, and Livingston Counties to launch OWWL Libraries Traveling Summer StoryWalks®. Ten different books will rotate through nine locations each week through September 4, ... more
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After two years, in-person parade and Memorial Day service returns in Gorham

After two years, in-person parade and Memorial Day service returns in Gorham
After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Gorham-Rushville-Middlesex Memorial Day parade and observance returned to an in-person event Monday in Gorham. Following the parade, a ceremony was held at the Gorham fire hall. Honored ... more
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With COVID-19 in decline, Memorial Day observances are back

With COVID-19 in decline, Memorial Day observances are back
With the COVID-19 pandemic easing, if not completely over, many Finger Lakes communities are returning to their traditional Memorial Day observances this year. Related: Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Seneca Falls Auburn City Clerk ... more
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Canandaigua voters to decide on funding increase for Wood Library

Canandaigua voters to decide on funding increase for Wood Library
Canandaigua voters will decide whether Wood Library receives a funding increase in a vote on May 17. The proposed upgrades include technology improvements to enable hybrid meetings. The proposal stems from the COVID-19 pandemic, according ... more
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Gorham man attempts to flee police after traffic stop

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Police say a Gorham man was arrested after a foot chase in Penn Yan. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Adam M. Mahan, 28, of Gorham on an arrest warrant ... more
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Proposed Canandaigua school budget increases spending by 4.9%

Proposed Canandaigua school budget increases spending by 4.9%
Canandaigua voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to decide on a proposed $83.2 million school budget. Employee health care costs are blamed for much of the increase The Finger Lakes Times reports the ... more
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Gorham will hold public vote August 9 to decide whether town ‘opts in’ for marijuana sales

Town of Gorham expected to set public hearing on possible reversal of marijuana opt-in
Editor's Note: A previous version of this article referred to the Town of Gorham as 'opting in' to allow the sale and on-site consumption of adult-use recreational marijuana. In actuality, the Gorham Town Board voted ... more
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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE: Marcus Whitman, Mynderse-Romulus battle Wednesday night (webcast)

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE: Marcus Whitman, Mynderse-Romulus battle Wednesday night (webcast)
FL1 Radio is live from Bracht Field in Seneca Falls for Wednesday night high school girls lacrosse action. The Marcus Whitman Wildcats visit the Blue Devils of Mynderse-Romulus. Ted Baker and Paul Russo will be ... more
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Deputies: Driver likely suffered medical event prior to fatal crash in Gorham

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says a fatal crash on County Road 18 in the town of Gorham remains under investigation- and prompted a closure of the road. Deputies were called for the single-vehicle crash ... more
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Route 247 in Gorham closed for three hours after head-on crash caused by drunk driver

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A Canandaigua woman faces drunk driving charges after a head-on crash in Ontario County where two people were hospitalized- and a busy state road closed for over three hours. Deputies say they responded to State ... more
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Gorham man dies at Strong Hospital after house fire

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The Gorham man who was pulled from a burning home earlier this week after it caught fire has died his injuries. According to the latest update from the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, 68-year-old James Baker, ... more
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Trinity Episcopal Church developer seeks tax abatement

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A developer, whose plans to redevelop Trinity Episcopal Church on South Main Street in Geneva were just approved, is asking for tax relief similar to the one given to another area project. Mark McGroarty of ... more
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Ontario supervisors hear update on COVID, praise county workers, and move through 67 resolutions during meeting

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Positivity, praise, and protection were the tones set by the Ontario County Board of Supervisors meeting on Thursday night. With the absence of Supervisor Venuti, Supervisor Lighfoote, and Supervisor Greg Bendzlowicz, who resigned on January ... more
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Clifton Springs man charged with criminally negligent homicide after hunting incident in Phelps

Ontario County Sheriff’s Office offers lateral transfers, incaddress staffing issue
A 61-year-old Clifton Springs man faces a criminally negligent homicide charge after a hunting incident on Thanksgiving. Kevin Hudson was arrested after a joint investigation with the Ontario County Sheriff's Office and New York State ... more
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Boil water advisory for Gorham after water main break this week

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A boil water advisory has been issued for the town of Gorham. The advisory came after the water system lost pressure Tuesday evening due to a water main break. The break has been fixed, but ... more
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Wayne County man arrested for criminal contempt after violating stay away order

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A Wayne County man has been arrested for criminal contempt in the first degree after violating a stay away order. Ontario County Deputies arrested Dwayne Leon Woolfolk, 35, after investigation events that occurred on Sept ... more
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