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Independence Day fireworks in the Finger Lakes

Fourth of July fireworks displays in and around the Finger Lakes: Sunday Auburn Symphonia concert at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks. Canandaigua fireworks over Canandaigua Lake 9:30 p.m. Conesus – Conesus Lake Ring of Fire 10 p.m. Farmington live music and food ... MORE
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Electricians recruit apprentices in New York State starting August 1

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Electricians, Local Union #325, will conduct a recruitment from August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2023 for ten electrician apprentices, the New York State Department of labor announced today. Applications can be completed online at ... MORE
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PRIMARY RESULTS: Cirencione victorious in Ontario County, Williams ahead in Wayne County (full coverage)

In statewide races there weren’t any surprises across New York. Gov. Kathy Hochul and U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin were declared projected winners in gubernatorial primary races. Zeldin’s contest was a four-way primary against Andrew H. Giuliani, Harry Wilson, and Rob Astorino. For ... MORE
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Steuben County legislature approves redistricting plan from 13 districts to 11

The Steuben County Legislature has approved a redistricting plan that will reduce the number of legislative districts from the current 13, to 11. Under Local Law 3, the number of lawmakers will remain the same at 17. Redistricting is required every ten ... MORE
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Driver dies at Woodhull Raceway after apparent heart attack, flagger seriously injured

A driver at Woodhull Raceway died after suffering an apparent heart attack. The medical emergency sparked a crash, which resulted in the serious injury of a track flagger. According to track officials, the incident happened Saturday night during the last qualifying heat ... MORE
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Vidalia onions recalled from Wegmans due to listeria contamination

Wegmans has recalled Vidalia onions due to potential listeria contamination. The products were sold by the pound between June 23 and June 24, according to store officials. Stores across New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania were impacted. The onions may have a 4 ... MORE
#ICYMI: Geneva Trinity Inn, Penn Yan Airport, cannabis in Newark, Erie Canal tours, bird feeders in Sodus, and SCOTUS ruling

#ICYMI: Geneva Trinity Inn, Penn Yan Airport, cannabis in Newark, Erie Canal tours, bird feeders in Sodus, and SCOTUS ruling

FingerLakes1.com was everywhere this week! Our team was out covering the Geneva Trinity Inn, Penn Yan Airport, Hosmer Winery, Cannabis in Newark, Erie Canal tours, bird feeders in Sodus, and SCOTUS ruling. Check it all out in our brand new weekly feature ... MORE
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Elmira man charged with DWI after crash

Police arrested an Elmira man following a one-vehicle crash. According to a news release, State Police in Horseheads arrested Joseph J. Harper, 27, of Elmira for driving while intoxicated. The single car motor vehicle crash occurred in the town of Veteran. While ... MORE
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Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways elects board members for 2022-23

The Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways (GSNYPENN) Council is pleased to formally announce recent appointments to its Board of Directors as confirmed at its recent annual meeting. GSNYPENN is one of 112 councils chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) to deliver the Girl ... MORE
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Man arrested for possession of methamphetamine after traffic stop

A Horseheads man was arrested after a traffic stop in the town of Catlin. According to a news release, State Police arrested William H. Coats, 31, for criminal possession of a substance. During the traffic stop, it was determined Coats vehicle had ... MORE
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Man arrested for stealing case of beer from Canandaigua Walmart

A Wayland man was taken into custody after a complaint from the Canandaigua Walmart. According to a news release, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gregory G. Staley, 39, of Wayland for petit larceny. Upon investigation, Staley was found to have taken ... MORE
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Thunderstorms bring heavy rain, leaving behind flooded roads in the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

Last week it was reports of wind damage following severe thunderstorms in the Finger Lakes. On Wednesday, a hot and humid airmass brought thunderstorms with torrential rain for areas in Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Yates, Seneca, and Cayuga counties. Few of the storms ... MORE
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NYCGPA, the Cannabis Industry Trade Association in New York, coming to Chemung County for first event in Elmira Heights

The Southern Tier Regional Committee of New York Cannabis Growers and Processors Association (NYCGPA) is pleased to invite all interested members of the general public to the association meeting being held on Tuesday, June 28, 6:00 pm at 360Aurora, 360 East 14th ... MORE
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Bath man cited after traffic stop

A Bath man was cited following a traffic stop in Penn Yan. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Ferlin Zimmerman, 52, of Bath for operating with a suspended registration. Zimmerman was observed traveling on Elm St., and ... MORE
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Sheriff: No tickets issued in serious motorcycle crash in Caton

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on a serious motorcycle crash that happened on June 16. Sheriff Allard reports that a 52-year-old motorcyclist suffered serious injuries after a deer crossed in front of him on State Route 225 in Caton ... MORE