Finger Lakes Times | | Local News | Geneva, NY (2024)

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Ron Eveland named new Geneva police chief

June 10, 2024, 5:15 pm | Source

GENEVA — City Manager Amie Hendrix announced Monday afternoon that Geneva Police Department Lt. Ron Eveland is the city’s next chief of police.

Work on Saltonstall Street bridge in Canandaigua begins today

June 10, 2024, 3:00 pm | Source

CANANDAIGUA — Work on the Saltonstall Street bridge began June 10 and will continue into August.

HIGH SCHOOL OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD: Midlakes' Aiden Byrant captures two state titles, Penn Yan's James Tette qualifies for nationals

June 10, 2024, 12:30 pm | Source

CICERO — This past weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships to concluded the 2024 boys and girls outdoor track & field season featured the scholastic end of a great Penn Yan Academy runner while also continued…

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Andersen, Manko compete in boys bowling national championships; Penn Yan, Marcus Whitman trap shooting teams battle in state tournament

June 10, 2024, 12:15 pm | Source

Two local bowlers participated at this year’s United States High School Bowling National Championships and two local teams competed in the New York State High School trap shooting tournament over the weekend.

National marine sanctuary approved for eastern Lake Ontario; Wayne County officials applaud designation

June 10, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

LYONS — The push to designate eastern Lake Ontario as the nation’s 16th national marine sanctuary has reached a successful conclusion.

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Bloomfield falls in the Class C state championship game

June 10, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

BELLPORT — The magical 2024 season for the Bloomfield Bombers softball team concluded on Saturday afternoon in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C championship game at Martha Avenue Recreational Park in Bellport.

Yates County agency has new exec director

June 10, 2024, 11:15 am | Source

PENN YAN — The new leader of the Yates Community Center is looking forward to the facility’s future, including construction of a proposed fieldhouse.

Seneca Falls Town Board votes 3-2 to accept Cayuga Nation $75,000 donation

June 10, 2024, 10:45 am | Source

SENECA FALLS — The Cayuga Nation wants to pay for and share a used excavator with the town.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Raging Mice'

June 8, 2024, 3:00 pm | Source

Thomas Lucas, Hobart College Class of 1974, has written an engaging new novel about the Vietnam War: “Raging Mice.”

Waterloo native’s work and life leads to Mass General award in her name

June 8, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

WATERLOO — Massachusetts General Cancer Center’s Protocol Office recognized and awarded the first recipients of the Maggie Y. Pontius Outstanding Clinical Research Coordinator Award April 26.

Sodus Farmers' Market opens for 16th season June 12

June 8, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

SODUS — The Sodus Farmers’ Market opens for its 16th year June 12, and it will continue every Wednesday from 2:30-6 p.m. through Oct. 9 in the parking lot of Sodus Third Methodist Church on Belden Avenue.

Yates County expands access to mental health resources

June 8, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

PENN YAN — Yates County Public Health and the county’s Community Services agency have partnered with CredibleMind to launch a free online platform with 24/7 access to more than 10,000 confidential, personalized, science-backed mental health resources.

Childhood hobby becomes full-time business for Gary Iannopollo, owner of GI Cards and Collectibles

June 8, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

GENEVA — Gary Iannopollo turned a childhood card-collecting hobby into a successful sideline business while working full-time in retail.

Club honors OCSO investigator

June 8, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

CANANDAIGUA — An Ontario County sheriff’s office investigator received the Victor-Farmington Rotary Club’s Law Enforcement Award last month.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: FL East wins Exceptional Senior game

June 8, 2024, 11:45 am | Source

Seniors from the Finger Lakes East baseball league got a final game in for 2024 and their high school careers on Wednesday night.

GoFundMe set up for Penn Yan Diner

June 8, 2024, 11:00 am | Source

PENN YAN — A GoFundMe effort is underway to help the owners of the Penn Yan Diner, an iconic business damaged by fire last month.

Trial likely in Seneca Falls attempted murder case

June 8, 2024, 10:00 am | Source

WATERLOO — The case of a Rochester man facing an attempted murder charge in the near-fatal stabbing of a Seneca Falls woman appears headed to trial.

GIRLS LACROSSE: Penn Yan's season ends in state semifinal

June 8, 2024, 12:00 am | Source

CORTLAND — The first task for the Penn Yan Academy girls lacrosse team was to keep Cold Spring Harbor from rolling early in the Class D NYSPHSAA state semifinals.


June 7, 2024, 2:30 pm | Source

Sunday Editor Louise Hoffman Broach has known Scott Osborn, co-owner of Fox Run Vineyards in Yates County, since her days as an administrative assistant for New York Farm Bureau in the mid-2000s. Passionate about the wine industry and agriculture in…

Town of Geneva to host summer kick-off event

June 7, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

GENEVA — Over the years the town has installed a bike park, box lacrosse/soccer field, community garden, and musical station behind Town Hall.

Zonta Club of Geneva celebrates its 95th anniversary

June 7, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

GENEVA — The Zonta Club of Geneva celebrated its 95th anniversary May 25. It is a member of Zonta International, a leading global organization whose mission is to build a better world for women and girls.

Keuka College names PY native to leadership team

June 7, 2024, 11:30 am | Source

KEUKA PARK — Keuka College has named a seasoned higher-education administrator to fill a key role on its leadership team.

Wayne County marks next phase of emergency medical services implementation with ambulance base groundbreaking

June 7, 2024, 10:45 am | Source

ROSE — The second phase of the Wayne County Emergency Medical Services project is underway.

Tyre robbery suspect appears in court

June 6, 2024, 11:00 pm | Source

WATERLOO — The man accused of robbing two people in Tyre earlier this year — and trying to rob another — was arraigned Wednesday in Seneca County Court.

The Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York has launched a new online resource aimed at helping people who have been impacted by scams.

GIRLS LACROSSE PREVIEW: Penn Yan faces No. 1 Cold Spring Harbor in state semifinals

June 6, 2024, 7:15 pm | Source

CORTLAND — The final weekend of the high school athletic season arrives. Naturally, Penn Yan Academy girls lacrosse heads into a final four gauntlet of the best that New York State Class D has to offer.

More changes for Eastview Mall

June 6, 2024, 6:49 pm | Source

VICTOR — Eastview has announced two more additions to the property. Coming this fall, La Vie en Rose, and in the spring of 2025 familiar favorite, PacSun, will return to the mall on Route 96.

Fire damages Ontario County condo unit

June 6, 2024, 6:00 pm | Source

SOUTH BRISTOL — Numerous Ontario County fire companies responded early Wednesday morning to a condominium fire on Cliffside Drive in the Bristol Harbour area.

A long road home: Newark museum acquires rare Browniekar; open house Saturday

June 6, 2024, 1:00 pm | Source

NEWARK — Almost a year to the day after the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society and Museum launched a fundraiser to purchase a rare car made in Newark, it will be unveiled to the public June 8.

Wanda Polisseni to be inducted into Finger Lakes Hall of Fame

June 6, 2024, 12:45 pm | Source

FARMINGTON — Wanda Polisseni has enjoyed great success as a Thoroughbred owner on the track, winning more than 900 career races with horses running under the My Purple Haze Stables name.

FLCC announces academic credit for ESports

June 6, 2024, 12:30 pm | Source

CANANDAIGUA — Finger Lakes Community College Athletics announced a groundbreaking development for its Esports program. Starting in the upcoming academic year, members of the FLCC Esports team will be eligible to receive academic credit for their participation, much like traditional…

FLT’s Tulis awarded state honor

June 6, 2024, 12:15 pm | Source

The 2023-24 Community Service Award recently was presented to Spencer Tulis, chief photographer at the Finger Lakes Times, at the annual New York State Athletic Administrators’ Association’s (Chapter 5) annual luncheon.

Live music on Wednesdays proposed for Kershaw Park

June 6, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

CANANDAIGUA — City Council is set to consider allowing free, live music at the gazebo in Kershaw Park on Wednesday nights this summer.

AROUND THE LAKES: Auditions June 11, 13 for GTG's 'Matilda the Musical!'

June 6, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

GENEVA — Auditions are approaching for the Geneva Theatre Guild and the GTG Youth Theatre’s co-production of Roald Dahl’s “Matilda The Musical!”

Keuka Arts Festival is June 8-9 in Penn Yan

June 6, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

PENN YAN — The Keuka Arts Festival will be held June 8-9 along the Keuka Outlet in this historic Yates County village.

Ontario County Democrats urge Republicans to distance themselves from Trump following conviction

June 6, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

CANANDAIGUA — The Ontario County Democratic Committee is urging Republicans to forsake their allegiance to former President Donald Trump following his conviction on 34 felony counts of falsifying business records related to what was called a hush money payment to…

Birthday party for WWII veteran is June 8 in Canandaigua

June 6, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

CANANDAIGUA — A birthday party for World War II veteran Gene Gerrard, who is turning 102, is scheduled for 1 p.m. June 8 at Murphy’s Law, 759 S. Main St.

Seneca Falls' Summer Thursdays begin June 6

June 6, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

SENECA FALLS — The new Summer Thursdays program in this Seneca County community begin June 6.

COLLEGE CONNECTIONS: Former Geneva lacrosse player Allie Klestinec

June 6, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

The individual performances are one thing to Nazareth University goaltender Allie Klestinec, but it’s the team accomplishments that the Geneva High graduate cares about most.

Stop the presses! Canandaigua's Moore Printing ends 95-year run

June 6, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

CANANDAIGUA — Stop the presses! It’s one of the oldest newsroom clichés — and, in a sign of the times, it will soon be the reality at Moore Printing Co.

Despite weather-related challenges, 2023 Finger Lakes win vintage is strong, study says

June 6, 2024, 11:00 am | Source

GENEVA — 2023 was a challenging — and, in some cases, disastrous — year for Finger Lakes grape growers, with some suffering total losses following a hard May frost, noted Kyle Anne Pallischeck, director of the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance.

South Seneca grad Emily Lavarnway inducted into Section V Track and Field HoF

June 5, 2024, 12:30 pm | Source

OVID — South Seneca Class of 2017 graduate Emily Lavarnway was inducted into the Section V Track and Field Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Saturday’s NYSPHSAA State Qualifier meet at Newark High School.

Vienna, Harshfield named Red Jacket Athletes of the Year

June 5, 2024, 12:15 pm | Source

SHORTSVILLE — Red Jacket High School has announced that seniors Brooklyn Vienna and Micah Harshfield are the school’s 2024 Male and Female Athletes of the Year. The prestigious honor, awarded annually, is voted on by coaches and is a testament…

Seneca Lake breweries team up to aid Pure Waters Association

June 5, 2024, 12:00 pm | Source

GENEVA — Normally, no one could imagine “slobs” wanting to promote a clean Seneca Lake.

Ontario County supervisors amend local law

June 5, 2024, 10:45 am | Source

CANANDAIGUA — Tweaking a local law that has been on the books since 1997 caused some debate at Thursday’s Ontario County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Waterloo CSD names top 10

June 4, 2024, 6:31 pm | Source

WATERLOO — Waterloo High School has announced the 10 students with the highest academic averages in the Class of 2024.

Two charged in animal cruelty cases

June 4, 2024, 6:00 pm | Source

HOPEWELL / FARMINGTON — The Ontario County Humane Society has made two recent arrests in alleged animal cruelty cases, including dead horses being found.

Hobart & William Smith hosts Geneva's second and sixth graders

June 4, 2024, 5:18 pm | Source

GENEVA — Hobart and William Smith welcomed Geneva City School District’s second-graders to campus May 28 and sixth-graders June 3. What has become an annual tradition coordinated by Geneva 2030 brings every second, sixth and ninth grader to campus for…

Midlakes Welcomes New National Honor Society Members

June 4, 2024, 4:46 pm | Source

CLIFTON SPRINGS — Midlakes' chapter of the National Honor Society held a candle-lighting ceremony in front of family, friends, and educators in welcoming its 2024 inductees May 23.

100 years of college loans from Geneva Rotary

June 4, 2024, 3:37 pm | Source

GENEVA — The Geneva Rotary Club has been making interest-free loans to college students from Geneva for 100 years.

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