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Police: Woman used, bought drugs in front of children

A Canandaigua woman is behind bars after police allege that over a 16-month period, she engaged in various illegal activities in front of children, including purchasing and using drugs and forcing a minor to smoke marijuana. Robin L. Vertigans, 36, was arrested Wednesday at 1:50 p.m. on four counts

MPNNOW - 2017-09-21 20:07:22

Man killed on Bernard Street in Rochester

According to Rochester Police, the man ran through the First Unitarian Church on South Winton Road overnight. (WHAM photo) Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A 24-year-old man is in critical condition Thursday morning after police said he was injured inside a church. According to Rochester Police, the man was

13 WHAM - 2017-09-21 11:07:57

Neighbors mourning loss of close friend after fatal shooting in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Neighbors are struggling to come to grips with the loss of their 65-year-old friend after a fatal shooting in Rochester. "He was a good person," says close friend Evelyn Massey. Fliers circulating identify Thomas "Mr. Fuzzy" Hardaway as the victim of a fatal shooting outside of hi

TWCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 13:10:00

Canandaigua appoints new fire chief

Frank Magnera, a former Kentucky fire inspector and captain and fire analyst with Avangrid in Rochester, starts Monday. CANANDAIGUA - If Georgetown, Kentucky, Fire Chief John Ward could hire Frank Magnera tomorrow, he would without any hesitation. But he can't, because Canandaigua now has him. Magne

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 02:30:53

WATCH: Dateline releases trailer for report on Rideout murder case

The special, called "The Devil's Bathtub" follows the investigation into the murder of Craig Rideout. The Penfield man was found dead and wrapped in a tarp in a wooded area in a small Yates County town in the early morning hours of July 20, 2016. A day later, Rideout's sons, Colin and Alex, were cau

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-21 22:24:00

Ganondagan to present scary stories

Ganondagan State Historic Site, 7000 County Road 41, Victor, will present "Scary Tales in the Bark Longhouse" from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Storytellers will weave scary stories for families with children ages 8 and older. Cider and doughnuts will be available for purchase at the free event. Meet

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 20:47:29

Bloomfield resident joins Allied Financial Partners

Pamela Rayburn, of Bloomfield, recently joined Allied Financial Partners as an administrative assistant. She will be responsible for providing administrative support to the firm based in Honeoye. Rayburn holds an associate's degree from Pennsylvania College of Technology. She has over 16 years of ex

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 20:52:15

Victor marching band to host local contest

The Victor Marching Blue Devils will host Music in Motion, a competition for local marching bands, at 6 p.m. Oct. 14 at Victor Central School District, 953 High St. The Blue Devils won first place in two recent contests with its show "Mission to Mars." It comprises 100 students in grades 7-12. The g

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 20:43:47

Victor Primary School Teacher a finalist for national "Sexiest Vegan over 50" award

Doug Schmidt's wife was supportive when he told her that he had entered the national "Sexiest Vegan over 50" contest. She also laughed. "Not because I don't think he's sexy," said Shari Schmidt. "But there are a lot of sexy vegans out there. I didn't want him to get his hopes up." Now her hopes ar

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 15:36:00

Kiwanis Club of Farmington-Victor inducts new officers

Kiwanis Club of Farmington-Victor approved a new slate of officers at a recent meeting. The officers, who start their term on Oct. 1, have the responsibility of guiding the club's administrative duties and decisions regarding community service projects and fundraising efforts. The club's focus is on

MPNNOW - 2017-09-21 22:24:53

Victor-Farmington Rotary discusses Route 96 traffic

The issue of an efficient system to handle the increasing flow of vehicular traffic through the town and village of Victor was the topic of a recent program presented to Victor-Farmington Rotary Club by Katie Evans, town planning and building director for Victor. Evans is a member of the steering co

MPNNOW - 2017-09-21 22:17:13

Parolee one of two men charged in Victor burglary

A parolee and a former parolee are accused of burglary in Victor and suspected in multiple burglaries in Monroe County, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday. Jonathan B. Eatmon, 29, and Devon L. Thomas, 30, each of Rochester, were charged with second-degree burglary after they were

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 22:51:17

Court officials exploring sanctions against Astacio

Embed x Share CLOSE THE CASE OF JUDGE LETICIA ASTACIO Judge Aronson tells Astacio she has shown no remorse | 1:07 Judge Stephen Aronson sentenced Leticia Astacio 60 days in jail and tells her she is disregarding the judicial system. (July 6, 2017) Pool video 1 of 19 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLO

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 21:49:57

Benefit to be held Sept. 30 for couple injured in wreck

A benefit/fundraiser to assist the couple seriously injured Monday in Farmington when their motorcycle collided with an SUV has been scheduled for Sept. 30. Bruce and Tina Hoke were hospitalized following the accident on Route 332, just north of Route 96 . The benefit is scheduled to take place at L

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 15:11:46

Live Section V High School Scoreboard: Thursday, Sept. 21

Wayne (6-0): Maddie Leugemors 5 kills, 2 aces; Gabby Zenelovic 3 kills; Morgan Soucy 6 digs. Geneva: Julie Trenzo 3 kills; Lauren Devaney 2 blocks, 2 kills; Sofia Lawson 5 assists. NR-W: Brianna Bonne 5 aces, 5 kills, Taylor Malchoff 5 kills. Lyons (8-0): Adeline Reale 7 digs; Riley DeCola 9 assist

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 00:21:48

Brutal road rage in Florida caught on camera

"It was the longest red light of my life. They kept screaming at me, telling me they wanted to f---g kill me. I just wanted the light to change," Bailey said. "I never thought they would get out of their car and run toward me and pull me out of my vehicle." Investigators said Gemberling and Scarduzi

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-22 15:59:00

Crosswinds 5K raises money for cancer patients

The 16th annual Crosswinds 5K recently raised more than $5,000 for the Patient Needs Fund at Wilmot Cancer Institute's Sands Cancer Center on the Thompson Health campus. Proceeds help patients undergoing active treatment who have identified financial constraints. It assists with the unexpected costs

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 20:40:33

Canandaigua PD accepting crossing guard applications

Canandaigua Police Department is accepting applications for a school crossing guard position for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. Job duties include directing or escorting children and young adults across the street, directing traffic movement, stopping traffic as necessary and recognizing traffic

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 20:04:43

Warrior Salute receives $25,000

A local group leading the fight for trauma-stricken veterans has received a $25,000 grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF). Warrior Salute Veterans Services, a subsidiary of Webster-based CDS Life Transitions, has, for the past 40 years, held a mission of assisting veterans suff

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

FLCC alumni exhibit to open Sept. 28

While at Finger Lakes Community College, graphic design and fine arts student Desiree Moore, class of '12, soaked up the lessons of faculty members like Liz Brownell, and aspired to one day have her work featured in an exhibit in the college's art gallery. That day has come. Moore and fellow alumnus

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 20:13:21