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No plans? Ten things to do

1 The D&C Food & Wine Experience runs 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, with celebrity Pastry Chef Duff Goldman, better known as the "Ace of Cakes." Also, Chef Thomas Joseph, culinary expert for Martha Stewart, plus a list of restaurants, wineries. For tickets and information, go to foodandwine.democr

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 12:00:02

Naples mourns victims of fatal plane crash

Jeff Makepeace, who grew up in Naples, perished in the crash along with his wife and two children By Julie Sherwood jsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com NAPLES - The community is grieving the death of a Naples native, his wife and their two children, who died Friday in a plane crash in Colorado. Jeff M

MPNNOW - 2017-09-20 00:15:22

Naples VFD receives $68K federal grant

U.S. Reps. Chris Collins, R-27th District, and Tom Reed, R-23rd District, recently announced $68,550 in federal funding for Naples Volunteer Fire Department. The grant was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program, which i

MPNNOW - 2017-09-19 16:00:33

Muller Field Station to host speaker series

Finger Lakes Community College will host its free Speaking of Nature lecture series this fall at Muller Field Station, 6455 County Road 36, Canadice. Bruce Gilman, field station director and environmental conservation professor, will talk about the facility's history from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 26. Th

MPNNOW - 2017-09-19 15:55:53

From the sheriff: Visible, legible house numbers vital for responders

It is important that your house number is clearly displayed, unobstructed and readable from the roadway. House numbers enable first responders - law enforcement, fire and medical - to locate your residence easy and swiftly. When no house number is visible or displayed, it takes first responders long

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 07:01:00

Wegmans growing an army of organic farmers

On a hill overlooking Canandaigua Lake, Wegmans organic farmers are playing mad food scientists. Through trial and error and experimentation, they're coming up with new methods to grow food like it was grown hundreds of years ago, without herbicides and chemicals. Not only are they succeeding, but a

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 22:23:16

That little chapel on Canandaigua Lake is on the market for $900k

Former chapel overlooking Canandaigua Lake was built in 1915. It's been updated and it's now on the market for $900,000. (Sept. 19, 2017) Jamie Germano and Mary Chao You can't tell driving by West Lake Road in Canandaigua. Tucked away behind a wooded area is a church turned into a residence. Known

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 12:00:02

Wegmans farm along Canandaigua Lake produces organic foods

The 50-acre farm that sits on Canandaigua Lake next to a 168-acre organic orchard provides food for all of the chain's 93 stores. The organic farm uses soil with no artificial fertilizers or pesticides. Stency Wegman, the wife of CEO Danny Wegman oversees the development and operation. News partner,

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 11:21:57

Former Canandaigua fire chief files suit against city

Mark Marentette is seeking damages and his old job back. CANANDAIGUA - Former Canandaigua Fire Chief Mark Marentette on Tuesday filed suit against the city, saying his constitutional right to a fair hearing was violated. The suit seeks compensatory and punitive damages that include compensation for

MPNNOW - 2017-09-19 23:50:26

Lightland Farms to host Fun on the Farm

Lightland Farms, 3053 Depew Road, Stanley, will host Fun on the Farm from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 30. Fun on the Farm serves to present the benefits of agriculture and its production to the non-farming public and rural neighbors. Tour guides will explain different aspects of the dairy farm during ha

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 19:18:53

Village of Naples explores bulk-buying for electricity

Residents can learn about program to lower residential electricity rates at a session on Sept. 25. A public education session is set for Monday, Sept. 25, for residents to learn about a new residential bulk electricity purchasing program called Community Choice Aggregation. The session will take pla

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 15:41:59

Meetings This Week Sept 18-24

Canandaigua Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Gateway Grille in Canandaigua. www.dkgpistateomega.org. Canandaigua Community Toastmasters, 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, director's conference room at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bldg 6, Room 1

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-17 19:39:00

Notable and Quotable: Week's events stir memories, painful ones for some

For some area residents, recent events have called to mind their past experiences - which for some prompts appreciation; for others, pain. Those who took part in Bloomfield Central School International Baccalaureate students' service project in Cuba - in which students planted mangroves in part in p

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 23:31:08

Letter: Thank you to supporters

I want to take the opportunity to thank everyone that supported me during my campaign for Canandaigua Town Board, as well as those residents that came out to vote in the Sept. 12 primary election. Although Mr. Davis and I have different backgrounds and approaches, we have one resounding quality in c

MPNNOW - 2017-09-19 07:01:00

Parkinson's Support Group to meet Sept. 27

The Parkinson's Support Group of the Finger Lakes will hold its free, monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Sept. 27 at Wood Library, 134 N. Main St., Canandaigua. University of Rochester social worker Amy Cheshire will discuss common communication barriers and emotional challenges that arise in families living

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 19:16:46

Ferris Hills to host pancake breakfast fundraiser

Ferris Hills at West Lake, 1 Ferris Hills, Canandaigua, will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 23. Tickets cost $6 each. Cash or checks only; make checks payable to F.F. Thompson Foundation. Proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association as well as residents receiving de

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 19:05:40

Helming urges residents, businesses to apply for flood aid

GENEVA - State Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of Canandaigua, is reminding residents who plan to apply for grant funding through the Lake Ontario Flood Recovery Program that the application deadline is quickly approaching. Homeowners must submit their applications by Friday, Sept. 29, while small business o

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-18 19:00:00

Celebration to honor active duty, veteran soldiers

Canandaigua VA Medical Center and Sons of the American Legion will host Welcome Home, an event to honor active duty military, reservists, Post 911 service members, veterans and families, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at American Legion 256, 454 N. Main St., Canandaigua. The free celebration will f

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 18:58:30

Habitat for Humanity to discuss Nepal project

Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County will discuss its first Global Village trip during information sessions at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Water Side Wine Bar, 125 Main St., Phelps, and Sept. 26 at Dalai Java, 157 S. Main St., Canandaigua. Volunteers will travel to Nepal in January 2018 to help advocate fo

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 18:47:39

Emmys highlights: Sean Spicer surprise; Trump jabs; speech cut off; JLD record; more

The 2017 Emmy Awards featured big wins for HBO's "Veep," FX's "Atlanta," Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" and NBC's "Saturday Night Live." The ceremony also offered its own highlights, including jabs at President Donald Trump, a few notable names left out of the in memoriam segment, funny jokes from hos

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-18 12:22:54