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Water coming to section of Phelps, Geneva

Ground was broken on water extension project near Thruway Exit 42. PHELPS - By the time a $3.8 million water project is completed in an area near Thruway Exit 42, 600 to 800 people in the towns of Phelps and Geneva in Ontario County and Waterloo and Junius in Seneca County will have access to clean

MPNNOW - 2017-09-21 23:54:52

Opportunity opened up at NYWCC for Jacqueline Wooster

Jacqueline Wooster's love of the food and beverage industry dates back to her earliest memories and even beyond. You might say she was born into it. A native of Friedberg, Germany, Wooster was merely following in the footsteps of her parents and grandparents, who had owned restaurants in Germany, wh

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-24 12:00:08

Vets, active military, reservists receive a warm 'Welcome Home' in Canandaigua

CANANDAIGUA - Active duty military personnel, reservists and veterans were welcomed and celebrated with fanfare, exhibits and free food at the American Legion Post 256. For many, the event Saturday also was a step back in time. A steady flow of past and present servicemen and women and their familie

MPNNOW - 2017-09-23 23:31:44

Forgotten resting place in Hopewell gets TLC

Eagle Scout candidate Aaron Pierce and helpers are cleaning up the Benham Cemetery. By Mike Murphy mmurphy@messengerpostmedia.com HOPEWELL - Little Philome Benham, son of Barzil and Electa Benham, died Sept. 28, 1826, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was all of 2 months and 10 days when he

MPNNOW - 2017-09-24 03:52:37

Race for Canandaigua town supervisor develops

No Bull Party candidate Sam Casella launches candidacy against incumbent Supervisor Greg Westbrook, who is running on Republican and Democratic party lines. CANANDAIGUA - Canandaigua Supervisor Greg Westbrook may be running for reelection with the endorsement of the town Republican and Democratic co

MPNNOW - 2017-09-24 03:50:55

Four people shot after fight at E. Fayette Street lounge; all expected to be OK

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Four men were shot outside a lounge on the 1200 block of East Fayette Street early Sunday morning. They are all expected to survive, a police spokesman said. Police said a "large fight" broke out inside the Hush Lounge on 1226 E. Fayette Street. Around 3 a.m., officers responded to

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-24 13:00:40

Four-town water project called 'unique'

PHELPS - Normally, a project involving water expansion doesn't seem worthy of a groundbreaking ceremony and press conference. However, when it involves four towns across two counties, and it's something that's been discussed for five years, it's hard to blame those involved for being excited about i

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-22 19:00:00

FLACRA receives funding to fight opioid epidemic

Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency recently received $1.4 million in federal funding through an effort to support the state's fight against the opioid epidemic. Ontario County is among 16 counties designated as having high needs based on per capita numbers of opioid overdose deaths and

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 20:50:20

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

HoochiCoochi stresses health benefits of Brazilians

HoochiCoochi Wax Studio recently opened its newest location in Canandaigua. CANANDAIGUA - What do you think of when you hear the words Brazilian wax? Perhaps you think "painful" or only for bathing suit weather. But ask Deb Henderson, owner of HoochiCoochi Wax Studio, which recently opened its newes

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 22:54:08

Canandaigua Lake water quality improves

While conditions looked favorable Tuesday and Wednesday, conditions can change very quickly on the lake CANANDAIGUA - Canandaigua Lake Watershed Program Manager Kevin Olvany reported Thursday improved conditions on the lake following Monday's occurrence of blue-green algae. Visual surveys of the sho

MPNNOW - 2017-09-23 02:15:45

Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at a frightening new weapon test. SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Fri

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 21:34:59

Presbytery of Geneva team repairs a West Virginia home

The Presbytery of Geneva West Virginia Mission Team comprised of volunteers from Park Presbyterian Church of Newark and Presbyterian Church in Geneva recently traveled to Webster Springs, West Virginia, for a week of hard work. Team members included Fritz Aude, of Geneva; Curt Richardson, Jeanne Sa

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 15:02:50

Police investigate death of SUNY Geneseo student

The 21-year-old from Pleasantville, NY died Thursday night. Police say she was found in a sorority house. Officers do not believe foul play, drugs or alcohol were involved. An autopsy and toxicology report will be conducted to determine the cause of death. News partner, News10NBC Geneseo Police are

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 14:20:55

Canandaigua city, town find ways to share

A group exploring opportunities for sharing government services comes up with recommendations. CANANDAIGUA - Canandaigua town and city officials are getting prepared to harvest some "low-hanging fruit" for 2018. By low-hanging fruit, City Manager John Goodwin means ways the two municipalities can ge

MPNNOW - 2017-09-22 21:34:29

Man dies after incident at South Winton Rd. church

Police are trying to sort out why a 24-year-old man broke a window to crawl into a South Winton Road church Thursday morning. During the breaking and entry, the man suffered severe lacerations which caused his death. The incident is still under investigation. News partner, News10NBC A man has died

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 12:11:34

Family recognized for their role in rescuing teen hiker

Family recognized for their role in Springwater rescue Left to right: Sheriff Dougherty, Tom Froehler, Shannon Froehler, Undersheriff Bean and Kyle FroehlerLeft to right: Sheriff Dougherty, Tom Froehler, Shannon Froehler, Undersheriff Bean and Kyle Froehler September 21, 2017 10:56 PM A family was r

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 12:05:05

After decades, remains of war veterans brought home to WNY

Advancements in DNA testing technology and evidence gathered from where their remains were found helped in identifying these two war heroes and brought them home. News partner, News10NBC Two war veterans will finally be laid to rest, decades after their deaths. Staff Sergeant Harold Kuhn of Bolivar

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 11:30:27

Troopers: Wrong-way driver on I-490 charged with DWI

State police say a 42-year-old Wayne County woman was driving so fast the wrong way on I-490 near the Culver exit early Friday morning that she almost hit several cars, an unmarked Rochester Police Department car and a state police vehicle. She's now facing DWI and reckless driving charges. News par

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 11:22:50

Fundraiser created for family after firefighter and wife killed in crash

Randy Harrier, a 15-year veteran of the Carlton Fire Department, and his wife Rebecca died after a crash on Route 31 in Ridgeway on Sunday. Troopers say the couple's vehicle was waiting to make a turn when they were rear-ended by another vehicle. They left behind three children. News partner, News10

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-21 18:24:32