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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

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

New rash of algae in Canandaigua Lake

People are warned to watch out for blue-green algae that is back in Canandaigua Lake. Water samples taken Monday are being tested for toxins. Canandaigua Lake Watershed Program Manager Kevin Olvany, who has been out collecting samples with other staff, said areas of most concern are mid-lake and alo

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 13:18:00

Upstate hemlock trees under attack from woolly invader

The dabs of white on the twigs of hemlock trees could be fresh, wind-driven snow. But they're nothing so benign. Instead, they're the tell-tale signs of tiny insects that are slowly sucking the life out of the hemlocks on which they're found. Hemlock woolly adelgids, aphid-like insects that create t

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 20:14:22

Ontario County sheriff releases August statistics

Sheriff Philip Povero reported the following statistics for August 2017 from divisions of the Ontario County Sheriff's Office. The 911 Center processed 13,734 events: 6,872 events for OCSO and New York State Police, 1,193 calls for emergency medical services, 368 calls for fire departments, 3,233 ev

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 19:08:43

Wood Library to host Halloween trivia night

Friends of Wood Library and Geeks Who Drink will present a Halloween-themed trivia night from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at Wood Library, 134 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Five to eight adults ages 21 and older can form teams to compete for prizes. Costumes are encouraged. The night will feature beer and wine t

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 19:03:32

Habitat for Humanity seeking volunteers

Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County needs volunteers for its 21st construction project at Teft Avenue and Park Street in Clifton Springs. Skilled construction volunteers will assist with specific hands-on construction tasks and provide leadership, guidance and motivation to a volunteer team. Volu

MPNNOW - 2017-09-19 16:07:06

Orthopaedic surgeon to present joint replacement program

Guy Klein, an orthopaedic surgeon with Interlakes Orthopaedic Surgery, will present "Is a Hip or Knee Replacement Right for You?" through Finger Lakes Health's Dine and Discuss series at 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at Club 86, 86 Avenue E, Geneva. Klein will discuss total hip and knee replacement surgery with fel

MPNNOW - 2017-09-19 16:02:52

ON THE OTHER HAND: Trump's election commission

The final results of last year's presidential election showed once again the winner of the election had not won the popular vote. While Mr. Trump was the clear winner of the Electrical Collage, he lost the popular vote to Mrs. Clinton by almost 3 million votes. A few weeks later, the president-elect

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-18 20:00:00

Geneva Police: Investigate death following reported burglary

Geneva Police Department responded to a 911 call on Sunday about a robbery in progress on Hallenbeck Avenue. When they responded, they found 23-year-old Jawuan Brumfield unresponsive. He was taken to Strong Hospital where he later died from his injuries. Messenger Post Media is waiting for more deta

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 18:27:25

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

Two seriously injured in crash that shut down busy Farmington road

Two people on a motorcycle were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash that closed a busy Ontario County intersection for more than six hours Monday night. The crash occurred just before 8 p.m. Monday on State Route 332, just north of Route 96 in Farmington, said New York State Police Trooper Mark

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 11:54:57

Geneva Food Justice Coalition gleans for the 'forgotten'

G ENEVA - They operate in a hardscrabble neighborhood that, so far, has not been the benefactor a revitalized city downtown and lakefront. No doubt, the neighborhoods near East North Street in Ward 6 have seen better days. Coined by the city as East Lakeview, any vista of Seneca Lake is often obscur

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-18 20:05:00

Clifton Springs woman gets lengthy prison term

CANANDAIGUA - A Clifton Springs woman was sentenced Thursday to a lengthy prison term related to the sexual abuse of two children. Ontario County Judge Frederick Reed sentenced Janiet Simonds, 26, to 22 years in prison followed by 20 years of parole. Simonds pleaded guilty to felony counts of crimin

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-18 20:00:00

Phelps Community Historical Society to offer barbecue takeouts

Phelps Community Historical Society will host a chicken or pork barbecue from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Howe House Museum, 66 Main St., Phelps. Meals will include a half-chicken or pork steak with salt potatoes, coleslaw, a roll and dessert. Only takeouts are available. Presales must be picked up

MPNNOW - 2017-09-19 16:05:10

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