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Friday Apr 18 | WHAM-AM Rochester

No Gunman Found in Search Near FLCC

Authorities say nothing was found following a report a man was seen carrying what appeared to be a gun at the College Suites, near the Finger Lakes Community College campus.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Ontario County Board of Supervisors approve tax deal for North Shore project

The plan to transform the Canandaigua Lakeshore is one step closer to becoming a reality.

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Related Topix: Canandaigua, NY

WHAM-AM Rochester

Ontario County Considering Switching Bus Service

Ontario County N.Y.- The Ontario County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote Thursday on whether or not the county will vacate its present contract with MV Transportation and join the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority.

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13WHAM

Expensive trees stolen

Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero said, "The investigation verified that the trees had been logged without the permission of the town, and that they had been allegedly been sold."

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Related Topix: Victor, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

13WHAM

Fatal one car accident in E. Bloomfield

A Bloomfield man died following a one vehicle accident in East Bloomfield at the intersection of Bailey Road and County Road 40. According to Sheriff Phil Povero, Brian White's vehicle left the road and crashed into a tree on County Road 40. The van he was driving rolled over, and White was ejected.

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Related Topix: Bloomfield, NY

WHEC-TV Rochester

Former FLCC dean pays restitution to state, college

Nancy Purdy of Farmington, a former dean and vice president at Finger Lakes Community College accused of changing student records, has paid $5,951 in restitution to the state and college and had her case adjourned by Hopewell Justice Nancy Wooden on Tuesday in contemplation of dismissal .

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

13WHAM

Man charged for DWI, drugs without license

Ontario County sheriff's deputies arrested a man injured in a crash in Canandaigua for driving under the influence of drugs without a license.

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Related Topix: Canandaigua, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Genesee Valley Pennysaver

Genesee Valley Penny Saver

Per their annual rite of spring, the BUM Players, a local community-theater group, are once again putting the finishing touches on their annual dessert-theater comedy.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Post-Standard

Man pinned under 5,000 pounds of steel at factory near Rochester

A worker is recovering from serious injuries after he was pinned under a 5,000-pound roll of steel at an upstate New York factory.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Manchester, NY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Clifton Springs man charged with assault

A Clifton Springs man is facing assault charges after sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call on Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Clifton Springs, NY

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Canandaigua man charged with rape

A 20-year-old man is accused of raping a teenage girl and police say he was already on probation.

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Related Topix: Canandaigua, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Inspire Moore's second tasting room reopens in May

Ontario County-based Inspire Moore Winery and Vineyard will open its second tasting room in North Rose, Wayne County, for the season from noon to 5 p.m. on May 3 and 4 for Cinco de Vino, an event organized by the Lake Ontario Wine Trail.

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Related Topix: Wayne County, NY, Wine, Drink

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

NYSARC gives back to communities its serves

Strong communities rely on the gifts and contributions of all its members. That's the message volunteers from NYSARC, Inc., chapters, including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently sent by participating in an annual statewide campaign to 'give back' to the communities where they work and live.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

13WHAM

Fatal car accident in Farmington

Ontario County Sherriff's deputies responded to a car accident on County Road 41 in Farmington around 3 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NY, Bloomfield, NY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Gun company to sell NY-compliant AR-15 rifle

A Missouri firearms manufacturer said it plans to release a "New York Compliant" AR-15 rifle in order to be legal in... A Missouri firearms manufacturer said it plans to release a "New York Compliant" AR-15 rifle in order to be legal in New York after a tough gun-control law was passed last year.

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Related Topix: Canandaigua, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Next Wednesday: Finger Lakes Landfill Summit

As the Democrat and Chronicle laid out in a detailed report last fall, the Finger Lakes region, for better or worse, is New York's favorite dumping ground.

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Related Topix: Seneca County, NY, Seneca Falls, NY

Wed Apr 02, 2014

LongIsland.com

AG Schneiderman Announces Agreement With Ontario County Sheriff's ...

April 2, 2014 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced an agreement with the Ontario County Sheriff's Office to strengthen the Office's ability to communicate with and serve the county's Limited English Proficient residents.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Middletown, NY

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Business Journal

Buffalo SBA office unveils honorees

One of the 2013 recipients - Michael Allen , Z-AXIS Inc., located in Phelps in Ontario County - was chosen for state honors and remains in the mix for a national award.

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Related Topix: Phelps, NY, Buffalo, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Cooperative Extension offers egg workshop

Cornell Cooperative Eggs-tension of Ontario County is hosting a workshop for consumers to learn all about local eggs 10 a.m. to noon April 12 at 480 N. Main St., Canandaigua.

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Related Topix: Canandaigua, NY

Fri Mar 28, 2014

106.7 KISS FM

Manchester woman charged with stealing $50...

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says Karen Ray of Manchester held a power of attorney for that elderly family member.

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Related Topix: Manchester, NY

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