PENN YAN — Village police have arrested a local man accused of calling for a government overthrow and threatening U.S. military installations, although he apparently had no means to do so.

CANANDAIGUA — A plane made an emergency landing at the local airport Wednesday afternoon after the pilot smelled smoke in the cockpit.

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One day 11 years ago, John and Christine Zugec brought their set of triplets — Alyssa, Brady and Carson — to the Geneva Recreation Center for an open ice skate.

Recently, the Finger Lakes Times published a column where the writer expressed his thoughts that the New York State Thruway was “among the more sensible arrangements between citizen and state. If you drive the Thruway, you pay a toll. If you don’t drive the Thruway, you don’t pay a toll. The…

FAYETTE — On Jan. 19, the Seneca County Chamber held its 54th Annual Meeting & Community Awards dinner — “A Tribute to the Shining Stars of the Seneca County Chamber.”

New York Farm Bureau released its 2023 state legislative priorities during a press call last week that addressed the needs and challenges of the state’s diverse agricultural community. NYFB President David Fisher and Public Policy Director Jeff Williams highlighted the major issues based on …


In 1826, work began on the formation of a Shaker community on the southern end of Sodus Bay, straddling what is now the townships of Huron and Sodus. The Sodus Bay Shakers, an official branch of the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, purchased 1,331 acres of land for $12,600.

NEWARK — There’s soft music playing with a steady, yet strong beat. A faint scent of incense fills the air, not too overpowering, just enough to evoke a warm feeling. And, the constant humming and buzzing of a tattoo gun in the hand of Jaymee Rosser, hard at work in his own gallery.

FAEYTTE — Ventosa Vineyards winemaker Jeff Harvey has created his and Ventosa’s first sparkling wine. They are hosting a party to celebrate it, and the first 100 people who purchase tickets will get to try it before it is released to the public.

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I’ve watched for almost 30 years as each of the villages in the south end of Seneca County has deteriorated. So many main street businesses have closed, too many houses have withered away and become abandoned, and residents are leaving in droves. Meanwhile, Seneca County continues to pull in…

In January 1898, Miss Anna L. Scott convinced the Geneva Daily Times to endorse the campaign to close downtown businesses earlier than 9 p.m. The Jan. 14 edition quoted a “prominent clothier” declaring that keeping open in the evenings was a “relic of the past.” The Jan. 16 edition carried t…


GENEVA -- David Brind, retired Geneva City Court Judge, 1973-1995, was honored at a private ceremony Jan. 21 at his residence in recognition of 70 years of continuous membership in the St. Andrew's Society of Albany.

CANANDAIGUA — Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of Canandaigua, invites teachers, mentors, school leaders, and other interested organizations to nominate a student for the New York State Senate’s Youth Leadership Recognition Award program, which honors outstanding students in the state.