CANANDAIGUA — Finger Lakes Community College officials have closed one of FLCC’s two trail systems to allow for the safe removal of dead trees, due to the emerald ash borer, an invasive beetle.

WATERLOO — Applications are being accepted to fill a vacant seat on the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency board.

SENECA FALLS — Town police have started their seventh annual toy drive, including a “Fill the Cruiser” event that will occur during the It’s a Wonderful Life Festival.

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COVERT — In what was called a dangerous situation at times, an Ithaca man who allegedly broke into three occupied homes in this Seneca County town — and was held at gunpoint by one homeowner — was arrested early Thursday morning after a large-scale search.

GENEVA — Hobart basketball hosted Vassar after a tough last-second loss against RPI on Friday and won 75-64 thanks to a 57.8% shooting performance and a 35-23 rebounding edge.

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LYONS — Brooklyn native Norik Moore was urged by an uncle living in Geneva to consider coming up to the Finger Lakes a few years back.


Everywhere in the landscape, dead ash trees stand a ghostly, grey reminder of the power of a tree blight. Decades ago, Dutch elm disease took out most elm trees in the American landscape with a similar ailment. But in the days before this terrible tree affliction, one Yates County elm in par…


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