GENEVA — With the arrival of autumn weather and colder temperatures sure to follow, Geneva Fire Department Chief Mike Combs is urging residents and building owners to have their heating systems checked.

CANANDAIGUA — For more than three hours Thursday, an Ontario County committee looking into allegations of misconduct in the sheriff’s office discussed numerous documents behind closed doors.

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CANANDAIGUA — MRB Group President and CEO Ryan Colvin pledged his firm’s commitment to the town of Canandaigua to support construction of its new Inclusive Playground with a $20,000 donation.

GENEVA — The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its most anticipated event of 2021, a Membership Harvest Celebration, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Bottomless Brewing in Fayette.

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GENEVA — City police charged a local man with felony driving while intoxicated Wednesday night after a head-on crash that injured the other driver.

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With limited resources, those involved in the area battle to combat the opioid crisis have tried to stem the tide of addiction and the overdose deaths that go with it.

CANANDAIGUA — Officials from the Ontario County Board of Elections are reminding residents that the registration deadline to vote in the Nov. 2 general election is Friday.

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CLIFTON SPRINGS — State police are asking for the public’s help to find a Newark man who has been missing for nearly a week.

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CANANDAIGUA — The committee tasked with investigating allegations of misconduct in the Ontario County sheriff’s office will meet Thursday, although some or most of its discussion may occur behind closed doors.

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CANANDAIGUA — Two years ago, Jeff Salone Jr. was sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing a suspected burglar during a 2017 incident in Geneva.

PHELPS — With about 80% of town residents not having public water at home, it’s an issue when their wells are dry or running low.

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GENEVA — For the second time in less than a week, city police have made a weapons arrest — and there could be more to come.

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GENEVA — There may be few things more annoying — or perhaps alarming — than a smoke or carbon monoxide detector going off in the middle of the night.

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While healthcare workers in some parts of New York are pushing back against the state’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate, that does not appear to be the case locally.

GENEVA — In a continuing effort to keep items out of the Ontario County Landfill, the town is sponsoring its fall “Free Stuff Day” this Sunday.

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GENEVA — First responders are on the scene of a serious accident on Route 14, at the intersection of Reed Road.

PHELPS — A former town highway department worker has taken the first step in legal action against the town and highway Superintendent Terry Featherly, claiming he was wrongfully fired for supporting Featherly’s opponent in this year’s elections.

GENEVA — Today is National Voter Registration Day, and the League of Women Voters of Geneva will be conducting voter registration and voter information drives at three Geneva locations and one in Canandaigua.

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CANANDAIGUA — Ontario County officials said despite word that embattled Sheriff Kevin Henderson is expected to resign, an investigation into him and his administration will continue even if he leaves the job.

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GENEVA — One day after he was found guilty of choking a woman, Jack Montesanto is no longer a city police officer.

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GENEVA — Moments after a city police officer was convicted of choking a woman during a heated incident more than two years ago, Jason MacBride turned and simply nodded to the victim, Maria Leach.

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VICTOR — Constellation Brands Inc., a leading worldwide beverage alcohol company and one of Ontario County's most successful businesses, announced today it is moving its global headquarters from Victor to downtown Rochester.

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GENEVA — A city police officer faces up to a year in jail after he was convicted of choking a woman more than two years ago.

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CANANDAIGUA — A union representing Ontario County sheriff’s deputies, sergeants and investigators has gone public in the controversy surrounding Sheriff Kevin Henderson, saying he has created a “toxic culture” and it does not have confidence in his ability to do the job.

GENEVA — The fate of a city police officer hinges on something that happened more than two years ago — an incident that took five or six seconds.

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CANANDAIGUA — A union representing Ontario County sheriff's deputies, sergeants and investigators has gone public in the controversy surrounding Sheriff Kevin Henderson, saying he has created a "toxic culture" and it does not have confidence in his ability to do the job.

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GENEVA — As the long-awaited trial of a Geneva police officer began Monday, the jury saw body camera footage of the alleged choking incident that led to his arrest.

GENEVA — The Fred L. Emerson Foundation has made a $40,000 challenge grant in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva’s upcoming “Giving Day” on Sept. 30.

GENEVA — Some William Smith College students and their parents are breathing a sigh of relief after a local man accused of acting suspiciously at off-campus housing was arrested by city police early Thursday morning.

CANANDAIGUA — Police arrested a Farmington man Wednesday after he allegedly stole a vehicle in Livingston County and led officers on a pursuit that resulted in two separate crashes in the city of Canandaigua.

Locate Finger Lakes is once again offering students in the Finger Lakes region the opportunity to participate in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy with a goal of igniting the spirit of entrepreneurship in middle and high schools students across the region.

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GENEVA — After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Geneva Police Department is accepting applications for its annual Citizens Police Academy that begins Oct. 4 and continues through Nov. 15.

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CANANDAIGUA — The Ontario County Board of Supervisors has overwhelmingly approved two measures related to the controversy involving Sheriff Kevin Henderson.

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TORREY — As a state agency begins the process of reviewing air permit applications for the Greenidge Generation plant, the issue has the attention of U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

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VICTOR — There were indications the DWI case of former state Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb was nearing the finish line.