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Geneva Woman Charged With Felonies After Standoff With Police

The Geneva woman responsible for a standoff with police that lasted more than five hours has been charged with two felonies. Police responded to a Pulteney Street residence last Monday night for a reported domestic incident between a man and a woman. 44-year-old Glenda Pelham is accused of shooting off a firearm inside of the house. Following numerous attempts by police to make contact with Pelham, she eventually surrendered after Ontario County SWAT responded. Pelham was taken to Clifton Springs Hospital for mental health treatment.
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Auburn man among those shot in Buffalo shooting, police say

Syracuse, N.Y. — An Auburn man was among the 10 people killed in a racist attack at a Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo on Saturday. Andre Mackniel, 53, was shot and killed along with nine other people, the Buffalo police said on Sunday. Buffalo police spelled his name Mackneil, but his social media accounts spell it Mackniel.

Geneva man arrested for DWI a second time

Police arrested a Geneva man following a one vehicle crash. According to a news release, the Geneva Police Department arrested Allan Murray, 47, of Geneva for driving while intoxicated felony. Murray crashed his vehicle into a tree on North Main Street and was found to be intoxicated. This is Murray’s...

Finger Lakes Travel: A trip to the Women’s Rights Park, good eats and our summer bucket list

We were blessed with some warm weather in the Finger Lakes this week and took full advantage of it. I headed downtown Seneca Falls to the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, which is one of Seneca Falls’ biggest tourist attractions. Not only is the center educational, but it’s also set up beautifully. My favorite thing about the center is the water walls!

Take a Hike By 12 Scenic Waterfalls & Swim Beneath One Few Hours From CNY

A few hours from Utica is a place where you can hike past 12 scenic waterfalls and swim beneath one in a stream-fed pool. Robert H. Treman State Park is an area of wild beauty in Ithaca, New York. The rugged gorge called Enfield Glen is the park's scenic highlight. Nine miles of winding trails follow the gorge past 12 waterfalls, including the 115-foot Lucifer Falls, to where visitors can see a mile-and-a-half down the wooded gorge as it winds its way to the lower park.
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This Week in Wine Country: Seneca Stag Brewing

DRESDEN, NY (WENY) -- This week in wine country, sponsored by Finger Lakes Wine Country, we pay a visit to a new brewery on the western shore of Seneca Lake, Seneca Stag Brewing. The family-owned brewery opened in December 2021, and specializes in German style beers, as a nod to...

Be princess for a day in Upstate NY with royal carriage rides

Take a ride of enchantment this summer in Upstate New York with a horse-drawn carriage ride hosted by some of your favorite fairytale princesses. Royal Promise Productions, based in Central New York, is partnering with CNY Carriage Company and the City of Auburn Parks and Recreation for a summer of regal experiences in Hoopes Park. One Sunday each month will feature an event with a different princess.

Popular Naples Seed Farm, Fruition Seeds, Hosts Many Free & Low-Cost Gardening Opportunities

A delightful drive from Jamestown to Naples, NY, for seeds brought Janet to Caruso’s Cafe on a Saturday morning in early April. Janet was staying at the Naples Hotel, came into the café, and began sharing her love for gardening, seeds, seed libraries, and the local seed farm here in Naples: Fruition Seeds. Over espresso, we talked about all of the wonderful community offerings Fruition provides and how delightful it is to visit the farm. One is always met with a warm greeting by owners Matthew and Petra who are always happy to share their wealth of knowledge.

Native Plant Event Offered at The Finger Lakes Welcome Center

The Geneva City Green Committee will sponsor its third Native Plant Sale Saturday May 21 from 9am - 1pm at the Finger Lakes Welcome Center. Nurseries Amanda’s Garden, Butterfly Effect and White Oak Nursery, all specialists in plants and pollinators native to the Finger Lakes, will be on hand with product and informational materials on landscaping that promotes our regional biodiversity and produces beautiful gardens.