Kidnapping, torture, robbery leads to three arrests in Geneva

GENEVA, N.Y. (WROC) — Three people were arrested Tuesday, September 21 after a home invasion, burglary, robbery, and kidnapping in the City of Geneva. According to Geneva police, an unnamed victim was kidnapped, held at gunpoint, and tortured Monday, September 20 night. Investigators say that victim was punched and kicked in the face and torso, beaten with belts and cords, and burned with a hot knife.
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Trial of Geneva Police Officer Underway

The trial of a Geneva police officer, accused of choking a woman in police custody, is underway. Jack Montesanto is charged with misdemeanor criminal obstruction of breathing. The Finger Lakes Times reports the jury was shown body camera footage Monday of the alleged choking incident from July 2019. He has...
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Filberts or hazelnuts? By whatever name, they're fun to grow

Things are getting nutty around my garden. Literally. The squirrels have been doing a lot of nut planting, mostly black walnuts, and I’ve joined in the game by removing excess seedlings, letting just a couple of well-placed ones remain. In the past few years, I’ve even joined the squirrels and planted some nuts myself, including chestnuts, heartnuts, pine nuts and hazelnuts. The hazelnuts (also known as filbert nuts) have been especially satisfying. And quickly so, bearing their first nuts within three years of planting. Unlike the squirrels, I have planted hazelnuts shrubs I bought from a nursery rather than just...
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Anthony photo found in Geneva attic goes for $6,500 at auction

The one-of-a-kind photograph of women’s rights icon Susan B. Anthony was sold at auction. The winning bid for James Ellery Hale’s 1905 photo, which was discovered in a downtown Geneva building last December, was $6,500. The photo was given to the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum of Adams, Mass. Bidding...

U.S. expulsions of Haitians may violate international law -UN refugee boss

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations’ top refugee official Filippo Grandi said on Tuesday the U.S. mass expulsions of Haitians without screening for their protection needs may contravene international law and constitute forced returns. Grandi, in a statement issued by his Geneva-based agency, urged the United States to lift its...
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Two Geneva teachers receive Addona grants

GENEVA — On June 24, two Geneva City School District elementary teachers were awarded grants totaling $1,515 from the Becky Addona TLC Grant Foundation. The grant program was created in 2018 in honor of the retired teacher who passed away in 2017. The grant calls for innovative and creative proposals...

Flood Advisory issued for Geneva by NWS

Effective: 2021-09-20 17:17:00 CDT Expires: 2021-09-20 20:15:00 CDT Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely Instruction: Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Target Area: Geneva The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a * Flood Advisory for Southeastern Geneva County in southeastern Alabama Northeastern Holmes County in the panhandle of Florida * Until 645 PM CDT. * At 436 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. * Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches have already occurred with an additional 2 inches of rain possible. * Some locations that will experience flooding include Esto, Noma, Noma Junction and Holland Crossroads.

Check out these houses for sale in Geneva

(GENEVA, NY) Looking for a house in Geneva? Take a look at these listings pulled today from our classifieds, where homes from around the area are collected in one place. From sweeping views to cozy neighborhoods, there’s something for everyone in this blend of properties from around the area.

Geneva Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Geneva: Tuesday, September 21: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy then chance of rain showers overnight; Wednesday, September 22: Rain showers likely during the day; while chance of rain showers overnight; Thursday, September 23: Rain showers likely then

Special Weather Statement issued for Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston by NWS

Effective: 2021-09-20 10:25:00 CDT Expires: 2021-09-20 17:00:00 CDT Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed Instruction: If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Target Area: Dale; Geneva; Henry; Houston A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southeastern Dale, southwestern Henry, eastern Geneva, central Houston, northwestern Jackson and northeastern Holmes Counties through 500 PM CDT At 431 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Graceville, moving northeast at 15 mph. HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include Cottonwood, Graceville, Dothan, Headland, Hartford, Taylor, Midland City, Kinsey, Ashford, Slocomb, Cowarts, Webb, Malvern, Rehobeth, Grimes, Avon, Esto, Napier Field, Madrid and Noma. MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH