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3 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

Bank of the Finger Lakes net income rebounds in Q2

The parent of the Bank of the Finger Lakes in Ontario County reported a 39 percent increase in net income for the second quarter, rebounding from a 24 percent drop during the first three months of 2014.

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7 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

Merged RGHS, Unity named Rochester Regional Health System

As of Wednesday, the health system created with the July 1 merger of Rochester General Health System and Unity has a name.

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Related Topix: Newark, NY, Clifton Springs, NY, Medicine, Nursing

13 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

RG&E: 27,000 customers without power during height of storm

RG&E says at the height of Tuesday's storms, 27,000 customers were without power.

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Related Topix: Weather, Pittsford, NY

19 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Reform public defense

On June 26th, the New York Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement with Ontario County in the Hurrell-Harring lawsuit.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Storm causes utility poles to come down in Farmington

Tuesday's storm caused utility poles to come down in Ontario County. Nearly two dozen utility poles came down on Bowerman Road in Farmington.

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Rochester Business Journal

In teacher pay, Greece ranks No. 1

Among the 27 public school districts in Monroe and Ontario counties, median teacher pay is highest in Greece.

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Related Topix: Greece, NY, Education Etc., Monroe County, NY, Irondequoit, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Deputies: Teens stole items from six stores at Victor mall

Three teens are facing petit larceny charges after deputies say they stole merchandise from half a dozen stores at Eastview Mall.

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Related Topix: Macedon, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

MPN: Six bar, store employees charged with selling alcohol to minors in Ontario County

In preparation for the Fourth of July and graduation season, a sweep by local law enforcement of businesses selling alcohol was conducted July 2 in Ontario County.

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Related Topix: Geneva, NY, Victor, NY, Canandaigua, NY, Manchester, NY

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Suspect in hit and run, car theft located in Virginia

Police say they found the man who stole a vehicle from Ontario County in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Examiner.com

Ontario County Fireworks 2014

Bring your family to the annual Independence Day carnival and fireworks display in Geneva , New York on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Geneva, NY, Canandaigua, NY

13WHAM

Upstate New York man shot in mobile home park

A 23-year-old upstate New York man who was shot several times at the mobile home park where he lives is recovering after surgery.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NY, Rochester, NY

13WHAM

More charges for Canandaigua police officer

A flash flood watch has been issued for Yates county starting today at noon continuing on into this evening.*A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL INTERACT WITH WARM HUMID AIR CAUSING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON THAT WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canandaigua, NY, Natural Disasters, Flood, Yates County, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Deputies say man drove by them while drinking alcohol

A Honeoye man is facing charges after deputies say he drove past them while drinking an alcoholic beverage on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Honeoye, NY

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Four face charges following alleged T.J. Maxx purse thefts

New York State Police in Canandaigua charged four women on Saturday, June 28, with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a class E felony, and possession of burglar's tools, a misdemeanor, after a traffic stop on Route 332 in Farmington.

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Related Topix: Canandaigua, NY

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Humane Society looking for owner of dog left at Burger King

Do you know who owns this dog? Officials with the Ontario County Humane Society a man in his 20's wearing tan shorts and driving a silver, four-door Honda Civic pulled up to the Burger King on Eastern Boulevard in Canandaigua, removed the dog from the car and left without taking her.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Civic, Canandaigua, NY

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Infection killing fish in N.Y. lake

Vacationers and residents hoping for a pristine beach experience on Canandaigua Lake this year may be in for a surprise: shorelines and beaches dotted with smelly fish carcasses.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cornell University, Canandaigua, NY

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Law.com

One of Five Upstate Counties Settles Public Defense Suit

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USA Today

Infection killing fish in upstate N.Y. lake

Infection killing fish in upstate N.Y. lake The waves are washing smelly carcasses full of raging columnaris onto Canandaigua beaches.

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Related Topix: Canandaigua, NY, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cornell University

WHEC-TV Rochester

Ontario County reaches deal over poor defendants

The New York Civil Liberties Union says it has reached an agreement with a central New York county it sued over how it handles providing criminal defense for poor or indigent defendants.

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Related Topix: New York County, NY

Examiner.com

2 deaths thunderstorms: Tree falls on top of car, deaths caused by crushed roof

Authorities in Madison County are investigating a possible tornado touchdown Thursday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Madison County, NY, Phelps, NY

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