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Caledonia, NY, United States

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Past articles by Josh:

Cuomo signs bill banning cat declawing

The measure was signed into law Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, after lawmakers passed it this spring. → Read More

Expanded Auburn Trail links up Farmington communities

The Auburn Trail now connects the Auburn Meadows and Farmbrook neighborhoods — and will eventually connect to the Ontario Pathways Trail and Finger Lakes Trail systems. → Read More

Canandaigua Police searching for woman suspected of boat arson

Police say that last Tuesday at approximately 11:30 p.m. a woman is suspected of setting a sailboat and a car ablaze that was parked on Foster Street. Witnesses reported seeing a woman who was walking buy throw something into the boat. → Read More

POLICE: Three hospitalized after driver runs red light

There were no serious injuries reported after the two-car accident temporarily shut down eastbound traffic near Wegmans → Read More

POLICE: 3 hospitalized after driver runs red light

There were no serious injuries reported after the two-car accident temporarily shut down eastbound traffic near Wegmans → Read More

VIDEO: 'It's kind of magic': Making the Messenger

Technology continues to evolve quickly, but the newsprint edition of the paper remains a daily miracle. WATCH THE PRESS ROLL HERE → Read More

Wacky summer weather lands in Canandaigua

After a trying spring, summer is upon us, including some wacky weather rolling across Canandaigua Lake. → Read More

Final wash for Town and Country Dry Cleaners

Tommie Brown, 80, is going to enjoy the retired life after owning the North Main Street business for the last 35 years. → Read More

Canandaigua man accused of throwing "Molotov Cocktail" under patrol car

On Wednesday night Canandaigua Cops arrested and charged a 56-year-old man with arson after they say he threw a lit molotov cocktail under their patrol car. → Read More

Woman charged for trying to get fake rx from Thompson

An Albion woman who, according to her Facebook page, claims to be a volunteer first responder was charged with checking into the hospital in an effort to get a prescription for a controlled substance. → Read More

Geneva man gets probation for rape, attempted burglary

Lloyd Moore Jr., 27, has been sentenced to 10 years of probation after having completed one year of trouble-free interim probation; the prosecution wanted some prison time → Read More

Kuo turns down offer of time served, continues to fight felony charges

On Thursday, in a courtroom conference call with her attorney, Isabella Kuo, 34, turned down the offer of time served from the District Attorney's Office in the hopes in getting the charges reduced to a misdemeanor or dismissed. → Read More

Judge orders DNA swab from Geneva teen accused of rape

Ontario County Court Judge Frederick Reed ordered a DNA swab be taken from a Geneva teen accused of raping a woman in October of 2018. → Read More

Canandaigua man sentenced to prison for head-butting woman

A Canandaigua man was sentenced to 2 1/3 to 7 years in state prison for headbutting a woman and violating a restraining order. → Read More

Artistry in the open air: Canandaigua area hosts Plein Air competition

Artists are now spread across the region creating paintings as part of the 8th Annual Finger Lakes Plein Air Competition and Festival → Read More

Police attacked by pit bull during drug arrest at Canandaigua Motel

A Canandaigua man was arrested as police executed a drug arrest warrant after a months long investigation by the Sheriff's Special Investigations Unit. → Read More

Canandaigua woman facing stalking, harassment and endangering the welfare of a child charges

A Canandaigua woman was arrested on a Hopewell Town court arrest warrant for stalking, endangering the welfare of a child and harassment. → Read More

Sheriff: Operation Dry Water in effect to promote water safety

Memorial Day weekend kicked off the summer boating season. Sheriff Henderson issued a reminder to be safe while on the water operating a boat or personal watercraft while on any waterways in Ontario County. → Read More

Orbino found not guilty in rape trial

Acquitted of rape and criminal sex act, Michael Orbino Jr. is still in jail facing a stalking charge → Read More

Freedom costly for Mendon man charged with Marijuana enterprise

A Mendon man is required to pay $122,000 after he pled guilty to criminal possession of marijuana. Patrick Gallo was also charged with enterprise and corruption. But after his plea, those charges were dismissed. → Read More