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Incident at FLCC under investigation

Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a man who had what appeared to be a gun inside the College Suites on the Finger Lakes Community College late Thursday night.

The director of security at FLCC tells News10NBC he received the information about the incident and sent out a text and call alert. Students then took to social media to talk about the event. Some criticized the alert being send out, saying it is a college holiday and they aren't on campus. To that college officials say when it comes to safety matters, they would rather be safe than sorry.

 FLCC officials are also being critiqued for the time delay. The person was seen around 9 p.m. or 10 p.m. and the alert didn’t go out until around 1 a.m. Officials say the reason for that is because the student didn't call police until around midnight.

Rochester man facing drug charges in Canandaigua

A 32-year-old Rochester man is facing drug charges in Canandaigua.

Jesus Dejesus is charged with criminal possession of a control substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and conspiracy.

Police say Dejesus conspired to sell cocaine to another person. At the time of his arrest, investigators say Dejesus had 48 grams of crack cocaine and a small amount of marijuana on his person.

He is being held in the Ontario County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail.

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Ontario County supervisors to vote on bus service

People in Ontario County will learn whether RGRTA busses will start making stops in their community.

 According to our news partners at the Messenger Post, the Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote on the proposal at 6:30 p.m.  If passed, the county would end its contract with MV Transportation.

 Cost is a major factor. County officials say continuing the current contract would force taxpayers to lose $1.58-million this year.

 The changeover could happen as early as July 1.

UPDATE: The decision on the proposal has been pushed back three weeks, according to the Messenger Post. We will continue to track this decision and will have an update when it's available.

Ontario County Board of Supervisors approve tax deal for North Shore project

The plan to transform the Canandaigua Lakeshore is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Thursday, the Ontario County Board of Supervisors approved an $11 million tax deal for the project.

Earlier this month, the City Council approved the final site for phase one of the North Shore project. The price tag for the 21 acre complex is close to $120 million. It would include restaurants, hotels and retail shops.

It will be built in five phases over the next few years.

To learn more about the project, click here.

Canandaigua city committee votes for gas-drilling ban

With a moratorium on hydrofracking set to expire in June, the city will move forward with plans to ban all forms of natural gas extraction, including hydrofracking, within city limits.

The city’s ordinance committee Tuesday voted unanimously, 4-0, to adopt an ordinance that amends the city’s code dedicated to preservation of natural resources. Once approved by City Council, the code will ban all methods of natural gas drilling, as well as any exploration, transfer, storage, treatment or disposal of natural gas within city limits.

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Former FLCC dean pays restitution to state, college

Nancy Purdy of Farmington, a former dean and vice president at Finger Lakes Community College accused of changing student records, has paid $5,951 in restitution to the state and college and had her case adjourned by Hopewell Justice Nancy Wooden on Tuesday in contemplation of dismissal (ACD).

"Under the law," wrote Ontario County District Attorney Mike Tantillo in a press release handed out after Purdy’s brief court appearance, "this means that if Ms. Purdy does not commit any crimes or violations in the next six months, these charges would then be deemed dismissed with finality."