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Rose man charged with DWI in Huron

State Police arrested a 35-year-old Rose man following a property damage accident on State Route 104. Police charged Kevin C. Scarborough, 35, with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than .08 percent, unlicensed operation, aggravated operation of a motor vehicle and moving from lane unsafely. Troopers were dispatched to a property damage accident... more

Penn Yan man found guilty of selling cocaine

A Yates County jury convicted a local man of felony drug charges Friday following a trial. In a press release, District Attorney Valerie Gardner said James F. Fenton, 57, was found guilty of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (class B felonies). The charges stem from the possession and sale of... more

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Geneva YMCA helps hurricane victims

When local organizations raise money for hurricane relief 1,500 miles away in the Caribbean, it can be difficult to see the impact. Thanks to some local connections on the Turks and Caicos Islands, however, members and staff at the Geneva Family YMCA have seen how funds raised earlier this year have, indeed, made a difference. Following several September fitness classes... more

‘I love to wrap’: Weedsport woman wraps presents for charity at Fingerlakes Mall

‘I love to wrap’: Weedsport woman wraps presents for charity at Fingerlakes Mall
Linda D'Amato truly knows what it means to give back during the holiday season. Since 2013, the Weedsport woman has wrapped Christmas gifts in exchange for charitable donations. This year, D'Amato set up her wrapping station inside the Fingerlakes Mall and is donating all the money she raises to Joseph's House, a home in Syracuse for pregnant women and single... more

Deputies: Man went snowmobiling while drunk

A Wayne County man is facing several charges after deputies say he operated a snowmobile while intoxicated on the night of December 13. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Kristopher Skilins of Williamson was operating his snowmobile on state trails that had yet to be opened for the year in Sodus. Upon further investigation, Skilins was found to... more

‘I love to wrap’: Weedsport woman wraps presents for charity at Fingerlakes Mall

Linda D’Amato truly knows what it means to give back during the holiday season. Since 2013, the Weedsport woman has wrapped Christmas gifts in exchange for charitable donations. This year, D’Amato set up her wrapping station inside the Fingerlakes Mall and is donating all the money she raises to Joseph’s House, a home in Syracuse for pregnant women and single... more

Significant warm-up coming to the FLX today, Tuesday

Look for temperatures to rebound and feel warmer than they have in several days – if not weeks – but along with those moderating temperatures will come windy conditions this week. Temperatures will push into the 30s on Monday, then reach into the 40s on Tuesday – which will melt some of the snow that has accumulated over the last... more

Farmington man charged with felony DWI after crashing into car, ditch

Deputies say a 39-year-old Farmington man was charged with driving while intoxicated after they found his vehicle crashed in a ditch off of Plastermill Road. Shawn M. Ross, 39, of Farmington was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, and issued several other traffic tickets after deputies found him in the driver’s seat of a vehicle crashed in a ditch. It... more

Victor driver charged with DWI after leaving scene of Farmington crash

Deputies say a 58-year-old Victor resident was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving after a property damage accident on County Road 41 in Farmington. Carver G. Johnson, 58, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of a property damage accident after crashing into a utility pole and leaving the scene. Johnson was issued... more

Police: Man barricaded inside Ithaca residence talked about ‘suicide’ by cop

The Ithaca Police Department reports that an Elmira man is in custody after a lengthy standoff situation, in which the accused barricaded himself inside a Second Street home for several hours. Police say the incident started around 1:40 am when police were called to the 100 block of Second Street for people reportedly ‘arguing’. Upon arrival to the area, an... more

Rochester pair arrested after Junius shoplifting incident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on December 14th at approximately 1:05 pm deputies arrested two individuals after a Junius incident. Mackenzie C. McFarland, 24, of Rochester was charged with two counts of criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree, unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of burglar’s tools. It is alleged McFarland stole property from a... more

Results & photos from Ugly Sweather Cornhole Tournament in Seneca Falls

Below are the result from Saturday’s Ugly Sweater Cornhole Tournament, presented by Finger Lakes Cornhole. The event was held at the Seneca Falls Elks Club. Competitive Singles 1st- Shayne Coyne 2nd-Timothy Reilly 3rd- Gary Fetter Social Singles 1st – Mike Savoy 2nd – Kevin Smith 3rd – Cody Miller Competitive Doubles 1st – Brian Kiddle and G$ 2nd – The... more
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