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Ontario Sheriff extends ‘No Unnecessary Travel’ request

Ontario Sheriff extends ‘No Unnecessary Travel’ request
Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says that conditions are worsening in his county. A Travel Advisory has been issued by Povero until 10 pm. Povero extended the No Unnecessary Travel Advisory active in the county, which will remain until 5 am on Thursday. He says that motorists should use extreme caution on the roadways, especially as those individuals who have... more

Clifton Springs resident arrested after refusing to leave home

Clifton Springs resident arrested after refusing to leave home
A Clifton Springs man was arrested on Sunday after an incident where he allegedly refused to leave a person’s home. On Sunday, at 10:07 am Shane Wolff was arrested for criminal trespass in the second degree, after reportedly not leaving a residence after the homeowner requested he do so. He was arraigned before Justice Adams and remanded to the Ontario... more

16-year-old charged after alleged assault on school bus

16-year-old charged after alleged assault on school bus
A Stanley minor was arrested by deputies after an incident, which occurred on a school bus in Ontario County. Additional details of the incident were not released. Deputies say that the 16-year-old was arrested for assault in the third degree, and was issued an appearance ticket. The charges will be answered in Hopewell Town Court. more

Midlakes to honor grads of distinction

Midlakes to honor grads of distinction
The inaugural class in the Midlakes High School Graduates of Distinction program will be honored during a day of celebration on May 12. The program was approved by the school board last year to recognize the outstanding accomplishments or lifetime achievements of Midlakes alumni. Angela Simmons, a high school history teacher and chair of the committee that established the program,... more

ELECTION RESULTS: Winners and losers from village contests (full-coverage)

ELECTION RESULTS: Winners and losers from village contests (full-coverage)
The surprise from Tuesday’s slate of village elections was the loss of incumbent Waterloo Trustee David Duprey who has served on the board since 1996. In races that generated very few votes — Democrat Gina Suffredini and Republican John Butlak both secured seats on the Village Board. Butlak received 250 votes, while Suffredini secured 213. While there are still 44... more

Three injured, service dog killed in multi-vehicle crash in Ontario Co.

Three injured, service dog killed in multi-vehicle crash in Ontario Co.
Three people were injured and a service dog was killed in a three-car crash that happened in Ontario County on Thursday. According to a press release from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office the three-vehicle wreck involved a tractor-trailer, an SUV, and a pickup truck. Deputies say Darryl E. Richardson, 50, of Rome was driving a 2016 tractor-trailer west on Taylor... more

Group advertises major savings if every Ontario Co. village dissolved

Group advertises major savings if every Ontario Co. village dissolved
Dissolving is a good idea, according to one group out of Ontario County. The Ontario County Values, Inc. an independent and not-for-profit corporation was recently formed to study and compare the costs of local government services in Ontario County. The latest study — aptly named “The Value of Villages” shows the likely average savings that would accrue to each village... more

Phelps man found slumped over wheel, charged with felony DWI

Phelps man found slumped over wheel, charged with felony DWI
A Clifton Springs man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a complaint was filed with the 911 Center that a driver was slumped over the wheel of a running vehicle in Phelps. Deputies say 21-year-old Christopher Kane, of Clifton Springs was arrested and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated, and driving while ability impaired by drugs.... more

Two children killed in Thruway crash ID’d

Two children killed in Thruway crash ID’d
State Police released the identities of those involved in the fatal accident on the New York State Thruway early-Monday morning. The driver, who is in critical condition, was identified as Sean Ferguson, of Buffalo. The two children who died in the wreck were identified as Amir and Shamel Middleton. They were 9- and 11-years-old respectively. The passenger, identified as 34-year-old... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)
It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

MOTHER CHARGED: 4-year-old gets into medicine, hospitalized several days after being found unresponsive

MOTHER CHARGED: 4-year-old gets into medicine, hospitalized several days after being found unresponsive
A Clifton Springs woman was charged after investigators say she failed to secure prescription medication, allowing a 4-year-old child to ingest a large quantity of it. Deputies charged Jennifer Lynn Rice, 27, of Clifton Springs with endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation revealed that she failed to secure medication on April 17th allowing a child to ingest... more

Offensive outburst leads Geneva softball to win over Midlakes

Offensive outburst leads Geneva softball to win over Midlakes
The Geneva softball team picked up its fifth win of the season as the Panthers cruised to a 17-1 win over Midlakes in six innings on Wednesday. Shannon Gallagher picked up the win in the circle after allowing just five hits and striking out five. Julianna Trunzo led the Geneva offense with three hits, including a first-inning, 2-run home run,... more

Canandaigua PD: Clifton Springs man charged with burglary, more arrests coming

Canandaigua PD: Clifton Springs man charged with burglary, more arrests coming
The Canandaigua Police Department says a 20-year-old Clifton Springs man has been charged with burglary after an investigation. They also say more arrests are coming. Kenneth Milliman, of Clifton Springs was charged with second-degree burglary this week, according to police. Information developed by the Canandaigua Police led to the arrest in the case, which stemmed from an incident that occurred... more

Athena ACE Association seeks scholarship applications

Athena ACE Association seeks scholarship applications
The Athena Award for Continuing Education (ACE) Association celebrates the 9th annual year of the Athena ACE scholarship. Application forms are available in the “Apply” section at their website, www.athenaace.org and can be submitted electronically to [email protected] or by mail to the following address: Athena ACE Association P.O. Box 744 Geneva, New York 14456 Applications for the scholarship will be... more
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