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Midlakes over Newark in boys varsity hoops (photo)

Midlakes over Newark in boys varsity hoops (photo)
  The Midlakes Screaming Eagles defeated the Newark Reds Varsity boys basketball team 65-57 in action last night. Daryn Carswell helped lead the winners with 15 points. Teammate Bryce Burri added 22. Midlakes is now 10-8 on the year while Newark dropped to 13-5. Photo by Jim Miranda more

Screaming Eagles defeat Newark Reds (photo)

Screaming Eagles defeat Newark Reds (photo)
The Midlakes Screaming Eagles Varsity boys basketball team produced a mild upset last night with a 65-57 win over the Newark Reds at Midlakes. Bryce Burri led the winners with 22 points and ten rebounds. Teammate Daryn Carswell added 15 points for the 10-8 Eagles. Newark’s Nate Beard scored 22 in a losing effort with Brian Sharp adding 13. Burri... more

del Lago will partially fund Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack under proposal

del Lago will partially fund Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack under proposal
The deal comes down to preserving jobs and a facility, which has been hurting bad over the last several years. A new plan announced by the New York State Gaming Commission created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would ensure that thoroughbred racing at the Farmington track continues. It’s a two-year plan, which will have the option for a third — should... more

Consignment sale draws thousands of horse lovers from across state

Consignment sale draws thousands of horse lovers from across state
The Countrymax Saddle and Tack Consignment Sale is just a week away, but there’s still time to drop off items to sell. Known as the Black Friday in February in the equine world, the sale is next Friday and Saturday, February 24th and 25th. Countrymax representative Mandi Lenhard said people come from all over the state to buy and sell... more

Farmington woman charged with burglary

Farmington woman charged with burglary
Deputies in Ontario County say that a Farmington woman has been arrested after she allegedly stole items from a relative on February 1st. Arielle Sorel, 32, of Farmington was charged with second-degree burglary after an investigation into the theft of an XBOX from a relatives home on February 1st. She was arrested by Sheriff’s Investigators who executed the investigation over... more

NOT SO FAST: Cuomo plan to ‘save’ FLGR would ’fall short’

NOT SO FAST: Cuomo plan to ‘save’ FLGR would ’fall short’
It wouldn’t be enough. That was the message from the Finger Lakes Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, who is tasked with protecting 1,200 people at the Farmington racetrack. “In its present form the proposal falls short of what we feel is fair,” David Brown, president of the group told the D&C in a recent interview. “They are requiring the most... more

Skepticism of Gov. Cuomo’s plan to save FLGR running high

Skepticism of Gov. Cuomo’s plan to save FLGR running high
First, there was the announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office that a plan to ‘save’ Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack would include a payment from del Lago Resort & Casino, which opened in Tyre this month. The exact amount of money is still being discussed and debated, but the proposal as Gov. Cuomo announced it would include a $440,000 payment... more

OFF TO THE RACES: Helming, Funke land deal to keep FLGR racing in 2017

OFF TO THE RACES: Helming, Funke land deal to keep FLGR racing in 2017
Negotiations are over. On Tuesday the Finger Lakes Horsemen’s Benevolent Protective Association and Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack came to terms with an agreement, which ensures that the 2017 racing season will happen. “Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack has been a tourist destination for our area for over 50 years, attracting people and families from all parts of New York... more

Farmington man ID’d after body recovered behind Aldi on SR 332

Farmington man ID’d after body recovered behind Aldi on SR 332
State Police say nothing appears to be suspicious about a 63-year-old who was discovered dead behind the Aldi grocery store in Farmington. The deceased has been identified as Daniel Kanous, a Farmington resident. State Police are now waiting for a toxicology report to determine what factors could have been at play leading up to his death. His body was discovered... more

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

Finalized deal saves horse racing, 1,200 jobs at FLGR; del Lago will pony up to help

Finalized deal saves horse racing, 1,200 jobs at FLGR; del Lago will pony up to help
The deal is finalized. It means that horse racing is preserved for at least two more years in Farmington. While the long-term stability and health of Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack is anything but certain — the deal finalized by Gov. Andrew Cuomo puts the facility on slightly more solid footing moving forward. As predicted though, the deal will come... more

Farmington Carnival to have great music all weekend

Farmington Carnival to have great music all weekend
The Farmington Carnival runs Aug 4-6, and will have great music all weekend! Here is what is on tap… Thursday night features Johnny Bauer and The Great Escape, great music in Americana, blues, country and rock. Friday night, following the parade at about 9:15 pm, Shackwater is back until midnight! Saturday night features Rustbucket , another Rochester favorite, from 8... more

Farmington man charged with violating social host law

Farmington man charged with violating social host law
On Tuesday, Christian Kroos Wetzel, 20, of Farmington was charged by deputies in Ontario County for violating the social host law, unlawful possession of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation found that he had been hosting an underaged drinking party. He was issued appearance tickets for the charges and will answer them at a later... more

Farmington woman charged with DWAI after striking mailboxes, road signs, tree before flipping car

Farmington woman charged with DWAI after striking mailboxes, road signs, tree before flipping car
A Farmington woman was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after a one car crash was reported in the Town of Canandaigua on Monday around 6:20 am. Deputies in Ontario County say that Alysha E. Evancho, 24, of Farmington was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after a one car crash on Parrish Street Extension in... more
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