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FLCC grad to receive Potato Growers scholarship

Marcus Whitman High School and recent Finger Lakes Community College grad Karen Luong has been named the 2017 Empire State Potato Growers Scholarship winner. Luong, of Rushville, will receive $500 per academic year for up to four consecutive years of agricultural education at a college in New York state. Luong first became interested in agriculture when she took an agriculture... more

Debrief Podcast: Supervisors weigh audit, DEC challenges City’s position, and dissolution

On Thursday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso tackled a big list of heavy topics happening in the region. The ongoing debate in Geneva around the former-Foundry, new regulations in Seneca Falls around Town Board meetings, as well as some newcomer items to the show list — including the Rushville dissolution, and efforts at the state-level... more

UPDATE: Driver airlifted after serious crash in Gorham; charged with DWI

In an update from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office additional details have been outlined in the serious crash, which resulted in one person being airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. Deputies say that on Friday at approximately 2:57 pm first responders were called to the intersection of State Route 245 and Baldwin Rd. in Gorham for a reported one vehicle crash... more

Ontario Co. DA Tantillo talks career, prosecution, future on Inside the FLX (podcast)

It’s been 38 years prosecuting for District Attorney Michael Tantillo. He has served as District Attorney for 28 of those 38 years. “It’s not an easy job. I’ve continued handling trial prosecution on felony cases, but have developed an incredibly talented team that has made our office run incredibly well,” Tantillo explained. “While this is my last year as DA,... more

A Village Divided: Rushville heads towards dissolution vote

For as long as many in town can remember, the Village of Rushville has always been a village divided with part of it in Ontario County, the other in Yates County. But a pending vote for dissolution has made that division seem much more literal. “It tears us up, because it shouldn’t be this way,” said longtime Rushville resident Karen... more

Ontario County issues boating advisory ahead of hot weekend

As the temperatures rise, so do the number of boaters out on the water in the Finger Lakes. In Ontario County, storms that dumped flooding rains on Thursday resulted in a boating advisory being issued on Canandaigua Lake. According to Sheriff Philip Povero boaters should observe caution while operating this weekend due to floating debris, which were caused by the... more

Pageant petering out? Annual Gorham event sees drop in participating bands

While Marcus Whitman school officials and organizers of the Gorham Pageant of Bands look forward to the 56th annual event, they do so with some concern for its future. In a letter posted on the school district website, Superintendent Jeramy Clingerman and members of the Marcus Whitman Band Boosters said while there are a number of bands participating this year,... more

One hospitalized after accident in Rushville

Deputies in Ontario County responded to an accident on Main St. in Rusvhille, which is also located in the Town of Gorham. Ruth K. Hastings, 66, of Canandaigua and her passengers were stopped in traffic facing south in a 2004 Honda when Brent T. Siwak, 23, of Penn Yan was traveling south on Main St. and failed to observe the... more

Ontario County Sheriff’s staff completes Civil Refresher Training Program

Sixty-eight Deputy Sheriffs and civilian staff from 27 Sheriff’s Offices around the state recently completed a Civil Refresher Training Course, providing specialized training in Civil Law Enforcement. Sessions were held in Ontario and Rockland Counties for this program. Deputy Patrick Fitzgerald, Finance Clerk I Susan Hughes, and Finance Clerk I Debra Cunningham, participated in the training. Sponsored by the New... more

Upstate Hoops Podcast Premiere: FL1 Sports live webcast schedule, W-FL Power Rankings & Girls Super Six revealed

FingerLakes1.com unveiled their 2016-17 live webcast schedule during the season premiere of the Upstate Hoops Podcast on Sunday night on FingerLakes1.TV. In addition to the live webcast schedule reveal, the FL1 Sports preseason W-FL Boys Power Rankings and Girls Super Six were released and a preview of the NYCC Tip-Off Classic, a quadruple-header set for next Saturday that will be streamed... more

W-FL Hoops Opener: Mynderse tops Whitman in Rushville

The 2016-17 Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball season got underway with an early opener on Tuesday night that saw the #2 Mynderse Academy Blue Devils travel to Rushville to face #8 Marcus Whitman Wildcats in the first official game in all of Section V. Mynderse would build upon a 34-27 halftime lead to take a commanding 53-32 advantage after the third quarter.... more

W-FL Tuesday: Strait’s buzzer beater lifts Dundee, Dan Brown’s triple-double powers Red Jacket

Eight of the nine Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball teams were in action on Tuesday night along with the Newark Reds who hosted Class AA University Prep. The games in the West revealed that no team is safe on any night this winter as three of the four contests were decided by a total of seven points. Full results... more

W-FL Thursday: Marcus Whitman trounces Dundee

Dundee, standing at 3-0 heading into Thursday night, would play host to the 1-2 Marcus Whitman Wildcasts and the result was all Whitman, 71-42. Burlin Allen led the charge with a career-high 6 three pointers while Nick Young scored 15 and Riley McLoud had 14 points. Dundee was led by Wylie Hall who had 12 in the loss. More results... more

W-FL Tuesday: Newark edges Wayne, Tyler Norris scores 1000th & Carswell throws down on Penn Yan

A full slate of games on Tuesday night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boys high school basketball action with 24 of the 26 W-FL teams in action. North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris scored his 1,000th career point, South Seneca defeated Romulus in the south-end rivalry game, and Newark hung on to edge the visiting Wayne Eagles as Finger Lakes East play opened... more
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