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

One sent to hospital after Manchester crash

On Monday around 7:30 am deputies were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Deputies say that a 2015 Nissan operated by Melody Metz, 49, of Shortsville was northbound on State Route 21 at the intersection with State Route 96 when she was struck by a pickup truck operated by Emile Vailancourt, 73, of Clifton Springs.... more

Manchester man charged with assault, endangering the welfare of a child after domestic incident

Manchester man charged with assault, endangering the welfare of a child after domestic incident
On Monday at approximately 8:25 pm a Manchester man was arrested after an investigation into a domestic incident, which occurred in the Town of Manchester. Deputies in Ontario County say that Roanld Wayne Loftus, 44, of Manchester was arrested at his residence after an investigation into a domestic incident at his residence. Loftus was charged with endangering the welfare of... more

Our FL History: The Ku Klux Klan in the Finger Lakes

The history of the Ku Klux Klan presence in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York in the 1920’s as narrated by Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian. more

Victor woman allegedly reports incident to avoid ticket; ticketed anyway

A Victor woman falsely reported an incident in an effort to get out of a ticket, according to deputies in Ontario County. On September 10 in the Town of Manchester during a routine traffic stop — deputies were directed to 2 Kendall St. in the Village of Clifton Springs for the report of an individual with chest pains and distress... more

Farmington woman charged with DWAI drugs and alcohol following traffic stop

A 27-year-old Farmington woman was arrested for driving while ability impaired by drugs after a traffic stop on Outlet Road in the Town of Manchester. Deputies say Katelyn Marie Demeyers, 27, of Farmington was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs by deputies on Saturday at 12:51 am following a traffic stop for failing to keep right on State... more

Manchester man allegedly prevented another from breathing during incident

A Manchester man is accused of obstructing the breathing of an individual at his residence over the weekend, according to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. The incident allegedly occurred on Saturday and involved Ryan M. Barber, 31, of Manchester — who deputies say intentionally impeded the normal breathing of another person by blocking the nose and mouth of the individual.... more

Naples added to water restriction; multiple Ontario, Wayne towns included

Over the weekend, Naples was added to the list of locations where water restrictions would be enacted until further notice. The expanded restrictions cover towns in Ontario and Wayne County, which are fed by Canandaigua Lake. In a statement released by officials from Canandaigua, the City announced that they would be initiating water conservation measures effectively immediately. The statement was... more

Head on crash closes SR 96 in Manchester: Drunk driver crossed center line, deputies say

On Friday night, motorists were directed to avoid the area of State Route 96 from Pratt Road to State Route 21 due to a serious car accident. The call came in around 7:11 pm and the stretch of roadway remained closed for multiple hours as crews worked at the scene. Deputies with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office say that they... more

Canandaigua man charged with driving under influence of drugs

On October 15th at 1:59 am deputies in Ontario County arrested Bradley K. Harris, 19, of Canandaigua for driving while ability impaired by drugs. Deputies say that Bradley was arrested after being stopped for speeding in a 40 mph zone on State Route 21 in the Town of Manchester. Bradley was issued an appearance ticket for driving while ability impaired... more

Section V football quarterfinal weekend schedule

The Section V football postseason kicks-off this weekend with quarterfinal action across the region. Also, the annual Connors & Ferris Bowl games will be contested between schools who did not qualify for Sectionals. The full weekend play-off slate is below… THURSDAY 10/20 – CONNORS & FERRIS BOWL SEMIFINALS CLASS AA (12) Webster Thomas (9) Aquinas 7:00 PM (11) Churchville-Chili (10) Penfield... more
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