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UPDATE: Barn housing rescue chickens in Walworth destroyed by fire (photos)

UPDATE: Barn housing rescue chickens in Walworth destroyed by fire (photos)
A barn was destroyed after a fire in Walworth, according to officials, after a structure fire was reported during the early-afternoon hours. Several structures around it were partially damaged, as well, according to those reports. The fire broke out on Route 350 between Plank Road and Atlantic Avenue. The owner of the property said that the barn was used as... more

Deputies: Car flips multiple times on Rt. 350 in Walworth

Deputies: Car flips multiple times on Rt. 350 in Walworth
Deputies say one person was transported to Rochester General Hospital after a rollover accident on Route 350 in Walworth. The accident happened Wednesday around 9:30 am, according to deputies. They say Nathan R. Karause, 34, of Webster was traveling north on Route 350 when he lost control of the vehicle – striking an embankment, and flipping it multiple times. Krause... more

Cuomo urges commission to maintain Lake Ontario outflows to avoid flooding

Cuomo urges commission to maintain Lake Ontario outflows to avoid flooding
Gov. Andrew Cuomo hopes the International Joint Commission reconsiders its plan to decrease Lake Ontario outflows beginning Friday. At 1 a.m., outflows will decrease from 8,950 to 8,550 cubic meters per second. Frank Bevacqua, a spokesperson for the International Joint Commission, said the reduced outflows coincide with the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway navigation season. But Cuomo is concerned... more

Dam floodgates to open to drain excess Lake Ontario water

Dam floodgates to open to drain excess Lake Ontario water
Floodgates are being opened at a New York Power Authority dam in Massena to spill excess water from Lake Ontario into the Saint Lawrence River. The gates at Long Sault Dam are scheduled to open at 7 a.m. Monday. The power authority says there will be rapidly changing river flows downstream. Outflows from Lake Ontario are established weekly by the... more

EAGLES FLY WEST: Clyde-Savannah tops Prattsburgh; Lyons & Wayne fall at Rush-Henrietta

EAGLES FLY WEST: Clyde-Savannah tops Prattsburgh; Lyons & Wayne fall at Rush-Henrietta
The Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles are the last men standing in the Wayne-Finger Lakes as they defeated Prattsburgh 76-69 in Penn Yan on Wednesday night in the Section V Class D State Qualifier. Clyde led by just 1 point at halftime and the game was tied in after three quarters. The Golden Eagles pulled ahead in the final period to punch... more

VIDEO REPLAY: Section V State Play-In games at Rush-Henrietta as Lyons faces Northstar & Wayne battles Irondequoit

VIDEO REPLAY: Section V State Play-In games at Rush-Henrietta as Lyons faces Northstar & Wayne battles Irondequoit
On Wednesday night at Rush-Henrietta, FL1 Sports presented a doubleheader featuring the Section V Class C State Play-In Game between Lyons and Northstar Christian followed by the Class A Play-In Game between Wayne and Irondequoit. The winners advance to the NYSPHSAA tournament and the Far West Regional Game. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp had the call live on FL1 Radio... more

Walworth mom accused of striking son with belt multiple times, charged with assault

Walworth mom accused of striking son with belt multiple times, charged with assault
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports the warrant arrest of a Walworth woman for third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Lina M. Lopez, 43, of Walworth was arrested by deputies following an investigation into a reported domestic incident at her home where she struck her fifteen year old son with a belt several times causing minor injuries.... more

Wayne County deputy honored as ‘Deputy of the Year’ by NYS Sheriffs’ Institute

Wayne County deputy honored as ‘Deputy of the Year’ by NYS Sheriffs’ Institute
Deputy Thomas Munzert of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has been named 2018 Deputy of the Year by the NYS Sheriffs’ Institute. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts nominated Deputy Munzert for this well-deserved recognition. Deputy Munzert received the award at the NYS Sheriffs’ Institute’s Annual Awards Luncheon at The Desmond in Albany last week. Established in 1977, the Deputy of... more

At Capitol dinner, Katko asks Tillerson for help with Lake Ontario water levels

At Capitol dinner, Katko asks Tillerson for help with Lake Ontario water levels
It was a chance encounter, but it may be the first step in revisiting a water management plan affecting communities along Lake Ontario in U.S. Rep. John Katko’s district. Before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, Katko went to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office in the Capitol for dinner. It was an informal gathering. The... more

Walworth man threatens violence at del Lago, arrested on felony charge

Walworth man threatens violence at del Lago, arrested on felony charge
Troopers say a Walworth man faces a felony charge of making a terroristic threat, after being arrested on a trespassing charge at the del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre. Scott C. Furey, 47, of Walworth was found sleeping on a couch in the lobby of del Lago, which prompted the arrest. He had previously been banned from the facility,... more

Walworth man pushed ex-girlfriend, punched TV, and damaged property during domestic

Walworth man pushed ex-girlfriend, punched TV, and damaged property during domestic
Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Walworth man following an investigation into a domestic incident. Dylan T. Holmes, 25, is accusing of getting into an argument with his ex-girlfriend. That argument eventually became physical where he pushed her causing a fall. She fell to the ground, and prior to leaving the residence — Holmes punched a television and several picture... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: #1 Wayne battles #9 Midlakes in Clifton Springs on FL1 Sports

WEBCAST REPLAY: #1 Wayne battles #9 Midlakes in Clifton Springs on FL1 Sports
Finger Lakes East play gets into full swing for the new year on Tuesday night and FingerLakes1.com will be in Clifton Springs to bring you a match-up between the #1 Wayne Eagles and the #9 Midlakes Screaming Eagles on FL1 Sports. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp had the call live from courtside on FL1 Radio and the full video replay... more

Deadlines approaching for flood recovery applications

Deadlines approaching for flood recovery applications
Residents and business owners affected by Lake Ontario’s historic flooding this past spring are reminded of the upcoming federal and state application deadlines to receive financial assistance relating to damages they may have. “Lake Ontario’s devastating flooding has caused a great deal of hardship, both emotional and financial, for many residents and business owners along the shoreline,” Assemblyman Steve Hawley... more

Distracted driver who killed Walworth man charged with criminally negligent homicide

Distracted driver who killed Walworth man charged with criminally negligent homicide
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says that a Greece man has been charged with criminally negligent homicide, as well as others, after a fatal car vs. pedestrian accident on October 7th in Walworth. The accident happened on Teresa Drive when Stephen F. Mazzochetti Jr., 54, of Greeze was operating his vehicle and struck a pedestrian who was on a sidewalk.... more

Fire rips through multiple buildings in Walworth

Fire rips through multiple buildings in Walworth
A total of five buildings were severely damaged after a blaze early-Sunday in Walworth. Two of those buildings were labeled a ‘total loss’ according to first responders. The fire started around 5:05 am on Wester Walworth Road. That fire spread to neighboring buildings, eventually spreading to a lawnmower store; and occupied residence. The site of the initial fire, as well... more
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