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IT’S A WONDERFUL WEEKEND: Despite wild weather, a successful day in Bedford Falls

IT’S A WONDERFUL WEEKEND: Despite wild weather, a successful day in Bedford Falls
Bedford Falls, the fictional setting of the film “It’s a Wonderful Life” resembles the small town of Seneca Falls; and the cheerful Christmas spirit shown from visitors traveling both near and far jumped-off the silver screen once more during this whimsical holiday weekend. more

It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls (photo gallery)

It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls (photos)
Gallery from a rainy, snowy day in Seneca Falls Despite the rain turnout was strong for the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls. As the rain fell, festival goers of all ages crowded the streets, and provided bustling traffic for local shops and vendors.  To have the latest delivered to your smartphone or tablet – download the... more

W-FL Saturday: East Rochester girls improve to 6-1 with win over Newark; Maddie Ryan leads Whitman

W-FL Saturday: East Rochester girls improve to 6-1 with win against Newark; Maddie Ryan leads Marcus Whitman over Chesterton
There were just three games total across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Saturday. Two girls games and one boys game. One of the two girls games featured the Newark Reds and the East Rochester Bombers. Zoe Zutes, a junior at East Rochester, scored 21 points to lead the Bombers to their fourth consecutive win and their... more

Driver located in apple orchard after leaving scene of Wayne County crash

Alcohol believed to be factor in Wayne County crash
Investigators say alcohol was likely a factor in a crash that happened in the town of Marion on Saturday. Duane Rush, 47, of Penfield was traveling north on Ridge Chapel Road and lost control of his vehicle, according to deputies. The vehicle left the road, striking a fire hydrant at the edge of a field. Witnesses say that the operator... more

Deputies: Seneca Falls man sent to Strong after vehicle goes airborne during Wayne County crash

Deputies: Seneca Falls man sent to Strong after vehicle goes airborne during Wayne County crash
Deputies say one person was sent to the hospital with minor injuries after a crash in the town of Savannah. Christopher Pagano, 21, of Seneca Falls ws traveling north on Hogback Road when a deer ran out in front of him. As he swerved to miss it – Pagano’s vehicle drove up the tapered part of the guide rail –... more

Syracuse falls to Georgetown, 89-79 (full coverage)

ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse and Georgetown renew their rivalry this afternoon (preview & info)
Technical fouls, a player ejected. Just your typical Syracuse-Georgetown game. The Georgetown Hoyas downed the Orange 89-79 on Saturday here at the Capital One Arena on Saturday in a game that lacked the drama of the old Big East series but certainly contained some of the old bad feelings. Syracuse’s Jalen Carey, who is out with a thumb injury, was ejected... more

Sabres fall to Islanders in overtime, 3-2

Sabres fall to Islanders in overtime, 3-2
Jack Eichel scored the tying goal with 1:46 remaining to force overtime as the Buffalo Sabres came away with a hard-earned point in a 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders at NYCB Live/Nassau Coliseum on Saturday. Anthony Beauvillier scored the winning goal at 3:04 of overtime for the Islanders, who also received goals from Michael Dal Colle and Jordan... more

Amerks complete sweep with 5-0 win in Laval

Amerks complete sweep with 5-0 win in Laval
The Rochester Americans (18-4-2-2) scored three times on the power-play and received another flawless performance from goaltender Andrew Hammond to complete the weekend sweep with a dominating 5-0 win over the Laval Rocket (15 -12-3-0) Saturday afternoon at Place Bell. It was with the fifth shutout win of the season for the Amerks, who became just the third AHL team this season... more

W-FL Friday: Young Wayne Eagles stun Geneva in OT; Midlakes girls outlast Penn Yan

W-FL Friday: Victor beats Fairport in overtime; Wilbur records double-double in Red Creeks win over Williamson
It was a very busy night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Friday. There were a total of 19 games, 12 boys games and 7 girls games. In Geneva, the Wayne eagles led by a pair of sophomore guards stunned the Panthers in overtime. One of the best games of the night featured the Victor Blue... more

Deputies: Canandaigua man charged with DWI after traffic stop

Deputies: Canandaigua man charged with DWI after traffic stop
A Canandaigua driver is facing numerous charges after a bystander report to law enforcement. Deputies say that Carmel Aruck Jr., 47, of Canandaigua was charged with driving while intoxicated following the report of a sick or intoxicated driver. He was traveling south on State Route 332, according to deputies, who said that callers stated his 2014 GMC pickup truck was... more

Amerks fight off Rocket for 3-2 win in Laval

Amerks fight off Rocket for 3-2 win in Laval
On the strength of multi-point efforts from forwards Eric Cornel (1+1) and Sean Malone (1+1), the Rochester Americans (17-4-2-2) opened the first half of a two-game set with the Laval Rocket (15-11-3-0) with a narrow 3-2 victory Friday night at Place Bell. The win also restored sole possession for first place in the AHL’s North Division standings heading into Saturday’s rematch with the Rocket.... more