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UPDATE: One dead after three-car wreck on Rt. 318 in Seneca County

Serious two-car crash reported on SR 318 in Junius
Sheriff Tim Luce has provided new information about the fatal crash on Route 318 Thursday in Junius. He says that around 2 p.m. deputies responded to a three-car crash. First responders from around Northern Seneca County responded and assisted with mutual aid. A vehicle operated by Marianne White, 70, of Auburn was traveling west on Route 318 when she was... more

VIDEO REPLAY: Bloomfield visits Red Jacket for FL West showdown (FL1 Sports)

VIDEO REPLAY LIVE NOW: Bloomfield visits Red Jacket for FL West showdown (FL1 Sports)
The undefeated Red Jacket Indians boys varsity basketball team welcomes the Bloomfield Bombers for a key Finger Lakes West showdown on Thursday night on FL1 Radio. Nate Sharman and Jason Hunt have the call for FL1 Sports. Catch the full video replay of the game below… VIDEO REPLAY: Click here for a replay of Thursday night’s broadcast on FL1 Radio... more

THE 31ST LAP: New lease for Lands of Legends Raceway at Ontario County Fairgrounds (podcast)

THE 31ST LAP: New lease for Lands of Legends Raceway at Ontario County Fairgrounds (podcast)
Fresh off signing a new lease on the Land of Legends Raceway at the Ontario County Fairgrounds, promoter Paul Cole joins Land of Legends Raceway announcer and guest co-host Steven Ovens to talk about the upcoming season on episode #261 of The 31st Lap Podcast on FingerLakes1.com which streamed live on Thursday night.  . more

Cuomo announces new $151M to pave local roads, bridges

Cuomo announces new $151M to pave local roads, bridges
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an added $151 million in new funding to coincide with $743 million in direct state aid for local road and bridge projects across New York. The added funding is for fixing roads impacted by extreme weather events. The new funding is part of the PAVE NY Initiative. “New York continues to make nation-leading investments in the... more

Fairport man pleads not guilty in court appearance following Canandaigua homicide

Man charged with murder in Canandaigua will appear in court
William Fricke, 67, of Fairport appeared in Ontario County Court on Thursday. He pleaded not guilty to the 11 counts filed against him. He faces up to 20 years to life in prison if he’s convicted. Altogether, Fricke was charged with two counts of first-degree murder, first-degree kidnapping, four counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of first-degree attempted murder, and... more

Sheriff: Deadly snowmobile crash under investigation in Cayuga County

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Sheriff Brian Schenck says his office is investigating a fatal snowmobile accident that happened around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Fairhaven. He says investigation shows that 54-year-old Rodney Turner, of Red Creek was operating a snowmobile on a frozen section of Little Sodus Bay when the ice gave way and his vehicle entered the water. People on shore became concerned... more

Assemblyman Kolb appears in court, next appearance scheduled for March 5th

Assemblyman Kolb appears in court, next appearance scheduled for March 5th
Former Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb appeared in court in Ontario County on Thursday. It was his most-recent appearance in his DWI case, after a crash on New Years Eve near his home. The court scheduled a motions hearing for March 5th. Kolb’s attorney also requested unreacted copies of paperwork released by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, according to 13WHAM-TV.... more

318 Asian Buffet offering Chinese New Year Eve special Friday night

318 Asian Buffet offering Chinese New Year Eve specials
The all new 318 Asian Buffet on Route 318 in Waterloo is hosting a special Chinese New Year Eve dinner which will feature their regular buffet items along with extra traditional Chinese food options from 3:00 – 9:30 pm on Friday. All you can eat for the low price of $15.99 plus tax. Chinese New Year is the holiday that... more

Improvement is coming, even if odors get worse at Ontario County Landfill in short-term

Improvement is coming, even if odors get worse at Ontario County Landfill in short-term
Officials in Ontario County doubled-down on statements made before about the Ontario County Landfill, which is operated by Casella. Carla Jordan, the county’s Director of Sustainability and Solid Waste Management, said things could get worse before they improve in the long-term, according to the Finger Lakes Times. “Over the next few weeks, a construction project will be underway with a... more

Southern Tier man accused of two home invasions, holding victim at gunpoint before arrest

Southern Tier man accused of two home invasions, holding victim at gunpoint before arrest
State Police say a man from Chautaqua County was taken into custody after he broke into a home, held a resident at gunpoint, and overdosed on narcotics after his arrest. The entire ordeal played out around 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday when troopers were called to a home in the village of Fillmore, which is located in the Southern Tier. When... more

Former Seneca Finance Director Brandi Deeds gets another delay in court over felony charges

Former Seneca Finance Director Brandi Deeds gets another delay in court over felony charges
Another delay. Former Seneca County Finance Director Brandi Deeds has had court proceedings delayed again, as arguments on pretrial motions in the charges against her were adjourned. It happened this week as James Doyle, a Rochester attorney who is representing Deeds, met with District Attorney Mark Sinkiewicz in Judge Daniel Doyle’s chambers prior to the scheduled court session on Wednesday.... more

Springwater man accused of stealing ring, pawning it in Canandaigua

Springwater man accused of stealing ring, pawning it in Canandaigua
Deputies arrested a 23-year-old Springwater resident following an investigation that began with an alleged theft in October 2019. Tyler David Palumbo, 23, of Springwater was charged with criminal possession of stolen property after an investigation into events that took place on October 19th, according to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Henderson says Palumbo was in possession of a ring,... more

Sen. O’Mara calls for tougher penalties connected to meth-related crimes

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State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-Big Flats) has introduced legislation targeting methamphetamine-related crimes locally and across New York. The proposal would significantly increase the criminal penalties for manufacturing, selling, and possessing the illegal and highly addictive drug. One piece of legislation (S946) targets meth labs. It would increase the criminal penalties for the possession of meth manufacturing material and the unlawful... more

Geneva will approach 2020 differently, with new ideas coming to the surface

Geneva will approach 2020 differently, with new ideas coming to the surface
Geneva City Council took time this week to outline its priorities for 2020. While there are seven new members to the governing body – they are looking at things a little differently than past councils. Two sessions have been held in the last week. Mayor Steve Valentino said that he ‘loved’ the new ideas that had come from the first... more

Deputies: Geneva woman received $18K after failing to report household income accurately

Deputies: Geneva woman received $18K in benefits illegally
Deputies say that a Geneva woman was arrested on a felony charge after an investigation into public assistance. Rachel Beavers, 36, of Geneva was arrested after it was discovered that while she was receiving public assistance – she was also not reporting her husband’s income from employment. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that her failure to report meant that... more

Congressman Reed will hold pair of town hall sessions in Seneca, Yates counties

Congressman Reed will hold pair of town hall sessions in Seneca, Yates counties
Congressman Tom Reed (R-Corning) will focus on tax incentives for new energy technologies in a pair of town hall sessions scheduled this weekend. The meetings will be held January 25th at the Tyre Municipal Building, located at 1082 Gravel Road from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and the Italy Town Hall, located at 6060 Italy Valley Road from 2 to 3... more

Man charged with 77 counts of failing to care for animals in late-2019 arrested on a dozen new charges

Man charged with 77 counts of failing to care for animals in late-2019 arrested on a dozen new charges
Authorities say a Cortland County man faces animal cruelty charges after 77 animals were removed from his residence. The Cortland Community SPCA executed a search warrant in November, which resulted in close to 100 animals being discovered. The warrant was executed on Irving Hand’s property. The conditions of the property was poor, according to investigators. Animals found at the property... more
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