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Victor softball bid to repeat as state champion ends

Victor softball bid to repeat as state champion ends
Victor softball’s quest to become the first Section V team to repeat as Class AA state champions came up just short in the state semifinals Saturday. After a scoreless battle for almost five innings, Section III Cicero-North Syracuse pulled away from the Blue Devils 4-0 to advance to the state championship game in South Glens Falls. Scoring opportunities came at... more

Victor names interim superintendent

Victor names interim superintendent
The Victor Board of Education has appointed an interim superintendent to lead the school district while searching for a permanent successor to Superintendent Dawn Santiago-Marullo, who is retiring in July. Veteran educator Dennis Ford was appointed Thursday night to the position while a search process continues. Ford brings 45 years of education experience to Victor, including seven years as a... more

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies search for missing 17-year-old

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies search for missing 17-year-old
Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a missing 17-year-old teen who hasn’t been heard from since Thursday night. Alana Clark was last seen Thursday in an apartment on Sohnalloway Road in Lyons with her stepmother Michelle Clark and another person, Megan Camp, also known as Alex Carter Michelle told Alana’s father... more

Canandaigua’s drive for state title ends in Class A semifinals

Baseball: Canandaigua’s drive for state title ends in Class A semifinals
Canandaigua lost a game short of the Class A state baseball final for a second straight year Friday, falling 5-4 to Section IV champion Maine-Endwell at Union-Endicott High School. Seth Vigneri tagged a first-pitch, three-run home run with no one out in the last of the fifth to draw Section V’s champion within 5-4. But M-E pitcher Adam Rutkowski retired... more

Anchors aweigh on Canandaigua Lake

Anchors aweigh on Canandaigua Lake
Faced with a summer off from her job at Keuka College, Brenda Race did what any of us should be doing in that situation. She took to the lake. Race’s Anchors Food Boat has been docked at Sutter’s Marina and venturing onto the waters of Canandaigua Lake since Memorial Day weekend. Although rain and cool weather has hampered Anchors’ launch... more

Father’s Day tribute: Sometimes the toughest lessons are the greatest gifts

Father’s Day tribute: Sometimes the toughest lessons are the greatest gifts
No one person had more impact on Nancy Alexander than her father, Jim. This Father’s Day — the fifth since his passing — the Canandaigua woman remains proud of his legacy and does her best to honor it each day, in big ways and in small. Most recently, she has done so through a book she wrote about her dad... more

Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI

Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI
A Geneva man was arrested on several felony charges after he allegedly threatened another person with a handgun. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 11th at approximately 9:32 p.m. deputies arrested Alex M. Deyulio, 23, of Geneva following a traffic stop. Deyulio was charged with felony DWI due to a previous conviction, felony operating a motor vehicle... more

100 years of service in Canandaigua and beyond

100 years of service in Canandaigua and beyond
Since its inception, the Rotary Club of Canandaigua and its more than 1,000 past and present members have helped communities near and far, and over 100 current and past presidents have led the way. On Thursday night, 22 clubs representing six different districts gathered at Canandaigua Country Club for the one number that really mattered — 100. The service organization... more

Another delay for Farmington solar project decision

Another delay for Farmington solar project decision
Once again the Smith family is looking at a delay in the planning board’s decision on whether a requested variances will be passed on the proposed 7.3 megawatt solar farm on their property. According to the minutes of the June 5th planning board meeting, Delaware River Solar will not have their Geotechnical report delivered to the planning for another six... more

Police: Rochester man sold crack, fentanyl in Canandaigua

Police: Rochester man sold crack, fentanyl in Canandaigua
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 25-year-old Rochester resident on drug charges following an investigation, which involved the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Joshual Trammell, 25, of Rochester was arrested on June 8th by members of the Canandaigua Police Department. He was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Police say Trammell is accused of selling... more

State prison for former Canandaigua manager who used corporate credit cards for personal use

State prison for former Canandaigua manager who used corporate credit cards for personal use
A woman will serve state prison for swiping over $14,000 from a variety of her employers. State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran sentenced Melissa Hardy, 47, to 1- 3 years and she has to pay $14,490 in restitution, plus an additional $2,126 in transportation causes after being extradited from Florida after missing her court appearances. Hardy pled guilty to three... more

FLX WEEKLY: Father’s Day Weekend preview & Courtney Kasper in-studio (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Father’s Day Weekend preview & Courtney Kasper in-studio (podcast)
Jessica Lahr returns as Courtney Kasper, the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center Visitor Experience Manager. joins the show in-studio to help preview Father’s Day Weekend in the Finger Lakes. . more

Phelps woman indicted, accused of embezzling $750K from local employer

Phelps woman embezzled over $750K from local employer
The Phelps woman who worked for Finger Lakes Conveyors, Inc. as director of finance from 2013 to 2017 was officially indicted on Tuesday. Karen Owens, 54, was indicted on charges of wire fraud and bank fraud. She’s accused of embezzling over $750,000 in funds from FLC’s bank account. She wrote 550 unauthorized checks to herself in order to pay off... more

Geneva man gets 9 years for selling drugs

Geneva man gets 9 years for selling drugs
Ontario County Judge Brian Dennis sentenced a Geneva man to a lengthy prison term Tuesday for selling drugs last fall. District Attorney Jim Ritts said Ryan Reeder, 37, was sentenced to nine years in prison for third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance (class B felony). He was convicted of that charge in a jury trial earlier this year. Reeder... more

DAR grant to help restore historic South Farmington Friends Cemetery chapel

DAR grant to help restore historic South Farmington Friends Cemetery chapel
The South Farmington Friends Cemetery got a little red, white and blue attention — and some needed financial assistance. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, through sponsorship of the Canandaigua chapter of the organization, presented a $1,000 donation to the South Farmington Friends Cemetery Foundation on Tuesday for its historic chapel facade restoration project. Canandaigua DAR... more

New look for Ontario County sheriff’s vehicle fleet

New look for Ontario County sheriff’s vehicle fleet
Motorists and pedestrians in Ontario County will be seeing a different look for some sheriff's vehicles in the near future, with the cars in the 2019 fleet sporting a new design. The current vehicle graphics had been on the sheriff's vehicles since 1999, and after 20 years Sheriff Kevin Henderson — who began his tenure as sheriff in January succeeding... more

Geneva man accused of raping unconscious victim

Geneva man accused of raping unconscious victim
On June 6th at approximately 2:22 p.m. police arrested Joseph C. Paliotti, 26, of Geneva on charges as part of a rape investigation. Paliotti was charged with first-degree rape, a Class B felony. Police say he engaged in sexual intercourse with another person who was incapable of consent. The person was physically helpless, and unconscious, according to investigators. He was... more

Motorcyclist airlifted, listed in guarded condition after Ontario County crash

Motorcyclist airlifted, listed in guarded condition after Ontario County crash
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 66-year-old Buffalo resident was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital following a motorcycle crash on Route 20A in the Town of Bristol on Sunday. Deputies say that Michael Wilkins, 66, was traveling west on Rt. 20A when he struck a deer. He was ejected from the bike and suffered a broken wrist. As... more
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