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Police: Bloomfield man set paper on fire inside apartment building, prompting evacuation

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The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 29-year-old Bloomfield man following the report of smoke inside a Bristol Street apartment building. Investigators say Shawn Faber, 29, of Bloomfield had set paper on fire for no legitimate purpose while he was inside a first-floor apartment in the building. The fire caused neighboring apartments to fill with smoke and additionally... more

Overnight crash shuts down 5&20 in Ontario County (photo)

Tractor-trailer rollover crash shuts down 5&20 in Ontario County
A tractor-trailer rollover crash resulted in part of 5&20 being shut down during the overnight hours as crews worked the scene. It happened on State Routes 5&20 near Route 64 around midnight. The road was closed for several hours because the truck was blocking both lanes of traffic. It has since been cleared and reopened. It’s unclear at this time... more

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign
Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was approached by Kolb, and some others, about filling his shoes in the 131st. more

Sheriff: Bloomfield teen charged with forcible touching

Sheriff: Bloomfield teen charged with forcible touching
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a 19-year-old Bloomfield man following an investigation into forcible touching. Dustin Vail, 19, of Bloomfield was charged with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child. Vail is accused of touching the intimate parts of a 12-year-old victim. He also is accused of exchanging chat messages containing sexual content with... more

SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY REPORT: Lyons, Clyde, Red Creek girls advance; Pal-Mac boys top Midlakes

SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY REPORT: Lyons, Clyde, Red Creek girls advance; Pal-Mac boys top Midlakes
There was a full slate of Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games on Wednesday. Check out all of last night’s scores, updated brackets and the next slate of games below… BOYS SECTIONAL SCOREBOARD 2/26: 10 MONROE 60 7 NE DOUGLAS 91 A2 BOYS NED – Adonis Flagler 28, 15 reb 10 ROCHESTER PREP 57 7 WAYLAND-COHOCTON 66... more

Bloomfield woman sent to Strong following rollover crash, charged with DWAI drugs

Bloomfield woman sent to Strong following rollover crash, found to be DWAI by drugs
On Wednesday at approximately 9:37 a.m. multiple departments were called to County Road 30 for a one-car rollover crash. Kathryn Kreger, 40, of Bloomfield was operating her 2008 Hyundai Elantra, traveling west, when she went off the roadway and struck a tree before overturning. She suffered minor injuries and was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital, according to deputies. The Sheriff’s... more

W-FL Tuesday: Geneva takes top seed in Class B1 with comeback win in Waterloo

W-FL Tuesday: Geneva takes top seed in Class B1 with comeback win in Waterloo
The Geneva Panthers picked up an impressive four-point road win over the Waterloo Indians on Tuesday night. The Panthers trailed by 8 points going into the fourth quarter, but then they outscored the Indians 24-12 to complete the comeback. With the win, Geneva takes the No.1 seed in Class B1. You can watch a replay of this game below on... more

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County
Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing counties in in upstate New York, which is exciting," he said. "I think it's it's actually a quite... more

W-FL Monday: Lyons girls clinch Wayne County title; Victor boys remain unbeaten

W-FL Monday: Lyons girls clinch Wayne County title; Victor boys remain unbeaten
On Monday night, the Lyons Lions clinched the Wayne County title after defeating the East Rochester Bombers by four points at the Atwood Gymnasium in Lyons. Caiden Crego scored a team-high 14 points to lead the Lions. They improved to 16-3 after the win. East Rochester fell to 11-8 after the loss. On the boys side, the Victor Blue Devils... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)
This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young challenger is taking a broad approach to politics, and working to bring new voices into state policy. New... more

W-FL Saturday: Victor boys improve to 18-0; South Seneca girls top Bloomfield

W-FL Saturday: Victor boys improve to 18-0; South Seneca girls top Bloomfield
The Victor Blue Devils improved to 18-0 after defeating the NE Douglas Panthers by 20 points on Saturday night. Matt Caggiano scored a game-high 23 points for the Blue Devils. On the girls side, the South Seneca Falcons picked up a two-point win over the Bloomfield Bombers. The Falcons improved to 6-12 and the Bombers fell to 5-15. Check out... more

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds
On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors met for its regular monthly meeting. The Board considered and approved a total of 52 resolutions. Board Chairman John Marren (Victor) said that the most important resolution of the night was the resolution presented by the Ways & Means Committee that called on the State of New York to restore $2,391,000 in... more

W-FL Friday: Wayne captures 3rd straight East title; Pal-Mac girls top Waterloo in Valentine’s thriller

W-FL Friday: Wayne captures 3rd straight East title; Pal-Mac girls top Waterloo in Valentine’s thriller
The Wayne Eagles captured their third consecutive Finger Lakes East title with a 20-point home win over the Penn Yan Mustangs on Friday night. Tyler Reynolds scored a game-high 30 points to lead the way for the Eagles. On the girls side, the Pal-Mac Red Raiders pulled out a three-point road win over the Waterloo Indians despite Macy Carr’s big... more

W-FL Thursday: Isabella Wilbur scores 2,000th point; Red Jacket girls win eighth straight; Clyde-Savannah girls defeat ER in double OT

W-FL Thursday: Isabella Wilbur scores 2,000th point; Red Jacket girls win eighth straight; Clyde-Savannah girls defeat ER in double OT
On Thursday night, the Lyons Lions picked up a 13-point road win over the Red Creek Rams. Isabella Wilbur, a Junior at Red Creek, scored her 2,00oth point. Wilbur also recorded a double-double, she had 21 points and 10 steals. The Lions improved to 15-3 with the win, the Rams fell to 14-6 with the loss. The Red Jacket Indians... more

W-FL Wednesday: Whitman boys roll past Hornell; Clyde-Savannah tops Gananda; Bloomfield clips Romulus

W-FL Wednesday: Whitman boys roll past Hornell; Clyde-Savannah tops Gananda; Bloomfield clips Romulus
On Wednesday night, the Marcus Whitman Wildcats rolled to a 20-point home win over the Hornell Red Raiders. Jordan Lahue knocked down 10 three pointers and finished with a game-high 30 points to lead the Wildcats. Marcus Whitman has now won five straight games after the win. The Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles extended their win streak to nine games after defeating... more

W-FL Tuesday: Lyons girls take Wayne Co. lead with win over C-S; Geneva boys fall to Odyssey; Wilbur’s triple-double lifts Red Creek

W-FL Tuesday: Lyons girls take Wayne County lead with win over C-S; Geneva boys fall to Odyssey; Wilbur’s triple-double lifts Red Creek over ER
The Lyons Lions girls took over first place in the Wayne County standings after beating the Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles at the Atwood Gymnasium on Tuesday night. Caiden Crego scored a game-high 19 points to lead the way for Lyons. With the win, Lyons improved to 14-3 and Clyde-Savannah fell to 11-6 with the loss. On the boys side, the Geneva... more

W-FL Monday: Hubbard buzzer beater lifts Waterloo over Wayne

W-FL Monday: Hubbard buzzer beater lifts Waterloo over Wayne
There was a big upset in the boys Finger-Lakes East on Monday night. The Waterloo Indians handed the Wayne Eagles just their second loss of the season and first league loss. Mike Hubbard, a Senior at Waterloo, hit a last second game-winning three-pointer. With the win, the Indians snapped the Eagles eight-game win streak, and they have now won five... more

W-FL Saturday: Howard sinks game-winning free throw to lift Newark over Pal-Mac; Geneva boys win fifth straight

W-FL Saturday: Howard sinks game-winning free throw to lift Newark over Pal-Mac; Geneva boys win fifth straight
On Saturday night, the Newark Reds defeated the Pal-Mac Red Raiders by one point. Raeshawn Howard, a Freshman at Newark, hit the game-winning free throw. Howard scored 8 of his 13 points in the fourth quarter. The Reds improved to 9-7 with the win while the Red Raiders fell to 6-11 with the loss. The Geneva Panthers won their fifth consecutive... more
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