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W-FL Tuesday: Kabat leads Mynderse boys over Newark; Gananda girls snap Lyons 10-game win streak

W-FL Tuesday: Kabat leads Mynderse boys over Newark; Gananda girls snap Lyons 10-game win streak
It was raining three’s in Newark on Tuesday night. The Mynderse Blue Devils drained 14 three pointers as a team against the Newark Reds 2-3 zone defense. Senior Troy Kabat made 8 of them which is just one shy of the school record. Devin Anderson, who made nine in an opening round sectional game in 2018, still holds the record.... more

Former Canandaigua star hopes to win Super Bowl as part of Kansas City Chiefs staff

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Ryan Poles will be in Miami for the Super Bowl, the biggest and brightest football stage of the year. But as nearly any conversation with a former Canandaigua Academy football player tends to go, the talk eventually circles around to another football field: Evans Field. “We packed up the family last summer and rented a house on the lake,” said... more

Canandaigua woman taken into custody after brief pursuit, foot chase over the weekend

Canandaigua woman taken into custody after brief pursuit, foot chase over the weekend
Police say that a Canandaigua woman was taken into custody in the city after a brief pursuit following an attempted traffic stop. The Canandaigua Police Department reports that on Saturday around 12:30 p.m. they attempted a traffic stop on Gibson Street. The operator of the vehicle, identified as Hailing’s Murphy, 29, of Canandaigua then fled the stop and abandoned her... more

Dansville man unlawfully entered Canandaigua home, threatened victim inside

Dansville man unlawfully entered Canandaigua home, threatened victim inside
Police say a 30-year-old Dansville resident was arrested on a felony charge after an investigation into a disturbance in the city of Canandaigua. Daniel Cupp, 30, of Dansville was charged with first-degree criminal contempt after it was determined that he unlawfully entered the residence of a person who was protected by a court order. Police say he made physical threats... more

W-FL Monday: Red Jacket boys suffer first loss of season; Woody leads Romulus girls to victory

W-FL Monday: Red Jacket boys suffer first loss of season; Woody leads Romulus girls to victory
There were seven Wayne-Finger Lakes boys games and four girls games on Monday night. On the boys side, the York Knights went on the road and took down the Red Jacket Indians by three points to hand them their first loss of the season. The Indians outscored the Knights 17-11 in the fourth quarter and had a chance at tying... more

Canandaigua man charged with menacing after physical threats

Canandaigua man charged with menacing after physical threats
Police took a 29-year-old Canandaigua resident into custody following a disturbance on Gorham Street. Following investigation, Gerald Rylott Jr., 42, of Canandaigua was charged with third-degree menacing. Rylott is accused of physically menacing another person while making threats of physical violence to them. He was subsequently arrested and transported to the Ontario County Jail. more

Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site

Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 42-year-old Shortsville man following an investigation into stolen property from a construction site. Shawn Christensen, 42, of Shortsville was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Police say he was found to be in possession of stolen tools from a construction site in Gorham. He was issued an appearance ticket... more

Dogs proving to be a good addition at VA in Canandaigua

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Canines are keeping employees and visitors to the Canandaigua VA Medical Center safe. They’re serving a bigger purpose, too. The facility is using a Labrador Retriever to detect drugs. The dog has successfully done so at least a dozen times. It’s a success story that has blossomed. “We have some veterans who are recovering addicts … and we want to... more

W-FL Saturday: Kemp and Walker lead Lyons boys to fourth consecutive victory; Gananda boys pound East Rochester

W-FL Saturday: Kemp and Walker lead Lyons boys to fourth consecutive victory; Gananda boys pound East Rochester
On Saturday, there were just five boys games in the Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball league. The Lyons Lions rolled to a 39-point win over the Williamson Marauders at the Atwood Gymnasium in Lyons. Benji Kemp and JC Walker each scored 18 points to lead the way for the Lions. With the win, Lyons has won four straight to improve their record... more

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County
On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors considered a resolution to impose an occupancy tax of up to three percent (3%) on lodging facilities of three rooms or less.  Currently, New York’s tax code exempts these facilities from the occupancy tax. According to the resolution, Ontario County’s tourism promotion agency is proposing the occupancy tax change to “level the... more

Sonnenberg will get $500,000 more for Gibson St. entrance

Sonnenberg will get $500,000 more for Gibson St. entrance
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park has received added state funding. The award is worth $500,000, which will go toward a new gateway that will move the park’s entrance to Gibson Street. Sonnenberg Executive Director David Hutchings says he expects the project to move forward, as it has received community support. The plan was unveiled in May 2018. The... more

W-FL Friday: Wayne boys win fifth straight over Geneva; East Rochester girls lose fourth straight after hot start

W-FL Friday: Wayne boys win fifth straight over Geneva; East Rochester girls lose fourth straight after hot start
On Friday night there were seven Wayne-Finger Lakes boys games and ten girls games. For the boys side, the Wayne Eagles hosted the Geneva Panthers and this game lived up to the hype. The Eagles led after every quarter, but the Panthers trailed by just one point with four minutes remaining in the game. However, Wayne pulled away late and... 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

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

W-FL Thursday: Red Jacket boys remain unbeaten; Wilbur’s triple-double leads Red Creek girls to victory

W-FL Thursday: Red Jacket boys remain unbeaten; Wilbur’s triple-double leads Red Creek girls to victory
There were six Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball games across the boys and girls leagues on Thursday night. On the boys side, the Red Jacket Indians rolled to a 36-point home win over the Bloomfield Bombers to improve to 13-0. Chaze Rizzo scored a game-high 27 points to lead the Indians. With the loss, the Bombers have now lost three straight and... 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

Canandaigua woman damages phone at Ontario County Jail while incarcerated

Canandaigua woman damages phone at Ontario County Jail while incarcerated
Sheriff Henderson says a 21-year-old Canandaigua woman who was incarcerated at the Ontario County Jail has been arrested on additional charges after she broke a jail phone. Deputies arrested Cierra Smith, 21, of Canandaigua for fourth-degree criminal mischief after an incident on January 16th. She’s accused of intentionally damaging a phone at the jail. She was arraigned and released. The... more
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