State Police: Hopewell man raped teen at underage drinking party

State Police say a 33-year-old Hopewell man was arrested after an investigation into an alleged rape and underage drinking. Troopers say Michael Socciarelli, 33, of Hopewell is accused of raping a 16-year-old while she was drunk. Through an investigation it was determined that Socciarelli supplied alcohol to four minors during an underage drinking party that took place in Ontario County.... more

Deputies search for missing Canandaigua teen who never got on the bus Monday

Deputies in Ontario County are searching for a 16-year-old girl. Bailey Vanderwall was reported missing after she didn’t get on the school bus Monday morning. She’s a student at Canandaigua City School District. Vanderwall is approximately 5’10” tall and weighs approximately 130 lbs. She has brown eyes and long, red hair. She was last seen wearing a purple coat, according... more

FLX WEEKLY: When will the never-ending winter finally end? (podcast)

As we move into the second half of April, we’re still waiting for winter to end here in the Finger Lakes. On this week’s edition of FLX Weekly we’ll tell you if the end is in sight, round up the week’s top local stories, check out some of our favorite local photos from the past several days, round-up your sports... more

BOCES teacher charged with forcible touching in Ontario County

Deputies say on April 11th they were called to the BOCES Flint Campus after receiving a call from administration about inappropriate contact between a substitute teacher and student. An investigation was initiated, and it was revealed that a 17-year-old female student had reported that a substitute teacher inappropriately touched her while in a classroom. As result, the teacher — identified... more

Holocaust survivor in Hopewell: ‘Don’t hate anyone’

A black-and-white photograph of herself as a little girl with her older sister and brother, a cherished prayer book and some Polish money given to her by her father the last time she saw him in 1942 are all Helen Levinson has left of her family. She showed the keepsakes to an audience Thursday at Finger Lakes Community College during... more

DEC cites Ontario County Landfill for permit violations

As reported first in the Finger Lakes Times last week, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has cited Casella Waste Systems for two violations of its permit at the Ontario County Landfill. Casella has operated the landfill through a contract with Ontario County since 2003. In a March 26 letter to landfill General Manager Rob Fadden, DEC environmental engineer Gary... more

Lynx, lemur and friends boost Canandaigua dog park

Going to the Dogs, a month-long animal-themed art exhibit and silent auction at Hope In Art Studio to benefit Canandaigua Canine Campus, ends April 28. But organizers say it isn’t winding down with a whimper. A live appearance by Wildlife Rockstars, a Bridges for Brain Injury education outreach program featuring native and exotic animals, is planned for 4 to 7... more

Canandaigua man ticketed after slamming into school bus, no children hurt in crash

Authorities say a Canandaigua City School bus was hit by a pickup truck around 2:40 p.m. on Monday. The crash happened on Buffalo Street, just east of Pearl Street, according to police. Canandaigua Police Chief Stephen Hedworth said the bus was stopped to let students off and had its yellow lights flashing — but the red lights had not yet... more

Ontario Republicans endorse candidates for November elections

The Ontario County Republican Committee recently endorsed candidates for Ontario County Judge, Sheriff, Treasurer and Coroner and Governor, State Senate and State Assembly. Trisha Turner, chair of the county committee, praised the committee members for meeting with and questioning candidates for several months. “These committee members are volunteers who care deeply about their communities and take the endorsement process seriously,”... more

Sonnenberg Gardens to hold annual wildflower, orchid show

Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park, 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua, will present its annual Spring Wildflower and Orchid Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 20-22. The tradition of orchid displays and collections at Sonnenberg started over 100 years ago with original owners Frederic Ferris and Mary Clark Thompson. Thompson took part in at least one orchid-collecting expedition,... more

Officer injured after open burning incident, Canandaigua man charged with assault

On Sunday around 10:45 p.m. police arrested a Canandaigua man on assault, and open burning charges following an incident on Phoenix Street. Klon J. Reese, 21, of Canandaigua was charged with second-degree assault, resisting arrest, open burning, disorderly conduct, and littering, according to police. They report he was observed burning a small fire on a sidewalk on Phoenix Street; and... more

Canandaigua man punched woman, charged with assault

A 29-year-old Canandaigua man was arrested last week on multiple charges after a domestic incident involving a female victim, and child. On April 8th at approximately 2:37 p.m. Ethan Payne, 29, was charged with third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief, and endangering the welfare of a child. Payne is accused of punching a female while she was holding an infant child,... more

Police: Canandaigua man arrested after choking woman during domestic incident

A 42-year-old Canandaigua man faces multiple charges after a domestic incident where he held an unidentified female victim down on a bed against her will. Police say Lance Holm, 42, of Canandaigua was arrested on April 10th around 6:52 p.m. He was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree criminal mischief. He is accused of holding a... more

Canandaigua man charged with DWI on N. Main St.

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 47-year-old Canandaigua man following a traffic stop on North Main Street. Rodney Bice, 47, of Canandaigua was arrested on Friday at approximately 1:33 a.m. while on North Main Street. He was charged with DWI and failure to dim headlights. He was held at the Ontario County Jail awaiting arraignment. The charges... more
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