Canandaigua man busted in drug investigation

On May 18th at approximately 9:35 pm police were assisted by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office in executing a search warrant at 38 Bristol St., which resulted in a 43-year-old being charged with possessing crack cocaine. John R. Daniels III, 43, of Canandaigua was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to police. The search warrant was... more

Police: Duo accused of selling 62 grams of marijuana in Ontario Co.

On May 19th the Canandaigua City Police Department arrested 22-year-old Joseph D. Krug, of Victor, and 28-year-old Christopher Nacca, of Webster. The arrests were the result of an on-going drug investigation conducted by the Canandaigua City Police Department, with assistance from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department. Both were charged with third-degree criminal sale of marijuana in relation to the sale... more

Marion man charged with DWI, resisted arrest

On May 20th at 1:45 am a Marion man was arrested on Niagara St. after he was found to be operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Officers arrested Troy P. Meland, 22, of Marion for driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration, unlawful possession of marijuana and several vehicle and traffic violations. Officers say Meland was... more

THE DEBRIEF: Geneva Foundry, Seneca Falls, and the future of healthcare (podcast)

On Friday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine discussed the issues that have flooded the region over the last 30 days. While the podcast has been on a hiatus of the sorts, with FingerLakes1.com moving, and a busy spring schedule – listeners got caught up in a special Friday night edition of the podcast. Topics included... more

Canandaigua, Ontario County leaders cite growth

An early morning breakfast and “State of the County, City and Town” talk Friday opened eyes and fueled conversation about what’s next for the Chosen Spot and surrounding communities. Canandaigua Area Chamber of Commerce members on Friday heard from government officials, including Ontario County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Marren, Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni, and Canandaigua Town Manager Doug Finch,... more

Syracuse man charged with DWI in Canandaigua

On May 19th at approximately 11:58 pm members of the Canandaigua Police Department arrested a Syracuse man for driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop. Officers say Timothy J. Lucero, 47, of Syracuse was pulled over on South Main St. for vehicle and traffic violations. They say Lucero was found to be driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended... more

A “field of dreams” officially opens in Canandaigua

They do for Canandaigua City School District residents, students, faculty and administrators who gazed out over Braves Field Thursday night. May 18 marked the end of a decade-long journey to upgrade athletic fields and resources at Canandaigua Academy, as a grand opening was held to officially launch the district’s new facility. Three capital project votes and $13.4 million after planning... more

‘Determined’ FLCC class takes a bow

There are now 900 more Finger Lakes Community College graduates. The college’s 49th annual commencement was held Saturday afternoon at Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center, or CMAC. College President Robert K. Nye and Dr. Rodney C. Haring, a 1995 FLCC grad, were among the speakers. Haring is a research faculty member at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. He... more

Thompson gets early OK to buy Canandaigua Medical Group

A proposal by F.F. Thompson Hospital to buy the Canandaigua Medical Group would cement what for many years has been an informal relationship. “Over the last 20 to 25 years, it really has been a partnership with Thompson to the extent that it can be,” said Jim Wright, interim chief executive officer of the multispecialty practice that is on the... more

Canandaigua man accused of having sex with minor in 2016

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Canandaigua man was arraigned in Ontario County Court before Judge Doran on a rape charge after an investigation was initiated in January of last year. The Sheriff’s Office says that Lucas C. Blundell, 27, was charged with third-degree rape. Blundell is accused of having sexual intercourse with a person under the age... more

FLX WEEKLY: Feels like summer in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Summer-like weather has finally arrived in the Finger Lakes. How long will it last? Find out and gets some great ideas on how to spend your weekend out and about around the region with Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Jessamy Uticone and Josh Durso on this week’s edition of FLX Weekly on FingerLakes1.TV. Also, our favorite local photos of the week... more

Banned Walmart thief steals from Canandaigua store again, faces burglary charge

On Thursday deputies in Ontario County were called to Walmart in Hopewell for the complaint of a shoplifter. Deputies say Shandalea I. Bolton, 31, of Canandaigua entered the property while a ban was in effect advising her not to trespass. She allegedly had also taken merchandise during her visit to Walmart. The merchandise was valued at $71.42. Bolton was taken... more

CMAC up for Academy of Country Music honor

Make way for the red carpet. Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center is in the top five in the Academy of Country Music’s venue of the year, large category. Joining CMAC are Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee; Fenway Park in Boston; Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana; and Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts. The ACM Industry Awards will be announced... more

Ontario County sparkler law on the books for good

The hot weather may have you thinking of the Fourth of July, and its arrival comes just in time. A county law dealing with the sale and use of sparkler devices was set to expire June 3, but the Ontario County Board of Supervisors has made sure the law stays on the books for good. Supervisors on May 11th approved... more

Canandaigua PD: Woman was driving with BAC three-times legal limit

The Canandaigua Police Department reports that an East Rochester woman drove drunk, with a blood-alcohol content three times the legal limit. Courtenay A. Catalfamo, 27, of East Rochester was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right, and no signal. The arrest happened on Monday around 3 am when officers saw Catalfamo failed to use... more

Canandaigua man charged with burglary

A Canandaigua man is accused of unlawfully entering a local business after he was advised to not return to the location. Steven J. Ordway, 38, of Canandaigua was charged with third-degree burglary after he entered a business, which he had been banned from returning. He then stole merchandise, according to police. Ordway will answer the charge at a later date. more

Canandaigua Chief gives update on Main Street shooting investigation; shooter remains at-large

Canandaigua Chief of Police Stephen Hedworth updated media this morning with the latest on Saturday night’s shooting in the parking lot of the Village Restaurant on Main Street in Canandaigia. Chief Hedworth revealed that the victim, a 32-year-old male, was shot twice, once in the “upper body area” and once in the “lower leg area” and had not yet been... more

Canandaigua man was under influence of drugs when he struck pole

A Canandaigua man is facing a DWI charge after an accident on State Route 96. Deputies charged Christopher Micheal Buskey, 35, of Canandaigua is accused of driving while impaired by drugs and also driving without proper license. He went off the road and struck a utility pole coming to rest in a ditch. Citations were issued and Buskey will answer... more
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