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ELECTION RESULTS: Winners and losers from village contests (full-coverage)

The surprise from Tuesday’s slate of village elections was the loss of incumbent Waterloo Trustee David Duprey who has served on the board since 1996. In races that generated very few votes — Democrat Gina Suffredini and Republican John Butlak both secured seats on the Village Board. Butlak received 250 votes, while Suffredini secured 213. While there are still 44... more

Midlakes to honor grads of distinction

Midlakes to honor grads of distinction
The inaugural class in the Midlakes High School Graduates of Distinction program will be honored during a day of celebration on May 12. The program was approved by the school board last year to recognize the outstanding accomplishments or lifetime achievements of Midlakes alumni. Angela Simmons, a high school history teacher and chair of the committee that established the program,... more

In Clifton Springs, three vie for two trustee seats

Several of Ontario County's eight villages will be holding elections Tuesday, but Clifton Springs has the only one with a contested race. Three people are running for two trustee seats on the Village Board of Trustees. Incumbent Trustees Daniel Blondell, who is running as a Democrat and independent, and Melissa Kumkey, who is running as an independent, are running again... more

Clifton Springs woman rejects another deal in predatory sexual assault case

A Clifton Springs woman faced with the prospect of spending the rest of her life behind bars for allegedly sexually abusing multiple children and using them to make child pornography has again rejected a plea deal. Janiet Simonds, 26, appeared in Ontario County Court on Friday where it was revealed that if she pleaded guilty to predatory sexual assault, a... more

Ontario Sheriff extends ‘No Unnecessary Travel’ request

Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says that conditions are worsening in his county. A Travel Advisory has been issued by Povero until 10 pm. Povero extended the No Unnecessary Travel Advisory active in the county, which will remain until 5 am on Thursday. He says that motorists should use extreme caution on the roadways, especially as those individuals who have... more

Reed will meet with local constituents this weekend (dates & locations)

Republican Rep. Tom Reed will sit down with constituents this weekend to address the wealth of concerns many have with the state of politics in the region. After several requests from those constituents — Reed scheduled a series of Town Hall meetings, which would all take place on Saturday. Starting at 8 am — Rep. Reed will begin his day... more

Clifton Springs man receives 28 year to life for predatory sexual assault

The Clifton Springs man who admitted to committing a series of sex crimes against two child relatives, including using them to create child pornography, was sentenced Wednesday to serve 28 years to life behind bars. Before 32-year-old Tristan Mayes’ sentence was made official by Judge Frederick Reed in Ontario County Court, family members of the young victims addressed the defendant.... more

After 12,000 patients and 31 years, Clifton Springs doctor is retiring

When asked what he will miss most about a medical career that has spanned more than 30 years, Dr. Neil Scheier’s answer is instantaneous. “That’s an easy one. The people, of course — the relationships,” he said. “It’s been more than just giving them medicine for their hearts, or their lungs, or their diabetes. It’s about relationships, and I love... more

Sectional Saturday: Semifinals set for boys & girls in Section V (full coverage)

The second slate of Section V boys and girls basketball quarterfinal games were played out on Saturday throughout the region. For Wayne-Finger Lakes teams, the Wayne boys, Mynderse girls, South Seneca girls, Gananda girls, Red Creek girls punched their ticket to the Sectional Final Four rounds to be played this upcoming week. Full results from Saturday below… BOYS BRACKETS (.pdf): AA... more

SECTIONAL FRIDAY: Newark tops Midlakes, Gananda ousts Whitman, Mynderse survives (full coverage)

On one of the best nights for high school basketball fans of the year, over 60 boys and girls Section V basketball teams hit the court in quarterfinal postseason contents across the region. Full results and updated brackets below including video of a Wayne girls three-pointer to beat Geneva and full video of the Midlakes-Newark game on FL1 Sports below.... more

Clifton Springs basks in solar power

At first, Clifton Springs Mayor Bill Hunter wondered if the proposition before him and other village officials was for real. But over time, the proposal for a 351.54-kilowatt photovoltaic solar array introduced in May 2014 began to make more financial sense, and served a larger different purpose, Hunter said during a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event and tour of the array site... more

Sectionals: Newark girls shock in Class B; South Seneca girls roll (full coverage)

Thirty-four Section V boys basketball teams and a whopping sixty girls teams were in action on Wednesday night for the final night of opening round Sectional action. Only two Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams took the court, Geneva in Class A2 and Romulus in D2, and both lost. The Canandaigua boys would advance with a 26 point win. On the girls... more

Big wins for W-FL teams on opening night of Sectional basketball (full coverage)

Fifty-six high school basketball teams from throughout Section V were in action on opening night of Sectional play on Tuesday night and several W-FL teams advanced to the quarterfinals. Full results from the entire slate of games on Tuesday night in Section V, updated tournament brackets and upcoming schedule below…   TUESDAY NIGHT OPENING ROUND SCOREBOARD: CLASS B BOYS  (Updated... more

LIVE TONIGHT FROM NEWARK: The Reds battle Midlakes in Class B quarterfinals on FL1 Sports

Join Jim Sinicropi and Geneva Panthers head coach Brian Miller from high above courtside at Newark High School on Friday night as FL1 Sports presents a live audio stream of the 2017 Section V Class B Quarterfinal game between the Midlakes Screaming Eagles and the Newark Reds on FL1 Radio. Also, live results from across Section V will be relayed... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

Clifton Springs woman rejects plea deal in predatory sexual assault case

The Clifton Springs woman facing a possible life sentence for alleged sex crimes against children and child pornography charges revealed that she has no interest in accepting a plea deal. Janiet Simonds, 26, whose charges include two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child, a class A-II felony, was offered a deal crafted by the District Attorney’s Office that... more

Bank robbery suspect remains at large, says deputies

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the bank robbery, which took place in Clifton Springs at the local Community Bank branch. The robbery took place on February 1st around 9 am. The Sheriff’s Office says that the suspect fled in a Dodge Charger, which was silver in color. The car is believed to be a 2–5 to 2010... more
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