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Missing person’s report leads to police chase, multiple charges in Victor

On Sunday around 8:41 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested a 55-year-old Tonawanda man after he fled authorities, while being the subject of a missing person’s report in Tonawanda. Deputies say James L. Daniel, 55, of Tonawanda was charged with unlawfully fleeing a police officer after an investigation set out to locate him in Tonawanda. He was believed to be... more

Deputies: Farmington woman picked up child from school under influence of drugs, alcohol

On Thursday the Victor Schools Resource Officer from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Primary School for a suspicious condition. Faculty reported a concern over a parent — identified as Erika L. Kesner, 42, of Farmington, who they believed was impaired when she picked up her children the day before. Deputies located her in her vehicle, which was... more

Burglary investigation results in two arrests in Farmington

A lengthy investigation by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office into an alleged burglary that took place on February 1st has resulted in the arrest of a Newark and Farmington duo, who allegedly worked together to steal items from a location in Farmington. On Tuesday, Ryan James Dingman, 32, of Newark was charged with second-degree burglary. He allegedly entered a residence... more

Mattiacio Orthodontics to provide custom mouthguards

Mattiacio Orthodontics, 1393 Hathaway Drive, Farmington, will host its “emBrace Athletics and Play It Safe” event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 for Canandaigua and Victor youth teams.Players will receive a free custom mouth guard that allows them to communicate on the field without taking it out for the spring lacrosse season. The event will be open for... more

Farmington teen accused of stealing prescription meds

A 19-year-old Farmington man is facing multiple charges after an investigation into the theft of prescription medication. Deputies in Ontario County say Jason D. Elliot, 19, of Farmington was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and petit larceny after an investigation revealed that he had stolen prescription medication from a home in Bristol. Elliot was arraigned in... more

Farmington man possessed crack cocaine during traffic stop

A Farmington man is facing a drug charge after deputies in Ontario County conducted a traffic stop on Whalen Rd. John B. Fox, 46, of Farmington was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after he was found to be under the influence of drugs and alcohol during a traffic stop. Deputies say they found crack cocaine on... more

WEBER: Katie MacIntyre & the Boston Marathon and Menzo Case on financial markets (podcast)

Generations Bank President Menzo Case and Marketing Director Katie MacIntyre join the Web Dog in-studio to talk about the Right to Run 19K, Katie’s participation in the upcoming Boston Marathon, and Menzo’s take on the current financial climate and healthcare situation in America. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Finalized deal saves horse racing, 1,200 jobs at FLGR; del Lago will pony up to help

The deal is finalized. It means that horse racing is preserved for at least two more years in Farmington. While the long-term stability and health of Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack is anything but certain — the deal finalized by Gov. Andrew Cuomo puts the facility on slightly more solid footing moving forward. As predicted though, the deal will come... more

Appeal still possible in animal cruelty case involving fallen racehorse

An appeal of Farmington Judge Morris Lew’s decision to throw out an animal cruelty charge last month is still a possibility for the Ontario County District Attorney’s Office. Assistant District Attorney Heather Hines said Thursday that she is still waiting on a transcript from last month’s trial of Farmington resident Terra Payne, before making any moves toward a possible appeal... 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

Farmington man ID’d after body recovered behind Aldi on SR 332

State Police say nothing appears to be suspicious about a 63-year-old who was discovered dead behind the Aldi grocery store in Farmington. The deceased has been identified as Daniel Kanous, a Farmington resident. State Police are now waiting for a toxicology report to determine what factors could have been at play leading up to his death. His body was discovered... more

OFF TO THE RACES: Helming, Funke land deal to keep FLGR racing in 2017

Negotiations are over. On Tuesday the Finger Lakes Horsemen’s Benevolent Protective Association and Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack came to terms with an agreement, which ensures that the 2017 racing season will happen. “Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack has been a tourist destination for our area for over 50 years, attracting people and families from all parts of New York... more

Judge throws out animal cruelty charge in Farmington Court

The woman charged with animal cruelty following the death of a retired racehorse last February had the case against her thrown out on Tuesday in Farmington Town Court. Terra Payne, the owner of a farm on Route 41 in Farmington, faced a potential jail sentence for the allegations that she failed to provide proper sustenance to the horse, which was... more

Skepticism of Gov. Cuomo’s plan to save FLGR running high

First, there was the announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office that a plan to ‘save’ Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack would include a payment from del Lago Resort & Casino, which opened in Tyre this month. The exact amount of money is still being discussed and debated, but the proposal as Gov. Cuomo announced it would include a $440,000 payment... more
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