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Pelican Point plan heads to Gorham Town Board

The town Planning Board this week recommended Pelican Point Marina be able to rezone parcels off East Lake Road and Route 364 for its marina business — under certain conditions. At issue are undeveloped parcels adjacent to the marina on Canandaigua Lake that are zoned mostly for residential use. Marina owners requested rezoning 2 acres adjacent to the marina on... more

HS Roundup: Marcus Whitman wins 8th straight with win over Midlakes

The Marcus Whitman girls lacrosse team got off to a rocky start, starting to a by losing tow of their first three games. However, the Wildcats were able to right the ship, winning their next seven games heading into their matchup with Midlakes on Wednesday. Wednesday’s game proved to be more of the same for Marcus Whitman (8-2), as they... more

Mynderse boys roll over Marcus Whitman

The Mynderse Academy boys lacrosse team scored at least three goals in each period as the Blue Devils cruised to a 14-6 win over host Marcus Whitman in a Finger Lakes showdown on Tuesday. Draven VanEvery led Mynderse with four goals and Ian Anderson had four assists and one goal. FL Times: Read More more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Risk for boaters elevated at Canandaigua Lake

  Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says that boaters need to use extreme caution when on the waters of Canandaigua Lake. He said, “Officers are confirming debris below the surface, primarily tree limbs and logs, that present a danger if struck by a boat.” The recent rains have wreaked havoc on the region, causing runoff, water rise, and a variety... more

Marcus Whitman rolls out $32M school budget for 2017-18

Only half of this year’s Marcus Whitman Central School board hopefuls will go home happy when polls close on May 16. Six candidates will vie for three open seats on the nine-person Board of Education. Cory Clark, Jeff Allen, Benjamin Wickham, Tricia Phillips, Anne Burnett and Phyllis Frantel will run for the three-year terms, which start July 1. Voters also... more

Taking on ‘Value of Villages’ in Ontario County

If you own property in one of Ontario County’s eight villages, then you pay a village property tax on top of your town tax. That village tax is the center of a study by two Ontario County men who formed a nonprofit to shed light on the cost of local government. With the village of Rushville facing a June 27... more

KFC goes after Pittsford man for ‘Finger Lakin’ Good’ slogan

KFC goes after Pittsford man for ‘Finger Lakin’ Good’ slogan
A restaurant chain featuring the Colonel’s favorite recipe is trying to stop a Pittsford man from using a line similar to its famous “Finger Lickin’ Good” slogan. KFC Corp. has filed a petition with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to block Brian Mastrosimone from using “Finger Lakin’ Good” and “Finger Laking Good” to promote his family of businesses. Mastrosimone... more

Taking a stab at knife making in Gorham

Discarded lawnmower blades, files, wrenches, horseshoes — if it’s made out of metal, Bill Alexander can find a new use for it. That’s why a trip to the dump for the Gorham resident stirs a feeling of excitement typically felt by a child waking up on Christmas morning, according to his wife, Ann Marie Alexander. “It is,” Bill Alexander said.... more

Rushville residents have questions leading up to dissolution vote

More aid from New York State. That seems to be the big prize involved in the Rushville dissolution, which is currently being debated in the community split between two towns and counties. On June 27th voters inside the village will decide whether they want to dissolve, or leave the village in tact. On Monday, more than 50 residents and officials... more

Stanley woman fled deputies at 91 mph on 5&20, charged with DWI

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a 41-year-old Stanley woman after a brief pursuit on State Rt. 5&20. The entire ordeal took place during the early-morning hours of Sunday. Deputies say they attempted to stop Dennie C. Lynn, 41, of Stanley when they observed her speeding — going nearly 40 mph over the posted speed limit. They say Lynn was observed... more

Canandaigua man crashes into ditch; BAC registered .24

A Canandaigua man is accused of driving while intoxicated, after deputies in Ontario County found his blood-alcohol content to be three times the legal limit during a Gorham crash. The stop happened on County Rd. 18 after he drove into a ditch. When deputies responded, an investigation found that 27-year-old Brian D. McGeary, of Canandaigua was driving while intoxicated. His... more

Canandaigua woman drove drunk, caused crash on SR 364 in Gorham

On Thursday a Canandaigua woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a crash on State Rt. 364 in Gorham. Deputies say the accident happened at the intersection of Kipp Rd. and Rt. 364 when Christina M. Smith, 26, of Canandaigua was traveling west on Kipp Rd. and failed to stop at the intersection. Her vehicle struck 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

Rushville to vote on dissolving

Second time's a charm — at least for those who want to see a vote on dissolving the village. After months of controversy and a first petition rejected by the Rushville Village Board over a technicality, a second petition got the thumbs-up. Village Clerk Joanne Burley said Wednesday the board will set a date for a referendum during a board... more

Wayland woman charged with DWI in Rushville

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Wayland woman after a traffic stop in Rushville. Deputies say they were alerted of the intoxicated driver after receiving a report of a driver ‘all over the road’ from another motorist. The car was said to be forcing other cars off the road and at one point stopped in the middle of an intersection.... 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

Branchport man charged with DWI after crash in Gorham

A 62-year-old Branchport man was charged with driving while intoxicated after deputies responded to a one car crash on County Road 1 in Gorham. Deputies say Ward M. Bergman, 62, of Branchport was charged with drivign while intoxicated, as well as cited multiple tickets after he crashed his vehicle into a ditch. The vehicle sustained heavy front end damage and... more
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