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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

They built a field of dreams in Rushville

They built a field of dreams in Rushville
Earlier this spring, the Marcus Whitman Youth Baseball program faced a dilemma — and working together, they solved it. The club had limited options for field space for their upcoming season of baseball and tee-ball. Because of capital projects at Marcus Whitman Central Schools over the next two years, they were unable to hold practices and games at their usual... more

After fatal fentanyl overdose Gorham man indicted on manslaughter charge

After fatal fentanyl overdose Gorham man indicted on manslaughter charge
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a Gorham resident was arrested on manslaughter charges following a grand jury indictment this week. Donald Lee Everson, 28, of Gorham has been charged with second-degree manslaughter on May 7th. Henderson says the charge stems from an investigation by the Sheriff’s Office, which began on October 30th, 2018. On that date, deputies and EMS... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office
It’s not often that brothers share a career path. In this case, while not precisely the same – Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and Brighton PD Chief of Police Mark Henderson have not only followed a similar career trajectory – but have grown to lead two important agencies in the region. This week they discuss modern policing together, talk about... more

Penn Yan woman airlifted after being partially ejected in two-car crash

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  The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the crash that happened a little before 5 p.m. at the intersection of Lake to Lake Road and County Road 18 in Gorham. Deputies say Edward Fraser, 67, of Churchville was traveling west on Lake to Lake Road when he failed to stop at the stop sign at County... more

Former West Genesee Superintendent hired at Marcus Whitman Central School District

Former West Genesee Superintendent hired at Marcus Whitman Central School District
Former West Genesee Superintendent Dr. Chris Brown has been hired to the same position at another district in Upstate New York. According to the Marcus Whitman Central School District website, Brown will begin as that district’s superintendent July 1st. “We are very excited to welcome Dr. Chris Brown to the Marcus Whitman School District,” says Board of Education President Sheila... more

Good food, good people, good cause in Cheshire

Good food, good people, good cause in Cheshire
The Canandaigua hamlet of Cheshire was hopping Friday night, as folks from near and far came for the Old World Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser. The annual dinner — well staffed with volunteers cooking in the kitchen, helping visitors with tickets and takeout, and waiting on and clearing tables — helps the Cheshire Community Action Team’s efforts to restore the Cheshire Theatre... more

Rochester man airlifted from rollover crash in Gorham; later charged with DWI

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A Rochester man was seriously injured in a Gorham accident along Route 247. Deputies say Joshua Lyons, 38, was traveling north on Route 247 in Gotham when his vehicle traveled off the west side of the road, struck a ditch, then utility pole, before overturning. Lyons was ejected from the vehicle and suffered back, arm, and leg injuries. He was... more

LATEST: Gorham home insured, suffers serious damage after fire spreads from chimney

Firefighters respond to structure fire in Gorham
In an update, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office said the fire in Gotham last night likely started after a wood stove pipe caught fire. The fire began in the attic area of the home on County Road 18; and spread into the ceiling as well as the walls of the structure. Deputies say that after responding – the fire spread... more

Marcus Whitman presents ‘Into the Woods’

Marcus Whitman presents ‘Into the Woods’
What happens after “happily ever after?” Students in Marcus Whitman Visual and Performing Arts will provide the answer. Fractured fairy tales of a darker hue provide the context for “Into the Woods,” which opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, in the auditorium at Marcus Whitman High School, 4100 Baldwin Road. Performances also are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 9... more

Crews respond to crash involving truck along Route 245 in Yates County

Crews respond to crash involving truck along Route 245 in Yates County
First responders are on-scene of a crash on Route 245 in Yates County. Reports indicate that the crash involved a school bus, which was waiting to turn and ultimately was not involved – and a truck. The accident happened a little after 8:30 a.m. near Robson Road along Route 245. Witness reports indicate that the bus was not struck by... more

CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Watch all of this weekend’s Sectional Championship games on FL1 Sports

CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Watch all of this weekend’s Sectional Championship games on FL1 Sports
Six Wayne-Finger Lakes high school teams competed for Sectional Championships on Friday and Saturday night. Settle in for a day long marathon of all the games that aired live on FL1 Radio, restreamed with full video. Our schedule for the video replays is below along with FL1 Sports live broadcast schedule for the next 3 days… Lyons vs. Red Jacket... more

Marcus Whitman boys fall to C.G. Finney in Class C1 final at the Blue Cross Arena

Marcus Whitman boys fall to C.G. Finney in Class C1 final game at the Blue Cross Arena
Charles G. Finney used a big run in the second and third quarters to pull away for a 63-42 win over top-seeded Marcus Whitman in the Section V class C1 final. Leading 23-17 midway through the second period, Keegan Ocorr invigorated the Charles G. Finney Falcons with 12 points during a 22-4 run to take a 45-21 edge in the... more

Marcus Whitman starts superintendent search

Marcus Whitman starts superintendent search
The Marcus Whitman Central School Board of Education has begun the process of searching for a new superintendent to replace Jeramy Clingerman, who leaves the post June 30, after 6 years of service, to become superintendent in Seneca Falls. Marcus Whitman has contracted with the University of Rochester to assist with the search, with former Midlakes Superintendent Mike Ford, and... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)
When Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson succeeded longtime Sheriff Philip Povero, the focus was on transitioning smoothly. Now, more than 50 days after taking office – Sheriff Henderson is establishing himself as a leader, not only locally, but in the region. This week he joined FL1 News Intern Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio in the FingerLakes1.com Studio to get an update, and... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark hands Wayne first league loss on final night; Whitman makes clean sweep of West

W-FL: Newark hands Wayne first league loss on final night; Whitman makes clean sweep of West
On the final night of the regular season for Section V boys basketball teams, several Wayne-Finger Lakes squads were in action. Although all three W-FL league titles had been decided, there were several games of importance heading into postseason play next week. The biggest game had Wayne visiting Newark in a rematch of a close contest in Ontario that the... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season
It was a busy night for Wayne-Finger Lakes teams after Tuesday’s snow day forced several games to be reschedule to Wednesday night. It was the final night of the regular season for Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams as Sectional brackets are set. For the boys, it will be one more night of regular season play on Thursday night before the seedings... more
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