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Monthly dinners allow local ambulance company to buy new equipment

Monthly dinners allow local ambulance company to buy new equipment
Who would have thought that a bunch of wings and pizza could translate to new equipment for a local ambulance company? Apparently, the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance did. And it paid off. The Finger Lakes Times reports that from October to April, the ambulance company puts on a pizza and wing night the first Friday of each month. It’s a chance for... more

One hospitalized, two ticketed after dump truck and SUV collide in Ontario County

Deputies: Two ticketed after SUV, dump truck collide in Gorham
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 7 a.m. on Tuesday deputies were dispatched to a two-car personal injury crash along Lake to Lake Road near State Route 247 in Gorham. First responders from Hopewell and Middlesex also responded to the scene. Investigators determine tat Joshua Burnett, 29, of Middlesex was traveling east on Lake to Lake Road driving... more

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County
Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing counties in in upstate New York, which is exciting," he said. "I think it's it's actually a quite... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)
This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young challenger is taking a broad approach to politics, and working to bring new voices into state policy. New... more

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds
On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors met for its regular monthly meeting. The Board considered and approved a total of 52 resolutions. Board Chairman John Marren (Victor) said that the most important resolution of the night was the resolution presented by the Ways & Means Committee that called on the State of New York to restore $2,391,000 in... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Wayne County elite Lyons visits Rushville to face Marcus Whitman (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Wayne County elite Lyons visits Rushville to face Marcus Whitman (FL1 Sports)
One of the games of the year is set for tonight at Marcus Whitman High School as the Wildcats host Wayne County League leader Lyons. Both W-FL powerhouses are in Section V’S Class C division (Lyons C2, Whitman C1) and tonight’s contest is a test for both programs as they prepare for a Sectional run later this month. Jim Sinicropi... more

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue
Sheriff Kevin M. Henderson has issued a Travel Advisory, due to increasing snow and hazardous driving conditions. Numerous accidents are being reported and visibility is also a concern. “The travel advisory does NOT restrict travel,” Henderson explained. “But does advise of hazardous travel conditions do exist and please stay off of the highways if you do not need to be... more

Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site

Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 42-year-old Shortsville man following an investigation into stolen property from a construction site. Shawn Christensen, 42, of Shortsville was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Police say he was found to be in possession of stolen tools from a construction site in Gorham. He was issued an appearance ticket... more

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County
On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors considered a resolution to impose an occupancy tax of up to three percent (3%) on lodging facilities of three rooms or less.  Currently, New York’s tax code exempts these facilities from the occupancy tax. According to the resolution, Ontario County’s tourism promotion agency is proposing the occupancy tax change to “level the... more

Deputies: Child treated at hospital after assault by caretaker in Ontario County

Ontario County woman accused of assaulting 7-year-old child
Sheriff Henderson says a 36-year-old Gorham resident was taken into custody after a young child was assaulted in Ontario County. Linda Randall, 36, of Gorham was arrested at her residence on County Road 29 following an investigation into the assault of a 7-year-old child. It was determined by investigators that Randall was severely impaired by drugs on January 14th while... more

Deputies: Penn Yan man crashed his car, broke into home in Ontario County

Deputies: Penn Yan man crashed his car, broke into home in Ontario County
Deputies arrested a Penn Yan man after he crashed his vehicle and allegedly broke into a home. Edwin Stebbins, 37, of Penn Yan was arrested on January 10th. He was charged with DWI, criminal mischief, criminal trespass, and other traffic violations. Deputies say Stebbins crashed his car into a combine on Tileyard Road in Gorham. He then forced his way... more

Rushville man charged with DWI after rollover crash in Gorham

Rushville man charged with DWI after rollover crash in Gorham
Deputies say that they were called to 4481 Middle Road in the town of Gorham for a one-car rollover accident around 2:10 a.m. First responders were called to the scene after a vehicle was reported on its roof. They say a single passenger was trapped inside and unable to get out. The operator, identified as 25-year-old Matthew Harris, of Rushville... more

Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office

Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office
After three decades in law enforcement – it would be easy to tire of the work. At least from the outside perspective. That couldn’t be further from the case though for Sheriff Kevin Henderson. The 36-year-veteran, and elected leader of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office said recently in an interview with The Messenger Post that while the time has flown... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Marcus Whitman visits Geneva for a Holiday Hoops Showdown (FL1 Sports)

WATCH LIVE: Marcus Whitman visits Geneva for a Holiday Hoops Showdown (FL1 Sports)
Join Jim Sinicropi & Kevin Sharp for FL1 Sports on the day after Christmas as the Marcus Whitman Wildcats invade the Panther Den to take on Geneva live on FingerLakes1.com. Geneva brings an experienced squad along with Devon “Junior” Martin to take on newly independent Whitman coached by Greg O’Connor.  . more

Rushville man claimed his dog was a stray, turned it over to Humane Society

Rushville man claimed his dog was a stray, turned it over to Humane Society
A Rushville man was arrested on one charge, and will face more after he falsely turned in a pet dog, claiming it was a stray. The Ontario County Humane Society reports that on December 21st at approximately 2:10 p.m. Matthew Belke, 32, of Rushville brought a male Australian Shepherd to the humane society. He claimed that the dog had been... more

Finger Lakes Land Trust campaigns for 100 acres above Canandaigua Lake

Finger Lakes Land Trust campaigns for 100 acres above Canandaigua Lake
The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced the Canandaigua Vista project — a campaign to raise $650,000 for creation of a nature preserve on more than 100 acres in the town of Canandaigua. The land west of Route 21 and south of Jones Road boasts scenic views, diverse wildlife habitats and a network of hiking trails. The property at the head... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Honeoye takes down Bloomfield after delay; Midlakes girls blowout SOTA

W-FL Tuesday: Honeoye takes down Bloomfield; Midlakes girls get first win of season after blowout win over SOTA
The Bloomfield Bombers and the Honeoye Bulldogs renewed their rivalry to open Finger Lakes West play on Tuesday night. This game was delayed shortly after the opening tip because of a fire alarm. When they finally got going, it was a tight back-and-forth game until Honeoye took a 7-point lead with three minutes remaining.. Sheehan and Willix scored for Bloomfield to... more
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