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Canandaigua man airlifted after falling through metal roof in Town of Seneca

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The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has provided new information on the 53-year-old Canandaigua man who fell through a roof on Tuesday. Around 3:02 p.m. deputies, New York State Police, Seneca Castle Fire Department, Finger Lakes Ambulance, Mercy Flight, and the Ontario County EMS coordinator were all dispatched to 2524 State Route 5&20 in the Town of Seneca for the report... more

Seneca Falls woman accused of making terroristic threat at building in Ontario County

Seneca Falls woman accused of making terroristic threat at building in Ontario County
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Seneca Falls woman is in custody after making a terroristic threat in the Town of Hopewell. Sarah Nussbaumer, 38, of Seneca Falls was charged with making a terroristic threat on Thursday around 2:57 p.m. Deputies say that Nussbaumer was accused of making threats towards the building and the people inside of it.... more

Penn Yan woman charged with criminal contempt after sending letter to Ontario County Jail

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The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Penn Yan resident on criminal contempt charges following an investigation into a series of events at the Ontario County Jail. According to investigators, Elizabeth Althea Haubner, of Penn Yan was arrested for second-degree criminal contempt after allegedly sending a letter to a protected party. She sent the letter to an... more

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County
The Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee has recently released its summer 2019 edition of its periodic publication, “Eye on the Courts,” which celebrates its 51st issue. Founded in 2000, the Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee was created as an outgrowth from the League of Women Voters of Geneva. With assistance from Rochester’s League of Women Voters and their well-established court... more

Sheriff: Officer sent to hospital after altercation at Ontario County Jail

Sheriff: Officer sent to hospital after altercation at Ontario County Jail
Sheriff Henderson says that a Henrietta resident was arrested on assault charges following an incident at the Ontario County Jail. On July 23rd deputies arrested Devon Leonard Madison, 25, of Henrietta, who is an inmate at the jail following a physical altercation. Henderson says that Madison refused to obey commands of the officer and engaged in a physical altercation with... more

Lengthy pursuit involving stolen vehicle ends in Hopewell

Lengthy pursuit involving stolen vehicle ends in Hopewell
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man following a vehicle pursuit, which involved law enforcement agencies from two counties. Wilber W. Quintana, 34, of Rochester was pursued into Ontario County by deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office during the early-morning hours of Tuesday. Deputies in Ontario County say that the pursuit was concluded in... more

Hopewell woman accused of leaving child unattended

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Deputies report the arrest of a Hopewell woman following an investigation into a missing persons report on Saturday. Shortly after midnight – deputies responded to County Road 10 for the report of a missing person. It was reported by Sarah Crowley, 32, who could not find her 9-year-old son. The child was located a short time later; at which point... more

Pedestrian seriously hurt over holiday weekend after being struck by car along 5&20 in Hopewell

Pedestrian seriously hurt over holiday weekend after being struck by car along 5&20 in Hopewell
Deputies say that a 31-year-old Fairport man was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car traveling along State Routes 5&20 in Hopewell. The accident happened on Friday a little before 10 p.m., according to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies report that Phillip J. Koff, 31, of Fairport attempted to cross the road... more

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

Hopewell getting $170K for water project

Hopewell getting $170K for water project
This Ontario County town is getting $170,000 in federal funding to extend its municipal water system. The funding was announced in a recent press release from U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. It was provided through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Grant Program. Specifically, the money will be used to develop Hopewell Central Water Extension #3, which... more

Canandaigua duo charged after dog thrown violently against home

Canandaigua duo charged after dog thrown violently against home
The Ontario County Humane Society reports that two 19-year-old Canandaigua residents are facing animal cruelty charges following an incident, which occurred Friday afternoon in the Town of Hopewell. The Humane Society says the report was initiated by a neighbor who say a 10-week-old brown and white pit-bull, boxer mix named Tank, running around the yard at the residence several times.... 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

Rochester man charged with felony DWI in Hopewell

Rochester man charged with felony DWI in Hopewell
Deputies report the arrest of a Rochester man in Ontario County following a traffic stop on Route 21 in the Town of Hopewell. Michael Scialdone, 32, of Rochester was found to be intoxicated during a traffic stop and was subsequently charged. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Deputies say that his BAC was two-times the legal limit. Deputies report... more

Clifton Springs driver able to exit vehicle after it bursts into flames

Clifton Springs driver able to exit vehicle after it bursts into flames
The Ontario County Sheriff’s says they responded to a vehicle fire on Tuesday along County Road 10 in Hopewell. Deputies say the operator, Leland Depew, 44, of Clifton Springs was able to exit the vehicle without injury. The Hopewell Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze. The 2006 GMC Sierra was a ‘total loss’, according to deputies.... more

Deputies: Hopewell man accused of filing false insurance claim on stolen car

Deputies: Hopewell man accused of filing false insurance claim on stolen car
Deputies say a 69-year-old Hopewell resident was arrested on insurance fraud charges following an investigation into a claim made with his insurance company. Dean F. Gay, 69, of Hopewell was charged with fourth-degree insurance fraud – a Class E felony on Saturday. He’s accused of filing a false claim of a stolen vehicle with his insurance company. Gay was issued... more

Hopewell man jailed on rape charge, accused of threatening corrections officer

Man charged with stalking after threatening corrections officer
A man who had been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting and raping a woman more than a decade ago, has now been charged with stalking. Michael Orbino, 42, is being held at the Ontario County Jail. He’s accused of threatening physical and sexual violence against a corrections officer. Orbino was arrested in January for allegedly raping a woman in Canandaigua... more

Multiple departments called to fire along CR 47 on Wednesday

Multiple departments called to fire along CR 47 on Wednesday
Multiple departments were called out to a chimney fire on County Road 47, which turned into a structure fire by the time first responders arrived on-scene. The fire was reportedly near Route 488. Hopewell, Seneca Castle, Cheshire, Shortsville, and Manchester fire departments were called out. No additional information was available. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.... more
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