Manchester woman charged with welfare fraud failed to report over $200K of income

A 60-year-old Manchester woman was arrested on February 17th, according to deputies in Ontario County after an investigation into alleged welfare fraud. Deputies say Karen M. Ray, 60, of Manchester was taken into custody after an arrest warrant was issued for her arrest. She was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, as well as third-degree welfare fraud.... more

Big wins for W-FL teams on opening night of Sectional basketball (full coverage)

Fifty-six high school basketball teams from throughout Section V were in action on opening night of Sectional play on Tuesday night and several W-FL teams advanced to the quarterfinals. Full results from the entire slate of games on Tuesday night in Section V, updated tournament brackets and upcoming schedule below…   TUESDAY NIGHT OPENING ROUND SCOREBOARD: CLASS B BOYS  (Updated... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

W-FL Friday: Midlakes, Penn Yan win, snow postpones Wayne County slate

Heavy lake effect snow in Wayne County turned a heavy slate of action into a light schedule of Wayne-Finger Lakes games on Friday night. Midlakes continued their resurgence with a key win along with Penn Yan as the two Finger Lakes East schools position for seeding in Class B Sectionals. In girls action, the Penn Yan girls picked up a... more

W-FL Thursday: 15 straight for Whitman boys; Creek’s Mosqueda scores 30 in win

The Marcus Whitman Wildcats won their 15th straight game on Thursday night, dispatching with South Seneca, 69-40. Riley McLoud and Nick Young scored 16 points each while Burlin Allen dished out 11 assists. It was Allen’s second 11 assist game of the season for the Finger Lakes West Champion Wildcats. Outside of Whitman’s dominance this season, the Finger Lakes West... more

W-FL Tuesday: Newark falls at Midlakes, Mynderse takes East title

The Midlakes Screaming Eagles stunned the Newark Reds on Tuesday night behind 22 points from Bryce Burri and 20 rebounds from Daryn Carswell. The loss by Newark, coupled with Mynderse Academy’s win at home over Pal-Mac, gives the Blue Devils the outright Finger Lakes East championship. With Marcus Whitman’s clinching of the FL West title two weeks ago, the last... more

W-FL Monday: Marcus Whitman makes it 14 straight with win over Red Jacket

With just 10 days remaining in Section V basketball’s regular season, the new week got underway on Monday night with three games involving Wayne-Finger Lakes teams. The lone game in the Finger Lakes West saw Marcus Whitman continuing their dominance over league foes this season with a win at Red Jacket to extend their unbeaten streak to 14. In other... more

Deputies: Heart issues led driver to strike vehicle on CR 7

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 1:20 pm they were called to a motor vehicle accident on County Road 7 in Manchester. Deputies say that Lucille Powell, 62, of Port Gibson was traveling north on County Road 7 — when she began turning into her driveway. At that time, another vehicle — which was being operated by Clifford... more

18-year-old fell asleep at the wheel causing SR 21 accident in Hopewell

On Wednesday around 8:07 am crews were called to State Route 21 in Hopewell for the report of a two car crash. Deputies say that a 2003 Ford sedan, which was operated by Timothy S. Scherer, 18, of Manchester was northbound on Route 21 and rear ended a 2010 Chevrolet pickup operated by CL Binnert, 32, of Rochester. Canandaigua Ambulance... more

Port Gibson man charged with assault after domestic incident in Manchester

Deputies in Ontario County say they arrested a Port Gibson man on assault charges after an incident involving a female victim. Bryan M. Young, 24, of Port Gibson was charged with third-degree assault after he allegedly was involved in a verbal argument with a known female and during that argument — threw his phone at the female, striking her in... more

Shortsville man charged with DWI in Manchester

On Sunday at 2:37 am deputies in Ontario County arrested a Shortsville man for aggravated driving while intoxicated. Deputies say Ronald Woodhams was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after he failed to keep right on East Avenue in the Town of Manchester. He was found to have a blood-alcohol content twice the legal limit. Woodhams was issued citations and... more

Manchester man charged with DWI after speeding on SR 21

On Sunday at 12:19 am a Manchester man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on State Route 21. Deputies say that Louis Gerlock, 36, of Manchester was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for speeding on Route 21 in Manchester. He was found to have a blood-alcohol content twice the legal... more

W-FL Wednesday: Marcus Whitman extends West lead; LaBobmbard triple-double not enough for Red Jacket win

Four Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball teams were in action on Wednesday night along with a full Wayne County and Finger Lakes East girls slate. The biggest match-up heading into the night pitted West leading Marcus Whitman Wildcats against second place Dundee. The game was never close as Whitman rolled to their 10th straight win to take a commanding... more

Palmyra woman violates family court order; arrested for contempt

Deputies in Ontario County say that a Palmyra woman was arrested after she violated a family court order, which was issued in Wayne County. Theresa A. Jacobs, 49, of Palmyra was arrested for second-degree criminal contempt after she allegedly violated a family court order issued out of Wayne County. She was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charges... more

Manchester woman arrested after unprescribed pill falls out of pocket during investigation

On Friday around 1:05 am deputies in Ontario County arrested a 28-year-old Manchester woman after she was found to be possessing a controlled substance during a domestic incident investigation. Deputies say that Rebecca A. Erb, 28, of Manchester was arrested for seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after they responded to investigate a domestic incident that Erb had been... more

Budget battle in Manchester

The property tax in the town of Manchester spiked in 2017, but should taxpayers expect the same when the budget is drawn up for 2018? “Absolutely not,” according to Jeff Gallahan, Manchester town supervisor and town budget officer. “With the cuts we’ve made here and the increases this year, I expect next year to be flatlined,” he added. The cuts... more

W-FL Thursday: Newark hands Mynderse first loss to force tie atop FL East

For the fourth straight season, the Newark Reds defended their home court against the Mynderse Blue Devils with a 50-42 win on Thursday night in a game that was streamed live on FingerLakes1.com. The loss, was Mynderse Academy’s first of the season and creates a tie with the Reds at the top of the Finger Lakes East. Also on Thursday... more

W-FL Wednesday: Sodus shocks Clyde-Savannah, Whitman takes it to Naples

With most of Tuesday’s scheduled contests rescheduled to Wednesday night, it was a busy night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues for boys and girls. The theme of the night was upsets with Clyde-Savannah dropping a 10 point decision at Sodus, Gananda defeating rival ER, and the HAC girls topping Romulus. Full results for the boys and the girls in action... more
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