Deputies: Manchester man stole money from vehicle at McDonalds

A 31-year-old Manchester man was arrested by deputies after authorities were called to the Manchester McDonald’s located on State Rt. 96 for the report of a male that had stolen money from a vehicle. Deputies say that K-9 Daphne was utilized in tracing the suspects path from the vehicle to the restaurant. According to deputies, the money was found in... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Charlie Evangelista talks elections, Ontario County (podcast)

On episode #73 of the Inside the FLX podcast Josh Durso is joined by Ontario County Elections Commissioner Charlie Evangelista to discuss a host of local issues, including some local races taking shape. Over the summer, Evangelista transitioned from serving on the Ontario County Board of Supervisors to serving as the chief elections official for Ontario County. The Democrat has... more

Shortsville woman hospitalized at Strong follow one-car crash in Manchester

A 20-year-old Shortsville woman was sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after a crash on County Rd. 13 in Manchester. Deputies say Kinley A. Ingutti-Lambert, of Shortsville was traveling east on County Rd. 13 when she crossed the westbound lane, leaving the north side of the highway — striking a cluster of trees. Her vehicle came to rest in that cluster... more

Prosecutors: Manchester judge stole 3x more in court fines than previously reported

A Manchester Town judge who ordered people to pay up for traffic and other infractions has been indicted for stealing that money. 13WHAM News had exclusive camera access to the courtroom where they learned the alleged theft is three times higher than first reported. Prosecutors say Judge Erika Martin pocketed the money beginning the very first month as her swearing in –... more

Newark woman sent to Strong after Manchester crash sends truck rolling

On Thursday at approximately 3:57 pm deputies and other first responders were called to State Route 21 in Manchester for the report of a one-car accident. Deputies say Anna Blaisdell, 57, of Newark was traveling north when she fell ill and fainted behind the well. Her vehicle then left the east shoulder of the roadway, striking a mailbox and then... more

Red Jacket football finally gets a night under the lights

This week, Red Jacket football is set to make history, win or lose, when they take on rival Clyde-Savannah. For the first time ever, they’re hosting a game under Friday night lights. “I got goosebumps right now just talking about it,” said Travis Liberty, Red Jacket senior quarterback. “I didn’t think I would ever be able to play under the... more

Week 2 in Finger Lakes HS football features heavy Friday night slate

The second weekend of area high school football gets underway on Friday night with all but one game involving Finger Lakes East & West teams hitting the field. The lone Saturday game features Tri-Town (South Seneca/Romulus/Trumansburg) visiting Mynderse Academy for an afternoon affair on Saturday. Full schedule and game times below… FRIDAY NIGHT ER/Gananda at Midlakes 7 pm CG Finney... more

Rain doesn’t dampen first-school-day spirits in Ontario County

Teachers and administrators donned umbrellas to greet students, some of whom covered their heads with hoods and backpacks to shelter from the rain. “Children eagerly arrived to Victor Primary School this morning, wet from the rain and excited for the promise the year holds,” said Principal Jennifer Check. “This year, we are looking forward to growing as a school community,... more

Deputies: Traffic stop in Manchester leads to drug charge

Deputies arrested an Ontario man after an investigation, which followed a traffic stop on Route 21 in Manchester. Josiah E. Shales, 23, was arrested and charged with seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance. The arrest came after a traffic stop for speeding, according to deputies. There was also an active bench warrant for his arrest in Irondequoit. He was issued... more

What are lowest rated bridges in Ontario County?

With just a few more weeks left before the start of a new school year, area families are busy wrapping up vacations, road trips and the annual treks “over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house.” But have you ever wondered about the safety of these summer jaunts — particularly the portion “over the river”? New York state... more

82-year-old sent to Strong after Short Rd. garage fire in Manchester

Port Gibson, Newark, Clifton Springs and Phelps Fire Departments were all called to the scene of a Short Rd. structure fire on Thursday. Upon arrival, deputies say that flames and heavy smoke were showing from the west side of the residence. The fire had been contained to the garage and some of the living area, which sustained major fire, smoke,... more

Calling all villagers — and hamlet dwellers — in Manchester

The future of the historic Lehigh Valley Railroad roundhouse will be one of the topics at an open house Thursday about a draft joint comprehensive plan for the town of Manchester’s communities: the villages of Manchester, Shortsville and Clifton Springs and the hamlet of Port Gibson. Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan said the plan focuses on land use — permitted areas... more

State Police: Manchester man had sexual contact with 12-year-old

  State Police say a Manchester man is facing charges after allegedly having sexual contact with a young girl. Troopers arrested 55-year-old Steven Feliciano, of Manchester, for sexual abuse. He’s accused of having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl over the last two weeks at his home. He was arraigned in Manchester Town Court and remanded to the Ontario County... more

Canandaigua man charged with DWI after Rt. 21 traffic stop

On Tuesday at approximately 1:14 am deputies in Ontario County arrested a 27-year-old Canandaigua man after patrol witnessed his vehicle weaving in its lane. Upon further investigation, John T. Stahl, 27, of Canandaigua was found to be driving while intoxicated and had an expired registration. He was placed through field sobriety tests, which showed visible signs of intoxication. Stahl was... more

Locke man charged with felony DWI in Manchester

A 23-year-old Lock man faces a felony DWI charge after a traffic stop on State Route 96 in Manchester. The stop took place on Thursday around 1:38 am after deputies received the report of a sick or intoxicated driver traveling eastbound. Deputies say Devon L. Luoma, 23, of Lock failed to keep right and was stopped. Subsequent to the investigation,... more

Manchester woman charged with intent to sell cocaine

Deputies in Ontario County arrested Shauna L. Janke, 38, of Manchester on June 27th for third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. After a traffic stop on I-490 in Victor Janke was found to be possessing approximately 15 grams of cocaine with the intent to sell it. She was arraigned in Victor Town Court and committed to the Ontario County... more

Two sent to Strong after rollover crash in Manchester

On July 1st deputies along with Port Gibson Fire and Ambulance, as well as Finger Lakes Ambulance responded to a one vehicle crash on County Rd. 27 in Manchester. A 2004 Pontiac GTO operated by Marissa Giampaolo was traveling too fast to negotiate a curve when the vehicle hit gravel on the north shoulder of the road. Her vehicle subsequently... more

Manchester woman stole more than $25K in benefits from Geneva Housing Authority

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Manchester woman has been charged with welfare fraud after an investigation. Investigators arrested Luanne M. King, 58, of Manchester on June 21st for third-degree welfare fraud — a Class D felony, as well as four counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. An investigation revealed that for roughly six years... more
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