Deputies: Man charged with felony offense in Manchester

A 29-year-old man faces felony charges in Ontario County after an investigation into a protective order, which was violated by illegal communication, according to deputies. On June 6th at approximately 9:30 a.m. deputies arrested Thomas Coupe, 29, of Erin, New York after a warrant was issued for his arrest out of Manchester Town Court. He was taken into custody at... more

Red Jacket rally falls short in C2 baseball final

The tying run was 90 feet away. The winning run was at first base. But if you saw the diving catch that Geneseo centerfielder Daniel Kaye made in the sixth inning of Saturday’s Section V Class C2 final, then you understand why it was so easy for him to catch the final out of the game. And with that catch,... more

Manchester man indicted on predatory sex charges, held on $50K bail

Deputies say a 56-year-old Manchester resident was arrested on an indictment for two counts of predatory sex assault against a child, and other charges following an investigation into incidents that happened over the course of six years. Steven C. Feliciano, 56, of Merrick Ave., in Manchester was charged with two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child, one count... more

Red Jacket residents see 1.5% tax levy hike

Residents in the Manchester-Shortsville (Red Jacket) Central School District will be asked to support a 1.5 percent increase in the tax levy to support a 2018-19 budget of $17.4 million, up 2 percent from this year’s budget of $17.1 million. The tax levy portion of the budget, if approved by voters May 15, would increase from $7.3 million to $7.4... more

Proposed Midlakes budget is down, but tax levy is up

The proposed $35.7 million budget for the Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District is actually down 1.9 percent — or $694,941 — from this year, but includes an increase in the tax levy. Still, the levy of $14.2 million — up 1.9 percent from the $13.9 million levy to support this year’s spending plan — is less than half the tax... more

Rep. Tom Reed talks to Red Jacket kids about their futures

College costs and school safety are a couple of things Red Jacket juniors and seniors talked about when U.S. Rep. Tom Reed visited their school Friday. “What are the issues that are most important to you?” Reed asked a group of about 40 kids. “Paying for college,” answered one. Reed, who represents a portion of Ontario County in Congress, said... more

Deputies: Shortsville teen charged with sex abuse

A 17-year-old Shortsville resident was arrested on sex abuse charges after an investigation into an incident last month. Cody F. Barber, 17, of Shortsville was charged with second-degree sex abuse after an investigation revealed that he engaged in sexual activity with a victim who was less than 14-years-old. He was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge at... more

Dog dies in Manchester structure fire after reported ‘explosion’

Firefighters were called to a home explosion in Port Gibson on Tuesday afternoon. Witnesses said they heard an explosion around 12:30 p.m. at a home along Rt. 31 near Hanley Road. Police say at least two families lived inside the home; and that one family dog died in the fire. No one was at home at the time of the... more

Motorcyclist sent to Strong after crash on State Route 31 in Palmyra

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports a personal injury crash that occurred on Tuesday in the Town of Palmyra. The collision involved a car and a motorcycle, according to deputies. The operator of the car – identified as James A. Parker Jr., 41 of Rochester was traveling west on State Route 31 and had to brake suddenly due to traffic... more

Former Manchester town justice pleads guilty

Erica Martin pleaded guilty Monday to third-degree grand larceny over a year after she was accused of stealing more than $8,000 from the town of Manchester while carrying out her duties as town justice. Martin became town justice in January 2016 and was charged in March 2017 with stealing from the town through fines and surcharges. The theft began during... more

Political Roundup: Red Jacket alum in heated race for U.S. Senate

Those following the career of former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen probably saw the Red Jacket High School graduate in the national news a lot this week. Bredesen, who grew up in Shortsville, is a Democrat running to fill the seat of a longtime friend, outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee. “I am not running against Trump,” said Bredesen, as... more

FLX WEEKLY: Wild-water in Shortsville, Wild-life in local photos & Wild-weather shortens our spring (podcast)

We’ve been talking about the upcoming spring since late February, but the last FLX Weekly of April is here and we’re still waiting for a breakthrough in the weather. We had a taste early this week, but will it last? Also, they’ll be riding the rapids in Shortsville and Manchester this weekend and we’ll fill you in on all the... more

Ontario Republicans endorse candidates for November elections

The Ontario County Republican Committee recently endorsed candidates for Ontario County Judge, Sheriff, Treasurer and Coroner and Governor, State Senate and State Assembly. Trisha Turner, chair of the county committee, praised the committee members for meeting with and questioning candidates for several months. “These committee members are volunteers who care deeply about their communities and take the endorsement process seriously,”... more

Fire official in Ontario County accused of stealing $20K to cover gambling debt

Authorities say a 53-year-old Manchester resident, who served as the treasurer of an Ontario County fire company is accused of stealing more than $20,000 to cover gambling expenses at casinos in New York and Las Vegas. Wendy Wharton, 53, of Manchester was arrested on Friday and charged with third-degree grand larceny. The charge stems from an audit and investigation by... more

FL1 SPORTS: Section V Basketball Championship Weekend live streaming schedule & links (updated after storm cancellations)

FingerLakes1.com is proud to announce that we will be bringing you every single Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls varsity basketball team competing for a Sectional Title this weekend LIVE on FL1 Radio & FL1 Radio II with live video re-streams on Sunday. Our full schedule (including rescheduled times/dates based on Friday’s cancellations), broadcast teams, and links to the live streams... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Bloomfield, Red Jacket & South Seneca compete in the Section V Class C2 girls semifinals on FL1 Sports

FL1 Sports was live inside Honeoye Falls-Lima High School on Wednesday night for the Section V Class C2 girls semifinal doubleheader with a trip to the finals on the line. Game one will feature the Bloomfield Bombers taking on the Red Jacket Indians. Game two will feature the defending Class C2 champion South Seneca Lady Falcons taking on the Oakfield-Alabama... more

Wayne Train’s next stop is the Big House; All FL West girls championship game set for Saturday (W-FL round-up 2/28)

It was a tremendous showcase for Finger Lakes West girls basketball at Honeoye Falls-Lima on Wednesday night in the Section V girls Class C2 semifinal round featuring Red Jacket, Bloomfield and a surging South Seneca Lady Falcons squad. Meanwhile, in Victor, the Wayne Eagles smothering 2-3 zone propelled Coach Bill Thompson’s squad to the Class A2 Championship game in the... more
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