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Former Congressman Chris Collins is now a Florida resident

Former Congressman Chris Collins is now a Florida resident
Former Congressman Chris Collins says he’s now a resident of the State of Florida. According to our WGRZ-TV, Collins made the revelation in a letter sent to friends and family looking for character references for the judge to read prior to his sentencing in January. Collins pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and one count of making a false statement last... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)
What’s up with all the algae? While experts and scientists battle with the ‘what’ is causing dozens of blooms each summer in lakes around the region – spotters with one volunteer organization are putting in the work to alert residents about harmful algae blooms; and where they pop up. Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association is that organization, and Frank DiOrio... 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

Bloomfield Class of 2019 sending 9 student-athletes to compete at next level

Bloomfield Class of 2019 sending 9 student-athletes to compete at next level
Bloomfield High Schools graduating Class of 2019 is sending nine student-athletes to compete at collegiate level sports. Below is a list of each Bomber grad along with their destination, and sport, for the fall… Madison Connell College: Cottey College Major: Business Administration Sports Playing in College: Softball Number of Varsity Letters at Bloomfield:  5 total (4 softball, 1 tennis) Lauryn... more

Sheriff: Home health aide stole property valued at more than $2,500 in Canandaigua

Sheriff: Home health aide stole property valued at more than $2,500 in Canandaigua
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a Bloomfield woman has been charged after an investigation into thefts from a local home. Lena Thompson, 43, of Bloomfield was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after an investigation into thefts from a residence where she was employed as a home health aide. She is accused of stealing property from the residence where she... more

USPS truck driver airlifted after serious crash in E. Bloomfield

USPS truck driver airlifted after serious crash in E. Bloomfield
A USPS truck driver was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after a serious crash in East Bloomfield on Saturday. The crash happened around 3:30 p.m., according to State Police, who said the accident happened at the intersection of State Route 5&20 and Cannan Road. Troopers say the driver of the USPS truck stopped at the intersection, and failed to see... 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

Former Morgan Management COO pleads guilty to conspiracy in multi-million dollar fraud

Former Morgan Management COO pleads guilty to conspiracy in multi-million dollar fraud
The former chief operating officer of Morgan Management pleaded guilty Monday for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud scheme. Scott Cresswell, a 52-year-old resident of Ionia – a hamlet in Bloomfield – pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Cresswell was COO of Morgan Management, LLC from March of 2017 to April of 2018. During that time, federal... more

Deputies: Teen charged after striking mom over gaming console

Deputies: Teen charged after striking mom over gaming console
Deputies say that a 17-year-old faces multiple charges following a domestic incident in West Bloomfield this week. The teen is accused of attacking his mother following an argument over a gaming console. Deputies say the teen, who was not identified – but charged with criminal mischief and harassment – struck the victim, and pushed her back into her chair. Deputies... 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

Deputies: Bloomfield man charged with DWI after one-vehicle crash

Deputies: Bloomfield man charged with DWI after one-vehicle crash
Deputies say a Bloomfield man was charged with driving while intoxicated and transported to Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 30. Joseph Sykes, 24, of Bloomfield was traveling west on County Road 30 in Canandaigua when he lost control of his vehicle, according to deputies. The vehicle traveled off the road, through a ditch, and... more

Bloomfield students could face charges after pair of threats in two days

Bloomfield Junior HS
Two students have been disciplined after a pair of incidents over the last week within the Bloomfield Central School District. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 9:16 a.m. deputies responded to the Bloomfield Junior High School after a threatening message was discovered on a wall of a bathroom. Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports that administrators ordered a ‘shelter in... more

MISSING PERSON: 48-year-old man last seen leaving Bloomfield bar on Thursday

MISSING PERSON: 48-year-old man last seen leaving Bloomfield bar on Thursday
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 48-year-old man, who was last seen leaving a bar on Thursday in Bloomfield. Theodore Smith was last seen wearing a Carhart vest and blue zip-up hooded sweatshirt. He was also wearing a baseball cap and work boots, according to deputies. He had left Cheap Charlies Bar in Bloomfield on Thursday and... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)
When Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson succeeded longtime Sheriff Philip Povero, the focus was on transitioning smoothly. Now, more than 50 days after taking office – Sheriff Henderson is establishing himself as a leader, not only locally, but in the region. This week he joined FL1 News Intern Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio in the FingerLakes1.com Studio to get an update, and... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season
It was a busy night for Wayne-Finger Lakes teams after Tuesday’s snow day forced several games to be reschedule to Wednesday night. It was the final night of the regular season for Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams as Sectional brackets are set. For the boys, it will be one more night of regular season play on Thursday night before the seedings... more

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles
The South Seneca Lady Falcons won their 17th straight game on Monday night in Naples, defeating the Big Green 69-18. With the win South Seneca clinched the Finger Lakes West Championship. Meanwhile, the Gananda Lady Blue Panthers dropped a cross-over contest to local rival Wayne, 45-38, but still clinched the Wayne County Championship when Lyons defeated second-place Marion. Also on... more
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