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Bloomfield teacher earns gold standard certification

Bloomfield teacher earns gold standard certification
A Bloomfield teacher was recognized by the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) with the prestigious Gold Standard certification. Katrina Smith, a Social Studies-History/Adolescence and Young Adulthood teacher at Bloomfield who previously taught in the Marcus Whitman district, is one of 98 teachers who earned the highly respected gold star certification. The certification means that the teachers proved to the... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Red Creek sophomore joins 1,000 point club; Wayne tops Geneva; Waterloo beats Penn Yan

W-FL FRIDAY: Red Creek sophomore joins 1,000 point club; Wayne tops Geneva; Waterloo beats Penn Yan
Red Creek sophomore Isabella Wilbur scored her 1,000th career point in the Rams loss at Lyons on Friday night. Meanwhile in girls action, Midlakes pulls away from Mynderse late and Red Jacket survives at Marcus Whitman. On the boys side of things it was Wayne defeating Geneva, Newark improving to 5-0, and Waterloo defeating Penn Yan. Full results and more... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Justice Smith lights up ER; Bloomfield, Whitman & Naples notch West wins

W-FL THURSDAY: Justice Smith lights up ER; Bloomfield, Whitman & Naples notch West wins
Lyons senior standout Justice Smith had his way against the East Rochester Bombers, scoring 39 points, as the Lions defending home court in the face-off between two teams that were unbeaten in Wayne County League play. The game was streamed live on FingerLakes1.com. It was a light slate of games with action in the Finger Lakes West, two other games... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Pal-Mac girls beat Geneva, Rathbun’s 34 lifts Naples, Barnett breaks Mynderse school record, & South Seneca girls crush Red Jacket in title game re-match

W-FL TUESDAY: Pal-Mac girls beat Geneva, Rathbun’s 34 lifts Naples, Barnett breaks Mynderse school record, & South Seneca girls crush Red Jacket in title game re-match
It was the first truly full slate of games this high school basketball season in the Wayne-Finger Lakes on Tuesday night. Check out the results from all the boys and girls action below along with the top Tweets of the night around Section V and updated league standings for the Finger Lakes East, West and Wayne County. LAST NIGHT’S BOYS... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield
In the first full Friday night of high school basketball in the Wayne-Finger Lakes, it certainly wasn’t a Wonderful Life at Arthur L. Baker where the visiting Newark Reds defeated Mynderse in their home gym for the first time in six years. Also in the East, Wayne handled Penn Yan, Geneva snuck by Midlakes, and Waterloo rolled past Pal-Mac. In... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Marion girls defeat Gananda; Red Jacket’s Sydney Close joins 1,000 point club

W-FL THURSDAY: Marion girls defeat Gananda; Red Jacket’s Sydney Close joins 1,000 point club
The Marion Black Knights varsity girls basketball team scored a big win in a match-up of Wayne County contenders when they defeated the Gananda Blue Panthers on Thursday night in Marion. Also, Autumn Kunes scored 41 of her team’s 45 points but it wasn’t enough as the Dundee Scots defeated Naples. South Seneca and Red Jacket rolled to victory and... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls
In a clash of Class A2 titans, the two-time defending Sectional champion Wayne Eagles lost to a tough Leadership team at Wayne Central Tuesday night, 83-72. After falling behind 26-9 after the first quarter, Wayne came back to tie the game early in the fourth quarter. They would never take the lead, however, as Leadership pulled away for the 11... more

Deputies: Driver airlifted from violent Bloomfield wreck with serious injuries

Deputies: Driver airlifted from violent Bloomfield wreck with serious injuries
Deputies say a Rochester man was ticketed after a rollover accident in East Blooomfield on Wheeler Station Road on Sunday. The accident happened around 4:06 p.m. when Philip C. Incardona, 67, was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital due to the extent of his injuries. Deputies say Incardona’s vehicle drifted across the roadway, traveled into a ditch, made impact with a... more

W-FL SATURDAY: Newark tops Victor for tournament crown; Lyons offense ignites in win over Wilson

W-FL SATURDAY: Newark tops Victor for tournament crown; Lyons offense ignites in win over Wilson
Some big time early season match-ups were on the slate Saturday night. Two of the biggest involved a pair of Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams playing up in classification. Newark defeated Class AA Victor in overtime in the final of the Finger Lakes Tip-Off Tournament in Canandaigua. Lyons used a full court, frenetic pace to put up 86 points on Class... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Holiday Tree Lighting, Christmas Musicals & Dickens Christmas arrives in the Finger Lakes (November 30th – December 2nd)

WEEKEND EVENTS: Holiday Tree Lighting, Christmas Musicals & Dickens Christmas kicks off the first weekend of December
Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is in! This weekend, get out and explore the Finger Lakes to discover some of the holly jolly events taking place. Feeling chilly outside? Head over to the warm Syracuse Stage to enjoy the story of Buddy the elf. Need those family photos with Santa as soon as possible? Join him in his winter wonderland... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Povero reflects on nearly half-century in law enforcement (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Povero reflects on half-century in law enforcement (podcast)
Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero has made serving the community a career. He has also made it a lifetime achievement, setting the standard for what long-term, successful leadership looks like in a law enforcement setting. He’ll be staying involved. Even as Sheriff Povero approaches retirement, he says staying involved in the community he calls home; and has served for nearly... more

Bloomfield man ID’d as sole occupant of vehicle, after being ejected during wreck

Police: One dead after being ejected from vehicle in Bloomfield
State Police have identified the man who died in an accident on Tuesday around 9:30 p.m. New York State Police identified Patrick McNamara, 23, of Bloomfield as the sole occupant of his vehicle that was traveling westbound on Gauss Road when his vehicle went into a ditch and flipped end over end. They say McNamara was not wearing his seat... more

Bloomfield man charged with DWI after traffic stop, intoxicated driver report

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Deputies say that on Wednesday at approximately 9:56 p.m. officers arrested Frederick C. Gantz, 28, for driving while intoxicated. The arrest took place after deputies received a report of a sick or intoxicated driver in the area of State Route 5&20 and Hopkins Road in Canandaigua. The vehicle was identified as a Chevrolet pickup, and found turning into Toomey’s Corners... more

Contractor took $3,600 and failed to complete work in Bloomfield

Contractor took $3,600 and failed to complete work in Bloomfield
Deputies say a 43-year-old Fairport resident was paid to do work after entering into contract with two customers – and never followed through. Anthony Joal Resiman, 43, of Fairport was charged with grand larceny after an investigation into events that transpired on Baker Road in West Bloomfield. Investigators say Reisman agreed to engage in a contract to paint several buildings... more

ELECTION PREVIEW: Get to know the candidates for sheriff in Ontario County (video)

ELECTION PREVIEW: Get to know the candidates for sheriff in Ontario County (video)
As Election Day gets closer, voters are beginning to ask themselves “Who will I vote for this year in the race for sheriff?” For the first time in more than two decades, Ontario County will have a race for sheriff with two completely new faces on the ballot. The Democrat Kevin Henderson and Republican Silvio Palermo have been making their... more

Bloomfield volleyball ‘Digs Pink’

Bloomfield volleyball ‘Digs Pink’
There’s a great event going on in Bloomfield Thursday and its called Dig Pink! The Bloomfield volleyball team, at all levels, will face Harley-Allendale Columbia in a program-wide fundraising match to benefit the Side-Out Foundation. This group empowers athletes to fight stage-4 breast cancer and raises funds to sponsor targeted therapy clinical trials. … WHEC: Read More more

Area roundup: Honeoye girls soccer tops Bloomfield

Area roundup: Honeoye girls soccer tops Bloomfield
Logan Lis and Lydia Hall both scored to propel the Honeoye girls soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Bloomfield Wednesday afternoon. Katie Pestle picked up the lone assist for Honeoye throughout the game. Teammate Grace Hall made three saves in net for Honeoye. Bloomfield goalkeeper Sarah Barker made five saves in net. Daily Messenger: Read More V G Senior... more

East Bloomfield man rescued, 120 feet in the air at Seneca Niagara Resort after cable fails (video)

East Bloomfield man rescued, 120 feet in the air at Seneca Niagara Resort after cable fails (video)
An East Bloomfield man was left dangling last week from the side of the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino after a cable snapped while he was cleaning windows. The Olean Times Herald reports that two men were on the scaffolding when the cable failed. . Family members say the men were on the side of the building, 120 feet in... more
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