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Clifton Springs man charged with aggravated DWI after Manchester crash

A 53-year-old Clifton Springs man was charged with aggravated DWI after a crash at the intersection of State Route 96 and Fallbrook Circle. Deputies say John P. Beckens, 53, was traveling west on State Route 96 in his Ford Mustang when he attempted to turn onto Fallbrook Circle. However, deputies say due to unsafe speed – Beckens lost control of... more

Geitner’s 50 points lift Bloomfield over Honeoye in 2 OT thriller (W-FL round-up 12/12)

It took 2 overtimes on Tuesday night but the Bloomfield Bombers survived a trip to Honeoye to escape with a 101-99 win in the most exciting game of the year in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Bloomfield senior Patrick Geitner exploded for nearly half of his team’s output ending with an incredible 50 points. Even more impressive, just 6 of the 50... more

Gananda tops Midlakes; Mynderse girls cruise past South Seneca (W-FL round-up 12/11)

It was a light night of action across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues for area boys and girls varsity basketball teams but there were some interesting match-ups on the docket. For the boys, the big story of the night was the Blue Panthers of Gananda defeating Midlakes in a East-Wayne interleague contest. For the girls, Mynderse looked impressive as they hosted... more

Clifton Springs’ tie to ‘Last Supper’

An exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass has raised awareness of a treasured artwork in Clifton Springs. Debbie Kloppenburg, the community manager of the Spa Apartments in the village, says interest in the Spa Chapel’s “Last Supper” mosaic has been sparked by the museum exhibit “Tiffany’s Glass Mosaics” since it opened in May. As a result, chapel tours offered... more

Honeoye’s Marble scores 1,000th; Red Creek girls slam ER (W-FL round-up 12/6)

The first full night of Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball action had everything fans of the league could hope for. Two games decided by one possession and a Honeoye Bulldog scoring his 1,000th point. The Honeoye Bulldogs won their first game of the season on Wednesday night, travelling to southern Yates County to defeat Dundee, 45-36 in overtime. Dundee... more

Clyde-Savannah & ER open with league wins; Red Jacket deals South Seneca girls first loss (W-FL round-up 12/5)

Clyde-Savannah opened up their season and their Wayne County league slate with a convincing 80-45 win over Red Creek. Also hitting the court for the first time, East Rochester hosted Sodus and sent the Spartans packing with a 53-39 win behind 17 points and 20 rebounds from John Lexer. Also in Wayne County boys action, Marion won their second straight... more

Geneva nips Lyons on late Porter lay-up; South Seneca girls start 2-0 (W-FL round-up 12/1)

With Lyons junior standout Justice Smith sidelined with foul trouble for much of Friday night’s opening round game against Geneva at the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic,59 Coach Brian Miller’s Panthers were able to stick around just long enough to gut out a 46-45 win on a driving lay-up from Adrian Porter in the waning second of the fourth quarter…... more

FLX WEEKLY: December arrives, holiday season in full-swing (podcast)

We usher in the final month of 2017 this weekend and the holiday season is now in full swing across the Finger Lakes. Find out what holiday events are taking place around the region, see if we can expect any snow this weekend and get the full local sports outlook for the first weekend in December. Also, discuss the top... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: New season of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball tips-off (podcast)

The 2017-18 local high school basketball season is underway and FingerLakes1.com will have full coverage, live game webcasts and your weekly round-up every Sunday morning on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. Our season premiere went live on Sunday morning with your host Jim Sinicropi and in-studio analysis from Lyons varsity boys head coach Zac Young and first year Mynderse varsity boys... more

GRADING CARE: Group evaluates local hospitals, provides rating system for consumers

A non-profit health quality group has provided an update to safety grades for hospitals throughout the region. To come up with their grades, the organization looks at 27 publicly available measures to determine a hospital’s overall performance in keeping patients safe. Safe from what, exactly? Well, Leapfrog looks at information and data that contributes to the preventable harm category, which... more

FLX WEEKLY: Your November weekend ahead & NWS changes Winter Storm alerts (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso to round-up your week and look ahead to the weekend here in the Finger Lakes. Get your weekend events, sports and weather outlook, take a look at the top local news stories of the week, and check out our favorite local photos from the past few days. Also, we let you know... more

Clifton Springs Hospital will get new $32M medical village

With the first wall “broken,” the renovations for Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic’s new Medical Village are officially underway. Hospital staff members and friends gathered to celebrate the beginning of the work yesterday at a ceremonial wallbreaking. Eric Bieber, MD, president and CEO of Rochester Regional Health, described the event as a “pivotal moment” in the hospital’s history. “Clifton Springs... more

Canandaigua woman charged with criminally negligent homicide

A 19-year-old Canandaigua woman is facing a criminally negligent homicide charge after an investigation that spanned more than a year. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies responded to the Clifton Springs Emergency Room following a call from staff reporting a death. It was learned that a 19-year-old male patient had been brought to the ER by a private... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Ritts is new DA in Ontario County

Ontario County has a new district attorney for the first time in 28 years. First Assistant District Attorney Jim Ritts, running on the Republican line, defeated Kristina “Kitty” Karle, 12,194 to 8,936, in unofficial results posted by the Ontario County Board of Elections Tuesday evening. Ritts had defeated Karle in the GOP primary in September and following that primary, Karle... more
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