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Deputies: Farmington teen struck child on school bus in Ontario County

Deputies: Farmington teen struck child on school bus in Ontario County
Deputies arrested a Farmington teen on child endangerment charges following an investigation into an incident on a local school bus. According to authorities, a 17-year-old was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he struck a juvenile on a school bus on February 13th. The bus was located in the Town of Victor when the incident took place.... 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

Deputies: Local Home Depot employee stole over $1,000 worth of goods

Deputies: Home Depot employee stole over $1,000 worth of goods
Deputies say a local Home Depot employee has been arrested after being accused of stealing on multiple occasions while working at a store in Victor. Luis Javier Bones, 37, of Farmington was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after stealing multiple items, on multiple dates. Deputies did not note in a release when all of the thefts occurred. They say the... more

Police: Farmington duo charged after car taken from Canandaigua residence

Police: Farmington duo charged after car taken from Canandaigua residence
Canandaigua Police Chief Stephen Hedworth reports the arrest of two Farmington residents following an investigation into a stolen vehicle. On February 7th at approximately 11:32 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Chapin Street for the report of a stolen vehicle. Through investigation police say that 21-year-old Chad A. Brown broke into the victim’s residence and stole car keys,... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more
Victor Town Supervisor Jack Marren, who will seek another term in this year’s election, and serves as the Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors has become a regional leader for the Finger Lakes. Ontario County is unique for Upstate New York. That’s largely due to the population increase that its seen in the last 7-8 years – while... more

Victor-Farmington Rotary hears about guide dog nonprofit

Victor-Farmington Rotary hears about guide dog nonprofit
Bonnie Kelly, of Victor, recently spoke about Guiding Eyes for the Blind at a Victor-Farmington Rotary Club meeting. Kelly stopped by the meeting with Hydrus, a 4-month-old German shepherd she is raising before his formal training as a service dog. GEB goes about “enriching the lives of blind and visually impaired men and women by providing them with the freedom... more

Sheriff: Duo sold heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana in Ontario Co.

Sheriff: Duo sold heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana in Ontario Co.
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Rochester residents on felony drug charges after the pair sold multiple drugs to an individual in Farmington earlier this week. Ricardo Pena, 21, and Keith Jackson, 28, both of Rochester were charged with felony criminal sale of a controlled substance on January 24th. Henderson says the charges stemmed from an... more

Palmyra resident, Monroe Co. employee killed in tragic wreck involving tractor-trailer in Rochester

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Two people were killed in a crash that involved a tractor-trailer, a car, and workers inside a sewer in Rochester on Friday. The crash happened around 8:50 a.m. at Route 104 and Hudson Avenue. Traffic in the area was shut down. James Hartman, public information officer for the Rochester Fire Department, said a tractor trailer was driving east on Rt.... more

No vote yet on Farmington solar farm

No vote yet on Farmington solar farm
The public hearing for the proposed 7.3 megawatt solar farm on the Smith farmland on Fox and Yellow Mills roads has been extended until Apr. 17, because Delaware River Solar failed to provide the Farmington Town Planning Board the information it requested, such as a soil study, in order to take a vote. Delaware River Solar, however, says it needs... more

Driver in stable condition at Strong after one-car crash in Farmington

Driver in stable condition at Strong after one-car crash in Farmington
One person is recovering at Strong Memorial Hospital after a serious one-car crash in Farmington on Monday. Around 10:35 a.m. Kevin Troy, 56, of Ionia was traveling north on Mertensia Road when he crossed the center line and southbound lane. His vehicle left the roadway on the west side of the road, and struck a pine tree – which was... more

Solar farm proposal to be tabled at Wednesday meeting in Farmington

Solar farm proposal to be tabled at Wednesday meeting in Farmington
A controversial proposal concerning a solar power farm in Ontario County will be the focus of a meeting Wednesday night. Delaware River Solar is looking to build the solar farm on 40 acres of land in Farmington. The proposal has split taxpayers, some of whom argue the proposal would change the character of the area. The land would be leased to the... more

One student hurt after crash involving Victor school bus

Reports of crash involving school bus in Victor
First responders were on-scene of an accident, which happened around 8:45 a.m. involving a school bus. One student was reportedly hurt in the crash. That student was said to have suffered a leg injury. Other students on the bus were being checked over by medical staff on-scene. Road conditions were slippery and messy throughout the morning commute in the Finger... more

Deputies: Driver attempts to flee after DWI traffic stop in Victor

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Deputies say a Farmington man attempted to flee authorities on foot following a DWI traffic stop in Victor during the early-morning hours on Saturday. Raymond R. Gioseffi, 33, of Farmington was charged with driving while intoxicated after his vehicle was traveling erratically on Route 96 in Victor. Following the traffic stop deputies say he attempted to flee, but was apprehended... more

Marren elected Ontario County Board of Supervisors chairman

Marren elected Ontario County Board of Supervisors chairman
Victor Town Supervisor Jack Marren will remain as chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors in 2019, a role he has been elected to each year since 2013. Once again, Bristol Supervisor Bob Green was appointed vice chairman. And while the calendar has flipped from 2018 to 2019, the board is expected to face many of the same challenges... more

Farmington man charged with assault after punching woman, causing her to be hospitalized

Farmington man charged with assault after punching woman, causing her to be hospitalized
Deputies report the arrest of a 30-year-old Farmington resident after a physical domestic dispute on New Years Day. As result of an investigation, Michael A. Chambers, 30, of Farmington was charged with third-degree assault. He’s accused of punching a 35-year-old female victim causing injuries to her face. Chambers is being held at the Ontario County Jail. The victim was transported... more
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