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Finger Lakes barn quarantined for strangles

A confirmed case of strangles has led to a state-imposed quarantine of Barn 19 at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack and at a separate off-track training stable in Ontario County. The national Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) database reported Tuesday that the precautionary quarantine was mandated by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets after a horse (that... more

Charter bus overturns along NYS Thruway, causes major delays on Monday

Lanes were re-opened on Monday afternoon following an accident, which involved a charter bus, according to first responders. Photos showed the bus completely overturned along the eastbound lanes of the New York State Thruway between Exits 44 and 45. Wreckers prepare to overturn a bus that went off @NYSThruway in the Eastbound lane right near #Ravenwood Golf Course Monday afternoon.... more

Farmington driver charged with DWI after hit-and-run at motel

On Wednesday at approximately 3 am deputies responded to a reported hit-and-run at the Budget Inn located at 6001 State Route 96 in Farmington. Deputies investigated the incident, and determined that Samantha Lynch, 27, of Farmington struck a parked car, and then returned to her residence a short distance away. When she was located, deputies determined that Lynch was intoxicated.... more

Farmington woman accused of stalking protected party

A 45-year-old Farmington woman was arrested on multiple charges following an investigation into allegations of stalking against a protected party. Tara L. Green, 45, of Farmington was charged with first-degree criminal contempt after allegedly stalking another person whom she is currently prohibited from contacting due to a protective order. The refrain from order was issued in Ontario County Family Court,... more

New life for South Farmington Cemetery

Turns out there is life in the old rural South Farmington Cemetery site after all. The South Farmington Cemetery Association has new members, according to Donna Herendeen, who with husband Ron Herendeen are trustees. She serves as town historian while he is on the Town Board. And while in the beginning stages, a plan is being formed to save the... more

Farmington man now faces felony charge after assault, imprisonment investigation

A 30-year-old Farmington man was arrested on an aggravated family offense after an incident and investigation at his residence on June 2nd. He was initially charged with third-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment, but further investigation determined that he had been convicted of criminal obstruction of breathing in 2017. As result, this incident was made a felony offense. He was charged... more

Learning to fly with Red Jacket superintendent Charlene Dehn

When Charlene Dehn talks about her students taking flight, she means literally. The superintendent of the Manchester-Shortsville Central School District has turned her longtime passion for the skies into a new school club — one of its kind in New York state — where students can potentially earn their private pilot’s license by the time they graduate. The Red Jacket... more

Macedon driver charged with DWI in Farmington

A 65-year-old Macedon resident was arrested for DWI on Cline Road in Farmington after a routine traffic stop. William F. Vuichard, 65, of Macedon was arrested around 12:25 p.m. on June 5th for DWI, failure to keep right, and unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Cline Road. Deputies say his BAC was determined to be 0.13 percent... more

Farmington man bit guard at Clifton Springs Hospital, charged with assault

A 22-year-old Farmington man was arrested on assault charges after an incident at Clifton Springs Hospital over the weekend. Adam Stekl, 22, of Farmington was charged with third-degree assault, according to deputies. While being admitted, Stekl became uncooperative and aggressive toward staff. At one point deputies say he bit one of the security guards at the hospital causing minor injury.... more

Rochester man charged with DWI in Victor

A 40-year-old Rochester man was arrested for driving while intoxicated on State Route 96 in Victor over the weekend. Thomas E. Petrazzolo, 40, of Rochester was arrested after deputies responded to a report of a sick or intoxicated driver at East Main Street and Lynaugh Road in Victor. The vehicle was pulled over on Mertensia Road just north of State... more

Beaver Creek in Farmington ‘really cooking’ as work begins

The initial stages of the Beaver Creek Apartments project, which kicked off Thursday with a ceremonial wall raising, dates back five or six years ago. Planning and approvals began picking up steam two years ago. And going way back, the neighboring Farmington Gardens project, an 88-unit affordable senior housing project also developed by Home Leasing Corp., got its start with... more

Pair arrested in Saturday Geneva Fastrac robbery

On Saturday morning at approximately 6:15 am the Geneva Police Department responded to the Fastrac gas station on Hamilton Street in Geneva on a report of a robbery where items and an undisclosed amount of money were taken. The suspects fled the scene in a stolen car that was taken from a nearby location. Upon investigation, the two subjects were... more

Farmington man charged after early-morning traffic stop in Bloomfield

A 39-year-old Farmington man was arrested on Elm Street in Bloomfield after a traffic stop for failing to keep right. Deputies say Eric A. Wright, 39, of Farmington was charged with driving while intoxicated; and issued a number of tickets following the traffic stop on Sunday around 3:22 a.m. He was transported to the Ontario County Jail, and released to... more

Ground broken for new Farmington Dental office

In case anyone was wondering why all that earth is being moved off Route 332 near Farmbrook Drive, here’s why. The site will be the future home of Farmington Dental, which may open as soon as October. Dr. Alicia Sturn purchased the practice of Dr. Leonard Muscarella about a year ago, and is building new. The plan is to start... more

Farmington driver had BAC five-times legal limit, involved in accident on NYS Thruway

Deputies say that on Monday around 12:35 a.m. a 29-year-old Farmington man was arrested after getting off the New York State Thruway at Exit 44. Michael J. Feathers, 29, of Farmington was charged with driving while intoxicated. His BAC was reportedly more than five times the legal limit. Prior to being stopped by deputies, the vehicle being operated by Feathers... more
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