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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

Farmington man ticketed after causing Ontario County accident

On Friday around 8:40 p.m. deputies responded to the intersection of County Road 28 and Emerson Road in Canandaigua for a personal injury accident. According to deputies Canandaigua Fire and EMS responded to the scene as well. David C. Wilson, 63, of Farmington was issued a traffic citation for failing to stop at a stop sign on Emerson Road at... more

Ontario Republicans endorse candidates for November elections

The Ontario County Republican Committee recently endorsed candidates for Ontario County Judge, Sheriff, Treasurer and Coroner and Governor, State Senate and State Assembly. Trisha Turner, chair of the county committee, praised the committee members for meeting with and questioning candidates for several months. “These committee members are volunteers who care deeply about their communities and take the endorsement process seriously,”... more

Canandaigua crowd hears lowdown on Lyme

More than 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease occur each year, but only a fraction of those get reported to health officials. “Most cases of Lyme are out of sight,” said Dr. Elizabeth Maloney, a Minnesota family physician who addressed more than 200 people Thursday at The Inn on the Lake in Canandaigua. The Finger Lakes region is prime for... more

Ontario County laser manufacturer TOPTICA Photonics to expand

A photonics company is creating up to 10 new jobs and retaining 17 others as part of its expansion plans, Empire State Development announced this week. As part of its $665,000 expansion, photonics and laser manufacturer TOPTICA Photonics will purchase new machinery and equipment. It is expected that the expansion of the 5847 County Road 41 company will be completed... more

Sheriff: Woman sold heroin, cocaine in Farmington

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Rochester woman following the sale of heroin and cocaine in Farmington. Investigators say Alisha M. Paulk, 29, was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance on Monday after selling heroin and cocaine in February. She was committed to the Ontario County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 secured bond.... more

Farmington man charged with aggravated DWI, speeding

Police say a 25-year-old Farmington man was arrested on Sunday around 1:43 a.m. after a traffic stop. Canandaigua Police say Kyle W. Moore, 25, of Farmginton was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, two counts of speed in zone and failure to use a traffic signal. The charges will be answered at a later date. more

Deputies: Shortsville man charged with DWI

Deputies say a 60-year-old Shortsville man was ticketed after being found to have operated a vehicle in an intoxicated condition in Ontario County over the weekend. John Eugene Minehan Jr., 60, of Shortsville was charged with driving while intoxicated on Saturday around 10:34 p.m. after a traffic stop on Collett Road in Farmington. He was issued traffic tickets and will... more

Farmington church collects food items for families in need this Easter

100 local families in need will be able to have an Easter dinner, thanks to the kindness of strangers. Farmington United Methodist church collected several food items throughout lent including hams, potatoes, rolls, apples and desserts. They gave those items away on Palm Sunday. “We want to give all year long. It’s part of our faith,” said the church’s pastor... more

Macedon man charged after pair of Farmington burglaries

A 32-year-old Macedon man was taken into custody after investigation into two separate Ontario County burglaries. Deputies say Albert Daniel Mee was charged with second-degree burglary after an investigation into events that took place in Farmington at an earlier date. See is accused of being linked to two separate residential burglaries where he stole property and sold it for cash... more

Deputies: Farmington man accused of stealing debit card

A 29-year-old Farmington man was arrested on a grand larceny charge after the theft of a debit card in February. On February 13th Geofferey Cornwell II, 29, of Farmington was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after investigation revealed that he had stolen and used a debit card to obtain cash and goods. He was arraigned in Victor Town Court and... more

Deputies: Driver was under the influence of drugs after Ontario Co. crash on SR 332

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says a Rochester driver faces numerous charges after causing an accident in Canandaigua due to running a red light, and driving under the influence of drugs. Deputies say they were called to the intersection of State Route 332 and Canandaigua-Farmington Townline Road for a personal injury accident on St. Patrick’s Day around 12:16 p.m. As... more
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