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Ontario Co. DA Tantillo talks career, prosecution, future on Inside the FLX (podcast)

It’s been 38 years prosecuting for District Attorney Michael Tantillo. He has served as District Attorney for 28 of those 38 years. “It’s not an easy job. I’ve continued handling trial prosecution on felony cases, but have developed an incredibly talented team that has made our office run incredibly well,” Tantillo explained. “While this is my last year as DA,... more

Police: Farmington resident stole medical supplies from emergency room

Members of the Canandaigua Police Department say a Farmington resident has been arrested after stealing supplies from the emergency room at F.F. Thompson Hospital. Tea Geary, 24, of Farmington was charged with petit larceny. Geary was scheduled to appear in Canandaigua City Court at a later date. more

Farmington woman charged with possessing controlled substance

A 22-year-old Farmington woman was charged with possessing a controlled substance following a traffic stop on County Rd. 6. Deputies say Jessica M. Muckey, 22, of Farmington was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop in Geneva. She was transported to the Ontario County Jail and will answer the charge at a later date.... more

Ontario Co. cleans up after storms, flooding on Thursday

Ontario County was one of the areas that got a lot of rain in a short period of time. The emergency management director tells us most of the damage came from water flowing over the roads. Trees were uprooted and there’s a lot dirt left behind after the water receded. People living in Canandaigua showed us they have some clean... more

Farmington’s ‘tomorrowland’ a reality today

Owners and employees of New Energy Works owe a lot to the heavy winter snowfall of 2015. Had it not caused the heartbreaking collapse of their 15,000-square-foot wood-working warehouse in Shortsville, they might not have designed and built New York state’s first complete cross laminated timber (CLT) building at the company’s main campus in Farmington. Tomorrowland is what employees of... more

Motorcycle accident sends two to the hospital in Bristol

On Sunday around 5:32 pm deputies in Ontario County responded to a motorcycle crash with injuries on State Route 21 in South Bristol. Investigation found that James E. Castle, 39, of Victor was backing from a parking space just south of Sawmill Restaurant in the Town of South Bristol, when James P. Kenney, 56, of Farmington was traveling north on... more

Anderson notches 1,000th career win as trainer at Finger Lakes

Trainer Bruce D. Anderson notched his 1,000th career win at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack on Monday. He reached the milestone when Sisters for Ever scored a narrow victory in the sixth race under jockey Joshua Navarro. Anderson has been a trainer at Finger Lakes since 1980. He achieved 992 of his 1,000 wins at his home track. Daily Messenger:... more

Canandaigua horse trainer Chris Englehart records 4,000th career win

Chris Englehart once won the Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack trainer championship 13 consecutive years (2003-2015). He’s won that honor a total of 15 times. It should come as no surprise to racing fans, then, that the legendary Canandaigua horseman has become the first local trainer to reach the 4,000-victory mark. Democrat & Chronicle: Read More more

Farmington man charged with DWI

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday around 3:06 am deputies arrested Juan C. Rosario, 33, of Farmington for driving while intoxicated. Deputies say they stopped a 2001 Toyota Corolla, which was being operated by Rosario on Loomis Rd. Before the stop deputies say Rosario failed to keep right. He was issued several citations and released to a... more

Farmington duo resisted arrest in cemetary

Two Farmington residents face multiple charges after an incident at a cemetery involving law enforcement. Deputies arrested Jessica L. Casillo, 25, and Audley A. Williams, 28, on State Route 96 in Farmington. Casillo was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest and unlawful possession of marijuana. Williams was charged with second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and obstructing governmental administration.... more

Farmington man punches hole in wall, later arrested

Deputies in Ontario County arrested James L. Sheridan, 17, of Farmington following an incident where he allegedly caused damage to a wall. Sheridan was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Deputies say he kicked the door in to the victim’s bedroom and punched a hole in the wall, causing more than $250 worth of damage. Sheridan was transported to the Ontario... more

Two sent to hospital after accident at busy Farmington intersection

On Thursday around 1:07 pm deputies in Ontario County, along with Victor Farmington Ambulance and the Farmington Fire Department responded to the intersection of State Route 96 and State Route 332 for the report of a four car accident. Deputies say that Martin Hudson, 22, of Bloomfield was traveling east on State Rt. 96 when he rear ended a vehicle... more

Deputies: Farmington man threw cellphone across parking lot

On May 21st at 10:34 pm a Farmington man was arrested after a domestic dispute that happened at Terrace Lane Apartments in Farmington. Khalid M. Boyd, 21, of Farmington was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. He allegedly threw the victim’s cellphone across the parking lot causing it to break and no longer function. Boyd was taken into custody and transported... more

Farmington man battling cancer, with help from friends

Jon Santmyer made an appointment to see his doctor in March because of a nagging bump near his right ear. He noticed it about a year ago but didn’t think much of it, as it was small and painless. “It progressively got bigger and bigger,” he said, “to the point where I noticed it, and it was making me self-conscious.”... more

Thompson gets early OK to buy Canandaigua Medical Group

A proposal by F.F. Thompson Hospital to buy the Canandaigua Medical Group would cement what for many years has been an informal relationship. “Over the last 20 to 25 years, it really has been a partnership with Thompson to the extent that it can be,” said Jim Wright, interim chief executive officer of the multispecialty practice that is on the... more

Farmington man slept in his car on Sand Hill Rd., charged with DWI

Deputies in Ontario County arrested Jose L. Rivera, 64, of Farmington for driving while intoxicated after they reported to Sand Hill Rd. for a disabled vehicle. When they arrived, deputies found Rivera sleeping in his vehicle along the roadway. He refused to submit to a breath test to determine his blood-alcohol content and was taken to the Ontario County Jail... more
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