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Police: Farmington man accused of luring 9-year-old

Police: Farmington man accused of trying to meet child for sex
An Ontario County man is behind bars after attempting to lure a child into meeting for sex. Police arrested Joseph Oberdorf, 27, of Farmington on October 9th. He was charged with attempted luring of a child. Investigators say he made contact online with someone he thought was a child. That person was actually an undercover investigator. Police say that Oberdorf... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)
What’s up with all the algae? While experts and scientists battle with the ‘what’ is causing dozens of blooms each summer in lakes around the region – spotters with one volunteer organization are putting in the work to alert residents about harmful algae blooms; and where they pop up. Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association is that organization, and Frank DiOrio... more

Farmington man facing charges after firing rifle at vehicle involved in larceny

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Deputies arrested a Farmington man after he fired a gun at a vehicle fleeing the scene of a larceny on his property. Sheriff Henderson reports that on October 2nd at approximately 9 p.m. Steven John Pfeiffer, 46, of Farmington was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon following an investigation into an incident on August 14th. Pfeiffer is accused... more

Deputies search for suspects after gunshots fired at Farmington bar

Deputies search for suspects after gunshots fired at Farmington bar
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson is asking for the public’s help locating individuals who were involved in an incident at the Last Call Bar on State Route 96 in Farmington. On September 29th at approximately 12:06 a.m. deputies were called to the bar along Route 96 where they encountered numerous ‘skirmishes’ in the parking lot. It was learned later that... more

Victor Farmington Food Cupboard eyes expansion, more ‘neighbors serving neighbors’

Victor Farmington Food Cupboard eyes expansion, more ‘neighbors serving neighbors’
The Victor Farmington Food Cupboard does good in the community. A lot of it. It’s a non-profit, which serves Ontario County residents who have difficulty making ends meet. They have been working at it for nearly 40 years. VFFC Director of Communications and Development Karen Guidarelli says doing more, or continuing to grow the effort – as it’s become more... more

Leonard’s Express purchases former GLK Foods plant in Ontario County

Leonard’s Express purchases former GLK Foods plant in Ontario County
Change is coming. A facility that once processed cabbage in Ontario County has been purchased by a Farmington-based trucking company. Leonard’s Express purchased the former GLK Foods manufacturing in July, according to officials with Leonard’s. Michael Riccio, who serves as chief marketing officer for Leonard’s Express said that the purchase was facilitated out of need. “Some of our customers are... more

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County
The Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee has recently released its summer 2019 edition of its periodic publication, “Eye on the Courts,” which celebrates its 51st issue. Founded in 2000, the Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee was created as an outgrowth from the League of Women Voters of Geneva. With assistance from Rochester’s League of Women Voters and their well-established court... more

Virus from mosquito detected on Ontario County horse

Virus from mosquito detected on Ontario County horse
The Ontario County Public Health received notice that a 1-year-old horse tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). This is the first time EEE has been documented in a mammal in Ontario County. Ontario County Public Health is working with the New York State Department of Health and Agriculture to notify horse owners, veterinarians, and the public. Enhanced surveillance for... more

Farmington man crashes into multiple vehicles, trees and boulders

Farmington man crashes into multiple vehicles, trees and boulders
One man was arrested for DWI after he crashed into multiple vehicles, trees and boulders before his vehicle became disabled. Jeremy Schuiling, 25, suffered minor injuries after his vehicle came to a rest when he struck a telephone pole Saturday morning. Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies located Schuiling and say he appeared intoxicated. He was transported to F.F. Thompson Hospital where... more

Crews respond to garage fire in Farmington on Wednesday

Crews respond to garage fire in Farmington on Wednesday
First responders were called to a garage fire in Farmington on Wednesday. While details of the incident were not released, a large number of first responders were on-scene for a significant period of time. The Messenger Post reports that a neighbor smelled smoke and later saw flames. Several crews at scene of garage fire in #Farmington. Neighbor smelled smoke then... more

Four horses dead within six days at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

Four horses dead within six days at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
Casual observers of horse racing often think of the Kentucky Derby first and foremost. The mint juleps, the crazy hats, the fashion and the money all are part of what many call “the most exciting two minutes in sports.” The first jewel of the Triple Crown attracts viewers who might not watch another horse race the entire year. There are... more

Henderson: Multiple car break-ins reported in Western Ontario County

Henderson: Multiple car break-ins reported in Western Ontario County
Sheriff Henderson reports that there has been numerous car larcenies in the Village of Victor over the past weekend. He says at this point that 12 victims have been identified, where personal items were taken from unlocked vehicles. The vehicles were reportedly parked in the driveways of residences. Henderson says cash, electronic devices and other personal items of value have... more

Farmington woman arrested after domestic dispute

Farmington woman arrested after domestic dispute
Police arrested Andreaa Desius, 24, of Farmington on July 9th on menacing and child endangerment charges. Police say that on July 2nd officers were called to Scotland Drive in the city for a domestic dispute. Following investigation it was determined that Desius attacked another female while that individual was holding a 4-year-old child. The woman was nearly knocked over as... more

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule
School is out, summer is in full swing and most Finger Lakes residents have a four-day holiday weekend on-tap to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be fireworks in the skies above the region for the next several days. Below is a guide to where, and when, to find them. WEDNESDAY Auburn/Owasco - Emerson Park 8 p.m. concert with... more

Deputies: Farmington woman received thousands in benefits from Geneva Housing Authority illegally

Deputies: Farmington woman received thousands in benefits from Geneva Housing Authority illegally
Deputies report the arrest of a 29-year-old Farmington resident following an investigation into Section 8 housing benefits, which were illegally obtained in Ontario County. Alissia King, 29, of Farmington was charged with grand larceny after receiving more than $5,500 in benefits she should not have received, according to deputies. The benefits were received from the Geneva Housing Authority. Deputies say... more

Deputies: Farmington man provided falsified lease documents to Ontario Co. DSS

Deputies: Farmington man provided falsified lease documents to Ontario Co. DSS
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Farmington man following an investigation coordinated with Department of Social Services. Deputies report that Joseph P. Dileo, 46, of Farmington filed a fake lease with Ontario County Department of Social Services as proof of residency. As result, he was charged with offering a false instrument for filing. Dileo was arraigned... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more
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