New Energy Works: Raising the roof – and walls in Farmington

Two winters ago a load of snow collapsed the roof of New Energy Works woodworking shop in Shortsville. Next week, New Energy Works Timberframers will not only begin construction of a new, much bigger building in Farmington for its fine woodworking division, NEWwoodworks, but the new, 21,000 square-foot building will mark a first-of-a-kind in New York state. The structure at... more

Woman leaves scene of accident; charged with DWI

On Friday around 11:14 pm deputies arrested a Fairport woman for driving while intoxicated following an investigation into a property damage accident. The crash took place at the corner of Bowerman Road and Brownsville Road. Jennifer A. Aldrich, 37, of Fairport was charged with driving while intoxicated after she was located at 167 Hook Road in Farmington. She will answer... more

Farmington teen charged with burglar after stealing tools from Canandaigua garage

Deputies in Ontario County say that a Farmington man was arrested on December 23rd after an investigation into the theft of tools from a garage on County Road 4. Cernard D. O’Grady, 19, of Farmington was arrested and charged with third-degree burglary after he allegedly entered a garage on County Road 4 and stole tools. The incident took place in... more

Deputies: Man violates protective order, slashes tires, follows victim to residence before arrest in Farmington

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Rochester man after he allegedly violated a stay away order of protection following an incident on State Route 332 in Farmington. Thomas J. Bell, 46, of Rochester was charged with first-degree criminal contempt – a Class E felony after he violated an order of protection, which was in place for a 36-year-old woman from... more

FLGR projects major decline as ‘simulcast wagering’ is suspended

In a month, the del Lago Resort & Casino will be opening in Tyre. When that happens, leadership from the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack in Farmington says their revenue will drop 30 to 40 percent. Even when the two facilities are operating — the two will be in different “zones,” created by state officials — who only recently got... more

Waterloo man charged with AUO after multiple suspensions, conviction

Deputies in Ontario County say a Waterloo man was arrested early-Saturday morning after a traffic stop revealed that he had his license suspended four times. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that David W. Lewin, 49, of Waterloo was arrested around 1:41 am on Saturday and charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. During a traffic stop it was discovered that... more

Farmington man accused of assaulting wife during domestic incident

A 47-year-old Farmington man was arrested on Monday after a domestic incident involving his daughter. Deputies in Ontario County say that at about 12:32 am they arrested Paul H. Wohlfeil, 47, of Farmington for criminal mischief in the second degree and assault in the third degree after an alleged domestic incident between his wife, daughter, and self. He is accused... more

Palmyra man arrested for attempted sex with a 12-year-old

New York State Police say a 29-year-old Palmyra man was arrested after he allegedly tried to have sex with a 12-year-old. Troopers say that Adam Sullivan, 29, of Palmyra was charged with attempted criminal sexual act, attempted use of a child in a sexual performance and attempted disseminating indecent material to minors. Troopers say they intervened before he had sexual contact with... more

Lyons man charged with AUO after accident in Manchester

Deputies arrested a 25-year-old Lyons man after an accident on County Road 25 in Manchester. The accident happened around 4:51 pm on Thursday after Kurtis A. Freeman, 25, of Lyons went off the road on County Road 25. Deputies say he was traveling at speeds not safe for the conditions. Freeman was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, unsafe speed for... more

Wayne County man admits role in crash that killed Palmyra couple

In a last-minute change of heart, the Wayne County man who caused a fatal motorcycle crash last year, hours after smoking marijuana, admitted his guilt moments before a jury was to be selected to hear his case. In Wayne County Court on Dec. 9, Thomas Barto, 59, of Ontario, pleaded guilty to first-degree vehicular manslaughter, a class C felony; two... more

Farmington neighborhood shines for the holiday season

Families competed for the biggest and brightest house in the neighborhood. Not to be outdone, our area is getting into the holiday spirit, and one household was doing It for a good cause. Residents on Buckskin Drive in Farmington have gotten in on holiday decorating. 18 houses are lit up this season, including Bruce Raggi’s. WHAM: Read More more

Farmington man arrested after allegedly bruising child during ‘punishment’

A Farmington man was arrested on Sunday at 5:39 pm after allegedly striking an 8-year-old child on the forehead and buttocks. Deputies say that Barrett A. Fogg, 31, of Farmington was arrested after being accused of causing bruising to his 8-year-old child’s forehead and buttocks as a result of corporal punishment. Fogg was charged with endangering the welfare of a... more

Three sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after crash in Farmington

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday at approximately 6:51 they responded to a two-car crash at the intersection of State Routes 332 and 96. Deputies say that a vehicle being operated by Kimphuong Tran was traveling north on State Route 332 and a second vehicle being operated by Dustin Drover was traveling south on State Route 332.... more

Farmington man receives 15-day sentence for fatal crash

Sunday will mark nine months since Jeffery Vandermaillie, 60, of Macedon, and his friend Allan D. Hallings, 55, of Fairport, were killed in a three-vehicle crash at a notorious intersection in the town of Farmington. On Friday afternoon in Farmington Town Court, family members of the two men watched from the courtroom gallery as the man responsible for the brutal... more
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