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

Generations Bank announces new VP hire on Friday

Generations Bank announces the hire of A.G. Cutrona as Vice President – Director of Growth and Profitability at its Seneca Falls headquarters. He is charged with leading a customer engagement initiative for the organization. Cutrona brings more than 30 years of banking experience to the role. He is a graduate of the Wharton School with a an Executive Leadership Certificate,... more

Ontario County railway plans moving forward

There was a time when the railyard in this Ontario County town was one of the busiest in the United States. Those days are long gone, but county officials have a plan to capitalize on the resurgence of rail service. The county’s freight corridor development plan was the subject of a recent public meeting and can be seen in detail... more

Clifton Springs man rams woman’s car after domestic incident in Farmington; officials have it on tape

State Police have arrested a Clifton Springs man after a domestic incident at the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack on Tuesday. Brent Bond, 33, of Clifton Springs was arrested after police say he intentionally rammed into a woman’s car with another vehicle after an argument at the Finger Lakes facility on Route 96 in Farmington. Surveillance showed Bond chasing the... more

Jury clears Farmington man of reckless driving

The Farmington man who blew through a stop sign at the intersection of County Road 28 and Shortsville Road in Farmington, causing a wreck that killed two men, in March has been cleared of a reckless driving charge. In Farmington Town Court on Tuesday, a jury of six found Jason Jensen, 39, not guilty of the charge that arose from... more

Driver in deadly Farmington crash faces maximum of 15 days in jail

A man who failed to stop at a stop sign and caused a deadly crash at a Farmington intersection back in March has been found guilty of one of three charges. The crash killed two men – Jeff VanderMallie and Allan Hallings – after the driver, 39-year-old Jason Jensen, hit their pickup truck at the intersection of Shortsville Road (County... more

Ontario County schools making the grade on attendance

Movie director, actor and comedian Woody Allen once said 80 percent of success is showing up. Although many agree with the sentiment, most officials from schools large and small in Ontario County feel they can and should do better by always making school attendance a top priority. And this year, attendance is a topic of discussion among school communities Geneva... more

Alleged domestic incident leads to DWI charge

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday deputies arrested Petal L. Sharp, 39, of Farmington for driving while intoxicated, endangering the welfare of a child, and harassment in the second degree. She was arrested after deputies responded to her home for the report of an intoxicated female attacking the male caller, causing him minor injury while in the... more
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