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Troopers identify those hurt in serious two-car crash in Farmgington

Mercy Flight, several ambulances called to Routes 96 & 332 for serious multi-vehicle crash
State Police are continuing an investigation into a serious two-vehicle crash in Farmington, which left eight people injured. The crash happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of State Routes 96 and 332. The operator of the southbound vehicle failed to yield the right of way while traveling on Route 332, and tried to turn left – striking a northbound... more

Dangerous Farmington intersection to see safety upgrade

Dangerous Farmington intersection to see safety upgrade
An open house is planned for residents to learn more about a safety upgrade to the intersection of County Road 28 and Shortsville Road. The meeting for the proposed roundabout will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Farmington Town Hall, 1000 County Road 8. Documents will be available for viewing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March... more

Farmington-based business named title sponsor of 2019 Rochester air show

Farmington-based business named title sponsor of 2019 Rochester air show
A Farmington business was announced as the premier sponsor for the upcoming 2019 Rochester International Airshow. Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced Thursday that American Equipment will be the sponsor. The Farmington-based business sells new and used agriculture and construction equipment. The airshow is set to take place August 24-25 and will feature a loaded lineup of modern war fighters... more

Delaware River Solar completes critical step towards Farmington solar farm

Delaware River Solar completes critical step towards Farmington solar farm
Proponents and opponents of the proposed solar project on Smith Farms in Farmington are preparing for the decisive April 17 meeting when a vote is anticipated. The Town of Farmington is tentatively scheduled to discuss Delaware River Solar’s requests for variances regarding its proposed 7-megawatt solar farm at the corner of Yellow Mills Road and Fox Road. At that meeting,... more

Deputies: Walworth man found passed out behind wheel in Farmington, charged with felony DWI

Deputies: Walworth man found passed out behind wheel in Farmington, charged with felony DWI
Deputies report the arrest of a Walworth resident on felony DWI charges following an incident at the Fingerlakes Hotel located in Farmington. According to the Sheriff’s Office, James R. Leschhorn, 31, of Walworth was found passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle at the hotel. He was arrested and transported to the Ontario County Jail where he was... more

Crash temporarily shuts down Thruway near Exit 44

Serious accident involving tractor-trailer, and multiple vehicles along Thruway
A multi-vehicle accident is being reported near Exit 44 of the New York State Thruway, which resulted in a temporary closure. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reported the official closure of the Thruway following the wreck, which involved two tractor trailers, and possibly two passenger vehicles. It’s unclear if weather played a role in the wreck. However, conditions throughout Ontario... more

Deputies: Drunk driver stopped for speeding, driving erratically in Farmington

Deputies: Drunk driver stopped for speeding, driving erratically in Farmington
Deputies say a 25-year-old Canandaigua woman was arrested for DWI after she was observed speeding and driving erratically by patrols. On Saturday at approximately 3:07 a.m. along State Route 332 in Farmington – deputies arrested Alexandria E. Gardner, 25, of Canandaigua for driving while intoxicated. When deputies executed the traffic stop for speeding and driving erratically – they noted that... more

Supervisor Ingalsbe speaks to Farmington-Victor Kiwanis

Supervisor Ingalsbe speaks to Farmington-Victor Kiwanis
Peter Ingalsbe, supervisor of the town of Farmington, recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Farmington-Victor during one of its regular meetings. Ingalsbe detailed the planned growth occurring in the town, one of many in New York experiencing significant growth in population. He provided updates on projects currently under construction, including Hathaway Corners, Auburn Meadows, the Auburn Trail and Auburn... more

Deputies: Farmington teen struck child on school bus in Ontario County

Deputies: Farmington teen struck child on school bus in Ontario County
Deputies arrested a Farmington teen on child endangerment charges following an investigation into an incident on a local school bus. According to authorities, a 17-year-old was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he struck a juvenile on a school bus on February 13th. The bus was located in the Town of Victor when the incident took place.... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)
When Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson succeeded longtime Sheriff Philip Povero, the focus was on transitioning smoothly. Now, more than 50 days after taking office – Sheriff Henderson is establishing himself as a leader, not only locally, but in the region. This week he joined FL1 News Intern Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio in the FingerLakes1.com Studio to get an update, and... more

Deputies: Local Home Depot employee stole over $1,000 worth of goods

Deputies: Home Depot employee stole over $1,000 worth of goods
Deputies say a local Home Depot employee has been arrested after being accused of stealing on multiple occasions while working at a store in Victor. Luis Javier Bones, 37, of Farmington was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after stealing multiple items, on multiple dates. Deputies did not note in a release when all of the thefts occurred. They say the... more

Police: Farmington duo charged after car taken from Canandaigua residence

Police: Farmington duo charged after car taken from Canandaigua residence
Canandaigua Police Chief Stephen Hedworth reports the arrest of two Farmington residents following an investigation into a stolen vehicle. On February 7th at approximately 11:32 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Chapin Street for the report of a stolen vehicle. Through investigation police say that 21-year-old Chad A. Brown broke into the victim’s residence and stole car keys,... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more
Victor Town Supervisor Jack Marren, who will seek another term in this year’s election, and serves as the Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors has become a regional leader for the Finger Lakes. Ontario County is unique for Upstate New York. That’s largely due to the population increase that its seen in the last 7-8 years – while... more

Victor-Farmington Rotary hears about guide dog nonprofit

Victor-Farmington Rotary hears about guide dog nonprofit
Bonnie Kelly, of Victor, recently spoke about Guiding Eyes for the Blind at a Victor-Farmington Rotary Club meeting. Kelly stopped by the meeting with Hydrus, a 4-month-old German shepherd she is raising before his formal training as a service dog. GEB goes about “enriching the lives of blind and visually impaired men and women by providing them with the freedom... more

Sheriff: Duo sold heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana in Ontario Co.

Sheriff: Duo sold heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana in Ontario Co.
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Rochester residents on felony drug charges after the pair sold multiple drugs to an individual in Farmington earlier this week. Ricardo Pena, 21, and Keith Jackson, 28, both of Rochester were charged with felony criminal sale of a controlled substance on January 24th. Henderson says the charges stemmed from an... more

Palmyra resident, Monroe Co. employee killed in tragic wreck involving tractor-trailer in Rochester

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Two people were killed in a crash that involved a tractor-trailer, a car, and workers inside a sewer in Rochester on Friday. The crash happened around 8:50 a.m. at Route 104 and Hudson Avenue. Traffic in the area was shut down. James Hartman, public information officer for the Rochester Fire Department, said a tractor trailer was driving east on Rt.... more
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