Category: Farmington

Fluffy bird (photo)

Fluffy bird (photo)

Saturday morning in Farmington with a visitor. This shot by Mike Sargent ... MORE
Farmington man charged with rape of teen

Farmington man charged with rape of teen

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 34-year-old Farmington man following a rape investigation. Christopher Fails, 34, of Farmington was charged with second-degree rape, a Class D felony. Investigators say Fails had sexual contact with a 14-year-old victim in ... MORE
Deputies: Farmington woman left 2-year-old alone in vehicle at Tops

Deputies: Farmington woman left 2-year-old alone in vehicle at Tops

On Wednesday around 5 p.m. deputies were called to investigate the report of a child left unattended in the Tops parking lot in Farmington. Melissa Nichols, 29, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies say Nichols left her two ... MORE
Deputies: Farmington man charged with menacing after threatening woman with kinfe

Deputies: Farmington man charged with menacing after threatening woman with kinfe

On Thursday deputies responded to Marcus Way in the town of Farmington for a reported domestic incident. According to deputies, Dickie L. Yarbrough, 40, was charged with second-degree menacing. He’s accused of threatening a 47-year-old female with a knife. Yarbrough is currently ... MORE
Deputies: Farmington driver sent to Strong Hospital after rollover crash

Deputies: Farmington driver sent to Strong Hospital after rollover crash

On Saturday at approximately 10:51 p.m. deputies responded to 781 County Road 8 in Farmington for the report of a single-vehicle rollover crash. Upon arrival, deputies observed a gray Honda sedan on its rooftop, blocking the northbound lane with the operator and ... MORE
Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing ... MORE
Troopers: Driver arrested after two pursuits in Ontario, Wayne counties

Troopers: Driver arrested after two pursuits in Ontario, Wayne counties

A Rochester man has been charged after a police chase in a stolen car, which ended with him colliding with an apartment building in the town of Sodus. It all started with a vehicle, which was stolen from the 7Eleven store in ... MORE
Deputies: Rochester man threatened juvenile in Ontario County

Deputies: Rochester man threatened juvenile in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man following an investigation into an incident that occurred in the town of Farmington. Tommy Williams, 24, of Rochester was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after an alleged ... MORE
Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was ... MORE
Rushville man charged with running red light after multi-vehicle crash at Rt. 332/96 intersection

Rushville man charged with running red light after multi-vehicle crash at Rt. 332/96 intersection

Deputies say they responded to a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Routes 332 and 96 on Saturday around 12:45 p.m. Investigators determined that John Schilbe, 62, of Rushville was traveling north on State Route 332 when he ran the ... MORE
Deputies: Farmington apartment fire contained to stove, no injuries reported

Deputies: Farmington apartment fire contained to stove, no injuries reported

Deputies say that a fire was contained to the stove of an apartment in Farmington on Sunday after first responders were called. The call came in around 7:22 p.m. to the Maple Grove Apartments. Firefighters from Farmington and Victor responded. When they ... MORE
Farmington seeks resident input as they move forward updating comprehensive plan

Farmington seeks resident input as they move forward updating comprehensive plan

The Town of Farmington wants to survey residents to determine future development, especially in high-traffic areas. Town officials are asking residents to weigh in on things like street lighting, landscaping, bike lanes, bike racks, and some other features that are being considered ... MORE
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

Sheriff Kevin M. Henderson has issued a Travel Advisory, due to increasing snow and hazardous driving conditions. Numerous accidents are being reported and visibility is also a concern. “The travel advisory does NOT restrict travel,” Henderson explained. “But does advise of hazardous ... MORE
Farmington driver charged with DWI after taking out mailbox

Farmington driver charged with DWI after taking out mailbox

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 60-year-old Farmington man following the investigation of a property damage crash. On Friday at approximately 5:30 p.m. deputies were called to Beavercreek Road in the town of Farmington for a one-car crash ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks NYS Assembly campaign in 131st District (podcast)

This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young ... MORE
Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors met for its regular monthly meeting. The Board considered and approved a total of 52 resolutions. Board Chairman John Marren (Victor) said that the most important resolution of the night was the resolution presented ... MORE
Hopewell man arrested on felony charge after Econolodge domestic incident

Hopewell man arrested on felony charge after Econolodge domestic incident

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a 51-year-old Hopewell man after a domestic incident at the Econolodge located at 4232 State Route 5&20. The incident occurred on January 19th and investigators determined that John Spiers, 51, of Hopewell prevented the female victim from ... MORE
Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors considered a resolution to impose an occupancy tax of up to three percent (3%) on lodging facilities of three rooms or less.  Currently, New York’s tax code exempts these facilities from the occupancy tax ... MORE