Everybody wins on the Farmington Volunteer Fire Association’s carnival day

Five-year-old Aiden Lair had a lot to smile about Saturday as he trotted from one carnival ride to the next. Under his arm he clutched a giant stuffed shark, won when he picked the right plastic duck out of the water at the Pick a Lucky Duck game. Aiden and his 3-year-old sister, Kinsey Lair, can thank their aunt, Jackie... more

Dunkin’ Donuts employee stole credit card, made purchases in Farmington

Deputies in Ontario County have arrested and charged a Greece man after allegedly making multiple fraudulent purchases with a credit card that he stole from a customer. Shaquan M. Leach, 23, of Greece was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and is accused of stealing a customer’s credit card while employed at Dunkin Donuts in Farmington. Deputies say he then made... more

Shortsville man violated order of protection

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 35-year-old Shortsville man was arrested at Manchester Town Court after having been found to have violated a stay away order of protection. Mark A. Staples, 35, of Shortsville was charged with second-degree criminal contempt after he violated a stay away order of protection by showing up at an address that was protected... more

Farmington woman charged with DWAI in Victor

Deputies in Ontario County say that a 32-year-old Farmington woman was arrested on Sunday around 10:06 pm after she was found to be driving while ability impaired by drugs. Trisha Mary Francis Coleman, of Farmington was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana. This followed a traffic stop on State Route 96, according to... more

Two sent to area hospitals after crash on 5&20 in Geneva

Deputies in Ontario County say that on July 27th around 6:26 pm three law enforcement agencies, Whit Springs Fire Department and Finger Lakes ambulance all responded to a car accident at the intersection of State Route 5&20 and Berry Fields Rd. Deputies say Judith Drew, 52, of Farmington was traveling west on 5&20 through the intersection when her vehicle collided... more

Central Square man charged with DWI after Sam Hunt concert

On Monday at approximately 12:23 am a 22-year-old Central Square man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after another driver complained of his erratic driving on State Route 332. Deputies stopped Braden Carl Lindsay, 22, on Canandaigua-Farmington Townline Rd. for failing to keep right after his truck crossed the center line of the road. Lindsay reports leaving the Sam Hunt... more

Henrietta man accused in fatal crash had prior DWI arrests, knew Farmington victim

The Henrietta man accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that killed a young mother Monday morning has a record of getting behind the wheel after drinking. Louie Restivo, 47, is charged with vehicular manslaughter and DWI after the crash in Mendon on Boughton HIll Road. Kline, the victim, went to high school with Restivo’s son. The 26-year-old mother... more

Farmington man accused of fighting Canandaigua officers after getting parking ticket

A Farmington man is facing charges after Canandaigua police say he, “violently fought,” with officers after receiving a parking ticket. Michael Ogden, 29, is charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and harassment. Early Sunday morning, police say Ogden approached an officer on Bristol Street in Canandaigua, “in a threatening and violent manner,” after getting a parking ticket. When two officers... more

Farmington woman killed in wreck; Henrietta man charged

Police have identified the driver who was killed Monday in a multi-vehicle crash in Mendon. Hannah M. Kline, 26, of Farmington, Ontario County, was pronounced dead at the scene. Louie J. Restivo, 47, of Henrietta, whose actions allegedly caused the accident, was charged with first-degree vehicular manslaughter, a felony, said Cpl. John Helfer of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Restivo... more

Syracuse man arrested after Farmington McDonalds incident

On Saturday at 7:20 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested a 20-year-old Syracuse resident after an incident inside a McDonalds restaurant in Farmington. Khadeem J. Conley, 20, of Syracuse was charged with four counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Conley is accused of participating in a physical altercation with family members at the Farmington McDonalds in the presence... more

Farmington projects near completion

Construction is nearing completion on two separate but adjacent projects at 1000 County Road 8. The first is a $1.7 million addition and upgrade to Farmington Town Hall, which began in October 2017. Work is expected to wrap up by the end of August — and most town employees have settled into their new offices, according to Town Supervisor Peter... more

Farmington man charged with boating while intoxicated

A Farmington man was stopped and arrested on the north end of Canandaigua Lake after Marine Patrol noted a boat traveling above the 10 mph limit after dark. The stop took place around 10:08 pm and involved operator, Michael J. Smith, 29, of Farmington. He was charged with boating while intoxicated and unsafe speed. The boat was towed to a... more

Ontario Co. DA Tantillo talks career, prosecution, future on Inside the FLX (podcast)

It’s been 38 years prosecuting for District Attorney Michael Tantillo. He has served as District Attorney for 28 of those 38 years. “It’s not an easy job. I’ve continued handling trial prosecution on felony cases, but have developed an incredibly talented team that has made our office run incredibly well,” Tantillo explained. “While this is my last year as DA,... more

Police: Farmington resident stole medical supplies from emergency room

Members of the Canandaigua Police Department say a Farmington resident has been arrested after stealing supplies from the emergency room at F.F. Thompson Hospital. Tea Geary, 24, of Farmington was charged with petit larceny. Geary was scheduled to appear in Canandaigua City Court at a later date. more

Farmington woman charged with possessing controlled substance

A 22-year-old Farmington woman was charged with possessing a controlled substance following a traffic stop on County Rd. 6. Deputies say Jessica M. Muckey, 22, of Farmington was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop in Geneva. She was transported to the Ontario County Jail and will answer the charge at a later date.... more

Ontario Co. cleans up after storms, flooding on Thursday

Ontario County was one of the areas that got a lot of rain in a short period of time. The emergency management director tells us most of the damage came from water flowing over the roads. Trees were uprooted and there’s a lot dirt left behind after the water receded. People living in Canandaigua showed us they have some clean... more

Farmington’s ‘tomorrowland’ a reality today

Owners and employees of New Energy Works owe a lot to the heavy winter snowfall of 2015. Had it not caused the heartbreaking collapse of their 15,000-square-foot wood-working warehouse in Shortsville, they might not have designed and built New York state’s first complete cross laminated timber (CLT) building at the company’s main campus in Farmington. Tomorrowland is what employees of... more
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