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Farmington man charged in domestic incident after causing 10-year-old to hit wall

Farmington man charged in domestic incident after causing 10-year-old to hit wall
Deputies in Ontario County say that a 25-year-old Farmington resident is behind bars awaiting arraignment following a domestic incident, which involved a female victim and two children. Deputies say Raymond L. Williams, 25, of Farmington was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child and disorderly conduct. Authorities say the dispute involved Williams and a 27-year-old female. Raymond allegedly forcefully... more

Shortsville man charged with menacing in incident using crossbow

A Shortsville man was charged with menacing after an incident in the Town of Manchester, which Ontario County Deputies described as a “disturbance.” Lee Owen Morgan, 26, of Shortsville was charged with menacing in the second degree after deputies responded to an incident at the West Wind Mobile Home Park located on County Road 7 in the Town of Manchester.... more

Multi-generational Farmington Family Fun Fest planned

Multi-generational Farmington Family Fun Fest planned
The first annual Farmington Family Fun Fest, hosted by the Farmington Chamber of Commerce, will be a departure from past years' Oktoberfests at Gateway Park on Routes 332 and 96. That's exactly what Chamber members had in mind, according to Chamber president John Malvaso. The Saturday, Aug. 27, event at Farmington Town Park will bring multi-generational fun — a "complete... more

#ICYMI in the Finger Lakes: Looking back at top stories from Aug. 7-13

#ICYMI in the Finger Lakes: Looking back at top stories from Aug. 7-13
The second week of August will go down as a busy one in the FingerLakes1.com newsroom, as a frequently slow period for news — saw multiple news items break. “#ICYMI in the FLX” will be a weekly, weekend recap of the top stories from around the Finger Lakes. Readers will dictate what stories end up in this feature — as... more

Man charged after multiple incidents on State Route 332; allegedly yelled at Expressmart customer

Man charged after multiple incidents on State Route 332; allegedly yelled at Expressmart customer
A Michigan man was charged after an incident at the Expressmart on State Route 332 in Farmington. Deputies say that they received reports of a male acting wildly early-Saturday morning. Deputies said that after the initial incident, which allegedly involved the 18-year-old male, identified as Alex W. Nielsen, banging his head on his truck and yelling at customers at the... more

One hospitalized after accident on County Road 19

One hospitalized after accident on County Road 19
One person was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after an accident in Manchester on County Road 19. Deputies say that Russell Eastwood, 83, of Watkins Glen was traveling south on Freshour Road when he stopped at a stop sign and entered the intersection with County Road 19. When Eastwood pulled out onto County Road 19 he pulled into the path of a... more

Development abound in Farmington where multiple plans are on tap

Development abound in Farmington where multiple plans are on tap
Big things are happening just off New York State Thruway exit 44. Even bigger than usual for the 40-square-mile, 13,000-resident boom town of Farmington. Sure, there’s been significant growth over the last decade, but an additional uptick this year in residential and commercial development has officials both hustling and smiling. Director of Planning and Development Ron Brand effortlessly rattles off... more

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack cancels Saturday live racing event

Live racing has been cancelled on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack. Track officials say the change was made to help maintain horse field size for future racing days on the schedule. Senior Director of Marketing Steve Martin says maintaining races with an optimum number of entrants is important not only to be able to conduct racing,... more

Serious crash in Canandaigua sends three to Strong, two children among seriously injured

Serious crash in Canandaigua sends three to Strong, two children among seriously injured
On Tuesday, at approximately 7:05 pm deputies in Ontario County responded to State Route 21 south on Hickox Road in the Town of Canandaigua for a two car crash with entrapment. When deputies performed an investigation, they learned that Amy Reeg, 40, of Farmington was traveling north on State Route 21, turning left onto Hickox Road and failed to yield... more

Charred Farmington motel will be demolished months after fire

Charred Farmington motel will be demolished months after fire
After six months and multiple complaints from neighboring business owners and residents, a Route 96 eyesore is about to be demolished. America's Best Value Inn, the Route 96 motel destroyed by fire in the early morning hours of Feb. 15, will be razed on August 15, according to Farmington Code Enforcement Officer James Morse. Demolition of the structure at 6037... more

Alleged Farmington peddler also Texas fugitive

An alleged un-permitted door-to-door peddler in southwest Farmington Tuesday turned out to be wanted by law enforcement officers in Texas, according to a report from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Farmington Clerk Michelle Finley said she received multiple calls from residents Tuesday complaining of peddlers in the area of New Michigan Road and Estate Drive. She sent a Farmington code... more

Texas fugitive arrested in Farmington

On Tuesday the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to Fawn Meadow Drive in the Town of Farmington for a suspicious male who was selling cleaning supplies door to door. Investigation revealed that Dominic D Wilson, age 33, was wanted by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office in Texas on a larceny charge. Wilson was charged with being a fugitive from justice... more

Farmington man arrested for possessing firearm after domestic incident

A Farmington man was arrested on Saturday after having a .22 caliber firearm in his possession following an investigation into a domestic incident. The incident allegedly took place at John D. Kirby’s residence in Farmington, where the 45-year-old was arrested on the charges of criminal contempt in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree.... more

Canandaigua man charged with DWI on County Road 28

Canandaigua man charged with DWI on County Road 28
A Canandaigua man was charged with driving while intoxicated, according to deputies from Ontario County. Deputies say William J. Gaspar, 30, of Canandaigua was charged with driving while intoxicated on County Road 28 in the Town of Farmington. They also point out that Gaspar was observed crossing the center line multiple times, which prompted the stop. He failed a field... more

Judge makes ruling in fatal Farmington crash case

Judge makes ruling in fatal Farmington crash case
With a trial date yet to be scheduled for the case of the Farmington man charged with reckless driving following a fatal wreck earlier this year, the details of what that trial will consist of are coming to light. Farmington Town Judge Morris Lew recently released a ruling regarding what evidence can be used during the trial for 39-year-old Jason... more

Cobblestone Performing Arts Center nears completion in Farmington

Cobblestone Performing Arts Center nears completion in Farmington
It’s all about arts and wellness at the 1800s brick farmhouse on Route 332, home to Cobblestone Arts Center and its 40 instructors, eight school buses and 80 students with disabilities. Now the historic building has a literal connection to the future as work moves along on its new 5,000-square-foot, 130-seat Performing Arts Center, set for completion this fall. Read... more

Crews to replace fire hydrants in Emerson Road area, beginning Monday

Beginning Monday, workers with the Canandaigua-Farmington Water and Sewer Department will be replacing fire hydrants in the Emerson Road area, from Route 332 to Sand Hill Road. During the replacement process it will be necessary to temporarily shut-off the water for approximately 3 to 4 hours. Employees will provide residents with advance notice. Read More more
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