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Branchport man charged with DWI after crash in Gorham

A 62-year-old Branchport man was charged with driving while intoxicated after deputies responded to a one car crash on County Road 1 in Gorham. Deputies say Ward M. Bergman, 62, of Branchport was charged with drivign while intoxicated, as well as cited multiple tickets after he crashed his vehicle into a ditch. The vehicle sustained heavy front end damage and... more

Ousted wrestling club exits Rushville, moves to Gorham

One chapter in a long, bitter battle over the Martin Tire Building ended Sunday. The Imperial Wrestling Club moved its equipment and fixtures from its former home in the village-owned building to a new space in Gorham. “This has been a long battle,” said club coach Terry Lucero, talking over the blare of pulling up and tearing down by wrestlers... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

W-FL Wednesday: Whitman caps perfect FL West season with win in Naples

On Wednesday night, the Marcus Whitman Wildcats completed a perfect league schedule in the Finger Lakes West with a victory over Naples to cap their league slate with a 16-0 record. The Wildcats (16-0/16-2) host Livonia on Thursday night in a non-league contest on the final night of the regular season. On the final night of girls action, Pal-Mac topped... more

Ontario County moving on goal to close landfill

With 11 years to go before the contract expires for the Ontario County landfill, there is no time to waste in reducing waste. The current county Board of Supervisors has the goal of closing the landfill beginning in 2028, when the county contract expires with landfill manager Casella Waste Systems Inc. Canadice Town Supervisor Kris Singer, who now heads the... more

Rushville man recovering after crash in Gorham

A 20-year0ld Rushville man is recovering after an accident on Crowe Road in the Town of Gorham. Deputies in Ontario County say that Anthony Lunser, 20, of Rushville was traveling south on Crowe Road when he lost control of his vehicle, crossing through the northbound lane, striking a ditch. He complained of neck and back pain and was transported to... more

Gorham man charged with DWAI after crashing, flipping car

On Wednesday around 11:10 am deputies in Ontario County arrested Josef Luin Eldredge, 46, of Gorham for driving while ability impaired by drugs following an accident. Deputies say that Eldredge crossed over the center line while eastbound on County Road 18. His vehicle went off the road striking a culvert, mailbox, and driveway culvert. The vehicle then flipped and landed... more

W-FL Monday: Marcus Whitman makes it 14 straight with win over Red Jacket

With just 10 days remaining in Section V basketball’s regular season, the new week got underway on Monday night with three games involving Wayne-Finger Lakes teams. The lone game in the Finger Lakes West saw Marcus Whitman continuing their dominance over league foes this season with a win at Red Jacket to extend their unbeaten streak to 14. In other... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse girls clinch share of East title

A moderate slate of games in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball on Friday night saw Finger Lakes East boys and girls teams in action as well as some games in the Finger Lakes West. Mynderse Academy stands alone atop both the boys and girls East standings and picked up a pair of wins against Penn Yan while the Newark and... more

Deputies: Three Canandaigua men located, charged after Gorham robbery

Three Canandaigua men were arrested and charged with robbery following an incident that took place on County Road 24 in Gorham earlier. Deputies say that Andrew Scott Wilcox, 29, Chancey William Schenk, 25, and Jacob James Lambert, 26 — all of Canandaigua had traveled to the residence of an acquaintance with the intent to steal drugs and other property. The... more

Auburn State Prison inmate charged with endangering child in Gorham

A Rochester man was arrested by Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies following an investigation into an incident involving an infant consuming suboxone, resulting in that child’s hospitalization. On Tuesday, Daniel R. Legler, 29, of Rochester was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation revealed that on August 28th he took suboxone that did not belong to him,... more

W-FL Friday: Wayne beats Newark, Mynderse back on top in East; Whitman wins 11th straight; Lady Blue Devils top Geneva

The Wayne Eagles won their 9th straight on Friday night, defeating Newark and knocking the Reds out of a two-way tie atop the Finger Lakes East with Mynderse who erased a 9-point halftime deficit in Geneva to defeat the Panthers. In the West, Marcus Whitman continues to roll through the league with their 11th straight win (longest current streak in... more

W-FL Wednesday: Marcus Whitman extends West lead; LaBobmbard triple-double not enough for Red Jacket win

Four Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball teams were in action on Wednesday night along with a full Wayne County and Finger Lakes East girls slate. The biggest match-up heading into the night pitted West leading Marcus Whitman Wildcats against second place Dundee. The game was never close as Whitman rolled to their 10th straight win to take a commanding... more

W-FL Monday: #6 Whitman snaps HAC streak to stay undefeated in West

The H.A.C. Wolves have been playing their best basketball in several seasons. They would put their three-game winning streak on the line Monday afternoon when they welcomed Finger Lakes West leading Marcus Whitman into their gymnasium. After three quarters it looked like the Wolves might do the improbably and hand the Wildcats their first league loss. Whitman trailed 52-51 after three... more

Gorham woman who stole from employer pleads guilty to charges

A Gorham woman who stole more than $3,000 from her employer while she was on probation for a similar offense is looking at prison time. Kristin Feliciano, 49, of Gorham pleaded guilty Friday in Ontario County Court to grand larceny, falsifying business records and violation of probation. She will be sentenced March 27 by Judge William Kocher to 2 1/3... more

W-FL Friday: Waterloo holds Midlakes ‘Ransom’ at the buzzer; Red Creek’s Klein scores 1,000th point

The Waterloo Indians went to Midlakes on Friday night still seeking their first Finger Lakes East league win after five attempts. With the Indians down two with just over 2 seconds left in the game, Waterloo would inbound from the sideline and Ransom Benedicks would receive the pass… With Benedicks shot, Waterloo captured their first win since their opening game... more

Canandaigua watershed group logs progress, plans

Operators of more than 14,000 boats on Canandaigua Lake inspected last year by local watershed stewards removed invasive plants and animals that would have contaminated the lake. That project was one of many in 2016 involving the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association, a nonprofit of 1,100 members that works in partnership with like-minded groups to promote and protect the watershed. "We... more
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