Category: Gorham

Marcus Whitman voters OK addition to project

Marcus Whitman voters OK addition to project

Marcus Whitman school district voters approved a referendum Tuesday adding $5 million to an already approved $29 million capital project. The referendum passed 242-99. The project was approved in 2017 by a 236-156 margin. It consisted of about $19 million in work ... MORE
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Meeting coming up to discuss pedestrian, bike lanes on roads in Ontario County

One Ontario County corridor could be significantly friendlier in the near-future to those on bicycles and walking. That work could be happening along the Route 364 and County Road 11 corridor after a grant was received from the Genesee Transportation Council to ... MORE
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Residents warned as algae blooms grow in numbers around Canandaigua Lake

Stay out of shallow areas of Canandaigua Lake. That’s the message from those watching intensifying blue-green algae blooms along Canandaigua Lake’s shoreline. The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association reported areas that show significant worsening of condition. “Although yesterday’s blooms were not experienced lake-wide, ... MORE
Strong storms lash Ontario, Seneca counties on Sunday

Flooding, power outages reported in Ontario, Seneca counties after severe storms roll through on Sunday

It was another day of strong thunderstorms for parts of the Finger Lakes on Sunday, as storms moved through – causing downed trees, power outages, and street flooding. This was particularly the case in Ontario and Seneca counties, who were hardest hit ... MORE
WWII soldier laid to rest in Ontario County

WWII soldier laid to rest in Ontario County

More than seven decades after sacrificing his life in the line of duty, a soldier from Ontario County is now back home. Army Air Forces Staff Sergeant Howard Gotts was laid to rest Monday at Sand Hill Cemetery in Gorham. Gotts was ... MORE
Gorham, Life, Ontario County
‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

The Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee has recently released its summer 2019 edition of its periodic publication, “Eye on the Courts,” which celebrates its 51st issue. Founded in 2000, the Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee was created as an outgrowth from the ... MORE
After fatal fentanyl overdose Gorham man indicted on manslaughter charge

After fatal fentanyl overdose Gorham man indicted on manslaughter charge

Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a Gorham resident was arrested on manslaughter charges following a grand jury indictment this week. Donald Lee Everson, 28, of Gorham has been charged with second-degree manslaughter on May 7th. Henderson says the charge stems from ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Penn Yan woman airlifted after being partially ejected in two-car crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the crash that happened a little before 5 p.m. at the intersection of Lake to Lake Road and County Road 18 in Gorham. Deputies say Edward Fraser, 67, of Churchville was traveling ... MORE
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

It’s not often that brothers share a career path. In this case, while not precisely the same – Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and Brighton PD Chief of Police Mark Henderson have not only followed a similar career trajectory – but have ... MORE
Former West Genesee Superintendent hired at Marcus Whitman Central School District

Former West Genesee Superintendent hired at Marcus Whitman Central School District

Former West Genesee Superintendent Dr. Chris Brown has been hired to the same position at another district in Upstate New York. According to the Marcus Whitman Central School District website, Brown will begin as that district’s superintendent July 1st. “We are very ... MORE
Firefighters respond to structure fire in Gorham

LATEST: Gorham home insured, suffers serious damage after fire spreads from chimney

In an update, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office said the fire in Gotham last night likely started after a wood stove pipe caught fire. The fire began in the attic area of the home on County Road 18; and spread into the ... MORE
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Rochester man airlifted from rollover crash in Gorham; later charged with DWI

A Rochester man was seriously injured in a Gorham accident along Route 247. Deputies say Joshua Lyons, 38, was traveling north on Route 247 in Gotham when his vehicle traveled off the west side of the road, struck a ditch, then utility ... MORE
Naples woman sent to hospital after crash on Rt. 364

Naples woman sent to hospital after crash on Rt. 364

Deputies say a Naples woman was injured in a crash after her vehicle collided with a deer on State Route 364 in Gorham. Jessica Hunter, of Naples was transported to F.F. Thompson Hospital by Finger Lakes Ambulance for minor injuries. Deputies say ... MORE
Marcus Whitman boys fall to C.G. Finney in Class C1 final game at the Blue Cross Arena

Marcus Whitman boys fall to C.G. Finney in Class C1 final at the Blue Cross Arena

Charles G. Finney used a big run in the second and third quarters to pull away for a 63-42 win over top-seeded Marcus Whitman in the Section V class C1 final. Leading 23-17 midway through the second period, Keegan Ocorr invigorated the ... MORE
CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Watch all of this weekend’s Sectional Championship games on FL1 Sports

CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Watch all of this weekend’s Sectional Championship games on FL1 Sports

Six Wayne-Finger Lakes high school teams competed for Sectional Championships on Friday and Saturday night. Settle in for a day long marathon of all the games that aired live on FL1 Radio, restreamed with full video. Our schedule for the video replays ... MORE
Crews respond to crash involving truck along Route 245 in Yates County

Crews respond to crash involving truck along Route 245 in Yates County

First responders are on-scene of a crash on Route 245 in Yates County. Reports indicate that the crash involved a school bus, which was waiting to turn and ultimately was not involved – and a truck. The accident happened a little after ... MORE
W-FL MONDAY: Mynderse snaps Whitman win streak; Gananda’s Castrechini joins 1,000 point club

W-FL MONDAY: Mynderse snaps Whitman win streak; Gananda’s Castrechini joins 1,000 point club

The Marcus Whitman Wildcats brought their 12 game winning streak to Seneca Falls on Monday night and had that streak snapped as the Blue Devils rode a big second half from Darren Miller to a 64-44 win. Miller scored 18 of his ... MORE