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INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)
When Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson succeeded longtime Sheriff Philip Povero, the focus was on transitioning smoothly. Now, more than 50 days after taking office – Sheriff Henderson is establishing himself as a leader, not only locally, but in the region. This week he joined FL1 News Intern Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio in the FingerLakes1.com Studio to get an update, and... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark hands Wayne first league loss on final night; Whitman makes clean sweep of West

W-FL: Newark hands Wayne first league loss on final night; Whitman makes clean sweep of West
On the final night of the regular season for Section V boys basketball teams, several Wayne-Finger Lakes squads were in action. Although all three W-FL league titles had been decided, there were several games of importance heading into postseason play next week. The biggest game had Wayne visiting Newark in a rematch of a close contest in Ontario that the... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season
It was a busy night for Wayne-Finger Lakes teams after Tuesday’s snow day forced several games to be reschedule to Wednesday night. It was the final night of the regular season for Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams as Sectional brackets are set. For the boys, it will be one more night of regular season play on Thursday night before the seedings... more

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles
The South Seneca Lady Falcons won their 17th straight game on Monday night in Naples, defeating the Big Green 69-18. With the win South Seneca clinched the Finger Lakes West Championship. Meanwhile, the Gananda Lady Blue Panthers dropped a cross-over contest to local rival Wayne, 45-38, but still clinched the Wayne County Championship when Lyons defeated second-place Marion. Also on... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more
Victor Town Supervisor Jack Marren, who will seek another term in this year’s election, and serves as the Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors has become a regional leader for the Finger Lakes. Ontario County is unique for Upstate New York. That’s largely due to the population increase that its seen in the last 7-8 years – while... more

Volunteer firefighters fight for law change for emergency medical calls

Volunteer firefighters fight for law change for emergency medical calls
Many rural fire departments that are already strapped for volunteers and other services want to be able to bill insurance companies for emergency medical calls. The cost of EMS calls in some rural areas is falling on the taxpayers. Richmond Fire Chief Rick Frost said his volunteer fire district in Honeoye lost one of its three ambulances because of fewer... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title
After a Senior Night ceremony in Waterloo in which legendary Newark coach Ron Ceravolo was honored pregame, the Newark Reds came up with a big 66-58 road win against the Indians. Jayden Peters exploded out of the gate with 15 first quarter points and the Reds built a 16 point lead in the third quarter before Waterloo came storming back... more

Firefighters seek to recoup EMS costs in Ontario

Firefighters seek to recoup EMS costs in Ontario
Volunteer firefighters from across the region are meeting with lawmakers to discuss life-saving services. On Saturday, volunteer firefighters from Ontario, Monroe, and Onondaga counties, along with members of the Fireman’s Association of the State of New York, will meet with elected officials to look over the legislative agenda for 2019. “2019 promises to be a busy year for the fire... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Gananda, Marion girls post wins in Wayne County; South Seneca 1 win away from West title

W-FL THURSDAY: Gananda, Marion girls post wins in Wayne County; South Seneca 1 win away from West title
The Gananda Lady Blue Panthers and the Marion Lady Black Knights are seperated by just one-half game at the top of the Wayne County girls basketball standings. Both teams posted victories on Thursday night, Gananda’s coming on Senior Night over Red Creek. In the West, the South Seneca Lady Falcons rolled past Honeoye for their 16th straight win. With the... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: DeVaney scores 1,000th in Geneva win; Bloomfield tops Naples on Senior night

W-FL WEDNESDAY: DeVaney scored 1,000th in Geneva win; Bloomfield tops Naples on Senior night
Waterloo girls varsity head coach Michael Bree said Wednesday night’s Finger Lakes East match-up with visiting Geneva was a “great battle”. His Lady Indians trailed 28-27 at halftime but pulled even at 47-47 with just 1:30 left in the game. Then, Geneva freshman Aniya Rowe hit a three pointer to give Geneva the lead for good as the Panthers won... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Kyle Slywka buzzer beater stuns Geneva; Blankenberg sets Wayne’s all-time scoring mark

W-FL TUESDAY: Kyle Slywka buzzer beater stuns Geneva; Blankenberg sets Wayne’s all-time scoring mark
Waterloo trailed hosts Geneva by two with just 0.8 seconds to play in the 4th quarter of Tuesday night’s Finger Lakes East battle. Sophomore Kyle Slywka caught an inbounds pass right in front of his own bench and let a turn-around, fade-away shot from behind the arc go over a Geneva defender that found the bottom of the net to... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Pal-Mac girls hand Midlakes first league loss in 2 year; Waterloo sweeps doubleheader at Mynderse

W-FL FRIDAY: Pal-Mac girls hand Midlakes first league loss in 2 year; Waterloo sweeps doubleheader at Mynderse
The Midlakes girls varsity basketball team has been a juggernaut in the Finger Lakes East over the past 2 seasons going undefeated in league play last year and carrying a 9-0 league mark into their home game against Pal-Mac on Friday night. The Lady Red Raiders put an end to the two-year league winning streak in convincing fashion with a... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Wayne dominant in win at Geneva, Whitman crushes another West foe & Lyons wins at ER as four ejected after fight

W-FL TUESDAY: Wayne dominant in win at Geneva, Whitman crushes another West foe & Lyons wins at ER as four ejected after fight
The Wayne Eagles virtually locked up the Finger Lakes East title, moving 2.5 games clear in the standings as we head into February, with an impressive 81-68 win at Geneva on Tuesday night. Wayne jumped out to a 27-8 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. Nick Carmichael scored 12 of his 22 points in the opening period... more

Man charged with forcible touching in Ontario County held on $500 bail

Man charged with forcible touching in Ontario County held on $500 bail
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says a 58-year-old was taken into custody on Tuesday around 5:51 p.m. Deputies say John Gilbert Worfell, 58, of Bridgeport was arrested on a warrant for forcible touching after an incident from December 2018. They say Gilbert Worfell was taken into custody without incident, and arraigned at the Ontario County Jail. He was held on... more

W-FL THURSDAY: South Seneca Lady Falcons hold off Red Jacket for key FL West win

W-FL THURSDAY: South Seneca Lady Falcons hold off Red Jacket for key FL West win
The South Seneca Lady Falcons entered Thursday night’s Finger Lakes West contest against Red Jacket on a 12-game winning streak. Red Jacket brought a 7-game winning streak to the Jack Guinan Gymnasium in Ovid. Something had to give, and it was the Lady Falcons grinding out a 52-42 win in a game that was close throughout. South Seneca held Red... more

Progress in cleaning up Honeoye Lake

Progress in cleaning up Honeoye Lake
A new report pinpoints plans to dramatically reduce the overabundance of phosphorus in Honeoye Lake. Phosphorus — from runoff, erosion and other sources — is a major driver of problems with weeds and algae in Honeoye Lake. The draft 352-page document by the state Department of Environmental Conservation will be the subject of a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday,... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Forbes ties school record & signs to play at NCCC as Midlakes beats Waterloo; VanAken joins 1,000 point club

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Alaina Forbes ties school record with 41 & announces college choice as Midlakes beats Waterloo
Midlakes standout senior Alaina Forbes continues to build on her resume as one of the all-time great Screaming Eagles as she tied a school record with 41 points on Wednesday night en route to a 67-42 win over Waterloo. It was Midlakes’ 12th straight win as they remain undefeated on the season. After the game Forbes signed her letter of intent... more
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