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Deputies administer NARCAN after driver found unconscious in Honeoye

On Wednesday around 3:35 pm a Lakeville man was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, after deputies administered NARCAN to a driver in Honeoye. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Christopher M. Healy, 31, for driving while ability impaired by drugs. Following the complaint of an unconscious male in the driver’s seat of a passenger... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Ritts is new DA in Ontario County

Ontario County has a new district attorney for the first time in 28 years. First Assistant District Attorney Jim Ritts, running on the Republican line, defeated Kristina “Kitty” Karle, 12,194 to 8,936, in unofficial results posted by the Ontario County Board of Elections Tuesday evening. Ritts had defeated Karle in the GOP primary in September and following that primary, Karle... more

Deputies: Honeoye man slapped, verbally abused child

Deputies say a 39-year-old Honeoye man was arrested after an investigation revealed that on October 20th he slapped and verbally abused a 12-year-old child. Bryan E. Montgomery, 39, of Honeoye is accused of slapping a 12-year-old and verbally abusing the child for 30 minutes. He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and arraigned in Richmond Town Court.... more

Motorcyclist airlifted to Strong after Richmond crash

Deputies say a 61-year-old motorcyclist was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital following a collision with a deer on Rt. 20A in the Town of Richmond. The Sheriff’s Office reports that Kevin R. Walden, 61, of Honey was traveling westbound when he struck a deer that entered the roadway from the south side of the road. The deer was killed upon... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Ontario County

The race in Ontario County that has received the most coverage this cycle locally is that for District Attorney. While Jim Ritts has emerged as the front runner, after claiming victory in the Republican Primary held in September — Kristina “Kitty” Karle has continued seeing support. Even after announcing that she was ending her campaign several weeks ago, the race... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Charlie Evangelista talks elections, Ontario County (podcast)

On episode #73 of the Inside the FLX podcast Josh Durso is joined by Ontario County Elections Commissioner Charlie Evangelista to discuss a host of local issues, including some local races taking shape. Over the summer, Evangelista transitioned from serving on the Ontario County Board of Supervisors to serving as the chief elections official for Ontario County. The Democrat has... more

Rain doesn’t dampen first-school-day spirits in Ontario County

Teachers and administrators donned umbrellas to greet students, some of whom covered their heads with hoods and backpacks to shelter from the rain. “Children eagerly arrived to Victor Primary School this morning, wet from the rain and excited for the promise the year holds,” said Principal Jennifer Check. “This year, we are looking forward to growing as a school community,... more

Little lake sees big developments with Honeoye research

New research on Honeoye Lake could crack the code for what ails that lake and waterways everywhere: Harmful blue-green algae. The project involving citizens, students and scientists has this summer uncovered new clues to what spawns and fuels those nasty algae blooms that plague Honeoye and other lakes. “The types of blooms we are seeing are changing,” said Roxanne Razavi,... more

Hall’s three goals helps Bulldogs end six-game losing streak against Bloomfield

It’s just one game and just one win, but it’s a big step forward for the Honeoye girls. The Bulldogs opened their girls soccer season with a 3-0 home win over rival Bloomfield on Tuesday. The significance? It’s the first win over Bloomfield since at least 2014, a string of six straight losses for the Bulldogs in which they were... more

What are lowest rated bridges in Ontario County?

With just a few more weeks left before the start of a new school year, area families are busy wrapping up vacations, road trips and the annual treks “over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house.” But have you ever wondered about the safety of these summer jaunts — particularly the portion “over the river”? New York state... more

Honeoye resident charged with selling drugs in Canandaigua

The Canandaigua Police Department reports that a 21-year-old Honeoye resident was arrested as part of an ongoing drug sale investigation in the City of Canandaigua. Police say Antonio Watts, 21, of Honeoye was arrested on August 4th and charged with fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. It is alleged that Watts sold Alprazolam while in the City of Canandaigua.... more

Blue-green algae pop up at popular lakes

A summer bummer at some of the most popular hot spots. Blue-green algae is keeping swimmers out of public beach areas in Honeoye and Canandaigua Lakes. Experts say the summer invader grows depending on the weather. The sun, warmth, and calm lake water all play a part in the increase of blue-green algae blooms. Jordana Hinkson took a 40-minute drive... more

Blue-green algae closes Sandy Bottom Beach on Honeoye Lake

Blue green algae strikes again. Sandy Bottom Beach on Honeoye Lake was closed for swimming as of Tuesday and will remain closed until the state Department of Health gives the OK for swimming again. No specific cause has been identified as the culprit of the “unacceptable bloom,” according to town Councilman Steve Barnhoorn. In fact, on Monday, no blooms were... more

UPDATE: Body of elderly man recovered after search on Canandaigua Lake

Update The body of the missing 83-year-old South Bristol resident was located late-Tuesday. While additional details were not provided, officials noted that the body was recovered close to the cottage. The Monroe County Medical Examiner has yet to officially determine the cause of death. This story will be updated as new information becomes available. Original Deputies in Ontario County are... 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

Driver transported to Strong after two-car crash in Honeoye

On Monday at approximately 9:35 am emergency units were called to a motor vehicle crash on County Rd. 37. Deputies say a 2015 Hyundai operated by William E. Schlueter was traveling north on County Rd. 37 when he executed a left turn, turning into the path of a 2016 Ford pickup truck. The pickup truck was being operated by Benjamin... more
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