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Compliance check yields 11 arrests; all charged with unlawfully dealing with a child in Ontario Co.

Multiple arrests were made in Ontario County after the Sheriff’s Office and Canandaigua Police Department worked in conjunction with the New York State Liquor Authority checking local bars and stores throughout Ontario County for compliance regarding the sale of alcohol to minors. Over 50 locations were checked throughout the county. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that 11 of those... more

Lyons win HOF Classic, J-D beats Newark in Waterloo

Waterloo hosted the inaugural Hall of Fame Classic this weekend at Waterloo High School and the second night of the event on Saturday featured three games that were streamed live on FL1 Sports. In the opener, a stand-alone showcase game between the Newark Reds and Section III’S Jamesville-Dewitt, it was all J-D early. After opening up a 24-8 lead at... more

Honeoye School District will host event spotlighting substance abuse

The Honeoye School District will be hosting a community forum on substance abuse. The event will be held in coordination with the Partnership for Ontario County. In a press release organizers said that speakers will include parents, school officials, treatment providers, community agencies of recovery and much more. “We invite community members, parents, and students in grades 7 and up... more

Ontario County schools making the grade on attendance

Movie director, actor and comedian Woody Allen once said 80 percent of success is showing up. Although many agree with the sentiment, most officials from schools large and small in Ontario County feel they can and should do better by always making school attendance a top priority. And this year, attendance is a topic of discussion among school communities Geneva... more

Ontario County Sheriff’s staff completes Civil Refresher Training Program

Sixty-eight Deputy Sheriffs and civilian staff from 27 Sheriff’s Offices around the state recently completed a Civil Refresher Training Course, providing specialized training in Civil Law Enforcement. Sessions were held in Ontario and Rockland Counties for this program. Deputy Patrick Fitzgerald, Finance Clerk I Susan Hughes, and Finance Clerk I Debra Cunningham, participated in the training. Sponsored by the New... more

Honeoye Falls man arrested for driving while high on Route 5&20 on Monday

An 18-year-old Honeoye Falls man was arrested on Monday at approximately 10:23 pm after he was found to be driving while ability impaired by drugs. Deputies with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office report that Patrick Richard Perry, 18, of Honeoye Falls was observed speeding on State Route 5&20 in the Town of East Bloomfield. When deputies stopped him they say... more

Section V boys & girls soccer sectional brackets

The Section V soccer sectionals are underway for boys and girls varsity high school soccer teams across the region. Check out all the play-off brackets and results via the links below… Boys Section V Soccer Brackets and Results: AA Bracket A1 Bracket A2 Bracket B Bracket C1 Bracket C2 Bracket D1 Bracket D2 Bracket Girls Section V Soccer Brackets and Results:... more

Green project restores Honeoye inlet

A stream restoration project just south of Honeoye Lake is nearly finished — and with it comes the promise of healthier wildlife habitat and cleaner water in the lake and beyond, due to the lake’s connection to Genesee River and Lake Ontario. The new stream winds some 3,700 feet to reconnect Honeoye Inlet to its floodplain. Now, runoff that had... more

Honeoye man charged with possessing switchblade after search warrant

On September 9th a Honeoye man was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree following an investigation into a suspicious condition that had occurred in the Hamlet of Honeoye. The subsequent search warrant, which was issued after the August 25th incident, revealed a switchblade knife. The charge was elevated to a felony due to Brandon L.... more

Old building, new space for fun, fitness in Honeoye

Old building, new space for fun, fitness in Honeoye
The hamlet is getting renewed energy from a father-and-son duo who are renovating buildings and creating lease space for classes, programs and events. The CenterPointe building — the former site of Ace’s Restaurant, near the Main Street intersection with County Road 36 — has been revived from its long vacant state to become the Honeoye Collective. Read more from the... more

Our FL History: The Ku Klux Klan in the Finger Lakes

The history of the Ku Klux Klan presence in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York in the 1920’s as narrated by Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian. more

HS Roundup: Robinson’s goal leads Honeoye over Naples

HS Roundup: Robinson’s goal leads Honeoye over Naples
The first 50 minutes of the Honeoye-Naples girls soccer game came and went with no goals on the scoreboard from either team. The final 30 minutes of the game proved to be a much different story. Both teams combined for three goals in the final 30 minutes for the game, with the final two clinching goals coming from Honeoye, in... more

Honeoye woman charged with driving without a license

On Wednesday evening, Ontario County Sheriff Deputies arrested Lorell M. Enos, age 34 of Pickeral Point in Honeoye, for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree. Lorell was stopped for driving 69 mph in a 55 mph zone. Lorell was found to be operating a motor vehicle with revoked driving privileges in NYS on 2/6/06 for... more

Local react to blue-green algae bloom at Sandy Bottom Beach

A popular beach in the Finger Lakes has been hit with blue-green algae. Sandy Bottom Beach, on the north end of Honeoye Lake, is closing for the season because of blue-green algae. Jeff Moore has lived on Honeoye Lake his entire life. Every morning he cleans out the weeds and blue-green algae washed on his bay. Read more from WHEC more

Noted Honeoye Lake conservationist Florence Muller dies

Emil Muller built many of the most recognizable shopping centers in the Rochester area. They included Northgate Plaza in Greece, Panorama Plaza in Penfield, Westgate Plaza in Gates and Twelve Corners in Brighton. He also developed properties in Chicago, Cincinnati and Atlanta. Read more from the Democrat and Chronicle. more

Honeoye pair arrested on numerous drug charges after traffic stop

Honeoye pair arrested on numerous drug charges after traffic stop
Two Honeoye residents were arrested in the Town of Richmond by deputies in Ontario County following a traffic stop on Thursday. The stop occurred around 4:40 pm on Main St. and was initiated after a traffic checkpoint. Deputies say that Corey D. Syverson, 20, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree during the traffic... more

Algae closes Honeoye beach, Canandaigua Lake OK for now

Sandy Bottom Beach at the north end of Honeoye Lake will now remain closed for the rest of the swim season, after being closed earlier this month due to blue-green algae. Honeoye Lake is one of 53 water bodies statewide with a suspicion or confirmation of blue-green algae, according to the latest report by the state Department of Environmental Conservation.... more
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