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Plans afoot for Naples rail trail

Plans afoot for Naples rail trail
Hikers will be glad to know the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is planning improvements to the Naples-LeHigh Valley Rail Trail. The 6.5-mile trail of abandoned railroad parallels the West River and lies within High Tor Wildlife Management Area. The trail stretches through a portion of the towns of Naples and Italy. The Naples Town Board talked about... more

Curtain’s soon to rise at Bristol Valley Theater

Curtain’s soon to rise at Bristol Valley Theater
Henry VIII, Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Ruth, and an utterly mismatched pair of middle-aged roommates. That's just a handful of who patrons can expect to see on the Bristol Valley Theater stage this summer — along with performers both new and familiar to the BVT stage. And a world premiere, plus one "swinging" musical evening. Bristol Valley's summer season kicks off... more

Fundraiser set for Naples winemaker Tim Moore

Fundraiser set for Naples winemaker Tim Moore
Winemaker Tim Moore beat skin cancer several years ago. Sadly, he was told earlier this year that cancer has returned, and he is now battling Stage 4 brain metastases. Moore and his wife, Diane, own Inspire Moore Winery in Naples. The recent diagnosis prompted the Moores to do research that led them to one of the best brain cancer oncologists... more

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

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in 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 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

After 2018 fire Resevoir Creek ready for new season

After 2018 fire Resevoir Creek ready for new season
A brand new clubhouse will open its doors next week at Reservoir Creek Golf Course at Naples. Housing pro shop, restaurant, bar, outdoor deck and other amenities, the new digs replace the original building — a former farmhouse turned clubhouse where a kitchen fire last fall shot through the roof. The damage went well beyond the kitchen, said Tony Deusenbery,... more

Bidding underway for Naples sewer project

Bidding underway for Naples sewer project
Competitive bidding is underway for construction of the village’s $7.3 million sewer system. Based on interest from contractors at a pre-bid conference last month, the Village Board plans to open bids from five or six contenders for the job on May 15. Mayor Brian Schenk said he expects the board will award a contract in June. “We’ll need some time... more

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 grown to lead two important agencies in the region. This week they discuss modern policing together, talk about... more

Summit in the Valley series coming to Naples

Summit in the Valley series coming to Naples
Two events open to the public, along with one for food and beverage professionals, will take place next week for the third annual Summit in the Valley. The free events, part of a grassroots project in Naples, invite people to participate in presentations geared toward learning simple ways everyone can combat climate change. What is “Drawdown?” How can “The Story... more

Outpouring of support for winemaker battling cancer in Naples

Outpouring of support for winemaker battling cancer in Naples
Support for Naples winemaker Tim Moore as he battles cancer is pouring in. Its many forms include production of a new wine called Resilience. The white wine blend from locally grown grapes will be made at the Moore family’s Inspire Moore Winery and was the topic of a recent gathering with members of the core group behind the project. “Tim... more

Naples prepares for bulk energy buy

Naples prepares for bulk energy buy
Village residents will learn more about a community energy program aimed at saving them money on their utility bill. Called Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), the plan approved by the Village Board will provide customers with a fixed rate over two years, at a cost expected to be less than what New York State Electric & Gas would charge. Mayor Brian... more

DEC announces trout sampling in Naples and Pleasant Valley

DEC announces trout sampling in Naples and Pleasant Valley
State Department of Environmental Conservation announced dates and locations for the annual sampling of the rainbow trout run in Finger Lakes tributaries. Sampling at Naples Creek will take place Thursday, March 21, 9 a.m., at the creek area just north of the village of Naples, Ontario County, at the Route 245 bridge. On Keuka Lake, the sampling will take place... more

Arbor Hill founder, beloved winemaker dies suddenly in accident

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John H. Brahm III, co-owner of Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery and legendary Finger Lakes winemaker died suddenly over the weekend. Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson says emergency crews were dispatched to Hawks Road in South Bristol around 12 p.m. for the report of a man trapped between a vehicle and garage. First responders arrived on-scene to find Brahm trapped... more

Hiker rescued from Clark’s Gully in Naples

Hiker rescued from Clark’s Gully in Naples
Officials with the Department of Environmental Conservation have provided new details about an incident where a hiker had to be rescued from Clark’s Gully in Naples. Two men from Greece were participating in geocaching activities when one lost his footing. When it happened, he slid into the gully and was unable to get himself out due to icy conditions. DEC... more

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
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