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Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Risk for boaters elevated at Canandaigua Lake

  Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says that boaters need to use extreme caution when on the waters of Canandaigua Lake. He said, “Officers are confirming debris below the surface, primarily tree limbs and logs, that present a danger if struck by a boat.” The recent rains have wreaked havoc on the region, causing runoff, water rise, and a variety... more

Taking on ‘Value of Villages’ in Ontario County

If you own property in one of Ontario County’s eight villages, then you pay a village property tax on top of your town tax. That village tax is the center of a study by two Ontario County men who formed a nonprofit to shed light on the cost of local government. With the village of Rushville facing a June 27... more

Naples contractor accused of stealing more than $100k from homeowners

A Naples contractor, doing business under the name Diversified Contracting Co., is facing six felony charges after being accused of stealing in excess of $100,000 from two property owners. Joel Smith is charged with two counts of second-degree grand larceny, a class C felony; and four counts of second-degree forgery, a class D felony. He is accused of stealing from... more

Group advertises major savings if every Ontario Co. village dissolved

Dissolving is a good idea, according to one group out of Ontario County. The Ontario County Values, Inc. an independent and not-for-profit corporation was recently formed to study and compare the costs of local government services in Ontario County. The latest study — aptly named “The Value of Villages” shows the likely average savings that would accrue to each village... more

Plans afoot to restore Parish Flats in Naples

Community input is sought for a project to improve habitat and water quality, reduce flooding and maintain fishing and transportation in Parish Flats. The town of Naples will host a presentation and discussion April 19 at 7 p.m. at Naples Village Annex, 106 S. Main St. Engineers and environmental scientists will present findings and residents will be able to share... more

Opening day: Stocked trout boost angler chances

Fishing enthusiasts who have been cooped up all winter will be out in force Saturday for opening day of trout season in New York. Many of those hopefuls will flock to the banks of legendary Catharine Creek and other Finger Lakes tributaries for a shot at hooking a giant spawning rainbow trout. For people who aren’t into standing elbow-to-elbow with... more

How did a Naples business go toe to toe with Blue Apron?

For professionals who work constantly with busy, overwhelming schedules, the choice of food usually comes down to a few fast food, casual-dining or more formal sit-down restaurants. Now there’s a new lineup of businesses available for individuals who don’t have time to prepare dinner or lunch ahead of time. Or for those who aren’t comfortable cooking. The name of the... more

Naples man faces multiple charges after traffic stop

A 30-year-old Naples man was charged with criminal possession and other charges after a traffic stop. Christopher J. Schenk, 30, of Naples was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, passing a steady red light, possession of prescription medication not in it’s original container and violation of parole. He is accused of passing a red light, possessing cocaine,... more

Naples High School has case of whooping cough

Parents at Naples Central School were notified Friday of a case of whooping cough in the high school. Whooping cough (Pertussis) is a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes coughing fits. While Pertussis usually begins as a mild upper respiratory infection, it will normally lead to coughing fits followed by crowing or a high-pitched whoop. The coughing episodes are usually... more

DEC crews will sample rainbow trout in Naples Creek on Thursday

That annual rite of spring known as rainbow trout “shocking’’ will take place Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24. Crews from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s fisheries division in Avon will sample the run of fish in two key Finger Lakes tributaries in advance of Opening Day for fishing on inland waters on April 1. Naples... more

Naples remembers life of young girl who died from the flu

People in Naples remembered the life of a young flu victim on Saturday with a party. It would have been hard to miss if you were driving down Main Street there. The reason for that party wore bright colors and a big smile. 11-year-old Madeline Barton was in Sixth Grade at Naples Elementary School when died from complications from the... more

Ontario Sheriff extends ‘No Unnecessary Travel’ request

Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says that conditions are worsening in his county. A Travel Advisory has been issued by Povero until 10 pm. Povero extended the No Unnecessary Travel Advisory active in the county, which will remain until 5 am on Thursday. He says that motorists should use extreme caution on the roadways, especially as those individuals who have... more

Naples man charged with DWI after car crashes down 40 foot embankment

Deputies in Ontario County say a Naples man was uninjured after he crashed his vehicle down a 40 foot embankment on County Road 12. The accident happened on Saturday around 8:42 pm and the driver, identified as John Bruce Rodger, 47, of Naples was found to be intoxicated after crews responded to the scene. Deputies located a heavily damaged pickup... more

SECTIONAL FRIDAY: Newark tops Midlakes, Gananda ousts Whitman, Mynderse survives (full coverage)

On one of the best nights for high school basketball fans of the year, over 60 boys and girls Section V basketball teams hit the court in quarterfinal postseason contents across the region. Full results and updated brackets below including video of a Wayne girls three-pointer to beat Geneva and full video of the Midlakes-Newark game on FL1 Sports below.... more

Sectionals: Newark girls shock in Class B; South Seneca girls roll (full coverage)

Thirty-four Section V boys basketball teams and a whopping sixty girls teams were in action on Wednesday night for the final night of opening round Sectional action. Only two Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams took the court, Geneva in Class A2 and Romulus in D2, and both lost. The Canandaigua boys would advance with a 26 point win. On the girls... more

Big wins for W-FL teams on opening night of Sectional basketball (full coverage)

Fifty-six high school basketball teams from throughout Section V were in action on opening night of Sectional play on Tuesday night and several W-FL teams advanced to the quarterfinals. Full results from the entire slate of games on Tuesday night in Section V, updated tournament brackets and upcoming schedule below…   TUESDAY NIGHT OPENING ROUND SCOREBOARD: CLASS B BOYS  (Updated... more
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