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W-FL Tuesday: Newark edges Wayne, Tyler Norris scores 1000th & Carswell throws down on Penn Yan

A full slate of games on Tuesday night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boys high school basketball action with 24 of the 26 W-FL teams in action. North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris scored his 1,000th career point, South Seneca defeated Romulus in the south-end rivalry game, and Newark hung on to edge the visiting Wayne Eagles as Finger Lakes East play opened... more

W-FL Thursday: Marcus Whitman trounces Dundee

Dundee, standing at 3-0 heading into Thursday night, would play host to the 1-2 Marcus Whitman Wildcasts and the result was all Whitman, 71-42. Burlin Allen led the charge with a career-high 6 three pointers while Nick Young scored 15 and Riley McLoud had 14 points. Dundee was led by Wylie Hall who had 12 in the loss. More results... more

Naples teen arrested after holding scissors to neck of victim during incident

A 19-year-old Naples teen was arrested on Tuesday by deputies following an incident, which took place in the Town of Naples around 1:30 am. Deputies in Ontario County say that Nikolas D. Boughton, 19, of Naples was charged with second-degree menacing and third-degree escape following an investigation into an incident where he allegedly held scissors to the neck of an... more

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

Naples woman pens guide to women’s health through natural methods

Shirley Piccarreto was overweight most of her childhood and into her teens. She lost the excess weight out of determination not to be fat. But in her 20s, she hit another obstacle: Panic attacks. She said she was fearful in most any situation and would wake up in the night to her heart beating wildly. It led her to multiple... more

Experts reveal some ‘shady’ business Saturday in Naples

How do you know if the tree-killing hemlock woolly adelgid is going after your Eastern hemlocks? Can you prevent an invasion? AND IF these insects eroding the health of the hemlock are on your trees, what can you do? Answers are coming Saturday at an event especially geared for landowners. A workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at Naples Village... more

W-FL Monday: Mynderse moves to 3-0, Naples drops opener

With two days remaining in November, the #2 Mynderse Academy Blue Devils boys varsity basketball team already has three games under their belt – all wins. On Monday night, the Blue Devils hosted Rochester Prep and laid it on their guests, 75-28, to move to 3-0 on the season. Mynderse junior Quentin Battle led a balanced scoring attack with 13... more

Naples-area compost operation growing and thriving

Al Zappetella makes weekly rounds through Naples to pick up buckets of kitchen scraps. Barrels of discarded onion skins, banana peels, coffee grounds, egg shells, apple cores and other food waste — along with leaves, yard trimmings and other organic waste — get trucked a few miles down the road to Prattsburgh. Zappetella has been doing the free pickups for... more

Upstate Hoops Podcast Premiere: FL1 Sports live webcast schedule, W-FL Power Rankings & Girls Super Six revealed

FingerLakes1.com unveiled their 2016-17 live webcast schedule during the season premiere of the Upstate Hoops Podcast on Sunday night on FingerLakes1.TV. In addition to the live webcast schedule reveal, the FL1 Sports preseason W-FL Boys Power Rankings and Girls Super Six were released and a preview of the NYCC Tip-Off Classic, a quadruple-header set for next Saturday that will be streamed... more

Naples Town Attorney accused of forcible touching

The Naples town attorney was arrested Nov. 2 after being accused of inappropriately touching a teenage girl while carrying out his duties as the Yates County public defender. State police charged 69-year-old Edward Brockman, of Naples, with forcible touching, a class A misdemeanor, in connection with the incident involving an 18-year-old client that allegedly took place in his Penn Yan... more

Concerns run deep over High Tor plan in Naples

Logging is ramping up in thousands of acres of forest in the state High Tor Wildlife Management Area, and that has a number of citizens and a watershed organization speaking out. Concerns range from runoff polluting the lake to the use of pesticides, and the disturbance of what some believe are historic and culturally significant rock formations. The state Department... 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

Two women hospitalized after red light crash in Canandaigua

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 4th at approximately 4:49 pm deputies responded to State Route 5&20 and Lakeshore Drive for the report of a personal injury motor vehicle accident. When deputies arrived they found a vehicle operated by Ashley L. Rieflin, 28, of Albany and Dianne E. Miller, 56, of Naples respectively, which had collided at... more

Next community café to be at Naples Library

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition has scheduled its next community café from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Naples Library, 118 S. Main St. The coalition is an initiative of the Partnership for Ontario County. Coalition coordinator Petrea Rae said the goal of the café is to give community members an opportunity to discuss concerns about substance abuse... 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

Naples graduate an Oxford University scholar

George Kotlik credits his parents — immigrants from two different countries who struggled to make it in America — along with his own determination for where he is today. A 2014 graduate of Naples Central School, Kotlik is studying at Oxford University’s New College on a path to eventually earning a law degree. New College is one of Oxford’s largest... more
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