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Duo arrested in Canandaigua for multi-county gas station card skimming scheme

Two men were arrested and charged in connection with a gas station card skimming scheme in multiple counties, including Wayne County. According to our news partners at the Times of Wayne County, the manager of Crosby's on E. Main Street in Palmyra found a skimmer device installed on one of its pumps last month. He determined it had captured information... more

Sodus home destroyed by fire on Friday

Multiple crews responded to a structure fire on Friday around noon. The home was located on Centenary Road, according to first responders. Flames from a wood stove reportedly spread to the living room. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Wallington and Sodus Fire Departments, Williamson Ambulance, and Red Cross are all on scene of a fire in Sodus. News 8 will... more

Mynderse, Penn Yan & Wayne notch East wins; Bloomfield girls edge Whitman (W-FL round-up 12/15)

Three of the top contenders for the Finger Lakes East title each recorded wins on Friday night. In Wayne County action Lyons defended home court against Gananda and it was an emotional night in Marion. On the girls’ side, Bloomfield snuck by Marcus Whitman in Rushville as the Bombers’ Braelin Scott recorded her 6th straight double-double. Full results below… W-FL... more

Marion basketball players honor family of brothers killed in crash

The Friday night basketball game at Marion High School brought an emotional display of solidarity in the face of tragedy. “Tonight is… mixed emotions… memories,” said Marion High varsity basketball coach Terry Krocke. Before the game, the basketball team presented memorial jerseys to the family of Marion High Junior Evan Woodward, 16 and his brother Marion graduate Taylor Christie, 20,... more

Wayne County company awarded state grant to aid expansion

Wayne County company awarded state grant to aid expansion
A Wayne County company has been selected to receive a $600,000 grant from the state Regional Economic Development Council program to help with its planned $9.25 million expansion. OptiPro, at 6368 Dean Parkway, was one of three EDC grant winners from the Finger Lakes Region announced this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. OptiPro will use the money to assist in... more

Donovan leads Whitman over Bloomfield; Newark holds off Geneva (W-FL round-up 12/14)

Bloomfield senior guard Pat Geitner returned to his home gymnasium on Tuesday night after scoring 50 points in the Bombers double-overtime win at Honeoye two nights ago. Waiting for Geitner and Bloomfield would be Jon Donovan and the Marcus Whitman Wildcats in a match-up of a pair of 2-0 Finger Lakes West teams in a game that would be streamed... more

FLX FORECAST: Travel could be challenging Friday night, Saturday morning

The active weather pattern that the region has been locked into over the last week or two will continue into the weekend, with the threat of snow showers, squalls, up-and-down temperatures, and much more. According to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil the weather will get dicey again late-Friday into Saturday when winds will swing from the northwest around to the... more

Deputies: Lyons teen charged with DWI after after Clyde incident

Deputies arrested a 19-year-old Lyons woman after allegedly going to a residence to start trouble, while looking for a subject. Authorities say Victoria L. Tandle, 19, of Lyons was charged with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop, where she left the location that resulted in the call to law enforcement. Tandle is accused of going to a residence, looking... more

Tourism assets expand as Finger Lakes region grows with new businesses

The last 12 months have seen a significant amount of growth in the Finger Lakes Region, with new businesses opening and attractions, accommodations, culinary options, and more being added to the popular vacation region. According to the Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council (FLRTC) – the official tourism promotion agency of the Finger Lakes Region as recognized by I Love NY... more

Sodus Point man stole $1,218 worth of merchandise from Walmart

Deputies say a Sodus man was charged with grand larceny after stealing more than $1,200 worth of merchandise from the Victor Walmart. The incident took place on Wednesday around 8:50 pm when deputies say Roy M. Wilferth, 25, of Sodus Point was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after stealing various merchandise from the Walmart store. The merchandise was valued at... more

Distracted driver who killed Walworth man charged with criminally negligent homicide

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says that a Greece man has been charged with criminally negligent homicide, as well as others, after a fatal car vs. pedestrian accident on October 7th in Walworth. The accident happened on Teresa Drive when Stephen F. Mazzochetti Jr., 54, of Greeze was operating his vehicle and struck a pedestrian who was on a sidewalk.... more

Geitner’s 50 points lift Bloomfield over Honeoye in 2 OT thriller (W-FL round-up 12/12)

It took 2 overtimes on Tuesday night but the Bloomfield Bombers survived a trip to Honeoye to escape with a 101-99 win in the most exciting game of the year in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Bloomfield senior Patrick Geitner exploded for nearly half of his team’s output ending with an incredible 50 points. Even more impressive, just 6 of the 50... more

Deputies: Unsafe speed in snowy conditions led to Manchester crash

Deputies in Ontario County say a Palmyra woman was injured, but not transported to any local hospital after a crash on snowy roads in Manchester. The incident took place on State Route 21 when Cheryl I. Antenucci, 60, of Palmyra was traveling south, and skidded across the northbound lane leaving the east side of the highway. Her vehicle traveled into... more

International panel seeks information on Lake Ontario floods

An international panel is asking businesses and property owners along Lake Ontario to complete an online survey about flood damage from record water levels this spring and summer. The International Joint Commission says the survey takes about 10 to 25 minutes. The deadline to take it is Dec. 31. The joint U.S.-Canadian panel says the survey gathers information on the... more

Wednesday will feel like mid-winter as lake effect subsides

It’s going to feel like mid-winter on Wednesday. The general snowfall has moved out of the area as of Tuesday, but that system left lake effect snows lingering in its wake. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil updated his forecast on the weather, and what could be expected on Wednesday. “Areas of lake effect snow are ongoing Wednesday morning, especially over... more

Generations Bank announces changes to its board of directors

Generations Bank announces today that Robert Kernan will retire on December 31, 2017 as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Bradford Jones, who currently serves as the Vice-Chairman will assume the Chairman of the Board position and Vincent Sinicropi will assume the Vice-Chairman of the Board position on January 1, 2018. Robert Kernan has served the organization for nearly 30... more

GALLERY: Snowfall blankets the Finger Lakes during December storm

On Tuesday morning the snowfall didn’t cause too many headaches with commuting, but it created a great setting for capturing some local shots. Some of these photos were sent in by readers and listeners. Send yours to us on Facebook, or by clicking here. more

TWICE THE TRAGEDY: Sodus HS suffers another loss after student murdered in Newark

After a Friday night stabbing, the community of Sodus has been left reeling. Newark Police say that Zachary Dwello, a Sodus resident and senior at Sodus High School was stabbed multiple times near Perkins Park in Newark. There wasn’t any word on why Dwello may have been there, but he did manage to call 911 himself. Dwello was taken to... more
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