Dam floodgates to open to drain excess Lake Ontario water

Floodgates are being opened at a New York Power Authority dam in Massena to spill excess water from Lake Ontario into the Saint Lawrence River. The gates at Long Sault Dam are scheduled to open at 7 a.m. Monday. The power authority says there will be rapidly changing river flows downstream. Outflows from Lake Ontario are established weekly by the... more

VIDEO REPLAY: Section V State Play-In games at Rush-Henrietta as Lyons faces Northstar & Wayne battles Irondequoit

On Wednesday night at Rush-Henrietta, FL1 Sports presented a doubleheader featuring the Section V Class C State Play-In Game between Lyons and Northstar Christian followed by the Class A Play-In Game between Wayne and Irondequoit. The winners advance to the NYSPHSAA tournament and the Far West Regional Game. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp had the call live on FL1 Radio... more

EAGLES FLY WEST: Clyde-Savannah tops Prattsburgh; Lyons & Wayne fall at Rush-Henrietta

The Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles are the last men standing in the Wayne-Finger Lakes as they defeated Prattsburgh 76-69 in Penn Yan on Wednesday night in the Section V Class D State Qualifier. Clyde led by just 1 point at halftime and the game was tied in after three quarters. The Golden Eagles pulled ahead in the final period to punch... more

Walworth mom accused of striking son with belt multiple times, charged with assault

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports the warrant arrest of a Walworth woman for third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Lina M. Lopez, 43, of Walworth was arrested by deputies following an investigation into a reported domestic incident at her home where she struck her fifteen year old son with a belt several times causing minor injuries.... more

At Capitol dinner, Katko asks Tillerson for help with Lake Ontario water levels

It was a chance encounter, but it may be the first step in revisiting a water management plan affecting communities along Lake Ontario in U.S. Rep. John Katko’s district. Before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, Katko went to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office in the Capitol for dinner. It was an informal gathering. The... more

Wayne County deputy honored as ‘Deputy of the Year’ by NYS Sheriffs’ Institute

Deputy Thomas Munzert of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has been named 2018 Deputy of the Year by the NYS Sheriffs’ Institute. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts nominated Deputy Munzert for this well-deserved recognition. Deputy Munzert received the award at the NYS Sheriffs’ Institute’s Annual Awards Luncheon at The Desmond in Albany last week. Established in 1977, the Deputy of... more

Walworth man pushed ex-girlfriend, punched TV, and damaged property during domestic

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Walworth man following an investigation into a domestic incident. Dylan T. Holmes, 25, is accusing of getting into an argument with his ex-girlfriend. That argument eventually became physical where he pushed her causing a fall. She fell to the ground, and prior to leaving the residence — Holmes punched a television and several picture... more

Walworth man threatens violence at del Lago, arrested on felony charge

Troopers say a Walworth man faces a felony charge of making a terroristic threat, after being arrested on a trespassing charge at the del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre. Scott C. Furey, 47, of Walworth was found sleeping on a couch in the lobby of del Lago, which prompted the arrest. He had previously been banned from the facility,... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: #1 Wayne battles #9 Midlakes in Clifton Springs on FL1 Sports

Finger Lakes East play gets into full swing for the new year on Tuesday night and FingerLakes1.com will be in Clifton Springs to bring you a match-up between the #1 Wayne Eagles and the #9 Midlakes Screaming Eagles on FL1 Sports. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp had the call live from courtside on FL1 Radio and the full video replay... more

Deadlines approaching for flood recovery applications

Residents and business owners affected by Lake Ontario’s historic flooding this past spring are reminded of the upcoming federal and state application deadlines to receive financial assistance relating to damages they may have. “Lake Ontario’s devastating flooding has caused a great deal of hardship, both emotional and financial, for many residents and business owners along the shoreline,” Assemblyman Steve Hawley... 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

Fire rips through multiple buildings in Walworth

A total of five buildings were severely damaged after a blaze early-Sunday in Walworth. Two of those buildings were labeled a ‘total loss’ according to first responders. The fire started around 5:05 am on Wester Walworth Road. That fire spread to neighboring buildings, eventually spreading to a lawnmower store; and occupied residence. The site of the initial fire, as well... more

State Police: Walworth woman stole $177K from law firm

State Police arrested a Walworth woman, who is accused of stealing hundreds-of-thousands from her former employer. Police say Kristi L. Cain, 50, was charged with second-degree grand larceny. She worked as a paralegal at a law firm in Perinton, which was identified as DH Ferguson PLLC. She is accused of issuing checks to herself for bonuses, commissions and other assorted... more

Rochester teen accused of distributing indecent photos of minors in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man for Disseminating indecent material to minors in the second degree, and Endangering the welfare of a child. Brian K. Brown Jr., 17, of Rochester, was arrested after it was reported to deputies that Brown sent photos of a minor simulating sexual conduct, via a cell phone, to a... more

Trump declares ‘disaster’ in Wayne County, but omits Cayuga, Monroe

President Donald Trump has declared a federal disaster for the communities impacted by flooding along Lake Ontario this year. More funding will be available to the state, as well as eligible tribal and local governments for work and efforts to repair damage. It was a request made by Governor Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, who signed legislation providing $45 million... more

Lake Ontario flooding takes center stage at Town Hall

Senator Pam Helming, in partnership with Senator Tom O’Mara, Chair of the Senate’s Environmental Conservation Committee, and Assemblyman Bob Oaks, last night hosted a public hearing to examine the International Joint Commission’s Plan 2014 and its impacts on local communities. The hearing, which drew over 150 people to Wayne High School’s Performing Arts Center in Ontario Center, comes in the... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Michael Calarco wins big in Wayne DA race

Michael Calarco said during the campaign that experience was the difference between he and his opponent, David Fulvio, in the race for Wayne County district attorney. On Tuesday, the voters agreed. Calarco, running on the Democratic and Conservative lines, handily defeated Fulvio, a Republican. Calarco finished with 9,574 votes in unofficial results posted on the county website just before 1... more
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