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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

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

Gananda tops Midlakes; Mynderse girls cruise past South Seneca (W-FL round-up 12/11)

It was a light night of action across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues for area boys and girls varsity basketball teams but there were some interesting match-ups on the docket. For the boys, the big story of the night was the Blue Panthers of Gananda defeating Midlakes in a East-Wayne interleague contest. For the girls, Mynderse looked impressive as they hosted... more

Clyde’s Chance brothers combine for 65, Bloomfield’s Scott drops 37 & Weaver knocks down 10 threes for Lyons (W-FL round-up 12/7)

The Wayne County boys league got into full-swing on Thursday night and the fireworks were flying along the Route 31. In Clyde, the C-S Golden Eagles shook-off an early 9-point deficit to visiting Gananda and exploded past the Blue Panthers for a 81-53 win. Derrick Chance was the game’s leading scorer with 33 points as he proved to be virtually... more

Clyde-Savannah & ER open with league wins; Red Jacket deals South Seneca girls first loss (W-FL round-up 12/5)

Clyde-Savannah opened up their season and their Wayne County league slate with a convincing 80-45 win over Red Creek. Also hitting the court for the first time, East Rochester hosted Sodus and sent the Spartans packing with a 53-39 win behind 17 points and 20 rebounds from John Lexer. Also in Wayne County boys action, Marion won their second straight... more

Wolcott man stole credit card, racked up nearly $900 in charges

A Wolcott man was arrested Monday for stealing someone’s M&T Visa and using it to spend nearly $900 at Walmart in Auburn, the Auburn Police Department said. David R. Jones Jr., 34, of Furnace Road, was initially taken into custody by New York State Police in Wolcott. Auburn Deputy Police Chief Roger Anthony said there was a warrant out for... more

Christmas Concert in Wolcott Coming Up Soon!

The second Sunday in December is almost here and we all know what that means,” Chris Kenyon said. “We need a larger stage for all our musicians. This has to be the most exciting concert yet; however, I say that every year.” Kenyon, who has promoted the annual Sawyer Christmas concert event with Jeff Sawyer since 2000, is pleased to... more

Geneva nips Lyons on late Porter lay-up; South Seneca girls start 2-0 (W-FL round-up 12/1)

With Lyons junior standout Justice Smith sidelined with foul trouble for much of Friday night’s opening round game against Geneva at the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic,59 Coach Brian Miller’s Panthers were able to stick around just long enough to gut out a 46-45 win on a driving lay-up from Adrian Porter in the waning second of the fourth quarter…... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: New season of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball tips-off (podcast)

The 2017-18 local high school basketball season is underway and FingerLakes1.com will have full coverage, live game webcasts and your weekly round-up every Sunday morning on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. Our season premiere went live on Sunday morning with your host Jim Sinicropi and in-studio analysis from Lyons varsity boys head coach Zac Young and first year Mynderse varsity boys... more

Wolcott man escapes serious injury after car sheers utility pole, catches fire in Savannah

On November 23rd at approximately 12:11 am the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office investigated a one-car crash on Wiley Road in the Town of Savannah. The investigation revealed that a Ford Escape was northbound on Wiley Road when the operator fell asleep and exited the east side of the road clipping a telephone pole. The vehicle rolled two times coming to... more

Missing Macedon woman located after alert sent out

Macedon Police were asking for the public’s help in finding a woman who went missing Thursday night. Ellen Barnes, 77, was seen leaving the Wolcott Elks Lodge at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. Barnes battles dementia and takes medication. Police report that Barnes was last seen driving a black 2014 Ford Edge with New York State license plate CDA1189. Authorities say... 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

Red Creek woman charged with DWI after crash

A Red Creek woman was charged with DWI following a collision, which took place over the weekend in Wayne County. Deputies say Carla L. Meisenzahl, 57, of Red Creek was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated – having a blood-alcohol content of .18 percent, following too closely, imprudent speed and unlawful possession of marijuana following an investigation. The Sheriff’s Office... 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

Wolcott parents charged with endangering child in home of squalor, now arrested for animal abuse

Following last week’s arrest of June M. Ellis, age 28, and Jacob Ellis, age 29, of 12014 East Main Street in the Village of Wolcott, the Wolcott Village Police lodged additional charges against the couple. June and Jacob were arrested on Thursday (10/19) after were called to a gas smell in the upstairs apartment, above Ryan’s Pub on East Main... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Wayne County

A contested District Attorney’s race in Wayne County highlights an active year for local, municipal races. Sodus Point will elect a village mayor just months after historic flooding ravaged the Lake Ontario coastline. Walworth will elect a new Town Supervisor, as well. While the only Democratic Supervisor in Wayne County, Kenan Baldridge, will run unopposed. The biggest issue, by far,... more
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