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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

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

Marion girls top HAC; Dundee boys open with win (W-FL round-up 11/30)

In an early season Wayne County-Finger Lakes West girls cross-over match-up Thursday night, the Marion Black Knights overcame a 22 point effort from Jalen Nowden to defeat Harley-Allendale-Columbia 51-30. In other girls action last night… Honeoye hosted and defeated Warsaw, 42-34. Kale Pestle scored 14 and Hannah Reynolds had 11 points in the win for the Lady Bulldogs. Girls 🏀…... more

Taylor Clements’ full court shot not enough to beat Canandaigua; South Seneca girls start season with rout at Dundee (W-FL round-up 11/29)

The Newark Reds are no stranger to playing up-in-classification early in the season so it was no surprise when they opened their season on the road at Class A1 Canandaigua. The Braves would defend home court coming away with a 58-52 win. Senior big man Taylor Clements led the Reds with 17 points including an 88-foot full-court shot to end... 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

Ontario man charged after punching victim during domestic

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ontario man early-Sunday following a domestic incident. Samuel W. Patskin, 22, of Ontario Center Road, was arrested after allegedly punching and obstructing the breathing of another person. According to deputies, Patskin was charged with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing and Harassment in the Second Degree. He was arraigned before the Town... more

Joe Molino wins Ontario Town Supervisor race by 13 absentee ballots

The votes have been counted in the race for Ontario Supervisor and a winner has been declared. Following the opening of absentee ballots on Thursday morning at the Wayne County Board of Elections, Democrat Joe Molino received 46 votes to Incumbent Republican John Smith’s 33. The two had tied in balloting on election night, each receiving 1227 votes. Wayne Times:... more

Race for Ontario Town Supervisor could soon have a winner

There will soon be a winner in the race for Ontario Town Supervisor. There’s a tie right now in the race. Incumbent Republican John Smith and Democratic challenger Joe Molino both have 1,227 votes. Starting Thursday, absentee ballots will begin to be counted. A required audit on the voting process was done last week by the Wayne County Board of... more

11-year-old airlifted to Strong after pair is thrown from ATV in Wayne County

Details have emerged in the ATV accident that resulted in one person being transported to an area hospital, while an 11-year-old was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital by Mercy Flight. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that Frederick Barres, 50, of Ontario was operating an ATV around his property with his 11-year-old nephew as a passenger when he lost control... more

Sheriff: Ontario man kicked a police officer during arrest

Deputies in Wayne County say an Ontario man faces a number of charges after allegedly kicking a police officer. Sheriff Barry Virts says Brice Houch, 26, was stopped on Rt. 104 in Williamson on Election Day after having allegedly being involved in a disturbance. The incident took place in Sodus, and according to deputies, allegedly involved a gun. During 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

Deputies: Macedon teen arrested after running down pedestrian

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says a 17-year-old has been charged after an investigation into an accident where a pedestrian was struck, which took place in Ontario. Virts says David Kennett, 17, of Macedon was arrested following the accident in Ontario, where a pedestrian — identified as Brandon Barron was struck. Kennett was charged with one count of first-degree reckless... 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

2017 Section V high school football play-off brackets

The top eight teams from each classification across Section V will begin first round postseason action as Sectional football action gets underway on Friday and Saturday. Check out all the match-ups and tournament brackets below… – Get game results and Connors & Ferris Bowl matchups at SectionVFootball.org more

Ontario man struck by vehicle in Tops parking lot

Deputies say a 23-year-old Ontario man was sent to Rochester General Hospital after being struck by a car in the Tops supermarket parking lot located on Furnace Rd. David Kennett, 17, of Macedon was southbound in the parking lot when his vehicle struck a pedestrian walking through. The man struck by the vehicle was identified as 13-year-old Brandon Barron, of... more

Former Ontario water utilities superintendent arrested for cover-up

He served as the superintendent of the water department in the town of Ontario for decades, but now Rodney Peets may be serving time behind bars. The Wayne County D.A. accuses him of altering water department utilities records. Police arrested the 37-year town employee Tuesday on a Wayne County indictment warrant. He appeared in court for arraignment on Wednesday. According... more
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