UPDATE: Overnight shelter opened in Wayne Co. as thousands remain without power

Wayne County Emergency Management announced on Thursday that an overnight shelter has been established by the Red Cross at Cross Creek Church on Canandaigua Rd. in Macedon. Officials say that the shelter opened at 5 pm and would be welcoming those who are dealing with the continued power outages, as temperatures plummet over the next several days. Forecasters say that... more

Rochester man arrested in Ontario Kwik Fill robbery

A 26-year-old Ontario man is facing two charges after he allegedly entered the Kwik Fill located at 98 Rt. 104 armed with a handgun, forcibly stealing money from the cash register. Deputies say that Matthew J. Ciufo, 26, of Rochester was charged with second-degree robbery and petit larceny. He was arraigned in Ontario Town Court and released on his own... more

Wayne Eagles capture first sectional basketball championship in school history

In 1938 Ontario High School captured their second straight sectional basketball title. In 1949, Ontario High consolidated with neighboring districts to form the Wayne Central School District. In 1964, Wayne played in a sectional title game and lost, never to return to a basketball final until Saturday afternoon’s Section V Class A2 Championship game against Wilson-Magnet at Fairport High School. Below... more

LISTEN LIVE AT 7 PM: Wayne faces Irondequoit for Class A state berth

The Wayne Eagles and head coach Bill Thompson will try to earn a berth into the NYS Class A Tournament and when they face Section V Class A1 Champions Irondequoit in Victor on Thursday night at 7 pm in Bloomfield. The game was originally scheduled for Wednesday night but was postponed due to weather concerns. Listen live to the call from Jim Sinicropi... more

Ontario chef shares experience after appearance on Hell’s Kitchen

The first time she met multi-Michelin star chef Gordon Ramsay was when he popped out of a tank on the first day of taping for season 16 of Fox’s reality cooking series Hell’s Kitchen. For Kimberly Roth it was just the beginning of an experience and opportunity of a lifetime. “I grew up cooking,” she said. The 38-year-old Ontario resident... more

Wayne Eagles, Mynderse Lady Blue Devils punch tickets to title games (full coverage)

Two Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball teams moved on to the championship round of sectionals on Tuesday night. The #1 seed Mynderse Lady Blue Devils and head coach Jerry Anderson will go for his second sectional title on Saturday night when they face #2 seed Wayland-Cohocton at Rush-Henrietta High School on Saturday at 5:00 pm. Way-Co is coached by former Mynderse girls head... more

Class C Semifinal Monday: Down goes Lyons, Clyde & ER… Ganada on to C1 title game

Bloomfield High School Gymnasium hosted the Section V Class C2 semifinals on Monday night in a pair of games streamed live on FL1 Radio. In a pair of thrillers, both the #4 seed Lyons Lions and the #2 seed East Rochester Bombers, would fall to higher seeds and both would have the basketball in their possession as the clock wound down... more

CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY ON FL1 SPORTS: South Seneca & Mynderse girls, Wayne Eagles go for sectional titles (live streams)

Championship Weekend continues on FingerLakes1.com Sports with three live streams scheduled on FL1 Radio and FL1 Radio II. The afternoon kicks-off at Rush-Henrietta as the South Seneca Lady Falcons battle the Cal-Mum Red Raiders at 1:00 pm for the Section V Class C2 girls championship game. Meanwhile, at 2:00 pm at Fairport High School, the Wayne Eagles go for the... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

Consignment sale draws thousands of horse lovers from across state

The Countrymax Saddle and Tack Consignment Sale is just a week away, but there’s still time to drop off items to sell. Known as the Black Friday in February in the equine world, the sale is next Friday and Saturday, February 24th and 25th. Countrymax representative Mandi Lenhard said people come from all over the state to buy and sell... more

State plow truck overturns in Wayne County

Crews are on scene of a crash involving a state plow truck in Ontario. The truck overturned on Route 350 in Wayne County. There are no reported injuries. Route 350 North at Hennessy Road is currently closed while crews clean up the scene. The roadway has since been re-opened. Officials say an investigation into the matter is underway. Read more... more

Wayne County joins others across state in search of mandate relief

It was just a couple of weeks ago that Wayne County Administrator Rick House joined other officials from across the state to lobby in Albany for unfunded mandate relief. House visited the Governor’s mansion with other members of the New York State Association of Counties, which represents county leaders all across the state, to seek some relief from state mandates.... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse girls clinch share of East title

A moderate slate of games in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball on Friday night saw Finger Lakes East boys and girls teams in action as well as some games in the Finger Lakes West. Mynderse Academy stands alone atop both the boys and girls East standings and picked up a pair of wins against Penn Yan while the Newark and... more

Wayne County Clerk urges residents to renew locally at your DMV

By Tammy Whitacre For years, Wayne County Clerk Michael Jankowski has worked to educate residents when it comes to helping the county they live in. The “notice to Wayne County residents” urges them to bring their renewals for vehicle registration and driver’s licenses to their local Department of Motor Vehicles in Lyons and forgo returning the payment in the pre-addressed... more

Investigators looking into ‘unattended death’ in Wayne Co.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unattended death that happened in the Town of Ontario. While there is no indication at this time that the death was suspicious, deputies and investigators were called to the scene at Orchard Grove Park on Wednesday for a person who died. Deputies did note that the death wasn’t expected. Little information was... more

W-FL Tuesday: East leaders all win; Sodus tops Lyons; DiSanto buzzer-beater lifts Williamson

A full schedule for girls and boys varsity basketball teams in the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues on Tuesday night saw a buzzer beater from Williamson, and several great individual performances including 35 points from Tyler Norris (NR-Wolcott), 12 assists from Derrick Chance (C-S), and 7 three-pointers from Pat Geitner (Bloomfield) and Dylan Ufholz (C-S). Also, a nice alley-oop dunk by Jake... more

W-FL Monday: Romulus boys win; Section 6 sophomore hits state record 16 threes

Six Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball teams were in action to kick off the week on Monday night while eight Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams were in competition. The big news of the night in high school basketball came out of Section 6 as Medina High sophomore Maddie Williams exploded for a school record 54 points, including a state record... more

Upstate Orange: Marquee win & eighties ‘Cuse trivia (podcast)

Syracuse finally gets a marquee win over #6 Florida State in the Carrier Dome on Saturday but they still have a lot of work to do before Orange fans can get excited about Selection Sunday. Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner talk about it on Sunday morning’s live edition of the Upstate Orange Podcast along with some fantastic 1980’s Syracuse basketball... more
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