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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

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

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

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

Shortsville man sexually assaulted estranged wife

The Palmyra Police Department reports the arrest of a Shortsville man following an incident that took place during the late-evening hours of November 29th. Kolby G. Clayton, 27, of Shortsville was charged with forcible touching. The incident involved his estranged wife of two-and-a-half years, who entered the home through an unlocked door. Police say that he entered the residence to... more

Pal-Mac senior Olivia Keller is nominated for the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Olivia Keller, a senior at Palmyra-Macedon High School, is one of 20 students in New York State to be nominated for the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for Arts and Academics. She is the only student in the Finger Lakes area to be selected for this honor, which is among the nation’s highest recognition for secondary school students. New York... 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

Deputies: Palmyra man sent threatening letter to judge

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following an investigation into a letter sent to a Wayne County Court Judge. Authorities say John P. McMenamin, 57, of Palmyra was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment, second-degree coercion, and obstructing governmental administration after he sent a letter to a Wayne County Judge. The letter intended to force... more

Rochester man charged with trespassing in Palmyra

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 34-year-old Rochester man following an incident at a residence in Wayne County. Deputies say George Haag, of Rochester entered and remained unlawfully in a residence in Palmyra after being told to leave by the resident. Haag was charged with second-degree criminal trespass and was arraigned in Palmyra Town Court. A... more

State to spend $6M on canal bridges in Wayne County

The state is planning to spend $6 million to repair four Wayne County bridges that cross the Erie Canal. The funding was announced Thursday by Assemblyman Bob Oaks, R-130 of Macedon, and Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of The bridges scheduled for repair are the County House Bridge in Arcadia, the Lyons-Marengo Road Bridge in Galen and the Galloway Road and... 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

Hot shooting Gananda downs Geneva in opener (W-FL round-up for 11/29)

The Gananda Blue Panthers boys varsity basketball team opened their season and represented the Wayne County League with some hot shooting in their home gym against Geneva on Tuesday night. The larger Class A2 Geneva Panthers (Finger Lakes East) dropped their opener to Class C1 Gananda by a score of 61-49. The Blue Panthers shot 13-28 from three-point range and... 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

FLX WEEKLY: Your November weekend ahead & NWS changes Winter Storm alerts (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso to round-up your week and look ahead to the weekend here in the Finger Lakes. Get your weekend events, sports and weather outlook, take a look at the top local news stories of the week, and check out our favorite local photos from the past few days. Also, we let you know... more

Pal-Mac Superintendent Bob Ike earns state honor

Like many in the Palmyra-Macedon school community, state educators also appear to like Superintendent Bob Ike, especially his accomplishments. The New York State Council of School Superintendents on Wednesday announced that Ike was named the 2018 New York State School Superintendent of the Year. Ike is now New York’s candidate for national superintendent of the year. Ike said he holds... more

Palmyra man accused of ‘inappropriately’ touching young girl

A Palmyra man has been charged after claims that he inappropriately touched a young girl surfaced. Authorities say Kevin J. Deutenburg, 34, of Palmyra has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child following an incident, which took place back in May 2016. Deutenberg was arraigned and was released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to reappear in... more
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