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Big wins for W-FL teams on opening night of Sectional basketball (full coverage)

Fifty-six high school basketball teams from throughout Section V were in action on opening night of Sectional play on Tuesday night and several W-FL teams advanced to the quarterfinals. Full results from the entire slate of games on Tuesday night in Section V, updated tournament brackets and upcoming schedule below…   TUESDAY NIGHT OPENING ROUND SCOREBOARD: CLASS B BOYS  (Updated... 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

W-FL Thursday: Whitman’s 16-game win streak snapped on regular season’s final night

Non-league contests dotted the schedule on Thursday night, the final night of the regular season for Section V boys basketball teams. Some interesting, pre-Sectional match-ups that included Newark with a big comeback win at Batavia and Geneva picking up a win against School of the Arts. Marcus Whitman, who had won 16 straight games, hosted Class B Livonia and dropped... more

W-FL Wednesday: Whitman caps perfect FL West season with win in Naples

On Wednesday night, the Marcus Whitman Wildcats completed a perfect league schedule in the Finger Lakes West with a victory over Naples to cap their league slate with a 16-0 record. The Wildcats (16-0/16-2) host Livonia on Thursday night in a non-league contest on the final night of the regular season. On the final night of girls action, Pal-Mac topped... more

W-FL Tuesday: Klein & Norris have shootout for the ages as Creek beats NR-W in OT

With the final week of the regular season in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball, all the league titles have been decided but area teams are still jockeying for sectional seeds. The game of the night took place in Wolcott where North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris and Red Red senior Nick Klein put on a show in the second half and... 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

Wayne County man sentenced to 1-3 years for vehicular homicide

Before Wayne County Judge Daniel Barrett entered the third-floor courtroom on Thursday morning, half of the gallery seating was filled by family and friends of James and Tammy Eatherly, of Palmyra. Several of them held packages of tissue and photos of the married couple that depicted them through the years of their lives — lives cut short when they were... more

W-FL Tuesday: Newark falls at Midlakes, Mynderse takes East title

The Midlakes Screaming Eagles stunned the Newark Reds on Tuesday night behind 22 points from Bryce Burri and 20 rebounds from Daryn Carswell. The loss by Newark, coupled with Mynderse Academy’s win at home over Pal-Mac, gives the Blue Devils the outright Finger Lakes East championship. With Marcus Whitman’s clinching of the FL West title two weeks ago, the last... more

Empty Bowls event planning underway to benefit Newark Food Closet

For the fourth time since 2010, the Newark Art Department has embarked upon another ambitious and caring “Empty Bowls” project that will benefit the Newark Food Closet. Since 2010, the “Empty Bowls” soup, bread buffet and silent art and craft auction events at NHS raised more than $16,000 for the local food closet. “Empty Bowls,” is a grassroots movement that... more

W-FL Saturday: Gananda takes Midlakes to OT; Tyler Norris scores 42

North-Rose Wolcott senior Tyler Norris has had quite a career and he just keeps adding to his 1,000+ point scoring total. On Saturday night he recorded a career-high 42 points in a loss to Williamson and currently is responsible for six of the top 10 single-game high scores by an individual this season in all of the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues.... 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

Crash involving school bus, car sends three to hospital

Police were called to the scene of an accident involving a school bus and car around 3:34 pm. According to crews on the scene, five Gananda students and two Palmyra-Macedon students were on the bus at the time of the crash. Altogether, as many as seven people suffered injuries in the crash, even though just three were sent to the... 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

Ontario man charged with DWI in Palmyra

Deputies in Wayne County arrested an Ontario man after he was found to be driving while intoxicated on State Route 21. Deputies say that Donald A. Stanton, 65, of Ontario was charged with driving while intoxicated in the Town of Palmyra after a traffic stop. He was additionally charged with operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of .08 or... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse takes control in East with win over Wayne

Mynderse entered Friday night with a 1 game lead over the Newark Reds and 1.5 game lead over Wayne who they hosted in Seneca Falls in a game streamed live on FL1 Sports. The Blue Devils would pull away late in the game for the win to open up a 2.5 game lead over Wayne in the Finger Lakes East.... more

Police: Man charged with DWI after chasing girlfriend, crashing into vehicle

A Palmyra man has been arrested after chasing after his girlfriend with a vehicle and crashing into her. Police say on January 14, 22-year-old Jeremy Blankenberg told police that he was chasing his girlfriend, 23-year-old Hannah Schreiber, when she crashed her vehicle on Creek Road. They say Blankenberg said he crashed into her vehicle after she crashed her vehicle. Blankenberg’s... more

Palmyra man picked up on warrant for criminal mischief

Deputies in Ontario County say a Palmyra man was arrested on January 22nd after a warrant was issued. Kolin R. Crouse, 20, of Palmyra was taken into custody based on a warrant for fourth-degree criminal mischief, which was issued in Palmyra Village Court. He was located on Crimson King Drive in Hopewell. He was turned over to the Palmyra Police... more

Newark Village takes next step in Main Street reconstruction

Newark Village officials took the next step to prepare for the reconstruction of South Main Street. At the board’s last meeting, they approved an engineering contract with Lu Engineers for waterline replacement. Bob Hutteman from Lu Engineers was on hand to talk about the proposed waterline replacement. Given that the waterlines are currently located under the pavement, Hutteman told the board... more
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