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Rochester Folk Art Guild to mark 50 years in Middlesex

The Rochester Folk Art Guild attains a milestone accomplishment this year, as the group celebrates 50 years as a vibrant and creative crafts community. The first seven members to make the move to Middlesex put down roots on East Hill, in 1967. Since that time, hundreds of people have spent time at East Hill Farm, helping it grow and develop... more

Job Fair coming to Yates County

If you are seeking employment for a full or part time job, you will not want to miss the Yates County Job Fair that will take place Wednesday, May 17 from 2-6 p.m. at the Hampton Inn on Keuka Lake. This event provides an excellent opportunity for job seekers to meet employers. Free and open to the public, over 30... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Middlesex man arrested after traffic stop on CR 50

A 21-year-old Middlesex man is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop on County Rd. 50 in Canandaigua. Deputies say that Andrew J. Bell, 21, of Middlesex was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana after he was stopped on County Rd. 50 where he was observed operating a motor vehicle without... more

Multiple bridges in Finger Lakes to receive funding this year

Some bridges in desperate need of repair in the Finger Lakes region will finally see some work. A package was announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to replace and repair 23 bridges and culverts in the region. The measure will cost $19.7 million dollars, and will be part of Cuomo’s BRIDGE NY initiative, which focuses on repairing struggling infrastructure around the... more

Deputies: Three seriously injured in Middlesex crash; weather, speed could have been factors

A crash on State Route 245 in Middlesex Sunday morning resulted in three people being transported to area hospitals with serious injuries. While the crash remains under investigation by the Yates County Sheriff’s Office — they report that weather and road conditions could have been a factor. Early portions of the investigation revealed that the operator of a sedan crossed... more

Middlesex woman charged with felony DWI after driving over sidewalk, crashing car

A 22-year-old Middlesex woman was arrested on felony driving while intoxicated charges after the Canandaigua Police Department says she drove her vehicle over a sidewalk during a one-vehicle crash. Officers say that Jessica M. Picchi, 22, of Middlesex was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or more — a felony, consumption of... more

Head on crash closes SR 96 in Manchester: Drunk driver crossed center line, deputies say

On Friday night, motorists were directed to avoid the area of State Route 96 from Pratt Road to State Route 21 due to a serious car accident. The call came in around 7:11 pm and the stretch of roadway remained closed for multiple hours as crews worked at the scene. Deputies with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office say that they... more

Folk Art Guild holds Apple Festival, open house Oct. 8-9

The Folk Art Guild will kick off the fall craft season by hosting its annual Open House and Apple Festival Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This unique celebration of local art, food, and music takes place at the Rochester Folk Art Guild, 1445 Upper Hill Road in Middlesex. This free event offers... more

Songs of the Earth will kick off Labor Day Ring of Fire

Songs of the Earth will kick off Labor Day Ring of Fire
A historic Middlesex schoolhouse will be the site of this year’s Seneca Heritage Day, themed “Songs of the Earth.” Overackers Corner Schoolhouse, at the intersection of Route 364 and North Vine Valley Road, will be the location of the free Middlesex Heritage Group-sponsored event on Saturday, Sept. 3, event from 2 to 4 p.m. Read more from the Canandaigua Messenger more

Travel Advisory: State Route 364 in Yates County

Travel Advisory: State Route 364 in Yates County
TThe New York State Department of Transportation today announced that asphalt pavement overlay work will begin on State Route 364 on Monday, August 29, 2016, weather permitting. The project will extend from the intersection of State Route 364 and State Route 14A in the Village of Penn Yan to approximately 0.2 miles east of the intersection of State Route 364... more

Two hospitalized after serious crash in Gorham

Two hospitalized after serious crash in Gorham
Two Middlesex residents were hospitalized on Thursday after a one-car crash on County Road 1 in the Town of Gorham around 6:36 am. Deputies say that the driver, John N. Scott, 65, of Middlesex was traveling north on County Road 1 in the Town of Gorham, and while attempting to pass another vehicle lost control of his own causing it... more
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