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WEBCAST REPLAY: Wayne County elite Lyons visits Rushville to face Marcus Whitman (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Wayne County elite Lyons visits Rushville to face Marcus Whitman (FL1 Sports)
One of the games of the year is set for tonight at Marcus Whitman High School as the Wildcats host Wayne County League leader Lyons. Both W-FL powerhouses are in Section V’S Class C division (Lyons C2, Whitman C1) and tonight’s contest is a test for both programs as they prepare for a Sectional run later this month. Jim Sinicropi... more

‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County

‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $10.3 million in investment, which will bring rural broadband infrastructure to more than 1,600 households, more than 300 businesses, and will cover more than 80 square miles in Yates County. It’s part of the e-Connectivity initiative being driven by the USDA. “Today, e-Connectivity is no longer an amenity, it is a necessity. Our core... more

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County
Food delivery platform will give options to rural customers – By Josh Durso Keuka To Go a new digital and mobile platform is helping to get dinner delivered to your front door. Beginning January 27th customers will be able to visit keukatogo.com, which will display local restaurants available for delivery – many of which will be participating in a program... more

Rushville man charged with DWI after rollover crash in Gorham

Rushville man charged with DWI after rollover crash in Gorham
Deputies say that they were called to 4481 Middle Road in the town of Gorham for a one-car rollover accident around 2:10 a.m. First responders were called to the scene after a vehicle was reported on its roof. They say a single passenger was trapped inside and unable to get out. The operator, identified as 25-year-old Matthew Harris, of Rushville... more

Rushville family escapes home fire on Saturday

Rushville family escapes home fire on Saturday
A Rushville family escaped injury when their home burst into flames early-Saturday. Finger Lakes News Radio reports that multiple fire companies were called to the home on Voorheess Road. The fire appears to have been contained to the attic of the structure. No firefighters were injured. Investigation into the blaze is underway. It’s unclear how much damage was done to... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Marcus Whitman visits Geneva for a Holiday Hoops Showdown (FL1 Sports)

WATCH LIVE: Marcus Whitman visits Geneva for a Holiday Hoops Showdown (FL1 Sports)
Join Jim Sinicropi & Kevin Sharp for FL1 Sports on the day after Christmas as the Marcus Whitman Wildcats invade the Panther Den to take on Geneva live on FingerLakes1.com. Geneva brings an experienced squad along with Devon “Junior” Martin to take on newly independent Whitman coached by Greg O’Connor.  . more

Rushville man claimed his dog was a stray, turned it over to Humane Society

Rushville man claimed his dog was a stray, turned it over to Humane Society
A Rushville man was arrested on one charge, and will face more after he falsely turned in a pet dog, claiming it was a stray. The Ontario County Humane Society reports that on December 21st at approximately 2:10 p.m. Matthew Belke, 32, of Rushville brought a male Australian Shepherd to the humane society. He claimed that the dog had been... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Honeoye takes down Bloomfield after delay; Midlakes girls blowout SOTA

W-FL Tuesday: Honeoye takes down Bloomfield; Midlakes girls get first win of season after blowout win over SOTA
The Bloomfield Bombers and the Honeoye Bulldogs renewed their rivalry to open Finger Lakes West play on Tuesday night. This game was delayed shortly after the opening tip because of a fire alarm. When they finally got going, it was a tight back-and-forth game until Honeoye took a 7-point lead with three minutes remaining.. Sheehan and Willix scored for Bloomfield to... more

Rushville trustee convicted of stealing $400K from employer – will serve probation, pay restitution

Rushville trustee convicted of stealing $400K from employer – will serve probation, pay restitution
A Rushville village trustee arrested in November 2018 was convicted of grand larceny in Ontario County Court Nov. 6 after stealing over $400,000 from her employer. Kimberly Payne, 52, pled guilty to second-degree grand larceny (a class C felony) and fourth-degree grand larceny (a class E felony) before Judge Brian Dennis in a negotiated plea for one year of interim... more

Rushville trustee admits stealing thousands from employer

Rushville trustee admits stealing thousands from employer
A Rushville Village Board member will have to pay nearly a half-million dollars to her former employer and the state after pleading guilty to a pair of felony charges last week. Kimberly Payne pleaded guilty Nov. 6 to second-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree grand larceny. Judge Brian Dennis placed her on one year of interim probation, and ordered her to... more

Superintendent Christopher Brown says he’s ready to lead Marcus Whitman

Superintendent Christopher Brown says he’s ready to lead Marcus Whitman
As a new school year begins, Christopher Brown looks at a big opportunity to lead the Marcus Whitman Central School District. He sees himself as one of the individuals who can have a big impact on students lives. And he brings an important mix of experience – at both small and large districts. “Of all the people who can make... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Former West Genesee Superintendent hired at Marcus Whitman Central School District

Former West Genesee Superintendent hired at Marcus Whitman Central School District
Former West Genesee Superintendent Dr. Chris Brown has been hired to the same position at another district in Upstate New York. According to the Marcus Whitman Central School District website, Brown will begin as that district’s superintendent July 1st. “We are very excited to welcome Dr. Chris Brown to the Marcus Whitman School District,” says Board of Education President Sheila... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County
Scream louder than the pessimists. That’s how Steve Griffin has approached his role as CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center. But, now that he’s been in the position for more than a decade – and closing in on his 12th year of service for the FLDC – the hard work is paying off. While Yates is a rural... more

Rep. Reed, Google at Marcus Whitman for program with middle school students

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On Thursday, Google and U.S. Representative Tom Reed (R – NY23) paid a visit to Marcus Whitman Middle School to deliver the company’s Computer Science First Roadshow, a computer science education presentation developed by Google, to a group of over 80 students. Google employees delivered the hour-long presentation, which focuses on teaching students both problem solving and technical coding skills... more

Crews respond to crash involving truck along Route 245 in Yates County

Crews respond to crash involving truck along Route 245 in Yates County
First responders are on-scene of a crash on Route 245 in Yates County. Reports indicate that the crash involved a school bus, which was waiting to turn and ultimately was not involved – and a truck. The accident happened a little after 8:30 a.m. near Robson Road along Route 245. Witness reports indicate that the bus was not struck by... more

CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Watch all of this weekend’s Sectional Championship games on FL1 Sports

CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Watch all of this weekend’s Sectional Championship games on FL1 Sports
Six Wayne-Finger Lakes high school teams competed for Sectional Championships on Friday and Saturday night. Settle in for a day long marathon of all the games that aired live on FL1 Radio, restreamed with full video. Our schedule for the video replays is below along with FL1 Sports live broadcast schedule for the next 3 days… Lyons vs. Red Jacket... more
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