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SOCCER: Marcus Whitman boys sneak by LeRoy, face Williamson on Saturday

In this Section V Class C match, Marcus Whitman topped LeRoy by a score of 2-1. With all the final scoring coming in the last 12 minutes of the match, Marcus Whitman held on to advance to play Williamson (2nd seed) next Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Williamson. FL Times: Read More more

Canandaigua driver causes second crash while speeding by accident scene

On Monday the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office and Canandaigua Ambulance were called to the scene of a three-car accident that happened at the corner of Andrews Rd. and North Rd. in the Town of Canandaigua. Deputies say that Arthur Coles, 27, of Canandaigua was traveling north in a pickup truck by the scene of an accident — where emergency vehicles... more

Suicide Prevention Coalition organizes in Yates County

The Yates Suicide Prevention Coalition has continued to develop over the last year and would like the community know what that involved and current and future directions. A steering committee meets regularly in the Yates County Office Building. There are two Project Teams, one for Community Education and Awareness, a second for the development of a Suicide Postvention capacity and... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Marcus Whitman grad & MMA fighter Evander Russ (podcast)

Meet Geneva native and Marcus Whitman graduate Evander Russ who competes in the world of Mixed Martial Arts and KUDO fighting. Hear Evander’s inspirational story and why he is studying to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. . You can donate to Evander at https://www.gofundme.com/takingcareofchavez . AUDIO ONLY VERSION: . more

Dan Murn wins Paddle Keuka 5K for second straight year

Despite a stiff wind and choppy waters, paddlers took part in the Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium’s second annual Paddle Keuka 5K canoe and kayak race on Saturday, August 5th. Fairport’s Dan Murn was the overall first place winner for the second year in a row, finishing the 3.1-mile course in 30:30 minutes. The first place winner in the male... more

1917 Ford Model TT Truck Cruises into 100 Years

Paul and Ginny Curtis’ 1917 Ford Model TT truck is celebrating its 100th birthday with a cruise-in car show during the Rushville Lions Club’s annual Community Days on Aug. 5. “We had talked about having a birthday party for the truck,” said Paul Curtis, a Rushville Lions Club member, “and when we were looking for other things to do at... more

Rushville, Macedon awarded $50K grants

The town of Macedon and village of Rushville have been awarded $50,000 Local Government Citizens Reorganization Empowerment grants. The grants were announced Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The money is to be used to implement shared services initiatives and explore dissolution and consolidations in order to reduce local property taxes and streamline government operations. Macedon, in Wayne County, received $50,000... more

Rushville woman faces drug, bail jumping charges

Police say a Rushville woman was arrested after an investigation into the sale of narcotics in and around the Village of Penn Yan. Officers charged Nichole Homkes on Sunday on a Superior Court Warrant, which had been issued after a lengthy investigation into the sale of narcotics in Penn Yan. Police say Homkes was charged with third-degree criminal sale, and... more

Debrief Podcast: Supervisors weigh audit, DEC challenges City’s position, and dissolution

On Thursday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso tackled a big list of heavy topics happening in the region. The ongoing debate in Geneva around the former-Foundry, new regulations in Seneca Falls around Town Board meetings, as well as some newcomer items to the show list — including the Rushville dissolution, and efforts at the state-level... more

Voters say ‘nay’ to dissolution in Rushville

The results are not official, but questions are already being raised about today’s vote in Rushville. Voters turned out to decide the fate of the village, which consists of a little more than 650 residents. Reports indicate that opposition to dissolution outweighed those in favor by roughly 75 votes. The unofficial count was 179 to 96. It was a process... more

Bloomfield crash on 5&20 sends one to Thompson hospital

On Saturday around 3:41 pm deputies responded to the area of State Route 5&20 near Wheeler Station Rd. in Bloomfield for the report of a two-car crash with possible injuries. Upon investigation deputies learned that Dillon T. Robinson, of Victor was operating a brown 2002 Buick Century and failed to yield the right of way while turning left onto Wheeler... more

Pro-dissolution group holds information meeting in Rushville

About 40 people turned out to hear what the pro-dissolution group One Rushville had to say at a meeting Thursday at the Gorham Fire Hall. With the vote next Tuesday, the heat is on. More signs have cropped on lawns both for and against dissolving and reports of stolen and damaged signs have only added to heightened emotions. “Every single... more

A Village Divided: Rushville heads towards dissolution vote

For as long as many in town can remember, the Village of Rushville has always been a village divided with part of it in Ontario County, the other in Yates County. But a pending vote for dissolution has made that division seem much more literal. “It tears us up, because it shouldn’t be this way,” said longtime Rushville resident Karen... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Spike talks career, heroin epidemic (podcast)

Sheriff Ron Spike has been working in law enforcement his entire career. Ever since he graduated from Monroe Community College immediately following high school. Even then, Sheriff Spike – then a deputy with the Yates County Sheriff’s Office – knew his career and life would be spent in law enforcement. “I grew up in the jail,” he joked before cameras... more

One Rushville? Disagreement runs rampant in village as vote to dissolve nears

The Lunch Box, a Main Street diner in Rushville, was buzzing Sunday. Families were out hosting dads for breakfast, and the management didn’t want a reporter asking patrons about the vote to dissolve the village. “It’s Father’s Day … we’re Switzerland here,” a woman called from the kitchen, referring to that conflict-free nation. Outside the restaurant, reports surfaced of stolen... more

One hospitalized after accident in Rushville

Deputies in Ontario County responded to an accident on Main St. in Rusvhille, which is also located in the Town of Gorham. Ruth K. Hastings, 66, of Canandaigua and her passengers were stopped in traffic facing south in a 2004 Honda when Brent T. Siwak, 23, of Penn Yan was traveling south on Main St. and failed to observe the... more

Rushville site pulled from Ontario County auction

Just hours before Wednesday’s Ontario County foreclosure auction, the vacant manufacturing lot under litigation in Rushville was pulled from the list. The fate of the former Document Reprocessors site is in the courts, and at the last minute owner Eric Lundquist was granted a temporary restraining order on sale of the lot. “We have a case,” said Lundquist, who attended... 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
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