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Marcus Whitman’s littlest Wildcats host spectacular Flag Day

Patriotic songs, music, poems and the wonderment in children’s voices filled the air outside of Middlesex Valley Elementary School Thursday as students in grades UPK-2 celebrated Flag Day and honored local veterans. “Good morning, Valley,” Principal Bonnie Cazer called from a podium on the edge of the sidewalk where first-grade teacher Joanne Emerson welcomed the Marcus Whitman Central School (Gorham-Middlesex... more

Rushville man charged after shoving, grabbing person during incident

A 35-year-old Rushville man was arrested following the violation of an order of protection issued in Ontario County Court. Investigators say Christopher Schoepfel, 35, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt after violating that order of protection — by grabbing and shoving the protected party into a wall several times while they were at a residence last weekend. The incident unfolded... more

Court sides with Ontario County property owner

The owner of a commercial property in Rushville that was headed for sale at last year’s Ontario County real estate auction has won his court case. Eric Lundquist — president of Document Reprocessors, now with its East Coast base in Penn Yan — took the county to court over the property on Railroad Avenue. Winning on appeal with a unanimous... more

Lyons rolls to the Blue Cross Arena; Undefeated Midlakes girls head to Class B finals (W-FL round-up 2/26)

Three Wayne-Finger Lakes teams were in action on Monday night to kick-off the semifinal rounds of the 2018 Section V boys and girls basketball tournaments and two of the three teams punched their ticket to Championship Weekend. Check out the results from Monday night below… #1 Midlakes 59, #4 Wellsville 52 Class B Girls Semifinal at Honeoye Falls-Lima HS The... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: #5 Marcus Whitman faces #1 Northstar Christian in Section V Class C1 Semifinals on FL1 Sports

FL1 Sports was be live inside Bloomfield High School on Monday night at 6 pm as the fifth seeded Marcus Whitman Wildcats went for the upset of the top seed Northstar Christian Knights in the Section V Class C1 Semifinals. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp had the call for FingerLakes1.com live on FL1 Radio. A video replay of Monday night’s... more

Deputies: Rushville man charged with DWI after traffic stop in Canandaigua

Deputies say a 26-year-old Rushville driver was charged with driving while intoxicated after being stopped for speeding on Route 364. Nicholas R. Pasazi III, 26, was charged with driving while intoxicated after he was observed speeding and failing to keep right in his lane. The incident took place on Lakeshore Drive in the City of Canandaigua, according to deputies. Deputies... more

14 Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball teams heading to Sectional semifinals (W-FL round-up 2/24)

Saturday was a big day for Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball teams as teams from the three leagues finished the night with an amazing 11 wins and just 2 losses. Fourteen teams from the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues will head to the semifinal round of the Section V boys and girls tournaments. Updated brackets from each classification along with details... more

No contests in Penn Yan, Dresden, Rushville village elections

Petitions have been filed at the Yates County Board of Elections for those running for office in the Village of Penn Yan. Three Village Trustee seats and the Village Mayor’s seat will be on the ballot March 20. The trustee seats are currently held by William Allison, Carolyn Benedict, and David Reeve. Allison and Reeve did not file petitions. Benedict... more

Second night of Sectionals opening round sees 13 W-FL teams advance (W-FL round-up 2/21)

The opening round of Sectional play is complete and the quarterfinal match-ups are set for the boys and girls Section V basketball postseason tournaments. Of the 42 Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls teams that are competing amongst Section V opponents, just 19 are still alive. Check out all the results from Wednesday night’s games in each classification below… – Looking... more

First round of Sectional basketball underway for boys & girls in Section V (W-FL round-up 2/20)

First round games in the 2018 Section V boys and girls tournaments were contested on Tuesday night across the region with many Wayne-Finger Lakes teams advancing to the quarterfinals, and others seeing their season come to an end. Check out all the results by classification below along with Wednesday night’s schedule. FL1 Sports will bring you live coverage of two... more

Rushville man accused of strangling woman during domestic incident

On Monday at approximately 12:27 a.m. deputies arrested a 37-year-old Rushville resident following a domestic incident. Joshua G. Kuhner, 37, was charged with criminal obstruction of breath or blood circulation after allegedly strangling a female victim. Kuhner was held at the Ontario County Jail awaiting arraignment. more

Deputies: Rushville man arrested on multiple charges after domestic incident with wife

A 35-year-old Rushville man was arrested on multiple charges after a domestic incident involving his wife. Deputies say Christopher A. Schoepfel, 35, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt and endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies also say that by being engaged in the incident, Schoepfel was violating an order of protection, which had been issued in Ontario County Family... more

Forbes scores 1,000th as Midlakes stays unbeaten; Penn Yan ruins Senior Night for Mynderse (W-FL round-up 2/12)

Midlakes junior Alaina Forbes scored her 1,000th career point in the third quarter of her team’s 69-57 win over Geneva in Clifton Springs on Monday night. Forbes would score 33 points in the win as Midlakes moves to a perfect 19-0 with just one game left in their regular season, Tuesday night at Pal-Mac. Mynderse had a chance to clinch... more

Bloomfield girls snap South Seneca streak; Red Creek girls sweep Gananda (W-FL round-up 2/9)

Braelin Scott recorded her 18th consecutive double-double as the Bloomfield Lady Bombers avenged their only league loss to South Seneca last night in Bloomfield winning 41-39. The win snaps South Seneca’s 11 game winning streak and puts Bloomfield puts 2 games ahead of the Lady Falcons in the Finger Lakes West standings as the Bombers clinch at least a share... more

Clyde-Savannah takes Wayne County title with 83-71 win over Lyons (W-FL round-up 2/8)

The Lyons Lions and Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles were tied atop the Wayne County league standings at 13-1 heading into Thursday night’s match-up on Senior Night at Clyde-Savannah High School. Lyons won the first meeting between the two rivals in January at the Atwood Gymnasium and the rematch was much anticipated but was delayed by about an hour after a gas... more

Mynderse wins at Wayne; Justice Smith of Lyons hits 1,000 point mark (W-FL round-up 2/6)

The Mynderse Blue Devils evened up their season series with the Wayne Eagles on Tuesday night at Wayne High School earning a 51-42 win to take a half-game lead in the Finger Lakes East race with just over a week remaining in the regular season. For Mynderse, Quinten Battle led the way with 20 point including 5 three-pointers. Senior big man... more

Carnevale three sinks ER; Mynderse holds off Newark; Midlakes girls win 13th straight (W-FL round-up 1/19)

Plenty of action on the hardwood across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Friday night that included another meeting between the Newark Reds and Mynderse Blue Devils, a fantastic finish for Clyde-Savannah and another win for the undefeated Midlakes varsity girls basketball team. Full results and updated standings below…   W-FL BOYS FRIDAY RESULTS: NEWARK 56 @... more

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The life of Marcus Whitman (podcast)

Born in present day Rushville in 1802, Marcus Whitman was the first graduate doctor of a medical school to practice medicine west of the Rocky Mountains and is credited as a pioneer who helped colonize the Oregon Territory. This is the first in an occasional series of episodes of Walter Gable’s Our Finger Lakes History Podcast that looks at the... more
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