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  • Deputies investigating ‘hit and run’ accident in Ontario

    Deputies are investigating a hit and run accident that happened around 2:30 am. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says they’re seeking information from the public to help identify and find the driver involved. Deputies say a vehicle traveling east on Ridge Rd. …more
  • Dreary, wet weekend expected in FLX

    We’ve learned to take the good with the bad, as far as the weather goes, here in the Finger Lakes. According to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil, the forecast for Saturday and Sunday is going to be a mixture of clouds, rain, …more
  • Naples High School has case of whooping cough

    Parents at Naples Central School were notified Friday of a case of whooping cough in the high school. Whooping cough (Pertussis) is a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes coughing fits. While Pertussis usually begins as a mild upper respiratory infection, it will normally lead to coughing fits followed by crowing or a high-pitched whoop. The coughing episodes are usually...
  • Stanley woman fled deputies at 91 mph on 5&20, charged with DWI

    Deputies in Ontario County arrested a 41-year-old Stanley woman after a brief pursuit on State Rt. 5&20. The entire ordeal took place during the early-morning hours of Sunday. Deputies say they attempted to stop Dennie C. Lynn, 41, of Stanley when they observed her speeding — going nearly 40 mph over the posted speed limit. They say Lynn was observed...
  • Ontario County tries treatment instead of incarceration

    Each time the Ontario County Public Safety Committee meets, the number of inmates at the county jail is revealed. This consistent update came about after rising population numbers at the correctional facility in Hopewell became a growing concern for county officials. A program set to go into effect on April 1 is aimed at confronting jail population problems, along with...
  • Hoverboard bursts into flames in Waterloo; homeowner smothers fire

    The Waterloo Fire Department was the latest agency to respond to a hoverboard fire. On Sunday around midnight — the Waterloo Fire Department responded to 224 E. Williams St. for the report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a hover board burst into flames while it was charging. The homeowner, identified as Terry Hunt, was able...