MAKING HISTORY: Unbeaten Midlakes girls roll on to NYS Final Four with win over Fredonia

Midlakes junior Alaina Forbes scored a team-high 29 points to lead her undefeated Screaming Eagles girls varsity basketball team to a 70-60 victory over Section VI Class B champion Fredonia in the NYSPHSAA Far West Regional game at Rush-Henrietta on Saturday night. Midlakes led most of the game but after Fredonia battled back to tie the score with 5 minutes... more

What’s Up With That: Answering the $1,935 question in Canandaigua

Either by the end of the month or early April, folks in the city will be receiving a survey intended to help City Hall gauge how well it’s doing and what can be improved upon in the future. City Council gave the OK to spend $18,500 to allow National Citizens Survey to ask people all sorts of multiple choice questions... more

DeFrancisco’s GOP opponent in NY governor’s race turning up the heat

State Sen. John DeFrancisco is facing a serious challenge in his bid for New York governor by an opponent who has yet to formally announce his candidacy. State Sen. Marc Molinaro, from Dutchess County, told New York Republican Party leaders on Wednesday he’s running for the Republican nomination but hasn’t indicated when his bid to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo could... more

Dairy displeasure over time tweak

Sunday’s coming, and it’s going to hurt. Especially for area dairy farmers who may typically launch their work day at 3 or 4 a.m. They’ll have to dig deep to arrive an hour earlier when daylight saving time begins. The cows won’t be that happy about it either, according to John Mueller, manager of Willow Bend Farm in the town... more

Sodus Point woman charged with DWI after nearly sideswiping patrol car

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 45-year-old Sodus Point resident after she nearly sideswiped a patrol car at an intersection in Sodus. Amy Tindall, 45, is accused of nearly swiping that patrol car at the intersection of N. Geneva Road and Christian Hollier Road. Upon stopping the vehicle it was determined that Tindall was operating the... more

Car stripped in parking lot of Ontario landscaping company

Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a car parked outside a business in Ontario, Wayne County was stripped where it sat. This happened at Aaron Preston’s Landscape and Garden on Rt. 104 between Rt. 350 and Knickerbocker Road. The car belongs to the business owner’s son. It had been sitting at the landscaping site for more than a month... more

Clyde-Savannah championship season ends in Buffalo, 72-56

The Section V Class D representative to the Far West Regionals, Clyde-Savannah. fell one game short of the NYSPHSAA Final Four on Saturday dropping a 72-56 decision to Section VI’s Buffalo East at Buffalo State. Buffalo East dominated the interior outscoring Clyde-Savannah 40-14 in the paint and outscoring C-S 21-5 in second chance points. In a game that featured 10... more

Best Birding Spots in the Finger Lakes

If you ask residents and visitors what attracts them most to the Finger Lakes, you will likely hear mostly about our sweeping vistas, stunning shorelines, orchards, farms, culture and arts, food and wine. But for me and countless other enthusiasts, one different answer rises to the top – the diversity of birds and the abundance of protected lands where one... more

South Seneca girls fall at Far West Regional

The three-time defending Section V Class C champions fell just one-game short in their attempt to return to the NYSPHSAA Final Four for the third consecutive season. They lost on Saturday evening in the Far West Regionals to the Allegany-Limestone Gators by a final score of 52-43. The game was streamed live on FL1 Radio and will be re-streamed with... more

Longtime Ontario County board clerk says goodbye

Eighty-seven supervisors. Six chairmen of the board. Five county administrators. And one last day for Karen DeMay, who retired Friday as clerk of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors. Supervisors recognized DeMay Thursday night during her last board meeting, at which she also was recognized for her years of service by Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and state Sen. Pam... more

Auburn developer sells Arby’s franchises to focus on growth

Dan Soules isn’t retiring. He doesn’t think he ever will. People have been mistakenly congratulating him on retiring since hearing that his Soules & Dunn Development Group sold its 40 Arby’s franchises in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia back to the sandwich chain this week. But Friday in his office in the group’s Plaza of the Arts in downtown Auburn,... more

Arcadia Shopping Center up for auction

The Arcadia Shopping Center, located on Route 31 East in Newark, is on the auction block. The plaza contains the Walmart Superstore, out buildings and the large building west of the Walmart that includes Metro Mattress, the Dollar Tree and Tractor Supply among others. The current owner, Newark Plaza LLC, believed to be located in Rochester, is asking for an... more

Johns Hopkins blows Syracuse out of Dome, 18-7 (full coverage)

Cole Williams scored four times to spark Johns Hopkins to a 18-7 rout of Syracuse on Saturday in the Carrier Dome. Kyle Marr, Alex Concannon and Connor DeSimone each scored three times for the No. 15 Blue Jays, who improved to 3-2. Jamie Trimboli tallied three times for No. 7 SU, which dropped to 3-2. The visitors dominated in shots (46-25)... more

Former 84 Lumber location in Sennett sold

The former location of 84 Lumber in Sennett has been purchased by a realty group that plans to lease it for manufacturing or warehouse usage. Bouck Real Estate announced the sale Thursday. The Auburn agency is working with the buyer, Charlesbank Realty Group, of Boston, to lease the property, President John Bouck said. Charlesbank bought the 7530 County House Road... more

Cornell students assaulted by suspect who used racial slurs, police say

A Cornell University student was assaulted early Saturday by a suspect who also used racial slurs toward him during the incident, according to police. The university’s police officers were called around 1:30 a.m. to a fight at the intersection of Eddy Street and Dryden Road. Police said the suspect directed racial slurs at the male student and two more Cornell... more

Geneva City Council puts limit on Linden closures

Instead of taking a leap forward for 2018 when it comes to Linden Street closures, City Council decided it was best to take a step back — to 2017. A proposal to add Sundays to the Linden Street closings this summer was nixed by City Council Wednesday evening. Instead, Council chose to keep the schedule in place in 2017 that... more

Big Red ousted from Ivy League Tournament, 74-55

Seth Towns and Chris Lewis each had a double-double to help Harvard beat Cornell 74-55 on Saturday in the Ivy League Tournament. Towns scored 24 points and grabbed a career-high tying 12 rebounds and Lewis finished with 16 points and 10 boards. Christian Juzang added 12 points, hitting 4 of 6 from 3-point range for Harvard (18-12). Matt Morgan led... more

Waterloo town supervisor pleads guilty to a pair of charges

Waterloo Town Supervisor Don Trout has pleaded guilty to a pair of vehicle and traffic charges in connection with a December incident. Trout, 33, of Route 96, Waterloo, pleaded guilty Wednesday night in town court to leaving the scene of a property damage accident and moving from lane unsafely. Tickets for unreasonable speed and driving across hazard markings were dismissed.... more
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