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State Police still trying to solve 38-year-old missing persons case in Ontario County

State Police still trying to solve 38-year-old missing persons case in Ontario County
State Police are still trying to solve a 37-year-old missing persons case in Ontario County. Investigators are asking again for the public’s help. Frank Fox, 22, left a New Year’s Eve Party that ended on January 1st, 1983. The party occurred at a house on Martin Road. He walked home around 1 a.m., and turned down several rides. The distance... more

W-FL Saturday: Kemp and Walker lead Lyons boys to fourth consecutive victory; Gananda boys pound East Rochester

W-FL Saturday: Kemp and Walker lead Lyons boys to fourth consecutive victory; Gananda boys pound East Rochester
On Saturday, there were just five boys games in the Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball league. The Lyons Lions rolled to a 39-point win over the Williamson Marauders at the Atwood Gymnasium in Lyons. Benji Kemp and JC Walker each scored 18 points to lead the way for the Lions. With the win, Lyons has won four straight to improve their record... more

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County
On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors considered a resolution to impose an occupancy tax of up to three percent (3%) on lodging facilities of three rooms or less.  Currently, New York’s tax code exempts these facilities from the occupancy tax. According to the resolution, Ontario County’s tourism promotion agency is proposing the occupancy tax change to “level the... more

VIDEO REPLAY: Bloomfield visits Red Jacket for FL West showdown (FL1 Sports)

VIDEO REPLAY LIVE NOW: Bloomfield visits Red Jacket for FL West showdown (FL1 Sports)
The undefeated Red Jacket Indians boys varsity basketball team welcomes the Bloomfield Bombers for a key Finger Lakes West showdown on Thursday night on FL1 Radio. Nate Sharman and Jason Hunt have the call for FL1 Sports. Catch the full video replay of the game below… VIDEO REPLAY: Click here for a replay of Thursday night’s broadcast on FL1 Radio... more

W-FL Wednesday: Red Jacket girls win third straight; Waterloo boys beat Hornell

W-FL Wednesday: Red Jacket girls win third straight; South Seneca girls beat Geneva
There were just three Wayne-Finger Lakes girls games on Wednesday night. Two girls games and one boys game. The Red Jacket Indians won their third consecutive game after defeating the East Rochester Bombers by 12 points. Sydney Close scored a game-high 24 points to lead the way for the Indians. With the win, Red Jacket improves to 9-5 while East... more

Sheriff: Newark woman possessed 60 bags of heroin, sold nearly 50 more

Sheriff: Newark woman had more than 100 bags of heroin
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Wayne County residents following an investigation by the Special Investigations Unit. He says a vehicle being operated by Rebecca Lichorowic, 36, of Newark was stopped by deputies on Outlet Road in the town of Manchester for traffic violations. During the course of a traffic stop, Lichorowic was found to be in possession... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: Red Jacket boys basketball in-studio (podcast)

UPSTATE HOOPS: Red Jacket boys basketball in-studio (podcast)
The Red Jacket Indians boys basketball team remains undefeated through mid-January one year removed from their Section V Class C2 finals loss at the Blue Cross Arena. On this week’s podcast, Matt Record, Chase Rizzo, Adam Borst and Travis Hill are in-studio to talk about their season and what it will take to bring home a sectional title to Manchester-Shortsville.... more

Manchester man resisted arrest, fought with deputies at Thirsty Turtle in Victor

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The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that they were called to The Thirsty Turtle on Route 96 in Victor shortly after 2020 began for the report of two males fighting. When deputies arrived, the two males were actively fighting, according to deputies. One of them, identified as Logan Perrotte, 25, of Manchester continued to fight with deputies on-scene and failed... more

Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office

Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office
After three decades in law enforcement – it would be easy to tire of the work. At least from the outside perspective. That couldn’t be further from the case though for Sheriff Kevin Henderson. The 36-year-veteran, and elected leader of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office said recently in an interview with The Messenger Post that while the time has flown... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Waterloo girls top Batavia to remain unbeaten; Geneva falls to Northstar

W-FL FRIDAY: Waterloo girls top Batavia to remain unbeaten;  Geneva falls to Northstar
There was a full slate of boys and girls high school basketball holiday tournament action involving Wayne-Finger Lakes teams on Friday night. Highlights include a 4 point win for the Waterloo girls over Batavia to improve to 9-0 heading into 2020. The Wayne Eagles rolled past Greece-Olympia and improved to 6-0 thanks to 31 points and 7 assists from junior... more

Two arrested on felony charges after drug investigation in Canandaigua

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Police made a pair of felony arrests as an investigation into the sale of crack cocaine concluded last week. The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of Randy Jackson, 66, of Rochester and Timothy Reed, 56, of Manchester following a drug investigation in the city. Police say the two were taken into custody on December 18th and charged with criminal... more

Deputies: Driver passed stopped school bus along Rt. 96 in Manchester

Deputies: Driver passed stopped school bus along Rt. 96 in Manchester
A Clifton Springs driver has been accused of passing a school bus and driving without a license or interlock device after an incident on State Route 96 this week. Deputies say Margaret Lamotte, 72, of Clifton Springs was taken into custody without incident – and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, driving without an interlock device, passing a stopped school bus,... more

Shortsville teen strikes utility pole in Manchester, shutting down road for two hours

Shortsville teen strikes utility pole in Manchester, shutting down road for two hours
Deputies say a teenage driver from Shortsville struck a utility pole during an afternoon property damage crash on Saturday. The crash occurred on Outlet and Faas roads in Manchester, according to a press release from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say Jaden Murad, 19, of Shortsville lost control of his vehicle while traveling west on Faas Road. As result... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Several local HS teams kick-off hoops seasons

W-FL FRIDAY: Several local teams kick-off hoops seasons on Friday
Action on the local hardwood got underway with a reasonable slate of games on Friday across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues. On the boys side, Clyde-Savannah rolled over Romulus while Red Jacket topped Pavilion. A late rally from the Big Green of Naples fell short as they dropped a 6-point decision to Mount Morris. In girls basketball,... more

Vehicle bursts into flames along Rt. 96 during morning commute, no injuries reported

Vehicle bursts into flames along Rt. 96 during morning commute, no injuries reported
On Wednesday around 5:03 a.m. first responders were called to 3093 State Route 96 for the report of a vehicle fire. Raymond Bryant, 39, of Palmyra was said to be operating was traveling west on Route 96 when his vehicle started smoking. Eventually it burst into flames, and became fully-engulfed. Deputies say investigation determined that Bryant had a suspended license.... more

Manchester man accused of stealing ATV, motorcycle from CR 7 shed

Manchester man accused of stealing ATV, motorcycle from CR 7 shed
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of an 18-year-old Manchester resident following an investigation into a stolen ATV and motorcycle. According to a press release, Manny Figueroa, 18, of Manchester was charged with burglary after an investigation into the theft of an ATV and motorcycle from a shed located at 1853 County Road 7 in Manchester. Figueroa was held pending... more

State Police: Manchester woman forged loan, DMV documents

State Police: Manchester woman forged loan, DMV documents
A Manchester woman is facing forgery charges. New York State Police have charged Sheila M. Deridder, 42, of Manchester with two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. She is accused of using a victim’s signature on loan and Department of Motor Vehicle documents. The defendant was arraigned in the Wayne County Centralized Arraignment Part Court and is... more

Damage limited to home, personal property after Manchester blaze

Damage limited to home, personal property after Manchester blaze
On Saturday at approximately 1:01 p.m. first responders were called to 862 County Road 7 in Manchester for the report of a structure fire. Firefighters and EMS from Clifton Springs, Manchester, Phelps, Port Gibson, Oaks Corners, Seneca Castle, Palmyra, East Palmyra, and the Ontario County Fire Coordinators all were on-scene. Deputies say that the fire was extinguished with damage to... more
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