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Motorcyclist seriously injured, airlifted from scene of Naples wreck

Deputies say a 25-year-old Farmington man was seriously injured after his motorcycle crashed near Parrish Road on State Route 245. Around 6:10 pm on Tuesday Grant D. Mullen, 25, was traveling northeast on State Route 245 when the motorcycle left the roadway on the west shoulder and overturned several times. Mullen suffered severe leg injuries as result of the wreck,... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Kevin Henderson talks campaign for Ontario Co. Sheriff (podcast)

Taking more than three decades of experience with him, Ontario County Sheriff Candidate Kevin Henderson wants residents to know that he cares about the community and its future. Sitting down with Josh Durso on Inside the FLX, Henderson talked about his career, the things he learned, the processes that he’d like to see implemented if elected sheriff – and what... more

UPDATE: Waterloo pair airlifted from serious accident in Naples

Deputies have shed new light on the accident that shut down part of State Route 21 during the early-morning hours on Tuesday. It was an accident that resulted in two Waterloo residents being airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. Deputies say that around 4:06 am deputies along with the Naples Fire Department, Naples Ambulance, and Honeoye Ambulance responded to the area... more

Getting to know the candidates for Ontario County Sheriff

After 28 years as sheriff and 46 years in law enforcement, Sheriff Philip Povero has reached the end of his career. Following a career of that length, and with everything the county has accomplished in that time, there is a vast expanse to be filled. Appearing on the ballot in the primary election on Thursday September 13th are two new... more

Yates County home ‘a total loss’ after fire

A home on Italy Turnpike Road was “basically a total loss” after a fire Tuesday afternoon, according to Naples Fire Chief Patrick Elwell. The cause of the fire, which Elwell said apparently started in the building’s rear in the area of a utility/laundry room and bedroom, is under investigation by Yates County Emergency Management. Naples firefighters were on the scene... more

Details emerge about alleged fake cop in Naples

The Naples man charged with criminal impersonation for allegedly falsely representing himself as a law officer actually was a part-time investigator in the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office starting in October 2007. He was fired four months later, according to county spokesman Jesse Sleezer. These and other details emerged Tuesday about Paul Gullo, 41, who was charged by New York... more

Naples woman discovers secret sister through DNA match

Sandy Caswell would not have contacted Jackie Cochrane had she realized right off the bat this was her half-sister. “My adopted life was fine,” said Caswell, 63, who lives in Dansville. But the information she received through genetic testing and analysis service 23andMe suggested a niece in Naples, and that was Cochrane. “I figured niece was far enough off the... more

All that Naples has to offer

Good wine, food, waterfalls, and people. What more do you need? At the southwest end of the Finger Lakes lays a gold mine of hidden treasures. From Conesus to Skaneateles the region is rich food, drink, and things to do. It’s impossible to be bored in Naples. The small town nestled south of Canandaigua and Honeoye lakes is loaded with... more

Driver airlifted after cement mixer crashes, falls down embankment in Naples

Deputies say a 37-year-old Arkport woman was airlifted from the scene of a serious accident on Hickory Bottom Road in Naples. Carmen M. Marvin, 37, was operating a cement mixer owned by Hanson Aggregates New York LLC., when the truck overturned while going down a steep portion of the roadway. As result the mixer tipped onto its side, went over... more

Blue-Green Algae: The summer guest Honeoye didn’t invite

In the Finger Lakes, summertime is highly anticipated and upon arrival, cherished. The temperament of Upstate New York isn’t exactly amiable for a good part of the year, so when people can be on or near the lake — enjoying the sunshine — they take full advantage. Something has been threatening this prized lake time in recent years, to the... more

Naples’ Sherwood part of ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ at Geva

Carl Perkins is surely the unsung hero of rock and roll. He was there at the beginning, making music for Sam Phillips at Sun Records in Memphis, which also discovered the likes of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis. But most casual music fans, if they know him at all, know him simply as the writer of “Blue... more

Naples contractor charged with grand larceny in Livingston County

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a contractor on Friday following an investigation into an incident that took place earlier in the spring. On May 30th deputies were called to Lakeland Concrete Products in the Town of Lima – where employees claimed they received a check from a 48-year-old Naples man worth $2,548.82, which came from a closed account. Claude R.... more

Former Naples woman loses home to Hawaii volcano

On May 24 Lorri Cruz watched as her home — her entire neighborhood — disappeared into a fiery field of lava. Cruz, a former Naples resident who moved to Hawaii in 2005, is one of more than 2,000 people who have been forced from their homes since the Kilauea volcano began erupting May 3. Last week, emergency evacuations continued as... more

UPDATE: Elderly woman ID’d as second victim in fatal fire in Naples (video)

Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero called the deadly fire in Naples ‘devastating’ and said that it would be a time consuming and involved process as crews continue working at the scene. Family has been notified, but at least one person is dead after a fire ravaged a ranch style home on County Road 36. “The destruction caused by this fire... more

Recipe for success in Naples

When food writer Adrienne Kane caught up with Cindy Trzeciak eight years ago to write “United States of Pie” Trzeciak had been in the business more than 30 years. Trzeciak, 64, grew up in Naples, where wine and grape production long ago put her hometown on the map. Though her parents weren’t directly employed in the industry, they lived on... more
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