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Marren elected Ontario County Board of Supervisors chairman

Marren elected Ontario County Board of Supervisors chairman
Victor Town Supervisor Jack Marren will remain as chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors in 2019, a role he has been elected to each year since 2013. Once again, Bristol Supervisor Bob Green was appointed vice chairman. And while the calendar has flipped from 2018 to 2019, the board is expected to face many of the same challenges... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Midlakes girls topple Geneva; Prattsburgh junior torches Naples for 47

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Midlakes girls topple Geneva; Prattsburgh junior torches Naples for 47
After trailing by a point after the first quarter, the undefeated Midlakes Lady Screaming Eagles outscored Geneva, 13-4 in the second quarter before sealing a victory with 19 points in the final period to win their 8th straight, 64-47 on Wednesday night in Geneva. With the first half of a tough week under their belt, Nate Rich’s defending FL East... more

Saying goodbye to Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero

Saying goodbye to Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero
Outgoing Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero had one goal when he started his four-decades-plus career in law enforcement. Completely eliminate crime in the county so the jail could close and he could then retire to Florida. “I didn’t achieve all of my goals,” said Povero, from his office at the jail. On this day, he’s in the process of trying... more

Multiple establishments hit in Ontario County for selling alcohol to underage patrons

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Deputies say that nine employees at nine bars, eateries and stores in Ontario County last week were busted for selling alcohol to minors. It followed a countywide crackdown on selling to underage patrons. Between 6 p.m. Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday, Ontario County sheriff’s deputies checked 66 establishments with New York liquor licenses regarding how each spot complies in selling... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Midlakes girls outlast Pal-Mac; Geneva boys top Penn Yan

W-FL FRIDAY: Midlakes girls outlast Pal-Mac; Geneva boys top Penn Yan
Friday night in the Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball leagues saw some close games and key results including Nate Rich’s Midlakes Lady Screaming Eagles winning their 7th straight with a 5 point win over Pal-Mac and the Geneva girls recording their first league win. On the boys side Parker Bossard scored 6 of his 8 points in the decisive 4th quarter to help... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Pitifer’s Posse rolls past Devils for first Waterloo win over Mynderse since 2007

W-FL THURSDAY: Pitifer’s Posse rolls past Devils for first Waterloo win over Mynderse since 2007
Thursday night’s girls & boys basketball doubleheader between crosstown rivals Mynderse and Waterloo had been highly anticipated in the days leading up to the showdown at Waterloo High School. The girls teams both are competing in Section V’s Class B2 division and were evenly matched on paper. The Waterloo boys were coming off a big win at Newark and was... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Red Creek sophomore joins 1,000 point club; Wayne tops Geneva; Waterloo beats Penn Yan

W-FL FRIDAY: Red Creek sophomore joins 1,000 point club; Wayne tops Geneva; Waterloo beats Penn Yan
Red Creek sophomore Isabella Wilbur scored her 1,000th career point in the Rams loss at Lyons on Friday night. Meanwhile in girls action, Midlakes pulls away from Mynderse late and Red Jacket survives at Marcus Whitman. On the boys side of things it was Wayne defeating Geneva, Newark improving to 5-0, and Waterloo defeating Penn Yan. Full results and more... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Justice Smith lights up ER; Bloomfield, Whitman & Naples notch West wins

W-FL THURSDAY: Justice Smith lights up ER; Bloomfield, Whitman & Naples notch West wins
Lyons senior standout Justice Smith had his way against the East Rochester Bombers, scoring 39 points, as the Lions defending home court in the face-off between two teams that were unbeaten in Wayne County League play. The game was streamed live on FingerLakes1.com. It was a light slate of games with action in the Finger Lakes West, two other games... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Pal-Mac girls beat Geneva, Rathbun’s 34 lifts Naples, Barnett breaks Mynderse school record, & South Seneca girls crush Red Jacket in title game re-match

W-FL TUESDAY: Pal-Mac girls beat Geneva, Rathbun’s 34 lifts Naples, Barnett breaks Mynderse school record, & South Seneca girls crush Red Jacket in title game re-match
It was the first truly full slate of games this high school basketball season in the Wayne-Finger Lakes on Tuesday night. Check out the results from all the boys and girls action below along with the top Tweets of the night around Section V and updated league standings for the Finger Lakes East, West and Wayne County. LAST NIGHT’S BOYS... more

South Bristol home destroyed by fire early-Sunday

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First responders believe a golf cart could be to blame for a South Bristol home being completely destroyed after a morning fire. The call came in to dispatchers around 5:30 a.m. A neighbor spotted the structure burning on Longs Point Drive in South Bristol. By the time first responders — including firefighters — arrive on-scene it was fully-engulfed. Not only... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield
In the first full Friday night of high school basketball in the Wayne-Finger Lakes, it certainly wasn’t a Wonderful Life at Arthur L. Baker where the visiting Newark Reds defeated Mynderse in their home gym for the first time in six years. Also in the East, Wayne handled Penn Yan, Geneva snuck by Midlakes, and Waterloo rolled past Pal-Mac. In... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Marion girls defeat Gananda; Red Jacket’s Sydney Close joins 1,000 point club

W-FL THURSDAY: Marion girls defeat Gananda; Red Jacket’s Sydney Close joins 1,000 point club
The Marion Black Knights varsity girls basketball team scored a big win in a match-up of Wayne County contenders when they defeated the Gananda Blue Panthers on Thursday night in Marion. Also, Autumn Kunes scored 41 of her team’s 45 points but it wasn’t enough as the Dundee Scots defeated Naples. South Seneca and Red Jacket rolled to victory and... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls
In a clash of Class A2 titans, the two-time defending Sectional champion Wayne Eagles lost to a tough Leadership team at Wayne Central Tuesday night, 83-72. After falling behind 26-9 after the first quarter, Wayne came back to tie the game early in the fourth quarter. They would never take the lead, however, as Leadership pulled away for the 11... more

W-FL MONDAY: Penn Yan improves to 3-0; Geneva girls top East High

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A light slate of games in the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Monday night saw the Penn Yan Mustangs improve to 3-0 on the young season with a 1 point victory over the World of Inquiry Griffins. Naples also won their second game in as many contests with a 57-39 win over Hammondsport. Pal-Mac rolled over Williamson... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Wayne Train departs from the station with a win & a hot night for Kunes in Vine Valley

W-FL FRIDAY: Wayne Train departs from the station with a win & a hot night for Kunes in Vine Valley
Friday night in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball saw some big early season wins and some great individual performances. The biggest win of the night came from the Wayne Eagles who begin their quest for a Sectional title three-peat in Class A2 by earning a 3-point win over Pittsford-Sutherland. The Eagles were led by Nick Carmichael with 19 points and... more

Sale of Long Park to benefit Naples Community Park

Sale of Long Park to benefit Naples Community Park
A nearly five-acre parcel of land donated decades ago for a memorial town park, now overgrown and unused, is going up for sale. The town is selling the former James P. Long Memorial Park in a sealed-bid auction. The minimum price that will be considered for the 4.75 acres on Route 21 south is $16,000. Proceeds from the sale will... more

W-FL MID-WEEK ROUND-UP: Mynderse, Geneva & Naples boys win openers

W-FL MID-WEEK ROUND-UP: Mynderse, Geneva & Naples boys win openers
The first full week of action in Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball saw the Mynderse Blue Devil boys jump start their season with a 50-20 win on the road at Clyde-Savannah on Tuesday night. You can watch the full webcast replay from Clyde that streamed live on FingerLakes1.com here: Also on Tuesday, the Geneva Panthers picked up a 5 point win as... more
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