Category: Phelps

WATCH LIVE TONIGHT: Senior Night in Seneca Falls as Mynderse hosts Midlakes (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Senior Night in Seneca Falls as Mynderse hosts Midlakes (FL1 Sports)

The Mynderse Academy Lady Blue Devils host the Midlakes Screaming Eagles on Senior Night for a Finger Lakes East girls varsity soccer match-up in Seneca Falls. Jim Sinicropi and Al Loucks have the call for FingerLakes1.com Sports starting at 6:15 pm. ... MORE
HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
Former Midlakes, Bloomfield athletic trainer pleads guilty to enticing minor

Former Midlakes, Bloomfield athletic trainer pleads guilty to enticing minor

The former athletic trainer that worked in the Phelps-Clifton Springs school district has pleaded guilty to enticement of a minor. It’s a charge that could carry a life sentence in federal court. Austin Pratt, 32, of Conesus pleaded guilty to the charge ... MORE
Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials in Ontario County are concerned with the slow increase in COVID-19 cases over the last several weeks. The County reported 36 active cases, where residents were in isolation, as of Wednesday. There were seven new cases that day. While not as ... MORE
Casella garbage truck catches fire in Ontario County shutting down CR 23 for almost two hours

Casella garbage truck catches fire in Ontario County shutting down CR 23 for almost two hours

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded to Lester Road in the town of Phelps on Tuesday for a garbage truck fire. It happened shortly before 11 a.m. when deputies say a Casella garbage truck caught fire along Lester Road ... MORE
Phelps woman stole tens of thousands from senior living facility

Phelps woman stole tens of thousands from senior living facility

A Phelps woman is facing a number of charges after stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a senior living complex in Penn Yan. Amy MacKerchar, 41, is accused of taking money from Saint Mark’s Terrace. An investigation was launched in October ... MORE
News, Ontario County, Phelps
DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of COVID-19 (podcast)

The Canandaigua Emergency Squad is the busiest 911 response center in Ontario County. It’s been that way for more than 80 years. Chief Matt Sproul says his team responds to more than 6,000 calls for service per year. Their coverage area includes ... MORE
Deputies: Phelps man charged with felony identity theft

Deputies: Phelps man charged with felony identity theft

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Phelps man following an incident in 2019. Seth Michael Trotter, 29, of Phelps was charged with second-degree identity theft, a felony, following an incident last year where he used a credit card ... MORE
News, Ontario County, Phelps
One hospitalized, another ticketed after violent rollover crash in Phelps

One hospitalized, another ticketed after violent rollover crash in Phelps

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a rollover crash at the intersection of County Roads 23 and 6 in the town of Phelps. Deputies say Phelps Ambulance and Oaks Corners Fire Department responded to the scene when a flat ... MORE
81-year-old sent to Strong Hospital after crash involving dump truck in Phelps

81-year-old sent to Strong Hospital after crash involving dump truck in Phelps

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Routes 96 and 488 in Phelps. Charity Quagliata, 81, of Phelps failed to stop at a red light and Michael Eaken, 59, struck her ... MORE
Deputies: Phelps man charged with forcible touching

Deputies: Phelps man charged with forcible touching

Deputies say a Phelps man was taken into custody following an investigation into an incident at a residence on State Route 96. Lawrence Tillack, 58, of Phelps was charged with forcible touching. While details of the incident were not released – a ... MORE
High-level felony arrests made after special investigation, search in Phelps

High-level felony arrests made after special investigation, search in Phelps

Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Phelps residents on felony drug charges after an investigation by the Special Investigations Unit. Timothy Wright, 32, and Alicia Wright, 33, both of Phelps were charged with second-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Three major land purchases that shaped our region (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Three major land purchases that shaped our region (podcast)

This episode puts a focus on the three major land purchases that shaped the future of the Finger Lakes region. They include the Phelps-Gorham Purchase, the Watkins & Flint Purchase, and the Boston Ten Townships. Join Seneca County Historian Walter Gable to ... MORE
Firefighters battle house fire hours before getting married i

Firefighters battle house fire hours before getting married in Ontario County over the weekend

Hours after working a house fire together in Ontario County two members of the Oaks Corners Fire Department were married on Saturday. The department shared congratulations on Facebook for Deputy Chief Zachery Rey and EMS Captain Danielle Rey on their wedding. The ... MORE
Fire, Life, Ontario County, Phelps
Deputies: Felony aggravated DWI charge for Bloomfield driver after 7Eleven stop

Deputies: Felony aggravated DWI charge for Bloomfield driver after 7Eleven stop

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Bloomfield driver after a traffic stop at a 7-Eleven gas station on Route 318 in Phelps. Deputies say Kolleen Simmons, 26, of Bloomfield was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, felony aggravated ... MORE