Rough night for Finger Lakes teams in opening round of Section V Football Tournament

Rough night for Finger Lakes teams in opening round of Section V Football Tournament
The first round of the Section V high school football sectional tournament began Friday night. Each Class will compete for a berth into the NYSPHSAA tournament. Below is results from all the opening round match-ups on Friday night… A Canandaigua 24 Webster Schroeder 21 B Batavia 51 Newark 14 B Wayne 27 Hornell 8 B HF-Lima 25 University Prep 8... more

Red Jacket takes down Clyde-Savannah

Red Jacket takes down Clyde-Savannah
The Red Jacket football team jumped out to an early lead and never looked back on their way to a 40-26 victory over Clyde. The Indians took a commanding 28-6 lead into halftime. Logan Keifer led the Indians with 193 yards on the ground including an 88-yard run. Teammate John Scarf added 111 yards and a trip to the end... more

PRIMARY PREVIEW: Candidates for sheriff in Ontario County face off this week

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Meeting the primary candidates for sheriff in Ontario County
Two candidates vying to succeed longtime Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero say voters have an important choice to make this week. On Thursday, a Republican primary will be held to determine the candidate that will take on Democrat, Kevin Henderson. Those candidates facing off are Bob Green and Silvio Palermo, both of which tout lengthy careers in law enforcement. “This... 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

Deputies: Shortsville woman received $10K in assistance illegally

A 28-year-old Shortsville resident was arrested following an investigation into public assistance fraud in Ontario County. On July 25th Amanda Jo Tillman, 28, was arrested after failing to report the father of her child living with her for a time she was receiving public assistance. As result, Ontario County Department of Social Services determined that she received $10,058 that she... 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

Shortsville man fought with officers, resisted arrest in Seneca Falls

On Friday at approximately 6:10 am police arrested a Shortsville resident following a physical domestic incident in Seneca Falls. Joshua D. Crisp, 22, of Shortsville was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, and harassment. Police say the physical domestic incident involved a female resident. He damaged multiple items at the scene and was seen by police... more

Shortsville man charged with DWI after accident

Deputies say a 25-year-old Shortsville man was arrested around 3:29 am on Tuesday for driving while intoxicated after a property damage accident. The crash happened on Main Street in Shortsville, and resulted in no injuries. Deputies say Jordan A. Jerome, 25, was issued several citations – including DWI and released. Law enforcement did not detail what those charges were. He... more

Learning to fly with Red Jacket superintendent Charlene Dehn

When Charlene Dehn talks about her students taking flight, she means literally. The superintendent of the Manchester-Shortsville Central School District has turned her longtime passion for the skies into a new school club — one of its kind in New York state — where students can potentially earn their private pilot’s license by the time they graduate. The Red Jacket... more

Red Jacket rally falls short in C2 baseball final

The tying run was 90 feet away. The winning run was at first base. But if you saw the diving catch that Geneseo centerfielder Daniel Kaye made in the sixth inning of Saturday’s Section V Class C2 final, then you understand why it was so easy for him to catch the final out of the game. And with that catch,... more

Red Jacket residents see 1.5% tax levy hike

Residents in the Manchester-Shortsville (Red Jacket) Central School District will be asked to support a 1.5 percent increase in the tax levy to support a 2018-19 budget of $17.4 million, up 2 percent from this year’s budget of $17.1 million. The tax levy portion of the budget, if approved by voters May 15, would increase from $7.3 million to $7.4... more

Proposed Midlakes budget is down, but tax levy is up

The proposed $35.7 million budget for the Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District is actually down 1.9 percent — or $694,941 — from this year, but includes an increase in the tax levy. Still, the levy of $14.2 million — up 1.9 percent from the $13.9 million levy to support this year’s spending plan — is less than half the tax... more

Rep. Tom Reed talks to Red Jacket kids about their futures

College costs and school safety are a couple of things Red Jacket juniors and seniors talked about when U.S. Rep. Tom Reed visited their school Friday. “What are the issues that are most important to you?” Reed asked a group of about 40 kids. “Paying for college,” answered one. Reed, who represents a portion of Ontario County in Congress, said... more

Deputies: Shortsville teen charged with sex abuse

A 17-year-old Shortsville resident was arrested on sex abuse charges after an investigation into an incident last month. Cody F. Barber, 17, of Shortsville was charged with second-degree sex abuse after an investigation revealed that he engaged in sexual activity with a victim who was less than 14-years-old. He was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge at... more

Political Roundup: Red Jacket alum in heated race for U.S. Senate

Those following the career of former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen probably saw the Red Jacket High School graduate in the national news a lot this week. Bredesen, who grew up in Shortsville, is a Democrat running to fill the seat of a longtime friend, outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee. “I am not running against Trump,” said Bredesen, as... more

FLX WEEKLY: Wild-water in Shortsville, Wild-life in local photos & Wild-weather shortens our spring (podcast)

We’ve been talking about the upcoming spring since late February, but the last FLX Weekly of April is here and we’re still waiting for a breakthrough in the weather. We had a taste early this week, but will it last? Also, they’ll be riding the rapids in Shortsville and Manchester this weekend and we’ll fill you in on all the... more

Ontario Republicans endorse candidates for November elections

The Ontario County Republican Committee recently endorsed candidates for Ontario County Judge, Sheriff, Treasurer and Coroner and Governor, State Senate and State Assembly. Trisha Turner, chair of the county committee, praised the committee members for meeting with and questioning candidates for several months. “These committee members are volunteers who care deeply about their communities and take the endorsement process seriously,”... more
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