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W-FL Wednesday: Penn Yan girls stun Pal-Mac; Red Jacket girls defeat Whitman

W-FL Wednesday: Penn Yan girls stun Pal-Mac; Red Jacket girls defeat Whitman
On the final night of the Wayne-Finger Lakes girls basketball regular season, there were still two big games on the slate with league title implications and they both saw the current league leader lose creating a co-champion situation in both the FL East and West.. The Penn Yan Mustangs defeated the Pal-Mac Red Raiders by a score of 60-54. With Penn... more

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County
Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing counties in in upstate New York, which is exciting," he said. "I think it's it's actually a quite... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)
This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young challenger is taking a broad approach to politics, and working to bring new voices into state policy. New... more

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds
On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors met for its regular monthly meeting. The Board considered and approved a total of 52 resolutions. Board Chairman John Marren (Victor) said that the most important resolution of the night was the resolution presented by the Ways & Means Committee that called on the State of New York to restore $2,391,000 in... more

Midlakes grad soars in Aspen, takes home silver medal at X Games

Midlakes grad soars in Aspen, takes home silver medal at X Games
A Midlakes grad is making moves – and soaring at the X Games. Kevin Royston took home a silver medal in the Adaptive Snow BikeCross competition. It wasn’t his first appearance or the first time he medaled at the games. He finished third last year, and finished in second this year. If that means he’ll win next year – he’s... more

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue
Sheriff Kevin M. Henderson has issued a Travel Advisory, due to increasing snow and hazardous driving conditions. Numerous accidents are being reported and visibility is also a concern. “The travel advisory does NOT restrict travel,” Henderson explained. “But does advise of hazardous travel conditions do exist and please stay off of the highways if you do not need to be... more

Red Jacket grad Sara VanAken making her mark on Ole Miss track & field team

Class of 2019 Red Jacket graduate and 2019 NYSPHSAA Pentathlon Champion Sara VanAken is currently enjoying her freshman year at Ole Miss where she is a member of the Track & Field team which competes in the Southeastern Conference. She is having an early impact as she set a personal record in the high jump on Saturday. The mark of 1.75m... more

Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site

Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 42-year-old Shortsville man following an investigation into stolen property from a construction site. Shawn Christensen, 42, of Shortsville was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Police say he was found to be in possession of stolen tools from a construction site in Gorham. He was issued an appearance ticket... 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

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

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

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

Shortsville man accused of shoving 11-year-old to the ground during altercation

Shortsville man accused of shoving 11-year-old to the ground during altercation
Deputies report the arrest of a 32-year-old Shortsville man following a physical incident involving a family member. They say that Eric Ochs Jr., 32, of Shortsville threw his 11-year-old juvenile nephew to the ground while having a physical altercation with his sister. Ochs was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and transported to the Ontario County Jail. The... more
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