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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

Victim recovering after Shortsville attack; siblings assaulted man with shotgun

Victim recovering after Shortsville attack; siblings assaulted man with shotgun
On Saturday around 10:33 p.m. deputies from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to 43 Main Street in Shortsville for the report of a disturbance. While responding — it was reported that a gunshot had been fired. Upon arrival, deputies located a male with lacerations to his head and face — with damage to his ear. He was transported to... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark opens with win at Canandaigua; Whitman tops Midlakes

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark opens with win at Canandaigua; Whitman tops Midlakes
The Newark Reds opened their 2018-19 campaign with an impressive win at Canandaigua, defeating the Finger Lakes Tip Off Tournament hosts 58-50, to advance to Saturday’s championship game against Class AA Victor who defeated Monroe, 60-59. Another Finger Lakes East team, Penn Yan, opened with a win while the defending Finger Lakes West champion Marcus Whitman Wildcats rolled on the... more

Plans afoot for Red Jacket Community Center

Plans afoot for Red Jacket Community Center
The results of a survey earlier this year brought no surprises: People in Manchester and Shortsville want — and need — a community center. The polling yielded responses from some 250 people who confirmed that residents in this rural community need a central place where families, organizations, businesses and people of all ages can come together for fitness, programs, events... more

W-FL SATURDAY: Marion girls edge Wilson to start 2-0; Red Jacket & Mynderse notch first wins

W-FL SATURDAY: Marion girls edge Wilson to start 2-0; Red Jacket & Mynderse notch first wins
The Marion girls basketball team moved to 2-0 on the young season with a convincing 53-22 win over Wilson-Magnet on Saturday to capture the Red Jacket tip-off tournament title. Meanwhile, the Red Jacket girls notched their first win in the consolation game behind a 27 point effort from Sara VanAken. In Ovid, the South Seneca girls lost to Section 3’s... more

W-FL FRIDAY: South Seneca girls roll past Sodus; Mynderse, Red Jacket lose openers

W-FL FRIDAY: South Seneca girls roll past Sodus; Mynderse, Red Jacket lose openers
With the Thanksgiving leftovers in the fridge, area high school basketball teams are preparing to take the court for a new season. A few teams are in action this weekend. The premiere event would be a girls tournament hosted by South Seneca. Check out the full results from Friday night’s action below… GIRLS BASKETBALL: WEEDSPORT (3) 59 VS MYNDERSE 46... more

Piece of Twin Towers comes to Shortsville

Piece of Twin Towers comes to Shortsville
Responding to the 9/11 terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, ambulance crews from Honeoye-Richmond, Naples, Shortsville, Victor-Farmington, Stanley-Hall-Gorham and Finger Lakes Ambulance headed to New York City to do what they could to help. Jason Wagner was among four from Shortsville who signed on not knowing what to expect but knowing their job was to help no matter what they... more

Shortsville home heavily damaged after fire; two pets die, but one saved by first responders after performing CPR

Shortsville home heavily damaged after fire; two pets die, but one saved by first responders after performing CPR
Deputies say that two household pets were killed in a fire on Taylor Road in Shortsville over the weekend. The fire broke out at 3725 Taylor Road around 10:20 a.m. on Sunday. Deputies say that Manchester, Shortsville, Hopewell, Clifton Springs, and Seneca Castle fire departments responded to the address for the report of a single-story structure fire. The fire was... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Povero reflects on nearly half-century in law enforcement (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Povero reflects on half-century in law enforcement (podcast)
Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero has made serving the community a career. He has also made it a lifetime achievement, setting the standard for what long-term, successful leadership looks like in a law enforcement setting. He’ll be staying involved. Even as Sheriff Povero approaches retirement, he says staying involved in the community he calls home; and has served for nearly... more

ELECTION PREVIEW: Get to know the candidates for sheriff in Ontario County (video)

ELECTION PREVIEW: Get to know the candidates for sheriff in Ontario County (video)
As Election Day gets closer, voters are beginning to ask themselves “Who will I vote for this year in the race for sheriff?” For the first time in more than two decades, Ontario County will have a race for sheriff with two completely new faces on the ballot. The Democrat Kevin Henderson and Republican Silvio Palermo have been making their... more

Shortsville man arrested on weapons charge after Williamson school placed on lockdown

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Deputies say they investigated a suspicious condition at the Williamson High School this week. As result, a Shortsville man was arrested on Wednesday, at noon after officers were called to investigate an unoccupied vehicle. They say a vehicle parked and unoccupied had an open gun case in the back seat. After the school went into lockdown – school officials contacted... more

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
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