Category: Clifton Springs

Low clouds and a rainbow (photo)

Low clouds and a rainbow (photo)

A lot was going on in this photo, but it all came together. The low clouds were hanging on a rainy day in the Finger Lakes. Photo by Shelly Lannon ... MORE
Week 2 in Finger Lakes HS football features heavy Friday night slate

Week 2 in Finger Lakes HS football features heavy Friday night slate

The second weekend of area high school football gets underway on Friday night with all but one game involving Finger Lakes East & West teams hitting the field. The lone Saturday game features Tri-Town (South Seneca/Romulus/Trumansburg) visiting Mynderse Academy for an afternoon ... MORE
Clifton Springs man had BAC above .18 percent during stop

Clifton Springs man had BAC above .18 percent during stop

On Saturday at approximately 11:18 pm deputies performed a traffic stop on State Route 96, which led to the arrest of a Clifton Springs man. According to deputies, Jeffrey S. Addona, 40, was found to be operating his motor vehicle in an ... MORE
Clifton Springs woman gets lengthy prison term

Clifton Springs woman gets lengthy prison term

A Clifton Springs woman was sentenced Thursday to a lengthy prison term related to the sexual abuse of two children. Ontario County Judge Frederick Reed sentenced Janiet Simonds, 26, to 22 years in prison followed by 20 years of parole. Simonds pleaded ... MORE
Midlakes students disciplined after marijuana use on campus

Midlakes students disciplined after marijuana use on campus

Another rural school district is disciplining its students for illegal drug use. Monday, we told you the Geneseo Blue Devils were forced to forfeit their season due to allegations of OxyContin use by team members. Friday night, we’re learning several students at Midlakes ... MORE
Sunflowers at Fredericks Farm (photo)

Sunflowers at Fredericks Farm (photo)

A few artists stopped out to Fredericks Farm to enjoy the beautiful sunflowers. Photo by Patrick J. Costello ... MORE
82-year-old sent to Strong after Short Rd. garage fire in Manchester

82-year-old sent to Strong after Short Rd. garage fire in Manchester

Port Gibson, Newark, Clifton Springs and Phelps Fire Departments were all called to the scene of a Short Rd. structure fire on Thursday. Upon arrival, deputies say that flames and heavy smoke were showing from the west side of the residence. The ... MORE
FLACRA gets $3.5M in state funds

FLACRA gets $3.5M in state funds

For the Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency, the third time was indeed a charm. After losing out on two previous attempts at state funding to improve its headquarters in Clifton Springs, officials from the agency — commonly known as FLACRA ... MORE
Twins are back out again (photo)

Twins are back out again (photo)

The Schroo Road Doe in Clifton Springs had twins again this year. I have been waiting and watching for her. Photo by Shelly Lannon ... MORE
Clifton Springs man charged with DWI after crash; passenger sent to hospital

Clifton Springs man charged with DWI after crash; passenger sent to hospital

On Friday at approximately 8:15 pm a Clifton Springs man was arrested following a one-vehicle crash at the corner of Melvin Hil Rd. and Ontario St., according to deputies. The Phelps Police Department, Phelps Ambulance, and Ontario County Sheriff’s Office all responded ... MORE
Simonds pleads guilty in child sex abuse case in Canandaigua

Simonds pleads guilty in child sex abuse case in Canandaigua

Three months after a Clifton Springs man was sentenced to a potential life term in prison for sexually abusing two children, his girlfriend has pleaded guilty to related charges and will be spending more than two decades behind bars. Janiet Simonds, 26, ... MORE
Clifton Springs man drove drunk, struck utility pole

Clifton Springs man drove drunk, struck utility pole

On Monday at approximately 10:25 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested William Wheaton Jr., 37, for driving while intoxicated following a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of Bunker Hill Rd. and County Rd. 27. Wheaton was traveling east on Bunker Hill Rd ... MORE
Shed destroyed in Clifton Springs fire

Shed destroyed in Clifton Springs fire

Deputies say a Clifton Springs shed was a total loss after a structure fire on Monday. The fire was reported around 9:43 pm at 1762 Pearl St. in Clifton Springs. Clifton Springs Fire Department, as well as Phelps Fire Department responded to ... MORE
Deputies: Clifton Springs dog stolen from yard

Deputies: Clifton Springs dog stolen from yard

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, working in conjunction with the Ontario County Humane Society is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing dog. A Shih-Tzu mix, named Katie, was taken from a yard at a private residence on East Main ... MORE
Dog reported stolen back with owner in Ontario County

Dog reported stolen back with owner in Ontario County

The dog reported stolen from a private residence in Clifton Springs is back home with its owner and in good health. According to Ontario County Humane Society and Sheriff’s Office, the female Shih-Tzu mix named Katie was turned into Beverly’s Animal Shelter ... MORE
Ontario Co. DA Tantillo talks career, prosecution, future on Inside the FLX (podcast)

Ontario Co. DA Tantillo talks career, prosecution, future on Inside the FLX (podcast)

It’s been 38 years prosecuting for District Attorney Michael Tantillo. He has served as District Attorney for 28 of those 38 years. “It’s not an easy job. I’ve continued handling trial prosecution on felony cases, but have developed an incredibly talented team ... MORE
68-year-old seriously injured in SR 96 crash in Manchester

68-year-old seriously injured in SR 96 crash in Manchester

On May 26th at approximately 6:53 pm deputies in Ontario County responded to State Route 96 near King Rd. in Manchester for the report of a personal injury crash. The collision occurred at State Route 96 and the entrance to the Springbrook ... MORE
Five of the BEST events happening in the FLX this weekend

Five of the BEST events happening in the FLX this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend with family or friends? The Finger Lakes is loaded with events on Saturday and Sunday, which will give everyone an opportunity to get out and enjoy the springtime festivities that come with living in the ... MORE