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

Weed harvester’s at center of storm over Honeoye algae

Weed harvester’s at center of storm over Honeoye algae
Blue-green algae isn’t the only toxin plaguing Honeoye Lake. Controversy over what to do about the lake’s persistent algae problem escalated in August with an online petition presented to Ontario County and police response to vandalism. At the center of debate is the county’s use of a mechanical weed harvester some say makes the lake’s blue-green algae problem worse. Lake... more

Area roundup: Honeoye tops Naples in girls soccer

Area roundup: Honeoye tops Naples in girls soccer
Honeoye scored a pair of goals just two minutes apart in the second half to propel themselves over Naples by a score of 3-0. Logan Lis opened the game’s scoring on a goal assist by teammate Emily Green. Just two minutes later Lydia Hall scored an unassisted goal to increase Honey’s lead to two goals. Taylor Schultz added an insurance... more

Deputies: Honeoye man charged with DWI after driving into apartment complex

One man was ticketed on multiple charges – including DWI – after driving into an apartment building. Deputies say Roger A. Lee, 53, of Honeoye was operating a 2015 Ford Taurus and crashed into the Parklawn Apartments along State Route 20A. Upon investigation it was determined that he was intoxicated. Lee was arrested for driving while intoxicated and unlawful possession... 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

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

Algae closes Sandy Bottom Beach on Honeoye Lake

Sandy Bottom Beach on Honeoye Lake is currently closed for swimming until furture notice, due to the presence of blue-gree algae. The beach closed as of July 15. Conditions may change based on wind and weather, so check for updates at the town of Richmond’s website, www.townofrichmond.org. Reopening of the beach is subject to testing and clearance by the New... more

Honeoye students experience the French connection

The rain falling at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial the day a group of Honeoye students visited seemed apropos to them, considering the gravity of the ultimate sacrifice made by thousands of Americans during World War II. “It’s very moving in the fact that you can really appreciate what took place over there by being there and just seeing... more

Honeoye bands earn top honors at music festival

Top honors were recently bestowed on Honeoye Middle School bands for their performances at the Music In The Parks competition at Hershey Park in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The sixth-grade band received a superior rating and first place in their ensemble category, while the seventh/eighth-grade band earned a superior rating and second place in their ensemble category. The jazz ensemble received an... more

Honeoye falls to Bolivar-Richburg in D1 baseball final

Bolivar-Richburg ace Parker Cole was nothing short of lights out on the mound, striking out 15 Honeoye batters in a no-hitter that sent B-R to a 5-0 win over the Bulldogs in Saturday’s Section V Class D1 championshp game in Hornell. “I had thrown one against Fillmore earlier in the year, but I had no idea I threw one today,”... more

Angry parents cost this Honeoye coach his job and reputation so he sued them and won $50K

Mark Storm’s message to the hundreds of boys and girls he met as a teacher and coach at Honeoye Central was “give me four years and I’ll give you a lifetime.” He gave more than half his life to the small school south of Rochester, as a physical education teacher for 29 years and coach for 31 in basketball, baseball,... more

Deputies: Teen forced minor to perform oral sex, charged with first-degree criminal sex act

Deputies say that on Wednesday around 11:11 a.m. a 19-year-old Honeoye resident was taken into custody on criminal sex act charges. Parker S. Bissonnette, 19, was revealed to have forced a minor to perform oral sex on him while his vehicle was at the intersection of Quayle Road and Route 20A in Richmond. He was arraigned in Ontario County Central... more

100th time is a charm for John Mlynar of Honeoye

As may be expected of a former Eagle Scout, John Paul Mlynar is a goal-oriented guy. In keeping with his setting goals and achieving them mentality, the Honeoye resident on Friday knocked off two at the same time. Mlynar, who is benefits administrator at Thompson Health, made his 100th blood donation at a Red Cross blood drive at Thompson Hospital.... 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

The buzz on beekeeping: Keepers gather at FLCC

An estimated 300 to 400 beekeepers are poised to descend on the Finger Lakes Community College campus this Saturday. They’ll be attending the largest one-day beekeeping conference in upstate New York, according to Master Beekeeper Ben Carpenter of Hungry Bear Farms in Middlesex. “As a child we all learned how to care for a dog or a cat, but how... more

Canandaigua teen ticketed for DWI after rollover accident on Rt. 64

A Canandaigua teen faces a number of charges, which includes driving while intoxicated after a rollover accident on State Route 64. Natalie Riley-Nicosia, 19, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, and a number of other traffic violations. Troopers were dispatched by Ontario County 911 to an rollover accident on State Route 64 in the Town of Bristol. Upon arrival... more

Deputies: Juvenile had unsupervised access to firearms in Ontario Co.

Deputies say a 35-year-old Honeyoye resident was arrested on child endangerment charges after an investigation into a suspicious condition. Arlene Abbott, 35, was charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child after the investigation. Deputies say a juvenile had unsupervised access to firearms. She was issued an appearance ticket to answer in Richmond Town Court. more

GOLDEN: Clyde-Savannah grabs Class D1 title win win over Honeoye at the Big House (full game video)

When basketball fans learned that Clyde-Savannah would drop from Class C2 to Class D1 this season, many assumed a Sectional title would be a given. After winning the Wayne County League for a second consecutive season, the Golden Eagles turned their sites towards sectionals, and a trip to the Blue Cross Arena. Waiting for C-S, was a surprising Finger Lakes... more
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