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Macedon driver charged with DWI after rollover crash in Penfield

Macedon driver charged with DWI after rollover crash in Penfield
Deputies in Monroe County say a Macedon man was charged with DWI after an early-morning crash in Penfield. Deputies responded to the area of Route 441 and Route 250 in Penfield for the report of an accident a little before 1 a.m. The one-vehicle crash left Ross Bellavia, of Macedon with minor injuries. They say the Macedon resident was subsequently... more

Dog dragged by leash during vehicle pursuit in Wayne County

Dog dragged by leash during vehicle pursuit in Wayne County
Police say a parking violation led to a brief vehicle pursuit, with a small dog being injured after it was dragged by its leash. According to the Macedon Police Department David Fallon Jr., 37, of Rochester refused to comply with officer’s orders to exit his vehicle after a traffic stop stemming from a parking violation in the Walmart parking lot... more

Police investigating after car crashes into Erie Canal embankment in Macedon

Police investigating after car crashes into Erie Canal embankment in Macedon
A vehicle was damaged after it crashed into boulders lining the Erie Canal in Macedon. The incident was discovered Sunday morning. However, Macedon Police aren’t sure how – or when – the vehicle wound up at the end of Alderman Road where it meets the waterway. Boulders are in place there to prevent vehicle access to the Erie Canal. The... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne Co. Sheriff Barry Virts talks contract negotiations, mugshot ban, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts talks
Wayne County Sheriff Bary Virts discusses the challenges of running a department that’s mid-contract negotiations, and also coping with the widespread shortage of law enforcement prospects. He also tackles some of the statewide initiatives that could prove to be difficult for law enforcement to manage – like the controversial mugshot proposal, which would ban law enforcement agencies from releasing arrest... more

Macedon home total loss after fire

Macedon home total loss after fire
Firefighters responded to a house fire early Friday morning in Macedon. A member of the fire department says a passerby saw smoke coming from the roof of the home on West Walworth Road and called it in. The owners are on vacation, but were notified over the phone. The home is considered a total loss. Our news partners at the... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season
It was a busy night for Wayne-Finger Lakes teams after Tuesday’s snow day forced several games to be reschedule to Wednesday night. It was the final night of the regular season for Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams as Sectional brackets are set. For the boys, it will be one more night of regular season play on Thursday night before the seedings... more

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles
The South Seneca Lady Falcons won their 17th straight game on Monday night in Naples, defeating the Big Green 69-18. With the win South Seneca clinched the Finger Lakes West Championship. Meanwhile, the Gananda Lady Blue Panthers dropped a cross-over contest to local rival Wayne, 45-38, but still clinched the Wayne County Championship when Lyons defeated second-place Marion. Also on... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title
After a Senior Night ceremony in Waterloo in which legendary Newark coach Ron Ceravolo was honored pregame, the Newark Reds came up with a big 66-58 road win against the Indians. Jayden Peters exploded out of the gate with 15 first quarter points and the Reds built a 16 point lead in the third quarter before Waterloo came storming back... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: DeVaney scores 1,000th in Geneva win; Bloomfield tops Naples on Senior night

W-FL WEDNESDAY: DeVaney scored 1,000th in Geneva win; Bloomfield tops Naples on Senior night
Waterloo girls varsity head coach Michael Bree said Wednesday night’s Finger Lakes East match-up with visiting Geneva was a “great battle”. His Lady Indians trailed 28-27 at halftime but pulled even at 47-47 with just 1:30 left in the game. Then, Geneva freshman Aniya Rowe hit a three pointer to give Geneva the lead for good as the Panthers won... more

Macedon driver causes crash on I-490; had two previous DWI convictions

Macedon driver causes crash on I-490; had two previous DWI convictions
State Police say a Macedon man was arrested on felony DWI charges following a two-vehicle crash on I-490 in Rochester in Brighton. Gregory J. Brown, 32, of Macedon was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation, use of a motor vehicle without an interlock device, and numerous other vehicle and traffic violations. Troopers responded to the two-car crash... more

W-FL MONDAY: Mynderse snaps Whitman win streak; Gananda’s Castrechini joins 1,000 point club

W-FL MONDAY: Mynderse snaps Whitman win streak; Gananda’s Castrechini joins 1,000 point club
The Marcus Whitman Wildcats brought their 12 game winning streak to Seneca Falls on Monday night and had that streak snapped as the Blue Devils rode a big second half from Darren Miller to a 64-44 win. Miller scored 18 of his game-high 24 points in the second half as Mynderse turned a 26-18 halftime lead into a 20-point victory... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Pal-Mac girls hand Midlakes first league loss in 2 year; Waterloo sweeps doubleheader at Mynderse

W-FL FRIDAY: Pal-Mac girls hand Midlakes first league loss in 2 year; Waterloo sweeps doubleheader at Mynderse
The Midlakes girls varsity basketball team has been a juggernaut in the Finger Lakes East over the past 2 seasons going undefeated in league play last year and carrying a 9-0 league mark into their home game against Pal-Mac on Friday night. The Lady Red Raiders put an end to the two-year league winning streak in convincing fashion with a... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Wayne dominant in win at Geneva, Whitman crushes another West foe & Lyons wins at ER as four ejected after fight

W-FL TUESDAY: Wayne dominant in win at Geneva, Whitman crushes another West foe & Lyons wins at ER as four ejected after fight
The Wayne Eagles virtually locked up the Finger Lakes East title, moving 2.5 games clear in the standings as we head into February, with an impressive 81-68 win at Geneva on Tuesday night. Wayne jumped out to a 27-8 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. Nick Carmichael scored 12 of his 22 points in the opening period... more

W-FL MONDAY: Midlakes girls lose to Section V team for first time since 2016; Pal-Mac squeaks by Waterloo

W-FL MONDAY: Midlakes girls lose to Section V team for first time since 2016; Pal-Mac squeaks by Waterloo
The Midlakes girls varsity basketball team has been winning basketball games at a record clip over the past few seasons. In fact, they have not lost a basketball game to a Section V opponent since February of 2016. That streak was snapped on Monday night at the hands of Our Lady of Mercy, a Class AA opponent (Midlakes is Class... more

Macedon woman recalls stand-in role for actress Blythe Danner

Macedon woman recalls stand-in role for actress Blythe Danner
A film premiering at the Sundance Film Festival tonight will have a familiar backdrop. "The Tomorrow Man" starring John Lithgow and Blythe Danner was filmed all around Rochester. It turned into an opportunity Jean Dlugosh of Macedon never imagined. "They were looking for someone to stand-in for this movie with Blythe Danner,” she said. "I said, 'Sure why not?' I... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Naples survives Dundee in OT; Lyons keeps rolling; Waterloo tops Pal-Mac

W-FL THURSDAY: Naples survives Dundee in OT; Lyons keeps rolling; Waterloo tops Pal-Mac
Another Wild West encounter in Dundee on Thursday night had the visiting Big Green of Naples narrowly escaping with a 64-61 overtime win over the Scots. Dundee fouled Naples forward Adam Quarterman with no time remaining in regulation. Quarterman made one of two free throws to tie the game at 57 and force overtime. In the extra period, Naples point... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Forbes ties school record & signs to play at NCCC as Midlakes beats Waterloo; VanAken joins 1,000 point club

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Alaina Forbes ties school record with 41 & announces college choice as Midlakes beats Waterloo
Midlakes standout senior Alaina Forbes continues to build on her resume as one of the all-time great Screaming Eagles as she tied a school record with 41 points on Wednesday night en route to a 67-42 win over Waterloo. It was Midlakes’ 12th straight win as they remain undefeated on the season. After the game Forbes signed her letter of intent... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Newark wins in the Panther Den & Lyons tops Gananda to solidify hold on Wayne County

W-FL TUESDAY: Newark wins in the Panther Den & Lyons tops Gananda to solidify hold on Wayne County
Two of the biggest games of the night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boys high school basketball featured a battle at the top of the Finger Lakes East standings with Newark visiting Geneva and a match-up in Wayne County between Gananda and Lyons with first place on the line. In Geneva, Newark jumped out to an 11-point halftime lead behind the hot... more
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