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Driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after rollover crash in Ontario

Driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after rollover crash in Ontario
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported on Wednesday that a crash along State Route 350 resulted in one person being sent to the hospital with minor injuries. Maryssa L. Keuer, 29, of Ontario was traveling north on State Route 350 when she lost control of her vehicle. As result, the vehicle overturned and came to rest in a cornfield. Keur... more

Deputies: Delivery man charged with possessing firearm at Ginna Power Plant

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Deputies report the arrest of a Wooster, Ohio resident following an attempted delivery at Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario. Shaun A. Miller, 48, of Ohio was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree after it was determined that he did possess a gun; and did not possess a license to carry that gun in New... more

Family prepares to say goodbye to child found dead at park

Family prepares to say goodbye to child found dead at park
Loved ones gathered together Thursday, joined by members of the community, to help a family grieving the loss of a Zyvette Marquez Rivera. The three-year-old was found dead in a pond at Casey Park last Sunday in Ontario, Wayne County. Zyvette had been visiting the park with her family when she went missing. Investigators have not yet released her cause... more

Benefit for 3-year-old girl who died at Casey Park in Wayne County

Benefit for 3-year-old girl who died at Ontario park
A benefit is being held Thursday to support the family of Zyvette Marquez-Rivera, the 3-year-old girl who died at at Casey Park in Ontario last weekend. The girl was pulled out of a Wayne County pond late Sunday night after she was reported missing. It was a nearly five-hour search before rescuers were able to locate her. The benefit will... more

Embattled Wayne Central board members to remain in their positions

Embattled Wayne Central board members to remain in their positions
Two embattled members of the Wayne Central School Board will not be removed from the board. Steven Gallaher and Dennis Landry were accused of overstepping their positions by launching their own investigation and gaining access to Freewill Elementary School. The pair were each facing five charges of official misconduct. Landry and Gallaher say the school had been left unsecured, and... more

Fundraiser to help family of little girl found dead in Casey Park

Fundraiser to help family of little girl found dead in Casey Park
Local radio stations are holding a fundraiser to benefit the family of the 3-year-old girl who was found dead in an Ontario town Park. Zyvette Marquez Rivera disappeared Sunday during a family picnic at Casey Park. Her body was found in a pond hours later. State police are still investigating the incident. Poder 97.1 FM, La Mega 97.5 and 105.5... more

LATEST: Investigation continues into tragedy at Casey Park in Wayne County

Police search for missing 3-year-old girl in Ontario
On Sunday, long after the picnics had ended, Casey Park in Ontario had closed and darkness had set in. A search and rescue operation was in full swing for three-year-old Zyvette Marquez-Rivera. She was reported missing around 7 p.m., and was located by an underwater search team around 11:45 p.m. On Monday, however, state police had a new mission. “Now, the focus... more

Deputies: Driver asleep at the wheel, charged with DWI in Wayne County

Deputies: Driver asleep at the wheel, charged with DWI in
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Churchville woman following an investigation into a vehicle and traffic complaint in the Town of Ontario. Bonnie D. Southcott, 31, was charged with DWI and refusal to submit a chemical test following the investigation. Southcott was found to be asleep at the wheel of her vehicle in a parking lot... more

Wayne CSD superintendent resigns at school board meeting

School board, Wayne CSD superintendent enter into ‘mutual separation agreement’
The superintendent of the Wayne Central School District resigned at a meeting Thursday where the board accepted, what members call, a “mutual separation agreement” with Dr. Mathis Calvin III. His resignation is effective June 30. Also on Thursday, members appointed Dr. Vicma Ramos as interim superintendent effective July 1. This comes as Wayne Central school leaders are reviewing a recommendation... more

Wayne Central close to decision on possible removal of school board members

Wayne Central close to decision on possible removal of school board members
The Wayne Central School District says it’s received the final recommendation from the hearing officer on the possible removal of two school board members. Board members Steve Gallaher and Dennis Landry are both accused of official misconduct. The two allegedly tried to enter the now-empty Freewill Elementary School. Now, board members will review transcripts from the hearing, documents, and attorney... more

Flooding along Lake Ontario in Wayne, Cayuga (photos)

Flooding along Lake Ontario in
As residents along Lake Ontario continue to deal with flooding that’s approaching 2017-levels, many have taken to social media to share the sights they’ve encountered. Here are a few from the shores of Lake Ontario, as well as some recent coverage of flooding. Rising Waters: The situation here along Lake Ontario at Port Bay in Huron, NY worsens by the... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Hearing wraps up for Wayne Central school board members facing removal

Hearing wraps up for Wayne Central school board members facing removal
Two Wayne County school board members had a hearing into their alleged misconduct that wrapped up on Tuesday. Both hearings for Wayne Central School District board members Steve Gallaher and Dennis Landry wrapped up Tuesday morning. The hearings could have potentially lasted until Wednesday but were combined to save time. Back in September of 2018, Gallaher and Landry went into... more

Public, media barred from bringing cameras/phones to Wayne Central hearing

Recording devices barred from Wayne Central hearing; open meeting laws do not apply
Two school board members are fighting to keep the jobs they were elected to do in the Wayne Central School District. Steve Gallaher and Dennis Landry are accused of overstepping their positions by launching into their own investigation. On September 6, 2018 they were able to gain access into Freewill Elementary School. They say the school was left unlocked and... more
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