USGS: Tiny earthquake reported in Lake Ontario

An earthquake so small that it registered just barely on the United States Geological Survey monitor was reported Tuesday morning. The 1.1 magnitude earthquake was reported approximately two miles northwest of Bear Creek in Ontario, Wayne County. It happened just after 9 a.m. The earthquake was 3.1 miles below the Earth's surface. No one reported feeling the tremor, as it... more

Geneva captures Class C boys lacrosse title with 13-2 victory over Wayne

Geneva boys’ lacrosse coach L.J. Russell firmly believes in the old saw that it’s always tough to beat a team a third time after you’ve already defeated it twice, even though he’s seen firsthand that it can be done. “Oh, I do, trust me I do,” he said with a smile Tuesday afternoon after his Panthers throttled rival Wayne 13-2... more

Canandaigua baseball heads to Far West Regional with 2-1 win over Wayne

Dale Werth strolled to the Frontier Field mound for his second visit in the bottom of the sixth. The Canandaigua head coach had a guy warming up in the bullpen ready to go. He looked that way. Then he turned toward center field. Werth waved in his centerfielder, Michael Sculli, to try and close it out. Two runners were on... more

Water main break repaired in Town of Ontario

The water main break that occurred in the Town of Ontario early Sunday morning has now been repaired. The original damage happened just before 3 a.m. on Sunday and was fixed around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Officials say the entire system is back online and they are currently flushing out the system. Customers will experience purge accumulated air and sediment... more

UPDATE: Lyons man dies after being struck by vehicle

Deputies say one person was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Stoney Lonesome Road in Williamson on Monday. The accident happened around 6:20 p.m., according to deputies who say that Stuart Pearson, 68, of Ontario was traveling west on Lake Road — approaching the intersection of White Birch Cove — when he struck a... more

Ontario man charged with assault after punching neighbor who intervened during domestic incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ontario man following a disturbance in the Town of Ontario. Deputies arrested Alexander J. Doty, 25, for Assault in the Third Degree and Resisting Arrest. It is alleged that Doty was involved in a domestic incident with his girlfriend. He then punched a neighbor who was attempting to assist the... more

Ontario man charged with harassment, resisting arrest after domestic

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of a Town of Ontario man following a domestic investigation that occurred in Ontario. Deputies arrested Alexander J. Doty, 25, of Ontario was charged with Harassment in the Second Degree, Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree, Resisting Arrest, and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. It is alleged that Doty had a... more

Rochester woman charged with felony DWI in Ontario

Deputies say a 39-year-old Rochester woman was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on State Route 104 in the Town of Ontario this week. The incident happened on Thursday around 2:56 a.m. when Jennifer L. Bisig, 39, was stopped on Route 104 for a traffic violation. Upon investigation it was determined that she was intoxicated and... more

Court dismisses all charges against former Town of Ontario Water Utilities Superintendent

Wayne County Judge Daniel Barrett dismissed all charges on Tuesday (4/24) afternoon against former Town of Ontario Water Utilities Superintendent Rodney Peets. Peets, age 59, was arrested Tuesday, October 10, 2017, and charged with three counts of offering a false instrument for filing 1st, three counts of offering a false instrument for filing 2nd, three counts of tampering with a... more

Mental health satellite office opens inside Wayne Central High

Last month, students at Wayne Central School District held a walk-in to support the victims of the Florida school shootings. Now, the district is making a big move to help its own, students here who are anxious or depressed. “This is the right step to take,” said Superintendent Mathis Calvin, III. The school shootings left such an impression that Wayne... more

Williamson man faces drug charges after 2017 crash

A Williamson man was arrested on multiple drug charges, including DWAI-drugs — after a personal injury accident that happened last September. Investigators say Brandon M. Are, 21, of Williamson was charged with DWAI-drugs, seventh-degreee criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally possessing a hyperemic instrument, failure to keep right, failure to use designated lane and aggravated unlicensed operation. Authorities did... more

Car stripped in parking lot of Ontario landscaping company

Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a car parked outside a business in Ontario, Wayne County was stripped where it sat. This happened at Aaron Preston’s Landscape and Garden on Rt. 104 between Rt. 350 and Knickerbocker Road. The car belongs to the business owner’s son. It had been sitting at the landscaping site for more than a month... more

Traffic stop leads to DWI charge in Ontario

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man after a traffic stop in the Town of Ontario. Kevin F. Gross, 44, was traveling west on State Route 104 when he was observed swerving across multiple lanes. Upon investigation it was determined that Gross was in an intoxicated condition. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal... more

VIDEO REPLAY: Section V State Play-In games at Rush-Henrietta as Lyons faces Northstar & Wayne battles Irondequoit

On Wednesday night at Rush-Henrietta, FL1 Sports presented a doubleheader featuring the Section V Class C State Play-In Game between Lyons and Northstar Christian followed by the Class A Play-In Game between Wayne and Irondequoit. The winners advance to the NYSPHSAA tournament and the Far West Regional Game. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp had the call live on FL1 Radio... more

EAGLES FLY WEST: Clyde-Savannah tops Prattsburgh; Lyons & Wayne fall at Rush-Henrietta

The Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles are the last men standing in the Wayne-Finger Lakes as they defeated Prattsburgh 76-69 in Penn Yan on Wednesday night in the Section V Class D State Qualifier. Clyde led by just 1 point at halftime and the game was tied in after three quarters. The Golden Eagles pulled ahead in the final period to punch... more

Ontario man charged with felony DWI after traffic stop in Wayne County

Troopers say an Ontario man was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated — on a felony charge — following a traffic stop on Lakeside Road on Tuesday. Christopher J. Smith, 56, of Ontario was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breath test and inadequate tail lights. He was placed under arrest after failing multiple... more

Voters approve Wayne school building upgrades

Voters in the Wayne Central School District approved school building upgrades on Tuesday. The measure passed 426-211. Some voters considered voting against the capital plan to push school leaders to make changes to school security. The halls of Wayne Central schools have cracks on the walls and on the floors covered up to keep students from tripping. Work would have... more
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