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Newark couple face felony charges for abandoning dog that later died in Ontario County

Authorities in Ontario County have provided an update on the dog that was left abandoned on Stryker Road in Phelps. The dog, now known as Ash, was abandoned on the side of the road and ... more

Canandaigua gets closer to new school mascot and nickname

The Canandaigua school district is nearing the end of the selection process for a new nickname for its athletic teams, with seven potential options reaching the semifinals. An ongoing online survey, aimed at further narrowing ... more

Canandaigua property owners may be forced to replace lead pipes

A new ordinance mandating inspection and replacement of lead water service lines before property sales was introduced by the City Council on June 1. The regulation, aimed at ensuring clean, lead-free drinking water, requires that ... more

Supervisors debate, ultimately delay vote on asylum seeker resolution in Ontario County

Last week, the Ontario County Board of Supervisors postponed a vote on a resolution addressing the unplanned relocation of asylum seekers from New York City to Ontario County. Canandaigua Supervisor Jared Simpson proposed several amendments, ... more

Geneva Red Wings game postponed due to air quality

Geneva Red Wings game postponed due to air quality
The wildfires in Quebec have caused unhealthy air quality across New York State, which has led to many postponements, including Tuesday's game between the Geneva Red Wings and Jamestown Tarp Skunks at McDonough Park. The ... more

Phelps resident charged with DWI after stop in Lyons

State police arrested a Phelps resident following a traffic stop in Lyons. The stop was initiated when the vehicle in question was observed with inadequate headlines, police said. Levi Delong, 21, was charged with DWI ... more

Travelers frustrated by new Thruway rest stops after busy holiday weekend

Over Memorial Day weekend, many travelers experienced the newly renovated rest areas on the New York State Thruway, part of a $450 million initiative to overhaul all 27 rest areas along the 570-mile superhighway. Many ... more

Farmington woman killed after being hit by car on State Rt. 96

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says they're investigating a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident that happened on State Route 96 around 9:41 p.m. Deputies along with first responders from Victor-Farmington Ambulance, Farmington Fire Department, and New York ... more

Former Seneca County Court Clerk files lawsuit against Judge Porsch, other judicial district officials

A Geneva resident and former Seneca County Court Clerk has filed a lawsuit against Judge Barry Porsch, as well as other Seventh Judicial District officials alleging she was terminated because she wanted to become a ... more

Two vehicles destroyed, home heavily damaged after fire in Bristol

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a structure and vehicle fire that happened on Gullick Road in the town of Bristol. Deputies said Thomas Knapp, 63, and Charlene Flieger, 55, arrived home ... more

Fatal accident shuts down part of Rt. 96 in Victor

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal car accident that happened in the area of State Route 96 and Rowley Road in Victor on Sunday. According to a news release, two vehicles were ... more

Shoplifting investigation leads to Geneva man’s arrest

Police arrested a Geneva man following a shoplifting investigation in Seneca Falls. Login Malchoff, 22, is accused of passing all points of sale without paying for items at Walmart. He was charged with petit larceny ... more

$2M state grant secured for Canandaigua’s Factory 243 development

The Factory 243 project, which aims to repurpose the former Lisk Manufacturing Co. site into residential and commercial spaces, received a substantial push from the state in the form of a $2 million grant from ... more

State surplus auctions coming to the Finger Lakes: Vehicles, highway equipment, and other items up for grabs in Farmington and Newark

The New York State Office of General Services is set to conduct two auctions in the Finger Lakes area, featuring surplus vehicles, highway equipment, and various other items. These auctions, part of the state's ongoing ... more

FLX TODAY: Goodwill CEO talks impact of new store in Canandaigua

Jennifer Lake has been involved in the Goodwill of the Finger Lakes for more than a decade-and-a-half. As CEO, she has overseen a lot of projects that bring her pride. Last weekend though, the ... more

DWI charge follows rollover crash on Carter Rd. in Geneva

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says a 36-year-old Fairport woman was arrested after a crash in Geneva on March 31. It happened a little before 8 p.m. on Carter Road, when Lauren Natti, 36, failed ... more

UPDATE: Dog dies after being found abandoned, starving in Phelps

The Ontario County Humane Society says the dog that was found abandoned on Stryker Road in Phelps has succumbed to his injuries. After being taken into custody by the Humane Society, the dog was transported ... more

From frost to dry weather: Finger Lakes vineyards hopeful that weather will normalize soon

The Finger Lakes region was struck by a devastating frost just a couple weeks ago causing extensive damage to vineyards and orchards in the area. Mark Karasz, owner of Rock Stream Vineyards, told WETM-TV that ... more

Finger Lakes allergy season in full swing: How long will it last?

The Finger Lakes region is currently experiencing a severe spring allergy season, with grass and tree pollen peaking at the same time. Dr. Emily Weis, clinical director for allergy at URMC, tells 13WHAM-TV that this ... more

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