Stanley, NY


Vision Automotive Group sells area dealerships

ROCHESTER, N.Y. The Vision Automotive Group has sold its local dealerships to a Florida firm. That’s according to our news partner Rochester Business Journal. There are nine of these dealerships in our area. Locations in Greece, Canandaigua and Henrietta are all being sold. The total purchase price was more...
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Farmington rolls past previously undefeated Alma

By Steve Andrews | Photos by Sadie Rucker  FARMINGTON – With backup quarterback Sam Wells leading the charge for the second straight week, Farmington started off fast and never slowed down Friday night, knocking off previously unbeaten Alma 43-8 at Cardinal Stadium.  Wells, a 5-foot-10 ...
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Ontario County ATHENA Awards nominees announced. Here's who they are

CANANDAIGUA — Eight women have been nominated for the ATHENA Leadership award and three others have been nominated for the ATHENA Young Professional Award for 2022. First introduced in 1982, ATHENA Leadership Awards illuminate individuals across professional sectors who excel in their professions, give back to their communities and actively assist women in achieving their full leadership potential.

Troopers arrest a Newark resident for DWI.

On Friday, September 30, 2022, troopers from SP Lyons observed an erratic vehicle on State Route 31 in the town of Palmyra. Kyler H. Villarreal, age 21, of Newark, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC greater than .08%, and multiple traffic violations. All...

No new lakefront property for town of Canandaigua

CANANDAIGUA, NY — The second of two town of Canandaigua proposals to buy lakefront property and increase public access to Canandaigua Lake appears to be dead in the water. The Town Board deadlocked at 2-2 on allowing Town Manager Doug Finch to execute an option agreement to purchase land at 3950 County Road 16. In July, the board voted to table a similar resolution. The board is operating at less than full strength after the passing earlier in the year of Councilman Gary Davis, whose seat was not filled.

Fun on the Farm opens county’s barn doors to the community

At the top of New York’s Canandaigua Lake, only 5 miles from the shore, is a 500-cow dairy called Fa-Ba Farms, and in 2022, they opened their doors to their community. Fa-Ba Farms was the host farm of a bi-annual event that Ontario County, New York, holds called Fun on the Farm. It’s a day where the community is invited to the farm to learn about their local farmers and agriculture. This year, it was held Sept. 24.

National Weather Service Says Tornado Touched Down in the Catskills

New York isn't often associated with tornadoes. However, the National Weather Service says three separate tornadoes have down in parts of the state over the past week. The NWS says a tornado struck the town of Wayland in Steuben County the evening of September 19. NBC says a second weak tornado struck late Sunday, affecting the hamlet of Mattituck on Long Island.

Women-Led Construction Team Steps Into History for Next Stage of National Women’s Hall of Fame

LeChase Team Breaks Ground October 19 at Historic Hall of Fame for Next Phase of Renovation. On Wednesday, October 19 at 11 am, LeChase Construction will break ground for the next phase of renovation at the National Women’s Hall of Fame (The Hall) in Seneca Falls. Fittingly, the project team is being led by a woman – Project Executive Kailly Mintel – with women also serving in key roles like project engineer, 3D imaging expert and safety manager.

Two Ontario County Organizations Team Up For Lecture On The Six Nations

The 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse Museum and Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan will present Laurence Hauptman, Scholar of Seneca History and SUNY New Paltz Professor Emeritus at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, for a lecture titled, “Reflections on a 50-year Journey through Haudenosaunee Country: Major Insights Gained about the Six Nations,” at the Seneca Art & Culture Center, Ganondagan State Historic Site, 7000 County Rd. 41 (Boughton Hill Rd.), Victor, NY, 14564. Several of Prof. Hauptman’s books will be available for purchase at Ganondagan’s gift shop.

Regional Forecast – Finger Lakes (9/30/22)

Happy Friday! It is a chilly start to the day but we will warm up heading into this afternoon. Fog also starting our day but will lift shortly after sunrise. High-level clouds are slowly inching northward this morning and will continue to move in throughout the day. This will result in filtered sunshine today. Overnight, clouds really start to build in. We turn mostly cloudy overnight. All of this cloud cover is associated with Ian.

Cayuga Lake; Romance At Water’s Edge

Named for the indigenous people of the region, Cayuga Lake is the stuff of legends. Nearly 40 miles long, the longest of Upstate New York’s eleven Finger Lakes, and 435 feet deep at its deepest, this glacially-formed lake inspires some of the most outlandish myths. Starting in the late...

New buyer saves Penn Yan's 198-year-old newspaper

PENN YAN, N.Y. — How do you get your information? More than 360 U.S. newspapers have shut down since just before the start of the pandemic, according to a recent report from Northwestern University’s journalism school. Add that to more than 2,000 which have gone away since 2005.

State Police arrest an Aurora resident for DWI.

On Thursday, September 29, 2022, troopers from SP Auburn responded to a motor vehicle accident on Gully Road in the town of Ledyard. Bruce G. Lader, age 74, of Aurora, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC greater than .08%, and traffic violations. All...

1972: Bellona Mill Restoration

Consolidation, January 1, 1926, of the Yates County Chronicle (1824) and the Penn Yan Express (1866); the Rushville Chronicle (1905) and the Gorham New Age (1902) The Yates County History Center’s volunteers have gleaned these entries for your enjoyment from their digitized newspapers. You can access them at the free site www. For more information about the YCHC, visit