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Man arrested following road rage incident that began on Thruway

A Penn Yan man has been arrested following a road rage incident. Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested William Lockwood, 60, of Penn Yan, after an incident of road rage that began on the Thruway and ended on State Route 14 in Phelps ... MORE
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Lawyer says former Phelps employee was fired for supporting highway superintendent’s opponent

A law firm based out of Albany, New York says Town of Phelps Highway Department Superintendent Terry Featherly wrongfully terminated Ryan VanCamp, a former employee of the Town. According to the law firm Tully Legal the termination was brought on due to ... MORE
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UPDATE: Prattsburgh Northern Paving employee struck and killed by intoxicated driver in Phelps

Deputies have identified the road worker who died late-Thursday after being struck by an intoxicated driver.  Nicholas Edward, 34, of Prattsburgh was striping the center line of the highway as an employee of Northern Paving LLC when he was struck by a ... MORE
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4-year-old sent to Strong after crash, vehicle engulfed in flames in Phelps; driver arrested on drug charges

Two people were hospitalized after a crash on Route 14 in Phelps on Friday. Deputies say they responded to a reported crash in Phelps to find a vehicle engulfed in flames. First responders pulled a 4-year-old from the vehicle who was taken ... MORE
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Midlakes Elementary School teacher publishes children’s book about children and the pandemic

Midlakes Elementary School teacher Debbi Socha has been teaching for 25 years, and just published a book called “How Much Longer?! (Instead of Are We There Yet?).” It’s about the pandemic. The story follows a young boy at home watching the world ... MORE
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Waterloo, Newark drivers airlifted after head-on crash in Phelps: Rt. 96 shut down for hours overnight

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded to State Route 96 in the town of Phelps for a head-on crash. Upon arrival, deputies located two vehicles with extensive damage and individuals trapped inside. Investigation determined that Kathleen Tiller, 71, of ... MORE
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Man airlifted after jumping from moving car on Rt. 14 in Phelps

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the incident initially reported as a car vs. pedestrian crash in the town of Phelps on Sunday. Around 3 p.m. deputies responded to Route 14 for the report of a male on the ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Ryan Davis runs for Phelps Town Supervisor (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Ryan Davis runs for Phelps Town Supervisor (podcast)

Ryan Davis says he’s looking to expand on his public service. The lifelong resident of Phelps is running for town supervisor. He received the endorsement of Democrats earlier this year- and will appear on the Right for Phelps party line, as well ... MORE
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Deputies: Canandaigua motorcyclist airlifted from Phelps crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a crash involving a motorcycle on State Route 488 near Waddell Road. Harry Swift, 55, of Canandaigua was operating his motorcycle south on Route 488 when Mary Gilbert, 36, of Penn Yan was ... MORE
Three facing drug charges after pursuit ends with damaged police cruiser in Ontario County

Three facing drug charges after pursuit ends with damaged police cruiser in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of three people following a high speed pursuit. Chelsey Storrs, 29, of Williamson, Joshua Garcia, 40, of Phelps, and Patrick Frank, 35, of Lyons were all arrested on various charges after a traffic stop ... MORE
Sheriff: Canandaigua man arrested after investigation into 2012 incident

Sheriff: Canandaigua man arrested after investigation into 2012 incident

Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a Canandaigua man following an investigation into an incident that occurred in 2012. According to a news release, Christopher Luke Williams, 30, of Canandaigua is accused of forcing a female victim into performing oral sex ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Don Miller of Waterside Wine Bar in Phelps (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Don Miller of Waterside Wine Bar in Phelps (podcast)

Don Miller is the owner of the Waterside Wine Bar in Phelps and is in-studio to talk about being a new business owner, dealing with the collapse of their retaining wall on Christmas Day, the “Phelps Triangle” along with his career as ... MORE
GOOD SPOTS: Joslyn Cemetery in Oaks Corners, small, quaint, and peaceful

GOOD SPOTS: Joslyn Cemetery in Oaks Corners showcases history around Phelps

According to the Phelps Historical Society, there are over 25 cemeteries in Phelps alone. The reason for so many cemeteries in such a small area is because in the 1800s many families on farms would bury loved ones on the land that ... MORE
Waterloo driver airlifted from scene of serious, two-car crash in Phelps

Waterloo driver airlifted from scene of serious, two-car crash in Phelps (video)

Around 4 p.m. deputies responded to the intersection of State Route 14 and Cross Road in the town of Phelps for a two-car personal injury crash. Investigators say Raymond Paulson, 79, of Waterloo was traveling west on Cross Road- failing to yield ... MORE
Bear & Vine in Phelps has something for everyone

Bear and Vine in Phelps has something for everyone

Located on Main Street in Phelps is one of the most unique stores the town has to offer. Bear and Vine has something for everyone. The stalling boutique items, antiques, collectibles, and sitting inside is Diamond Club Cards & Collectibles; offering thousands ... MORE