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SUNY Cobleskill honors Midlakes grad Cara Walker with top female performance of the year

SUNY Cobleskill honors Midlakes grad Cara Walker with top female performance of the year
The SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Department announced today that junior Cara Walker, Phelps, N.Y., Midlakes High School, of the women's basketball team has been awarded the 2024 Performance-of-the-Year Award for the outstanding individual performance in competition ... more
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Historic school bell to be dedicated at Midlakes next week

How Covid closed Opening Night in Midlakes
A historic school bell, dating back to the 1870s, will be celebrated with a dedication ceremony at Midlakes schools on May 21. Students, staff, community partners, and local dignitaries will gather on the main varsity ... more
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84-year-old sent to hospital after pickup truck collides with SUV in Hopewell

84-year-old sent to hospital after pickup truck collides with SUV in Hopewell
Authorities say minor injuries were reported after a two-car crash in Hopewell. First responders were called to a motor vehicle crash that happened at the intersection of Hopewell Townline and Boyce roads on Thursday, resulting ... more
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Phelps man arrested for aggravated harassment, child endangerment

Phelps man arrested for aggravated harassment, child endangerment
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Phelps man following an incident on May 6th. According to a news release, Matthew Eldridge, 49, was arrested on May 9th after that incident. Details ... more
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Phelps-Clifton Springs Community Theatre announces ‘Bright Star’ auditions

Phelps-Clifton Springs Community Theatre announces 'Bright Star' auditions
The Phelps-Clifton Springs Community Theatre is set to hold auditions for its upcoming production of "Bright Star," a musical inspired by a true story with music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Auditions are scheduled ... more
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Phelps restaurant gets new name and renovations

Phelps restaurant gets new name and renovations
Geneva-based restaurateur Kevin Dombrowski is taking on a new challenge in Phelps with his acquisition of the Local Palate, a popular café and grocery store. The Finger Lakes Times reports that the establishment, which will ... more
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Phelps man acquitted of murder charge in Seneca County homicide

Phelps man acquitted of murder charge in Seneca County homicide
After one person pleaded guilty in the homicide of a Texas man in Seneca County nearly two years ago, the second person involved was acquitted of the most-serious charge he faced. Phelps resident Christopher Kesterson ... more
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Clifton Springs man taken into custody on felony charges for skipping court

Clifton Springs man taken into custody on felony charges for skipping court
Johnnie Green-Terry, a 34-year-old resident of Clifton Springs was arrested by Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies on the evening of April 24. The arrest occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Exchange Street in the ... more
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Midlakes HS celebrates 2024 graduates of distinction

Midlakes capital project passes with ease
Midlakes High School has announced its 2024 Graduates of Distinction, honoring four remarkable alumni for their professional achievements and community contributions. This year's honorees include Clifford "Casey" Kunes III, a dedicated local farmer; Peter Cheney, ... more
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Phelps woman arrested for DWI at Midlakes playground

Phelps woman arrested for DWI at Midlakes playground
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Phelps woman for DWI after an incident at the Midlakes school playground. Deputies were called there around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday for the report of ... more
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ATV operator airlifted after crashing in Phelps creek

ATV operator airlifted after crashing in Phelps creek
Sheriff David Cirencione says a 64-year-old ATV rider was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after being pulled from Flint Creek near Ontario Pathways. It happened Sunday a little before 7 p.m., according to a news ... more
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Phelps man arrested for assault after punching person during dispute

Phelps man arrested for assault after punching person during dispute
Deputies arrested a Phelps man on assault charges after an investigation into a domestic incident. According to a news release, Christopher Chilson, 28, was arrested for third-degree assault after punching a person in the face ... more
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Celebrating art this month at the Phelps Community Historical Society

Celebrating art this month at the Phelps Community Historical Society
This month, the Phelps Community Historical Society is hosting a vibrant series of art exhibitions and cultural events, offering the community an array of experiences that celebrate diversity, history, and the creative spirit. The month ... more
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Phelps man arrested for DWI after one-car crash

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Deputies arrested a 71-year-old Phelps man after a single-car accident on Toll Road. On Wednesday, around 11:15 a.m. deputies arrested James Allen, of Phelps for driving while intoxicated. Details about the crash were not released ... more
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Midlakes’ Aiden Bryant leaps to two State Titles

Midlakes' Aiden Bryant leaps to two State Titles
Midlakes Sophomore Aiden Bryant won two state titles during the 2024 New York State Indoor Track & Field Championships held on Saturday, March 2, at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island.  Bryant set a ... more
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Public comment invited on natural gas pipeline work in Seneca, Ontario counties

Public comment invited on natural gas pipeline work in Seneca, Ontario counties
Residents of Phelps, Waterloo, Tyre, and Seneca Falls have until March 14 to submit their comments on the proposed maintenance and repair of a natural gas pipeline running through their towns. Eastern Gas Transmission and ... more
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FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Marcus Whitman, Mynderse boys advance to semifinals; Jayla Bell’s triple-double leads Lyons in upset win

FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Marcus Whitman, Mynderse boys advance to semifinals; Jayla Bell's triple-double leads Lyons in upset win
The high school basketball sectional quarterfinal round began Friday night with a full slate of games. Check out the scores, stats, updated brackets, and Saturday’s schedule below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (2/23) CLASS ANo. 7 GenevaNo. 2 ... more
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WEDNESDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Gananda’s Miles Caviness scores 1000th point in win over Campbell-Savona; Newark girls top Wayne

WEDNESDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Gananda's Miles Caviness scores 1000th point in win over Campbell-Savona; Newark girls top Wayne
The high school basketball pre-quarterfinal round wrapped up Wednesday with another full slate of games, and for the second straight night, a player reached 1,000 points, this time Gananda senior Miles Caviness. Check out the ... more
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TUESDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Gananda’s Eva Jenny joins 1000-point club in blowout win; Waterloo boys outlast Haverling in OT; Newark boys upset by SOTA

TUESDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Gananda's Eva Jenny joins 1000-point club in blowout win; Waterloo boys outlast Haverling in OT; Newark boys upset by SOTA
The high school basketball postseason has begun, and a full slate of games took place across the Wayne-Finger Lakes on Tuesday in the pre-quarterfinal round. The night was highlighted by Gananda senior Eva Jenny joining ... more
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