85-year-old hospitalized after crash in Savannah

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports an active investigation into a personal injury motor vehicle accident that occurred on South Butler Road in the Town of Savannah on Thursday at approximately 10:33 am. A vehicle being operated by Harry L. Reiss Jr, 85, of Penfield was driving southbound on Livingston Road when he failed to stop or make a turn... more

Newark Village takes next step in Main Street reconstruction

Newark Village officials took the next step to prepare for the reconstruction of South Main Street. At the board’s last meeting, they approved an engineering contract with Lu Engineers for waterline replacement. Bob Hutteman from Lu Engineers was on hand to talk about the proposed waterline replacement. Given that the waterlines are currently located under the pavement, Hutteman told the board... more

77-year-old man fell asleep at the wheel in SR 21 crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 77-year-old man fell asleep at the wheel, which resulted in his vehicle exiting the roadway on State Route 21 near Johnson Road around 9 am on Friday. Deputies say Ralph E. Miller, 77, of Canandaigua was operating his vehicle on State Route 21 — heading south — when he fell asleep, causing... more

Multiple bridges in Finger Lakes to receive funding this year

Some bridges in desperate need of repair in the Finger Lakes region will finally see some work. A package was announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to replace and repair 23 bridges and culverts in the region. The measure will cost $19.7 million dollars, and will be part of Cuomo’s BRIDGE NY initiative, which focuses on repairing struggling infrastructure around the... more

Garbage truck, car collide in Penn Yan; three seriously injured, one airlifted to Strong

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that on Tuesday at 8:54 am they were called to the intersection of Clinton Street and Hamilton Street. Police say that Bret Cofer, of Rushville was headed east on Clinton Street when it was hit near the front door and spun around by a Casella Waste garbage truck that was headed north on Hamilton... more

Dryden awarded $3.64 million grant to repair bridges

The Town of Dryden is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $3.64 million from the NY State Department of Transportation under the 2016 Bridge NY Program. The Town of Dryden and Tompkins County will use these funds for repair and replacement of the bridges located at Freese Road over Fall Creek and South George Road over Virgil Creek.... more

Two seniors hospitalized at Strong after violent CR 6 crash on Tuesday

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says that two seniors were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital after an accident on County Road 6 in Geneva around 11:45 am on Tuesday. Deputies say that the accident happened on County Road 6 around 11:45 when Robert T. Ford, 80, of Rock Stream was traveling north and lost control of his vehicle due to... more

Freezing Rain Advisory remains active for some in FLX

The Freezing Rain Advisory, which was issued for the entire Finger Lakes region yesterday — remains in effect for parts of the region. The advisory runs through 1 pm on Tuesday for the Ontario, Monroe, Wayne, Northern Cayuga, and Onondaga counties. It is not expected to be a significant icing event. However, motorists should use caution and plan for a little extra travel... more

UPDATE: Victim ID’d in fatal Dryden crash

On Friday at about 8:14 pm deputies from the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1600 Block of Ellis Hollow Road in the Town of Dryden for a fatal motor vehicle crash. The preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle was traveling east on Ellis Hollow Road when it drove off the roadway and struck a tree. The operator was... more

Dundee man faces multiple charges after hit and run accident in Penn Yan

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that a 24-year-old Dundee man was arrested after a hit and run personal injury accident. An arrest warrant was issued out of Penn Yan Court for the arrest of Michael A. Scott, 24, of Dundee after an investigation into a hit and run personal injury car accident that happened on January 1st. Scott is... more

Deputies: Canandaigua woman drove wrong way on I-490 in Victor, charged with DWI

Deputies say on Saturday around 3:35 am they arrested a 35-year-old Canandaigua woman after she was observed by authorities driving the wrong way on Interstate 490. Deputies say that Laura K. Varga, 35, of Canandaigua was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated for having a blood-alcohol content of .18, as well as a number of other citations — including driving... more

Bloomfield woman sent to Strong Hospital after crash on CR 30

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that one person was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital after a one car accident at the intersection of County Road 30 and Whalen Road in East Bloomfield, which happened on Wednesday around 7:57 pm. Deputies say Hannah Pettengill, 25, of Bloomfield was operating her vehicle on County Road 30 and swerved to miss a... more

Canandaigua crash caused by medical emergency; one transported to Strong Hospital

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports taht they were called to a personal injury crash on County Road 22 and State Route 21 in Canandaigua on Tuesday around 12:30 pm. Deputies say that Carla Williams, 70, of Canandaigua was stopped at a stop sign facing north on County Road 22 waiting for traffic to clear on Route 21 when Kristin... more

Clifton Springs woman ticketed after crash on CR 6 Phelps; sent to Strong for evaluation

On Tuesday at approximately 7:44 deputies were called to the scene of a one vehicle crash on County Road 6 in Phelps. Deputies say that Kimberly A. Dewaele, 29, of Clifton Springs was traveling north on County Road 6 in Phelps when she lost control of her pickup truck due to unsafe speed for the road conditions. Her vehicle left... more

Geneva resident killed in crash on CR 4; two others seriously injured

One person is dead after a two-car crash on County Road 4, according to deputies in Ontario County. Crystal Roche-Mercado, 30, of Geneva was traveling west on County Road 4 around 12:30 pm on Monday, approaching the County Road 20 intersection, when a vehicle being operated by Michael Nichols, 32, of Rochester failed to stop at the intersection. The two... more

Crash in Seneca Falls caused by patch of ice; driver sent to Strong Hospital

On Monday at approximately 2:41 pm the Seneca Falls Police Department was called to Black Brook Road for the report of a one car personal injury motor vehicle accident. The report was received after the car hit a NYSEG pole and ended up off the road. When officers arrived on scene, the driver, who was identified as Rachel E. Sloan... more

Manchester woman sent to Clifton Springs Hospital after CR 13 crash

On Tuesday at approximately 3:37 pm deputies in Ontario County were called to County Road 13 in Manchester for the report of a one car, personal injury motor vehicle accident. Deputies say that Marie Anne Tavalare, 34, of Manchester was traveling on County Road 13 — west of County Road 7 when she lost control of her vehicle on a... more
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