Bloomfield students set sights on Peru for next service project

Students at Bloomfield High School are again preparing for a trip to Latin America to help people less fortunate than themselves. They will be giving up a large part of their Christmas holiday vacation to help with a continuing project to build a girls’ dormitory in the Sacred Valley of Peru and complete an infrastructure service project for a Quechua... more

Bloomfield freshman Alex Kenyon named All-American diver

Alex Kenyon, a Bloomfield Freshman, has been named a 2017-2018 NISCA/Speedo Boys One Meter Diving All-American.  Alex is the 2018 Section V Class D Champion and 9th place finisher at the 2018 NYSPHSAA State Championships.  He is one of 9 Freshman in the entire United States to be named All American and one of only 5 New York Student Athletes... more

Voters to head to polls for Bloomfield Library

Eligible voters in the Bloomfield Central School District on Tuesday will be asked to decide on a change in the funding and governance model of the public library. Supporters of the proposition say the change is needed in order for the Bloomfield Public Library, which earlier this year marked its 50th anniversary, to continue to provide the same level of... more

The sound of success: Bloomfield musicians take top honors

They have come close in recent years, winning Best in Class eight of the last nine, but this year, Bloomfield Central School music ensembles brought home the coveted Albert E. Whitney Overall Achievement Award. “The Whitney is the highest honor that an individual band can receive at the Sherburne Pageant of Bands,” said Christian Culbertson, a member of Bloomfield Parents... more

Bloomfield woman charged with DWI; had BAC over twice legal limit

Deputies say a Bloomfield woman was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on Taft Road during the early-morning hours on Sunday. Elizabeth Otto-Trott, 27, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and transported to the Ontario County Jail. Deputies say she submitted to a breath test, which revealed a blood-alcohol content more than twice the legal... more

Pittsford man drove while on drugs in Bloomfield

A 57-year-old Pittsford man was arrested for DWAI-drugs following a traffic stop for a headlight that was out. Deputies say Michael J. Weber, 57, of Pittsford was charged with DWAI-drugs after a stop on State Route 64 in West Bloomfield. Upon investigation it was determined that Weber was operating his vehicle while that ability was impaired by drugs. He was... more

Crews respond to accident at West Bloomfield 7Eleven, driver ticketed

On Tuesday around 12:32 a.m. deputies responded to the 7Eleven located at 9169 State Route 5&20 in West Bloomfield for a personal injury accident. The West Bloomfield Fire Department and Honeoye Falls Mendon EMS responded to the scene, as well. Deputies say John J. Slack, 32, of Penn Yan was cited for failure to keep right, unlicensed operation, aggravated unlicensed... more

Ionia Volunteer Fire Co. rebuilds after station fire

An official grand opening and dedication for the Ionia Volunteer Fire Co.’s new fire station — constructed to replace the original building destroyed by a 2015 fire — is planned for July 28, the third anniversary of the blaze. The Ionia Volunteer Fire Co. was organized in 1954, with the original two-bay building built in 1955. An addition was added... more

Bloomfield woman arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

Deputies say a 27-year-old Bloomfield resident was arrested on possession charges following a traffic stop on Route 251. On Sunday around 1:30 a.m. Breanna E. Brummond, 27, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and aggravated unlicensed operation. The traffic stop took place after Brummond failed to ‘keep right’, according to deputies. She was transported to the... more

Farmington man charged after early-morning traffic stop in Bloomfield

A 39-year-old Farmington man was arrested on Elm Street in Bloomfield after a traffic stop for failing to keep right. Deputies say Eric A. Wright, 39, of Farmington was charged with driving while intoxicated; and issued a number of tickets following the traffic stop on Sunday around 3:22 a.m. He was transported to the Ontario County Jail, and released to... more

Deputies: Bloomfield driver was under influence of drugs on Main St.

Deputies report that a traffic stop for erratic driving led to a DWAI arrest on Main Street in Bloomfield. Lena M. Thompson, 42, of Bloomfield was stopped just off Main Street in Bloomfield on May 5th, according to deputies, who say that a call from another driver led to the stop. The caller stated that the driver had been passing... more

Talk Saves Lives Forum presented by the Suicide Prevention Coalition

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in our nation according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 7pm to 9pm, a community forum entitled “Talk Saves Lives” will be presented at the Bloomfield Central School District Performing Arts Center in Bloomfield, NY. Attendees will learn the warning signs and risk factors of... more

Ontario Republicans endorse candidates for November elections

The Ontario County Republican Committee recently endorsed candidates for Ontario County Judge, Sheriff, Treasurer and Coroner and Governor, State Senate and State Assembly. Trisha Turner, chair of the county committee, praised the committee members for meeting with and questioning candidates for several months. “These committee members are volunteers who care deeply about their communities and take the endorsement process seriously,”... more

Bloomfield man arrested after fight with his wife

On Friday at approximately 8:11 p.m. deputies responded to Jodell Lane for the report of a physical disturbance in West Bloomfield. Terry T. Thurston, 41, is accused of getting into a physical domestic incident with his wife in front of their 16-year-old daughter. She suffered a sprained finger when she tried to break up her parents fighting. As result, Thurston... more

Bloomfield company honored as a top employer

Terphane LLC announced this month that the company will be honored as a 2018 Best Company to Work for in New York State. Bestowed by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management, the Best Companies to Work for in New York list is comprised of companies with operations in New York, split into three groups: 27 small employers... more

From East Bloomfield to ‘Blue Bloods’ — the Turnbull-Selleck connection

What do Thomas Magnum, Commissioner Frank Reagan and local business owner Doug Turnbull have in common? They all have a deep passion and respect for classic firearms. And while the first two are TV characters played by actor Tom Selleck, Turnbull is the real-life local character and master craftsman responsible for creating some of the nation’s most collectable specimens. So... more

Deputies: W. Bloomfield man causes $1,600 worth of damage during altercation

Deputies arrested a West Bloomfield man on Monday following an investigation into an incident, which happened on February 28th. Jeffrey A. Elder Jr., 31, was charged with second-degree criminal mischief after causing approximately $1,600 worth of damage to another person’s property after a physical altercation. He was arraigned in West Bloomfield Town Court and released on his own recognizance. He... more
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