Bristol Mountain stays open for business through this weekend

It appears that Mother Nature is still reluctant to fully give in to spring so Bristol Mountain has once again decided to extend the season that officially launched on November 11, 2017. Right now it appears that out of the 50 New York Ski Areas, only Bristol Mountain and a few other ski areas plan to reopen this weekend. Bristol... 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

What about a boardwalk for Everwilde?

Docks, moorings and related structures — including a proposed boardwalk — accounted for much of the discussion Tuesday as the South Bristol Town Board continued its review of the proposed Everwilde Inn & Spa. At issue is an exhaustive list of environmental impacts and public comments filling 650 pages the board is wading through to produce a Final Environmental Impact... more

Skiers at Bristol Mountain hoping for an extended season

This snowy winter may seem never-ending to some, but skiers are loving it as it’s made for some great conditions. Skiers hit the slopes at Bristol Mountain Sunday enjoying the last two weeks before the end of the season. “It’s a nice sunny day and we have some good snow,” said skier Jeff Gallinger of Fairport. “It’s a lot better... more

Canandaigua teen ticketed for DWI after rollover accident on Rt. 64

A Canandaigua teen faces a number of charges, which includes driving while intoxicated after a rollover accident on State Route 64. Natalie Riley-Nicosia, 19, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, and a number of other traffic violations. Troopers were dispatched by Ontario County 911 to an rollover accident on State Route 64 in the Town of Bristol. Upon arrival... more

Bristol artist to exhibit work at Wood Library

Nancy Lane, of Bristol, will open an exhibition of her original work with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. March 15 at Wood Library, 134 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Lane worked as a professional picture book illustrator for 30 years. Her illustration work was published in more than 25 children’s books by multiple publishers, and was featured in a... more

Canandaigua woman charged with DWI after crash in Bristol

Deputies in Ontario County took a 46-year-old Canandaigua resident into custody after a single-vehicle property damage accident on State Route 64 in Bristol. Alison Lane Ficarella, 46, was charged with driving while intoxicated and issued several traffic tickets after the accident. She was transported to the Ontario County Jail where she submitted to a breath test. The charges will be... more

Naples man gets stuck in the mud, charged with aggravated DWI

Deputies say a Naples man faces multiple charges after his vehicle wound up in a ditch on County Road 2. On Sunday around 10:26 p.m. deputies responded to a reported car in a ditch. Upon arrival they located the driver, Jorge C. Fuller, 38, of Naples attempting to free the vehicle from the mud. During the investigation it was determined... more

South Bristol board dives into Everwilde impact

The South Bristol Town Board began Monday the task of producing the final document that will address all environmental issues surrounding the proposed Everwilde Inn & Spa. “This is the first step of several to develop the Final Environmental Impact Statement,” said Kathy Spencer, principal environmental analyst with consultant LaBella Associates, who led what will be the first of many... more

South Bristol Town Board to talk Everwilde

A discussion Monday by the South Bristol Town Board will focus on the proposed Everwilde Inn & Spa. The board workshop will cover issues related to the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the project. Developers want to build a 50-guestroom inn with restaurant, cafe, spa and fitness center on 45.7 vacant acres on Seneca Point Road. The property, which includes... more

A messy issue at Golisano’s property in Ontario County

About $90,000 in unpaid school taxes remain on the books for Tom Golisano. The billionaire businessman is expected to announce within the next few weeks plans over the payment he’s withholding because of a geese issue at his lake property in South Bristol. As of Friday, Golisano had not decided whether he will pay the taxes and “he has not... more

Bristol Mountain gets fully-opened after snowfall

The Bristol Mountain ski resort reopened Tuesday, inviting intermediate- and advanced-level skiers and snowboarders to hit the Upper and Lower Rocket trails and the Comet Express lift. The 9 a.m. reopening came after the resort first opened the season on Nov. 11, its earliest start ever. “We were able to sneak in six days of fun skiing and snowboarding beginning... more

Bristol Harbour Village taking South Bristol to court

The homeowners’ association for Bristol Harbour Village is moving forward with its legal challenge against the South Bristol Town Board that approved a 64 percent increase in homeowners’ sewer rates. Attorney Mark Moretti with PhillipsLytle LLP, who represents Bristol Harbour Village Association (BHVA), said Wednesday documentation and other details are being gathering in preparation for the Article 78 court action.... more
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