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NOW HIRING: Finger Lakes Premier Properties looking to expand housekeeping team

Finger Lakes Premier Properties is a team of industry leaders specializing in vacation rental management and lakefront real estate sales of properties in the Finger Lakes Region. Our team has represented the Finger Lakes for over 25 years. We are seeking energetic and detail oriented individuals to join our housekeeping team this summer! As part of the FLPP team, our employees’ efforts allow guests... more

Golisano goose gripes fail to persuade South Bristol tax assessors

What is good for the goose is not good for the Golisano. The South Bristol Board of Assessment Review confirmed Wednesday it will maintain its tax assessment of a $5.7 million property on Canandaigua Lake owned by billionaire and philanthropist Tom Golisano. Town Assessor Valary Muscarella said the decision was made on May 31. Last month, Golisano appealed the assessment... more

SOUTH BRISTOL WOMAN FOUND: Deputies locate missing resident safely

Deputies say they have located the missing 67-year-old woman, who was last seen in the South Bristol area driving a 2015 Ford Escape. Law enforcement did not provide additional details. Original Report Deputies are searching for a 67-year-old Bristol woman, according to a release from the Sheriff’s Office. Claudia Swartz, 67, is described as 5’2″, 180 pounds with brown eyes... more

Barbs fly over geese between Golisano, South Bristol

Billionaire businessman Tom Golisano — who last year launched a website to help homeowners challenge unfair assessments — on Tuesday confronted the town Board of Assessment Review over his lake property in South Bristol. In what became a fiesty exchange between Golisano and the board led by Chairman Henry Savage, Golisano challenged the board to take action — action he... 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

Bristol Mountain’s welcomed skiers for the first time in May

This winter has been absolutely brutal, but for skiers and snowboarders it is a delight. Especially since for the first time ever, Bristol Mountain is open on May 1st. Steve Fuller the Vice President at Bristol had this to say. “This is the latest we have ever been open on record, so for the 55 years we have been operating... more

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
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