Category: Bristol

Bristol Harbour will shut down entire operation as pandemic causes ethical, business challenges

Bristol Harbour will shut down entire operation as pandemic causes ethical, business challenges

Bristol Harbour is shutting down. The news came in a letter posted to its website on Friday, in which owners Todd and Laura Cook cited the pandemic as a major factor. Plans are to convert the property away from commercial, and into ... MORE
Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze at lengthy meeting

Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze

– By Todd Elzey The Ontario County Board of Supervisors met Thursday making significant moves amid concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board originally planned to meet at the Finger Lakes Community College, but the meeting was held online via the WebEx ... MORE
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Man admits to stealing South Bristol highway truck from department garage in Ontario County Court

Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a South Bristol resident has pleaded guilty in Ontario County Court after an incident at the South Bristol Highway Department in 2019. Henderson said that on November 13th, 2019 Ross W. Thompson II, of South Bristol unlawfully entered ... MORE
Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing ... MORE
South Bristol home destroyed by fire

Firefighters struggle to get water to residence as it burns in South Bristol

A home in South Bristol was destroyed on Tuesday after a call came in on Poplar Drive around 9:35 a.m. It took two hours, but firefighters utilized a pond that was two miles away to get water onto the property to fight ... MORE
Bristol, Fire, News, Ontario County
Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was ... MORE
One hospitalized after Bristol crash

One hospitalized after Bristol crash

One person was trapped and had to be extricated by first responders on-scene after a crash in Ontario County on Saturday. It happened near Seneca Point and Bopple Hill roads. Deputies say a person was driving near Seneca Point and Bopple Hill ... MORE
Bristol, News, Ontario County
Deputies: Three-car crash shuts down County Road 33 in Bristol

Deputies: Three-car crash shuts down County Road 33 in Bristol

On Tuesday at approximately 7:35 p.m. deputies were called to County Road 33 in the town of Bristol for the report of a crash involving three vehicle. Deputies say that one person suffered minor injuries, but was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital ... MORE

Six years later, the Everwilde project is closer to reality in Bristol

It took six years to make happen – but the final vote is now within an arm’s reach for residents of South Bristol. That project is the proposed Everwilde development. It will include a hotel, restaurant, bakery and cafe, as well as ... MORE
Naples man sent to Thompson Hospital after violent rollover crash in Ontario County

Naples man sent to Thompson Hospital after violent rollover crash in Ontario County

Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the investigation of a rollover accident with injuries. On Thursday at approximately 6 a.m. deputies responded to an area of County Road 12 in South Bristol for a one-vehicle rollover crash. Jonathan Guererri, 32, of Naples was traveling ... MORE
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

Sheriff Kevin M. Henderson has issued a Travel Advisory, due to increasing snow and hazardous driving conditions. Numerous accidents are being reported and visibility is also a concern. “The travel advisory does NOT restrict travel,” Henderson explained. “But does advise of hazardous ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks NYS Assembly campaign in 131st District (podcast)

This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young ... MORE
Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors met for its regular monthly meeting. The Board considered and approved a total of 52 resolutions. Board Chairman John Marren (Victor) said that the most important resolution of the night was the resolution presented ... MORE
Bristol Mountain founder, former owner dies in Florida

Bristol Mountain founder, former owner dies in Florida

The man who founded, and subsequently owned, Bristol Mountain for many years died earlier this month, according to family. Lawrence ‘Larry’ Demarse was 82-years-old. He was an entrepreneur and engineer who opened Bristol Mountain back in 1964. He had partnered with Ron ... MORE
Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors considered a resolution to impose an occupancy tax of up to three percent (3%) on lodging facilities of three rooms or less.  Currently, New York’s tax code exempts these facilities from the occupancy tax ... MORE