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

Supervisor continues hammering 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 counties in in upstate New York, which is exciting," he said. "I think it's it's actually a quite... more

Man admits to stealing South Bristol highway truck from department garage in Ontario County Court

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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 the South Bristol Highway Department building and stole keys to a pickup truck. He then used the keys... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (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 challenger is taking a broad approach to politics, and working to bring new voices into state policy. New... 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 by the Ways & Means Committee that called on the State of New York to restore $2,391,000 in... 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 north on County Road 12 when he lost control of his vehicle – striking a guard rail before... 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 travel conditions do exist and please stay off of the highways if you do not need to be... more

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

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 banquet rooms, a full-service spa, and more. The South Bristol Town Board worked through 230 pages of a... more

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 for treatment. Another operator was ticketed for their part in the crash. County Road 33 was closed for... 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. According to the resolution, Ontario County’s tourism promotion agency is proposing the occupancy tax change to “level the... 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 Ratnick, and designed, built, and opened, the resort that gave skiers a 1,200-foot drop. That was the largest... more

Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office

Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office
After three decades in law enforcement – it would be easy to tire of the work. At least from the outside perspective. That couldn’t be further from the case though for Sheriff Kevin Henderson. The 36-year-veteran, and elected leader of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office said recently in an interview with The Messenger Post that while the time has flown... more

Deputies: Bloomfield woman threatened person with steak knife on Christmas Day

Deputies: Bloomfield woman threatened person with steak knife on Christmas Day
A Bloomfield woman was arrested on Christmas Day after threatening someone with a steak knife, according to deputies. Patricia J. Sawers, 58, of Bloomfield was arrested following a ‘family trouble’ call on Baptist Hill Road in Bristol. Deputies say they made contact with the suspect, identified as Sawers, who is alleged to have damaged property inside a residence and threatened... more

New amenities, features at Bristol Mountain this year

New amenities, features at Bristol Mountain this year
Bristol Mountain is open for this winter season — every year more features are added that won’t disappoint. A new state of the art judge’s building sits right over Mikey’s Jump in the High Point Terrain Park. It will give a supreme vantage point for the judges and press at the jump site for the 2020-2021 U.S. Aerials Freestyle Championships.... more

Residents face roadblocks over safer Woodville

Residents face roadblocks over safer Woodville
Vicki and Francisco Garza will always remember Sept. 8, 2016. That’s the day a distracted driver speeding through Woodville smashed into their car, which was parked outside their cottage. The impact pushed their Lexus into the cottage, smashing it into a corner of the building. The driver’s car rolled over onto Route 21. The crash totaled both vehicles. The driver... more
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