Woman transported to Strong after Bristol crash

Deputies in Ontario County say they responded with Naples Ambulance and Naples Fire Department to a one car accident on Route 64 in South Bristol on Monday. When they arrived, deputies found a vehicle operated by Charlene Bowen, 61, of Wayland had been traveling north on Rt. 64 when she began to swerve to avoid a deer and was further... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Risk for boaters elevated at Canandaigua Lake

  Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says that boaters need to use extreme caution when on the waters of Canandaigua Lake. He said, “Officers are confirming debris below the surface, primarily tree limbs and logs, that present a danger if struck by a boat.” The recent rains have wreaked havoc on the region, causing runoff, water rise, and a variety... more

Bristol Republicans to host 5K

The Town of Bristol Republican Committee in Ontario County is offering a challenge. The Bristol Hills Challenge, a non-certified 5k trail run, will take place on Saturday, May 6, at Ontario County Park at Gannett Hill, 6475 Gannett Hill Park Drive, Naples, NY 14512. Entrants can run or walk in the challenge, but either way the Town of Bristol Republican... more

Taking on ‘Value of Villages’ in Ontario County

If you own property in one of Ontario County’s eight villages, then you pay a village property tax on top of your town tax. That village tax is the center of a study by two Ontario County men who formed a nonprofit to shed light on the cost of local government. With the village of Rushville facing a June 27... more

Farmington teen charged with petit larceny, possessing controlled substance

A 19-year-old Farmington man was arrested for petit larceny and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to police after an investigation into an incident that happened around March 20th. Jason D. Elliott, 19, of Farmington was charged and arraigned in Bristol Town Court after the investigation concluded into the Egypt Rd. incident. He was remanded to the Ontario... more

Farmington teen accused of stealing prescription meds

A 19-year-old Farmington man is facing multiple charges after an investigation into the theft of prescription medication. Deputies in Ontario County say Jason D. Elliot, 19, of Farmington was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and petit larceny after an investigation revealed that he had stolen prescription medication from a home in Bristol. Elliot was arraigned in... more

Ontario Sheriff extends ‘No Unnecessary Travel’ request

Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says that conditions are worsening in his county. A Travel Advisory has been issued by Povero until 10 pm. Povero extended the No Unnecessary Travel Advisory active in the county, which will remain until 5 am on Thursday. He says that motorists should use extreme caution on the roadways, especially as those individuals who have... more

Everwilde discussion delayed in South Bristol

Public comments on a revised plan for Everwilde Inn and Spa are available for review on the town of South Bristol website. But the Town Board will not be discussing Everwilde at its meeting Monday. "We had previously assumed that we would have something to talk about concerning Everwilde at our March meeting," said Town Supervisor Dan Marshall. "I am... more

Watershed group rejects revised Everwilde plan in Bristol

A revised plan for the Everwilde Inn and Spa project doesn’t satisfy the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association. The nonprofit of 1,100 members is urging the South Bristol Town Board to reject the latest attempt by developers to move the project forward and eventually see their development on 45.7 acres on Seneca Point Road come to fruition. The plan needs “a... more

South Bristol artist battles cancer, again

Carole Battle’s unusual experience with cancer 10 years ago became the subject of an episode of Discovery Channel’s “Mystery Diagnosis.” This time around, there is no mystery. After being in remission for nearly a decade, the cancer returned late last year. Tests revealed a recurrence of fallopian tube cancer. “We are all praying for a miracle,” said Carole’s daughter, Kristen... more

From the flames: Man who lost motorcycle collection in fire looks to rebuild

It may never be determined what caused the blaze that destroyed what South Bristol resident Steve Endza described as his life's work. What is certain for the 66-year-old is the desire to rebuild all that he lost. On Jan. 13 – Friday the 13th, for the superstitious – a late-night fire consumed Endza's roughly 1,500-square-foot, self-built garage. Inside the now... more
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