Category: Gorham

HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (video)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
Student teacher tests positive for COVID-19 at Marcus Whitman HS

Student teacher tests positive for COVID-19 at Marcus Whitman HS

The Marcus Whitman Central School District has another positive case of the Coronavirus. Marcus Whitman High School was closed on Friday after a student teacher tested positive for the virus. Superintendent Dr. Chris Brown said he found out Thursday about the student ... MORE
Marcus Whitman HS stays open even after positive COVID-19 case

Marcus Whitman HS stays open even after positive COVID-19 case

The Marcus Whitman Central School District opted to keep its high school open — despite a positive COVID-19 case. While that news may not seem controversial — the district is one of the few to have been able to successfully navigate a ... MORE
Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials in Ontario County are concerned with the slow increase in COVID-19 cases over the last several weeks. The County reported 36 active cases, where residents were in isolation, as of Wednesday. There were seven new cases that day. While not as ... MORE
Driver hospitalized after tractor-trailer crash in Gorham

Driver hospitalized after tractor-trailer crash in Gorham

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on a crash involving a tractor-trailer in the town of Gorham a little after 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Deputies say David Parish, 42, of Penn Yan was traveling north on Twitchell Road when he ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of COVID-19 (podcast)

The Canandaigua Emergency Squad is the busiest 911 response center in Ontario County. It’s been that way for more than 80 years. Chief Matt Sproul says his team responds to more than 6,000 calls for service per year. Their coverage area includes ... MORE
BACK TO SCHOOL: Jeff Pirozzolo talks reopening in Auburn as remote learning continues into October (podcast)

BACK TO SCHOOL: Dr. Christopher Brown talks reopening strategy in Marcus Whitman (podcast)

There are a lot of ways to reopen schools in the middle of a pandemic. You can go fully-remote, like Auburn, institute hybrid models like Marcus Whitman or Seneca Falls, and plan for almost everything. However, we're learning that the size of ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Three major land purchases that shaped our region (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Three major land purchases that shaped our region (podcast)

This episode puts a focus on the three major land purchases that shaped the future of the Finger Lakes region. They include the Phelps-Gorham Purchase, the Watkins & Flint Purchase, and the Boston Ten Townships. Join Seneca County Historian Walter Gable to ... MORE
WATCH LIVE: Marcus Whitman High School Class of 2020 Graduation (podcast)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Marcus Whitman High School Class of 2020 Graduation (video)

You can watch the Marcus Whitman High School 2020 Graduation live on Friday, June 26th beginning at 5:45 pm. The link below is only to view the LIVE ceremony.  The video will be reposted on the Marcus Whitman Central Schools YouTube Channel ... MORE
HWS study abroad programs will not happen this fall

HWS study abroad programs will not happen this fall

Hobart and William Smith Colleges announced this week that study abroad programs would not happen this fall. In a message to students, Mary Coffey, Provost and Dean of Faculty, was hopeful that programs could return for Spring 2021. “Although we aren’t sending ... MORE
Tractor-trailer erupts into flames, shuts down Rt. 247 in Ontario County

Tractor-trailer erupts into flames, shuts down Rt. 247 in Ontario County

On Sunday around 5:43 p.m. deputies responded to a tractor-trailer truck fire on State Route 247 in Gorham. Both Gorham and Stanley fire departments were called to the scene and extinguished the blaze. Investigators say the fire started in the brake area ... MORE
Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze at lengthy meeting

Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze

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 conferencing service due to ... MORE
Deputies: Geneva pair charged after vehicle found stopped along Rt. 14

Deputies: Geneva pair charged after vehicle found stopped along Rt. 14

On Saturday at approximately 2:31 a.m. deputies stopped with a vehicle that was pulled over on the side of State Route 14. Deputies say it was to check the welfare of the occupants. Following a roadside investigation, Jason Janson, 38, of Geneva ... MORE
Marcus Whitman falls to Cal-Mum in Class C State Play-In round

Marcus Whitman falls to Cal-Mum in Class C State Play-In round

The Marcus Whitman Wildcats season came to an end on Monday night as they fell 58-53 to the Caledonia-Mumford Raiders at Wayland-Cohocton High School in the opening round of the Section V Class C2 State Play-In Tournament. The loss ends the season ... MORE
VIDEO REPLAY: Section V Class C1 Boys Semifinals (Red Jacket vs. Byron-Bergen & Marcus Whitman vs. Gananda)

VIDEO REPLAY: Section V Class C1 Boys Semifinals (Red Jacket vs. Byron-Bergen & Marcus Whitman vs. Gananda

The 2020 Section V Class C1 boys semifinal doubleheader in Newark High School featuring the Red Jacket Indians against the Byron-Bergen Bees followed by the Marcus Whitman Wildcats against the Gananda Blue Panthers with a trip to the Blue Cross Arena on ... MORE