Category: Hopewell

Two new cases of COVID-19 at Ontario County nursing home

Two new cases of COVID-19 at Ontario County nursing home

The Ontario County Public Health Department has reported that two residents at a nursing home in the town of Hopewell tested positive for the coronavirus. Public Health Director Mary Beer said the health department is working closely with the state following the ... MORE
Deadly intersection in Ontario County could see roundabout as solution

Deadly intersection in Ontario County could see roundabout as solution

A problematic intersection in Ontario County could finally be getting the overhaul it needs. An off-duty corrections officer was killed at the intersection of County Road 46 and Smith Road in Hopewell in 2017. It devastated the community, but in recent months ... 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
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
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
Owners, Ontario County going back to court over

Owners, Ontario County going back to court over Akropolis restaurant case

A more than decade old case involving a family restaurant on 5&20 outside of Canandaigua and Ontario County isn’t over. Even though a decision last fall made it seem that way. Supreme Court Justice John Ark ruled last fall that Ontario County ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks campaign for NYS Assembly (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
Hopewell man arrested on felony charge after Econolodge domestic incident

Hopewell man arrested on felony charge after Econolodge domestic incident

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a 51-year-old Hopewell man after a domestic incident at the Econolodge located at 4232 State Route 5&20. The incident occurred on January 19th and investigators determined that John Spiers, 51, of Hopewell prevented the female victim from ... MORE
Improvement is coming, even if odors get worse at Ontario County Landfill in short-term

Improvement is coming, even if odors get worse at Ontario County Landfill in short-term

Officials in Ontario County doubled-down on statements made before about the Ontario County Landfill, which is operated by Casella. Carla Jordan, the county’s Director of Sustainability and Solid Waste Management, said things could get worse before they improve in the long-term, according ... 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
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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 ... MORE
Deputies: Seneca Falls man arrested on felony charge in Ontario County

Deputies: Seneca Falls man arrested on felony charge in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Seneca Falls man on a felony charges after an investigation into a fraudulent transaction at the Walmart store located in Hopewell. Deputies say that Casty Rodriquez, 34, of Seneca Falls was charged ... MORE
Akropolis owner wins foreclosure case that started in 2007

Akropolis owner wins foreclosure case that started in 2007

A state Supreme Court decision has ruled in favor of a business owner who took Ontario County to court in 2008 over a tax foreclosure sale of her Akropolis Family Restaurant. Pending any further appeals, a more than 12-year battle between Ontario ... MORE
Hopewell home damaged after drunk driver crashes into it

UPDATE: Clifton Springs driver charged with DWI, CPCS after crashing vehicle into Hopewell home

Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a Clifton Springs driver was charged with DWI after crashing into a home on County Road 47 last week. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says it happened on Tuesday, November 4th. The homeowner tells us the vehicle traveled ... MORE