Category: Richmond

Deputies: Driver charged with DWI, reckless endangerment after rollover crash in Ontario County

Deputies: Driver charged with DWI, reckless endangerment after rollover crash in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Richmond man was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless endangerment following a crash investigation on County Road 33. Deputies say they received a report of an intoxicated driver who had just rolled his ... 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
Ontario County man charged with assault after domestic incident

Ontario County man charged with assault after domestic incident

Over the weekend a 21-year-old Richmond resident was arrested following an investigation into a domestic incident. Kevin Beechner, 21, of Richmond was charged with assault after a domestic incident. Details of the incident were not released. However, Beechner was released on his ... 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
Roadside investigation leads to aggravated DWI charge in Ontario County

Roadside investigation leads to aggravated DWI charge in Ontario County

Deputies report the arrest of a 24-year-old Honeoye resident following a roadside investigation on Quayle Road. Deputies say that James Moore, 24, of Honeoye was stopped on Route 20a in Richmond after they noticed a vehicle with its four-ways on along the ... MORE
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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
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
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
Marshall wins close-call race in Richmond

Marshall wins close-call race in Richmond

The first order of business Tuesday in the count of Ontario County absentee ballots from the Nov. 5 election was the Richmond town supervisor race. Supporters for both candidates — incumbent Caroline Sauers and challenger Daryl Marshall — packed inside the Ontario ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

What’s up with all the algae? While experts and scientists battle with the ‘what’ is causing dozens of blooms each summer in lakes around the region – spotters with one volunteer organization are putting in the work to alert residents about harmful ... MORE
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Two bodies recovered from site of explosion in Ontario County

An exhaustive search effort was undertaken by first responders in Ontario County after a blast and subsequent fire destroyed a home on Quayle Road. Neighbors in the Town of Richmond said they heard the first blast before 5 a.m. After first responders ... MORE
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Victims of Richmond house explosion ID’d; propane leak led to blast

Victims of Richmond house explosion ID’d; propane leak led to blast

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies have released the identities of the two people killed in Tuesday’s house explosion in Richmond, as well as the cause of the blast. Eric Higham, 80, and Gail Higham, 70, died when their Quayle Road home exploded early Tuesday ... MORE
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