Category: Seneca

Barn destroyed by fire in Ontario County

Barn destroyed by fire in Ontario County

First responders were called to a structure fire near the intersection of County Road 4 and Orleans Road in Seneca Castle on Friday. Officials say a barn on the property was destroyed. High winds made battling the fire difficult, according to those ... MORE
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Firefighters battle structure fire in Seneca Castle (video)

UPDATE: Firefighter suffers minor injuries battling Seneca Castle blaze (video)

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has provided new details on the fire that was reported Sunday afternoon in Seneca Castle. Deputies say that they were called to 2152 County Road 4 for the report of a structure fire. Occupants of the residence ... MORE
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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
Ontario County looks to increase services with engineering firm for landfill

Ontario County looks to increase services with engineering firm for landfill

Ontario County may look to increase its scope of services with a Long Island engineering firm for county landfill matters, according to the Finger Lakes Times. They report that supervisors are considering motions at a meeting on Monday to expand consulting services ... 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
Residents continue to hear that Ontario County Landfill odors will worsen before they improve

Residents continue to hear that Ontario County Landfill odors will worsen before they improve

We’re hearing again that odors may worsen, before they improve. Ontario County’s Director of Sustainability and Solid Waste Management Carla Jordan tells Finger Lakes News Radio that odors very well could worsen before they improve over the next several months. Work is ... 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
Geneva man charged with assault after domestic victim sent to hospital

Geneva man charged with assault after domestic victim sent to hospital

Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a 31-year-old Geneva man was taken into custody in the town fo Seneca after a domestic incident on County Road 4. Around 3:48 a.m. on Thursday deputies arrested Felix Cruz, 30, of Geneva for third-degree assault. He’s accused ... 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
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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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Penn Yan woman airlifted after crash shuts down Rt. 14A

Deputies say a 66-year-old Penn Yan woman was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after a crash on State Route 14A in Ontario County. On Thursday around 6:35 p.m. Sandra Weaver, 66, of Penn Yan was traveling west on Route 14A when her ... MORE
Pedestrian ticketed after being struck by vehicle in Ontario County

Geneva pedestrian hospitalized, ticketed after being struck by car on Savage Rd.

Emergency crews were dispatched to Savage Road in the town of Seneca on Wednesday around 3 p.m. after receiving a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Deputies responded with Ontario County EMS Coordinator, Stanley Fire Department, and Stanley Hall Gorham ... MORE
W-FL Friday: Geneva boys take over second place in FL East after win at Newark; Pal-Mac girls hand Waterloo their first loss of season

W-FL Friday: Geneva boys take over second place in FL East after win at Newark; Pal-Mac girls hand Waterloo their first loss of season

It was a busy night across the Wayne Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Friday night. On the boys side, one of the eight games featured an important matchup in the Finger Lakes East between the Geneva Panthers and the ... MORE