Category: Clifton Springs

Clifton Springs Hospital getting $2.2M, overhauled emergency department

Clifton Springs Hospital getting $2.2M, overhauled emergency department

A new emergency department with more capacity, the latest technology, and additional space for one of the most comprehensive behavioral health programs in the state is in the works for Rochester Regional Health’s Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic. On Monday, the organization ... MORE
Clifton Springs woman abandoned dog at Ontario County Humane Society, charged with making false written statement

Clifton Springs woman abandoned dog at Ontario County Humane Society, charged with making false written statement

Officials say one dog is getting placed up for adoption in Ontario County, and a Clifton Springs woman could be facing a number of charges. The Ontario County Humane Society reports that on Tuesday at approximately 4 p.m. Tiffany Martinez, 32, of ... MORE
Sheriff: Clifton Springs man overbilled, made false claim to Travelers Insurance

Sheriff: Clifton Springs man overbilled, made false claim to Travelers Insurance

Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a Clifton Springs man after an investigation into a bill submitted to an insurance company in Ontario County. Jose Alberto Salazar, 47, was charged with falsifying business records after investigation into events that took place ... MORE
High speed chase called off in Ontario County, but suspect taken into custody in Geneva

High speed chase called off in Ontario County, but suspect taken into custody in Geneva

Deputies say a Clifton Springs man was arrested on a number of charges following a pursuit in Ontario County. Deputies say Matthew Canales, 22, was charged with unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle after he was observed in a ... MORE
Clifton Springs driver charged with DWAI after nearly striking another vehicle head-on in Canandaigua

Clifton Springs driver charged with DWAI after nearly striking another vehicle head-on in Canandaigua

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 64-year-old Clifton Springs woman following a traffic stop on Ontario Street in the city. Police say Eleanor Schoonerman was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and failure to keep right after ... MORE
Deputies: Man threw rock through door at FLACRA in Clifton Springs, beer can at local employee

Deputies: Man threw rock through door at FLACRA in Clifton Springs, beer can at local employee

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester resident following an incident at FLACRA on East Main Street in Clifton Springs. William Gruschow, 40, was charged with criminal mischief after throwing a rock through the door of the building ... MORE
Eight new cases of COVID-19 at nursing home in Clifton Springs

Eight new cases of COVID-19 at nursing home in Clifton Springs

Officials at a nursing home in Ontario County are working with facility operators of the Clifton Springs Nursing Home to investigate eight newly reported COVID-19 cases. Eight residents and one employee have tested positive and more testing is underway, according to a ... 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: One ticketed, another suffers serious leg injuries after head-on crash in Palmyra

Two sent to Strong Hospital after head-on crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says it investigated a personal injury crash on Vienna Road in Palmyra on Wednesday. It happened around 4 p.m. when deputies were dispatched to Vienna Road south of Trolley Road for the report of a head-on crash ... MORE
Hospitals prepare differently throughout Finger Lakes as COVID-19 preparations ramp up

Hospitals prepare differently throughout Finger Lakes as COVID-19 preparations ramp up

Rochester Regional Health is taking steps to ensure that its hospital in Ontario County is prepared for a possible outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus. Veronica Chiesi Brown, RRH public information officer, said the tents were set up at Clifton, Rochester General Hospital, ... MORE
Midlakes sixth grader qualifies for National Geographic’s GeoBee

Midlakes sixth grader qualifies for National Geographic’s GeoBee

A sixth grader from Midlakes is the first elementary student from the district to qualify for the National Geographic GeoBee New York State Competition. State champions will receive a medal, $1,000 in cash, and other prizes. They will also win a trip ... 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
Clifton Springs Hospital ditches fried food, moves cafeteria offerings into modern space

Clifton Springs Hospital ditches fried food, moves cafeteria offerings into modern space

Clifton Springs Hospital is taking a different approach to food. The campus got rid of its fryers and grills, which was a drastic move, according to officials. “Hospital food really should be reflective of what we want for our patients. We want ... MORE
Deputies: Clifton Springs man hospitalized with head injury after crash

Deputies: Clifton Springs man hospitalized with head injury after crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 61-year-old Clifton Springs man was transported to Clifton Springs Hospital with a head injury after a crash on Kyle Road. It happened around 10:30 a.m. on Friday when Glen Trautman, 61, of Clifton Springs ... 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