Category: Gorham

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
Deputies: Penn Yan man crashed his car, broke into home in Ontario County

Deputies: Penn Yan man crashed his car, broke into home in Ontario County

Deputies arrested a Penn Yan man after he crashed his vehicle and allegedly broke into a home. Edwin Stebbins, 37, of Penn Yan was arrested on January 10th. He was charged with DWI, criminal mischief, criminal trespass, and other traffic violations. Deputies ... MORE
Ontario County woman accused of assaulting 7-year-old child

Deputies: Child treated at hospital after assault by caretaker in Ontario County

Sheriff Henderson says a 36-year-old Gorham resident was taken into custody after a young child was assaulted in Ontario County. Linda Randall, 36, of Gorham was arrested at her residence on County Road 29 following an investigation into the assault of a ... 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
Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site

Police: Shortsville man stole tools from construction site

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 42-year-old Shortsville man following an investigation into stolen property from a construction site. Shawn Christensen, 42, of Shortsville was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Police say he was found to ... MORE
Rushville man charged with DWI after rollover crash in Gorham

Rushville man charged with DWI after rollover crash in Gorham

Deputies say that they were called to 4481 Middle Road in the town of Gorham for a one-car rollover accident around 2:10 a.m. First responders were called to the scene after a vehicle was reported on its roof. They say a single ... MORE
Finger Lakes Land Trust campaigns for 100 acres above Canandaigua Lake

Finger Lakes Land Trust campaigns for 100 acres above Canandaigua Lake

The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced the Canandaigua Vista project — a campaign to raise $650,000 for creation of a nature preserve on more than 100 acres in the town of Canandaigua. The land west of Route 21 and south of Jones ... MORE
Geneva, Midlakes, Marcus Whitman among Pre-K funding winners from NYS

Geneva, Midlakes, Marcus Whitman among Pre-K funding winners from NYS

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that $15 million has been awarded to 26 school districts to increase access to high-quality pre-kindergarten for over 2,000 three and four year-old children across New York ... MORE
Rushville man claimed his dog was a stray, turned it over to Humane Society

Rushville man claimed his dog was a stray, turned it over to Humane Society

A Rushville man was arrested on one charge, and will face more after he falsely turned in a pet dog, claiming it was a stray. The Ontario County Humane Society reports that on December 21st at approximately 2:10 p.m. Matthew Belke, 32, ... MORE
WATCH LIVE: Marcus Whitman visits Geneva for a Holiday Hoops Showdown (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Marcus Whitman visits Geneva for a Holiday Hoops Showdown (FL1 Sports)

Join Jim Sinicropi & Kevin Sharp for FL1 Sports on the day after Christmas as the Marcus Whitman Wildcats invade the Panther Den to take on Geneva live on FingerLakes1.com. Geneva brings an experienced squad along with Devon “Junior” Martin to take ... 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
W-FL Tuesday: Honeoye takes down Bloomfield; Midlakes girls get first win of season after blowout win over SOTA

W-FL TUESDAY: Honeoye takes down Bloomfield after delay; Midlakes girls blowout SOTA

The Bloomfield Bombers and the Honeoye Bulldogs renewed their rivalry to open Finger Lakes West play on Tuesday night. This game was delayed shortly after the opening tip because of a fire alarm. When they finally got going, it was a tight back-and-forth ... MORE
Rushville trustee convicted of stealing $400K from employer – will serve probation, pay restitution

Rushville trustee convicted of stealing $400K from employer – will serve probation, pay restitution

A Rushville village trustee arrested in November 2018 was convicted of grand larceny in Ontario County Court Nov. 6 after stealing over $400,000 from her employer. Kimberly Payne, 52, pled guilty to second-degree grand larceny (a class C felony) and fourth-degree grand ... MORE
Gorham food pantry distributes Thanksgiving meals

Gorham food pantry distributes Thanksgiving meals

Maureen Hackett has a vision to feed the hungry. It was that vision that resulted in the creation of the Gorham United Methodist Church Food Pantry, which opened its doors on Aug. 15 in a lower level room of the church on ... MORE
Gorham man pleads guilty to manslaughter in drug overdose death

Gorham man pleads guilty to manslaughter in drug overdose death

Nearly a year after a Gorham man died of a drug overdose at his home, another man pleaded guilty to selling the drugs that killed him. Ontario County District Attorney Jim Ritts said Donald Everson, also of Gorham, pleaded guilty Thursday in ... MORE
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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
Gorham man sentenced for Fentanyl death

Gorham man sentenced for Fentanyl death in Phelps

A Gorham man was sentenced for the Fentanyl death of Justin Meath. Police say 28-year-old Donald Lee Everson sold Fentanyl to Meath and one other person in Phelps back in Oct. 2018. Both overdosed, but only Meath died. Everson was charged with selling drugs a few ... MORE
Even more HABs spotted along Seneca Lake over las

Algae bloom appears near FLX Welcome Center in Geneva; busy HAB season on Seneca Lake

Bill Roege, who recently took over as HABs Director for Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association, says the last seven days have proven to be busy for volunteers working around Seneca Lake to identify harmful algal blooms. Credit: Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association ... MORE