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Midlakes issues statement after car crashes into high school on Sunday

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The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says that a 51-year-old man was transported to Clifton Springs Hospital following a medical condition, which resulted in his vehicle crashing into the Midlakes High School shortly after 8:00 a.m. on Sunday. Deputies said the vehicle was being driven by Richard Delong and his sole passenger was 14-year-old Ricky Wright, both from Clifton Springs. According... more

THE FIRST COVENANT: The Ontario County Justice Coalition’s Inaugural Police and Community Relations Summit

THE FIRST COVENANT: The Ontario County Justice Coalition’s Inaugural Police and Community Relations Summit
The Ontario County Justice Coalition hosted its inaugural Police and Community Relations Summit by uniting state law enforcement professionals, legal experts and faith leaders to address the adjudication of justice in policing and sentencing inside the Vandervort Room at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Saturday, September 21. President Joyce P. Jacbosen welcomed everyone to the Colleges and extended gratitude... more

Senators announce millions in funding to remove lead paint from homes

Senators announce millions in funding to remove lead paint from homes
Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that millions of dollars in federal funding will be used to protect children from lead-poisoning. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s High Impact Neighborhood Program and Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program will provide the funding to remove lead hazards. 5 million dollars of federal funding will be for the City of... more

Man dies after car crashes into Six Mile Creek

Man dies after car crashes into Six Mile Creek
The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a fatal car accident off of Fulton Street near West Clinton Street in the Six Mile Creek. Around 6:39 p.m. first responders were called to the area for the report of a vehicle that just crashed into Six Mile Creek, landing on its roof. Upon arrival police say they observed a bystander in the... more

EPISODE #29: A Sunday Conversation with Alli Woodard & Leslie Danks Burke (podcast)

EPISODE #29: A Sunday Conversation with Alli Woodard & Leslie Danks Burke (podcast)
This week’s Sunday Conversation is an in-depth chat with Leslie Danks Burke and Alexandria ‘Alli’ Woodard, both of The Trailblazers PAC. Woodard is the recently-named Executive Director, who oversees the organization’s growing national operation; and Burke continues to serve as Founder and President. The two work with countless others at Trailblazers to help candidates across the country connect with voters... more

Sheriff: Burgess cooperating after manhunt ends, investigation remains active

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While some questions about the alleged armed robbery in Phelps and subsequent manhunt remain unanswered, Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson said his investigators have a clearer picture of what happened over that roughly 30-hour period. During a phone interview with the Times Friday, Henderson said his officers talked to Brandon Burgess for several hours Wednesday after he was arrested. Henderson would not... more

PHOTO GALLERY: Oktoberfest in Geneva draws crowd from around the region

PHOTO GALLERY: Oktoberfest in Geneva over the weekend
– Photos by Gabriel Pietrorazio An undergraduate student at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Pietrorazio has written for the Town Times of Watertown, Connecticut and Finger Lakes Times in Geneva, New York. He’s currently a reporter for FL1 News, and can be reached at gabriel@fingerlakes1.com.     more

Yankees secure home field advantage for ALDS with 8-3 win over Blue Jays

Yankees secure home field advantage for ALDS with win over Blue Jays
When the Yankees decided to stand pat in advance of the Trade Deadline this July, general manager Brian Cashman voiced the belief that a healthy Luis Severino could provide more of an upgrade than any other available player in the marketplace. That vision is becoming reality, just in time for the club’s most important games of the year. Making his second start... more

Newark CSD approves appointment of new administrator

Newark CSD approves appointment of new administrator
Lincoln School Principal Stephanie Miller’s decision to become Geneseo Central School District’s Director of Pupil Personnel Services after three years has resulted in John Ginter, who served as Newark Middle School Assistant Principal in 2018-19, to become the new principal of the Pre-K through second grade school. Unanimously approved by the Newark Board of Education September 4th, Ginter’s appointment is... more

UPDATE: Police ID person found deceased in Six Mile Creek over the weekend

Dead body found in Six Mile Creek on Saturday by kayakers
Police have provided an update on the investigation unfolding around Six Mile Creek, after two kayakers discovered a dead body on Saturday. Police identified the person as Wendi M. Owens, 31, of Enfield as the person who was found in the creek over the weekend. The investigation remains active, according to police. Anyone with information is asked to call 607.272.9973.... more

Ontario BOS Chairman Jack Marren chosen to lead NYS Association of Counties

Marren chosen to lead association of countiesThe chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors is the president-elect of the New York State Association of Counties.  Town Supervisor Jack Marren was elected to the position by NYSAC’s board of directors and association members. He will become the organization’s president in September 2020.  “I am honored that my peers elected me to serve in this leadership capacity, and I look forward to supporting county leaders from across the state in creating cost-effective local governments,” Marren said in a press release.  Marren has been Victor supervisor for the past 10 years, and chaired the county board since 2013.  Organized in 1925, NYSAC is the only statewide municipal association representing the interests of all of the state’s county leaders, including legislators, supervisors, county executives, administrators, commissioners, and other officials who deliver county services. NYSAC is a bipartisan organization with a mission to inform, educate, advocate for, and serve member counties, and the thousands of elected and appointed county officials who serve the public.
The chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors is the president-elect of the New York State Association of Counties. Town Supervisor Jack Marren was elected to the position by NYSAC’s board of directors and association members. He will become the organization’s president in September 2020. “I am honored that my peers elected me to serve in this leadership capacity,... more

Chairman Paddock completes NYSAC seminar

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The chairman of the Yates County Legislature has been honored by the New York State Association of Counties for completing its County Government Institute. Doug Paddock was recognized during a graduation ceremony Thursday at the NYSAC fall seminar in Sullivan County. The institute’s educational program is a collaboration between NYSAC and Cornell University to provide training to county leaders. Curriculum... more
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