Category: Ontario County

Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

One of the nursing homes operated by Rochester Regional Health here in the Finger Lakes saw the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. As of January 22 there had been 108 cases of COVID-19 among residents at DeMay Living Center in Newark. There ... MORE
Victor Child Care owner: “We are shocked and blessed” after Barstool Fund announcement

Victor Child Care owner: “We are shocked and blessed” after Barstool Fund announcement

Less than 24 hours after learning that her business would benefit from the Barstool Fund, Laurie Lavery told FingerLakes1.com that she was still stunned to have received the call. That came late-Thursday as Barstool Sports President Dave Portnoy called Laurie to tell ... MORE
Life, Ontario County, Top, Victor
Gallahan, Helming, and Ingalsbe call for VLT funding to be restored for Farmington and Ontario County

Gallahan, Helming, and Ingalsbe call for VLT funding to be restored for Farmington and Ontario County

New York State Senator Pam Helming, Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan and Farmington Town Supervisor Peter Ingalsbe are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to restore the VLT funding cuts in his Executive Budget. The budget eliminates nearly $1.5 million in potential funding to the ... MORE
Councilor Ken Camera Discloses Confidential Personnel Information During Open meeting – Residents Turn Out In Force To Comment ON Police Review Board Proposal

Geneva City Councilor discloses confidential information, public turns out in force on PRB issue

During Thursday’s Geneva City Council meeting Councilor Ken Camera (Ward 4) appeared to disclose potentially confidential personnel information during a live public meeting that was airing on YouTube. Towards the end of the meeting, the issue of Council being blamed for voting ... MORE
Barstool Fund steps in to help Victor Child Care (video)

Barstool Fund steps up to help Victor Child Care during pandemic (video)

The Victor Child Care Center has become the second business in the Finger Lakes region to benefit from the Barstool Fund. The Barstool Fund has been supporting small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic over the last several weeks. Victor Child Care ... MORE
Traffic snarled after

Traffic snarled after crash at Rt. 96 intersection in Ontario County

Deputies responded to a personal injury crash at Mertensia Rd. and State Rt. 96 on Thursday around 6:20 p.m. Beth Gladding, 55, of Victor was traveling north on Mertensia Rd. while Bianca Laudise, 19, of Farmington was traveling south. The two vehicles ... MORE
Geneva manufacturer is growing with $1.5M project on Rt. 14

Geneva manufacturer is growing with $1.5M project on Rt. 14

CCMI, Inc. is growing. The Geneva manufacturing business, which focuses on plastic fabrication, is looking to add a new facility in town. The estimated $1.5 million project will be on Rt. 14 near Gambee Road. The Geneva Town Board recently approved applying ... MORE
National Guard says three soldiers died in local helicopter crash

‘DEVASTATED’: Community mourns after three soldiers killed in local helicopter crash

A helicopter crash in the town of Mendon claimed the lives of three New York National Guard soldiers. Officials confirmed that the three on-board did not survive after the Blackhawk medical evacuation helicopter went down around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Neighbors believe ... MORE
Geneva native was recently on Wheel of Fortune

Geneva native was recently on Wheel of Fortune

A Geneva native who relocated to Los Angeles recently spoke about her experience on “Wheel of Fortunate.” It was a lengthy audition process for Lindsay Cooley, who graduated from Geneva High School in 2003. She grew up watching it, because like a ... MORE
Geneva, Life, Ontario County
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Plans for Safe Return of Students Amid Covid-19

Students return to HWS campus with enhanced COVID-19 testing requirements

After facing an outbreak on campus during the fall semester Hobart and William Smith Colleges will return to class on Monday. Plans have been implemented to ensure a safe return for the many students who reside on- and off- campus for the ... MORE
FLCC selected to design, implement pilot program to spur rural growth, help students

FLCC selected to design, implement pilot program to spur rural growth, help students

Finger Lakes Community College is one of just five community colleges across the U.S. that was selected to share a $1.9 million grant to design pilot programs to support rural students. The program is also aimed at driving rural economic growth. Education ... MORE
Shortsville resident honored with recognition at Finger Lakes Community College

Shortsville resident honored with recognition at Finger Lakes Community College

A Shortsville student at Finger Lakes Community College received the 2020 Norman R. McConney Jr. Award. Gabrielle Young received the honor which recognizes excellence in the SUNY Educational Opportunity Program. She was nominated by Lisa Thomas who serves as director of the ... MORE
Dove Block sale completed in Geneva: Future development plans outlined

Dove Block sale completed in Geneva: Future development plans outlined

The Dove Block in Geneva has been sold. It was officially transferred to Corbett, Inc., a developer based in Philadelphia. A new creative arts collaboration will be part of the plan for the Dove Block. The Finger Lakes Times says that Corbett ... MORE
Phelps man charged with child endangerment after incident

Phelps man charged with child endangerment after incident

A Phelps man faces a child endangerment charge after a reported domestic incident this week. Deputies say that on January 18th a little before 3 p.m. Peter Tournois was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child. He was taken into custody ... MORE
Police: Felony charge for Geneva man after domestic incident

Police: Felony charge for Geneva man after domestic incident

A Geneva man is facing a felony charge after an incident in the city. Police say Daniel Dorobiala, 32, of Geneva was charged with aggravated family offense, a felony, following a dispute. He was initially arrested for second-degree criminal contempt. However, due ... MORE