Category: Ontario County

Deputies: Minor sent to hospital, Rochester driver ticketed after crash on Rt. 14 in Phelps

Deputies: Minor sent to hospital, Rochester driver ticketed after crash on Rt. 14 in Phelps

Sheriff’s deputies in Ontario County, as well as Phelps Ambulance, and the Oaks Corners Fire Department responded to a two-car crash that happened on Rt. 14 in the town of Phelps. Evan Schiller, 67, of Rochester was traveling on Rt. 14 when ... MORE
Mayor James Keyes settling into new role in Clifton Springs

Mayor James Keyes settling into new role in Clifton Springs

The village of Clifton Springs has a new mayor. James Keyes, 36, was appointed to serve as mayor after the retirement of former mayor Bill Hunter, who retired after serving in that role for 26 years. He’s only a few weeks into ... MORE
Shelby Ascroft, Canandaigua resident, named to chair 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the Finger Lakes

Shelby Ascroft, Canandaigua resident, named to chair 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the Finger Lakes

The Alzheimer’s Association Rochester and Finger Lakes Region Chapter has named Shelby Ascroft of Canandaigua as chair for its 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in the Finger Lakes. “We’re so thrilled to have Shelby help lead our event,” said Teresa Galbier, MPA, ... MORE
Deputies: One ticketed, two hospitalized after crash in Victor

Deputies: One ticketed, two hospitalized after crash in Victor

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded to a personal injury crash on Victor Mendon Rd. in the town of Victor. It happened around 1:55 p.m. on Sunday, according to deputies, who say that Ellen Merrill, 59, of Pittsford was ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: Geneva Supervisor Mark Venuti talks proposal to lower speed limit on Carter Rd.

FL1 DAILY: Geneva Supervisor Mark Venuti talks proposal to lower speed limit on Carter Rd.

The town of Geneva was one of those communities that fared pretty well during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Today on the podcast we highlight a recent conversation between Ted Baker, the host of Finger Lakes Morning News on Finger Lakes News Radio, and ... MORE
Moderna vaccine clinic coming to Ontario County this week

Moderna vaccine clinic coming to Ontario County this week

The Ontario County Health Department is holding a drive-thru clinic this week for first doses of the Moderna vaccine. It runs from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ontario County Highway Office on Tuesday. There is no fee and anyone who ... MORE
Driver charged with DWI after one-car crash in Ontario County

Driver charged with DWI after one-car crash in Canadice

Deputies say no injuries were reported after a one-car crash at the intersection of County Rd. 36 and Jersey Hill Rd. in Canadice. Carol Hicks, 57, of Hemlock was charged with driving while intoxicated after the crash. Her vehicle crashed into an ... MORE
Geneva town officials want to slow down speed limit on Carter Rd.

Geneva town officials want to slow down speed limit on Carter Rd.

Town officials in Geneva want to see a stretch of Carter Rd. slowed down. The Geneva Town Board approved a resolution asking the state DOT to reduce the speed limit from 40 mph to 30 mph. The change would take place between ... MORE
Non-profits serving Ontario, Yates counties get big boost from Excellus

Non-profits serving Ontario, Yates counties get big boost from Excellus

Child and Family Resources, Inc., along with the Mental Health Association are two local non-profit organizations serving residents in Yates and Ontario counties that will get a boost. This week they learned that they were recipients of the Excellus BlueCross Blueshield’s Community ... MORE
Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

A grant program is on the way to help small businesses that were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Area chambers of commerce are surveying their members, according to Finger Lakes News Radio, who recently spoke with Seneca County Chamber President Jeff Shipley ... MORE
Deputies: Bloomfield man faces felony charge after violating court order

Deputies: Bloomfield man faces felony charge after violating court order

Deputies report the arrest of a Bloomfield man following an investigation into a disturbance. Thomas Miller, 52, of Bloomfield was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, after violating a court order. After violation of the court order, deputies learned that he ... MORE
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Former Assemblyman Brian Kolb’s next court date set for May 8

Former Assemblyman Brian Kolb’s next court date set for May 8

Former New York State Assemblyman Brian Kolb will have another court appearance on May 6. The Democrat & Chronicle reported that his hearing, which was originally scheduled for October 2020, was moved to May due to COVID-19 concerns. He crashed his state-owned ... MORE
Dunkin’ franchise coming to

Dunkin’ franchise, retail space coming to busy intersection in Geneva

Geneva is getting a new development, which will include a brand new Dunkin’ store. The Geneva Industrial Development Agency and Local Development Corporation announced the development late-Wednesday in a press release. It will happen at the “Gateway Parcel,” which is a vacant ... MORE
HUD closes investigation into Geneva Housing Authority, says complaint wasn’t filed within necessary timeline

HUD closes investigation into Geneva Housing Authority, says complaint wasn’t filed within necessary timeline

The HUD investigation into allegations that employees of the Geneva Housing Authority discriminated against a local resident has been closed. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development closed its investigation into allegations by Melinda Robinson that GHA employees discriminated against her, ... MORE
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Hobart-Wagner lacrosse game postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

Hobart-Wagner lacrosse game postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

The Hobart College at Wagner College Northeast Conference lacrosse game scheduled for Saturday, April 17 has been postponed. The Seahawks will be unable to meet the NEC’s minimum roster requirements due to COVID-19 protocols. The teams will work with the NEC office ... MORE