Category: Bloomfield

HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
Former Midlakes, Bloomfield athletic trainer pleads guilty to enticing minor

Former Midlakes, Bloomfield athletic trainer pleads guilty to enticing minor

The former athletic trainer that worked in the Phelps-Clifton Springs school district has pleaded guilty to enticement of a minor. It’s a charge that could carry a life sentence in federal court. Austin Pratt, 32, of Conesus pleaded guilty to the charge ... MORE
Bloomfield HS decorates storefronts instead of floats for homecoming week festivities

Bloomfield HS decorates storefronts instead of floats for homecoming week festivities

Homecoming will be celebrated in the Bloomfield Central School District. While the Coronavirus Pandemic has prevented traditional festivities from taking place – the high school there has found a unique way to increase school spirit. Normally, floats would be decorated for a ... MORE
Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials in Ontario County are concerned with the slow increase in COVID-19 cases over the last several weeks. The County reported 36 active cases, where residents were in isolation, as of Wednesday. There were seven new cases that day. While not as ... MORE
One sent to the hospital after two-car crash in Victor

One sent to the hospital after two-car crash in Victor

On Tuesday around 10:20 a.m. deputies and first responders were called to a personal injury crash on State Route 251 in Victor. They say Karen Alexander, 72, of Bloomfield made a left turn onto Strong Road in front of another vehicle that ... MORE
Properties in Ontario, Seneca counties nominated to be added to National Register of Historic Places

Properties in Ontario, Seneca counties nominated to be added to National Register of Historic Places

Two Finger Lakes locations are among the 18 sites across the state recommended by the State Board for Historic Preservation to be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The George and Addison Wheeler House in East Bloomfield was ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of COVID-19 (podcast)

The Canandaigua Emergency Squad is the busiest 911 response center in Ontario County. It’s been that way for more than 80 years. Chief Matt Sproul says his team responds to more than 6,000 calls for service per year. Their coverage area includes ... MORE
Driver trapped after rollover crash involving dump truck in Ontario County; roadway closed for around 3 hours

Driver trapped after rollover crash involving dump truck in Ontario County; roadway closed for around 3 hours

Deputies say an Avon man was transported to F.F. Thompson Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a rollover crash involving a dump truck in the town of Victor. Ernest Rivers, 67, was at a residence on Plastermill Road around 11 a.m. delivering ... MORE
One hospitalized, another ticketed after violent rollover crash in Phelps

One hospitalized, another ticketed after violent rollover crash in Phelps

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a rollover crash at the intersection of County Roads 23 and 6 in the town of Phelps. Deputies say Phelps Ambulance and Oaks Corners Fire Department responded to the scene when a flat ... MORE
Police: Bloomfield man arrested after incident escalates in Canandaigua

Police: Bloomfield man arrested after incident escalates in Canandaigua

Police say no one was hurt after an argument escalated in the city. Brandon Christensen, 29, of Bloomfield was charged with reckless endangerment in the second degree after a report of a disturbance on Dorset Drive. Police say it was determined that ... MORE
Deputies: Road closed for an hour after head-on crash, but no injuries reported

Deputies: Road closed for an hour after head-on crash, but no injuries reported

On Monday around 6:30 a.m. deputies responded to Brace Road in the town of East Bloomfield for a two car crash. East Bloomfield Fire Department, East Bloomfield Ambulance and Canandaigua Ambulance all responded to the scene on Brace Road. Deputies say Codie ... MORE
Police: Bloomfield driver didn’t have license at time of three-car crash in Canandaigua

Police: Bloomfield driver didn’t have license at time of three-car crash in Canandaigua

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of an unlicensed driver following a three-car crash at Eastern Blvd. and South Main St. Scott Preston, 34, of Bloomfield was charged with driving without a license and passing a red light after an investigation ... MORE
Deputies: Speed likely a factor in fatal crash that shut down Ontario County road for four hours

Deputies: Speed a factor in fatal crash that shut down Ontario County road for four hours

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update during the overnight hours on a fatal crash that happened around 1:45 p.m. on Bailey Road in the town of East Bloomfield. Deputies say Cody Laube, 25, was traveling north on Bailey Road at ... MORE
Deputies: Felony aggravated DWI charge for Bloomfield driver after 7Eleven stop

Deputies: Felony aggravated DWI charge for Bloomfield driver after 7Eleven stop

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Bloomfield driver after a traffic stop at a 7-Eleven gas station on Route 318 in Phelps. Deputies say Kolleen Simmons, 26, of Bloomfield was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, felony aggravated ... MORE
Firefighters battle vehicle fire on Rt. 64 in Ontario County

Firefighters battle vehicle fire on Rt. 64 in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says Route 64 was shut down for more than an hour on Friday after a vehicle fire. Deputies were called to 2380 State Route 64 for the report of a car fire. East Bloomfield and Ionia fire ... MORE