Category: Bristol

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
Deputies: Tesla ends up submerged in Ontario County after incident

Deputies: Tesla ends up submerged in Ontario County after incident

First responders in Ontario County say the driver of a vehicle that ended up in a body of water in the town of Bristol was not hurt, even though his Tesla suffered serious damage. The vehicle was fully-submerged, according to deputies. The ... MORE
Plans unknown at this time, but DEC permits to discharge wastewater requested at former Bristol Harbour Resort

Plans unknown at this time, but DEC permits to discharge wastewater requested at former Bristol Harbour Resort

What’s next for Bristol Harbour? It’s not entirely clear at this point, but the property at 5410 Seneca Point Road is the subject of new Department of Environmental Conservation permit requests. The owners of the property, Todd and Laura Cook, haven’t clarified ... 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
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
Bristol Harbour Resort demolished by wrecking crew

Bristol Harbour Resort demolished by wrecking crew

The Bristol Harbour Resort building overlooking Canandaigua Lake in South Bristol has been leveled. Owners Todd and Laura Cook bought the property in 2016. They had invested millions of dollars into the property. However, in May the two announced that the resort ... MORE
First responders battle structure fire in Ontario County

First responders battle structure fire in Ontario County

Firefighters from multiple districts were called to a structure fire on County Road 33 late-Sunday. Honeoye and Bristol fire departments were the first to be called, as a garage fire was initially reported to be spreading to the connected home. The first ... MORE
Bristol, Fire, News, Ontario County
Couple that announced permanent closure of Bristol Harbour now pulling plug on controversial ‘Everwilde Inn & Spa’ development

After announcing permanent closure of Bristol Harbour, Cook’s say ‘Everwilde’ development is done

First they announced that the Bristol Harbour resort would be shut down. Now, Todd and Laura Cook, the duo behind the proposed Everwilde Inn & Spa project in South Bristol has been shut down. It was a matter of months away from ... MORE
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Murky skies (photo)

A murky sky on one of the cooler days as of late. Photo by David Kulwicki‎ ... MORE
Bristol Harbour will shut down entire operation as pandemic causes ethical, business challenges

Bristol Harbour will shut down entire operation as pandemic causes ethical, business challenges

Bristol Harbour is shutting down. The news came in a letter posted to its website on Friday, in which owners Todd and Laura Cook cited the pandemic as a major factor. Plans are to convert the property away from commercial, and into ... MORE
Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze at lengthy meeting

Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors met Thursday making significant moves amid concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board originally planned to meet at the Finger Lakes Community College, but the meeting was held online via the WebEx conferencing service due to ... MORE
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Man admits to stealing South Bristol highway truck from department garage in Ontario County Court

Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a South Bristol resident has pleaded guilty in Ontario County Court after an incident at the South Bristol Highway Department in 2019. Henderson said that on November 13th, 2019 Ross W. Thompson II, of South Bristol unlawfully entered ... MORE
Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing ... MORE
South Bristol home destroyed by fire

Firefighters struggle to get water to residence as it burns in South Bristol

A home in South Bristol was destroyed on Tuesday after a call came in on Poplar Drive around 9:35 a.m. It took two hours, but firefighters utilized a pond that was two miles away to get water onto the property to fight ... MORE
Bristol, Fire, News, Ontario County
Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was ... MORE