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Financial records sought on Bristol Harbour Village sewer

Financial records sought on Bristol Harbour Village sewer
Where is the money going from a 64 percent sewer rate hike lodged on residents of Bristol Harbour Village? Financial figures on the increased revenue were due to the town of South Bristol back in April. With no information forthcoming on how the money is being spent, the Town Board put the Bristol Sewage Disposal Corp. on notice. The South... more

PRIMARY PREVIEW: Candidates for sheriff in Ontario County face off this week

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Meeting the primary candidates for sheriff in Ontario County
Two candidates vying to succeed longtime Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero say voters have an important choice to make this week. On Thursday, a Republican primary will be held to determine the candidate that will take on Democrat, Kevin Henderson. Those candidates facing off are Bob Green and Silvio Palermo, both of which tout lengthy careers in law enforcement. “This... more

Oak tree killer found in South Bristol

Oak tree killer found in South Bristol
The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced Wednesday that oak wilt — a disease that kills oak trees — has been detected in South Bristol. A concerned landowner contacted the DEC after several oak trees on the landowner’s property in South Bristol began showing signs of oak wilt, including dropping discolored leaves in July and then dying rapidly, according to... more

Bristol Harbour Village wins reduced water hike

Bristol Harbour Village Association has won its battle against a proposed 116 percent water rate hike sought by water works owners Todd and Laura Cook. In a recent decision, the New York State Public Service Commission approved instead a reduced increase of 74.82 percent for residential customers of the resort community. “The main takeaway is that for the first time... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Kevin Henderson talks campaign for Ontario Co. Sheriff (podcast)

Taking more than three decades of experience with him, Ontario County Sheriff Candidate Kevin Henderson wants residents to know that he cares about the community and its future. Sitting down with Josh Durso on Inside the FLX, Henderson talked about his career, the things he learned, the processes that he’d like to see implemented if elected sheriff – and what... more

Getting to know the candidates for Ontario County Sheriff

After 28 years as sheriff and 46 years in law enforcement, Sheriff Philip Povero has reached the end of his career. Following a career of that length, and with everything the county has accomplished in that time, there is a vast expanse to be filled. Appearing on the ballot in the primary election on Thursday September 13th are two new... more

Bristol Harbour Village homeowners lose court case over rate hike

A judge ruled to dismiss a case the Bristol Harbour Village homeowners’ association brought against the town of South Bristol over a 64 percent sewer rate hike. Now, Bristol Harbour Village Association is weighing whether to appeal. “It will be up to the association on whether to proceed,” said attorney Craig Bucki with Phillips Lytle LLP, representing BHVA. “They have... more

All that Naples has to offer

Good wine, food, waterfalls, and people. What more do you need? At the southwest end of the Finger Lakes lays a gold mine of hidden treasures. From Conesus to Skaneateles the region is rich food, drink, and things to do. It’s impossible to be bored in Naples. The small town nestled south of Canandaigua and Honeoye lakes is loaded with... more

Front-Row Seat: Making the human connection with “Chapatti” at Bristol Valley

Back in the day, actors Karin Bowersock and Mark Poppleton worked on productions together and waited tables in the same New York City restaurant, talking about what they would do when they got their big breaks, and what were some of their theatrical dreams. Poppleton mentioned that he’d always wanted to star in “Sweeney Todd” — and Bowersock promised that... more

NOW HIRING: Finger Lakes Premier Properties looking to expand housekeeping team

Finger Lakes Premier Properties is a team of industry leaders specializing in vacation rental management and lakefront real estate sales of properties in the Finger Lakes Region. Our team has represented the Finger Lakes for over 25 years. We are seeking energetic and detail oriented individuals to join our housekeeping team this summer! As part of the FLPP team, our employees’ efforts allow guests... more

Golisano goose gripes fail to persuade South Bristol tax assessors

What is good for the goose is not good for the Golisano. The South Bristol Board of Assessment Review confirmed Wednesday it will maintain its tax assessment of a $5.7 million property on Canandaigua Lake owned by billionaire and philanthropist Tom Golisano. Town Assessor Valary Muscarella said the decision was made on May 31. Last month, Golisano appealed the assessment... more
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