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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

SOUTH BRISTOL WOMAN FOUND: Deputies locate missing resident safely

Deputies say they have located the missing 67-year-old woman, who was last seen in the South Bristol area driving a 2015 Ford Escape. Law enforcement did not provide additional details. Original Report Deputies are searching for a 67-year-old Bristol woman, according to a release from the Sheriff’s Office. Claudia Swartz, 67, is described as 5’2″, 180 pounds with brown eyes... more

Barbs fly over geese between Golisano, South Bristol

Billionaire businessman Tom Golisano — who last year launched a website to help homeowners challenge unfair assessments — on Tuesday confronted the town Board of Assessment Review over his lake property in South Bristol. In what became a fiesty exchange between Golisano and the board led by Chairman Henry Savage, Golisano challenged the board to take action — action he... more

Ionia Volunteer Fire Co. rebuilds after station fire

An official grand opening and dedication for the Ionia Volunteer Fire Co.’s new fire station — constructed to replace the original building destroyed by a 2015 fire — is planned for July 28, the third anniversary of the blaze. The Ionia Volunteer Fire Co. was organized in 1954, with the original two-bay building built in 1955. An addition was added... more

Bristol Mountain’s welcomed skiers for the first time in May

This winter has been absolutely brutal, but for skiers and snowboarders it is a delight. Especially since for the first time ever, Bristol Mountain is open on May 1st. Steve Fuller the Vice President at Bristol had this to say. “This is the latest we have ever been open on record, so for the 55 years we have been operating... more

Bristol Mountain stays open for business through this weekend

It appears that Mother Nature is still reluctant to fully give in to spring so Bristol Mountain has once again decided to extend the season that officially launched on November 11, 2017. Right now it appears that out of the 50 New York Ski Areas, only Bristol Mountain and a few other ski areas plan to reopen this weekend. Bristol... more

Ontario Republicans endorse candidates for November elections

The Ontario County Republican Committee recently endorsed candidates for Ontario County Judge, Sheriff, Treasurer and Coroner and Governor, State Senate and State Assembly. Trisha Turner, chair of the county committee, praised the committee members for meeting with and questioning candidates for several months. “These committee members are volunteers who care deeply about their communities and take the endorsement process seriously,”... more

What about a boardwalk for Everwilde?

Docks, moorings and related structures — including a proposed boardwalk — accounted for much of the discussion Tuesday as the South Bristol Town Board continued its review of the proposed Everwilde Inn & Spa. At issue is an exhaustive list of environmental impacts and public comments filling 650 pages the board is wading through to produce a Final Environmental Impact... more

Skiers at Bristol Mountain hoping for an extended season

This snowy winter may seem never-ending to some, but skiers are loving it as it’s made for some great conditions. Skiers hit the slopes at Bristol Mountain Sunday enjoying the last two weeks before the end of the season. “It’s a nice sunny day and we have some good snow,” said skier Jeff Gallinger of Fairport. “It’s a lot better... more

Canandaigua teen ticketed for DWI after rollover accident on Rt. 64

A Canandaigua teen faces a number of charges, which includes driving while intoxicated after a rollover accident on State Route 64. Natalie Riley-Nicosia, 19, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, and a number of other traffic violations. Troopers were dispatched by Ontario County 911 to an rollover accident on State Route 64 in the Town of Bristol. Upon arrival... more
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