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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Povero reflects on nearly half-century in law enforcement (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Povero reflects on half-century in law enforcement (podcast)
Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero has made serving the community a career. He has also made it a lifetime achievement, setting the standard for what long-term, successful leadership looks like in a law enforcement setting. He’ll be staying involved. Even as Sheriff Povero approaches retirement, he says staying involved in the community he calls home; and has served for nearly... more

Deputies: Snowy conditions lead to accident on Rt. 21 in Bristol

Deputies: Snowy conditions lead to accident on Rt. 21 in Bristol
Deputies say a Canandaigua woman suffered minor injuries after failing to negotiate an ‘S’ curve on a snowy Route 21 on Saturday. The accident, in the Town of Bristol, involved Deboarah Massey, 65, who was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment of her injuries. Deputies say the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. No tickets were issued,... more

Rushville driver goes off road in front of deputies, charged with felony DWI

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Deputies say a 57-year-old Rushville resident was arrested for felony DWI after a traffic stop in the Town of Seneca. Prior to the stop deputies observed Gloria S. Dunton, 57, of Rushville driving off the road and swerving over the yellow line. She was found to be intoxicated and released to a third party after being charged with felony aggravated... more

ELECTION PREVIEW: Get to know the candidates for sheriff in Ontario County (video)

ELECTION PREVIEW: Get to know the candidates for sheriff in Ontario County (video)
As Election Day gets closer, voters are beginning to ask themselves “Who will I vote for this year in the race for sheriff?” For the first time in more than two decades, Ontario County will have a race for sheriff with two completely new faces on the ballot. The Democrat Kevin Henderson and Republican Silvio Palermo have been making their... more

Deputies find dog unable to walk while serving eviction notice in Bristol; owner charged with animal cruelty after cancerous tumor found

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The Ontario County Humane Society reports that a 57-year-old Honeoye man was charged with animal cruelty after it was determined that a black lab had an infected paw, and wasn’t being cared for properly. Deputies were serving an eviction order at 5279 Gulick Road in Bristol when they noticed the female black lab, named Sadie, unable to walk on her... more

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
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