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Former Ski Valley in South Bristol poised for private use

Former Ski Valley in South Bristol poised for private use
The former Ski Valley, shuttered nearly a decade ago, could become someone’s private winter paradise. Town Supervisor Dan Marshall said Thursday he doesn’t see any obstacles to the once public ski resort, long since vacated, becoming a private residence. Approvals, however, lie in the hands of the town’s planning and zoning boards. The 118-acre commercial property at 6586 County Road... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)
When Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson succeeded longtime Sheriff Philip Povero, the focus was on transitioning smoothly. Now, more than 50 days after taking office – Sheriff Henderson is establishing himself as a leader, not only locally, but in the region. This week he joined FL1 News Intern Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio in the FingerLakes1.com Studio to get an update, and... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more
Victor Town Supervisor Jack Marren, who will seek another term in this year’s election, and serves as the Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors has become a regional leader for the Finger Lakes. Ontario County is unique for Upstate New York. That’s largely due to the population increase that its seen in the last 7-8 years – while... more

UPDATE: Home destroyed by fire in South Bristol

Mobile home destroyed in South Bristol blaze
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the structure fire reported on Mosher Road in the Town of South Bristol on Tuesday. Around 3:50 p.m. first responders were called to a single-family dwelling structure fire. Deputies say Bristol, Naples, and Richmond fire departments responded to the scene, along with Richmond Ambulance. Photos from this afternoon's mobile home fire... more

South Bristol to rehash disputed sewer rate hike

South Bristol to rehash disputed sewer rate hike
The status of a disputed 64 percent sewer rate hike lodged on residents of Bristol Harbour Village remains unresolved. The Town Board will hold a workshop Saturday to discuss financial statements from Bristol Sewage Disposal Corp.— statements submitted by a December deadline but deemed unacceptable by the board. At issue is detail the Town Board seeks on how funds from... more

Brother returns to “Mikey’s Jump” at Bristol Mountain

Brother returns to “Mikey’s Jump” at Bristol Mountain
People fly on Bristol Mountain like they never have before. It even leaves veterans of the ski aerial circuit breathless. “This is the first time I’ve seen it in action, with people hittin’ it,” Chris Lillis said. “And I couldn’t be more excited.” Lillis, the U.S. National Ski team member from Pittsford, has seen his share of air. But when... more

Marren elected Ontario County Board of Supervisors chairman

Marren elected Ontario County Board of Supervisors chairman
Victor Town Supervisor Jack Marren will remain as chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors in 2019, a role he has been elected to each year since 2013. Once again, Bristol Supervisor Bob Green was appointed vice chairman. And while the calendar has flipped from 2018 to 2019, the board is expected to face many of the same challenges... more

Four decades of service for Bristol Town Clerk Sharon Miller

Four decades of service for Bristol Town Clerk Sharon Miller
It didn’t take long for Sharon Miller to rise in the ranks. Born and raised in Bristol, Miller was hired as a bookkeeper for the town in 1978. It was obvious she was up to the job — and more. She was elected town clerk and took office in 1979. “Her unwavering commitment to the position and to the community... more

Deputies: Bloomfield woman charged with grand larceny after stolen credit card investigation

Deputies: Bloomfield woman charged with grand larceny after stolen credit card investigation
Deputies say a 25-year-old Bloomfield woman was arrested on a grand larceny charge on New Years Eve after an investigation. Jillian A. Atwood, 25, of Bloomfield was arrested on Monday at approximately 1:15 a.m., according to a report from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say Atwood was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny following an investigation into using a stolen... more

Team China trains at Bristol Mountain

Team China trains at Bristol Mountain
Athletes from China’s national team — including 2014 Olympic silver medalist Xu Mengtao — are the first team to train at Bristol Mountain’s new freestyle aerial training facility. They’re training for the upcoming FIS World Cup Freestyle Aerial competition, set for Jan. 19 in Lake Placid, New York. Bristol Mountain broke ground in July on Challenger Trail, the new location... more

Multiple establishments hit in Ontario County for selling alcohol to underage patrons

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Deputies say that nine employees at nine bars, eateries and stores in Ontario County last week were busted for selling alcohol to minors. It followed a countywide crackdown on selling to underage patrons. Between 6 p.m. Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday, Ontario County sheriff’s deputies checked 66 establishments with New York liquor licenses regarding how each spot complies in selling... more

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
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