Category: Bristol

A look back at the grand opening of Bristol Mountain

A look back at the grand opening of Bristol Mountain

On December 12, 1964, News 8 was at the ribbon cutting on Bristol Mountain! Alas, there was hardly any snow that day. Instead, skiers found plenty of mud. After two days of thaw, there was no point running the snow-making machine. But ... MORE
Deputies: Bloomfield woman threatened person with steak knife on Christmas Day

Deputies: Bloomfield woman threatened person with steak knife on Christmas Day

A Bloomfield woman was arrested on Christmas Day after threatening someone with a steak knife, according to deputies. Patricia J. Sawers, 58, of Bloomfield was arrested following a ‘family trouble’ call on Baptist Hill Road in Bristol. Deputies say they made contact ... MORE
Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office

Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office

After three decades in law enforcement – it would be easy to tire of the work. At least from the outside perspective. That couldn’t be further from the case though for Sheriff Kevin Henderson. The 36-year-veteran, and elected leader of the Ontario ... MORE
Return to messy weather in South Bristol (photo)

Return to messy weather in South Bristol (photo)

After a weekend of warm weather in South Bristol a snowy mess returned immediately after in the week before Christmas. This photo by Nancy Jacobs ... MORE
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Bristol Mountain opens ahead of schedule thanks to hard work, cold weather

Bristol Mountain was poised to become the first ski area in New York state to open for the 2019-20 season thanks to the hard work of their snow-making team, their staff, and the cold temperatures. The Comet Express Quad Lift was set ... MORE
Bristol, Life, Ontario County
Residents face roadblocks over safer Woodville

Residents face roadblocks over safer Woodville

Vicki and Francisco Garza will always remember Sept. 8, 2016. That’s the day a distracted driver speeding through Woodville smashed into their car, which was parked outside their cottage. The impact pushed their Lexus into the cottage, smashing it into a corner ... MORE
New amenities, features at Bristol Mountain this year

New amenities, features at Bristol Mountain this year

Bristol Mountain is open for this winter season — every year more features are added that won’t disappoint. A new state of the art judge’s building sits right over Mikey’s Jump in the High Point Terrain Park. It will give a supreme ... MORE
Halloween in the hills (photo)

Halloween in the hills (photo)

This sight isn’t very spooky. This is what the Finger Lakes is all about! Photo by Christopher Baker ... MORE
Canandaigua woman leads police on high speed pursuit after domestic incident

Canandaigua woman leads police on high speed pursuit after domestic incident

Deputies report the arrest of a Canandaigua woman following a domestic incident and high speed pursuit in Ontario County. On Sunday at approximately 10:57 p.m. deputies were called to 6298 Goodale Road in Canandaigua for the report of a domestic incident. Deputies ... MORE
Bristol Mountain welcomes region’s first snowfall

Bristol Mountain welcomes region’s first snowfall

While you might look at this snowstorm’s final snow total and say too much. Folks at Bristol Mountain are saying not enough. Yesterday’s snowfall and plunging temperatures were a welcoming site at the Bristol Mountain Ski Resort. “We started to get some ... MORE
Bristol, Life, Ontario County
Sheriff: Canandaigua woman charged with grand larceny after Bristol theft

Sheriff: Canandaigua woman charged with grand larceny after Bristol theft

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Canandaigua woman following a stolen property complaint in the town of Bristol. Lori McDonald, 34, of Bristol was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. Henderson says that an investigation revealed that she stole ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

What’s up with all the algae? While experts and scientists battle with the ‘what’ is causing dozens of blooms each summer in lakes around the region – spotters with one volunteer organization are putting in the work to alert residents about harmful ... MORE
Bristol Mountain gets ready for Fall Festival this weekend

Bristol Mountain gets ready for Fall Festival this weekend

The leaves are starting to change just in time for Bristol Mountain’s Fall Festival this weekend. The 13WHAM sky drone was out early Thursday morning, catching a sneak peak of the fall foliage on the mountain. In the past the event was ... MORE
Superintendent Christopher Brown says he’s ready to lead Marcus Whitman

Superintendent Christopher Brown says he’s ready to lead Marcus Whitman

As a new school year begins, Christopher Brown looks at a big opportunity to lead the Marcus Whitman Central School District. He sees himself as one of the individuals who can have a big impact on students lives. And he brings an ... MORE
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Residents warned as algae blooms grow in numbers around Canandaigua Lake

Stay out of shallow areas of Canandaigua Lake. That’s the message from those watching intensifying blue-green algae blooms along Canandaigua Lake’s shoreline. The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association reported areas that show significant worsening of condition. “Although yesterday’s blooms were not experienced lake-wide, ... MORE
‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

The Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee has recently released its summer 2019 edition of its periodic publication, “Eye on the Courts,” which celebrates its 51st issue. Founded in 2000, the Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee was created as an outgrowth from the ... MORE
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A quick drink (photo)

A white-tailed doe and her fawn enjoying our pond in South Bristol on a warm afternoon. Photo by Nancy Jacobs ... MORE
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Soaked bluebird in South Bristol (photo)

A rain soaked bluebird in South Bristol. Photo by Nancy Jacobs ... MORE