Category: Clifton Springs

Hospitals prepare differently throughout Finger Lakes as COVID-19 preparations ramp up

Hospitals prepare differently throughout Finger Lakes as COVID-19 preparations ramp up

Rochester Regional Health is taking steps to ensure that its hospital in Ontario County is prepared for a possible outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus. Veronica Chiesi Brown, RRH public information officer, said the tents were set up at Clifton, Rochester General Hospital, ... MORE
Midlakes sixth grader qualifies for National Geographic’s GeoBee

Midlakes sixth grader qualifies for National Geographic’s GeoBee

A sixth grader from Midlakes is the first elementary student from the district to qualify for the National Geographic GeoBee New York State Competition. State champions will receive a medal, $1,000 in cash, and other prizes. They will also win a trip ... MORE
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Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing ... MORE
Clifton Springs Hospital ditches fried food, moves cafeteria offerings into modern space

Clifton Springs Hospital ditches fried food, moves cafeteria offerings into modern space

Clifton Springs Hospital is taking a different approach to food. The campus got rid of its fryers and grills, which was a drastic move, according to officials. “Hospital food really should be reflective of what we want for our patients. We want ... MORE
Deputies: Clifton Springs man hospitalized with head injury after crash

Deputies: Clifton Springs man hospitalized with head injury after crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 61-year-old Clifton Springs man was transported to Clifton Springs Hospital with a head injury after a crash on Kyle Road. It happened around 10:30 a.m. on Friday when Glen Trautman, 61, of Clifton Springs ... MORE
Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was ... MORE
Girl Scouts from around the Finger Lakes recognized for their efforts in the community

Girl Scouts from around the Finger Lakes recognized for their efforts in the community

Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways announced this week that 18 girls from across its council territory earned the prestigious Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. Since 1916, the Girl Scout Gold Award has stood for excellence and leadership. Over the course ... MORE
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

Sheriff Kevin M. Henderson has issued a Travel Advisory, due to increasing snow and hazardous driving conditions. Numerous accidents are being reported and visibility is also a concern. “The travel advisory does NOT restrict travel,” Henderson explained. “But does advise of hazardous ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)

This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young ... MORE
Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors met for its regular monthly meeting. The Board considered and approved a total of 52 resolutions. Board Chairman John Marren (Victor) said that the most important resolution of the night was the resolution presented ... MORE
Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors considered a resolution to impose an occupancy tax of up to three percent (3%) on lodging facilities of three rooms or less.  Currently, New York’s tax code exempts these facilities from the occupancy tax ... MORE
Section V coaching legend Dave Whitcomb returns to Midlakes to revive football program

Section V coaching legend Dave Whitcomb returns to Midlakes to revive football program

A familiar face will be back on the football sideline at Midlakes next season. The hope is that Dave Whitcomb will bring back some familiar results. Whitcomb, 68, was appointed as the football coach at Midlakes, where he coached from 1986 to ... MORE
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Clifton Springs YMCA will get an overhaul this spring as major expansion begins

In the Rochester-area there is a lot of excitement around the growth and expansion of YMCA facilities. It’s a trend that’s being captured by the organization across the U.S. But here in the Finger Lakes there’s a lot of excitement around development ... MORE
Clifton Springs man killed in crash on Texas highway; local passenger seriously hurt

Clifton Springs man killed, passenger seriously hurt after tractor-trailer wreck in Texas

Officials say that a 41-year-old Clifton Springs man was killed in a crash that happened on Tuesday in Texas. Another person was seriously hurt. Investigators say 41-year-old Peter Smith, of Clifton Springs was driving his tractor-trailer when he crossed into the other ... MORE
Watchdog group tries to identify why NY hospitals rank so poorly for safety, quality

Watchdog group looks at why local hospitals rated so poorly for safety, quality

When it comes to hospital quality and safety, New York State facilities struggle. A recent study released by the New York Public Interest Research Group, a consumer watchdog, says that a lot of factors could be at play. The takeaway from the ... MORE