Category: Clifton Springs

Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

One of the nursing homes operated by Rochester Regional Health here in the Finger Lakes saw the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. As of January 22 there had been 108 cases of COVID-19 among residents at DeMay Living Center in Newark. There ... MORE
Boys and Girls Club of Geneva to partner with Foodlink

Boys and Girls Club of Geneva will become full-time Foodlink partner in 2021

Chris Lavin says hunger during the coronavirus pandemic has been a ‘private crisis’. There were temporary job losses, permanent ones, and a reduction in hours for those who worked in the service industry. It led to a private crisis that he says ... MORE
Closer look at COVID-19 numbers at local nursing homes

Closer look at COVID-19 numbers at local nursing homes

What is the situation at local nursing homes? There are several in the region – with facilities in Clifton Springs, Geneva, Hornell, Newark, Penn Yan, and Waterloo. By now, most people have heard about the major COVID-19 outbreaks at Huntington Living Center ... MORE
Database shows local hospitals nearing ICU capacity:

Database shows some local hospitals nearing ICU capacity

Some local hospitals are entering difficult territory as it relates to their ICU bed capacity. Over the last two weeks there has been increased focus on rates of hospitalization connected to COVID-19. In fact, Governor Andrew Cuomo has said that if any ... MORE
Rochester Regional Health suspending elective surgeries at most hospitals

Rochester Regional Health suspending elective surgeries at most hospitals

Rochester Regional Health is postponing all non-essential surgeries at its hospitals with one local exception. The health system announced that based on state guidelines, all hospitals – including those operated by RRH – would need to enhance bed capacity by 25%. The ... MORE
Clifton Springs woman sent to hospital after violent rollover crash on Melvin Hill Rd.

Clifton Springs woman sent to hospital after violent rollover crash on Melvin Hill Rd.

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a personal injury crash that happened in the town of Phelps. Deputies say Tiffany Brewer, 23, of Clifton Springs was traveling north on Melvin Hill Road when she went off the road into ... MORE
WATCH LIVE: Mynderse boys host Midlakes/RJ in regular season home finale (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Mynderse boys host Midlakes/RJ in regular season home finale (FL1 Sports)

The home finale for the Mynderse Academy Blue Devils boys varsity soccer team as they host the Midlakes/Red Jacket Screaming Eagles for a 4:30 pm kick on a warm November Thursday early evening at Bracht Field in Seneca Falls. Jim Sinicropi and ... MORE
WATCH LIVE TONIGHT: Senior Night in Seneca Falls as Mynderse hosts Midlakes (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Senior Night in Seneca Falls as Mynderse hosts Midlakes (FL1 Sports)

The Mynderse Academy Lady Blue Devils host the Midlakes Screaming Eagles on Senior Night for a Finger Lakes East girls varsity soccer match-up in Seneca Falls. Jim Sinicropi and Al Loucks have the call for FingerLakes1.com Sports starting at 6:15 pm. ... MORE
HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
Fatal crash remains under investigation in Ontario County

Fatal crash remains under investigation in Ontario County

A Clifton Springs man was killed in a weekend crash that shut down an intersection in the town of Seneca for upwards of three hours. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says that the crash happened at the intersection of County Road 4 ... MORE
Former Midlakes, Bloomfield athletic trainer pleads guilty to enticing minor

Former Midlakes, Bloomfield athletic trainer pleads guilty to enticing minor

The former athletic trainer that worked in the Phelps-Clifton Springs school district has pleaded guilty to enticement of a minor. It’s a charge that could carry a life sentence in federal court. Austin Pratt, 32, of Conesus pleaded guilty to the charge ... MORE
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Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials in Ontario County are concerned with the slow increase in COVID-19 cases over the last several weeks. The County reported 36 active cases, where residents were in isolation, as of Wednesday. There were seven new cases that day. While not as ... MORE
UPDATE: Manchester fire under investigation, motorist credited with carrying elderly resident to safety

UPDATE: Manchester fire under investigation, motorist credited with carrying elderly resident to safety

Officials in Ontario County have provided an update on the Armington Road fire in Manchester on Tuesday. Emergency Management Director Jeff Harloff says that a passing motorist noticed smoke coming from a one-story house at 3905 Armington Road in Manchester. That person ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of COVID-19 (podcast)

The Canandaigua Emergency Squad is the busiest 911 response center in Ontario County. It’s been that way for more than 80 years. Chief Matt Sproul says his team responds to more than 6,000 calls for service per year. Their coverage area includes ... MORE
Clifton Springs Hospital getting $2.2M, overhauled emergency department

Clifton Springs Hospital getting $2.2M, overhauled emergency department

A new emergency department with more capacity, the latest technology, and additional space for one of the most comprehensive behavioral health programs in the state is in the works for Rochester Regional Health’s Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic. On Monday, the organization ... MORE