Category: Hopewell

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
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
Sheriff Henderson says more arrests, charges likely after series of drug arrests in Ontario County

Sheriff Henderson says more arrests, charges likely after series of drug arrests in Ontario County

Sheriff Kevin Henderson announced a series of drug arrests in Ontario County, as part of a series of search warrants that were executed in the towns of Canandaigua and Hopewell over the last several days. On September 30th investigators executed search warrants ... 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
Five hospitalized after crash in Ontario County

Five hospitalized after chain-reaction crash in Ontario County

Deputies say five people were hurt-and-hospitalized following a chain-reaction crash on State Route 5&20 near Mumby Road in Hopewell. Yajaira Pesante, 26, of Geneva was traveling west when she stopped for an unknown vehicle that made an abrupt right turn. Her vehicle ... MORE
NYSP, Homeland Security find ghost guns in Ontario County; Hopewell man arrested on felony charges

NYSP, Homeland Security find ghost guns in Ontario County; Hopewell man arrested on felony charges

On Tuesday a joint operation involving New York State Police, Homeland Security, and the U.S. Postal Inspectors resulted in a search warrant being executed at a residence in the town of Hopewell. Mark Adams, 42, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of ... MORE
Deputies: Hopewell woman charged with assault at Ontario County Jail

Deputies: Hopewell woman charged with assault at Ontario County Jail

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies responded to the Ontario County Jail in Hopewell on Wednesday after a fight at a housing unit. Cierra Smith, 21, of Hopewell was charged with second-degree assault after causing physical injury to another inmate ... MORE
Clyde woman charged with burglary after incident at Walmart

Clyde woman charged with burglary after incident at Walmart

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 52-year-old Clyde woman following an investigation at the Walmart in Hopewell. Paula Whitfield, 52, was charged with third-degree burglary and petit larceny after concealing nearly $180 worth of merchandise. Deputies say it ... MORE
County Road 6 temporarily shut down in Hopewell due to crash; one sent to Strong Memorial Hospital

County Road 6 temporarily shut down in Hopewell due to crash; one sent to Strong Memorial Hospital

On Tuesday, deputies from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, as well as Oaks Corners Fire Department and the Phelps Ambulance responded to the area of County Road 6 and County Road 23 for the report of a two-car crash. Leah Watkins, 23, ... MORE
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Ontario Center employee had to develop his own COVID safety protocols as pandemic ripped through facility

Ontario Center employee had to develop his own COVID safety protocols as pandemic ripped through facility

“They were my friends,” Bill “Beard” Corino said. “Those people became my friends.” As a maintenance worker and driver, Corino spent more than two-hours each day, three times a week in one-on-one scenarios with residents at the Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and ... MORE
Canandaigua man charged after watercraft crash in May

Canandaigua man charged after watercraft crash in May

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 36-year-old Canandaigua resident following a personal watercraft crash that occurred on a private pond. Investigators say Raymond Foster, 36, of Canandaigua was charged following an incident that happened on May 16th at ... MORE
Casella ramps up efforts to suppress foul odors at Ontario County Landfill

Casella ramps up efforts to suppress foul odors at Ontario County Landfill

Can a mega-dump ever control it’s rotten-egg stench? That remains to be seen, but Casella Waste Systems Inc. finally appears to be responding to a combination of legal actions, public pressure and state enforcement. The company is energetically working to suppress the ... MORE
Deputies: Farmington woman charged with DWI after crash in Hopewell

Deputies: Farmington woman charged with DWI after crash in Hopewell

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Farmington woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after a one-car crash in the town of Hopewell. Deputies say Ciera Moroz, 20, of Farmington crashed her truck into a ditch on Smith Road shortly ... MORE
Deputies: Geneva duo charged with burglary after incident at Hopewell Walmart

Deputies: Geneva duo charged with burglary after incident at Hopewell Walmart

On Tuesday, two Geneva residents were arrested on burglary and larceny charges following an investigation into an incident at Walmart. Jessica Smith, 37, and Amanda Bogan, 42, both of Geneva were charged with third-degree burglary following a larceny investigation at the Walmart ... MORE
Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze at lengthy meeting

Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors met Thursday making significant moves amid concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board originally planned to meet at the Finger Lakes Community College, but the meeting was held online via the WebEx conferencing service due to ... MORE