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Lincoln Hill Road lake views spark Hopewell project opposition

Lincoln Hill Road lake views spark Hopewell project opposition
Lincoln Hill residents claim four new homes would obstruct their view of Canandaigua Lake, decrease property values, put their children’s safety at risk and negatively impact the watershed. Plans to rezone a 10-acre parcel of land with a million-dollar lake view has Lincoln Hill Road neighbors steamed. They claim four new homes would obstruct their view of Canandaigua Lake, decrease... more

Pageant of Steam: A ‘reunion’ for steam-lovers in Hopewell

The annual Pageant of Steam was formed with the intention to "promote, and encourage interest in the operation, ownership, and preservation of antique vehicles powered by steam or otherwise,” according to the founding organization New York State Steam Association's website. What's evolved is a sense of community among the equipment owners and non-owners, farmers and non-farmers, united in their… Read... more

What’s up with that?: No jailbreak, but squirrels pose problems, anyway

The problem had been driving Ontario County officials nuts. But the issue of squirrels had some serious repercussions and required a solution. That’s why crews from Birchcrest Tree and Landscape were out last week trimming a thick stand of trees on County Road 46, across the way from the county complex where the jail and several other county offices are... more

EPA denies Zero Waste’s petition regarding Ontario County Landfill

Finger Lakes Zero Waste Coalition sought to reopen the debate on a 2012 air-quality permit issued to an electricity-generating plant at the Ontario County Landfill. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s response: No. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy denied FLZWC’s petition in a July 29 ruling. Read More more

Canandaigua man falls asleep at the wheel on Schutt Road in Hopewell

Canandaigua man falls asleep at the wheel on Schutt Road in Hopewell
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a personal injury motor vehicle accident on Schutt Road in the Town of Hopewell on Monday morning at 9:13 am. Cory M. Ludwig, age 20 of Emerson Road in Canandaigua, was traveling south on Schutt Road when he fell asleep and exited the east side of the roadway before his... more

Macedon woman charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance

A Macedon woman was arrested after a warrant was signed for her arrest on charges related to possessing a controlled substance. Deputies in Ontario County say that at 12:01 am on July 30 Alexandra L. Holmes, 29, of Macedon was arrested on a warrant signed by Judge Smithling, of Hopewell, for criminal possession of a control substance in the seventh... more

Two arrested at Ontario County Jail after investigation into drug sales

Two arrested at Ontario County Jail after investigation into drug sales
Deputies in Ontario County say that two Ontario County Jail inmates have been arrested on drug-related charges following an investigation into the sale of a controlled substance on April 27 inside the facility. Kyle Neil Holmes, 28, of Palmyra was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree following an investigation into the sale of a... more
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