Category: Richmond

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
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
Ontario County home demolished by fire during overnight hours

Ontario County home demolished by fire during overnight hours

On Sunday around 10 p.m. firefighters from around Ontario County were called to a structure fire at 24 Church Street in the town of Richmond. Richmond, Bristol, Hemlock, and Fishers fire departments all responded to the scene. When deputies first arrived they ... MORE
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Hemlock man hospitalized with head, back injuries after dirt bike crash in Ontario County

Hemlock man hospitalized with head, back injuries after dirt bike crash in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that one person was sent to Strong Memorial Hospital following a dirt bike crash on Sunday. Richmond Fire Department, Richmond Ambulance, and deputies responded to the area of 9133 State Route 20A in the town of ... MORE
Deputies: Driver charged with DWI, reckless endangerment after rollover crash in Ontario County

Deputies: Driver charged with DWI, reckless endangerment after rollover crash in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Richmond man was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless endangerment following a crash investigation on County Road 33. Deputies say they received a report of an intoxicated driver who had just rolled his ... 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
Ontario County man charged with assault after domestic incident

Ontario County man charged with assault after domestic incident

Over the weekend a 21-year-old Richmond resident was arrested following an investigation into a domestic incident. Kevin Beechner, 21, of Richmond was charged with assault after a domestic incident. Details of the incident were not released. However, Beechner was released on his ... MORE
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
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
Roadside investigation leads to aggravated DWI charge in Ontario County

Roadside investigation leads to aggravated DWI charge in Ontario County

Deputies report the arrest of a 24-year-old Honeoye resident following a roadside investigation on Quayle Road. Deputies say that James Moore, 24, of Honeoye was stopped on Route 20a in Richmond after they noticed a vehicle with its four-ways on along the ... 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 NYS Assembly campaign in 131st District (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