Category: Seneca

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
Deputies: One driver ticketed, sent to hospital after two-car crash in Ontario County

Deputies: One driver ticketed, sent to hospital after two-car crash in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a personal injury crash that happened at the intersection of State Route 5 and Yagel Road in the town of Seneca. Deputies say Toni Gergos, 70, of Seneca Castle attempted to pass Randall ... 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
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
Police: Seneca Castle man accused of

Police: Seneca Castle man arrested on several charges after incident at Seneca Falls apartment complex

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 29-year-old Seneca Castle resident following a disorderly conduct complaint. Police say Joseph Pollino, 29, was shouting loudly and kicking a door of a local resident at an apartment complex in Seneca Falls ... 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: Fast response by local firefighters saved property, livestock in Ontario County

Deputies: Fast response by local firefighters saved property, livestock in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that first responders were called to 3379 Seneca Castle Road for a skid steer on fire. Upon arrival, deputies observed a newer model skid steer engulfed in flames within feet of a large pole barn. The ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario County, Seneca
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
DEC cites Ontario County Landfill for odors again

DEC cites Ontario County Landfill for odors again

The landfill in Ontario County has been cited again. The state Department of Environmental Conservation issued the notice of violation April 10, citing excessive hydrogen sulfide emissions at the landfill off Routes 5&20 during the first quarter of this year, according to ... MORE
Barn destroyed by fire in Ontario County

Barn destroyed by fire in Ontario County

First responders were called to a structure fire near the intersection of County Road 4 and Orleans Road in Seneca Castle on Friday. Officials say a barn on the property was destroyed. High winds made battling the fire difficult, according to those ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario County, Seneca
Firefighters battle structure fire in Seneca Castle (video)

UPDATE: Firefighter suffers minor injuries battling Seneca Castle blaze (video)

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has provided new details on the fire that was reported Sunday afternoon in Seneca Castle. Deputies say that they were called to 2152 County Road 4 for the report of a structure fire. Occupants of the residence ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario County, Seneca
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
Ontario County looks to increase services with engineering firm for landfill

Ontario County looks to increase services with engineering firm for landfill

Ontario County may look to increase its scope of services with a Long Island engineering firm for county landfill matters, according to the Finger Lakes Times. They report that supervisors are considering motions at a meeting on Monday to expand consulting services ... MORE