Category: Seneca

Newark teen charged with DWI after crash, sent to Strong Hospital for injuries

Newark teen charged with DWI after crash, sent to Strong Hospital for injuries

Deputies report the arrest of a Newark teen following a personal injury crash on County Rd. 4. It happened in the town of Seneca on Sunday around 7:08 a.m. Martin Vazquez, 19, was charged with driving while intoxicated following the crash. He ... MORE
Deputies: Branchport man charged with aggravated DWI after sick or intoxicated driver complaint in Seneca

Deputies: Branchport man charged with aggravated DWI after sick or intoxicated driver complaint in Seneca

Deputies arrested a 41-year-old Branchport man after a roadside investigation in the town of Seneca. Peter Nichiporuk, 41, was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI, and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. The stop occurred on Rt. 14A in the town of ... MORE
What’s next for Ontario County Landfill? Solid waste plan up for debate, as closure looms

What’s next for Ontario County Landfill? Solid waste plan up for debate, as closure looms

What’s next for the Ontario County Landfill? Well, elected leaders are mulling over the future, particularly the days after the 386-acre facility in the town of Seneca is shut down. Ontario County’s plan expires in 2023 and will have to be renewed ... MORE
Deputies: Minor damage to house after fire starts at electric meter in Seneca

Deputies: Minor damage to house after fire starts at electric meter in Seneca

Firefighters in Ontario County were called to a home on Little Church Rd. in the town of Seneca for a residential fire. Deputies say Stanley and Seneca Castle fire departments were called to the scene, as well as Stanley-Hall-Gorham Volunteer Ambulance. Firefighters ... MORE
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One-car crash in Seneca leads to aggravated DWI charges

One-car crash in Seneca leads to aggravated DWI charges

Deputies say that on January 26th around 7 p.m. they were called to Old Mill Rd. in the town of Seneca for a one-car property damage crash. A vehicle operated by Richard DeLong, 25, of Stanley was traveling north when he failed ... 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
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
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