Explosive meeting in Rusvhille over vacant building erodes into name calling

The boy scouts of Troop 243 watched local government at its best and worst Monday as they joined about 75 area residents for a Village Board of Trustees meeting that saw neighbor pitted against neighbor. Eagle Scout hopefuls were there to learn the importance of government and find out how they could be involved. What they saw was animated, respectful... more

Rushville man charged with punching female during physical altercation

On September 25th deputies in Ontario County arrested Matthew Bruce Carl, 34, of Rushville after he allegedly punched a female in the Town of Rushville. The altercation violated an order of protection and took place around 10:28 pm, according to deputies. Carl left the scene on foot and was located a short time later. Yates County deputies assisted with the... more

Rushville officials, wrestling club go to the mat

It started with a handshake, a sledgehammer and a couple of coaches who love kids and wrestling. Now, it's a six-month-long tug-of-war over a metal barn filled with Cornell Big Red wrestling mats on Rushville's historic Main Street. Some say the struggle is more about the politics than the place. Read more from the Canandaigua Messenger more

Rushville man airlifted to Strong Memorial after truck flips, strikes utility pole in Gorham

A Rushville man suffered extensive injuries during a one-car crash on County Road 1 in the Town of Gorham on Saturday. The accident occurred around 5:39 am and deputies say happened after the driver, Chad J. Lightfoote, 23, of Rushville fell asleep behind the wheel. Authorities say Lightfoote’s 2013 Ford F-150 was traveling on County Road 1 south of Hall... more

Yates County DA reports her own campaign amid forgery investigation

Yates County DA reports her own campaign amid forgery investigation
New York State Police are investigating after learning that signatures may have been forged on petitions, according to the Committee to Elect Valerie Gardner. They say Yates County District Attorney Valerie Garner, who is currently running for Yates County Judge, alerted investigators Monday morning after learning that there might have been forgery committed by a campaign volunteer. The possibl… Read... more

Rushville man disobeys officer, charged with felony DWI

A Rushville man was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated after failing to obey a lawful order by a police officer on State Route 364 in the Town of Canandaigua. Ontario County Deputies say that Ian A. Carmichael, 29, was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated after traveling north on State Route 364 — failing to stop as directed by... more
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