HOPEWELL — Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero said the driver was not at fault in a fatal accident Tuesday that involved a pedestrian.
HOPEWELL — Ontario County Fire Coordinator Jeff Harloff said a fire that destroyed a mobile home on Shekell Road last week started near the furnace.
CANANDAIGUA — One of two men accused of torturing another man during a home invasion in Geneva has pleaded guilty to numerous felony charges.
CANANDAIGUA — A local man accused of slashing another man’s throat with a knife faces a felony assault charge.
HOPEWELL — The terms sex trafficking and human trafficking evoke images of girls or young adult females being sold or “pimped out” by older men.
CANANDAIGUA — Ontario County officials said work on the county 911 system was being done after it went down Friday afternoon.
GENEVA — Last-minute shopping, children tearing open their presents, and wearing festive, matching pajamas are just some of the images that Christmas conjures up.
The first word of this week’s headline is both simple and powerful because of the definitions that apply to it.
CANANDAIGUA — There is now a robot programmed to sort plastic waste at the Ontario County Landfill’s Materials Recovery Facility.
Ed. note: This is the 11th article in a monthly series the Finger Lakes Times is doing on the faculty and staff at Cornell AgriTech. Today’s story is courtesy of the LOCATE Finger Lakes Business Journal.
CANANDAIGUA — Michelle Pedzich won the Women’s Leadership Award and Tara Rago the Young Professional Leadership Award at this year’s Ontario County ATHENA Leadership Program annual dinner Nov. 18.
CANANDAIGUA — Randall Buick GMC Cadillac and the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes are co-sponsoring a food drive for Ontario County food pantries.
VICTOR — State police are investigating a fatal incident involving an all-terrain vehicle Thursday in this Ontario County town.
CANANDAIGUA — The leader of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors for the last decade will not be doing so next year.
CANANDAIGUA — It will be a festive and family-friend holiday weekend in downtown Canandaigua with everything from shopping specials to the arrival of Santa Claus straight from the North Pole.
AUBURN — A Geneva man faces two felony charges in connection with a shooting in Auburn earlier this year.
SOUTH BRISTOL — Bristol Mountain began snowmaking last week, in conjunction with the arrival of colder temperatures.
FARMINGTON — The Ontario County sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help as it investigates an apparent road-rage shooting incident.
The New York State Brewers Association’s third annual New York State Pint Days begin Monday and continue through Nov. 27.
SENECA — Once again, the Town Board in this Ontario County community has allocated a portion of the revenue it receives from Casella Waste Services of Ontario LLC to reduce the town’s county tax levy for 2023.
GENEVA — Fresh off a successful fundraiser for the Geneva Fire Department, well-known former boxer Ray Ciancaglini is hosting a benefit dinner/auction for the city police department.
GENEVA — Autopsies done on a local man and his 2-year-old son have determined the father died of natural causes and the child from starvation.
SENECA — Casella Waste Services of Ontario LLC, manager of the Ontario County Landfill since 2003, has paid $470,000 in fines imposed by the state Department of Environmental Conservation for violating conditions of its operating permit.
SENECA — A town resident accused of threatening Ontario County probation officers was arrested Friday night after a search warrant was executed at his residence.
PHELPS — State police arrested three people on felony weapons and drug charges after a short vehicle pursuit Sunday morning.
CANANDAIGUA — On Oct. 18, the Seneca Town Board voted unanimously that the Ontario County Landfill that the town hosts should close in 2028.
GENEVA — One person was critically injured Friday morning in a three-vehicle accident on Route 14 that involved a tractor-trailer.
GENEVA — It was about a year ago that Dick and Jean Anderegg, knowing Hobart College’s Bicentennial celebration was planned for October 2022, started talking about a book detailing the long connection of the U.S. military to Hobart and later William Smith College.
GENEVA — After canceling the 2021 race due to Covid-19 and having a scaled-down version earlier this year, a full field is expected for next year’s Seneca7 relay race.
CANANDAIGUA — A 20-year veteran of the Ontario County sheriff's office will be its new leader come Jan. 1.
CANANDAIGUA — The draft report of what has been called a highly anticipated study is not sitting well with Ontario County fire and emergency medical services officials.
GENEVA — City police are asking for the public’s help as they try to find a local man missing since last week.
GENEVA — Kenan Baldridge, who has challenged incumbent state Sen. Pam Helming twice before, is hoping a change in the 54th District boundaries will give him an advantage in this year’s race.
CANANDAIGUA — The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced Thursday it is imposing a $500,000 fine against the owner and operators of the Ontario County Landfill in the town of Seneca.
GENEVA — The former city police sergeant who claimed he was discriminated against and ostracized over bouts of depression has settled his human rights complaint against the city and police department.
GENEVA — Following an incident that lasted several hours Thursday and resulted in three schools operating under lockout procedures, city police took a person into custody for a mental health evaluation.
CANANDAIGUA — The Richmond Town Board is opposed to the Genesee Valley Conservancy buying 261 acres of wetland near Honeoye Lake, saying an easement would be a better option.
GENEVA — The Geneva Police Department will host a toy drive again this year to help local families during the holiday season, including the return of a “Fill the Cruiser” event that was on hiatus due to Covid-19.
GORHAM — The town resident who has criticized local officials is alleging that someone lodged a bogus complaint in her name to the state Attorney General’s office, leading to a police investigation.
GENEVA — James Petropoulos and John Pruett agree the Ontario County Landfill, which is expected to reach capacity in 2028, should be closed that year — if not sooner.
CANANDAIGUA — A Geneva man whose trial for a 2020 home invasion was to begin Monday has taken a plea deal.
GORHAM — A Town Board member and town resident are at odds over a recent email thread that has resulted in a warning from the Ontario County sheriff’s office.
CANANDAIGUA — It was nearly four years ago that Kevin Henderson — a longtime Ontario County deputy — was elected to succeed legendary Sheriff Phil Povero, who retired at the end of 2018 after more than 25 years as the county’s “top cop.”
NAPLES — Naples is one of 22 school districts in the state to be awarded a federal grant for the purchase of zero or low-emission school buses.
CANANDAIGUA — The Genesee Valley Conservancy in Geneseo has a signed purchase offer with the owner of 261 acres of freshwater wetlands near Honeoye Lake in the town of Richmond.
KEUKA PARK — As one of five winners in a creative writing contest conducted by the syndicated “Ask Marilyn” column, Keuka College Writing Specialist Cathy Reed had her work published before a nationwide audience this month.
GENEVA — People who enjoy Finger Lakes wines, be it a veteran consumer or “newbie,” likely have put some thought into how it’s made or the work that goes into its flavor.
GENEVA — After several years of work, a plan to reduce phosphorus levels in Seneca and Keuka lakes has received state approval.
SENECA — This Ontario County town has hosted the county landfill since 1974 — and the current Town Board unanimously agrees the 389-acre facility along Routes 5&20 should close in 2028.
SENECA — The Seneca Town Board voted 5-0 Tuesday to support the 2028 closing of the Ontario County Landfill when its current permit expires and the 389-acre facility on Routes 5&20 is projected to reach capacity.