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Two arrested after fleeing deputies during burglary in Bristol

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Two people led Ontario County Sheriff's on a chase from Bristol to Victor Saturday after a burglary. Joseph Whitney, 41, and Melinda Kress, 57, both of Rochester, fled the scene of a burglary as soon ... more
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Fire destroys barn in Town of Bristol Saturday

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On Saturday morning, Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a barn fire in the Town of Bristol. When Deputies arrived the barn was fully engulfed in flames. Bristol, East Bloomfield Holcomb, and Cheshire fire departments ... more
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Deputies: Honeoye man trespasses, argues with Bristol resident

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 70-year-old Honeoye man following a trespass complaint. Mohammad Aghaghiri, 70, was charged with criminal trespass after entering a dwelling on August 25 illegally. The home ... more
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Naples Fire Department responds to house fire in South Bristol

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On August 12 around 7:30 a.m. Naples Fire Department responded to a home in South Bristol. The owner of the home noticed smoke in the hallways of the one story home and called 911 before ... more
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Trooper talks about finding, saving 2-year-old that went missing in South Bristol

Trooper talks about finding, saving 2-year-old that went missing in South Bristol
New light has been shed on the harrowing rescue of a young girl in Ontario County. New York State Trooper Brian Hotchkiss told RochesterFirst.com that minutes matter- and another 20 to 30 could have changed ... more
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Trooper rescues 2-year-old who went missing near Canandaigua

New York State Police say an on-duty trooper found a missing 2-year-old girl sitting on a rock in the middle of a stream. A search had been underway in the South Bristol area for her ... more
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Firefighter sent to hospital after multiple departments called to fire in Bristol

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Residents were able to escape injury after a house fire in Bristol, but one firefighter was sent to the hospital. Deputies responded with the Bristol Fire Department to the report of a chimney fire at ... more
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Bristol home suffers damage, two pets die after blaze (video)

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A fire on Friday damaged a home in Bristol, according to first responders. Firefighters said that the blaze started around 11 .m. on Andrews Way in the town of Bristol. Two people were able to ... more
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Deputies: Albion man charged with DWI after traffic stop in Bristol

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 34-year-old following an investigation into a sick or intoxicated driver. Deputies say Evan Nenni, 34, of Albion was charged with driving while intoxicated after the ... more
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Girl rescued after falling out out of chair lift at Bristol Mountain (video)

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A skier at Bristol Mountain had to be rescued after falling out of a chair lift. It happened Sunday at the popular resort in the Finger Lakes. Video sent to Spectrum News showed the entire ... more
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Naples man let domestic rabbit freeze to death in outdoor cage

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The Ontario County Humane Society says they were assisted by the Ontario County Sheriff's Office responding to an animal abuse complaint in the town of South Bristol. They responded to a residence on Gulick Road ... more
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Deputies: Speed a factor in Bristol rollover crash

Car crashes into tree near border of Scipio, Springport
Deputies say they were called to State Route 64 and Middlebrook Road in South Bristol on Wednesday for a reported rollover crash. Upon arrival they found a single-vehicle, which had rolled over after the driver ... more
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Bristol Mountain outlines COVID-19 safety guidelines for winter

Bristol Mountain is getting closer to opening. However, things are going to look a little different this year, than in those past. "Our top priority is the safety and health of our guests and staff.  ... more
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Fresh off “I AM Snow” recognition, Bristol Mountain gets ready to open for winter season (video)

Bristol Mountain making snow, getting ready to open after “I AM Snow” (video)
Bristol Mountain is getting ready for the 2020-21 season. Snowmaking resumed over the weekend and will continue this week as temperatures stay cold enough to keep some of that man-made snow around. “We plan on ... more
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Bristol Mountain starts making snow, says it will be ready for start of season

Bristol Mountain starts making snow, says it will be ready for start of season
Snowmaking is happening at Bristol Mountain. Even though temperatures will rise on Thursday and Friday -- snowmakers at the local destination know that now is the time to get things rolling. Vice President Steven Fuller ... more
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Crews battle structure fire in Bloomfield

First responders in Ontario County were called to a structure fire on Page Place during the mid-afternoon hours. The call came in around 3:30 p.m. with East Bloomfield, Cheshire, and Bristol fire departments were called ... more
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Deputies: Tesla ends up submerged in Ontario County after incident

Deputies: Tesla ends up submerged in Ontario County after incident
First responders in Ontario County say the driver of a vehicle that ended up in a body of water in the town of Bristol was not hurt, even though his Tesla suffered serious damage. The ... more
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ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)
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 ... more
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Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Masking will be required beginning Monday at all City-owned spaces in Auburn
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 ... more
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