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Bristol Mountain gets ready for Fall Festival this weekend

Bristol Mountain gets ready for Fall Festival this weekend
The leaves are starting to change just in time for Bristol Mountain's Fall Festival this weekend. The 13WHAM sky drone was out early Thursday morning, catching a sneak peak of the fall foliage on the ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)
What's up with all the algae? While experts and scientists battle with the 'what' is causing dozens of blooms each summer in lakes around the region - spotters with one volunteer organization are putting in ... more
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Residents warned as algae blooms grow in numbers around Canandaigua Lake

Canandaigua Lake water level down significantly after hot, dry summer
Stay out of shallow areas of Canandaigua Lake. That's the message from those watching intensifying blue-green algae blooms along Canandaigua Lake's shoreline. The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association reported areas that show significant worsening of condition ... more
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Superintendent Christopher Brown says he’s ready to lead Marcus Whitman

Superintendent Christopher Brown says he’s ready to lead Marcus Whitman
As a new school year begins, Christopher Brown looks at a big opportunity to lead the Marcus Whitman Central School District. He sees himself as one of the individuals who can have a big impact ... more
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‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County
The Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee has recently released its summer 2019 edition of its periodic publication, “Eye on the Courts,” which celebrates its 51st issue. Founded in 2000, the Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee ... more
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A quick drink (photo)

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A white-tailed doe and her fawn enjoying our pond in South Bristol on a warm afternoon. Photo by Nancy Jacobs ... more
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Soaked bluebird in South Bristol (photo)

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A rain soaked bluebird in South Bristol. Photo by Nancy Jacobs ... more
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Motorcyclist airlifted, listed in guarded condition after Ontario County crash

Motorcyclist airlifted, listed in guarded condition after Ontario County crash
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports that a 66-year-old Buffalo resident was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital following a motorcycle crash on Route 20A in the Town of Bristol on Sunday. Deputies say that Michael ... more
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office
It's not often that brothers share a career path. In this case, while not precisely the same - Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and Brighton PD Chief of Police Mark Henderson have not only followed ... more
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UPDATE: Missing Ontario County woman located

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Latest Information The missing person alert has been cancelled, according to deputies with the Ontario County Sheriff's Office. In an alert around 7 a.m. they cancelled the ongoing search, which had been taking place since ... more
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Elite Aerial ski team training for world championships at Bristol Mountain

Elite Aerial ski team training for world championships at Bristol Mountain
This season, Bristol Mountain opened its new freestyle aerial training center. The U.S. Elite Aerial Development Team has been training this week at the mountain's High Point Terrain Park. Patrick O'Flynn, a member of the ... more
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Canandaigua driver struck woman with a snow plow during domestic incident

Canandaigua driver struck woman with a snow plow during domestic incident
Deputies say a 42-year-old Canandaigua driver was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated family offense after a domestic incident in the Town of Bristol on Saturday. The incident happened around 9:56 p.m., according ... more
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Arbor Hill founder, beloved winemaker dies suddenly in accident

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John H. Brahm III, co-owner of Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery and legendary Finger Lakes winemaker died suddenly over the weekend. Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson says emergency crews were dispatched to Hawks Road in ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Kevin Henderson discusses potential policy changes, and future of Ontario County (podcast)
When Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson succeeded longtime Sheriff Philip Povero, the focus was on transitioning smoothly. Now, more than 50 days after taking office - Sheriff Henderson is establishing himself as a leader, not ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren discusses landfill, pressure from Albany, and more
Victor Town Supervisor Jack Marren, who will seek another term in this year's election, and serves as the Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors has become a regional leader for the Finger Lakes ... more
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Happy bird in the middle of winter (photo)

Happy bird in the middle of winter (photo)
Braving the frigid -8 degrees on Thursday morning, a tufted titmouse enjoyed sunflower seeds at our window feeder in South Bristol. Photo by Nancy Jacobs ... more
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UPDATE: Home destroyed by fire in South Bristol

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office provided an update on the structure fire reported on Mosher Road in the Town of South Bristol on Tuesday. Around 3:50 p.m. first responders were called to a single-family dwelling ... more
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Bristol Mountain at night (photo)

Bristol Mountain at night (photo)
Bristol Mountain looked stunning in this shot captured during a wintry evening last week. Photo by Jill Nunes Madden‎ ... more
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Brother returns to “Mikey’s Jump” at Bristol Mountain

Brother returns to “Mikey’s Jump” at Bristol Mountain
People fly on Bristol Mountain like they never have before. It even leaves veterans of the ski aerial circuit breathless. "This is the first time I've seen it in action, with people hittin' it," Chris ... more
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Fire in the sky over Bristol (photo)

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The dark, angry clouds and brilliant sunrise evoked a fiery sky Monday morning in South Bristol. Photo by Nancy Jacobs ... more
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