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Rochester man damaged home, stole firearm during Ontario County burglary

A Rochester man was arrested on burglary charges after an investigation in Ontario County. Deputies say Joseph Whitney, 41, of Rochester was already at the Ontario County Jail where he was being held on weapons charges – when arrested on additional charges ... MORE
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Two arrested after fleeing deputies during burglary in Bristol

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 as deputies arrived. Deputies responded to the ... MORE
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Fire destroys barn in Town of Bristol Saturday

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 responded to the fire. The Ontario County ... MORE
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Deputies: Honeoye man trespasses, argues with Bristol resident

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 was in Bristol- and after entering he ... MORE
Naples Fire Department responds to house fire in South Bristol

Naples Fire Department responds to house fire in South Bristol

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 making it outside. The cause of the ... MORE
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 the outcome of the entire incident. Last ... MORE
Bristol, News, Ontario County
Trooper rescues 2-year-old who went missing near Canandaigua

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 whereabouts. Trooper Brian Hotchkiss found the child, ... MORE
Firefighter sent to hospital after multiple departments called to fire in Bristol

Firefighter sent to hospital after multiple departments called to fire in Bristol

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 7296 Gregg Rd. It happened on Sunday ... MORE
Bristol, Fire, News, Ontario County
Bristol home suffers damage, two pets die after blaze (video)

Bristol home suffers damage, two pets die after blaze (video)

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 escape. However, two cats died in the ... MORE
Bristol, Fire, News, Ontario County
Deputies: Albion man charged with DWI after traffic stop in Ontario County

Deputies: Albion man charged with DWI after traffic stop in Bristol

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 traffic stop. He showed signs of intoxication ... MORE
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Girl rescued after falling out out of chair lift at Bristol Mountain (video)

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 ordeal unfold. . Rescuers put out the ... MORE
Naples man let domestic rabbit freeze to death in outdoor cage

Naples man let domestic rabbit freeze to death in outdoor cage

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 to check on the welfare of a ... MORE
Deputies: Speed a factor in Bristol rollover crash

Deputies: Speed a factor in Bristol rollover crash

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 lost control. Joanne Allen, 51, of Naples ... MORE
Bristol Mountain outlines COVID-19 safety guidelines for winter

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.  Our Operating Plan follows New York State ... MORE
Bristol Mountain making snow, getting ready to open after “I AM Snow” (video)

Fresh off “I AM Snow” recognition, Bristol Mountain gets ready to open for winter season (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 running the guns as much as we ... MORE