Category: Bristol

Canandaigua voters to decide on funding increase for Wood Library

Canandaigua voters to decide on funding increase for Wood Library

Canandaigua voters will decide whether Wood Library receives a funding increase in a vote on May 17. The proposed upgrades include technology improvements to enable hybrid meetings. The proposal stems from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Executive Director Jenny Goodemote. The vote ... MORE
Proposed Canandaigua school budget increases spending by 4.9%

Proposed Canandaigua school budget increases spending by 4.9%

Canandaigua voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to decide on a proposed $83.2 million school budget. Employee health care costs are blamed for much of the increase The Finger Lakes Times reports the budget spends 4.9% more than this year’s ... MORE
Deputies: Cause of Bristol fire remains under investigation

Deputies: Cause of Bristol fire remains under investigation

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on a structure fire over the weekend in the town of Bristol. On Sunday around 4 p.m. deputies, along with firefighters from Richmond, Naples, Cheshire, Bristol, Atlanta, East Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Cohocton, Prattsburg, ... MORE
Forest rangers rescue person in town of Bristol after accident

Forest rangers rescue person in town of Bristol after accident

Forest rangers say a rescue took place in the town of Bristol on state land following an injury. Rangers responded with local first responders, who stabilized the person’s leg, and transported them to another location for ambulance transport. The call took place ... MORE
Bristol, News, Ontario County
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Teen dies after ski jump accident at Bristol Mountain

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the skiing accident at Bristol Mountain earlier this week. They say Christian Cuomo, 15, of Manlius passed away on Wednesday at Strong Memorial Hospital as result of the injuries sustained in the ... MORE
Bristol, News, Ontario County
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Local groups organize to combat invasive species that attacks hemlock trees

Nature preserves in the Finger Lakes region are in danger of losing hemlock trees to an invasive insect known as the hemlock woolly adelgid. Infestations of hemlock woolly adelgid appear to be on the rise, said Megan Webster, the district manager for ... MORE
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Will Bob Green run for sheriff? Bristol supervisor mulls over decision in Ontario County

Bristol Town Supervisor Bob Green is pondering a run for Ontario County Sheriff. He’s the latest name to come up in what’s already morphed into a crowded race to be the next sheriff, after a tumultuous three year run for the department ... MORE
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Ontario supervisors hear update on COVID, praise county workers, and move through 67 resolutions during meeting

Positivity, praise, and protection were the tones set by the Ontario County Board of Supervisors meeting on Thursday night. With the absence of Supervisor Venuti, Supervisor Lighfoote, and Supervisor Greg Bendzlowicz, who resigned on January 8, the Supervisors moved through the 67 ... MORE
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Gallahan secures grant for resurfacing South Hill Road in South Bristol

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan has announced he’s secured a $50,000 Multi-Modal grant for the town of South Bristol to finish surfacing two miles of South Hill Road. “We depend on quality roads in our communities to get us to our destinations safely. I ... MORE
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Bristol Mountain open for the season

Bristol Mountain plans to be open this weekend for its 57th season of skiing and boarding. The Finger Lakes Times reports the entire area is covered by snowmaking. General Manager Dan Fuller says the snowmaking team did one of its best jobs ... MORE
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Rochester woman charged with DWI after crash in Bristol

Deputies arrested a Rochester woman for driving while intoxicated in the town of Bristol over the weekend. On Sunday, Jasmin Morales, 20, of Rochester was charged with driving while intoxicated after a single car crash on State Route 64. Morales was operating ... MORE
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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
Bristol, Fire, News, Ontario County
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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