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Manchester teen punched, strangled woman who had to be treated at Clifton Springs Hospital

Deputies arrested an 18-year-old from Manchester on an assault charge after an investigation into an incident on Glenview Drive. China Leach, 18, of Manchester was charged with assault and criminal obstruction of breathing. Deputies said Leach punched and strangled the victim, who ... MORE
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UPDATE: State Police find body of missing Newark man last seen near Clifton Springs Tops

New York State Police announce that the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office have located the deceased body of Roy Vandemortel, 30, of Newark, who went missing on Sept. 30th. The Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed that the body located yesterday in a wooded ... MORE
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FLACRA to host 4th Annual chicken barbecue in honor of National Recovery Month Sept. 24

FLACRA is hosting their 4th Annual Chicken Barbeque event in honor of National Recovery Month. National Recovery Month is recognized in September of each year and began in 1989. This national observance is dedicated to increasing the awareness and understanding of mental ... MORE
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Shake Shack coming to Clifton Springs, Junius Ponds rest stops along Thruway

Shake Shake is among the new establishments coming to Thruway rest stops next year. Both locations in the Finger Lakes will feature Shake Shack restaurants, according to Syracuse.com. Both Clifton Springs and Junius Ponds will have an operating Shake Shack location. The ... MORE
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Midlakes Elementary School teacher publishes children’s book about children and the pandemic

Midlakes Elementary School teacher Debbi Socha has been teaching for 25 years, and just published a book called “How Much Longer?! (Instead of Are We There Yet?).” It’s about the pandemic. The story follows a young boy at home watching the world ... MORE
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Senator Pam Helming announces 2021 Woman of Distinction for the 54th Senate District

Senator Pam Helming announced that Dina Stuck of Seneca Falls has been named the 2021 Woman of Distinction for the 54th Senate District, as part of the New York State Senate Women of Distinction program. Senator Helming said, “On this Women’s Equality ... MORE
Clifton Springs, Newark-Wayne hospitals will have new visitation policy as Delta COVID cases rise

Clifton Springs, Newark-Wayne hospitals will have new visitation policy as Delta COVID cases rise

Due to the rapid transmission of the Delta variant and increased positive COVID-19 cases, Rochester Regional Health will be re-implementing a stricter visitation policy effective Wednesday at 9 a.m. at all of its locations including: Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic Newark-Wayne Community Hospital ... MORE
Clifton Springs, Junius Ponds rest stops along Thruway will be first to close: Scheduled to reopen mid-2022

Clifton Springs, Junius Ponds rest stops along Thruway will be first to close: Scheduled to reopen mid-2022

Construction is close to starting on a massive $400+ million overhaul of the New York State Thruway’s rest areas. There are 27 of them, and it’s being financed through a lease agreement with the chain Applegreen, who will handle overhauling them- and ... MORE
Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs showcases newest exhibit, "Living Land"

Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs showcases newest exhibit, “Living Land”

Main Street Arts’ latest exhibit, “Living Land” in Clifton Springs, uses a variety of media to create a group exhibition showcasing the decay of the natural world. The artists focus on the effects of invasive species, the connections between humans, trees, animals, ... MORE
GOOD SPOTS: Ontario Pathways, Phelps

GOOD SPOTS: A walk along the Ontario Pathways, 25 miles of hiking in the Finger Lakes

Ontario Pathways is 25 miles long, 23.3 miles of multi-use, non-motorized pathways and three loops for 1.7 miles of hiking only trails. The paths are available year round from dawn to dusk offering something that’s truly unique. Ontario Pathways, Phelps trailhead. Credit: ... MORE
How Covid closed Opening Night in Midlakes

How Covid closed opening night at Midlakes (video)

Midlakes High School student Olivia Fullerton produced the following short video documenting how the COVID-19 pandemic shut down a production of “Elf” by Midlakes Theatre Experience in the spring of 2020. ... MORE
Deputies: Clifton Springs woman charged with assault after disturbance

Deputies: Clifton Springs woman charged with assault after disturbance

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Clifton Springs resident on an assault charge following an investigation into a disturbance. Johnnie Mallory, 67, was charged with third-degree assault after a disturbance at a local resident. An appearance ticket was ... MORE
Midlakes hosts event to donate shoes to those in need

Midlakes hosts event to donate shoes to those in need

Midlakes School District began a campaign to donate gently worn shoes and ended up with almost 450 pairs. The campaign began as a way to teach empathy to students and understand “walking in someone else’s shoes.” The movement began with Dean of ... MORE
Visitor restrictions further relaxed at Rochester Regional Health hospitals including Clifton Springs, Newark

Visitor restrictions further relaxed at Rochester Regional Health hospitals including Clifton Springs, Newark

This week Rochester Regional Health expanded its hospital visitation schedule. The expanded rules apply at Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital, Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, and United Memorial Medical Center. Visitors are required to wear masks inside healthcare facilities ... MORE
Clifton Springs celebrating the return of Museum Day this Saturday and honoring Dr. Foster

Clifton Springs celebrating the return of Museum Day this Saturday and honoring Dr. Foster

Clifton Springs will be bringing back Museum Day for 2021 on Saturday, June 19 and the theme will be the celebration of Dr. Henry Foster’s birthday. This year marks 200 years since his birth in 1821. Dr. Foster is credited with making ... MORE