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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan announces $100,000 in grant funding for local libraries

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is announcing over $100,000 in grant funding that has been awarded to four different library projects within the 131st Assembly District through the New York State Department of Education and the New York State Library. The grants will ... 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
Financing will continue to help improve Honeoye Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant

Financing will continue to help improve Honeoye Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant

$47 million in financing has been provided by the state to help protect and improve water quality. The grants are interest free and low cost loans that will help 11 municipalities with drinking and waste water projects. Ontario County will receive $1,634,062 ... MORE
Honeoye Central School awarded three seniors with the Seal of Biliteracy

Honeoye Central School awarded three seniors with the Seal of Biliteracy

This year was the first year that Honeoye Central School offered seniors the chance to earn the Seal of Biliteracy. The Seal of Biliteracy is awarded to students who earn points in each of the languages through class grades, tests and projects ... MORE
Comptroller: Honeoye woman stole pension payments intended for retiree

Comptroller: Honeoye woman stole pension payments intended for retiree

A local woman admitted to stealing pension money intended for another person, according to state and county officials who investigated the matter. New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and Ontario County District Attorney James Ritts announced this week that Becky Smith Shaver ... MORE
Sheriff Henderson reminds boaters of rules and information with warmer weather

Sheriff Henderson reminds boaters of rules and information with warmer weather

With boat traffic increasing on Canandaigua and Honeoye Lakes due to the nicer weather, Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson wants to remind boaters of information in order to have a safe and fun season: In New York anyone born after January 1, ... MORE
Honeoye driver ticketed after rear-ending car at Victor intersection

Honeoye driver ticketed after rear-ending car at Victor intersection

Deputies say a 37-year-old Honeoye resident was ticketed for following too closely after a crash at the intersection of Rt. 444 and Cherry St. in Victor. Andrew Speca, 37, of Honeoye was ticketed after he collided with a vehicle operated by 54-year-old ... MORE
Felony drug charges in Ontario County

Felony drug charges in Ontario County

Two Ontario County residents are facing felony drug charges after an investigation in the town of Canadice. Jillian Fisher, 38, and Brandon Mattimore, 34, both of Honeoye were charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance. Deputies say the two possessed ... MORE
HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

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 conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

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 new cases that day. While not as ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of COVID-19 (podcast)

The Canandaigua Emergency Squad is the busiest 911 response center in Ontario County. It’s been that way for more than 80 years. Chief Matt Sproul says his team responds to more than 6,000 calls for service per year. Their coverage area includes ... MORE
Deputies: One sent to hospital after Canandaigua crash

Deputies: One sent to hospital after Canandaigua crash

One person was sent to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash involving driver’s from Florida and Maryland in Canandaigua. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that 21-year-old Nathaneal Burkett, of Hagerstown, Maryland was traveling on County Road 30 when his vehicle was ... MORE
HABs reported in Canandaigua, Honeoye lakes, per NYS Department of Health

HABs reported in Canandaigua, Honeoye lakes, per NYS Department of Health

Blooms of blue green algae have already been reported in parts of Canandaigua and Honeoye lakes. New York State Department of Health reported that this week, and advocates for local water quality say long, dry stretches of weather are prime makers of ... MORE
Honeoye man charged with attempted rape in Canandaigua

Honeoye man charged with attempted rape in Canandaigua

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 30-year-old Honeoye resident following an investigation that started on social media. Police say Shane Merrell, 30, was charged with second-degree attempted rape and disseminating indecent material to a minor on June 16th. Merrell ... MORE
Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze at lengthy meeting

Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors met Thursday making significant moves amid concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board originally planned to meet at the Finger Lakes Community College, but the meeting was held online via the WebEx conferencing service due to ... MORE