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Richmond Volunteer Fire Department remembers past chief Rick Frost

Richmond Volunteer Fire Department remembers past chief Rick Frost
The Richmond Volunteer Fire Department announced the unexpected passing of Rick Frost, a former Fire Chief and Commissioner who played a pivotal role in advancing the department. Frost's leadership brought significant improvements, including round-the-clock advanced ... more
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Shed destroyed in Richmond fire, cause remains under investigation

One sent to Strong with burns after structure fire at Arcadia motel
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office gave an update on a structure fire in the town of Richmond, which happened during the late-evening hours on March 13. First responders were called to Ace Road in Richmond ... more
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Bloomfield cemetery gets restored after video gets attention online

Bloomfield cemetery gets restored after video gets attention online
Allens Hill Cemetery in Bloomfield, once overrun with weeds, fallen trees, and damaged headstones, has been restored following a report by News10NBC spotlighting its dilapidated state. Ron Griswold, who originally captured the cemetery's neglected state ... more
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Liz Yockel announces bid for Ontario County Clerk

Liz Yockel announces bid for Ontario County Clerk
Elizabeth "Liz" Yockel has formally announced her candidacy for Ontario County Clerk, promising a new beginning for the office with a focus on cost-effective, accessible service delivery for all residents. Yockel, who has a diverse ... more
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Deputies: Richmond man charged with DWI after Naples crash

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
Deputies arrested a Richmond man following an investigation into a crash that happened on March 19th along County Road 36 in Naples. Around 2:09 a.m. deputies arrested Bruce David Bartz, 58, following that investigation. Only ... more
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Willard State Hospital, John Wenrich Cabin among Landmark Society’s Five to Revive

Willard State Hospital among Preservation League’s ‘Seven to Save’ historical sites in NY
Elliot Hall. Built in 1931, this structure remained in use by DOCCS up until early 2022. The Landmark Society of Western New York has unveiled its 2023 'Five to Revive' and a pair of local ... more
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Cirencione, Rago sworn-in to lead Ontario County Sheriff’s Office in 2023 and beyond

Cirencione, Rago sworn-in to lead Ontario County Sheriff's Office in 2023 and beyond
Ontario County has a new sheriff. Sheriff-elect David Cirencione and Undersheriff Michael Rago were sworn-in this week in a ceremony held at Finger Lakes Community College. Cirencione becomes the 47th sheriff of Ontario County. They ... more
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Ontario County man arrested after hit-and-run crash investigation

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Deputies report the arrest of a Richmond man following a hit-and-run crash on County Road 36. Andrew Martin Sikes, age 41, of Richmond was arrested on November 26th around midnight for driving while intoxicated. Deputies ... more
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One arrested after hit-and-run accident in Ontario County

Roadside investigation in Throop results in DWI charge for driver
Deputies report the arrest of a Richmond resident following a hit-and-run crash that happened on November 26th. Andrew Martin Likes, age 41, of Richmond was charged with driving while intoxicated on County Road 36 in ... more
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Livonia man charged with impaired driving after Kwik Fill stop

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Deputies report the arrest of a Livonia man following an investigation into impaired driving. The roadside investigation took place at the Kwik Fill in the town of Richmond, according to deputies. Steven Cook, 55, was ... more
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DEC, Finger Lakes Land Trust announces more protections in Ontario, Schuyler counties

DEC, Finger Lakes Land Trust announces more protections in Ontario, Schuyler counties
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Finger Lakes Land Trust recently announced the protection of more than 195 acres in Ontario and Schuyler counties. The State is acquiring 57 acres in ... more
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Residents clean up after violent storm rocks the Finger Lakes (video)

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Daryl Marshall and his family got right to work after a violent storm damaged his barn in the Town of Richmond Thursday. "It blew the roof off the back shed and as you can see ... more
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Ontario County man arrested after physical altercation

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Police arrest a Richmond man following investigation into a disturbance. According to a news release, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested Philip James Reynolds, 46, of Richmond for assault. It was discovered that Reynolds punched ... more
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Crash in Richmond leads to DWI arrest

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Police say an Ontario County man was arrested following a crash. According to a news release, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department arrested Kyle F. Luther, 33, of Richmond for driving while intoxicated. Deputies responded to ... more
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Man ticketed following motor vehicle crash in Ontario County

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Police say a Rochester man was ticketed following a two person crash. According to a news release, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two person vehicle crash involving Kaiwen Zhu, 28, of Rochester ... more
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Ontario supervisors hear update on COVID, praise county workers, and move through 67 resolutions during meeting

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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 ... more
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Fire spreads from vehicle to garage, prompting five hour shutdown of County Road 37 on Christmas Eve

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office provided an update on the structure fire that first responders were called to around 4:45 a.m. on Christmas Eve. It happened on County Road 37, and resulted in several fire ... more
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Man arrested for stealing wallet at a 7-Eleven

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A Hemlock man was arrested after stealing a wallet containing a debit card. On Oct. 5 Kyle Sage, 30, of Hemlock was arrested for grand larceny in the fourth degree after stealing a wallet at ... more
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Drunk driver crashes in Richmond: Car ends up in shallow creek

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On Sunday around 6:19 a.m. first responders were called to an area of County Road 15 and County Road 37 in Richmond for a vehicle crash. The driver, identified as Samuel Berger, 19, of Bloomfield ... more
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