Category: Seneca

Town of Geneva receives grant for water project with town of Seneca

Town of Geneva receives grant for water project with town of Seneca

The town of Geneva has received a $377,310.43 reimbursement from the state toward the cost of a cooperative water project with the town of Seneca. The money comes from the state Environmental Facilities Corporation. Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says the money ... MORE
Mercy Flight called to serious, two car crash in Ontario County

Mercy Flight called to serious, two car crash in Ontario County

First responders were called to a serious two car crash in the Canandaigua area on Friday. Photos from the Seneca Castle Fire Department showed at least two vehicles heavily damaged from the collision. Reports indicate that the crash occurred along County Road ... MORE
Leachate from landfills is contaminated with PFAS chemicals at hundreds of times the state’s drinking water limit

Leachate from landfills is contaminated with PFAS chemicals at hundreds of times the state’s drinking water limit

Runoff from the state’s active and inactive landfills contains PFAS ‘non-stick’ chemicals at hundreds of times the levels deemed a health risk in drinking water. While state officials are cracking down on two PFAS compounds in public tap water, they are withholding ... MORE
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Driver suffers minor injuries after tractor-trailer rollover crash in Seneca

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on a one-vehicle rollover crash that happened in the town of Seneca around 3:09 p.m. on Monday. According to a news release, a northbound tractor-trailer failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and ... 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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Troopers: Drunk driver tried biting officers after kicking them during processing

State police arrested a woman on felony DWI and other charges following a traffic stop on 5&20 in the town of Seneca. The operator, identified as Elissa Plaza-Pierce, was taken into custody after the traffic stop- and after failing field sobriety tests ... MORE
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Geneva American Legion breaks ground on new post location

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Monday for the future home of the Geneva American Legion Post. The Finger Lakes Times reports members of Winnek Post 396 gathered on land on Routes 5 & 20 in the town of Seneca, near the Salvation ... MORE
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Town of Seneca man faces sexual abuse charge

A town of Seneca man is charged with sexual abuse for allegedly subjecting a nine year old girl to sexual contact. Canandaigua Police have arrested 20 year old Ryan C. Grant. He was taken to the Ontario County Jail for a CAP ... MORE
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Seneca man accused of felony sex abuse after Canandaigua investigation

Police in Canandaigua arrested a Seneca resident following a sex abuse investigation. Ryan Grant, 20, of Seneca was arrested for first-degree sex abuse. He’s accused of subjecting a 9-year-old child to sexual contact. He was processed and held on $10,000 cash bail ... MORE
Passenger partly ejected, airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after 5&20 crash in Ontario County

Passenger partly ejected, airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after 5&20 crash in Ontario County

On Wednesday first responders were called to State Route 5&20 and Old Mill Road for the report of a personal injury crash. Lorenzo Gomez-Vazquez, 19, of Pittsfield, Massachussetts was traveling north on Old Mill Road when he failed to stop for a ... MORE
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Casella settles class-action odor lawsuit over Ontario County Landfill

Casella settles class-action odor lawsuit over Ontario County Landfill

A class action lawsuit involving the Ontario County Landfill has been settled. However, it’s not entirely clear how much those who filed a claim will be receiving. It’s not even clear if those individuals will receive anything at all. Ontario County Judge ... MORE
One facing felony charges after single-car crash in Ontario County

One facing felony charges after single-car crash in Ontario County

One person was hospitalized and charged with DWI following a crash in Ontario County. Deputies say they responded to Leet Road between Number Nine Road and County Road 5 in the town of Seneca for a single-car crash around 4:30 p.m. on ... MORE
Newark teen charged with DWI after crash, sent to Strong Hospital for injuries

Newark teen charged with DWI after crash, sent to Strong Hospital for injuries

Deputies report the arrest of a Newark teen following a personal injury crash on County Rd. 4. It happened in the town of Seneca on Sunday around 7:08 a.m. Martin Vazquez, 19, was charged with driving while intoxicated following the crash. He ... MORE
Deputies: Branchport man charged with aggravated DWI after sick or intoxicated driver complaint in Seneca

Deputies: Branchport man charged with aggravated DWI after sick or intoxicated driver complaint in Seneca

Deputies arrested a 41-year-old Branchport man after a roadside investigation in the town of Seneca. Peter Nichiporuk, 41, was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI, and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. The stop occurred on Rt. 14A in the town of ... MORE
What’s next for Ontario County Landfill? Solid waste plan up for debate, as closure looms

What’s next for Ontario County Landfill? Solid waste plan up for debate, as closure looms

What’s next for the Ontario County Landfill? Well, elected leaders are mulling over the future, particularly the days after the 386-acre facility in the town of Seneca is shut down. Ontario County’s plan expires in 2023 and will have to be renewed ... MORE