Category: Stanley

Stanley woman charged with DWI after crash hospitalizes two passengers

Stanley woman charged with DWI after crash hospitalizes two passengers

A Stanley woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle crash, which resulted in two being hospitalized. Deputies say Alicia Proctor, 23, lost control of her car on State Route 364 on Friday. Joshua Sykeman, 26, of Penn Yan, and ... MORE
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

Sheriff Kevin M. Henderson has issued a Travel Advisory, due to increasing snow and hazardous driving conditions. Numerous accidents are being reported and visibility is also a concern. “The travel advisory does NOT restrict travel,” Henderson explained. “But does advise of hazardous ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks NYS Assembly campaign in 131st District (podcast)

This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young ... MORE
Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors met for its regular monthly meeting. The Board considered and approved a total of 52 resolutions. Board Chairman John Marren (Victor) said that the most important resolution of the night was the resolution presented ... MORE
One charged after domestic incident in Seneca Falls

One charged after domestic incident in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 31-year-old Stanley resident following a domestic dispute. Jered Proctor, 31, of Stanley is accused of causing damage to multiple items in another person’s residence in Seneca Falls. He was charged with criminal ... MORE
Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

Supervisors debate occupancy tax expansion for small properties in Ontario County

On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors considered a resolution to impose an occupancy tax of up to three percent (3%) on lodging facilities of three rooms or less.  Currently, New York’s tax code exempts these facilities from the occupancy tax ... MORE
Pedestrian ticketed after being struck by vehicle in Ontario County

Geneva pedestrian hospitalized, ticketed after being struck by car on Savage Rd.

Emergency crews were dispatched to Savage Road in the town of Seneca on Wednesday around 3 p.m. after receiving a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Deputies responded with Ontario County EMS Coordinator, Stanley Fire Department, and Stanley Hall Gorham ... MORE
Odor could get worse at Ontario County Landfill before it improves this winter

Odor could get worse at Ontario County Landfill before it improves this winter

Casella says things may get worse, before they improve. At least as it pertains to the ever-worrisome smell associated with the Ontario County Landfill along 5&20. Mark Johnson of Casella Waste Systems says changes are coming, but that those changes will take ... MORE
Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office

Henderson reflects on first year leading Ontario County Sheriff’s Office

After three decades in law enforcement – it would be easy to tire of the work. At least from the outside perspective. That couldn’t be further from the case though for Sheriff Kevin Henderson. The 36-year-veteran, and elected leader of the Ontario ... MORE
Owner says DOT forced diner along Rt. 5 in Ontario County to take down sign

Diner owner says DOT forced their roadside sign down after 40 years on Rt. 5 in Ontario Co.

After their roadside sign disappeared - Sweet Sue's Country Diner in Stanley had to alert its customers through a handwritten sign that they were open for business. Don't worry - they're not going anywhere! ... MORE
Even more HABs spotted along Seneca Lake over las

Algae bloom appears near FLX Welcome Center in Geneva; busy HAB season on Seneca Lake

Bill Roege, who recently took over as HABs Director for Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association, says the last seven days have proven to be busy for volunteers working around Seneca Lake to identify harmful algal blooms. Credit: Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association ... MORE
Chiming to the breeze (photo)

Chiming to the breeze (photo)

These old wind chimes were almost vertical during Friday nights winds near the Town of Stanley. Photo by Shelly Lannon ... MORE
Ontario County Landfill plans more wells to combat odor

Ontario County Landfill plans more wells to combat odor

Casella Waste Systems announced Monday it will begin installing more methane collection wells at the Ontario County Landfill, beginning Wednesday. Casella officials said there has been light landfill odor along the eastern side of the 389-acre landfill on County Road 5. The ... MORE
‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

‘EYE ON THE COURTS’: Volunteers, publication serves as judicial watchdog in Ontario County

The Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee has recently released its summer 2019 edition of its periodic publication, “Eye on the Courts,” which celebrates its 51st issue. Founded in 2000, the Geneva Court Watch Coordinating Committee was created as an outgrowth from the ... MORE
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Bicyclist in critical condition at Strong after being hit by pickup truck in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 9:12 a.m. deputies responded to an accident involving a pickup truck and bicyclist. Deputies say James Eldredge, 59, of Stanley was traveling west on County Road 23 when he struck Michael Tiffany, 61, of ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

It’s not often that brothers share a career path. In this case, while not precisely the same – Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and Brighton PD Chief of Police Mark Henderson have not only followed a similar career trajectory – but have ... MORE
Marcus Whitman boys fall to C.G. Finney in Class C1 final game at the Blue Cross Arena

Marcus Whitman boys fall to C.G. Finney in Class C1 final at the Blue Cross Arena

Charles G. Finney used a big run in the second and third quarters to pull away for a 63-42 win over top-seeded Marcus Whitman in the Section V class C1 final. Leading 23-17 midway through the second period, Keegan Ocorr invigorated the ... MORE