Lake Ontario

End of Quaker Road in Barker, N.Y.
WBEN Photo - Matthew Pestinger
Richard Root
April 26, 2017 - 6:24 am
Residents and business owners along shore of Lake Ontario are concerned about damage being caused by higher-than-usual lake waters. Many of them are blaming something called Plan 2014. Plan 2014 is something put together by the International Joint Commission (IJC) to revise Lake Ontario water...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
April 26, 2017 - 4:00 am
OLCOTT, N.Y. (WBEN) - Rising water levels at the southern end of Lake Ontario are causing at least one resident to stress over the future of his home. "The beach is gone," Dan Mandaville told reporters on Tuesday in the backyard of his Olcott home where stairs leading down to the beach are...
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Olcott, NY (WBEN) - The planned raising of water levels in Lake Ontario has some shoreline residents concerned, and others already bailing out their basements. On the shores of Lake Ontario Tuesday morning, Congressman Chris Collins looked to draw attention to Plan 2014, a controversial agreement...
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March 13, 2017 - 5:37 pm
Webster, N.Y. (WBEN) - Believe it or not there is beauty hidden within the late season winter storm. Following last week's wind storm that led to massive power outages, a summer home on the edge of Lake Ontario is encrusted with ice. The ice on the home in the community near Rochester was formed...
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