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Man arrested for assault after shooting neighbor: Victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Victim airlifted after shooting at Huron campground: Webster man charged with felony assault, illegal possession of weapon
A shooting in Avoca, New York, led to the arrest of 66-year-old Willie C. Faniel on assault charges Monday evening. New York State Police responded to a distress call at a residence on State Route ... more
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Avoca home swamped by cats raises health, legal concerns

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason on budget presentations and reigning in the city’s cat population (podcast)
An unusual case in Avoca, where a mobile home on Big Creek Road was found overwhelmed by 20-30 cats, has highlighted serious issues of animal neglect and the limitations of New York's animal cruelty laws ... more
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Hornell man charged with vehicular manslaughter after Avoca crash

Steuben County Legislator takes plea deal, will not resign despite sex trafficking allegations
Michael S. Eldridge, 26, from Hornell, has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies, including manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter, for his involvement in a fatal crash. The incident, which occurred on August 6, 2023, in ... more
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Comment session on Prattsburgh Wind facility planned for February 27 at Hatch Hose Fire Company

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comment session on Prattsburgh Wind facility planned for February 27 at Hatch Hose Fire Company
Prattsburgh Wind LLC, managed by Terra-Gen LLC's VP Kevin Sheen, is developing a wind energy facility in New York's Steuben County. This project aims to construct and operate a 147-megawatt wind energy facility across five ... more
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Steuben man shoots woman in the face: Victim in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital

Greece CSD, Boy Scouts employee charged after sex abuse investigation
State police arrested a man in Steuben County after a shooting in the town of Avoca. According to a press release from NYSP, Terry C. Long Jr., age 50, shot a 47-year-old female inside a ... more
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Man wanted in Texas taken into custody in Steuben County following fight

Deputies: Farmington woman charged with DWI after crash in Hopewell
On September 6, Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reported the arrest of Raymund D. Gardner, 25, of Fort Worth, Texas, after deputies responded to a report of two individuals fighting in the driving lane of ... more
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Avoca stabbing update: One treated at local hospital, second airlifted to Strong Hospital

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On the evening of September 3 New York State Police in Bath rushed to a reported stabbing at 8077 Bauter Road in Avoca. At the scene, they found two males, Richard M. Randall, 55, and ... more
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Avoca CSD audit shows lapses in sexual harassment prevention training

Avoca CSD audit shows lapses in sexual harassment prevention training
An audit conducted on the Avoca Central School District's adherence to annual sexual harassment prevention training (SHP Training) has identified notable discrepancies. The audit, which spanned from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022, revealed ... more
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UPDATE: One dead, four hospitalized after crash in Steuben County

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A fatal accident involving two vehicles occurred on State Route 415 at the intersection of Michigan Hollow Road in the town of Avoca, Steuben County on August 6, 2023. The deceased, 51-year-old Michael A. Hinrich ... more
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Deputies: Avoca man damages property, injures child during domestic incident while violating court order

Deputies: Avoca man damages property, injures child during domestic incident while violating court order
Deputies say an Avoca resident was arrested after a domestic incident on July 29. Zack Smith, 30, is accused of violating a court order, damaging property, and acting in a manner that was injurious to ... more
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Troopers: 74-year-old arrested for DWAI drugs after crash in Avoca

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Troopers arrested a 74-year-old for driving under the influence of drugs after a crash on State Route 415 in Avoca. According to state police, Julie Lewis, 74, of Avoca was arrested after an investigation into ... more
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Troopers: Felony menacing charge filed after April incident

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State police arrested an Avoca resident following an incident on April 13. Details of the incident were not released. However, Thomas Parsels, 59, was charged with a felony count of menacing and harassment. He was ... more
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Troopers: Storage units, hunting cabins, homes, and vehicles all targeted in massive burglary investigation

Troopers: Storage units, hunting cabins, homes, and vehicles all targeted in massive burglary investigation
New York State Police say an extensive investigation spanning several counties resulted in two arrests. The burglaries included storage units, hunting cabins, residences, and stolen vehicles. Adam Hosmer, 34, of Avoca was arrested for second-degree ... more
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Days after deputies request public’s assistance identifying suspect in robbery Avoca resident taken into custody

Days after deputies request public's assistance identifying suspect in robbery Avoca resident taken into custody
The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of an Avoca resident following a robbery in the village of Wayland. According to a news release, Dylan Bacon, 23, is accused of forcibly entering a retail ... more
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74-year-old erratic driver arrested at Naples gas station

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Troopers from the State Police (SP) Wayland were called on March 26, 2023, to respond to a report of an erratic driver on State Route 371 in the town of Cohocton. They found the suspect ... more
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Weekend Basketball Round-Up: State Final Four and NCAA Tournament (webcast)

Weekend Basketball Round-Up: State Final Four and NCAA Tournament (webcast)
The FL1 Sports team sits down to review a wild weekend of basketball at the high school and college level. Section V has a successful weekend at the NYSPHSAA State Final Four and, here in ... more
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Bath man accused of breaking things during incident

Watkins Glen man arrested after attacking two people at Dunkin’
State police arrested a Bath man following an incident on Main Street in Avoca. Troopers arrested John Hernandez, 57, of Bath for fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. The charges stem from an incident where ... more
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Deputies: One arrest after assault, threats, and child endangerment during domestic dispute

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Deputies report the arrest of a 51-year-old Cohocton resident following a domestic dispute in Avoca. According to a news release, Sheri King, 51, is accused of injuring another person, threatening them with a weapon, then ... more
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WATCH LIVE: Lyons Lions battle Avoca/Prattsburgh (webcast)

CLASS C GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE QUALIFIER ON FL1 RADIO II: East Rochester, Pavilion battle for spot in states Wednesday night (webcast)
Editor's Note: Watch LIVE on Lyons YouTube channel and listen live on FL1 Radio on Saturday at 5 p.m. It's a Saturday night showdown in Wayne County between two of the top-ranked teams in New ... more
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