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Waterloo driver loses control of vehicle causing Yates County crash

Waterloo driver loses control of vehicle causing Yates County crash
A motor vehicle accident occurred on Saturday at approximately 11:57 a.m. on Baldwin Road in the Town of Benton. Diamond Pulver, 24, of Waterloo, lost control of her vehicle while turning south onto Briggs Road, ... more
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Driver charged in Yates County crash injuring two children

Two airlifted after serious, two-car crash in Yates County
Authorities have given an update on a DWI crash that left two children injured in Yates County. Tracey Irwin, 51, has been charged following the crash. She faces multiple charges, including Aggravated DWI with children ... more
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Three hurt in Yates County crash; two minors among injured

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On Thursday a two-vehicle collision in Benton resulted in injuries to a driver and two minors. According to the Yates County Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred at the intersection of Pre Emption Road and Havens ... more
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Two kids hospitalized after one-car crash in Yates County

Two kids hospitalized after one-car crash in Yates County
The Yates County Sheriff's Office gave an update on a personal injury crash on State Route 364 in the town of Benton. It happened on Saturday a little before noon, according to a news release ... more
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Heat lamp caused fire in Benton, investigators say

Heat lamp caused fire in Benton, investigators say
Yates County firefighters quickly responded to a house fire in Potter on Wednesday, after reports of smoke in the basement of a one-story home at 1251 East Swamp Road around 8:40 a.m. Firefighters from Penn ... more
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Penn Yan police officer injured when man resists arrest while being transported to jail

Police: Man threatened to kill resident in Penn Yan during domestic incident
Jurrell Thompson, a 32-year-old resident of Penn Yan, was recently arrested by local police on multiple charges, including obstruction, resisting arrest, and harassment following an incident in October. Police say Thompson was already in custody ... more
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Yates County approves additional funding for soil cleanup in construction project

INSIDE THE FLX: Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn on redistricting, the county-wide broadband rollout, a gas tax cut and more (podcast)
Unexpected amounts of contaminated soil at a major construction site in Yates County have prompted the county's Legislature to approve an additional $165,000 for its removal. The Finger Lakes Times reports the added expenses emerged ... more
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One dead after Yates County crash: Investigation remains active

Police: Motorcyclist killed in Webster crash, investigation remains active
First responders say one person is dead after a crash in yates County over the weekend. Tyler Williams, 21, was traveling east on Gorham Road in Benton during the overnight hours on Saturday when he ... more
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Special meeting to discuss extra cost, problematic soil at Yates highway building site coming Friday

Special meeting to discuss extra cost, problematic soil at Yates highway building site coming Friday
The Yates County Legislature will hold a special session this Friday to address an unexpected issue at the Highway, Office of Emergency Services, and Public Health facility construction site in Benton. The county had contracted ... more
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Yates legislature approves new municipal building to house public health, highway, and emergency management

Yates legislature approves new municipal building to house public health, highway, and emergency management
The Yates County Legislature gave approval on Monday for the construction of a new home for highway, emergency services, and public health. The new multi-use facility, which will be located in the town of Benton, ... more
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Yates gets $10,000 Clean Energy Communities grant from NYS

Yates gets $10,000 Clean Energy Communities grant from NYS
Yates County has received a $10,000 grant from the Clean Energy Communities program, a New York state initiative that funds local clean energy projects. County Administrator Nonie Flynn said the grant will be used to ... more
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Driver ticketed after car-buggy crash in Yates County: Two children hospitalized at Strong Memorial

Driver ticketed after car-buggy crash in Yates County: Two children hospitalized at Strong Memorial
Deputies say a Penn Yan driver has been ticketed following a crash involving a horse-and-buggy in Yates County over the weekend. The buggy was traveling south on Lovejoy Road in the town of Benton when ... more
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Yates County starting up flu, COVID-19, rabies vaccination clinics

Yates County starting up flu, COVID-19, rabies vaccination clinics
With the possibility of an increase in COVID-19 cases heading into the colder weather, the Yates County Public Health Department will resume COVID-19 vaccination clinics. There will be a baby and pediatric first dose COVID-19 ... more
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Design phase of Yates Highway, Emergency Management and Public Health building nearing completion

Design phase of Yates Highway, Emergency Management and Public Health building nearing completion
Plans are nearly complete for a new building for the Yates County Highway, Emergency Management, and Health Department. Facility would allow Health Dept. to conduct vaccination clinics At its meeting this month, the county legislature ... more
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Yates legislature considers massive $25M highway, emergency services, and public health complex off 14A in Benton Center

Yates legislature considers massive $25M highway, emergency services, and public health complex off 14A in Benton Center
A massive $25 million project could be coming to Yates County. Officials met this week and discussed a new building that would house the county's highway department, emergency services, and public health. The Yates County ... more
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One sent to hospital after two car crash in Benton

One sent to hospital after two car crash in Benton
First responders say a Penn Yan woman suffered minor injuries after a car she was in collided with another over the weekend. The crash happened in the town of Benton when 39-year-old Daniel Hargraves, of ... more
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Serious overnight crash in Yates County

first responders at scene of two car crash
First responders in Yates County were called to a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of PreEmption Road and Havens Corners Road. Two vehicles were involved, and the Benton Fire Department reported that a person was ... more
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House fire in Benton prompts second alarm, mutual aid

House fire in Benton prompts second alarm, mutual aid
Firefighters were called to a structure fire in Benton on Thursday. During the morning hours firefighters were called to a house fire on Havens Corners Road east of Route 14A. Smoke was showing from the ... more
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First responders battle flames, frigid cold at Benton barn fire (photos)

First responders battle flames, frigid cold at Benton barn fire (photos)
Firefighters battle flames and frigid cold temperatures this week in Benton. A barn fire prompted a hefty response from several fire departments on January 21, 2022. According to the Benton Fire Department, the temperature was ... more
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