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Branchport woman ticketed for unlicensed operation

Branchport woman ticketed for unlicensed operation
A Branchport woman was cited following a traffic stop on Wednesday. The Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Emily K. Doi, 29, of Branchport for aggravated unlicensed operation. Doi was observed driving on Brown Street with ... more
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Campers rescued after apparent incident on Keuka Lake

Campers rescued after apparent incident on Keuka Lake
First responders were called to a water rescue on Monday in the area of Camp Cory on East Lake Road. Apparently three campers were in the water after multiple sailboats tipped over. First responders from ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Chelsea Bailey from Yates County Public Health on the increase in Lyme Disease and what you can do to avoid it (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Chelsea Bailey from Yates County Public Health on the increase in Lyme Disease and what you can do to avoid it (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Chelsea Bailey with Yates County Public Health. Lyme Disease on the increase in Yates, Ontario Counties There's been an increase in Lyme Disease cases in Yates and Ontario Counties ... more
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Finger Lakes Museum to host 6th Annual Paddle Keuka 5K

Finger Lakes Museum to host 6th Annual Paddle Keuka 5K
The Finger Lakes Museum has been hosting the Paddle Keuka 5K race for the past 5 years and each year, the turnout and excitement for the race grows tremendously. This year's theme, Peace Love Paddle ... more
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National Library Week: Visit your local library to get involved in vast services, programs

National Library Week: Visit your local library to see the vast services, programs offers
Yates County Public Libraries encouraged the community to visit their libraries in-person or explore their website during National Library Week. The theme for this year's National Library Week, which runs from April 3 - 9, ... more
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Owasco Watershed Lake Assocation hosts 2022 Bob Bower Scientific Symposium

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The Owasco Watershed Lake Association (OWLA) hosts their annual Bob Bower Scientific Symposium: A Scientific Symposium in “Plain English” on Saturday, March 19th. This PDH-approved event meets online, offering 3 contact hours for attendees. Sponsored ... more
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Keuka College names new Director of Campus Recreation

Keuka College names new Director of Campus Recreation
Laura Fitzgerald has been named Keuka College's new Director of Campus Recreation, where she will oversee a program including activities on and off campus. Fitzgerald comes to Keuka after serving as the Assistant Director of ... more
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Brockport-based electronics recycler launches collection program to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times

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A Brockport electronics recycling firm has announced a fundraising program to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times. That's the summer camp on Keuka Lake in Branchport for kids with cancer or those who have ... more
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Khouzam gets long prison term after murdering mother

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The Branchport man who killed his mother at her Dresden home several years ago will spend 24 years in prison. Judge Jason Cook sentenced Paul Khouzam to 24-years-to-life in prison, according to the Finger Lakes ... more
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Upcoming blood drives this month in Yates County

Local hospitals call for blood donations
There will be chances to give blood this month in Yates County. Thursday Sept. 16 the Branchport Fire House will host a drive and on Sept. 21 the Rushville United Methodist Church will also have ... more
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Yates County holding blood drives today and August 25th

Yates County will hold an event today, Tuesday August 17th, for donating blood. From 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. the Red Cross will host a blood drive at the Branchport Fire House. All blood types ... more
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Hunt Country Vineyards to host Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival Friday night

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Hunt Country Vineyards will be hosting a classical music concert on Friday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free and part of the Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival. Anyone not vaccinated is asked ... more
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DeGeorge Family Barn hosting car show to benefit the Humane Society of Yates County’s Shelter of Hope

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The DeGeorge family's barn is hosting an open house on Saturday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit the Humane Society of Yates County's Shelter of Hope. A $10 donation is requested ... more
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Man arrested after attempting to steal and sell scrap metal from auto shop

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After scrap metal came up missing from an auto shop, a Steuben County man has been arrested. Branchport Auto had missing scrap metal investigated which led to the arrest of Nicholas Taylor of Pulteney. Taylor ... more
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Four blood drives scheduled in Yates County for month of July

The American Red Cross has scheduled four blood drives for Yates County this month. The drives are as follows: July 14, Benton Fire Department July 15, Branchport Fire Department July 20, Rushville United Methodist Church ... more
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The Finger Lakes Museum brings back in person programs, including Paddle Keuka 5K

The Finger Lakes Museum brings back in person programs, including Paddle Keuka 5K
The Finger Lakes Museum welcomes back in-person programs for the 2021 season. Amongst a wide variety of programs on the calendar, the Paddle Keuka 5K, held annually on the first Saturday of August, is one ... more
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Branchport man accused of killing mother will go on trial this fall

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The Branchport man accused of killing his mother will face a trial this fall. Paul Khouzam, who will go on trial in October for the murder of 67-year-old Dr. Magda Daoud, is accused of stabbing ... more
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Deputies: Branchport man charged with aggravated DWI after sick or intoxicated driver complaint in Seneca

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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 ... more
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Mennonite farmer who killed neighbor’s dog sentenced to jail

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A Jerusalem man who pleaded guilty to a count of aggravated animal cruelty will be heading to jail. Wayne Hoover, 35, was arrested last year after shooting a neighbor's dog. He claimed the dog was ... more
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