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Painted Post man accused of stealing over $1000 in benefits

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Police say a Painted Post man was arrested following a larceny investigation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dakota S. Pielo, 29, for grand larceny. Charges allege that Pielo received ... more
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Montour Falls man accused of violating probation

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Police say a Montour Falls man was arrested on a warrant. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Donald G. Ball Jr., 22, was arrested for violation of a condition of ... more
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The Falls Harvest Festival will take place October 1 in Schuyler County

The Falls Harvest Festival will take place October 1 in Schuyler County
The Falls Harvest Festival, an annual festival celebrating the fall season in Schuyler County, will again take place on Saturday, October 1st, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and features Ghost Walks, street performers, live music, and ... more
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Two charged with welfare fraud after investigation in Schuyler County

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Two individuals were arrested in Schuyler County following a fraud investigation. Cameron W. Adams, 45, of Burdett was arrested for welfare fraud, grand larceny, and six counts of offering a false instrument for filing. Christine ... more
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Montour Falls man charged after stealing collectable coins

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A Montour Falls man was charged after investigation into stolen property on August 18. Ricardo Castellar, 31, of Montour Falls was charged with criminal possession of stolen property. It is alleged that Castellar was in ... more
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Watkins Glen woman charged after fraud investigation

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A Watkins Glen woman was arrested following a fraud investigation.According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mary F Willett, 26, of Watkins Glen for grand larceny. It is alleged Willett received ... more
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Man steals over $1000 in public assistance benefits

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Police say a Montour Falls man was taken into custody after a fraud investigation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joshua A. Sheffer, 36, of Montour Falls for grand larceny ... more
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Montour Falls man violates probation

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A Montour Falls man was charged after violating probation on August 5. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Donald G. Ball Jr., 21, of Montour Falls for violating the terms ... more
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Montour Falls man turns self in after trespassing

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Police say a Montour Falls man was arrested on a warrant Monday morning. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Jacob Thornton, 24, of Montour Falls for criminal trespass. The charge ... more
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Odessa-Montour Grizzlies: High school sports teams will have new mascot

Odessa-Montour Grizzlies: High school sports teams will have new mascot
The Odessa-Montour school board gave the green light to moving away from its longtime mascot. Like many other schools in the region with Native mascots- Odessa-Montour will now be the Grizzlies. For sports that are ... more
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Montour Falls man displays shotgun at active fire scene

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A Montour Falls man was arrested at an active fire scene on July 6. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael E. Fuller, 22, of Montour Falls for disorderly conduct ... more
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Newfield man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

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A Newfield man was arrested following a traffic stop on June 28. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested John A. Chaffee, 35, of Newfield for criminal possession of a controlled ... more
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Montour Falls man found trespassing again

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A Montour Falls man was arrested after a complaint of trespass. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Frank R. Williams 45, of Montour Falls for trespassing. Charges alleged that Williams ... more
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Multiple charges against Montour Falls man after domestic incident

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A Montour Falls man was arrested following a domestic incident. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Corey S. Bond, 36, of Montour Falls for criminal obstruction of breathing, assault, criminal ... more
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Railroad Stone Arches of Hector Talk Topic to take place on July 17

Trains haven’t made their way through eastern Schuyler County for more than 50 years, but reminders remain in the stone arch culverts built in the late 1800s to carry the lines. “The Lehigh Valley Railroad ... more
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Man cited after traffic stop in Penn Yan

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Police cited a Montour Falls man following a traffic stop in Penn Yan. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Timathy W. Travis, 30, of Montour Falls for aggravated unlicensed operation ... more
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Elmira man breaks into campground and steals car

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An Elmira man was arrested following a larceny investigation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeremy Montgomery, 38, of Elmira for burglary and grand larceny. Charges allege that Montgomery broke ... more
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Man charged in Montour Falls for a false inspection certificate

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A Painted Post man was arrested on June 7 for a vehicle violation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Trevon L. Wallace, 25 for having a false inspection certificate. Wallace ... more
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Man arrested after punching individual in Montour Falls

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Police say a Beaver Dams man was arrested after a physical altercation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elijah C.A. Wakeman, 18, for assault. Charges allege that Wakeman punched an ... more
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