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Potter man sentenced for incest and coercion: Court to decide in February on sex offender status

Potter man sentenced for incest and coercion: Court to decide in February on sex offender status
In Yates County, a 20-year-old man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to serious charges of incest and coercion. Nelson Weaver, a resident of Potter, faced the consequences of his actions in a recent court ... more
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Seneca Falls man airlifted after Yates County crash

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A car crash in Yates County resulted in a Seneca Falls man being airlifted to the hospital on Friday. The Yates County Sheriff’s Office reported that deputies were called to the scene at the intersection ... more
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One hospitalized after slippery conditions leads to Yates County crash

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An Ontario County man was taken to the hospital following a motor vehicle accident on Thursday in the Town of Potter, according to the Yates County Sheriff's Office. The incident occurred when 52-year old Andrew ... more
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Whitman, Moravia, Port Byron, and Weedsport districts get approval on capital projects: One measure fell short though

Deadline for switching parties before primary is now August 11
Tuesday was a busy day for local school districts, as capital votes took place throughout the region. Here's a wrap-up of what was on the ballot, and their outcomes: Voters in the Marcus Whitman school ... more
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Fatal crash: 18-year-old ticketed for speeding after Yates wreck

Fatal crash: 18-year-old ticketed for speeding after Yates wreck
First responders say a Naples man was killed in a one-car accident in Yates County early-Friday. The crash happened in the town of Italy around 9 a.m. Edward Johnson, 73, was a passenger in a ... more
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Penn Yan motorcyclist airlifted after serious crash in Yates County

One airlifted from crash involving car, motorcycle in Auburn
Deputies say a Penn Yan man was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after a car-motorcycle accident in the town of Jerusalem on Wednesday. The car was operated by Tracey Irwin, of Potter, who was traveling ... more
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Camper destroyed by fire in Yates County

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A fire on July 31 is being blamed for destroying a camper in the town of Potter. According to first responders, deputies were called to a camper fire in the town of Potter. The fire ... more
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Yates County: How to protect your family from rabies exposure, free pet vaccine clinics available

Yates County Public Health: Tips to avoid rabies exposure, free pet vaccine clinics available
Yates County Public Health is offering free rabies vaccine clinics over the next few months to help your beloved pets stay safe and healthy. Animals most likely to carry rabies are bats, skunks, raccoons and ... more
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Naples man killed in fatal overnight crash in town of Potter

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Deputies say a Naples man died in a one-car crash late-Monday in the town of Potter. The Yates County accident happened on Phelps Road when Timothy Decker 57, of Naples was traveling down the roadway ... more
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Sheriff Ron Spike says accidents that involve horse and buggies are preventable

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A horse-drawn buggy was hit by a car on State Route 364 in Potter on Sunday, making it the second major accident involving a horse and buggy in the last ten months. Sheriff Ron Spike ... more
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One dead after fatal car-buggy crash in Yates County

One dead after fatal car-buggy crash in Yates County
The Yates County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash involving a car and horse-and-buggy. It happened on Sunday in the town of Potter along State Route 364 near Oak Road. Deputies said Robert Clark, ... more
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Former Potter town clerk who stole $27K will spend 6 months in jail

Former Potter town clerk who stole $27K will spend 6 months in jail
The former town clerk in Potter will spend six months in county jail after stealing nearly $27,000 in public funds for personal use, according to officials. Julie Brown, who previously served as Potter Town Clerk, ... more
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Crews from Ontario, Yates counties called to serious crash involving bucket truck

Crews from Ontario, Yates counties called to serious crash involving bucket truck
First responders were called to the scene of a serious crash on Voak Rd. around 9:30 a.m. in Ontario County. It resulted in first arriving firefighters to call for more manpower, and for Voak Rd ... more
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Officials: Former clerk in Yates County stole over $24,000 in license fees, tax payments from residents

Investigators say that a 49-year-old who previously served as the Town of Potter Clerk and Tax Collector was arrested after an investigation involving the District Attorney's Office, and State Comptroller's Office. Julie Brown, 49, of ... more
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Snowy postcard (photo)

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It was a scene that looked like something captured in a postcard. This photo by Tracie Marie ... more
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‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County

‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $10.3 million in investment, which will bring rural broadband infrastructure to more than 1,600 households, more than 300 businesses, and will cover more than 80 square miles in Yates ... more
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‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County
Food delivery platform will give options to rural customers - By Josh Durso Keuka To Go a new digital and mobile platform is helping to get dinner delivered to your front door. Beginning January 27th ... more
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Geneva, Midlakes, Marcus Whitman among Pre-K funding winners from NYS

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that $15 million has been awarded to 26 school districts to increase access to high-quality pre-kindergarten for over 2,000 three and four year-old children across New York ... more
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Rushville trustee convicted of stealing $400K from employer – will serve probation, pay restitution

A Rushville village trustee arrested in November 2018 was convicted of grand larceny in Ontario County Court Nov. 6 after stealing over $400,000 from her employer. Kimberly Payne, 52, pled guilty to second-degree grand larceny ... more
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