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Avoca woman arrested for stealing from local business

Avoca woman arrested for stealing from local business

Police say a Steuben County woman was arrested following an investigation into stolen property. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Mae R. Rhoads, 34, of Avoca for petit larceny. It is alleged Rhoads entered a local business ... MORE
Steuben County man arrested for petit larceny in Penn Yan

Steuben County man arrested for petit larceny in Penn Yan

Police say a Avoca man was arrested following investigation into stolen property. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Zachary R. Waite, 30, of Avoca for petit larceny. It is alleged Waite entered a local business and took ... MORE
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SECTIONAL TUESDAY: Waterloo, Dundee-Bradford girls advance to sectional finals

Semifinals for Section V boys and girls basketball continued on Tuesday night. A couple more Wayne-Finger Lakes teams advanced to the sectional finals. Check out all the scores, stats and the updated brackets below. GIRLS SCOREBOARD (3/1): Newark 44 Hornell 70  NEW ... MORE
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Steuben man accused of stealing ATV during burglary

A Bath man was taken into custody after an ATV was stolen earlier this month. According to a news release from the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, Joshua Weldy, 26, of Bath was arrested after a burglary and stolen ATV was reported in ... MORE
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W-FL THURSDAY: Blankenberg’s triple-double lifts Wayne over Leadership; Waterloo girls improve to 7-0

It was an action-packed Thursday across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues. There were seven boys games and six girls games. Check out all the scores and stats below. W-FL BOYS SCOREBOARD (12/30): Hornell 61 @ Marcus Whitman 36  HOR ... MORE
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Avoca man arrested for burglary and criminal possession following an investigation into multiple robberies

An Avoca man was arrested for burglary and related crimes by Steuben County Deputies. On Sept. 21, Adam Hosmer, 33, was arrested following an investigation into burglaries in Avoca, Bath, and Cohocton between August and now. Hosmer allegedly entered a premises and ... MORE
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TOTAL DEVASTATION: Update on Steuben’s state of emergency, awaiting FEMA declaration, homes destroyed, and families rescued by boat as flood waters rose

More than a week removed from the historic, record-breaking flood in Steuben County cleanup and recovery is a work in progress. It will take months, if not years, for some to fully-recover from the massive amount of rain that fell in a ... MORE
State police: Woman missing from Avoca last seen in New Jersey

State police: Woman missing from Avoca last seen in New Jersey

New York State Police in the Southern Tier are searching for a missing Avoca woman. Police say she’s considered a vulnerable adult- and is 83-years-old. She was last seen in the area of Newark, New Jersey, driving a 2006 Chevrolet Impala. Her ... MORE
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Avoca man charged with felony arson, contempt after Steuben investigation

Avoca man charged with felony arson, contempt after Steuben investigation

Sheriff Jim Allard reports that deputies arrested a 48-year-old Avoca resident following an arson investigation on Monday. Donald Kennedy, 48, is accused of intentionally damaging a residence by setting it on fire. It’s further alleged that he violated a court order in ... MORE
Avoca/Prattsburgh bows out of Section V boys soccer play-offs after opponent refuses to wear masks

Avoca/Prattsburgh bows out of Section V boys soccer play-offs after opponent refuses to wear masks

The Avoca/Prattsburgh varsity boys soccer team has withdrawn from Friday’s scheduled Section V, Class D2 quarterfinal game against Scio, citing a disagreement over the wearing of masks. In a joint statement from Avoca Superintendent Stephen Saxton and Prattsburgh Superintendent Kory Bay, the ... MORE
One critically injured after crash involving tractor-trailer, stolen car in Steuben County

One critically injured after crash involving tractor-trailer, stolen car in Steuben County

Four people were injured and two people are facing charges after a crash involving a tractor-trailer and stolen vehicle in Steuben County. It happened in the town of Avoca on Route 390 South around 4 a.m. on Tuesday. The car involved was ... MORE
Deputies: Steuben man threatened person with a weapon during a fight

Deputies: Steuben man threatened person with a weapon during a fight

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 60-year-old Avoca resident following an investigation into a fight. Deputies report that Thomas Parsels, 60, threatened another person with a weapon and then struck the individual. Parsels was charged with criminal possession ... MORE
Sheriff: Steuben man charged with rape, released on $500 bail

Sheriff: Steuben man charged with rape, released on $500 bail

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 46-year-old Avoca man following a rape investigation. Matthew Kapp, 46, was released on $500 bail following his arrest, which took place on July 28th. It was reported to deputies on July 22nd ... MORE
Deputies: Steuben man possessed ‘assault-style’ weapon, high-capacity loading devices during trespassing incident

Deputies: Steuben man possessed ‘assault-style’ weapon, high-capacity loading devices during trespassing incident

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 54-year-old Avoca resident following an investigation into a trespass complaint. Craig Burlew, 54, possessed a quantity of methamphetmine, an assault-style rifle, and high capacity weapon loading devices, according to deputies, who announced ... MORE
DWAI charge filed, more possible after investigation into fatal Steuben County crash

DWAI charge filed, more possible after investigation into fatal Steuben County crash

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard says that on April 9th an arrest was made following a fatal crash that occurred on March 4th in Avoca. That crash occurred on State Route 415, and while the operator was not identified – Allard says ... MORE