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Avoca woman arrested for stealing from local business

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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 ... more
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Steuben County man arrested for petit larceny in Penn Yan

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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 ... more
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SECTIONAL TUESDAY: Waterloo, Dundee-Bradford girls advance to sectional finals

SECTIONAL TUESDAY:
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 ... more
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Steuben man accused of stealing ATV during burglary

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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 ... more
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W-FL THURSDAY: Blankenberg’s triple-double lifts Wayne over Leadership; Waterloo girls improve to 7-0

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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): ... more
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Avoca man arrested for burglary and criminal possession following an investigation into multiple robberies

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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 ... 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

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

Deputies: Teen possessed metal knuckles during domestic incident
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 ... more
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Deputies: Steuben man possessed ‘assault-style’ weapon, high-capacity loading devices during trespassing incident

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

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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 ... more
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Teen dead, others hospitalized after crash in Steuben County

Police: Seneca Falls man faces felony charges after two incidents
Sheriff Jim Allard says his deputies responded to a fatal crash on Wednesday, which occurred a little after 4 p.m. on State Route 415 in Avoca. He says a 17-year-old was traveling in a 2006 ... more
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SECTIONAL MONDAY REPORT: Lyons survives; Pal-Mac girls top Waterloo in OT thriller; Whitman & Red Jacket to meet at Big House

SECTIONAL MONDAY REPORT: Lyons survives; Pal-Mac girls top Waterloo in OT thriller; Whitman & Red Jacket to meet at Big House
There was a full slate of Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games on Monday night to kick off the semifinal round which continues Tueday. Check out all of last night’s scores, ... more
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SECTIONAL SATURDAY REPORT: FL East boys, Wayne County girls dominant Saturday

SECTIONAL SATURDAY REPORT: FL East boys, Wayne County girls dominant Saturday
There was a full slate of Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games on Saturday. Check out all of last night’s scores, updated brackets and the next slate of games below… BOYS ... more
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Avoca man released after stealing vehicle, faces felony charge

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Deputies say an Avoca man stole a vehicle from Reservoir Road on Tuesday. James Sick, 28, of Avoca was arrested after deputies responded to the area for the report of a male actively trying to ... more
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