Category: Canisteo

Steuben County: Legislature examining ways to improve emergency response, offset cost for

Steuben County: Legislature examining ways to improve emergency response, offset cost for Hornell

The Steuben County Legislature is working to improve its emergency services operation after describing local volunteer ambulance companies as short-staffed and sometimes inaccessible. On Thursday, May 12, the Legislature announced it would begin examining ways to improve emergency response in the county, ... MORE
Fatal crash involving dump truck under investigation in Canisteo

Fatal crash involving dump truck under investigation in Canisteo

State police are investigating a fatal crash that happened on Route 36 in Canisteo this week. According to a news release, preliminary investigation determined, Gayle M. Vanskiver 65, was traveling north on State Route 36 when her vehicle collided with a town ... MORE
New York Senate passes legislation that would establish independent commission to investigate state’s 15,000 COVID-related nursing home deaths

Proposed legislation would establish independent investigation into New York’s 15,000 COVID-related nursing home deaths

The New York State Senate Health Committee recently passed legislation that would allow a temporary, independent commission to investigate the roughly 15,000 COVID-related nursing home deaths that occurred in the state. The investigation would look into the state’s undercounting of nursing home ... MORE
Steuben County man arrested for drug possession

Steuben County man arrested for drug possession

Police say a Canisteo man was arrested for drug possession. According to a news release, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested David T. Shepherd, 46, of Canisteo for possession of a controlled substance and promoting prison contraband. It is alleged that Shepherd ... MORE
Six Finger Lakes residents graduate from State Police Academy

Seven local residents graduate from State Police Academy

Seven local residents are among the 227 new State Troopers who recently graduated from the 210th session of the Basic School of the New York State Police Academy. Governor Kathy Hochul congratulated the Troopers at a ceremony on Wednesday, March 23 at ... MORE
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SECTIONAL FRIDAY: Penn Yan girls defeat Mynderse; Lyons boys cruise past Warsaw

It was a jam-packed Friday night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues as several teams advanced to the semifinals. Check out all the scores, stats and updated brackets below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (2/25): Warsaw 36 @ Lyons 64  WAR – Matt ... MORE
Canisteo man arrested on weapons charge

Canisteo man arrested on weapons charge

A Canisteo man has been arrested on weapons charges after an incident on Wednesday, February 2. Jose Viana, 46, was arrested by Canisteo Police after a reported domestic incident in the Village. Police found Viana had a handgun without a valid NYS ... MORE
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Canisteo man accused of attacking teen in July 2021: Grand jury indicts on felony rape, incest charges

State police investigators say a 41-year-old Canisteo man engaged in sexual intercourse with a child under 17. John Ross Jr., was indicted by a grand jury in Steuben County on rape and incest charges. Authorities say the charges were felony counts. He ... MORE
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Canisteo man arrested after investigation of reported sexual assault

Steuben County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Canisteo man after the investigation of a reported sexual assault. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on December 20, 2021, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael J. Teribury, age 62, of State ... MORE
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Steuben County Opioid committee delivers sharps containers to law enforcement

One of the on the job hazards for law enforcement and other first responders is dealing with hypodermic needles. Thanks to the Steuben Prevention Coalition, that hazard has been reduced. The Steuben Prevention Coalition Opioid committee began delivering sharps collection containers to ... MORE
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Steuben legislature honors retiring members

The Steuben County Legislature honored three of its longtime members who are retiring at the end of the year when it met Monday. Robin Lattimer of Bath, Thomas Ryan of Canisteo and Gary Roush of Erwin have served for a combined 34 ... MORE
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Addison, Canisteo villages get millions to fund major water projects

A pair of Steuben County villages will get significant funding for water projects. A total of $44 million in project funding has been approved across New York. The Village of Canisteo in Steuben County will receive $3,000,000 WIIA grant and $1,776,800 in ... MORE
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Canisteo man was driving under influence of drugs with three young kids in the car

Police arrested a 37-year-old for driving under the influence with several kids in his vehicle, according to a news release. Nickalus Carbone, 37, was found driving under the influence of drugs with three children under the age of 13 in the vehicle ... 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
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Greenwood school will need updates as Jasper-Troupsburg CSD races to get building ready after historic flooding

Students heading back to school in the Jasper-Troupsburg Central School District will have to deal with more than just COVID-19 regulations after devastating flooding last week brought by Tropical Storm Fred. The high school building was hit hard by heavy rain, which ... MORE