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Teen charged with rape, endangering welfare of child, but identity not released by sheriff’s office

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an 18-year-old on rape and endangering the welfare of a child charges after an investigation. Deputies and investigators arrested an 18-year-old male after a sexual assault in the town of Urbana. The victim ... MORE
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Hammondsport native Glenn H. Curtiss (podcast)

This episode deals with Glenn Hammond Curtiss who was born in Hammondsport, NY at the south end of Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes. Curtiss became famous as a pioneer in motorcycling and as an architect of American aviation. We can justly ... MORE
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Police: Hammondsport woman faces felony charges after drug arrest

Police say a Hammondsport woman was arrested after a superior court warrant after being indicted on drug charges. Chasity Schorpp, 34, was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance after selling methamphetamine to a ... MORE
Cabin at Hammondsport/Bath KOA Resort suffers damage after fire

Cabin at Hammondsport/Bath KOA Resort suffers damage after fire

A cabin was severely damaged after an early-morning fire on Wednesday at the Hammondsport/Bath KOA Resort. First responders were called to the site along County Route 13- where flames were covering the front of the cabin and entire deck. The fire was ... MORE
Finger Lakes Boating Museum to host Keuka Lake Music Festival

Finger Lakes Boating Museum to host Keuka Lake Music Festival

Keuka Lake Music Festival will be making a return to the stage at the Finger Lakes Boating Museum July 25 at 4 p.m. KLMF was founded by Dylan Kennedy of Penn Yan, and is a group of top musicians that rotate based ... MORE
Kayak with the Sergeant and the Sheriff happening in Hammondsport July 28

Kayak with the Sergeant and the Sheriff happening in Hammondsport July 28

The Hammondsport Village Police Department and the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office “Kayak with the Sergeant and the Sheriff” will be held on Wednesday July 28th, 2021 from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. at Champlin Beach in Hammondsport. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard ... MORE
New York Army National Guard announces promotions

New York Army National Guard announces promotions

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, has announced promotions for members of the New York Army National Guard. Brandy Strittmatter of Hammondsport, assigned to the Company C, Recruiting & Retention Battalion, was promoted to the ... MORE
Hammondsport Fire Department to host US Title Series Boat Race on Keuka Lake

Hammondsport Fire Department to host US Title Series Boat Race on Keuka Lake

This upcoming weekend, A United States Title Series Boat Race will be happening on Keuka Lake. The event will happen at Champlain Beach starting Friday and 70-80 boats are expected to participate. The race has been in the works for over a ... MORE
Hammondsport woman faces felony charges after welfare fraud investigation

Hammondsport woman faces felony charges after welfare fraud investigation

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 58-year-old Hammondsport woman following a welfare fraud investigation. Tracy Squires, 58, is accused of offering a false instrument for filing to DSS between December 2019 and March 2021. Over that time Squires ... MORE
Hammondsport looks to bus all students to school

Hammondsport looks to bus all students to school

In most school districts there is a walking requirement, which is to say that if you live between 2-3 miles of the building you’re educated at- transportation is not provided by bus. That could be changing in Hammondsport, as school officials tell ... MORE
USPS blames local delays, lost holiday packages on staffing issues, high volume

USPS blames local delays, lost holiday packages on staffing issues, high volume

Have you shipped anything this holiday season through the mail? If the answer is ‘yes’ you are not alone. Record-breaking numbers of shipments are expected throughout the remainder of the holiday season for major carriers – including the U.S. Postal Service, UPS, ... MORE
PREMIERE @ 8:30 PM – OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable deals with the Flood of 1935 that devastated the southern Finger Lakes. The July 1935 flood killed 44 people and caused millions of dollars in damages. This extended episode ... MORE
Deputies: Hammondsport man threatened to kill another person with hunting kinfe

Deputies: Hammondsport man threatened to kill another person with hunting kinfe

Deputies in Steuben County arrested a Hammondsport man following an incident on Roosevelt Avenue in Bath. Jacob Webber, 18, is accused of threatening another person with a hunting knife. Deputies say he threatened to kill another person with that knife during the ... MORE
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 SECTIONAL SCOREBOARD 2/29: 1 IRONDEQUOIT 64 8 ... MORE
Police: Hammondsport man accused of sending explicit photos to Auburn teen

Police: Hammondsport man accused of sending explicit photos to Auburn teen

A Hammondsport man has been accused of sending explicit photos to an Auburn teen, according to Captain Jim Moore. Speaking with Finger Lakes News Radio Captain Moore said a concerned parent contacted the Auburn Police Department in April. The victim was 13-years-old, ... MORE