Category: Hammondsport

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
Hammondsport man cited following traffic stop

Hammondsport man cited following traffic stop

Police say a Hammondsport man was cited following a traffic stop. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Alexander Schroo, 22, of Hammondsport for unlicensed operation. Schroo was operating under a suspended driver’s license for failure to answer ... MORE
Hammondsport man accused of raping victim under 15

Hammondsport man accused of raping victim under 15

A Hammondsport man was arrested on several charges over the weekend- including rape and sex abuse. On April 14, investigators arrested Jonathan Wells, 21, following an investigation. Wells is accused of engaging in sexual acts with a person under the age of ... MORE
Two Finger Lakes businesses raise over $47K for Ukraine relief

Two Finger Lakes businesses raise over $47K for Ukraine relief

Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in Hammondsport and Staving Artist Woodwork in Penn Yan both donated some of their total sales to organizations aiding relief efforts in Ukraine. The philanthropic effort comes amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine that began in late ... MORE
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Hammondsport man charged with criminal contempt

Police report the arrest of a Hammondsport man. According to a news release, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Frank J. Adams, 49, of Hammondsport following an investigation of a reported order of protection violation. It is alleged that Adams violated an ... MORE
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W-FL MONDAY: Waterloo pulls away late to beat Red Jacket

It was a very quiet Monday across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues as there were just two games. The Mynderse-Bloomfield boys game was postponed. Check out the scores below and Tuesday’s slate of games. W-FL BOYS SCOREBOARD (1/3): Red ... MORE
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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