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DEC seeks public comment on draft Keuka Unit Management Plan

Watercraft Stewards are back at Keuka Lake to help educate and protect the lake this summer
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is inviting public comment on the draft Keuka Unit Management Plan. A public meeting will be held on June 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Hammondsport Superintendent Kyle Bower talks losses in proposed NYS budget (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Hammondsport Superintendent Kyle Bower talks losses in proposed NYS budget (podcast)
Among the most-controversial items inside Governor Kathy Hochul's 2024-25 proposed state budget are massive cuts to school aid. Among the most-staggering cuts in the Finger Lakes - Penn Yan losing $2.2 million, Watkins Glen losing ... more
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Hammondsport and Urbana will share $4.5M NY Forward grant

Hammondsport and Urbana will share $4.5M NY Forward grant
Governor Kathy Hochul has announced a $4.5 million award to Hammondsport and Urbana, marking a significant milestone for the Southern Tier communities under the 2024 NY Forward program. This funding aims to rejuvenate the Urbana/Hammondsport ... more
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‘DEVASTATING’: Massive state aid reductions force districts to weigh program cuts, bigger classes, and possible mergers 

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Hammondsport Superintendent Kyle Bower says under normal circumstances — if state education aid were going to be reduced — district leaders across New York would’ve found out in October or November. That time would’ve allowed ... more
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MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Lyons boys outlast Geneva to split season series; Dundee/Bradford, Pal-Mac girls keep rolling

MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Lyons boys outlast Geneva to split season series; Dundee/Bradford, Pal-Mac girls keep rolling
Another week of high school hoops began Monday night with a full slate of games. The game of the night took place in Wayne County between Geneva and Lyons. The Lions came away victorious, outlasting ... more
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Hammondsport gears up for 47th Annual Christmas in the Park Celebration

Hammondsport gears up for 47th Annual Christmas in the Park Celebration
Hammondsport is all set to host its 47th annual Christmas in the Park event, inviting the community to join in the festivities at Pulteney Square. Scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9, from 4 p.m. to 7 ... more
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Early morning blaze engulfs Hammondsport home; no injuries reported, but three vintage cars destroyed

Early morning blaze engulfs Hammondsport home; no injuries reported, but three vintage cars destroyed
An intense fire erupted early today around 3:30 a.m. at a residence located at 8401 Briglin Rd. in Hammondsport. Several fire departments, including those from Pulteney, Hammondsport, Prattsburgh, and Bath, promptly responded and worked tirelessly ... more
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Hammondsport’s Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery clinches top-100 spot in Wine & Spirits Magazine

Hammondsport’s Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery clinches top-100 spot in Wine & Spirits Magazine
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery has once again been lauded by Wine & Spirits Magazine, securing its third Top 100 Winery Award. Having previously achieved this accolade in 2016 and 2019, the Hammondsport establishment stood out ... more
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Vehicle crashes into Hammondsport Post Office, but facility able to keep operating

Vehicle crashes into Hammondsport Post Office, but facility able to keep operating
A vehicle reportedly crashed into the Hammondsport Post Office on Thursday, inflicting visible damage on the building. The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. on July 27, when medical emergency services responded to the scene. The ... more
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Longtime Hammondsport fire chief named volunteer of the year by NYSAFC

Longtime Hammondsport fire chief named volunteer of the year by NYSAFC
William Fries Sr. a long-time member of the Hammondsport Fire Department, has been awarded the Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year by the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC). Fries, who joined the ... more
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Endicott woman arrested for DWI in Hammondsport

State Police: Suspicious death under investigation in Pulteney
State police arrested an Endicott woman for driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop in the village of Hammondsport. According to a release, Amber Foley, 44, was charged with DWI and other traffic violations. She's ... more
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Hammondsport carnival set to take place next week

Hammondsport carnival set to take place next week
The Hammondsport Fire Department's highly anticipated annual carnival is set to start on Thursday, July 6. The event, set to last for three days, will be held at the fire department grounds on State Route ... more
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Village of Hammondsport up for historic designation by Board for Historic Preservation

Village of Hammondsport up for historic designation by Board for Historic Preservation
Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding sixteen properties to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The nominations include a Puerto Rican casita in ... more
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Troopers: Storage units, hunting cabins, homes, and vehicles all targeted in massive burglary investigation

Troopers: Storage units, hunting cabins, homes, and vehicles all targeted in massive burglary investigation
New York State Police say an extensive investigation spanning several counties resulted in two arrests. The burglaries included storage units, hunting cabins, residences, and stolen vehicles. Adam Hosmer, 34, of Avoca was arrested for second-degree ... more
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Hammondsport American Legion sandwich night and fish fry set for April

Hammondsport American Legion sandwich night and fish fry set for April
The Hammondsport community has an opportunity for a pair of great dinners coming up in April at the Hammondsport American Legion. On Friday, April 21st from 5-7 pm the Legion is hosting a a fish ... more
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Hammondsport man accused of having sexual contact with victim under 13 for months

Hammondsport man accused of having sexual contact with victim under 13 for months
The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Hammondsport man following an investigation into sexual abuse against a child. Devin Ollis, 23, is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a person less ... more
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Steuben County Local History Awareness Week starts October 4

Steuben County Local History Awareness Week starts October 4
Transportation’s significant role in Steuben County will be spotlighted during Local HistoryAwareness Week from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on October 4 through 8 at the Finger Lakes Boating Museum located at 8231 Pleasant Valley ... more
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Seneca Lake underwater exploration talks in September

Seneca Lake underwater exploration talks in September
Nautical archaeologist Art Cohn will report on his continuing underwater explorations of Seneca Lake at illustrated talks in Hammondsport and Watkins Glen in late September. Cohn, an affiliated scholar of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology ... more
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Hammondsport man arrested for burglary and robbery

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A Hammondsport man was arrested following a reported break-in on July 27. According to a news release, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Richard H. Rosenkrans, 64, of Hammondsport for burglary and robbery. It is ... more
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