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Wayland man arrested after sexual assault investigation

Police report the arrest of a Wayland man. According to a news release, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Calem M. Merrill, 19, of Wayland following a sexual assault investigation. It is alleged that Merrill forcibly touched an 11-year-old and coerced the ... MORE
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Seneca Falls among communities receiving water quality grants announced by Governor Hochul today

The town of Seneca Falls is getting a $1.285 million dollar state grant to replace outdated water meters with what the state calls “advanced metering infrastructure technology.” The grant is part of $23 million in water quality grants announced by Governor Kathy ... MORE
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Man arrested following kidnapping investigation in Steuben County

A man has been arrested following a kidnapping investigation that happened over the weekend. Christopher Presler, 43, was charged with kidnapping, criminal contempt involving a weapon, criminal possession of a weapon with previous conviction, menacing with a weapon, reckless endangerment, criminal obstruction ... MORE
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Rauber’s Agway closes after 70 years of business

After 70 years of service, Rauber’s Agway in Wayland has closed its doors for good. The company was purchased by Richard Rauber from his uncle around 1965 and it eventually expanded to start selling appliances while also sticking with hardware and agricultural ... MORE
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State Police investigate a double fatal accident on I-390 in the town of Wayland

State Police investigate a double fatal accident on I-390 in the town of Wayland

State Police investigate a double fatal accident that happened on I-390 in the town of Wayland. On July 3, 2021, at approximately 9:58 a.m., the State Police investigated a double fatal accident involving a pick up truck and a tractor trailer on ... MORE
Steuben man indicted on felony weapons charges, accused of selling firearms illegally

Steuben man indicted on felony weapons charges, accused of selling firearms illegally

Deputies report the arrest of a Wayland man following an investigation into the possession and sale of firearms that were not legally his. It’s alleged that in 2020, Coty Murphy, 29, of Wayland possessed and sold firearms that he didn’t legally own ... MORE
Amtrak passenger seats to be manufactured in Steuben County, adding 31 new jobs

Amtrak passenger seats to be manufactured in Steuben County, adding 31 new jobs

Compin USA is coming to Steuben County. The company says it will locate a manufacturing plant in Wayland, Steuben County to build seats for transportation industry projects, including Amtrak’s next-generation high-speed trainsets which are being manufactured by Alstom in nearby Hornell. Compin ... MORE
Steuben man charged with second-degree murder skips court appearance

Steuben man charged with second-degree murder skips court appearance

A Wayland man was taken into custody on an arrest warrant after skipping a court appearance related to a second-degree murder charge in Steuben County. Judge Patrick McAllister issued the warrant for the arrest of 30-year-old Derek Clark after he failed to ... MORE
Troopers: Fishermen rescued after falling through thin ice in Wayland

Troopers: Fishermen rescued after falling through thin ice in Wayland

Two ice fishermen were rescued after falling through the ice on Loon Lake in Steuben County. The lake is located in the town of Wayland. State police were called to the scene around 11:30 a.m. for the report of fishermen in the ... MORE
Steuben man charged with vehicular manslaughter after daughter dies in crash

Steuben man charged with vehicular manslaughter after daughter dies in crash

New York State Police say they are investigating a fatal crash that happened in Wayland on State Route 36. It claimed the life of a 6-year-old girl. The crash happened around 6:25 p.m. Police say Derek Clark, 30, was driving east when ... MORE
SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY REPORT: Lyons girls pull away late to advance to finals; Wayne boys fall short

SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY REPORT: Lyons bests Clyde-Savannah in gritty battle; Wayne, Penn Yan boys & Red Jacket girls bow out in semis

The semifinal round for the Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games wrapped up on Wednesday night and the Championship Weekend match-ups are set for the Blue Cross Arena, Gates-Chili HS and Letchworth. Eight Wayne-Finger Lakes teams are still ... MORE
SECTIONAL TUESDAY REPORT: Geneva & Waterloo to meet at Big House; Penn Yan girls pull away late to defeat Mynderse

SECTIONAL TUESDAY REPORT: Geneva-Waterloo showdown set for the Big House; Penn Yan pulls away late to defeat Mynderse

There was another full slate of Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games on Tuesday night as the semifinal round continued. Check out all of last night’s scores, updated brackets and the next slate of games below… BOYS SECTIONAL ... 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: Drunk man crashes in front yard of Steuben County home, falls asleep

Police: Drunk man crashes in front yard of Steuben County home, falls asleep

A man from Hornell was arrested early Friday morning on drunk driving charges after troopers said he crashed into a Wayland yard. New York State Police were called to a home on Laf-A-Lot Road for the report of a car that went ... MORE
Deputies: Wayland man charged after alleged domestic incident

Deputies: Wayland man charged after alleged domestic incident

A Steuben County man is facing charges after an alleged domestic incident Sunday. Steuben County Sheriff’s deputies say they were dispatched to Cass Street for the report of a domestic incident. Deputies allege Justin Brown, 25, damaged another person’s property and acting ... MORE