Category: Yates County

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Pennsylvania man rescued from Seneca Lake after kayak overturns

A Pennsylvania man was rescued from Seneca Lake on Monday after his kayak overturned.  Paul Zimmerman, of Pennsylvania told deputies that he was attempting to take a photo just after 7 a.m. when his kayak overturned off Serenity Road in Torrey. The ... MORE
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Two arrests reported last week in Yates County

Two unrelated arrests occurred in Yates County last week. On Thursday morning Roger Slater, of Penn Yan, was arrested and charged with harassment. Slater subjected a Town of Italy resident to unwanted contact. On Saturday night a woman was arrested following a ... MORE
Seneca Falls Country Club (Billboard)
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Car accident in the Town of Benton on Thursday

A motor vehicle accident was reported in the Town of Benton Thursday. Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies responded following the collision of two vehicles on Pre-Emption Road. One driver, Felix Roquemore, of Ohio, failed to stop at a stop sign, striking David Tsibulski ... MORE
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Keuka College launches new program focusing on public health needs as the need for health professionals increases

With physical and mental health needs spiking as the nation struggles to emerge from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Keuka College has launched an ambitious program that aims to educate students in fields that address pressing public health needs. The new School of ... MORE
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Yates County Sheriff’s Office reminds drivers that harvest season brings slow moving vehicles

With harvest season coming up, the Yates County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind drivers to be mindful of slow moving traffic and farm equipment. “Fall is my favorite season and many motorists enjoy seeing the vista’s and the foliage on our trees,” ... MORE
Farm, News, Traffic, Yates County
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American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Referring Silver Achievement Award awarded to Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Referring Silver Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Each year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial ... MORE
Life, Penn Yan, Yates County
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Police: Penn Yan woman charged with aggravated DWI

Police arrested a Penn Yan woman following a traffic stop in the village a little before midnight. Amanda Irwin, 39, of Penn Yan was stopped by police after being observed swerving to the left multiple times.  Following the traffic stop it was ... MORE
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FLX WEEKLY: Nitosha Fingar and Tiffany Phillips of Seneca Farms (podcast)

Meet Nitosha Fingar and her sister Tiffany Phillips of Seneca Farms who will be in-studio with Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi to talk about their legendary restaurant and ice cream shop in Penn Yan and everything that makes it such a special ... MORE
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The Village of Penn Yan will listen to the public during Tuesday’s meeting to decide if they should opt out of retail marijuana sales

The retail sale and use of marijuana is something the Penn Yan Village Board is considering. A discussion on the topic will be held next Tuesday, and the board and officials would like to hear what the public thinks about the topic ... MORE
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Yates County discusses weapons ban in County buildings, not enough votes to pass

A law has been proposed that would ban weapons in any buildings that are owned or leased by Yates County, and the Legislature is divided. Monday marked the public hearing, and in order for the law to pass it needs 8 votes ... MORE
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Upcoming blood drives this month in Yates County

There will be chances to give blood this month in Yates County. Thursday Sept. 16 the Branchport Fire House will host a drive and on Sept. 21 the Rushville United Methodist Church will also have a blood drive. Appointments can be made ... MORE
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Penn Yan woman issued ticket for endangering the welfare of a child

Following the discovery of a child wandering alone of East Elm Street in Penn Yan on Monday night, a woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. The child is under two years old and left the home without ... MORE
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Woman arrested for impersonating a midwife in 2018 is found guilty of one charge

In 2018 a Penn Yan woman was arrested for practicing as a midwife for years but did not possess the qualifications necessary, and she has plead guilty to one of over 90 charges. Elizabeth Catlin, 55, was arrested twice in a matter ... MORE
Courts, News, Yates County
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Drunk driver attempts to evade police in Penn Yan

A drunk driver was taken into custody in Yates County after attempting to evade police. Police arrested Daniel Matthews Jr., 36, of Dresden for DWI, driving with a BAC over 0.08%, reckless driving, speeding, moving from lane unsafely, and refusing to submit ... MORE
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Greenidge, merger expected to close today; shares to begin trading on Wednesday

Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. and Inc. said its proposed merger is set to close at 4 p.m. (Tuesday, Sept. 14) Shares of Greenidge’s Class A common stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol GREE ... MORE