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Police: Driver ticketed after operating vehicle at night without lights in Penn Yan

Police: Driver ticketed after operating vehicle at night without lights in Penn Yan
The Penn Yan Police Department reports the arrest of a Utica resident following a traffic stop on Elm Street in the village. Police observed Edwina Hatchett, 34, operating a vehicle without any lights around 10:40 ... more
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Greenidge faces liquidity squeeze after heavy borrowing to buy latest bitcoin mining rigs, stock sinks below $2

Greenidge faces liquidity squeeze after heavy borrowing to buy latest bitcoin mining rigs, stock sinks below
Shares of Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. closed below $2 for the first time Friday, as the debt-laden company mired in environmental controversies faces a potential liquidity crisis. The falling market price of Bitcoin — its ... more
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Yates County starting up flu, COVID-19, rabies vaccination clinics

Yates County starting up flu, COVID-19, rabies vaccination clinics
With the possibility of an increase in COVID-19 cases heading into the colder weather, the Yates County Public Health Department will resume COVID-19 vaccination clinics. There will be a baby and pediatric first dose COVID-19 ... more
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Motorist cited for unlicensed operation in Penn Yan

Motorist cited for unlicensed operation in Penn Yan
Police say a Middlesex motorist was ticketed following a traffic stop. Jonathan E. Kelly, 38, was cited for aggravated unlicensed operation. Kelly was observed driving on Liberty Street while having a suspended NYS driver’s license ... more
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Volunteers needed to drive Yates County veterans to medical appointments

Volunteers needed to drive Yates County veterans to medical appointments
The Yates County Veterans Service Agency is looking for volunteer drivers. County provides free ride service to veterans Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn says the county offers a free program in which volunteer drivers use ... more
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Fall colors starting to be observed through Finger Lakes and Central New York, but higher elevations seeing much more

Fall colors starting to be observed through Finger Lakes and Central New York, but higher elevations seeing much more
The higher elevations of New York are where the most significant changes can be seen in fall foliage. The latest report from the state shows that some significant early color changes expected in the higher ... more
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Penn Yan woman ticketed for driving with suspended license

Penn Yan woman ticketed for driving with suspended license
A Penn Yan motorist was charged following a traffic stop on Saturday afternoon. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Cheri A. Derlerth, 44, of Penn Yan for aggravated unlicensed operation ... more
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Yates County entering into joint cybersecurity agreement with the state

Yates County entering into joint cybersecurity agreement with the state
Cybercriminals are increasingly attempting to attack government computers, so Yates County is entering into a joint cybersecurity agreement with the state. Two state agencies launch partnership to monitor local governments' IT infrastructure Yates County Administrator ... more
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Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires scenic woodlands above Canandaigua Lake

Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires scenic woodlands above Canandaigua Lake
The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) recently acquired 58 wooded acres on the east side of Canandaigua Lake, located on Viewboard Road in the town of Middlesex, Yates County. The land was identified as a ... more
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Design phase of Yates Highway, Emergency Management and Public Health building nearing completion

Design phase of Yates Highway, Emergency Management and Public Health building nearing completion
Plans are nearly complete for a new building for the Yates County Highway, Emergency Management, and Health Department. Facility would allow Health Dept. to conduct vaccination clinics At its meeting this month, the county legislature ... more
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Rochester motorist ticketed for suspended registration

Rochester motorist ticketed for suspended registration
A Rochester woman was cited following a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department cited Heather N. Kye, 35, for driving with a suspended registration. Kye was observed ... more
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‘Pre-Emption Line’ topic of YCHC annual meeting

'Pre-Emption Line' topic of YCHC annual meeting
John Marks, the Curator of Collections and Exhibits at Historic Geneva, will present a lecture titled "A Brief History of the Pre-Emption Line" during the Yates County History Center's annual meeting. The annual meeting will ... more
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Penn Yan woman cited for no insurance, suspended registration

Penn Yan woman cited for no insurance, suspended registration
A Penn Yan woman was cited following a traffic stop in the village. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Candace R. Benedict, 28 for operating with a suspended registration. Benedict ... more
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Penn Yan motorist ticketed for driving with a suspended registration

Penn Yan motorist ticketed for driving with a suspended registration
Police say a Penn Yan motorist was cited following a traffic stop on Monday morning. John R. Wood, 35, of Penn Yan was charged with operating while registration suspended. Wood was observed driving on Liberty ... more
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New York State Sheriff’s Week honors those who keep the peace

New York State Sheriff’s Week honors those who keep the peace
The week of September 18-24 is Sheriff's Week across New York. Yates County Sheriff's Department has been serving since 1823 It's a week set aside to honor the state's 58 sheriffs and their departments for ... more
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Why are so many place names in New York Greek or Roman?

Why are so many place names in New York Greek or Roman?
Why are there so many Greek and Roman place names in New York State? And what influenced early colonizers to name them so? That is the question a lot of people ask when they explore ... more
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Yates County purchases software to make sure occupancy tax is being paid

Yates County purchases software to make sure occupancy tax is being paid
The Yates County Legislature recently voted to continue its four percent occupancy tax on hotels, motels, and other lodging facilities. Some facilities aren't aware they're subject to the tax The county has purchased software to ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn; collecting occupancy tax, workforce classes coming to Yates County, EV charging station (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn; collecting occupancy tax, workforce classes coming to Yates County, EV charging station (podcast)
In this episode, we visit with Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn and get a recap of the latest County Legislature meeting. Finance:- Broadband Project construction- Occupancy Tax compliance software purchase- Delinquent Parcel auctionGovernment Operations:- Yates ... more
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Motorist ticketed for no insurance after traffic stop in Penn Yan

Motorist ticketed for no insurance after traffic stop in Penn Yan
Police say a Dundee motorist was ticketed after a traffic stop Thursday afternoon. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department cited Josiah L. Peachey, 30, for driving with a suspended registration. A ... more
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