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Valentine’s Day options in the Finger Lakes

Are you and you looking for a Valentine’s Day adventure? Maybe a romantic get-away (or stay-cation) mixed with a touch of nature? Consider these two options! The Inn at Glenora The Inn at Glenora will be offering a Valentine’s Day package the ... MORE
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With high expected demand for electricity, Greenidge curtails Dresden cryptocurrency mining

Due to anticipated high demand for electricity because of the arctic temperatures followed by the overnight snowstorm, Greenidge Generation has announced it’s curtailing its cryptocurrency mining operation in Dresden. In a statement, the company said: “Due to high electricity demand resulting from ... MORE
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W-FL SATURDAY: Clyde-Savannah beats rival Lyons, Dundee-Bradford outlasts Campbell-Savona

Despite the cold temperatures outside, a handful of games across the Wayne-Finger Lakes kept the local fans warm inside the gymnasiums across the region with the action heating up as the season enters mid-January. Check out the scores and statistic reports below ... MORE
Yates County to undertake three major projects in 2022 with incurring new debt

Yates County to undertake three major projects in 2022 without incurring new debt

Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn enters 2022 on an optimistic note. She says the county’s strong fiscal position will allow it to undertake three major projects this year. The first is a 15 million dollar project to build a multi-use facility on ... MORE
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W-FL FRIDAY: Waterloo, ER girls improve to 11-0; Paul Goodness leads Pal-Mac to fourth straight win

It was a jam-packed Friday night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues. Check out scores, stats and Saturday’s slate of games below. W-FL BOYS SCOREBOARD (1/14): Palmyra-Macedon 42 @ Geneva 39 Wayne 51 @ Penn Yan 52 Newark 44 ... MORE
COVID-19 vaccination clinics Friday in Aurelius, Mt. Morris, Rushville

COVID-19 vaccination clinics Friday in Aurelius, Mt. Morris, Rushville

There will be a Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Fingerlakes Mall in Aurelius Friday. Moderna second dose and boosters and Johnson & Johnson single dose and booster vaccines will be administered. Bring your insurance card if you ... MORE
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Finger Lakes county governments call for rollback of health care worker booster mandate

UPDATE: State Senator Pam Helming issued a statement Thursday responding to the call to roll back the mandate: “Crisis. Overwhelmed. Dire. Crippling. These are just a few of the words used in headlines over the last several months to describe the situation ... MORE
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Fire closes Tops Friendly Market in Penn Yan Thursday morning

A small fire has forced the Tops Friendly Market in Penn Yan to close for the morning. The Penn Yan Fire Department says the fire was reported by an employee and limited to the rear section of the store. In addition to ... MORE
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One dead after standoff with police in Penn Yan

One person is dead after a standoff with police during the early morning hours in the village of Penn Yan. Police in Penn Yan were called to a residence on East Elm Street for the report of a subject with a gun, ... MORE
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EPA denies Greenidge permit extension to operate coal ash pond

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has denied Greenidge Generation a permit extension to continue operating a coal ash pond left over from when its power plant on Seneca Lake in Dresden burned coal. The pond was under an April 11,2021 deadline to ... MORE
W-FL WEDNESDAY: Paul Goodness leads Pal-Mac past Wayne; Waterloo, ER girls move to 10-0

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Goodness brothers lead Pal-Mac past Wayne; Waterloo, ER girls move to 10-0

Several Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball teams were in action on Wednesday night. A couple girls games were postponed. Check out scores, stats and Thursday’s slate of games below. W-FL BOYS SCOREBOARD (1/12): Palmyra-Macedon 60 @ Wayne 57  PM – Paul Goodness ... MORE
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Penn Yan man charged with expired license, registration

A Penn Yan man is accused of having an expired license and registration after a traffic stop on Liberty St. last June 15. 33 year old Andrew Sample is charged with aggravated unlicensed operation and operating while registration suspended. Sample was issued ... MORE
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Vaccine clinic in Rushville Friday

On Friday, January 14 from 2 P.M. until 6:30 P.M. The New York State Department of Health will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Rushville Hose Company. Pfizer and J&J vaccine will be offered. Anyone five years of age or older is ... MORE
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Security discussion front and center again at Yates County Legislature meeting

The Yates County Legislature voted this week to allow Sheriff Ron Spike to assign a security officer to the county office building. Legislator Carlie Chilson voted against the measure, saying it would create overtime hours for someone who would have little to ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn (podcast)

In this episode, I talk with the Yates County Administrator about the compromise that led to passage of a weapons ban in county buildings with a concealed carry exception, the election of the first woman to chair the legislature and an improving ... MORE