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Dundee man charged with unlicensed operation

A Dundee man was ticketed after a traffic stop in the Village of Penn Yan. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department cited Kevin L. Lurcock, 53, of Penn Yan for aggravated unlicensed operation. During the stop, a DMV ... MORE
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Rushville man taken into custody after traffic stop

Police took a Rushville man into custody following a traffic stop. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Corey J. Johnson, 48, of Rushville on a bench warrant. Following a traffic stop that was made in the village, ... MORE
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Man cited after traffic stop in Penn Yan

Police cited a Montour Falls man following a traffic stop in Penn Yan. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Timathy W. Travis, 30, of Montour Falls for aggravated unlicensed operation. Travis was stopped while driving on Liberty ... MORE
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GTC Board to hold quarterly meeting in-person and online

The Genesee Transportation Council (GTC), the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region, will hold one of its quarterly Board meetings on Thursday, June 30, at 8:30 a.m. at RGRTA, located at 1372 East Main Street in Rochester. Each Board ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Penn Yan Airport solar lighting test (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Penn Yan Airport solar lighting test (podcast)

FAA officials were at the Penn Yan Airport Wednesday to inspect its first-in-the-nation test of a solar lighting system. The Penn Yan Airport has a traditional lighting system, but many smaller airports lack the money or infrastructure for lights powered by the ... MORE
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Penn Yan Airport serves as the first solar light testing site by the FAA (video)

Penn Yan is officially the first airport in the U.S. to have solar lighting from the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA is using Penn Yan’s airport to study how solar-powered lighting and signs along runways and taxiways could improve airfield lighting functionality ... MORE
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Bear sighting in Yates County: DEC says keeping garbage in shed or garage good idea

Another day, another bear sighting. As of late, there have been a lot of bear sightings in the Finger Lakes, Western New York, and Southern Tier. That’s fairly normal, though. Especially for the spring months. The most-recent sighting happened in Yates County ... MORE
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Intoxicated man arrested outside Penn Yan Police Department

Police arrested an intoxicated man outside the police department in Penn Yan. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Christopher F. Cooke, 36, of Penn Yan for open container and resisting arrest. Cooke was found outside the police ... MORE
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Thunderstorms bring heavy rain, leaving behind flooded roads in the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

Last week it was reports of wind damage following severe thunderstorms in the Finger Lakes. On Wednesday, a hot and humid airmass brought thunderstorms with torrential rain for areas in Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Yates, Seneca, and Cayuga counties. Few of the storms ... MORE
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Penn Yan woman charged with ordinance violation

Police say a Penn Yan woman was taken into custody on an arrest warrant. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Danielle M. Menio, 39 on a warrant after violating a village ordinance. Officers observed Menio walk into ... MORE
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Man ticketed following traffic stop in Penn Yan

A Yates County man was cited following a traffic stop. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Nor Banks, 45, of Keuka Park for aggravated unlicensed operation. Banks was observed driving on Elm St. while having a suspended ... MORE
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Penn Yan woman ticketed for driving with a suspended registration

Police cited a Penn Yan woman following a traffic stop in the village. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department cited Kayla A. Johnston-Naprava, 23, of Penn Yan for driving while a suspended NYS registration. Johnston-Naprava was observed driving ... MORE
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Woman cited after traffic stop in Penn Yan

Police say a Dundee woman was ticketed after a traffic stop. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department cited Keri L. Greenleaf, 41, of Dundee for a suspended registration. Greenleaf was observed driving on Lake St. while having a ... MORE
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Bath man cited after traffic stop

A Bath man was cited following a traffic stop in Penn Yan. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Ferlin Zimmerman, 52, of Bath for operating with a suspended registration. Zimmerman was observed traveling on Elm St., and ... MORE
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Early voting underway for first of two primaries, when and where do I vote?

Early voting is underway in New York for the first of this year’s two primary elections. The June 28 primary features races for Governor, Lt. Governor, Assembly, and local positions. Only voters enrolled in political parties are eligible to vote in that ... MORE