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Steuben woman sentenced to 1-3 years in prison, admits to being intoxicated after Yates County crash

Retrial for Seneca Falls man who beat, stabbed woman in violent 2016 attack will begin in April
A Steuben County woman has been sentenced to prison for her role in a two-car crash in Benton last year. It happened in April 2019. Danielle Sexton, 34, of Canisteo was sentenced after pleading guilty ... more
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Young child dead after farm accident in Yates County

Young child dead after farm accident in Yates County
Authorities say an 11-year-old was killed Sunday in a farm accident on Baldwin Road. The Yates County Sheriff's Office, Benton Fire Department, Penn Yan Ambulance, and Medic 55 were called to the scene around 9:15 ... more
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Multiple departments called to barn fire in Yates County

Multiple departments called to barn fire in Yates County
A fire in Yates County prompted a massive response during the overnight hours between Tuesday and Wednesday. Firefighters from seven districts, including those in Ontario and Yates counties were called to a barn fire in ... more
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Judge Cook says Khouzam confession can be used during trial

Judge Cook says Khouzam confession can be used during trial
Yates County Court Judge Jason Cook will allow the confession made by Paul Khouzam to be used in his trial. Khouzam is accused of beating and stabbing his mother to death in Yates County. Both ... more
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Sunshine and a little haze (photo)

Sunshine and a little haze (photo)
Fresh snow, some drifts, and a little bit of hazy sunshine. That makes for a nice afternoon in Benton. This photo was submitted by Tina Fenton ... more
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‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County

‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $10.3 million in investment, which will bring rural broadband infrastructure to more than 1,600 households, more than 300 businesses, and will cover more than 80 square miles in Yates ... more
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‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County
Food delivery platform will give options to rural customers - By Josh Durso Keuka To Go a new digital and mobile platform is helping to get dinner delivered to your front door. Beginning January 27th ... more
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Home along 14A in Yates sustains heavy damage after fire (photos & video)

Home along 14A in Yates sustains heavy damage after fire (photos & video)
The Benton Fire Department reports that they were called to Route 14A north of Baldwin Road for a house fire. The home appeared to be under construction, according to photos from the scene by Code ... more
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Deputies: Penn Yan man fought with officers who responded to domestic incident

Police chase Penn Yan man through village streets, yards before being taken into custody
A Penn Yan man was arrested on multiple charges after an alleged domestic incident in the town of Benton on Friday. Deputies say Stephen Weaver, 40, fought with officers on-scene a ta home on Lovejoy ... more
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Penn Yan man has to be extricated from vehicle after crash in Benton

Penn Yan
A Penn Yan man had to be extricated from a vehicle after a one-car crash in the Town of Benton on Saturday. Norman Delooza, 66, of Penn Yan was trapped in his vehicle on State ... more
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Motorcyclist airlifted from serious crash in Yates County

No serious injuries after two-car crash along 5&20 in Seneca Falls
An Elmira man was airlifted form the scene of a Yates County crash on Friday. Around 5 p.m. James Jezorski, 64, of Elmira crashed his motorcycle on Pre Emption Road. Deputies say that Jezorksi suffered ... more
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10 fun things to do for under $65 on Keuka Lake

10 fun things to do for under $65 on Keuka Lake
Keuka Lake is a large and unusually shaped member of the Finger Lakes family. Sometimes called "The Crooked Lake," Keuka Lake branches into two separate lakes on the north end. The lake is "anchored" by ... more
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Vehicle crashes into home along Ferguson Corners Rd. in Benton

Vehicle crashes into home along Ferguson Corners Rd. in Benton
The Benton Fire Department reports that they responded to a car accident on Ferguson Corners Road on Monday. They report that a vehicle traveled through the front lawn of a home; and crashed into the ... more
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Waterloo man charged after hit-and-run crash in Yates County

Marion driver refuses breath test after crashing car in ditch
Authorities in Yates County arrested a Waterloo man on drunk driving charges following a hit-and-run accident on Pre-Emption Road in the Town of Benton late-Tuesday. Erick Hernandez, 32, of Waterloo was charged with driving while ... more
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive ... more
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Penn Yan driver speeds away from deputies during traffic stop, crashes into utility pole in Benton

Felony charge filed after arrest made in Cayuga County burglary
A Penn Yan man is facing multiple charges after fleeing a traffic stop in the Town of Potter over the weekend. On Saturday, deputies say Christopher Rossman, 28, didn't stop for officers along State Route ... more
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Benton man gets prison for selling cocaine

A Benton man who admitted selling cocaine in Penn Yan last year is heading to prison. Scott Thornton, 46, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Yates County Court to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance (a ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County
Scream louder than the pessimists. That's how Steve Griffin has approached his role as CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center. But, now that he's been in the position for more than a decade ... more
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Deputies investigating farm-related burglaries in Yates County

Deputies investigating farm-related burglaries in Yates County
Several long guns are still missing following farm-related burglaries in Yates County. According to The Chronicle Express, the burglaries are in the towns of Potter and Benton. The Rochester Police Department got involved in January, ... more
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