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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

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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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Benton man arrested on felony drug charges in Yates County

A Benton man was arrested on felony charges following an investigation into the sale of controlled substances in Yates County. Police say 46-year-old Scott Thornton, of Benton was arrested by officers on a superior court ... more
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Pair of teens airlifted after 40-foot fall at Benton farm

Deputies say two teens were seriously injured after a farming accident on Thursday in the Town of Benton. Around 12:30 pm deputies were called to a farm on Preemption Road in Benton, which is located ... more
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Stanley woman accused of stealing from employer

Stanley woman accused of stealing from employer
A Stanley woman has been charged after allegedly altering business records at her employer. Sarah Walsh, 38, of Stanley was charged with falsifying business records by the Yates County Sheriff’s Office after an investigation into ... more
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Snow melting across the fields in Benton (photo)

Snow melting across the fields in Benton (photo)
Snow slowly melts across the fields anticipating Springtime near town of Benton. Photo by Nancy L. Wright ... more
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Looking like winter in Benton (photo)

Looking like winter in Benton (photo)
March winter storm whips across the farm in the Town of Benton. Photo by Nancy L. Wright ... more
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Jemima Wilkinson, early founder of Penn Yan & Jerusalem (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Jemima Wilkinson, early founder of Penn Yan & Jerusalem (podcast)
Jemima Wilkinson was a charismatic American Quaker and evangelist. Wilkinson and her followers founded Jerusalem, New York, which also includes present day Penn Yan. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents the second in his series ... more
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