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Upcoming blood drives this month in Yates County

There will be chances to give blood this month in Yates County. Thursday Sept. 16 the Branchport Fire House will host a drive and on Sept. 21 the Rushville United Methodist Church will also have a blood drive. Appointments can be made ... MORE
Yates County holding blood drives today and August 25th

Yates County holding blood drives today and August 25th

Yates County will hold an event today, Tuesday August 17th, for donating blood. From 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. the Red Cross will host a blood drive at the Branchport Fire House. All blood types are needed. Appointments are encouraged and walk ... MORE
Hunt Country Vineyards hosts

Hunt Country Vineyards to host Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival Friday night

Hunt Country Vineyards will be hosting a classical music concert on Friday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free and part of the Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival. Anyone not vaccinated is asked to wear a mask. Performers include the ... MORE
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DeGeorge Family Barn hosting car show to benefit the Humane Society of Yates County’s Shelter of Hope

The DeGeorge family’s barn is hosting an open house on Saturday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit the Humane Society of Yates County’s Shelter of Hope. A $10 donation is requested to attend and any child under the ... MORE
Man arrested after attempting to steal and sell scrap metal from auto shop

Man arrested after attempting to steal and sell scrap metal from auto shop

After scrap metal came up missing from an auto shop, a Steuben County man has been arrested. Branchport Auto had missing scrap metal investigated which led to the arrest of Nicholas Taylor of Pulteney. Taylor is accused of both stealing and attempting ... MORE
Four blood drives scheduled in Yates County for month of July

Four blood drives scheduled in Yates County for month of July

The American Red Cross has scheduled four blood drives for Yates County this month. The drives are as follows: July 14, Benton Fire Department July 15, Branchport Fire Department July 20, Rushville United Methodist Church July 21, Himrod Fire Department Want the ... MORE
The Finger Lakes Museum brings back in person programs, including Paddle Keuka 5K

The Finger Lakes Museum brings back in person programs, including Paddle Keuka 5K

The Finger Lakes Museum welcomes back in-person programs for the 2021 season. Amongst a wide variety of programs on the calendar, the Paddle Keuka 5K, held annually on the first Saturday of August, is one of the highlights of the year, with ... MORE
Branchport man accused of killing mother will go on trial this fall

Branchport man accused of killing mother will go on trial this fall

The Branchport man accused of killing his mother will face a trial this fall. Paul Khouzam, who will go on trial in October for the murder of 67-year-old Dr. Magda Daoud, is accused of stabbing her repeatedly with a knife after breaking ... MORE
Deputies: Branchport man charged with aggravated DWI after sick or intoxicated driver complaint in Seneca

Deputies: Branchport man charged with aggravated DWI after sick or intoxicated driver complaint in Seneca

Deputies arrested a 41-year-old Branchport man after a roadside investigation in the town of Seneca. Peter Nichiporuk, 41, was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI, and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. The stop occurred on Rt. 14A in the town of ... MORE
Mennonite farmer who killed neighbor's dog sentenced to jail

Mennonite farmer who killed neighbor’s dog sentenced to jail

A Jerusalem man who pleaded guilty to a count of aggravated animal cruelty will be heading to jail. Wayne Hoover, 35, was arrested last year after shooting a neighbor’s dog. He claimed the dog was being aggressive toward children and animals. He ... MORE
Mennonite farmer pleads guilty to shooting-and-killing neighbor’s dog in Yates County

Mennonite farmer pleads guilty to killing neighbor’s dog in Yates County

A Mennonite farmer in Yates County has pleaded guilty to shooting his neighbor’s dog. Wayne Hoover, 35, pleaded guilt to aggravated cruelty to animals, which is a Class E felony in exchange for a sentence cap of six months in jail and ... MORE
Branchport man

Branchport man charged with endangering the welfare of a child

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 32-year-old following an incident on October 1st. Deputies arrested Jeramiah Mendez, 32, of Branchport for endangering the welfare of a child. They say they were called to a ‘family trouble’ incident in ... MORE
Canandaigua teen ticketed after running red light, causing two-car crash

Canandaigua teen ticketed after running red light, causing two-car crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s office says they investigated a personal injury accident at the intersection of 5&20 and County Road 50. It happened on Saturday around 9:20 p.m. when Daniel Coffey, 17, of Canandaigua was traveling east and was struck by another ... MORE
Serious horse and buggy crash reported in Yates County

UPDATE: Traffic tickets issued after serious horse-and-buggy crash in Yates County

Sheriff Ron Spike provided another update on the serious horse-and-buggy crash that occurred on Monday around 5:20 p.m. on East Sherman Hollow Road. He says that the investigation concluded that no impairment, distraction, or unsafe passing event occurred as previously suggested in ... MORE
Camp Good Days forced to cancel 2020 season due to COVID-19

Camp Good Days forced to cancel 2020 season due to COVID-19

Camp Good Days has been scrapped due to COVID-19. Founder Gary Mervis released a statement on Thursday, pointing out that it wouldn’t be able to go forward this year. “After weeks of sleepless nights, honest conversations and hours spent reading numerous articles ... MORE