Category: Branchport

National Library Week: Visit your local library to see the vast services, programs offers

National Library Week: Visit your local library to get involved in vast services, programs

Yates County Public Libraries encouraged the community to visit their libraries in-person or explore their website during National Library Week. The theme for this year’s National Library Week, which runs from April 3 – 9, is “Connect with Your Library,” a nod ... MORE
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Owasco Watershed Lake Assocation hosts 2022 Bob Bower Scientific Symposium

The Owasco Watershed Lake Association (OWLA) hosts their annual Bob Bower Scientific Symposium: A Scientific Symposium in “Plain English” on Saturday, March 19th. This PDH-approved event meets online, offering 3 contact hours for attendees. Sponsored in part by the Finger Lakes Museum, ... MORE
Keuka College names new Director of Campus Recreation

Keuka College names new Director of Campus Recreation

Laura Fitzgerald has been named Keuka College’s new Director of Campus Recreation, where she will oversee a program including activities on and off campus. Fitzgerald comes to Keuka after serving as the Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellness/Recreation & Wellness at Stony ... MORE
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Brockport-based electronics recycler launches collection program to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times

A Brockport electronics recycling firm has announced a fundraising program to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times. That’s the summer camp on Keuka Lake in Branchport for kids with cancer or those who have lost loved ones to cancer. According to ... MORE
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Khouzam gets long prison term after murdering mother

The Branchport man who killed his mother at her Dresden home several years ago will spend 24 years in prison. Judge Jason Cook sentenced Paul Khouzam to 24-years-to-life in prison, according to the Finger Lakes Times. Khouzam was on probation at the ... MORE
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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 Get 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