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

Mennonite farmer pleads guilty to shooting-and-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 ... more
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Branchport man charged with endangering the welfare of a child

Deputies: Phelps teen damages mattress at Ontario County Jail, charged with criminal mischief
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 ... more
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Canandaigua teen ticketed after running red light, causing two-car crash

Deputies: Auburn driver sent to Geneva General Hospital after crash on Rt. 318
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 ... more
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UPDATE: Traffic tickets issued after serious horse-and-buggy crash in Yates County

Serious horse and buggy crash reported 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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Bench trial scheduled for former Barrington official accused of faking occupancy certificate

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A short bench trial is scheduled for the former official accused of offering a false instrument for filing, and also issuing a false certificate. John Griffin's bench trial is scheduled for July 26th and 27th ... more
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Jury selection postponed in Branchport murder case from August 2018

Jury selection is slated to start in July for the man accused of murdering his mother at her home in Branchport two summers ago. Paul Khouzam, of Branchport is accused of breaking into his mother's ... more
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Branchport man charged with murder has court date set for March

Branchport man charged with murder has court date set for March
A trial date has been set for the man accused of killing his mother in August 2018. Judge Jason Cook scheduled hearings in the case of Paul Khouzam for March 12th, according to the Finger ... 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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Yates murder suspect could take deal, or head to trial this month

Branchport man charged with murder has court date set for March
The Branchport man accused of killing his mother is going to be back in court this month. It's unclear what will happen at that appearance. Paul Khouzam could plead guilty at that time, or Yates ... more
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Branchport man will serve prison time after dumping overdose victim

Branchport man will serve prison time after dumping overdose victim
A Branchport-area man who dumped a drug overdose victim outside and drove away will serve a prison sentence. Patrick Brown, 40, of Jerusalem, was sentenced Tuesday in Yates County Court to 1½ to 3 years ... more
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Branchport resident named executive director of NYAAC

Branchport resident named executive director of NYAAC
A Yates County resident is taking the lead with a statewide agency, giving the Finger Lakes more leadership energy on a variety fo statewide issues. Eileen Jensen has been appointed Executive Director of the New ... more
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FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)
A review of dinner at the new Union Block Restaurant in Penn Yan and stops at Vineyard View Winery in Penn Yan, Crooked Tusker Distillery and Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in Hammondsport. This segment originally ... 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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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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Earth Day along Keuka Lake (photo)

Earth Day along Keuka Lake (photo)
A real green day on Earth Day along Keuka Lake! Photo by Brooke Gordon ... more
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Branchport man accused of stabbing, beating mother to death won’t stand trial

Accused murderer back in Yates County Jail, will cost taxpayers $8K per month to house
The Branchport man accused of stabbing and beating his mother to death was ruled unable to stand trial on Tuesday. In Yates County Court Judge Jason Cook ruled Tuesday that Paul Khouzam, 38, of Branchport ... 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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