Category: Italy

Yates County Public Health: Tips to avoid rabies exposure, free pet vaccine clinics available

Yates County: How to protect your family from rabies exposure, free pet vaccine clinics available

Yates County Public Health is offering free rabies vaccine clinics over the next few months to help your beloved pets stay safe and healthy. Animals most likely to carry rabies are bats, skunks, raccoons and foxes, according to The Chronicle Express. The ... MORE
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Penn Yan man charged with criminal contempt

Police report the arrest of a Penn Yan man. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Travis A. Groet, 29, of Penn Yan after violating an order of protection. Groet was observed outside a local establishment in the ... MORE
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Yates County Legislature chooses first woman chair in its 50 year history

The Yates County Legislature has chosen the first woman chair in its 50 year history. The Chronicle-Express reports District 3 legislator Leslie Church, who represents Milo, was elected 8-6 over incumbent Douglas Paddock, who represents Italy, Jerusalem and Middlesex in District 1. Casting ... MORE
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Victim of New Year’s Day car crash, fire in Yates County town of Italy identified

The Monroe County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the man killed in a collision and car fire in the Yates County town of Italy. Using dental records, the ME’s office identified the man as 33 year old Luke Gudinas of Branchport. The ... MORE
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Yates County hunter reported missing finds his way to safety

An 81 year old hunter who had been reported missing earlier this week found his way to a Yates County home. Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike tells the Finger Lakes Times a search was about to be organized for the Massachusetts man ... MORE
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Two arrests reported last week in Yates County

Two unrelated arrests occurred in Yates County last week. On Thursday morning Roger Slater, of Penn Yan, was arrested and charged with harassment. Slater subjected a Town of Italy resident to unwanted contact. On Saturday night a woman was arrested following a ... MORE
Fatal fire under investigation in Yates County

Victim identified in fatal house fire in Yates County

Sheriff Ron Spike says a 65-year-old Middlesex resident died in a mobile home fire that occurred during the early-afternoon hours on Wednesday. Firefighters from Naples, Middlesex, Potter, and Rushville responded to the scene at Sunnyside Estates for a structure fire. Upon arrival, ... MORE
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Italy home damaged after fire starts near wood stove

Italy home damaged after fire starts near wood stove

Firefighters say they were called to a home on State Rt. 245 after a fire started in the chimney pipe of a wood stove. The damage was contained to the immediate area around the wood stove. However, the fire spread to the ... MORE
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Yates man accused of stabbing pleads guilty to felony assault

Yates man accused of stabbing pleads guilty to felony assault

A Yates County man pleaded guilty to a felony assault charge last week via a video conference court appearance. District Attorney Todd Casella said Robert Hebding, 38, of Italy, pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted assault, according to the Finger Lakes Times. He ... MORE
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Snowy spring day in the Finger Lakes (photo)

It’s hard to tell if it’s spring or winter in this shot by Ed Traphagan ... MORE
Sunrise in Italy (photo)

Sunrise in Italy (photo)

A gorgeous sunrise from Italy Hill by Ed Traphagan ... MORE
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Snowy Sunday (photo)

A chilly Sunday morning in Yates County. This photo by Ed Traphagan from Italy Hill ... MORE
‘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 customers will be able to visit keukatogo.com, ... MORE
Congressman Reed will hold pair of town hall sessions in Seneca, Yates counties

Congressman Reed will hold pair of town hall sessions in Seneca, Yates counties

Congressman Tom Reed (R-Corning) will focus on tax incentives for new energy technologies in a pair of town hall sessions scheduled this weekend. The meetings will be held January 25th at the Tyre Municipal Building, located at 1082 Gravel Road from 10:30 ... MORE
‘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 County. It’s part of the e-Connectivity initiative ... MORE