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String of burglaries under investigation in Yates County

String of burglaries under investigation in Yates County
The Yates County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating two separate burglaries that took place in the town of Jerusalem. These incidents occurred in the overnight hours at two businesses on January 28 and February 22 ... more
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Yates County Legislator Dr. Timothy Cutler resigns unexpectedly: “It’s been an honor and privilege”

Yates County Legislator Dr. Timothy Cutler resigns unexpectedly: "It's been an honor and privilege"
A longtime representative on the Yates County Legislature is stepping down. Dr. Timothy Cutler told his legislature colleagues on Monday that he would be stepping down. In a message to the Legislature, the District No ... more
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Drunk driver causes three-car crash in Yates County: One person arrested

Drunk driver causes three-car crash in Yates County: One person arrested
A three-car collision on Friday night in the Town of Jerusalem was caused by a drunk driver. The Yates County Sheriff’s Office reported that around 9:45 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to Italy Hill Road ... more
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Motorcyclist ejected during crash in Jerusalem on Sunday

Motorcyclist ejected during crash in Jerusalem on Sunday
The Yates County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a motorcycle accident that occurred in the Town of Jerusalem on Saturday. The incident took place at 5:42 p.m. when the motorcycle, driven by 39-year-old Travis Rogers of ... more
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Snowy conditions, combined with vehicle that was overloaded led to Yates County crash

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An overweight, overlength vehicle was the cause of a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday in the Town of Jerusalem, according to the Yates County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the area of Italy Friend Road ... more
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Penn Yan teens escape injury after drunk driver causes crash in Yates County

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Deputies say a 66-year-old Branchport driver was intoxicated at the time of a crash that he caused in the town of Jerusalem. It happened at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and State Route 54A ... more
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Juvenile arrested after stealing road sign in Penn Yan

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Police say a juvenile was arrested following investigation into a stolen road sign. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested a minor for criminal possession of stolen property. It is alleged ... more
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Town, county officials reflect on last month’s landslide in Jerusalem

Town, county officials reflect on last month’s landslide in Jerusalem
Lower West Lake Road in Jerusalem was closed all day on March 25 after officials were alerted to the smell of gas then discovered a landslip on-scene. Yates County 911 received a call concerning the ... more
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Yates County Legislature chooses first woman chair in its 50 year history

INSIDE THE FLX: Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn on redistricting, the county-wide broadband rollout, a gas tax cut and more (podcast)
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 ... more
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Two airlifted from head-on crash in Yates County

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Two people were airlifted from the scene of a serious, head-on crash on Wednesday afternoon in the town of Jerusalem. According to first responders, Jeremiah Mendez Sr., of Naples was headed north on Italy-Friend Road ... more
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Local man announced as District Deputy for the BPO Elks for lodges in the Southern Tier District during convention July 4

Local man announced as District Deputy for the BPO Elks for lodges in the Southern Tier District during convention July 4
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America gathered for their national convention in Tampa, Florida July 4-7. Jaime L. Sisson, of Penn Yan, was announced to be District Deputy ... more
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Steuben County woman injured in one-car crash in Jerusalem Wednesday morning

Ithaca resident in stable condition after falling from upper floor of apartment building
A one-car accident Wednesday morning on Italy Hill Road in the town of Jerusalem resulted in the injury of a Steuben County woman. Rachel Patten allegedly lost control of her car traveling east just before ... more
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Local areas host cleanup efforts for appliances and other odd items

Every year some towns host an event where residents can dispose of large, difficult things like appliances or even tires. By hosting these events it keeps the larger pieces of what some consider to be ... more
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Yates County Legislature approves hiring a county property assessor

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The Yates County Legislature has approved the hiring of a county assessor in order to help towns that can't find their own. The vote passed with an 8-5 margin. The issue was brought up due ... more
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Serious crash in Yates County remains under investigation

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An investigation remains active into a violent crash that happened in the town of Jerusalem over the weekend. Officials say four people were sent to the hospital on Saturday. Deputies found one vehicle overturned in ... more
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Greenidge parent company merges with Support.com

Greenidge releases daily water temperature data for trout spawning season
Greenidge Generation announced that its holding company has signed an agreement to merge with Support.com. The deal is subject to shareholder approval and customary closing conditions, according to Greenidge. Support.com is a leading provider of ... more
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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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Young child who was among ejected from buggy in Yates crash has been released from hospital

Young child who was among ejected from buggy in Yates crash has been released from hospital
An update from a family friend indicates that the 7-year-old girl who was seriously injured after being ejected from a violent horse-and-buggy crash in Yates County has been released from the hospital. The family friend ... more
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GoFundMe to help family after violent horse-and-buggy crash in Yates County exceeds $30,000

The fundraiser for the family impacted by a crash involving a car and horse-and-buggy in Yates County has surpassed its goal. On August 9th deputies reported that a man was driving his vehicle the same ... more
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