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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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Sheriff Spike identifies driver involved in fatal one-car crash, investigation remains active

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Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike has provided an update, and identified the driver involved in the fatal one-car crash near Dresden. In a press release on Monday, Sheriff Spike says the operator, James Hayes, 37, ... 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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Stunning sunset in Jerusalem (photo)

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Ed Traphagan shot this one from the top of County House Road in Jerusalem ... 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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Penn Yan driver airlifted after cement truck overturns, shutting down Rt. 54A for 12 hours

Penn Yan driver airlifted after cement truck overturns, shutting down Rt. 54A for 12 hours
A cement truck crashed in the Yates County town of Jerusalem on Wednesday, resulting in the closure of Route 54A for upwards of 12 hours. Finger Lakes News Radio reports that the truck, which was ... more
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Court to hear appeal in Rideout murder case Wednesday

Court to hear appeal in Rideout murder case Wednesday
On Wednesday, an appeals court is set to hear the case of Laura Rideout, the suburban mother convicted of murdering her estranged husband in 2016. Rideout, who is serving a life sentence, filed an appeal ... more
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