Category: Potter

Sheriff Ron Spike says accidents that involve horse and buggies are preventable

Sheriff Ron Spike says accidents that involve horse and buggies are preventable

A horse-drawn buggy was hit by a car on State Route 364 in Potter on Sunday, making it the second major accident involving a horse and buggy in the last ten months. Sheriff Ron Spike says most of these types of accidents ... MORE
One dead after fatal car-buggy crash in Yates County

One dead after fatal car-buggy crash in Yates County

The Yates County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash involving a car and horse-and-buggy. It happened on Sunday in the town of Potter along State Route 364 near Oak Road. Deputies said Robert Clark, of Dundee struck the buggy as both ... MORE
Former Potter town clerk who stole $27K will spend 6 months in jail

Former Potter town clerk who stole $27K will spend 6 months in jail

The former town clerk in Potter will spend six months in county jail after stealing nearly $27,000 in public funds for personal use, according to officials. Julie Brown, who previously served as Potter Town Clerk, was sentenced for her thefts, which were ... MORE
Crews from Ontario, Yates counties called to serious crash involving bucket truck

Crews from Ontario, Yates counties called to serious crash involving bucket truck

First responders were called to the scene of a serious crash on Voak Rd. around 9:30 a.m. in Ontario County. It resulted in first arriving firefighters to call for more manpower, and for Voak Rd. to be shut down at Ferguson Corners ... MORE
Officials: Former clerk in Yates County stole over $24,000 in license fees, tax payments from residents

Officials: Former clerk in Yates County stole over $24,000 in license fees, tax payments from residents

Investigators say that a 49-year-old who previously served as the Town of Potter Clerk and Tax Collector was arrested after an investigation involving the District Attorney’s Office, and State Comptroller’s Office. Julie Brown, 49, of Middlesex worked for the Town from January ... MORE
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Snowy postcard (photo)

It was a scene that looked like something captured in a postcard. This photo by Tracie Marie ... 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
‘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
Geneva, Midlakes, Marcus Whitman among Pre-K funding winners from NYS

Geneva, Midlakes, Marcus Whitman among Pre-K funding winners from NYS

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that $15 million has been awarded to 26 school districts to increase access to high-quality pre-kindergarten for over 2,000 three and four year-old children across New York ... MORE
Rushville trustee convicted of stealing $400K from employer – will serve probation, pay restitution

Rushville trustee convicted of stealing $400K from employer – will serve probation, pay restitution

A Rushville village trustee arrested in November 2018 was convicted of grand larceny in Ontario County Court Nov. 6 after stealing over $400,000 from her employer. Kimberly Payne, 52, pled guilty to second-degree grand larceny (a class C felony) and fourth-degree grand ... MORE
Country Glaze (photo)

Country Glaze (photo)

A light glaze in Yates County. Photo by Tracie Marie ... MORE
Rochester man arrested for string of Yates County burglaries

Rochester man arrested for string of Yates County burglaries

A Rochester man has been arrested for a string of robberies in Yates County back in January. The Yates County Sheriff’s Office says that 35-year-old Christopher Hearn was charged after investigations in the towns of Potter and Benton into robberies on Jan ... MORE
Stunning colors to start the weekend (photo)

Stunning colors to start the weekend (photo)

Stunning colors as the weekend starts in Yates County. Photo by Tracie Marie ... MORE
What the fog..? (photo)

What the fog..? (photo)

A cool shot of a potential fog-bow in Yates County. Photo by Tracie Marie ... MORE
Police: Driver had BAC nearly three-times legal limit in Penn Yan

Police: Driver had BAC nearly three-times legal limit in Penn Yan

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that a Potter resident was driving with a BAC nearly three-times the legal limit after investigation of a traffic stop in Penn Yan over the weekend. On Sunday around 1:22 a.m. officers arrested Matthew Casciani, 31, ... MORE