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Police: Penn Yan woman charged with aggravated DWI

Police arrested a Penn Yan woman following a traffic stop in the village a little before midnight. Amanda Irwin, 39, of Penn Yan was stopped by police after being observed swerving to the left multiple times.  Following the traffic stop it was ... MORE
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FLX WEEKLY: Nitosha Fingar and Tiffany Phillips of Seneca Farms (podcast)

Meet Nitosha Fingar and her sister Tiffany Phillips of Seneca Farms who will be in-studio with Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi to talk about their legendary restaurant and ice cream shop in Penn Yan and everything that makes it such a special ... MORE
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The Village of Penn Yan will listen to the public during Tuesday’s meeting to decide if they should opt out of retail marijuana sales

The retail sale and use of marijuana is something the Penn Yan Village Board is considering. A discussion on the topic will be held next Tuesday, and the board and officials would like to hear what the public thinks about the topic ... MORE
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Yates County discusses weapons ban in County buildings, not enough votes to pass

A law has been proposed that would ban weapons in any buildings that are owned or leased by Yates County, and the Legislature is divided. Monday marked the public hearing, and in order for the law to pass it needs 8 votes ... MORE
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Upcoming blood drives this month in Yates County

There will be chances to give blood this month in Yates County. Thursday Sept. 16 the Branchport Fire House will host a drive and on Sept. 21 the Rushville United Methodist Church will also have a blood drive. Appointments can be made ... MORE
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Penn Yan woman issued ticket for endangering the welfare of a child

Following the discovery of a child wandering alone of East Elm Street in Penn Yan on Monday night, a woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. The child is under two years old and left the home without ... MORE
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Woman arrested for impersonating a midwife in 2018 is found guilty of one charge

In 2018 a Penn Yan woman was arrested for practicing as a midwife for years but did not possess the qualifications necessary, and she has plead guilty to one of over 90 charges. Elizabeth Catlin, 55, was arrested twice in a matter ... MORE
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Drunk driver attempts to evade police in Penn Yan

A drunk driver was taken into custody in Yates County after attempting to evade police. Police arrested Daniel Matthews Jr., 36, of Dresden for DWI, driving with a BAC over 0.08%, reckless driving, speeding, moving from lane unsafely, and refusing to submit ... MORE
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Greenidge, Support.com merger expected to close today; shares to begin trading on Wednesday

Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. and Support.com Inc. said its proposed merger is set to close at 4 p.m. (Tuesday, Sept. 14) Shares of Greenidge’s Class A common stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol GREE ... MORE
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Dundee woman arrested on welfare fraud charges

A Dundee woman is accused of committing welfare fraud after an investigation was completed by the Yates County Sheriff’s Office Public Assistance Fraud Unit. April Butler, 39, allegedly lied to the Yates County Department of Social Services and was overpaid public benefit ... MORE
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Keuka College ranks in two magazines for the economic improvement of its graduates

Keuka College has been recognized in two magazines as a ranking college in the North. Citing the upward economic mobility of its graduates, its Nursing program, and the overall quality of its education, the two national magazines have included Keuka College in ... MORE
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Log cabins were the most popular and affordable type of home when immigrants first came to America

Log cabins weren’t just popular out west, but were one of the most common housing structures here in Yates County as well. Scandinavian immigrants introduced log cabins to American culture in the 17th century. The popularity stemmed from affordability and easy access ... MORE
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Finger Lakes Health honors three employees with Distinguished Values Award

Three Finger Lakes Health employees have been recognized with the Distinguished Values Award for the second quarter of 2021. The Distinguished Values Award program selects employees on a quarterly basis for the honor. The honorees are selected from three categories: Hospital, Long ... MORE
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Keuka College students now have another partner college to choose from for their Doctor of Pharmacy degree

Keuka College students now have their choice of three partner colleges in pursuing their Doctor of Pharmacy degree. The latest partnership, with the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS), will ensure that Keuka College students move seamlessly into the ACHPS ... MORE
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Weekly vaccine clinic in Penn Yan changes its hours and now offers booster shots to qualifying individuals

The weekly vaccine clinics at the former Gordman’s in Penn Yan will be changing their hours. The new hours are: Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Bother Pfizer and Moderna are available in first, ... MORE