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Penn Yan woman sentenced to prison for stealing over $100,000 from St. Mark’s Terrace residents

After admitting to stealing over $108,000 dollars from residents of St. Mark’s Terrace, a Penn Yan woman is sentenced to time in prison. Amy Wetmore was sentenced to 3 to 9 years for charges of grand larceny, scheming to defraud, and forgery ... MORE
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Comptroller’s Office audit finds that Penn Yan School District’s network access controls need corrective action

The Comptroller’s Office released an audit of the Penn Yan School District’s network access controls this week. The report shows that district officials did not ensure that its network access controls were secure. They also didn’t regularly check network user accounts and ... MORE
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Celebrate Cascade festival will take place Sunday at Cascade Falls

“Celebrate Cascade” festival will take place Sunday at Cascade Falls, near the Dresden trailhead on the Keuka Outlet Trail. The event will begin with a half marathon 10K race followed by various outdoor activities, including live music, a cornhole competition, food, vendors, ... MORE
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The Seneca-Keuka Watershed Nine Element Plan to be discussed Oct. 7 at the Yates County Office Building

The Seneca-Keuka Watershed Nine Element Plan will be the topic of a public outreach session at 10 a.m. Oct. 7 at the Yates County Office Building, 417 Liberty St., Penn Yan. Register for the Zoom event at senecawatershedio.wordpress.com/events/or attend in person. This ... MORE
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Elmira woman arrested after being indicted by a Yates County Grand Jury for selling methamphetamine

An Elmira woman was arrested on drug charges following the indictment by a Yates County Grand Jury. Stephanie Kelley, 41, was arrested by Penn Yan Police after allegedly selling methamphetamine in the Village of Penn Yan in 2021. She was arraigned in ... MORE
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Dundee woman opens new grooming business, “Luke’s Bubble Bath”

Local resident, Cassi Sullivan, has opened a new grooming business in Dundee. Sullivan has 15 years of experience grooming both dogs and cats and moved to the area two years ago. Her new business is called Luke’s Bubble Bath. She has experience ... MORE
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Pennsylvania man rescued from Seneca Lake after kayak overturns

A Pennsylvania man was rescued from Seneca Lake on Monday after his kayak overturned.  Paul Zimmerman, of Pennsylvania told deputies that he was attempting to take a photo just after 7 a.m. when his kayak overturned off Serenity Road in Torrey. The ... 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
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Car accident in the Town of Benton on Thursday

A motor vehicle accident was reported in the Town of Benton Thursday. Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies responded following the collision of two vehicles on Pre-Emption Road. One driver, Felix Roquemore, of Ohio, failed to stop at a stop sign, striking David Tsibulski ... MORE
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Keuka College launches new program focusing on public health needs as the need for health professionals increases

With physical and mental health needs spiking as the nation struggles to emerge from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Keuka College has launched an ambitious program that aims to educate students in fields that address pressing public health needs. The new School of ... MORE
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Yates County Sheriff’s Office reminds drivers that harvest season brings slow moving vehicles

With harvest season coming up, the Yates County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind drivers to be mindful of slow moving traffic and farm equipment. “Fall is my favorite season and many motorists enjoy seeing the vista’s and the foliage on our trees,” ... MORE
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American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Referring Silver Achievement Award awarded to Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Referring Silver Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Each year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial ... MORE
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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