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OBITUARY: Steven Edward Wilcox services set for April 13

OBITUARY: Steven Edward Wilcox services set for April 13

A remembrance service will be held for a local man who passed away unexpectedly.

Friends and family are invited to remember Steven Edward Wilcox on April 13 at 11 a.m. The service will be held ... MORE

Richmond Volunteer Fire Department remembers past chief Rick Frost

Richmond Volunteer Fire Department remembers past chief Rick Frost

The Richmond Volunteer Fire Department announced the unexpected passing of Rick Frost, a former Fire Chief and Commissioner who played a pivotal role in advancing the department. Frost’s leadership brought significant improvements, including round-the-clock advanced ... MORE

Williamson FD mourns loss of veteran members

Williamson FD mourns loss of veteran members

The Williamson Fire Department has announced the passing of three longtime members. Jim Williams, who served as Chief of the Williamson Fire Company #1 twice, was an active member for 60 years. His passing follows ... MORE

Yates County mourns loss of former Legislator Dr. Timothy Cutler

Yates County mourns loss of former Legislator Dr. Timothy Cutler

Yates County has lost a distinguished leader and community advocate. Dr. Timothy Cutler passed away on Tuesday at the age of 73, after a valiant fight against illness.

He was a lifelong public servant ... MORE

Vigil happening at Kodak Center for victims of New Year’s Day crash: Calling hours held Saturday for Geneva woman

Vigil happening at Kodak Center for victims of New Year’s Day crash: Calling hours held Saturday for Geneva woman

A vigil is set to be held at 5 p.m. outside the Kodak Center to honor the victims of a tragic crash that occurred on New Year’s Day.

This public remembrance follows the calling ... MORE

Former Cayuga County Legislator Gerald Secaur passes away at 87

Former Cayuga County Legislator Gerald Secaur passes away at 87

Gerard Francis “Jerry” Secaur, a former Cayuga County Legislator and long-time Auburn Correctional Facility Sergeant, passed away on December 22, at the age of 87. Born and raised in Auburn, New York, Secaur dedicated his ... MORE

Former Cayuga County Legislature Chair Steve Cuddeback passes away at 65 after battle with cancer

Former Cayuga County Legislature Chair Steve Cuddeback passes away at 65 after battle with cancer

Steven Cuddeback, a respected farmer, military veteran, and former chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, following a brief battle with cancer.


He was 65. Cuddeback, who ... MORE

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter passes away at 96

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter passes away at 96

Rosalynn Carter, a pivotal figure in American politics and global humanitarian efforts, passed away at the age of 96 on Sunday.

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The Carter Center announced that the former First Lady died peacefully ... MORE

REMEMBERING: Kenneth ‘Tiny’ Austerman, 80, of Penn Yan

REMEMBERING: Kenneth 'Tiny' Austerman, 80, of Penn Yan

Kenneth “Tiny” Austerman of Penn Yan, NY, passed away peacefully in Bradenton, Florida, on the evening of November 12, 2023, at the age of 80.

Ken is predeceased by his mother, Mary Clifford Austerman, his ... MORE

Longtime Yates Legislature chair passes away at 90

Longtime Yates Legislature chair passes away at 90

Robert “Bob” Multer, a revered figure in Yates County politics and the longest-serving chair of the Yates County Legislature, has passed away at the age of 90.

Multer, who moved to Penn Yan in ... MORE

Sodus Point Village Councilor-elect dies unexpectedly at home days after election

Sodus Point Village Councilor-elect dies unexpectedly at home days after election

John Nesbitt, who served as a Wayne County Court Judge for over two decades, was found dead at his home in Sodus Point on Thursday.

The Finger Lakes Times reported his passing, noting that ... MORE

Trailblazer Ann Bunker, Auburn’s first female city councilor dies at 71

Trailblazer Ann Bunker, Auburn’s first female city councilor dies at 71

Ann Bunker, known for being the first woman elected to the Auburn City Council, has died at the age of 71.


Bunker, who dedicated her life to public service in ... MORE

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