78-year-old ejected from moped in Barrington crash

A 78-year-old Dundee man was transported to Geneva General Hospital after an accident on State Rt. 230 in Barrington on Saturday. The crash involved a moped, which deputies say Alfred Lawrence, of Dundee was operating. Deputies say that Lawrence was traveling eastbound and went off the south shoulder of the roadway around 3 pm. Lawrence was ejected from the bike... more

Deputies: Penn Yan man arrested with stolen car

Deputies say a 21-year-old Penn Yan man has been charged after an investigation into a stolen vehicle. Brandon Fulton, 21, of Penn Yan was found to be possessing a stolen car, which he did not have permission to drive. Fulton was charged with possession of stolen property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, according to deputies. He was arraigned... more

Suicide Prevention Coalition organizes in Yates County

The Yates Suicide Prevention Coalition has continued to develop over the last year and would like the community know what that involved and current and future directions. A steering committee meets regularly in the Yates County Office Building. There are two Project Teams, one for Community Education and Awareness, a second for the development of a Suicide Postvention capacity and... more

Barrington voters to decide booze sales

Selling and consuming alcoholic beverages has been a topic of many discussions in Barrington over the past few years. In November, voters in the town are likely to have a say in who can sell adult beverages in the town. Two sets of petitions have been turned in to Town Clerk Joy Perry for submission to the Yates County Board... more

Alcohol license froth deepens in Barrington

Serving craft brews with a twist might be uncommon elsewhere, but it looks like it could become de rigueur in Barrington. That is if it’s legal to sell alcohol for on-premise consumption at all in the town. Yes, there’s a new twist in the situation between The Olney Place, the Town of Barrington and the New York State Liquor Authority.... more

Dan Murn wins Paddle Keuka 5K for second straight year

Despite a stiff wind and choppy waters, paddlers took part in the Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium’s second annual Paddle Keuka 5K canoe and kayak race on Saturday, August 5th. Fairport’s Dan Murn was the overall first place winner for the second year in a row, finishing the 3.1-mile course in 30:30 minutes. The first place winner in the male... more

Barrington will appeal Olney Place decision

Although a group of town residents have encouraged otherwise, the Barrington Town Board has agreed to appeal a decision by Judge Dennis Bender in a lawsuit filed by Olney Place owner Seth Olney. Bender’s ruling in Yates County Court did not support the town’s assertion that Olney’s permits do not allow him to serve beer in an addition to his... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Spike talks career, heroin epidemic (podcast)

Sheriff Ron Spike has been working in law enforcement his entire career. Ever since he graduated from Monroe Community College immediately following high school. Even then, Sheriff Spike – then a deputy with the Yates County Sheriff’s Office – knew his career and life would be spent in law enforcement. “I grew up in the jail,” he joked before cameras... more

Update: Ruling in favor of Olney overshadowed by new allegations in Barrington

Judge Dennis Bender has issued a decision that favors Olney Place owner Seth Olney in his lawsuit against the Town of Barrington, but the conflict that has fractured relationships in the town is far from over. Now, Olney and his attorney allege that Town Code Enforcement Officer John Griffin may have falsified the business’s certificate of occupancy, perhaps in an... more

Job Fair coming to Yates County

If you are seeking employment for a full or part time job, you will not want to miss the Yates County Job Fair that will take place Wednesday, May 17 from 2-6 p.m. at the Hampton Inn on Keuka Lake. This event provides an excellent opportunity for job seekers to meet employers. Free and open to the public, over 30... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Power surge causes damage in Barrington

About 100 NYSEG customers along the Bath Road corridor in Barrington are learning the hard way the extent of damage that can be done by a power surge. Russell Martin, owner of Lake Country Welding on Porter’s Corners Road, says he has been running his business “on one leg” after a surge of voltage damaged several pieces of his equipment.... more

Barrington residents speak up at meeting

Residents of the Town of Barrington and supporters of Olney Place owner Seth Olney are telling town officials they want the dispute with Olney to end. About 32 people attended the Oct. 26 Town Board meeting, and several commented that they would like town officials to find a way to settle the issues without going to court, but the town’s... more
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