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Branchport man charged with endangering the welfare of a child

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 32-year-old following an incident on October 1st. Deputies arrested Jeramiah Mendez, 32, of Branchport for endangering the welfare of a child. They say they were called to a ‘family trouble’ incident in ... MORE
Canandaigua teen ticketed after running red light, causing two-car crash

Canandaigua teen ticketed after running red light, causing two-car crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s office says they investigated a personal injury accident at the intersection of 5&20 and County Road 50. It happened on Saturday around 9:20 p.m. when Daniel Coffey, 17, of Canandaigua was traveling east and was struck by another ... MORE
Serious horse and buggy crash reported in Yates County

UPDATE: Traffic tickets issued after serious horse-and-buggy crash in Yates County

Sheriff Ron Spike provided another update on the serious horse-and-buggy crash that occurred on Monday around 5:20 p.m. on East Sherman Hollow Road. He says that the investigation concluded that no impairment, distraction, or unsafe passing event occurred as previously suggested in ... MORE
Branchport, News, Yates County
Camp Good Days forced to cancel 2020 season due to COVID-19

Camp Good Days forced to cancel 2020 season due to COVID-19

Camp Good Days has been scrapped due to COVID-19. Founder Gary Mervis released a statement on Thursday, pointing out that it wouldn’t be able to go forward this year. “After weeks of sleepless nights, honest conversations and hours spent reading numerous articles ... MORE
Branchport, Life, Yates County
Jury selection postponed in Branchport murder case from August 2018

Jury selection postponed in Branchport murder case from August 2018

Jury selection is slated to start in July for the man accused of murdering his mother at her home in Branchport two summers ago. Paul Khouzam, of Branchport is accused of breaking into his mother’s home — and killing her. He also ... MORE
Bench trial scheduled for former Barrington official accused of faking occupancy certificate

Bench trial scheduled for former Barrington official accused of faking occupancy certificate

A short bench trial is scheduled for the former official accused of offering a false instrument for filing, and also issuing a false certificate. John Griffin’s bench trial is scheduled for July 26th and 27th. He was the town of Barrington’s code ... 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
Branchport man charged with murder has court date set for March

Branchport man charged with murder has court date set for March

A trial date has been set for the man accused of killing his mother in August 2018. Judge Jason Cook scheduled hearings in the case of Paul Khouzam for March 12th, according to the Finger Lakes Times. They report that if the ... MORE
Yates murder suspect could take deal, or head to trial this month

Yates murder suspect could take deal, or head to trial this month

The Branchport man accused of killing his mother is going to be back in court this month. It’s unclear what will happen at that appearance. Paul Khouzam could plead guilty at that time, or Yates County Judge Jason Cook could set a ... MORE
Branchport man will serve prison time after dumping overdose victim

Branchport man will serve prison time after dumping overdose victim

A Branchport-area man who dumped a drug overdose victim outside and drove away will serve a prison sentence. Patrick Brown, 40, of Jerusalem, was sentenced Tuesday in Yates County Court to 1½ to 3 years in prison, according to the Finger Lakes ... MORE
Branchport resident named executive director of NYAAC

Branchport resident named executive director of NYAAC

A Yates County resident is taking the lead with a statewide agency, giving the Finger Lakes more leadership energy on a variety fo statewide issues. Eileen Jensen has been appointed Executive Director of the New York Animal Agriculture Coalition. She previously served ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)

A review of dinner at the new Union Block Restaurant in Penn Yan and stops at Vineyard View Winery in Penn Yan, Crooked Tusker Distillery and Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in Hammondsport. This segment originally appeared in our episode of FLX Weekly ... MORE
10 fun things to do for under $65 on Keuka Lake

10 fun things to do for under $65 on Keuka Lake

Keuka Lake is a large and unusually shaped member of the Finger Lakes family. Sometimes called “The Crooked Lake,” Keuka Lake branches into two separate lakes on the north end. The lake is “anchored” by its two largest communities, Penn Yan on ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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