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Dundee Central Class of 2017 graduates

The sun beamed on the Dundee Class of 2017 — 51 strong — as they took the famous walk down the schoolyard hillside on June 22. Dundee’s 78th ceremony included the presentation of a diploma to Wayne Leroy Campbell, who left the school before graduating to join the service during the Vietnam War. – Read more at the Chronicle Express... more

Identifying what economic development looks like in Yates County

How far has Yates County come over the past 10 to 15 years, and what actions should be taken to enhance the community? Steve Griffin, CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center, points to some favorable trends in the county’s overall picture, but he also acknowledges some areas that don’t look quite so favorable are detailed in the recent... more

Decker takes Ultimate Outlaw 100 in Dundee on Tuesday night

A warm and sunny evening greeted competitors from the Super DIRTcar Series, the DIRTcar Sportsman Series, and the Fight Night All Star Street Stock Series on Tuesday night at Outlaw Speedway. The anticipation was high for the first ever Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series event at the facility. Max McLaughlin and Stewart Freisen brought the field to the green... more

Sheppard adds to his win total at Outlaw Speedway

Friday night was a clear and muggy night at Outlaw Speedway as the A Verdi Patriot Sprint Tour joined the regular Super 6 Show for the Jeff Searles Memorial Night, presented by Scorpion Security Products. Scott Kruetter took the lead at the start of the A-Verdi Patriot Sprint Tour ‘A’ Main over Coleman Gulick. After two quick cautions, action resumed... 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

Dundee teen charged after hit-and-run accident

Penn Yan Police say they received a call for a hit-and-run accident on Brown St. on Monday morning. On location, a vehicle that was parked along the street had been pushed into the roadway with the suspect vehicle not being on scene. That vehicle was later identified and located on Route 14A, south of the village. The operator of the... more

Dundee Show ‘N Go car show is June 7th

The Dundee Show ’n Go Car Show will be held Wednesday, June 7, hosted by Martini’s Save-A-Lot. Parking opens at 5 p.m. There will be music, food, and awards; dash plaques to the first 100 vehicles, t-shirts to the first 50. Please park in south lot first and follow the directions of the parking stewards. Registration is by donation. Pre-registrations... more

Route 14A bridge work to start soon in Dundee

Construction of the new bridge on State Route 14A over Big Stream at the south end of the village of Dundee will begin soon. This project will completely replace the bridge carrying Route 14A over Big Stream, located between Chambers and Saunders streets. The new bridge will be a concrete multi-beam structure. The $2 million project will be paid for... more

Gulick and Sheppard shine at Outlaw Speedway

The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) joined the regular Super 6 Show on Scorpion Security Products Night at Outlaw Speedway Friday night. Track conditions continued to improve and provided great racing on the 4/10 mile clay oval. The 25-lap Lucas Oil ESS A-Main started with Jeff Cook and Paul Colagiovanni battling for the early lead as Alain Bergeron slotted... more

A.J. “Slideways” grabs second win of the year in Dundee

An overcast evening greeted fans at Outlaw Speedway on Friday night, but they were treated to some excellent racing in all six divisions.  The track crew spent many hours during the week working on the surface, which came around in much smoother condition for the night’s action. The 30-lap Modified feature started with Ray Bliss taking the lead from Eldon... 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

‘Superman’ Sheppard wins opener at Outlaw Speedway

American Legion/Winner’s Circle Deli night at Outlaw Speedway saw another big field of cars fill the pit area as the IMCA Modifieds, Crate Late Models, and Winner’s Circle Deli Bandits ran their first races of the 2017 season. The night’s racing action began with the held over 30-lap 4 Cylinder feature event, which saw Casey Burch grad the early lead. ... 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

Strong day for local athletes at Penn Yan track and field meet

The host Penn Yan girls track and field team picked up a win over visiting Red Creek, Waterloo, Geneva and Dundee in a Wayne-Finger Lakes meet on Tuesday. The boys meet saw Dundee earn a victory with Red Creek second and Waterloo third. Penn Yan was fourth and Geneva finished fifth. – Read more from FL Times more

Dundee, Troopers reach agreement for station

The New York State Police will continue to have a satellite station in Dundee for at least the next five years. Dundee village officials are awaiting the return of a signed contract with state officials that will keep the station in the village-owned building on Union Street. On March 16, the village board approved the contract that calls for the... more

Dundee students learn where reading can take them

Dundee Elementary School students celebrated reading all last week during Read Across America week with special activities each day, culminating Friday with a Reading Carnival. Teacher Julie Dunkelberger, who organized the activities explains, "The point of this week is to show students how fun reading and writing can be, but also all the places you can go knowing how to... more

SECTIONAL FRIDAY: Newark tops Midlakes, Gananda ousts Whitman, Mynderse survives (full coverage)

On one of the best nights for high school basketball fans of the year, over 60 boys and girls Section V basketball teams hit the court in quarterfinal postseason contents across the region. Full results and updated brackets below including video of a Wayne girls three-pointer to beat Geneva and full video of the Midlakes-Newark game on FL1 Sports below.... more

Sectionals: Newark girls shock in Class B; South Seneca girls roll (full coverage)

Thirty-four Section V boys basketball teams and a whopping sixty girls teams were in action on Wednesday night for the final night of opening round Sectional action. Only two Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams took the court, Geneva in Class A2 and Romulus in D2, and both lost. The Canandaigua boys would advance with a 26 point win. On the girls... more
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