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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

Camp Cory plans expansion in Milo

Representatives of the YMCA of Greater Rochester presented plans for the expansion of Camp Cory on Keuka Lake to the Milo Town Board Monday night. YMCA Sr. Vice President Mike Stevens introduced architect Daniel Mossien and Jack Brown of The Pike Co., General Contractors. Together, they described the organization’s plans for expansion and improvements to the 96-year-old camp. Three years... 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

Milo Public Hearing re-scheduled due to storm

A public hearing regarding an application for a special use permit to construct a one room, one story Mennonite School at 3407 Sutherland Road, Penn Yan has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. March 21 at the Milo Town Hall. The hearing had originally been scheduled for March 15,. The application is open to inspection during normal business hours at the... more

Yates County DA reports her own campaign amid forgery investigation

Yates County DA reports her own campaign amid forgery investigation
New York State Police are investigating after learning that signatures may have been forged on petitions, according to the Committee to Elect Valerie Gardner. They say Yates County District Attorney Valerie Garner, who is currently running for Yates County Judge, alerted investigators Monday morning after learning that there might have been forgery committed by a campaign volunteer. The possibl… Read... more