NOW HIRING: Finger Lakes Premier Properties looking to expand housekeeping team

Finger Lakes Premier Properties is a team of industry leaders specializing in vacation rental management and lakefront real estate sales of properties in the Finger Lakes Region. Our team has represented the Finger Lakes for over 25 years. We are seeking energetic and detail oriented individuals to join our housekeeping team this summer! As part of the FLPP team, our employees’ efforts allow guests... more

Police: Penn Yan woman struck another while holding a child

Police say a 39-year-old Penn Yan resident was arrested on child endangerment charges after an incident involving woman. Kristy Kennerson, 39, was charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child after she struck a female, who was holding a young child. Police say Knnerson was issued appearance tickets and will answer the charges at a later date. more

YMCA showcases Camp Cory expansion

The first major expansion at Camp Cory in nearly a century was unveiled during a special reception June 6. Completion of this phase — the first in a multi-year project — doubles day camp capacity at Camp Cory, giving the Y the ability to positively impact more children and increase its reach into the communities near Keuka Lake, according to... more

Former Lloyd’s Limited Pub owner in Penn Yan pleads not guilty

The former owner of Lloyd’s Limited Pub in Penn Yan has pleaded not guilty after arraignment on Tuesday. Robert Champlin faces multiple charges – including felony criminal sex act, attempted rape, and four counts of felony sex abuse. He also faces four counts of forcible touching and one count of unlawfully dealing with a child. Champlin had previously rejected a... more

Teen charged with DWI under Leandra’s Law after traffic stop in Penn Yan

Police say a 16-year-old was arrested on a felony DWI charge under Leandra’s Law after a traffic stop on Wednesday in the village. William H. Rogers, 16, was charged with DWI Leandra’s Law, unlawful possession of marijuana and failure to keep right after the stop. Police say that when they stopped the vehicle the odor of marijuana was coming from... more

AROUND THE LAKES: Exploring the Keuka Outlet Trail with Friends of the Trail, Inc.

Getting engaged in the Finger Lakes has never been easier. The Keuka Outlet Trail is one of the region’s most-celebrated historical attractions, and the organization behind it is asking that the public continue getting involved.  . “We’ve seen great progress over the last several years,” explained Phillip Rahr, who serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for... more

Cruise in to Penn Yan Friday night

It’s time for the 22nd Annual Cruisin’ Night and Block Party in downtown Penn Yan. “The weather is going to be on our side and we are looking forward to setting a new record of show vehicles,” says Jessica Bacher, CEO of the Yates County Chamber of Commerce, explaining organizers are planning a great night with classic and antique vehicles... more

ReFIND— a creative exchange opens on Main Street

ReFIND, a new artists studio at 17 Main St. in Penn Yan opened its doors May 16 to offer co-working, workshops, events, and select retail items for the Finger Lakes Region. ReFIND is an open studio promoting the creative exchange of ideas. Behind the 1920s storefront and colorful window display, the studio is a flexible space that hosts their design... more

One dead in Penn Yan after suspected overdose

One person has died from what police are calling a suspected overdose in Penn Yan. When officers arrived on-scene they found a subject who was unconscious and barely breathing. Officers performed first aid in an attempt to resuscitate the individual, according to police. Penn Yan Volunteer Ambulance personnel also performed first aid in an attempt to resuscitate the individual. At... more

Mr. Kriese’s Agricultural opus in Yates County

Penn Yan Academy Agriculture teacher John Kriese knows how to grow things, how to build things, and how to fix things. His ability to mentor, support, and guide young people, looking past weaknesses to help students find a direction for their future brought a large and appreciative crowd out for the 87th Penn Yan FFA Chapter Banquet at Penn Yan... more

Bullet found inside Penn Yan Middle School auditorium

The Penn Yan Police Department was called to Penn Yan Middle School on Monday around 7:45 a.m. after a student found a .22 caliber bullet in the school’s auditorium. The student notified staff at the school, which resulted in an immediate search. Penn Yan Police, Yates County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police responded to the school and conducted... more

Police: Penn Yan man damaged property during domestic incident

The Penn Yan Police Department reports the arrest of a 34-year-old resident following a domestic incident. Police say Andrew L. Cranmer, 34, of Penn Yan was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief after they were called to a reported domestic incident. Upon investigation it was determined that Cranmer damaged property inside the home without permission from the owner. He was taken... more

Penn Yan over-matched in Class D state title lacrosse game

With a roster filled with underclassmen, several of which were freshmen and sophomores, there were whispers that perhaps this would be just the second time in 22 years that Penn Yan would fail to win a Section V championship and advance to the state tournament. Turned out, the kids from Penn Yan, no matter how young they are, just know... more

The Burned Over District and The Friend

The Yates County History Center will host a lecture, “The Burned Over District and The Friend,” by Executive Director Tricia Noel at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at the L. Caroline Underwood Museum in Penn Yan. The burned-over district refers to the western and central regions of New York State in the early 19th century, where religious revivals and the... more

Penn Yan teens arrested after physical altercation with police

Two Penn Yan teens were arrested by Penn Yan police after an incident at the Outlet Trail on Wednesday following a fight with officers. While police were at a property on Cherry Street on an unrelated detail when two teens – identified as Samantha Leach and Jakob Lass were observed walking three dogs on the Trail. Police say the female... more

Penn Yan punches ticket to state finals after 2nd half rally

Someone has to get near the top in order to finish climbing a mountain, sometimes more than once. Penn Yan Academy, Section V’s dominant boys lacrosse team among the smallest schools, won its only state championship in 2001, despite the Mustangs often taking part in the race. This season is no different. The Mustangs earned another chance at another state... more
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