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  • SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County

    SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County

    Scream louder than the pessimists. That’s how Steve Griffin has approached his role as CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center. But, now that he’s been in the position for more than a decade – and closing in on his 12th year of service for the FLDC – the hard work is paying off. While Yates is a rural...
  • Man escapes serious injury after car-train collision in Yates County

    Man escapes serious injury after car-train collision in Yates County

    Deputies say a 74-year-old Yates County resident avoided serious injury after his car collided with a Finger Lakes Railway Train on Thursday. Deputies say Thomas Goodall, 74, of Maple Drive was traveling west on Maple Drive toward Route 14, and attempted to cross the railroad tracks. The collision forced his car off the road and down an embankment. He was...
  • Deputies: Palmyra woman arrested after bringing subject of protective order into her home, around children

    Deputies: Palmyra woman arrested after bringing subject of protective order into her home

    Deputies arrested a Palmyra woman following an investigation into a domestic incident in the Town of Palmyra. Caitlyn E. Morse, 30, of Palmyra was charged with second-degree contempt after allegedly transporting the father of her children to her residence, and inviting him to stay – despite there being an active stay away order of protection. That order was due to...
  • Owasco Lake groups ready to take algal bloom project requests to Albany

    Owasco Lake groups ready to take algal bloom project requests to Albany

    The array of agencies and groups that work to protect Owasco Lake's water quality have narrowed down five projects to lobby for funding from Albany out of a $65 million pot unveiled last summer dedicated for projects mitigating harmful algal blooms. The Owasco Lake Watershed Management Council Tuesday unveiled the five priority projects they and other lake advocacy groups have...