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PASSING OF A CHAMPION: Mourning the loss of Yates Co. Chamber CEO Mike Linehan

Impact beyond words. One of Yates County’s greatest champions. Mike Linehan, longtime president and CEO of the Yates County Chamber of Commerce died unexpectedly on Wednesday. By all accounts, not only was his life and career cut short — but the community lost one of it’s greatest champions and assets. Kathy Waye, a Keuka College official and president of the... more

Yates County Legislature makes special appointment for vacated seat

Three years after losing a re-election bid, H. Taylor Fitch is back on the Yates County Legislature. At a special Legislature meeting Wednesday afternoon, Fitch — the former board chairman — was appointed to fill a vacancy in District I, which includes the towns of Italy, Middlesex and Jerusalem. Legislator Gary Montgomery resigned from the position in October due to... more

Yates County Legislature to hold special meeting on Nov. 30

The Yates County Legislature announced that they would be holding a special meeting on November 30th to consider three items. The legislature will set a date for the year-end public meeting, which most public boards hold to conduct end of year business before the transition into the next legislative year. They will also appoint June Pendelton to the Fish and... more