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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Bath

Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Bath
A pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle in the Town of Bath Friday afternoon. The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. on State Route 415. State Police say the pedestrian was crossing the roadway when they were hit by a westbound vehicle. The victim was taken to Ira Davenport Hospital, where they died. The driver of the vehicle was... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing access to medical and mental health care for vets in the Finger Lakes

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing access to medical and mental health care for vets in the Finger Lakes
What do you know about the VA Health System? If you’re like a lot of people – particularly not in the VA community – the answer might be not much. That said, there’s a lot to know about the services provided at local VA clinics. Particularly, those in the Finger Lakes, which are providing unmatched services to those who have... more

Former student arrested after threats made towards Bath Haverling High School

Former student arrested after threats made towards Bath Haverling High School
Police say a former student of Bath Central School District was arrested after becoming physical with the high school principal and making threats toward the school. Bath Police arrested 18-year-old Cassandra Stage. According to Joe Rumsey, the Superintendent of Bath Central School District, Stage came into the high school at around 10:30 Friday morning. When she entered the main office she... more

Multiple DWI arrests over the weekend in Steuben County

Multiple DWI arrests over the weekend in Steuben County
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reported a trio of arrests related to impaired or intoxicated driving over the weekend. – Alicia Fay Young, 39, of Beaver Dams was stopped on Reynolds Avenue, in Corning by patrols. She is accused of operating a vehicle under the influence of both drugs and alcohol. As result she was charged with driving while ability... more

What will you pay for health care? Sticker price is rarely the real price you pay

What will you pay for health care? Sticker price is rarely the real price you pay
New year, new deductible on your health insurance and the same worries about what you’ll actually pay for your health care. Believe it or not, the federal government is trying to help. As of Jan. 1, hospitals are required to post on their websites what they charge for services and procedures. The new rule comes from the Centers for Medicare... more

Cayuga, Ontario, and Steuben receive state funding to fight welfare fraud

Cayuga, Ontario, and Steuben receive new funding to fight welfare fraud
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $13.5 million in grants has been awarded to 29 district attorneys’ offices statewide to continue the enhancement of their investigation of state tax evasion and welfare fraud cases. The grants are made available through the state’s Crimes Against Revenue Program, which is supported by proceeds from investigations and subsequent prosecutions that result in... more

Retiring with honor in Steuben County

Retiring with honor in Steuben County
A man with 30 years of experience, in a challenging and dangerous occupation, was honored by the Steuben County Legislature and his department Monday (Dec. 17). Steuben County Captain Christopher Hand began his career in 1988 under Sheriff Jerry Dartt, and has been instrumental in the development of, and operations at, the current county Public Safety Building on Rumsey Street... more

Bath man charged with trying to meet 9-year-old girl for sex, having child porn

Bath man charged with trying to meet 9-year-old girl for sex, having child porn
Federal attorneys arrested a man from Bath after investigators said he was caught with child pornography while trying to meet a 9-year-old child for sex. William Read, 33, is accused of using an social media app to try to meet the child. A criminal complaint filed in federal court shows Read sent messages over the app to an undercover officer... more

Bath duo charged after housing check completed

Schuyler County Sheriff Jim Allard says a Bath duo was arrested after a housing verification check was executed. Allard says deputies were completing a housing verification check for Steuben County Department of Social Services when Danielle M. Wright, 37, of Bath was found to be possessing an illegal hypodermic needle. Deputies determined that Amber M. Schoch, 26, of Bath was... more

Police: 15 arrested in Steuben County for ‘smurfing’, helping to make meth

State Police investigators arrested 15 people as part of a five-month-long investigation into using allergy medicine products to help make methamphetamines. Police said each of the suspects was arrested for illegally buying “precursors” used in the production of methamphetamine. The suspects in this investigation are: -Michelle Croft, 35 -Daniel Gillespie, 40 -John Landsborough, 51 -William Landsborough, 33 -Joyce Lafave, 50... more

Rochester man charged with Bath larceny

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on April 27th deputies arrested a 41-year-old Rochester resident following a reported robbery. Anthony B. Larkin, 41, was arrested after an alleged larceny on Victory Lane in Bath, New York. Deputies responded to a report of a robbery in progress and the subsequent investigation revealed that a larceny had occurred. It is alleged... more

Sheriff: Inmate damaged jail property, presented forged docs to obtain contraband

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 24-year-old Corning man following an incident at the County Jail. According to deputies, Forrest C. Smith, 24, of Corning possessed a forged document and presented it to jail personnel in an attempt to gain contraband. Smith was subsequently charged with second-degree forgery and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.... more

Bath man charged with forcible touching in Steuben Co.

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Tuesday a Bath man was arrested after touching an intimate part of a child’s body. Deputies arrested Steven L. Sutfin, 54, of Bath for Forcible Touching and Endangering the Welfare of a child. It is alleged that Sutfin knowingly acted in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental or... more

Bath teen faces felony charges after assault, stabbing at Snell Farm

State Police in Bath say they were called to the report of an assault in progress at Snell Farm, located on Snell Hill Road this week. Tyler J. Lautner, 18, of Bath was charged with second-degree attempted assault, two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief, and criminal possession of a weapon. It is alleged that, while at Snell Farms, Lautner was... more

Bath man violates order of protection from jail

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a 37-year-old Bath man following the violation of an order of protection. Deputies say Michael H. Ellis, 37, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. He is currently being held at the Steuben County Jail on another offense, but while incarcerated — violated the order of protection by sending a letter to... more

Police: Bath man seriously injured after being assaulted by son

A Bath man suffered serious injuries after police say he was assaulted by his son early Saturday morning. State police say they were originally called to Corning Hospital around 1 a.m. for the report of an assault victim with serious injuries. After investigating, they say 37-year-old Christopher Quick struck his father, resulting in fractures, puncture wounds to the chest and... more
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