Sheriff: Four charged in Cohocton gang assault case

Sheriff: Four charged in Cohocton gang assault case
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that from August 19th through 23rd deputies arrested  four defendants in connection with an investigation of a reported gang assault which occurred in Cohocton.  On August 12th deputies were dispatched to State Route 371 in the Town of Cohocton in response to a report of an assault.  It is alleged that Nicholas Chatterton, Dakota Fairbrother, Michelle... more

Area HS roundup: Naples ties Way-Co

Area HS roundup: Naples ties Way-Co
The Naples girls soccer team picked up a 1-1 draw against Wayland-Cohocton in each team’s first game of the season. The game’s two goals were scored just four minutes apart in the first half. Wayland-Cohocton’s Ayslinn Holbrook opened the game’s scoring with a goal in the 31st minute. Teammate Ashley Page registered the assist on the play. Naples responded in... more

Wayland woman accused of falsifying assistance request

A Wayland woman was arrested by investigators in Steuben County after allegedly making a false assistance request to Department of Social Services. Kayla A. Swift, 18, was taken into custody by deputies at the Public Safety Building in Bath. She is accused of reporting a false temporary assistance application. She was charged with one count of offering a false instrument... more

Wayland man faces felony sex charges after violation

A Wayland man faces two felony charges after deputies say he violated conditions of his pre-trial release. Jonathan B. Dow, 19, of Wayland was charged with felony promoting obscene sex performance of a child and felony disseminating indecent material to a minor, according to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office. He was arraigned in Steuben County Court and remanded to the... more

Wayland woman charged in welfare fraud investigation

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit reports the arrest of Ashley M. Briggs, 27, of Wayland. Investigators say Briggs reported to the Steuben County Department of Social Services false Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) applications and false SNAP re-certifications. As a result, she received public assistance that she would not have been eligible for. On September 19th, Briggs... more

Waterloo stumbles in Class B softball final

If you are going up against the Wayland-Cohocton softball team there is one thing that you know is going to happen. Your defense is going to be tested — over and over and over. The No. 3 Eagles’ offensive strategy is to put the ball in play and see what the opposing defense can do. That plan paid off Wednesday.... more

Wiser Racing closing in on another track title

You could call the Wise’s of Wayland a classic racing family.Each weekend, the family loads up and heads for Paradise Speedway in Geneva, where Eric Wise is currently closing in on the track title in the 600 Micro Sprints. If Eric’s ride isn’t in the hauler, it’s a couple go-karts for the youngsters as the family travels to smaller dirt... more