Category: Yates County

Police negotiate for two hours, convincing man to not jump from Penn Yan trestle

Police negotiate for two hours, convincing man to not jump from Penn Yan trestle

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that no one was hurt after two hours of negotiating at the Seneca Street train trestle. Police say that on Monday around 8 p.m. officers observed a male sitting on the Seneca Street train trestle with ... MORE
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Dundee woman charged in 2002 murder of her 16-month-old son

Dundee woman charged in 2002 murder of her 16-month-old son

Kelly L. Anderson, age 42 of Dundee, was arrested on a Yates County Court warrant Tuesday morning in Dundee by Yates Sheriff’s and State Police Investigators. She is charged with 2nd degree murder of her 16-month-old son, Ethan M. Eslick, in 2002 ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

Most Finger Lakes residents have heard of the Pre-Emption Line but very few know the fascinating history of why is exists. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable explains in this episode of Our Finger Lakes History.  . The Pre-Emption Line forms the ... MORE
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Overlooking Keuka Lake (photo)

Beautiful view along Keuka Lake by Al Troisi ... MORE
Port Gibson man charged with rape in Yates County

Port Gibson man charged with rape in Yates County

A 38-year-old Port Gibson man has been charged with rape in Yates County. Thor Baker, 38, was arrested Monday after an investigation by the Yates County Sheriff’s Office into an alleged incident that happened in 2019. Baker was charged with rape and ... MORE
Dundee man charged with forcible touching in Penn Yan

Dundee man charged with forcible touching in Penn Yan

Police say a Dundee man is facing a number of charges after an incident in Penn Yan. David Grady, 26, was charged with forcible touching, sex abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child. He’s accused of forcibly touching another person while ... MORE
Finger Lakes enters ‘Phase 4’, but how many active COVID-19 cases are there right now?

Finger Lakes enters ‘Phase 4’, but how many active COVID-19 cases are there right now?

The Finger Lakes and Central New York have entered ‘Phase 4’. While other states and parts of the U.S. see massive spikes in COVID-19 caseload – the regions in Upstate New York continue on a positive trend line. For the Finger Lakes ... MORE
WATCH LIVE: Marcus Whitman High School Class of 2020 Graduation (podcast)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Marcus Whitman High School Class of 2020 Graduation (video)

You can watch the Marcus Whitman High School 2020 Graduation live on Friday, June 26th beginning at 5:45 pm. The link below is only to view the LIVE ceremony.  The video will be reposted on the Marcus Whitman Central Schools YouTube Channel ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY LIVE AT 12:30 PM: Ciders of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, High School Graduations and here comes Phase 4 (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Ciders of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, High School Graduations and here comes Phase 4 (podcast)

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail executive director Katherine Chase is back in-studio for the last Wednesday of June and she is bringing locally produced ciders to sample. We’ll also look ahead to the weekend which includes commencement ceremonies at high schools across the ... MORE
Finger Lakes Land Trust releases “Our Forever Work” video

Finger Lakes Land Trust releases “Our Forever Work” video

The Finger Lakes Land Trust has bee supporting conservation in the Finger Lakes since 1989. They recently produced a stunning short video highlighting the natural beauty of the region which originally was debuted at the group’s Annual Meeting. Watch in the player ... MORE
Local Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter gets national recognition

Local Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter gets national recognition

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester announced on Thursday that the Big Brothers Big Sisters Nationwide Leadership Council has named the organization a recipient of a Big Brothers Big Sisters 2019 Gold Standard Award. The Rochester and Finger Lakes affiliate is ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: How does being a mentor shape everyone involved? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: How does being a mentor shape everyone involved? (podcast)

Lisa Mattoon is the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester. Earlier this week she was a guest on Inside the FLX. From that conversation came some interesting points: Like mentors expectations versus the reality of being one. It’s not ... MORE
Penn Yan man sentenced to probation for forging SpaceX parts in Rochester

Penn Yan man sentenced to probation for forging SpaceX parts in Rochester

The Penn Yan man who pleaded guilty to forging inspection reports for aerospace parts used by NASA will only serve probation. That according to the Democrat and Chronicle, who reported that James Smalley, 43, of Penn Yan was sentenced to probation instead ... MORE
Calm on Keuka (photo)

Calm on Keuka (photo)

Kelly Farrell captured this tranquil shot during the dry spell on Keuka Lake ... MORE
Suspect, police officer both treated at hospital after Penn Yan incident

Suspect, police officer both treated at hospital after Penn Yan incident

Police say a Penn Yan man was arrested on several charges after an incident at a business in Penn Yan on Tuesday. It happened during the evening hours, when Christopher Hawley, 29, was throwing pool balls and other items at the patrons ... MORE