Category: Barrington

Hours long standoff ends with one dead in Yates

One dead after hours-long standoff, gasoline fire in Yates

Source: David Grady A warrant execution turned into a long, multi-department investigation, which even involved the FBI on Monday, as authorities dealt with an hours-long standoff that left one man dead. According to Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike deputies received an order ... MORE
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Barrington justice resigns while under investigation for interjecting herself into custody case

Barrington Town Court Justice Rennee N. Crofoot has resigned while under investigation by the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct for allegedly interjecting herself in a custody proceeding pending before another judge, according to officials with New York State. Judge Crofoot ... MORE
Greenidge gets green light, as well as controversial 5-year extension

Greenidge gets green light, as well as controversial 5-year extension

Since its restart in the Spring of 2017, the Greenidge Generation power station has been skirting federal law governing its use of cooling waters drawn from Seneca Lake. The Clean Water Act requires electric power plants to recycle or filter the tens ... MORE
Dundee duo arrested after meth lab discovered on Thursday

Dundee duo arrested after meth lab discovered on Thursday

Two Yates County residents were arrested after deputies investigated a reported meth lab on Thursday. Shannon Rosemier, 31, of Dundee was arrested on a parole warrant — after being located on Dombrowski Road in Barrington. While deputies were at the home — ... MORE
Across the farm pond in Barrington (photo)

Across the farm pond in Barrington (photo)

A cool December Saturday night in the town of Barrington, offers a tranquil moment across a farm pond. Photo by Nancy L. Wright ... MORE
Frosty morning in Yates County (photo)

Frosty morning in Yates County (photo)

The morning sun breaks through the haze, on a frosty Monday morning in Yates County. Photo by Nancy L. Wright ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Steve Griffin of FLEDC talks economic development in the region (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Steve Griffin of FLEDC talks economic development in the region (podcast)

“At the end of the day we have to be louder than the pessimists.” Steve Griffin, who serves as CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center, said the agency he leads serves a county that has seen surprising growth over the ... MORE
Casella will be the new Yates DA

Casella will be the new Yates DA

While absentee ballots could change the results from election night, it appears Todd Casella has unseated incumbent Valerie Gardner in the race for Yates County district attorney. According to unofficial results posted by the Board of Elections Tuesday night, Casella garnered 2,704 ... MORE
Barrington voters say 'yes' to alcohol; but there are other 'dry' FLX communities

Barrington voters say ‘yes’ to alcohol; but there are other ‘dry’ FLX communities

For a region that prides itself on being a wine and brew destination in the U.S., some communities in the Finger Lakes still have regulations around alcohol sales that leave residents — and prospective business owners — scratching their heads. Barrington removed ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Yates Legislature Chairman Dr. Tim Dennis talks local issues (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Yates Legislature Chairman Dr. Tim Dennis talks local issues (podcast)

On Episode #83 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Yates County Legislature Chairman Dr. Tim Dennis joined Josh Durso to discuss a wide range of topics. The discussion included thoughts on the recent election, ongoing economic development efforts, as well as his ... MORE
Neighbors express concern over proposed puppy-selling business in Yates County

Neighbors express concern over proposed puppy-selling business in Yates County

Puppies by appointment only: A man is asking a town zoning board for permission to sell puppies for money out of his home in Yates County. But that’s not what some neighbors are upset about. John Sensenig filed an application in the ... MORE
Permit application withdrawn, meeting for Yates Co. puppy-selling business cancelled

Permit application withdrawn, meeting for Yates Co. puppy-selling business cancelled

Two men looking to open a puppy-selling business in Yates County have withdrawn their permit applications, town officials say, after opposition from the community. A petition circulating online said one of the men trying to open the business is a convicted animal ... MORE
ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor ... MORE
ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Yates County

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Yates County

In Yates County, a hotly-contested race for District Attorney has made headlines for the last several months. However, two other legislative races, as well as a Town Supervisor race in Barrington will also be having voters thinking long-and-hard this November. Valerie Gardner ... MORE
Splash of color in Himrod over the weekend (photo)

Splash of color in Himrod over the weekend (photo)

Autumn splashes a variety of colors down a lane in the hamlet of Himrod. Photo by Nancy L. Wright ... MORE
Brilliantly painted sky in Yates County (photo)

Brilliantly painted sky in Yates County (photo)

Mother nature paints the sky with her palette of October colors. Saturday brought a warm evening over Yates County. Photo by Nancy L. Wright ... MORE
78-year-old ejected from moped in Barrington crash

78-year-old ejected from moped in Barrington crash

A 78-year-old Dundee man was transported to Geneva General Hospital after an accident on State Rt. 230 in Barrington on Saturday. The crash involved a moped, which deputies say Alfred Lawrence, of Dundee was operating. Deputies say that Lawrence was traveling eastbound ... MORE
Deputies: Penn Yan man arrested with stolen car

Deputies: Penn Yan man arrested with stolen car

Deputies say a 21-year-old Penn Yan man has been charged after an investigation into a stolen vehicle. Brandon Fulton, 21, of Penn Yan was found to be possessing a stolen car, which he did not have permission to drive. Fulton was charged ... MORE