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Yates County Legislature approves hiring a county property assessor

Yates County Legislature approves hiring a county property assessor

The Yates County Legislature has approved the hiring of a county assessor in order to help towns that can’t find their own. The vote passed with an 8-5 margin. The issue was brought up due to the town of Jerusalem being unable ... MORE
Serious crash in Yates County remains under investigation

Serious crash in Yates County remains under investigation

An investigation remains active into a violent crash that happened in the town of Jerusalem over the weekend. Officials say four people were sent to the hospital on Saturday. Deputies found one vehicle overturned in a ditch with four people trapped. Another ... MORE
Greenidge parent company merges with Support.com

Greenidge parent company merges with Support.com

Greenidge Generation announced that its holding company has signed an agreement to merge with Support.com. The deal is subject to shareholder approval and customary closing conditions, according to Greenidge. Support.com is a leading provider of customer and technical support solutions delivered by ... MORE
Mennonite farmer pleads guilty to shooting-and-killing neighbor’s dog in Yates County

Mennonite farmer pleads guilty to killing neighbor’s dog in Yates County

A Mennonite farmer in Yates County has pleaded guilty to shooting his neighbor’s dog. Wayne Hoover, 35, pleaded guilt to aggravated cruelty to animals, which is a Class E felony in exchange for a sentence cap of six months in jail and ... MORE
Young child who was among ejected from buggy in Yates crash has been released from hospital

Young child who was among ejected from buggy in Yates crash has been released from hospital

An update from a family friend indicates that the 7-year-old girl who was seriously injured after being ejected from a violent horse-and-buggy crash in Yates County has been released from the hospital. The family friend posted to Facebook, updating the community on ... MORE
GoFundMe to help family after violent horse-and-buggy crash in Yates County exceeds $30,000

GoFundMe to help family after violent horse-and-buggy crash in Yates County exceeds $30,000

The fundraiser for the family impacted by a crash involving a car and horse-and-buggy in Yates County has surpassed its goal. On August 9th deputies reported that a man was driving his vehicle the same direction as a horse-and-buggy was traveling on ... MORE
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Sheriff: Driver dead after vehicle crashes into gorge near Keuka Outlet in Yates County

Sheriff Spike identifies driver involved in fatal one-car crash, investigation remains active

Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike has provided an update, and identified the driver involved in the fatal one-car crash near Dresden. In a press release on Monday, Sheriff Spike says the operator, James Hayes, 37, of Penn Yan, died in the wreck ... MORE
Penn Yan driver airlifted after cement truck overturns, shutting down Rt. 54A for 12 hours

Penn Yan driver airlifted after cement truck overturns, shutting down Rt. 54A for 12 hours

A cement truck crashed in the Yates County town of Jerusalem on Wednesday, resulting in the closure of Route 54A for upwards of 12 hours. Finger Lakes News Radio reports that the truck, which was owned by Hansen Cement, had overturned and ... MORE
‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

Food delivery platform will give options to rural customers – By Josh Durso Keuka To Go a new digital and mobile platform is helping to get dinner delivered to your front door. Beginning January 27th customers will be able to visit keukatogo.com, ... MORE
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Stunning sunset in Jerusalem (photo)

Ed Traphagan shot this one from the top of County House Road in Jerusalem ... MORE
‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County

‘A NECESSITY’: USDA announces progress on $10.3M broadband investment in Yates County

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $10.3 million in investment, which will bring rural broadband infrastructure to more than 1,600 households, more than 300 businesses, and will cover more than 80 square miles in Yates County. It’s part of the e-Connectivity initiative ... MORE
Court to hear appeal in Rideout murder case Wednesday

Court to hear appeal in Rideout murder case Wednesday

On Wednesday, an appeals court is set to hear the case of Laura Rideout, the suburban mother convicted of murdering her estranged husband in 2016. Rideout, who is serving a life sentence, filed an appeal in May. In the filing, she blamed her ... MORE
Laura Rideout’s attorneys call for murder conviction to be overturned

Laura Rideout’s attorneys call for murder conviction to be overturned

Lawyers for Laura Rideout were in court Wednesday, attempting to overturn her murder conviction. Rideout was convicted of killing her estranged husband, Craig Rideout, in 2016. She says she did not participate in the murder or its planning. Rideout and one of her ... MORE
10 fun things to do for under $65 on Keuka Lake

10 fun things to do for under $65 on Keuka Lake

Keuka Lake is a large and unusually shaped member of the Finger Lakes family. Sometimes called “The Crooked Lake,” Keuka Lake branches into two separate lakes on the north end. The lake is “anchored” by its two largest communities, Penn Yan on ... MORE
Ceremony to mark Esperanza reopening scheduled for this weekend

Ceremony to mark Esperanza reopening scheduled for this weekend

Nearly three years after the doors were closed, one of Yates County’s most cherished destinations is back in business. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday to mark the re-opening of Esperanza Mansion. “We are so excited to have Esperanza ... MORE
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