Category: Jerusalem

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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Prosecutors pick holes in Laura Rideout appeal

Prosecutors pick holes in Laura Rideout appeal

Two months after Laura Rideout appealed her murder conviction and pointed at her sons as the killers, prosecutors have filed a response that seeks to debunk those claims and uphold her conviction and sentence. Rideout’s lawyers argued that the 2016 killing of ... MORE
Alex Rideout denied parole in connection to father’s murder

Alex Rideout denied parole in connection to father’s murder

Alex Rideout, who was convicted of tampering with evidence in the murder of his father Craig Rideout, was denied parole after his parole hearing on June 11. According to the New York State Department of Correction Parole Board Calendar website, Alex’s parole ... MORE
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Laura Rideout files appeal, says her kids killed ex-husband

According to the Democrat & Chronicle, Laura Rideout has filed an appeal; and says she wasn’t present when her ex-husband – Craig Rideout was killed. Laura was convicted of murdering Craig at his home in Penfield over the summer of 2016. His ... MORE
Craig Rideout’s sister opposes Alex’s early release

Craig Rideout’s sister opposes Alex’s early release

It’s been three years since the Penfield father of seven, Craig Rideout, was murdered. His body was dumped in Yates County. His estranged wife Laura Rideout and his son Colin were convicted of murder and tampering with evidence in the death of ... MORE
Alex Rideout scheduled to meet with parole board this week

Alex Rideout scheduled to meet with parole board this week

A man convicted of charges related to his father’s 2016 homicide is going before the parole board this week. Alex Rideout was convicted of tampering with evidence in the death of his father, Craig Rideout, while mother and brother were both found ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local 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 ... MORE
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County

Scream louder than the pessimists. That’s how Steve Griffin has approached his role as CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center. But, now that he’s been in the position for more than a decade – and closing in on his 12th ... MORE