Category: Penn Yan

Penn Yan resident announces bid for Yates County Legislature

Penn Yan resident announces bid for Yates County Legislature

A Penn Yan woman has thrown her hat in the race for a seat on the Yates County Legislature. The latest edition to the Republican field of primaries coming up for Yates County Legislature is Megan Wilkinson, who will seek the nomination ... MORE
Multiple agencies including FBI investigate child coercion in Yates County

Multiple agencies including FBI investigate child coercion in Yates County

Authorities say multiple agencies took part in an investigation, which led to the arrest of a Buffalo man, who’s accused of coercing minors in Yates County. Jameel Collins faces three felony counts of promoting a sexual performance by a child, as well ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Keuka College President Amy Storey (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Keuka College President Amy Storey talks pandemic, higher education (podcast)

For area colleges the last 12 months have been incredibly complicated. There were shutdowns, reopenings, contact tracing, testing, and now vaccination- all on top of running an academic institution. This week we caught up Keuka College President Amy Storey to talk about ... MORE
Greenidge expansion will likely go to court via Article 78 after planning board gives approval

Greenidge expansion will likely go to court via Article 78 after planning board gives approval

There’s going to be a legal battle over the future of the Greenidge Generation bitcoin mining facility along Seneca Lake. The Torrey Town Planning Board gave approve to Greenidge’s site plan by a 4-1 vote. It was the super-majority that the plan ... MORE
Police: Teen destroyed property at Best Western hotel in Penn Yan

Police: Teen destroyed property at Best Western hotel in Penn Yan

Police say a teen was taken into custody after destroying property at a Penn Yan hotel recently. Dakota Albro, 19, of Savona was charged with criminal mischief, criminal tampering, and disorderly conduct. He’s accused of damaging property at the Best Western Hotel ... MORE
Six candidates seek four seats on Penn Yan school board

Six candidates seek four seats on Penn Yan school board

There are six candidates running for school board in Penn Yan. There are only four seats available, though. Karl Fleming and Alicen Yonts are seeking re-election, while Marta Cramer, John Clancy, Malia Spofford Xavier, and Stephen D’Amico seek the open seats, according ... MORE
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Waterloo man charged with contempt after repeatedly interrupting court in Penn Yan

Waterloo man charged with contempt after repeatedly interrupting court in Penn Yan

A Waterloo man was taken into custody on Monday after interrupting court in Yates County. According to authorities in Yates County, Lorenzo Marin, of Waterloo was asked several times to not interrupt court in Penn Yan. However, after being asked to not ... MORE
KanPak: A global company with roots in Penn Yan

KanPak: A global company with roots in Penn Yan

Yogurt is big business in New York State. New York is the #1 yogurt producer in the country. Many people are familiar with Chobani Greek Yogurt, well known in NY for its facility in the Southern Tier region of the state. But ... MORE
DMV tells Penn Yan woman to surrender plates after fraudulent GEICO policy opened by thief

DMV tells Penn Yan woman to surrender plates after fraudulent GEICO policy opened by thief

There’s a scam that you should be on the lookout for involving your personal information and vehicle. It involves thieves using stolen personal information to buy auto insurance policies, which then allows them to access even more private information. Penn Yan resident ... MORE
News, Penn Yan, Yates County
Keuka College receives good news, loan funding for Keuka Commons purchase

Keuka College secures loan funding for purchase of Commons

Keuka College has received some long-awaited good news: after an exhaustive review of the College’s financial stability, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a Rural Development Community Facilities loan to the College worth upwards of $11 million. The approval, which caps ... MORE
Keuka Lake School & Mozaic keep reading program going through the pandemic

Keuka Lake School & Mozaic keep reading program going through the pandemic

The staff at Mozaic and Keuka Lake School thought outside the box to adapt and overcome barriers to bring back a sense of normalcy. Check out how members of both Keuka Lake School and Mozaic have worked together to keep an amazing ... MORE
Deputies searching for missing kangaroo near Penn Yan

Kangaroo found safe in Yates County after going missing on Saturday (photos & video)

Officials say the baby kangaroo that went missing near Penn Yan while its handler was visiting family was found safe. The Yates County Sheriff’s Office sent out an alert around 4 p.m. that a 2-foot tall kangaroo escaped in the area of ... MORE
Community Mobility Screening coming

Community Mobility Screening coming to Penn Yan hospital on March 18

Finger Lakes Health Rehabilitation Services will be conducting a free monthly Community Mobility Screening Program on Thursday, March 18 in the rehabilitation department at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, 418 North Main Street, Penn Yan and at Garnsey Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at ... MORE
Controversy stirred after USPS truck drives through Penn Yan yard because driver “didn’t want to get out”

Homeowner stunned after USPS truck drives through yard in Penn Yan, leaving extensive tracks

A USPS driver is accused of driving through a yard in the Penn Yan area. The homeowner contacted the Yates County Sheriff’s Office, and the USPS- but at this point he hasn’t received a good answer. A photo published by News10NBC as ... MORE
News, Penn Yan, Yates County
Former security officer from Seneca Falls faces bench trial for sex abuse

Former security officer from Seneca Falls faces bench trial for sex abuse

Yates County Judge Jason Cook will issue a verdict at a later date after a recent bench trial of former Keuka College security officer Stephen Hilyer. It all wrapped up this past week in Yates County Court, according to District Attorney Todd ... MORE