Steuben woman sentenced to 1-3 years in prison, admits to being intoxicated after Yates County crash

Steuben woman sentenced to 1-3 years in prison, admits to being intoxicated after Yates County crash

A Steuben County woman has been sentenced to prison for her role in a two-car crash in Benton last year. It happened in April 2019. Danielle Sexton, 34, of Canisteo was sentenced after pleading guilty to a felony count of vehicular assault ... MORE
PREMIERE @ 8:30 PM – OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable deals with the Flood of 1935 that devastated the southern Finger Lakes. The July 1935 flood killed 44 people and caused millions of dollars in damages. This extended episode ... MORE
Steuben County up to 17 active COVID-19 cases

Steuben County up to 17 active COVID-19 cases

The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification that four Steuben County residents tested positive for COVID-19. It brings the total to 346 confirmed cases, 17 of which are currently active. The individuals are residents of the: Town of Campbell Town of Woodhull ... MORE
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Steuben man charged with vehicular manslaughter after daughter dies in crash

Steuben man charged with vehicular manslaughter after daughter dies in crash

New York State Police say they are investigating a fatal crash that happened in Wayland on State Route 36. It claimed the life of a 6-year-old girl. The crash happened around 6:25 p.m. Police say Derek Clark, 30, was driving east when ... MORE
Five nursing home employees in Bath test positive for COVID-19

Five nursing home employees in Bath test positive for COVID-19

The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification that five Steuben County residents tested positive for COVID-19. It brings the total to 342 confirmed cases, 13 of which are active.  The individuals are residents of the Town of Bath, and the Village of ... MORE
Inmate charged with forcible touching in Steuben County

Inmate charged with forcible touching in Steuben County

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 25-year-old following an investigation into an assault at the jail. Garrett Ragusa, 25, of Campbell is accused of touching the intimate parts of another inmate without their consent. He was charged with ... MORE
Dunkin’ worker in Steuben County tests positive for Hepatitis A

Dunkin’ worker in Steuben County tests positive for hepatitis, customers urged to monitor for symptoms

On top of a pandemic, public health officials in Steuben County are warning about a possible Hepatitis A exposure at a Dunkin’ Donuts store. An employee at a location on West Morris Street in Bath tested positive, and worked between August 17th ... MORE
Health officials: Nursing home failed to report COVID death to Steuben County in June

Health officials: Nursing home failed to report COVID death to Steuben County in June

The total number of people who have died from the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 in Steuben County is 44. This comes after the Steuben County Public Health Department was made aware that a positive individual – who was reported to have recovered ... MORE
Steuben County reports new COVID death, while Yates officials work with Keuka College after student tests positive

Steuben County reports new COVID death, while Yates officials work with Keuka College after student tests positive

Public health officials in Yates County say they have seen two new cases of the Novel Coronavirus over the holiday weekend. Officials said they are working with Keuka College, as one of those positive cases was a student. Meanwhile in Steuben County, ... MORE
How many active cases of COVID-19 are there? Follow along with Coronavirus data here

COVID TRACKER: How many cases are there in your county?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
New blooms reported on Seneca Lake as HABs season nears peak; Cayuga, Owasco, and Canandaigua got early start

New blooms reported on Seneca Lake as HABs season nears peak; Cayuga, Owasco, and Canandaigua got early start

A flurry of harmful algal blooms were reported on Seneca Lake this week, marking the beginning of the most intense few weeks of the HABs season in the Finger Lakes. Seneca had been spared for most of the summer, even as its ... MORE
Deputies: Steuben man threatened person with a weapon during a fight

Deputies: Steuben man threatened person with a weapon during a fight

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 60-year-old Avoca resident following an investigation into a fight. Deputies report that Thomas Parsels, 60, threatened another person with a weapon and then struck the individual. Parsels was charged with criminal possession ... MORE
Sen. O’Mara says rolling back 60-hour threshold for OT would devastate farms

Sen. O’Mara says rolling back 60-hour threshold for OT would devastate farms

State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) continued voicing opposition to any move by the state’s newly created “Farm Laborers Wage Board” to roll back the current 60-hour threshold requiring farmers to pay their employees overtime. O’Mara joined members of the Senate Republican ... MORE
NWS issues Tornado Watch for Southern Tier

LATEST: Severe storms moving through the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. for counties in the Southern Tier. The tornado watch includes Broome, Chenango, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Otsego, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, and Ulster counties. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction ... MORE
Prosecutors say North Hornell man hid hundreds of thousands in tax evasion case

Prosecutors say North Hornell man hid hundreds of thousands in tax evasion case

A North Hornell man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a number of counts related to filing a false tax return. Justin Terwilliger, 40, had hundreds-of-thousands in taxable income between 2013 and 2017, but reported little to none. Prosecutors ... MORE