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Yates Community Center chosen as beneficiary for Community Table Dinner

Last week the Community Table Committee announced that the Yates Community Center has been chosen as the beneficiary for the highly anticipated 2023 Community Table Dinner. This annual event brings together the community to support ... more
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One person airlifted, cited for speeding after accident in Yates County

Deputies in Yates County say speed was a critical factor in a single-car accident that led to the driver being ejected from the vehicle. The incident occurred on Thursday night on State Route 245 just ... more
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Keuka College holds 114th commencement ceremony

Keuka College held its 114th commencement ceremony on Saturday, marking a return to a single, unified event for the entire graduating class, after pandemic safety measures necessitated separate proceedings in previous years. College President Amy ... more
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Fatal overdose leads to manslaughter charge in Schuyler County for Penn Yan man

Authorities are advancing serious charges against a local man involved in a fatal overdose. Ted Miller, a 65-year-old resident of Penn Yan, has been accused of felony manslaughter in Schuyler County. Law enforcement officials state ... more
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Drunk driver nearly collides with police cruiser in Penn Yan

A Painted Post driver was arrested on several charges after nearly striking a police cruiser. The incident happened in Penn Yan when officers say David McNeil, 75, almost struck a cruiser near Elm Street and ... more
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REVIEW: Main Deck on Keuka Lake in Penn Yan (video)

We headed to the Main Deck in Penn Yan on a rainy Saturday night to try out the new restaurant at the former Sarrasin's location on the north end of Keuka Lake. The menu selections ... more
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Keuka College returning to pre-pandemic commencement festivities

Keuka College is preparing to host its 114th Commencement ceremony in a return to pre-pandemic festivities. The college has scheduled a single event to honor the graduating class on Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m ... more
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Three candidates running for Penn Yan school board

Three candidates, Sharon Sweet, Robin Johnson, and David Willson, are running for the three open seats on the Penn Yan School Board of Education. The candidates will appear on next month's ballot for voters to ... more
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Yates DA Todd Casella gives update on sex abuse case involving 18 suspects, one victim

Prosecutors in Yates County shed new light on the investigation that left 18 indicted in a case they called one of the most difficult of their collective careers. A total of 18 people were arrested ... more
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BOYS LAX: Penn Yan hosts Geneva on Thursday night (webcast replay)

Spring sports are underway at high schools throughout the Finger Lakes and Section V. On Thursday evening the Penn Yan Mustangs hosted the Geneva Panthers in an early season boys lacrosse match-up. Full game replay ... more
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Penn Yan man turns himself in to police after warrant issued for harassment

Police arrested a Penn Yan man after a warrant was issued out of village court. According to a news release, Paul Miller, 34, of Penn Yan was arrested after making contact with police to turn ... more
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Microburst blamed for damage near Penn Yan after thunderstorms on Wednesday, says NWS

The National Weather Service has surveyed damage in Yates County blaming a microburst for downed power lines and trees in the Penn Yan area. The NWS confirmed the findings in a report on Thursday, less ... more
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Finger Lakes Health offers ‘walk-in’ mammogram screenings in Geneva, Penn Yan

Finger Lakes Health will be offering “Walk-In Screening Mammograms” every week in Geneva and Penn Yan. In Geneva, Walk-In Screening Mammograms will be offered every Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in Women’s Health ... more
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Efforts underway to keep downtown Penn Yan businesses thriving during construction

Penn Yan's Main Street infrastructure project will begin today and the Downtown Business Council is working with downtown businesses to help free up more parking spots in public parking lots by finding alternative parking for ... more
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NYSEG starting Penn Yan work on Monday: Main St. traffic will be impacted

NYSEG will be commencing gas main replacement work in the village of Penn Yan starting on Monday. The first phase of the project will begin at the Elm Street-Main Street intersection, which will be closed ... more
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Sergeant Blumbergs retires from Yates County Sheriff’s Office

It was a long and successful career. After dedicating 27 years to the Yates County Sheriff's Office, First Sergeant Derek Blumbergs has retired. Blumbergs began his journey with the sheriff’s office as a part-time corrections ... more
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One pleads guilty in regional marijuana sticker shop case: Elmira man faces jail time as others face prosecution in Yates County Court

At least one person will spend time behind bars after a lengthy investigation and court case involving a 'marijuana sticker shop'. Six people faced charges after 110 pounds of marijuana and $250,000 in cash from ... more
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Penn Yan woman charged with contempt after sending email

Police arrested a 32-year-old Penn Yan resident following an investigation in the village. Mollie Vanbuskirk, 32, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt after an investigation into the violation of a protective order. Investigation revealed that ... more
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Penn Yan man arrested after hitting person in the head

Police arrested a Penn Yan man following a harassment investigation. Tyler Hurlbert, 24, of Penn Yan was arrested on Thursday following an incident that happened on March 6. According to a news release, Hurlbert struck ... more
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