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Rushville man taken into custody after traffic stop

Police took a Rushville man into custody following a traffic stop. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Corey J. Johnson, 48, of Rushville on a bench warrant. Following a traffic stop that was made in the village, police learned that Johnson had an active bench...
RUSHVILLE, NY
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Fatal crash on Route 14 in Torrey

DRESDEN — A high speed crash between a car and a dump truck, which occurred at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 21 at the intersection of State Route 14 and Lampman Road near Dresden, resulted in the death of the car's driver. Yates County sheriff's deputies report that Lawrence A....
YATES COUNTY, NY
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This Week in Wine Country: Hidden Alpaca Farm

HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- This week in wine country, sponsored by Finger Lakes Wine Country, we're visiting Hidden Alpaca Farm in Horseheads. Owned by Carol Haff, Hidden Alpaca Farm is located on East Vargo Road in the town of Horseheads. The farm and retail shop is open to visitors and group tours, from May 1st through October 31st. Hidden Alpaca Farm also offers alpacas for sale, breeding and sponsorship.
HORSEHEADS, NY
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Saperavi wine is the star of its first-ever ‘show’ in the Finger Lakes

It’s doubtful the Saperavi grape will ever find a comfortable spot in the vocabulary of U.S. wine drinkers. But the dark-skinned, pink-fleshed grape variety that hails from the country of Georgia does have a loyal following, and some of them assembled May 14 in the Finger Lakes for the inaugural Saperavi Festival at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in Hammondsport, New York.
HAMMONDSPORT, NY

INSIDE THE FLX: Penn Yan Airport solar lighting test (podcast)

FAA officials were at the Penn Yan Airport Wednesday to inspect its first-in-the-nation test of a solar lighting system. The Penn Yan Airport has a traditional lighting system, but many smaller airports lack the money or infrastructure for lights powered by the electric grid. The solar lights are not being used by pilots coming into the airport, but officials at the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center in Egg Harbor, New Jersey wrote a computer program that turns the lights on and off in a pattern resembling what would be seen in actual use. Actual airport lights are triggered by arriving pilots, who key their microphones to turn the lights on. Since the lights are only for test purposes, for the time being, FAA engineers went to great lengths to ensure the test lights would not interfere with normal airport operation.
PENN YAN, NY
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FAA Launches Study on Penn Yan Airport’s Solar Power Airfield Lighting

Last fall, the Penn Yan Airport installed 23 safety systems, including runway and taxiway edge lights, elevated runway guard lights, windsock, and signs, that are lit with their own solar panels and battery supplies. That lighting system has brought members of the FAA to the Finger Lakes today to evaluate the Penn Yan system. Ryan King of the FAA’s Airport Safety Research & Development Section at the William J. Hughes Technical Center.
PENN YAN, NY

The Unexpected Place The World's Fanciest KFC Just Opened In

Fast food chains that have been around for years have recently been working hard to present a more upscale appearance. The once-popular colors and patterns of restaurant interiors of past decades have since been replaced with more modern styles, such as high-top tables, hanging lights, and other 21st-century elements. MyMove recently reported that McDonald's announced a redesign with the hope of turning its restaurants into a place that felt more appealing for young adults. And last year, CNN reported that Taco Bell was giving its restaurants a new look to cater to the digital age with smaller dining rooms.
PAINTED POST, NY
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FAA Testing Solar Lighting at Penn Yan Airport

The FAA will be inspecting a project to test solar lighting at Penn Yan’s airport this upcoming week. FingerLakes1 reports that the runway, taxiway edge, and obstruction lights, installed last year, are lit with their own solar panels. The FAA is testing this method for smaller airports that either logistically or financially can’t afford to power their lights using the power grid.
PENN YAN, NY
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