Canandaigua, NYWHEC TV-10

Bear sightings reported in Canandaigua

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (WHEC) — The people of Canandaigua are entertaining a friendly visitor or maybe a few. City officials have confirmed there have been bear sightings in the area and are advising residents to be on the lookout and stay vigilant. “Last Wednesday I was walking to my daughter’s, and...
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Steuben County, NYFingerLakes1

Commission: Steuben County judge resigns after failing to complete judicial training

The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct announced that Jason Novak, a Justice of the Hornby Town Court in Steuben County resigned after being served with formal charges by the Commission for failing for more than a year to attend or complete a judicial training and certification program required of all town and village justices who are not lawyers, and for failing to cooperate with the Commission during its investigation of the matter.
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Steuben County, NYNewsChannel 36

Steuben County reports 187th COVID-19 related death

BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – Steuben County’s Public Health Department reported another COVID-19 related death on Monday. The individual was an 87-year-old man from the Village of Bath. That brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the county to 187. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and...
Steuben County, NYHornell Evening Tribune

Searching for memories of Hurricane Agnes in Steuben County

Steuben County Historical Society is mounting a “72 + 50” campaign to gather information for the 50th anniversary of the flood. June brings many good memories to most folks, but it can bring some horrible ones too. In June of 1972, a horrendous flood pulverized our area, when remnants of...
Farmington, NYPosted by
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Farmington Man Accused of Punching Dog After It Started Playing With Other Dogs

A Farmington man faces animal cruelty charges after he allegedly struck his 3-year-old American Bulldog with his fist in the left shoulder and head. The Ontario County Humane Society was called to a Corporate Drive address after Marcus Goodwine apparently became upset at his dog, named Buddy after he started playing with other dogs at this location. Goodwine is accused of dragging Buddy by his leash for several feet before striking him. The dog started to limp and had a large swollen welt on his head.
Monroe County, NYMPNnow

Severe thunderstorms move through area; thousands without power

UPDATE, Monday, 4:28: Thousands without power in Monroe County. RG&E reports about 9,500 are without power, including about 400 in Ontario County. Pittsford, Mendon, Perinton and Henrietta are reporting the most outages. ..... UPDATE, Monday, 3:30 p.m.: Severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of Monroe County, effective until 4:15 p.m.
Yates County,

Concert on the Courthouse Lawn" set for June 30

PENN YAN — The Yates Concert Series will host its second Wednesday night "Concert on the Courthouse Lawn" June 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Penn Yan at the corner of Court and Main streets. The featured artist will be Joe Whiting and his Band. With no intermission, the concert will end at approximately 7:45 p.m. This concert is free; however, those yellow buckets will be handy to contribute any donations as freewill offerings.
Dansville, NYHornell Evening Tribune

Dansville Gliders honor Jon Shay before Father's Day game

DANSVILLE — On Father's Day, it was appropriate to honor a man who was not just a biological father, but also a father to many people, projects and organizations in the area for many years. The Dansville Gliders baseball team paid honor to the late Jon Shay and his family...
Hornell, NYHornell Evening Tribune

Hornell announces 2021 pool and summer recreation hours

HORNELL — As temperatures rise and summer break begins, the City of Hornell is preparing for a busy summer swimming and recreation season after activities were curtailed in 2020 due to COVID-19. The pool at Veteran’s Memorial Park will be open on Monday, June 28. The City Summer Recreation Program...
Chemung County, NYNewsChannel 36

Chemung Co. set to receive $16 million from ARP, Town Hall set

ELMRIA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Chemung County is preparing to receive more than $16 million from the American Rescue Plan to help address economic hardships from the COVID-19 pandemic. County Executive Chris Moss and 7th District Legislator Christina Sonsire are hosting a Town Hall meeting next week to gather insight, concerns,...
Yates County, NYPosted by
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Republican Primaries in Yates County Tuesday

There will be a Republican Primary from 6 AM to 9 PM Tuesday, June 22nd. There will be a primary contest for Republican candidates who wish to run as candidates for Legislators in the Town of Milo, Legislative District 3, Also there is a primary contest between two Republican candidates for Town Justice in the Town of Starkey. There are no primary races in the Democratic Party or the other towns in Yates County.

Track & Field Sectionals: PYA's Tette is Steeplechase champ; Dundee boys place second

The Class B4 Championships were held at Dundee Central School and included competitors from the following schools: Dundee, Alfred-Almond, Arkport/Canaseraga, Avoca-Prattsburgh, Bradford-NY, Charles Finnney, Fillmore, Genesee Valley, Hammondsport, Jasper-Troupsburg, Keshequa, Mount Morris, Northstar Christian, Notre Dame-Batavia, Pavilion, Scio/Friendship, South Seneca, Wheatland-Chili and Whitesville. The Dundee boys won second place overall...
Penn Yan,

FROM PAGES PAST: 1871: Without liquor licenses, hotels in Penn Yan close

The Chronicle-Express: Consolidation, Jan. 1, 1926, of the Yates County Chronicle (1824) and the Penn Yan Express (1866); the Rushville Chronicle (1905) and the Gorham New Age (1902) The Yates County History Center’s volunteers have gleaned these entries for your enjoyment from their digitized newspapers. You can access them at...
Yates County,

Keuka Arts Festival scheduled for September

PENN YAN — The organizers of the annual Keuka Arts Festival are delighted to announce that there will be a Keuka Arts Festival this year on Sept. 18 and 19. The festival, held annually the last 12 years on the second weekend in June, was cancelled last year because of the Covid pandemic. The volunteer organizers did not feel they had enough information about potential health and safety concerns to hold the Festival this June and so decided to move the date to September, rather than cancel it for a second year.