TORREY — While one group celebrated the state’s denial of an air permit renewal for Greenidge Generation LLC, another group blasted the decision Friday.
TORREY — The state Department of Environmental Conservation made its decision Greenidge Generation’s request for a new Title V permit.
ALBANY — The State Department of Environmental Conservation announced Thursday that it has denied the Title V air permit renewal for the Greenidge Generation facility in Torrey, Yates County.
PENN YAN — When Dan Rector looks at his two gold medals from the Empire State Senior Games he can’t help but think of Ambrose “Amby” Cook, a legendary physical education teacher and coach at Penn Yan Academy.
TORREY — A Penn Yan man was killed Tuesday morning after his car collided with a dump truck on Route 14.
By the time Friday morning arrived, many Finger Lakes-area residents had all but forgotten about the line of thunderstorms that rolled through the region Thursday afternoon — and a tornado watch alert.
PENN YAN — After some controversy and criticism, the Yates County Legislature has approved new district lines.
BRANCHPORT — Those with a sentimental attachment to the former school in this Yates County hamlet may want to say their goodbyes before too much longer.
PENN YAN — The Penn Yan Action Coalition is reminding area residents of the third annual community read, which is being held this month.
PENN YAN — If not for the Civil War, Lemmon v. New York could have gone down as one of the most memorable cases in U.S. Supreme Court history.
ALBANY — While admitting it won’t affect the Greenidge Generation plant in Yates County, environmental groups are urging Gov. Kathy Hochul to back a moratorium on permits for some cryptocurrency operations that has been approved by both houses of the state Legislature.
ALBANY — In an eleventh-hour decision, the state Senate has approved a two-year moratorium on new and renewed permits for some cryptocurrency operations, although it won't affect the Greenidge Generation plant on the shores of Seneca Lake.
If you fill up your car at gas stations in Wayne or Yates counties, you might be noticing something unusual: The price has dropped.
ALBANY — For the second year in a row, the Finger Lakes Times’ “Community Giving” special section spotlighting community volunteers has won recognition from the New York News Publishers Association, while for the fifth time in the last six years, the Times’ preseason “Football 2021” magazine…
PENN YAN — A local man will be spending about six months in jail for sexually abusing two minors.
While there is no information pointing to a specific threat, local police agencies are stepping up their presence at schools in response to the mass shooting in Texas.
PENN YAN — In a case connected to one that made national news, a woman has been convicted of helping a local midwife run an illegal practice.
KEUKA PARK — Two vivid examples — one on campus, the other halfway around the world — provided words of encouragement and advice to the Keuka College Class of 2022 at the school’s 113th annual Commencement Saturday.
PENN YAN — Yates County has joined the growing list of municipalities helping drivers save money at the pumps in the current era of high gas prices.
PENN YAN — Just two days after a memorable blaze in Geneva, firefighters in this Yates County village battled one of their own.
JERUSALEM — A Naples man who was trimming trees Friday morning outside of Penn Yan died after falling more than 50 feet.
PENN YAN — Yates County residents will have a chance to weigh in on a redistricting plan.
PENN YAN — Yates County residents who test positive for Covid-19 will no longer get a phone call from the state Department of Health virtual call center or Yates County Public Health.
BENTON — A longtime bus driver in the Penn Yan school district was placed on paid administrative leave after her bus went into a ditch Monday morning with 13 students on board.
For a sheriff, one of our contemporary challenges is maintaining a workforce of deputies, corrections officers, dispatchers and civilian personnel to meet the mission.
PENN YAN — Village police arrested a Yates County man Friday after he allegedly stabbed someone during a fight.
PENN YAN — A recent ceremony at Penn Yan Academy had the look and feel of students signing letters of intent to play college athletics.
CANANDAIGUA — When longtime Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero came out of retirement last November in an interim role, he was faced with two big challenges: improving morale, and filling numerous vacancies when it came to deputies and corrections officers.
BENTON — Fox Run Vineyards announced Friday that Peter Bell, its head winemaker, will be retiring effective Sept. 1, 2022.
PENN YAN — A local man who injured a fellow inmate at the Yates County Jail earlier this year is heading to prison.
PENN YAN — After several meetings and considerable debate, it appears the Yates County Legislature is generally in agreement on how new legislative districts should look.
KEUKA PARK — The 2021 cohort of Keuka’s occupational therapy graduates wasn’t just one of the biggest in the college’s history, it was one of the most successful.
GENEVA — As Toni Reed looks back on her 30-year career at United Parcel Service, she recalls a time when she didn’t think she would last three months.
PENN YAN — Today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Yates County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
PENN YAN — Pro Action Yates Office for the Aging will hold a walking program, “Walk with Ease.” This program will help ease arthritis pain, improve your balance, improve your walking and to motivate yourself to start a walking program. This class will be held Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday…
ALBANY — Opponents of Greenidge Generation’s bitcoin mining operation in Yates County are praising the state Assembly for backing a moratorium on the practice — and they are urging the state Senate to follow suit.
BARRINGTON — When Stoltzfus Pastries opened in the Windmill Farm and Craft Market’s inaugural year of 1987, there were 64 shops in two buildings and 25 outdoor vendors.
PENN YAN — The Penn Yan Action Coalition has announced its third annual community read will take place in June. The book selection this year is “Dancing in the Mosque: An Afghan Mother’s Letter to Her Son,” by Homeira Qaderi, which “challenges you to reconsider the meaning of motherhood, sac…
GENEVA — After holding virtual events each of the past two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a popular relay race around Seneca Lake returns in its normal form this weekend.
PENN YAN — There will be four candidates for one position on the school board in the upcoming election.
PENN YAN — The Yates County sheriff’s office will take part in the nationwide pharmaceutical collection event April 30.
KEUKA PARK — A veteran White House advisor whose lengthy political resume includes serving as chief of staff for former First Lady Laura Bush will deliver Keuka College’s 32nd annual Carl and Fanny Fribolin Lecture.
DUNDEE — Village officials are proposing to construct and operate a new compost facility at the southeast end of the village wastewater treatment plant, and they have applied for a Title VII solid waste management permit in order to do so.
Rachel Morgan didn’t smoke pot while growing up in Rochester, but she’s now a firm believer in the medicinal qualities of cannabis.
PENN YAN — The Yates County Legislature will stay a 14-member body.
PENN YAN — Johnson-Costello Post 355 of the American Legion honored several volunteers at the post’s recent birthday dinner.
PENN YAN — Village police have charged a Penn Yan Academy student with a crime for allegedly giving a concentrated cannabis gummy to another student who suffered a negative reaction.
Fire departments in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties will take part in the upcoming “Recruit NY” weekend, the 13th annual effort to increase membership in volunteer fire departments.
TORREY — A state Supreme Court justice will not be standing in the way of Greenidge Generation’s expansion of its bitcoin mining operation on the shores of Seneca Lake.
TORREY — A state Supreme Court justice will not be standing in the way of Greenidge Generation's expansion of its bitcoin mining operation on the shores of Seneca Lake.