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Naples man airlifted from Yates County after tree falls on him

A Yates County man is recovering at Strong Memorial Hospital after a tree fell on him over the weekend. Deputies say 54-year-old Darryl Lemay, of Naples, was cutting trees on Northrup Hill Road in Potter when one of the trees fell the wrong direction.


Canandaigua woman crash car, leaves scene of wreck; charged with aggravated DWI

Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a Canandaigua woman following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 10 on Thursday. A little before 10 p.m. deputies say Jade M. Fustanio, 37, of Canandaigua was charged with DWI following the crash. Deputies say she left the scene of the acc


Yates County man arrested, accused of barricade with machete

PENN YAN, NY (WHEC-TV) - Yates county deputies had one suspect locked up Sunday for a confrontation allegedly involving a machete. According to the Sheriff’s Department, shortly before 11:00 Saturday night, emergency responders were called to a scene on Oakwood Estates in Dundee where a man was repo


NY judge sentences sex offender to weekends in jail

SCHUYLER COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Shawn M. Wheeler of Tyrone, N.Y. was sentenced in Schuyler County Court by Honorable Dennis J. Morris to weekends in jail and 10 years’ probation, and he will have to register as a sex offender after being found guilty of sexually abusing his 13-year-old mentally disab


Phelps woman stole over $3K from Geneva ARC

Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a Phelps woman has been accused of stealing more than $3,000 from an ARC location in the Town of Geneva. Jill VanNostrand, 50, of Phelps was arrested on Tuesday and charged with grand larceny after an investigation into stolen funds, which exceeded $3,000.


Pennsylvania trucker injured after truck crashes in Yates County

The Yates County Sheriff’s Office reports a tractor-trailer accident, which happened along Route 14 near Lakemont in Starkey last week. The driver of that truck was injured, according to the Chronicle-Express.


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


All About Yates County, the annual fact book, to be published in March

The 2019 edition of All About Yates County, the annual fact book filled with local information, will be published in March and widely distributed around the Yates County area. This year's edition will include important information about local elections, and changes in election laws.


Woman charged in Sodus double murder due in court

LYONS, N.Y. (WHEC) - The woman charged in connection to the murder of a Sodus couple is scheduled to be in court Thursday morning. Charlene Childers is due in Wayne County Court for a status hearing.


Sheriffs oppose legalizing marijuana across New York

Joining sheriffs and police chiefs from across the state, the sheriffs of Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties are voicing their opposition to legalizing recreational marijuana.


Video surfaces from party where alleged rape took place

CANANDAIGUA — It was a roller coaster of a day in the jury trial of Michael Socciarelli, 34, who is facing six counts including first-degree rape involving a 16-year-old girl.


Man killed in Yates County crash

A Yates County man was killed in a crash Sunday morning. According to Yates County Sheriff's deputies, Andrew L. Stewart, 49, was driving south on Kaltenbeck Road in Middlesex when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and crashed into a tree.


Rape defendant in Ontario County Court claims it was ‘consensual’

Opening statements and first witnesses were called Wednesday during a rape trial in which a Hopewell man is accused of fueling an underage party and then raping one of the victims.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Sheriff Spike gives update on 2002 homicide involving 16-month-old child

Yates Sheriff Ron Spike has issued a statement following media inquiries regarding the investigation into a 2002 homicide – involving a 16-month-old in Dundee. The child’s mother, Kelly L. Axtell, who was 24-years-old at the time, found Ethan M. Eslick, the 16-month-old, deceased at a home in Dundee


Raising the grade at Ontario Center nursing home

The Ontario Center nursing home doesn’t look too good on paper. The overall rating at Medicare.gov gives the 98-bed facility a dismal one star out of five. But the facility at 3063 County Complex Drive in Hopewell is undergoing a major building upgrade, has boosted staffing, and points to other area


Stalled project in Canandaigua may move forward next week

The vacant steel structure sitting along the north end of Canandaigua Lake is a constant reminder of the hotel that could have sat on what is considered prime real estate in the city proper.


Domestic incident leads to car crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following the investigation of a domestic incident and car crash. Deputies arrested Ronald E. Lilly, 41, of Palmyra – charging him with harassment, criminal mischief, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.


Newark man arrested on drug charges after hiding in freezing creek

Newark, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Newark man was arrested and treated for hypothermia after state police said he hid from them in a creek Tuesday night. Our news partners at the Times of Wayne County reported the incident began with a traffic stop at 9:20 p.m. in front of the Newark Walmart on Route 31 on Tue


Deputies: Farmington teen struck child on school bus in Ontario County

Deputies arrested a Farmington teen on child endangerment charges following an investigation into an incident on a local school bus. According to authorities, a 17-year-old was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he struck a juvenile on a school bus on February 13th.