PENN YAN — On the heels of two major accidents involving horse-drawn buggies, the Yates County sheriff’s office is taking part in a statewide campaign to reduce speed-related crashes.

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NEWARK — Three area police agencies and the Wayne County district attorney’s office are investigating the shooting death of a village resident early Monday morning.


Yesterday morning, I received an email from Watkins Glen International regarding press passes for the Go Bowling at The Glen NASCAR race weekend. The Times covers the race every year it is run, and this year will be no different.

John Velte ruffled through a black binder, packed with paper. Each page was a simple print out, labelled, with new hand-written notes or stars. The stuffed two-inch binder was bursting; each section divided by more than a dozen colored tabs: Late Model, Modified, Fatalities.

GENEVA — The latest downtown business opening in Geneva was supported by The Geneva BID on Saturday, July 10, with a ribbon cutting and celebration. A line of customers stretched down the street to buy goods, and to participate in a day of raffles and prizes, and sample baked potatoes featur…

Generations partners with businesses, municipalities and residents across the Finger Lakes Region and Wester New York to offer banking and insurance services. Founded in 1870 and headquartered in Seneca Falls, Generations serves the community from 9 retail locations in Seneca Falls, Auburn, Union Springs, Waterloo, Geneva, Phelps, Farmington, and Medina.

In addition to traditional business and consumer deposit services, Generations focuses on residential mortgages, automobile loans, home equity and commercial loans. The organization also serves the broader needs of the Finger Lakes area and Western New York through its insurance business, Generations Agency. For more information, visit


GENEVA — Rossini’s effervescent “Cinderella,” which opens tonight in a production by the Geneva Light Opera, is a piece of wit and profound humanity. The cast captures some of both in an abridged version, courtesy of a world of Covid. But gratitude is due for the year’s opening up of opera a…

Normally, buying a new couch, a dining room table, or an easy chair is pretty straightforward, provided you have cash or enough credit.


SODUS — The First United Presbyterian Church at 31 W. Main St. is resuming its annual Rummage Sale after having to cancel it last year. While it is a fundraiser for the church, the mission and most important goal of the sale is to provide a variety of high-quality, gently used, serviceable i…