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Himrod honors fire department members
Himrod honors fire department members

HIMROD--The Himrod Fire Department held the annual dinner and awards banquet, Tuesday, Feb. 5. The evening was dedicated to honoring the outstanding contributions of the department members. Typically, the dinner is held on Saturday night, but over a foot of snow in January postponed the dinner to last week.

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Residents voice concerns over Woodstock
Residents voice concerns over Woodstock

SCHUYLER COUNTY--On an evening when the proposed Woodstock 50 concert was not even on the agenda, the Schuyler County legislature was met with a standing-room-only crowd, Monday, Feb. 11, wanting to express their opinions. Although the majority of the 40 people in attendance only listened, the ones who spoke asked the legislature to hear their stories and experiences from the 1973 Summer Jam concert when considering permits for the upcoming Woodstock event.

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Legislature wants hospital to reconsider health unit
Legislature wants hospital to reconsider health unit

PENN YAN--The Yates County Legislature passed a resolution Monday, Feb. 11 stating their opposition to the "closure of the 10 bed inpatient psychiatric unit at Soldiers and Sailors hospital."

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Downtown projects get public comments
Downtown projects get public comments

PENN YAN--The Penn Yan Downtown Revitalization Initiative committee held an open house Monday, Feb. 11 to receive feedback from the public regarding the current downtown projects that are being considered for $10 million in state grants. The meeting was held at the Penn Yan Academy cafeteria and organizers had summary highlights for the 18 priority projects (details are also listed on the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center's website) mounted on art boards and displayed on easels for viewing with the more than 150 people that turned out for the evening.

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Odessa residents approve new firetruck
Odessa residents approve new firetruck

ODESSA--The Odessa Fire Department will be purchasing a new pumper/rescue firetruck after voters approved the measure last week. The vote included 64 yes votes and 18 no. The fire department has a staggered replacement plan in place to schedule end-of-life apparatus purchases. The department says the pumper/rescue trucks are the costliest to replace in the fleet.

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State will protect the Barber farm
State will protect the Barber farm

SCHUYLER COUNTY--The Barber farm, located in the towns of Hector and Montour Falls and situated on 513 acres, was named by the state Friday, Feb. 8 as a recipient of a state department of agriculture conservation easement grant. $1,140,769 was awarded for the conservation of the property. This project will protect their 513 acres and allow the Barber Farm to continue as a dairy while it undergoes a transition to a more diversified farm operation.

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Penn Yan presents 'Once Upon a Mattress'
Penn Yan presents 'Once Upon a Mattress'

PENN YAN--The Penn Yan middle school Drama Club will perform "Once Upon a Mattress" Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8 and 9 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. in the PYMS auditorium. The play follows Princess Winifred and the royal cast as the story of the "The Princess and the Pea" is retold. The musical comedy originally opened in 1959 and is based on the book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer and Dean Fuller.

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State warns that flooding potential is high
State warns that flooding potential is high

NEW YORK--Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged people across the state to prepare for possible ice jam flooding as warmer temperatures and precipitation moved into the state this week (Feb. 3-8). State agencies are monitoring ice jams and potential ice jam formations statewide, and are deploying assets as needed to assist in preventing and mitigating damage. Residents of areas that are prone to ice jam flooding should take precautions and monitor local weather forecasts for changing conditions.

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DeNardo will face Leszyk in election
DeNardo will face Leszyk in election

WATKINS GLEN--The Watkins Glen village election, March 19, will feature two new mayoral candidates along with three people vying for two trustee seats. Watkins Glen Village Trustee Laurie DeNardo has been selected by Democrats to run for the mayor's position and will face the Republican candidate Luke Leszyk. Independent candidates also have until Feb. 13 to file paperwork for the election.

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Viking Resort plans to demolish buildings
Viking Resort plans to demolish buildings

BARRINGTON--The Barrington town board held a special meeting Friday, Feb. 1 and approved to "condemn for abatement" two main buildings from the former Viking Resort. With the building condemned, the building owners plan to apply for the necessary town and state permits to get approval for demolition. Ken Christensen Jr., one of the owners of the buildings at 680 E. Lake Road, said the property has been listed for sale three years and there have been no acceptable purchase offers.

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Composting service gains new customers
Composting service gains new customers

FINGER LAKES--Grow it. Eat it. Repeat it. Those six words are at the core for a lot of work that Heather Gilbert does with her composting business FLX Scraps to Gardens. Gilbert has started a business that she knows isn't something everybody wants to do. But as Gilbert says, "When people learn more about what we do and why we do it, it's encouraging the number of people that decide to get involved."

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Downtown committee plans Feb. 11 meeting
Downtown committee plans Feb. 11 meeting

Penn Yan--The second community meeting to gather public input on Penn Yan's Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) will be held at Penn Yan Academy, 305 Court St., Penn Yan at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11. Those in attendance will be provided with updated information on the Downtown Revitalization Initiative followed by an open house to review potential DRI projects.

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Dundee honors fire, first responders
Dundee honors fire, first responders

DUNDEE--The Dundee Fire Department and Emergency Squad held their annual awards dinner, Friday, Jan. 25. A number of awards were presented to members of the department for outstanding service and dedication. The department received a total of 814 calls in 2018, 162 for fires and 652 for emergency medical service. There were 2,772 hours of training in the department as a whole and a total of 13,007 hours dedicated in 2018.

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260 gather for chamber's Winter Gala
260 gather for chamber's Winter Gala

WATKINS GLEN-The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful year in style Saturday at its Annual Winter Gala. 260 people gathered for the event, which took place at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel and featured live music and dancing, performances and entertainment, live and silent auctions, the presentation of awards, and more.

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Schuyler home sales fall 14.5 percent
Schuyler home sales fall 14.5 percent

SCHUYLER COUNTY--Home sales dropped 14.5 percent for Schuyler County in 2018 over 2017, while the median price decreased 3.8 percent. The New York Association of Realtors (NYSAR) reported the 2018 total sales for Schuyler County at 165 homes. In 2017, 193 homes were sold, a 14.5 percent decrease. The median price also decreased 3.8 percent. NYSAR reported the 2017 median price was $145,500 and the 2018 price was $140,000.

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Superintendent warns: School needs 'desperate mental health' support
Superintendent warns: School needs 'desperate mental health' support

DUNDEE--Dundee Central School Superintendent Kelly Houck says the school has reached a crisis point for mental health support needed for students and families within the district. Houck alerted school board members about the email which she recently sent to local politicians addressing the problem at their Thursday, Jan. 24 meeting.

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Cuomo wants additional gun control measures
Cuomo wants additional gun control measures

NEW YORK STATE--Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature have proposed new bills which will impact gun sales and their use in New York state. With the SAFE Act in 2013, and since that time, New York has considered a number of gun control measures in response to national incidents involving mass shootings.

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Committee narrows downtown improvement projects
Committee narrows downtown improvement projects

PENN YAN--The committee assigned to choose downtown projects for the state's $10 million Penn Yan Downtown Revitalization Initiative met Tuesday, Jan. 22. The group has narrowed their list of high-priority projects to 18 development sites representing a total of $20,765,865 in improvement capital. Originally, more than 30 projects were submitted for consideration.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 2-13-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 2-13-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Odessa-Montour, Watkins Glen, Penn Yan, Dundee and Hammondsport. These results appeared in the Feb. 13 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 2-6-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 2-6-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Dundee, Hammondsport, Penn Yan, Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour. These results appeared in the Feb. 6 newspapers.

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Sports Photo Galleries 2018-2019
Sports Photo Galleries 2018-2019

FINGER LAKES--The following sports photo galleries were recently uploaded. Click 'Read more...' for the links.
Penn Yan Girls Basketball 2-2-19
Dundee Girls Basketball 2-2-19
Watkins Glen Boys Basketball 2-1-19
Odessa-Montour Boys Basketball 2-1-19
Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour Bowling 1-25-19
Dundee Boys Basketball 1-25-19

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-30-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-30-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour, Dundee, Penn Yan and Hammondsport. These results appeared in the Jan. 30 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-23-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-23-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Penn Yan, Dundee, Hammondsport, Odessa-Montour and Watkins Glen. These results appeared in the Jan. 23 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-16-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-16-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Dundee, Penn Yan, Hammondsport, Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour. These results appeared in the Jan. 16 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-9-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-9-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Odessa-Montour, Watkins Glen, Dundee and Penn Yan. These results appeared in the Jan. 9 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-2-19
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 1-2-19

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour, Penn Yan, Dundee and Hammondsport. These results appeared in the Jan. 2 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-19-18
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-19-18

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Penn Yan, Dundee, Hammondsport, Odessa-Montour and Watkins Glen. These results appeared in the Dec. 19 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-12-18
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-12-18

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Odessa-Montour, Watkins Glen, Dundee, Penn Yan and Hammondsport. These results appeared in the Dec. 12 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-5-18
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 12-5-18

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Dundee, Hammondsport, Penn Yan, Odessa-Montour and Watkins Glen. These results appeared in the Dec. 5 newspapers.

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Watkins Glen varsity sports schedule
Watkins Glen varsity sports schedule

WATKINS GLEN--Listed is Watkins' winter schedule for the coming week:

Boys basketball
Jan. 25 ... @ Thomas A. Edison, 7 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... Waverly, 7 p.m.

Girls basketball
Jan. 25 ... Thomas A. Edison, 7 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... @ Waverly, 7 p.m.

Bowling
Jan. 25 ... Odessa-Montour, 4 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... @ Waverly, 3:30 p.m.

Boys swimming
Jan. 25 ... @ Southern Cayuga, 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... Greene, 5:30 p.m.

Wrestling
Jan. 26 ... @ Vernon-Verona-Sherrill, 10 a.m.
Jan. 29 ... @ Horseheads, 6 p.m.

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Odessa-Montour varsity sports schedule
Odessa-Montour varsity sports schedule

ODESSA--Listed is Odessa-Montour's winter sports schedule for the coming week:

Boys basketball
Jan. 25 ... @ Spencer-Van Etten, 7 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... Tioga, 7:30 p.m.

Girls basketball
Jan. 25 ... Spencer-Van Etten, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... @ Tioga, 7:30 p.m.

Bowling
Jan. 25 ... @ Watkins Glen, 4 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... Candor, 4 p.m.

Wrestling
Jan. 26 ... @ Vernon-Verona-Sherrill, 10 a.m.
Jan. 29 ... @ Horseheads, 6 p.m.

Boys swimming
Jan. 25 ... Waverly, 5 p.m.
Jan. 31 ... @ Southern Cayuga, 4:30 p.m.

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Penn Yan varsity sports schedule
Penn Yan varsity sports schedule

PENN YAN--Listed is Penn Yan's winter sports schedule for the coming week:

Boys basketball
Jan. 25 ... @ Mynderse, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 29 ... @ Waterloo, 7:30 p.m.

Girls basketball
Jan. 25 ... Mynderse, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 30 ... Waterloo, 7:30 p.m.

Bowling
Jan. 22 ... Romulus, 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 24 ... @ Wayne, 4:30 p.m.

Wrestling (Marcus Whitman/Penn Yan)
Jan. 18-19 ... @ Wayne-Finger Lakes Tournament, TBA.

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Hammondsport sports schedule
Hammondsport sports schedule

HAMMONDSPORT --Listed is Hammondsport's winter sports schedule for the coming week:

Boys basketball
Jan. 23 ... Canisteo-Greenwood, 7:15 p.m.
Jan. 28 ... Whitesville, 5:45 p.m.

Girls basketball
Jan. 22 ... @ Canisteo-Greenwood, 7:15 p.m.
Jan. 24 ... @ Friendship, 7 p.m.

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Dundee varsity sports schedule
Dundee varsity sports schedule

DUNDEE--Listed is Dundee's winter sports schedule:

Boys basketball
Jan. 25 ... Marcus Whitman, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 26 ... Hammondsport, 6 p.m.

Girls basketball
Jan. 24 ... @ Marcus Whitman, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 30 ... Bloomfield, 6 p.m.

Bowling
Jan. 22 ... @ Marcus Whitman, 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 24 ... @ Romulus, 4:30 p.m.

Wrestling
Jan. 15 ... @ Red Jacket, 6:30 p.m.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-14-18
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-14-18

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Penn Yan, Hammondsport and Watkins Glen. These results appeared in the Nov. 14 newspapers.

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SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-7-18
SPORTS RECAP: Week of 11-7-18

FINGER LAKES--Please click the 'Read More...' link to see the weekly sports results for Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour, Penn Yan, Hammondsport and Dundee . These results appeared in the Nov. 7 newspapers.

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