PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WENY) - A former Painted Post Police Chief has passed away. The Village of Painted Post Police Department made a Facebook post honoring and remembering their very own, Donald Yost.

An article was in the Corning Leader newspaper. Yost passed away early yesterday morning. He was 75 years old.
Yost began his career with the Painted Post Police Department in August 1970, when he was 26 years old. He was promoted to Police Chief 6 years later. Yost worked in law enforcement for 36 years.