THE DEBRIEF: Geneva Foundry, Seneca Falls, and the future of healthcare (podcast)

On Friday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine discussed the issues that have flooded the region over the last 30 days. While the podcast has been on a hiatus of the sorts, with FingerLakes1.com moving, and a busy spring schedule – listeners got caught up in a special Friday night edition of the podcast. Topics included... more

Investigators: Waterloo man charged after teen was sexually abused for months

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce announced in a press release on Friday the arrest of a Waterloo man stemming from an investigation, where he says it was revealed that a female child, less than 15-years-old was sexually abused over 10 months. Investigators arrested Lloyd K. Morlang, 60, of Waterloo on charges related to the alleged misconduct, which included multiple incidents of... more

Springport clerk arrested for allegedly using town computer to boost retirement benefits

The longtime Springport clerk is facing felony charges for allegedly using a town computer to boost her own retirement benefits. Deborah Waldron, 62, was arrested Friday and has been charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, a class E felony. She’s also charged with computer trespass and official misconduct. Waldron pleaded not guilty and will return to Aurelius... more

Near perfect weather weekend in the Finger Lakes

The Finger Lakes will enjoy a couple of pleasant days that are neither too hot, nor too cool. Last night’s severe thunderstorms were triggered in a hot and humid air mass as a small disturbance passed through the region. The actual cold front is just starting to move into the Finger Lakes this morning. Since the front has not yet... more

Supervisor will not seek councilman’s resignation in Seneca Falls

Although New York state police are expected to serve an appearance ticket for second-degree harassment to Councilman Thomas Ruzicka in the coming days following an investigation into an incident at Parkers restaurant on May 5th, Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro will not ask Ruzicka to resign his seat on the board.   According to Seneca Falls Town Councilor Dave DeLelys, Trooper... more

IPD will have extra officers looking for seatbelt violators

The New York State Governors Traffic Safety Committee has announced that May 22nd to June 4th is their Designated Seatbelt Mobilization Enforcement Period. As in years past, the Ithaca Police Department will have extra patrols on duty looking for seatbelt violations during this campaign. Police officers working these extra patrols will be patrolling during various hours throughout the day on... more

Penn Yan man took phone, prevented victim of domestic from calling 911

A Penn Yan man is facing charges related to a domestic incident after police were called to the incident on Wednesday. Penn Yan Police arrived at the scene around 10:47 am and say that Christopher Castle, 23, entered an apartment illegally and took a cell phone from the victim while they were trying to call 911. He was arrested and... more

Seneca Falls ArtWalk2017 begins this weekend

ArtWalk2017 begins this Friday evening May 19 from 5 to 9 PM and continues Saturday, May 20, from 10 to 4 PM in Seneca Falls. Colorful painted & decorated shoes placed along the sidewalk will guide visitors through the art exhibits hosted by local Fall Street businesses. Artist’s receptions will be available at several venues in the historic downtown business... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Special Felines

Many pets find themselves at the Beverly Animal Shelter after their owner has moved. These are the circumstances for this week’s pets. BooBoo and Jazzie were not accepted at their owner’s new location. Shawna on the other hand, was left in the apartment after her owner moved away. What makes them special? All these felines have identifiable breed qualities. BooBoo... more

Banned Walmart thief steals from Canandaigua store again, faces burglary charge

On Thursday deputies in Ontario County were called to Walmart in Hopewell for the complaint of a shoplifter. Deputies say Shandalea I. Bolton, 31, of Canandaigua entered the property while a ban was in effect advising her not to trespass. She allegedly had also taken merchandise during her visit to Walmart. The merchandise was valued at $71.42. Bolton was taken... more

Trio charged with larceny at Von Maur

On Thursday at approximately 9 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested three individuals after an investigation into a larceny that happened at Eastview Mall. Deputies say Angeliz Marrero, 19, Kiaraliz Delgado, 21, and a 17-year-old worked in concert to conceal six items with a total value of $107 before passing all points of purchase at Von Maur. All three were... more