Category: Seneca County

Troopers: Pair wanted after Waterloo Outlet burglary lead authorities on pursuit into Rochester

Troopers: Pair wanted after Waterloo Outlet burglary lead authorities on pursuit into Rochester

A pursuit that started in Junius near the Waterloo Premium Outlet Mall ended with two people being taken into custody near Empire Boulevard on I-590. New York State Police say they tried to stop a stolen vehicle believed to be involved in ... MORE
NYS Gaming Commission says Magee FD’s bingo license will be revoked at

NYS Gaming Commission says Magee FD’s bingo license will be revoked

The New York State Gaming Commission says that unless the Magee Fire Department can refute new claims about continued bingo and game of chance violations in 2020 it will lose its license at the end of the month. It would mean an ... MORE
News, Seneca County, Tyre
Finger Lakes sees record turnout for early voting, even more expected this week

Finger Lakes sees record turnout for early voting, even more expected this week

Election officials in three counties in the middle of the Finger Lakes region say they have seen stunning turnout over the first three days of early voting. Officials in Cayuga, Ontario, and Seneca counties all confirmed record turnout over the weekend, which ... MORE
EDITORIAL: Don’t Vote. Cuomo only wants “assault weapons”

EDITORIAL: Don’t Vote. Cuomo only wants “assault weapons”

– From Seneca County SCOPE There are many gun owners in New York (perhaps millions) who do not believe that Cuomo and company are coming for their weapons and, thus, there is no need to vote. Well, guess what? There is now ... MORE
News, Politics, Seneca County
DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)

This month in our spotlight of the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County, Chris Lajewski discusses the mid-to-late fall migration patterns, the water fowl species that can be found on the thousands of acreage in Seneca and Wayne counties, as well ... MORE
Young child dead in Varick after apparent accident; sheriff says it’s under investigation

Young child dead in Varick after apparent accident; sheriff says it’s under investigation

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says its investigating a fatal accident involving a young child, which happened on October 23rd around 10:25 a.m. It happened on Ernsberger Road in the town of Varick. Deputies were called there for the report of an ... MORE
News, Seneca County, Varick
Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cay

Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cayuga Nation

Officials in Seneca County say they will be petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to review an issue connected to more than $6 million in owed property taxes. It brings the Cayuga Nation, and its properties owned in Seneca County back into the ... MORE
Officials: Strict enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines will continue in Seneca County

Officials: Strict enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines will continue in Seneca County

Officials say they will continue strict enforcement of COVID-19 regulations in Seneca County, but hope to remain business friendly in the process. Following recent increases in coronavirus cases across the region and New York, state officials have issued additional guidance to local ... MORE
Waterloo closes middle school on Monday, hopes to reopen on Tuesday

Waterloo closes middle school on Monday, hopes to reopen on Tuesday

An email sent to families in the Waterloo Central School District indicates that students at the middle school went remote on Monday. Hopefully, they will return on Tuesday. An email from Superintendent Terri Bavis indicated that the move was made out of ... MORE
Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting got off to a fast start across the Finger Lakes. Long lines, masks, and social distancing were observed all around as residents made their way out to cast ballots in what many have referred to as the most important election ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls driver charged with DWI after traffic stop

Police: Seneca Falls driver charged with DWI after traffic stop

Police say a 30-year-old Seneca Falls resident was charged with DWI after a traffic stop on Ovid Street over the weekend. It happened Sunday around 7:12 p.m. when officers initiated a traffic stop. The driver, identified as Brandon McCann, 30, of Seneca ... MORE
WATCH LIVE AT 11 AM: Saturday morning soccer as Wayne tangles with Mynderse (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Saturday morning soccer as Wayne tangles with Mynderse (FL1 Sports)

The Wayne Eagles take the long ride from Ontario to Seneca Falls for Breakfast at Bracht Field as they take on the Mynderse Blue Devils in a Saturday morning girls varsity soccer match-up. The Lady Blue Devils are fresh of their first ... MORE
Tiki Bar in Waterloo has liquor license suspended by NYS

Tiki Bar North in Waterloo has liquor license suspended by NYS

A bar in Seneca County has had its liquor license suspended by New York State for violating coronavirus-related guidelines. The news came down on Friday in an updated press release from the Liquor Authority. It began on September 26th following complaints of ... MORE
Auburn driver charged with aggravated DWI after one-car crash Seneca Falls intersection

DWI crash in Seneca Falls leaves Auburn driver facing several charges

Police report charges filed against an Auburn driver following a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Routes 5 and 318 in the town of Seneca Falls. It happened on Thursday around 9:30 p.m. when the Seneca Falls Police Department investigated ... MORE
Former Interlaken cop accused of felony sex abuse pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge

Former Interlaken cop accused of felony sex abuse pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge

A former police officer in the village of Interlaken has pleaded guilty. According to the Finger Lakes Times, Elisia Panipinto, 22, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of forcible touching. She had originally been charged with criminal sex act and sex abuse ... MORE