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WEBCAST REPLAY: South Seneca Lady Falcons invade Romulus to face rival Lady Warriors

One of the fiercest rivalries in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball is renewed on Tuesday night as the South Seneca Lady Falcons visit the Romulus Lady Warriors for their second match-up of the season. South Seneca enters the game on an 8-game winning streak while Romulus has won 4-in-a-row. Dave Barnick and Mike Alessio have the call for FL1 Sports... more

Endicott duo arrested after wine tour altercation in Fayette

On January 26th at approximately 5:30 pm deputies arrested an Endicott duo following an altercation that took place while on a wine tour in Seneca County. Nicole R. Yammine, 26, and Michael M. Yammine, 29, of Endicott were arrested on a warrant from the Fayette Town Court. On August 19th during a wine tour the siblings were involved in an... more

Waterloo man revived after December crash involved in another accident in Seneca County

A Waterloo man who deputies say had to be revived after a crash in December on State Route 414 was again involved in a crash in Seneca County. Deputies say Scott M. Knowlton, 19, of Waterloo was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and failure to use designated lane after a crash on State Route 96 in the... more

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Stephen Harkness of MacDougall (podcast)

Stephen Harkness, a native of MacDougall, New York in Seneca County, became the second most wealthy American of his time through a partnership with John D. Rockeller of Richford, NY. This episode tells the story of Harkness’ rise to “Millionaire’s Row” in Cleveland, Ohio. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents the third in his series of famous historic people with Finger... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Marisa Rubé & Rachel Gregory of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Marisa Rubé, executive director of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes is in-studio along with assistant director Rachel Gregory to talk about her organization that provides services, at no charge, for individuals, children, and families who have experienced sexual assault, sexual abuse, and interpersonal violence in Ontario, Seneca, and Yates Counties. . more

Officials talk municipal water expansion in Fayette ahead of Jan. 20 session

The Town of Fayette wants to take a step in the right direction when it comes to providing residents an essential service. Back in 2013 when Town Supervisor Cindy Garlick-Lorenzetti ran for her second term, she prioritized the development of municipal water and sewer service. “The development of both water and sewer lines will create a more business-friendly environment to... more

Three Brothers Winery seeks discharge permit from state

Three Brothers Winery and Estate has applied for a discharge permit from the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The winery-brewery at 623 Lerch Road wants to be allowed to do a monitored discharge of treated sanitary and processed wastewater from wine and beer production to groundwater from a secondary treatment plant. The DEC has issued a draft permit, but before... more

Deputies: Seneca Falls woman was under influence of drugs, car ended up in snowy ditch

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of a Seneca Falls woman following the report of a car off the road. Deputies determined that Linda Wells, 60, was driving in Fayette on State Route 414 when her vehicle went off the road and became stuck in a ditch filled with snow. The Sheriff’s Office further asserts that Wells was... more

Sheriff: Waterloo supervisor ticketed after leaving scene of crash

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says deputies were called to a one-car crash on December 22nd, where a driver fled the scene into a nearby wooded area. Deputies say the accident happened in the area of River Road and State Route 96A — when a vehicle operated by Don S. Trout, 33, of Waterloo exited the roadway and struck a... more

Wickham ends tenure as manager of Empire Farm Days

Melanie Wickham’s name is nearly synonymous with Empire Farm Days. After 32 years as organizer and manager of the largest outdoor agricultural trade show in the Northeast, Wickham is leaving. A town of Seneca resident in Ontario County, Wickham has served as executive director of the Empire State Potato Growers Inc., which sponsors Empire Farm Days every August. Since 1988,... more

Seneca Supervisors spar over use of Occupancy Tax, TPA funding

Once again, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors debated the level of funding for the county’s Tourism Promotion Agency. Since Seneca County officially named the Chamber of Commerce their Tourism Promotion Agency – funding comes from state-specified sources. Like other counties with specific Tourism Promotion Agencies – funds from Occupancy Tax create the TPA appropriation within the County’s budget each... more

Driver faces felony charges after child found inside her vehicle during Fayette traffic stop

On November 17th around 6:18 pm deputies arrested an Ithaca woman in Fayette after a traffic stop on State Route96. Deputies say Ramona D. Godley, 43, of Ithaca was arrested after the traffic stop – which was initiated after the 911 Center received a complaint of an erratic driver. Upon stopping the vehicle, deputies say Godley was found to be... more
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