Category: Interlaken

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
South Seneca CSD goin

South Seneca CSD going remote after another positive COVID test

The South Seneca Central School District is moving to remote learning for the remainder of the week. The district already had a scheduled day off on Friday, but the announcement came after another student tested positive for the Coronavirus. It was the ... MORE
High school student tests positive for COVID-19 in South Seneca CSD

High school student tests positive for COVID-19 in South Seneca CSD

Officials in the South Seneca Central School District say they received notification this week of a student testing positive for COVID-19. “South Seneca received information from the Seneca County Health Department Tuesday that one of our high school students, a member of ... MORE
Drug Take Back Day coming to South Seneca this weekend

Drug Take Back Day coming to South Seneca this weekend

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says it will hold a Drug Take Back Day in South Seneca. The event will happen at the Law Enforcement Center on State Route 96 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. It’s being done in ... MORE
Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores beginnings of wine tourism (video)

Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores beginnings of wine tourism (video)

In this first roundtable produced in conjunction with the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library and FingerLakes1.com Archivist Monica Wilkinson-Kelly leads a panel discussion on the early roots of winemaking in Seneca County. In particular, the conversation focuses on how communities in South ... MORE
WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting (video)

WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting in Ovid (video)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors regular October meeting will be held at the Three Bears Courthouse in Ovid, NY on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be streamed live in the video player below or on our ... MORE
Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th

Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th

Law enforcement agencies in Seneca County are enthusiastically entering into a ground-breaking collaboration with the community to make real change happen and they are asking for your help. They need to hear from actual members of our communities about their police agencies ... MORE
‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: South Seneca stays out of Section V soccer, but will resume cross country and golf

‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: Parents hammer South Seneca BOE over decision to cancel fall sports

At a mid-September meeting without a lot of fanfare, the South Seneca Board of Education opted out of the Section V fall sports season. It was a move that did not receive a lot of attention at the time, but prompted heavy ... MORE
Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month

Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month

The Seneca County Police Reform and Reinvention Collaboration has announced three dates for community forums. The events will be held Monday, September 21st at the Ovid Fire Department; Wednesday, September 23rd at the Seneca Falls Community Center; and Thursday, September 24th at ... MORE
BACK TO SCHOOL:

BACK TO SCHOOL: Zielinski talks reopening strategy in South Seneca (podcast)

“Teachers love to teach, and that’s what they want to do,” Zielinski said during a conversation with FingerLakes1.com. He says that for the volume of concerns that have been raised about reopening — as well as learning models — administrators and teachers ... MORE
Seneca County man charged with forcible touching after incident in Interlaken

Seneca County man charged with forcible touching after incident in Interlaken

Deputies in Seneca County report the arrest of a 24-year-old on a forcible touching charge following an investigation into an incident in Interlaken. Phillip Humphries, 24, was charged with one count of forcible touching after an incident at a residence in Interlaken ... MORE
Interlaken man dead after crash involving ATV in Seneca County

Interlaken man dead after crash involving ATV in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a fatal crash that happened on Saturday around 4:15 p.m. Deputies responded to the intersection of Halls Corners Road and Arden Road in Covert for a crash involving an all terrain vehicle. Investigators ... MORE
WATCH LIVE: Seneca County Board of Supervisors May meeting (video)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Seneca County Board of Supervisors 5/12/20 meeting (video)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors hold their May meeting on Tuesday night, May 12th, at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be streamed live and available for on-demand viewing after the session’s conclusion. Watch the meeting in the player below. ... MORE
Superintendent: South Seneca CSD, SCSO investigating vandalism at Ovid Campus

UPDATE: Hate crime charge filed after South Seneca HS investigation, multiple teens arrested

– By Josh Durso On Thursday, South Seneca Central School District Superintendent Steve Zielinski confirmed that district officials and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was investigating vandalism, targeting outdoor portraits of seniors at South Seneca High School. Less than 24 hours after ... MORE
United Way of Seneca County uses network of 75 volunteers to distribute more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks

United Way of Seneca County uses network of 75 volunteers to distribute more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks

United Way of Seneca County reports that they have distributed more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks and now have a network of about 75 volunteers working to produce the masks. Due to the overwhelming number of requests they are limiting masks to ... MORE