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INSIDE THE FLX: Joe Sapio talks D.A. race, campaigning & issues in Seneca County (podcast)

District Attorney Candidate Joe Sapio, who seeks support from Seneca County residents this fall describes himself as dedicated. The former Fayette Town Judge, who served for more than five years, has a diverse personal and professional background that offers a unique perspective. On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Sapio talked about his campaign, some of the challenges... more

IF YOU GO: DEC hearing on future of Seneca Meadows to take place Thursday

On Thursday, the controversial Seneca Meadows Landfill debate will once again be re-ignited as DEC officials hold a public hearing on the potential extension of a 10-year permit. While opponents and supporters of Seneca Meadows have sounded off regularly at monthly Town Board meetings in Seneca Falls — this will be the first opportunity for state officials to hear these... more

Teen employee assaulted ‘multiple times’ at outlet store; manager charged with six counts of rape

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says a 24-year-old Trumansburg resident was arrested on Wednesday following a rape investigation. Jesse M. Farina-Geiger, 24, of Trumansburg was taken into custody and charged with two counts of first-degree rape, four counts of third-degree rape, and endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly coerced a female subordinate at a store in Junius... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputy Frank Eldredge & Mobile DARE Program (podcast)

Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputy Frank Eldredge is in-studio to talk about the new Mobile DARE Program that he is involved with and his experience being one of the premiere DARE Officers in New York State. Seneca Country Sheriff Tim Luce also joins in-studio to talk about his long relationship with Eldredge and the perception of law enforcement in the Finger... more

del Lago problem gambling update

About 40 problem gamblers have self-excluded themselves from entering the del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre since it opened Feb. 1. None of them are from Seneca County. That information was provided to the Seneca County Board of Supervisors Mental Health Services Committee Tuesday by county Community Services Director Margaret Morse. Morse was asked by Supervisor Bob Hayssen, R-Varick,... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Ashley Davoli, Megan Peter & Sheriff Tim Luce on new Child Advocacy Center (podcast)

Meet the Seneca County Child Advocacy Center’s Seneca County satellite office coordinator Ashley Davoli, Seneca County Assistant District Attorney Megan Peter, and Seneca County Sheriff Time Luce and see how the Center streamlines the process of handling child abuse cases and helps innocent victims and children of abuse every day. . more

Seneca County Chamber of Commerce names FingerLakes1.com, Inc. 2017 Small Business of the Year

On Wednesday night at the event center at Muranda Cheese Company in Waterloo, the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce names FingerLakes1.com, Inc. their 2017 Small Business of the Year. Also nominated and recognized were CVDesigns Boutique, Phoebe’s K9 Resort, Seneca Falls Historical Society and Bottomless Brewing. . FingerLakes1.com, Inc., founded in 1999, is a digital marketing company based in Seneca Falls,... more

Public hearing date set for SMI permit renewal

A date has been set for the Public Hearing on Seneca Meadows Landfill’s DEC permit renewal, which expires in October. The August 10th sessions, which will happen at 3 pm and 6 pm respectively — are likely to draw significant crowds, as the landfilling issue has been at the center of an intense debate in Seneca Falls. The hearing will... more

ELECTION ISSUES: Looking at Seneca County’s political climate

Voters have their work cut out for them this November. Seneca County might be one of the most-rural, yet controversial and active political spaces in the entire Finger Lakes. Lacking some of the conventional structures that other counties take for granted – like a water authority – those elected to supervising position are left with the daunting task of making... more

Montgomery Gentry, Parmalee announced for del Lago’s Vine this September

On Friday, del Lago Resort & Casino announced Montgomery Gentry will take the stage Sept. 9th at The Vine and Parmalee on Sept. 29th. On Sept. 15th and 16th, The Vine will also host Elvis Explosion, an international showcase and competition featuring the world’s most successful Elvis tribute artists. Tickets for all shows go on sale at noon Wednesday, July 19th,... more

Instead of voting down resolution, Seneca Supervisors delay action again

It was a series of unusual and unexpected events. On Tuesday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors met for their regularly scheduled July meeting, which saw consideration of a resolution that would have created an odor complaint system within the Seneca County website. That odor website, which would have been developed by FingerLakes1.com, Inc., who runs Seneca County’s current website,... more

One seriously injured after motorcycle, car collide on Birdsey Rd.

A serious accident involving a motorcycle and car resulted in one person being transported to Geneva General Hospital with serious injuries. According to first responders, Junius and Magee Fire Departments, as well as North Seneca Ambulance and Life Net were called to the area of Birdsey Rd. for a car versus motorcycle accident with serious injuries. According to scanner traffic,... more

Police: Auburn man arrested for theft following car accident in Seneca County

An Auburn man was arrested for giving officers a false name and possessing stolen property after a car accident last week, New York State Police said. According to a press release, on Friday, June 30, troopers responded to a motor vehicle accident on State Route 318 in the town of Junius. Upon arrival, officers discovered 23-year-old Supreme R. Hines, of... more

EXCLUSIVE: Staying a night at del Lago’s brand new hotel (review)

Physical details are in perfect order. The del Lago Resort & Casino now features a 205 room hotel located off Exit 41 of the New York State Thruway in Tyre. On July 1st the hotel will open it’s doors for to the public. The hotel held a ‘soft opening’ for a limited number of guests on Wednesday. It highlighted the... more

Legendary blues musician Buddy Guy coming to del Lago

del Lago Resort & Casino announced on Monday that legendary blues musician Buddy Guy will take the stage at The Vine on Friday, August 11th. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday at noon and can be purchased at the del Lago Resort & Casino box office, by calling the box office at (315) 946-1695 or online at dellagoresort.com/entertainment. At 80-years-old,... more

Multiple tractor-trailers involved in accident between Exits 41, 40 on Thruway

Emergency crews from northern Seneca County were called to mile marker 3157 on the New York State Thruway after a mid-morning accident involving at least two tractor-trailers slowed, and challenged traffic between Waterloo and Weedsport. Scanner traffic indicates that as many as three tractor-trailers were involved, but only one person was reported trapped. Junius and Magee Fire Departments, as well... more

Seneca County Democrats endorse candidates

The Seneca County Democratic Committee has endorsed two new challengers for seats on the Board of Supervisors. Ben Guthrie was endorsed to run on the Democratic line for supervisor in the town of Covert, a position now held by Republican Michael Reynolds. Rachel Weil garnered Democratic support for an at-large county supervisor seat from Seneca Falls. Party officials are seeking... more

Seneca Meadows drops Article 78 suit against Seneca Falls

On Thursday, Seneca Meadows, Inc. announced that they filed a Notice of Voluntary Discontinuance regarding the Article 78 lawsuit against the Town of Seneca Falls. The discontinuance was made possible by the repeal of the 2016 Waste Disposal Law, negating the need to challenge its legality. The notice was filed with the Seneca County Slerk’s Office on Wednesday and was... more
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