Towns, villages coming together to address municipal services in Seneca County

On Tuesday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors heard public comments on water and sewer issues. However, some action taken in the last week made for an interesting discussion at Tuesday’s meeting. The supervisors learned that a quasi-special committee met on Thursday to discuss expansion of municipal water and sewer service in the southern portion of the county. The Towns... more

Sheriff: Varick resident threatened to shoot victim during domestic

Deputies arrested a 47-year-old Varick resident after a domestic incident. Joseph M. Jacobs, 47, of Varick was charged with second-degree harassment after allegedly threatening to shoot a resident during a domestic incident. The incident took place on October 3rd around 6:50 am. The charges will be answered in Romulus Town Court. more

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Judge Laticia Astacio, baseball netting & weekly football review (podcast)

Kenny Haas is back to share his opinions on the case involving Rochester Jusdge Laticia Astacio, Syracuse football, the Buffalo Bills, protective netting at Major League Baseball parks and shout-outs to Mynderse football and Waterloo volleyball. . more

BEYOND THE FENCE: Revving up for new life as Deer Haven Park

Nature hums. Have you heard it? Such requires one’s silence of thought, one’s ceasing of activity. Moreover, it requires a detachment from the everyday to a place where nature is unencumbered by the roar of mankind. Here, life’s essence fills the air with a multitude of melodious energies emanating from insects and birds, reptiles and mammals, all blissfully united in... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Meet these three stress relievers

Stress relievers are now available at the Beverly Animal Shelter. This week’s cuddly felines would very much like to be petted by you. They, in return, will offer you a soothing purrrr to ease your stress. Just say ahhhhh… Season 1 Kittens, aged 3 to 5+ months old, continue to become available for adoption. If you are looking for a... more

DELAYED: White deer tours at depot won’t start until November

The hope and expectation was that tours would begin by mid-October. On Tuesday, Seneca White Deer, Inc., announced that the start of those widely-anticipated bus tours at the former Seneca Army Depot would be delayed. “We had hoped to start our tours in mid-October, but it looks as though we won’t be able to start until early November. We’re pushing... more

Federal loan, grant awarded to Romulus for water district

The town of Romulus has been awarded a $2.1 million low-interest federal loan and a $500,000 federal grant to create a new water district to serve 129 households and improve fire protection. The loan and grant were announced by U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development... more

Seneca County Sheriff to host first Citizens Academy

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office will hold its inaugural Citizens Police Academy in November. “The purpose of the academy is to give citizens of Seneca County a better understanding about law enforcement and how the sheriff’s office works within the community,” Sheriff Tim Luce said. FL Times: Read More more

Romulus man arrested on drug charges in Seneca Falls

On Tuesday around 4 pm investigators arrested a 27-year-old Romulus man on felony drug charges. Shane M. Baker, 27, was charged with fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance — both felonies. The arrest was the result of an investigation into the sales of controlled substances in Seneca Falls. Baker was found... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Week of Specials

This is a week of Specials! Not only has the Beverly Animal Shelter taken in 2 small dogs for adoption, they might be considered mixed breed, purebreds without papers. In addition, a beautiful, somewhat rare, yellow tiger female cat has recently arrived. So come on down and find your special. Season 1 Kittens, aged 3 to 5 months old, continue... more

Supervisors argue over sewer in Seneca County; expansion considered to south end

If the tone of debate around water and sewer in Seneca County were going to be labeled, ‘divisive’ would be the only term appropriate. At Tuesday’s Public Works standing committee meeting, that very topic took center stage. The County is currently working out a plan to deal with issues uncovered by New York State. The problem, per the DEC, is... more

Injuries reported after single-car rollover on Rt. 96 in Seneca County

LifeNet was initially called to the scene, but was instructed to stand down after a one-car rollover accident was reported at the intersection of Rt. 96 and Powell Rd. In Seneca County. Ovid, Lodi, and Interlaken fire departments were called to the scene — as injuries were also reported. Trumansburg Ambulance was requested to the scene, as first responders indicate... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: These three orphans

It is a sad circumstance when older pets lose their loving caregiver. The Beverly Animal Shelter has recently received a family of three adult cats aged 10 to 13 years who are orphaned. They are spayed/neutered, up to date on their vaccinations and tested negative for both FIV and Fe-Leuk. These wonderful felines are looking for foster homes. If you... more

Plans afoot for tours of Seneca Army Depot

After years of fundraising, political wrangling and other hurdles, the former Seneca Army Depot is on track to open for tours. A welcome center is nearly built, a tour operations manager has been hired, and buses stand ready — almost — to take visitors beginning next month. “We are definitely excited with the mortar and brick being built, and it’s... more

THE MELISSA KILLELEAGH SHOW: Meet Adam Jablonski & Johanna Povlock (podcast)

The Melissa Killeleagh Show is back for September’s episode. Join Melissa for interviews with Adam Jablonski & Johanna Povlock who share their passion for making the world a better place. Also, reflections on the 2017 National Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Weekend in Seneca Falls. . more
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