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Seneca Falls man charged with aggravated harassment after Fayette incident

Seneca Falls man charged with aggravated harassment after Fayette incident
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Seneca Falls man after a warrant was issued for his arrest stemming from an incident in April. Deputies say that Michael P. Erb, of Seneca Falls was arrested on a warrant out of Fayette Town Court for second-degree aggravated harassment. Deputies say Erb threatened a resident on April 14th during... more

‘Explosion-type’ sound heard around lunchtime between Mynderse & Frank Knight ruled no threat

Seneca Falls Central School District Superintendent Bob McKeveny released a statement following the investigation of a loud ‘explosion’ between the district’s elementary and high/middle school campuses around noon. McKeveny says that after receiving the report, the Seneca Falls Police Department was contacted. The matter was investigated, and it’s believed that the sound was fireworks being set off in a residential... more

FRESH TAKES w/ RUSSO & FELICE: Bat Flips, Pitcher Celebrations & Retaliation in MLB (podcast)

FRESH TAKES – LIVE NOW: Bat Flips, Pitcher Celebrations & Retaliation in MLB (podcast)
This week, the unwritten rules of Major League Baseball. Bat flips after home runs, pitcher celebrations and retaliations throughout the baseball season will be discussed by Paul Russo & Nick Felice. Also, NFL Draft talk and the latest in the NBA and NHL play-offs. . more

It’s A Wonderful Life Museum ready to “go to next level”

It’s A Wonderful Life Museum ready to “go to next level”
Officials from the It’s A Wonderful Life museum in Seneca Falls appealed to the Seneca County Board of Supervisors Tuesday for $20,000 from its tourism promotion budget “so we can go to the next level’’ as a tourist destination. The board’s Economic Development & Tourism Committee expressed support for the request, but tabled a motion to allocate the money until... more

Peterson won’t challenge opponent’s petitions for SF highway chief

Peterson won’t challenge opponent’s petitions for SF highway chief
Incumbent Town Highway Superintendent Jim Peterson, a Democrat, said he will not mount a legal challenge to the nominating petitions of Brian Sparrow, a Republican. Sparrow’s petitions were subject to an objection from a town resident, but the Seneca County Board of Elections issued a split decision, which means the petitions will stand unless a court rules them invalid. Finger... more

ATM Show works to bring community together in Seneca Falls

ATM Show works to bring community together in Seneca Falls
A small group of local organizers, for the second year, will be hosting their first Auto-Truck-Motorcycle Cruise of Seneca, for 2019. The A.T.M. Cruise was held in the Tractor Supply Co. Liberty Plaza., Rts. 5&20; from 3pm to 7pm Saturday April 20th. Dan Elias, one of the organizers, said “Our Goal for 2019 will be the same as last year,... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more

Mynderse Academy names Valedictorian, Salutatorian for 2019

Mynderse Academy names Valedictorian, Salutatorian for 2019
Louis Charles Smith, son of Bernie and Anne Smith has been named the Mynderse Academy Class of 2019 Valedictorian. Louis is a member of the National Honor Society and currently serves as the Vice-President. He is also a member of the Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society and the Foreign Language National Honor Society. He has completed coursework in Honors... more

GUILTY PLEA IN SF: Donald Bovio avoids trial, admits to killing 3-year-old stepson

GUILTY PLEA IN SF: Donald Bovio avoids trial, admits to killing 3-year-old stepson in violent 2018 incident
Hours before his trial was set to begin – a Seneca Falls man pleaded guilty to killing his 3-year-old stepson last year. The Finger Lakes Times reports that Acting Seneca County District Attorney Mark Sinkiewicz said Donald Bovio pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the death of Panagiotis “Peter” Stephanides-Vacchino. It’s expected that Bovio will be sentenced to 15... more

Artists wanted for Seneca Falls bridge mural project

Artists wanted for Seneca Falls bridge mural project
With Town Board approval, the Rev. Leah Ntuala is now looking for local artists who would like to paint public murals on the Rumsey Street Bridge along the Ludovico Sculpture Trail. Starting Wednesday and through May 28, she will accept submissions from artists for ideas. Actual painting of approved murals will begin the first week of June. “Currently, these bridge... more

SF Heritage Preservation Commission considers six applications

SF Heritage Preservation Commission considers six applications
With the future of the Huntington Building still unresolved, the Seneca Falls Heritage Preservation Commission will move on to less controversial issues when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Municipal Building, 130 Ovid St. On the agenda is: • An application from Andrew Morgan to remove the rear deck and install a new deck at 10 Clinton St.... more

Teen arrested on several charges, including felony after Seneca Falls incidents

Teen arrested on several charges, including felony after Seneca Falls incidents
On Friday at approximately 10:49 a.m. police arrested a 17-year-old male after he damaged property on two separate occasions. The male, whose name is being withheld due to age, intentionally damaged a cellular phone, bicycle, and light fixture, according to police. During one of the incidents, the male fled the scene leading police on a foot pursuit. He was found,... more

CUTILLO: 50 years of memories — The ‘Web Dog’ hanging up his microphone

CUTILLO: 50 years of memories — The ‘Web Dog’ hanging up his microphone
If you lived in Seneca Falls in the early 1960s and maybe were out walking the dog on a nice summer evening near Spring Street, you might have heard something like this: “Good evening, everyone, and welcome to the Spectrum. Tonight the Sixers are hosting the Boston Celtics … ” A radio broadcast of a Philadelphia 76ers game? Well, a... more

Voters to decide if former SMS property in Seneca Falls can be sold

Voters to decide if former SMS property in Seneca Falls can be sold
The former SMS property at 109 Ovid St. could be up for sale. The property was purchased by the Bridgeport Fire District as a possible site for a new firehouse. Now the Board of Commissioners of the fire district has declared that it is seeking voter approval to sell it. The commissioners approved a motion April 9 authorizing the sale... more

Seneca Falls Development Corp. will hold public meeting for DRI grant on April 25th

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The Seneca Falls Development Corporation (SFDC) is inviting Seneca Falls residents, business owners, and community leaders to a public Community Workshop to discuss and gather potential projects for inclusion in this year’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant application. The open meeting will take place from 6 – 7 pm on Thursday, April 25th at the Seneca Falls Community... more

New leader set to guide National Women’s Hall of Fame to new era

New leader set to guide National Women’s Hall of Fame to new era
2019 promises to be an interesting year for the National Women’s Hall of Fame; in fact, just 3 1/2 months in, it already has been. The Hall will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its 1969 founding with a move to the renovated first floor of the old Seneca Knitting Mill this summer and also will induct a new class of... more

Public hearing set on state grant to National Women’s Hall of Fame

Public hearing set on state grant to National Women’s Hall of Fame
A public hearing will be conducted at noon Friday, April 26, on a proposed $500,000 state grant for the National Women’s Hall of Fame project at 1 Canal St. The hearing will be at the town Municipal Building, 130 Ovid St.. The Empire State Development Corporation grant will go toward the $2.5 million renovation of the first floor of the... more
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