Seneca Falls finalist for $10M DRI award

The Seneca Falls Development Corporation has announced that the Town of Seneca Falls is a finalist for the Finger Lakes Region’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant. The announcement follows an 18-month effort by the SFDC to lay a stronger foundation for economic growth, downtown revitalization, and ongoing grant pursuits for the Seneca Falls area. The Finger Lakes Regional Economic... more

Sale of former Seneca Falls village hall in jeopardy

The sale of the former Village Hall to a local businessman may be in jeopardy, the Town Board learned Tuesday. Town Attorney David Foster, while giving his monthly report, said George Tilton, owner of 5Star Medical, has told Foster he may not be able to complete the sale. “He said business has been slow and his business plan is changing,”... more

Police: Seneca Falls man charged after child found walking by roadway

On Thursday at 11:35 a.m. police arrested a Seneca Falls man after a child was found walking alongside a roadway near his home. David J. Moses, 32, was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child following a complaint received by police. Moses is accused of failing to provide adequate supervision for a child two years of age, said child... more

Bonding motion for Seneca Falls sewer upgrades dies for lack of second

A motion to bond or borrow $3 million to pay for upgrades to the sanitary sewer system in the former village failed at Tuesday’s Town Board meeting. The bonding motion was made by Supervisor Greg Lazzaro following a 20-minute public hearing. But the motion was met by silence. None of the other three board members present offered a second. Board... more

Seneca Falls Development Corp awarded Youth Sports Grant

A new program designed to inspire and foster a more active lifestyle in local youth is coming to Seneca Falls. The Seneca Falls Development Corp (SFDC) was awarded a grant of $5,840 to fund their proposed Team Active8 program. Administered by the Rochester Area Community Foundation via the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Fund for Youth Sports, 20 projects were... more

Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve Bird Banding

Through a partnership between Seneca Meadows and Braddock Bay Bird Observatory, a bird banding demonstration was held at the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve on Black Brook Road in Seneca Falls on Saturday, June 2nd. The first round of bird banding netted two Song Sparrows, which were banded, measured and weighed before their release. Children that attended the event had the... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Weekend sports recap with the Dog (podcast)

Join Harold “Web Dog” Weber in-studio for his take on all the sports topics from the past weekend including the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Finals, area high school teams that are still alive in state play-offs, and more. Also, can Justified win the Triple Crown and speaking of horse racing, the Dog rips Finger Lakes Racetrack after the break…... more

Student faces felony charge after threat in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a juvenile male following a joint-investigation on the Seneca Falls Central School District Campus this week. Police received a report from officials of a student threatening another. Law enforcement and school officials launched an investigation, and procedures were put in place to ensure that the comments made by the aggressor were... more

Seneca Falls Farmers Market Beginning June 6th

Celebrating its 10th season, the Seneca Falls Farmers Market is set to reopen for the 2018 season on Wednesday, June 6th. As in years past, the market will run every Wednesday through mid-October from 9AM-1:30PM, rain or shine. The market will again be held in beautiful People’s Park along the canal (15 Water Street if using GPS) and will feature the... more

Charges against Ruzicka may be dismissed

Assault and harassment charges against former Town Board member Thomas Ruzicka will be dismissed if he performs community service and pays the medical bills of current board member David DeLelys by Nov. 21. Ruzicka was sentenced Friday by Waterloo Town Justice Christopher Folk to an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal — or ACD — that expires Nov. 21. FL Times:... more

Generations Bank and Women’s Right to Run 19K, Inc. present donation to Girl Scout Troop #40963

Together, Generations Bank and Women’s Right to Run 19K, Inc. present $100 donation to the Girl Scout Troop #40963. This year, runners voted on their favorite, most memorable water station. Volunteer groups, through their own creativity and spirit competed for $100.00 donation to the charity of their choice that supports women in the Finger Lakes Region. “Congratulations to Girl Scout... more

Seneca Falls 3rd annual Canal Festival

The Seneca Falls Business Association (SFBA) is inviting all groups, organizations, businesses, wineries, breweries, cideries, distilleries, restaurants, arts & craft vendors, food vendors, boaters, and watercraft of any kind to participate at this year’s Canal Fest. Last year’s Canal Fest drew an estimated 18,000 visitors over the 3-day event and anticipates that the amount of visitors will grow. SFBA is... more

Mynderse falls in sectional softball final to Bishop Kearney

Tournament MVP Emily Phelan struck out 16 batters to lead top-seeded Bishop Kearney to a 6-2 win over No. 3 seed Mynderse in the Section V Class B softball final at Canandaigua on Wednesday evening. The defending Class C state champs did most of their damage in the 2nd inning scoring 5 runs. Read More: D&C Let’s go Mynderse Girls’... more

Three arrested after fireworks incident in Seneca Falls

Police say three people were charged following a complaint that fireworks were being set off at a private residence in the Town of Seneca Falls. Ashley M. Head, 29, Jedediah J. Shaw, 36, and Dylan T Morris, 19, all of Seneca Falls were arrested after an investigation at a local residence. 
Police say Shaw was found to be in possession... more

Lyons driver charged with DWI after welfare check

Members of the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a 41-year-old Lyons woman for DWI after a welfare check. Police were investigating a welfare check on a driver — identified as Christie M. McConnell, 41, of Lyons — who was charged with driving while intoxicated after an incident on Fall Street. Police say McConnell was observed to be unconscious in a... more
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