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Over $53M in taxes paid to NYS by del Lago

In a little more a year since its opening, del Lago Resort & Casino has already paid more than $53 million in taxes to New York state, the town of Tyre, Seneca County and the other counties in the state’s ‘gaming’ region. While the bulk of the money — 80 percent — goes to New York state for education funding,... more

Seneca District Attorney Barry Porsch running for County Judge

Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch announced that he is seeking election to the office of Seneca County Court Judge in this fall’s election. Last November, Porsch was soundly re-elected to a third term as District Attorney, winning as the candidate of both the Republican and Democratic Parties and making Porsch the only District Attorney in New York State who... more

Marijuana grow operation discovered in child’s bedroom, Tyre duo arrested on multiple charges

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on May 10th investigators arrested a Tyre pair following a domestic incident reported the night before. Jayme L. Furniss, 31, and Kimberly A. Furniss, 28, both of Marsh Rd. in the Town of Tyre were involved in a verbal argument within their residence, where three children under 5 were present. While on scene... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender on his retirement (podcast)

Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender retired on Friday after 25 years on the bench. He steps down as the longest-serving jurist in the county’s 214-year history. On Monday afternoon he is in-studio with Harold Weber to talk about his career, memories, and plans for the future on Weber This Week. . more

THE LOVING CUP: Rhonda Jasper & Rose Giovannini of Seneca County United Way (podcast)

Rhonda Jasper & Rose Giovannini of Seneca County United Way talk about the upcoming Taste of Spring event at del Lago and gratitude on this week’s episode of The Loving Cup Podcast. . more

New development hinted as Route 318 sewer work progresses

This is exactly what the Seneca County Board of Supervisors had in mind. The first fruits of economic development from Seneca County’s Route 318 Corridor Sewer Improvement Project were suggested at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development & Tourism Committee meeting. The panel voted 5-0 for a change order to Blue Heron Construction, adding alternative bid item No. 10 to... more

Tyre board to review municipal building bids May 3

The Town Board will meet in special session May 3 to review bids received for the new town municipal building project. The town has solicited proposals for construction of the 7,900-square-foot building, well-drilling services, and hiring a clerk of the works to oversee the project. The new building will be at 1081 Gravel Road. FL Times: Read More more

Sheriff: Geneva teen accused of stealing dirt bike from Junius garage

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says a Geneva teen was arrested after an investigation into a stolen dirt bike, which was reported in August 2017. Eric D. Robinson Jr., 18, of Geneva was arrested on April 19th for third-degree burglary and petit larceny after the investigation. Robinson Jr. is accused of stealing a dirt bike from a garage in Junius.... more

del Lago raises funds for ‘Fetch a Friend’ in Seneca Falls

del Lago Resort & Casino celebrated National Beer Day on Saturday, April 7th by hosting a special edition of Savor del Lago featuring craft beer and cider samplings from numerous vendors. All of the proceeds from this event benefited Fetch A Friend Rescue in Seneca Falls. Fetch A Friend was on site with 12 puppies up for adoption, dog obedience... more

Tyre resident opposes new municipal building plans

Josh Olschewske of Lay Road is a State Trooper and a 20-year resident of Tyre. On Monday, he wrote a letter to Town Board members, voicing his displeasure with the proposed new municipal building on Gravel Road “at its proposed __cpLocation and cost.’’ The Town Board has advertised for bids on the project. Bids will be accepted until 2 p.m.... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Fayette Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti in-studio (podcast)

Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti is in her third term on the Seneca County Board of Supervisors, one of only two democrats on the board. On Monday afternoon she was in-studio as a guest on Weber This Week… . more

Joe Siccardi, former Reveille publisher, launches first book, “Heaven Shining Through”

Joe Siccardi, a recent mid-Maine transplant from Seneca Falls, has announced the public book launch of his first book, Heaven Shining Through. It will be held April 29, noon-2 p.m. at The Mill Inn & Café, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. In addition, Siccardi will be presenting a copy of the book to the Thompson Free Library in Dover-Foxcroft on May 2 at... more

Attorney denies plea coercion in Wilson case

Two of the claims made by a Romulus man accused of killing two people in a 2015 accident were debunked Tuesday in Seneca County Court. Assistant Public Defender John Nabinger, Earl Wilson’s former attorney, emphatically denied pressuring Wilson to plead guilty to killing Steve Lester of Manchester and Patty Perryman of Canandaigua in the Sept. 16 crash on Route 96A... more

Lee Greenwood will perform at del Lago’s ‘Vine’ on June 22

Del Lago Resort & Casino announced on Monday that Lee Greenwood would be performing at The Vine in June. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, April 13th and may be purchased in person at the del Lago Resort & Casino box office for the June 22nd show. With more than 30 albums to his credit, Lee Greenwood is a... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Supervisors Lorenzetti, Hochadel talk issues in Seneca County (podcast)

Shaping the future of Seneca County comes with its challenges. It is especially difficult when you’re operating in the minority. For Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti and Waterloo Supervisor Lisa Hochadel, the lone Democrats on the Board of Supervisors – remaining optimistic is crucial. The duo were inside the FingerLakes1.com Studio talking about issues, headlines, and much more as the... more

del Lago wins ‘dining and nightlife’ awards in Casino Player magazine

Casino Player magazine announced the results of its 5th annual “Dining and Nightlife Awards” Reader’s Survey – and del Lago Resort & Casino scored a few wins. Each year Casino Player magazine asks its readers to vote for their favorite casinos around the country in a variety of dining and nightlife-related categories. The results have been compiled and the winners... more

del Lago vs. Albany: Competitors will have billion dollar advantage if state fails to act

The two biggest competitors of del Lago Resort & Casino have a billion dollar ‘Ace’ up their sleeve. Historic filings and reports from the last 20 years showcase a problem not dealt with by New York State officials. While much of the ‘heat’ has been on del Lago for their underperformance — officials in Seneca County are joining the casino’s... more

Wolfs thankful for ‘stunning’ show of support

Walter and Doris Wolf try not to focus on all the personal items and memories they lost in a quick-moving fire that essentially destroyed their historic cobblestone home on Birdsey Road. Instead, they prefer to rave about how the community has rallied to help them rebuild their lives. The couple, well known for their deep civic involvement, are now themselves... more
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