Former-employees dispute claim that ‘low salaries’ drive resignations in Seneca County

The Seneca Supervisors say it’s time to deal with employee retention. Earlier this year, County Manager John Sheppard released a report highlighting the losses that Seneca County has experienced. It revealed more than 20 vacancies and 47 resignations. The resignations were attributed to salary deficiencies, as Seneca County came in significantly lower than competing counties in the area. Board moving... more

From Seneca Falls & Skaneateles fields to ‘Potatoes & Molasses’, on the go…

Potatoes and Molasses, which made its debut Saturday, May 20, at an open house and customer appreciation event hosted by Lune Chocolat, in Manlius, is operated by Kendra and Paul Porter. Since 1996, they’ve been growing organic produce on their 200-acre farm in Seneca Falls and five-acre field in Skaneateles. “What makes our food truck a little bit different is... more

Large police presence at Waterloo Outlet Mall on Wednesday

Multiple witnesses at the Waterloo Premium Outlet Mall are reporting a significant police presence near Nautica and Wilson Leather on the west side of the center. Those on the scene say that a large volume of merchandise was spread across the ground at the center, as shoppers continued to go in- and out- of the stores. No stores were shut... more

Pathway Home hosts ribbon cutting (photo)

A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held for Pathway Home of the Finger Lakes located at 1529 Route 414 Seneca Falls. Pathway Home is a comfort care home in Seneca County, providing quality end of life care in a home like setting free of charge to guests. If interested in volunteering, please call (315) 651-1240 or visit pathwayhome.org. more

Attorney requests court deny landfill zoning appeal

The state Court of Appeals should deny the motion filed by Seneca Meadows Landfill, the town of Waterloo and the town Zoning Board of Appeals to either reargue a unanimous Appellate Court ruling that went against them or appeal it to the Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. That’s the position of attorney Douglas Zamelis, lawyer for North Road... more

Rochester man charged with petit larceny in Tyre

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Department reports that on May 20th at approximately 5:30 am deputies responded to a Town of Tyre business for the report of a larceny. Sheriff’s Deputies report that Jim Hightower, 49, of Rochester stole $50 from another customer while at the business. After further investigation Hightower was arrested for Petit Larceny and was released on an... more

Temptations, Commodores others coming to The Vine

del Lago Resort & Casino is announced three upcoming shows at The Vine. The world’s premier Prince tribute band, Chase & Ovation, will perform July 1st, The Temptations on July 15th and the Commodores on Aug. 12th. Tickets for all three shows go on sale at noon Friday, May 26th, and may be purchased in person at the del Lago... more

Additional job fairs scheduled at del Lago Resort & Casino

Next Monday and Wednesday, del Lago Resort & Casino will host two additional job fairs for hotel and spa positions. Earlier this month, del Lago Resort & Casino announced that it is now accepting reservations for July 14th, 2017 and beyond. The job fairs will be held on Monday, May 22nd and Wednesday, May 24th from 12 pm to 7... more

THE DEBRIEF: Geneva Foundry, Seneca Falls, and the future of healthcare (podcast)

On Friday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine discussed the issues that have flooded the region over the last 30 days. While the podcast has been on a hiatus of the sorts, with FingerLakes1.com moving, and a busy spring schedule – listeners got caught up in a special Friday night edition of the podcast. Topics included... more

Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve featured in magazine

Seneca Meadows, Inc. announced its wetlands preserve on Black Brook Rd. was featured in Land and Water Magazine, a national publication which services the erosion control and water management industry. The success of the extensive wetlands mitigation project at the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, as well as a successful brook realignment project, were also featured in the magazine’s March/April issue.... more

Neil Sedaka falls, injures shoulder; forced to reschedule show at The Vine

Due to an injury on Wednesday Neil Sedaka has postponed his performance at del Lago Resort & Casino’s The Vine scheduled for May 19th. Del Lago is working with Sedaka’s management to reschedule the date for Fall 2017. Tickets already purchased will be transferred to the rescheduled date, which will be announced as soon as possible. Anyone with tickets wishing... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Supervisors Davidson, Lorenzetti discuss Seneca County (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast Josh Durso was joined by Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti and Lodi Town Supervisor Lee Davidson to discuss a variety of ongoing issues in Seneca County. Among the items discussed were a potential water authority, employee compensation, future development in the County as a whole, and the expectations moving forward for... more

Seneca Meadows continues mining

Despite three recent court setbacks, Seneca Meadows Landfill is continuing to haul soil from its Meadow View Mine off Burgess Road. Trucks are taking the soil across Burgess Road into the landfill on what was once Salcman Road in Seneca Falls. What is allowing the mining to continue is a request by the town for leave to appeal the most... more

del Lago Resort announces acceptance of bookings in Tyre

It’s official. del Lago Resort & Casino announced that their hotel is now accepting reservations for July 14th, 2017 and beyond. While the website began accepting reservations a couple months ago, the resort hadn’t officially announced anything until Wednesday. “We are excited to announce that we are now taking reservations for our hotel with the first bookings in mid-July,” said... more

HERRON: Children must be protected

Mothers of Seneca County: You have spent tireless hours researching the benefits of breast milk versus formula, to immunize or not to immunize. You have compared car seats and brands of baby food . You have spent hours interviewing day care providers, and teaching your children basic manners and safety. You have done all of this out of the love... more

Landfill law rescinded by Seneca Falls board (video)

The local law passed in 2016 that would have forced Seneca Meadows to cease operations in 2025 at the landfill on Route 414 has been rescinded. It was standing room only in the courtroom for the Seneca Falls Town Board special meeting Friday evening, May 5th. Members of the grassroots group Seneca Falls Environmental Action Committee were lining the street... more

Mother’s Day brunch to be held at del Lago Resort & Casino buffet

This Mother’s Day, the Farmers Market Buffet at del Lago Resort & Casino will feature a special brunch harvesting the freshest locally-sourced produce, fruits, dairy products and meats from the most reputable growers in the region to create an “unforgettable dining experience” officials with the resort say. On Sunday, May 14th the Mother’s Day brunch will be served from 10... more
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