Letter blasts DEC amid Seneca Meadows permit renewal consideration

In an official letter to the DEC, as part of the permit renewal process for Seneca Meadows Landfill along State Route 414 — legal representation of the Concerned Citizens and Waterloo Container blasted the state agency. The letter demands that the DEC rescind the Negative Declaration and treat the application as ‘new’ due to changed environmental conditions. The letter, authored... more

Birders Preparing for the Montezuma Muckrace

Birrdwatchers from all over New York State and beyond will descend on the Montezuma Wetlands Complex for the 21st Annual Montezuma Muckrace on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th. The Muckrace, organized by the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex, is a 24-hour bird watching competition that raises funds for bird conservation and environmental education programs in this birding... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Joe Sapio talks D.A. race, campaigning & issues in Seneca County (podcast)

District Attorney Candidate Joe Sapio, who seeks support from Seneca County residents this fall describes himself as dedicated. The former Fayette Town Judge, who served for more than five years, has a diverse personal and professional background that offers a unique perspective. On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Sapio talked about his campaign, some of the challenges... more

IF YOU GO: DEC hearing on future of Seneca Meadows to take place Thursday

On Thursday, the controversial Seneca Meadows Landfill debate will once again be re-ignited as DEC officials hold a public hearing on the potential extension of a 10-year permit. While opponents and supporters of Seneca Meadows have sounded off regularly at monthly Town Board meetings in Seneca Falls — this will be the first opportunity for state officials to hear these... more

Landfill adds second construction shift

Seneca Meadows is trying to make up for lost time — 13 days of construction work, that is. The landfill is building a new, 15-acre disposal cell on the west side of its Salcman Road property. The land is in an area already permitted for solid-waste disposal. Seneca Meadows District Manager Kyle Black told the Town Board Tuesday construction is... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputy Frank Eldredge & Mobile DARE Program (podcast)

Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputy Frank Eldredge is in-studio to talk about the new Mobile DARE Program that he is involved with and his experience being one of the premiere DARE Officers in New York State. Seneca Country Sheriff Tim Luce also joins in-studio to talk about his long relationship with Eldredge and the perception of law enforcement in the Finger... more

LANDFILL: Open house offers look into operation, environmental safeguards

Seneca Meadows opened its doors and welcomed the community to take a look inside at the inner workings of a landfill. Hundreds of people visited Seneca Meadows yesterday, Sunday, July 30 where they had opportunity to gather a wealth of information about the landfill and the other organizations Seneca Meadows contracts with to operate the landfill. Tables lined the perimeter... more

Our Lady Peace to come to Vine at del Lago Resort & Casino

Del Lago Resort & Casino announced top-Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace will take the stage at The Vine on Saturday, Oct. 21st. Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 4th at 12 pm and may be purchased in person at the del Lago Resort & Casino box office, by calling the box office at (315) 946-1695 or online at dellagoresort.com/entertainment.... more

del Lago’s ‘Tasting Tuesday’ results in $2,396 for Women’s HOF

Each month, del Lago Resort & Casino hosts Tasting Tuesday, an event featuring wine and beer samplings from more than 20 local Finger Lakes region wineries and breweries. Proceeds from the event support a different Finger Lakes charity each month. This month’s Tasting Tuesday beneficiary, the National Women’s Hall of Fame received $2,396. Pictured from left to right: Del Lago... more

Rochester man facing felony charges after Tyre investigation

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies arrested Richard J. Karre, 28, of Rochester on July 25th around 5 pm. Deputies say he was charged with first-degree aggravated harassment and third-degree criminal mischief. Both are felonies. He had originally been charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and trespass following a June 22nd incident in Tyre. Deputies say that Karre caused... more

del Lago problem gambling update

About 40 problem gamblers have self-excluded themselves from entering the del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre since it opened Feb. 1. None of them are from Seneca County. That information was provided to the Seneca County Board of Supervisors Mental Health Services Committee Tuesday by county Community Services Director Margaret Morse. Morse was asked by Supervisor Bob Hayssen, R-Varick,... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Could no longer keepers

Moving, finances or a situation change, those are just a few of the reasons an owner can no longer keep their pet. The Beverly Animal Shelter hopes that every person adopting a pet spends time thinking “what would happen to my potential pet if…” If you rent and decide to move, will your new apartment allow pets? Etc. Here are... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Ashley Davoli, Megan Peter & Sheriff Tim Luce on new Child Advocacy Center (podcast)

Meet the Seneca County Child Advocacy Center’s Seneca County satellite office coordinator Ashley Davoli, Seneca County Assistant District Attorney Megan Peter, and Seneca County Sheriff Time Luce and see how the Center streamlines the process of handling child abuse cases and helps innocent victims and children of abuse every day. . more

del Lago dealer charged with grand larceny after stealing chips

State Police say a 29-year-old Rose woman was arrested on Thursday after she stole gaming chips from del Lago Resort & Casino. When the arrest took place, she was also found to have drugs on her. Krystal Jarrett is accused of stealing $4,425 in chips from a gaming table at the casino. She worked as a dealer, according to State... more

Arrests made in Seneca County prostitution investigation

On Thursday investigators made two arrests in a prostitution investigation in Seneca County. Karl B. Wilcox, 50, of Dundee was charged with third-degree patronizing a person for prostitution. Another subject, identified as Charles J. Smith, 40, of Waterloo was charged with fourth-degree promoting prostitution. The charges stem from an allegation involving the two men where an adult female was transported... more

Seneca County Chamber of Commerce names FingerLakes1.com, Inc. 2017 Small Business of the Year

On Wednesday night at the event center at Muranda Cheese Company in Waterloo, the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce names FingerLakes1.com, Inc. their 2017 Small Business of the Year. Also nominated and recognized were CVDesigns Boutique, Phoebe’s K9 Resort, Seneca Falls Historical Society and Bottomless Brewing. . FingerLakes1.com, Inc., founded in 1999, is a digital marketing company based in Seneca Falls,... more
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