Traffic stop following domestic incident results in charges for Varick resident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 3rd at approximately 10:03 p.m. Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Varick resident following a domestic incident and traffic stop. Del Bahmann, 46, was arrested after a 911 call where witnesses reported a domestic incident occurring in a vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle on State Route 414 and conducted a traffic stop, according... more

Rochester-area woman gave fake name, birth date to deputies in Varick

An Irondequoit woman was arrested after providing a fake name and date of birth after a traffic stop on State Route 96 in Varick. Deputies say Larrussa C. Davis, 24, was charged with false personation after giving fake information during a routine traffic stop. Davis was released on appearance tickets and will answer the charges at a later date in... 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

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

Waterloo man charged with DWI, AUO after accident in Varick

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Thursday around 12:30 a.m. deputies arrested a 24-year-old Waterloo man — charging him with driving while intoxicated. Deputies say Alejandro S. Aguilera, 24, of Waterloo was charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 percent, and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. The arrest stems from an investigation into a one-car property damage... 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

TOURING DEER HAVEN: Looking behind the fences at the former Seneca Army Depot (video)

If you asked Dennis Money what the herd of white-tailed deer would look like now at the former Seneca Army Depot a few years ago – he might have been uncertain about an answer. That uncertainty is gone now. Money, who is the president of Seneca White Deer, Inc., an organization dedicated to preserving and showcasing the world’s largest herd... 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

Ex-Varick court clerk gets jail after stealing $166K

A former clerk with the Town of Varick is now at the Seneca County Correctional Facility for embezzling thousands of dollars after sentencing on Monday. Julie Dougherty, who was accused of stealing $166,999 over the course of eight years — was ordered to pay full-restitution; and will also serve six months in jail. She will also serve five years’ probation,... more

Good time to ‘catch’ Seneca White Deer

Deer Haven Park, set on a portion of the former Seneca Army Depot, is gearing up for its first summer season. This past Saturday was a work day at the park for volunteers of all ages who grabbed rakes and other tools to spruce up areas where visitors have already been touring to see the diverse wildlife and trappings of... more

Route 96 crash leads to DWI charge for Varick driver

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports that on Saturday at 3 a.m. deputies arrested a Varick resident following an investigation into a proeprty damage accident on State Route 96. Jamie M Eldredge, 24, of Varick was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with .08 percent BAC or more and having an Expired Registration. Eldredge was traveling southbound on State Route... more

DEBRIEF: Breaking down del Lago, incinerator legislation & Geneva’s search (podcast)

On Episode #21 of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso debate the future of a piece of state legislation, del Lago Resort & Casino, as well as Sinclair Broadcast Group. Watch or listen below: . *** STORIES DISCUSSED ON LATEST DEBRIEF *** Lifton, O’Mara Incinerator Legislation Debate Around del Lago Resort & Casino’s ‘Bailout’ Sinclair Broadcast Group Controversy... more
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