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Man taken into custody for failing to appear on assault, child endangerment charges in Seneca County

Deputies say a man with no permanent address was taken into custody in Seneca County after a bench warrant was issued on a number of charges following an incident last year. Dustin E. Robinson, 25, was arrested after the bench warrant was issued out of Lodi Town Court for failing to appear. He was originally charged with third-degree assault, endangering... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: South Seneca Lady Falcons invade Romulus to face rival Lady Warriors

One of the fiercest rivalries in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball is renewed on Tuesday night as the South Seneca Lady Falcons visit the Romulus Lady Warriors for their second match-up of the season. South Seneca enters the game on an 8-game winning streak while Romulus has won 4-in-a-row. Dave Barnick and Mike Alessio have the call for FL1 Sports... more

Dennis Money named ‘Citizen of the Year’ by Seneca Co. Chamber for efforts at depot

Seneca White Deer, Inc. is delighted that our president, Dennis Money, has received the 2017 Citizen of the Year Award from the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce for his work to protect white-tailed deer at the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus. The award was presented at the Chamber’s 50th Annual dinner on January 19, in Geneva NY. Click here... more

Dundee man accused of showing obscene pictures at work in Varick

On January 24th at approximately 11 am the deputies arrested a Dundee man after an incident where he allegedly showed inappropriate photos to minors. Deputies arrested Samuel J. Gray, 20, of Dundee on two counts of third-degree obscenity. On January 9th Gray allegedly showed a picture of male genitals that was on a cell phone to two juveniles while at... more

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Stephen Harkness of MacDougall (podcast)

Stephen Harkness, a native of MacDougall, New York in Seneca County, became the second most wealthy American of his time through a partnership with John D. Rockeller of Richford, NY. This episode tells the story of Harkness’ rise to “Millionaire’s Row” in Cleveland, Ohio. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents the third in his series of famous historic people with Finger... more

Non-profit group aims to better south Seneca County communities

A new nonprofit organization known as the Backbone Ridge Benevolent Association Inc. has been formed to benefit areas of south Seneca County and northern Schuyler County. The purposes of the corporation, according to Steven Hall of Ovid, one of three founding members of the Board of Directors, are: FL Times: Read More more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Marisa Rubé & Rachel Gregory of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Marisa Rubé, executive director of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes is in-studio along with assistant director Rachel Gregory to talk about her organization that provides services, at no charge, for individuals, children, and families who have experienced sexual assault, sexual abuse, and interpersonal violence in Ontario, Seneca, and Yates Counties. . more

BEYOND THE FENCE: A step back in time at former depot

A bit south of the former township of Kendaia on Route 96A, a small rest stop curves off amid trees and field. Many travelers pass it by without thought, heading either south toward Ovid or north toward Sampson State Park, Deer Haven Park, or beyond. If one cared to venture, however, one would encounter a sense of timelessness here. The... more

Circular EnerG moves to bypass Romulus Planning Board as hundreds turn out for forum at Romulus HS

A frigid winter weekend didn’t keep interested community members from the forum held at Romulus High School on Sunday. Dr. Paul Connett, Professor Emeritus in Environmental Chemistry at St. Lawrence University, who has more than 30 years of experience studying issues like incineration. It wasn’t all about discrediting incineration, though. In fact, Dr. Connett spoke to alternatives to the proposal... more

Tours will continue at Seneca Army Depot throughout winter

White Deer Tours will continue, three days a week, throughout the winter months, according to Dennis Money, president of Seneca White Deer, Inc. (SWD). The tours are scheduled for 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through the end of February. “We’ve had people booking January and February tours already, so that’s a really good sign,”... more

Seneca County Chamber of Commerce to honor former state Sen. Michael Nozzolio

Former state Sen. Michael Nozzolio will be among the honorees next month at the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce's 50th annual dinner meeting in Geneva. Nozzolio, who represented the Finger Lakes region in the state Legislature for more than three decades, will receive the chamber's Lifetime Achievement Award at the event. The award, which is sponsored by MRB Group, will... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Reporter Peter Mantius talks local headlines, changes in the news business (podcast)

How does a newspaper veteran with history and experience in Atlanta and the New York City-area get involved with covering some of the most-controversial topics in the Finger Lakes? For Peter Mantius, it started with a move to Watkins Glen. He moved to Watkins Glen from Long Island, where he ran a couple business publications. Most of his career was... more
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