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Plans afoot for tours of Seneca Army Depot

After years of fundraising, political wrangling and other hurdles, the former Seneca Army Depot is on track to open for tours. A welcome center is nearly built, a tour operations manager has been hired, and buses stand ready — almost — to take visitors beginning next month. “We are definitely excited with the mortar and brick being built, and it’s... more

New York State Kayak Fishing Championships coming to Cayuga Lake

Cayuga Lake is no stranger to Fishing Tournaments, all year long if you look out onto the lake chances are you will see someone out there fishing. The Finger Lakes region has become known for world class fishing at its finest. However, on the 23rd and 24th of September Cayuga Lake will become home to a Fishing Tournament unlike any... more

Geneva man transported to Strong after Varick crash

Deputies in Seneca County say a 71-year-old Geneva man was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital after a crash on State Rt. 96 in Varick. The accident happened on September 6th around 1 am when Irving L. Fiero, 71, of Geneva was traveling north on Rt. 96 and lost control of his vehicle. He struck a mailbox, as well as a... more

del Lago purchases local wine to be gifted to guests

From the start, the mission behind del Lago Resort & Casino has been to act as a gateway to the Finger Lakes region. The mission continues as the resort and casino celebrates the fall grape harvest by purchasing 3,000 bottles of wine (250 cases) from Thirsty Owl Wine Company on Cayuga Lake and 3,000 bottles of wine (250 cases) from... more

UPDATE: Porsch, Sapio respond after notice of claim filed against Seneca County

Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch has filed a notice of claim with his employer. The claim was filed on Friday, September 8th, citing an incident that took place on June 12th. That claim outlines communications between a Seneca County employee and a State Agency. Both Seneca County and the employee, who is purported to be a probation officer, were... more

Suicide Prevention in the FLX: Coalition talks suicide in podcast series (Part I)

In Part II of FingerLakes1.com’s four part series, Sheriff Tim Luce and Kaitlyn Laskoski will join Josh Durso in-studio to talk about suicide prevention and law enforcement in Seneca County. The Inside the FLX special series was made in part by the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Seneca County, who is working to end stigmas around mental illness. The new date... more

‘Joe is just a guy’: Sapio campaign touts record, personal experience

The race for Seneca County District Attorney has become one of the more-polarized contests on the ballot for next week’s primary. While some have argued that politics is driving the race, the Sapio campaign is working to end that on a daily basis. “I loathe the phrase ‘that’s just politics,’” said Sapio during an exclusive one-on-one conversation with FingerLakes1.com. The... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch talks campaign, cases (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast Barry Porsch talked about his candidacy, time spent as Seneca County’s lead prosecutor, and what he hopes to accomplish in the coming years if re-elected this fall. Watch the full-interview below. 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

Deputies: Teens arrested after burglary investigation in Varick

Deputies in Seneca County arrested a 13- and 15-year-old, charging them with third-degree burglary, as well as other charges after allegedly breaking into a secure office inside a residential facility in Varick and stealing property. The duo is also accused of damaging property after the initial break in, as well. The 15-year-old was charged with third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief,... more

Seneca White Deer Inc. looks to build ‘Welcome Center’ at former depot

Seneca White Deer is asking for donations and undertaking funding efforts to complete construction on a welcome center for the former Seneca Army Depot. The site, which had previously held tours in the past, will re-start those efforts. In doing so, organizers want to construct a welcome center to serve as a home base for this fall’s tours at the... 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

8-year-old killed in Varick farm accident

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says an 8-year-old was killed in a fatal farm accident that happened during the early-afternoon hours on Friday. Around 1:40 pm deputies were called to an address on McCulloch Rd. in the Town of Varick for the report that Wilmer Zimmerman, of Romulus was caught between a John Deere Gator utility vehicle and a loaded... 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

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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