Category: Varick

Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

– By Josh Durso Social distancing comes with a lot of challenges. People are social creatures, so they crave interaction. During a pandemic like the one impacting most of the globe – Governor Andrew Cuomo called on mental health professionals across New ... MORE
Massive solar project could be coming to the former depot in Seneca County

Massive solar project could be coming to the former depot in Seneca County

A massive solar project could be coming to the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus. NextEra Energy Resources, based in Florida is looking to build an 80-megawatt facility on roughly 400 acres in Waterloo under its subsidiary, Trelina — is now proposing ... MORE
Supervisors will consider sharing sales tax with towns, villages in Seneca County

Supervisors will consider sharing sales tax with towns, villages in Seneca County

The debate about sharing sales tax revenue received a shot of life at Tuesday's meeting of the Government Operations Committee in Seneca County. The supervisors have long-wrestled with the notion of sharing sales tax revenue with towns and villages. Supervisor Kyle Barnhart, ... MORE
Cuomo announces committee roster for veterans cemetery search process

Cuomo announces committee roster for veterans cemetery search process

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the committee roster that will oversee plans to create the first New York State Veterans Cemetery that will provide dignified burial options for the state’s veterans and their eligible family members. Officials in Seneca County are hopeful ... MORE
Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was ... MORE
Sheriff Luce: 64 arrests made, update on fatal wreck, and more work helping in Karlsen case

Sheriff Luce: 64 arrests made, update on fatal wreck, and more work helping in Karlsen case

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office provided their monthly snapshot for activity during the month of January. There were 1,172 total calls for service, with 64 arrests made throughout the month. There were 17 DHS fraud cases, resulting in $714 being recouped. There ... MORE
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Luce asks motorists to avoid travel until 9 a.m. on Saturday

NO UNNECESSARY TRAVEL: Sheriff Luce expands advisory for Seneca County motorists

Sheriff Tim Luce has upgraded the travel advisory issued earlier to a no unnecessary travel advisory. It doesn’t restrict travel, and roads remain open at this time – but travel is discouraged. “It is recommended that citizens do not engage in unnecessary ... MORE
Discovery changes make for difficult work in local courts

Seneca supervisors hear how discovery changes are impacting local courts

On Tuesday a local judge was back before the Seneca County Board of Supervisors requesting additional funding to deal with changes that stemmed from the bail reform initiative passed into law in 2019 ... MORE
Committee on Open Government answers more questions about executive session, public meetings

Committee on Open Government answers more questions about executive session, public meetings

Last week, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors made headlines after entering into an executive session without enough votes to do so. The story prompted FingerLakes1.com to reach out to Kristin O'Neill, of the Committee on Open Government for more information ... MORE
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Deputies: Traffic stop in Varick leads to DWI, AUO charges

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Sunday around 2:12 a.m. deputies arrested a 31-year-old Lima resident following a traffic stop. Michael Rivers, 31, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, as well as driving while intoxicated after deputies witnessed his vehicle ... MORE
REPORT: Halftown evictions for Cayuga Nation opponents stopped in Seneca Falls, Varick

Halftown’s eviction effort for political opponents halted; 68 able to remain in SF, Varick homes

Eviction of dozens of local Cayuga Nation residents has been halted. The Indian Country Today reports that the Cayuga Nation faction led by Clint Halftown, who had been pushing eviction for his political opponents. “An effort by a Cayuga faction led by ... MORE
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Bob Hayssen will lead Seneca County Board of Supervisors in 2020

Bob Hayssen wins close election to lead Seneca County Board of Supervisors in 2020

The final vote was 406-344. Supervisors David Hayes, Mike Ferrara, Cindy Lorenzetti, Kyle Barnhart, Jim Borst, and Paul Kronenwetter voted for Hayssen. He also cast a vote for himself. Supervisors Mike Reynolds, Ralph Lott, Ron McGreevy, Michael Enslow, and Jim Cleere voted ... MORE
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Sunset at 5 (photo)

A gorgeous view from Sampson. Photo shared by Rachel Burkholder ... MORE
Karl Karlsen on trial again for murder of his wife in California

Karl Karlsen on trial again for murder of his wife in California

Karl Karlsen’s murder trial is underway in California. Karlsen is accused of killing his wife, Christina, in 1991 at their home in Murphys, California. Jury selection began on Wednesday. Karlsen is accused of killing her for an insurance policy. In 2013, Karlsen ... MORE
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Seneca White Deer, Inc. forced to shut down tour operation at depot

Seneca White Deer, Inc. forced to shut down tour operation at depot

"In what could be viewed as a blow for tourism in the Finger Lakes region, the Board of Directors of Seneca White Deer, Inc. reluctantly voted last week to end the White Deer Tour program at the former Seneca Army Depot at ... MORE