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Police: Waterloo man left dog inside extremely hot vehicle

Police say a 58-year-old Waterloo man was arrested in Seneca Falls after leaving a dog inside his vehicle during extreme heat. Steven L. Hollenbeck, 58, of Waterloo was charged with leaving a companion animal in a vehicle. The charge stems from a complaint, in which a dog was left inside a vehicle on June 17th. Police say it was extremely... more

Sheriff: Waterloo man choked, threatened to kill female during violent incident

A Waterloo man was arrested on multiple felony charges after a violent domestic incident on Tuesday, according to Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce. On Tuesday at about 10:32 am investigators arrested Emerson J. Tohafjian, 48, of Waterloo on charges related to that violent incident, which happened in the Town of Fayette. During the incident, it is alleged that Tohafjian repeatedly... more

del Lago takes to Albany for help equalizing ‘unfair’ playing field

The state could consider several avenues to help del Lago, which has failed to meet revenue projections since it opened in February 2017. State legislators, for example, could pass a law to allow del Lago to have a lower tax rate. Or del Lago might be able to pursue some administrative actions to help their finances through the state Gaming... more

Waterloo School Board gives Bavis 3.25 percent pay hike, rescinds January motion

School Superintendent Terri Bavis got a pay raise Monday, but still doesn’t have a contract extension — at least not yet. The School Board voted 5-3 to rescind a Jan. 22 resolution that would have given Bavis a new contract that would have run from July 1 of this year to June 30, 2021. That resolution, approved by a 7-1... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Jim Spina, Seneca Falls Parks & Rec Director (podcast)

Seneca Falls Director of Parks & Recreation, Jim Spina, is Harold Weber’s guest on Monday afternoon’s edition of Weber This Week on FingerLakes1.TV. Topics include this past weekend’s U.S. Open, the Yankees & Mets, Jim’s Clemson Tigers and what’s new at Vince’s Park in Seneca Falls this summer.  . more

Seneca Falls man guilty on felony strangulation charge

A 31-year-old Seneca Falls man pleaded guilty in Seneca County Court on Monday to felony strangulation, and will serve a year in County Jail. The court action came months after a violent domestic incident earlier this year. Steven Grillone, 31, pleaded guilty to the Class D felony charge of second-degree strangulation, with one year of county jail – and credit... more

del Lago Resort & Casino names new General Manager

Del Lago Resort & Casino will welcome a new general manager on July 9. For 30-year industry veteran Mark Juliano, assuming a leadership position with a major resort and casino is not a foreign concept. He has spent the greater part of his career working in a management capacity at multiple internationally renowned resorts and casinos, including Caesars Palace in... more

del Lago Resort & Casino’s Savor del Lago raises over $1,200 for Wounded Warriors in Action Program

del Lago hosted another successful Savor del Lago event on May 29th with proceeds benefitting the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation Inc. (WWIA), Finger Lakes Chapter. WWIA serves our nation’s combat-wounded Purple Heart recipients by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities as a means to recognize and honor their sacrifice, encourage independence and connections with communities, and promote healing and wellness... more

Waterloo Library is presenting a special adult and teen reading show open to the community

Waterloo Library is hosting a professional teen and adult reading show, open to the community, on Monday July 23rd at 6PM, at the Waterloo Library, located at 31 East Williams St Waterloo, NY 13165. The show, titled “Mind Control: Fact Or Fiction?,” is being used as part of the library’s efforts to encourage young adults to read more during the... more

del Lago Resort & Casino names new General Manager

del Lago Resort & Casino will welcome a new general manager on July 9th. For 30-year industry veteran Mark Juliano, assuming a leadership position with a major resort and casino is not a foreign concept. He has spent the greater part of his career working in a management capacity at multiple internationally renowned resorts and casinos, including Caesars Palace in... more

Family funds water filter for West Africa with spare change

The Martin family of Waterloo, collected and saved $120.00 in change for the purchase of a Hydraid BioSand Water Filter. Jason and Katie Martin’s children: Maria, Anneka, Julia and Justus were spurred to action (including doing chores for their Grandma) when they heard about the immense impact one filter can have on a family of five for ten years. “Children... more

Downtown Waterloo: Hotel feasibility studied, bowling alley to be razed

It’s been a long time since there’s been a hotel in downtown Waterloo. Long-time residents may remember the Brunswick Hotel at the corner of Virginia and East William Streets. Or even the Franklin Hotel a few blocks south of downtown on Washington Street. The Brunswick burned down in the 1950s. The Franklin burned down in the 1980s. FL Times: Read... more

Lottery officials identify $1M winner as Waterloo resident

Lottery officials have identified the woman who won $1,000,000 on a scratch off ticket purchased at the Seneca Mini Mart in Waterloo. Mary Monahan, 61, a Waterloo resident called the feeling incredible – pointing out that when she first scratched off the ticket – that she thought it was a mistake. “I like the cashword tickets because they take longer... more

Supervisors call on Albany to leave home rule to communities as incinerator looms (video)

Seneca County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bob Shipley tackled a familiar item at Tuesday’s meeting during his remarks. The proposed Circular enerG incinerator was condemned again – this time receiving open criticism during open session, two consecutive nights – in Seneca and Schuyler counties. While he recognized and thanked U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer for his support in attending a press... more

Armed robbery reported at Byrne Dairy on 5&20 in Border City

Shortly before 4:00 am on Monday morning, an armed robbery occurred at the Bryne Dairy on Routes 5 & 20 in Border City. The suspect walked into the store while the lone employee was outside. When the employee re-entered the store, the robber had placed a mask or bandanna over his face and showed a handgun. State Police say the... more
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