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Mynderse, Penn Yan & Wayne notch East wins; Bloomfield girls edge Whitman (W-FL round-up 12/15)

Three of the top contenders for the Finger Lakes East title each recorded wins on Friday night. In Wayne County action Lyons defended home court against Gananda and it was an emotional night in Marion. On the girls’ side, Bloomfield snuck by Marcus Whitman in Rushville as the Bombers’ Braelin Scott recorded her 6th straight double-double. Full results below… W-FL... more

Seneca Sheriff: Investigators make pair of welfare fraud arrests within an hour

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce announced the arrest of two subjects following a welfare fraud investigation. Sheriff Luce reports that on Thursday at approximately 12:53 pm investigators arrested Jeremy U. Trapp, 32, of Waterloo on three counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. The charges are Class E felonies, according to Luce, who reported that Trapp failed to... more

Forde named village public works superintendent in Waterloo

Mike Forde will take over as superintendent of this Seneca County village’s Department of Public Works Friday. The Village Board appointed the Waterloo native to the position at Monday’s meeting. The vote was unanimous. Forde succeeds Steve Ward, who is retiring Thursday following a career that spanned 26-plus years. Forde, a 1988 Waterloo High School graduate, has worked under Ward... more

Geitner’s 50 points lift Bloomfield over Honeoye in 2 OT thriller (W-FL round-up 12/12)

It took 2 overtimes on Tuesday night but the Bloomfield Bombers survived a trip to Honeoye to escape with a 101-99 win in the most exciting game of the year in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Bloomfield senior Patrick Geitner exploded for nearly half of his team’s output ending with an incredible 50 points. Even more impressive, just 6 of the 50... more

THE DEBRIEF: Debating incinerators, campus safety & Geneva’s future (podcast)

A number of hot-button issues will be discussed on a special edition of the Debrief Podcast. After a delay to the taping of the podcast last week, the news broke this weekend that Geneva City Manager Matt Horn would be exiting his post as the highest ranking administrative figure in Geneva. His unexpected exit, and what it means for Geneva... more

Sheriff: Seneca Falls man charged with possessing, selling controlled substance

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on December 5th at approximately 10:45 am, the Narcotics Unit arrested a Seneca Falls man on felony charges in Waterloo. Robert J. Stevens, 45, was charged with one count of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count of fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, both Class D felonies. It... more

Dupreys are Waterloo’s Honorary Angels for 2017

David and Darlene Duprey have left their marks on many community projects over the years. That’s why they’ve been chosen to receive the 2017 Honorary Angel Award, presented at the Dec. 2 Miracle on Main Street event. Married for 41 years, the East Wright Avenue residents have been business partners in Duprey Video Productions since 1989. FL Times: Read More more

Labor stats highlight impact of del Lago Resort & Casino

As the largest employer in Seneca County, del Lago Resort & Casino has had an impact on the county’s unemployment rate. The New York State Department of Labor released its October 2017 county unemployment rates and Seneca County has dropped significantly to 3.9 percent from 4.4 percent in October 2016. Seneca County has the fourth lowest unemployment rate out of... more

Longtime Waterloo business Tally-Ho closing

One of downtown’s longest operating retail businesses will close at the end of the month. Tally-Ho Trading Post, at 8 W. Main St., was established by the late Bob Main. It sold outdoor and work clothing, Western apparel and work footwear. It was a major Carhartt clothing dealer for many years. After Main died, his son, Scott, took over the... more

Lyons, Naples boys win; Bloomfield girls on a roll (W-FL round-up 12/9/)

The Bloomfield girls basketball team improved to 4-0 on Saturday night with a 52-36 win over Lyons in an inter-league match-up. Braelin Scott led the Bombers with her 4th double-double of the season finishing with 11 points and 16 rebounds. Jessie Sheehan added 15 rebounds in the win, Lyons was led by Adrianna Kemp with 17 points and 8 rebounds... more

Waterloo woman accused of stealing from Walmart

Members of the Seneca Falls Police Department report the arrest of a Waterloo woman following a shoplifting incident at Walmart. Police say Nicole L. Dyson, 27, of Waterloo was charged with petit larceny after allegedly stealing merchandise valued at $31.30 from the shopping center in Seneca Falls. She was released and will answer the charge at a later date. more

FLX WEEKLY: It’s a wonderful weekend ahead in Seneca Falls (podcast)

With just three weekends left until Christmas the holiday events are picking up across the region. There is no bigger event this December than the annual It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls set for Friday-Sunday with the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K on Saturday. Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso have all the details including your weekend... more

Fight leads to drug charge for Waterloo man

On Thursday at 7:11 am the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a Waterloo man following a disorderly conduct investigation. Police say Shane W. Harris, 27, of Waterloo was arrested after they were called to an apartment complex for a disturbance. The caller reported fighting. During the investigation police found Harris in possession of Suboxone. Harris was charged with... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Zuzu and friends

It’s time to enjoy the “Real Bedford Falls” with the memories of the movie “It’s A Wonderful Life”. This year a namesake can be found at the Beverly Animal Shelter. A feline gentleman named Zuzu and some feline friends are hoping to have a Merry Christmas in their new forever home. Can you help? Have you, at any time, adopted... more
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