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Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI

Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI
A Geneva man was arrested on several felony charges after he allegedly threatened another person with a handgun. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 11th at approximately 9:32 p.m. deputies arrested Alex M. Deyulio, 23, of Geneva following a traffic stop. Deyulio was charged with felony DWI due to a previous conviction, felony operating a motor vehicle... more

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes opens July 1st

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes
The 2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes at Seneca Falls Country Club for ages 6 – 17 will be held on 4 Mondays in the month of July. This has become one of the most popular programs in the area with a cost of just $65 per child that includes instruction in all aspects of the game, lunch... more

Waterloo Village Board ends stipend for non-use of health insurance

Waterloo Village Board ends stipend for non-use of health insurance
This Seneca County village has six elected officials. They have been eligible for health insurance through the village, if they so choose. If they decline the insurance, they have been given a $250-a-month stipend. The Village Board voted 3-0 Monday to eliminate the stipend, effective July 1. Trustees Les Marquart, Gina Suffredini and John Butlak voted in favor. Mayor Jack... more

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)
On their one year anniversary show, Paul Russo and Nick Felice preview this week’s United States Open at Pebble Beach, recap the Stanley Cup Finals heading into Game 7 on Wednesday night, and discuss if the Golden State Warriors can comeback to win their third straight NBA Championship despite losing Kevin Durant on Monday night. . more

Geneva man captures 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker

Geneva man captured 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker
More than 200 anglers from throughout the Finger Lakes registered for the 49th annual Waterloo Rotary Carp Derby. It was the 11th year the Rotarians have sponsored the Carp Derby that was begun by the Grumpy Old Men of Seneca Falls in 1980. Anglers from Palmyra, Elmira, Sodus, Clifton Springs and Manchester brought their catches to the weigh station on... more

Police: Driver charged with felony DWI in Seneca Falls

Police: Driver charged with felony DWI in Seneca Falls
On Sunday at approximately 7:50 p.m. police arrested an Ogden resident on felony DWI charges following a traffic stop along Fall Street. Jamie L. Smith, 38, was charged with felony DWI, felony aggravated DWI, and refusal to take a breath test. Smith had been observed by motorists operating erratically on State Route 5 in Waterloo and Seneca Falls. She was... more

Waterloo seeks $10 million grant for downtown

Waterloo seeks $10 million grant for downtown
The village is officially in the running for a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant from the state. The Village Board will be told Monday that the application has been completed and submitted to the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Corp. The application focuses on using the grant money to make a host of improvements and upgrades to the... more

‘Day Without Hate’ observed at Waterloo Middle School

‘Day Without Hate’ observed at Waterloo Middle School
A program called Rachel’s Challenge came to Waterloo Middle School this year. It began in October and concluded with a Day Without Hate last Friday. The first Day Without Hate was planned by the middle school’s Respect Team. The goal was to encourage student leadership in promoting respect, non-violence and unity. “The activities, goals and conversations were student organized,” said... more

Waterloo softball’s season ends one game short of state semifinals

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It was a tight contest for the first 5 innings of the Class B NYS Far West Regional softball game between Waterloo and Section VI’s Eden on Saturday at Brockport. Unfortunately for the Lady Indians, seven runs allowed in the in the top of the sixth inning made the difference as Eden defeated Waterloo 9-2 to advance to the state... more

Deputies: Stolen car from Seneca Falls found in Waterloo

Deputies: Waterloo woman had stolen vehicle in her garage
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Waterloo resident following an investigation involving a stolen vehicle. Ashely A. Goodell, 32, of Waterloo is accused of allowing a male subject, who had stolen a vehicle from a Seneca Falls residence, to store it at her home. The stolen vehicle was located and recovered inside her garage, which is... more

Police: Waterloo resident violates protective order

Police: Waterloo resident violates protective order
A Waterloo man was arrested this week following the violation of an order of protection. On Thursday at 10:44 a.m. the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Kelly J. Arnold, 56, of Waterloo following an order of protection violation. Arnold had an order of protection preventing him from having any contact with an individual. He solicited a third-party to... more

Newark man accused of presenting fake $100 bill to pay bail

Newark man accused of presenting fake $100 bill to pay bail
Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of a 22-year-old Newark resident following an investigation into an incident at the Law Enforcement Center. Steven Wilcox, 22, of Newark was arrested on a warrant for felony criminal possession of a forged instrument after allegedly presenting a fake $100 bill in lieu of real currency for bail. Deputies say that the fake $100... more

Work continues at former Abigail’s restaurant along 5&20

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The former Abigail’s restaurant located along 5&20 between Seneca Falls and Waterloo will soon have a new name. The restaurant, which was a popular spot for more than 30 years closed unexpectedly last spring. Now, in its place – new food offerings, a small craft brewery, and a new name. Billy Weston, of Seneca Falls purchased the property and will... more

Local families speak in Albany about suicide, loss

Families speak in Albany about suicide, loss
Senator Pam Helming met with Canandaigua resident Donna Besler and Waterloo couple Christopher and Tiffany Folk and their daughters Trinity and Calista in her Albany office on June 4th. Senator Helming invited Besler and the Folk family to participate in a joint hearing on suicide and suicide prevention later that day hosted by the Senate Health Committee and Mental Health... more

FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: Stanley Cup & NBA Finals all tied up (podcast)

FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: Stanley Cup & NBA Finals all tied up (podcast)
This week’s episode of Fresh Takes with Russo and Felice comes with both the NBA Finals between Golden State and Toronto and the NHL Stanley Cup Finals between Boston and St. Louis tied up. Who will prevail and capture a championship? Also, the latest from Major League Baseball and a Paul & Nick give their Final Fresh Take of the... more

Waterloo man charged with strangling victim during domestic incident

Waterloo man charged with strangling victim during domestic incident
A Waterloo resident was arrested on multiple charges – including strangulation, unlawful imprisonment, reckless endangerment, harassment, and animal torture – following a weekend incident in Seneca County. Martin Quinonez, 40, of Waterloo is accused of grabbing a person by the throat and slamming their head against a wall several times. The person lost consciousness, according to police. He then prevented... more

Waterloo holds off Newark in Class B state softball qualifier

Waterloo holds off Newark in Class C state softball qualifier
The Waterloo Lady Indians softball team’s season continues after holding off a 7th inning rally from the Newark Lady Reds on Monday evening at Midlakes High School. Waterloo defeated Newark 5-3 in the match-up of softball sectional champs to determine Section V’s representative from Class B into the NYSPHSAA tournament. Waterloo advances to the NYSPHSAA Far West Regional on Saturday... more
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