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Another Notice of Claim filed against Seneca County; attorney says client was harassed

Seneca County has received a second Notice of Claim. On Friday, Jarrod W. Smith, Esq., who is representing Debra R. Rickerson, provided a narrative to an ongoing story, which rocked Seneca County days before September’s Republican Primary for District Attorney. In an earlier-filed Notice of Claim by District Attorney Barry Porsch, he alleged that Rickerson, acting in her capacity as... 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

Supervisor Lorenzetti defends candidate, Sapio responds to criticisms

The race for Seneca County District Attorney is heating up. While no face-to-face action has been seen for an upcoming primary; compared to Ontario County, where both Republican candidates squared off in a debate — a series of mailers have left voters with more questions than answers. Fayette Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti, a Democrat, who hoped to remain silent through this... 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