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Police: Lodi man stole medication out of shopping cart at Walmart

On Tuesday at 9:08 pm the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a Lodi man at Walmart after a larceny investigation involving prescription pills. Keith L. Champion, 54, of Lodi was arrested after police were called to the Walmart where a store customer reported that a medication he had just purchased was stolen out of the shopping cart. Following... more

Mets’ funk deepens despite deGrom’s strong outing

There was only one thing Todd Frazier had to say to Jacob deGrom after the Mets’ 2-0 loss to the Braves at SunTrust Park on Wednesday afternoon. Two simple words: “I’m sorry.” Frazier apologized to deGrom after the starting pitcher gave the Mets a fighting chance to defeat the Braves, but New York’s offense again let down its ace. deGrom... more

New Audubon Educator at Seneca Meadows Education Center

Seneca Meadows, Inc. today announced that Mary Jo Doyle has accepted the position of Audubon Environmental Educator for the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve & Education Center. Mary Jo is a native of Syracuse, but is no stranger to the Seneca Falls area, as she taught science at both the Seneca Falls and Waterloo school districts for thirty years, retiring from... more

Instant Admission Days a great time to enroll at Cayuga Community College

There is no better time for students to enroll in Cayuga Community College than the College’s upcoming summer Instant Admission Days that offer students one-stop shopping and answers all their enrollment questions. Cayuga’s Instant Admission Days offer students the chance to apply for enrollment, submit their academic credentials, register for classes, complete the financial aid process and pay their tuition... more

Sheriff Barry Virts reports receipt of the 2018 America’s Farmers Grow Communities Donation from the Monsanto Fund

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has been chosen for and received the 2018 America’s Farmers Grow Communities Donation from the Monsanto Fund in the amount of $2,500.00 for the Sheriff’s Office Canine Team Fund. Thank you to Ryan Gansz for his connection, support and assistance in applying for and receiving the 2018 America’s Farmers Grow Communities Donation from the Monsanto... 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

Moravia students pitch product ideas in scholastic business competition

Instead of students counting down the seconds until the last day of school, Moravia Middle School principal Bruce MacBain wanted to keep students’ minds focused. So seventh-grade students spent Tuesday presenting product ideas to businesspeople. The idea is based around the TV show “Shark Tank,” so student groups presented ideas to people with actual business experience. The judges then decided... more

‘Flame of Hope’ carried through Canandaigua

It didn’t take any arm twisting to convince Canandaigua police officer Matt Nielsen to hit the ground running. Nielsen, who grew up in Canandaigua and joined the police force in his hometown about a year and a half ago, said he usually trains everyday. So when the opportunity arose to run and help the athletes who take part in the... more

Front-Row Seat: Strike up the bands for Victor series

That gathering up the road in Rochester may have the name, but there’s many an area community that knows how to “party in the park.” Take Victor, for instance, where the free Sid Partington Memorial Concert Series kicks off its 2018 season Thursday evening, with the country, rock and Irish music of Everheart. That series — named in honor of... more

Lyons plans big party for historic designation

The town is celebrating the placement of its downtown on the prestigious National Register of Historic Places. But the community is doing more than celebrating, said Joan Delaro, it’s looking to see how it can leverage the designation into building improvements and economic development. “The National Register is a recognized and visible component of land-use, promotes heritage tourism, economic development... more

Waterloo High students win STEM award for landfill research

Seneca Meadows Landfill looms large over the Waterloo school district campus, clearly visible from north-facing windows of the high and middle schools. In addition to being seen, the landfill often can be smelled. A group of students in the Gemini for college credit environmental science class taught by Lisa Parish has spent the entire school year examining the impact of... more

Seneca Sailing Academy awarded grant for 2018 Sailing Camp Scholarships

Seneca Sailing Academy in Geneva Wins Grant Award from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Fund for Youth Sports at Rochester Area Community Foundation Who: The Seneca Sailing Academy, hosted by the Seneca Yacht Club, on Boody’s Hill Road in Geneva, has been awarded a grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation at the Rochester Community Foundation to offer scholarships... more
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