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Ferro Corporation of Torrey seeks to modify discharge permit

Ferro Corporation of Torrey seeks to modify discharge permit
Ferro Electronic Materials on Perry Point Road is applying for permission to modify its State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit. The Cleveland-based company is proposing to add chromium III and cadmium to the chemicals it can discharge into Seneca Lake. Those chemicals are part of a new production process at the facility. Ferro produces inorganic material for surface finishing of... more

Sips & Succulents along Cayuga Wine Trail will benefit breast cancer research

Sips and Succulents along Cayuga Wine Trail will benefit breast cancer research
The Cayuga Wine Trail is partnering with the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund to bring a fun event to show support for those who have been affected by breast cancer. All 14 wineries will be participating in the two-day event, which begins Saturday, June 1st. The event will continue on Sunday, June 2nd – running from 10 a.m.... more

Michele Leonard named Seneca County 2018 Dispatcher of Year

Michele Leonard named Seneca County 2018 Dispatcher of Year
During last August’s devastating flash flooding on Lower Lake Road and Lodi Point State Park, Seneca County 911 dispatcher Michele Leonard was on duty to handle the initial calls for help. Her calm professionalism and quick and informed decision making during that event led to her being chosen by Emergency Management Director Melissa Taylor as the county’s 2018 Dispatcher of... more

Medina named grand champion at Seneca Falls Pageant of Bands

Medina named grand champion at Seneca Falls Pageant of Bands
For the 47th annual year, the Seneca Falls school district hosted regional schools for its Seneca Falls Pageant of Bands this past Friday and Saturday. Participating schools competed in a variety of competitions, ranging from jazz band to twirling and color guard performances. This year’s competing schools included host Seneca Falls, Albion, Baldwinsville, Corning/Painted Post, Marathon, Marcus Whitman, Medina, Mexico,... more

Every penne at Otto Tomotto’s benefit helps fight hunger

Every penne at Otto Tomotto’s benefit helps fight hunger
Every penne counted Monday at the ninth annual Otto Tomotto’s Mama’s Birthday Fundraiser to benefit Victor Farmington Food Cupboard. That’s because every penny raised at the wildly popular pasta party directly supported the food cupboard, headquartered a mile-and-a-half down the road. Behind the scenes in the Otto Tomotto’s kitchen, chef-owner Tim Archetko scooped penne and stirred sauce like an athlete,... more

Gathering of the Celts in Shortsville

Gathering of the Celts in Shortsville
The pipes, the pipes were calling at a Collett Road property on Saturday — all day, as a number of regional bagpipe and drum groups performed and competed during the Finger Lakes Celtic Games and Festival. The festival, in its eight year and organized by Ben Beavers, also featured a day’s worth of Highland Games — traditional Scottish tests of... more
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