Category: Seneca County

Seneca Falls family remains concerned after trespassing incident

Seneca Falls family remains concerned after trespassing incident

On January 15 a little before 6 p.m. a 20-year-old Gowanda man was taken into custody following a burglary in progress complaint. Officers from the Seneca Falls Police Department took 20-year-old Joseph Laforme into custody on a second-degree trespassing charge, but the ... MORE
O’Connor out as director at Ford Memorial Library; Hastings to step in as interim lead

O’Connor out as director at Ford Memorial Library; Hastings to step in as interim lead

Shannon O’Connor has left the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library. She previously served as the library’s director – leading it through a major renovation at the Ovid community stopping point. “The board is deeply appreciative of the many contributions made by our ... MORE
Four seek two open seats on Waterloo Village Board

Four seek two open seats on Waterloo Village Board

Republicans John Butlak and Patricia Bartran, and Democrats Gina Suffredini and Christine Bajdas will all appear on the ballot in Waterloo Village Board contests. Two seats are up for grabs as Election Day approaches on March 16th. Democrats were selected via caucus ... MORE
Police: Victim required stitches after getting punched by Seneca Falls man

Police: Victim required stitches after getting punched by Seneca Falls man

Police say a 20-year-old Seneca Falls resident was arrested and another person required stitches after an incident on December 29th. A warrant was issued for Malik Perry’s arrest after the Seneca Falls man struck another person in the face with a closed ... MORE
Police ask for help searching for missing Seneca Falls man

Police ask for help searching for missing Seneca Falls man

Police are asking for the public’s help locating a person who was recently reported missing. Ronnie Key, 64, was last seen at his residence on January 6th. He has a history of mental illness and suicidal ideation, according to police. He did ... MORE
Hundreds more will be vaccinated this weekend in Seneca County

Hundreds more will be vaccinated this weekend in Seneca County

While there has been plenty of discussion and debate about how much vaccine is available, or how much is being distributed to New York State – local officials are moving forward. Last week, the health department in Seneca County used up the ... MORE
Women March in Seneca Falls plan event for April 30th

Women March in Seneca Falls plan event for April 30th

On Inauguration Day, Women March In Seneca Falls announced a fifth consecutive year of grassroots organizing for social justice from the Birthplace of Women’s Rights. “Upon learning of the Biden/Harris aims for the first 100 days of their administration, we decided to ... MORE
Seneca County seeks proposals for 58-acre parcel in Lodi

Seneca County seeks proposals for 58-acre parcel in Lodi

Seneca County has issued a Request for Proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of a 58-acre parcel on Keady Road in Lodi. The parcel is currently in county ownership. “The Keady Road property is an untapped resource in the Town of Lodi ... MORE
Seneca Falls churches will ring bells 400 times to remember 400,000 dead from COVID-19

Seneca Falls churches will ring bells 400 times to remember 400,000 dead from COVID-19

A trio of local churches in this Seneca County community will ring their bells 400 times to remember the 400,000 lives lost in the U.S. to COVID-19. Trinity Episcopal Church, the Seneca Falls United Methodist Church and the First Presbyterian Church will ... MORE
Waterloo man severely injured after tree logging accident

Waterloo man severely injured after tree logging accident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on January 16th a little before 2 p.m. deputies responded to Dunham Road in Waterloo for a tree logging accident. Todd Washburn, 52, of Waterloo was severely injured after a large tree fell on top ... MORE
Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex

Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex

For the last several months Chris Lajewski has been marveling at the number of Sandhill Cranes at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. He serves as director of the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah. The birds pass through Central New York every year, on ... MORE
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Phelps woman heading to prison after stealing $1.4 million from Seneca Falls employer

Phelps woman heading to prison after stealing $1.4 million from Seneca Falls employer

A 55-year-old Phelps woman was sentenced on Friday in federal court on wire fraud charges. Karen Owens, 55, who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from her Seneca Falls employer will have to pay a little more than $600,000 and spend two ... MORE
Interlaken’s water problems continue into 2021

Interlaken’s water problems continue into 2021

The village of Interlaken still has water issues. Officials say that water is being trucked in from a nearby source after an exceptionally dry 2020 in the region. The Finger Lakes Times reported over the weekend that additional action may be necessary ... MORE
Felony arrest after electronics stolen in Seneca Falls

Grand larceny charge in Seneca Falls after December incident

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 23-year-old following an investigation into an incident on December 14th. Wheeler is accused of stealing a cell phone, as well as other electronic devices. Following the incident, a warrant was issued for ... MORE
Looking for the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are the ways you can sign-up for public events

Looking for the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are the ways you can sign-up for public events

How can you sign-up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine? The federal government determines how much vaccine New York State receives and has given New York approximately 300,000 vaccines per week for over 7 million people who are eligible. Officials have said repeatedly ... MORE