Category: Seneca County

Young child dead in Varick after apparent accident; sheriff says it’s under investigation

Young child dead in Varick after apparent accident; sheriff says it’s under investigation

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says its investigating a fatal accident involving a young child, which happened on October 23rd around 10:25 a.m. It happened on Ernsberger Road in the town of Varick. Deputies were called there for the report of an ... MORE
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Officials: Strict enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines will continue in Seneca County

Officials: Strict enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines will continue in Seneca County

Officials say they will continue strict enforcement of COVID-19 regulations in Seneca County, but hope to remain business friendly in the process. Following recent increases in coronavirus cases across the region and New York, state officials have issued additional guidance to local ... MORE
Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cay

Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cayuga Nation

Officials in Seneca County say they will be petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to review an issue connected to more than $6 million in owed property taxes. It brings the Cayuga Nation, and its properties owned in Seneca County back into the ... MORE
Waterloo closes middle school on Monday, hopes to reopen on Tuesday

Waterloo closes middle school on Monday, hopes to reopen on Tuesday

An email sent to families in the Waterloo Central School District indicates that students at the middle school went remote on Monday. Hopefully, they will return on Tuesday. An email from Superintendent Terri Bavis indicated that the move was made out of ... MORE
Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting got off to a fast start across the Finger Lakes. Long lines, masks, and social distancing were observed all around as residents made their way out to cast ballots in what many have referred to as the most important election ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls driver charged with DWI after traffic stop

Police: Seneca Falls driver charged with DWI after traffic stop

Police say a 30-year-old Seneca Falls resident was charged with DWI after a traffic stop on Ovid Street over the weekend. It happened Sunday around 7:12 p.m. when officers initiated a traffic stop. The driver, identified as Brandon McCann, 30, of Seneca ... MORE
Tiki Bar in Waterloo has liquor license suspended by NYS

Tiki Bar North in Waterloo has liquor license suspended by NYS

A bar in Seneca County has had its liquor license suspended by New York State for violating coronavirus-related guidelines. The news came down on Friday in an updated press release from the Liquor Authority. It began on September 26th following complaints of ... MORE
WATCH LIVE AT 11 AM: Saturday morning soccer as Wayne tangles with Mynderse (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Saturday morning soccer as Wayne tangles with Mynderse (FL1 Sports)

The Wayne Eagles take the long ride from Ontario to Seneca Falls for Breakfast at Bracht Field as they take on the Mynderse Blue Devils in a Saturday morning girls varsity soccer match-up. The Lady Blue Devils are fresh of their first ... MORE
Auburn driver charged with aggravated DWI after one-car crash Seneca Falls intersection

DWI crash in Seneca Falls leaves Auburn driver facing several charges

Police report charges filed against an Auburn driver following a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Routes 5 and 318 in the town of Seneca Falls. It happened on Thursday around 9:30 p.m. when the Seneca Falls Police Department investigated ... MORE
Former Interlaken cop accused of felony sex abuse pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge

Former Interlaken cop accused of felony sex abuse pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge

A former police officer in the village of Interlaken has pleaded guilty. According to the Finger Lakes Times, Elisia Panipinto, 22, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of forcible touching. She had originally been charged with criminal sex act and sex abuse ... MORE
How many

COVID TRACKER: How many cases are being reported in every county?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
$15M in road resurfacing funds will help in Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca, Tompkins, and Wayne

$15M in road resurfacing funds will help in Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca, Tompkins, and Wayne

More than $15 million in state funding will support road resurfacing projects across the 54th Senate District, Senator Helming announced on Friday. “These infrastructure investments help to improve and maintain the quality and safety of our roads, and support business development and ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF:

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing FLH/URMC partnership, NY’s evolving quarantine guidelines, COVID fines on local biz, and block party clusters (podcast)

A closer look at upcoming elections with big time local implications, a discussion about the future of medicine after an announcement by Finger Lakes Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center that they would be working together, and the controversial story ... MORE
Seneca Falls TB can’t decide what to do with landfill revenue, as tax levy increase of 43% looms

Seneca Falls TB can’t decide what to do with landfill revenue, as tax levy increase of 43% looms

This week the Seneca Falls Town Board decided to delay a final decision on what it would do with landfill revenue in the 2021 budget. The board couldn’t make a final decision on what to do with revenue from the Seneca Meadows ... MORE
Waterloo Rotary Pumpkin Walk on Saturday in Waterloo

Waterloo Rotary Pumpkin Walk held on 10/24

Waterloo Rotary Club and their community partners invite you to  their annual Pumpkin Walk on Oak Island in Waterloo on Saturday night from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Please bring your carved pumpkin to Oak Island between 2:00 – 4:00 PM on October ... MORE