Category: Covert

South Seneca CSD Superintendent Zielinski talks about remainder of school year

South Seneca CSD Superintendent Zielinski talks about remainder of school year

Even though progress is being made on the pandemic with more people being vaccinated by the day- schools remain in a state of flux. Each district has a different approach, and the hope of seeing ‘normal’ this academic year is slipping away ... MORE
“Graduation rates really miss one huge thing, and that’s the relationships”

“Graduation rates really miss one huge thing, and that’s the relationships”

Earlier this month the state’s Education Department released graduation rates for districts across the board. The news was good: Graduation rates ticked upward to 84.8% in New York State. It reflected a 1.4 percentage point increase from year prior. It also showed ... MORE
Edith B. Ford Library Roundtable series explores food & holidays (video)

Edith B. Ford Library Roundtable series explores food & holidays (video)

What’s on tap for the holiday season at local wineries? This roundtable is a look at what wineries are doing in the Finger Lakes to tap into the holiday spirit, and offer unique experiences during the pandemic. Watch it below exclusively on ... MORE
Trumansburg driver charged with aggravated DWI after crash in Seneca County

Trumansburg driver charged with aggravated DWI after crash in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trumansburg resident following a property damage crash on Route 96 in Covert. Deputies say Steven Gravina, 63, was arrested after a crash on December 20th around 3 p.m. His vehicle was located ... MORE
Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results

Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results

The Seneca County Police Reform and Community Reinvention Committee, being led by leading Criminal Justice Officials and the Criminal Justice Advisory Board continues to move towards a reform that is effective and meaningful to respective communities. They recently conducted and completed a ... MORE
South Seneca CSD goin

South Seneca CSD going remote after another positive COVID test

The South Seneca Central School District is moving to remote learning for the remainder of the week. The district already had a scheduled day off on Friday, but the announcement came after another student tested positive for the Coronavirus. It was the ... MORE
High school student tests positive for COVID-19 in South Seneca CSD

High school student tests positive for COVID-19 in South Seneca CSD

Officials in the South Seneca Central School District say they received notification this week of a student testing positive for COVID-19. “South Seneca received information from the Seneca County Health Department Tuesday that one of our high school students, a member of ... MORE
Drug Take Back Day coming to South Seneca this weekend

Drug Take Back Day coming to South Seneca this weekend

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says it will hold a Drug Take Back Day in South Seneca. The event will happen at the Law Enforcement Center on State Route 96 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. It’s being done in ... MORE
Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores beginnings of wine tourism (video)

Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores beginnings of wine tourism (video)

In this first roundtable produced in conjunction with the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library and FingerLakes1.com. Archivist Monica Wilkinson-Kelly leads a panel discussion on the early roots of winemaking in Seneca County. In particular, the conversation focuses on how communities in South ... MORE
WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting (video)

WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting in Ovid (video)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors regular October meeting will be held at the Three Bears Courthouse in Ovid, NY on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be streamed live in the video player below or on our ... MORE
Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th

Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th

Law enforcement agencies in Seneca County are enthusiastically entering into a ground-breaking collaboration with the community to make real change happen and they are asking for your help. They need to hear from actual members of our communities about their police agencies ... MORE
‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: South Seneca stays out of Section V soccer, but will resume cross country and golf

‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: Parents hammer South Seneca BOE over decision to cancel fall sports

At a mid-September meeting without a lot of fanfare, the South Seneca Board of Education opted out of the Section V fall sports season. It was a move that did not receive a lot of attention at the time, but prompted heavy ... MORE
Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month

Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month

The Seneca County Police Reform and Reinvention Collaboration has announced three dates for community forums. The events will be held Monday, September 21st at the Ovid Fire Department; Wednesday, September 23rd at the Seneca Falls Community Center; and Thursday, September 24th at ... MORE
BACK TO SCHOOL:

BACK TO SCHOOL: Zielinski talks reopening strategy in South Seneca (podcast)

“Teachers love to teach, and that’s what they want to do,” Zielinski said during a conversation with FingerLakes1.com. He says that for the volume of concerns that have been raised about reopening — as well as learning models — administrators and teachers ... MORE
Interlaken man dead after crash involving ATV in Seneca County

Interlaken man dead after crash involving ATV in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a fatal crash that happened on Saturday around 4:15 p.m. Deputies responded to the intersection of Halls Corners Road and Arden Road in Covert for a crash involving an all terrain vehicle. Investigators ... MORE