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2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes opens July 1st

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes
The 2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes at Seneca Falls Country Club for ages 6 – 17 will be held on 4 Mondays in the month of July. This has become one of the most popular programs in the area with a cost of just $65 per child that includes instruction in all aspects of the game, lunch... more

Fayette board to debate elected vs. appointed highway superintendent

Fayette board to debate elected vs. appointed highway superintendent
Should the town highway superintendent be an elected or appointed position? Town voters may decide that question if the Town Board votes Thursday to put that to a referendum in November. The position has been elected throughout the town’s history. Currently, all highway superintendents in Seneca County are elected. Also on Thursday’s agenda are an agreement with MRB Group for... more

Americana goes to the dogs, and your pet’s invited!

Cayuga County Vineyard goes to the dogs, and your pet’s invited!
Woofstock, the seventh annual dog extravanza at Americana Vineyards, is set for this coming Saturday. This morning the winery’s dog ambassadors, Maverick and Lilly, and their people paid us a visit for a preview. The afternoon-long event includes activities for people, including food and live music. Dogs can compete in a dog talent and/or fashion show and agility. There will... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Village asks Fayette to exempt water plant from property taxes

Village asks Fayette to exempt water plant from property taxes
Three village of Waterloo representatives asked the Town Board last week to consider exempting the village’s water treatment plant, water storage tank and other water system facilities from local property taxes. Mayor Jack O’Connor, Village Administrator Don Northrup and Water Superintendent Jim Bromka made the appeal. Fayette has assessed the village of Waterloo’s water facilities on Kime Road on Seneca... more

Highway budget topic of special Fayette Town Board meeting

Highway budget topic of special Fayette Town Board meeting
Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti has called a special meeting of the Town Board for 5 p.m. Thursday to discuss concerns about the town highway department budget. Lorenzetti said the department has used a significant portion of its 2019 budget after only four months, raising concerns whether there is enough to get through the rest of the year. She said she wants... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing United Way partnership, and previewing Taste of Spring (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing United Way partnership, and previewing Taste of Spring (podcast)
Spring is here. We know this because the United Way of Seneca County is gearing up for their annual ‘Taste of Spring’ event, which will be taking place Thursday, May 9th at del Lago Resort & Casino from 5:30 – 8 p.m. While the event is a sure sign of spring – it reinforces the importance of local partnership provided... more

Seneca Falls man charged with aggravated harassment after Fayette incident

Seneca Falls man charged with aggravated harassment after Fayette incident
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Seneca Falls man after a warrant was issued for his arrest stemming from an incident in April. Deputies say that Michael P. Erb, of Seneca Falls was arrested on a warrant out of Fayette Town Court for second-degree aggravated harassment. Deputies say Erb threatened a resident on April 14th during... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more

County manager says state of Seneca County is good

County manager says state of Seneca County is good
After a little over seven months on the job, Seneca County Manager Mitch Rowe said he can safely say that the state of the county is good. “Despite the critical 2017 audit, we are now in a strong position,’’ Rowe said. “All of the corrections and adjustments recommended for 2017 have been made. Halle Stevens, our finance director, is doing... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Seneca Co. Sheriff Tim Luce on progress, campaign, and future

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Seneca Co. Sheriff Tim Luce on progress, campaign, and future
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce is seeking re-election. Four years into his first term as Sheriff – things have moved quickly. In this week’s Sunday Conversation – Sheriff Luce talks about his efforts to maintain and bolster accreditation, work toward a safer community, while balancing the needs of his office and its residents. He discusses the things he’d like to... more

Supervisors go with Hunt Engineers after contentious public comment during BOS meeting

Supervisors go with Hunt Engineers after contentious public comment during BOS meeting
Seneca Falls took center stage during the public comment period of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors meeting held on Tuesday. The supervisors considered a pair of resolutions in committee last month, which came before the full-board on Tuesday to determine who would provide engineering services for Seneca County. An infiltration and inflow study for Seneca County’s two sewer districts... more

Two sent to hospital after crash on SR 414 in Fayette

Two sent to hospital after crash on SR 414 in Fayette
The Seneca county Sheriff’s Office reports that on Wednesday at approximately 6:40 a.m. deputies responded to a two-car personal injury crash on State Route 414 in Fayette. Deputies investigated and determined that Jennifer Carroll, 38, was traveling north when she became distracted and rear-ended a vehicle operated by 19-year-old Timothy Sanpietro. Deputies say he was stopped and attempting to turn... more

Fayette driver charged with DWI after crash

Fayette driver charged with DWI after crash
Deputies say a Fayette woman was arrested on DWI charges following a one-car crash on State Route 89. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 8th at approximately 7 p.m. deputies arrested Courtney M. Chavez, 24, of Fayette. Chavez was charged with DWI, driving with a BAC over 0.08%, failure to keep right, and refusal to submit to... more

INSIDE THE FLX: John Nabinger discusses campaign for Seneca County District Attorney (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: John Nabinger discusses campaign for Seneca County District Attorney (podcast)
John Nabinger says his greatest quality as a candidate for District Attorney in Seneca County is his fairness and desire to see better for the community. This week Josh Durso caught up with Nabinger to discuss his campaign, the issues, and how he would approach the office if elected this fall. Nabinger will first have to make it through a... more

Seneca Supervisors battle over engineering firm continues Tuesday

Seneca Supervisors battle over engineering firm continues Tuesday
Some members of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors want Barton & Loguidice Engineers to do a state-mandated inflow and infiltration study for the county’s two sewer districts. Others want Hunt Engineers to do the study. That split will be discussed at Tuesday’s meeting of the board’s Public Works Committee. Cost is not an issue. The studies will cost $72,000... more
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