Category: Fayette

REPORT: Bureau of Indian Affairs revealed Cayuga Nation doesn’t possess public contracts for law enforcement, tribal court

REPORT: Bureau of Indian Affairs revealed Cayuga Nation never possessed public law contracts for law enforcement, tribal court

Just days before a grand jury assembles in Seneca County to start collecting testimonies that can eventually lead to criminal charges, a FingerLakes1.com investigation has revealed that the Cayuga Nation of New York has never received any federal funding through law enforcement ... MORE
SUMMONS, SUBPOENAS SENT: A grand jury assembling in Seneca County, seeking criminal charges after violent Cayuga Nation press conference in 2020

SUMMONS, SUBPOENAS SENT: A grand jury assembling in Seneca County, seeking criminal charges after violent Cayuga Nation press conference

The summons and subpoenas have been sent and a grand jury is gearing up in Seneca County to present criminal charges and potentially resolve a longstanding miscarriage of justice — in the eyes of one Fayette resident and his ongoing struggle with ... MORE
COVID vaccine clinic open to grocery store, restaurant workers at Canoga Fire House on Friday

UPDATE: COVID vaccine clinic criteria expands at Canoga Fire House on Friday

The Seneca County Health Department is hosting a COVID vaccine clinic on Friday, March 19 at the Canoga Fire House. Initially, it was only open to select frontline workers. It has since been expanded to include anyone over 60 years old, too, ... MORE
INVESTIGATION: Revelation unearthed, Cayuga Nation arrests never happened last February

Investigation reveals arrests never happened, raising questions about Cayuga Nation police, court system

“They were never charged. They never received any citation whatsoever.” Travis John, a member of the Seneca Nation, is just one of three men who had been allegedly arrested by the Cayuga Nation Police Department almost a year ago after a press ... MORE
Elected Fayette highway superintendent finally resigns from day job with Waterloo

Elected Fayette highway superintendent finally resigns from day job with Waterloo

Andy Brown has resigned from his post in the Waterloo Highway Department. He officially resigned from his water and sewer maintainer job with the town’s highway department on Monday, according to the Finger Lakes Times. The resignation was effective January 13. Brown ... 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
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HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
Citation arrest in Seneca Falls after errant arrow embeds in Daniel St. home

Citation arrest in Seneca Falls after errant arrow embeds in Daniel St. home

On Thursday afternoon at approximately 4:40 pm the Seneca Falls Police Department issued a local law citation to Jonathan M. Tohafjian, age 28, of Fayette, following a Local Law complaint. Police were called to the area of Daniels Street, Seneca Falls, where ... 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
Empire Farm Days is leaving Seneca County after 30+ years

Officials, Lott Farm stunned by Lee’s decision to move Empire Farm Days out of Seneca County

Hours after the announcement that Empire Farm Days would be leaving Seneca Falls — officials with the host site say they were taken by surprise at The announcement came suddenly in a farm publication – taking residents of Seneca County by surprise ... MORE
Seneca County IDA approves incentive package for solar farm in Fayette

Seneca County IDA approves incentive package for solar farm in Fayette

The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency gave the green light to a package of incentives for a solar project in Fayette. While the project still needs final approval after a public hearing – the PILOT agreement clears a major hurdle. The Delaware ... 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
Fayette, Waterloo joint fire district put on hold until 2021

Fayette, Waterloo joint fire district put on hold until 2021

The proposed joint fire district that would serve parts of Fayette and Waterloo has been put on hold. At least until 2021. The Finger Lakes Times reported Monday that both communities requested that discussions be put on hold citing financial concerns. The ... 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
Two airlifted with serious injuries after car-motorcycle crash in Seneca County

Two airlifted with serious injuries after car-motorcycle crash in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on a serious crash that happened on East Lake Road on Sunday. Around 3 p.m. deputies were called to a car vs. motorcycle crash on in the town of Fayette. Deputies said a motorcyclist, ... MORE