Category: Interlaken

Deputies: Interlaken man damaged his neighbor’s property

Deputies: Interlaken man damaged his neighbor’s property

Deputies arrested a 32-year-old following an investigation into a property damage incident. On March 14 deputies arrested Steven Downey, 32, of Interlaken for trespassing and criminal mischief. He’s accused of being on a neighbor’s property unlawfully and intentionally damaging part of it ... MORE
South Seneca wrestlers win Sectional V Championship

South Seneca wrestlers win Sectional V Championship

The South Seneca Wrestling team won the Section V wrestling tournament, Saturday March 13. After going 10-1 for the season, the team of 16 wrestlers emerged victorious ending the season as Section V champions. The team was able to overcome the challenges ... MORE
South Seneca girls suffer first loss as Batavia-Notre Dame takes Class D1 championship

South Seneca girls suffer first loss as Batavia-Notre Dame takes Class D1 championship

First year head coach Charity Couch and her South Seneca Lady Falcons rolled to the Finger Lakes West title and continued to dominate opponents to reach Saturday night’s Section V Class D1 Championship game which was played in Ovid at the Jack ... 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
Interlaken police chief will retire in mid-February

Interlaken police chief will retire in mid-February

The chief of the Interlaken Police Department says he will retire in February. Chief Leon Anderson will officially retire on February 14, after holding the title for eight years. “I agreed to stay on as long as I could and that I ... 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
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
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Trumansburg man sent text messages to protected party, faces felony contempt charge

Trumansburg man sent text messages to protected party, faces felony contempt charge

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trumansburg man on a felony contempt charge after an investigation in Interlaken. John Orak, 52, of Trumansburg was found to have violated a court order on Christmas Day around 3 a.m. by ... MORE
Deputies: Several charges after domestic incident in Interlaken

Deputies: Several charges after domestic incident in Interlaken

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Interlaken man following an investigation into a domestic incident on December 27th. Deputies arrested Mario Ramirez, 23, of Interlaken on several charges including first-degree criminal contempt, unlawful imprisonment, endangering the welfare of ... 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
Officials says village of Interlaken is running out of water

Officials says village of Interlaken is running out of water

The Village of Interlaken is currently running out of water, according to officials. All residents served by the Interlaken water system are requested by the Village of Interlaken and the Seneca County Health Department to conserve water. “The situation is critical,” officials ... MORE
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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
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
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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