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WEBER THIS WEEK: Liz Comatis & Jim Woodard of Woody’s Bar & Grille (podcast)

When longtime local restaurant Abigail’s in Seneca Falls closed last month, general manager Liz Comatis brought her expertise in food service along with Jim Woodard, to the Quality Inn where they opened Woody’s Bar & Grille and took over the banquet service at the former Seneca Falls-Waterloo Holiday Inn location. Liz and Woody are in-studio to talk about it on... more

THE LOVING CUP: Lynne Doyle & Phyllis Motill of United Way of Seneca County (podcast)

Join your host Katie MacIntyre on this episode of The Loving Cup Podcast where she is joined by Lynne Doyle (VP of UWSC Board of Directors) and Phyllis Motill (Former President of UWSC Board of Directors) as they discuss family, gratitude, hard work and the upcoming Fill the Bus event. . more

Tractor-trailer destroyed after rollover, fire on Thruway near Exit 42 (photos & video)

On Friday at 10:22 am the Oaks Corners Fire Department and Phelps Ambulance were dispatched to New York State Thruway Exit 42 for a reported tanker truck rollover with injuries. Initial reports indicated that a fuel tanker had rolled over and was smoking. Assistant Chief Zachery Rey arrived on-scene within minutes and reported a working truck fire in a body... more

Seneca County span over Thruway closed for repairs

A $1.4 million bridge rehabilitation project gets underway in Seneca County today and will result in the span’s closure through the end of November. The New York State Thruway Authority said the project for the Whiskey Hill Road Bridge, which crosses the Thruway, will include deck replacement of the bridge and other safety-related upgrades. The bridge was originally built in... more

Waterloo Premium welcomes Kate Spade store, H&M coming in August

Waterloo Premium Outlets is excited to welcome a new retailer. Now open, Kate Spade New York is known for their women’s handbags, ready-to-wear line, accessories and footwear. “We are excited to welcome kate spade new york to our center” said Daniella Conti, Director of Marketing & Business Development at Waterloo Premium Outlets. “This opening further exemplifies our commitment to providing... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Author & former Reveille editor Joe Siccardi (podcast)

On this week’s edition of Weber This Week meet Joe Siccardi, former resident of Seneca Falls. He now lives in Maine where he recently published a new book, “Heaven Shining Through”. Siccardi was also the former owner and editor of the Reveille Between The Lakes weekly newspaper. . more

Two plead guilty to attempted ID theft charges

Two Cubans who tried using a cloned credit card at Waterloo Premium Outlets will be spending the rest of the year in the Seneca County Jail — and will likely be deported when they get out. Rafael Quevedo, 38, and Yuri Duerte- Surera, 44, both pleaded guilty Monday in Seneca County Court to first-degree attempted identity theft. The charge is... more

Crews respond to camper fire in Junius

First responders in Seneca County were called to a camper fire on Gassner Road around 12:30 p.m. Law enforcement quickly arrived on-scene, along with the Junius Fire Department. Magee Fire Department was placed on stand-by as firefighters battled the blaze. Around 12:50 p.m. the fire was reported out – and overhaul was in progress. This story will be updated as... more

Over $53M in taxes paid to NYS by del Lago

In a little more a year since its opening, del Lago Resort & Casino has already paid more than $53 million in taxes to New York state, the town of Tyre, Seneca County and the other counties in the state’s ‘gaming’ region. While the bulk of the money — 80 percent — goes to New York state for education funding,... more

Seneca District Attorney Barry Porsch running for County Judge

Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch announced that he is seeking election to the office of Seneca County Court Judge in this fall’s election. Last November, Porsch was soundly re-elected to a third term as District Attorney, winning as the candidate of both the Republican and Democratic Parties and making Porsch the only District Attorney in New York State who... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender on his retirement (podcast)

Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender retired on Friday after 25 years on the bench. He steps down as the longest-serving jurist in the county’s 214-year history. On Monday afternoon he is in-studio with Harold Weber to talk about his career, memories, and plans for the future on Weber This Week. . more

THE LOVING CUP: Rhonda Jasper & Rose Giovannini of Seneca County United Way (podcast)

Rhonda Jasper & Rose Giovannini of Seneca County United Way talk about the upcoming Taste of Spring event at del Lago and gratitude on this week’s episode of The Loving Cup Podcast. . more

New development hinted as Route 318 sewer work progresses

This is exactly what the Seneca County Board of Supervisors had in mind. The first fruits of economic development from Seneca County’s Route 318 Corridor Sewer Improvement Project were suggested at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development & Tourism Committee meeting. The panel voted 5-0 for a change order to Blue Heron Construction, adding alternative bid item No. 10 to... more

Sheriff: Geneva teen accused of stealing dirt bike from Junius garage

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says a Geneva teen was arrested after an investigation into a stolen dirt bike, which was reported in August 2017. Eric D. Robinson Jr., 18, of Geneva was arrested on April 19th for third-degree burglary and petit larceny after the investigation. Robinson Jr. is accused of stealing a dirt bike from a garage in Junius.... more

Auburn man charged with possessing over 25 grams of marijuana in Junius

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 19th at about 9:15 p.m., deputies arrested an Auburn man on drug charges following a traffic stop. Ryan M Bond, 26, of Auburn was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. The arrest stems from a traffic stop in the Town of Junius where Bond was found to be in possession... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Fayette Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti in-studio (podcast)

Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti is in her third term on the Seneca County Board of Supervisors, one of only two democrats on the board. On Monday afternoon she was in-studio as a guest on Weber This Week… . more

Junius cabin destroyed, fire deemed accidental after investigation

An investigation determined that a Junius fire started in a wood stove, which resulted in a cabin on West Townline Road to be deemed a ‘total loss’. Around 7:42 p.m. on Saturday deputies along with Junius, Magee, Waterloo, Clyde, and Oaks Corners fire departments responded to 1238 West Townline Road for a reported structure fire. The call originally came in... more
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