Supervisors ask NYS to revoke pensions of retired police working for CIN

Supervisors ask NYS to revoke pensions of retired police working for CIN
After the Cayuga Indian Nation introduced a police force, and hired several former New York State Police – the Seneca County Board of Supervisors took notice. Due to the fact that the land claimed by the Cayuga Indian Nation has not been placed into trust – the supervisors believe this new police force has no authority. This despite having federally... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Joell Murney-Karsten on del Lago’s Community Outreach Program (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Joell Murney-Karsten on del Lago’s Community Outreach Program (podcast)
Joell Murney-Karsten is del Lago Resort & Casino’s Community Outreach Coordinator and is in-studio for this week’s edition of Weber This Week to highlight del Lago’s involvement in several area events and programs. Then, a look at what’s del Lago has planned for this program in the upcoming months. . more

Junius man takes plea deal for groping girl

Junius man takes plea deal for groping girl
A Junius man accused of groping a girl, but claiming to have no memory of it due to a medical condition, took a plea deal Monday in Seneca County Court. John Valder, 59, pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted sexual abuse. The charge is a class E felony punishable by up to four years in prison. Valder was arrested in March... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Porsch touts experience, endorsements ahead of primary (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Porsch touts experience, endorsements ahead of primary (podcast)
Last year, District Attorney Barry Porsch won voters to continue in his post as lead prosecutor. Now, the established district attorney is looking to become the next judge of Seneca County. On Tuesday, he visited the FingerLakes1.com studio to talk about his race, the future of the office, and his campaign efforts. . more

INSIDE THE FLX: Donna Cathy vying to succeed Bender as judge (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Donna Cathy vying to succeed Bender as judge (podcast)
Former District Attorney Donna Cathy is vying to succeed longtime Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender, and her first test will come on Thursday, as primary voters turnout to let their voices be heard. On Tuesday, she appeared on Inside the FLX to talk about her campaign, the race, and much more. . AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Troopers: Three sought after grand larceny at Waterloo Nike store

State Police are searching for three suspects involved in a larceny that took place at the Nike store located on State Route 318 in August. The three suspects are accused of grand larceny, after stealing $1,300 in cash – and an iPhone from a woman’s purse, who was shopping at the store. The phone was later found tossed in a... more

VIDEO: Vehicle ignites after multi-vehicle wreck on Thruway

A reported accident involving three vehicles snarled traffic along the New York State Thruway in Seneca County around 5 pm. First responders reported that two vehicles were on fire, with one of the vehicles being fully-engulfed. Those responding requested foam from Junius to help with the blaze. Crews from Clyde, Magee, and Junius fire departments were at the scene. It’s... more

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
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