Category: Lodi

Drug Take Back Day coming to South Seneca this weekend

Drug Take Back Day coming to South Seneca this weekend

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says it will hold a Drug Take Back Day in South Seneca. The event will happen at the Law Enforcement Center on State Route 96 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. It’s being done in ... MORE
Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores beginnings of wine tourism (video)

Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores beginnings of wine tourism (video)

In this first roundtable produced in conjunction with the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library and FingerLakes1.com. Archivist Monica Wilkinson-Kelly leads a panel discussion on the early roots of winemaking in Seneca County. In particular, the conversation focuses on how communities in South ... 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
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
‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: South Seneca stays out of Section V soccer, but will resume cross country and golf

‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: Parents hammer South Seneca BOE over decision to cancel fall sports

At a mid-September meeting without a lot of fanfare, the South Seneca Board of Education opted out of the Section V fall sports season. It was a move that did not receive a lot of attention at the time, but prompted heavy ... 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
BACK TO SCHOOL:

BACK TO SCHOOL: Zielinski talks reopening strategy in South Seneca (podcast)

“Teachers love to teach, and that’s what they want to do,” Zielinski said during a conversation with FingerLakes1.com. He says that for the volume of concerns that have been raised about reopening — as well as learning models — administrators and teachers ... MORE
Deputies: Narcotics bust in Seneca County after crack cocaine sold out of trailer

Deputies: Narcotics bust in Seneca County after crack cocaine sold out of trailer

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Monday members of the Narcotics Unit arrested a 59-year-old Lodi resident following a drug investigation. Pamela Merilahti was charged with criminal nuisance, a felony; and criminal possession of a controlled substance. It’s alleged that ... MORE
Granite WWII monument damaged, as well as local historical society property by drunk driver in Seneca County

Granite WWII monument damaged, as well as local historical society property by drunk driver in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 43-year-old Montour Falls resident following a property damage crash along State Route 414. Deputies say Kevin Rose, 43, was traveling south on Route 414 when he left the roadway, striking signs, the ... MORE
WATCH: Town of Lodi holds May meeting (webcast replay)

WATCH: Town of Lodi holds May meeting (webcast replay)

Last week, members of Lodi Town Council met for their monthly meeting. Due to the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 – members met digitally using Zoom. Watch the session below: ... MORE
WATCH LIVE: Seneca County Board of Supervisors May meeting (video)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Seneca County Board of Supervisors 5/12/20 meeting (video)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors hold their May meeting on Tuesday night, May 12th, at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be streamed live and available for on-demand viewing after the session’s conclusion. Watch the meeting in the player below. ... MORE
Superintendent: South Seneca CSD, SCSO investigating vandalism at Ovid Campus

UPDATE: Hate crime charge filed after South Seneca HS investigation, multiple teens arrested

– By Josh Durso On Thursday, South Seneca Central School District Superintendent Steve Zielinski confirmed that district officials and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was investigating vandalism, targeting outdoor portraits of seniors at South Seneca High School. Less than 24 hours after ... MORE
United Way of Seneca County uses network of 75 volunteers to distribute more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks

United Way of Seneca County uses network of 75 volunteers to distribute more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks

United Way of Seneca County reports that they have distributed more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks and now have a network of about 75 volunteers working to produce the masks. Due to the overwhelming number of requests they are limiting masks to ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: South Seneca CSD leader talks future of small, rural districts (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: South Seneca CSD leader talks future of small, rural districts (podcast)

South Seneca Superintendent Stephen Parker Zielinski is looking at ways to keep his district whole after this pandemic. It’s already become clear that a major funding loss is en route. So, the district is working to understand what comes next. Here is ... MORE
Sheriff: Investigation underway after inmate dies in cell at Seneca County jail

Sheriff: Investigation underway after inmate dies in cell at Seneca County jail

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the launch of a death investigation after an inmate was found deceased on Tuesday around 8:46 p.m. Sheriff Luce says a corrections officer was doing a round of checks when he found an inmate unconscious. Live-saving ... MORE
South Seneca CSD copes with long-term shutdown, as financial implications loom across NYS

South Seneca CSD copes with long-term shutdown, as financial implications loom across NYS

– By Josh Durso South Seneca Central School District is in the midst of an historic, long-term shutdown. The kind of which no one has any memory of experiencing – faculty or students. Superintendent Stephen Zielinski, who has led the district for ... MORE
Deputies: Lodi man charged after domestic incident

Deputies: Lodi man charged after domestic incident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Tuesday around 10 p.m. deputies responded to East Seneca Street in Lodi for a domestic incident, which resulted in one arrest. Brian James, 38, of Lodi was charged with second-degree harassment after having physical ... MORE
Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

– By Josh Durso Social distancing comes with a lot of challenges. People are social creatures, so they crave interaction. During a pandemic like the one impacting most of the globe – Governor Andrew Cuomo called on mental health professionals across New ... MORE