Category: Ovid

Five hour standoff ends after domestic incident in Seneca County

Five hour standoff ends after domestic incident in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 26-year-old Ovid resident following a domestic incident, which resulted in a standoff. Brandon Casey, 26, was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, criminal mischief, and harassment after the incident. Around 10 p.m ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: South Seneca Class of 2020 grad Hannah Goldberg (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: South Seneca Class of 2020 grad Hannah Goldberg (podcast)

Last weekend Hannah Goldberg and her classmates received their high school diplomas during the commencement ceremony at South Seneca High School in Ovid. Hannah, a former FingerLakes1.com, Inc. Intern, is in-studio to talk about the challenges of closing out her senior year ... MORE
Rt. 414 shut down in Seneca County after utility pole snapped, wires come down

Deputies: Tractor-trailer pulled wires down, snapped utility pole in Ovid before leaving scene of accident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor-trailer was to blame for the incident that shut down the intersection of State Route 96A and State Route 414 in Ovid. Deputies were initially called to the scene for the report of the property ... MORE
Felony charges filed after car crash, residential burglary in Seneca County

Felony charges filed after car crash, residential burglary in Seneca County

On Wednesday at approximately 10 a.m. deputies arrested three individuals following an investigation into a burglary at a Town of Ovid residence. Initially, deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on Tunison Rd in the Town of Covert where it was reported ... 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
Ovid man charged with forcible touching, endangering welfare of child

Ovid man charged with forcible touching, endangering welfare of child

State Police arrested a 43-year-old Ovid man over the weekend following an investigation into sexual abuse of a 14-year-old victim. Mose A Wengerd, 43, was charged with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child, according to state police. Wegert is ... MORE
Police: Two lied about who was driving after crash near Walmart in Seneca Falls

Police: Two lied about who was driving after crash near Walmart in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a pair of Seneca County residents following an investigation into a property damage crash at Walmart. Angelina Ely, 29, of Varick, and Richard Thomas, 18, of Ovid was charged with obstruction of governmental ... 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
Ovid Big M named Business of the Month in Seneca County

Ovid Big M named Business of the Month in Seneca County

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls have recognized Ovid Big M as the April 2020 Business of the Month. Since its opening in 1970, the Ovid Big M has played a vital role in the community. More ... MORE
Business, Life, Ovid, Seneca County
Emergency food distribution events coming to Waterloo, Ovid

Emergency food distribution events coming to Waterloo, Ovid

Officials in Seneca County say a food distribution event will happen on Friday, April 10th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the County Office Building in Waterloo. A second distribution event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 14th from 2 p.m. to ... MORE
Food, Life, Ovid, Seneca County, Waterloo
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
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
Sheriff reports Ovid man killed by drunk driver in Waterloo overnight

Sheriff: Ovid man killed by drunk driver in Waterloo

Sheriff Tim Luce says his office was called to a two-vehicle crash on Burgess Road in the town of Waterloo during the overnight hours. Sadly, a utility worker alongside the road died in the crash. Luce says 29-year-old Jon Lamere, of Waterloo ... MORE