»

Low interest loans available through U.S. Small Business Administration for flood ravaged Seneca Co.

Low interest loans available through U.S. Small Business Administration for flood ravaged Seneca Co.
New York businesses and residents affected by severe storms and flooding on Aug. 13-14, 2018, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Linda McMahon announced today. Administrator McMahon made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Oct. 2, requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA. The declaration... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Food scarcity, community unity focus of effort from GRHF & STEPS (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Food scarcity, community unity focus of effort from GRHF & STEPS (podcast)
A coalition of organizations are coming together to generate positive change in some of the most-challenged communities in the Finger Lakes. The Greater Rochester Health Foundation, along with Seneca Towns Engaging People for Solutions – also known as ‘STEPS’, as well as the Lodi ‘Food for All’ Food Pantry are helping educate and build community in communities hit hardest by... more

Seneca IDA to host public input sessions in November

Seneca IDA to host public input sessions in November
The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency announced that the organization will hold two public meetings in November as part of the IDA’s economic development strategic planning process. The IDA recently commenced a planning process in an effort to develop a formal strategic plan for Seneca County. The strategy is intended to define a comprehensive approach to encouraging private-sector economic growth... more

DISASTER DECLARED: FEMA gives green light for funding assistance in Seneca Co., Southern Tier

DISASTER DECLARED: FEMA gives green light for funding assistance in Seneca Co., Southern Tier
FEMA took a big step on Tuesday – approving disaster declaration for those impacted by August flooding in Southern Seneca County, and the Southern Tier. Among the seven counties granted relief was Seneca County, where Lodi Point was hit particularly hard. The National Weather Service estimated that as much as 9 inches of rain fell in just hours – prompting... more

STILL EMPLOYED: Superintendent says Bowers ‘on leave’ pending investigation into sex abuse charges

Seneca Falls teacher charged with forcible touching after investigation
Investigators say a 59-year-old Ovid man was arrested on Thursday following a sex abuse investigation. Guy B. Bowers, 59, of Ovid, which records indicate was a teacher in the Seneca Falls Central School District is accused of subjecting a 15-year-old victim to sexual contact and activity on multiple dates over a period of months. As result he was charged with... more

Ovid man charged with DWI after DEC officer tips deputies

Auto Draft
Deputies say that on September 24th around 5:30 pm – a 26-year-old Ovid resident was arrested for DWI and other charges after being observed by DEC officers driving erratically. Anthony M. Vanhorn, 26, of Ovid was charged with failure to keep right, improper turn without a signal, uninspected motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated, and aggravated driving while intoxicated. Deputies say... more

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

Water sampling to take place for residents impacted by August flooding

Auto Draft
The Seneca County Health Department will be offering free bacteria water sample collections and testing for drinking water systems impacted by flash flooding in August. On Wednesday, Sept. 26, and Wednesday, Oct. 3 homeowners will have the opportunity via appointment to get their systems tested in Lodi, Interlaken, Ovid, and Covert – where more than 9-inches of reported rainfall resulted... more

Reed tours flooding damage in Lodi, FEMA help not on the way yet

Reed tours flooding damage in Lodi, FEMA help not on the way yet
On Wednesday, Rep. Tom Reed (R-Corning) toured the destruction in Lodi, as residents continue to rebuild, or attempt to do so in the wake of that flooding in August. Dozens of homes were destroyed, and upwards of $36 million in damage was done. While Reed hoped that he could bring good news about FEMA funding, but that isn’t the case... more

Dundee edges Tri-Town for first win of the season

Dundee edges Tri-Town for first win of the season
Friday night was the beginning of homecoming weekend for the South Seneca school district. It also marked the first official game played under lights at their newly renovated Rich Stadium. Unfortunately, for the Tri-Town football team they will have to at least wait one more week before they can claim the first win on their new turf as Dundee edged... 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

Ovid Fire Department hosts 9/11 Walk of Remembrance tonight

Ovid Fire Department hosts 9/11 Walk of Remembrance tonight
The Ovid Fire Department would like to invite the Finger Lakes Community to view our 17th annual September 11th 2001 March / Walk of Remembrance from the So. Seneca High School down Main St. and Brown St. to the Ovid FD Memorial and to join us in our Evening of Remembrance Ceremony tonight, September 11th, 2018. The March/Walk will begin at... more

Open House session taking place for people impacted by Seneca Co. flooding

Open House session taking place for people impacted by Seneca Co. flooding
The New York State Office of Emergency Management will hold an “open house” informational session for people recovering from recent flooding in Seneca and Schuyler counties. The informational session will take place from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 in the Sampson State Park Administration Building’s Conference room in Romulus. Multiple State Agencies will be on hand to answer... more

HIGH SCHOOLS: Lyons sweeps Falcons in volleyball opener

HIGH SCHOOLS: Lyons sweeps Falcons in volleyball opener
A matchup of perennially strong girls volleyball programs went to the Wayne County league visitors Wednesday night. Lyons downed South Seneca 25-19, 25-17, 25-15 in a non-league matchup at Guinan Gym. Photo gallery: South Seneca-Lyons girls volleyball https://t.co/vt39FjPVxg — Finger Lakes Times (@FLTimes) August 30, 2018 FL Times: Read More Congratulations to our Volleyball teams on their victory against South... more
1 2 3 28