Category: Ovid

O’Connor out as director at Ford Memorial Library; Hastings to step in as interim lead

O’Connor out as director at Ford Memorial Library; Hastings to step in as interim lead

Shannon O’Connor has left the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library. She previously served as the library’s director – leading it through a major renovation at the Ovid community stopping point. “The board is deeply appreciative of the many contributions made by our ... MORE
Edith B. Ford Library Roundtable series explores food & holidays (video)

Edith B. Ford Library Roundtable series explores food & holidays (video)

What’s on tap for the holiday season at local wineries? This roundtable is a look at what wineries are doing in the Finger Lakes to tap into the holiday spirit, and offer unique experiences during the pandemic. Watch it below exclusively on ... MORE
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Deputies: Lodi man suffers broken arm, charged with DWI after crash in Ovid

Deputies: Lodi man suffers broken arm, charged with DWI after crash in Ovid

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lodi man following a one-vehicle crash. Michael Shaw, 67, of Lodi suffered a broken arm and laceration to the head in the wreck, which happened on Morehouse Road in Ovid. Deputies say ... MORE
Ovid Library hosting virtual gingerbread house contest: Top-3 will receive Amazon gift cards

Virtual gingerbread competition in Seneca County: $100, $75, and $50 Amazon gift cards on the line

The Ford Memorial Library is hosting a Virtual Gingerbread Competition with prizes. Families are being asked to create a gingerbread masterpiece and submit photos to the Ford Memorial Library by December 14th Entries will be judged by the public and winners will ... MORE
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Ford Library in Ovid will close for in-person activity through end of 2020

Ford Library in Ovid will close for in-person activity through end of 2020

The Edith B. Ford Memorial Library in Ovid is going remote through the end of the year. Curbside service will begin November 23rd and will run through December 31st. “We’ve been able to provide use of small meeting rooms the past few ... MORE
Search underway for parolee who esacped from Willard facility last night

State police say parolee who went missing was located in Cayuga County

New York State Police took the escaped parolee who they thought was in the Ithaca-area after last being seen at the Willard Drug Treatment Center in Seneca County on Monday. Kevin Witt, 29, wasn’t in Ithaca, though. Instead, Witt was taken into ... MORE
Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results

Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results

The Seneca County Police Reform and Community Reinvention Committee, being led by leading Criminal Justice Officials and the Criminal Justice Advisory Board continues to move towards a reform that is effective and meaningful to respective communities. They recently conducted and completed a ... MORE
Former Interlaken cop accused of felony sex abuse pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge

Former Interlaken cop accused of felony sex abuse pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge

A former police officer in the village of Interlaken has pleaded guilty. According to the Finger Lakes Times, Elisia Panipinto, 22, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of forcible touching. She had originally been charged with criminal sex act and sex abuse ... MORE
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South Seneca CSD going remote after another positive COVID test

The South Seneca Central School District is moving to remote learning for the remainder of the week. The district already had a scheduled day off on Friday, but the announcement came after another student tested positive for the Coronavirus. It was the ... MORE
High school student tests positive for COVID-19 in South Seneca CSD

High school student tests positive for COVID-19 in South Seneca CSD

Officials in the South Seneca Central School District say they received notification this week of a student testing positive for COVID-19. “South Seneca received information from the Seneca County Health Department Tuesday that one of our high school students, a member of ... MORE
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
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Two structure fires under investigation in Seneca County

A pair of fires in the village of Ovid are suspicious and under investigation, according to deputies. They happened in Ovid, and occurred less than a week apart, according to the Finger Lakes Times. “Both fires appear to have started on the ... MORE
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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