Category: Ovid

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
‘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
WATCH: Seneca County Police Reform Forum at Ovid Fire Department (video)

WATCH: Seneca County Police Reform Forum at Ovid Fire Department (video)

Police departments in Seneca County are holding three forums to discuss police reform with community members. Topics include community policing, use of force, and de-escalation.and offer an opportunity for local law enforcement to collaborate with community members to make real change happen ... MORE
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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
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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
Five hospitalized after crash in Ontario County

Five hospitalized after chain-reaction crash in Ontario County

Deputies say five people were hurt-and-hospitalized following a chain-reaction crash on State Route 5&20 near Mumby Road in Hopewell. Yajaira Pesante, 26, of Geneva was traveling west when she stopped for an unknown vehicle that made an abrupt right turn. Her vehicle ... MORE
Skydiver airlifted from accident at Seneca County airport

Skydiver airlifted from accident at Seneca County airport

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on person was airlifted from the scene of a skydiving accident in Ovid in late-July. It happened July 26th when deputies and ambulance personnel were called to the Ovid Airport for a reported skydiving accident ... MORE
News, Ovid, Seneca County
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