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ISSUE OF WILL: Does enough support exist for a water authority in Seneca County?

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Is it time for Seneca County to adopt the ‘authority’ model of providing water or sewer service to residents? While the Seneca County Board of Supervisors debates the prospect of a $24 million sewer consolidation project – they are also weighing the creation of an ‘authority’ to manage water or sewer. When County Manager Mitch Rowe assumed his role over... more

Ovid, Lodi villages oppose central sewer plant, may go on own

Ovid, Lodi villages oppose central sewer plant, may go on own
The mayors of two south Seneca County villages voiced strong opposition Tuesday to the current Seneca County Board of Supervisors’ plan to have a single, central wastewater treatment plant in Willard serve the south end of the county. Ovid Mayor Leon Kelly and Lodi Mayor Kyle Barnhart said the centralized plan advocated by the county board would be far too... more

Former Interlaken police officer arrested on new felony sex charge

Former Interlaken police officer arrested on new felony sex charges
New charges were filed on Monday against Elesia M. Panipinto, a former Interlaken police officer and South Seneca School District resource officer, who was previously accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a South Seneca student. On Monday at 5:10 p.m., the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Panipinto on a charge of Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree, a... more

Deputies: Waterloo resident accused of sending life-threatening texts

Deputies: Waterloo resident accused of sending life-threatening texts
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 56-year-old Waterloo resident following an incident in the Town of Ovid. On May 30th at approximately 2:48 p.m. deputies arrested Kelly J. Arnold, 56, of Waterloo for aggravated harassment. Deputies responded to a complaint in the Town of Ovid where it is alleged Arnold was sending life threatening text messages... more

Vendors sought for new Farmers Market in Ovid

Vendors sought for new Farmers Market in Ovid
Have you ever thought about selling your locally made or produced items at your local farmers market? Do you grow fruits or vegetables? Or maybe you produce honey or maple syrup, have nursery stock or cut flowers? Maybe you have great baked goods or make your own soap or other arts or craft items. Are you looking for a unique... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing Edith B. Ford Memorial Library expansion (podcast)

LIVE THIS AFTERNOON: Discussing Edith B. Ford Memorial Library expansion (podcast)
Earlier this month the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library celebrated a landmark occasion – holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for a multi-million dollar expansion. It was a big moment for a library, which serves as a hub for learning, community building, and much more. Shannon O’Connor, Library Director for the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library is in-studio with Luke Hodde,... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Former Boy Scouts employee who worked in Ovid area pleads guilty to federal child porn charge

Former Boy Scouts employee who worked in Ovid area pleads guilty to federal child porn charge
A former Boy Scouts employee has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. Federal prosecutors allege 34-year-old Russell Ruth, of Lyons, uploaded five filed containing child porn to a Yahoo! server between March 13 and June 7, 2018. Yahoo! reported the activity to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Investigators served a search warrant at Ruth's home and... more

Progress apparent at Edith B. Ford Memorial Library

New look (and books) for Ovid library
Things are looking up at the Edith B. Ford Public Library. The historic library located in downtown Ovid is a staple for the South Seneca community. The libraries in South Seneca—located in Ovid, Interlaken and Lodi—all serve as community centers for the small, rural towns and villages at Seneca’s south end. On May 11 at 11 a.m. the Edith B.... more

Man seeks eavesdropping info in murder probe

Man seeks eavesdropping info in murder probe
A former Ovid resident whose telephone calls were recorded by police as part of a 1985 murder investigation will be in Seneca County Court next month. Acting county Judge Daniel Doyle will hear a request by Doug Zammett to see intercepted communications and video surveillance from police during a one-month period in 2014, when he was under investigation for the... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing United Way partnership, and previewing Taste of Spring (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing United Way partnership, and previewing Taste of Spring (podcast)
Spring is here. We know this because the United Way of Seneca County is gearing up for their annual ‘Taste of Spring’ event, which will be taking place Thursday, May 9th at del Lago Resort & Casino from 5:30 – 8 p.m. While the event is a sure sign of spring – it reinforces the importance of local partnership provided... more

Pair of Support Group meetings coming to Ovid after tragic loss of South Seneca student

A Support Group meeting is on the move after a recent tragedy in Seneca County. The Seneca County Suicide Prevention Coalition announced the change of venue for their next Sudden Loss Support Group meeting, which was slated for Monday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. Sudden Loss Support Groups have been meeting in Waterloo and Ovid for the last year on... more

South Seneca Central School District mourning loss of freshman

South Seneca Central School District mourning loss of freshman
The South Seneca Central School District is mourning the loss of a 14-year-old freshman. District Superintendent Stephen Zielinski said that the district was ‘heartbroken’ by the news that freshman Ryan Sibley took his own life on Tuesday afternoon. “We are heartbroken tonight to share the news of the tragic death of Ryan Sibley, who took his own life this afternoon... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more
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