Category: Ovid

Two Moderna COVID-19 vaccine clinics coming to Seneca County

Two Moderna COVID-19 vaccine clinics coming to Seneca County

There are a pair of vaccine clinics coming to Seneca County in the next few days. The first will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, April 15 at the Seneca County Health Department. At this point there are ... MORE
Driver pleads guilty to vehicular homicide after crash that killed Ovid man

Driver pleads guilty to vehicular homicide after crash that killed Ovid man

A Junius man will spend 5-15 years behind bars after admitting he was intoxicated when he drove into a utility truck last year- killing a Spectrum employee. District Attorney Mark Sinkiewicz said Jon Lamere pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide. He’s scheduled ... MORE
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Teaching at South Seneca, reporting on AHL’s Syracuse Crunch: Ackerman fills many important roles

Teaching at South Seneca, reporting on AHL’s Syracuse Crunch: Ackerman fills many important roles

Editor’s Note: Ackerman hosts a podcast, which is syndicated on FingerLakes1.com. Check it out by clicking here, or subscribing so you never miss an episode by clicking here. Alexandra Ackerman is a teacher in the South Seneca Central School District. She can ... MORE
Deputies: Ovid man arrested twice within a week on drug-related driving charges

Deputies: Ovid man arrested twice within a week on drug-related driving charges

Deputies say a 20-year-old was arrested twice in less than a week after two separate driving-related incidents in the town of Ovid. Tyler Huff, 20, of Ovid is said to have appeared unconscious and was checked over by South Seneca Ambulance. After ... MORE
South Seneca CSD Superintendent Zielinski talks about remainder of school year

South Seneca CSD Superintendent Zielinski talks about remainder of school year

Even though progress is being made on the pandemic with more people being vaccinated by the day- schools remain in a state of flux. Each district has a different approach, and the hope of seeing ‘normal’ this academic year is slipping away ... MORE
Ovid driver charged with aggravated DWI after one-car crash in Seneca County

Ovid driver charged with aggravated DWI after one-car crash in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ovid resident following a one-car crash on Rt. 96. Deputies say Erin Taylor, 47, of Ovid was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated after failling a number of field sobriety tests ... MORE
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South Seneca wrestlers win Sectional V Championship

South Seneca wrestlers win Sectional V Championship

The South Seneca Wrestling team won the Section V wrestling tournament, Saturday March 13. After going 10-1 for the season, the team of 16 wrestlers emerged victorious ending the season as Section V champions. The team was able to overcome the challenges ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Alexandra Ackerman talks Syracuse Speaks podcast, future of

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Alexandra Ackerman talks time covering Crunch, future of AHL hockey in Syracuse (podcast)

This week we sit down with one of the newest members of our podcast network: Alexandra Ackerman is a life-long fan of the Syracuse Crunch.  Beyond spending a vast majority of her life as a fan of the team- she has also professionally ... MORE
16+ hour standoff in Seneca County ends peacefully: Ovid man faces felony weapon charge

16+ hour standoff in Seneca County ends peacefully: Ovid man faces felony weapon charge

Sheriff Tim Luce says a standoff ended safely on Friday around 9 a.m. after the suspect involved surrendered without injury to anyone involved. It began on Thursday around 4:30 p.m. at a residence on County Rd. 139 in Ovid. Deputies responded to ... MORE
South Seneca girls suffer first loss as Batavia-Notre Dame takes Class D1 championship

South Seneca girls suffer first loss as Batavia-Notre Dame takes Class D1 championship

First year head coach Charity Couch and her South Seneca Lady Falcons rolled to the Finger Lakes West title and continued to dominate opponents to reach Saturday night’s Section V Class D1 Championship game which was played in Ovid at the Jack ... MORE
SECTIONAL THURSDAY: Whitman ends Lyons dynasty; Waterloo, Pal-Mac, South Seneca girls bound for title games

SECTIONAL THURSDAY: Whitman ends Lyons dynasty; Waterloo, Pal-Mac, South Seneca girls bound for title games

The marquee match-up of Thursday night’s sectional schedule was in the boys Class C1 semifinal as the #5 seed Marcus Whitman Wildcats took on #1 seed Lyons Lions. Both teams brought senior laden rosters and a very successful recent postseason track record ... MORE
“Graduation rates really miss one huge thing, and that’s the relationships”

“Graduation rates really miss one huge thing, and that’s the relationships”

Earlier this month the state’s Education Department released graduation rates for districts across the board. The news was good: Graduation rates ticked upward to 84.8% in New York State. It reflected a 1.4 percentage point increase from year prior. It also showed ... MORE
What's next for small, rural grocery stores? More shoppers and business

What’s next for small, rural grocery stores? More shoppers and business

Weekly grocery spending increased by 17% in 2020. That’s not entirely surprising given that restaurants were closed, or saw their capacity significantly reduced in much of the U.S. after March.  However, it was surprising to see shoppers choose online ordering in the ... MORE
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