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Teen charged with assault after fight in Romulus

Teen charged with assault after fight in Romulus
Deputies say a fight in Romulus led to a 13-year-old being charged. The victim in the incident was injured, according to the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. They say the teen, who was charged with third-degree assault – engaged in a physical altercation with another male – causing physical injury to that person. The charges will be answered within the probation... more

Finger Lakes youth hunt moves to Deer Haven Park

Finger Lakes youth hunt moves to Deer Haven Park
The base of operations for the fourth annual Finger Lakes Regional Youth Deer Hunt, which was held Oct. 6-8, was new this year. The Seneca County Training Center in Romulus served as the host, and the actual hunt took place at the piece of the former Seneca Army Depot that is now Deer Haven Park. The hunt has grown from... more

Lerch takes 2nd in Hobart’s fall golf finale

Lerch takes 2nd in Hobart’s fall golf finale
Hobart College sophomore and Romulus high graduate Daniel Lerch finished second in the Nazareth Invitational this weekend. The 36-hole tournament was played at Monroe Golf Club and Irondequoit Country Club. Lerch opened the weekend with a 75 at Monroe, four over par and just one stroke off the lead. He closed the tournament with a six-over 78 at Irondequoit. It... more

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

Deputies: Five were in U.S. illegally when truck crashed on SR 89

Deputies: Five were in U.S. illegally when truck crashed on SR 89
Deputies say five individuals who were inside a vehicle when it crashed on October 8th along State Route 89 were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol after investigation. Around 1:20 am deputies responded to the one-car accident in Romulus. Upon arrival, they found a truck, which had crashed into a ditch. A total of five people were inside the vehicle... more

BrewFest at the Boatyard Beer Garden in Romulus held Saturday (photos & video)

BrewFest at the Boatyard Beer Garden in Romulus held Saturday (video)
The Boathouse Beer Garden on route 89 in Romulus held their annual BrewFest on Saturday. FingerLakes1.com’s Zach Cornett was there to capture some scenes from the popular event that features several local craft breweries, live music and food. .             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

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

Troopers: Romulus man had BAC more than three-times the legal limit

Troopers: Romulus man had BAC more than three-times the legal limit
State Police say a 33-year-old Romulus man was arrested on multiple charges – including two felonies – following a traffic stop on State Route 96. Adam J. Livingston, 33, of Romulus was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, felony aggravated driving while intoxicated, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle while driving, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, aggravated unlicensed operation... more

Area roundup: Honeoye tops Romulus in girls soccer

Area roundup: Honeoye tops Romulus in girls soccer
Three second-half goals helped lift the Honeoye girls soccer team over Romulus 3-0 Tuesday afternoon. Lydia Hall led Honeoye with three points on two goals and an assist. Teammate Taylor Schultz picked up the team’s first goal. Cora Woloson was credited with the assist on Hall’s first goal with 14:41 remaining in the second half. Honeoye goalkeeper Grace Hall registered... more

Morelle urged to get off the sideline by activists as incinerator issue looms

Morelle urged to get off the sideline by activists as incinerator issue looms
Joseph Morelle, Majority Leader of the State Assembly and a candidate for Congress in November, wrote key state officials this week to urge them to deny a permit for a proposed garbage incinerator in Romulus, but project opponents say he could — and should — do far more to kill the project. Morelle made his case in a Sept. 10 letter to... 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

Another day, another lawsuit: Circular enerG pushes forward new legal action in bid to build incinerator

Another day, another lawsuit: Circular enerG pushes forward new legal action in bid to build incinerator
Circular enerG, a Rochester-based firm that is attempting to construct one of the largest trash burning facilities in the state, filed the second Article 78 lawsuit against the Town of Romulus, submitting a Memorandum of Law outlining its objections to the Town’s revised zoning laws that were drafted to further clarify the Town’s original zoning laws this Spring. The first... 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

Deputies: Romulus man possessed controlled substance during stop

Deputies: Romulus man possessed controlled substance during stop
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Romulus man following a traffic stop on State Route 336. Deputies say Seven S. Langley, 48, was charged with driving while ability impaired by a drug, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and failure to maintain lane. The charges stem from an investigation of suspicious activity. He was released and... more

Two weeks after flash floods, cleanup continues in Seneca County

Two weeks after flash floods, cleanup continues in Seneca County
It has been more than two weeks since devastating flash flooding in Seneca County. Some properties were destroyed or damaged, most of them in and around Lodi, and cleanup has been a challenge. Rushing flood waters destroyed most of Jannette Brown’s home. Since then, she’s been there every day – scrubbing, cleaning and trying to pick up the pieces. “Every... more
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