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THE LOVING CUP: Lynne Doyle & Phyllis Motill of United Way of Seneca County (podcast)

Join your host Katie MacIntyre on this episode of The Loving Cup Podcast where she is joined by Lynne Doyle (VP of UWSC Board of Directors) and Phyllis Motill (Former President of UWSC Board of Directors) as they discuss family, gratitude, hard work and the upcoming Fill the Bus event. . more

Parole Board will determine whether Laurie Kellogg can be released

Bedford Hills Correctional Facility has been home to convicted killer Laurie Kellogg for half her life. Her young, innocent look is far different all those years ago at the Waterloo trial. The sensational and lurid details of this crime and trial included testimony of alleged sexual abuse and murder for hire so dramatic it became national news and a made-for-TV... more

TALK SAVES LIVES: Multiple suicide prevention trainings coming to Seneca Co.

An introduction to suicide prevention. The Seneca County Suicide Prevention Coalition will be hosting a series of Talk Saves Lives trainings in five locations throughout the community. The community-based presentation is one that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. It’s a program developed by the American Foundation for... more

Gas Free Seneca joins Seneca Lake Guardian, focuses on incinerator

Gas Free Seneca was formed eight years ago to fight a proposal by a Texas company to store liquid propane and butane in underground, abandoned salt caverns on the southwest side of Seneca Lake in the town of Reading in Schuyler County. A recent decision by state DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos to deny Crestwood Midstream LLC of Houston, Texas, a... more

Romulus man trapped neighbor’s dog in steel box, left outside for hours

Deputies say a 59-year-old Romulus man was arrested on misdemeanor animal torture charges after trapping his neighbors dog in a steel box. Jeffrey L. Vanhorn, 59, of Iron Bridge Road was charged with torturing an animal under agriculture and markets law following an investigation into a trapped dog. Vanhorn is said to have trapped his neighbor’s dog in a steel... more

Romulus man hurt after rear-ended on Route 414

Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a personal injury motor vehicle accident on Route 414 in the Town of Varick that occurred on Tuesday morning at about 7:20 am. Deputies report a pick-up truck operated by Steven L. Everts, age 59 of 5176 Route 89 in Romulus, was southbound and stopprd at the intersection of Route 414 and Ogden Road to make a... more

Deputies: Georgia man had matches at Seneca Co. Correctional Facility

Deputies say that a 27-year-old Georgia man was arrested for promoting prison contraband after he was found to be possessing matches inside the Seneca County Correctional Facility. Marcus Fraser, 27, of Buford, Georgia was charged with second-degree promoting prison contraband. Deputies say he was an inmate at the time of the arrest. He was issued an appearance ticket to Romulus... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Author & former Reveille editor Joe Siccardi (podcast)

On this week’s edition of Weber This Week meet Joe Siccardi, former resident of Seneca Falls. He now lives in Maine where he recently published a new book, “Heaven Shining Through”. Siccardi was also the former owner and editor of the Reveille Between The Lakes weekly newspaper. . more

Cherry Fest a success at Varick Winery despite rain, clouds (video)

Despite the rainy, dreary weekend in the Finger Lakes – 2018’s Cherry Festival, hosted by Varick Winery & Vineyard went off without a snag. The event featured local musicians, local food, and a plethora of cherries – available for consumption and picking. “This is one of the most-unique events in the region,” Shelly Inglor said on Monday. The 21-year-old had... more

Teens steal van from Hillside in Romulus, caught in Corning

Two teenagers were arrested in by Corning Police after they allegedly stole a minivan from Hillside’s Varick Campus in Romulus early Sunday morning. Corning Police received a call on Sunday around 4:30 AM reporting a gray minivan near McKinney Park that was driving without its lights on. Officers said they found a gray 2010 Dodge Caravan at the park, but... more

Circular EnerG lawyer praises Assembly for no vote on incinerator bill

Circular EnerG lawyer praises Assembly for no vote on incinerator bill ROMULUS — There’s at least one party happy the state Assembly did not vote on a bill that would have removed waste-to-energy incinerators from the state’s Article 10 review process. That is the sponsor of the $365 million incinerator in the town of Romulus: Circular EnerG LLC of Rochester.... more

MANTIUS: Legislature adjourns before NYS Assembly can vote on incinerator bill

The New York State Legislature adjourned before 10 p.m. Wednesday without voting on a bill aimed at derailing a proposed garbage incinerator in Romulus. The bill was a top priority among dozens of local officials and businesses in the Finger Lakes, and it had passed the Senate unanimously. Supporters of the measure had expected it to breeze through the state... more

Helming’s anti-incinerator legislation gets through Senate

The New York State Senate passed the bill to block a proposed garbage incinerator project from moving forward at the former Seneca Army Depot in the Town of Romulus. Circular EnerG is seeking to build a garbage incinerator that would require the daily delivery of more than 2,500 tons of trash to operate. “This is a tremendous victory for the... more

Seneca Falls man guilty on felony strangulation charge

A 31-year-old Seneca Falls man pleaded guilty in Seneca County Court on Monday to felony strangulation, and will serve a year in County Jail. The court action came months after a violent domestic incident earlier this year. Steven Grillone, 31, pleaded guilty to the Class D felony charge of second-degree strangulation, with one year of county jail – and credit... more

Sheriff: Inmates possessed matches, tobacco at Seneca County jail

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of two inmates at the Seneca County Correctional Facility after they were found to be possessing prison contraband inside the facility. Daniel Vorrasi, 50, and James Ludwig, 45, both inmates at the facility were charged with two counts of promoting prison contraband. Luce says the charge is a Class A misdemeanor. The... more

Schuyler County joins chorus of opposition to Romulus incinerator

Schuyler County is the latest local government to oppose the proposed “Circular enerG” garbage incinerator project at the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus, Seneca County, New York. Citing environmental concerns, negative effects on agriculture and tourism, and local opposition from the Town of Romulus and County of Seneca, the Schuyler County Legislature voted Monday against the project, which would... more
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