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Fire reported at Burger King in Seneca Falls (photos)

Fire reported at Burger King in Seneca Falls (photos)
Shortly after 5 a.m. first responders were called to the scene of a restaurant fire in Seneca Falls. Firefighters were quickly dispatched to the Burger King restaurant along 5&20. Fayette, Waterloo, and Seneca Falls fire departments were all on-scene, along with the Seneca Falls Fire Department. The fire was quickly brought under control. more

Seneca Falls woman’s 100th Birthday honored with drive-by celebration (video)

Seneca Falls woman’s 100th Birthday honored with drive-by celebration (video)
Longtime Seneca Falls, NY resident Ann Sinicropi turned 100 years old on March 9, 2020. A party was planned to celebrate in her honor on March 21st but unfortunately had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak and social gathering restrictions in New York State. A milestone of 100 years on this earth should not go unrecognized so her... more

Police: Seneca Falls man arrested after leading officers on pursuit

Police: Seneca Falls man arrested after leading officers on pursuit
Police say a Seneca Falls man was arrested on a number of charges after an incident earlier in the month led to a pursuit, which was called off. On Friday at approximately 12:45 p.m. police arrested Patrick E. Goodell, 24, of Savannah following the violation of a court order earlier in March. On March 10th, the Seneca County 911 Center... more

Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time
– By Josh Durso Social distancing comes with a lot of challenges. People are social creatures, so they crave interaction. During a pandemic like the one impacting most of the globe – Governor Andrew Cuomo called on mental health professionals across New York to create ‘networks’ for the community to leverage. How does that happen, though, in a world where... more

Seneca Falls man charged with theft from Tops, Walmart

Seneca Falls man charged with theft from Tops, Walmart
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 50-year-old man on a petit larceny charge after two separate incidents at Walmart and Tops. Police say Daniel Babbitt Jr., 50, was charged with petit larceny. He’s accused of entering Walmart – placing several items into his cart and attempting to leave without paying. A short time later, he went... more

Waterloo man charged with harassment, criminal mischief after incident

Waterloo man charged with harassment, criminal mischief after incident
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a Waterloo man following a disturbance at a local residence. Kevin Erb, 33, of Waterloo is accused of engaging in a dispute with another person. While leaving the residence, he intentionally broke off a vehicle’s side view mirror. Police say when Erb was taken into custody — officers found him to... more

Police: Seneca Falls woman violates protective order

Police: Seneca Falls woman
On Friday, March 20th at 4:16 p.m. police arrested a 38-year-old Seneca Falls woman following an arrest in February for menacing. Alisha Simmons, 38, was accused of menacing another person with a weapon this past winter, which resulted in a court order of protection being issued. Police say Simmons had repeated contact with the victim, who was the protected party.... more

LETTER: Ferrara asks for community to adhere to state’s stay at home order

LETTER: Ferrara asks for community to adhere to state’s stay at home order
On behalf of the Seneca Falls Town Board and all of the Town's employees, we hope and pray that all of our town residents are safe and staying healthy! Please follow Governor Cuomo's "Stay Home Order" unless you are considered an essential worker by your employer. Practice 'social distancing' whenever you are with other people. Continue to wash your hands... more

BonaDent takes on major role in local COVID-19 fight

BonaDent takes on major role in local COVID-19 fight
– By Josh Durso One of Seneca County’s largest employers is teaming up with Senator Pam Helming to help hospitals across the region — and state — as the response to the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds in real-time. BonaDent, a local company that has operated for 75 years, spanning three generations — has taken its mission of serving the community —... more

Finger Lakes Tea Company offers statement on COVID-19 & tips for choosing the right tea for better health

Finger Lakes Tea Company offers statement on COVID-19 & tips for choosing the right tea for better health
We wanted to send out a statement in regard to the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We are taking things very seriously and have sent most of our employees home to work remotely. We wanted to assure everyone that our teas are harvested the prior year in the springtime in China, before the COVID-19 outbreak, so our teas... more

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Kenny’s St. Patrick’s Day statement on COVID-19 (podcast)

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Kenny’s St. Patrick’s Day statement on COVID-19 (podcast)
For Kenny’s final episode of season 12, he addresses his public on St. Patrick’s Day to issue his own personal statement on the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic that has brought day-to-day life in our country to a halt. Kenny Haas will be back in late August for season 13 of Kenny’s 2 Pennies. Until then, stay safe!  . more

Police: Seneca Falls duo accused of leaving children unattended outside apartment complex

Police: Seneca Falls duo accused of leaving children unattended outside apartment complex
Police report the arrest of a pair of Seneca Falls residents following an investigation into children left unattended outside an apartment complex. Daryl Bryerton, 27, and Aubrey Asbrand, 24, were arrested after two children were found outside an apartment complex. They were both charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Police say Bryerton was additionally charged with resisting arrest... more

Melissa Brown enters race for Seneca County Clerk

Melissa Brown enters race for Seneca County Clerk
Seneca Falls resident Melissa Brown has declared her candidacy for the position of county clerk, joining the growing list of Democrats running for office in Seneca County this year. Brown, 35, is a nine-year veteran of county employment. She graduated from Finger Lakes Community College with concentrations in fine arts, biology and biotechnology and from SUNY Potsdam in studio arts.... more

Union Springs leaders, lawyers lay out concerns as Cayuga Nation Dispute stalls (audio & video)

Union Springs Mayor Shattuck lays out concerns as Cayuga Natio
Union Springs Village Mayor Bud Shattuck has spoken with FingerLakes1.com, and the Village's legal team has provided documents that were sent to Cayuga Nation attorneys over the last 10 days. Video shows the dramatic moments the Cayuga Nation Police moved into properties, taking them over. more

318 Asian Buffet offering specials & hosting parties for special occiasions

318 Asian Buffet offering specials & hosting parties for special occiasions
318 Asian Buffet inside the Finger Lakes Tea Company on Route 318 in Waterloo is offering a free meal on your birthday if you come with a party of five or more. The same deal holds for high school graduates later this spring. Inquire about 318 Asian Buffet’s party room for weddings, birthdays or graduation parties. On Mother’s Day, moms... more

Police: Seneca Falls man released after violating protective order

Police: Seneca Falls man released after violating protective order
A Seneca Falls man was ticketed after violating a protective order earlier in the week. Police say that on Tuesday around 1 p.m. officers arrested Daniel White, 52, of Seneca Falls following an incident involving a court order. White is accused of violating that protective order by being in the presence of the subject. Additional details of the incident were... more

Police: Seneca Falls man violated protective order twice within hours

Police: Seneca Falls man violated protective order
On Sunday, March 15th at 12:24 a.m., police arrested Steven J. Sinicropi, 58, of Seneca Falls. The arrest stems from a domestic incident which Sinicropi violated a Class A Order of Protection by being in the immediate presence of the protected party. He was charged with Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree, a class A misdemeanor. Police say Sinicropi was... more

Deputies: Seneca Falls driver charged with DWI in Tyre

Deputies: Seneca Falls driver charged with DWI in Tyre
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Seneca Falls driver following a traffic stop on State Route 318. Deputies say Noah Robbins, 22, of Seneca Falls was observed failing to keep right in the Town of Tyre. After a traffic stop, Robbins was found to be intoxicated. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with a... more
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