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del Lago casino in Tyre ready to offer sports betting

del Lago casino in Tyre ready to offer sports betting
As the state Gaming Commission moves closer to legalizing sports betting in New York, del Lago Resort & Casino in Seneca County is preparing to accept wagers once regulations are enacted. Mark Juliano, del Lago’s general manager, said in a statement Thursday that the casino is “finalizing plans” for its sportsbook. The casino is partnering with DraftKings to host sports... more

Hearing on del Lago smoking area expansion continues Thursday

Hearing on del Lago smoking area expansion continues Thursday
The Town Board will continue a public hearing that started Feb. 21 on the application of del Lago Resort & Casino for construction of an expanded smoking area at the casino. The hearing will resume at 6:30 p.m. Thursday prior to the board’s regular meeting at the Municipal Building, 1695 Route 318. It will consider the amended site and development... more

Shipley calls on Albany to address ‘Upstate’ issues; thanks Corona for 20 years of service

Shipley calls on Albany to address ‘Upstate’ issues; thanks Corona for 20 years of service
It’s time for state legislators and Governor Andrew Cuomo to deal with the many challenges facing the Finger Lakes region. That was the resounding message from Seneca County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bob Shipley (R-Waterloo), who took last night’s meeting as an opportunity to address the lengthy list of concerns the legislators have with Albany’s efforts. “I feel it is... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Kaitlyn & Sal Franzone of Ciccino’s Pizzeria & Restaurant in-studio (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Kaitlyn & Sal Franzone of Ciccino’s Pizzeria & Restaurant in-studio (podcast)
Ciccino’s Pizzeria & Restaurant has become a staple of the Seneca County and Geneva area dining and delivery scene. On this week’s edition of Weber This Week, meet the founding owner, Sal Franzone and his daughter Kaitlyn Franzone, who were in-studio to talk about their business past, present & future. . more

Most supervisors in Seneca County will run again in 2019

Most supervisors in Seneca County will run again in 2019
Eight Seneca County Board of Supervisors members whose terms expire this year have said they will seek re-election in November. The following people said they are circulating nominating petitions to run again: • Ernest Brownell of Junius. • Bob Hayssen of Varick. • Michael Reynolds of Covert,. • David Kaiser of Romulus. • Lee Davidson of Lodi. • Ralph Lott... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Christopher Folk talks platform as he runs for Seneca County District Attorney (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Christopher Folk previews his race for Seneca County District Attorney (podcast)
Christopher Folk says his unique experiences make him the ideal candidate for Seneca County District Attorney. With background in the tech space, plenty of management experience, and time spent in local courts as Waterloo Town Judge – Folk believes one of the keys to being a strong District Attorney is understanding how to grow and become better in the position.... more

OUT & ABOUT: 17th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration along Cayuga Lake

OUT & ABOUT: 17th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration along Cayuga Lake (gallery)
Even though the calendar said February, and winds were expected to drive area residents into their homes for half of the weekend – the 17th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration along Cayuga Lake went off without a hitch. Wine tastings, food pairings, and plenty of positivity filled the 14 participating wineries and tasting rooms. “This has been a really unique, fun... more

Craft beverage convention coming to del Lago in March

Craft beverage convention coming to del Lago in March
The 2019 Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. Hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County, the conference will feature expert speakers on subjects related to craft beer and cider. Subjects will include marketing and improving businesses, updates from... more

TWO YEARS OF PROGRESS: A closer look at efforts to combat substance use disorders & mental health awareness (series)

TWO YEARS OF PROGRESS: Seneca continues addiction, mental health efforts
Part I: Identifying the problem, weighing current challenges When it comes to creating awareness around mental health issues and substance use disorders – officials believe positive ground has been made up in the last few years. Margaret Morse, Director of Community Services for Seneca County agrees. Morse celebrated her two-year anniversary leading community service efforts in Seneca on Jan. 31,... more

Wolfs plan open house to thank community after fire

Wolfs plan open house to thank community after fire
When a fire destroyed Doris and Walter Wolf’s beloved cobblestone house a little over a year ago, they were overwhelmed by the love and support they received from the community. Now they want to say thank you. They will do just that at an open house at their new home, built near the near the historic Birdsey Road house that... more

Deputies: Man arrested after being banned from del Lago

Deputies: Man arrested after being banned from del Lago
Deputies say a Pittsford man was arrested in Seneca County after he entered the del Lago Resort & Casino, from which he had earlier been banned. James Samuel Miller, 22, of Pittsford arrested following an incident at del Lago. Deputies say that he was charged with trespassing after earlier being told to leave the premises; and that he was banned... more

Traffic temporarily snarled after crash involving tractor-trailer near Exit 41 on Thruway

ALL LANES BLOCKED: Crash involving tractor-trailer snarls NYS Thruway near Exit 41
State Police are investigating a crash that involved a tractor-trailer along the Thruway near Exit 41 during the late-morning hours. While the roadway was temporarily blocked – those at the scene worked quickly to free the congestion. As of 10:50 a.m. the roadway was reopened. However, motorists were encouraged to remain cautious on all roads as they were remain snow-covered.... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Melissa Taylor, Seneca Co. Emergency Management Director (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Melissa Taylor, Seneca Co. Emergency Management Director (podcast)
Melissa Taylor resumed her position as Seneca County Director of Emergency Management in November after the Seneca County Board of Supervisors voted 13-0 to honor her request to withdraw her resignation letter from early in the year. On Monday, she is in-studio with Harold “Web Dog” Weber as a guest on Weber This Week to talk about her department, what... more

Lago celebrates anniversary, remains optimistic despite Moody’s report last month

Lago celebrates anniversary, remains optimistic despite Moody’s report last month
As del Lago Resort & Casino celebrates their second anniversary, and looks ahead to another year in Northern Seneca County – management says the focus remains bolstering the region. Lago’s focus for 2019 will be in continuing to build community, increasing employment opportunities, boosting tourism, and helping local businesses grow. “As we mark our second year, we are thrilled that... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing mental health, substance use disorders, and progress (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing mental health, substance use disorders, and progress (podcast)
In 2018, the CDC produced new, shocking data that showed a 30 percent increase in suicide rates over the last two decades. That increase prompted a lot of discussion, dialogue, and ideas about what could be done differently to improve mental health treatment, services available, and remove stigma. Those efforts are now being realized in a number of unique, exciting... more

Another delay in del Lago threat case

Another delay in del Lago threat case
A Wayne County man accused of making threats against del Lago Resort & Casino has been granted another delay in his case — and some words of warning from a judge. “You’ve got a tough case here, Mr. Furey,” Acting Seneca County Judge Daniel Doyle told Scott Furey. “You have a lot of exposure here.” Furey was in court Tuesday... more

Seneca Falls woman leads deputies on brief pursuit before crashing into snowy ditch

Seneca Falls woman leads deputies on brief pursuit before crashing into snowy ditch
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on February 3rd at approximately 12:45 a.m. deputies arrested a 25-year-old Seneca Falls resident following an incident in Tyre. Cassie M. McGhan, 25, of Seneca Falls was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated – having a BAC over 0.18 percent, reckless driving, and failure to comply with a police officer.... more
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