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Harassment, possession charges filed after del Lago incident

Harassment, possession charges filed after del Lago incident
Deputies report the arrest of a 39-year-old Rochester man following an incident in Seneca County. Beau Warren, 39, of Rochester was charged with harassment and criminal possession of a controlled substance after a physical altercation with a female at the Del Lago Resort & Casino. Warren was arraigned and committed to the Seneca County Correctional Facility in lieu of $1,000... more

‘IMPROVEMENT NOT ENOUGH’: del Lago credit rating downgraded again as 2019 begins

del Lago credit rating downgraded agai
A new report from Moody’s Investors Service says del Lago Resort & Casino, located in Tyre, is struggling financially amid significant debt load, and lower-than-expected revenue. Moody’s on Thursday lowered the casino’s bond rating and retained the casino’s negative outlook, warning the $440 million facility may end up having to restructure its debt. “The downgrade and the negative outlook consider... more

Government shutdown leads to postponement of Montezuma bald eagle survey

Government shutdown leads to postponement of Montezuma bald eagle survey
The 2019 mid-winter bald eagle survey in the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge has been postponed as a result of the ongoing partial government shutdown. Four of the 14 routes used by volunteers pass through gated areas of the preserve — which is operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — and are unavailable during the federal shutdown, according to... more

Deputies: Brothers caused $51K worth of damage to del Lago elevator, threatened security

Deputies: Brothers caused $51K worth of damage to del Lago elevator, threatened security
Deputies say two Seneca County men were arrested on felony charges after causing $51,000 worth of damage to an elevator at the del Lago Resort & Casino, and threatening security officers during a November incident. Christopher Freeman, 31, of State Route 318 was charged with second-degree criminal mischief, and third-degree burglary, both felonies, as well as five counts of manacing... more

del Lago revenues called into question, despite percentage growth observed

del Lago revenues called into question, despite percentage growth observed
Reports indicate that gaming revenue at Del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre only increased three percentage points in the last year. This after Moody’s said that without a substantial improvement – the facility wouldn’t be able to support its debt structure following shaky first year performance. Expecting more than $260 million in gaming revenue, the actual number was just... more

The long road to economic development in Seneca County

The long road to economic development in Seneca County
When it comes to economic development in Seneca County – there are several entities working toward a common vision. At least on paper. The Seneca County Board of Supervisors, Industrial Development Agency, and Chamber of Commerce were tasked – approximately two years ago – with working together to generate leads and ‘wins’ for the whole county. It started quickly with... more

Deputies: Drunk driver nearly struck vehicle on NYS Thruway

Deputies: Drunk driver nearly struck vehicle on NYS Thruway
On December 26th at approximately 3:50 p.m. deputies responded to the Petro truck stop at 1255 State Route 414 for the report of a vehicle that had been driving erratically while on the Thruway. Deputies say the report indicated that the vehicle almost struck a parked car at another location. Deputies were able to locate the suspected vehicle and spoke... more

‘ONE SENECA’: Initiative to drive economic development, tourism looks for revival in 2019

‘ONE SENECA’: In
On Thursday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors renewed one of their longest standing debates. It centrally revolved around ‘how’ funding used for the County’s Tourism Promotion Agency should be handed out. Occupancy Tax, or ‘Bed Tax’ as it’s called in other municipalities – takes monies that would otherwise go to the County for general use; and allocates them to... more

TONS TO DO: Montezuma Audubon Center announces January, February, and March programs

TONS TO DO: Montezuma Audubon Center announces January, February, and March programs
Are you looking for something fun and exciting to do this winter? The Montezuma Audubon Center’s programs are a great way to explore the winter wonderland with friends and family! Join us for hot cocoa and snowshoe programs to explore the wild side of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. Hop in our van and tour Montezuma to experience majestic raptors, migratory... more

Seneca Falls man charged with rape over several years

Seneca Falls man charged with rape after investigation into numerous incidents
Authorities say a 29-year-old Middle Black Brook Road resident in Seneca Falls was arrested on numerous charges – including a second-degree rape charge – following a lengthy investigation into alleged sexual abuse involving a 13-year-old victim. Scott P. Davis, 29, of Seneca Falls was charged with second-degree rape, second-degree criminal sex act, and endangering the welfare of a child. Two... more

Supervisors ponder ‘Water & Sewer Authority’ while looking for consensus in 2019 (video)

Board of Supervisors hold December meeting in Waterloo (video)
It was the last regular session of the calendar year; and it’s been an active one for the Seneca County Board of Supervisors. While the supervisors will have a couple special sessions before the end of the year to take care of some clerical items – the lion share of legislating has concluded. Board Chairman Bob Shipley (R-Waterloo) said it... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing how tourism and economic development are linked (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing tourism in the Finger Lakes w/ local chamber reps (podcast)
The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce recently launched a new community guide aimed at connecting those staying and living in the Finger Lakes — with valuable local services. In this case, the most-recent publication – known as the “Finger Lakes Gateway Connections Community Guide” is aimed at decision makers who might be considering doing business or living in Seneca County.... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Mitch Rowe discusses the current, future state of Seneca County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Mitch Rowe discusses the current, future state of Seneca County (podcast)
There aren’t any hardline philosophies, and there has been a noticeable reduction in contention between the County Manager’s Office, and the Board of Supervisors since Acting County Manager Mitch Rowe took the helm in September. After the unexpected resignation of former County Manager John Sheppard — Rowe was tapped as an interim solution to the board’s short-term problem: Finding someone... more

Driver charged with DWI after being removed from casino by del Lago security

Driver charged with DWI after being removed from casino by del Lago security
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 17th at approximately 2:34 a.m. deputies responded to the del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre for a reported two-car accident. Upon arrival deputies located the accident in the parking garage and found that 23-year-old Ghana S. Karki, of Rochester had been removed from the casino by security for being intoxicated.... more

No injuries despite two multi-vehicle accidents on Thruway as holiday weekend concludes

A pair of crashes on the New York State Thruway between exits 40 and 41 snarled traffic in Northern Seneca and Cayuga counties on Sunday. While there weren’t any injuries reported at either accident – it was enough to keep local first responders busy on the last day of a busy holiday weekend. Magee Fire Department and North Seneca Ambulance... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Jason Klug, Director of Entertainment at del Lago (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Jason Klug, Director of Entertainment at del Lago (podcast)
This week, Jason Klug joins Harold Weber in-studio for the latest edition of Weber This Week. Jason is the Director of Entertainment, Special Events and Audio/Visual Operations at del Lago Resort and Casino in Tyre. Hear about what goes into bringing national acts to northern Seneca County and find out what’s planned for the upcoming months at The Vine. . more
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