Category: Varick

DAILY DEBRIEF: Unguided tours will begin Saturday at Deer Haven Park, even as tour app remains in development

DAILY DEBRIEF: Unguided tours will begin Saturday at Deer Haven Park, even as tour app remains in development

What’s the deal with Deer Haven Park? Is Saturday’s reopening of Deer Haven Park in danger? Truman Bells, the overseer of the new touring service at Deer Haven Park in Romulus spoke exclusively with FingerLakes1.com less than one day before their highly ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Traditionalists blindsided by Cayuga Nation lawsuit against federal government (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Traditionalists blindsided by Cayuga Nation lawsuit against federal government (podcast)

By Gabriel Pietrorazio What does the Cayuga Nation traditional leadership think about the land-into-trust legal suit against the U.S. Government? Sachem Chief Sam George of the Bear Clan claims that the entire community was blindsided by the lawsuit announcement made by Clint ... MORE
White Deer tours resume at Seneca Army Depot

White Deer tours resume at Seneca Army Depot

White Deer tours are underway once again at the Seneca Army Depot. They restart on Saturday, and will function as a self-guided tour that uses a smartphone application. The tour runs for eight miles through the former military site. Those roads haven’t ... MORE
Rochester woman charged with trespassing inside Seneca County resident’s home on Rt. 89

Rochester woman charged with trespassing inside Seneca County resident’s home on Rt. 89

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that they were dispatched to State Route 89 in the town of Covert for the report of a trespass. Deputies say the homeowner on Route 89 discovered an uninvited and unknown female inside her home, and ... MORE
FOR SALE: Former Hillside Campus in Seneca County advertised by IDA

FOR SALE: Former Hillside Campus in Seneca County advertised by IDA

The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency is seeking qualified buyers for the 172 acre parcel at 4887 State Route 96A in the town of Varick. It’s the site of the recently shut down Hillside Campus. An RFP is available on the Seneca ... MORE
WATCH LIVE: Seneca County Board of Supervisors May meeting (video)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Seneca County Board of Supervisors 5/12/20 meeting (video)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors hold their May meeting on Tuesday night, May 12th, at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be streamed live and available for on-demand viewing after the session’s conclusion. Watch the meeting in the player below. ... MORE
Deputies: Stolen car from Ithaca involved in traffic stop in Seneca County

Deputies: Stolen car from Ithaca involved in traffic stop in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Elmira resident following a traffic stop, in which the vehicle involved was found to be stolen. Deputies stopped a vehicle on State Route 96 in Varick, and upon investigation confirmed that it ... MORE
Police: Two lied about who was driving after crash near Walmart in Seneca Falls

Police: Two lied about who was driving after crash near Walmart in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a pair of Seneca County residents following an investigation into a property damage crash at Walmart. Angelina Ely, 29, of Varick, and Richard Thomas, 18, of Ovid was charged with obstruction of governmental ... MORE
United Way of Seneca County uses network of 75 volunteers to distribute more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks

United Way of Seneca County uses network of 75 volunteers to distribute more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks

United Way of Seneca County reports that they have distributed more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks and now have a network of about 75 volunteers working to produce the masks. Due to the overwhelming number of requests they are limiting masks to ... 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 ... MORE
Massive solar project could be coming to the former depot in Seneca County

Massive solar project could be coming to the former depot in Seneca County

A massive solar project could be coming to the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus. NextEra Energy Resources, based in Florida is looking to build an 80-megawatt facility on roughly 400 acres in Waterloo under its subsidiary, Trelina — is now proposing ... MORE
Supervisors will consider sharing sales tax with towns, villages in Seneca County

Supervisors will consider sharing sales tax with towns, villages in Seneca County

The debate about sharing sales tax revenue received a shot of life at Tuesday's meeting of the Government Operations Committee in Seneca County. The supervisors have long-wrestled with the notion of sharing sales tax revenue with towns and villages. Supervisor Kyle Barnhart, ... MORE
Cuomo announces committee roster for veterans cemetery search process

Cuomo announces committee roster for veterans cemetery search process

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the committee roster that will oversee plans to create the first New York State Veterans Cemetery that will provide dignified burial options for the state’s veterans and their eligible family members. Officials in Seneca County are hopeful ... MORE
Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was ... MORE
Sheriff Luce: 64 arrests made, update on fatal wreck, and more work helping in Karlsen case

Sheriff Luce: 64 arrests made, update on fatal wreck, and more work helping in Karlsen case

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office provided their monthly snapshot for activity during the month of January. There were 1,172 total calls for service, with 64 arrests made throughout the month. There were 17 DHS fraud cases, resulting in $714 being recouped. There ... MORE