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EXPERIENCE IN SENECA: Primary for District Attorney in final days

EXPERIENCE IN SENECA: Primary for District Attorney in final days
The two men squaring off Tuesday in a three-party primary election for Seneca County district attorney are touting their experience — albeit in different ways. Christopher Folk is leaning on the combination of his seven years as Waterloo town judge and his managerial skills in the high-tech sector, which he believes can improve how the DA’s office runs. “One of... more

Liverpool man part of group accused of stealing electronics from SF Walmart

Liverpool man part of group accused of stealing electronics from SF Walmart
Police say a 57-year-old Liverpool man was arrested on felony charges in Seneca Falls following an incident and investigation at the Walmart store located on North Road. Steven M. Kilgore, 57, was a member of a group who worked together to steal more than $2,000 worth of electronics from the store, according to police. Through investigation, police were able to... more

McDonald’s 2015 Hepatitis A class action case settled

McDonald’s 2015 Hepatitis A class action case settled
Litigation involving a 2015 Hepatitis A scare at the McDonald’s Restaurant on Mound Road has been settled. Tuesday, State Supreme Court Justice Daniel Doyle approved a final order certifying a class of 1,073 plaintiffs and a settlement of just under $240 for each plaintiff. The June 18 hearing was to determine whether the proposed settlement is fair, reasonable and adequate... more

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Waterloo softball program celebrates Sectional title & successful 2019 season (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Waterloo softball program celebrates Sectional title & successful 2019 season (podcast)
After winning their first Sectional Title since 2010, four captains and head coach Kierstyn DeCory will be in-studio on Tuesday afternoon to talk about their successful 2019 season. Morgan Kapp, Jordan Colegrove, Jillian Panek and Emma Smithers will be live on the FL1 Sports Podcast. . more

Bavis gets 3.25% raise in Waterloo, bumping salary to $164K

Bavis gets 3.25% raise in Waterloo, bumping salary to $164K
School Superintendent Terri Bavis will receive a 3.25 percent salary increase on July 1. The Board of Education voted 8-0 Monday to approve the pay hike. Board member Coreen Lowry was absent. The increase will bump Bavis’ salary up from $159,025 to $164,193. Bavis has been superintendent since July 1, 2016. Her current contract expires June 30, 2020. In other... more

Dispute over delivery of mail to Waterloo home

Dispute over delivery of mail to Waterloo home
Man’s best friends have been known to be mail carriers’ worst enemies at times. David and Gail Fridley have two pitbull mix dogs at their 9 E. Elisha St. home, and the Waterloo Post Office has not delivered mail to their house for nearly two weeks. The Fridleys say they’ve done all that’s been asked of them to keep the... more

FRESH TAKES: Kings of the North, Woodland at Pebble & Anthony Davis to Lakers (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: Kings of the North, Woodland at Pebble & Anthony Davis to Lakers (podcast)
This week Paul Russo and Nick Felice give their final thoughts on the NBA Finals and the league’s first ever Canadian champions, the Toronto Raptors. Also, a recap of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach which was won by Gary Woodland and reaction to the Anthony Davis acquisition by the Los Angeles Lakers. . more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD
What does the future of education look like in Seneca Falls? This year the Seneca Falls Central School District is undergoing a leadership change. Jeramy Clingerman will become superintendent of schools this summer, as longtime leader Bob McKeveny ends his career. The two were in-studio for a wide-ranging conversation about the transition process, and the future of education broadly. . more

Waterloo’s Sposato, Newark’s Ladd among Section V Hall of Fame inductees for 2019

Waterloo’s Sposato, Newark’s Ladd among
On Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 11:30 am at the Burgundy Basin (1361 Marsh Road, Pittsford, NY), Section V Athletics will induct the third class into its Executive Hall of Fame. Those being inducted are: Marty Martin, a retired athletic director for York Central School district and longtime Section V Girls Volleyball Coordinator; Kathy Smith, a retired athletic administrator from... more

ISSUE OF WILL: Does enough support exist for a water authority in Seneca County?

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Is it time for Seneca County to adopt the ‘authority’ model of providing water or sewer service to residents? While the Seneca County Board of Supervisors debates the prospect of a $24 million sewer consolidation project – they are also weighing the creation of an ‘authority’ to manage water or sewer. When County Manager Mitch Rowe assumed his role over... more

Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI

Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI
A Geneva man was arrested on several felony charges after he allegedly threatened another person with a handgun. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 11th at approximately 9:32 p.m. deputies arrested Alex M. Deyulio, 23, of Geneva following a traffic stop. Deyulio was charged with felony DWI due to a previous conviction, felony operating a motor vehicle... more

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes opens July 1st

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes
The 2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes at Seneca Falls Country Club for ages 6 – 17 will be held on 4 Mondays in the month of July. This has become one of the most popular programs in the area with a cost of just $65 per child that includes instruction in all aspects of the game, lunch... more

Waterloo Village Board ends stipend for non-use of health insurance

Waterloo Village Board ends stipend for non-use of health insurance
This Seneca County village has six elected officials. They have been eligible for health insurance through the village, if they so choose. If they decline the insurance, they have been given a $250-a-month stipend. The Village Board voted 3-0 Monday to eliminate the stipend, effective July 1. Trustees Les Marquart, Gina Suffredini and John Butlak voted in favor. Mayor Jack... more

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)
On their one year anniversary show, Paul Russo and Nick Felice preview this week’s United States Open at Pebble Beach, recap the Stanley Cup Finals heading into Game 7 on Wednesday night, and discuss if the Golden State Warriors can comeback to win their third straight NBA Championship despite losing Kevin Durant on Monday night. . more

Geneva man captures 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker

Geneva man captured 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker
More than 200 anglers from throughout the Finger Lakes registered for the 49th annual Waterloo Rotary Carp Derby. It was the 11th year the Rotarians have sponsored the Carp Derby that was begun by the Grumpy Old Men of Seneca Falls in 1980. Anglers from Palmyra, Elmira, Sodus, Clifton Springs and Manchester brought their catches to the weigh station on... more

Police: Driver charged with felony DWI in Seneca Falls

Police: Driver charged with felony DWI in Seneca Falls
On Sunday at approximately 7:50 p.m. police arrested an Ogden resident on felony DWI charges following a traffic stop along Fall Street. Jamie L. Smith, 38, was charged with felony DWI, felony aggravated DWI, and refusal to take a breath test. Smith had been observed by motorists operating erratically on State Route 5 in Waterloo and Seneca Falls. She was... more

Waterloo seeks $10 million grant for downtown

Waterloo seeks $10 million grant for downtown
The village is officially in the running for a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant from the state. The Village Board will be told Monday that the application has been completed and submitted to the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Corp. The application focuses on using the grant money to make a host of improvements and upgrades to the... more

‘Day Without Hate’ observed at Waterloo Middle School

‘Day Without Hate’ observed at Waterloo Middle School
A program called Rachel’s Challenge came to Waterloo Middle School this year. It began in October and concluded with a Day Without Hate last Friday. The first Day Without Hate was planned by the middle school’s Respect Team. The goal was to encourage student leadership in promoting respect, non-violence and unity. “The activities, goals and conversations were student organized,” said... more
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