WEBER THIS WEEK: Liz Comatis & Jim Woodard of Woody’s Bar & Grille (podcast)

When longtime local restaurant Abigail’s in Seneca Falls closed last month, general manager Liz Comatis brought her expertise in food service along with Jim Woodard, to the Quality Inn where they opened Woody’s Bar & Grille and took over the banquet service at the former Seneca Falls-Waterloo Holiday Inn location. Liz and Woody are in-studio to talk about it on... more

Victim’s family seeks safe house after violent murder in Waterloo

The family of shooting victim Lori McConnell is taking their grief and turning it into action. McConnell, 53, of Waterloo was gunned down late in the evening of July 10 in a Waterloo apartment along with Chuck Andrus IV, 45, who also died. Karen Zdunko, 50, was wounded and survived. Emerson “John” Tohafjian, 48, McConnell’s former boyfriend, has been charged... more

del Lago Resort & Casino’s Savor del Lago raises $1,500 for Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Del Lago Resort & Casino hosted another successful Savor del Lago event on July 21st, with proceeds benefitting the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery (SVMC). Located in Romulus, NY, on the former site of the Sampson Naval Training Station and Sampson Air Force Base, SVMC provides veterans and their eligible dependents with a dignified final resting place of military burial. SVMC... more

The 20th Annual Habitat for Humanity of Seneca County Golf Tournament raises funds

Habitat for Humanity of Seneca County (“HFHSC”) announced today that the 20th Annual Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament raised $6,746.26 for the organization. The annual event took place at Silver Creek Golf Course in Waterloo on Monday, July 16th, 2018. The event benefits greatly from sponsor support including primary sponsor, IESI – Seneca Meadows and organizing sponsor, Generations Bank. Mark... more

Deputies: Waterloo man had pills while incarcerated at jail

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on August 10th at approximately 11:25 am deputies arrested a Waterloo man following an investigation inside the Seneca County Correctional Facility. Shane W. Harris, 28, of Waterloo was charged with one count of Promoting Prison Contraband in the Second Degree. Harris, currently incarcerated at the jail was found to be in possession of... more

THE LOVING CUP: Lynne Doyle & Phyllis Motill of United Way of Seneca County (podcast)

Join your host Katie MacIntyre on this episode of The Loving Cup Podcast where she is joined by Lynne Doyle (VP of UWSC Board of Directors) and Phyllis Motill (Former President of UWSC Board of Directors) as they discuss family, gratitude, hard work and the upcoming Fill the Bus event. . more

Waterloo mayor declares war on messy properties

Mayor Ted Young has seen enough violations of the village’s solid waste code. He will devote much of Monday’s Village Board meeting to discussing the proliferation of couches, mattresses, bed springs and old TVs put out by the curb and ways to address the problem. “It’s gotten real bad this summer. We need to crack down on enforcing our code... more

Waterloo woman arrested on drug, prostitution charges following investigation

On Thursday around 4:10 pm deputies arrested a 22-year-old Waterloo resident on a number of drug charges following an investigation. Hailey A. Lowrey, 22, of Waterloo was charged with three counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, one count of Prostitution, and one count of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Third Degree. The charges stem... more

FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: Ohio State reaction, NASCAR at The Glen, PGA Championship preview & new movies in August (podcast)

This week on Fresh Takes with Russo & Felice, a preview of the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive, the scandal currently playing out at Ohio State, reaction to the deals made at Major League Baseball’s trade deadline, a recap of NASCAR at The Glen and a look at the new movies coming out this month. . more

Police: Geneva woman left dog in 100 degree car at Walmart

Police say a 35-year-old Geneva woman was ticketed after officers received a civilian complaint about a dog trapped inside a hot vehicle at Walmart. The incident unfolded at the Walmart Supercenter located in Seneca Falls. Police responded to the civilian complaint, which outlined a dog locked inside a non-running vehicle. Upon arrival, police used infrared thermometers to check the temperature... more

del Lago Resort & Casino announces Engelbert Humperdinck at The Vine

Del Lago Resort & Casino adds another show to its concert lineup at The Vine. Engelbert Humperdinck will perform at 8PM on Tuesday, Oct. 16th. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, August 10th, and may be purchased in person at the del Lago Resort & Casino box office, by calling the box office at 315-946-1695 or at dellagoresort.com/entertainment. Engelbert... more

Dwello removed as Waterloo town Planning Board chairman

The Town Board voted 5-0 Monday to remove Bob Dwello as chairman of the town Planning Board. Dwello would remain a member of the board. That move was followed by a unanimous vote to name Reed Balewski as chairman, effective immediately for a term expiring Jan. 31, 2024. “The chairman of the Planning Board serves at the pleasure of the... more

Judge denies bail for suspect in deadly Waterloo shooting

The man charged in last month’s triple shooting in Waterloo was denied bail during a court appearance Monday. The public defender for Emerson Tohafjian, 48, requested bail for him for $1 million. A judge turned down the motion and he will be returned to the Seneca County Jail. Tohafjian was indicted on July 20 on four counts of murder in... more

Police: Burglary charge for Waterloo man banned from Walmart stores

Police say a Waterloo man was arrested on charges related to a burglary at Walmart, following the theft of more than $100 worth of merchandise from the Seneca Falls store. On August 3rd at 2:42 pm police arrested Timothy Wright, 30, of Waterloo for petit larceny and burglary after allegedly stealing $117 worth of merchandise from Walmart. Wright was issued... more

Community Bank N.A. ribbon cutting

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Community Bank N.A. (Waterloo Branch) in honor of recent facility renovations. Pictured left to right; Kassandra Rose, Diane Janes, Hal Wentworth (S VP Retail Banking), Alexis Spina (Vice President/Branch Manager), Mackenzie Green (Membership Development Manager), Richard Newman (Destination Marketing Manager), David Sloan (Southern Region Market Manager) and... more

DEC holds off decision on Seneca Meadows mining permit renewal

Normally, the state Department of Environmental Conservation would have issued a decision by now on Seneca Meadows’ application for a five-year renewal of its mined land reclamation permit. However, the Seneca Falls landfill has agreed to waive the normal deadline for a DEC response. The decision has now been put off until Jan. 4, 2019. Seneca Meadows asked for an... more

TALK SAVES LIVES: Multiple suicide prevention trainings coming to Seneca Co.

An introduction to suicide prevention. The Seneca County Suicide Prevention Coalition will be hosting a series of Talk Saves Lives trainings in five locations throughout the community. The community-based presentation is one that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. It’s a program developed by the American Foundation for... more
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