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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 York to create ‘networks’ for the community to leverage. How does that happen, though, in a world where... more

Waterloo man charged with harassment, criminal mischief after incident

Waterloo man charged with harassment, criminal mischief after incident
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a Waterloo man following a disturbance at a local residence. Kevin Erb, 33, of Waterloo is accused of engaging in a dispute with another person. While leaving the residence, he intentionally broke off a vehicle’s side view mirror. Police say when Erb was taken into custody — officers found him to... more

Seneca Nursing & Rehab employee confirmed to have COVID-19; Health Dept. says not a Seneca County resident

Seneca Nursing & Rehab employee confirmed to have COVID-19; Health Dept. says not a Seneca County resident
The Seneca County Health Department was notified on Monday that an employee of Seneca Nursing and Rehabilitation Center located in Waterloo has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is not a Seneca County resident and is currently in isolation and being monitored by their local health department. According to Vickie Swinehart, Director of Seneca County Health Department, Staff and residents... more

Serious crash reported at Rt. 96, County House Road intersection in Seneca County

Serious crash reported at Rt. 96, County House Road intersection in Seneca County
First responders in Seneca County were called to a serious two car crash at the intersection of State Route 96 and County House Road. Multiple ambulances were requested to the scene, as well as LifeNet helicopter. The Waterloo Fire Department responded to the scene. Motorists should avoid the area for the time being. Hit refresh to see updates to this... more

Waterloo HS softball team gets creative with #QuarantineCatchChallenge (video)

Waterloo HS softball team gets creative with #QuarantineCatchChallenge (video)
It came with the hashtag #QuarantineCatchChallenge — and like anything meant to lift us up a little bit in a time of uncertainty — the video accomplished just that. Posted to the Waterloo Lady Indians Softball Facebook Page, which can be accessed below — a video showed a number of different people passing a softball virtually. Of course, high school... more

Celebrate Commemorate cancelled in Waterloo this spring

Celebrate Commemorate cancelled in Waterloo this spring
Celebrate Commemorate has been cancelled. The annual events in the village of Waterloo celebrate the beginnings of Memorial Day. The move to cancel was made out of an abundance of caution, organizers said, in coordination with the village  of Waterloo, as well as Centers for Disease Control guidelines. Here’s a full-statement released by Celebrate Commemorate: “Upon recommendation by the Village... more

Finger Lakes Tea Company offers statement on COVID-19 & tips for choosing the right tea for better health

Finger Lakes Tea Company offers statement on COVID-19 & tips for choosing the right tea for better health
We wanted to send out a statement in regard to the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We are taking things very seriously and have sent most of our employees home to work remotely. We wanted to assure everyone that our teas are harvested the prior year in the springtime in China, before the COVID-19 outbreak, so our teas... more

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Kenny’s St. Patrick’s Day statement on COVID-19 (podcast)

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Kenny’s St. Patrick’s Day statement on COVID-19 (podcast)
For Kenny’s final episode of season 12, he addresses his public on St. Patrick’s Day to issue his own personal statement on the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic that has brought day-to-day life in our country to a halt. Kenny Haas will be back in late August for season 13 of Kenny’s 2 Pennies. Until then, stay safe!  . more

Deputies: Felony drug arrests made after traffic stop in Waterloo

Deputies: Felony drug arrests made after traffic stop in Waterloo
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that members of the Narcotics Unit arrested a 34-year-old Geneva resident, as well as a 39-year-old Auburn resident on drug charges following a traffic stop in Waterloo. Sarah M. Kline, 34, and Shawn P Mahoney, 39, were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, and criminally using drug paraphernalia in the... more

318 Asian Buffet offering specials & hosting parties for special occiasions

318 Asian Buffet offering specials & hosting parties for special occiasions
318 Asian Buffet inside the Finger Lakes Tea Company on Route 318 in Waterloo is offering a free meal on your birthday if you come with a party of five or more. The same deal holds for high school graduates later this spring. Inquire about 318 Asian Buffet’s party room for weddings, birthdays or graduation parties. On Mother’s Day, moms... more

Waterloo in Bloom looks ahead for new leadership

Waterloo in Bloom looks ahead for new leadership
After 18 years of leading the program, Dave & Darlene Duprey are ready to step aside. Organized in the spring of 2002, by the Duprey’s and Bonnie Hosford,  Waterloo in Bloom was formed to prepare Waterloo to compete in America In Bloom (in 2002 & 2003), a national beautification program that fosters community involvement, patriotism and civic pride through the... more

Waterloo Library celebrates 190th anniversary, looks ahead to expansion

Waterloo Library celebrates 190th anniversary, looks ahead to expansion
The Waterloo Library & Historical Society is celebrating its 190th anniversary in 2020 by looking forward to its bicentennial. The goal set out will be to expand its current footprint in Waterloo in the next decade. “The idea of the expansion is to better serve the community in general, increasing access and, by doing so, creating a space that is... more

Geneva outlasts Waterloo to claim sectional title

Geneva outlasts Waterloo to claim
The Geneva Panthers outlasted the Waterloo Indians 60-55 at the Blue Cross Arena on Saturday morning to win their second sectional title in the last six years. The Panthers missed several free throws late in the fourth quarter allowing Waterloo to make a final push. Ultimately, Geneva was able to hold on for the win. – Listen to a replay... more

BREAKFAST AT THE BIG HOUSE: Geneva battles Waterloo for the Section V Class B1 Championship (Radio Replay)

BREAKFAST AT THE BIG HOUSE: Geneva battles Waterloo for the Section V Class B1 Championship (Listen Live)
Rise and Shine basketball fans! The Geneva Panthers are set to face the Waterloo Indians for the third time this season in an all Finger Lakes East Section V Class B1 Championship Game at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. Listen to all the action LIVE on FL1 Radio beginning with our pregame show at 8:30 AM. First tip is... more

Sheriff: Ovid man killed by drunk driver in Waterloo

Sheriff reports Ovid man killed by drunk driver in Waterloo overnight
Sheriff Tim Luce says his office was called to a two-vehicle crash on Burgess Road in the town of Waterloo during the overnight hours. Sadly, a utility worker alongside the road died in the crash. Luce says 29-year-old Jon Lamere, of Waterloo was traveling north on Burgess Road when he failed to observe a utility truck that was performing work... more

VIDEO REPLAY: Section V Class B1 Semifinal Doubleheader at Pittsford-Sutherland (FL1 Sports)

VIDEO REPLAY: Section V Class B1 Semifinal Doubleheader at Pittsford-Sutherland (FL1 Sports)
The 2020 Section V Class B1 Boys Semifinal Doubleheader at Pittsford-Sutherland High School features three Finger Lakes East teams. First, the Geneva Panthers take on the Hornell Red Raiders followed by the Newark Reds taking on league-rival Waterloo Indians. Jim Sinicropi and Zac Young have the call for FL1 Sports in a broadcast that originally aired live on FingerLakes1.com Radio.... more

CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND: Full live coverage of our Wayne-Finger Lakes boys & girls basketball teams at the Blue Cross Arena & Gates-Chili (Broadcast Guide)

CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND: Full live coverage of our Wayne-Finger Lakes boys & girls basketball teams at the Blue Cross Arena & Gates-Chili (Broadcast Guide)
On Friday night and Saturday, eight Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball teams will compete for a Sectional Title. FingerLakes1.com will be be providing live coverage of five Championship games from the Blue Cross Arena and Gates-Chili High School. Check our the full list of live broadcasts coming up this weekend on FingerLakes1.com and our local media partners: FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE BLUE... more

SECTIONAL TUESDAY REPORT: Geneva-Waterloo showdown set for the Big House; Penn Yan pulls away late to defeat Mynderse

SECTIONAL TUESDAY REPORT: Geneva & Waterloo to meet at Big House; Penn Yan girls pull away late to defeat Mynderse
There was another full slate of Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games on Tuesday night as the semifinal round continued. Check out all of last night’s scores, updated brackets and the next slate of games below… BOYS SECTIONAL SCOREBOARD 3/3: 4 MCQUAID 61 1 VICTOR 60 AA BOYS VIC – Connor Williams 19; Collin James 14;... more
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