Seneca Falls Town Board hears from Boston doctor about landfill odor during visit (video)

Seneca Falls Town Board hears from Boston doctor about landfill odor during visit (video)

On Tuesday the Seneca Falls Town Board held it’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting, and while no action was taken on a long-tabled operating permit for the Seneca Meadows Landfill the board did hear again about odor control concerns. Mark Pitifer, director of ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Joe Dingledein & Lights on Chapel Street (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Joe Dingledein & Lights on Chapel Street (podcast)

Lights on Chapel Street is a residential light show for the Christmas seasons created by Seneca Falls resident Joe Dingledein. The display features close to 10,000 LED lights, synchronized to modern, classic, and techno Christmas Music. Joe is in-studio with Sydney Radka ... MORE
Celebrating 75 years together in Waterloo

Waterloo couple celebrates 75th anniversary in unique way

Ed and Jean Nelson have been a unified staple in the Waterloo community for decades. On Tuesday they celebrated a monumental milestone. Seventy-five years of marriage. It’s difficult to put that amount of time into perspective. It would be even more difficult ... MORE
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Police officers from SFPD trained in crisis intervention, bringing number of CIT members to 10 on force

In early November five officers from the Seneca Falls Police Department attended a 40 hour training session for crisis intervention, which was hosted by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Department. “Chief Peenstra; Sgt. Poole; Inv. Denny; Ofc. Cleere and Ofc. DeChick are now ... MORE
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Seneca Falls PD will host toy drive for local families

As the holidays approach, the Seneca Falls Police Department is setting out on its annual goal to help provide gifts to the children and families who may be struggling due to financial burdens or illnesses. Through December 13th the department will be ... MORE
Seneca Falls Town Board still hasn’t made a decision on a new sewer line: Here are the options

Seneca Falls Town Board still hasn’t made a decision on a new sewer line: Here are the options

Where will Seneca Falls install a 14-inch sewer line from the Kingdom Road Pump Station? That has been one of the most-debated questions in the community, as it looks at different options. The new line is needed to help with wastewater movement ... MORE
Student at Frank Knight Elementary School in Seneca Falls tests positive for COVID-19

Student at Frank Knight Elementary School in Seneca Falls tests positive for COVID-19

The Seneca Falls Central School District said Monday that one of its students at Frank Knight Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19. Officials said families would be contacted by public health workers as necessary through the contact tracing process. School operation was ... MORE
Two in custody after robbery, assault at Byrne Dairy in Phelps

Two in custody after robbery, assault at Byrne Dairy in Phelps

Sheriff Kevin Henderson says two people are in custody after a robbery and assault at the Byrne Dairy in Phelps. It happened on Sunday around 1:20 a.m., according to a report released by the department on Monday. Henderson says Troy Strickland, 19, ... MORE
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Seneca Meadows supports Seneca Falls Dialogues event

Seneca Meadows recently presented a donation to support the 7th biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues – Disrupting the Past, Questioning the Present, and Building the Future. 2020 marks the centennial of the 19th amendment, recognizing both its historical importance but also the unequal ... MORE
COVID-19 hot spot zones map makes finding local restrictions easy

COVID-19 hot spot zones map makes finding local restrictions easy

Over the weekend the holiday shopping season kicked off. While pandemic rules were clear — as shoppers wore masks in still-busy stores — some things remained the same. Long lines, inside-and-outside stores, as well as a number of sales. However, different communities ... MORE
Senator pushes back against Thruway Authority plan to increase tolls by 30%

Senator pushes back against Thruway Authority plan to increase tolls by 30% for non-E-ZPass users

A New York State Senator is fighting the Thruway Authority’s plan to add 30% to select toll bills. At this point, rates will increase by 30% for drivers who don’t use the E-ZPass system. The state spent a lot of marketing energy ... MORE
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State Police: No criminal charges filed after months-long investigation into Thruway wreck that killed two children

On Friday, New York State Police announced that the investigation into a double-fatal crash that was caused by a pickup truck slamming into the back of a minivan had concluded. They said no criminal charges would be filed against the driver. The ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: COVID fines, cluster zone effectiveness, local government struggles (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: COVID fines, cluster zone effectiveness, and more (podcast)

It has only been a few days, but plenty has happened in the Finger Lakes. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss the biggest headlines of the last week in a special evening edition of The Weekend Debrief. Topics up for discussion include: ... MORE
Seneca Meadows, Cintas partner on safety vest donation to Seneca County Head Start

Seneca Meadows, Cintas partner on safety vest donation to Seneca County Head Start

Seneca Meadows and Cintas recently partnered on a donation of child high visibility safety vests for the entire student body of the Seneca County Head Start program. The donation of safety vests are part of Seneca Meadows program of furthering their safety ... MORE
Seneca Chamber launches two initiatives to help local businesses recover from COVID-19

Seneca Chamber launches two initiatives to help local businesses recover from COVID-19

As the Finger Lakes Region continues to rebound from economic challenges associated with COVID-19, the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has launched a pair of initiatives designed to support local businesses. “Throughout the pandemic, our community has been extremely supportive of local ... MORE