Fayetteville man charged with sex abuse, forcible touching in Seneca Falls

Fayetteville man charged with sex abuse, forcible touching in Seneca Falls

Police say a 24-year-old Fayetteville man was arrested on two sex abuse charges following an investigation in Seneca Falls. On Thursday at 4:03 p.m. Michael Hoalcraft, 24, was charged with first-degree sex abuse and forcible touching. He’s accused of subjecting another person ... MORE
Romulus man indicted on federal mail fraud charges connected to

Romulus man indicted on federal mail fraud charges connected to US Coast Guard course

A 69-year-old Romulus man is facing two counts of mail fraud, which are federal charges, according to U.S. Attorney James Kennedy Jr. He announced that a federal grand jury had returned an indictment charging Dennis Daniels, 69, of Romulus with two counts ... MORE
Saturday tours at Deer Haven Park at former depot will continue into mid-November

Saturday tours at Deer Haven Park at former depot will continue into mid-November

Deer Haven Park is staying open through the Columbus Day weekend, according to a press release announcing the change on Thursday. The park announced an extension of the season for self-guided auto tours every Saturday through November 14th. “The additional five weeks ... MORE
Back the Blue Ride & Rally coming to Seneca County on September 27th

Back the Blue Ride & Rally coming to Seneca County on September 27th

Organizers in Seneca County say they will be holding a Back the Blue Ride & Rally to support local law enforcement on Sunday, September 27th at 10 a.m. The event will begin with staging of vehicles at 10 a.m., and the ride ... MORE
Officials: Possible COVID-19 exposure at Seneca Falls restaurant and bar

Officials: Possible COVID-19 exposure at Seneca Falls restaurant and bar

Seneca County Public Health Director Vickie Swinehart says her office has determined that an employee at Wolffy’s Grill and Marina on Lower Lake Road tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19. The individual is currently being isolated and monitored, according to ... MORE
Three car crash that shut down 5&20 in Seneca Falls remains under investigation

Three car crash that shut down 5&20 in Seneca Falls remains under investigation

Police say they worked at the scene of a three car crash along 5&20 in Seneca Falls for 45 minutes on Monday. It happened around 3:38 p.m. near the intersection of Bonadent Drive and State Route 5&20. Madison Miller, 20, of Clyde ... MORE
Seneca County Chamber of Commerce releases 2020-21 visitors guide

Seneca County Chamber of Commerce releases 2020-21 visitors guide

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce announced the release of its 2020-21 visitor guide and digital flip-book this week. The publication is dedicated to promoting tourism in Seneca County and the Finger Lakes region. “We are very proud of this commemorative edition,” ... MORE
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Historic Seneca Falls Machine Co. building sold to Auburn man

Historic Seneca Falls Machine Co. building sold to Auburn man

The historic Seneca Falls Machine Company property along 5&20 has a new owner. The Finger Lakes Times reports that an Auburn man purchased the sprawling two-story building at 314 Fall Street for $185,000. Broker David Young sold the property to Steve Tardibone ... MORE
Properties in Ontario, Seneca counties nominated to be added to National Register of Historic Places

Properties in Ontario, Seneca counties nominated to be added to National Register of Historic Places

Two Finger Lakes locations are among the 18 sites across the state recommended by the State Board for Historic Preservation to be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The George and Addison Wheeler House in East Bloomfield was ... MORE
Was proper procedure followed in Kolb DWI case?

Was proper procedure followed in Assemblyman Kolb’s DWI case? Attorney says “there are issues”

At the start of 2020 Assemblyman Brian Kolb was charged with DWI after a crash near his home in Victor. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office report says Kolb had glassy, blood shot eyes, slurred speech, and was unsteady on his feet. However, ... MORE
Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau reopen in Waterloo

Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau reopen in Waterloo

The Seneca County Career Center – Workforce Development and Youth Bureau located at 1 DiPronio Drive in Waterloo will reopen and resume operations on September 14th. COVID-19 protocols have been put on place to ensure your safety and the safety of staff ... MORE
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Seneca Falls driver faces felony charges after rollover crash on Black Brook Rd.

Seneca Falls driver faces felony charges after rollover crash on Black Brook Rd.

Police say a Seneca Falls man was not hurt after a one-vehicle crash on Black Brook Road. It happened on Wednesday around 9:08 p.m., and resulted in the operator, identified as 52-year-old Joseph Davis being charged with DWI. Police say Davis was ... MORE
Seneca Falls man accused of leaving dog tied to poll after trying to give it away

Seneca Falls man accused of leaving dog tied to poll after trying to give it away

Police report the arrest of a 29-year-old Seneca Falls resident following an animal abandonment investigation. Alejandro Villarreal Jr., 29, was charged with animal abandonment as a misdemeanor after leaving a small dog tied to a poll after attempting to give it away ... MORE
del Lago will reopen, but significant number of casino workers will not be going back anytime soon

Casinos can reopen, but supervisors hear concerns as workers face tough reality about capacity restrictions

It was a quick night for the Seneca County Board of Supervisors at their regularly scheduled meeting for the month of September – but it wasn’t without any major news. Among the headlines to come out of the session – news that ... MORE
Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month

Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month

The Seneca County Police Reform and Reinvention Collaboration has announced three dates for community forums. The events will be held Monday, September 21st at the Ovid Fire Department; Wednesday, September 23rd at the Seneca Falls Community Center; and Thursday, September 24th at ... MORE