Generations Bank announces ‘Purpose with a Purpose’ to support local food pantries

Generations Bank announces ‘Purpose with a Purpose’ to support local food pantries

Generations Bank announced that on Friday, August 21st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. they will be donating $1.50 for every purchase made at a participating Seneca Falls restaurant. The new fundraising event will be called “Purpose with a Purpose” and will ... MORE
Employee furloughs, pay cuts coming to NYCC in Seneca Falls; says ‘significant shortfall’ in prospective students

Employee furloughs, pay cuts coming to NYCC in Seneca Falls; cites ‘significant shortfall’ in prospective students

A letter sent to employees of the New York Chiropractic College obtained by FingerLakes1.com shows the financial implications of the Coronavirus Pandemic. The college campus that operates in Seneca Falls is going to see significant changes, as enrollment for the 2020-21 academic ... MORE
Seneca County Clerk’s Office moves land records online in searchable database

Seneca County Clerk’s Office moves land records online in searchable database

Need a record in Seneca County? Seneca County Clerk Tina Lotz announced on Wednesday that her office’s records are now available online. Those looking to find records can visit www.USlandrecords.com, and in the drop down box select ‘New York’ and ‘Seneca County’ ... MORE
Xylem strike ends in Auburn

Xylem strike ends in Auburn

The strike that put more than 170 workers on the picket line has ended in Auburn. United Steelworkers Local 9832 approved a new contract, and are working again. Union President Shawn Jakaub said after the strike ended that workers were back on ... MORE
Rally to be held this weekend in Seneca Falls for Black Lives

Rally to be held this weekend in Seneca Falls for Black Lives

Seneca Falls will soon join the growing ranks of small towns hosting events in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The Rally for Black Lives will take place in People’s Park on Saturday, August 8 beginning at 10:00 AM. The public ... MORE
Skydiver airlifted from accident at Seneca County airport

Skydiver airlifted from accident at Seneca County airport

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on person was airlifted from the scene of a skydiving accident in Ovid in late-July. It happened July 26th when deputies and ambulance personnel were called to the Ovid Airport for a reported skydiving accident ... MORE
News, Ovid, Seneca County
Deputies: Geneva resident charged with contempt, tampering after incident

Deputies: Geneva resident charged with contempt, tampering after incident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 19-year-old Geneva resident following an investigation into a dispute on Border City Road. Wanya King, 19, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief and third-degree criminal tampering. The incident stems from a domestic ... MORE
7-Eleven is buying Speedway: Several locations in the Finger Lakes expected to continue operating

7-Eleven is buying Speedway: Several locations in the Finger Lakes expected to continue operating

A massive $21 billion deal will mean some changes for local gas stations. Japanese retail giant Seven & i Holdings, which owns 7-Eleven, is set to purchase the Speedway chain of gas stations from Marathon Petroleum The deal is worth $21 billion, ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center offers experience, tranquility during pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center offers experience, tranquility during pandemic (podcast)

What has it been like at the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County? It has been busy, and that is a great thing for Chris Lejewski, who serves as center director. He was in-studio last week previewing some exciting events coming ... MORE
Seneca Falls gets closer to submitting DRI plans to NYS

Seneca Falls gets closer to submitting DRI plans to NYS

The Town of Seneca Falls is getting closer to submitting its full-DRI application. The town won the Downtown Revitalization Initiative in 2019. A Local Planning Committee was formed to solicit ways to spend it to improve the downtown area. Meetings have been ... MORE
Democrats file petitions to appear on additional lines in Seneca County races

Democrats file petitions to appear on additional lines in Seneca County races

Three Democratic candidates for November elections filed independent petitions with Board of Election officials in Seneca County. Melissa Brown, who is running for Seneca County Clerk against incumbent Republican Christina Lotz, filed by the July 30th deadline. Similarly, Steven Kelley, who is ... MORE
One rescued from Cayuga Lake after paddle board incident

One rescued from Cayuga Lake after paddle board incident

First responders were dispatched to Cayuga Lake to rescue a paddle boarder, according to reports over the weekend. The Aurora Water Rescue team located the boarder in the middle of Cayuga Lake around 9 p.m. He was brought to shore in Seneca ... MORE
Seneca Falls man charged with felony assault after victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Seneca Falls man charged with felony assault after victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Police arrested a 52-year-old Seneca Falls man following an investigation into a June assault. Joseph Davis, 52, is accused of pushing another person onto the ground and then kicking that person int he chest multiple times causing life-threatening injuries. During that altercation ... MORE
Three officers hospitalized after attack at Five Points Correctional Facility

Three attacked, sent to hospital after incident at Five Points in Seneca County

The union representing corrections officers at Five Points Correctional Facility in Seneca County says multiple people were hospitalized after an attack initiated by an inmate. The New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association said in a press release on Thursday ... MORE
News, Romulus, Seneca County
Democrat running for NYS Assembly in 131st says Cuomo should avoid taxing working class more

Democrat running for NYS Assembly in 131st says Cuomo should avoid taxing working class more

One of the candidates running for New York State Assembly says it’s time to tax the wealthy in the state, instead of targeting those barely getting by. Matt Miller, a Democrat running in the 131st Assembly District that includes Seneca and Ontario ... MORE
Ellie McIntyre Memorial program created at Seneca Falls Historical Society

Ellie McIntyre Memorial program created at Seneca Falls Historical Society

At age 97, Eleanor W. McIntyre passed away on October 29, 2019.  Ellie had volunteered at the Seneca Falls Historical Society for more than 30 years. She was extremely knowledgeable about local Seneca Falls history and enjoyed giving tours at the Museum ... MORE
COVID RESOURCE: Latest from school districts as they plan to reopen in the fall

COVID RESOURCE: Latest from school districts as they plan to reopen in the fall

School officials across the Finger Lakes are planning for an unusual year in the classroom. While there has been a lot of focus on how students will adjust to changes, parents are also wondering what school will look like when September arrives ... MORE
Staff frustrated by not getting green light to reopen from New York

Employees frustrated as del Lago remains closed, with no clear indication when NYS will allow it to open

After multiple stories about del Lago Resort & Casino’s WARN notice to employees becoming publicly listed on the Department of Labor’s website – employees are speaking out. They are frustrated with the lack of guidance from New York State. Valerie McIntyre is ... MORE