Grand jury concluded: Charles Bowman charged with criminal trespass, assault by SFPD

Grand jury concluded: Charles Bowman charged with criminal trespass, assault by SFPD

A recently concluded Seneca County grand jury has seemingly resulted in two criminal charges being filed against Fayette’s Charles R. Bowman, 47. Bowman has been charged with criminal trespass in the third-degree and third-degree assault by the Seneca Falls Police Department around ... MORE
WATCH: Town of Seneca Falls Board Meeting on 5/4/21

WATCH: Town of Seneca Falls Board Meeting on 5/4/21

The Town of Seneca Falls Board met on Tuesday evening, May 4th, 2021 for their regular monthly meeting. Watch the entire meeting below. ... MORE
Police: Driver nearly caused several accidents before traffic stop in Seneca Falls, only had learners permit

Police: Driver nearly caused several accidents before traffic stop in Seneca Falls, only had learners permit

Police report the arrest of a Beaver Dams man following a traffic stop on Ovid St. in the town of Seneca Falls on Monday. According to the Seneca Falls Police Department Robert Merrill, 37, was arrested after nearly causing multiple accidents on ... MORE
Supervisors could change local law governing use of room tax dollars, prompting concern from Chamber officials

Supervisors could change local law governing use of room tax dollars, prompting concern from Chamber officials

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors is going to have a decision on its hands this month, as it explores options to overhaul the local law that governs use of room tax collection. The county collects 3% on rooms that are rented ... MORE
Police: Traffic stop on Rt. 318 leads to DWI charge for Ithaca driver

Police: Traffic stop on Rt. 318 leads to DWI charge for Ithaca driver

Police arrested a 22-year-old resident following a traffic stop on Rt. 318. Khiry Brown, 22, was charged with speeding, DWI, and driving with a BAC over 0.08%. The traffic stop was initiated due to speeding along Rt. 318. That’s when officers determined ... MORE
Police: Rochester driver charged with aggravated DWI after Seneca Falls stop

Police: Rochester driver charged with aggravated DWI after Seneca Falls stop

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 35-year-old following a traffic stop on Fall St. According to police, Joseph Bauer, 35, was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI, driving with a BAC over 0.18%, speeding, consumption of alcohol in a ... MORE
Mulch Day returns at Seneca Meadows for 18th year

Mulch Day returns at Seneca Meadows for 18th year

Seneca Meadows will be holding its 18th annual Mulch Day Giveaway Saturday, May 8 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Seneca Meadows, which is located at 1786 Salcman Road in Waterloo. Seneca Meadows employees will help load participants’ pick-up trucks, trailers ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls man grabbed child by face, lifting him off the ground

Police: Seneca Falls man grabbed child by face, lifting him off the ground

Police report the arrest of a Seneca Falls man following an investigation into a report of child abuse. Victor Castle, 44, of Seneca Falls is accused of subjecting a child to excessive physical contact on April 27. He’s accused of placing his ... MORE
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Property damage crash leads to aggravated DWI charge in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a Romulus man following a property damage crash on Kingdom Rd. Desmond Lawton, 30, of Romulus was traveling north on Kingdom Rd. when a deer ran in front of his vehicle. He struck ... MORE
Home prices skyrocket in the Finger Lakes as Q1 data shows ultra-competitive real estate market

BY THE NUMBERS: Home prices skyrocketed during Q1 in Finger Lakes, adding to ultra-competitive market

There’s mounting evidence around the region that buying a home is really difficult right now. There are a few factors at play- which real estate watchers say is making this happen. There’s not a lot of housing stock available, homes are not ... MORE
Deputies: Cortland woman in custody after Facebook Marketplace scheme in Seneca County

Deputies: Cortland woman in custody after Facebook Marketplace scheme in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s office says a 25-year-old faces a number of charges following a Facebook Marketplace scheme, and that there could be additional victims. Deputies say on April 29 around 3:15 p.m. they arrested Carol A. Ziglar, 25, of Cortland on ... MORE
Connie’s Diner will be closed on Sundays, Mondays moving forward

Connie’s Diner will be closed on Sundays, Mondays moving forward

Recently, Connie’s Diner announced that they would be closing on Sundays. The local mainstay is already closed on Mondays, but added Sunday to the days it would no longer be open effective May 2, a decision ultimately driver by a reassessment of ... MORE
Housing projects in Seneca Falls, Sennett, and Waterloo receive major state funding

Housing projects in Seneca Falls, Sennett, and Waterloo receive major state funding

A few local housing projects will see significant funds stemming from an affordable housing initiative led by the state. Altogether more than $98 million has been awarded to create 1,054 affordable homes in 20 separate developments across New York, according to an ... MORE
Seneca County Health Department hosting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Waterloo

Seneca County Health Department hosting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Waterloo

The Seneca County Health Department is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday at the HSS Building in Waterloo. It will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and like other clinics have no cost. You can sign-up for slots, but health ... MORE
Several illegal firearms, magazines, and ammunition recovered after search in Waterloo

Several illegal firearms, magazines, and ammunition recovered after search in Waterloo

Police report the arrest of a Waterloo man following an investigation into illegal firearms. Abraham ‘Anthony’ Shammah, 52, of Waterloo was found in possession of multiple handguns at his residence. A search warrant was requested- and upon execution- multiple firearms, magazines, and ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls man faces felony charge after domestic incident

Police: Seneca Falls man faces felony charge after domestic incident

Police report the arrest of a Seneca Falls man following the investigation into a domestic incident. Junior Jeanty, 36, is accused of engaging in a physical altercation with his girlfriend and her son. During that altercation, Jeanty slapped both of them. It ... MORE
New York will lose one Congressional seat, fell just 89 people short of maintaining representation

New York will lose one Congressional seat, fell just 89 people short of maintaining representation

Preliminary data from the 2020 census count are in and that’s not the best news for New Yorkers. Specifically, the state is going to lose an electoral vote in 2024, which will bring it down from 29 votes currently- to 28 votes ... MORE
DEC reviewing Seneca Meadow’s 50-acre infill expansion proposal

DEC reviewing Seneca Meadow’s 50-acre infill expansion proposal

While the last several months have been spent waiting for answers regarding the proposed expansion at the Seneca Meadows Landfill in Seneca Falls- the process took one step forward recently. On April 21, officials with the company filed a written response to ... MORE