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Seneca County Habitat for Humanity dedicates new home in Waterloo

Seneca County Habitat for Humanity dedicates new home in Waterloo
Another Habitat for Humanity home is in the books. The Seneca County Habitat for Humanity board announced that the home its volunteers have been building since October 2016 is complete. This year’s family and volunteers worked through the winter to complete the project. The home, located at 114 East Elisha St. in Waterloo, was dedicated to the new homeowners on... more

Geneva Girl Scouts help Mallards at Wetlands Preserve

Geneva Girl Scouts help Mallards at Wetlands Preserve
Junior Girl Scout Troop 40437 of Geneva wanted to help Mallards. The duck was their animal of choice to fulfill an Animal Habitat patch, and their task was to construct a nest that would help the species raise its young. The location for the nests? The Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve. Shawn Kime, scout dad and winemaker for Thirsty Owl, suggested... more

Organizers hold successful cleanup on Earth Day in Wayne Co.

Organizers hold successful cleanup on Earth Day in Wayne Co.
As part of Earth Day on April 21st, the Canal Corporation and the Parks & Trails of NY established Canal Clean Sweep. The Lock 30-Butterfly Nature Trail Volunteers joined the many volunteers to make this event locally such a special day and help celebrate the Bicentennial year beginning the construction of the Erie Canal. The Lock 30-Butterfly Nature Trail Volunteers,... more

Over 2,200 runners circle Seneca Lake today for annual Seneca7 relay (everything you need to know)

Over 2,200 runners circle Seneca Lake today for annual Seneca7 relay (everything you need to know)
The Seneca7 will introduce you to the wonders of Seneca Lake: rushing inlets, crashing waterfalls, banks bathed in golden sunlight and as the race website says, “all you have to do is run around it”. The Seneca7 consists of more than 325 seven-member teams, including many from across upstate New York, competing on a 77.7-mile course encircling Seneca Lake. Before they’ve... more

Seneca County Chamber and Veterans Agency Launch Veterans Discount Program

Seneca County Chamber and Veterans Agency Launch Veterans Discount Program
The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and the Seneca County Veterans Service Agency are pleased to announce the start of a new discount program aimed at rewarding Military Veterans for their service to our country. The program, known as the “Veterans Discount Program,” provides discounts on both products and services offered at local businesses. To receive the benefit, veterans need... more

Wayne County communities host drug take back sites this Saturday

Wayne County communities host drug take back sites this Saturday
What is becoming an annual event in Wayne County and across the United States, residents are urged to bring their unused prescription medications to a local drop off site this Saturday, April 29th. The Drug Enforcement Administration has developed a national take-back initiative, creating the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and... more

Former Sterling Nature Center volunteers remembered with memorial grove

Former Sterling Nature Center volunteers remembered with memorial grove
Sterling Nature Center Director Jim D’Angelo recalls those who spent some of their time on this earth helping with the center. “There’s been a lot of people associated with the nature center who have passed away. Some people have given donations in memory of those people, but others used to volunteer or used to come and hike here,” D’Angelo said.... more

Nearly 2,300 participants make trip around Seneca Lake in Seneca7

Nearly 2,300 participants make trip around Seneca Lake in Seneca7
The seventh-annual Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race, consisting of 328 seven-member teams running the circumference of Seneca Lake, was held on Sunday. The event began in downtown Geneva, with runners heading south along the west side of Seneca Lake, through Yates County, Schuyler County including Watkins Glen, and Seneca County, before returning to Geneva for a finish line celebration. Awards... more

Organization looks to fight opioid addiction, growing crisis in FLX

Organization looks to fight opioid addiction, growing crisis in FLX
It’s time to do something about the growing opioid epidemic, which is sweeping across the U.S., impacting small communities as much as larger ones. In response to New York State’s overdose and opioid epidemic, a coalition of healthcare professionals, public health experts, advocates, and people with a history of drug use are launching a statewide campaign calling for the creation... more

Local agriculture businesses look for global opportunities

Local agriculture businesses look for global opportunities
The Technology Farm in Geneva will host a free seminar on Thursday, May 4 at 9 a.m. for New York agriculture companies of all sizes to look at opportunities for future global sales and supply chain savings. Global movement of agricultural products is challenging, but this seminar will introduce resources that help companies successfully and profitably export and import. Presenters... more

Waterloo’s Angie Jones to receive Welles Award for years of community service

Waterloo’s Angie Jones to receive Welles Award for years of community service
Retired Waterloo High School Spanish teacher Angela Jones has been named the winner of the ninth annual Henry C. Welles Award. She was selected for her dedicated service to the Waterloo community and for helping to make Waterloo a better place to live. The award is named after druggist Henry C. Welles, co-founder of the first Memorial Day in the... more

Seneca Falls Elks Lodge welcomes seven new members

Seneca Falls Elks Lodge welcomes seven new members
The Seneca Falls Elks Lodge welcomed seven new members at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017. The meeting was held inside the Seneca Falls Elks Lodge meeting room with a packed house. A celebratory meal was held at the lodge for members and those incoming members, which was prepared by Steve Marsh and his crew of volunteers. Marsh... more
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