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Whiskey Hill bridge over Thruway subject to public meeting in Tyre

The Thruway Authority today announced that a public information meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm to discuss the bridge rehabilitation and safety improvement project to the bridge carrying Whiskey Hill Road (County Route 107) over the Thruway in the Town of Waterloo. The information session is being held at the Town of... more

Rochester pair arrested after Junius shoplifting incident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on December 14th at approximately 1:05 pm deputies arrested two individuals after a Junius incident. Mackenzie C. McFarland, 24, of Rochester was charged with two counts of criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree, unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of burglar’s tools. It is alleged McFarland stole property from a... more

Plenty of good news in Tyre as del Lago enjoys second-best week

del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre saw it’s second-best week since opening back in February over the long, holiday weekend. According to state filings, the week of Thanksgiving and Black Friday saw pre-tax revenue inside the casino sit at $3,532,995. It fell short of the best week ever by just a couple-hundred thousand dollars. The casino’s 14 poker tables... more

del Lago boosted Thruway traffic, tourism in Seneca County

When del Lago Resort & Casino was proposed, it was billed as a ‘gateway’ to the region. It’s a mantra shared by Seneca County’s lead tourism agency, the Chamber of Commerce. The placement of the casino next to Exit 41 from the New York State Thruway was intentional, feeding off of a central location in the state. Now, del Lago... more

Plenty of good news in Tyre as del Lago enjoys second-best week

del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre saw it’s second-best week since opening back in February over the long, holiday weekend. According to state filings, the week of Thanksgiving and Black Friday saw pre-tax revenue inside the casino sit at $3,532,995. It fell short of the best week ever by just a couple-hundred thousand dollars. The casino’s 14 poker tables... more

del Lago boosted Thruway traffic, tourism in Seneca County

When del Lago Resort & Casino was proposed, it was billed as a ‘gateway’ to the region. It’s a mantra shared by Seneca County’s lead tourism agency, the Chamber of Commerce. The placement of the casino next to Exit 41 from the New York State Thruway was intentional, feeding off of a central location in the state. Now, del Lago... more

del Lago boosted Thruway traffic, tourism in Seneca County

When del Lago Resort & Casino was proposed, it was billed as a ‘gateway’ to the region. It’s a mantra shared by Seneca County’s lead tourism agency, the Chamber of Commerce. The placement of the casino next to Exit 41 from the New York State Thruway was intentional, feeding off of a central location in the state. Now, del Lago... more

Plenty of good news in Tyre as del Lago enjoys second-best week

del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre saw it’s second-best week since opening back in February over the long, holiday weekend. According to state filings, the week of Thanksgiving and Black Friday saw pre-tax revenue inside the casino sit at $3,532,995. It fell short of the best week ever by just a couple-hundred thousand dollars. The casino’s 14 poker tables... more

Editor’s Note: Answering questions posed by Seneca Falls residents

Last week the Seneca Falls Town Board took a vote, which would nearly-double the tax rate for Town residents. That means, minimally, anyone living in Seneca Falls would see a tax hike of ‘several’ hundred dollars — depending on the assessed value of the property. We’ve received, heard, and read a lot of questions from residents in Seneca Falls, as... more

Seneca County completes ‘Public Works’ transition by hiring director

The supervisors didn’t make it easy, but eventually they moved to hire a new employee who will serve as the Seneca County Director of Public Works. Originally listed under a Rule 29 proceeding, the board instead moved to handle the resolution adopting the position under new business. On Monday, eight members of the board met – asking the candidate, who... more

del Lago Resort & Casino slots win honor from reader survey

Strictly Slots, the nation’s only monthly magazine dedicated exclusively to slot enthusiasts and video poker players announced the results of its 17th annual “Best of Slots” Reader’s Survey.  Just nine months after opening, del Lago Resort & Casino was recognized with 15 awards including four first place honors, making del Lago’s slots the top in New York State. The casino’s four... more

SAFETY SPOTLIGHT: Be careful on the roads during holiday season

Second only to Christmas, Thanksgiving holds the hearts of Americans as a top pick in holidays according to a 2015 Harris Poll. But this season of family, feasting and football also brings with it added hazards for drivers. With shorter days and deer on the move, a time of celebration can quickly turn tragic; and for those of us who... more

OCTOBER REPORT: Sheriff Luce highlights significant moments for law enforcement

The following is a republished release from Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce and Undersheriff John Cleere on police activity for the month of October. The Sheriff’s Office received more than 1,000 calls for service during the month of October and saw several significant arrests. LAW ENFORCEMENT: Total Calls For Service: 1055 Total Arrests: 62 NARCO: Total new drug cases: 7... more

Porsch earns third term as Seneca County DA

Incumbent Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch, who was facing his toughest challenge yet, was re-elected to another four-year term Tuesday. Porsch, the county’s two-term DA, defeated challenger Joe Sapio by an unofficial vote of 5,113 to 2,883. Porsch ran on the Republican, Democratic and Working Families lines. Sapio appeared on the Conservative and Independence lines, and was trying to... more

Sessler siblings propose major commercial project in Tyre

A trio of local siblings has unveiled plans for a potential major new development not far from del Lago Resort & Casino. Craig and Verne Sessler, along with their sister, Jane Shaffer, have submitted plans for the construction of three hotels, five restaurants, three retail buildings, a bank and a fueling station on 32 of the 44.8 acres they own... more

Sheriff: Syracuse woman gave wrong name after Junius theft

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on Thursday at approximately 10 am, Investigators arrested Quwana L.L. West, 35, of Syracuse. West was charged with two counts of possession of Burglar’s Tools, one count of Petit Larceny, one count of second-degree Criminal Impersonation, all Class A Misdemeanors, and one count of first-degree Offering a False instrument for filing, a Class E... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more
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