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Officials respond to reports of del Lago’s ‘lagging’ revenue

Officials respond to reports of del Lago’s ‘lagging’ revenue
Earlier this week, reports published by the New York State Gaming Commission highlighted lagging revenue, behind projections filed with the state prior to del Lago Resort & Casino’s construction. The $440 million casino was billed as a shot of economic energy into an economy struggling to catch. For Tyre, as well as Seneca County, it also meant additional revenues to... more

Seneca County Sheriff to host first Citizens Academy

Seneca County Sheriff to host first Citizens Academy
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office will hold its inaugural Citizens Police Academy in November. “The purpose of the academy is to give citizens of Seneca County a better understanding about law enforcement and how the sheriff’s office works within the community,” Sheriff Tim Luce said. FL Times: Read More more

REPORT: del Lago’s gaming revenue lagging

REPORT: del Lago’s gaming revenue lagging
When the Albany Times Union reported earlier that New York State’s three licensed casinos are hundreds of millions of dollars behind projections in their first year of operation — the del Lago Resort & Casino was collectively on the Finger Lakes’ minds. The Tyre facility was among those three, and according to the latest figures from the Gaming Commission, del... more

Ruling kills Local Law #2 in Seneca Falls; Local Law #3 goes back on the books

Ruling kills Local Law #2 in Seneca Falls; Local Law #3 goes back on the books
Acting Supreme Court Justice William Kocher ruled on the Article 78 filed against the Town of Seneca Falls regarding a local law, designed to rescind another enacted in 2016. Local Law No. 2 was designed to kill Local Law No. 3 of 2016, which solidified an end date for operations at Seneca Meadows Landfill. In the application for judgment, the... more

Groundbreaking for Ontario, Seneca water expansion set for Thursday

Groundbreaking for Ontario, Seneca water expansion set for Thursday
Supervisors Norman Teed, Mark Venuti, Gary Westfall and Greg Wadhams and their respective boards invite all area residents and local leaders to attend the groundbreaking for an important economic development initiative impacting the four towns they represent. The project is an inter-municipal water expansion that highlights the success of shared services between the four towns of Phelps, Geneva, Waterloo and... more

UPDATE: Porsch, Sapio respond after notice of claim filed against Seneca County

UPDATE: Porsch, Sapio respond after notice of claim filed against Seneca County
Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch has filed a notice of claim with his employer. The claim was filed on Friday, September 8th, citing an incident that took place on June 12th. That claim outlines communications between a Seneca County employee and a State Agency. Both Seneca County and the employee, who is purported to be a probation officer, were... more

Suicide Prevention in the FLX: Coalition talks suicide in podcast series (Part I)

Suicide Prevention in the FLX: Coalition talks suicide in podcast series (Part I)
In Part II of FingerLakes1.com’s four part series, Sheriff Tim Luce and Kaitlyn Laskoski will join Josh Durso in-studio to talk about suicide prevention and law enforcement in Seneca County. The Inside the FLX special series was made in part by the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Seneca County, who is working to end stigmas around mental illness. The new date... more

Charlie Daniels Band coming to del Lago’s Vine

Charlie Daniels Band coming to del Lago’s Vine
From Dove Award-winning gospel albums to genre-defining Southern rock anthems and Country Music Award winning hits, the legendary Charlie Daniels Band will perform at del Lago Resort & Casino’s entertainment venue, The Vine on Friday, November 17th. Legendary country and Southern rock singer, guitarist and fiddler Charlie Daniels has left an indelible mark on America’s musical landscape. An outspoken patriot,... more

Tyre board to consider del Lago site plan changes

Tyre board to consider del Lago site plan changes
The Town Board will meet in special session Thursday to discuss the site plan modification application and subdivision and site plan application submitted for the del Lago Resort & Casino on Route 414. In July, the owners of the $440 million facility submitted a site plan application for the development of a Hilton Garden Inn Hotel to be built at... more

‘Joe is just a guy’: Sapio campaign touts record, personal experience

‘Joe is just a guy’: Sapio campaign touts record, personal experience
The race for Seneca County District Attorney has become one of the more-polarized contests on the ballot for next week’s primary. While some have argued that politics is driving the race, the Sapio campaign is working to end that on a daily basis. “I loathe the phrase ‘that’s just politics,’” said Sapio during an exclusive one-on-one conversation with FingerLakes1.com. The... more

Del Lago Resort & Casino shares $10.8 million in tax revenue with NY, counties

Del Lago Resort & Casino shares $10.8 million in tax revenue with NY, counties
The first full quarter del Lago Resort & Casino was open for business generated millions in tax revenue for the state and local governments within the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier gaming region. The total tax revenue shared with local and state governments was $10,890,179, according to records published by the state comptroller's office and the state Gaming Commission. The... more

del Lago Resort & Casino adds additional matinee performances at the Vine

del Lago Resort & Casino adds additional matinee performances at the Vine
Based on the success of del Lago Resort & Casino’s Wednesday 55+ Club, the casino has added matinee performances to its line-up at The Vine. The 2 pm Wednesday performances include some of the country’s best tribute bands including: Sept. 13th: Beach Party Boys Sept. 20th: Captain Fantastic – Elton John tribute band Sept. 27th: Green River Revival – Creedence... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch talks campaign, cases (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch talks campaign, cases (podcast)
On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast Barry Porsch talked about his candidacy, time spent as Seneca County’s lead prosecutor, and what he hopes to accomplish in the coming years if re-elected this fall. Watch the full-interview below. more

IF YOU GO: DEC hearing on future of Seneca Meadows to take place Thursday

IF YOU GO: DEC hearing on future of Seneca Meadows to take place Thursday
On Thursday, the controversial Seneca Meadows Landfill debate will once again be re-ignited as DEC officials hold a public hearing on the potential extension of a 10-year permit. While opponents and supporters of Seneca Meadows have sounded off regularly at monthly Town Board meetings in Seneca Falls — this will be the first opportunity for state officials to hear these... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Joe Sapio talks D.A. race, campaigning & issues in Seneca County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Joe Sapio talks D.A. race, campaigning & issues in Seneca County (podcast)
District Attorney Candidate Joe Sapio, who seeks support from Seneca County residents this fall describes himself as dedicated. The former Fayette Town Judge, who served for more than five years, has a diverse personal and professional background that offers a unique perspective. On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Sapio talked about his campaign, some of the challenges... more

Teen employee assaulted ‘multiple times’ at outlet store; manager charged with six counts of rape

Teen employee assaulted ‘multiple times’ at outlet store; manager charged with six counts of rape
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says a 24-year-old Trumansburg resident was arrested on Wednesday following a rape investigation. Jesse M. Farina-Geiger, 24, of Trumansburg was taken into custody and charged with two counts of first-degree rape, four counts of third-degree rape, and endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly coerced a female subordinate at a store in Junius... more
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