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Towns, villages coming together to address municipal services in Seneca County

Towns, villages coming together to address municipal services in Seneca County
On Tuesday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors heard public comments on water and sewer issues. However, some action taken in the last week made for an interesting discussion at Tuesday’s meeting. The supervisors learned that a quasi-special committee met on Thursday to discuss expansion of municipal water and sewer service in the southern portion of the county. The Towns... more

Federal loan, grant awarded to Romulus for water district

Federal loan, grant awarded to Romulus for water district
The town of Romulus has been awarded a $2.1 million low-interest federal loan and a $500,000 federal grant to create a new water district to serve 129 households and improve fire protection. The loan and grant were announced by U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development... more

DELAYED: White deer tours at depot won’t start until November

DELAYED: White deer tours at depot won’t start until November
The hope and expectation was that tours would begin by mid-October. On Tuesday, Seneca White Deer, Inc., announced that the start of those widely-anticipated bus tours at the former Seneca Army Depot would be delayed. “We had hoped to start our tours in mid-October, but it looks as though we won’t be able to start until early November. We’re pushing... 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

Supervisors argue over sewer in Seneca County; expansion considered to south end

Supervisors argue over sewer in Seneca County; expansion considered to south end
If the tone of debate around water and sewer in Seneca County were going to be labeled, ‘divisive’ would be the only term appropriate. At Tuesday’s Public Works standing committee meeting, that very topic took center stage. The County is currently working out a plan to deal with issues uncovered by New York State. The problem, per the DEC, is... more

Two charged with trespassing in Varick

Two charged with trespassing in Varick
Deputies in Seneca County arrested two people after a trespass incident that took place in the Town of Varick. Amanda Landry, 23, of Geneva and Tyler Kurlas, 31, of Rochester were both charged with one count of trespass. Deputies received a complaint of the two individuals trespassing on private property in the Town of Varick. Landry was released on an... more

New York State Kayak Fishing Championships coming to Cayuga Lake

New York State Kayak Fishing Championships coming to Cayuga Lake
Cayuga Lake is no stranger to Fishing Tournaments, all year long if you look out onto the lake chances are you will see someone out there fishing. The Finger Lakes region has become known for world class fishing at its finest. However, on the 23rd and 24th of September Cayuga Lake will become home to a Fishing Tournament unlike any... 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

del Lago purchases local wine to be gifted to guests

del Lago purchases local wine to be gifted to guests
From the start, the mission behind del Lago Resort & Casino has been to act as a gateway to the Finger Lakes region. The mission continues as the resort and casino celebrates the fall grape harvest by purchasing 3,000 bottles of wine (250 cases) from Thirsty Owl Wine Company on Cayuga Lake and 3,000 bottles of wine (250 cases) from... 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

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

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
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