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Two arrested on possession charge in Seneca County

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Police arrested two individuals in Covert after responding to an incident on Friday. According to a news release, troopers from Waterloo arrested Geoffrey A. Stilwell, 44, of Trumansburg and Courtney B. Bowers, 25, of Waterloo ... more
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Willard man charged with aggravated DWI after crash down embankment in Covert

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The Seneca County Sheriff's office provided an update on a crash that happened around 1:17 a.m. on Friday, July 22. Deputies responded to State Route 89 in Covert for a single-vehicle crash. Upon arrival, deputies ... more
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South Seneca parents want deputy deployed to both schools following Texas shooting, incident at middle school

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Three days after the shooting in Buffalo and a week before the shooting in Texas, South Seneca Central School District had its own threat to assess. FingerLakes1.com has learned of an incident that occurred on ... more
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Fajans-Turner joins race for NY-22, seventh Democrat seeking nomination

Congressional candidate Fajans-Turner vows to fight for reproductive rights
Another Democrat has joined the race for New York's newly-redrawn 22nd Congressional District. Vanessa Fajans-Turner, a Democrat from Ithaca, is running for congress in the district that includes Geneva and the majority of Seneca County, ... more
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Effort underway to prevent the sale of Boy Scout Camp Barton

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An effort is underway to save Boy Scout Camp Barton. The camp in Seneca County, which includes 2,200 feet of Cayuga Lakefront, is owned by the Baden-Powell Council of Scouts BSA. The property is scheduled ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Seneca County United Way in-studio & Festival of Lights in Clifton Springs (podcast)

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Karen Burcroff & Sarah Smolinski are in-studio to talk about all of the important programs the Seneca County United Way offers to serve the community. Karen & Sarah join Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi to ... more
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Deputies: Covert man charged with assault after attacking woman, dragging her down stairs

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On Sunday around 2:46 a.m. deputies were sent to a residence in Covert for the report of a domestic incident. Thomas Rapalee, 37, of Covert was arrested for assault, unlawful imprisonment, and coercion. Deputies say ... more
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One killed, investigation ongoing after crash on State Rt. 96 in Covert

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The Seneca County Sheriff's Office has provided an update on a serious one-car crash that happened on State Route 96 in the town of Covert on October 2. Deputies along with firefighters from Interlaken, Lodi, ... more
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INHS purchases Auble’s Mobile Home Park, marking a new business venture for the organization

INHS purchases Auble’s Mobile Home Park, marking a new business venture for the organization
INHS, a regional affordable housing organization, continues to evolve its footprint by recently purchasing the former Auble’s Mobile Home Park, now known as Compass. The 138-pad manufactured community, located in both the Village of Trumansburg ... more
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Waterloo Democrats will meet to choose candidates

Geneva Republican named Rising Star
Democrats in the town of Waterloo with select candidates for the elections in November at a caucus held July 16 at 7 p.m. at Chairman Ted Young's home. The party will be looking for nominations ... more
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South Seneca CSD Superintendent Zielinski talks about remainder of school year

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Even though progress is being made on the pandemic with more people being vaccinated by the day- schools remain in a state of flux. Each district has a different approach, and the hope of seeing ... more
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“Graduation rates really miss one huge thing, and that’s the relationships”

“Graduation rates really miss one huge thing, and that’s the relationships”
Earlier this month the state's Education Department released graduation rates for districts across the board. The news was good: Graduation rates ticked upward to 84.8% in New York State. It reflected a 1.4 percentage point ... more
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Trumansburg driver charged with aggravated DWI after crash in Seneca County

Snowmobiler suffers serious injuries after crash in Wayne County
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Trumansburg resident following a property damage crash on Route 96 in Covert. Deputies say Steven Gravina, 63, was arrested after a crash on December 20th ... more
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Edith B. Ford Library Roundtable series explores food & holidays (video)

Edith B. Ford Library Roundtable series explores food & holidays (video)
What's on tap for the holiday season at local wineries? This roundtable is a look at what wineries are doing in the Finger Lakes to tap into the holiday spirit, and offer unique experiences during ... more
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Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results

Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results
The Seneca County Police Reform and Community Reinvention Committee, being led by leading Criminal Justice Officials and the Criminal Justice Advisory Board continues to move towards a reform that is effective and meaningful to respective ... more
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South Seneca CSD going remote after another positive COVID test

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The South Seneca Central School District is moving to remote learning for the remainder of the week. The district already had a scheduled day off on Friday, but the announcement came after another student tested ... more
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Drug Take Back Day coming to South Seneca this weekend

Morabito becomes third candidate in Seneca County Sheriff’s race
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office says it will hold a Drug Take Back Day in South Seneca. The event will happen at the Law Enforcement Center on State Route 96 from 10 a.m. to 2 ... more
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High school student tests positive for COVID-19 in South Seneca CSD

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Officials in the South Seneca Central School District say they received notification this week of a student testing positive for COVID-19. "South Seneca received information from the Seneca County Health Department Tuesday that one of ... more
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Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores beginnings of wine tourism (video)

Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores beginnings of wine tourism (video)
In this first roundtable produced in conjunction with the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library and FingerLakes1.com. Archivist Monica Wilkinson-Kelly leads a panel discussion on the early roots of winemaking in Seneca County. In particular, the ... more
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