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Fajans-Turner joins race for NY-22, seventh Democrat seeking nomination

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, minus Waterloo. She is the seventh candidate ... MORE
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Effort underway to prevent the sale of Boy Scout Camp Barton

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 to be sold to help the parent ... MORE
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FLX WEEKLY: Seneca County United Way in-studio & Festival of Lights in Clifton Springs (podcast)

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 kick-off our first show of December which ... MORE
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Deputies: Covert man charged with assault after attacking woman, dragging her down stairs

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 Thomas physically attacked the victim and dragged ... MORE
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One killed, investigation ongoing after crash on State Rt. 96 in Covert

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, Ovid, and Trumansburg were called to 8913 ... 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 in Tompkins County and the Town of ... MORE
Waterloo Democrats will meet to choose candidates

Waterloo Democrats will meet to choose candidates

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 for supervisor, two seats on the town ... MORE
South Seneca CSD Superintendent Zielinski talks about remainder of school year

South Seneca CSD Superintendent Zielinski talks about remainder of school year

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 ‘normal’ this academic year is slipping away ... MORE
“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 increase from year prior. It also showed ... MORE
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 the pandemic. Watch it below exclusively on ... MORE
Trumansburg driver charged with aggravated DWI after crash in Seneca County

Trumansburg driver charged with aggravated DWI after crash in Seneca 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 around 3 p.m. His vehicle was located ... MORE
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 communities. They recently conducted and completed a ... MORE
South Seneca CSD goin

South Seneca CSD going remote after another positive COVID test

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 positive for the Coronavirus. It was the ... MORE
High school student tests positive for COVID-19 in South Seneca CSD

High school student tests positive for COVID-19 in South Seneca CSD

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 our high school students, a member of ... MORE
Drug Take Back Day coming to South Seneca this weekend

Drug Take Back Day coming to South Seneca this weekend

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 p.m. on Saturday. It’s being done in ... MORE