Category: Covert

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
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 conversation focuses on how communities in South ... MORE
WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting (video)

WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting in Ovid (video)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors regular October meeting will be held at the Three Bears Courthouse in Ovid, NY on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be streamed live in the video player below or on our ... MORE
Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th

Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th

Law enforcement agencies in Seneca County are enthusiastically entering into a ground-breaking collaboration with the community to make real change happen and they are asking for your help. They need to hear from actual members of our communities about their police agencies ... MORE
‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: South Seneca stays out of Section V soccer, but will resume cross country and golf

‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: Parents hammer South Seneca BOE over decision to cancel fall sports

At a mid-September meeting without a lot of fanfare, the South Seneca Board of Education opted out of the Section V fall sports season. It was a move that did not receive a lot of attention at the time, but prompted heavy ... MORE
Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month

Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month

The Seneca County Police Reform and Reinvention Collaboration has announced three dates for community forums. The events will be held Monday, September 21st at the Ovid Fire Department; Wednesday, September 23rd at the Seneca Falls Community Center; and Thursday, September 24th at ... MORE
BACK TO SCHOOL:

BACK TO SCHOOL: Zielinski talks reopening strategy in South Seneca (podcast)

“Teachers love to teach, and that’s what they want to do,” Zielinski said during a conversation with FingerLakes1.com. He says that for the volume of concerns that have been raised about reopening — as well as learning models — administrators and teachers ... MORE
Interlaken man dead after crash involving ATV in Seneca County

Interlaken man dead after crash involving ATV in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a fatal crash that happened on Saturday around 4:15 p.m. Deputies responded to the intersection of Halls Corners Road and Arden Road in Covert for a crash involving an all terrain vehicle. Investigators ... MORE
WATCH LIVE: Seneca County Board of Supervisors May meeting (video)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Seneca County Board of Supervisors 5/12/20 meeting (video)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors hold their May meeting on Tuesday night, May 12th, at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be streamed live and available for on-demand viewing after the session’s conclusion. Watch the meeting in the player below. ... MORE
Superintendent: South Seneca CSD, SCSO investigating vandalism at Ovid Campus

UPDATE: Hate crime charge filed after South Seneca HS investigation, multiple teens arrested

– By Josh Durso On Thursday, South Seneca Central School District Superintendent Steve Zielinski confirmed that district officials and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was investigating vandalism, targeting outdoor portraits of seniors at South Seneca High School. Less than 24 hours after ... MORE
United Way of Seneca County uses network of 75 volunteers to distribute more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks

United Way of Seneca County uses network of 75 volunteers to distribute more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks

United Way of Seneca County reports that they have distributed more than 1,500 homemade cloth masks and now have a network of about 75 volunteers working to produce the masks. Due to the overwhelming number of requests they are limiting masks to ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: South Seneca CSD leader talks future of small, rural districts (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: South Seneca CSD leader talks future of small, rural districts (podcast)

South Seneca Superintendent Stephen Parker Zielinski is looking at ways to keep his district whole after this pandemic. It’s already become clear that a major funding loss is en route. So, the district is working to understand what comes next. Here is ... MORE
South Seneca CSD copes with long-term shutdown, as financial implications loom across NYS

South Seneca CSD copes with long-term shutdown, as financial implications loom across NYS

– By Josh Durso South Seneca Central School District is in the midst of an historic, long-term shutdown. The kind of which no one has any memory of experiencing – faculty or students. Superintendent Stephen Zielinski, who has led the district for ... MORE
Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

– By Josh Durso Social distancing comes with a lot of challenges. People are social creatures, so they crave interaction. During a pandemic like the one impacting most of the globe – Governor Andrew Cuomo called on mental health professionals across New ... MORE
Route 89 temporarily shut down after serious crash in Seneca County

Route 89 temporarily shut down after serious crash in Seneca County

Sheriff Tim Luce says State Route 89 was temporarily shut down after a serious crash around 8:15 p.m. Deputies responded to a one-car crash in the town of Covert on Route 89. When they arrived, they located the occupant, identified as Katie ... MORE
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Supervisors will consider sharing sales tax with towns, villages in Seneca County

Supervisors will consider sharing sales tax with towns, villages in Seneca County

The debate about sharing sales tax revenue received a shot of life at Tuesday's meeting of the Government Operations Committee in Seneca County. The supervisors have long-wrestled with the notion of sharing sales tax revenue with towns and villages. Supervisor Kyle Barnhart, ... MORE
Sheriff Luce: 64 arrests made, update on fatal wreck, and more work helping in Karlsen case

Sheriff Luce: 64 arrests made, update on fatal wreck, and more work helping in Karlsen case

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office provided their monthly snapshot for activity during the month of January. There were 1,172 total calls for service, with 64 arrests made throughout the month. There were 17 DHS fraud cases, resulting in $714 being recouped. There ... MORE
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Luce asks motorists to avoid travel until 9 a.m. on Saturday

NO UNNECESSARY TRAVEL: Sheriff Luce expands advisory for Seneca County motorists

Sheriff Tim Luce has upgraded the travel advisory issued earlier to a no unnecessary travel advisory. It doesn’t restrict travel, and roads remain open at this time – but travel is discouraged. “It is recommended that citizens do not engage in unnecessary ... MORE