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

Police: Canandaigua man charged after fight in Walmart parking lot
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 ... more
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Sheriff: Interlaken man charged with predatory sex assault, rape of child less than 13

Police: Canandaigua man charged after fight in Walmart parking lot
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of a 34-year-old Interlaken resident on felony predatory sex assault charges following an investigation. Dana Goodman, 34, of Interlaken was charged with predatory sexual assault, a Class ... more
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Bob Hayssen wins close election to lead Seneca County Board of Supervisors in 2020

Bob Hayssen will lead Seneca County Board of Supervisors in 2020
The final vote was 406-344. Supervisors David Hayes, Mike Ferrara, Cindy Lorenzetti, Kyle Barnhart, Jim Borst, and Paul Kronenwetter voted for Hayssen. He also cast a vote for himself. Supervisors Mike Reynolds, Ralph Lott, Ron ... more
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Committee on Open Government answers more questions about executive session, public meetings

Seneca County gets $6.6M boost from American Rescue Plan
Last week, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors made headlines after entering into an executive session without enough votes to do so. The story prompted FingerLakes1.com to reach out to Kristin O'Neill, of the Committee ... more
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Ithaca man accused of violating protective order in Seneca County

Police: Canandaigua man charged after fight in Walmart parking lot
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of an Ithaca resident who violated a protective order during a domestic incident earlier this month. On December 9th at approximately 11:45 p.m. deputies arrested John Orak, ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Rick Newman from the Seneca Chamber & Thanksgiving Prep (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Rick Newman from the Seneca Chamber & Thanksgiving Prep (podcast)
Seneca County Chamber of Commerce Destination Marketing Manager Rick Newman joins Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi in-studio to talk about everything going on at the Chamber including tonight's Business After Hours event being hosting at ... more
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Officials, law enforcement review bomb threat evacuation at South Seneca HS

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'An Unfortunate Reality' - By Josh Durso South Seneca Central School District Superintendent Steve Zielinski has provided additional insight about the response to Wednesday's bomb threat, which prompted a full-campus evacuation in Ovid. The evacuation ... more
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Seneca Chamber hires new Membership Development Manager

Seneca Chamber hires new Membership Development Manager
The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has announced Megan Slater as its new Membership Development Manager. In her role, Megan is responsible for helping connect area businesses to one of the largest and most successful ... more
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‘TRIAL BY FIRE’: New finance director celebrated in Seneca, as supervisors signal that update could come from DA on Sheppard-Deeds investigation

‘TRIAL BY FIRE’: New finance director celebrated
Last year at this time the Seneca County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution instructing Sheriff Tim Luce to lead an investigative effort into Former County Manager John Sheppard and Former Finance Director Brandi Deeds ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)
What's up with all the algae? While experts and scientists battle with the 'what' is causing dozens of blooms each summer in lakes around the region - spotters with one volunteer organization are putting in ... more
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Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information
Blindsided a month ago by intense public alarm over reports that their public drinking water showed traces of PFAS-class chemicals, officials in Watkins Glen and Montour Falls and Waterloo confirmed last week that they are ... more
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Survey aims to identify where candidates stand on environment in Seneca County

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The Seneca Falls Environmental Action Committee is sending out a survey to those running for office in Seneca County. The survey consists of eight questions; and aims to see where each stands on important environmental ... more
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Supervisors make progress on draft sewer use law in Seneca County

Supervisors make progress on draft sewer use law in Seneca County
Seneca County might finally be getting somewhere with one of its most-complex issues. The Board of Supervisors met in a special committee session Monday night to discuss the future of a sewer use law, which ... more
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Folk endorsed for DA by Serve America Movement (SAM) Party

Attorney Christopher Folk of Waterloo, who lost the Republican Party primary election for Seneca County district attorney, has been endorsed by the Serve America Movement Party. Folk, who resisted efforts by county Republicans to have ... more
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Fox seeks new term as chair of Seneca County Republican Party

Tom Fox wants to be elected to another two-year term as chairman of the Seneca County Republican Party. Fox, a member of the Varick Town Board, served as Seneca County sheriff from 1991 to 2003 ... more
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Volunteers needed for STEPS day of service

Volunteers needed for STEPS day of service
Volunteers are needed for the 3rd Annual Day of Service taking place this Saturday, October 5th for the towns of Covert, Lodi, Ovid, and Romulus being organized by Seneca Towns Engaging People for Solutions (STEPS).  ... more
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Seneca County IDA’s draft strategic plan for economic development now live online

Seneca County IDA's draft strategic plan for economic development now live online
A formal draft of Seneca County’s economic development strategic plan is now officially available for public review and comment. The public comment period starts today and will continue through Nov. 1. Seneca County’s draft plan ... more
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SCP to hold auditions for ‘Odd Couple’

SCP to hold auditions for ‘Odd Couple’
Seneca Community Players announced today that they will hold auditions for their upcoming productions of both male and female versions of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple on September 16 & 17. Seneca Community Players will ... more
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New concerns arise as flood recovery stalls, frustrating South Seneca residents

New concerns arise as flood recovery stalls, frustrating South Seneca residents
It has been more than a year since devastating, historic flooding leveled Lodi Point and severely damaged other parts of South Seneca. Governor Andrew Cuomo visited the Point the day of the historic rains, which ... more
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State’s top court affirms Seneca Co. assault conviction

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The state’s highest court has upheld the conviction of a man who disfigured his ex-girlfriend in Seneca County. In a decision issued Thursday, the New York Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed the conviction of Don ... more
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State help for Lodi flood victims has a lot of fine print

State help for Lodi flood victims has a lot of fine print
One year ago, parts of the Seneca County community of Lodi were underwater. Nine inches of rain fell in a matter of hours, a major creek in the area backed up and devastation ensued. The ... more
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