Category: Junius

Junius barn destroyed after fire on Saturday (video)

Junius barn destroyed after fire on Saturday (video)

Several fire departments were called to a barn fire in the town of Junius on Saturday. Motorists along the New York State Thruway in Seneca County reported seeing black smoke from the blaze, which destroyed the barn. Firefighters from Junius, Waterloo, Border ... MORE
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Junius Ponds, Clifton Springs

Junius Ponds, Clifton Springs travel plazas along New York State Thruway won’t reopen until fall

What’s going on with travel plaza construction along the New York State Thruway? News10NBC asked the state for an update on progress for local rest stops, which will be significant upgrades from their former sites. Junius Ponds in Seneca County is behind ... MORE
No injuries after rollover crash on Thruway in Seneca County

No injuries after rollover crash on Thruway in Seneca County

First responders from several districts were called to a crash along the New York State Thruway in Seneca County on Sunday. It was described as a rollover crash, involving one vehicle around mile marker 322, according to our partners at the Cayuga-Seneca ... MORE
Junius Ponds travel plaza renovations held up by “unforeseen delays”

Junius Ponds travel plaza renovations held up by ‘unforeseen delays’

The scheduled reopening of the Junius Ponds service area on the New York State Thruway between Exits 41 and 42 westbound has been delayed. The plaza was to have reopened last month, but the Thruway Authority website now lists the reopening as ... MORE
Waterloo Premium Outlets gives back for Earth Week

Waterloo Premium Outlets gives back for Earth Week

Waterloo Premium Outlets is excited to celebrate Earth Week with events focused on recycling, donations, and more. Click here to learn how Waterloo Premium Outlets is decreasing environmental footprints, making a positive impact on the planet and to see which brands are ... MORE
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Auburn woman arrested following traffic stop

Police say an Auburn resident was arrested following a traffic stop. According to a news release, State Police in Waterloo arrested Bobbi M. Dixon, 32, of Auburn for driving while intoxicated. Dixon was initially pulled over for speeding on State Route 318 ... MORE
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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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One ticketed after property damage crash in Junius

Police say an Interlaken man was ticketed after a property damage crash in Seneca County. According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Deep S. Patel, 37, of Interlaken after responding to a property damage accident in Junius. Upon ... MORE
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Family escapes injury after Junius house fire

On Monday around 3 p.m. deputies and firefighters responded to Whiskey Hill Road for the report of a structure fire. The homeowner, identified as MaryBeth Ennist, and her three children, were able to safely exit without being injured. They exited when they ... MORE
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Shake Shack coming to Clifton Springs, Junius service areas along Thruway: One will open in 2022

Several Thruway service areas in Western New York and Central New York have been closed since last year. In a matter of months- they will reopen. The $300 million renovation project resulted in several rest stops- including those in the Finger Lakes ... MORE
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Shake Shack coming to two Finger Lakes Thruway plazas

Shake Shack is coming to four NY State Thruway rest stops and two of them are in the Finger Lakes. NewYorkUpstate.com reports the chain is coming to the Clifton Springs plaza on I-90 east between Exits 43 and 42. Auntie Annie’s pretzels ... MORE
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Firefighters battle mobile home blaze on Rt. 318 in Junius

Firefighters from several districts were credited with a fast response, which led to the quick knockdown of a fire on State Route 318 Monday night. Around 8 p.m. firefighters from Junius were called to a structure fire at a mobile home on ... MORE
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Town of Junius considering law denying tax breaks to solar projects

Many communities compete to give tax breaks to projects they believe will create economic activity. State law automatically grants tax breaks to solar energy projects unless the hosting community opts out. The town of Junius is considering doing just that. The Finger ... MORE
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Power outages in the Finger Lakes

As of 8:30 this morning, over 120 NYSEG customers in Seneca County are without power. Almost all of them are in the town of Junius, with scattered outages in the towns of Waterloo, Fayette and Galen. There are 19 customers without power ... MORE
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Syracuse woman pleads guilty in connection with fatal crash in Junius

a Syracuse woman is going to prison for her role in a fatal crash near the Waterloo Premium Outlets in June. The Finger Lakes Times reports 20 year old Shyquest Powell pleaded guilty in Seneca County Court this week to assault and ... MORE