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Arcadia, Junius, and Wolcott all get major federal funding for water service expansions

Three towns in the Finger Lakes region will benefit from federal funding to assist with water infrastructure projects. The funds are crucial to expanding and improving the reach of municipal water service in rural parts of the region. The town of Junius ... MORE
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Wolcott teen arrested after trying to flee Deputy in Town of Junius

A teenager was arrested after fleeing a police officer in the Town of Junius. On Oct. 9 Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 18-year-old Eric Scott Weiler of Wolcott around 6:16 p.m. Weiler was arrested and charged with two counts of speeding over ... MORE
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Shake Shack coming to Clifton Springs, Junius Ponds rest stops along Thruway

Shake Shake is among the new establishments coming to Thruway rest stops next year. Both locations in the Finger Lakes will feature Shake Shack restaurants, according to Syracuse.com. Both Clifton Springs and Junius Ponds will have an operating Shake Shack location. The ... MORE
Junius motorcyclist critically injured after crash with pickup truck hauling ATV trailer

Junius motorcyclist critically injured after crash with pickup truck hauling ATV trailer

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Sunday around 12:30 a.m. deputies responded to the area of State Route 318 and Mills Road for a serious, two-car crash. According to a press release, 38-year-old Jason Wolfanger, of Pennellville and 26-year-old Colton ... MORE
Junius, News, Seneca County, Traffic
Clifton Springs, Junius Ponds rest stops along Thruway will be first to close: Scheduled to reopen mid-2022

Clifton Springs, Junius Ponds rest stops along Thruway will be first to close: Scheduled to reopen mid-2022

Construction is close to starting on a massive $400+ million overhaul of the New York State Thruway’s rest areas. There are 27 of them, and it’s being financed through a lease agreement with the chain Applegreen, who will handle overhauling them- and ... MORE
Woman faces manslaughter charges after crashing into another vehicle, injuring the other driver who later died

Woman faces manslaughter charges after crash injuring driver who later died

A woman who allegedly crashed into another driver while fleeing from the Waterloo Premium Outlets last month has been charged with vehicular manslaughter after the driver died. Shyquest K. Powell, 20, was charged by Seneca County Sheriff’s office with felony counts of ... MORE
Junius man sentenced to 5-15 years in DWI manslaughter case

Junius man sentenced to 5-15 years in DWI manslaughter case

The Seneca County man who drove drunk- killing a utility truck driver who was standing alongside Burgess Road in March 2020 will spend 5-15 years in prison. Jon Lamere, of Junius admitted to driving drunk and being on his cell phone when ... MORE
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Deputies: Fire cause at Junius club remains under investigation

Structure fire at North Seneca Sportsman Club ruled accidental

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on June 27 around 1:30 p.m. deputies and emergency services responded to 334 Rte 318 for a structure fire. The address is the site of the North Seneca Sportsman Club in the Town of Junius. Upon ... MORE
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One person airlifted from serious crash that shut down part of Rt. 318 in Junius

One facing felony charges after violent two-car crash in Junius: Second driver airlifted with life-threatening injuries

On Thursday the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office provided an extensive update on the serious two-car crash that shut down part of State Route 318 the night before for hours, and resulted in one person being airlifted to a hospital. On Wednesday around ... MORE
Junius, News, Seneca County, Traffic
Deputies: Two hospitalized after crash along Rt. 318 in Junius

Deputies: Two hospitalized after crash along Rt. 318 in Junius

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on May 16 at approximately 1:10 p.m. deputies responded to the intersection of State Rt. 318 and Nine Foot Road for a two-car personal injury crash. Deputies say a vehicle operated by Wendy Wickum, 50, ... MORE
Junius man charged with aggravated DWI after speed stop

Junius man charged with aggravated DWI after speed stop

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 24-year-old Junius resident after a traffic stop. Maxwell Schoonmaker, 24, was observed speeding, and after investigation was found to be intoxicated. He was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI, speeding, no front plate, ... MORE
First responders called to motorcycle crash in Seneca County

First responders called to motorcycle crash in Seneca County

First responders were called to the scene of a serious motorcycle crash on Gassner Rd. in Seneca County. Firefighters from Junius and North Seneca Ambulance were on-scene, according to scanner traffic. Extent of the injuries sustained by those on the motorcycle were ... MORE
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State Police: No criminal charges filed after months-long investigation into Thruway wreck that killed two children

On Friday, New York State Police announced that the investigation into a double-fatal crash that was caused by a pickup truck slamming into the back of a minivan had concluded. They said no criminal charges would be filed against the driver. The ... MORE
Sheriff: Numerous felony charges filed after $27K burglary at Waterloo Outlets, pursuit into Monroe County

Sheriff: Numerous felony charges filed after $27K burglary at Waterloo Outlets, pursuit into Monroe County

New information has been released by law enforcement in Seneca County after a large burglary at a store located at local shopping center. Sheriff Tim Luce says investigators arrested two Rochester men following a burglary investigation that began at the Waterloo Premium ... MORE
COVID testing lab comes to Waterloo Premium Outlets

COVID testing lab comes to Waterloo Premium Outlets

QuestCap is opening a COVID-19 testing lab at the Waterloo Premium Outlets. It will be able to process up to 150 tests per day on site, according to the company. They say tests will cost between $59 and $179 for antibody and ... MORE