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GoFundMe launched for Ovid firefighter’s medical expenses after crash; another succumbs to injuries

GoFundMe launched for Ovid firefighter's medical expenses after crash; another succumbs to injuries
Cindy Myers, one of the victims of a two-car accident in Fayette earlier this month, passed away at Strong Memorial Hospital. Her husband, John Myers, remains hospitalized in Rochester, undergoing rehabilitation. Credit: Ovid Fire Department ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Carrier Smalser & Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Carrier Smalser & Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County (podcast)
As of 2017, in Seneca County specifically, 1 in 5 adults lacked basic literacy skills. Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County has been working to change that. Executive Director Carrie Smalser is in-studio to discuss the ... more
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Mother’s Day event coming to Three Bears in Ovid with more than just plants

Mother's Day event coming to Three Bears in Ovid with more than just plants
The Friends of the Three Bears will hold their annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale on May 11 at the historic courthouse complex in Ovid. The event features a variety of plants including perennials, annuals, fruit ... more
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Three departments called to small building fire in Romulus

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First responders were dispatched to a small building fire near a home in Seneca County during the late-evening hours on Wednesday. According to our partners at the Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire, Romulus, Ovid, and Varick fire ... more
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Deputies: Covert woman was intoxicated, going over 80 mph at time of traffic stop

Driver charged with aggravated DWI after being airlifted from Hector crash
Deputies arrested an Ovid woman following a traffic stop in Covert where she was traveling over 80 mph. Anna Dickens, 28, was stopped a little before 2 a.m. after being observed traveling more than 80 ... more
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Ovid proposes ban on new campgrounds amid redevelopment plans at former Boy Scout camp and Willard Psych

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The Ovid Town Board is considering a one-year moratorium on the establishment or expansion of campgrounds within the town, prompted by redevelopment interests in two major properties, including the former Boy Scout Camp Babcock-Hovey and ... more
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Seneca County driver rolls vehicle in snowy conditions, escapes with minor injuries

Seneca County driver rolls vehicle in snowy conditions, escapes with minor injuries
In the early hours on Thursday Seneca County Sheriff's Deputies, alongside Varick Fire Department and South Seneca Ambulance, responded to a single-vehicle accident on State Route 96A in the town of Romulus. The driver, identified ... more
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10 YEARS LATER: Looking back at massive Ovid fire that changed downtown

10 YEARS LATER: Looking back at massive Ovid fire that changed downtown
Ten years have passed since a massive fire swept through downtown Ovid, destroying three mixed-use buildings and displacing several residents. The blaze, which occurred on March 18, 2014, resulted in over $750,000 in damages but, ... more
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Ovid man violated court order, possessed illegal weapon during domestic incident

Ovid man violated court order, possessed illegal weapon during domestic incident
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of an Ovid man following a domestic incident on Sunday. Deputies arrested Mark Belliveau, 37, for criminal mischief, criminal possession of a weapon, and criminal contempt. The ... more
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Ovid driver faces aggravated DWI charge after collision

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of an Ovid resident following a property damage accident on County Road 131 over the weekend. On Saturday around 4:30 p.m. deputies arrested Anya Harris, 44, for ... more
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WEDNESDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Gananda’s Miles Caviness scores 1000th point in win over Campbell-Savona; Newark girls top Wayne

WEDNESDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Gananda's Miles Caviness scores 1000th point in win over Campbell-Savona; Newark girls top Wayne
The high school basketball pre-quarterfinal round wrapped up Wednesday with another full slate of games, and for the second straight night, a player reached 1,000 points, this time Gananda senior Miles Caviness. Check out the ... more
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TUESDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Gananda’s Eva Jenny joins 1000-point club in blowout win; Waterloo boys outlast Haverling in OT; Newark boys upset by SOTA

TUESDAY HS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL REPORT: Gananda's Eva Jenny joins 1000-point club in blowout win; Waterloo boys outlast Haverling in OT; Newark boys upset by SOTA
The high school basketball postseason has begun, and a full slate of games took place across the Wayne-Finger Lakes on Tuesday in the pre-quarterfinal round. The night was highlighted by Gananda senior Eva Jenny joining ... more
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MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: East Rochester boys top Gananda to win Wayne County title; Palmyra-Macedon girls fall short against Hornell

MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: East Rochester boys top Gananda to win Wayne County title; Palmyra-Macedon girls fall short against Hornell
The final week of the high school basketball regular season began Monday night with a full slate of games. Check out the scores, stats, and Tuesday’s schedule below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (2/12) Gananda (15-5) 45East Rochester ... more
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Deputies: Ovid man charged with felony DWI after crashing into utility pole

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
The Seneca County Sheriff's office reports the arrest of an Ovid man after a crash on State Route 96. According to a news release, David Galatt, 34, was arrested for DWI and aggravated DWI after ... more
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Interest grows in redeveloping historic Willard Psychiatric Center in Seneca County

Interest grows in redeveloping historic Willard Psychiatric Center in Seneca County
Five parties have expressed their interest in redeveloping the Willard Psychiatric Center in Ovid, showcasing a mix of visions for the future of the historic site. Among the proposals, four are focused on housing solutions, ... more
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FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Wayne boys outlast Newark; Lyons girls roll past East Rochester; Midlakes’ Kyle Kumkey scores 1000th point

FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Wayne boys outlast Newark; Lyons girls roll past East Rochester; Midlakes' Kyle Kumkey scores 1000th point
The final Friday of the high school basketball regular season consisted of 15 games, highlighted by a pair of Finger Lakes East games and a Wayne County matchup. The Wayne boys went to Newark and ... more
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THURSDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Jamire Johnson’s 35-point night leads Lyons to seventh straight win

THURSDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Jamire Johnson's 35-point night leads Lyons to seventh straight win
Eleven high school basketball games were played across the Wayne-Finger Lakes on Thursday night, with most of the action on the boy's side. Check out the scores, stats, and Friday's slate below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (2/8) ... more
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WEDNESDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Gananda girls edge Lyons; Palmyra-Macedon girls down Waterloo

WEDNESDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Gananda girls edge Lyons; Palmyra-Macedon girls down Waterloo
There was a full slate of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball games on Wednesday night. Check out the scores, stats, and Thursday's schedule below. GIRLS SCOREBOARD (2/7) Gananda (15-3) 51Lyons (11-7) 47 GAN: Eva Jenny ... more
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URMC, Five Star Bank launch telemedicine initiative in three rural Finger Lakes communities

URMC, Five Star Bank launch telemedicine initiative in three rural Finger Lakes communities
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is launching a pioneering telemedicine initiative aimed at enhancing healthcare accessibility for residents in rural communities. In collaboration with Five Star Bank, URMC plans to install telemedicine stations ... more
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