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DNA testing likely to happen in 1985 Ovid murder case

DNA testing will be done to help solve a 1985 murder that happened in Ovid. Kristin O’Connell was visiting her friend James VerMeersch of Ovid she had met while on spring break in Florida. O’Connell was a 20-year-old college student. Carrie Cohen ... MORE
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Six Eighty Cellars celebrates their opening on Cayuga Lake in Ovid

Six Eighty Cellars, the newest winery on Cayuga Lake, has recently opened at 3050 Swick Road, Ovid. The owners of nearby Buttonwood Grove Winery, Melissa and Dave Pittard of Skaneateles, were seeking to purchase additional vineyard acreage when the former Toro Run ... MORE
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South Seneca High School Senior appointed to New York Governor’s Youth Council

On July 1, 2021, Joseph Borst, a Senior at South Seneca High School, Ovid, NY was appointed to the New York Governor’s Youth Council, a statewide advisory group comprised of youth ages 13-21 from across New York State. “Members of the NYS ... MORE
Deputies: Ovid man accused of pushing 10-year-old child during incident

Deputies: Ovid man accused of pushing 10-year-old child during incident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reported that on August 2 around 4:20 p.m. deputies arrested a 45-year-old Ovid man following an investigation into an incident involving a child. Deputies say Steven Johnson, 45, of Ovid was charged with endangering the welfare 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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Ovid Historical Society hosting a public program on Siltstone Houses of Ovid & Lodi

Ovid Historical Society hosting a public program on Siltstone Houses of Ovid & Lodi

The Ovid Historical Society invites you to a public program on Siltstone Houses of Ovid & Lodi, on Monday, July 19, 2021, starting at 6:30 pm. The program will be held at the Ovid Historical Society Museum, 7203 Main Street (Route 414) ... MORE
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Two hospitalized after chain reaction crash on Rt. 414 in Seneca County

Two hospitalized after chain reaction crash on Rt. 414 in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 30 around 3 p.m. deputies responded to the area of State Route 414 and West Wycoff Road in Ovid for a three-car accident with injuries. The operators of the vehicles involved were identified ... MORE
Ovid man arraigned on felony drug, weapon charges after failing to appear in earlier drug case

Ovid man arraigned on felony drug, weapon charges after failing to appear in earlier drug case

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ovid man on a warrant from Seneca County Court following an investigation into the sale and manufacturing of methamphetamine. Benjamin Nichols, 28, of Ovid was arrested on a warrant on charges including ... MORE
Mama Bear serves as historic landmark, tour guide for Seneca County’s histo

Mama Bear serves as historic landmark, tour guide for Seneca County’s history

Driving by The Three Bears Complex in Ovid it’s clear things have changed. Over the last two decades The Friends of the Three Bears, now led by Phyllis Motil, change has been slow. Between funding challenges and logistical ones, with elected officials ... MORE
The Friends of the Three Bears, in partnership with the Ovid Farmers’ Market, will host a Summer Concert Series

The Friends of the Three Bears, in partnership with the Ovid Farmers’ Market, will host a Summer Concert Series

The Friends of the Three Bears, in partnership with the Ovid Farmers’ Market, will host a Summer Concert Series on the lawn of the Three Bears. The Ovid Farmers’ Market will be held every Friday, 3-7pm, beginning June 18 and running through ... MORE
Romulus Central School District announces valedictorian and salutatorian

Romulus Central School District announces valedictorian and salutatorian

Romulus Central School District has announced this years valedictorian and salutatorian. Madison Cirencione, daughter of David and Suzanne Cirencione of Geneva, is valedictorian. Cirencione has taken 38 Gemini credits, which are college level courses available to students in high school. She has ... MORE
Hawk released after colliding with school bus in Ovid

Hawk released after colliding with school bus in Ovid

After 15 days of rehabilitation, a wild hawk has returned to the wild. The hawk had to be freed from the grill of a school bus in Ovid with the coordinated efforts of the Finger Lakes Raptor Center, transportation staff at South ... MORE
Life, Ovid, Seneca County
Seneca County announces the opening of three farmer’s markets this week

Seneca County announces the opening of three farmer’s markets this week

A press release announces the opening of the Farmers Markets in Seneca County this week: Seneca County is lucky to have three farmer’s markets in the county spread out on different days throughout the week. And all three markets are opening this ... MORE
Three Bears opens

Three Bears opens at tourism, cultural hub for Seneca County

The Friends of the Three Bears say the Seneca County Courthouse Complex Tourism Site and Cultural Center is now open. Located in the 1865 Mama Bear building, the Tourism Site will serve as a hub of information for 528,000 yearly visitors to ... MORE
Life, Ovid, Seneca County
Deputies: Seneca Falls man charged with aggravated DWI after crash in Ovid

Deputies: Seneca Falls man charged with aggravated DWI after crash in Ovid

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Wednesday at 1 p.m. deputies responded to the area of County Rd. 131 near Highland Rd. in Ovid for a one-vehicle property damage accident. Deputies report a vehicle operated by Matthew R. Turner, 30 ... MORE