Category: Ovid

Check out seeds at Edith B. Ford library in Ovid

Check out seeds at Edith B. Ford library in Ovid

Starting on May 1, 2022, the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library in Ovid will carry customized seed packets created by South Seneca’s High School Gardening Class, taught by Mrs. Patricia Parsons.  As well as checking out books, you can now check out ... MORE
Events, Life, Ovid, Seneca County
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Seneca County Sheriff’s Office does compliance check on area sex offenders

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) recently paid visits to the homes of 70 registered sex offenders in order to confirm their addresses. During a several-day period in March, SCSO investigators went to sex offenders’ address on record. A Level 2 offender ... MORE
Lodi, Ovid fire departments join RecruitNY effort

Lodi, Ovid fire departments join RecruitNY effort

As part of the annual RecruitNY statewide initiative, the Ovid and Lodi Fire  Departments will combine their recruitment efforts so residents can learn how they can serve  their volunteer fire department.   Volunteer fire departments across New York State are struggling with decreased ... MORE
Lodi, News, Ovid, Seneca County
Seneca County ‘Drug Take Back Day’

Seneca County ‘Drug Take Back Day’

On Saturday, April 30th , 2021, 10am to 2pm, Seneca County Police Agencies will be partnering with the DEA and the Seneca County Substance Abuse Coalition , to  conduct a DRUG TAKE BACK DAY in  Seneca County. Officers will be at 3 ... MORE
One airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after serious crash in Ovid

One airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after serious crash in Ovid

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says that on April 9 around 10:15 a.m. deputies responded to a serious crash on Route 89 in Ovid. Initial reports indicated the occupants were entrapped in the flipped vehicle with one male passenger who was unresponsive ... MORE
News, Ovid, Seneca County
Ovid man charged after property damage crash

Ovid man charged with DWI after property damage crash

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 43-year-old Ovid man following a property damage crash in Wyers Point Road. When deputies arrived to the scene they found the operator, 43-year-old Tom Park, was operating while intoxicated. He was taken ... MORE
Ovid non-profit seeks

Ovid’s Friends of Three Bears seeks part-time operations manager

Ovid non-profit Friends of Three Bears is looking to hire its first ever paid staffer after operating since 2002 on a strictly volunteer basis. The group manages the Three Bears courthouse complex on Main Street in Ovid via a contract with Seneca ... MORE
Seneca County man arrested for violating order of protection

Seneca County man arrested for violating order of protection

Police arrest an Ovid man for violating an order of protection. According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Charles J. McCoy, 64, of Ovid for criminal contempt. It is alleged McCoy called the protected party and left multiple ... MORE
Motorist cited following property damage accident in Ovid

Motorist cited following property damage accident in Ovid

Police say a motorist was ticketed following a property damage accident. According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office cited Tyler C. Huff for aggravated unlicensed operation. The single vehicle property damage accident occurred on County Road 139 in the ... MORE
Rising costs, supply issues, and staying viable: Ovid Big M’s plight as a small town grocery store

Inflation, supply, and stiff competition: Ovid Big M’s plight as a small town grocery store

Much has been made about the supply chain crisis and rising cost of fuel’s impact on grocery stores. For Ovid Big M owner Sue Cirencione, these issues are mere salt in the wound amid the ongoing struggle to remain competitive as a ... MORE
State health officials urge tough new rules for four PFAS chemicals; enforceable tap water limits of 10 ppt

State health officials urge tough new rules for four PFAS chemicals; enforceable tap water limits of 10 ppt

In an unexpected move last week, state health officials proposed setting new enforceable limits for four PFAS-class “forever chemicals” found in public drinking water. If the recommendation is formally adopted, all of the state’s public water systems will soon be required to ... MORE
Sex Offender Compliance Check leads to arrest of Ovid man

Sex offender compliance check leads to arrest of Ovid man

Police report the arrest of a Ovid man following a county-wide Sex Offender Compliance Check. The purpose of the compliance check is to verify addresses and other information that is required to be listed under the New York State Sex Offender Registration ... MORE
SECTIONAL FRIDAY:

SECTIONAL FRIDAY: Penn Yan girls defeat Mynderse; Lyons boys cruise past Warsaw

It was a jam-packed Friday night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues as several teams advanced to the semifinals. Check out all the scores, stats and updated brackets below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (2/25): Warsaw 36 @ Lyons 64  WAR – Matt ... 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
SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY:

SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY: Geneva boys roll past Waterloo; Red Jacket girls defeat Bolivar-Richburg

The first round of the 2022 Section V boys and girls tournaments wrapped up on Wednesday night with more Wayne-Finger Lakes teams advancing to the quarterfinals, and others seeing their season come to an end. Check out the scores, stats and updated brackets below ... MORE
SECTIONAL TUESDAY:

SECTIONAL TUESDAY: Bloomfield boys hold off Alexander; Honeoye girls cruise past Marion

First round games in the 2022 Section V boys and girls tournaments were contested on Tuesday night across the region with many Wayne-Finger Lakes teams advancing to the quarterfinals, and others seeing their season come to an end. Check out all the ... MORE
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Domestic incident leads to arrest in Ovid

Police report the arrest of an Auburn woman after a domestic violence incident. According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jessica R. Carpenter of Auburn following a domestic dispute. The arrest stems from a 911 call reporting a ... MORE
W-FL TUESDAY: Wayne boys cruise past Mynderse; Dundee-Bradford girls keep rolling

W-FL TUESDAY: Wayne boys cruise past Mynderse; Dundee-Bradford girls keep rolling

Several Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball teams were in action on Tuesday night. Check out the scores, stats and Wednesday’s slate of games below. W-FL BOYS SCOREBOARD (2/15): Newark 72 @ Waterloo 42   NEW – Brayden Steve 24; Isaiah Camp ... MORE