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What’s next for Willard Drug Treatment, Butler Correctional facilities?

State Senator Pam Helming is seeking local residents’ input as two former correctional facilities are eyed by the state for redevelopment. The Butler Correctional Facility in Wayne County, which has been closed for several years, as well as the Willard Drug Treatment ... MORE
South Seneca parents want deputy deployed to both schools following Texas shooting, incident at middle school

South Seneca parents want deputy deployed to both schools following Texas shooting, incident at middle school

Three days after the shooting in Buffalo and a week before the shooting in Texas, South Seneca Central School District had its own threat to assess. FingerLakes1.com has learned of an incident that occurred on Tuesday, May 17 around 10:30 a.m. at ... MORE
Willard State Hospital among Preservation League’s ‘Seven to Save’ historical sites in NY

Willard State Hospital among ‘Seven to Save’ historical sites in NY

The Preservation League of NYS included Willard State Hospital in Romulus on its ‘Seven to Save’ list of the most endangered historical sites in the state. Willard State Hospital- formally named Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane- was built in 1869 on ... MORE
Deputies: Axel becomes detached from trailer of truck on Rt. 96, causing crash and road closure

Deputies: Axel becomes detached from trailer of truck on Rt. 96, causing crash and road closure

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the tractor-trailer crash that happened on Route 96 in the area of Bromka Road on May 20. Around 10:19 a.m. deputies responded to that area for a single tractor-trailer accident. Deputies said in ... MORE
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE: Mynderse/Romulus heads to Geneva for Monday night league battle (webcast)

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE: Mynderse/Romulus heads to Geneva for Monday night league battle (webcast)

FL1 Radio was live with Monday night girls lacrosse action from Loman Field in Geneva. The Panthers hosted the Mynderse/Romulus Blue Devils in a Finger Lakes league contest. Join Ted Baker and Nate Sharman for a webcast replay, featuring pregame coverage and ... MORE
Sampson State Park: Bald eagle infected with avian influenza put to rest after discovery of avian influenza infection

Sad day for Sampson State Park: Bald eagle infected with avian influenza has been euthanized

A bald eagle infected with avian influenza was euthanized on Saturday after the bird was found exhibiting strange behavior at Sampson State Park in Romulus. The park manager at Sampson State Park called the Finger Lakes Raptor Center (FLRC) around 10 p.m ... MORE
Deputies: Driver flees after rollover crash in Romulus

Deputies: Driver flees after rollover crash in Romulus

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a personal injury rollover accident in the town of Romulus. It happened on Friday, April 29 around 11:15 p.m. Deputies were called to the area of County Road 132A and State Route 96A ... MORE
Sex offender compliance check leads to arrest of Romulus man

Deputies: Romulus man violates sex offender registry rules

Police say a Romulus man was in violation of the Sex Offender Registry Act. According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joseph F. Greene, 40, of Romulus for failure to mail an annual verification form. Greene was to ... MORE
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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
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE: Marcus Whitman, Mynderse-Romulus battle Wednesday night (webcast)

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE: Marcus Whitman, Mynderse-Romulus battle Wednesday night (webcast)

FL1 Radio was live from Bracht Field in Seneca Falls for Wednesday night high school girls lacrosse action. The Marcus Whitman Wildcats visited the Blue Devils of Mynderse-Romulus. Ted Baker and Paul Russo were live on the call! CLICK HERE FOR THE ... MORE
Waterloo man arrested after crashing school bus

Waterloo man arrested on warrant after crashing school bus

Police say a Waterloo man was taken into custody on an arrest warrant. According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Deshawn Reese, 18, of Waterloo on an arrest warrant from the Town of Romulus Court for failure to ... MORE
Teen crashes school bus in Seneca County, then skips court appearance

Teen crashes school bus in Seneca County, then skips court appearance

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says an 18-year-old was taken into custody following a 2021 incident involving a school bus. Deputies reported via press release that Deshawn Reese, 18, was taken into custody on a warrant issued out of Romulus Town Court ... MORE
Rochester man arrested for stealing from businesses in Waterloo and Romulus

Rochester man arrested for stealing from businesses in Waterloo and Romulus

Police arrested a Rochester man on two warrants. According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dennis Hightower, 56, of Rochester following a larceny investigation. Two separate incidents occurred at a local business in Waterloo and Romulus. Hightower is ... MORE
Study in-progress for Seneca County water and sewer authority

Study in-progress for Seneca County water and sewer authority

A study is underway in Seneca County to determine the feasibility of a county-run water and sewer services agency. County Manager Mitch Rowe told the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, March 22 that the study is being conducted by MRB Group ... 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