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Romulus schools: Small fleet of electric buses being considered

Romulus schools staying remote for another day after student tests positive for COVID-19
The Romulus Central School District could be doing something pretty significant. The district is looking at the possibility of electric school buses. The first step would be exploring the energy use cycle for each bus ... more
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Stolen vehicle found in Geneva: Romulus man faces felony charges

Geneva City Council Approves Special Counsel for Police Review Board Referendum
On Thursday police arrested a Romulus man after observing a stolen vehicle in the city of Geneva. The known stolen vehicle out of Seneca County was observed on Exchange Street, according to police. Officers initiated ... more
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Romulus man charged with DWI after traffic stop in Seneca Falls

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
Police arrested a 30-year-old Romulus man following a traffic stop on Chapin Street. On Friday around 11:30 p.m. police arrested Gary Wells, 30, of Romulus after failing to stop at a stop sign. A traffic ... more
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Romulus man charged with 32 counts of criminal sex act

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A Romulus man was taken into custody on a bench warrant Wednesday morning. Craig M. Kaufman, 39, of Romulus was arrested on a warrant after he was late to his court date. Charges stem from ... more
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The Willard Question: What’s to be done with this historic property?

The Willard Question: What's to be done with this historic property?
Electricity at the former Willard State Hospital in Romulus, New York has been cut. The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision operated the roughly 400-acre property since the original psychiatric facility’s closure ... more
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Cayuga Nation: Three arrested after incident on CR 124 in Romulus, brief struggle at tribal court in Seneca Falls

Cayuga Nation: Three arrested after incident on CR 124 in Romulus, brief struggle at tribal court in Seneca Falls
Representatives of the Cayuga Nation say three people were arrested, two of which are jailed at this time, following two incidents that unfolded during the morning hours in Seneca County on Cayuga Nation-owned property. On ... more
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Vintage camper group returns to Sampson State Park in full swing this September

Vintage camper group returns to Sampson State Park in full swing this September
The Tin Can Tourists, a vintage trailer and camper club, will showcase vintage camping trailers from all over the northeast this September at Sampson State Park in Romulus. The 15th annual Northeast Rally will feature ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Three new Finger Lakes wine releases for July (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Three new Finger Lakes wine releases for July (podcast)
Watch LIVE Wednesday morning at 11:00 AM! On this month's Wine Wednesday edition of FLX Weekly, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Director Katherine Chase is back in-studio with Sydney Radka, Felecia Dombrowski and Jim Sinicropi with ... more
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Car catches fire in Fayette, man charged with DWI

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Police say a Romulus man was arrested following report of a vehicle that caught fire. According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elijah D. Prosser, 22, of Romulus for driving while ... more
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Willard property faces uncertain future: Is vacancy or redevelopment next? Supervisors ask state to step up

Willard State Hospital among Preservation League’s ‘Seven to Save’ historical sites in NY
What's next for Willard? The Seneca County Board of Supervisors recently approved a motion urging state officials to 'act now' as the facility recently vacated by the Department of Corrections sits empty. The Willard Drug ... more
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Seneca County schools promote healthy eating and increased physical activity

Seneca County schools promote healthy eating and increased physical activity
All four Seneca County school districts are participating in the Creating Healthy Schools and Communities (CHSC) Grant. The CHSC Grant allows increased access to opportunities for students to be more active and improve nutrition. Romulus ... more
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Waterloo man turns himself in after incident

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A Waterloo man was arrested after turning himself in on multiple charges. According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jacob C. Hoffa, 43, of Waterloo for endangering the welfare of a ... more
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What’s next for Willard Drug Treatment, Butler Correctional facilities?

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

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

Willard State Hospital among Preservation League’s ‘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 ... more
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Deputies: Axel becomes detached from trailer of truck on Rt. 96, causing crash and road closure

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

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE ON FL1 RADIO: Wayne hosts Geneva Wednesday in Finger Lakes battle (webcast)
FL1 Radio will be live with Monday night girls lacrosse action from Loman Field in Geneva. The Panthers host the Mynderse/Romulus Blue Devils in a Finger Lakes league contest. Join Ted Baker and Nate Sharman ... more
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Sad day for Sampson State Park: Bald eagle infected with avian influenza has been euthanized

Avian flu now affecting raptor population in the Finger Lakes
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 ... more
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Deputies: Romulus man violates sex offender registry rules

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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 ... more
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