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Varick Town Board withdraws support for Seneca Meadows landfill expansion

DEC reviewing Seneca Meadow’s 50-acre infill expansion proposal
The Varick Town Board has retracted its previous endorsement of Seneca Meadows Inc. and its landfill expansion plans, originally expressed in an October 3, 2023, resolution. This decision, made during a recent vote, reflects a ... more
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Controversy surrounds Varick’s support of Seneca Meadows

Controversy surrounds Varick’s support of Seneca Meadows
The Varick Town Board’s decision to support the expansion of Seneca Meadows Inc.’s landfill has sparked criticism from environmental groups and local residents. The Board's October vote backed the plan, citing the environmental record of ... more
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Family displaced after structure fire in Varick: Home and vehicle destroyed

Family displaced after structure fire in Varick: Home and vehicle destroyed
In Varick a house fire led to the displacement of a family and caused significant property damage on January 13. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reported that deputies responded to the fire at 1456 Route ... more
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Varick home damaged after fire

Varick home damaged after fire
On January 12 first responders were called to a house fire at 4999 State Route 414 in the town of Varick. Around 8:30 a.m., deputies arrived at the scene to find smoke emerging from the ... more
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Four arrested for disrupting Christmas Eve church service in Seneca County

Four arrested for disrupting Christmas Eve church service in Seneca County
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office has reported the arrest of four individuals following an incident on Christmas Eve at a local church in Varick. The incident occurred around 5:58 p.m. when Christopher A. Avila, Jeremy ... more
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Varick Town Board passes resolution supporting Seneca Meadows expansion

Waste Connections spent $282,000 to help flip Seneca Falls Town Board
Elected officials in Varick have passed a resolution unanimously supporting Seneca Meadows Landfill. At its October 3 meeting, the Varick Town Board unanimously passed a resolution supporting the expansion of Seneca Meadows Landfill. The Valley ... more
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Finger Lakes Laser devastated by structure fire in Seneca County

Finger Lakes Laser devastated by structure fire in Seneca County
The owner of Finger Lakes Laser is speaking out after a fire devastated his earlier this week. Several departments were dispatched to a structure fire on December 6 during the overnight hours. Varick, Fayette, Ovid, ... more
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Syracuse man calls 911 saying he ran himself over in Seneca County: Later arrested for DWI, DWAI drugs

Syracuse man calls 911 saying he ran himself over in Seneca County: Later arrested for DWI, DWAI drugs
Authorities in Seneca County say a 70-year-old man faces a number of charges following an unusual incident on State Route 414 in the town of Varick. Harold R. Matasar, a 70-year-old Syracuse resident, was charged ... more
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Galvanizing plant in former Seneca Army Depot needs 50x more energy than estimated: Will NYSEG dig a new pipeline for it?

Galvanizing plant in former Seneca Army Depot needs 50x more energy than estimated: Will NYSEG dig a new pipeline for it?
Developers of a hot-dip steel galvanizing plant who minimized the project’s energy needs when they proposed it to regulators four years ago now say the plant needs at least 50 times as much power and ... more
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Seneca County Board of Supervisors October 2023 Meeting (webcast)

Seneca County Board of Supervisors October 2023 Meeting (webcast)
The Seneca County Board of Supervisors held their regular monthly meeting for October 2023 on Tuesday night at the County Office Building on DiPronio Drive in Waterloo. Full meeting video is below ... more
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Seneca County Board of Supervisors August 2023 Meeting (webcast)

Seneca County Board of Supervisors August 2023 Meeting (webcast)
The Seneca County Board of Supervisors met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, August 8, 2023. Full meeting video appears below ... more
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Seneca County Board of Supervisors July 2023 Meeting (webcast)

Seneca County Board of Supervisors July 2023 Meeting (webcast)
The Seneca County Board of Supervisors met for their regular monthly meeting for July 2023 on Tuesday night at the Seneca County Office Building in Waterloo, NY. Full meeting video appears below ... more
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Varick man faces several felony charges after three police agencies respond to domestic incident

Varick man faces several felony charges after three police agencies respond to domestic incident
Deputies arrested a Varick resident following an investigation into a domestic incident. On Tuesday deputies responded to a physical domestic incident. Kenneth Saunders Jr., 26, was arrested for criminal contempt, aggravated family offense, criminal mischief, ... more
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Seneca Army Depot: Local documentary focuses on past, present, and future of Romulus property (video)

White Deer tours resume at Seneca Army Depot
An incredible three part series was published over the Memorial Day Weekend spotlighting the history behind the Seneca Army Depot in Seneca County. The feature published by WETM's Carl Aldinger takes a look at the ... more
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Seneca Community Players to host auditions for “Oliver!”

Seneca Community Players to host auditions for “Oliver!”
The Seneca Community Players are proud to announce their 2023 late summer musical, Oliver! This classic musical is based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist, with book, music, and lyrics by Lionel Bart. The SCP ... more
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Seneca County Board of Supervisors April 2023 Regular Meeting (video)

Seneca County Board of Supervisors April 2023 Regular Meeting (video)
The Seneca County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm for their regular board meeting for April 2023 at the Seneca County Office Building on DiPronio Drive in Waterloo. Full meeting video ... more
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Supervisors in Seneca Falls, Romulus, and Lodi expected to face challengers this year

Supervisors in Seneca Falls, Romulus, and Lodi expected to face challengers this year
Most supervisors on the ballot this November will have uncontested races. In fact, more than half of them will be running all alone to continue serving their respective communities. However, two incumbents face primary challenges ... more
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Varick man threatened his neighbors while deputies were present

Watkins Glen man arrested after attacking two people at Dunkin’
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 24-year-old following a harassment investigation. Damien Hennigan, 24, of Varick is accused of physically threatening his neighbors while in the presence of deputies. They arrested ... more
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Canandaigua man charged with felony DWI after speeding in Seneca County

Deputies: Farmington woman charged with DWI after crash in Hopewell
New York State Police arrested a Canandaigua man on a felony count of DWI after a traffic stop in the town of Varick. According to troopers, Larry Hulo, 31, of Canandaigua was charged with felony ... more
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