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Multiple departments battle structure fire in Varick: House suffers serious damage (photo)

Multiple departments battle structure fire in Varick: House suffers serious damage (photo)
Firefighters were called to a blaze on East Lake Rd. in the town of Varick on Thursday. Multiple departments from Ontario and Seneca counties were called to the scene, which was described as a 'fully ... more
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Earl Martin files Article 78 against Seneca County over sewer segmentation

Earl Martin files Article 78 against Seneca County over sewer segmentation
Earl Martin has filed an Article 78 proceeding against Seneca County. It has to do with the County's decision to segment Sewer District No. 2. He's the owner of the former Hillside property, which was ... more
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Seneca County IDA doesn’t accept Army transfer for depot land

Seneca County IDA doesn’t accept Army transfer for depot land
The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency has tabled acceptance of land at the former Seneca Army Depot. They cited a need for more time to review the environmental cleanup report. The IDA Board of Directors ... more
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SamSen gets rebranding along Seneca Lake: Now called Seneca Lake Resorts

SamSen gets rebranding along Seneca Lake: Now called Seneca Lake Resorts
SamSen, operator of Sampson State Park Marina, Seneca Lake State Park Marina, and Sampson Cabin & RV Resort in the Finger Lakes region announced a rebranding effort establishing itself as "Seneca Lake Resorts." SamSen was ... more
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Hillside sale to Martin planned to move forward in Seneca County

Earl Martin files Article 78 against Seneca County over sewer segmentation
Officials with the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency say no objections have been raised by the state regarding the controversial sale of the former Hillside property. The Varick parcel will be sold to local businessman ... more
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Seneca County IDA approves PILOT agreement for former Hillside property

Earl Martin files Article 78 against Seneca County over sewer segmentation
On Thursday the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency approved a resolution for a one-year PILOT agreement with Earl Martin. The payment in lieu of taxes covers the purchase of the former Hillside Children's Center property ... more
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Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results

Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results
The Seneca County Police Reform and Community Reinvention Committee, being led by leading Criminal Justice Officials and the Criminal Justice Advisory Board continues to move towards a reform that is effective and meaningful to respective ... more
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Earl Martin seeks new PILOT to expand Deer Haven Park, but no jobs would be added

Earl Martin files Article 78 against Seneca County over sewer segmentation
Earl Martin, the Seneca County resident who owns Deer Haven Park, has applied for financial assistance through the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency. A meeting is scheduled for Thursday (today) at noon, in a virtual ... more
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Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cayuga Nation

Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cay
Officials in Seneca County say they will be petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to review an issue connected to more than $6 million in owed property taxes. It brings the Cayuga Nation, and its properties ... more
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Young child dead in Varick after apparent accident; sheriff says it’s under investigation

Young child dead in Varick after apparent accident; sheriff says it’s under investigation
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office says its investigating a fatal accident involving a young child, which happened on October 23rd around 10:25 a.m. It happened on Ernsberger Road in the town of Varick. Deputies were ... more
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ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)
On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the ... more
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WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting in Ovid (video)

WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting (video)
The Seneca County Board of Supervisors regular October meeting will be held at the Three Bears Courthouse in Ovid, NY on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be streamed live in ... more
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History and fall foliage on full-display at Deer Haven Park in Seneca County

History and fall foliage on full-display at Deer Haven Park in Seneca County
Looking for some fall fun in the Finger Lakes? Deer Haven Park extended vehicle tours into November, serving as a great opportunity for some spooky season fun. Reservations aren't necessary, and while there's a lot ... more
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Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th

Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th
Law enforcement agencies in Seneca County are enthusiastically entering into a ground-breaking collaboration with the community to make real change happen and they are asking for your help. They need to hear from actual members ... more
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Supervisors push IDA leader for answers on former Hillside property sale to Martin (video)

How many COVID complaints have corporations received in Seneca County? Supervisors to evaluate response policy
The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency was well-represented at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ Government Operations Committee Meeting, which was held at the County Office Building. Executive Director Sarah Davis, who came into that role this ... more
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Saturday tours at Deer Haven Park at former depot will continue into mid-November

Saturday tours at Deer Haven Park at former depot will continue into mid-November
Deer Haven Park is staying open through the Columbus Day weekend, according to a press release announcing the change on Thursday. The park announced an extension of the season for self-guided auto tours every Saturday ... more
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Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month

Series of public forums on policing in Seneca County will take place this month
The Seneca County Police Reform and Reinvention Collaboration has announced three dates for community forums. The events will be held Monday, September 21st at the Ovid Fire Department; Wednesday, September 23rd at the Seneca Falls ... more
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Hillside property in Seneca County sold to Earl Martin for $65K

Earl Martin files Article 78 against Seneca County over sewer segmentation
Earl Martin has purchased the former Hillside Children's Center campus. The sale will be completed between Martin and the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency for $65,000. He was the only person to submit a bid ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Unguided tours will begin Saturday at Deer Haven Park, even as tour app remains in development

DAILY DEBRIEF: Unguided tours will begin Saturday at Deer Haven Park, even as tour app remains in development
What's the deal with Deer Haven Park? Is Saturday's reopening of Deer Haven Park in danger? Truman Bells, the overseer of the new touring service at Deer Haven Park in Romulus spoke exclusively with FingerLakes1.com ... more
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White Deer tours resume at Seneca Army Depot

White Deer tours resume at Seneca Army Depot
White Deer tours are underway once again at the Seneca Army Depot. They restart on Saturday, and will function as a self-guided tour that uses a smartphone application. The tour runs for eight miles through ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Traditionalists blindsided by Cayuga Nation lawsuit against federal government (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: How the current situation facing immigrants stacks up in the U.S. (podcast)
What does the Cayuga Nation traditional leadership think about the land-into-trust legal suit against the U.S. Government? Sachem Chief Sam George of the Bear Clan claims that the entire community was blindsided by the lawsuit ... more
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