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Waterloo Memorial Day festivities continue through the weekend

Waterloo Memorial Day festivities continue through the weekend
The 25th annual Celebrate/Commemorate Weekend is underway in Waterloo, the Birthplace of Memorial Day. The festivities began Friday night with the Henry C. Wells Award Ceremony, where Gina Suffredini, a retired speech and language therapist ... more
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Celebrate-Commemorate: How it all began 25 years ago in Waterloo (video)

Celebrate-Commemorate: How it all began 25 years ago in Waterloo (video)
Duprey Video Productions has produced a video that recaps the 5 days of events that took place in May of 2000, which was originally thought to be a one year event to celebrate the turn ... more
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Thruway Authority begins $2.5 million bridge projects in Seneca County

Thruway Authority begins $2.5 million bridge projects in Seneca County
The New York State Thruway Authority has launched a $2.5 million project to rehabilitate two 70-year-old bridges in Seneca County. The initiative focuses on the Interstate 90 westbound bridge over the Cayuga-Seneca Canal and the ... more
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Waterloo will reapply for Restore NY grant to renovate W. Main St. buildings

Waterloo will reapply for Restore NY grant to renovate W. Main St. buildings
The Village of Waterloo plans to reapply for the Restore NY grant to renovate buildings at 3, 5, and 7 W. Main St. after an unsuccessful attempt last year. The Village Board voted on May ... more
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Littlejohn & Barbi Orthodontics (Tile)

Waterloo driver loses control of vehicle causing Yates County crash

Waterloo driver loses control of vehicle causing Yates County crash
A motor vehicle accident occurred on Saturday at approximately 11:57 a.m. on Baldwin Road in the Town of Benton. Diamond Pulver, 24, of Waterloo, lost control of her vehicle while turning south onto Briggs Road, ... more
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Sheriff: Waterloo man possessed crack cocaine while incarcerated at Seneca County Jail

Staffing shortage forces closure of two housing units at Seneca County Jail
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reported that James A. Hennigan, 29, of Waterloo, was arrested on Tuesday at approximately 3:00 p.m. Hennigan was charged with Promoting Prison Contraband in the second degree and Criminal Possession ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Carrier Smalser & Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Carrier Smalser & Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County (podcast)
As of 2017, in Seneca County specifically, 1 in 5 adults lacked basic literacy skills. Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County has been working to change that. Executive Director Carrie Smalser is in-studio to discuss the ... more
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Yates County Legislature votes 8-5 opposing Seneca Meadows Landfill extension

Waste Connections spent $282,000 to help flip Seneca Falls Town Board
In an 8 to 5 vote on Monday, the Yates County legislature passed a resolution opposing the extension of the Seneca Meadows Landfill's operation and plans to increase its height by 70 feet. District One ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: The Lux Hotel and Mother’s Day at Woody’s on FLX Weekly (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Mother’s Day & The Lux Hotel (podcast)
On this week's episode of FLX Weekly meet Jessica Hathaway, Marketing & Sales Manager at The Lux Hotel & Conference Center on Route 414 in Waterloo, and Jim Woodard of Woody's Bar & Grille. We'll ... more
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Gina Suffredini named 2024 Henry C. Welles awardee

Gina Suffredini named 2024 Henry C. Welles awardee
The Waterloo Library & Historical Society announced Gina Suffredini as the 2024 Henry C. Welles Awardee. The award ceremony will kick off the Celebrate Commemorate weekend on May 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the newly ... more
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Historic Main St. school in Waterloo officially reborn as senior housing

Historic Main St. school in Waterloo officially reborn as senior housing
The historic Main Street School in Waterloo has been transformed into a senior housing complex after serving the educational needs of the community for 84 years. The building, which first opened its doors in 1928, ... more
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SF Police: Two Rochester-area men, plus teens arrested after cars stolen, officers led on chase

SF Police: Two Rochester-area men, plus teens arrested after cars stolen, officers led on chase
On Thursday a little after noon Seneca Falls police apprehended four individuals involved in the theft of vehicles from a local auto auction. Naeqwan T. Williams, 24, from Greece, and Kenneth D. Carter, 19, along ... more
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Healthy Kids program opens new location in Waterloo

Healthy Kids program opens new location in Waterloo
The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 1st, to celebrate the opening of a new Healthy Kids Programs facility at 10 West Main Street in downtown Waterloo. The event ... more
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Waterloo DRI meeting happening tonight: Public will have opportunity to weigh-in on downtown projects

Waterloo DRI meeting happening tonight: Public will have opportunity to weigh-in on downtown projects
Waterloo residents will gather Wednesday night at the Waterloo Middle School to discuss the allocation of a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant awarded to the village in February. The public meeting, the first ... more
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Woman approached by man in suspicious van in Waterloo: Sheriff’s office investigating

Woman approached by man in suspicious van in Waterloo: Sheriff's office investigating
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious incident that occurred recently on Burgess Road in the town of Waterloo. At this point, investigators have confirmed that a dark-colored minivan stopped along the road ... more
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Major retailer announces bankruptcy, closure of all stores: Waterloo outlet among closing

Major retailer announces bankruptcy, closure of all stores: Waterloo outlet among closing
The changing landscape of American malls sees another retailer falling victim as Rue21 announces the closure of all its 540 stores following a bankruptcy filing. The teen apparel chain, once boasting 1,200 locations, is shutting ... more
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Auburn man followed person from public building to home despite order of protection; now faces felony charges

Seneca Falls man charged with DWI in Waterloo
Waterloo police arrested an Auburn man on felony charges after an investigation into an incident that occurred on April 11. Manuel Valentin Centeno, 43, was taken into custody last week on a felony charge of ... more
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Waterloo woman arrested after skipping court for burglary charge

Waterloo PD begins wearing body cameras
Waterloo police arrested a Waterloo woman last week after she failed to appear in local court on burglary charges. Karen McBroom, 52, of Waterloo was taken into custody for failing to appear answering burglary and ... more
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Waterloo duo arrested after larceny investigation

Waterloo man arrested after altercation in Walmart parking lot
Police took two Waterloo residents into custody after a larceny investigation involving ATM withdrawals. William Rivera, 61, and Brandy Elliot, 31, both of Waterloo were arrested for conspiracy after withdrawing money from an ATM using ... more
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