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Seneca County looks to keep early voting site in Waterloo despite new state law

Seneca County looks to keep early voting site in Waterloo despite new state law
Seneca County officials are pushing to keep their only early voting location in Waterloo, the county seat, countering a New York state law that mandates such sites be located in the largest municipality, which in ... more
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Phelps man acquitted of murder charge in Seneca County homicide

Phelps man acquitted of murder charge in Seneca County homicide
After one person pleaded guilty in the homicide of a Texas man in Seneca County nearly two years ago, the second person involved was acquitted of the most-serious charge he faced. Phelps resident Christopher Kesterson ... more
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Waterloo man faces felony charges after threatening law enforcement

Waterloo man faces felony charges after threatening law enforcement
Joshua A. Jones, a 30-year-old resident of Waterloo, was arrested early Saturday morning by the Seneca Falls Police Department following a disturbance at a local apartment complex. Police responded to reports of a man breaking ... more
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Seven candidates on the ballot for Waterloo school board

Waterloo High School appoints new assistant principal
Seven candidates have officially entered the race for three available seats on the Waterloo Board of Education, as confirmed by the filing deadline on Monday. The election, set for May 21, will determine who will ... more
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Waterloo duo accused of assaulting child during corporal punishment

Waterloo PD begins wearing body cameras
Waterloo police arrested a local duo after an investigation into excessive corporal punishment to a juvenile. Paul Waltz, 33, and Casey Powless, 35, both of Waterloo were arrested on an array of charges earlier this ... more
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Waterloo man charged with conspiracy after Seneca Falls crash arrested after fleeing new incident

Waterloo man charged with conspiracy after Seneca Falls crash arrested after fleeing new incident
Police say a Waterloo man who was arrested in March alongside his sister for conspiring to avoid charges in a Seneca Falls crash was arrested again earlier this month. Matthew Garneau, 22, of Waterloo was ... more
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Waterloo woman held on bail after second arrest in 2024

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Deputies arrested a Waterloo woman and held her on $1,000 bail after an arrest in Junius. Jillian Millis, 22, was arrested for criminal contempt after a trespassing in progress complaint on Saturday. The Waterloo resident, ... more
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Waterloo man arrested for damaging electric bike

Williamson man threatens pizzeria employee with baseball bat in Wolcott
Waterloo police arrested a Geneva man following an incident earlier this month. Steven Gaudu, 30, was arrested for third-degree criminal mischief after showing up to a person's home and damaging an electric bicycle. As result ... more
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Waterloo man faces felony DWI charges after stop for speeding

Deputies: Geneva woman faces felony robbery charge after Waterloo investigation
Police arrested a Waterloo man on felony charges after a traffic stop prompted by speeding. Brian Wise, 56, was arrested for felony DWI, felony unlicensed operation, and operating a vehicle without an interlock device. The ... more
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Six arrested after retail theft operation at Walmart in Seneca Falls

Six arrested after retail theft operation at Walmart in Seneca Falls
On April 25 a joint retail theft operation by the New York State Police and the Seneca Falls Police Department led to six arrests at the Walmart Supercenter on North Road in Seneca Falls. The ... more
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Waterloo driver ticketed after serious two-car crash on Rt. 96

Canandaigua motorcyclist airlifted after serious crash shuts down Parrish St. Extension
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson provided an update about the serious crash that was reported earlier at the intersection of State Route 96 and Whiskey Hill Road in Waterloo. According to a release, deputies responded ... more
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Seneca Meadows begins work on Environmental Impact Statement for proposed expansion

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Seneca Meadows Inc. has initiated work on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed expansion of its Route 414 landfill in New York, following guidance from the New York State Department of Environmental ... more
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Waterloo woman accused of shoplifting at Walmart twice within span of days

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Police arrested a 23-year-old Waterloo woman following a shoplifting investigation at Walmart. According to a news release, Kelsey Davoli, 23, was arrested for petit larceny after exiting the store with a full cart of merchandise ... more
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Waterloo man arrested for possession in Fayette

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Deputies arrested a 34-year-old Waterloo resident for possession after an investigation in Seneca County. Around 6 p.mm. on Saturday, deputies arrested Mykel Wing, 34, of Waterloo for criminal possession of a controlled substance. The arrest ... more
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Waterloo school board sets tentative budget with tax increase

Waterloo schools seeing more cases of COVID-19, but will continue with in-person learning model
The Waterloo School Board unanimously approved a tentative $49.8 million budget for the 2024-25 school year on Monday, maintaining the same level of spending as the current year. Despite no overall increase in spending, the ... more
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Waterloo Container honored with green certificate for environmental efforts

Waterloo Container honored with green certificate for environmental efforts
Waterloo Container Company, a key player in the packaging industry, has been awarded a Green Certificate by M.A. Silva, a major supplier of cork stoppers, for its significant environmental contributions. Over the past ten years, ... more
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Seneca Meadows readies for 21st annual Mulch Day giveaway with Christmas in May theme

Seneca Meadows readies for 21st annual Mulch Day giveaway with Christmas in May theme
Seneca Meadows will celebrate its 21st annual Mulch Day Giveaway on May 11, where local residents are invited to receive free mulch while helping out with a charitable cause. The event, scheduled from 7 to ... more
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One guilty plea in Waterloo homicide case: Second suspect’s trial goes on

One guilty plea in Waterloo homicide case: Second suspect’s trial goes on
In a recent turn of events in Seneca County, Wayne Ellison Jr. pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter for the shooting death of William Waugh in September 2022. The guilty plea was first reported by the ... more
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Troopers assist roadside baby delivery in Seneca County

Troopers assist roadside baby delivery in Seneca County
On April 15 the town of Waterloo became the unexpected backdrop for a heartwarming emergency delivery as local troopers assisted a woman in giving birth in her car. Troopers Joseph Vinci and Alexander Mullen were ... more
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