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Helming recognized by Marine Corps League Memorial Day Detachment 468

Senator Pam Helming was recognized by members of Marine Corps League Memorial Day Detachment 468 for her efforts to help make Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery the first New York State Veterans Cemetery. Memorial Day Detachment 468 partners with Senator Helming each year ... MORE
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LETTER: Voters should consider the facts in Seneca Falls

The following is a letter to the editor submitted for publication on FingerLakes1.com. Submissions for consideration can be sent to [email protected] or manually uploaded by clicking here.  Mountain of Trash, Mountain of Lies – By Jean Gilroy Apparently if you lie three times, it is ... MORE
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Two arrested after vehicle theft in Seneca Falls last spring

The Seneca Falls Police Department charged two local residents following a vehicle theft that took place on March 31, 2021. On Friday, October 15th police arrested Angela Hodges, 37, of Seneca Falls for falsely reporting an incident, two counts of making a ... MORE
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Seneca Falls man breaks window at apartment complex during disturbance

Police report the arrest of a 43-year-old following a disorderly conduct complaint. Police say they were called to a disturbance at a parking lot of an apartment complex in the town of Seneca Falls. Prior to police arrival, Benyanina Fox, 43, of ... MORE
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Large fire under investigation at Hart Towing in Waterloo (video)

First responders say the commercial fire at Hart Towing in Waterloo along 5&20 on Tuesday resulted in significant damage. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reported hours after the blaze was brought under control that the business was fully engulfed when first responders ... MORE
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One charged with harassment after domestic incident in Tyre

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Kirkville, New York man following a domestic incident. Richard Fairbanks, 49, was arrested after a domestic complaint in Tyre. It is alleged that Fairbanks struck a female in the face during the ... MORE
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LETTER: Taxpayers being misled in Seneca Falls as Election Day looms

Earlier this month, Town Supervisor Michael Ferrara stated that his tentative 2022 budget calls for a 15% increase in taxes. As of this moment, the tentative increase is now closer to 11%; since Budget Workshop #1 is behind us (held on 10/11) ... MORE
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Seneca Falls driver sent to hospital after two-car crash at Rt. 96, Brewer Rd.

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on October 15 around 4:30 p.m. deputies responded to a two car crash at the intersection of State Route 96 and Brewer Road in Waterloo. A vehicle operated by Stacey Remillard, 52, of Andover was ... MORE
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CANDIDATE Q&A: Susan Sauvageau, candidate for Seneca County Treasurer

This year we’re giving candidates seeking office in the Finger Lakes the opportunity to let their voices be heard in a special Q&A feature. If you’re a candidate and would like to participate by completing a short Q&A session – click here ... MORE
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Waterloo Volley for a Cure event raises $3,000

On Saturday, Waterloo High School held their annual “Waterloo Volley for a Cure” volleyball scrimmage tournament which was formerly known as Dig Pink. The first event started back in 2009 – last year Waterloo HS was unable to host due to the ... MORE
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Democrats will gather in community event in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Democratic Committee is hosting a community party in People’s Park on Saturday, October 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be music by the Ende Brothers, as well as free cider, donuts, burgers and a chance to ... MORE
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WEB SERIES: History of agriculture, wine, and tourism in Edith Ford Memorial Library Roundtable (watch)

Throughout the last year FingerLakes1.com partnered with the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library located in Ovid, New York to host a series of roundtable discussions on the history and role of Seneca County in agriculture, wine, and tourism. The conversations are led ... MORE
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Lodi woman tried to pass fake $100 bill off at Ovid business

Deputies say a Lodi woman tried to knowingly pass a fake $100 bill at a business in Ovid. Linda Barnard, 64, was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument – as a felony – after passing a counterfeit bill last month ... MORE
Cayuga Nation says Seneca County is “siding with criminal Charles Bowman” in statement after supervisors support calling for special prosecutor

Cayuga Nation says Seneca County is “siding with criminal Charles Bowman” in statement after supervisors support calling for special prosecutor

The Cayuga Nation has broke its silence since the Seneca County Board of Supervisors’ latest decision to send a letter, calling upon Attorney General Letitia James for a special prosecutor on behalf of Fayette’s Charles Bowman, during its meeting on Tuesday, Oct ... MORE
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Seneca Falls man threatened person with physical harm during domestic

Police say a Seneca Falls man was taken into custody following a domestic incident. On Monday around 8:48 a.m. police arrested a 35-year-old after an incident and investigation. During the incident it was reported to police that Dyer made threats of physical ... MORE
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Newark man coerced teen into sending him lewd photos, facing several charges in Seneca Falls

On Wednesday around 8:12 a.m. police arrested Christopher Ford, 28, of Newark following a social media investigation that began in February. During the investigation it was determined that Ford sent sexually lewd and explicit photos and videos to a female under the ... MORE
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Teen ticketed for causing three car Seneca Falls crash: Motorcyclist ejected, two sent to hospital

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries after multi-vehicle crash on State Route 89 in Seneca Falls. It happened at the intersection with Garden Street Extension, according to police, who released an update late-Thursday. An unidentified 17-year-old was driving on State Route 89, ... MORE
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Seneca County will begin inspecting private septic systems after supervisors adopt new local law

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors approved a local law mandating inspections of private septic systems within 250 feet of lakes and canals. The law applies to properties being sold that have septic systems now. It’s the Seneca County Watershed Protection Law ... MORE