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FLX CANDIDATES: Mike Ferrara talks re-election, unfinished business in Seneca Falls campaign

FLX CANDIDATES: Mike Ferrara talks re-election, unfinished business in Seneca Falls campaign
Today we conclude our election series by talking with the incumbent in one of the highest-profile races in the Finger Lakes. Supervisor Mike Ferrara lost a Republican Primary in June to challenger Frank Schmitter, who ... more
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LETTER: Seneca Falls Supervisor Ferrara thanks voters and election workers

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A huge thank to the voters, election workers, and partners for doing a wonderful job assisting during this General Election. I am very privileged to have served the Town of Seneca Falls for four years ... more
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ELECTION PREVIEW: Seneca Falls supervisor contest focuses on landfill negotiations, infrastructure issues, and Cayuga Nation relationship

ELECTION PREVIEW: Seneca Falls supervisor contest focuses on landfill negotiations, infrastructure issues, and Cayuga Nation relationship
Who will be the next town supervisor in Seneca Falls? That question has loomed large over politics there, as two candidates face-off in a rematch from a Republican Primary in June. Yesterday, we featured a ... more
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Controversy surrounds highway superintendent candidate and Supervisor Ferrara in Seneca Falls 

Controversy surrounds highway superintendent candidate and Supervisor Ferrara in Seneca Falls 
In the weeks leading up to Election Day, controversy has surrounded former Town of Seneca Falls employee Ed Thurston, who's running for highway superintendent, and current Town Supervisor Mike Ferrara. Thurston recently issued a statement ... more
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Ferrara rejects resolution requesting analysis of high lung cancer rates around Seneca Meadows Landfill

Ferrara rejects resolution requesting analysis of high lung cancer rates around Seneca Meadows Landfill
Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Mike Ferrara flatly rejected Wednesday calls for a town board vote on a proposed resolution that asks the state to conduct an analysis of high lung cancer rates in census tracts ... more
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PRIMARY PREVIEW: Mike Ferrara and Frank Schmitter campaign to win Republican support in Seneca Falls

PRIMARY PREVIEW: Mike Ferrara and Frank Schmitter campaign to win Republican support in Seneca Falls
Who will be the next Town Supervisor of Seneca Falls? That question has been swirling, as Incumbent Mike Ferrara faces a challenger from within. The Republican is being challenged by Frank Schmitter, a longtime state ... more
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Seneca Falls: How much would taxes increase under proposed 2023 budget?

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How much will taxes go up? How much landfill revenue will be used in the 2023 Seneca Falls Town Budget? Those were the two biggest questions looming for taxpayers before last week's regularly scheduled October ... more
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ITT Goulds will close foundry in Seneca Falls: Company says manufacturing to remain, as local officials watch cautiously

ITT Goulds will close foundry in Seneca Falls: Company says manufacturing to remain, but local officials cautiously watching situation
The Seneca Falls Operation of ITT Goulds Pumps is about to shift gears. Due to intense domestic and international competition, the company has analyzed ways to reposition the Seneca Falls business to remain competitive. With ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board looks at comprehensive plan overhaul, honor longtime employee

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The Town of Seneca Falls may begin updating its Comprehensive Plan as early as next year. At last night's Town Board meeting, this issue originated at the passing of two new Local Laws, which provided ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board grants SMI permit, establishes town manager position: Full recap of February meeting

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For over two years, the Seneca Falls Town Board has mulled over a motion to grant the Seneca Meadows Landfill a permit to operate. Last night the motion passed in a matter of minutes. In ... more
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What’s next with Huntington Building in Seneca Falls? Construction not yet underway, per officials

What’s next with Huntington Building in Seneca Falls? Construction not yet underway, per officials
What's happening with the Huntington Building in Seneca Falls? That question has been posed to the newsroom a handful of times- especially since work appeared to begin on the property a few weeks ago. Earlier ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board cannot decide on engineering firm, decision could come next month

Odor issues, signage, and comprehensive plan included in Seneca Falls Town Board meeting
There are three options on the table, but the Seneca Falls Town Board was unable to make a decision at last week's meeting on who will serve as consulting engineers. The board has three proposals ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board opposes landfill expansion, but supervisor not convinced company will walk away in 2025

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During a meeting held Tuesday, January 5th the Seneca Falls Town Board voted 3-2 asking the DEC to deny Seneca Meadows' permit request to expand its landfill. The vote, which fell along party lines, featured ... more
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Varick Supervisor Robert Hayssen chosen to lead Seneca County Board of Supervisors in 2021 (video)

Varick Supervisor Robert Hayssen chosen to lead Seneca County Board of Supervisors in 2021 (video)
There was no debate during the Seneca County Board of Supervisors reorganizational meeting, but Varick Supervisor Robert Hayssen secured another term as Chair during its annual reorganizational meeting. Waterloo Supervisor Don Trout also received a ... 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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INSIDE THE FLX: Doug Avery, Mike Ferrara face off to lead Seneca Falls beyond 2020 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Doug Avery, Mike Ferrara face off to lead Seneca Falls (podcast)
There are two candidates facing off in Seneca Falls for the opportunity to lead the Town Board, which has been subject of a lot of controversy over the last four years. As Election Day approaches, ... more
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