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78-year old Robert T. Welch of Holly Street in Auburn died on Wednesday, January 28th.  For over 30 yera Welch hosted the Irish Radio Show on WAUB, WSFW, and WGVA. He also chaired Auburn's Irish...read more
A house fire at 34 River Street in the Village of Waterloo, Wednesday night, caused extensive damage when flames spread from the chimney of a wood stove into a wall, up through the home's second floor...read more
The stalemate over what to do about Sheldon Silver was finally broken Tuesday night when Assembly Democrats announced that the Assembly Speaker will step down on Monday and an election to select his r...read more
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Longtime acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran is looking for permanence. Doran, who has served as an acting Supreme Court Justice since the year 2000, is now a candidate to become a...read more
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In high school girls basketball from last night, the Dundee Lady Scots snapped the 35 game winning streak of the Romulus Lady Warriors [audio:DundeesnapsRomulusstreak.mp3] [/audio]Lucas Day with the...read more
Some state lawmakers from western New York are urging the state Gaming Commission and Gaming Facility Location Board to reject a license to a casino in the Finger Lakes, saying it would cripple the ex...read more
According to the Finger Lakes Times, Opponents seek to prevent the $425 million construction of the Lago Resort & Casino by motioning for a preliminary injunction. The motion goes before Fourth ...read more
A regional rally will be held at Lakefront Park on January 31st at 2pm. They expect more than 300 local residents to attend in support for resolutions that have passed within the region that oppose ...read more
Two members of the state assembly and four State Senators have joined an effort to convince the State Gaming Commission not to issue a gaming license to the Lago Resort and Casino in Seneca County. ...read more
27 year-old Harvey Miller of Waterloo was charged on Wednesday with rustling cattle from a Seneca County farm. Miller is facing a grand larceny charge for allegedly stealing 10 black Angus steers fr...read more
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Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb found little to praise but plenty to criticize in Governor Cuomo's State of the State and Budget messages delivered in Albany on Wednesday.  Kolb claimed he w...read more
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Republican State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano thinks Governor Cuomo missed the mark on a number of fronts in laying out his so-called Opportunity Agenda for upstate New York. Cuomo's proposals were cont...read more
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It was announced this week on the Finger Lakes Morning News that Finger Lakes Health has expanded its operation into Seneca County with the purchase of Doctor Tim Ryan's Lifecare Medical Associates. ...read more
A Town of Romulus man has been arrested nearly a year after he's accused of committing a burglary. State Police caught up Monday with Steven Langley. They were armed with a felony warrant on a charg...read more
According to the Finger Lakes Times, residents that oppose the clay mine proposition brought about by Seneca Meadows Landfill were handed a ruling filed on Thursday striking down all of their complain...read more
Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) along with Finger Lakes Wine Business Coalition (FLXWBC), Gas Free Seneca, and various municipality leaders throughout the Finger Lakes filed for full Party...read more
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The Seneca Falls Police Department issued a series of "stranger danger " tips this week after a man chased a student who was walking home not far from the Elizabeth Cady Stanton School. Police Lieut...read more
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    The folks at Habitat for Humanity of Seneca County have tweaked the old saying, “go big or go home.” They us this year, Habitat volunteers will “go big” so ot...read more
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The search has started for a new Seneca County manager. County Board Chairman and Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Don Earle says they will advertise the opening for the next 30 days and see what sort o...read more
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano thinks Govenor Cuomo's approach to revitalizing the upstate economy is leaving out too many struggling families and businesses. Palmesano - in a statement released Thursday ...read more
On 1/13/2015 at approximately 4:41am, Town of Seneca Falls responded to a one car motor vehicle accident at Cayuga Street and Beryl Avenue. Upon investigation, it was determined that the mot...read more
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Food Link of Rochester is getting a 750-thousand dollar grant from the state that will help them add a new 11-thousand square foot, 3.9 million dollar commercial kitchen and food processing hub. Food ...read more
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Update, 8:30 p.m. A casino could be coming to the Southern Tier. By a 5-0 vote, the New York Gaming Facility Location Board reopened the bidding for a casino license in the Southern Tier, which woul...read more
This message is to inform parents/guardians of the following information: On January 13, 2015, at approximately 3:00 pm, the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department responded to the area near 38 Gard...read more
A woman ran her car into the Byrne Dairy store in Border City Tuesday night. The accident happened about 5 p.m. State Police have not released details on the accident. The car ran through a column h...read more
On Friday January 9, 2015 at 10:13 pm the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department responded along with the Seneca Falls Fire Department and North Seneca Ambulance to the Cayuga Lake State Park maintena...read more
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Karen Macier gets to ease into her new job as Executive Director of the Seneca County United Way. Retiring Director Karen Beals is showing her the ropes and introducing her to the community. Macier ...read more
Just nine days after a state-appointed casino siting board passed over the Southern Tier for a casino license, which led to an outcry from politicians in the region, Governor Andrew Cuomo sent a lette...read more
UPDATE 1/12/15 8:15am The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports, on 01/09/15 at approximately 5:00PM Deputies responded to 1282A County House Rd. in the Town of Fayette for the reported structu...read more
A fire at a storage building reported, last night, in Cayuga Lake State Park in Seneca Falls. No word on the extent of the damage. The fire occurred just after firefighters were called to the scene ...read more
A detailed study has found that the Lago Resort and Casino will benefit Seneca County to the tune of $1.8 billion over the next 21 years.  The study by Shepstone Management Company's Benefit/Cos...read more
  Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender will allow secretly recorded statements made by Acting Waterloo Justice Roger Barto at his trial for grand larceny, insurance fraud, falsifying business rec...read more
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      Assembly Minority Leader, Brian Kolb, says he's excited to get back to work on legislative business.  Members of the Assembly met in Albany, Wednesday  to get organ...read more
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The New York State Assembly convened in Albany, Wednesday , for the first time in 2015 and organized itself for the upcoming legislative session.  Like many Republican lawmakers, Assemblyman Phil...read more
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  The National Weather Service has wind chill advisories in effect for the bulk of the Finger Lakes through 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Forecaster Kevin Williams says after early morning high...read more
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    Police in Seneca Falls are investigating an accident involving a car and a school bus at Mynderse Academy  about 7:15 this morning. The car reportedly hit the bus, which was jus...read more
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A group opposed to casinos in New York state has urged state gambling officials not to grant a license to a facility in the state's Southern Tier. The Coalition Against Gambling in New York wrote to ...read more
The Finger Lakes Times reporting that a fire Saturday night that caused about $55,000 damage to a detached garage at a residence on Stewart Street in Waterloo was due to an electrical issue.  Fi...read more
Finger Lakes News Radio incorrectly reported that a bus involved in a crash on Route 96-A last Fridaywas operated by Seneca-Cayuga ARC. That was not the case. Finger Lakes News Radio regrets the err...read more
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The Seneca County Sheriff's Office has gotten a 28-thousand dollar state grant to help start up the Project Lifesaver program there. Undersheriff Gary Sullivan says they will provide tracking device...read more
No word yet from the New York State Gaming Commission on whether or not the commission will reopen the bidding process for a fourth upstate casino. Governor Andrew Cuomo wrote the commission a letter...read more
The Seneca Falls backpack program has been struggling to continue helping individuals their program targets in the same capacity as it has done so in the past due to recent losses in a portion of Fo...read more
Started in 1970, January marks the National Blood Donor Month raising awareness for the need of blood during the winter and throughout the year. The snow season sparks challenges for blood donations...read more
  The driver of an Ontario County ARC bus was injured Friday afternoon around 3:40PM when his vehicle struck a culvert and hit several trees. Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies say 69 year-ol...read more
  Police and first responders were called out to the area of the Lowes on 5 and 20 between Geneva and Waterloo this morning when 911 started to get calls about an ARC bus being involved in an ac...read more
The old Seneca Falls Hospital closed in 1986.  The building, known as "The Muse", has been used for low-income housing for Lakeview Mental Health patients and from the Seneca County ARC. The the...read more
2014 was a busy year at Finger Lakes Daily News with more than six million page views. Using Google analytics, we know that over 600-thousand unique visitors looked for news and information from the s...read more
The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division has thrown out an appeal seeking to reinstate a petition for a voter referendum on the proposed Seneca Falls town hall.  Ruling on a motion fro...read more
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     It's all about  location, location , location. This week the Sessler Family of Waterloo formally unveiled plans for a 100 million dollar commercial and retail development ...read more
 The New York State Canal Corporation - as part of the Governor's Regional Economic Development Initiative - will award a grant of $150,000 to the historic Seneca Knitting Mill. The funds will he...read more
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They have a big vision for the Route 318 corridor in the Town of Tyre. This week members of Waterloo's Sessler family outlined plans for a 100-million dollar commercial and retail development on 155...read more
Waterloo native Tom Coughlin will be back with the New York Giants in 2015. Media reports Monday said that Coughlin has been told his job is safe, per a team source. The move comes one day after the ...read more
The Finger Lakes Times reports that pay hikes for non-union county employees tops the agenda at tonight's final meeting of the year for the Seneca County Board of Supervisors.  The raises were th...read more
The Wilmorite Corporation is ready and waiting to begin construction of its Lago Resoprt and Casino on 84 acres off Route 414 in Tyre.  Silt fencing has been installed around the property just n...read more
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It's a sweet but chilling sight. At veterans' cemeteries all over the country Saturday, volunteers by the hundreds will be taking part in Wreaths Across America -- a simple tribute where Christmas W...read more
    What's up with the New York State Thruway Authority? This morning they again postponed a meeting where they were expected to settle once and for all a proposed toll hike of 45% for s...read more
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They brought in almost 600-thousand dollars last year in the first ROC THE DAY on-line giving event for the seven county Rochester area. This year it takes place on December 12th (12/12/12). Scores ...read more
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