New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio announced that this year’s State Budget again includes funding to offset the financial burden on local taxpayers created by the refusal of the Cayuga more
A bi-partisan Medicare reform bill, passed by the House last week, is good news for rural hospitals in the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes and for their senior patients who depend on Medicare. more
Harvest Baptist Church is offering its 2015 Easter celebration to the community Sunday, April 5th, at 2382 Leader Road in Fayette, NY, beginning at 9:45am. They will start with an Easter more
58-year old Ralph Garafalo, Junior who was charged with but never tried for his alleged part in the June 2013 shooting death of 61-year old  William “Bill” Kenny of Waterloo has more
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The Waterloo Police Department, in conjunction with the Seneca Falls Police Department and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Department, will be hosting a Child Safety Seat Fitting Station on 3/28/ more
SENECA FALLS - It hasn’t been a good winter for the Kenneth Charron family of Willard. Kenneth, his wife, Christine, and three daughters age 16, 13 and 8 live in a two-bedroom house with two more
The Seneca County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and the Seneca Falls Police Department have wrapped up a joint investigation into suspected drug sales that were happening near a daycare facility and a more
Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on March 25th, 2015 at 06:10 a.m. Deputies responded to the area of Nine foot Rd and Thorn Rd  in the Town of Junius for a report of a more
This August is the 100th anniversary of the flooding of the the area known as "The Flats" in Seneca Falls. The creation of VanCleef Lake and the state's highest operating locks in the state canal more
Incumbent Waterloo Village Mayor Ted Young will continue to lead the village as absentee ballots counted Wednesday gave the Democrat the win. Young totaled 322 votes to Conservative Bill "Beezer" more
Fire destroyed a home in the town of Seneca Falls over the weekend. Canoga, Fayette, Varick, Seneca Falls, Waterloo, Border City, and Cayuga Fire Departments responded to the report of a house fire more
May 16th is the date set for ceremonies to remember the more than 57-hundred patients of the Willard Psychiatric Center buried in unmarked graves at the Willard Cemetery on the east shore of Seneca more
On March 20, 2015, the Appellate Division of the N.Y.S. Supreme Court in Rochester unanimously affirmed the Seneca County conviction of defendant Alexander VanVleet, rejecting all seven claims made 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 more
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The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce says more than 30 local retail stores will be offering discounts as part of the ‘I Shop NY’ campaign. That runs from Sunday through April 6th. We more
Wine and Spirits Magazine bestows a Seneca County Wine with their highest rating among all the Finger Lakes Wines. Sheldrake Point Winery is pleased to announce that its 2014 Wild Ferment Riesling more
Seneca Falls Police saved the life of a 33 year-old man Friday from a drug overdose. According to a media report, Seneca Falls Police Sergeant Craig Reynolds administered naloxone, the antidote for more
Three people are facing criminal charges in connection to an altercation that occurred in the parking lot of the Peterman Road apartments in the Town of Seneca Falls back in February of this year. more
UPDATE 03/20/15 8:15am- On Wednesday March 18th, 2015 at approximately 6:54am the Waterloo Police Dept. responded to a motor vehicle accident on North Road in the Village of Waterloo.  The more
Absentee ballots will decide the Waterloo Mayor's race.   Yesterday at the polls,  Waterloo Incumbent Democratic Mayor Ted Young picked up a total of 257 votes. His challengers were more
Waterloo Police are investigating an accident involving a car and a school bus just before 7 this morning  on North Road. There's weren't any students on the bus yet according to police. The more
On Saturday March 14, 2015 at 8:24 pm the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department responded along with the Seneca Falls Fire Department and North Seneca Ambulance to Bridge Street and Water Street for more
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Both the Seneca County and Canandaigua Chambers have been approached by the History Chanel show American Pickers. Show producers are interested in taping a segment here if they can people with more
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National Women's Hall of Fame President Jill Tietjen is hopeful they will be able to greet visitors in their new home at the Seneca Falls  Knitting Mill by the end of next year. [ more
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They want to cast a wider net. Seneca County Board Chairman Don Earle tells us they will be re-advertising the opening for County Manager.[audio:31315121404-EEEEARLEWIDERNET1.MP3] [/audio] Earle more
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 A couple of weeks ago the producers of the History Chanel Show American Pickers called the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce asking for help in tracking down people with notable antique more
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They come from very different backgrounds  and time periods. 10 women are joining the National Women's Hall of Fame this year as members of the Class of 2015. There's Martha Graham, legendary more
Do you know a hero?  That is what the Antonio Varacalli Day Committee is asking residents of Seneca Falls and surrounding villages during the month of March. Antonio Varacalli, the Italian more
Waterloo Police officers arrested a Jordan man Sunday afternoon after he allegedly made over 100 threatening phone calls to a Waterloo business Saturday. 41-year old David Penird has been charged more
The Waterloo and Seneca Falls Police Departments along with Seneca County Sheriff’s are hosting a Child Safety Seat Fitting Station on the 28th from 9am-2pm at the Waterloo Fire Department, more
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Boaters on Seneca Lake would like to see the state upgrade the 103-slip marnia facility at Sampson State Park which has fallen into some disrepair. Fingers Regional State Parks Director Fred Bonn more
A statement by the Cayuga Nation Council, Tuesday, attempted to clarify the disputed question of leadership within the Cayuga Nation by insisting that there is no leadership dispute because the more
The Seneca Falls Town Board today could take steps to complete the required State Environmental Quality Review for its new town municipal building. Engineers met with board members yesterday to more
Seneca County members will meet tomorrow to discuss recommendations for the next Seneca County manager. According to the Finger Lakes Times, there are 7 panel participants and 27 applications to more
The awarding of a casino license in New York's Southern Tier could take another step forward as the state's casino location board today votes on requesting bids from developers who want to build and more
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UPDATE: Casino Free Tyre's attorney, Mario Fratto disagrees that Wednesday's Appelate Court ruling was a setback for his client.  The Court denied the protest group's request for a preliminary more
Seneca County drivers on Route 96 have struggled with white out conditions between Waterloo and Ovid this morning. One witness telling Finger Lakes Daily "several cars" were in the ditch and more
Red Cross volunteers are helping out a Waterloo family of 5 after a fire Monday night damaged their North Road Home. Two adults and 3 kids, including an infant, are being put up at a local hotel for more
The phones are finally working again at the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center in Romulus. Both the Sheriff's Offices and the County Corrections Facility lost service Monday. Finger Lakes more
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They used to say the weather is not fit for man nor beast. Well, how about birds? Chris Lajewski, the Executive Director of the Montezuma Audubon Center near Savannah, was on the Finger Lakes more
The New York State Gaming Facility Location Board will meet this Friday morning. On the agenda is consideration and adoption of a new request for applications for a casino license in the Southern more
An incident in the village of Penn Yan Sunday afternoon resulted in the arrest of a 35 year old Romulus man that was wanted on an outstanding felony bench warrant that was issued in December of 2006. more
For the time being, you can't call into the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center in Romulus and they can't make calls out. There is a problem with a fiber optic line. Finger Lakes Technologies Group more
The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce adds Mackenzie M. Green to their team as their Membership Development Manager. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Keuka more
Friday a decision was made that temporarily recognizes Clint Halftown as the federal tribal representative for the Cayuga Nation. This is according to an article in the Finger Lakes Times. This more
Due to the closing of an e-waste recycling company, the household electronics waste recycling drop-off event at South Seneca's Middle and High School in Ovid, scheduled for February 27th and the 28th, more
Waterloo Police, Thursday, arrested a Seneca County man for allegedly stealing a custom-built computer from a residence on Virginia Street in the Village of Waterloo back on November 27th. The more
Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg has issued a travel advisory for drivers on north/south roads in Seneca County. Blowing and drifting snow particularly on north/south roads has resulted in near more
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that Deputies are investigating a PIMVA that involved 3 vehicles - 2 passenger cars and a dump truck, on Rt 96 in the Town of Ovid at about 9:55am. more
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The search continues for a new Seneca County Manager. County Board Chairman and Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Don Earle tells Finger Lakes New Radio they are sifting through applications now.[ more
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The Seneca County House of Concern has a new director, but for Rhonda Pollino it's the same old story -- more and more people with less and less to live on:  [audio:POLLINO1NUMBERSGOINGUP.mp3] [ more
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The United Way of Seneca County is nearing its goal of $370,000 and will announce the final results of its year-long campaign drive on February 24 at its annual meeting. Karen Macier says it has one more
UPDATE: 1:59 PM (02-15-15) Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg, in consultation with Seneca County Highway Superintendent Roy Gates, has issued a travel advisory for all County Roads. Blowing and more
Thirteen of the 25 New York wineries at Boston's Wine Expo this weekend are from the Finger Lakes region.  The Expo, which is being held today and tomorrow is one of the largest wine-related more
Naloxone, the antidote for Heroin overdoses, is saving lives in the Finger Lakes. According to the Auburn Citizen -- two Seneca Falls police officers administered Naloxone to a woman Thursday night more
About five years ago, a group of people took a step of faith to consider bring a comfort care home into Seneca County. A few year back, the organized board of directors took another step of faith in more
The National Weather Service Office in Buffalo has issued an urgent weather message:   2-12-157PM A wind chill warning remains in effect for the Finger Lakes until noon Friday, and more
The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency is prepared to take a final vote on a set of incentives for the developers of the 425 million dollar Lago Resort and Casino project, which would be more
Casino Free Tyre has called for a full-scale investigation by the New York State Attorney General into the casino selection process based on a contention that the Gaming Location Board and the three more
An investigation is continuing after an Ovid man was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal sexual act in the second degree, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and three more
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The winter of 2014 to 2015 has been full of snow, ice, and cold days. Meteorologist Kevin Williams predicted back in September precisely what's unfolded this winter: arctic cold and February full more
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A winter storm warning is in effect across upstate New York, where the National Weather Service says as much as 9 to 18 inches is expected from the Catskills to the southern Adirondacks by the time more
SENECA FALLS -  Justin Bleau and Ed Branch are like most dads. What they want most is a home for their family. Bleau looks forward to the day when he and his wife, Amanda, and their five more
Local sales tax collections for 2014 grew at a lower than anticipated rate and were the slowest since the 2008-2009’s recession. According to State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli the total more
Seneca Falls Police say an elderly driver was intoxicated when his car crossed the center line and struck another vehicle on the afternoon of January 27th.  Police charged 74 year-old Fenton more
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Its been nearly a year since fire destroyed four buildings in the heart of downtown Ovid and residents of the Seneca County town are understandably anxious to learn what  the future has in store more
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It's his dream job. Retired Waterloo Police Officer Tim Luce, the first announced candidate for Seneca County Sheriff, tells Finger Lakes News Radio the position has interested him going back to the more
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According to Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County, some five thousand adults in the county can't read or write well enough to properly function at work, or in many day-to-day situations. The group more
Retired Seneca County Sheriff's Deputy and Waterloo Village Police officer Tim Luce is the first person to announce they are running for Seneca County Sheriff. Luce, a Republican, has announced more
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Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg told us off the record last week that he would not seek a third term this fall. He is on the record now confirming he will stop at two terms. At the age of 70 it more
The big storm Monday led to dozens of accidents in the Finger Lakes, including this one Monday afternoon where a semi went off the road on 414 near Waterloo and rolled onto its side. Crews today are more
Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg has issued a travel advisory. The roads are not closed but Stenberg urges extra caution as the roads are snow covered and slippery and winds may also cause more
More than 300 people from around the Finger Lakes region banded together in the cold and rallied against the proposed LPG storage on Seneca Lake yesterday afternoon. Since October 2014, over more
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Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension Food Educator Mo Tidball says you can enjoy a Super Bowl Party without going overboard, gobbling every snack in sight. She says too many people are just more
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Area roads have been pretty deceptive today from slushy to clear to icy to snow covered to drifted in spots. It's the kind of a day Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg says motorists have to stay more
Merrill Amos, a 2011 William Smith graduate, was recently hired as museum curator and educator at the National Women's Hall of Fame (NWHF) in Seneca Falls, N.Y. "We are delighted that Merrill Amos more
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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/ 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 more
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