On this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents the complete history of the Sampson Naval Training Station during World War II which was located on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake where Sampson State Park is today and covered 2,535 acres. 411,429 naval recruits were trained there during the 3.5 years of operation.
Rachel Burkholder captured Sunday evening’s lunar eclipse over Fayette, NY.
Jessica Lahr returns to the anchor desk with a look at the top news of the week on FingerLakes1.com, a look ahead to the weekend weather, a full list of summer weekend events, and an interview with leading man Ray Kelsey on the upcoming Seneca Community Players production of ‘Death Trap’.
Town of Fayette Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti is in-studio with Harold Weber to discuss the politics behind the naming of Bob Hayssen as Seneca County Board of Supervisors Chairman, the trash train debate at the former Seneca Army Depot, the Seneca County IDA and a potential casino in Tyre. Also, Cindy weighs in on another of her passions, Syracuse Orange basketball.